Research: cheaper food means less nutrients

A few weeks ago, I shared a study that found¬†nutrients in the U.S. food supply are declining. Which could explain why millions of Americans, who prefer to be thin, are overeating to get more nutrients. Another study found that industrial farming techniques – including the use of petroleum-based fertilizer – reduces nutrient levels in food, …

Research: nutrient levels in U.S. food supply are dropping

I’ve written a lot about the benefits of shopping entirely at farmers markets, the difference between organic/GMO/seasonal, and how¬†food is more important than working out. These topics have interested many people with many asking for more data. Here is one piece, possibly the most important in explaining our obesity epidemic. The findings reveal farming practices …