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Soil and Your Health: Healthy Soil Is Vital to Your Health (Basic Health Guides)

Soil and Your Health: Healthy Soil Is Vital to Your Health (Basic Health Guides)

The quality of your food depends on the quality of the soil in which it is grown. Is organically produced food superior to conventionally grown food? How do earthworms and trace minerals benefit soil, and the food and feed grown on it? How do intentionally applied fertilizers, pesticides, and... more

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  • ISBN 9781591200628
  • Imprint Basic Health Publications
  • Category Health & Fitness

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Overview

The quality of your food depends on the quality of the soil in which it is grown. Is organically produced food superior to conventionally grown food? How do earthworms and trace minerals benefit soil, and the food and feed grown on it? How do intentionally applied fertilizers, pesticides, and sludge, as well as inadvertent contaminants, affect soil? This book is important reading for understanding how quality soil relates to good health.

    Beatrice Trum Hunter has written more than 30 books on food issues, including whole foods, food adulteration, and aditives. Her most recent books include The Whole Foods Primer,...more