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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 … Read more

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Iodine and Breast Health

Right now, I have five friends with breast cancer in varying stages. One, happily, is emerging from her second round and two have rapidly growing invasive breast cancers. There are many reasons behind the breast cancer epidemic, and I’m going to throw out a major one that few of us know: Iodine shortfalls. Iodine is … Read more

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How Curcumin Stops Cancer From Returning

Note from Kathleen: This is an excerpt from a book I recently published, Curcumin: Nature’s Answer to Cancer and Other Chronic Diseases  by Ajay Goel, Ph.D., a cancer researcher at Baylor University. We must all recognize that cancer cells are the geniuses of the biochemical world. They’re undoubtedly smarter than your average brain, bone or … Read more

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Curcumin and Cancer – What Your Doctor Needs to Know

Dear Readers: Once again, I am experiencing a spate of friends who have cancer. Obviously, they are frightened. They are also being deluged with the “best and greatest cancer cures” by well-meaning friends, who often delight in sharing nightmarish cancer tales. They are very open to alternative therapies, but they are afraid to tell their … Read more

Vitamin B12

Vitamin B12—You’ve Got to Have It!

Vitamin B12 is your basic foundation vitamin. It’s not sexy or miraculous, but this workhorse nutrient is responsible for a host of essential health functions. Everyone needs it! Most important among B12’s functions, is the task of perfect cell duplication to stave off the ravages of aging, since it is needed to form DNA.  It … Read more

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Curcumin Busts All Kinds of Inflammation

My readers are well aware how much I love curcumin for, oh so many reasons, and I’ve just found another one. Let’s back up a bit. I know that curcumin is a powerful anti–inflammatory. And I know that inflammation is the underlying cause of a wide variety of terrible diseases, including heart disease, cancer, arthritis … Read more

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Balance Brain Chemistry: Overcome Depression, Anxiety, Memory Loss

A book excerpt by Dr. Hyla Cass and Kathleen Barnes authors of 8 Weeks to Vibrant Health: A Take Charge Plan for Women Depression, anxiety, panic, obsessions, addiction and memory loss are problems faced by an increasing number of people. Friends, family and sadly, even doctors, often tell you that self-discipline, “getting over it,” or long-term … Read more

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Vitamin D deficiency in almost all breast cancer patients

If you’re on the fence about taking vitamin D supplements here’s another nudge to get you off that fence and taking a high quality vitamin D supplement every day. Groundbreaking Indian research shows that more than 95% of breast cancer patients studied are vitamin D deficient. The study, published in the May 2012 issue of … Read more