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by 952 · May 14, 2014 at 02:38 AM

Have you tried Longvida Curcumin? Have you noticed any difference compared to regular curcumin? Thanks! (more)

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by 5 · May 04, 2014 at 12:30 PM

Do you have anything to say about trace amounts of avoids (such as those found on packages of foods processed/packaged in the same facility as some avoids) in an autoimmune protocol ? As stated in here about cocoa liquor, which is melted... (more)

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moors 0 · May 04, 2014 at 11:56 AM

Ok, so to summarize the cocoa stance on the book by Sarah Ballantyne, it is that they can stimulate the release of histamin from mast cells and they can be reintroduced in stage 2 of the 4 stages of reintroduction. Other reasons may be that it... (more)

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by 5 · May 04, 2014 at 04:20 AM

I used to eat self prepared sweets with alkali processed low fat cocoa and it frequently gave me headaches, later (long time before I became strict paleo) I started to use alkali processed but higher fat cocoa and cocoa butter together and it... (more)

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pone 0 · May 04, 2014 at 04:20 AM

moors, you make a really interesting point. Is 100% cacao baking chocolate made by combining the cacao solids with additional amounts of cacao butter? Since the nibs already contain the butter, how is the actual chocolate making process changing... (more)

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by 145 · August 05, 2013 at 10:50 PM

I was looking into catalase and hydrogen peroxide. CAT is an enzyme that breaks down H2O2. As we age our production of CAT decreases, and the excess H2O2 does various harms to our bodies, including bleaching of skin and of hair follicles. Fine.... (more)

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Kevin_38 0 · August 05, 2013 at 10:50 PM

If all you're taking is a tip of a teaspoon, you're probably not getting anything at all because of the poor bioavailability of whole turmeric.

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by 1293 · January 26, 2011 at 12:17 AM

Check this article out by the outstanding writer Sharon Begley: http://www.newsweek.com/2011/01/25/antioxidants-fall-from-grace.html "To anyone who feels guilty for not gorging on antioxidants—actually, make that “antioxidants!,” which seems to... (more)

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Jayan 0 · January 26, 2011 at 12:17 AM

Yay for free radical hormesis. Hormesis just has to make everything more complicated :D Take a look at how it works out with tiny doses of xenoestrogens, particularly in amphibian models. Scary stuff.

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by 20469 · June 11, 2013 at 05:50 PM

Why are sweet potatoes supposed to be so much better than regular potatoes? So far, the only significant thing I see is that sweet potatoes have a lot more vitamin A, but since I already get megatons of vitamin A from other foods, I'd really... (more)

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Stephen_Aegis 0 · January 13, 2011 at 01:18 PM

I eat both. White Potatoes require more prep. Glycoalkaloids are why you can't eat white potatoes raw. It's why green white potatoes are scary. Absolutely always peel your white potatoes. Sweet potatoes(not yams, yams have their own prep)... (more)