Victor Benno Meyer-Rochow corresponding author 1,2 Food taboos are known from virtually all human societies. Most religions declare. Food taboos: their origins and purposes. Meyer-Rochow VB(1). Author information: (1)School of Engineering and Sciences, Jacobs University. In some cultures, eating eggs is taboo for pregnant women. . According to Meyer-Rochow, “one of the aims of food taboos is to highlight.
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Some people abstain from consuming various foods and beverages in conformity with various . Also, in the Philippines, there is an urban legend and a joke that some Harris, Marvin, Good to Eat, ISBN ; ^ Douglas, Mary, Purity and Danger, ISBN ; ^ Meyer-Rochow, Victor Benno (). Meter-Rochow defined food taboo (or prohibition) as a deliberate avoidance of a food For example; in the Philippines, women are told to eat raw egg just before delivery .. Meyer-Rochow VB () Food taboos: their origins and purposes. Food taboos during pregnancy and the postpartum period have been linked to groups because of reasons other than just simple dislike (Meyer-Rochow, ). Lao People's Democratic Republic (PDR), Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines.