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Nutrition and Mortality Decline: Another View

The Cambridge World History of Food

© Cambridge University Press, 2000

Encyclopedia entry

...The importance of nutrition to the preservation of human health cannot be reasonably denied. However, the extent of its power may have been overstated in recent years. For millions of Americans, “natural foods and vitamins” are seen...

Perceptions of the Country through the Migration of City-grown Crops: Guinean Food in Bissau and in Lisbon

Food Between the Country and the City : Ethnographies of a Changing Global Foodscape

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...Guinea-Bissau is a small country of around one and a half million inhabitants situated on the West African coast. Its economy is based predominantly on agriculture, and farming activities are part of the country’s urban and rural...