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Diets and Dieting A Cultural Encyclopedia

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Cultural studies,
  • Health & Fitness,
  • Diet / Health / Fitness,
  • Diet/Nutrition,
  • Diets - Weight Loss,
  • Health & Fitness / Diets,
  • Diets - General,
  • Nutrition,
  • Diet,
  • Diet therapy,
  • Dieting,
  • Encyclopedias,
  • History

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages308
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10209180M
ISBN 100415974208
ISBN 109780415974202

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An A-Z encyclopedia, this reference work spans many periods and cultures as the cultural and medical historian Sander Gilman lays out the history of diets and dieting in a series of articles." "This volume is a reference tool presenting the historical, popular, and scientific context for diets and dieting from the ancient world to the present. 'Diets and Dieting: A Cultural Encyclopedia is a superbly organized and alphabetically presented encyclopedia comprised of biographies and survey essays covering the scope, history, and culture of diets and dieting. From Robert Atkins and Anorexia to Fast Food and Globalization, to John Harvey Kellogg and Vegetarianism, 5/5(1). Apr 18,  · Diets and Dieting: A Cultural Encyclopedia [Sander L. Gilman] on pandudesign.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Diets and dieting have concerned―and sometimes obsessed―human societies for centuries. The dieters' regime is about many thingsCited by: 6. Diets and dieting: a cultural encyclopedia User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Cultural and literary historian Gilman (liberal arts & sciences, Emory Univ.; Multiculturalism and the Jews) has written an excellent cultural history of diets and dieting.2/5(1).

Diets and dieting have concerned - and sometimes obsessed - human societies for centuries. The dieters' regime is about many things, among them the control of weight and the body, the politics of beauty, discipline and even self-harm, personal and societal demands for improved health, spiritual harmony with the universe, and ethical codes of existence. Jan 23,  · Diets and dieting have concerned – and sometimes obsessed – human societies for centuries. The dieters' regime is about many things, among them the control of weight and the body, the politics of beauty, discipline and even self-harm, personal and societal demands for improved health, spiritual harmony with the universe, and ethical codes of pandudesign.com by: 6. No part of this book may be reprinted or reproduced or utilized in any form or by any electronic, mechanical, or other means, now known or hereafter invented, including photocopying and recording, or in any information storage or retrieval Diets and dieting: a cultural encyclopedia / Sander L. Gilman. p. ; cm. Includes bibliographical. Dieting is the practice of eating food in a regulated and supervised fashion to decrease, maintain, or increase body weight, or to prevent and treat diseases, such as diabetes and obesity.A restricted diet is more often pursued by those wanting to lose pandudesign.comuous dieting is recommended by US guidelines for obese or diabetic individuals to reduce body weight and improve general health.

"[A]n excellent cultural history of diets and dieting. Concise and informative, it will make a nice addition to public or small academic libraries.’— Library Journal "Diets and Dieting is a wealth of information unique, comprehensive, informed, informative, ‘user friendly,’ and very highly recommended ."—The Midwest Book ReviewBrand: Routledge. The Encyclopedia of Diets is a one-stop source for comprehensive, in-depth and authoritative information on diets and nutrition. This encyclopedia examines special diets such as a Gluten-free or high protein diet, dieting and popular weight-loss programs such as the Atkins Diet, dietary concerns, nutritional basics, and some effects of a person's dietary choices on one's health. Diets and Dieting: A Cultural Encyclopedia by Sander L. Gilman. Diets and dieting have concerned – and sometimes obsessed – human societies for centuries. The dieters' regime is about many things, among them the control of weight and the body, the politics of beauty, discipline and even self-harm, personal and societal demands for improved. Diets and dieting have concerned – and sometimes obsessed – human societies for centuries. The dieters' regime is about many things, among them the control of weight and the body, the politics of beauty, discipline and even self-harm,.