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The Rising Cost of Milk

By Cat, originally on my old blog, June 2, 2007; moved to Cat’s Kitchen May 2019; image, right, from D. Morgan, used with permission. Did you catch “Will Milk Become America’s New Oil?” AP article in your local paper this … Continue reading

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Does Commercial, Ultra-pasteurized Milk Make You Sick?

By Cat, originally on my old blog, Tuesday, September 25, 2007 (original source of photo, right, has been lost; this is a copy from my old blog) Back in the 1950s when I was a kid, a refrigerator without milk, … Continue reading

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Weight Problems: Obesity 101

by Cat,  June 2007; updated May 2019 Do you cringe when your doctor casually describes you as obese? You object, “But I’m only 35 pounds overweight!  I’m just a little plump!”  The doc responds, “You’re 30% overweight and your BMI* … Continue reading

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Supplements I Use to Reduce Estrogen Dominance

by Cat,  June 2007; updated May 2019 As women reach middle age, we begin to experience changes in our bodies, emotions, moods; from peri-menopause, through menopause and into post-menopause.  The common thread that links these changes — and underlies many … Continue reading

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Supplements and Whole Foods I Use in My Morning Smoothie

By Cat, June 2007; updated May 2019. This was originally part of my article on Cat’s Kitchen, Supplements I Use. But that article was getting too long, so I moved the section on my Morning Smoothie to this article. For … Continue reading

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Supplements I Use

By Cat, June 2007; updated May 2019 My goal is to get all the nutrients I need from my diet. Unfortunately, that becomes more difficult as we age; I find that I need more supplements than when I was younger. I … Continue reading

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Inositol, Choline and Insulin Resistance

By Cat, May 2019 Insulin resistance is a metabolic disorder that is the precursor to Type-2 Diabetes. It means that the insulin receptors on cell walls no longer respond to insulin, starving the cells of glucose for fuel. This typically … Continue reading

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Braised Spring Vegetables, with Herbs

By Cat, May 2019 (image, right, from Wikimedia Commons, and below left from Wikimedia Commons) Over the years of testing others’ advice on how to prepare vegetables, especially leafy greens: raw, steamed, and boiled, I eventually reverted to the method … Continue reading

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Supplements for Insulin Resistance (IR)

by Cat,  June 2007; updated May 2019 Healthful meals are comprised of whole foods as much as possible, especially fresh (or home canned/frozen) organic or biodynamic foods grown by someone you know.  It means avoiding prepared and processed foods (commercially … Continue reading

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Supplements Intro

by Cat,  June 2007; updated May 2019 I don’t intend to suggest that taking supplements can provide the same health benefits as eating healthful meals made from whole foods. Supplements are intended to support our health when there is a dietary … Continue reading

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