Category Archives: Health

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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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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How to detox glyphosate (Roundup) from your body

By Cat, Feb 4, 2019; updated Feb 8, 2019 (image from Organic Consumer’s Association, used with permission) I am strongly opposed to use of the plant-killer glyphosate, because of the harm it does to our bodies from intake of GMO … Continue reading

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Boron for Health

By Cat, July 2012 (duplicated on catsfork.com, Oct 2018); Image, right, from Amazon (1) Growing up in the 50s and 60s, I am very familiar with the 20 Mule Team Borax ads for the TV show “Death Valley Days” hosted by … Continue reading

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Using Selenomethionine for cats

By Cat, Oct 2018 (Photo, right, by Cat) I’ve been updating my article on Beware of Toxic Sodium-Selentie in Pet Food as I try to find a source of cat food that uses Selenium-Yeast (Se-Yeast) instead of the toxic sodium selenite … Continue reading

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Good (Healthful) vs Bad (Not-Healthful) Fats and Oils

By Cat, July 20, 2018 (Image, right and below from The Real Skinny on Fat (1)) Check out the infographic (1), below (or see pdf version: GoodBadFats-infographic).  I do have a few comments about items in this infographic, also below. See … Continue reading

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Making real soap at home

By Cat, May 2008, moved to it’s own page July 2018 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Real soap, such as what you can make at home, has many advantages over commercial “soaps” that are not soap at all, but rather … Continue reading

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Artificial Trans-Fats no longer Recognized as Safe

By Cat, June 18, 2018 (I originally published this post on The EssentiaList) (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) This is GREAT news! The FDA finalized its determination in 2015, and it became official today, June 18, 2018. Why the delay? … Continue reading

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