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Health Recovery Diet with Coconut Oil

by Catherine M. Haug,  September, 2007; updated April 2019. Image, right, from Wikimedia Commons This diet comes from the book Eat Fat, Lose Fat by Mary G. Enig and Sally Fallon (1).   I tried this diet for several months … Continue reading

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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. March … Continue reading

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Notes on natural health/healing topics: D – G

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. March 2020 update: … Continue reading

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Good (Healthful) vs Bad (Not-Healthful) Fats and Oils

By Cat, July 20, 2018 (Image, right and below from The Real Skinny on Fat (1)) Check out the infographic (1), below (or see pdf version: GoodBadFats-infographic).  I do have a few comments about items in this infographic, also below. See … Continue reading

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Good foods to fight insulin resistance and overweight

By Cat, March 27, 2018 If you’ve read my health articles, you will know that I have insulin resistance and am overweight. I’ve known about the former since I was in my 20s, but back then (1970s), medical docs didn’t … Continue reading

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Fats and Oils: Smoke Point

By Cat, Jan 2018 The smoking point of fats and oils signals the temperature at which the fat/oil begins to break down; no fat should be used at a temperature above its smoking point. For example, for deep fry above … Continue reading

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Fish Bone Broth (Stovetop Method)

by Cat, June 11, 2017 (image, right, from  More-to-Door in the UK (4)) Bone broths have become all the rage, especially for those who are dealing with autoimmune disease, and fish broth is one of the most flavorful. Adding veggies … Continue reading

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Chicken Pieces with Cider and Caramelized Apples

By Cat, October 2016 (Photo, right, from Wikipedia) Fall is here and apples are begging to be picked for cider and pies – or for recipes like this one. I’ve not yet tested this recipe; it’s a bit fussy but … Continue reading

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Steam-Roasting Veggies (About)

By Cat, Oct 2016 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I recently learned about this healthful method of cooking veggies from Fine Cooking’s newsletter (1). I usually braise most veggies on stove-top, as this is perhaps the most healthful method for cooking leafy … Continue reading

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Golden Milk (Turmeric Tea)

By Cat, Sept 2016 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I’ve been taking turmeric in supplemental form (capsule), but I like the idea of consuming it as a food rather than a supplement after reading about it on Wellness Mamma (1) and … Continue reading

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