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by 0 · about 2 hours ago

Hi everyone, I am a runner and I spend more time not running then running as always injured. I had an MRI and am found to have osteopenia which means I have low bone density but not so low as to have osteoporosis. Being paleo how can I... (more)

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joanna_4 0 · June 20, 2014 at 10:15 PM

I started taking AlgaeCal and Strontium when I was diagnosed with osteoporosis this year. It's supposed to reverse osteoporosis so I take it daily. I am hoping my next bone density can is improved. I only started it in February so I'm sure it can... (more)

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by 0 · about 2 hours ago

Hi, a newby here. I am not even on Paleo (or any other) diet, but trying to find the right one for me. One thing I am trying to understand about Paleo and teeth is this: I have read at several places that oats for example, are very bad because of... (more)

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wtfgod 0 · June 01, 2014 at 3:06 PM

Why someone may have said this to you is that the phytic acid binds with minerals making your body unable to absorb them, so if for example you were eating this with milk and you needed calcium, oats might then hurt your cause then leading to weak... (more)

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by 787 · about 2 hours ago

I have a few questions regarding broth, particularly the bones, mainly - is there any reason i shouldn't be eating soft bones from broth? They must be packed full of bio-available calcium right? They are so damn tasty, rich, creamy, soft and... (more)

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stephyogini 0 · April 18, 2014 at 7:52 PM

I have made bone broth many times before and LOVE it. But I use the slow cook version (at least 8 hours). It is recommend low simmer, slow boil to do this. I've heard others say to do it in 1-2 hours in a pressure cooker. Does anyone know... (more)

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by 5509 · about 2 hours ago

Hello, I used to be a regular here, but disappeared. Well, I'm back and more excited than ever to eat healthily in a way that will enable to me to have optimal cognitive function and physical energy:) I am trying to eat on a budget and... (more)

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Jan_1 0 · December 09, 2013 at 7:08 AM

I just fry it with bones and remove them when i eat the fish, sometimes i eat the bones for minerals also. I always eat the roe and milt too. Smelt is one of my favorites. Heres a nice little video about smelt: ... (more)

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by 0 · about 2 hours ago

Obviously I'm running this through my ignorant, modern-Western paradigm of beauty, but it's something I noticed a while ago. Gay men are generally in better shape than their heterosexual counterparts of the same age. Is it because men are... (more)

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glib 0 · October 24, 2013 at 7:00 PM

I think this is trolling at its finest.

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by 5 · about 2 hours ago

Hi, Lately I have had some problems with my knees and I am thinking about getting? I've read you have to take hydrolized collagen, preferably from grasfed animals. I have a couple of questions Has anyone tried Great Lakes Hydrolized... (more)

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Robert_13 0 · June 19, 2013 at 12:24 PM

i've had great relief from digestive issues using the jelly like thick broth from lamb/beef bones, I find it most effective when I have some everyday before/during eating, the watery stuff (the 2nd batch) doesn't work as well i think that the... (more)

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by 2626 · about 2 hours ago

On Saturday, I got a great big salmon carcass from the fishmonger. My wife and I cooked it into a soup, ate the delectable cheek meat, eyes, and skin, and picked the bones clean. Then we cooked the bones into a fish stock. After simmering, some... (more)

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Jan_1 0 · June 12, 2013 at 11:06 AM

Sounds about like my typical lunch this time of year. :)

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by 139 · about 2 hours ago

I'm a man. I have small joints, small wrists and ankles. My shoulders are not that wide either. I wish my body frame was wider, thicker and more robust. Is this genetic? Both my parents are small ectomorphs, is there any way around this or just... (more)

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Stephen_4 0 · June 03, 2013 at 1:53 PM

In many ancient medical practices they advocate someone eat the part of the animal that they are having problems with. In your case I guess that would mean you should eat bones according to that POV. Better get chomping.

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by 50 · about 2 hours ago

I just made a broth that simmered on the stove for quite a while. So long, in fact, that the bones are edible. Just took a bite, and tasted good. Are these useful/safe to eat? A friend said all the nutrients will have leached out into the broth.... (more)

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by 10994 · about 2 hours ago

Bones are extremely alkaline. Bones have a form of calcium that is shown to be superior to calcium salts in clinical trials for bone mineral density. Bones are a solid source of calcium,phosphorus, potassium and magnesium. Bones naturally occur... (more)

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January 0 · May 26, 2013 at 4:06 AM

A fascinating experiment was done in 1994 to learn how well humans digest bone: http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/smartnews/2012/10/shrew-eating-scientists-show-humans-can-digest-bone/ (more)

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by 10994 · about 2 hours ago

Hey guys sorry for all these questions about bones buuuuut. I'm proposing that paleo man got adequate calcium from bones. He didn't have dairy, he had limited supplies to calcium and he had a very strong bone structure. He did not get that bone... (more)

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Jan_1 0 · May 23, 2013 at 3:45 AM

I have pressure cooked recently large bones from 13kg wild salmon, bones go soft in 30mins, or less. Salmon head has some soft cartilige near the mouth that you can eat. I always eat most of it. Beef knucklebones go soft in 3hours in pressure... (more)

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by 55 · about 2 hours ago

Will my bone mineral density or bone mineral content or bone size or whatever increase from eating bones? Technique to eat bones: cook as a bone broth until they're edible. Preferably mushed up in the actual broth.

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jake3_14 0 · May 22, 2013 at 4:09 AM

Maybe. If you're coming off a SAD-style diet to a Paleo-style diet, you might well end up with denser bones, but the relationship isn't going to be linear. At some point, your bones will achieve a normal density and then stop getting denser due... (more)

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by 343 · about 2 hours ago

Hi everyone, I've seen a few questions asked about chewing on softened chicken bones after having used them to make stock, but mine relates to pork bones. I was straining my pork broth yesterday - it was the second broth from that batch of bones... (more)

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primalpat 0 · April 13, 2013 at 1:42 PM

Yes, I've eaten bones, and YES THEY ARE DELICIOUS!!!! I watched my Polish parents do it when I was a kid. I'd be careful eating chicken drumstick bones, as they splinter. I know the part you speak of, but I'm not sure what it is. (more)

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by 726 · about 2 hours ago

According to wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fluoride_toxicity), excessive fluoride can lead to dental fluorosis and a weakening of bones, but evidently one woman who FOD'd had strengthening of the bones... (more)

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Mscott 0 · March 25, 2013 at 9:22 PM

Large amounts of fluoride can increase the density of bones while also increasing their fragility and likelihood of fracture. http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJM199003223221203 And hey, maybe something else in the tea, like vitamin K,... (more)

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by 289 · about 2 hours ago

hey there what will give me the greatest yield of bone broth. one using a crockpot two using a pot on a cooker three using a pressure cooker?

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by 3979 · about 2 hours ago

I want 'em soft like how they come in the can. I want to utilize the whole fresh fish.

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MyPaleoDiet 0 · February 03, 2013 at 3:22 PM

The bones of canned fish usually soft owing to the high pressure storage inside the can. So if you want your fish bones to be soft, you would have to pressure cook it. There are several fish recipes that you can cook using a pressure cooker, but... (more)

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by -2 · about 2 hours ago

I cooked a pre-cooked spiral sliced ham on Monday. On Friday I took the bone that had been refrigerated along with meat and aspic,and boiled it for 8 hours.I let it cool and refrigerated it Friday night.Is it ok to make into soup and eat Sunday? (more)

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Rick_Yazwinski 0 · December 31, 2012 at 12:58 AM

I can see your reason for concern: cooked, then cooled, then cooked and cooled again - lots of opportunity during the cooling for contamination; however, given that your going to heat it again to make soup during which it'll likely get hot enough... (more)

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by 5 · about 2 hours ago

Does anyone have any tips on breaking lamb bones without splintering them so that you can get at the marrow? A simple method would be good without special tools or saws. Many thanks

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eric_9 0 · December 16, 2012 at 10:43 AM

I usually use a hand axe, with the bone on a log. Breaks them without splintering, I get two pieces, sometimes i get a rough edge. np.

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by 15 · about 2 hours ago

I recently found a bargain deal from whole foods of a box of 13lb grass-fed beef bones for $0.99/lb. The individual packages sell for $2.99/lb. When I got home and opened the box, I noticed some frost around the bones. My concern is are the... (more)

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MathGirl72 0 · December 02, 2012 at 8:25 PM

The frozen bones I get (or freeze myself) always have freezer burn by the time I use them and I have never had a problem turning them into great broth. The only time I tossed frozen bones was when the bag I had them in had a hole and the bones... (more)

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by 1195 · about 2 hours ago

I always eat the marrow when I score grass-fed bones for bone-broth. About once a month, I can only get Whole Foods bones which are antibiotic and hormone free, but are grain fed. I feel that it is better to have some less-than-perfect... (more)

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Varelse 0 · November 11, 2012 at 4:39 PM

I would eat it, for sure. Eating Paleo in general is orders of magnitude better than SAD - grain-fed vs grass-fed, while certainly better, won't give you nearly as much of an advantage as simply switching to Paleo. I don't remember which WAPF... (more)

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by 564 · about 2 hours ago

I impulsively bought a small bag of lamb neck bones at my local greenmarket last week. Is there any quick way to cook them? All of the recipes I've found are stews, but I've already got about a gallon of bison bolognese in the fridge. Ideally I'd... (more)

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Sara_S_ 0 · November 10, 2012 at 3:12 PM

Here's what I would do. Season with salt, pepper, and anything else (turmeric, cumin, and chili powder/paprika make a nice combo) and let them sit at room temperature (15-30 minutes). Pat them dry. Brown the meaty neck bones in a pan (in some... (more)

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by 35 · about 2 hours ago

I'm wondering if anyone one here heard about meat and poultry leading to poor bone health from a loss of calcium? There are a number of studies showing animal protein causes a high excretion of calcium from the urine. I've spoken to another paleo... (more)

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Mscott 0 · November 10, 2012 at 5:56 AM

Ok, so I've evaluated this theory before and found a bunch of studies confirming that meat protein is definitely not bad for your bones. Basically, meat protein increases the calcium lost in urine, but it also increases the calcium absorbed in... (more)

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by 1173 · about 2 hours ago

I made some chicken bone broth and then broke open the bones open to keep cooking...and then decided to just chuck the whole thing in the blender. Not all the bones blended well; I strained the broth and now have a milky broth that I presume is... (more)

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Ashley_Roze_ 0 · November 04, 2012 at 10:24 PM

The human stomach can digest small bones so I'd say you're golden! http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/smartnews/2012/10/shrew-eating-scientists-show-humans-can-digest-bone/ (more)

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by 405 · about 2 hours ago

I was thinking about this earlier while thinking about menudo as I was munching on a piece of oxtail. When I tried to make bone broth, it pretty much failed, even though I used cartilage-y pieces of bone. The broth wasn't gelatinous at all. But... (more)

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Kamal 0 · May 05, 2012 at 2:25 PM

I don't drink bone broth anymore. Instead, I eat tendon pho. Why? Laziness! I'm too lazy to make batches regularly, and it smells funky to me, even laced with cooking veggie smells. Tendon, along with meat on the bone, seems like it would... (more)

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by 2913 · about 2 hours ago

This is my first year where I won't be able to make my usual black beans with my leftover Easter ham bone. What are some good Paleo ham bone recipes to make? Split pea and ham soup? Can ham bones be used for bone broth? Or is that a beef bone... (more)

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Jenny_9 0 · April 09, 2012 at 11:21 PM

You can pull a Lindsay from Arrested Development and just heat it up in water: "I call it...hot ham water!"

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