Gardens in Utahare thriving and full of delicious vegetables. Trees are weighed down in ripe fruit ready to pick. Many Utahfamilies enjoy growing their own vegetables and fruits. Nut are your fruits and vegetables as healthy as the ones your parents ate?
The answer to this question may surprise you – no. Research indicates that conventionally grown produce is losing valuable nutrients and it isn’t as healthful as it was 30 years ago. Nutrients like enzymes, flavonoids, vitamins and minerals – all essential to your health and to fight disease – are diminishing. Modern agriculture methods have sacrificed nutrient quality for rapid growth and bigger produce. Selective breeding and synthetic fertilizers have decreased the ability of produce to absorb nutrients and depleted beneficial nutrients from the soil.
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