Several years ago I spoke with a food scientist at one of the major organic cereal companies. He told me what I already suspected - boxed breakfast cereals, even if "healthier" are just dead foods. He said that they are cooked, baked and fried - to death - until there is no nutritional value.
Organic food isn’t cheap, and the real thing never will be. The concept of mass-produced organics is fraudulent. It runs counter to both the ethos & reality. They cannot be produced by Agribusiness-style farmers who keep producing the same crop year-on-year. As long as food is treated as a commodity, then we have degraded the basic substance of our bodies and minds.
The #1 Children's vitamin brand in the US contains ingredients that most parents would never intentionally expose their children to, so why aren't more opting for healthier alternatives?
A powerful spice extract now replaces toxic synthetic dyes in Kraft's mac & cheese, but the FDA has yet to approve turmeric for a single medical use despite thousands of studies support its value.