FOOD CULTURE and NUTRITION

South Asia

Acharya PK. 2003. Maternal Factors and Nutritional Status of Preschool Children. Man in India 83(1-2):109-119. [maternal, child nutrition; social conditions; South Asia; India; Bhubaneswar ]

Sugar (Gur) Factory 2 (Pakistan;  Karl Schuler)Balagopal P. 2000. Indian and Pakistani Food Practices. 2nd edition. American Dietetic Association & American Diabetes Association. [foodways; diet; South Asia; North America; Indian-Americans; Pakistani-Americans]

Banerji C. 2001. The Hour of the Goddess, Memories of Women, Food and Ritual in Bengal. Seagull Books. [cookery; food habits; gender relations; religion; South Asia; India]

Banerji C. 2006. Feeding the Gods: Memories of Food and Culture in Bengal. Seagull. [social relations; ritual; South Asia; India; Bengal]

Banerji C. 2007. Eating India: An Odyssey into the Food and Culture of the Land of Spices. Bloomsbury USA. [history; national cuisine; South Asia; India]

Bird-David N. 2008. Feeding Nayaka Children and English Readers: A Bifocal Ethnography of Parental Feeding in "the Giving Environment". Anthropological Quarterly 81(3):523-550. [child feeding; nurturing; sharing; hunter gatherers; South Asia; India; Nayaka]

Chorghade GP. 2001. Socio-Cultural Factors Influencing the Nutrition of Girls and Women in Rural Maharashtra, India. Ph.D. Dissertation. University of Southampton, [folklore; human physiology; South Asia]

Dreyfuss M, Stoltzfus R, West K. 2000. Hookworms, Malaria, and Vitamin a Deficiency Contribute to Anemia and Iron Deficiency among Pregnant Women in the Plains of Nepal. Journal of Nutrition 130(10):2527-. [malnutrtion; disease; maternal nutrition; South Asia; Nepal]

Fuller DQ. 2005. Ceramics, Seeds and Culinary Change in Prehistoric India. Antiquity 79(306):761-777. [prehistory; change; agriculture; neolithic; paleobotany; pottery; South Asia; Southern India]

Goto R. 2002. Poor Intestinal Permeability in Mildly Stunted Nepali Children: Associations with Weaning Practices and Giardia Lamblia Infection. British Journal of Nutrition 88(2):141-149. [ breastfeeding; lactose digestion; growth; malnutrition; malabsorption; disease; diarrhoea; South Asia; Nepal]

Griffiths P, Matthews Z, Hinde A. 2002. Gender, Family, and the Nutritional Status of Children in Three Culturally Contrasting States of India. Social Science and Medicine 55:775-790. [child nutrition; South Asia]

Hamlett J, Bailey AR, Alexander A, et al. 2008. Ethnicity and Consumption South Asian Food Shopping Patterns in Britain, 1947-75. Journal of Consumer Culture 8(1):91-116. [acculturation; ethnic identity; shopping; Europe; United Kingdom; South Asian immigrants]

Hepburn SJ. 2008. The Dangers of Foreign Bodies: Contamination of Travelers in and out of Nepal. Food, Culture and Society: An International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research 11(2):191-206. [social relations; caste; South Asia; Nepal]

Lakshmi AJ, Begum K, Saraswathi G, et al. 2005. Food Beliefs and Dietary Practices of Traditional Rural Households near Mysore. Science and Culture 71(7/8):311-316. [South Asia; India]

Lawton J, Ahmad N, Hanna L, et al. 2008. 'We Should Change Ourselves, but We Can't': Accounts of Food and Eating Practices Amongst British Pakistanis and Indians with Type 2 Diabetes. Ethnicity & Health 13(4):305-319. [diet; South Asian foods; type 2 diabetes; social relations; Europe; United Kingdom]

Liechty M. 2005. Carnal Economies: The Commodification of Food and Sex in Kathmandu. Cultural Anthropology 20(1):1-38. [food and culture; commensality; gender relations; modernization; South Asia; Nepal]

Mishra S. 2003. Feeding Practices and Nutritional Anthropometry of Pre-School Children. Bharatiya Vidya Sansthan. [nutritional anthropology; child nutrition; South Asia; India; Orissa]

Nicolaou M, vanDam RM, Stronks K. 2006. Acculturation and Education Level in Relation to Quality of the Diet: A Study of Surinamese South Asian and Afro-Caribbean Residents of the Netherlands. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics 19(5):383-393. [culture change; immigrants; Europe]

Roger D. 2000. The Middle East and South Asia. In The Cambridge World History of Food. KF Kiple, KC Ornelas, eds. Vol. 2, pp. 1140-1151. Cambridge University Press. [history; Islam; Middle East; West Asia; South Asia; Egypt; Iran; Turkey; India]

Sen CT. 2004. Food Culture in India. Greenwood Press. [foods; foodways; South Asia]

Shetty PS. 2002. Nutrition Transition in India. Public Health Nutrition 5:175-182. [dietary change; demographic transition; urbanisation; fat intakes; South Asia ]

Siegel B. 2010. Learning to Eat in a Capital City: Constructing Public Eating Culture in Delhi. Food, Culture and Society: An International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research 13:71-90. [restaurants; commensality; eating attitudes; South Asia; India; New Delhi]

see South Asia Archive for items published before 2000

Updated 12/2012