Is hydroponic food nutritious?

Is hydroponic food nutritious?

You’re probably here because you’ve heard the buzz about hydroponic vegetables and hydroponic farming and want to learn more. These quick-growing controlled environment farms are an excellent step in the right direction toward sustainable agriculture. 

But are hydroponic vegetables nutritious and healthy? How do hydroponic vegetables compare to their soil-grown counterparts? 

This article aims to teach you about hydroponics nutrition and how to ensure you’re getting the most out of your hydroponic greens.


Are Hydroponic Foods Healthy & Nutritious?

Hydroponic Plants Get Nutrients From Solution Instead of Soil 

When you ask, “Are hydroponic vegetables healthy?” the question is more nuanced than you might realize. It depends on the nutrient mix fed to the vegetables during the growing process. 

Most hydroponics growers do their best to provide perfect and complete plant nutrition. This makes plants grow faster, allowing them to be harvested more quickly and allowing growers to produce more fresh veggies. 

Similar Nutrient Content Compared to Soil-Grown Vegetables 

Where hydroponic nutrients are properly managed, the vegetables produced have roughly the same nutritional value as soil-grown plants of the same variety. 

Continue reading.

Photo: Eden Green Technology



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