The story of eating over the centuries is a fascinating one, full of adventures and surprises, poetry and art. The two authors of this book have both managed public health programmes in many parts of the world. Graham Dukes is a doctor and lawyer and Elisabet Helsing is a nutritionist and doctor of medical science. Elisabet is best known as the author of a series of widely read books in various languages, about breastfeeding. Graham has long edited Meyler's Side Effects of Drugs and its annual supplements and has written standard works on pharmaceutical law and ethics. You thought history was dry? Take a read of these stories of eating from pre-historic times, through the centuries and into the future...