The purpose of the food in the grocery store is grown to sell not to nourish.
70% of the American diet is made up of processed food that has minimal nutritional content, although high in calories and sugars.
95% of all processed food contains potentially dangerous genetically modified organisms (GMO’s). It’s not a wonder as to why we are such a sick society.
The 3 Most Prevalent Dietary Based Illnesses
- Heart disease
If diet causes, then diet can cure or prevent. This means these diseases can be treated with the food we grow.
Growing your own food ensures that you know and control all of the inputs. This provides a much healthier food source than today’s store alternatives.
The meat quality of chickens, rabbits, ducks, pigs, goats, sheep and cattle is much better. The natural diet, the sunlight and fresh air, the absence of antibiotics steroids and chemicals in our food make it’s a much healthier source.
When you harvest produce from your aquaponics system (or your backyard) you are getting food at its most nutritious point.
Produce begins to lose its nutritional content instantly upon harvest. Today’s grocers produce travels an average of 1500 miles from field to plate and has lost much of its nutrition.
Becoming food independent using natural and sustainable methods not only provides your family the calories it requires to live but it is also provides them the nutrition to thrive. We must learn to support and nourish our immune system. A healthy immune system can keep these chronic diseases at bay.
An aquaponics system is the foundation of the food and health your body’s needs. Plus it is a fun and easy to operate system that bonuses fish as a byproduct.