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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.

How Safe Is Our Drinking Water, Really?

Governmental agencies are in place to make absolutely sure that we are protected. That we are able to live lives that are healthy, and safe. The drinking water crisis in Flint, Michigan, brought forward a picture that one can adapt…

The Story of the First Organic and Biodynamic Winery in the U.S.

Katrina Frey is one of the leaders and one of the heroes of organic agriculture. As a young woman she and her husband Jonathan followed their conviction and took on the challenge to create the first organic and biodynamic vineyard…

Vegetarian or Vegan: What are the Health Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet?

The average American consumes about 270 pounds of meat a year, making the United States the country with one of the highest meat consumptions per person in the world. We know of our love for meat, and most of us…

5 Reasons to Choose Organic Bananas (vs. Conventional)

You may be thinking that the banana peel protects you from pesticides, but there’s more to it. Here are 5 reasons why buying organic bananas matters. Top 5 Reasons Why Choosing Organic Bananas Matters 1. Your Health Even though bananas…

The Healing Power of the Medicinal Plant Comfrey

If you’ve ever had a sprained ankle, a black-and-blue bruise, or a sore back, you know how much discomfort these injuries can cause. Even though they’re not life-threatening, they can make you miserable with throbbing pain. This is where Comfrey…

Holistic Cold & Flu Remedies: How to Heal Yourself Naturally

Which herbal remedies help your body fight illness and strengthen your immune system? How can you prepare these super-ingredients for holistic cold and flu remedies? Listen to this Podcast Episode on Natural and Holistic Cold and Flu Remedies “Cold and…

Ditch the Toxic Chemicals with This 3 Ingredient DIY Face Primer

Are you in the process of replacing your conventional beauty products with all-natural, perhaps homemade, products? This DIY Face Primer uses three simple ingredients to give you a non-toxic, beautifully scented beauty product that you can easily make yourself and…

Almond Oil: A One-Step Bathroom Makeover

When I first read about oil washing, I was intrigued – and badly in need of skin hydration, so I tried it with a tiny bit of reservation from fear of breakout. The idea behind using natural cleansers, such as…

Study Says Benefits of Spinach Promote Eye Health and May Prevent Blindness

Popeye liked spinach for his biceps, but he was in the dark about how good it is for your eyes. Optometrist Dr. Ian Murray is leading a study that is trying to find the link between the retina disease Age-Related Macular Degeneration (ARMD)…

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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