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  • Jo Robinson

    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...read more

  • Jo Robinson

    Do these 'endearments' sound familiar to you? 'Of all my children, I expect the most of you.' Translation: I've selected you to be the one to make my life worth living. 'You've never caused me a minute of trouble.' Translation: Ignore your own needs, I can't handle them. 'You're the only one who truly understands me.' Translation: I would be totally alone if it weren't for you. If so, you may have been a 'chosen child,' seemingly the focus of loving and devoted parents, but in reality a child walking a psychological tightrope-learning early on to deny your own needs in order to meet the emotional needs of a parent. Today, there is a name for this devastating form of child abuse:...read more