Natural Sore Throat Soothers

Natural Sore Throat Soothers

This article by Kathleen appeared in Natural Awakwenings Magazine in October of 2016. She’s down with a sore throat and laryngitis this week and taking a bit of her own medicine. These soothers aren’t just for kids. The household is settling for the night when the 5-year-old cries out, “My throat hurts!” “There’s no need … Read more

birth control pills

Birth Control Pills – The Dangers of Hormone-Based Contraception

Kathleen’s article on the dangers of birth control pills was originally published in Natural Awakenings Magazine. For more than 50 years, women have loved the freedom that birth control pills offer. What’s not to love? Take a little pill every day and (pretty much) rest assured that an unplanned pregnancy won’t happen. Well, it turns … Read more

need more iodine

You Probably Need More Iodine

There was a time when iodine was considered a “cure all,” but we’ve forgotten all about it and as a result, rates of cancer are skyrocketing, obesity is epidemic and our energy levels have plunged. Before the widespread use of synthetic drugs, iodine was recommended for everything from healing wounds and disease, destroying bacteria and … Read more

sugar

Another warning about the dangers of sugar

I’ve written many times about the dangers of sugar and I know I’m probably preaching to the choir with many of you. However a new animal study from the University of Utah is truly frightening: It shows that female mice that consumed the equivalent of a human drinking three cans of soft drinks a day … Read more

Tea

Tea – Massive Health Benefits in the Bag!

Do you only drink coffee or the same kind of tea all the time? A bit of variety can give you a bunch of added health benefits… It’s calorie-free, soothing and tastes great, hot or cold! “And the scientific evidence is compelling that it both prevents and treats countless medical conditions,” says Tufts University tea … Read more

Cancer

Cancer Is an Inflammatory Disease

From Kathleen: This is a chapter from one of the most important books I’ve published: Curcumin: Nature’s Answer to Cancer and Other Chronic Diseases by Dr. Ajay Goel, an esteemeed cancer researcher at Baylor University. This chapter explains how lifestyle choices cause most cancers and how we can prevent cancer by making wise choices. Cancer … Read more

vitamin d and brain health

Vitamin D and Brain Health

This article originally appeared on this website in November of 2014. Chalk up another of the impressive benefits of vitamin D: It can prevent Alzheimer’s and other neurological diseases. Several new studies confirm that people with the lowest vitamin D levels are at dramatically increased risk of dementia. (Alzheimer’s is the most common form of … Read more