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How to protect your skin from summer’s sun – without sunscreen

By Cat, June 2019 I have what is called an “allergy to the sun,” which means that I break out in a rash, get a bad headache and digestive upset when I am in the mid-day sun too long. It … Continue reading

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Detox from Toxic Heavy Metals

By Cat, Feb 2019 (June 2019: moved from original article: Detoxing from Toxic Heavy Metals and Other Toxins) Some heavy metals are good for you (up to a point), such as copper, iron, selenium, zinc, and more. For these, it … Continue reading

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Wassail and Hot Mulled Cider: Traditional Holiday beverages

By Cat, Christmas 2017 These are traditional warming beverages at Christmastime or winter in general, along with Eggnog or Tom & Jerry. Speaking of the latter, my Mom used to make the Tom and Jerry batter using fresh eggs and … Continue reading

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Fat Soluble Vitamin K

By Cat, June 2007; Updated June 2019 Dr Weston Price, a dentist who studied indigenous people around the world, found that primitive peoples all had a diet rich in fat soluble vitamins, whether they ate largely meat, fish, or vegetables.  These … Continue reading

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Fat-Soluble Vitamin F

By Cat, June 2019 Vitamin F is another name for essential fatty acids; see my post: Essential Fatty Acids: A Case of Balance for more about these essential fatty acids. Early in the research of Dr. Weston A. Price, he discovered a … Continue reading

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Fat Soluble Vitamin E

By Cat, June 2007; Updated June 2019 There are two main types in the fat-soluble vitamin E family: tocopherols and tocotrienols, each of which is divided into four sub-types: alpha, beta, gamma and delta, for a total of 8 sub-types in … Continue reading

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Fat Soluble Vitamin D

By Cat, June 2007; Updated May 2019 It is difficult to talk about Vitamin D without also discussing Vitamin A, as they are so intricately linked, metabolically, and are both fat soluble. Unfortunately, combining them in one article made it too … Continue reading

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Fat Soluble Vitamin A

By Cat, June 2007; Updated May 2019 It is difficult to talk about Vitamin A without also discussing Vitamin D, as they are so intricately linked, metabolically, and are both fat soluble. Unfortunately, combining them in one article made it too … Continue reading

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Scalp and Facial Eczema: Seborrheic Dermatitis

By Cat, June 2019 Eczema is usually a sign the liver is over-worked, so it sends toxins to be excreted through the skin, resulting in irritation of the skin. This is usually a sign of a food sensitivity or other … Continue reading

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Homemade Salicylic Acid Shampoo (for Seborrheic Dermatitis – Dandruff)

By Cat, June 2019 (image, right, from Wikimedia Commons) A few weeks ago, I noticed a lot of itchiness on my face, ears and scalp. And then dandruff and redness with scaly areas on each side of my nose (near … Continue reading

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