Do you have a new resource to share?
bobh at ioa.com
Fri Jan 14 12:51:33 PST 2000
Dear Judy: On the subject of food crops having lost nutrient content over
the last 20+ years, you might track down the following from The Kushi
Institute in MA....Alex Jack at e-mail: shenwa at bcn.net.
"Thank you for your inquiry regarding our study on the decline in
nutrients in U.S. foods between the 1970s and the late 1990s. Our study
was based on new food composition tables posted on the Internet by the
USDA compared with the last published version over 20 years ago. We
found in a random sampling of garden vegetables that vitamin and mineral
content were down right across the board about 25 to 50%. Grains, beans,
and other foods showed lesser nutrient declines, but also a clear trend.
Organic Gardening magazine contacted us about posting our article
and tables/charts on its web site, which I imagine is
If you would like a hard copy of the original article, please email
me your mailing address.
Director, One Peaceful World"
From: PHNUTR-L-owner at u.washington.edu
[mailto:PHNUTR-L-owner at u.washington.edu]On Behalf Of Judy Doherty
Sent: Friday, January 14, 2000 3:52 PM
To: Public Health Nutrition Discussion and Information Group
Subject: Do you have a new resource to share?
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