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by 2302 · about 13 hours ago

This is a sad day for me as I've learned that avocados give me gas (well, at least the 2 per day I have been eating recently). I love them not only because they taste amazing but they are so easy to bring to work and keep around for a snack.Any... (more)

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samanthaalys 0 · June 28, 2014 at 11:42 AM

Consume more nuts since they are high in monounsaturated fat. Have a go at dowsing olive oil on nourishments or cook with olive oil. It is additionally rich in monounsaturated unsaturated fats. The avocado is high in vitamin E so substitute these... (more)

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by 598 · about 13 hours ago

PUFA's are bad, for the most part. Avocados contain a bit of this. Not a lot, but it's significant. Add to this the fact that my avocados sit on the warm counter for days if not a week or more during the summer, and you've likely got some... (more)

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Operator_Zero 0 · September 05, 2013 at 11:15 PM

I think as long as they aren't brown and gross then they probably aren't too oxidized. Even if they are, fuck it they're delicious. Buttery pears.

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by 5 · about 13 hours ago

Hey, I just started a 30 day paleo challenge, and I noticed that a huge amount of recipes contain avocado. I used to eat avocado as a child, but over the past few years I noticed that my stomach hurts intensely after eating anything with more than... (more)

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CD 0 · July 24, 2013 at 1:47 PM

Before I answer, I'd like to add: please get tested Find out if it is actually an avocado allergy. Stomach pain is not typically associated with fruit allergies. However, I have heard of people with latex allergies developing stomach pains... (more)

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by 40 · about 13 hours ago

Hello! I absolutely love eating avocados plain with a spoon for snacks or as part of a lunch/dinner. They are delicious by themselves, but sometimes I find myself wanting some other flavors in there. Does anyone have any suggestions about how... (more)

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Kotsii 0 · May 21, 2013 at 11:03 AM

Spice up the avocado? Scatter ground cinnamon or cayenne pepper powder! Generally though, when I do avocado I find the taste goes with pretty much anything. I usually try to play with the texture. Consider things like bacon bits or coconut... (more)

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by 619 · about 13 hours ago

Any time I combine eggs and avocados in the same meal, I have uncomfortable bloating. Separately they do fine, and I've kept them separated for a few weeks. Last night, I had a salad with avocado and scrambled eggs afterwards. Still feeling... (more)

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by 965 · about 13 hours ago

Like I want to make this dish that uses 3 avocados but I don't think they will all get ripe at the same time. so can I slice and freeze the one that ripens first? Is there any fruits or veggies that don't freeze well, especially if prepared a... (more)

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Linds 0 · April 13, 2013 at 12:41 AM

You sure can freeze avocado but the texture won't be the same. Nutritionally it will be though so you can make smoothies, dressings, spreads etc no problem. There are two ways you can do it, either halved or pureed. Here's how it's done: Wash... (more)

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by 10 · about 14 hours ago

i have a month age baby and he has a lot of gas how can i help him ? what do i have to eat to relive his gas?

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Janknitz 0 · March 31, 2013 at 11:34 PM

It's more likely what you have to NOT eat. Are you strictly paleo or are you eating dairy, legumes, or grains? Those are the obvious culprits. After those are ruled out you may have to do an elimination diet to try to find out what's causing... (more)

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by 40 · about 14 hours ago

What are the best tips for prolonging the oxidation in avocados? I would like to use them in more meals, make more guacamole but it always tends to turn brown and at that point it no longer appeals to me. I cannot bring myself to eat it and feel... (more)

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TrynAgain 0 · March 05, 2013 at 5:19 PM

Cut it up and Freeze

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by 2302 · about 14 hours ago

So avocado might be one of my favorite foods, especially since turning to Paleo. I realize this is not a questions but I just found this recipe for Grilled Avocados and wanted to share with everyone (maybe it's no secret and everyone already... (more)

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Monte 0 · November 06, 2012 at 12:48 AM

1 of the best things you'll ever eat is a grilled avocado salsa, cannot be beat, especially grilled over real wood...

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by 608 · about 14 hours ago

Which oil is better overall in smell, taste, texture, color, nutrients, antioxidants and cooking? Why is avocado oil not as well known as olive oil?

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jake3_14 0 · October 13, 2012 at 12:31 AM

The answer depends on the type of cooking and your taste buds. From a health-safety perspective, saturated animal fats, such as lard, tallow, butter, and ghee (clarified butter), although they have a lower smoke point than olive oil (and much... (more)

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by 70 · about 14 hours ago

Aside from the fact that our ancestors did not eat dairy, is there any scientific study as to why some paleo folks don't eat it? I figured weight would be falling off after almost 2 weeks and the scale has barely moved. I have been having 1/2 an... (more)

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cbucker 0 · September 27, 2012 at 1:16 PM

It's only been "almost 2 weeks", patience grasshopper. Seems like your already entering an overanalyze/ endless tweaking/ questioning phase, thats a bad place to be Eat whole foods. lift heavy things. rest. wait. Also, when you measure your... (more)

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by 15 · about 14 hours ago

Hello everyone! I just recently started browsing the paleo hacks community. I've enjoyed a lot of the posts but was wondering if someone could answer a question I have regarding avocados. Does anyone know if the carbohydrates in avocado's are... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · September 12, 2012 at 12:20 AM

Go to the link you provided, scroll down to the Carbohydrates section and click on More Details.

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by 5 · about 14 hours ago

If this has already been asked, sorry! I couldn't find it anywhere. Anyway.. I have been wondering for some time now why vegetable oil seems to be shunned in this community, along with canola oil. I have often seen them referred to as... (more)

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BoneBrothFast 0 · August 03, 2012 at 4:07 PM

http://www.marksdailyapple.com/healthy-oils/ http://www.marksdailyapple.com/dear-mark-canola-oil/ You can make coconut oil at home if you really needed to. But it's much easier to go to a store and buy it. And this is why health-conscious people... (more)

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by 300 · about 14 hours ago

Hey so I am wondering, is it too much avocado to eat 1/2 of one in the morning with my eggs, and another 1/2 avo with my salad at lunch? Also, Avocado are quite expensive. Can anyone suggest some alternate fats that they use to "beef" up their... (more)

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Jeff__1 0 · June 05, 2012 at 1:07 AM

I often eat 2 avocados a day, so I don't think 1 is too much. Butter is also good to 'beef up' meals

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by 3979 · about 14 hours ago

I've been going steady paleo for about 3 weeks now. Staples of my diet are fish (both fresh and canned), avocados, and green vegetables like kale, spinach and broccoli. I've been VLC and I feel fantastic. For the first 2 weeks I had barely any... (more)

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Aglaee_the_Paleo_RD 0 · May 31, 2012 at 12:49 PM

give your body time to adjust. if your digestion, gas and stools don't improve after a few more weeks, then it will be time to ask more questions!

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by 473 · about 14 hours ago

I've read other thread regarding avocado consumption but seems like there's no clear answer so I'm gonna ask again: Is it ok to eat 2 avocados per day 5 times a week? I eat pretty clean paleo (almost none industrial seed oils, eat healthy... (more)

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Travis_Culp 0 · March 12, 2012 at 5:58 PM

I wouldn't avoid a highly nutritious food you enjoy as a result of dietary reductionism that has demonized one particular minor component.

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by 11683 · about 14 hours ago

I know that avocados contain polyols which are the P in FODMAPs. But I can't figure out if they are bothering me or not (I have digestive distress every day, but notice it more if I eat brassicas. Onions and garlic are totally out.) Do others... (more)

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Cory151_1 0 · January 24, 2012 at 8:13 PM

I dont tolerate a bunch of garlic very well but here in southern california I eat about 2-3 avocados per day as they fall off the trees here. I wouldn't worry about it, I can find something wrong with just about any food if I look hard enough.... (more)

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by 60 · about 14 hours ago

I am in a location where I can not get fresh or frozen avocados. Does anyone know of a reliable supplier that provides quality avocado pulp? Thanks in advance.

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by 396 · about 14 hours ago

According to the folks at Whole 9 I should have thumb sized portion of fat with each meal but dang, I love avocados! I've taken to eating one a day as well as whatever other fat I use to cook with (usually olive or coconut oil.). I have lost... (more)

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Jack_Kronk 0 · January 10, 2012 at 3:31 PM

an avocado a day is fine. consider yourself fortunate that you can afford it.

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by 75 · about 14 hours ago

What kind of fat do you use to cook your meats and to increase the fat intake in your diet. Personally, I have tried coconut oil and can not stand the taste of it (it is wonderful on the skin though). I have started to using Ghee and the label... (more)

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Chickenosaurus_Rex 0 · September 17, 2011 at 4:09 PM

Coconut oil, Smjor or Kerrygold butter, and rendered goose fat. I rarely use olive oil.

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by 1186 · about 15 hours ago

After reading the Paleo Solution, I have decided to remove nuts from my diet for 30 days, to see if I can combat some still chronic inflammation I've been having. I am also allergic to eggs, shellfish and avocado...can anyone suggest another... (more)

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Nemesis 0 · August 28, 2011 at 4:57 PM

Save all of the drippings/grease from bacon and meats that you cook. Use a cheesecloth to filter out the particles and bits of food, and store in the fridge for up to a week. When you want to fry something, just take a scoop of the grease and plop... (more)

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by 343 · about 15 hours ago

So I was at the grocery store yesterday and saw what looked like a Papaya, but was actually something I've never seen before: a "SlimCado." It was marketed as a low fat version of the an avocado. Do anyone of you have any more information on... (more)

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Caitlin 0 · August 25, 2011 at 5:19 PM

faileo, why have a less fatty avocado?

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by 1098 · about 15 hours ago

This is something I have dealt with most my life. And I'm not talking like an annoying ache. I mean full on, screaming, ripping-your-guts kind of pain. I don't eat them so no need to tell me that part, heheh. But I've always wondered why these... (more)

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jakeA 0 · July 14, 2011 at 7:03 PM

I also found myself getting very ill from Avocados and I know that you can be allergic to them. I did a little research and found a perfect answer for you! http://foodallergens.ifr.ac.uk/food.lasso?selected_food=4 Avocado allergy can take... (more)

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by 148 · about 15 hours ago

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 at 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 2682 · about 15 hours ago

I made deviled eggs based on the recipe on MDA earlier this week and they were fantastic! I ate several right away, but decided to save some for breakfast the next day. I left them on the counter to finish cooling before popping them in the... (more)

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JansSushiBar 0 · May 27, 2011 at 1:24 PM

I agree - the heat probably contributed to the color of the yolks, as well as the oxidation of the avocado. Make sure the eggs are at least at room temperature before making guacamole deviled eggs, and refrigerate the leftovers immediately,... (more)

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