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Variation in Mineral Composition of Vegetables

This study conducted at Rutgers University (Bear et al., 1948) is frequently misquoted as evidence supporting the position that organically grown vegetables are significantly superior in minerals and trace elements to conventionally grown vegetables. In reviewing the original publication, one can clearly see that this was not the intention of the study nor does it give support to this premise. The purpose of the study was to compare the mineral composition of vegetables "as one proceeds from south to north and from east to west in the United States."
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Vegetables Without Vitamins

Compares two sets of nutritional analyses done on a wide range of vegetables, one recently, one done about two decades ago. Points out a shocking and dangerous decline in nutritional content across the board.
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Nutritional Quality of Organically Grown Food

Steve Diver says: "Farmers often ask ATTRA for data on the nutritional quality of organic food (grains, fruits, vegetables) in comparison to conventionally raised food. This publication summarizes some of the facts and viewpoints surrounding this issue, and provides resources for further reading."
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Soil Fertility and Animal Health

One of the most important agriculture-health books ever written. Albrecht published many articles in magazines and journals, but this is the only actual book Albrecht wrote and was his effort to encapsulate his whole message between two covers.
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