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Glossary of terms

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Scale of cells and molecules:

Food for the Anthropocene EAT-

Lancet commission

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Food and Agriculture Organization

of the United Nations

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Encyclopedia of Food Sciences and Nutrition

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Center for Disease Control and Prevention:

Evolutionary Medicine: 

World Mapper:

Human Relations Area Files (Yale)

WHO Global Health Observatory:


Human Origins/Anthropogeny:

Immune System

Culinary Data Base

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Rap Guide to Medicine

Redesigning the Process for Establishing the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

National Academies of Sciences,

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A Framework for Assessing Effects of the Food System

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Where our Crops Come From

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Meat Atlas

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Further Reading

An Edible History of the World

Tom Sandage, 2009

Walker and Company, New York

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Seeds of Change

Six Plants that transformed mankind

Henry Hobhouse, 2005

Harper & Row, 

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The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals 

Michael Pollan, 2007


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What I Eat: Around the World in 80 Diets
Peter Menzel & Faith D'Alusion
Material World Books 

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On Food and Cooking: The Science and Lore of the Kitchen
Harold Mc
Scribner 2004

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Against the Grain: A Deep History of the Earliest States
James Scott
Yale university Press, 2017

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Evolution of the Human Diet: The Known, the Unknown, and the Unknowable (Human Evolution Series)
Peter Ungar 2006
Oxford University Press

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The Potato, how the Humble Spud Rescued the Western World
Larry Zuckerman, 1999
North Point Press

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Cod: A Biography of the Fish that Changed the World
Mark Kurlansky, 1998
Penguin Books

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Salt: A World History
Mark Kurlansky, 2003
Penguin Books

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The Taste of Conquest: The Rise and Fall of the Three Great Cities of Spice
Michael Krondl 2008
Ballantine Books


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