A diet rich in an assortment of fresh fruits & vegetables offers protection against heart disease & cancer. This guide to your local grocer is written by Madeleine Greey, a food writer with an impressive knowledge of international cuisine who has studied cooking in Toronto & Taiwan. She demystifies such fruits as jicama, papaya, bok choy, guava, kohlrabi, star fruit, arugula & cactus pears. She also explains how to get really fresh with the more common varieties of fruits & vegetables & shows new ways to cook old favorites such as broccoli & cauliflower, apples & oranges. Packed with loads of tips, "quick-prep" recipes, drink recipes, mealtime recipes, health info. & nutritional profiles, this book is a wonderful guide for any fruit & vegetable lover. Photos.