Did you know that the nutritional value of store-bought produce declined by 10% to 20% in the second half of the twentieth century? The low nutrient density of grocery store vegetables may be one reason why we crave more even after we’ve eaten our recommended daily allowance. The good news is that you can easily learn how to grow and cook nutrient dense foods. These fruits and vegetables that taste so good even your kids will ask for more.
- Laurie Neverman
Laurie Neverman has a BS in Math/Physics and an MS in Mechanical Engineering. She is a wife and mother with a passion for natural healing, homesteading and gardening. She and her husband, August, homeschool their two boys. They live in rural northeast Wisconsin in a Wisconsin Green Built and Energy Star certified home. The home has an array of “green” features, including: • Solar Water Heating and Passive Solar Design • Insulated Concrete Form construction • An Attached Greenhouse • Handicap Accessibility • Environmentally Friendly Materials There are also some old standbys, like a root cellar and an herbal apothecary. Her health and wellness interests also include herbalism, wildcrafting, essential oils, homebrewing and live culture foods. She blogs at Common Sense Homesteading - http://commonsensehome.com.
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