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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. Cholesterol; see Notes on Natural Health & Healing Topics, A-C, under “Cholesterol”
    1. Higher cholesterol levels (both HDL, LDL) are associated with longer life; from Mercola; saved pdf copy at HEALTH-NUTRITION / PODCASTS-ARTICLES / MERCOLA > Cholesterol-HigherLevelsAssocWithLongerLife.pdf
  3. 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)
  4. 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)
  5. Diet and Health topics:
    1. Calories: Not all Calories are Created Equal
    2. Detox and Detox Diet 
    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. Heavy Metals:
    8. Important Nutrients: We may not get enough
    9. Ketogenic Diet (Intro)
    10. Notes on Natural Health/Healing Topics Menu
  6. Dietary Fats & Oils; see also “Cholesterol,” above
    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
  7. Fasting
    1. Veggie Juice Fast Menu
    2. See also Insulin Resistance section, below, regarding fasting to reduce risk of Insulin Resistance and Type-2 Diabetes
  8. 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:
  9. Heart Health
    1. His & Hers: Matters of the Heart (originally from The EssentiaList)
  10. 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.
  11. Homeopathy: Introduction to Homeopathy, an introduction to a natural form of healing
  12. 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. Fasting to Reduce Insulin Resistance and Type-2 Diabetes  and related article by Dr. Mercola (6)
    6. 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
    7. 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).
    8. 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)
  13. 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:
      • TTAC: 3-Ways to Detox with Iodine: Detox from Halides, Heavy Metals, and Boost your Liver and Kidneys (from The Truth About Cancer (4a))
      • Mercola: The Secret of Zinc’s Immunity-Boosting Power Revealed (6c)
  14. 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)
  15. 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)
  16. 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:
  17. 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
  18.  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
  6. Mercola: [NOTE: because he removes his articles 24 hours after publishing, I save those of interest to me in: HEALTH-NUTRITION / PODCASTS-ARTICLES / MERCOLA ARTICLES > (file)]
    1.       [saved MERCOLA ARTICLES > Fasting-TmtStrategy-Diabetes-IR_022422.pdf]
    2. The Secret of Zinc’s Immunity-Boosting Power Revealed [saved as [saved MERCOLA ARTICLES > Zinc-ImmunityBoostingPowerRevealed_MCL_041622.pdf]