When we realise how bad the food we’ve been eating all our lives is and start to make healthier choices, the next question we should be asking (but never do) is – what food is the food we’re eating eating?
Industrial grown produce grown in soil with artificial synthetic fertilizers only contain the “Big 3” particular minerals: nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium.
These 3 are considered the ‘essentials’ – they help plants form their protein, resist disease, increase crop yields, carry out photosynthesis and to grow and develop normally. They help plants grow bigger and faster.
But plants require about 52 different chemicals for good health and strong growth. A plants health is much more complex than just 3 minerals.
This artificially fertilised soil brings nutritional deficiency to the plants growing in it, and therefore also brings deficiency to the people eating these foods, because people too need these 52 minerals to be present in the food. Read the rest of this post »