Blurbs

  • This exploration of the coevolution of communities and their native foods couldn’t be more timely… Mixing hard science with personal anecdotes, Nabhan convincingly argues that health comes from a genetically appropriate diet inextricably entwined with a healthy land and culture.–Publisher’s Weekly

  • Nabhan offers a fascinating, enlightening, and moving account of his own experiences … prompting us to think twice about everything from the value of so-called ‘health foods’ to the decline in the percentage of American families who have dinner together at home.–Los Angeles Times

  • Move over Dr. Atkins–here’s someone who really understands what a body needs. In a homogenized world, it is delightful to be reminded that our cells and organs follow a much older and more complex set of instructions.                                                                                           –Bill McKibben