Do you eat 10 servings of plants daily? Of course the most common question is, “Do you really mean 10 servings?” The answer is: Yes, I do! Furthermore, 10 servings is really not that unreasonable of a guideline, even though some sources recommend less.
Long ago, our ancestors hunted primarily, and gathered when times were lean. It’s even possible they consumed more plant food than they gathered by eating the contents of animal stomachs or other organs containing lots of vegetables and fruits.
It’s also important to remember that today’s vegetables and fruits are quite different from those available even just a couple generations ago. Our vegetables have been genetically selected (along with those genetically modified) for factors other than nutrients, including size, ease of growing, storability, taste and even texture.
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