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The good old days

(article, Culinate staff)

Whether organic food is healthier for you than conventional food is still a bone of contention, but as Natalie Jones recently pointed out on Grist, the food we grow and eat today just isn't as healthy as the food we grew and ate half a century ago. (It's also not as tasty, either.)

What's the story? So far, the theory is that breeding for higher yields has led to a decrease in nutrients: "The studies show that as fruits and vegetables get bigger and more plentiful, nutrients get diluted." Be sure to scroll down for the cool interactive graphic, too.