Vegetables Lose Half of Their Nutritional Value by the Time They Get to the Store: Another Reason to Grow Your Own

September 23, 2018 at 2:45 pm




Spinach can lose 90% of its vitamin C content within 24 hours of harvest, and 50 percent of its folate and carotenoids within a week. By the time it’s purchased in the grocery store, it’s often more than a week old.