Brace Yourself
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Brace Yourself

Feed The Soil, Feed The People

Photo by Adrian Infernus on Unsplash

50 years ago, everyone knew you had to eat your vegetables if you wanted to be big and strong.

Or at the very least, healthy.

18 years ago, a team of scientists from the University of Texas studied nutritional data from 1950 and 1999 for 43 different vegetables and fruits. They discovered steady declines in protein, calcium, phosphorus, iron, riboflavin (vitamin B2) and vitamin C. All…

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Carolyn McBride

Carolyn McBride

I’m a self-sufficiency enthusiast, an author of novels & short stories, a reader, a gardener, lover of good chocolate, coffee & life in the woods.