Modern Produce: Farmed for Color, Texture, Taste, Not Nutrition

“Modern” fruits and veggies – almost unrecognizable from their historical versions! Read on…

Turns out that over time agriculture, along with our taste buds, have wound up selecting the most caloric, sweetest, least fibrous versions of crops compared to their “wild” versions.

The natural human preference for calorie-dense, easily digestible foods probably offered an evolutionary advantage back in our hunting and foraging days…in today’s world, perhaps not.

More details here¬†plus great visual comparisons of ¬†“old and new” fruits and veggies.

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