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Nutrient Decline

Introduction Resources See also: Introduction and Nutrition 101 Organic vs. Conventional Foods Yields Introduction Over the last century the biggest and most sustained goal and impact of plant breeding has been increasing yields, a goal achieved to a stunning degree across most plant-based crops and foods from animals. A number of genetic, agronomic, fertility, and […]

FAQ- Meta-Analysis on Nutritional Quality of Crops

Frequently Asked Questions About the Study: “Higher antioxidant concentrations and less cadmium and pesticide residues in organically grown crops: a systematic literature review and meta-analyses” published in British Journal of Nutrition (BJN) on July 11, 2014 Authors: Marcin Barański, Dominika Średnicka-Tober, Nikolaos Volakakis, Chris Seal, Roy Sanderson, Gavin B. Stewart, Charles Benbrook, Bruno Biavati, Emilia […]


Click here to view additional related posts Introduction Organic Farming Elevates Antioxidant Concentrations Maximizing Antioxidant Intake Other Resources Introduction In the then-newly issued, 2005 Dietary Guidelines for the Nation, the U.S. government essentially doubled the recommended number of servings of fruits and vegetables from the familiar “Five-A-Day” to nine to thirteen servings, depending on a […]