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by 10 · about 9 hours ago

I'm really interested in food storage at the moment. I know a lot of people have got into fermenting as a way of storing food for longer (and as a source of pro-biotics), but I'm wondering if anyone can point to a good book or web site that... (more)

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by 3280 · about 9 hours ago

I read "the sugar fix" but it contained very many ideas which I've grown to reject over the last year, although the fructose info is probably correct. Are there any paleo friendly books which go into the evils of fructose? Thanks, Mike (more)

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by 8574 · about 9 hours ago

Has anyone bought and read this yet? Eating on the Wild Side: The Missing Link to Optimum Health - Jo Robinson. Nice promo PDF and I see an endorsement by Cordain. http://bit.ly/13xWz3t Sounds pretty interesting and useful. Hopefully going to... (more)

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thhq 0 · June 11, 2013 at 3:34 PM

It's a personal goal of mine to find and gather wild local foods. Spruce bud season is over, so there goes the free vitamin c. Berries are a month away but I've spotted some new patches. The seafood goes on and on...clams and oysters anytime, and... (more)

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by 115 · about 9 hours ago

Is there a good one-stop source for information about fermentation? Like tips on what food to ferment. Time of fermenting. Different benefits. Etc. I've heard a lot about the book Nourishing Traditions or the book The Art of Fermentation. But any... (more)

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blueballoon 0 · May 01, 2013 at 4:35 PM

I think the best is really anything by Sandor Katz. The Art of Fermentation is great (probably the best), but if you're new to fermenting I'd give his book called Wild Fermentation a go. The latter is much smaller and easier to get through for a... (more)

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by 82 · about 10 hours ago

I'd like to hear some suggestions on the best way to spend my gift card ($75). I have read The Paleo Solution, but I am open to suggestions on other books that offer additional insight to the Paleo lifestyle. As a Crossfitter, I'm thinking maybe... (more)

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KenS 0 · December 26, 2012 at 9:49 PM

Perfect Health Diet. It's my favorite out of the ones I own, inlcuding Primal Blueprint and Paleo Solution. I just finished reading the latest edition as well, of which I just gave three copies as gifts for Christmas. It's currently $17.61 with... (more)

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by 10 · about 10 hours ago

Hello everyone! I??ve currently been on a stricter diet, in order to heal my psoriasis, for around three months now. I??ve read tons of articles all over the web but I think it??s about time I read a quality book on the subject. So, which book is... (more)

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Lazza 0 · December 06, 2012 at 5:48 PM

Digestive Wellness by Elizabeth Lipski is a worthy read, IMHO. She goes into detail on how digestion works and its impact on the body should things go awry. BTW, I had severe psoriasis on my hands and feet (palmo-plantar psoriasis) before going... (more)

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by 85 · about 10 hours ago

Looking for trade sites where I can buy kitchen tools or previously read Paleo books. My library does not carry any Paleo or Primal mainstream titles.

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Ashley_Roze_ 0 · November 16, 2012 at 9:50 AM

I don't think you're going to find anything that specific. When I lived in the states I frequently found excellent gently used kitchen supplies at our local consignment shop and salvation army type stores. The best place to find used books... (more)

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by 671 · about 10 hours ago

No specific direction for recommendations, I'm just looking for something to read. It's always interesting to see where this community is getting their information/entertainment from. So anything from diet to fitness to ancestral lifestyles to... (more)

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borofergie 0 · November 08, 2012 at 7:07 PM

For Whom the Bell Tolls - Ernest Hemmingway, nothing to do with Paleo, but it's a great book, and he'd be all about killing stuff.

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by 50 · about 10 hours ago

Looking for a recommendation. If you were to buy one book to give to a friend on Paleo, what would it be?

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raydawg 0 · October 14, 2012 at 10:19 AM

Depends on your goals, or if it's a gift for someone else, their personality. These are my favorites: Paleo Solution by Robb Wolf. Practical Paleo by Diane Sanfilippo Primal Blueprint by Mark Sisson Paleo Answer by Lauren Cordain Perfect... (more)

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by 671 · about 10 hours ago

There's obviously a burgeoning literature on the Paleo/Primal movement, but in my experience most books (or more often, jankety PDFs and Kindle files) seem to combine some science with quirky personal tales, heavily invested opinions and more... (more)

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April_S_ 0 · August 02, 2012 at 5:15 AM

If you can get your hands on it, read The Stone Age Diet by Dr. Walter Voegtlin. Papers published by Loren Cordain and S. Boyd Eaton are good and you can usually find those on Google Scholar. If you want "nitty-gritty science," check out... (more)

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by 323 · about 10 hours ago

Which book would you guys recommend? I've read Robb Wolf's Paleo Solutions, its brilliant but feel the science would go straight over my dad's head. I found it a tough read in places, and I'm used to the terminology and reading tech stuff. Side... (more)

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Karen 0 · June 19, 2012 at 4:08 PM

I just got and read "It Starts with Food" by Dallas and Melissa Hartwig. Inspiring, interesting and great for beginners. One caveat - buying books for family on diet can be risky. If he's expressed interest, go for it! If not, books on ways of... (more)

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by 5 · about 10 hours ago

Hi everyone! Does anyone have any recommendations for a good book about Paleo that targets weight loss? (I have over 100 lbs to lose.) I've read Mark Sisson's books and I'm thinking of trying his Primal Leap program but it's a bit pricey. If... (more)

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Joshua_1 0 · June 11, 2012 at 1:09 PM

Congratulations on taking a very big step towards a less painful, less stressful life. I would recommend to you (and anyone starting out, really) to avoid going out and buying a ton of "transformation" books. Just pick one, and follow it as... (more)

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by 2393 · about 10 hours ago

So I'm looking for more books. Paleo/nutrition books. Like I always am. I loved Good Calories, Bad Calories by Taubes, I loved Robb's Paleo Solution, and I'm looking for more. Specifically though, I want to find some that go into the science... (more)

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Beth_WeightMaven 0 · April 24, 2012 at 1:21 AM

If you like 'em sciency, I'd definitely check out the Jaminets' Perfect Health Diet. And no, it's not a stupid question ;).

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by 423 · about 10 hours ago

I'm on a SUPER tight budget, but I really want to get a Paleo book to gain some more detailed information. The three I've narrowed it down to are: The Paleo Solution The Primal Blueprint The Whole30 e-book Which of these (or any other book,... (more)

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sharon_5 0 · April 05, 2012 at 2:10 PM

You can borrow all from the library.

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by 98 · about 10 hours ago

Its so PALEO! Makes me want to take a run in the woods and shoot a squirrel!

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Susan_10 0 · February 20, 2012 at 1:35 PM

Well aside from the fact that one of the main characters is a baker by trade... Not sure about the appropriateness of this discussion for paleohacks, but yes, the books are great.

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by 20353 · about 10 hours ago

What are your favorite Ray Peat articles and books? And/or what have you learned or applied to diet from reading Ray Peat?

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Senneth 0 · January 27, 2012 at 7:46 PM

I went on a Ray Peat binge last august and have since read his books, his newsletters (the ones after I signed up) and listened to many many hours of podcasts (if not all of em). I have filtered his work to pick out his recommendations for my... (more)

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by 11099 · about 10 hours ago

Really, I just want to share that I requested that my library purchase Perfect Health Diet, and just received it this week...I'm excited to read it cover to cover, I already am a Jaminet fan via the web, and although I'm an avid collector of... (more)

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Erik_of_Rockford 0 · January 06, 2012 at 7:25 PM

I invite people to my house for awesome Paleo dinners.

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by 951 · about 10 hours ago

Has anyone read Dr. Cordain's new book "The Paleo Answer"? I was wondering what you thought of it and how it differs from the first.

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Wisper 0 · December 28, 2011 at 1:02 AM

The full title is The Paleo Answer: 7 Days to Lose Weight, Feel Great, Stay Young. 7 days to reach all that? Really? I mean, really? Paleo has jumped the shark. At least we can say we were here before paleo was turned into yet another diet fad. (more)

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by 25 · about 10 hours ago

My wife has relapsing-remitting MS and is looking for a good resource out there to use to figure out how she needs to change her diet. There are a lot out there and they all seem to advocate slightly different things. She's overwhelmed by the... (more)

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Eric_12 0 · November 10, 2011 at 5:41 PM

Look up Rob Wolf autoimmune. There is a six part video series he links to. Also... (more)

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by 581 · about 10 hours ago

hi anyone know any good books or online articles about living on zc? i've been to the "zeroing in on health" forum and will start going through the "active low carb" forum. but i really want some books directly about zero carb (meat and fat... (more)

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Rose 0 · March 03, 2012 at 11:41 PM

Not quite about zero-carb, but here's a book by two ketogenic diet researchers, Jeff Volek and Steve Phinney, that addresses pretty much everything currently known about ketogenic diets for health and weight loss. It's become my favorite book on... (more)

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by 2178 · about 10 hours ago

I read Robb Wolf's book several months ago and have been enveloping myself in internet paleo-ness since then. I'd like to dive into a new book, but I have limited time to devote to sitting still and reading. SO: Let's pretend you could read... (more)

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Vrimj 0 · September 15, 2011 at 8:07 PM

I would read the NYTimes article first and possibly instead, it being both shorter and free

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by 5 · about 10 hours ago

I was wondering if anyone had read the book 'The Paleo Diet for Athletes'. I'm reading it now and loving it. I went paleo a few weeks back and its been tough. As an athlete (I'm a rower) we need all the food we can get...so when I went paleo it... (more)

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citrusfire 0 · September 21, 2011 at 2:33 PM

Erik, I was/am a close-to-elite level swimmer with similar work capacity needs as rowers, so I'm not sure what level youre competing at or want to compete at, but here's my advice: When I first started to go paleo I made a mistake of not ensuring... (more)

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by 25 · about 10 hours ago

I've recently started reading books and blogs on nutrition (mostly Paleo and Primal). I realized the authors manipulate a lot of facts about nutrition and human physiology and use a lot of terms (insulin, GLUT-4, glucose, fructose, LDL, HDL,... (more)

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Stabby 0 · August 07, 2011 at 3:51 AM

Great idea. The only problem I see, actually it's a bit of a big one, is that a Physiology textbook (probably what you're looking for) doesn't tie everything into pathology and certainly doesn't tie it into nutrition. So you could read a... (more)

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by 13983 · about 10 hours ago

From the book "Mastering Leptin" come these five rules for losing weight and/or managing other hormonal issues: Rule 1: Never eat after dinner. Allow eleven to twelve hours between dinner and breakfast. Never go to bed on a full stomach.... (more)

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animalcule 0 · August 04, 2011 at 8:09 PM

It sure makes sense to me, a skinny person who is oversensitive if anything to leptin (had problems for years with low appetite). I've had the best weight gain results doing almost the exact opposite (eating right before bed, eating giant meals... (more)

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by 477 · about 10 hours ago

The Shangri-La Diet seems to be getting a lot of press around the blogs and sites these days, and I'm wondering if anyone has read the book or knows anything about the diet? Here's the book from Amazon I'm not sure what to think about it. It... (more)

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paleohacks 0 · June 10, 2011 at 9:57 PM

First off, I love Seth Roberts because he is an amazing self-experimenter. He gets a lot of flack from his fellow academics but whatevs. As for the diet - I think it could be very good for people who need to lose a lot of weight and it could be... (more)

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