I just scheduled an appointment to donate blood next week. I'm instructed to eat beforehand, but to "avoid fatty foods for 24 hours before donating." According to the Red Cross: Eat a healthy meal before your donation. Avoid fatty foods,... (more)
This is just a for fun post, I saw another that was similar but not the same :) I would like ya'll to hack the concept of mono eating/fasting. I pose this question on a super paleo (kind of ridiculous) thought process. Thinking about them... (more)
Why not make a big batch of something and freeze it, then you only have to cook afew times a week. Can do big stew, braises, soups, ragu, anything with mince.
What should I say to them and I know that some of you arrange deals with them to get it for free if they were throwing it out before, how would I word it and ask them? Sorry if this is such a stupid question lol.
"Hey, do you have any fat trimmings?" usually works for me. One of four things will happen: "No, the meat is trimmed before we get it." In which case, you're SOL. "Yes, but we aren't allowed to give them to you." There are a few places that... (more)
Every health store I go to seems to be populated with people that believe sugar feeds yeast. I often hear conversations about it. Now, if there's anyone familiar with yeast, I am. I've had fungal issues (tons of tinea etc.) several times in my... (more)
Possible Duplicate: Demographics of a PaleoHacker? Some of you have bios but for those who don't I think it would be nice to have a thread listing all the professional backgrounds that people on this board have. I'll start with... (more)
Buy Lorna Sass' cookbooks and just leave out the beans. :) If you eat rice, risotto with veggies is awesome in the pressure cooker. Keep portions small, it's a side dish.
They're usually half or quarter potatoes sitting in the roast broth as it cooks in the oven. They're about half submerged and don't get moved around much during cooking. If I eat the roast and avoid the potatoes will I pick up any spare carbs... (more)
I'm listening to a great podcast of an interview of Mark. I know he's big in the primal scene but I just find it funny that he promotes a primal lifestyle but his blog is steeped with "meal replacement" powder and his own line of "protein powder".... (more)
So, I've been making a big roast and eating it cold during the week. It's awesome and easy. Today I went to the store and bought 4 pounds of bottom roast - but for some reason the butcher sliced it into smaller pieces (which I didn't notice... (more)
it's a sauce that is popular in india , israel, iraq & middle east in general | usually made from: mango pickles grinded Fenugreek seeds lemon salt salt Turmeric (Curcuma longa) | maybe contains: vinegar mustard chili Curry... (more)
After going paleo a year or so ago, my chronic depression went away (along with 40 extra pounds and several medications). The past couple of months, though, it's come back. If one of my children is unhappy (even for something relatively minor), I... (more)
I screwed up my wrist last summer with a dropped deadlift I tried to foolishly hold on to. It's taken a long time to recover, and I also started experiencing all sorts of other problems with my knees, neck, back, repetitive stress in my other... (more)
Has anyone noticed a difference when taking digestive enzymes after a cheat meal? Do they help blunt the nasty effects of a gluten/vegetable oil laden meal? I have no personal experience with them and am just wondering out of curiosity. I rarely... (more)
This is more of a Primal Living question: Like a lot of people, I have a desk job. I'm a programmer and sit at my desk, listening to head phones, undisturbed for most of the day. For the last 10 years I've had lower back pain on and off. For the... (more)
I just got back from my new naturopath, and she has started me on a gut healing protocol for my colitis, celiac, thyroiditis, and liver problems. I am used to smaller meals (I get full really easily) with snacks like fruits and nuts throughout... (more)
Trader Joe's??? 484 Lexington Parkway South Saint Paul, MN 55105 (651) 698-3119
I stumbled across this website on another hack. I was all set to order from them but found this while searching google: http://www.resellerratings.com/store/Mountain_Rose_Herbs This does not increase my confidence in them as a company or their... (more)
I used to take 360 ml of wine daily Now I am Diabetic what is the reaction of alcohol on Pancreas ?
Help! I'm going to Italy to study in a week for the next two months, and I have no idea how I am going to survive. I have a little apartment with kitchenette so I should be ok when cooking at home. Problem is, this is going to be a very social... (more)
Recent test came back at 29 ng/l. Now I need a plan. Should I take 10 000iu a day? 15 000iu a day? I use this Vitamin D product http://www.iherb.com/m/Now-Foods-Vitamin-D-3-Highest-Potency-5-000-IU-120-Softgels/10421 Anything better I should... (more)