Category Archives: Supplements

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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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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