Posts Tagged ‘Too Hybridized’

The Truth About Over-Hybridized Fruit

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

This cultivated cherimoya is much smaller than its wild cousin, the junglesop, and no more sugary.

This cultivated Cherimoya is much smaller than its wild cousin, the junglesop, and no more sugary.

Is modern fruit too sugary and over bred?

After our discussion of genetically modified foods a few episodes back, a lot of people have been asking about something we hear all the time in the raw food world – that today’s fruits are too hybridized, too sugary, too big, and man-bred seedless monstrosities to boot.

Is there any valid criticism in this critique, or yet another example of the raw food community blathering on like fools in pseudo science speak?

In episode 22 of the Raw Food Health Podcast, we find out, and also discuss using okra in raw food recipes.

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