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Food, Medicine, and the Quest for Good Health
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"Nancy N. Chen helps us understand how ideas about food, health, and the body are entwined with and contingent upon prevailing notions of science and philosophical orientation." -- Amy Bentley, New York University "Nancy N. Chen makes the complex and often confusing nexus of food and health understandable. Her book blends millennia-old wisdom with today's best scientific knowledge. It is also a delicious read filled with savory nuggets of uncommon insight." -- Andrew Smith, editor of the Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America

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Preface Acknowledgments Introduction/Rethinking Food and Medicine Part One/Food as Medicine 1 Healing Foods and Longevity 2 Dietary Prescriptions Part Two/Medicine as Food 3 Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods 4 Genetically Modified Foods and Drugs Conclusion/Eating and Medicating Notes Bibliography Index

About the Author

Nancy N. Chen is professor of anthropology at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and Scripps College. A medical anthropologist, she also teaches courses on food, gender and health, ethnographic film, China, and Asian Americans.

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