Susan Greenhalgh, Jessica Hardin, Harris Solomon, and Michael Montoya contribute to this Field Notes series on fat.
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Why (Not) Fat? The editor encourages contributors to these notes to play with their topics, but few people feel playful about our topic. Even the kitties on l... More
Why (some) fat? I study fat in Samoa: how people describe it, how health practitioners try to eliminate it, how best to eat it, or avoid it. During my fieldwo... More
Fat's Rearrangements A common (and cheap) cooking fat in India is vanaspati, or vegetable shortening, often made from palm oil. A common (and cheap) way to ma... More