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Meathooked

Marta Zaraska

Meathooked

the history and science of our 2.5-million-year obsession with meat

by Marta Zaraska

  • 234 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Meat,
  • Meat animals,
  • Psychological aspects,
  • Food preferences,
  • Meat industry and trade,
  • Diet

  • About the Edition

    Explores the world"s meat cultures and traditions to share insights into why a craving for animal protein evolved in humans and why vegetarian lifestyles are so difficult to maintain despite health warnings.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-247) and index.

    StatementMarta Zaraska
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTX371 .Z37 2016
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 263 pages
    Number of Pages263
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27202525M
    ISBN 100465036627
    ISBN 109780465036622
    LC Control Number2015027674
    OCLC/WorldCa915135690

    Meathooked The History and Science of Our million-year Obsession With Meat (Book): Zaraska, Marta: One of the great science and health revelations of our time is the danger posed by meat-eating. Every day, it seems, we are warned about the harm producing and consuming meat can do to the environment and our bodies. Many of us have tried to limit how much meat we consume, and many of . Polish-Canadian science journalist Marta Zaraska prefaces her history of humans eating meat by mentioning scientific studies of its harmful effects on health, the environment and (of course) animals, but Meathooked is more a fascinating story of our growing global consumption of meat than a political diatribe. Zaraska notes the statistical increase in a carnivore's risks of.

      The book is the result of her early chapters present a history of human food consumption and challenge the notion that humans evolved . Her first book, "Meathooked: The History and Science of Our Million Year Obsession with Meat" was published in by Basic Books, and chosen by the journal Nature as one of "the best science picks" in Meathooked has been translated into Polish, Japanese, Korean, Spanish and simplified Chinese.

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