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by 0 · about 19 hours ago

As I'm sure alot of you know, cooking on the paleo diet can really take a large chunk of your day if you not smart about it. Foods that don't require much prep like avocados and sardines are truly life savers. Another huge benefit of sardines is... (more)

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Janknitz 0 · June 20, 2014 at 9:52 PM

I don't know about cooking temperatures, but my understanding is the smaller the fish, the less mercury is a concern. There is another brand, packed in olive oil and in a BPA free can. I can't remember the name of the brand, offhand, but they... (more)

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by 0 · about 19 hours ago

Because water from "spring" sources has basically no electrolytes or minerals, for the past year or two I've been putting lemons and/or limes in the plastic gallon jugs of water in the fridge to mitigate this risk. It never really occurred to me... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · May 07, 2014 at 11:28 AM

BPA-free alternatives aren't better than BPA really. They're just less tested. BPA itself is not that bad, there's not a whole lot of good evidence against it.

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by 0 · about 19 hours ago

Some say coffee is not paleo, but (at least I think) can be acceptable in moderation. Anyway, I just invested in a Keurig K75 model. The first cup after rinsing the reservoir and water filter was great. That was yesterday evening. This... (more)

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Harry 0 · December 08, 2013 at 4:13 AM

The Rogers Family Coffee Co. makes 98% biodegradable cups for the Keurig under the name San Francisco Coffee. They are also an incredibly ethical firm.

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by 3280 · about 19 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 6229 · about 20 hours ago

When you eat out do you prefer bottled water in plastic (glass is rare and expensive) or tap water with fluoride/chlorine etc.? I believe iodine can detoxify fluoride and chlorine according to Dr. David Brownstein, MD so I believe tap water to be... (more)

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raydawg 0 · February 28, 2013 at 3:34 PM

We have a reverse osmosis filter in the kitchen sink, and carbon filters for the showers. Fluoride isn't the only problem - chlorination is pretty nasty stuff and the vapor off hot water is where it causes the most damage. There's an old study... (more)

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by 0 · about 20 hours ago

Alrighty, I live in the UK and it seems over here it is pretty hard to find an affordable, BPA-free coconut milk so I've been looking around and am thinking about making my own from unsweetened shredded coconut. Would this still contain all of the... (more)

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scottmartinez2012 0 · December 27, 2012 at 12:15 PM

making coconut milk on your own from unsweetened shredded coconut will definitely be way nutritious than the ones processed. You will have quality control in your own hands, and fresh coconut milk. your storage time will be less than the time the... (more)

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by 1448 · about 20 hours ago

I save all of the glass jars from any products I buy from the store, like sauces and almond butter..etc I usually wash them really well and run the m through the dishwasher and re-use them to store things like rendered duck fat, ghee or home made... (more)

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BoneBrothFast 0 · July 10, 2012 at 3:27 AM

Glass is one of the most inert materials we know of. Yes, you should reuse your glass containers.

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by 614 · about 20 hours ago

Has anyone heard of this company - looks like this will be available in Sept. http://www.naturalvalue.com/ June 27, 2012 Here is an update on our Natural Coconut Milk and Organic Coconut Milk, in BPA Free cans with no Guar Gum. It is being... (more)

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Nicole 0 · July 23, 2012 at 3:27 PM

Aroy-D makes a 100% coconut milk product that comes in an aseptic package - it seems to meet all your needs. I buy it at a local ethic food store (in Kirkwood, MO). http://importfood.com/naturalcoconutmilk.html I usually pay about $1 a box -... (more)

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by 1667 · about 20 hours ago

If you've got the time there is a pretty good doc about plummeting fertility in men on Vimeo. I especially suggest women watch this as they will essentially be the stewards of the future of the male race through care and feeding of themselves as... (more)

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by 233 · about 20 hours ago

I just read that polyester has phytoestrogens. Is this true?Should we be worried about this?

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by 220 · about 20 hours ago

Hey all, i have been reading alot about BPA and other hazardous chemicals found within in linings of tin cans. bottles etc. Now to achieve an optimal balance of n3 to n6 it makes sense to consume fish. Now the fish i get is mainly canned. I eat... (more)

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Katherine 0 · June 02, 2012 at 11:17 AM

It sounds like your main concern is reducing BPA exposure as other toxins (ie mercury/pcbs) appear not to be a concern with most wild fish. Obviously to reduce the risks associated with mercury we should avoid shark, narwal, whale, king mackeral,... (more)

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by 1467 · about 20 hours ago

I know that in North America there seem to be one or two brands such selling BPA free tins but in the UK I have checked far and wide and it seems to be that no one is doing it? I have pretty much accepted that I will have to start making my own... (more)

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Karen___1 0 · July 23, 2012 at 8:11 PM

If you have plenty of money (sadly I am not really in this boat) there are various brands of tuna/sardines in glass to be bought. Delicatessens are your best bet (have had some exquisite and unbelievably expensive French sardines in various London... (more)

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by 24538 · about 20 hours ago

Korion's question http://paleohacks.com/questions/94854/in-what-context-is-plastic-not-safe#axzz1lLh5GHmN about the plastic steamer basket got me thinking, and reading more about this whole plastic issue. The Chris Kresser article (thank you... (more)

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Wisper 0 · February 04, 2012 at 10:35 AM

Worry about what you can control, let everything else slide. I'm on a similar mission to improve my testosterone, and general health. I don't think you are overreacting. We've seen girls getting their puberty ever earlier for decades; although... (more)

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by 8933 · about 20 hours ago

I use a steamer very often. The baskets are made of plastic. Is that safe or not?

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greymouser 0 · February 03, 2012 at 4:41 PM

When heated -- especially in the context of moist food -- plastic has the most estrogenating material released. In this context, I would never consider it safe. Definitely get a stainless steamer as suggested. When storing dry goods temporarily -... (more)

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by 561 · about 20 hours ago

Anyone have a working way to freeze meat without using plastic bags and containers? I live somewhere I can't buy good meat regularly so I stock up for about 2 months at a time--chicken, beef, pork, fish... I always cut them into 4oz portions and... (more)

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Firestorm 0 · December 05, 2011 at 2:54 AM

Butcher paper is my choice (Freezer paper without the plastic coating). I order mine here. http://www.webstaurantstore.com/435/butcher-paper-twine.html The coating on the butcher paper is starch-based, not plastic. You'll have to be aware,... (more)

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by 2949 · about 20 hours ago

Long-time lurker, first time poster! I'm looking for canned tuna, tested to be BPA-free. There are some places in the US that sell it, but I'd rather buy from Europe to save on shipping and customs, duties, VAT, and overall hassle. I live in... (more)

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by 3742 · about 20 hours ago

I know that canning typically involves BPA. Is the same true for boxed items, like Pacific soups and Let's Do Organic Coconut Cream?

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Shari_Bambino 0 · November 15, 2011 at 9:02 PM

Yes they are. The box is always your best bet.

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by 333 · about 20 hours ago

Lately, i have been too busy to cook food, so my staple is canned fish (salmon, tuna, sardines, and anchovies, some crab meat) on top of a big salad. I have been eating this for both lunch and dinner because it is fast, and pretty tasty, i love... (more)

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Grocket 0 · July 15, 2011 at 6:00 PM

If you are buying your canned fish at Trader Joe's then you are probably all set. Word is that all their fish is in BPA-free cans.

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by 614 · October 23, 2014 at 4:07 AM

http://impruvism.com/bpa/ Why BPA Isn???t Bad for You Early animal studies found that when mice, rats, and dogs were fed BPA, they sometimes developed low organ weights, impaired hormonal function, and infertility. These effects sometimes... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · May 01, 2013 at 12:17 PM

Nope. In fact, I'm increasingly weary of added chemical exposure and increasingly seeing the value in "non-essential" nutrition via plant compounds and gut bacteria by-products. Recently attended a lecture, on what we can learn from bacteria.... (more)

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by 659 · October 23, 2014 at 3:36 AM

Looking for any information out there on the saftey of using canned foods. Being on a low income and from a busy background, it is often easier and cheaper to buy some canned foods. The only two I regulary consume is a diced italian tomato mix,... (more)

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Cave_Tomboy_1 0 · April 23, 2012 at 10:42 AM

Trying again to answer. Technical difficulties. Quick answer -- canned salmon is okay, actually quite good given where you live. Canned tomatoes -- not bad if you have no alternative but BOXED would be much better. Acid in tomatoes, specifically,... (more)

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by 12369 · October 22, 2014 at 3:11 AM

I was just perusing the Healthy Skeptic - and read this article: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=%2Fc%2Fa%2F2011%2F03%2F29%2FMNSL1IIVQM.DTL Is Bisphenol A that big of a worry - and am I getting so much of it from the can of coconut... (more)

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Shari_Bambino 0 · April 01, 2011 at 12:23 AM

As far as I know Native Forest is the only BPA brand of coconut milk on the market. They sell it at many Whole foods or you can buy online. I think it's maybe $.30 more a can than the 365 brand? I can't tell you if you should be worried about... (more)

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by 4553 · October 22, 2014 at 3:03 AM

Anyone have a source for coconut milk in tetra pacs or other non-BPA containers? Glass ware, etc?

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Dexter 0 · March 19, 2010 at 5:38 AM

In the Southwest, I can get a 1/2 gallon of Coconut Milk http://www.purelydecadent.com/products/coconut_milk_beverage.html at the Sprouts Market. http://sprouts.com/home.php $4.59/ half gallon. And here is a blog for making your own coconut... (more)

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by 0 · October 21, 2014 at 4:19 AM

Hi all! I am trying to find good suppliers for making coconut milk yogurt for my small business. I need 1000ml coconut milk packaging, BPA free, Organic and possibly UHT. If you know of anything similar please let me know!!!! Thank you!

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paleohacks 0 · March 27, 2013 at 3:05 AM

Arroy-D is the best but it's expensive as with the rest. I order the cartons from Amazon. Cheaptest (but a pain in the ass) to make it yourself with bulk shredded coconut (also available on Amazon) and a blender, mixing it with hot water to make... (more)

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by 48 · October 20, 2014 at 3:52 AM

So the first thing is we have a bunch of this wild and local canned tuna and I called up the company to see if the cans contain bpa. All he was able to say though is that they don't use plastic liners? Does that mean it's BPA free? The other... (more)

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sage_ 0 · February 24, 2013 at 12:29 AM

i submit for your consideration; just as no testing was done on the effects of BPA prior to it being used to line aluminum cans, so it is with the stuff some companies use instead of plastics containing BPA. switching to these may be no better. (more)

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