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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 Audrey K. Brown . 1993. Anemia . In The Cambridge world history of human disease , ed. Kenneth F. Kiple , 571–7....

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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... 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 of literature the proper...

Keshan Disease

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... Arthur , F. Nicol , and G. J. Beckett . 1990. Hepatic iodothyronine deiodinase: The role of selenium ....

American Bison

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... 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, or “Buffalo Bill,”...

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,...

The Mediterranean (Diets and Disease Prevention)

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... Nucléaire de Fontenay-aux-Roses, France EUR 4218 f. Bruselles . W. J. Darby , P. Ghalioungui , and L. Grivetti...

Magnesium

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... One 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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... B.C. (Olsen 1970). F. C. Hill (1972) briefly noted a Middle Archaic dog burial from Illinois with an accompanying date of 5000 B.C. G. M. Allen (1920) published the first comprehensive discussion of early dogs...