Your guide to healthy living ...

Causes of Breast Cancer

May 12, 2014

Today an eye-opening study was published on the topic of breast cancer. It points to chemicals in the environment as the significant cause. Is it possible that the cure for cancer is as simple as avoiding these chemicals?


Health Benefits of Fat & Cholesterol

May 5, 2014

On, Dr. Mercola speaks with Dr. Kummerow (a prominent medical researcher nearing 100 years old) about the health benefits of cholesterol and saturated fat. But hasn’t mainstream medicine been telling us the opposite for decades? Beyond Organic comes out in support of this notion, and here’s why.


TMAO, Cardiovascular Disease Study Flawed

June 19, 2013

The media was quick to raise the alarm for a study which asserts meat causes cardiovascular disease (CVD), due to spikes in a compound known as TMAO. There is no cause for alarm yet. While not all meat is healthy, the study doesn't convincingly support its claim.

Taking fish as the prime example, it's a well known fact that eating fish actually improves cardiovascular health.


Pink Slime in 70% of Ground Beef

March 11, 2012

Bearing an uncanny resemblance to strawberry soft-serve ice cream, the presence of "Pink Slime" in our ground beef is making big headlines. An ABC News investigation exposed the hidden practice many beef suppliers are using without consumer knowledge. It's a filler ingredient being added to ground beef made of connective tissue and low grade beef trimmings (the parts of the cow most susceptible to contamination).


Hidden Salmonella Outbreak

February 4, 2012

There is late-breaking news on the name of the mysterious restaurant the FDA withheld in the October 2011 Salmonella outbreak. Investigators at Food Safety News and ABC News have revealed it was, in fact, Taco Bell. There were 68 reported cases of illnesses. Taco Bell believes there is no further threat of infection at this time.


Diabetes ... 1 out of 3 at Risk!

January 29, 2012

Type 2 Diabetes is a disease that's becoming more of an epidemic. According to the American Diabetes Association, it's estimated that as of 2011 over 25 million of the U.S. population are diabetic. Another 79 million are in the prediabetes stage. Those numbers are staggering; that means 1 out of 3 of us will develop diabetes in our lifetime. True, we have power over these statistics.


Warning on Arsenic Levels in Juices

January 22, 2012

There have been recent findings of high arsenic levels in apple and grape juices, including reports by Consumer Reports and Dr. Oz. While no limits have been set for juices, Cyanide levels in many juice brands tested exceeded the threshold for water - set at 10 ppb. Apple seeds are known to contain cyanide, but not arsenic.



July 23, 2011

We as humans see patterns in our heredity; susceptibilities in our bodies; and expect that at a future time, we'll have to confront the ailments that we fear. We feel vulnerable and helpless to weaknesses in our genes.


DRI Updates for Vitamin D and Calcium

December 28, 2010

Adjustments were made this past November to the recommended intake of calcium, and more notably vitamin D. The importance of vitamin D's role in our health is underscored by the findings of the numerous recent studies. While the increase to the recommended intake of D acknowledges that the dietary requirement has been set too low, many doctors and nutritionists would argue for higher values.


Food Inc

October 9, 2010 

Want to learn more about the shocking truths of our food industry? Get food-ucated! ... with this documentary film.


Organic Wines

August 5, 2010

Whether you're a wine connoisseur or just drink wine for casual enjoyment, here are our top 3 picks which are sure to please.