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So far kbarnes has created 338 blog entries.

11 Ways to Get A Great Night’s Sleep

Several people have told me lately that they are having troubles sleeping. I have that problem occasionally myself. Sometimes it’s a matter of that infernal  “to-do” list cycling endlessly through your already exhausted mind.

Does that stress pattern sound familiar? How about the one that goes, “I should have said/done,” re-living the day’s events over and […]

By |April 18th, 2017|Natural Remedies, Sleep Habits|0 Comments

Breathing Techniques for Stressful Times

This is an excerpt from my book, 10 Best Ways to Manage Stress. It’s good to remember these skills in stressful times!

Breath is life. Quite literally without breath, life ends in just a few minutes.

Some Eastern traditions believe that we are born with a finite numbers of breaths allotted to us, so the more deeply and […]

By |April 14th, 2017|Stress Management|0 Comments

Chlorella: The Miracle Food from the Sea

We all know how important it is to eat right and exercise to live long, healthy lives. But too often, our good intentions fall by the wayside – usually somewhere between getting through the workday, caring for the kids, cooking dinner, running errands and the thousand other things we do each week.

Don’t you wish it […]

By |April 11th, 2017|Healthy Eating and Drinking, Healthy Lifestyle, Supplements|1 Comment

Curcumin as an Integrative Therapy

This is an excerpt from a book I recently edited and published, Curcumin: Nature’s Answer to Cancer and Other Chronic Diseases by Ajay Goel, Ph.D. This book offers cutting edge information on prevention and treatment of cancer by an acclaimed cancer researcher at Baylor University.

So—you or someone you love has been diagnosed with cancer.

Your brain is […]

By |April 7th, 2017|Book Excerpts, Curcumin, Natural Remedies, Supplements|0 Comments

Can Vitamins Be Bad? Cheap Vitamins That Work

How can I tell if a multi-vitamin is a good one or not? I hear this question often and I wish I could give you a simple answer. This is going to require some digging on your part and will depend on many factors, not the least of which are your age and gender.

1. Organic: […]

By |April 5th, 2017|Supplements|1 Comment

Health Foods on a Budget: Make Them at Home!

I know, I’m always on the bandwagon for organic foods, minimizing your intake of sugar and eating power nutrient rich foods.

I also know that organic foods are often ridiculously expensive.

I also know we’re all crazy busy and we don’t have hours a day to prepare super healthy meals. Sometimes we don’t; even have minutes to […]

By |March 31st, 2017|Economic Survival, Healthy Eating and Drinking|0 Comments

Thyroid and adrenals: The Stress Cascade

If you’re a regular reader, you know I talk a lot about stress. We all have it, and in our modern life, where we are almost always plugged in, it is becoming increasingly difficult to break the toxic stress cycle that can have profoundly negative effects on your health. 
Largely, I’ve talked about natural ways to […]

By |March 28th, 2017|Stress Management|4 Comments

Your Heart and Body Love Garlic

There’s no doubt that garlic is one of nature’s healers. There’s more research almost on a weekly basis that shows garlic lower blood pressure as well as prescription drugs, lowers the risk of certain types of cancer and it serves as a potent antimicrobial that is doubly important during cold and flu season.
It’s powerful pungent […]

By |March 25th, 2017|Brain Health, Heart Health, Natural Remedies, Supplements|0 Comments

10 Reasons Medical Marijuana Should Be Legalized

Watching CNN the other night, I was pleasantly surprised when Dr. Sanjay Gupta, the network’s chief medical correspondent, reported that he has reversed his previous position and now supports the legalization of medical marijuana.
In a deeply apologetic mea culpa, Gupta said he had not adequately researched the health benefits of marijuana, and apologized for “misleading people.”
“I […]

By |March 21st, 2017|Natural Remedies|1 Comment

Fruit of the Vine

This is an excerpt from an excellent book I recently published: Grape Seed Extract: Nature’s Warrior Against Heart Disease, Cancer, Diabetes, Inflammation and More  by Dr. Gaetano Morello.

Do you ever feel like you’re fighting an epic battle against a host of health conditions?

Modern society tells us that as we age, we are likely to get […]

By |March 17th, 2017|Book Excerpts|0 Comments