Hydroponics is a subset of hydroculture, which is the growing of plants in a soil less medium, or an aquatic based environment. Hydroponic growing uses mineral nutrient solutions to feed the plants in water. Here are some facts on Hydroponics vs Traditional farming:
Vegetables are an important source of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants providing human health benefits. Regular intake of recommended amount of vegetables leads to sound health. Benefits such as; Improve immune system, heart, skin, eyes and brain health, lowering blood pressure, improve constipation and etc. On the opposite side, insufficient intake of quality vegetables causes several mineral deficiency disease symptoms, and quality of vegetables greatly depends on the production system and the handling procedures after harvest.