Mass Produced Food Causing Allergies and Illness

A warning that modern methods of producing marketable fruit and vegetables are leading to increases in allergies and illness, especially in young people. In the latest interview in the Soils For Life video series, Dr Maarten Stapper says foods grown in soils depleted of essential minerals and soil carbon, and treated with chemicals, are lowering our immune systems. “The food that we buy is now less nutritious than it was in the past, and that is because the food has lower mineral content, lower nutrients like antioxidants and vitamins, and it also has likely chemical residues and a higher water content”, Dr Stapper says.

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