Eating on the Wild Side

The Missing Link to Optimum Health

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By Jo Robinson

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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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On Sale
May 20, 2014
Page Count
416 pages
Publisher
Little Brown Spark
ISBN-13
9780316227933

Jo Robinson

About the Author

Jo Robinson is the author or co-author of 14 books of nonfiction. Her research on pastured animals has been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street JournalTimeMother JonesUSA TODAYMen’s Health, the San Francisco Chronicle, Atlantic Monthly, and many other publications. She lives and works on Vashon Island, a rural island close to Seattle, WA. 

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