Food and body:les liaisons dangereuses

cibo e corpo
Eating disorders: reflection of an inner angst? I was lucky to go to the conference on “body and food” in Milan the 24th of February 2014  that was held within the framework of a course of lectures organized by the foundation of the Italian newspaper Corriere della Serra entitled “Banquet table: between food and knowledge”. Michela Marzano – Philosophy professor at the Paris V René Descartes University – was invited to speak about her research and her personal experiences. This conference remembered how food issues that will be at the heart of 2015 Universal Exposition are not only quantitative but also qualitative. Our relation to nutrition has an important social and psychological dimension that often reflects the angst of individuals and societies. A growing phenomenon Michela Marzano presented her paradigm to study the link between nutrition and body thru the prism of eating disorders, more particularly anorexia and bulimia. Those ...