Nutrition and Health

David A. Himmelgreen, Nancy Romero-Daza, Charlotte A. Noble

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1 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationA Companion to Medical Anthropology
Number of pages17
ISBN (Print)9781405190022
StatePublished - 14 Jul 2011


  • "Coca-colonization" process - areas of the world, and homogenization of diets
  • Anthropology of food and nutrition
  • Gender issues and nutritional health - anthropologists, nutrition and gender issues
  • Global market prominence - increase in factory employment in developing countries
  • Nutrition and health
  • Relationship between economic change, obesity and health - and globalization
  • Rise of global market economy - spread of new technologies
  • Study of food and nutrition - subfields of anthropology

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Himmelgreen, D. A., Romero-Daza, N., & Noble, C. A. (2011). Nutrition and Health. In A Companion to Medical Anthropology (pp. 305-321). Wiley-Blackwell.