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Gastronomica (2011) 11 (3): 60–67.
Published: 01 August 2011
...thomas greene This article considers the history of lacto-fermented vegetables such as pickles, sauerkraut, and kimchi, and the simple health advantages they have provided for many centuries. It notes that the only advantage so far proved—the preservation of vitamin C—is duplicated by most modern...
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Gastronomica (2010) 10 (2): 40–44.
Published: 01 May 2010
... high levels of sugars, beta carotene, vitamin C, lycopene, and antioxidants. Chetelat has dedicated his career to finding and preserving these genetic riches. Modern cultivated tomatoes are a frail, inbred lot. They all trace their origins to a single, wild tomato plant that underwent a random mutation...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (3): 2–3.
Published: 01 August 2020
... intervention. We made a list together and we re slowly crossing off ingredients: flour, chocolate, yeast, peanuts, milk, bananas, spices, carrots, eggs. For now, a food a day is doable. It incorporates nature and much-needed vitamin D. It promotes involvement in the kitchen under the guise of a fun activity...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (2): 91–95.
Published: 01 May 2020
... practitioners have suggested that I boost my immunity through my diet by adding certain vitamins and foods, and they have strongly urged me to cut out certain foods that might inflame the already hyperactive self-attack behavior of my disease, such as gluten. While I pursued a graduate degree in creative...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (2): 1–11.
Published: 01 May 2020
... huge potential source of revenue. Salt was expen- sive and often out of reach for the Italian peasantry. Part of the reluctance to eat polenta, therefore, was not simply the monotony, the paucity of accompanying ingredients, or the possibility of vitamin deficiency. It was also taste. Polenta was often...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (1): 23–33.
Published: 01 February 2020
... vitamins.11 Aria Gelatin Co. argues that it is creating gelatin independence within Iran such that Iranians would not be required to import less trusted and questionably halal gelatin products.12 Both companies receive halal certification from an organiza- tion called the Halal World Institute (HWI). Based...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (1): 46–58.
Published: 01 February 2020
... Eat yourself younger, and rely on the minerals in pump- kin seeds to prevent balding, the vitamin E in avocados to prevent a loss of nerve function in the brain, and three to four Brazil nuts a day to enhance sperm counts (Weale 2002). It was assumed that processing superfoods and adding them as...
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Gastronomica (2003) 3 (1): 37–57.
Published: 01 February 2003
... Ocean. Visitors regularly ate seals, penguins and other seabirds, eggs, shellfish, and several unusual endemic plants. Fresh food was critical in avoiding scurvy, caused by a lack of Vitamin C. Local foods also occupied a prominent place on the table during Antarctic holidays such as Midwinter's Day...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (4): 49–59.
Published: 01 November 2019
... 1). It is related to the Japanese nori, highly nutritious and especially rich in essential vitamins and minerals (Kuhnlein and Turner 1991; Turner and Davis 1993). Harvesting, mostly by women and children, was carried out in May when seaweeds were tender and tastier. Some of the harvest was sold to...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (3): 41–46.
Published: 01 August 2019
.... It s a scary indicator of how our ocean s health has changed, and how our landscape has been disrupted. There used to be many types of edible roots, and now there are only a few varieties. They re all high-carbohydrate, vitamin-rich tubers, much like potatoes used to be. They don t just grow in the...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (3): 29–40.
Published: 01 August 2019
... north of Russia have always preserved a lot of these ber- ries for winter, without sugar, because sugar was often scarce or unavailable, she told me. The berries are full of vitamin C, and tea made from the leaves of this plant is good for the kidneys. She went on to describe how villagers in the...
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Gastronomica (2018) 18 (4): 41–53.
Published: 01 November 2018
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Gastronomica (2018) 18 (3): 14–27.
Published: 01 August 2018
... vitamin C, cloudberries served historically as protection against scurvy. They have also been useful to humans because their benzoic acid content acts as a natural preservative, facilitating their storage in places where food is scarce throughout winter months. Today, the composition of this region is...
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Gastronomica (2018) 18 (3): 66–81.
Published: 01 August 2018
... Batavia, Illinois, was manufacturing its own ap- petite suppressant. Called Ayds Reducing Plan Vitamin and Mineral Candy, it resembled a caramel candy and was pack- aged to mimic a box of chocolates. In 1950, one box provided a thirty-day supply and sold for about $3, or the equivalent of about $30 in...
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Gastronomica (2018) 18 (2): 46–58.
Published: 01 May 2018
... about samah. It is rich in Vitamin A, not Vitamin C. It is good for people with joint issues, not for people with pneumonia, be- cause it is rich in calcium. After learning why samah is a wonderful nutritious plant, two female residents came on stage and cooked it for us. They both simply stir-fried and...
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Gastronomica (2018) 18 (2): 33–45.
Published: 01 May 2018
... to a science of integrating whole grains, miracle foods, and novelty vitamins (McDonell 2015). At the same time, it is not easy for small farmers growing ancient grains in isolated communities, like those growing siyez in northwest Turkey, to connect with consumers at national and global scales...
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Gastronomica (2017) 17 (3): 15–23.
Published: 01 August 2017
... prior to the postwar period, the majority of Japanese people consumed rice mixed with other grains such as barley and millet; the bran that is rich in vitamin B1 (thiamine) was not removed. In the Meiji period, conscripts were given white polished rice, which was perceived as a sign of progress and G A...
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Gastronomica (2017) 17 (3): 24–35.
Published: 01 August 2017
... the orthodox view of Western nutrition science, emphasizing the concept of you are what you eat. Rice was regarded as being full of starch, with no other nutrients, which was used to explain why the Asian physique was particularly thin. Moreover, rice was lack- ing in the vitamin B complex, which...
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Gastronomica (2017) 17 (2): 76–78.
Published: 01 May 2017
..., without extra cash. But 99-cent bread, even when enriched, is void of fiber, and as Yafa reminds us, lacking at least 15 vitamins and minerals found in whole wheat (p. 87). Without a long acidic fermentation, many of those minerals, if there, are not bioavailable. But say that craft bread is whole wheat...
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Gastronomica (2017) 17 (1): 20–32.
Published: 01 February 2017
... deficient white flour and polished white rice were prized and reserved for human consumption, while the nutrient-rich, coarser parts of grain were snubbed and fed to livestock (ibid., 192). The discovery that milling grains into white flour stripped them of thiamine (vitamin B1), the organic substance that...