Tweet Plant Based Meats Beyond Impossible Prime Roots, koji based. 2022 shifted focus to deli meats. Founded five years ago by two Cal grads.
Tweet Brassicas Sweeter in winter because to withstand colder temperatures they convert starches to sugars. Arugula and Bok Choy are in the brassica family.
Tweet Number 1 tip for feline weight management: switch to a raw fur/feathers diet (or at least a grain-free, high quality canned food). Cats are obligate carnivores with bodies evolved to process small animals such as rats, rabbits, and birds (e.g. chicken) – including the (raw) bones and organs. A grind of whole (flesh, bones,…
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Cocoa Care 2020
Tweet 2020 June – A course of Marbofloxacin (1/2 tablet per day for six days) appears to have stopped the sneezing fits.
Tweet Pet Emergency Forms, courtesy of FAAS: wallet card, pet care instructions, owner consent form, pet disaster kit checklist. Fire safety: Petplan, American Red Cross, pet rescue notice. Disaster preparedness: PetCareRx. Estate planning – wills and trusts: Nolo Press, PetMD, Forbes. Pet insurance: Consumer Reports review, Consumer Reports video. Microchip Helpful infographics.
Tweet Cats suffer from Type II diabetes but not Type I. A small percentage develop insulin resistance. Rapid weight loss, increased thirst and urination, dehydration, dizziness, vomiting, and staggering are all symptoms which may be associated with diabetes. A blood test at the vet’s will determine if diabetes is the cause or if further testing…
Tweet Lunar New Year dishes. The 100 pleats on a chef’s hat are said to represent all the ways you can cook an egg. Waffle House has its own record label: Waffle Records.
Living With Meaning
Tweet When Meaning Has Waned Being Mortal by Atul Gawande Musings on California’s new doctor-assisted suicide law – San Francisco Magazine 2016 February 11. Does It Dignify? God’s Hotel by Victoria Sweet
Desensitizing Your Sweet Tooth
Tweet The article Hooked on sweets? in the March 2015 Kaiser Permanente of Northern California newsletter recommends reducing your cravings for sweets by eating no or very little sugar or artificial sweetener for two weeks. Theoretically I agree with that recommendation – but in practice many people are going to switch to fatty and salty…