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Eating on the wild side : the missing link to optimum health / Jo Robinson ; illustrations by Andie Styner.

Robinson, Jo, 1947- (author.). Styner, Andie. (Illustrator).

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  • 4 of 4 copies available at SC LENDS. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Dorchester County Library System.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Dorchester - St. George Main Library 613.28 ROB (Text) 30018004551525 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316227940
  • ISBN: 0316227943
  • Physical Description: viii, 407 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2013.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 375-400) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Vegetables -- From wild greens to iceberg lettuce -- Alliums -- Corn on the cob -- Potatoes -- The other root crops -- Tomatoes -- The incredible crucifers -- Legumes -- Artichokes, asparagus, and avocados -- Apples -- Blueberries and blackberries -- Strawberries, cranberries, and raspberries -- Stone fruits -- Grapes and raisins -- Citrus fruits -- Tropical fruits -- Melons.
Summary, etc.:
Starting with the wild plants that were central to our original diet, investigative journalist Robinson reveals the nutritional history of our fruits and vegetables, describing how 400 generations of farmers have unwittingly squandered a host of essential fiber, protein, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.
Subject: Nutritional anthropology.
Trace elements in nutrition.
Vitamins in human nutrition.
Minerals in human nutrition.
Fiber in human nutrition.
Proteins in human nutrition.
Antioxidants > Health aspects.
Cooking (Vegetables)
Cooking (Fruit)

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