It’s been an unexpectedly long and challenging summer with our two granddaughters, ages 11 and 13. I understand that modern kids and modern parents live and grow up in an entirely different way than we did, but I think there still just might be something to learn from doing things the old-fashioned way. I was … Read more15 Messages for My Grandgirls
If you wake up in the morning complaining that you are as tired as when you went to sleep or you’ve gained weight and find it impossible to lose, no matter what you do or your hair is falling out or you’re feeling depressed, you just might be suffering from low thyroid function. Fatigue, weight … Read moreIs Your Thyroid Malfunctioning? Easy Way to Find Out
Note from Kathleen: This is a sample chapter from Curcumin: Nature’s Answer to Cancer and Other Inflammatory Diseases, by renowned cancer researcher Ajay Goel, Ph.D., an important new book I published. This is vital new information about the prevention and treatment of cancer that will save many lives. Curcumin has shown positive effects for every … Read moreCurcumin: Getting Back to Our Roots
I recently acquired a fitness band.* It’s certainly a love-hate relationship. Not only does it tell me how many steps I have taken in a given day (averaging over 12,000!), it monitors my sleep. That’s the not-so-good part. Despite the fact that the monitor sometimes thinks I am up for the day and I’ve only … Read moreHow well do you sleep?
If you’ve never dry brushed your body, you’re missing out on a sensual delight as well as an opportunity to do your body a big favor. Skin tightening As most of you know, I recently got rid of 100 unwanted pounds of fat with a modified version of the HCG diet. (For more info on … Read moreDry brushing addresses 500 problems or more
About 20 years ago, I was in an Atlanta hospital for knee surgery. As I was lolling the bed, fairly buzzed with pain meds, my husband arrived for a visit carrying a McDonald’s bag. “Where did you get that?” I asked. “In the lobby.” “What??!!??” I asked, mercilessly jerked out of my reverie. Right. A … Read moreFast food in hospitals
You’ve no doubt heard how “evil” salt is. How it raises your blood pressure and over-consumption is the root of many health problems, right? How about if I told you the problem is not in eating salt, but in the kind of salt you’re eating? How about if I told you that most of us … Read moreThe Right Salt
The current national uproar over the measles outbreak that has affected—gasp—100 kids nationwide is an interesting commentary on our national psyche. I‘ll tell you here from the get-go before too many people get their shorts in a twist assuming they know what I’m about to say: I’m not taking a side in the vaccinate/don’t vaccinate … Read moreTo vaccinate or not to vaccinate isn’t the question
Dear Friends, I’m turning my Newsletter and Website into a giant support group! Let’s support each other as we attempt to create positive changes in 2015, no matter what it might be. You can join the discussion by stating your intentions below. If the changes you want to see are little more personal, please feel … Read moreChange 2015 and Beyond!
Kathleen Barnes is a passionate natural health advocate, author, writer and publisher who has devoted nearly 40 years to educating the public about healthy living. She is an unusually versatile writer with experience as a journalist in print, broadcast and online media and as an author, editor and publisher with 20 books to her credit … Read moreMy Blog