But Is It Paleo

But Is It Paleo

But Is It Paleo Questions

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by 5768 · about 17 hours ago

My son loves raisin. I understand that it's a fruit and the sugar content, but I never hear anyone talk about them. Are raisins avoided for some reason I am unaware of?

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Rob_from_ketocure_com 0 · February 06, 2011 at 10:32 PM

Are raisins avoided for some reason I am unaware of? Raisins should be avoided because they have astronomically high sugar levels, and half of that sugar is fructose. Fructose is toxic. The body can dispose of it safely in small amounts but... (more)

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by 5 · about 17 hours ago

The only ingredient is "Carrot Juice". Is this Paleo? Here is some nutritional info on it.

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CD 0 · July 01, 2013 at 5:15 PM

I guess it's as paleo as V8. I would not consume for two reasons: (1) Worst tag line ever -- You???ll get all the sweet flavor and antioxidant Vitamin A you love about carrots, without all that pesky chewing -- I'll keep chewing my food thank... (more)

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by 187 · about 18 hours ago

Hi there, This may seem pernickety but just want to check what you all think of this product: Sunita Organic Lemon Juice I use lemon an awful lot in recipes, drinks and dressings, and I think it would work out cheaper/more convenient to buy... (more)

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greymouser 0 · May 01, 2013 at 1:34 PM

Yeah ... brands like ReaLemon, with 3 different preservatives, are sketchy for the usual reasons but at the frequency I personally use it, I'm not too concerned. However, the brand you found seems pretty great, as it's only juice! I would check... (more)

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by 23 · about 18 hours ago

are KIND plus protien bars considered paleo?

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Dutch_1 0 · February 22, 2013 at 9:47 PM

I agree that Larabar is generally better than Kind. Cherry pie Larabar is decent but other flavors I've tried, not so much. Clif makes Kit's Organic fruit and nut bars that are similar in price. Chocolate almond coconut is my favorite... (more)

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by 5 · about 18 hours ago

Living as a college student in India with no options for choosing my meals. Given the option of eating farmed chicken vs no chicken (only eggs(farmed)) ? What is better? Almost everyone I know is either vegetarian or eats chicken only once a week.... (more)

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greymouser 0 · February 20, 2013 at 2:21 PM

4-5 times a week is probably too much. However, given your limited choices, I would raise my usual suggestion of "once a week" to at most "three times a week." If you do so, I would take special care to fill to void with any fish you can find... (more)

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by 2318 · about 18 hours ago

So I have this vice--spry chewing gum. When I first made the switch to primal/paleo eating habits I used regular sugar free gum (aspartame overload!) to help deal with the sugar cravings I was having after removing all of the heavy carbs, sweets... (more)

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Nance 0 · April 17, 2013 at 11:51 PM

My dentist recommended I chew gum as my gums are more dry than he'd prefer. I've been using Spry for almost 2 years and I've had no negative effects at all. I've also had great dental checkups, which I assume relates to what I'm eating but... (more)

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by 3432 · about 18 hours ago

Just wondering how everyone customizes their experience. For example, I believe soy lecithin to be an unparalleled source of choline, so I add a serving a day. Also, I'm pretty sure cavemen didn't have Sri Racha, but I darned sure do. Anyone... (more)

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primalpat 0 · November 26, 2012 at 2:40 AM

My guilty pleasure...is... ...wait for it... ...I SAID WAIT... peanut butter. DON'T JUDGE ME! Wifey loves it. I have to limit my consumption, but man, do I love peanut butter. Yada yada, phytic acid, mycotoxins, GMO, blah blah blah blah... (more)

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by 430 · about 18 hours ago

Since it's winter, I miss hot cups of tea every morning. Since going paleo I've stopped drinking milk altogether because we can only get homogenized and pasteurized here. My mum won't buy raw grassfed because it's too expensive. I do miss tea. I... (more)

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Aril 0 · November 15, 2012 at 2:41 AM

"Would it be ok to put, say, 10ml of semi skimmed pasteurized and homogenized milk in?" NO. YOU WILL DIE.

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by 649 · about 18 hours ago

I'm not a hater and grew up a totally metabolically deranged fat kid. It took a long time of persistence and borderline OCD to overcome it I think. But I have to wonder if some of the so called "Paleo" recommendations to slash carbs or even some... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · September 27, 2012 at 11:41 AM

I've asked this question (or a similar one) before. Do healthy folks choose paleo? Are paleo adherants hypochondriacs? My take is that a lot of people end up paleo because they're sick and broken. Very few end up here in an already healthy state... (more)

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by 1672 · about 18 hours ago

I've seen many mentions of bacon and how "paleo" it is, so I'd like to ask how the eating of meat cured with nitrites or other processed meats is considered healthy?

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paleohacks 0 · September 25, 2012 at 2:15 PM

From a brief survey at Pubmed: Nitrates inhibit iodine uptake in the thyroid (promote hypothyroidosis?) and increase the risk of thyroid cancer in males (2011, large prospective study). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20824705 Association... (more)

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by 1670 · about 18 hours ago

Have you guys seen this new Paleobread stuff you can order (paleobread.com)? It looks pretty solid to me. No funky ingredients or anything in the coconut one. I was about to go order a bunch of the coconut bread one when all of a sudden I felt... (more)

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miked_2 0 · July 24, 2012 at 6:18 PM

My general rule is that if the "food" begins with "paleo-", it's not paleo. I prefer things that don't have any ingredients.

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by 5 · about 18 hours ago

I add this to my breakfast most mornings. I'm curious to its Paleo integrity. Made from Bio-Fermented Sprouted Whole Grain Brown Rice Non-GMO Hypo-Allergenic Complete Amino-Acid Profile OK, I love the stuff. It tastes great and I feel pretty... (more)

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cavejen 0 · July 15, 2012 at 1:16 AM

Two reasons why not: Firstly, rice. Even sprouted, rice is not paleo. Secondly, it's protein powder, not real food. This goes against a lot of the core concepts and philosophy of paleo. I also believe (but I could be wrong here) that rice by... (more)

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by 4283 · about 18 hours ago

I am seeing Green Coffee Bean extract advertised everywhere now (including Starbucks.) It apparently is some sort of fat burner or something. Does anyone know what this stuff exactly is? Is it Paleo?

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raydawg 0 · June 20, 2013 at 10:10 AM

Assuming that it does work, and that's not an assumption I actually share, it's been claimed that it works on the same pathways as doing low carb, or restricting carbs. So, why spend money on something you can do yourself, for free, by simply... (more)

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by 257 · about 18 hours ago

someone told me that buckwheat is a fruit therefore paleo... is that true?

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Potato_Avenger 0 · July 08, 2012 at 6:44 PM

Arbitrary classifying things as "paleo" or "not paleo" does not do anyone any good. I think that rather than do so, it might be more prudent to classify different foods as "beneficial," "without impact," or "harmful." Particular classifications... (more)

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by 78422 · about 18 hours ago

I've read his 4-hour workweek and 4-hour body and am eagerly anticipating his 4-hour chef. I found his books fascinating and full of surprisingly useful information with credible scientific evidence. I've also met him and consider him to be... (more)

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HalimG 0 · July 06, 2012 at 11:22 AM

Reading the 4-hour body lead me to follow a Paleo lifestyle. So it doesn't really matter if he himself is Paleo. His diet leads here, I'm pretty sure lots of us started there. The 4-hour body is an eye opener for most : Diet impacts your mood,... (more)

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by 78422 · about 18 hours ago

Paleo is a wonderful notion - to emphasise the dietary practices that our bodies, due to evolution, are best suited to. This principle seems to work particularly well when compared with diet plans that are extremely unsuited to the expectations... (more)

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Shari_Bambino 0 · July 01, 2012 at 12:43 PM

As far as I can see we have already done that. Recreationists or the rigid thinkers are pretty much shunned as extremists which is as it should be IMO. It seems to me that most involved in the paleo movement are very sensitive to individual needs... (more)

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by 185 · about 18 hours ago

I'm watching a few videos from Paleo FX and trying to bring my 80/20 rule to more of a 90/10 rule [and beyond!]. I can't help but notice a huge sponsor in the backgrounds of these videos: Quest Bars. I'm a huge fan/addict of the protein and... (more)

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raney 0 · May 16, 2012 at 1:01 AM

I think it's more of an issue of hyper palatability - as with most processed foods. You shouldn't, naturally, find umami (glutamate in the whey), sweet, salty, and fatty all in the same morsel.

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by 2393 · about 18 hours ago

Ok, so forgive me if something like this has been asked before, but I've had this conversation a few times now, and it always stems from conversations about my dietary choices. From an evolutionary standpoint, the idea of children was to ensure... (more)

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Sunny_Beaches 0 · April 30, 2012 at 9:39 PM

Doesn't adoption make much more sense for the majority of people? I think people simplify adoption as the "answer". Adoption isn't just like picking a child like a toy off a shelf. It takes a very special person/family to adopt a child... (more)

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by 111 · about 18 hours ago

should I stop taking it?

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Jen_20 0 · April 30, 2012 at 2:25 PM

Only you can decide if you should stop taking it... My personal experience is that it caused havoc with my hormones. Getting off it was a very hormonal experience for me (mood swings, irregular periods) but i am very glad I did. I had been on... (more)

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by 10 · about 18 hours ago

Anyone here tried paleo pasta - paleopasta.com? I love this stuff....any feedback?

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Johnny 0 · April 17, 2012 at 4:28 PM

I think in general it's a sign of the trouble ahead for the "paleo" movement which is, an inundation of processed paleo foods. There's a huge opportunity here for marketing new products and, as has happened in the past, people will soon be... (more)

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by 423 · about 18 hours ago

Is there a list somewhere of seed oils? I keep reading on Paleo sites that seed oils shouldn't be used. What does this include? I'm assuming like soybean, etc. I also know that, obviously, seed oils come from seeds, but I'm looking for further... (more)

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greymouser 0 · March 30, 2012 at 1:45 PM

Soybean is a grain/legume oil. Just like rice bran oil would be a grain oil. Corn oil as well. Peanut oil is a legume oil. Seed oil is by definition from seeds. Indeed, flax is a seed (it's other name is linseed). Grapessed oil ... well, that one... (more)

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by 423 · about 18 hours ago

So I've been wondering are the "Green Machine" drinks by Naked Juice Paleo? From what I can tell, they're only fruit and veggie juice. I wasn't sure how "Paleo" these are, or if a home-made comparable drink would be. I'm mostly unsure, just... (more)

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Lady_Arwen 0 · March 27, 2012 at 9:43 PM

Since commercial juices are pasteurized in the USA, it destroys many vitamins including C. Then they add synthetic ones to it. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flash_pasteurization Flash pasteurization, also called "High Temperature Short Time"... (more)

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by 1078 · about 18 hours ago

The biochemical importance of magnesium has been already well-described. Many here are familiar with the difficulties of getting sufficient magnesium from natural sources (i.e. not supplements). That of course makes me wonder how it is that our... (more)

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Joshua_1 0 · March 10, 2012 at 3:49 PM

How much soil do you eat in a day, compared to say, a person who's dinner plate was/is the ground? Also, I personally believe that Paleolithic man probably did not get anywhere near the amount of absorbable calcium that we get today (if we eat... (more)

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by 32518 · about 18 hours ago

So lots of threads on this site about whether it is OK to eat CAFO meat for budgetary reasons and what to do if that's all you can afford. My question is simply, if we are telling people to eliminate the NADs (neolithic agents of disease):... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · March 02, 2012 at 6:42 PM

Of course it's not. But when it comes down to paleo with CAFO meat vs SAD with CAFO meat, the choice is obvious. Don't let perfection get in the way of improvement. EDIT: I see the question has been modified a bit. Though I don't think my answer... (more)

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by 423 · about 18 hours ago

I've just started eating Paleo, and I have a question. Are Chipotle Peppers in Adobo Sauce Paleo? I'm thinking no, because the ingredients are: chipotle peppers, tomato puree, paprika, sugar, salt, onions, sesame oil, vinegar, garlic, bay leaves... (more)

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jesuisjuba___paleorepublic_com 0 · March 01, 2012 at 10:10 PM

That's La Morena, right? I think that's the only one I've seen with sesame oil. Anyway, I always have a decanted can in a jar in the fridge. I use both the puree and chopping up the chili as an enhancer to salad dressings and sauces, soup,... (more)

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