Nutrition Defined

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John Reganold, in the introduction to his great paper onĀ Fruit and Soil Quality of Organic and Conventional Strawberry Agroecosystems writes:

Although there is no universally accepted definition of what constitutes a nutritious food, recent scientific opinion has stressed that more nutritious foods are those that are more nutrient dense relative to their energy contents…the current concept of nutrient dense foods, and hence more nutritious foods, places the emphasis on foods that contain more protein, fiber, vitamins, or minerals, as well as specific phytochemicals, such as the polyphenolic antioxidants found in fruits and vegetables.

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