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Notes on natural health/healing topics: Q – Z

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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Notes on natural health/healing topics: H- P

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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Lectins: what they are, and how to deal with them

By Cat, Feb 22 2019 (Image, right, from Fit Element (1)) Lectins are toxic, sticky, carbohydrate-binding proteins originating in plant foods, but can also be found in dairy and eggs from animals fed soy/grain diet. The deadly toxin, “ricin” is … Continue reading

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Chicken or Beef Pot Pie

By Cat, Feb 11, 2019 (Image, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I used to buy frozen chicken or beef pot pies for a quick dinner, but when I started looking into all the non-essential ingredients in processed foods, I decided to … Continue reading

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Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle (About)

By Cat, Jan 2019 I have been an avid recycler since the 1970s when I settled in Portland OR, a city where recycling was encouraged by all the hippies (including me). This was before plastics were rampant, so most recycled … Continue reading

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Mussels with tomatoes and white wine (appetizer or main dish)

By Cat, Feb 6, 2019 (photo, right, but Cat) I love mussels as an appetizer or a meal. But invasive, non-native mussels are not good for the waters they invade. Here in Montana, we are doing all we can to … Continue reading

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Zinc deficiency: How to test zinc levels at home

By Cat, Feb 3, 2019  Zinc is an essential mineral, but many of us – especially vegetarians – do not have sufficient levels. To find out if you have deficiency, take a simple test at home using an aqueous solution … Continue reading

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Epsom Salt Soak Recipe

By Cat, Feb 2019 (image, right, from drugs.com (5)) Epsom salt – magnesium sulfate – has many uses in natural healthcare, but my favorite is for soaks – bath soak, finger/hand soak, foot soak, and so on. Note that Epsom … Continue reading

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Apple Cider Vinegar Gargles for Sore Throat

By Cat, Jan 28, 2019; Photo, right, from Global Healing Center (4) Apple cider vinegar has been in the news lately because of its lowering affect on blood sugar, but it’s important to note this is not its only health benefit. See my … Continue reading

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EMFs and the damage they cause

By Cat, Jan 2019 EMFs (electro-magnetic fields) are a controversial topic  regarding the damage to human health that they may cause, especially as the digital world is growing exponentially. Just what is an electro-magnetic field? It is a combination of an … Continue reading

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