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Harbottle - Chapter 05

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Buy and Download Description This section further examines Iranian women's domestic food-work. It highlights the holistic approach taken to healthcare within Iranian cosmologies and focuses on the interlinkages between diet and daily health maintenance, in particular the importance of hot-cold beliefs. It explores the relative influence of traditional beliefs and biomedical precepts in women's roles as the guardians of health within their families and illustrates the pervasiveness of biomedical models. Although many women considered themselves to have abandoned traditional thinking, the significance of balance within the diet remains very strong. The enmeshing of physiological and cultural concerns was further demonstrated in interviews by the use of nutrition and health discourses in the construction and reinforcement of national, regional, generational and educational identities. This section further examines Iranian women's domestic food-work. It highlights the holistic approach taken to healthcare within Iranian cosmologies and focuses on the interlinkages between diet and daily health maintenance, in particular th
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