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The following posts are in alphabetical order (by category and title):

  1. Carbohydrates:
    1. Carbohydrates, A Review (not quite finished)
    2. Carbs: Resistant Starch (RS)
    3. Carbs: Inulin (a non-starchy carb)
  2. Choline and related nutrients
    1. Choline, Inositol, and Insulin Resistance; see also Insulin Resistance section below
    2. Choline & Lecithin
    3. Other sites:
      • Chris Masterjohn’s Choline database (1)
  3. Dairy:
    1. Does Commercial Milk Make You Sick? (moved from my old iWeb blog)
    2. The Rising Cost of Milk (moved from my old iWeb blog)
  4. Diet and Health topics:
    1. Calories: Not all Calories are Created Equal
    2. Detox Diet Considerations; see also:
    3. Diet For Health
    4. Diet Solution and Metabolic Type, Cat’s notes from the Diet Solution video
    5. Food Combining: Acidifying and Alkalizing Foods (includes charts)
    6. Health Recovery Diet, with Coconut Oil
    7. Important Nutrients: We may not get enough
    8. Ketogenic Diet (Intro)
    9. Notes on Natural Health/Healing Topics Menu
  5. Dietary Fats & Oils
    1. Intro: Includes a Menu for this section, plus intro text
    2. About Fats, an Introduction (includes the old iWeb “Fat’s Menu”)
    3. Fats & FattyAcids
    4. Omega-3 Fatty Acids
    5. Omega-6 Fatty Acids
    6. Butyrate (4- carbon fatty acid)
    7. Saturated Fats Part 1: The Good Rap (originally from Foods About on iWeb site)
    8. Saturated Fats Part 2: A Big Dupe
    9. Saturated Fats, Part 3: A Bad Rap
    10. Healthful fatty foods and oils (and not-healthful fats to avoid)
    11. Artificial Trans-Fats no longer Recognized as Safe
    12. Chemically-Altered Fats
  6. Fulvic and Humic Acids (from rich, ancient soil) < need article; until then, see
    1. Catsfork: Detox from Toxic Heavy Metals (Fulvic and Humic Acids Section)
    2. Catsfork: Notes on Natural Health/Healing Topics: Fulvic and Humic Acids
    3. Other sites:
  7. Heart Health
    1. His & Hers: Matters of the Heart (originally from The EssentiaList)
  8. Herbs; see also Herbs and Spices (About)
    1. Top 26 Herbal Supplements You’re Not Taking (5); I note that I do take several of them.
  9. Homeopathy: Introduction to Homeopathy, an introduction to a natural form of healing
  10. Insulin Resistance (IR), High Blood Sugar, and Metabolic Syndrome
    1. Cat’s Notes on Health Topics H – I; scroll down to “Insulin Resistance”
    2. Choline, Inositol, and Insulin Resistance
    3. Supplements, Herbs for Insulin Resistance
    4. Cat’s Notes on Health Topics H – I; scroll down to “Insulin Resistance”
    5. The following (with one exception) have been moved and updated from my old iWeb blog:
      1. Insulin: Master Regulator
      2. IR Intro: Insulin, IR and Metabolic Syndrome
      3. IR: A Look at Causes; see also my pdf: “Adipose Tissue: White and Brown Fat” as “Brown Fat” is discussed in this article.
      4. IR: Controlling and Reversing this Disease
      5. IR: Hormone Imbalance-I (about 5 hormone blocks and healing a leaky gut); new Apr 29, 2021; updated May 7, 2021
      6. IR: Hormone Imbalance-II (video links, from Rosemarie Lascalzo)
      7. IR and the Leptin Connection
      8. IR: Leptin and Lectins
    6. I’m also just learning about the connection between mTOR and Insulin Resistance (Oct  ’21). See my notes from a video: “The CEO of Aging” with Dr Ron Rosedale (see 82 min video at, tho it may only be available for a short time).
    7. Other Sites:
      • Broken Brain Podcasts list, Dr. Mark Hyman (2);
      • Broken Brain, Individual podcasts regarding IR:
        1. #223: How IR Destroys Your Brain, with Dhru Purohit & Dr Ben Bikman, 1 hr, 42 min (2a)
        2. #154: The Mind-Blowing Science of Fat-Burning and Insulin Resistance with Dr. Benjamin Bikman”  1 hr, 25 min (2b)
  11. Minerals
    1. Minerals (About)
    2. Magnesium (About)
    3. Magnesium Chloride, 80% Solution
    4. The Importance of Dietary Magnesium (originally from The EssentiaList)
    5. Other Sites:
      • 3-Ways to Detox with Iodine: Detox from Halides, Heavy Metals, and Boost your Liver and Kidneys (from The Truth About Cancer (4a))
  12. Miscellaneous:
    1. Lectins: what they are, and how to deal with them
    2. MTHFR Gene Mutation: Dietary and Testing Recommendations
    3. Other Sites:
      • The Power of Mushrooms: Nutrition, Benefits, & Risks of Edible Mushrooms (3a)
  13. Light: Sunlight, LED Light
    1. The Vital Importance on Sunlight; The work of Dr. John Nash Ott
    2. LED Light: Orange Glasses to Protect your Eyes (pdf), by Cat originally for The EssentiaList)
  14. Supplements:
    1. Supplements vs Whole Foods (Intro) plus the following:
    2. Supplements for Insulin Resistance; see also Insulin Resistance section above
    3. Supplements to Reduce Estrogen Dominance
    4. Supplements I use (updated May 2021 for changes made since 2019)
    5. Supplements & Whole Foods in my Morning Smoothie
    6. Herbal Supplements you may not be Taking
    7. Probiotic & Prebiotic Supplements
    8. Other Sites:
  15. Weight Problems:
    1. Obesity 101 (fats vs carbs)
    2. Obesity 102 (the importance of dietary fats to resolve a metabolic problem)
    3. IR: Hormone Imbalance-I (about 5 hormone blocks and healing a leaky gut); new Apr 29, 2021; updated May 7, 2021
  16.  Vitamins: (Vitamins are classified as either water- or fat-soluble; fat-soluble vitamins are more readily stored  in the human body than water-soluble vitamins; this means that water-soluble vitamins must be taken more regularly).
    1. Vitamins: Intro
    2. Water Soluble Vitamins:
    3. Fat Soluble Vitamins:


  2. Broken Brain: List of podcasts with Dhru Purohit:
    1. #223: “How Insulin Resistance Destroys Your Brain with Dr. Benjamin Bikman
    2. #154: “The Mind-Blowing Science of Fat-Burning and Insulin Resistance with Dr. Benjamin Bikman
  3. Food Revolution:
    1.  The Power of Mushrooms: Nutrition, Benefits, & Risks of Edible Mushrooms
    2. Vitamin K: Benefits, Where to Get It, and How Much You Need
  4. TTAC (The Truth About Cancer:
    1. 3-Ways to Detox with Iodine)
    2. Cat’s note: There may be a security issue on the cited page regarding the link to download a new book: Detox Secrets for Vibrant Health; I’ve alerted TTAC (4/14/21) of this problem.
  5. Top 26 Herbal Supplements You’re Not Taking a pdf file; I’ve saved my copy: HEALTH-NUTRITION / 2 PODCASTS-ARTICLES / eBooks> Herbs-Top26-ebook_092321.pdf