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by 15976 · about 17 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 0 · about 17 hours ago

Last week I cooked three days worth of meals for the boyfriend and myself and I keep asking myself why I didn't do it sooner. Seriously the most convenient thing I've ever done with almost zero planning because I have a pressure cooker. We have... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · August 04, 2014 at 12:30 PM

A meatloaf generally lasts 4 meals for myself. Along with some side dishes, that's nearly 1/3 of my meals for a week. Sides typically are greens and some roast root veggies (including white potatoes.) Thai curries work well for a "pot of slop"... (more)

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by 50 · about 17 hours ago

I recently visited a farmer's market in northern San Diego and was intrigued by a stand selling locally raised beef, turkey, and rabbit. I wanted to buy something but felt uncomfortable not buying meat directly from a store because of safety... (more)

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Janknitz 0 · July 29, 2014 at 5:07 PM

California law requires that farmers process meat through licensed processing plants for commercial sale. Most farmers welcome questions, visits to see how animals are treated, and will tell you where the processing took place (though it may not... (more)

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by 593 · about 17 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 17 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 17 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 17 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 0 · about 17 hours ago

Found it neat, thought you guys would enjoy it too. It's at http://solvingnutrition.com/do-you-know-the-real-nutrition-of-beef-in-your-diet/ (more)

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Methodician 0 · February 11, 2014 at 6:40 PM

I knew most beef muscle meat was roughly equivalent regarding micronutrients, but surprised to find that some of the cuts (according to that) really stand out! Whodathunkit?

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by 160 · about 17 hours ago

I'm curious if I am missing out any important fat sources. Most of my fats come from: -Coconut butter/oil -Nut butter -Avocados -Fish oil -Grass-fed beef, but this is usually lean and about 1-2 times per week I... (more)

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TheGastronomer 0 · February 03, 2014 at 2:49 PM

I am quite surprised olive oil isn't on your list. Even if it isn't your favorite you should at least consider using it. It is my favorite oil by far. Consider adding it to your list, the farther up the better. When choosing one, go for a... (more)

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by 0 · about 17 hours ago

So I tend to make lots of beef tallow for calories. But I'm too lazy to chop off all of the bits of meat or bloody parts mixed into the fat before rendering. Is that alright as long as I use a cheesecloth later? My concern is that the fat is... (more)

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glib 0 · December 13, 2013 at 3:17 AM

If you make it with the wet method, the bloody parts and the fat will separate naturally when cooling.

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by 53 · about 17 hours ago

I feel like I can't cook beef???whenever I cook it on stove top it tastes gross???something about frying it that is bad? Grilled meat tastes great, and meat in soup???but fried is just blah! Maybe I am cooking it on too high of a heat ruining... (more)

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begob 0 · February 11, 2014 at 1:15 PM

Here's all you need to know: http://www.seriouseats.com/2012/12/the-food-lab-complete-guide-to-pan-seared-steaks.html Take away: season well before and allow to rest. Works for me. Also - for oil I use butter ghee.

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by 3280 · about 17 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 17 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 0 · about 17 hours ago

hi, i'm from Malaysia and started going paleo. However, the problem is, i can't find any grass-fed cows' fat, bones, organs. The only grass-fed beef here is lean meat, no fats whatsoever. This is because the meat is imported, so i guess they only... (more)

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by 5 · about 17 hours ago

I am a supplier of Grass Fed and Finished Beef, Lamb and Goat and I am trying to figure out which cuts of each of those animals are the best to suggest to clients that are on the Paleo Diet. I know that having some fat on the meat is best for this... (more)

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Migo 0 · September 05, 2013 at 8:57 AM

For beef, marrow bones, pot-roasted cuts (especially chuck), and don't forget offal (heart, kidneys, liver). But even lean cuts will be appreciated by your paleo customers - I think the most important you can do is emphasize how healthy and... (more)

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by 593 · about 17 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 10 · about 17 hours ago

I made about 1 lb of beef liver pate. It tastes exactly how it looks (like s***). I've found recipes for next time (soaking in lemon juice), but I have 1 lb of pate made that I can hardly swallow. Can I cook it or make chili out of it?

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MeghanneR 0 · August 03, 2013 at 12:57 PM

If you mix in a few strips of cooked bacon and a tbs of coconut oil, it will taste like magic!

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by 215 · about 17 hours ago

I'm not talking about restaurants or processed freezer meats, I mean just plain cuts of meat lightly coated with coconut flour then fried(not deep fried though)in coconut oil or ghee in a wide saucepan(it's my favourite way to eat liver). Is it... (more)

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SUSTAINEDfitness 0 · July 31, 2013 at 3:52 AM

It is just as paleo as any of the other paleo things we modern humans eat. If you want to be a stickler, then only food you hunted and gathered is paleo, and then you most likely ate it raw, or possibly roasted over an open fire.

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by 232 · about 17 hours ago

Diamond Willow Organic beef says it's grass-fed/pastured except for during the winter months, which the cows are fed up to 10% organic grain. It's twice as expensive as conventional beef, but it is very difficult to find grass fed beef where I... (more)

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glib 0 · July 25, 2013 at 8:32 PM

If you buy in Fall, there will be no chemical test that will tell you whether the animal was fed grains during the preceding winter. The meat of a fully grass and hay fed animal and that of a winter-grain-fed and growing-season-grass-fed animal... (more)

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by 4306 · about 17 hours ago

Found some in local supermarket (Spain) at a relatively cheap price, about 7 euros a kg, cut up into steaks. Bought a tray of about 1/2 kg and cooked and ate them at home. Not the tenderest steaks, but the price was good. So my question is,... (more)

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Kumquats 0 · July 24, 2013 at 9:40 PM

My mum comes from a dairy farm in county cork. The cows are given pellets to eat as well as grass. The male cows were fed more grain to fatten them up to be sold as meat.

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by 40 · about 17 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 30 · about 17 hours ago

Anybody cook their burger patties in the skillet? I am wondering on how best to get the most flavorful result this way, as opposing to grilling with charcoal. My main problem is getting a good texture out of it. When I grill in the pan I usually... (more)

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fredmull 0 · June 19, 2013 at 9:51 PM

Gotta sear the meat to get the crust happening. Hot pan, little bacon grease..... Cast iron works best.

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by 209 · about 17 hours ago

In my house, we have burgers once a week. I only just checked the ingredients; apparently it has "gluten-free crumb" and the ingredients of that include potato starch and some E number. We get the burgers from M&S, so I'm guessing the beef is... (more)

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CelticCaveGirl 0 · June 08, 2013 at 9:16 PM

Tesco do organic beef mince, two for 5GBP To make burgers, add a little egg white and your chosen seasoning, let the mince dry out for a day in the fridge, then form into patties - easy peasy Failing that, go to Waitrose at the end of the day... (more)

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by 987 · about 17 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 221 · about 17 hours ago

I keep reading things about how grass fed beef has less saturated fat than grain fed beef. Does anyone know if that's true? I know that grass fed tends to have less marbling than grain fed, I'm mainly interested in the ratio of the fats.

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Andy_16 0 · June 19, 2013 at 10:10 PM

Here you go. Good article on grass fed beef by the man Chris Kresser: http://chriskresser.com/why-grass-fed-trumps-grain-fed http://www.thebarefootgolfer.com (more)

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