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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 Labor of Lunch

dsutton20 , January 18th, 2021


Gaddis, Jennifer E. (2019). The Labor of Lunch: Why We Need Real Food and Real Jobs in American Public Schools. Oakland, CA: University of California Press. ISBN #…


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Review: Anti-Diet

dsutton20 , May 14th, 2020


Christy Harrison Anti-Diet: Reclaim your Time, Money, Well-Being and Happiness Through Intuitive Eating. Little, Brown Spark. 2019. Pp. 326. ISBN: 0316420352 (Hardback). Janet Chrzan (University of P…


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Review: The Other Milk

dsutton20 , October 5th, 2019


Jia-Chen Fu. The Other Milk: Reinventing Soy in Republican China. University of Washington Press. Seattle, 2018. ISBN: 978-0-295-74403-2. 276 pp. Tempest, Juliet (SOAS, University of London) Ambivale…


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Messer’s Postings

foodanthro , September 17th, 2019


Ellen Messer, Ph.D. (Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science & Policy, Boston, MA) What’s new in food and nutrition research and policy in the world, the US,…


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Reminder: 2019 Thomas Marchione Award Deadline is July 26!

foodanthro , June 19th, 2019


Do not miss this opportunity to have your work recognized! Graduate Students! Are you doing or have you recently completed research related to food and human rights? Food…


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Thomas Marchione Award 2019

foodanthro , April 2nd, 2019


Graduate Students! Are you doing or have you recently completed research related to food and human rights? Food security? Food justice? Do you consider that these and related…


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Creating Bodies, Creating a Nation: How the Idea of the Straight, White, Muscular Male Body Shaped America by Ketil Slagstad

Ketil Slagstad , February 15th, 2019


Governing Bodies: American Politics and the Shaping of the Modern Physique Rachel Louise Moran  University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018. 224 pages.   1. When Michelle Obama launched the “Let&#8217…


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What FoodAnthropology Is Reading Now, January 26, 2019

foodanthro , January 26th, 2019


David Beriss A brief digest of food and nutrition-related items that caught our attention recently. Got items you think we should include? Send links and brief descriptions to…


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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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The Milk of Human Kindness by Penny Van Esterik

Penny Van Esterik , September 21st, 2018


Sour Milk At the World Health Assembly (WHA) meetings in late May, 2018, the US delegation tried to water-down or dump a very mild resolution to confirm and…


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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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Diet and the Disease of Civilization: An Interview with Adrienne Rose Bitar

davidgerstle , April 26th, 2018


  In her recently published Diet and the Disease of Civilization, Dr. Adrienne Rose Bitar argues that diet books capture the socio-political concerns of America. Looking at Paleo,…


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What FoodAnthropology Is Reading Now, March 12, 2018

foodanthro , March 12th, 2018


David Beriss A brief digest of food and nutrition-related items that caught our attention recently. Got items you think we should include? Send links and brief descriptions to…


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Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Public Health Nutrition

foodanthro , October 4th, 2017


We just received this job announcement that will certainly be of interest to SAFN members! The Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences at the University of Vermont seeks…


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Culinary Catalysts and Scientific Shifts: Peruvian Quinoa in the Age of Genetics and Gastronomy

Nina Oria-Loureiro , April 19th, 2017


Chef Maguiña with Adam Gamwell. Property of Adam Gamwell. This episode of This Anthropological Life presents a little differently from our normal episodes. The Society for Applied Anthropology…


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Culinary Catalysts and Scientific Shifts: Peruvian Quinoa in the Age of Genetics and Gastronomy

Nina Oria-Loureiro , April 19th, 2017


Chef Maguiña with Adam Gamwell. Property of Adam Gamwell. This episode of This Anthropological Life presents a little differently from our normal episodes. The Society for Applied Anthropology…


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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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Research Methods for Anthropological Studies of Food and Nutrition! New Book Discount!

foodanthro , March 19th, 2017


Edited by two former SAFN presidents and containing articles by many SAFN members, the new three volume set “Research Methods for Anthropological Studies of Food and Nutrition” is…


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Panel Proposal, AAA 2017: Interdisciplinary Work in Food and Nutrition

foodanthro , March 16th, 2017


This is an abstract for a panel for the AAA 2017 meetings in DC. Click here to see the CFP for the conference from SAFN and here for…


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What EM Is Thinking

foodanthro , January 19th, 2017


Frequent FoodAnthropology book reviewer Ellen Messer has sent us this eclectic collection of comments and insights into recent food and nutrition related news. We hope to be able…


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Post Doc: Dietary transitions in Ghanaian cities

foodanthro , August 12th, 2016


Post Doc Opportunity that may interest FoodAnthropology readers: PROJECT INFORMATION  Title of project: Dietary transitions in Ghanaian cities: mapping the factors in the social and physical food envi…


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Introduction: The First Thousand Days of Life by Michelle Pentecost

Michelle Pentecost , April 11th, 2016


(On behalf of the First Thousand Days Research Group (University of Cape Town)) “Good nutrition in the first 1000 days between a woman’s pregnancy and her child’s second…


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The 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the obfuscation of measurement

foodanthro , January 21st, 2016


Andrea Wiley Indiana University The 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGAs) were finally released on January 7 2016 to the Secretaries of the U.S. Departments of Health and…


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