April 2020 Book Review “The Food Explorer”

Review of the 2018 book, The Food Explorer, by Daniel Stone

This book is not about foraging. It’s also not about eating only heirlooms. What it IS about is selecting fruits and vegetables to eat and grow that are highest in nutrients and flavor, plus tips and tricks for maximizing nutritional value.

The book explains the basics and some of the issues of genetic engineering and organic farming. The book is written by a wife and husband team, an organic farmer and plant geneticist, both of whom work at the University of California, Davis.

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February 2020 Book Review “Freedom Farmers”

Review of the 2018 book, Freedom Farmers, by Dr. Monica M. White

This book is not about foraging. It’s also not about eating only heirlooms. What it IS about is selecting fruits and vegetables to eat and grow that are highest in nutrients and flavor, plus tips and tricks for maximizing nutritional value.

The book explains the basics and some of the issues of genetic engineering and organic farming. The book is written by a wife and husband team, an organic farmer and plant geneticist, both of whom work at the University of California, Davis.

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November 2019 Book Review “Eating on the Wild Side”

Review of the 2013 book, Eating on the Wild Side, by Jo Robinson.

This book is not about foraging. It’s also not about eating only heirlooms. What it IS about is selecting fruits and vegetables to eat and grow that are highest in nutrients and flavor, plus tips and tricks for maximizing nutritional value.

The book explains the basics and some of the issues of genetic engineering and organic farming. The book is written by a wife and husband team, an organic farmer and plant geneticist, both of whom work at the University of California, Davis.

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August 2019 Book Review “What to Eat When”

Review of the 2019 book, What to Eat When, by Michael F. Roizen, M.D. and Michael Crupain, M.D., M.P.H. with Ted Spiker

Our bodies “operate with a strong desire to sync what you do with when you do it”. In seven sections, these doctors break down the science behind “when” to eat, outline what they call the “when way” of eating, and provide practical guidance for following the “when way” in different situations, such as “when you’re bummed” and “when you’re at the stadium”.

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