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by 131 · about 19 hours ago

Back when I was a vegetarian and a vegan, I was never interested in wearing those shirts that said things like "Meat is murder" or "I love tofu" or using bumper stickers, key chains, bracelets, or any of that type of junk that advertised my... (more)

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coldhandinmine 0 · September 22, 2011 at 1:15 AM

I never advertise anything about my eating habits. One of my central IRL tenets is "avoid unnecessary and exhausting conversations."

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by 15 · about 20 hours ago

According to 180degreeshealth: But even those healthy eaters who have heard about the harmful effects of vegetable oil and butter substitutes are still often making mistakes and taking in huge amounts of fat overall (burning fat for... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · August 29, 2013 at 12:36 PM

That's the standard paleo line. AA is to omega-6s as DHA/EPA are to omega-3s. Though to claim that paleos are eating too much omega-6s/AA is a little funny, many paleos are borderline deficient in omega-6s. He's a fan of Ray Peat, so he's... (more)

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by 215 · about 20 hours ago

The title kind of says it all

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paleohacks 0 · August 13, 2013 at 8:12 PM

grass fed liver is the pound for pound champion of nutrition

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by 1443 · about 20 hours ago

It seems that traditionally, animal fats were used alongside plant oils (such as olive, shea, coconut, camellia) in cosmetics. These days, folks seem to run from any cosmetics with animal fats in them thinking they're "harsh for the skin" and... (more)

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Riceball 0 · July 26, 2013 at 3:16 AM

My grandparents in China used to rub leftover cooked cow fat onto their hands when they farmed. It really helped them. Yeah, it doesn't smell like flowers, but it was practical. I've tried emu oil. It works quite well. Very moisturizing; a bit... (more)

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by 614 · about 20 hours ago

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2989112/ Low-carbohydrate diets and all-cause and cause-specific mortality: Two cohort Studies "Abstract Background Data on the long-term association between low-carbohydrate diets and mortality are... (more)

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Ted_Hutchinson 0 · March 28, 2013 at 11:56 AM

This paper was discussed here at PaleoHacks soon after it was published I'd also recommend you study Denise Minger's analysis of that study If you still have concerns it's not that difficult to count your daily Potassium intake and then ensure... (more)

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by 30 · about 20 hours ago

My borderline vegan sister is about to head to grad school for nutrition and I am a newbie cavegirl. We always get into arguments about animal protein and grains. Her most recent campaign: http://nutritionfacts.org/topics/animal-protein/ I know... (more)

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CD 0 · February 05, 2013 at 7:35 PM

Amazing. The problem is that most of xenoestrogens that humans consume is from crops such as corn, sugarcane, soy, dwarf wheat and winter wheat. As well as insecticides used on numerous vegetables, fruits, cereal grains. And finally the plastic... (more)

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by 221 · about 20 hours ago

I'm interested in trying a lower carb diet. The problem is I have to replace those calories with fat and I'm struggling alot with that. I don't want butter/ghee because I'm avoiding dairy, and coconut oil makes me nauseous even in tiny amounts... (more)

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elaichi 0 · January 20, 2013 at 12:29 AM

www.uswellnessmeats.com has great beef tallow - I follow the autoimmune protocol and pretty much live off of this tallow as a fat source. Delicious! Planning to try lamb tallow soon, - I've gathered that it is nutritionally very similar, but... (more)

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by 60 · about 20 hours ago

I'm looking into purchasing an order of meat from a local farm. All grass fed/pastured. I want a variety; there is beef, pork, lamb, turkey, and chicken. Also interested in nutrition on bison and deer. Any info on omega 3-6 ratio and other... (more)

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UncleLongHair 0 · January 08, 2013 at 1:17 PM

If I had to choose I'd go with free-range, grass-fed red meat such as beef or bison. Venison (deer) is very lean and hard to get fat with it, so you often need to add fat of some kind (for example when making venison meatballs or sausage), which... (more)

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by 557 · about 20 hours ago

I'm too lazy to read through all Nikolay's posts. Why does he have beef with Melissa McEwen? Does this turn you off of the Free the Animal blog?

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VB 0 · December 03, 2012 at 5:29 AM

I don't think we should be discussing this - it is not really a Paleo topic, more like personalities... Anyway, some people are just naturally rude (maybe they have nutritional deficiencies or low in iron) and become Internet bullies. Which is... (more)

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by 739 · about 20 hours ago

are meat eating animals in a ketosis state? i read somewere that they prefer fat than the muscles

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borofergie 0 · November 27, 2012 at 4:14 PM

http://paleohacks.com/questions/123355/do-carnivorous-animals-lions-cheetahs-etc-run-on-ketones-or#axzz2DQon7vdN It's a good question - I think that we decided, from the little information available, that carnivorous cats have an upregulated... (more)

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by 2029 · about 20 hours ago

Today I got fed up with hearing people at work suggest that adding something like bacon, butter, or dressing suddenly made "healthy" foods "unhealthy." As if to suggest that the healthiness of something is determined only by its proximity to... (more)

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Jay_15 0 · September 13, 2012 at 12:27 PM

Its kinda nice to see for yourself that you can cover all the RDA's eating paleo if you wish. But, dig a little deeper into that rabbit hole and you find yourself questioning the RDA scheme validity altogether.

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by 12677 · about 20 hours ago

Endotoxins (aka lipopolysaccharides) are part of the membrane of gram negative bacteria and they have some toxic effects in the body. I've been hearing a new pro-vegan argument that animal products tend to have more endotoxins than plants and this... (more)

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Matt_1 0 · July 31, 2012 at 9:27 PM

This is quite a complex question with very limited research behind it. 1) What foods have the greatest content of endotoxins? Based on the very small number of published papers on this subject and the small number of foods tested the foods... (more)

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by 40 · about 20 hours ago

In general, are vitamins and minerals from animal sources better assimilated by our body? It seems amongst animals, humans have a relatively small gut, more suited to digest animal foods than high plant foods. As an example, is vitamin A from... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · July 27, 2012 at 12:51 AM

When you start putting plants against animals, what you discover is that they are complimentary to our nutrient needs. Gaps in animals are filled in by plants, and vice versa. B vitamins are generally rich in animal products, though vitamins C and... (more)

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by 571 · about 20 hours ago

Does anyone else have no desire to eat plant fats like olive oil, coconut oil, avocado, most nuts, etc. I could eat animal fats all day, including dairy, all of which agree with me very well. When it comes to basically all plant fats though, I... (more)

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wildwabbit 0 · March 05, 2012 at 2:30 AM

Most plant fats contain large amounts of O6 pufa's (excepting coconut oil, and maybe palm?). Nuts, in addition to O6's, carry other anti-nutrients. Then finally, nuts are highly dense sources of calories, and very very tempting to over-dose on. So... (more)

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by 0 · about 20 hours ago

Ever considered eating: Fish meal krill meal crab meal lobster meal meal worm meal or for that matter any other 'meal'? I have although I must say I have reservations based on sneaking suspicions that the content of the meal is possibly full of... (more)

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Gary_1 0 · January 30, 2012 at 5:50 PM

It's not real food. Therefore for me it's a polite "no thank you".

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by 1689 · about 20 hours ago

If a CAFO animal, like a cow, were to show up at their Cow-doctor, would that cow be diagnosed as sick? I hear that all CAFO cows are obese, so i guess the question is a matter of 'How sick'? What sickness plagues CAFO animals the most? What... (more)

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Touch_the_Clouds 0 · October 31, 2011 at 5:19 AM

I want to say yes although apparently most cattle are slaughtered at less than 30 months (link). So they may not live long enough to fully develop the diseases they way many people do. It might be like the equivalent of a really unhealthy... (more)

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by 78422 · about 20 hours ago

One friend email me this small voice up. Do you think people turn into cannibal if they lack in animal product. Is lack of animal products the origin of cannibalism and human sacrifcation??? Is there any science to argue this. ITs very... (more)

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Jon_Thoroddsen 0 · September 03, 2011 at 12:42 AM

I have n=1 evidence that this is the case. I was at a party once, and there was a vegan there. As the party got on, she started nibbling on the ear of some guy. Later, I swear she had overpowered him and was trying to eat his tongue.

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by 24523 · about 20 hours ago

When I was a small child, I found a bulk-size container of Nestle Quick powder in my basement. Struck speechless at my good fortune, I silently and methodically popped the top, peeled back the foil, cupped my hand inside, and repeatedly scooped... (more)

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lunabelle 0 · July 19, 2011 at 8:34 PM

Certain foods and food additives trigger me to overeat and sugar in ANY form is definitely the worst among them. I generally won't binge out on a bowl of fruit, but I know with certainty that if I eat a banana, I will be plagued by food cravings... (more)

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TomInTexas 0 · June 22, 2011 at 3:51 PM

Honestly, where did you find those at? My sister would kill a man infront of his own mother for a pair of those.

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by 3521 · about 21 hours ago

Sometimes I have perfect bowel movements but other times when my BM's are a bit slow I increase my coconut oil intake to no avail, but when I increase my animal fat intake I spend 5-10 minutes in the toilet with diarrhea and accumulated crap from... (more)

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Jack_Kronk 0 · April 21, 2011 at 4:35 AM

Not sure why the dairy is having that effect on you, but my first thought is that your body doesn't know what to do with it, and more specifically, you're probably short on the necessary gut flora to digest the dairy fat. If you really want to be... (more)

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by 78422 · about 21 hours ago

Hi again. I am wondering what people out there consider the best part of the animal outside of organs and muscle meat. Ideally I am looking to stock up on some cheap animal bits that can be easily acquired in conventional circles(namely grocery... (more)

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tartare 0 · April 12, 2011 at 5:15 AM

what are your neighboring farmers raising? I doubt you'd find much of this stuff at the grocery store. Pigs trotters are really great too. Pig jowls are heaven, and don't tell anyone because no one seems to know. (i've gotten free trotters, a pigs... (more)

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by 1689 · about 21 hours ago

When wild, meat-eating animals make a kill, what organs do they most prefer to eat? Does a single animal, say, prefer liver one day, but then specifically goes for heart the next, and yet another organ on another day? Or do they have a hierarchy... (more)

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free3337 0 · January 31, 2011 at 6:45 AM

The alpha wolf claims liver, heart, and kidneys, these being 'prime pieces of meat', according to a guy who lived with wolves. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1S39KPP_z0Y and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sExKOJ3BT9Q "Wolves typically commence... (more)

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by 63 · about 21 hours ago

Storage advice? Recipes? Warnings? Thanks.

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THATgirl 0 · December 21, 2010 at 8:42 PM

I fry fish in bacon grease - its amazing. You have to try it. I normally just cooked veggies and eggs in bacon grease and one day tried fish because I was out of coconut oil. It was my favorite, like luckybastard said it doesn't give it a bacon... (more)

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by 10294 · about 21 hours ago

Frank Forencich (from Exuberant Animal) wrote a really nice piece about paleo lifestyle (a chapter from his new book). You can read it here In this chapter, he introduced the term: neo-paleo. Which I actually like very much. The new-old... (more)

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David_Moss 0 · October 30, 2010 at 1:30 PM

It makes sense, insofar that technically we're clearly implementing paleo practise in a new context, not recreating paleo tout court. That said, it's not strictly necessary to qualify, I think, since every-one recognises that we are proposing to... (more)

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by 2387 · about 21 hours ago

Note that I did not add the notorious "MC". Recently, I stumbled upon this video with Jamie Oliver: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S9B7im8aQjo Up until the point where he adds the stabilizer and bread crumbs I thought that might be one very... (more)

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Girl_Gone_Primal 0 · October 11, 2010 at 1:57 PM

I remember the term 'chemically separated' being bandied about when I first learned about the way chicken nuggets were made... That doesn't sound healthy to me. Personally, I make my chicken nuggets with free-range, naturally raised chicken... (more)

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