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by 0 · January 02, 2014 at 10:34 PM

hi, ive heard that plastic water bottles highers estogen en are toxic. does anyone have an alternative for plastic bottles that i can carry with me to school and work.

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Janknitz 0 · January 02, 2014 at 10:34 PM

It seems that there's a split of opinion about whether plastics are really all that bad or not, but here's my take on it: They are finding traces of these plastics in our blood streams, our urine, our breast milk. Benign or not, it does NOT... (more)

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by 3277 · October 11, 2013 2:54 AM

I have the impression that your body wants to control potassium levels in the blood in a very narrow range, and will rob potassium from the cells in order to prevent blood levels from falling too low. I also have the impression that there's... (more)

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glib 0 · October 11, 2013 2:54 AM

Darn Mac Pro... I researched the issue in the 1990s, and back then a 4/1 K/Na ratio as considered optimal. And I wonder how people who eat only meat can ever get close to it.

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by 905 · September 05, 2013 6:16 PM

I've just had dental surgery that involved slicing my gum, drilling my bone & stitches. The dentist insisted i use corsodyl for recovery & to fight infection. I'm on a precautionary course of antibiotics already. I'm not keen on using... (more)

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by 228 · September 06, 2013 at 12:42 PM

I got a bottle of wheat free soy sauce sauce, but when I looked at the nutrition and ingredients, it's unfermented and the only ingredients at soybean vegetable protein protein and water. It has just as much sodium as regular soy sauce but has 18... (more)

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czar 0 · September 06, 2013 at 12:42 PM

Have to second the above recommendation to use Coconut Aminos. The brand I usually see is something-Secret. It's good stuff. Makes for a mean jerky marinade.

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by 0 · June 20, 2013 at 12:22 AM

Can anyone suggest a good cooking alternative for cakes other than Almond meal as I have nut allergy and I find coconut flour really dry?

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scilla 0 · June 06, 2013 at 12:06 AM

I've seen quite a few recipes for flourless chocolate cake and flourless brownies. I even found a flourless Paleo bread recipe. They basically just used a ton of eggs. Haven't tried either of these things for myself but you might want to look into... (more)

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by 15 · February 25, 2014 2:19 PM

Sorry if if this is too graphic... I have internal hemmorhoids which prevent my bottom from fully closing up. After having a procedure done, the problem was somewhat alleviated by not gone altogether. Being a student, it's rather costly to see a... (more)

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joey29n 0 · February 01, 2014 7:23 PM

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by 0 · February 05, 2013 at 10:08 PM

is there such a product? i would like to make a paleo friendly cake. any one know a good recipe? im doing a whole 30 at the moment so no dairy, which means no butter

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raydawg 0 · February 05, 2013 at 10:08 PM

Kerry Gold is grassfed butter. If you want to go any further, you can get ghee instead.

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by 1662 · September 11, 2012 2:26 PM

When? How much? Any alternatives if not?

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Josh_M 0 · September 11, 2012 2:15 PM

Turmeric + black pepper and I drink lots of home made bone broth - this seems do do great things for me and my family re inflammation. The pepper increases the effectiveness of the Turmeric greatly.

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by 15 · August 03, 2012 at 12:25 PM

Hello All I have been "working" this new lifestyle for a few weeks now, and truly loving it. With that I have a dear friend who would like to give it a try. A lot of the recipes I have seen and tried call for Almond Meal / flour. My friend is... (more)

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LiveFabuLESS 0 · August 03, 2012 at 12:25 PM

I'm allergic to almonds, and though it prevents me from making some treats, I don't really feel as though I'm missing out (especially in light of the high O6 content of almonds!) I have played around a bit with Hazelnut flour and coconut flour,... (more)

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by 1878 · August 10, 2012 7:52 PM

I'm so tired of trying out paleo alternatives to making things that resemble SAD food. It's all so disgusting, and I'm beginning to wonder if you guys are lying to other people to convince them it's good or just lying to yourself. So tell me: Why... (more)

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Christopher_Gagnon 0 · July 30, 2012 1:21 PM

At first I objected to the tone of this, but when I got to the line about the Larabars, I realized you were joking around--no rational person would stock up on every flavor of something they never tried! Having said that, I mostly agree with your... (more)

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by 77338 · August 06, 2013 8:01 AM

This question came about following a conversation with my housekeeper. She recently visited a medical practitioner to ask for advice regarding increasing feelings of depression (brought on in my view as a result of her son recently being... (more)

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RB_1 0 · August 06, 2013 8:01 AM

In my uneducated opinion, depression is not an adaptive mechanism to "Get us to act." I don't believe depression has ANY UPSIDE. I believe that if a person is depressed, that he or she is in a bad state period. The ability to "Act on a problem"... (more)

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by 1279 · July 02, 2012 5:58 PM

Before Paleo, I was introduced to barley tea by a foreign exchange student my family hosted. It's basically just roasted whole barley, steeped like tea. Served iced, it's really nice - it kind of tastes like weak coffee without the bitterness or... (more)

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Mafalda 0 · July 02, 2012 5:58 PM

Yes, you have to prepare it correctly. I just love it! It smells and tastes like coffee! I mostly drink it to treat digestive disorders as it improves digestive and prevents constipation. But it is also good to fight cold symptoms and to keep... (more)

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by 2913 · May 20, 2012 at 12:11 PM

Was wondering what other good real food sources of Omega 3 oils were out there before turning to supplements? I know fresh fish (especially oily fish) are the best source (and then the supplements like fish oil / krill oil pills, and cod liver... (more)

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Dangph 0 · May 20, 2012 5:01 AM

You could take cod liver oil. I know you said you'd prefer not to take supplements, but CLO is a real food, or at least it is somewhere between a supplement and real food. It also contains vitamins A and D and other good stuff. Vitamin D is... (more)

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by 55 · December 11, 2012 2:32 AM

As the title says, I like Zevia and it seems to be a fairly naturally based product that shouldn't cause a crazy insulin response or dissolving your bones. But it isn't water or tea either so....? Drink it or not?

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jon_d_ 0 · December 11, 2012 2:32 AM

Zevia has no affect on insulin

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by 1662 · April 24, 2012 2:21 AM

It has 3 ingredients compared to many ingredients in other hair products. The ingredients are: Petrolatum. Mineral Oil. Fragrance (parfum). This is what EWG's Skin Deep sight... (more)

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Lyndsay 0 · April 24, 2012 at 12:53 AM

I used Murray's when I had super-short hair to slick back, a Matrix style. It was awesome. You just have to shampoo five times more than usual.

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by 1669 · February 25, 2012 1:28 PM

I got to some thinking, as yesterday was the beginning of my carb cycle, and I was wondering...Can you be in ketosis if you are in a caloric deficit? By deficit I don't mean you ate 1900 calories when you aim for 2000. What I'm thinking is that... (more)

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PaleoGran 0 · February 25, 2012 1:28 PM

Michelle, if one limits calories, and the carbs are low enough, yes, one can be in ketosis. I can't imagine that 1500 calories made up of carbs would mean ketosis, unless one runs marathons or races dog sleds, etc. ;) Starvation mode comes from... (more)

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by 73 · December 28, 2011 6:47 PM

I have fallen in love with Coconut over the few months, but A persistent cough that flares up at different times has me chasing dietary suspects, dairy, coffee or coconut seem to be the problem children. What fats can I turn to while me and... (more)

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Evelyn_aka_CarbSane 0 · December 28, 2011 6:47 PM

Palm kernel oil has a very similar fatty acid profile to coconut oil. A bonus (to me as I don't like everything tasting coconutty) is that it's tasteless. I suspect I'm allergic to coconut or something as well. Never seen any sort of reaction... (more)

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by 1662 · November 11, 2011 at 11:30 AM

Does the "cleaning and disinfecting lens care system" (with hydrogen peroxide) help with contacts? Its cool to see if bubble, but does it help more than keeping your contacts in the normal solution? If either solution is bad, is there an... (more)

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ContactLensesExpress 0 · November 11, 2011 at 11:30 AM

I had got focus dailies contact lenses at cheapest price from online buying. ordered contact lenses online and got upto 70% discount with lowest price. Got more interesting tips on contact lenses ordering online, Caring & wearing tips. Contact... (more)

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by 1662 · October 20, 2011 9:00 PM

I figure since you rinse it right off after it's on your skin or hair, it wouldn't be that bad, but idk? What's your take? Are there cheap natural alternatives that won't inhibit dandruff?

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Simibee 0 · October 15, 2011 4:54 PM

It depends on what your concern is. Some people go no poo for aesthetic reasons, as the harsh surfactants in commercial shampoos aggressively strip away your scalp's natural sebum, which aggravates dry scalp dandruff and dries out the hair. Other... (more)

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by 255 · February 19, 2014 1:49 AM

Has anyone tried these? Acceptable cookie alternative? http://www.cavemancookies.com/ The FAQ claims that they are consistent with the paleo diet, but I wanted to see if the community had an impression of them. (more)

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Casey_1 0 · September 15, 2011 6:43 PM

"...made with honey, almond meal, walnuts, raisins, ginger, nutmeg, and cinnamon." You're not going to incorporate too many of them during a highly successful weight loss phase, and the huge proportion of nut derived ingredient is a whopping load... (more)

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by 3914 · August 27, 2013 7:23 PM

My brother and I were talking about eating more paleo and low-carb, and he mentioned that one thing he has trouble with is making meat dishes like casseroles without some sort of canned soup like cream of mushroom to sort of hold it all together. ... (more)

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Felix 0 · July 04, 2011 at 12:57 PM

I use these for thickening: 1) Arrowroot starch. Works at lower temperatures than common thickeners, keeps the liquid clear (in case visua appeal matters to you) 2) Reduction to a paste/syrup. (probably not an option if you need a lot of... (more)

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by 148 · July 01, 2011 at 12:20 AM

We currently use mayo, any Paleo suggestions?

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RaspberryCoconut 0 · July 01, 2011 at 12:20 AM

Homemade mayo! Super easy! Recipe + video

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by 148 · February 19, 2014 at 12:15 PM

I can't eat them. The green slimy texture kills me. Trust me I have tried. What alternatives are there, any advice.

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thatonecrazylady 0 · June 24, 2011 9:29 PM

Not even avocado pudding?!?! Mmmm my kids and I love avocado pudding! Just mix in some cacao, honey, vanilla, dash of salt, and heavy cream (or coconut milk or water or w/e)... mix mix mix enjoy!

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by 2932 · June 08, 2011 3:11 PM

I want to cut back on my coconut milk consumption. I use about 1-1 1/2 cans a day (smoothie, curry). What non-dairy alternatives do you use that would work well in my smoothie and curries?

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Rogue_Nutritionist 0 · June 08, 2011 3:11 PM

You can make milk out of any nut or seed super easily ...soak a cup of them overnight, strain, blend with 3-4 cups of water, strain through a nutmilk bag(or cheesecloth), and voilá! Nutmilk! You can add a little seasalt, vanilla and stevia if you... (more)

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by 80 · June 21, 2012 5:53 PM

Hi there! I need a certain amount of carbs a day. If I do not get them, it seemd that my body produces stresshormones that make me feel very uncomfortable. At least i guess that it is a question of stresshormones... Potatos and sweet potatos are... (more)

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LiveForIt 0 · February 28, 2011 1:03 PM

carrots, parsnips, beets, radish, coconut water, onions, any type squash, any type of berries. Are you sure you are having high blood sugar after potato? Have you measured your postprandial? If you are looking to meet some type of minimum... (more)