Micronutrients in mitigating the adverse health effects of air pollution

Air pollution is a major environmental risk to human health and wellbeing. According to WHO reports in 2012, ambient (outdoor) and indoor air pollution was linked to seven million premature deaths worldwide. Most of them were attributed to cardiovascular diseases (stroke and ischemic heart disease), chronic obstructive pulmonary […]

Return to a place of hope

We live in a time of transition. On the one hand, we are trapped in a system that is strongly dictated by economic interests and thrives on exploitation – exploitation of other humans, mother earth and life itself. On the other hand, there is an increased desire to live in harmony with the environment, with others and with oneself. If we want to ensure the long-term viability of our planet and […]

How to flourish in today’s stressful work climate

In today’s demanding society, more and more people suffer from work-related stress and stress-related pathology. Job stress has a detrimental impact on the individual and the organization. It can undermine motivation, engagement and productivity, and increase absenteeism. It may trigger emotional states including irritability, anxiety, depression and behavioral […]

Comparison of the efficacy of several nutritional supplements on cancer and normal cells growth

The majority of scientific and epidemiological evidence supports the beneficial effects of micronutrient supplementation on various aspects of health. However, there have also been reports that some dietary supplements and vitamins can promote the growth of cancer. Given that the popularity and use of nutritional supplements […]

Cell damaging effects of glyphosate – Are we ready for Roundup?

Glyphosate is the active ingredient of many widely used, broad-spectrum herbicides and is commonly applied as a broadleaf weedicide in commercial agriculture. Created by Monsanto in 1970 and marketed from 1974 as “Roundup”, glyphosate has been used extensively across the world ever since. Although the USA remains its biggest consumer, […]

Phytonutrients inhibit fibrosarcoma and melanoma cell growth and invasion

Use of natural health products to prevent, inhibit and reverse carcinogenesis is gaining increasing importance, since scientific evidence shows that high consumption of fruits and vegetables are associated with a reduced risk of various cancers. PB, which is composed of quercetin, cruciferex™, curcumin, green tea extract and […]