If you’re old enough, you may realize that today’s fruits and vegetables just don’t taste like the ones you remember as a child.
It’s not your imagination, or nostalgia.
The drive to increase food production over the last fifty to a hundred years has been successful, but it’s come at a price.
Modern farming techniques have caused water and carbohydrate content to rise, while protein, vitamins and minerals have taken a dive. There’s even a term for it: “the dilution effect.” The result is much more serious than a mere lack of flavor. . .
While we’re urged to eat five fruits and vegetables […]