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Dramatic Declines in consumption of healthful plant nutrients
Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry
People in the United States consume dramatically smaller amounts of a class of healthful plant nutrients than previously believed, researchers report in a study scheduled for the May 31 issue of the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. The nutrients, anthocyanins (ACNs), are pigments responsible for the blue, purple and red colors of blueberries, plums, cherries and other fruits.