Tag Archives: health

Detox (About), including several detox methods

By Cat, Feb 2019 Detox (detoxification) is “the physiological or medicinal removal of toxic substances from a living organism, including the human body, which is mainly carried out by the liver.” (11) The main detox agent in our bodies is glutathione, … 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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Anti-Inflammatory Herbs & Spices, and How to Use Them

By Cat, Sept 2017 Cat’s note to self: Look up spices and words in red, and provide more info about them. Inflammation is the body’s natural response to injury or infection. It is most often characterized by localized redness, swelling, … Continue reading

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Picking wild berries

By Cat, May 9, 2017 (Photo, right, by D. Morgan, used with permission) This post was originally written for our local sustainability group’s website: The EssentiaList, of which I am the chief writer and editor. I’m made a few changes for … Continue reading

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Saturated Fats, Part 1: The Good Rap

By Cat, December 2006; updated January 2007, January 2008, and April 2019 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia commons) Before we can discuss intelligently about whether saturated fats are good or bad for human health, we must first understand what they are … Continue reading

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