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Recent Content

Meat & Poultry

In his popular Eat Right 4 Your Type series, Peter D'Adamo recommends dieters of different blood types and ethnicities consume different portions of certain categories of foods, including meat and poultry. D’Adamo, Peter. Blood Type B: Food, Beverage and Supplement Lists from Eat Right 4 Your Type. New York: Berkley Books, 2002. See Adrienne Bitar's related essay, "DNA Diets and the Dangers of Dietary Essentialism" in H-Nutrition's "What Should I Eat? Why?" series.

Association for the Study of Food and Society Annual Conference | Early CFP Submission Deadline 10/21

I'm pleased to share the Call for Papers for the annual meeting of the Association for the Study of Food and Society (ASFS) with the Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Society (AFHVS), which will take place June 26-29, 2019 at the University of Alaska, Anchorage.

The “Gut-Brain Axis” Cultural and Historical Perspectives, Glasgow, Scotland, May 4-5 2018

In May 2018 at the University of Glasgow, Manon Mathias of the School of Modern Languages brought together an interdisciplinary group of scholars to discuss their approaches for understanding the way the gut and the microbiome influences physical and mental well-being.