From Famine to Fast Food: Nutrition, Diet, and Concepts of Health around the World

Editor: Albala, Ken
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Greenwood

Single-User Purchase Price: $37.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $55.50
ISBN: 978-1-61-069743-9
Category: Food, Drink, Nutrition
Image Count: 26
Book Status: Available
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This book examines how diet affects health in countries around the world, discussing how the availability of food and the types of foods eaten influence numerous health factors and are tied to the prevalence of "lifestyle" diseases. Readers will discover the importance of diet and food culture in determining human health as well as make connections and notice larger trends within multicultural, international contexts.

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Africa
  • Algeria
  • Angola
  • Benin
  • Burkina Faso
  • Central Africa
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Egypt
  • Ethiopia and Eritrea
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Kenya
  • Liberia
  • Maasai
  • Madagascar
  • Mauritania
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Nigeria
  • Senegal
  • Sierra Leone
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • Sudan
  • Swaziland
  • Uganda
  • Zimbabwe
  • Middle East
  • Arabian Peninsula
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Palestinian Territories
  • Syria
  • Turkey
  • Yemen and Oman
  • Americas
  • Argentina
  • Aruba and Bonaire
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Bolivia
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Cuba
  • Curaçao and Sint Maarten
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • El Salvador
  • French Guiana
  • Grenada
  • Guatemala
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Inuit
  • Jamaica
  • Martinique and Guadeloupe
  • Mexico
  • Native Americans
  • Nicaragua
  • Panama
  • Paraguay and Uruguay
  • Peru
  • Puerto Rico
  • Suriname
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • United States
  • Venezuela
  • Asia and Oceania
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Afghanistan
  • Australia
  • Bangladesh
  • Brunei
  • Cambodia
  • Central Asia
  • China
  • Hmong
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Laos People's Democratic Republic
  • Macau
  • Malaysia
  • Māori
  • Mongolia
  • Nepal
  • Pakistan
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • Sri Lanka
  • Thailand
  • Tibet
  • Vietnam
  • Europe
  • Armenia
  • Austria
  • Basque Territory
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • France
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Great Britain
  • Greece
  • Gypsies
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Malta
  • Moldova
  • The Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Scotland
  • Serbia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Ukraine
  • Other
  • Antarctica
  • Space
  • About the Editor and Contributors