It takes a lot these days to floor me, but when I first read Joe Hattersley’s cover story this month, I had to pick my jaw up from where it fell on the floor.
Disastrous mismanagement of our soil and intensive farming methods have created such poor food quality that high-dose supplements are not a luxury, but the bread and butter of robust good health.
Organic vegetables and fruits are usually better, but may not be treasure troves of necessary minerals either. Organic means that no poisonous or commercial fertiliser
Chemistry researchers R.A. McCance and E.M. Widowson were commissioned by the Medical Research Council to produce a report entitled the ‘Chemical Composition of Food’ in 1940.