Category Archives: Health

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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Vitamins: Water Soluble C

By Cat, June 2007; updated May 2019 Vitamin C is considered essential for humans because we lack the enzyme necessary to produce ascorbic acid in the liver from glucose. For this reason, it is vital that we include it in our daily … Continue reading

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Vitamins: Water Soluble B-Complex

By Cat, June 2007; updated 2016 and May 2019 There are 8 essential (cannot be made by the body and must be obtained from diet/supplements), and 4 “non-essential” B-vitamins (can be made by the body, but this ability decreases with age). … Continue reading

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Vitamins (Intro)

By Cat, June 2007; updated May 2019 Vitamins are essential nutrients that the body needs but cannot make – it doesn’t have the enzymes – so they must be obtained in our diet, or made by a healthy microbiome. In … Continue reading

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Weight Problems: Obesity 102

By Cat, June 2007; updated October 2007; updated May 2019 What if the medical and pharmaceutical industries have it wrong about obesity? What if it indicates a metabolic problem that can be resolved by increasing dietary fats for energy, while decreasing … Continue reading

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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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