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An Organic Conversation is the preeminent site on the web for those wanting to live an organic lifestyle. Through thoughtful and informative journalism, we hope to enrich your health and your lives while helping to protect the planet. An Organic Conversation also has a weekly podcast and radio show that features lifestyle segments to inspire health, sustainability, and mindfulness through interviews with authors, filmmakers, non-profits, and changemakers. Hosted by Ecologist and Organic Food Advocate Helge Hellberg.

Protecting Sharks Can Save the Ocean’s Ecosystem

Throughout history, humans have hunted many species that supposedly pose a threat to human life. As a result, we have brought many large predators such as Grizzly bears and wolves to near or complete extinction. Finally, new scientific studies show…

How the Peru Floods Impacted Banana Farmers

The first five months of the year are usually the most difficult for our Peruvian banana farmer partners due to weather difficulties. Problems due to the rainy season are expected. However, what’s happening with the Peru floods this year is…

What are the Health Benefits of Cannabis and How Can We Use It Safely?

The entire conversation about sustainable agriculture, food, and plant-based medicines is huge, convoluted, and full of – may we say – intentional errors? There are trillion dollar interests at stake between the agricultural and the pharmaceutical industry, and yet, medicinal…

Homemade Nutrient-Dense Mineral Broth

Homemade mineral broth has more body and is more nutrient-dense than traditional store-bought vegetable broths because of the addition of some or all of the following Booster Foods: kombu, nutritional yeast, flaxseeds, and miso. Make your own Mineral Broth at home…

Breast Cancer: Natural Medicine on the Road to Recovery

There is still a fairly great amount of uncertainty as to what exactly causes breast cancer. From things that can be influenced, such as lifestyle, cosmetic use, diet, and alcohol consumption, to things that cannot be influenced, such as higher…

Food Can Impact Your Mood: The Link Between Diet and Depression

We are what we eat – this old saying about how much our food intake affects our physical health is now being expanded into our mental health as well. New research is showing us just how much food can impact…

Not Without Us – Official Trailer

Not Without Us follows seven grassroots activists from around the world to the 21st U.N. Climate Talks in Paris. The effects of climate change on their lives reveal what’s at stake if a strong agreement to limit carbon emissions is…

3 Ways to Stay Hydrated…That Aren’t Water

Hydration is essential to health. Thus, it’s critical to know of alternative ways to stay hydrated that go beyond just water. When our bodies do not get enough caffeine and sugar-free fluid, we can experience any of the following symptoms:…

A New Film Discovers the Secrets of the Longest-lived and Healthiest Populations on Earth

Newest research is showing us that the life around us defines the life inside of us – or, in other words, that we are mostly put together by bacteria and cells that are not human, but other life forms and…

What Rachel Carson Has Taught Us About Environmental Protection

Under much scrutiny from chemical companies, environmentalist and activist Rachel Carson released her book, Silent Spring, on September 27th, 1962. It shook the public and brought the environmental world into focus. Environmental protection became a real, ongoing topic, and what…

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