There is an interesting article in Grist about how selective breeding of plants means our fruit and veg have changed lots over the last 60 years. The studies show that as fruits and vegetables get bigger and more plentiful, nutrients get diluted. But as the guy says, nutrient depletion pales as a threat when compared to other aspects of our diets like refined sugar, fats, oils, and refined grains over fruits and veggies in the first place. See here.
"Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day I can hear her breathing."Arundhati Roy
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