Fruits & Veggies Aren't as Nutritious as 60 Years Ago

Fruits & Veggies Aren't as Nutritious as 60 Years Ago

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Cambria Bold
Aug 10, 2011

Did you know tomatoes had 55 percent more calcium and 25 percent more iron in 1950 than they did in 1999? Grist wrote about a study that compared the nutrients found in fruits and vegetables grown in 1999 to those grown almost 50 years before. Breeding high-yielding crops, it seems, has led to a loss of nutrients in our produce.

Read the full post at The Kitchn

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