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by 15976 · about 8 hours ago

Recently i was listening to Carl Lanore's Superhuman Radio show and both he and one of his guests mentioned regular consumption of raw beef, if in somewhat minor amounts. They both were talking about ground beef, and yes the stipulation was that... (more)

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Matt_1 0 · August 03, 2010 at 3:19 PM

Sounds like a good way to get some E. coli O157:H7 into you. The absolute risk is probably quite small but the outcome if you did get food poisoning can be serious. E. coli O157 only evolved in the 1970's so it is not a bug that our ancestors had... (more)

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by 598 · about 8 hours ago

Why exactly is beef liver often preferred over chicken liver? What advantages does it have?From what I can see, chicken liver is a more balanced nutritional powerhouse than beef liver. It has much less retinol and B12 while still providing... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · June 04, 2014 at 4:29 AM

I need the copper.

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by 0 · about 8 hours ago

I just want to know ,because if so ,our grass fed thinking is much more "saviors of the world" than the vegan idealogy (in the bad way) just let me realize... soy,corn, or mostly grass hay CDone Edit: For ruminant that are fed... (more)

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thhq 0 · April 16, 2014 at 4:46 PM

No. They are finished on a dry weight mixture of about 15% hay, 60% grains and 25% distillery by products (spent mash from corn ethanol plants). http://www.extension.iastate.edu/agdm/livestock/html/b1-35.html Whatever's cheapest and... (more)

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by 0 · about 8 hours ago

I currently cook up a 500g pack of Beef mince .. per 100g it is 19.0g of protein, but after cooking it weights about 350g so am I getting 66.5g of protein (after cooking weight) or 95g of protein per day (pack weight) In a nutshell I guess I... (more)

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Rashed 0 · April 19, 2014 at 6:14 PM

Muscle meat is very high in phosphorus and very low in calcium. If you are relying on muscle meat as main protein source, you may need extra calcium from rest of the diet to balance the ratio of calcium to phosphorus. RDA from calcium... (more)

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by 129 · about 8 hours ago

My local market here in San Francisco just stopped carrying 100% grass fed because of a recall issue. Even the whole foods nearby stopped. They still have beef from Five Dot Ranch http://www.fivedotranch.com/ which is grass fed but grain... (more)

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Bestbeef 0 · August 21, 2014 at 3:39 PM

Five Dot Ranch is unique in the fact that they own their cattle from birth to plate.  They know exactly what the cattle are eating and can trace all their animals.  The cattle are broken down in four different herd types to allow... (more)

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by 3280 · about 8 hours ago

From a hormone/antibiotic/pink slime perspective, what beef is healthier: Wendy's or McDonalds? (here in the USA) I think I heard some time back that McDonalds has ditched "Pink Slime", but I'll confess I don't recall the... (more)

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samc 0 · September 30, 2013 at 6:14 PM

The same corn fed beef would be my guess based upon what each company says. McD's has far greater buying power and control, that doesn't really mean much from our Paleo perspective however. The fresh vs frozen doesn't mean much IMO. btw - I... (more)

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by 221 · about 8 hours ago

I recently started eating raw beef, and I'm just wondering if anyone can relate to a recent experience of mine... I've found that I've lost the taste for cooked meat, even rare, entirely. I don't like it anymore. I don't like the way cooked meat... (more)

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Joe_23 0 · September 06, 2013 at 8:37 PM

I eat raw meat occasionally, and have heard some raw food folks make comments similar to yours. It never happened with me though, even after going a month without cooked meat. Cooked still smells and tastes good, and I prefer cooked for taste. ... (more)

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by 598 · about 8 hours ago

So let's say I just want to walk into Stater Bro's and buy some beef, whether it's pastured or not (I'm more and more grossed out though when it's not). What are some of the best (fattiest and tastiest) cuts? How about good bits for the tendons,... (more)

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whistlerski 0 · September 04, 2013 at 11:22 AM

shanks, or osso bucco have a ton on marrow in the middle of them and plenty of gelatin too. Braise them and they'll taste reallly really good...haha i just posted pretty much this exact same thing in the lamb thread

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by 0 · about 8 hours ago

Does anyone in Austin know of any places in town that fry their French fries in beef tallow (or a similarly paleo oil)?

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by 0 · about 8 hours ago

All the beef dripping I've seen sold here is in polypropylene containers.... (more)

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by 6709 · about 8 hours ago

So I had a 3lb piece of beef that was in deep freezer and left it out over night on the countertop for about 7-8 hrs. It was a solid block to start with and still cold when I put it in the crock pot where it will sit for 8 hrs on low, with... (more)

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Alex 0 · August 14, 2013 at 12:16 PM

I always thaw out frozen meat by leaving it out on the kitchen counter overnight, and I've never gotten sick. My wife only gets on my case about fish, so I thaw that out in the fridge. IMO, the fact that you're going to cook that meat for many... (more)

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by 5 · about 8 hours ago

Hi Paleohackers! Recently I've been looking at my diet on Cronometer and realized that I've been consistently getting more than 1600% of the RDA for B12 daily (combination of beef, liver, occasionally oysters), and my skin has been breaking out... (more)

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by 887 · about 8 hours ago

I don't know whether to laugh, or cry! I was just diagnosed with a beef allergy. (Right after ordering a WHOLE cow for the fall.) I'm hoping it will be the answer to some of my heath problems/concerns. Does anyone else have any experience with... (more)

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Cherice 0 · July 09, 2013 at 1:43 AM

I've lived with a beef allergy my whole life. Once you stop eating it, you're going to feel SO much better. Even though I love a good steak (and still eat it when I just don't care...) it's 100% worth it to cut it out. Make sure you're getting... (more)

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by 40 · about 8 hours ago

Hi all, A fairly open ended question here. When I'm not eating fish, eggs and the odd bit of bacon here and there I'm consuming grass-fed beef as my primary protein source. In what situations would pastured chicken be a better option, assuming... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · July 04, 2013 at 12:24 PM

Eat chicken instead of beef when you want chicken, not beef, for dinner. Simple as that. You can make an argument either way for chicken or beef in terms of nutrition. Or better yet, both are nutritious whole foods. I personally prefer pork to... (more)

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by 5 · about 8 hours ago

We are buying a 1/2 of beef. I want to get some of the bones to make bone broth. What types of bones work best? I am just not sure how to order it? I have never made bone broth before. Thank you!

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elf27 0 · June 13, 2013 at 2:30 PM

anything that is a joint like knuckle as Michael says. shin bone is also good- lots of connective tissue breaks down to make good stock. oxtail definitely good for broth. marrow bones - but eat the fat first before you make stock (I don't... (more)

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by 987 · about 8 hours ago

I've been eating tons of Beef Bottom Roasts from the local grocery store. I'm curious as to how many calories I'm eating. I looked online at nutritional information of a beef bottom roast, but the calories in roasts seem to vary widely based on... (more)

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Mash 0 · June 05, 2013 at 9:36 AM

Maybe you could try weighing it before roasting, weighing it after roasting, weigh any left over dripping from the pan. Then add the last two together and subtract from the original weight. Obviously there would be a loss of water, but it may give... (more)

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by 0 · about 8 hours ago

I cooked a beef roast in crock pot and refrigerated it the same night. But the next day took it out and used some of it and forgot to put the rest back in refrigerator. Stayed out all night probably about 12 hours before I noticed it. I put it... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · June 02, 2013 at 11:52 PM

Grok died of food poisoning. Not something one needs to emulate.

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by 3 · about 8 hours ago

I just purchased the 3 pak of the organic ground beef. The label reads 21.44ozs. per pak. When I weighed each pak the weight was only 19.5 ozs. That is 5.8 ozs. short for the entire 3 paks. At $13.99/# the customer is shorted $1.26. How can... (more)

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greymouser 0 · May 21, 2013 at 9:53 PM

Let me guess, this package was labeled something like 600 grams? Your scale is calibrated to equate 30g to equal 1 ounce. This is incorrect, although very common. 600/30 = 20, which is about what you weighed. (I'd ignore the 1/2 ounce difference... (more)

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by 75 · about 8 hours ago

My DH seems to be having an issue where the only time he feels full is if he eats red meat, particularly beef. It's actually getting to the point where he gets upset if I prepare chicken (always dark meat) more than once a week. I try to cycle... (more)

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paleocurious_1 0 · May 21, 2013 at 2:22 PM

Getting upset over a slight deviation in what's served is a symptom of anxiety. Sometimes, people with autism or Asperger's will want to eat the same thing every day, but he could just get up and make himself something else. He doesn't have to... (more)

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by 6 · about 8 hours ago

I am looking to purchase an 1/8th or 1/4 cow in the Tampabay area. Anyone here know a low priced source?

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by 10994 · about 8 hours ago

I mean, isn't ground beef just ground up steak basically? http://nutritiondata.self.com/facts/beef-products/6197/2 http://nutritiondata.self.com/facts/beef-products/3515/2 (more)

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Stephen_4 0 · April 23, 2013 at 1:47 PM

Okay, so the reason Ground Beef has a lower Amino Acid Completeness score, and why it is a poorer source of protein than pure steak seems to be because regular ground beef tends to include more than just the muscle meat of the cow. It might... (more)

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by 10 · about 8 hours ago

So, with the paleo diet, you're supposed to eat a lot of lean meats right? The problem is I don't eat most meats except for beef...so, will i have to start eating chicken, turkey, and other lean meats now? Or can I just continue with my current... (more)

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Wcc_Kamal_Stabby_fan 0 · April 22, 2013 at 11:59 PM

Hi Bunny, Here is some info you might find useful about what to eat. ???Eat Like A Predator, Not Like Prey???: The Paleo Diet In Six Easy... (more)

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by 3280 · about 9 hours ago

I'll be cutting a chuck roast into 0.5" or 1" pieces, cooking in my pressure cooker, and FREEZING for future meals. Will it work better if I freeze the cooked beef cubes in broth, or dry? Should I freeze each 5oz portion in a ZIPLOCK BAG (having... (more)

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greymouser 0 · April 02, 2013 at 5:38 PM

Regarding plastics ... BTW, are ziplock plastic bags as safe from a BPA or chemical leaching perspective? My Glad containers are BPA free. BPA is just one of many xenoestrogens found in plastics. There are some safe plasticy type materials, like... (more)

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by 0 · about 9 hours ago

I've got some in the freeze since January- is that too long to be frozen? How can I test if it's still good? Does beef lose any nutrient value if frozen for extended periods? Thanks

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Renee_2 0 · March 26, 2013 at 12:44 AM

I buy a whole whack of grassfed beef before the season's done for the winter. So I buy in the fall and it lasts several months in the freezer in thick ziplock freezer bags.

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by 10 · about 9 hours ago

I keep hearing a lot of negative feedback on the grass fed beef from whole foods. I actually 2 speicifc commentsd from this site- one was saying that whole foods grass fed doesnt taste "right" compared to other grass fed, and another comment... (more)

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UncleLongHair 0 · March 26, 2013 at 1:16 PM

I am just skeptical of the "grass fed" label at any large store, just like "organic". It is not precisely defined or regulated, and the stores know that it is good for marketing, so they tend to blur and corrupt the meaning of it so that they can... (more)

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