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Gastronomica (2008) 8 (1): 39–48.
Published: 01 February 2008
... marketing of food products. A number of characteristics of nutritionism are defined, including nutritional reductionism, biomarker reductionism, genetic nutritionism, the functional body, the myth of nutritional precision, the nutritional gaze, and nutritional tinkering, nutri-quantification, the erasure of...
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Gastronomica (2016) 16 (4): 44–57.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Scrinis argues, nutritionism s reduction of health to a narrow relationship between specific nutrients and biomarkers benefits the food industry by lending itself toward the use of health claims for marketing processed foods (Scrinis 2013). Drawing directly on this work, Pollan popularized the cri- tique...
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Gastronomica (2014) 14 (3): 1–4.
Published: 01 August 2014
... in the need for dietary advice. Yet, as critics of epidemiological logic have shown, statistical increases in disease prevalence can be due to the creation of more stringent or specific biomarkers, more reporting of disease, or the medicalization of conditions not previously counted as disease...
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Gastronomica (2014) 14 (3): 5–16.
Published: 01 August 2014
... Prevention 2013). And although the measurements themselves are problematic, most measures indicate rates of overweight and obesity have increased (Ogden and Carroll 2010: 3). Some researchers have attributed the reduction in cardiovascular mortality and positive changes in health biomarkers to the...
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Gastronomica (2011) 11 (3): 60–67.
Published: 01 August 2011
... instructional recipes are included, one for sauerkraut and one for kimchi. © 2011 The Regents of the University of California. All Rights Reserved. 2011 ascorbic acid autoimmune response bacteriocin biomarker brine cabbage cancer carcinogen choucroute crucifer intestinal flora isothiocyanate...
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Gastronomica (2013) 13 (4): 32–46.
Published: 01 November 2013
... practice of medicalizing migrants experiences as a path to inclusion contributes to biological constructions of citizenship that tie rights of membership to biomarkers of political suffering80 Critical medical social scientists note the stigmatizing effects of psychiatric diagnosis and mental health...