Tag: food and health

Review: Eat to Beat Depression and Anxiety

dsutton20 , August 2nd, 2021

Drew Ramsey. Eat to Beat Depression and Anxiety: Nourish your Way to Better Mental Health in Six Weeks.  Harper Wave/Harper Collins. New York: 2021.  ISBN: 978-0-06-303171-5. pp.270.&nb…


Review: The Way We Eat Now

dsutton20 , November 7th, 2019

Bee Wilson The Way We Eat Now: How the Food Revolution has Transformed our Lives, Our Bodies, and Our World.  Basic Books. New York. 2019. ISBN 978046509377 Richard…


Review: Reconstructing Obesity

dsutton20 , September 11th, 2019

Megan B. McCullough and Jessica A. Hardin, eds. Reconstructing obesity: the meaning of Measures and the Measure of Meanings. Berghahn. New York, 2015. ISBN: 978-1-78533-028-5. 245 pp. Richard…


Review: Organic Food, Farming and Culture

dsutton20 , July 10th, 2019

Chrzan, Janet and Jacqueline A. Ricotta, eds. Organic Food, Farming and Culture. An Introduction. Bloomsbury Academic. 2019. 332 pp. ISBN 1350027839, 9781350027831 Ellen Messer, Ph.D. (Friedman Schoo…


Thesis Review and Interview: Deorukhe Women’s Agency in the Making of Bodies, Cuisine, and Culture in Maharashtra, India

kgraf , October 15th, 2018

Photograph: Gauri A. Pitale – Waterlogged rice fields of rural Konkan, Maharashtra Please note: As Associate Editor, I am soliciting reviews of recent dissertations in the Anthropology of Food….


Healthy Eating Research Grants

foodanthro , May 28th, 2018

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation sponsors a program called Healthy Eating Research through which they support research on healthy eating among children. The program recently released a call…


Food Insecurity and Chronic Malnutrition in Rural Indigenous Guatemala

atrubek , February 2nd, 2018

With the title, “Latinx Foodways in North America,” we aim to put the series in a more international perspective, inclusive of the United States, Caribbean, Mexico, Central America,…


Review: Metabolic Living

dsutton20 , June 19th, 2017

 Metabolic Living: Food, Fat, and The Absorption of Illness in India. Harris Solomon. Duke University Press, 2016.  Gauri Anilkumar Pitale Southern Illinois University          …


EM Thoughts and Readings!

foodanthro , March 22nd, 2017

Ellen Messer March 17–St. Patrick’s Day fell on a Friday during Lent, when Roman Catholics ordinarily forego meat. But this year the Boston-based Roman Catholic Cardinal O’Malley gav…


Review: The Psychology of Overeating

foodanthro , July 26th, 2016

Cargill, Kima. 2015. The Psychology of Overeating. Food and the Culture of Consumerism. London/New York: Bloomsbury Academic (216 pp). Julie Starr Hamilton College In The Psychology of Overeating…