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Saturday, February 21, 2009
How Veggies Have Changed
I came across an interesting article that details the changes in veggies over the last few decades. Not only are the store-bought vegetables that most of us consume less tasty than what our grandparents ate, but they also contain fewer nutrients. This is due to a number of factors, including the pesticides and chemicals used in industrial agriculture, breeding produce for easy shipping and large size rather than taste, and the 1,500 miles (on average) that our jet-lagged veggies travel in order to reach us.