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Insulin Resistance: Leptin and Lectins

by Catherine M. Haug,  August 2007 Leptin is a hormone that signals: satiety–sense of fullness–as a signal to stop taking in food; and  hunger when fuel storage drops below a ‘set point. To a certain extent, release of insulin into … Continue reading

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Introduction to Insulin, Insulin Resistance (IR) and Metabolic Syndrome

By Catherine Haug; moved and updated Mar 30, 2021 I originally wrote this article for my old website in Jan 2007, then updated/reorganized it in Feb and Aug 2007 (using iWeb software that is no longer available), so I have … Continue reading

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Insulin Resistance and the Leptin Connection

This article, originally written in Aug 2007 and updated 4/1/21, has been moved from my old iWeb site; it is my intent to move all my remaining insulin resistance articles; see Diet and Health Menu under “Insulin” for list of these articles … Continue reading

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Important nutrients: we may not get enough

By Cat, Jan 14, 2021 The following information is from an email I received from Ocean Robbins. He opens his discussion with the following: “A predominantly plant-based diet can be a nutrient powerhouse. Filling your plate with a wide array … Continue reading

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BioSil and PectaSol-C Modified Citrus Pectin for heavy metal detox

By Cat, originally Feb 2019; moved and updated here, Jan 2021 I’ve moved this from my original article Detox from Heavy Metals, because I plan to try this in the new year (2021), and will likely add to it.  It … Continue reading

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Lutefisk

Posted on November 26, 2013 by Cat; updated 12/24/20 because original was broken By Cat, Sept 2007 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons)  This is a staple for my annual Christmas Eve dinner, but for me, lutefisk season begins earlier in the … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash Soup with Apple and Pecans

By Catherine Haug, Dec 4, 2020; image, right, from Wikimedia CommonsBy Catherine Haug, Dec 4, 2020 I’m getting quite a collection of squash soup recipes, but this one sounds just too good to pass up. Especially because it uses Honeycrisp … Continue reading

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Squash and Leek Soup, with Smoked Salmon

By Cat, Nov 2020 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) In fall/winter, I love to make hot soups, and squash soup is one of my favs. I just found this one today in our local Daily Inter Lake newspaper (originally from … Continue reading

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Herbs & Spices: Curries, v3

By Cat, Dec 8, 2017, a redo of Aug 2007 posting  (Photo, right, by Cat; photo below from Wikimedia Commons)  NOTE: This posting is a redo to fix an error. See also the redo for “Blends.” “Curry” gets its name from … Continue reading

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Salmon and White Wine

By Cat, August 5, 2020 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I was intrigued by a White Wine-Poached Salmon recipe by Linda Gassenheimer in today’s Daily Inter Lake (originally from the Tribune News Service (1)). When I searched the internet for … Continue reading

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