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What Should I Not Eat? Cleansing Foods

Author: Cristina Hanganu-Bresch, Associate Professor (University of the Sciences)
H-Nutrition Series: What Should I Eat? Why?
Commissioning Editors: Kristen Ann Ehrenberger and Lisa Haushofer
 

In the dissonant hum of competing food advice that I am definitely avoiding, cleansing (or detoxing) is probably at the top of my “don’t” list.

CFP: Panel on Food Systems Across Scales at the Urban ARC next January

Possibly of interest to some of our subscribers.
 
Call for Abstracts
Panel on Food Systems Across Scales
Urban ARC 2019
Bangalore, India 10th-12th January 2019

Classical formulations of food systems research hinge on the agrarian question. Newer, specifically urban framings of the food question swings between a focus on urban agriculture or more distribution and consumption oriented concerns.

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.

American Association for the History of Medicine 2019 Call For Papers

The American Association for the History of Medicine (AAHM) invites abstracts for papers in any area of the history of health and healing for its 92nd annual meeting, to be held in Columbus, Ohio, April 25-28, 2019. The AAHM welcomes papers on the histories of medicine, disease, and health broadly defined, including the history of medical ideas, practices, or institutions and the history of healing, illness, disease, or public health. We welcome proposals related to all eras and regions of the world.

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