‘As a botanist obsessed with food, I am forever surprised by how simple tweaks can radically alter the chemical compositions of crops, even when they are sitting on your kitchen counter. With just a few ridiculously easy hints and tips you could dramatically improve the nutritional value of everything from fruit and veg to carbs and coffee, thanks to the miracle of kitchen chemistry.’
Between the rush to keep up with the latest miracle ingredient, anxiety about E-numbers, and demonization of gluten/dairy/sugar, many of us are left in a virtual panic in the supermarket aisle. Tabloid headlines, ‘free-from’ labels and judgemental Instagram hashtags hardly help matters – so what should we be buying?
How to Eat Better strips away the fad diets, superfood fixations and Instagram hashtags to give you a straight-talking scientist’s guide to making everyday foods measurably healthier (and tastier) simply by changing the way you select, store and cook them.
No diets, no obscure ingredients, no damn spiralizer, just real food made better, based on the latest scientific evidence from around the world. With over 80 foolproof recipes to put the theory into practice, James Wong shows you how to make any food a ‘superfood’, every time you cook.
A SCIENTIST'S GUIDE TO WONDERS OF PLANTS
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HOW TO EAT BETTER
With these tips & tricks you could get:
Supermarket blueberries with loads more antioxidants, that cost virtually half the price?
Cook up carrots twice the phytonutrient dense yet taste sweeter?
Cut the calories in spuds and simultaneously raise their fibre all for identical flavour.
In The Secrets of Your Food is a BBC2 science series, I'll be uncovering how plants & plant science underpin the food we eat.
Travelling all of 2016 meant some seriously crazy hours & permanent jetlag, but such an amazing experience. I really hope you guys enjoy it!
RHS 'Grow For Flavour'
This book aims to turn the tables on old school gardening advice with a radical new science-based system that could transform the flavour & nutrition of homegrown produce.
All for less effort? A little kitchen science can do that!
FRIDGES WORK MAGIC ON BLOOD ORANGES
COOKING BOOSTS BLUEBERRY NUTRITION
MUSHROOMS + SUNLIGHT = 100X THE VITAMIN D
MUSTARD BOOSTS BROCCOLI