Related StoriesCrucial change in single DNA bottom predisposes children to aggressive form of cancerNew findings reveal association between colorectal cancers and melanoma drug treatmentMeat-rich diet may boost kidney cancer risk The team compared the Alberta plumes to seriously polluted megacities. To their surprise, the scientists saw that degrees of some chemical substances were higher than in Mexico City through the 1990s or in the still polluted Houston-Galveston area. Simpson is part of UC Irvine's Blake-Rowland Group, which has measured air pollution all over the world for decades. She and Batterman said the findings were important for other residential areas downwind of refineries and chemical producers, including parts of Los Angeles. ‘For just about any community downwind of large industrial activity, I’d say it's certainly prudent to carry out surveys of both quality of air – especially carcinogens – and individual health,’ Simpson said.Sprouted groats could be ground to make sprouted buckwheat flower for the ultimate in healthy pancake and waffle eating. Several companies offer raw sprouted buckwheat groats online for those interested in saving work and time. This is a recipe for delicious, crunchy raw buckwheat treats which can be consumed for breakfast or anytime. If the groats are sprouted, so very much the better. Raw Buckwheat Treats 12 Pitted Dates 1/4 cup raisins 1/4 cup Agave Nectar 1/2 cup of Water 1/4 glass Sunflower Seeds 1/4 cup Walnuts 1/4 cup Pumpkin Seeds 1 cup Floor Flax Seed 2 Teaspoons of Pumpkin pie spice or Cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon of Vanilla extract 2 cups of Buckwheat Grouts 1/4 cup Sprouted Wheat Berries Sea Salt as desired Place pitted dates, raisins, agave drinking water and nectar in a food processor chip or blender and mix until a paste is certainly formed, scraping the wall space as needed.