Good foods are no longer nourishing us

Feeling exhausted, tired and listless?

A lot of it might have to do with the foods you eat or the lack of nutrients you are getting from them. Depletion of soils, acidic rain and long storage times or even cooking in microwave ovens is robbing good foods from essential nutrients. The following graph dramatically illustrates what has been happening even to our so-called “power foods” that our cells need to function properly.

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This simply means that a lot of the groceries you are buying in your supermarket aren’t really nourishing you. We are going back to planting our own vegetable garden;)

Source: 1985 Geigy. 1996 and 2002 Food laboratory Karlsruhe/Sanatorium Oberthal, Germany. 

Tested Vegetable

Nutrient

1985

1996

2002

Variation

in %

1985-1996

 

 

1985-2002

Broccoli

 

Calcium

manganese

103

24

33

18

28

11

-68

-25

-73

-55

Spinach

Magnesium

Vitamin C

62

51

19

21

15

18

-68

-58

-76

-65

Banana

Calcium

folic acid

magnesium

Vitamin B6

8

23

31

330

7

3

27

22

7

5

24

18

-12

-84

-13

-92

-12

-79

-25

-95

 

 

 

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