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Southern Europe

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...The basic ingredients that have historically comprised the southern European diet are well known and have recently received much attention for their health promoting benefits: These are bread, wine, olive oil, and a wide variety of fruits...

The Question of Paleolithic Nutrition and Modern Health: From the End to the Beginning

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... and anaphrodisiacs? This work chapter VI.15. Alfred J. Bollet, and Audrey K. Brown. 1993. Anemia. In The Cambridge world history of human disease, ed. Kenneth F. Kiple, 571–7. CambridgeandNew York. Phillip A. Cantrell,II. Beer and ale. This work...

Proteins

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...The word “protein” was coined by Jöns Jakob Berzelius in 1838. For the previous 150 years, however, there had been the concept of an “animal substance,” slight variants of which were thought to make up muscles, skin, and blood. In each form...

Vitamin E

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... the sixteenth week of gestation during three successive pregnancies. When others tried to confirm these findings, they failed to do so and were left to conclude, as did C.T. Javert, W. F. Finn, and H. J. Stander:There is such a maze...

Keshan Disease

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... Reports of Continental Academy 1: 1–10. J. R. Arthur, F. Nicol, and G. J. Beckett. 1990. Hepatic iodothyronine deiodinase: The role of selenium. Biochemical Journal 272: 537–40. J. Bai, S. Wu, K. Ge, et al.1984. The combined effect of selenium...

American Bison

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... of the railroad cars. More intrepid hunters might track them on horseback, although in general the procedure was to hire an experienced “scout” to minimize the danger. The most renowned of such guides was William F. Cody,...

Bananas and Plantains

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...Bananas represent one of the most important fruit crops, second only to grapes in the volume of world production (Purseglove 1988). J. F. Morton (1987) indicates that bananas are the fourth largest fruit crop after grapes, citrus fruits,...

The Mediterranean (Diets and Disease Prevention)

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... France EUR 4218 f. Bruselles. W. J. Darby, P. Ghalioungui, and L. Grivetti. 1977. Food: The gift of Osiris. 3 vols. London. J. T. Dwyer 1994. Vegetarian eating patterns: Science, values, and food choices – where do we go from here? In Second...

Magnesium

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... more case of hypomagnesemic tetany was reported by J. F. Miller in 1944. The patient was a 6-year-old boy with associated osteochondrosis of the capital epiphysis of the femurs. Soon after World War II inanition was recognized as a cause...

Dogs

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... to the infraorbital foramen is noticeably foreshortened and constricted laterally in several of the skulls. Two of them (F:AM70933 and F:AM67156) lack anterior premolars. Several others have the full complement of teeth in the abbreviated...