Category Archives: Health

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

Posted in Health, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Diet, Health | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Natural Treatments | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Homemade Cat Food: Canned/Pre-cooked Fish

By Cat, May 2020 (Image, right, from Wikimedia Commons) After reading a Mercola article about the importance of serving homemade food for your pets (9), I’ve decided to introduce homemade cat food to my elderly cats. I prefer making food … Continue reading

Posted in Fish, Pet Health | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Homemade Cat-food (About)

By Cat, May 10, 2020 I’ve been feeding my cats both canned cat food and kibble over the years; I prefer canned food because it provides moisture they need, but they prefer kibble. Recently my Charlie cat (black and white … Continue reading

Posted in Fish, Pet Health | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Diet, Health, Supplements | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Diet, Health, Supplements | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Diet, Health, Supplements | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Diet, Health, Supplements | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Diet, Health, Supplements, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment