Eating On The Wild Side: The Missing Link To Optimum Health

Eating On The Wild Side: The Missing Link To Optimum Health

Paperback | May 20, 2014

byJo Robinson

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Winner of the 2014 IACP Cookbook Award in the category of "Food Matters."

The next stage in the food revolution--a radical way to select fruits and vegetables and reclaim the flavor and nutrients we've lost.

Ever since farmers first planted seeds 10,000 years ago, humans have been destroying the nutritional value of their fruits and vegetables. Unwittingly, we've been selecting plants that are high in starch and sugar and low in vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants for more than 400 generations.

EATING ON THE WILD SIDE reveals the solution--choosing modern varieties that approach the nutritional content of wild plants but that also please the modern palate. Jo Robinson explains that many of these newly identified varieties can be found in supermarkets and farmer's market, and introduces simple, scientifically proven methods of preparation that enhance their flavor and nutrition. Based on years of scientific research and filled with food history and practical advice, EATING ON THE WILD SIDE will forever change the way we think about food.

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Winner of the 2014 IACP Cookbook Award in the category of "Food Matters."The next stage in the food revolution--a radical way to select fruits and vegetables and reclaim the flavor and nutrients we've lost.Ever since farmers first planted seeds 10,000 years ago, humans have been destroying the nutritional value of their fruits and vege...

Jo Robinson is the author or coauthor of 14 nonfiction books. She lives on Vashon Island, Washington, where she grows many of the extraordinary fruits and vegetables described in this book..

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 9.25 × 6 × 1.12 inPublished:May 20, 2014Publisher:Little, Brown And CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316227935

ISBN - 13:9780316227933

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"If the organic movement needs a Joan of Arc I would surely nominate Jo Robinson. Only Michael Pollan would come close to her superbly researched work."-- Bill Kurtis, Chairman and Founder, Tallgrass Beef Company