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Diet and the disease of civilization

Diet and the disease of civilization

Author: Adrienne Rose Bitar
Publisher: New Brunswick, New Jersey : Rutgers University Press, [2017]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Diet books typically don't just tell readers what to eat: they offer complete philosophies about who we are and how we all should live. Diet and the Disease of Civilization interrupts the predictable  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bitar, Adrienne Rose, 1986-
Diet and the disease of civilization.
New Brunswick, New Jersey : Rutgers University Press, [2017]
(DLC) 2017014959
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Adrienne Rose Bitar
ISBN: 9780813589688 0813589681 9780813589664 0813589665
OCLC Number: 984512245
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Paleolithic diets and the caveman utopia --
Devotional diets and the American Eden --
Pacific Islands diets and the paradise paradox --
Detoxification diets and concepts of a toxic modernity.
Responsibility: Adrienne Rose Bitar.


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"Instead of evaluating diets by their ability to promote weight loss, Bitar reads them as powerful stories. She discovered that these seemingly mundane diet books reinvent history, measuring the Read more...

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