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by 3631 · less than a minute ago

i just bought a bunch of chicharrones from the mexican butcher-counter nearby (definitely conventionally raised factory-pork). does anyone think pork rinds are healthy to any extent? are they something to avoid? from what i understand they are... (more)

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FED_at_LiveCaveman_com 0 · July 26, 2011 at 9:32 PM

Pork rinds are my go-to snack on long road trips where other options may be limited. Look on the label and if it reads "fried out pork fat" (or "fried out pork fat with skin attached" if they are "cracklins") and salt as the only two ingredients,... (more)

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by 0 · 8 minutes ago

A little background: As you can tell from my name I have fibromyalgia.  For a time I was vegetarian, then vegan, then lacto-ovo pescetarian, and then finally eating chicken in someone else's home made me realize how good plain old meat made... (more)

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glib 0 · September 17, 2014 at 11:30 PM

it could be the glycine in skin and tendons and cartilage, or other substances present only in cartilage (chondroitin etc.). But it could also be vitamin K2, which is more abundant in chicken than in other meats. Whole chicken is underappreciated... (more)

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by 48 · about 1 hour ago

I love meat! I eat it everyday! But I have a zinc defficiency and cannot for the life of me figure out why. My skin gets dry and chicken bumps form all over. My zinc levels were low, but I can't understand why. I havent eaten any grains for months... (more)

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by 5 · about 1 hour ago

Hi! I'm looking to buy a whole cow from Stemple Creek Ranch (http://www.stemplecreek.com). I've been on a ranch tour there, met the cows who are all 100% grass fed and tasty. I'd prefer to get a whole cow since it's cheaper and I'm looking for... (more)

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Sara_5 0 · January 03, 2012 at 3:14 AM

Me, too. What Shari said.

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by 0 · about 2 hours ago

About a year ago I ran across an article (e.g. pubmed or paleo blog) or study that discussed some mice that starved to death while remaining obese. Their bodies "refused" to give up the fat. I cannot find this study and I'm wondering if anyone... (more)

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Outsider 0 · September 15, 2014 at 11:34 PM

"1. Reasons the body will not give up fat" Toxins are often stored in adipose tissue. There is a study that found humans with platic-like substances in their adipose tissue, and the substance increased in the blood when they lost weight. Maybe... (more)

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by 952 · about 2 hours ago

I have bought a proper chicken broth by Three Stone Hearth made of chicken carcasses, heads and feet. It is awesome, but I am trying to find some good recipes aside form just microwaving and drinking it, but all I can find is "how to make your... (more)

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by 671 · about 4 hours ago

A lot of people tout coffee and tea during a fast as appetite suppressants. Depending on where you stand, cream, MCT and coconut oil don't negate the positive effects of the fast. But what on yerba mate, which contains a fair amount of... (more)

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Lizzie 0 · October 20, 2012 at 2:19 PM

The tea bag contains carbohydrates?!

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by 2437 · about 5 hours ago

I would like to go see him for hormone and possible autoimmune reasons but his reviews online are less then stellar. Then again Ive had some good luck following some of his articles. Is this a case of good researcher but bad practitioner (as... (more)

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Melanie_2 0 · May 20, 2012 at 12:52 AM

I tend to be more of a lurker than a poster, but I think it's important to share that I didn't have a good experience with Chris Kresser, either. The other reviews here touch on all the same problems I had: he is very expensive, 'prescribes'... (more)

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by 0 · about 5 hours ago

I am going to tell you that is Super Ketone Plus. Super Ketone Plus should always be placed in a secure location. This is a poor way to defining it. I wish I could do a better job explaining how good Super Ketone Plus is. Super Ketone Plus is way... (more)

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by 0 · about 6 hours ago

Hey all. This is my first post here on paleohacks. I workout 3 times a week and have been trying different things in order to gain weight. I dont tolerate carbs really well which is why I have found this way of eating really great. I dont... (more)

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schultz 0 · September 13, 2014 at 2:28 PM

Things I would consider are... 1. PUFA: You get 40+g a day of PUFA. This will cause excessive inflammation, thyroid problems, etc. I would definitly work on lowring this! 2. Protein: You get too much protein in my opinion. Specific amino acids... (more)

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by 10 · about 8 hours ago

Hey PaleoHacks community. Before I begin, a bit about me: Soon to be 25 year old female, active lifestle, been primal for about two years now. I'm here to ask whether or not I'm eating enough. You see, I am an MMA fighter. On top of that, my... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · September 16, 2014 at 12:36 PM

Rice or potatoes… covered with butter or olive oil (literally tablespoons, not teaspoons as you have logged above). Nutrient density is great and all, but calories are king when activity levels are high. 

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by 5 · about 10 hours ago

Has anyone seen the panorama documentary on the atkins?  They concluded after giving people food until they were full as much as they could eat. They put fat lots of added fats in certain groups pf peoples food and not the other. Every time... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · September 17, 2014 at 12:33 PM

Satiety is an individual thing. Some people are sated best by carbs and fiber. Others by fat. Others by protein.  It sounds like they added fat to carbs and expected that to be sating. That's not how it works, fat + carbs is a well known... (more)

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by 125 · about 11 hours ago

Really would like to find someone who isnt the typical Doctor in my area. They all want to give you medications and run a billion tests! And I'm healthy!

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suzanne_2 0 · February 06, 2012 at 5:31 PM

there is a place by universal studios that, while i don't think it is paleo, he is a naturopath. i haven't been to him, but am always considering it. if you do decide to check him out, please let me know. i hate being the first one in the water.... (more)

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by 0 · about 12 hours ago

I have really severe hyperacusis (all sounds hurt) and can't do anything because of it. I've had it or two years and have only worsened. It was acquired through many years of loud band rehearsals without ear protection. I am switching to eating... (more)

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by 40 · about 14 hours ago

I've had severe debilitating muscle pain and headaches for years and am yet to get a diagnosis mainly because most doctors have treated me as a drug seeker, hypochondriac, or medical-certificante-so-I-can-have-a-day-off-work seeker. When my... (more)

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Kashkillz 0 · February 04, 2013 at 1:59 AM

Codeine does not cause organ damage. Anyone who says so is absolutely wrong. Opiates are water soluble. The dangerous part of any painkiller is the NSAID element and possibly the inactive ingredients. That said, unless you're 'rinsing' your... (more)

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by 0 · about 19 hours ago

Does anyone have a list of the foods allowed vs those not allowed or do I need to buy a book or pay for a web site to find out? thanks- any help is appreciated

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CD 0 · September 17, 2014 at 2:20 AM

not comprehensive, but a good start: http://robbwolf.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/thePaleoSolution_FoodMatrix.pdf

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by 7063 · about 19 hours ago

Since going paleo and using copious amounts of lard to cook with, I suddenly realized I do not need to fry with a teflon pan any more. I want to try something else and indeed have tried out a couple of sad looking affairs which left me scrubbing... (more)

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gilliebean 0 · April 12, 2010 at 8:51 PM

I use cast iron and enamel cookware. A while back I did a ton of research and settled on these. I have a Lodge cast iron double dutch oven. And I have two Chantal enamel-on-steel frying pans - 8" and 11". I use all three every single day. I... (more)

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by 63 · about 20 hours ago

Hi, I am considering Green Pasture's FCLO after reading so many great things about it. (Still skeptical though after reading Jaminet's views) Just curious if anyone in US orders it from any other website than Green pasture or amazon. Do you have... (more)

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evelyn_1 0 · July 21, 2013 at 6:12 PM

you always get a discount and there is almost always a useful coupon if you buy this stuff from perfectsupplements.com . I also suggest the oils over the capsules. if you put them in the fridge the fishiness disappears. the cinnamon tingle... (more)

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by 15 · about 21 hours ago

Hey! So Im looking to get smaller, Im 24 and 160 cm short lol... At the moment Im finding it really hard to lose my thighs.. Sure Paleo has helped me become really firm, but Im still struggling to lose a dress size or 2. I have a small build, and... (more)

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Canis_Minor 0 · December 06, 2012 at 1:06 PM

I was a paleo eater for years without any intent of becoming "skinny" until this past year. I'm still going strong on the paleo bandwagon and am also quite thin now. In other words, paleo is not in itself a weight loss diet, it's a way of eating.... (more)