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by 0 · about 18 hours ago

His Olympic sprint coach what is there Charles public and he's comedian great coaches coaching about okay well he had this to say regarding heart high intensity training he says he doubts that works for the year in and year out training method he... (more)

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by 1193 · about 18 hours ago

I've been doing CrossFit for a year and a half or so, and I've realized that none of the workouts from around the past two months have made me feel sore in the slightest???and these aren't "active recovery" WODs, either. I recently hit a 15 lb... (more)

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mnatko 0 · July 17, 2014 at 3:23 PM

First of all you don't need to get sore to build muscle, and the longer you train the less frequently you will experience DOMS. Furthermore, soreness is induced mainly from the eccentric portion of a lift, so doing a 1 rep max on deadlift there is... (more)

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by 15 · about 18 hours ago

it seems that in the Paleo Diet book Cordain suggests that we stay away from butter and bacon...is this true? I was under the impression that bacon was good and butter from grass fed beef was good as well..can someone please clarify for me.... (more)

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raydawg 0 · February 24, 2014 at 6:17 PM

That's a very old book, and quite out of date. Dr. Cordain has changed his stance on saturated fat since. Paleo Answer is his newer book. That said, neither CAFO bacon, nor CAFO butter should ideally be used, rather you'd want pastured... (more)

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by 598 · about 18 hours ago

According to the nutrition database (http://nutritiondata.self.com/facts/fats-and-oils/7186/2 vs http://nutritiondata.self.com/facts/pork-products/7358/2) and/or cronometer.com there's a pretty significant difference between the two. The weird... (more)

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samc 0 · December 17, 2013 at 5:32 PM

I believe that traditional rendering of pork would include other parts of the animal, therefore you would be getting more than just fat (Jimmy Hoffa parts). This is for a commercially prepared product. If you are just taking bacon drippings it... (more)

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by 15 · about 18 hours ago

Hi everyone, I asked a question back in '12 and folks around here were VERY helpful, so apologies as I bother you all once more. Brief background: I am attempting to work on a "strict" Paleo lifestyle and wasn't sure if the Turkey Bacon I... (more)

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joanna_4 0 · December 04, 2013 at 3:22 AM

i think this is the turkey bacon i have in the fridge. i always buy this kind and it's really good. definitely meatier than regular pork bacon. i'm all about the carb content so if that's so low that's it's not affected by the small amount of... (more)

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by 3979 · about 18 hours ago

Most foods flare up my rheumatoid arthritis, including all meat except for fish. And turkey bacon, for some reason. Other forms of turkey flare up my joints. Chicken flares up my joints. Regular (pork) bacon flares up my joints. Turkey bacon?... (more)

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BobK 0 · November 01, 2013 at 6:38 AM

If you've got RA perhaps AIP is the way to go? Wild salmon & fatty fish and greens. Yeah boring but my wife ate this for nearly a year.

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by 0 · about 18 hours ago

I have a cookie recipe that calls for lard as the fat. It's a shortbread-style cookie. I'm still fairly new at paleo, so my question my or may not have an obvious answer. Instead of going out and purchasing lard or rendering my own from pork... (more)

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JenJen 0 · October 15, 2013 at 1:56 PM

Lo and behold I come bearing actual help: http://www.cattletoday.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=28&t=54446 http://cooking.stackexchange.com/questions/18975/rendered-pork-fat-vs-lard-vs-bacon-fat

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by 0 · about 18 hours ago

I've been to Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, Fresh Market and - in desperation Target - trying to find any sugar free bacon and coming up with zilch. US Wellness is always out so what can I do?? The applewood farms brand says the sugar is less than... (more)

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Michael_17 0 · September 09, 2013 at 3:19 AM

It's bacon, relax :)

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by 108 · about 18 hours ago

Hello! Sometimes I try to buy some bacon bits (to have them with scrambled eggs) without any other ingredients. But many bacon bit products contain dextrose, salt and spices. I learned about fructose but know nothing about dextrose. I know that... (more)

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AxialGentleman 0 · June 08, 2013 at 2:37 PM

Dextrose is another name for glucose. Glucose is the primary sugar your body produces or stores for energy. Excessively high blood glucose levels are damaging over long periods of time, but glucose itself is harmless. If the total amount of sugar... (more)

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by 3979 · about 18 hours ago

If I bought a jar of sauerkraut, but it was under-fermented, I mean barely sour, does it make sense to leave it out of the fridge for a while to continue its fermenting? It wasn't pasteurized.

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Lily_4 0 · June 06, 2013 at 7:28 PM

I haven't tried it myself but I imagine it should work. My current sauerkraut is taking 'forever' (for summer) because it's in a cool area, climate controlled. It seems to me the process just slows when cooler, so being refrigerated was slowed... (more)

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by 20 · about 18 hours ago

Is this a healthy interpretation of the paleo diet? I was under the impression that saturated fat is not bad for you and was reading the updated version of the paleo diet and it is saying that saturated fat does cause inflammation and increased... (more)

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BobK 0 · May 28, 2013 at 8:36 PM

IMO .... bacon & eggs EVERY day would get boring AND it isn't what paleo is about. Short Answer: Think "dinner" for breakfast... a salad and or veggies & eggs or meat. Don't be fenced in by "grain or eggs" for breakfast. Bacon isn't... (more)

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by 30 · about 18 hours ago

Hey PH (pun intended?), I'm going through the whole 'what food is doing what' moment right now. When I woke up today I had my usual breakfast: eggs with kerrygold unsalted butter and two slices of bacon. I also had a Granny Smith Apple. I have... (more)

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Josh_10 0 · May 20, 2013 at 10:37 PM

Idk that there's any way to know, aside from removing things 1 by 1, then adding them back in and seeing what caused it. It also happened once, so it may not be anything that's any sort of big deal.

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by 25 · about 18 hours ago

So do you? I've always blotted the oil off with a paper towel because my mom has done that ever since I can remember, but I was thinking, does it even make a difference? I mean I cook my eggs in the leftover bacon fat so why should I blot off the... (more)

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Chelsea__1 0 · May 10, 2013 at 12:18 AM

Whaaaaat?! Sometimes I even throw my spoon in there and have a scoop. No blotting here. However, I do conserve some for eggs, roasting chickens or a nice leg of lamb.

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by 70 · about 18 hours ago

I recently made a huge push at my business to supply In-House Honey-Cured Bacon. We make it from locally supplied pasture raised pork belly, local raw unfiltered honey, and pink sea salt. After finally making this a reality, I have customers... (more)

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paint94979 0 · May 02, 2013 at 11:04 PM

Sugar free for me I have tried bacon with maple syrup and bacon with no sugar... I prefer the sugar free... The majority of Paleo/Primal people will prefer sugar free

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by 45 · about 18 hours ago

Hi there, I have a question about the level of nitrates in vegetables. I've recently read that the levels of nitrates in vegetables can be up to 100 times higher than bacon, which is now apparently fine. Like most Paleo people I eat a LOT of... (more)

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Mscott 0 · March 25, 2013 at 11:44 AM

Nitrates in vegetables should be of low concern. Well established toxicology reports have generally found that it should be safe to eat the nitrate equivalent of about one and a half pounds of spinach (an especially nitrate rich food) every... (more)

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by 610 · about 18 hours ago

I am a fan of bacon, and I know I am not alone in my affection for this slice of meat. Sure, it's not the healthiest thing for us paleo-peeps, but it is yummy! Each year in Chicago (SF and DC also), there is BaconFest, a 1-day celebration of this... (more)

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parksthis1 0 · March 14, 2013 at 7:32 PM

My old neighbor used to point out that the countries who are in unrest are all non pork eating countries- and that these people were so unhappy/volatile because they did not have bacon!

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by 11683 · about 18 hours ago

Nightmare? Revelation? http://www.mnn.com/green-tech/research-innovations/stories/scientists-grow-bacon-from-stem-cells (more)

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James_3 0 · March 03, 2013 at 6:46 PM

I wouldn't eat it personally. I think it needs a whole lot more research before it even gets close. Labgrown stuff is an interesting thought experiment though. If you're vegetarian because of philisophical reasons, do they apply to lab grown... (more)

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by 3280 · about 18 hours ago

I've never had liver before. I would like to incorporate it in my routine. I purchased 1 pound of pastured chicken liver, and I have 1 pound of bacon in the fridge (not cooked yet). I have some onions, and am open to buying some garlic if that... (more)

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SuzyQ 0 · February 20, 2013 at 12:15 AM

Another tip: Cook onions in bacon fat until light brown. Add liver and simmer for 5 min, Add 1\2 can coconut milk, simmer another 5 min and then add a small portion of canned tomatoes for a little extra flavour but not too much so as to thin... (more)

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by 1772 · about 18 hours ago

Could someone please make sense of this article for me? I like tilapia because of its versatility, but reading this has made me think twice about purchasing. Can anyone decipher whether or not I should be worried about my tilapia... (more)

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Mark_36 0 · February 15, 2013 at 11:51 PM

Tilapia is a cheap farmed fish that is high in omega 6. In fish farming operations, tilapia are put in a tank after other, more desireable fish are removed in order to eat the waste products left over. "As bad as bacon" is about right, but not... (more)

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by 18 · about 18 hours ago

Could you consume too much bacon fat? Every morning, I'll make anywhere from 3-4 slices of bacon, and maybe a couple of eggs cooked in the bacon fat. After I'm done cooking those, I'll use the remaining bacon fat to cook some veggies in. Is that... (more)

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JimRed 0 · February 14, 2013 at 9:28 PM

Is there ever to much bacon! I know it is a sin, not used all that bacon fat. I will not tell, if you do not! What kind bacon, do you buy?

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by 571 · about 18 hours ago

I keep reading how people collect bacon grease and use it for cooking. I don't make bacon all that often, but when I do I use Trader Joe's Uncured Ends & Pieces, which as far as I know is not pastured pork. I don't have access to any higher... (more)

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MathGirl72 0 · February 12, 2013 at 4:12 PM

We go through about a pound of bacon each week and use every last drop of the grease for veggies, fried eggs, burgers, browning roasts, etc. I cannot find pastured bacon in my area and having it shipped is too costly. Waste not, want not!

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by 15 · about 18 hours ago

A few of my friends and I are working out in the oilfields of North Dakota. We work fifteen hour days, get around eight hours of sleep a night, and spend most of our time awake moving and lifting decently heavy things. At the beginning of February... (more)

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Stephen_4 0 · February 09, 2013 at 12:32 PM

I guess I don't understand what the problem is? If everyone feels great then you're fine, for now at least. Ultimately you might want to change up the veggies/greens that you eat, since 3 of y'all need to gain weight, you might include some carbs,... (more)

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by 15 · about 18 hours ago

Hi everyone. I just got back from Whole Foods where I bought a bunch of uncured fresh bacon thinking there would be no sugar in it. When I got home I read the label and of course, one of the ingredients I read was sugar. Since it is uncured it... (more)

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blueballoon 0 · January 27, 2013 at 2:30 AM

First, "uncured" doesn't mean it's not cured at all. It means that the cure doesn't include sodium nitrite (just salt). The cure, based on the ingredients, included sugar... probably to offset the salt a little for taste. However, the cure gets... (more)

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by 12174 · about 18 hours ago

I received a meat smoker from my inlaws as a Christmas and birthday present rolled into one. I'm really excited to use this bad boy, but being a total meat smoking newb I have no idea where to start with finding some wood chips. We've seen... (more)

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Jay_15 0 · January 21, 2013 at 3:21 PM

The only real rule is to use hard wood from fruit or nut bearing treas only. I like a mix of hickory and some fruit wood (usually apple, pear, or cherry as I get those from my yard). No difference in toxic residue that should be problematic for... (more)

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by 20 · about 18 hours ago

Hi, Paleos. When I cook a pork chop, lamb's leg, or chicken etc, am I meant to eat the skin, the rind, the fatty bits? This is where I am getting mighty confused about Paleo and weight loss, good fat and bad fat. Thanks a bundle E (more)

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ccorradino 0 · January 17, 2013 at 6:30 PM

I find that the better quality your cut of steak, the more edible the fat is. Rib-eye is $$$ but the fat just melts in your mouth and is so delicious. If you're timid, start there. Then you'll be able to appreciate the slightly more robust but... (more)

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