There is an old argument, "I can get everything I need from food."
Well are you?
In a large study of 26,000 people, it was concluded not one person received the nutritional requirements set forth by the Recommended Daily Allowance.
One reason is due to over farming and soil depletion.
In North America, 85 percent of vital minerals are missing from the soil.
In 1936, the U.S. Senate issued Document 246, stating the soil in the U.S. does not provide plant foods with minerals needed for human nourishment.
Many studies show how depleted soil has affected the nutrient content of vegetables and fruits.
Compare the data from the USDA handbook from 1972 to the USDA food tables of today and you'll see dramatic reductions in nutrient content.
For example, nearly half the calcium and vitamin A in broccoli have disappeared.
The vitamin A content in collard greens has fallen to nearly half its previous levels.
Cauliflower lost half of its vitamin C. Potassium dropped from 400 mg to 170 mg and magnesium fell from 57 mg to only 9 mg.
These nutrient losses significantly impact your health.
So what are you doing to get the necessary nutrition?