What are we eating?

What are we eating? Fresh fruits and vegetables should be very occasional treats.

What are we eating? Are the foods we source from our own gardens, from supermarkets, growers’ markets or even organic produce outlets really providing the nutritional requirements we need to maintain good health?

Are some worth eating at all?

Why are we collectively gaining weight and suffering increased rates of hypertension, diabetes, gout and cardiovascular disease even though food is at near obsession levels for a lot of us.

But it wasn’t like this for those in the world’s longest living culture …

Indigenous Australian men - body-builders?

Wild Foods explores the consequences of eating a modern diet. You will discover how wild foods may help strengthen our immunity and resilience because they are more nutritionally dense and have recognized healing benefits. Many are becoming known for components they contain which are antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties and a lot more as well.

In the Table of Contents below, which mirrors the chapters in the book, there are links to blogs with more information. I plan to regularly add to these as more research results come to hand. Please subscribe to our newsletter and stay updated with the leading edge of nutrition and how simple additions to your normal diet can have massive benefits over time.

Follow each chapter link below or from the drop down menu in the navigation bar for more information.


Chapter 1: Wild Foods, Wild Humans and Wild Ways

Chapter 2: Food Now and Then

Chapter 3: It’s More Than Just What We Eat

Chapter 4: A Wild Food Menu 

Chapter 5: The 12 Tastes in Wild Foods as a Guide to Cooking with Them 

Chapter 6: An Evolutionary Paradigm of our Relationship to Land

Chapter 7: Are Wild Foods really that much better for us?

Chapter 8: Plants with predicted potential as new food species

Chapter 9: Health Attributes of Indigenous Australian Plants by Izabela Konczak