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Winter 2014

In this Issue

  • To Our Readers

    Dear Readers and Friends: Welcome to our Winter Issue of Going Organic Magazine. There may be a slight chill in the air these days, but considering the extreme cold and weather conditions across much of the country, we are indeed fortunate to live in one of most beautiful places in the world. At Going Organic […]

  • From Our Readers

    Dear Going Organic I like Going Organic Magazine so much for its great info and pictures. I liked the Suzanne Somers article and plan to buy her products. I also don’t eat anything that comes out of a box. If you want to be healthy, you have to watch what you eat. —Carol Southard, Agoura […]

  • Healthy Pet—Happy Pet

    Getting Along…Like Cats & Dogs —by Pooka For many of us, there is trepidation about raising a cat and dog together in the same household. Pooka does love cats. His puppy intuition guides him to chase felines, all in the spirit of fun and good play. For most cats, being chased can be interpreted as […]

  • Your Health Matters

    The Healing in a Cat’s Meow Would you believe that the purring and meowing of a cat can help strengthen and even heal our bones? Astounding but true. An article from the Fauna Communications Research Institute on www.animalvoice.com, titled, Cat Purr Analysis, stated Dr. Clinton Rubin, Director of the Center for Biotechnology, and his associates […]


    Wine enthusiast Annie Arnold explains why some wines can leave you feeling bad the next day, while others don’t.   Recently, I met an avid wine consumer, who enjoyed the anticipation and experience of a glass of wine each night. She shared that wine made her feel awful the next day, and was planning to […]

  • The Formula For Success

    When you step into The Body Deli, you enter an organic food store. To be clear, The Body Deli creates fresh, raw, organic skin, body and haircare products. Amazingly, because their products are made from living superfoods such as blueberries, acai berries, pomegranate, green tea, coconut and certified local organic farm produce, everything is actually […]

  • On Begley Street: Building The Greenest Home In America

    No single individual we know of, has done more to enlighten and educate the public on the virtues of living a green and sustainable life than actor and environmentalist Ed Begley Jr. He was living a green lifestyle long before it was considered “cool.” Going Organic Magazine featured Ed on the cover of our second […]

  • How a Brush With Death Gave Birth to Bottling an Idea Whose Time Has Come.

    A few years ago, Bill Sabo, known as “The Flavor Guy,” was 49 years old, he was a body builder and an athlete who never gained a lot of weight. Yet, he consumed massive amounts of soda pop. Early on in life, Bill’s Grandfather warned him about consuming large amounts of sugar, but he continued […]

  • Winter Organic Gardening inThe Desert

    How to grow plants that live longer, produce more and thrive with drought-tolerant landscaping. By Maureen Gilmer The journey of a thousand miles begins with the first step. Here in the desert that first step is to forget everything you know about vegetable gardening back home. The seasons of planting and harvest are so different […]

  • How To Avoid Winter Flu & Alleviate Cold Symptoms Naturally

    By Melinda Vida Flu Season is upon us. This is the time of year when everyone seems to be sneezing, sniffling, and coughing. Feeling sick is no fun and limits our time to enjoy life and be productive. To avoid getting sick this winter season, here are some simple tips to boost your immune system […]

  • Guilt-Free Recipe

    How to have your cake and vegetables, too These smoothie recipes are generously provided by Melinda Vida, a smoothie expert, and much more (please see below). She shares that these are two of her favorite treats for her on-the-go mornings: Carrot Cake Smoothie • 2 small carrots and their greens, or one large carrot and […]

  • “Making A Positive Difference” Award

    Goes to: Kat Kramer One of the ways the world can change for the better, is to elevate the consciousness of socially significant films—something our winner of the “Making a Positive Difference” Award, has taken to new heights. Actress, singer, journalist and producer, Kat Kramer, founded Kat Kramer’s Films That Change the World to showcase […]

  • Artist, Novelist, Award-Winning Film-maker and Webmaster Conquers His Prostate Cancer by Conquering Himself

      D.A. Metrov is the webmaster for the famous Bragg Live Food Products company located in Santa Barbara,  California. He is also known for the publication of his fantasy novels, award-winning films and fine art paintings. At the age of 61, Metrov was diagnosed with an extremely rare and highly aggressive form of prostate cancer. […]