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GROW YOUR OWN MULTIVITAMINS

“The key to growing for health is to include crops from as many different plant families as possible”

The vitamin and dietary supplement market is a multi-million-pound industry. It thrives on the perception that optimal health can’t be achieved through food alone. Yet alongside soaring sales of pills and potions, rates of diseases like cancer, heart disease and Alzheimer’s continue to rise.

Because despite advances in science, a multivitamin will never compensate for an over reliance on processed food, or fruit and vegetables that are lacking in nutritional quality, due to modern farming methods and depleted soils.

In fact, researchers at Newcastle

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