Health Benefits of Sporopollenin

What is Sporopollenin? The outer walls of spores and pollen grains is tough and, chemically, very stable. This causes it to be well preserved in sediments and soils. One of the most significant compounds of the cell wall is a substance known as Sporopollenin. The exact chemical composition of sporopollenin is of significant interest. The … Continue reading Health Benefits of Sporopollenin

Organic Tomatoes vs. Conventional Tomatoes

A study conducted by researchers at the University of Barcelona shows that organic tomatoes contain higher levels of phenolic compounds than conventional tomatoes [1]. Phenolic compounds are organic molecules with proven human health benefits and are found in many vegetables. This further substantiates previous research by the UB’s Natural Antioxidant Group when they verified that organic tomato … Continue reading Organic Tomatoes vs. Conventional Tomatoes

The Top 10 GMO Foods to Avoid (Video)

I recently sat down with Anthony Gucciardi of Natural Society to discuss the top 10 GMO foods you should avoid. Check it out! Video Transcript Anthony Gucciardi:I ’m here with Dr. Group, who is an expert on GMOs. One of the biggest questions I get in my inbox every single day is, “How do I avoid GMOs … Continue reading The Top 10 GMO Foods to Avoid (Video)

4 Toxins That Are Destroying Your Gut Health

Many people don’t realize just how important gut bacteria is for their health. Your gut is home to over one trillion bacteria, and in order to keep things running smoothly those bacteria need to stay healthy. But, there are many, many things out there that can upset gut balance. 4 Toxins That Destroy Gut Health Your … Continue reading 4 Toxins That Are Destroying Your Gut Health

Do You Know What’s In Your Candy?

There’s a reason that people are searching for, buying and growing organic produce. It’s a matter of good health and supporting a clean and GREEN environment. People are finally learning the truth, that genetically modified foods are dangerous. These genetically modified foods that chemists are “designing” are not tested over any significant length of time. They are … Continue reading Do You Know What’s In Your Candy?

GMOs, Pesticides, and the Mega Corporations Behind Your Food

We all pretty much know GMOs should not be taken lightly, and a new documentary from VICE on HBO is showing just how damaging they can be to our health and the environment at large. There are no long-term studies on the effects of GMOs to health or our environment, and simply labeling them as safe and … Continue reading GMOs, Pesticides, and the Mega Corporations Behind Your Food

Study: Eating Organic Limits Toxic Pesticide Exposure

Although they are extremely toxic, organophosphate pesticides remain some of the most commonly used insecticides today. A variety of fruits and vegetables are regularly treated with organophosphates, including green beans, apples, grapes, and peaches. The Dangers of Organophosphate Pesticides This highly toxic type of pesticide has been linked to numerous health problems, including reduced testosterone, leukemia, and Parkinson’s … Continue reading Study: Eating Organic Limits Toxic Pesticide Exposure

The Health Dangers of Dichlorophene

Dichlorophene is a chemical commonly used as a pesticide because it’s toxic to many organisms, including bacteria and fungus. Dichlorophene is also toxic to humans. It irritates the skin, it’s very harmful to the eyes and mucous membranes, and if it’s eaten or inhaled, the results can be fatal. Effects of Exposure to Dichlorophene Dichlorophene … Continue reading The Health Dangers of Dichlorophene

7 Reasons You Should Buy Fair Trade Coffee

We have all heard much buzz lately about buying fair trade and organic products, particularly in reference to daily commodities such as coffee. But what does “fair trade” actually mean? And why is it so important to buy fair trade, organic coffee? What is Fair Trade? Fair Trade refers to the system of buying and … Continue reading 7 Reasons You Should Buy Fair Trade Coffee

DuPont Herbicide “Imprelis” Blamed for Tree Deaths

Let’s be clear, herbicides and pesticides are poisons. Herbicides are intended to control unwanted plants; pesticides are used to control unwanted pests. This is accomplished by killing the already present weeds, insects, or otherwise, or by making the environment inhospitable to them. It’s a destructive process that involves harsh, toxic, polluting chemicals. Pesticides and herbicides … Continue reading DuPont Herbicide “Imprelis” Blamed for Tree Deaths