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by 0 · December 19, 2013 at 12:28 AM

Hi there! Going strong on the Paleo diet and loving it. I've discovered great local markets for purchasing meat, veggies & fruits, etc... But let's face it, I'm still on a budget and can't break the bank all on food. Need to live a... (more)

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Linds 0 · December 18, 2013 at 05:24 PM

If I had to save money, I would buy grass fed livers, organ meats and bones for bone broth. Those bits are the cheapest and, in my book, best if they come from a grass fed animal. Check out this article on the problems with conventionally raised... (more)

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by 39 · December 26, 2012 at 11:19 PM

A few secounds ago, I was a little hungry so I ate a tomato. I then thought about all the 'bad antinutrients' in it that I didn't remove with cooking or doing sth similar. Then the following question poped into my mind: How do animals handle all... (more)

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Stephen_4 0 · December 26, 2012 at 10:31 PM

We have a much smaller gut than apes, also for most species as a general rule there is an inverse correlation between brain and gut size since they both require a bunch of energy to run. There are a bunch of different theories, like us learning to... (more)

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by 4086 · September 30, 2012 at 12:30 AM

I know dogs are not people, but I figured it cannot hurt to ask... I have a 13 year old dog who has been super hungry for the past three years (all tests/bloodwork/thyroid are normal..spent a fortune at the vet). Reading all the human posts, I... (more)

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Snauzoo 0 · September 30, 2012 at 12:30 AM

Wanted to follow up on my original comment and apologize that it took me 6 months to do so. I wanted to point out my vet is totally not influenced by dog food companies. Furthermore he has a masters degree in infectious disease from UC Davis in... (more)

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by 14507 · July 02, 2012 at 05:35 PM

Hey. I just read this and found it fascinating. THe link is provided below. Scientists are wondering if there is some environmental factor, potentially an endocrine disruptor of some sort, that is causing even wild animals - such as horses... (more)

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saikln 0 · July 02, 2012 at 04:35 PM

Hunters know that deer of the same age who are in agricultural areas are lot larger and more developed than those in the more rural areas. Domestic horses don't just eat grass. They eat feed full of soy and corn also. Agricultural directly... (more)

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by 0 · January 30, 2012 at 06:04 PM

I hear that in the orient certain kinds of meat are viable options. The list includes such fare as canine and feline varieties of all sorts and descriptions as well as rodents. Perhaps those in the western world would be better advised to avail... (more)

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Gary_1 0 · January 30, 2012 at 06:04 PM

The best "explanation" of this I have heard is the herbivore theory...ie in the West, we only eat herbivores (and not even all of them in all cultures eg horse). This appears to be something in our culture that has built up over time...we simply... (more)

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by 18427 · January 21, 2012 at 05:31 AM

So Jack's Question made me think of this. Lets move beyond circumcision and look at all the various HG tribes and modern reasons. Some tribes use them as a symbol of status or proof of power (did they do it as individualism? I dunno, maybe... (more)

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legup 0 · January 21, 2012 at 02:39 AM

Most of the self-mutilation I have seen (on TV or movies!) involves rites of passage, like the Sundance, or those who pierce their faces or make tattoos with bamboo sticks. It seems to be really important in the development of the individual in... (more)

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by 1662 · April 23, 2013 at 03:51 PM

I was curious of studies and experiences of people having pets, and if it influences their health or not? Do pets help mood and energy? Any negatives to owning a pet healthwise (other than allergies)?

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andrea_15 0 · April 23, 2013 at 03:51 PM

I live in Thailand and have been homesick for Australia until a cat adopted us. Yup he found us. We called him Jack Black and he has given my husband and I so much pleasure. Our family is all grown up but it's like having a little one around... (more)

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by 2119 · August 18, 2011 at 09:14 PM

Possible Duplicate: Is Pescatarian Paleo Possible? is there any benefit to eating seafood which seems MUCH healthier(on a coastal state where i can catch it all myself) vs land animals(where i dont have access to grassfed) basically, can... (more)

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by 2854 · June 27, 2011 at 06:36 PM

Does anybody here on a VLC or ZC diet sometimes feel unclean, for lack of a better word, eating so much meat? I consider the animals I eat to be holy (again, for lack of a better word), and feel more of a connection with them than with plant... (more)

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by 2932 · April 14, 2011 at 08:12 AM

I always see on here the scientific reasons for eating better quality meat, no hormones/antibiotics, omega-3 balance, etc but no one ever talks about the animal being more than a food source. For me, the health reasons are secondary and more of a... (more)

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Alan 0 · April 14, 2011 at 08:12 AM

I strongly admire the do-gooder intentions, but I think y'all are insulated from reality. Mistreatment of livestock lowers profits, therefore the industry tries to avoid it. Bovines are not people. They do NOT think or feel like people... (more)