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by 0 · about 8 hours ago

I guess fermentation is a sort of non heat based form of cooking. Heat eliminates toxic antinutrients and so do bacteria, so would bacterial fermentation be enough to convert toxic raw beans into a digestable food? 

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glib 0 · October 29, 2014 at 1:55 PM

This is potentially a very interesting question. Can we tune our fermentation (temperature, salinity and bacteria, since humidity will always be 100%) so as to target specific toxins? In the case of beans we are mostly talking about protease... (more)

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by 423 · about 8 hours ago

After being promised a raise that has not come through, I am having to reexamine our food budget. My Aunt is trying to be helpful, and proposed a drastic, 30 day beans and rice diet (now, I'm being literal here. She means 30 days, buy nothing... (more)

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matuyama 0 · January 06, 2014 at 2:22 PM

There's nothing wrong with properly prepared beans and rice imho, if you tolerate them well. They are whole foods but clearly you would want to complement them with a wide range of other foods to meet your nutritional requirements. One thing... (more)

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by 0 · about 8 hours ago

i am new to Paleo and i love it BUT i am already comparing it to Doc Furhman's offerings. for instance, i want to eat beans. beans are so darned healthy so why can i NOT eat beans on Paleo?

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daz 0 · December 02, 2013 at 9:57 PM

this is a copy of one of my comments, so that @denipink56 can easily see it (i hope), beneath each Answer on the left there is some text that reads 'Add comment', click on that text to add a comment responding to that answer. also,... (more)

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by 5 · about 8 hours ago

Possible Duplicate: Are Lima beans paleo? If yes, should they need to be organic? Are Lima beans paleo? If yes, should they be organic? (more)

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by 5 · about 8 hours ago

Are Lima beans paleo? If yes, should they need to be organic?

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Allison_10 0 · August 26, 2013 at 4:55 AM

I believe that they are legumes (beans), so no they are not paleo.

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by 215 · about 8 hours ago

I'm not trying to lose weight, so I'm not asking if this would slow progress or not I'm asking about optimum health if you get what I mean. Tonight I'm having dinner with my family like I usually do, but most of the time it works out great because... (more)

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SUSTAINEDfitness 0 · July 26, 2013 at 5:47 PM

I would not worry too much about the negative consequences of a cheat meal every few weeks. I would rather eat something unhealthy that my grandma cooks than to offend her by my picky eating. If it were ever couple of days or so, I might treat... (more)

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by 51 · about 8 hours ago

if you had to choose what would it be? in short are grains or legumes better generally?

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cavebitch 0 · June 28, 2013 at 1:22 AM

I think it depends on which grain and which legume. Wheat is deadly, but many people on this very site eat white rice with no ill effects. Legumes, I guess, depend more on preparation. Soaking improves digestibility, and so does cooking with a... (more)

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by 50 · about 8 hours ago

When I cut out beans completely from my diet, I do not feel as good. I do not have as much energy, and I feel less toned. Before starting Paleo I would have a can of garbanzo beans for lunch a day. After a year of Paleo I have started... (more)

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Mscott 0 · May 13, 2013 at 7:31 PM

Garbonzos are one of the healthier beans, I say avoid the impossible pursuit of paleo perfection and enjoy 'em. Heck, they strike me as more "paleo" than a cup of blended coffee and butter. Avoiding legumes because raw kidney beans make you sick... (more)

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by 35 · about 8 hours ago

I bought a big case of canned black beans shortly before going on a Paleo diet, only to realize they are not paleo frienfly and the lectins may have been a major source of my gastro stress. I've felt much better since I stopped eating... (more)

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Tammy_4 0 · March 13, 2013 at 6:30 PM

Sandor Ellix Katz....The Art of Fermentation (His new Book) http://www.wildfermentation.com/ Basically, This dude can ferment anything! His previous book is titled, Wild Fermentation. Good Luck! (more)

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by 825 · about 8 hours ago

beans have always made me feel full which is a good thing and my turdies look better when i eat beans. i eat a variety of vegetables and meats so is it really that bad to eat beans? i'd also like to know if beans existed in the paleolithic era. (more)

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jake_16 0 · January 22, 2013 at 4:55 PM

your "turdies look better." wow.

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by 1042 · about 8 hours ago

I am trying to dehydrate string beans. Trader Joe's sells dehydrated crunchy string beans that I am trying to replicate without the canola oil and tapioca starch that theirs is prepared with. I would prefer olive oil. I have a dehydrater at home,... (more)

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greymouser 0 · February 06, 2013 at 3:40 AM

The dehydrating alone is not making them crispy: the starch coating and frying is making them crispy. Yes, the dehydrating helps. However, the moist-and-yet-crispy bite to them is undoubtedly from the frying. Consider dehydrating them much, much... (more)

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by 15 · about 8 hours ago

Hi folks. I've moved over to a mainly Paleo diet quite recently (where possible), I did like cream or milk in my coffee (mainly decaff) and am not happy with taking it just black. So I have been using Soya milk since last December. I get that... (more)

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tj_8 0 · July 12, 2012 at 8:49 PM

almond milk.....

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by 20 · about 9 hours ago

I have asked a couple of "resources" out there and we all know that many are misinformed about the paleo diet and I could not find a reference in my actual paleo book written by cordain. I have been told that coffee comes from "coffee beans"... (more)

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mzrdnan 0 · June 18, 2012 at 3:36 PM

It is the pit inside the red or purple fruit often referred to as a cherry. Even though they are seeds, they are incorrectly referred to as 'beans' because of their resemblance to true beans. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coffee_bean - check out... (more)

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by 3521 · about 9 hours ago

If you only had the choice to eat conventionally raised meat, would you eat it or would you opt for a cheaper protein source such as beans. Legumes have sustained many cultures for thousands of years, the Tarahumara Indians of Mexico live off a... (more)

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Shari_Bambino 0 · April 11, 2012 at 2:15 AM

If my choice is between CAFO meat and legumes I will pick legumes without giving it a second thought. I would prepare according to WAPF which helps a lot. I would also eat a lot of yogurt(which you can make yourself very easily), cottage... (more)

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by 106 · about 9 hours ago

Just a thought, and wanted to start a discussion about it. Not asking for any particular reason. What's worse eating nuts or beans? Don't they both contain phytates?

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Dave_S_ 0 · March 13, 2012 at 10:42 AM

Most beans are worse than most nuts but not because of phytates or n6 content. It's other things like raffinose (the bean sugar that makes you fart) in kidney beans, phytoestrogens in soy, the mold (aflatoxin) in peanuts that are really bad. I... (more)

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by 4029 · about 9 hours ago

The Mayo Clinic EmbodyHealth website has a nice list of healthy foods to eat, includes Paleo staples like blueberries, salmon, almonds, broccoli, spinach, sweat potatoes . . . But Mayo adds Red Beans, saying Red beans ??? including small red... (more)

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Eric_12 0 · March 07, 2012 at 11:25 PM

No wheat germ...

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by 75 · about 9 hours ago

Where do people stand on Beans? I am mainly wondering about Baked Beans, Kidney Beans and Chickpeas. The only reason that I am asking about this, is because one of the only meals I would cook myself before I made the change, was a 3 Bean Chilli.... (more)

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Dave_S_ 0 · February 16, 2012 at 11:33 PM

Mark Sisson's take: http://www.marksdailyapple.com/beans-legumes-carbs/#axzz1maflxlnD Dr. Kurt G. Harris: "I've deleted references to legumes other than avoiding soy and peanuts, as other legumes seem more and more benign to me." (more)

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by 313 · about 9 hours ago

I was wondering about the effects of the trypsin inhibitors in beans and their effects. I have seen from doing research that these can cause permanent complexes in the body with digestion. I was wondering if anyone has much information about these... (more)

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Beth_WeightMaven 0 · January 01, 2012 at 10:46 PM

Ah, this is less a paleo question than a Weston Price one ... paleo folks avoid beans for a variety of reasons, not just trypsin inhibitors. This article on the WAPF site -- Plants Bite Back -- talks briefly about the benefits of cooking and... (more)

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by 61 · about 9 hours ago

I have a fair few vegetarian recipes from back when I was vegetarian that I'd like to adapt to being paleo. Many of them rely on beans as a filler and for taste. I have no idea what could be used to replicate the taste. I don't want to rely on... (more)

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Jan_1 0 · September 17, 2011 at 12:15 PM

I use mushrooms, just because theres a ton of wild mushrooms in season now.

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by -2 · about 9 hours ago

Possible Duplicate: Legumes and beans on Paleo? Why did you go on paleo? Actually, what does being a 'paleo' entail? Can you eat grains and beans (things that we were 'raised' on from looooong ago)? (more)

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Thumper 0 · August 09, 2011 at 9:19 PM

Check these previous questions http://paleohacks.com/questions/33917/definitive-guide#axzz1UZFDJFRm http://paleohacks.com/questions/39332/first-month-of-paleo-what-was-your-experience#axzz1UZFDJFRm... (more)

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by 1724 · about 9 hours ago

I was served green beans the other day and realised I didn't know if they were a legume or a vegetable. Can you tell me? Also, I think I knoe that peas are legumes, am I correct? Thanks all.

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Karen 0 · August 01, 2011 at 12:44 PM

Botanically they're legumes. Personally, I regard young bean and pea pods and pea shoots as acceptable vegetables since the problematic compounds develop in the more mature seeds.

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by 20 · about 9 hours ago

I can understand why wheat grains are bad.. but lectin is found in such small quantities in legumes, that I'm not sure why beans are to be avoided as well. Is there any reason, other than the minimial amount of lectin, why it's bad? (Without... (more)

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Richard_N 0 · March 04, 2012 at 12:51 AM

Soak them a long time (24 hours changing the water a few times) and cook them a long time (crock pot or stove top on low). I have eaten them daily for years finished off with cooking them in lard. I coast for hours after breakfast with out... (more)

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by 1248 · about 9 hours ago

I had a bag in the cupboard for about a year. I should have thrown them away but i don't like to waste. So, I made some black bean soup and paid for it with extreme bloating and constipation for 3 days. Needless to say, no more stupid beans for me. (more)

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Ambimorph 0 · December 07, 2010 at 5:21 PM

I'm sorry you experienced that. I empathize a lot with the gesture of not throwing things away, but I've had to re-learn my stance. Next time you consider throwing away toxic food to be a waste, remind yourself that you are not a garbage can,... (more)

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by 393 · about 9 hours ago

Assume the following for the sake of the question: 1) I select a legume with relatively low phytate and lectin contents. 2) It has relatively low glycemic load, or I will limit my portions accordingly if it does not. 3) The legume is not... (more)

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Tim_Rangitsch 0 · December 01, 2010 at 10:28 PM

It appears to me that nothing will be an obstacle to keep you from "enjoying a plate of these delicious beans..."! I find most starchy foods are simply a vector for the flavorful goodies I top it with.

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by 267 · about 9 hours ago

Winter is coming soon, and with it the need to feel cozy after being out in the harsh weather. In my youth that would consist of a hot shower followed by a hot chocolate and a hot bowl of chunky soup. Now, most chunky winter soups usually contain... (more)

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Kitzu 0 · December 31, 2010 at 5:50 AM

Carmelize onions in a lot of butter or coconut oil before you add to soups. They actually thicken the soup a lot. Some types of capsicum peppers also thicken up with long slow cooking.

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