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?
May 5, 2014
On Mercola.com, 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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
January 22, 2012There 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.
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.