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Insulin Resistance: Leptin and Lectins

by Catherine M. Haug,  August 2007 Leptin is a hormone that signals: satiety–sense of fullness–as a signal to stop taking in food; and  hunger when fuel storage drops below a ‘set point. To a certain extent, release of insulin into … Continue reading

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Introduction to Insulin, Insulin Resistance (IR) and Metabolic Syndrome

By Catherine Haug; moved and updated Mar 30, 2021 I originally wrote this article for my old website in Jan 2007, then updated/reorganized it in Feb and Aug 2007 (using iWeb software that is no longer available), so I have … Continue reading

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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

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Lutefisk

Posted on November 26, 2013 by Cat; updated 12/24/20 because original was broken By Cat, Sept 2007 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons)  This is a staple for my annual Christmas Eve dinner, but for me, lutefisk season begins earlier in the … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash Soup with Apple and Pecans

By Catherine Haug, Dec 4, 2020; image, right, from Wikimedia CommonsBy Catherine Haug, Dec 4, 2020 I’m getting quite a collection of squash soup recipes, but this one sounds just too good to pass up. Especially because it uses Honeycrisp … Continue reading

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Squash and Leek Soup, with Smoked Salmon

By Cat, Nov 2020 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) In fall/winter, I love to make hot soups, and squash soup is one of my favs. I just found this one today in our local Daily Inter Lake newspaper (originally from … Continue reading

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Herbs & Spices: Curries, v3

By Cat, Dec 8, 2017, a redo of Aug 2007 posting  (Photo, right, by Cat; photo below from Wikimedia Commons)  NOTE: This posting is a redo to fix an error. See also the redo for “Blends.” “Curry” gets its name from … Continue reading

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Grilled Chicken with Gochujang Glaze

by Catherine Haug, August 2020 (image, right, from Wikimedia Commons) A Gochujang Glazed Grilled Chicken recipe in our local Daily Inter Lake newspaper (originally from the LA Times (2)) got my attention because of the gorgeous photo that looks like it was … Continue reading

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Plum-Glazed Duck Breasts

By Cat, July 2020 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I finally found a frozen duck breast at my local grocer and just had to buy it; now I get to decide what recipe to use. I love duck with any … Continue reading

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Notes on Alzheimer’s, dementia and other neurodegenerative diseases; Nutrition: Supplements

By Cat, 2019 and ongoing Initially, the bulk of the information on this page was from Lee Euler of Awakening From Alzheimer’s, via email. I’ve since added other items not from Lee; if the item doesn’t list a different source, … Continue reading

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