Bigger food, more food, less nutrients

The nutrient content of our country’s main food crops have dramatically decreased in the last hundred years. There has been a 40% or more decrease since the 1940s. This is due in part from hybridization. When you cross-pollinate two plants with dominant favorable traits, the resulting fruit has both of those traits. The major downfall is that their seeds don’t result in identical plants and fruits like heirloom varieties do and hybrid seeds cannot be saved. Hybrid foods are blended to produce higher yields of larger fruits and vegetables but more chemical fertilizers are applied to support their larger than normal growth. This results in nutritional losses. Most breeding programs for modern hybrids have sacrificed taste and nutrition for profits at the scale. Oh sure, we see an abundance of big, beautiful fruits and vegetables at the grocery store, but their nutritional value has never been lower.

We've sold our nutrition and our health for money.

We’ve sold our nutrition and our health for money.

About Craig Stellpflug NDC

Craig Stellpflug is a NeuroDevelopment Consultant and a Certified Nutritional Consultant. Craig is a cancer nutritionist and child brain disorder specialist at Healing Pathways Medical Clinic in Scottsdale Arizona.
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