Did you know that applying heat to garlic cloves within 10 minutes of cutting or mincing destroys all of its many beneficial properties?
This book offers readers a little bit of history, a little bit of chemistry, and a lot of surprising nutrition facts. Robinson spares us the science jargon and speaks plainly about what to look for in the grocery store and how to get the most out of what you eat.— From Elon
"The next Omnivore's Dilemma." --Epicurious.com
"Phenomenal...The cure for what ails us is right here, and it's delicious." --Dan Barber, chef and owner of Blue Hill and Blue Hill at Stone Barns
"I learned so much from this outstanding book. Highly recommended reading for all who are health conscious." --Andrew Weil, MD
"Wonderful, enlightening. Jo Robinson has done a magnificent job of bringing together information from so many diverse disciplines." --Loren Cordain
"Because recent studies have taught us that we should be getting our beta carotene and other health-builders not from pills but from well-grown food, this book is just what gardeners and cooks need." -The Washington Post
"It's a great book. I think people will change the way they buy their food. I know that I will." --Dr. Sanjay Gupta
"Most fascinating. Hailed as the first book to reveal the nutritional history of fruits and vegetables....I'm savoring every word." --PBS's Food Blog, "Kitchen Vignettes"
"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