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…


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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…


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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…


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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…


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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….


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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…


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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,…


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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          …


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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…


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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…


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