FOOD CULTURE and NUTRITION

South America

Aguirre P. 2004. Socioanthropological Aspects of Obesity in Poverty. Obesity and Poverty. A New Public Health Challenge 1(1):11-22(12). [obesity; poverty; social and economic conditions; women; South America; Argentina]

Bower A. 2007. African American Foodways: Explorations of History and Culture. University of Illinois Press. [cooking; meanings; North America; South America; African Americans]

Canesqui AM. 2007. Quality of Foods: Analysis of Some Folk Dietary Categories. Revista De Nutricao-Brazilian Journal of Nutrition 20(2):203-216. [food categories; indigenous knowledge; South America; Brazil]Guinea Pigs on the Grill -- Ecuador

Carney J. 2001. Black Rice: The African Origins of Rice Cultivation in the Americas. Harvard University Press. [history; Atlantic World; Africa; Gambia; North America; South Carolina; Georgia; South America; Eastern Amazon]

Chicoine D. 2011. Feasting Landscapes and Political Economy at the Early Horizon Center of Huambacho, Nepena Valley, Peru. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 30(3):432-453. [prehistory; feasting; political economy; elites; social complexity; South America]

Conklin BA. 2001. Consuming Grief: Compassionate Cannibalism in an Amazonian Society. University of Texas. [cannibalism; South America; Amazon; Wari]

Dressler WW, Oths KS, Balieiro MC, et al. 2012. How Culture Shapes the Body: Cultural Consonance and Body Mass in Urban Brazil. American Journal of Human Biology 24(3):325-331. [cultural consonance; body mass index; abdominal circumference; ideal body type; South America; Brazil; urban]

Fausto C. 2007. Feasting on People: Eating Animals and Humans in Amazonia with Ca* Comment. Current Anthropology 48:497. [cannibalism; commensal relations; South America; Amazon; indigenous people]

Ferreira VA, Magalhaes R. 2011. Daily Eating Habits of Obese Women Living in Rocinha Shanytown (Rio De Janeiro, Rj, Brazil). Ciencia & Saude Coletiva 16(6):2983-2991. [nutrition; traditional foods; modern diet; obesity; South America]

Freire RD. 2003. Nutritional Status of Japanese-Brazilian Subjects: Comparison across Gender and Generation. British Journal of Nutrition 89:705-713. [nutrition survey; dietary patterns; abdominal obesity; South America; Brazil; Japanese-Brazilians]

Gade DW. 2000. South America. In The Cambridge World History of Food. KF Kiple, KC Ornelas, eds. Vol. 2, pp. 1254-1260. [history; food habits; nutrition; South America]

Graham MA. 2003. Adaptation of the Weighed Food Record Method to Households in the Peruvian Andes and Ethnographic Insights on Hunger. Field Methods 15(2):143-160. [research methods; South America]

Guerron-Montero C, Moreno-Black G. 2001. Household Structure and Dietary Patterns in the Afro-Ecuadorian Highlands. Food and Nutrition Bulletin 22(1):23-30. [social relations, domestic; diet; South America; Ecuador; Afro-Ecuadorian]

Gurven M, Hill K, Lyles R. 2000. Food Transfers among Hiwi Foragers of Venezuela: Tests of Reciprocity. Human Ecology 28(2):171-. [social relations; exchange; South America; Venezuela; Hiwi]

Keegan WF. 2000. The Caribbean, Including Northern South America and Lowland Central America: Early History. In The Cambridge World History of Food. KF Kiple, KC Ornelas, eds. Vol. 2, pp. 1260-1278. Cambridge University Press. [prehistory; history; Caribbean; Central America; South America; Taino; Lucayan; Afro-Caribbean; Garifuna]

Krogel A. 2009. Dangerous Repasts: Food and the Supernatural in the Quechua Oral Tradition. Food & Foodways: History & Culture of Human Nourishment 17(2):104-132. [food habits; cooking; social relations; family; narrative; South America; Andes]

Ladio A, Lozada M. 2000. Edible Wild Plant Use in a Mapuche Community of Northwestern Patagonia. Human Ecology 28(1):53-. [food use; vegetable gathering; South America; Chile; Patagonia; Mapuche]

Ladio AH, Lozada M. 2004. Summer Cattle Transhumance and Wild Edible Plant Gathering in a Mapuche Community of Northwestern Patagonia. Human Ecology 32(2):225-240. [food use; vegetable gathering; South America; Patagonia; Mapuche]

Lovera JR. 2005. Food Culture in South America. Greenwood Press. [foods; foodways; South America]

Paulson S. 2006. Body, Nation, and Consubstantiation in Bolivian Ritual Meals. American Ethnologist 33(4):650-664. [ethnic identity; social conditions; South America]

Roche ML, Creed-Kanashiro HM, Tuesta I, et al. 2007. Traditional Food System Provides Dietary Quality for the Awajśn in the Peruvian Amazon. Ecology of Food and Nutrition 46(5-6):377-399. [indigenous peoples; traditional food; South America; Amazon; Awajśn; Aguaruna]

Romaguera D, Samman N, Rossi A, et al. 2008. Dietary Patterns of the Andean Population of Puna and Quebrada of Humahuaca, Jujuy, Argentina. British Journal of Nutrition 99(2):390-397. [diet; indigenous peoples; South America; Andes]

Sawaya AL, Martins P, Hoffman D, et al. 2003. The Link between Childhood Undernutrition and Risk of Chronic Diseases in Adulthood: A Case Study of Brasil. Nutrition Reviews 61(5):168-175. [child nutrition; obesity; chronic degenerative disease; nutritional transition; South America]

Silva DOE, Guerrero AFH, Guerrero CH, et al. 2008. The Causality of Nutrition and Food Insecurity of Quilombola Communities with the Construction of the Br-163, Highway, Para, Brazil. Journal of Physical Therapy Science 21:83-97. [food insecurity; social relations; racism; South America; Santarem; Afro-Brazilians]

see South America Achive for items published before 2000

Updated 10/2012

FOOD CULTURE AND NUTRITION: South America