3 results for tag: Bionutrient Food Association


10th Annual Soil and Nutrition Conference

Conference Title: 10th Annual Soil and Nutrition Conference Date: November 13 - 15, 2020  Location: Southbridge, MA Website: https://soilandnutrition.org/ Theme: Exploring principles, techniques and practices at the intersection of farm and human ecosystems that can be applied to improve environmental sustainability, food quality, and overall well-being.

Survey Says: Nutrient Levels Vary Greatly In Bionutrient’s First Annual Report

The Bionutrient Food Association (BFA) has recently found that the same crops grown under different conditions offer wide variations in nutrient levels, which should be of major interest to consumers. In fact, antioxidant, polyphenol and mineral levels in carrots and spinach appear to vary significantly from sources such as farms, farmers markets and stores, researchers concluded in BFA’s first annual report on food supply nutrient variation, released earlier this year. “We discovered a range of variation in mineral nutrient levels between 400 to 1,800 per cent, depending on the mineral assayed,” says the association on its website ...

Unveiling the First Generation Bionutrient Meter

We previously reported on the exciting prospects of the Bionutrient Meter, a hand-held device that measures the nutrient content of foods. Now, the Bionutrient Meter is a reality and is available for purchase. The Bionutrient Food Association are right now building the first 300 for early adopters, and they will make about 50 available at the upcoming Soil & Nutrition Conference November 30 - December 2, 2018 in Southbridge, MA. The device will be unveiled at the pre-conference on November 30, where it will likely sell out. Early adopters of the Bionutrient Meter are invited to take part in their citizen science project, providing data to help ...