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By Fabio Parasecoli

nutrients is not just anything we devour, it's anything we use to outline ourselves. Ingestion and incorporation are significant to our reference to the area outdoors bodies. Food's strong social, fiscal, political and symbolic roles can't be neglected - what we devour is a marker of energy, cultural capital, category, ethnic and racial identity.

Bite Me considers the ways that pop culture unearths our courting with nutrients and our personal our bodies and the way those became an area for political and ideological battles. Drawing on a rare diversity of fabric - movies, books, comics, songs, tune video clips, web content, slang, performances, advertisements and heavily produced items - chunk Me invitations the reader to take a clean examine contemporary items and practices to work out how a lot meals shapes our lives, perceptions and identities.

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