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Notes on natural health/healing topics: Q – Z

By Cat, beginning Feb 2018 These notes are from various health documentary videos and websites, as noted for each item. Topics are in alphabetical order. The article was getting too long, so I’ve separated it into four articles. See also: … Continue reading

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Notes on natural health/healing topics: H- P

By Cat, beginning Feb 2018 These notes are from various health documentary videos and websites, as noted for each item. Topics are in alphabetical order. The article was getting too long, so I’ve separated it into four articles. See also: … Continue reading

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Notes on natural health/healing topics: D – G

By Cat, beginning Feb 2018 These notes are from various health documentary videos and websites, as noted for each item. Topics are in alphabetical order. The article was getting too long, so I’ve separated it into four articles. See also: … Continue reading

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Detoxing from Heavy Metals and Other Toxins

By Cat, Feb 2019 Detox (detoxification) is “the physiological or medicinal removal of toxic substances from a living organism, including the human body, which is mainly carried out by the liver.” (11) The main detox agent in our bodies is glutathione, … Continue reading

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Glutathione and related biochemicals

By Cat, Feb 2019 Glutathione is a small peptide comprised of three amino acids: glycine, cysteine and glutamine, with a big impact on the health of our bodies. It is a major antioxidant present in every cell, and the primary … Continue reading

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Lectins: what they are, and how to deal with them

By Cat, Feb 22 2019 (Image, right, from Fit Element (1)) Lectins are toxic, sticky, carbohydrate-binding proteins originating in plant foods, but can also be found in dairy and eggs from animals fed soy/grain diet. The deadly toxin, “ricin” is … Continue reading

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Notes on natural health/healing topics: A – C

By Cat, beginning Feb 2018 These notes are from various health documentary videos and websites, as noted for each item. Topics are in alphabetical order. The article was getting too long, so I’ve separated it into four articles. See also: … Continue reading

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Chicken or Beef Pot Pie

By Cat, Feb 11, 2019 (Image, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I used to buy frozen chicken or beef pot pies for a quick dinner, but when I started looking into all the non-essential ingredients in processed foods, I decided to … Continue reading

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Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle (About)

By Cat, Jan 2019 I have been an avid recycler since the 1970s when I settled in Portland OR, a city where recycling was encouraged by all the hippies (including me). This was before plastics were rampant, so most recycled … Continue reading

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Mussels with tomatoes and white wine (appetizer or main dish)

By Cat, Feb 6, 2019 (photo, right, but Cat) I love mussels as an appetizer or a meal. But invasive, non-native mussels are not good for the waters they invade. Here in Montana, we are doing all we can to … Continue reading

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