Overfed and Undernourished: Nutrient Deficiency in Our Modern Diet

Many Americans’ diets are deficient in seven key nutrients. The reasons? Industrial agriculture’s push for high yields at the expense of nutrient density, plus a food industry conspiring to addict us to processed junk.

Even healthful foods like this salad can lack nutrients, because of industrial agriculture’s emphasis on yield over all else.
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