Laboratory Tests Prove Our Food is Not as Nutrient Rich as a Few Generations Ago

Laboratory Tests Prove Our Food is Not as Nutrient Rich as a Few Generations Ago

“Laboratory tests prove that the fruits, vegetables, grains, eggs and even the milk and meats of today are not what they were a few generations ago. No man of today can eat enough fruits and vegetables to supply his system with the mineral salts he requires for perfect health….”

“It is bad news to learn from our leading authorities that 99 percent of the American people are deficient in these minerals, and that a marked deficiency in any one of the more important minerals actually results in disease. Any upset of the balance, any considerable lack of one or another element, however microscopic the body requirement may be, and we sicken, suffer, shorten our lives.”

Laboratory Tests Prove Our Food is Not as Nutrient Rich as a Few Generations Ago

Laboratory Tests Prove Our Food is Not as Nutrient Rich as a Few Generations Ago

Did you catch that first statement?
“… 99 percent of the American people are deficient in … minerals, and … a marked deficiency in any one of the more important minerals actually results in disease.”
This was in 1936. America was just on the verge of moving to the cities in the largest period of urbanization ever. This is before large ag, before large pharma. Can you believe it? Even then our soil was in trouble. In 1936 the population was 122.7 million. Just 7

7 short years later it is at 313.9 million. That is over a 250% increase. Can you even imagine the amount of food we consume now versus then.

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