Touch the Soil News #1251 (Feature photo – Natural Foods – Public Domain)
Perhaps the most basic way to answer this question is fact that every action as some type of reaction. Food grown today has been subject to enormous changes over the years. Plant diversity is down, soils have been depleted, the composition of the atmosphere has changed and fields have been heavily treated with nitrogen to green plants.
The following foray into why food nutrition might be declining has a number of new insights into the already numerous other factors that can affect the quality and nutrition of food: