Ne putem lua din alimente toate vitaminele de care avem nevoie?


Studii independente desfășurate în SUA, Marea Britanie și multe alte țări arată o scădere substanțială a conținutului de elemente nutritive din hrana noastră, pe parcursul ultimelor decenii.

Tabelul de mai jos arată scăderea  comținutului de elemente nutritive din broccoli și cartofi vândute în Canada între 1951-1999

Broccoli, Raw, 3 spears, 93g. 100/93=1.08


Pentru mai multe informații:

(conținutul materialelor de mai jos este în limba engleză)

Can a healthy diet be sufficient in today’s world?

Declining Fruit and Vegetable Nutrient Composition: What Is the Evidence?

United States

Vegetables Without Vitamins. Life Extension magazine, March 2001.

Changes in USDA Food Composition Data for 43 Garden Crops, 1950 to 1999. Donald R. Davis, PhD, FACN, Melvin D. Epp, PhD and Hugh D. Riordan, MD. Journal of the American College of Nutrition, Vol. 23, No. 6, 669-682 (2004).

Modern Miracle Men – Article from Cosmopolitan presented to the 74th United States Congress by Senator Duncan U. Fletcher (D-FL) in June 1936.

Dirt Poor: Have Fruits and Vegetables Become Less Nutritious? Scientific American.


Nutrient Changes in Vegetables and Fruits, 1951 to 1999. Compiled by Jeffrey Christian.

Apparent Nutrient Changes in Government Data for a Selection of Fruits & Vegetables: 1951 vs 1999. L. A. Piché PhD RD, Associate Professor, Nutrition Program, Brescia University College.

United Kingdom

The mineral depletion of foods available to us as a nation (1940-2002) – A review of the 6th Edition of McCance and Widdowson. Thomas D. Nutr Health. 2007;19(1-2):21-55.

Meat and diary: where have all the minerals gone? Food Magazine 72, pub. by The Food Commission, UK. Jan/Mar 2006.

The Root of All Disease


Dutch vegetables have fewer vitamins. Wednesday 16 April 2008


Changes in the mineral and trace element contents of cereals, fruits and vegetables in Finland. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis Volume 20, Issue 6, September 2007, Pages 487-495.


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