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by 227 · August 10, 2014 at 08:47 PM

I eat a low carb version of a paleo diet, mainly high fat meat and vegetables, and was wondering from a nutrient perspective what you would prefer between organic cultured butter from grassfed cows (Organic Pastures brand) which I've then... (more)

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Myth 0 · August 09, 2014 at 06:33 PM

After spending about an hour researching this question, I have not been able to discover the nutrient profile for the grass-fed beef fat (only CAFO beef fat. ) However, I do know that the specific nutrients you mentioned are higher in the ghee... (more)

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by 227 · August 04, 2014 at 07:54 PM

Wondering if it's possible to leave raw butter (from cows milk) out at room temperature so that it is easy to serve/spread on food? Thanks

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by 227 · July 26, 2014 at 04:04 AM

Because of many food allergies and sensitivities I've found that I do best on a high fat diet, mainly consuming grassfed/finished fatty beef and a few servings of low carb green veggies daily. I've recently introduced small amounts of raw milk... (more)

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moors 0 · July 26, 2014 at 04:04 AM

I looked to see how much myristoleic acid was in tallow and butter but the MUFA numbers don't add up to the total MUFA content and myristoleic acid content is shown with ~Butter has short chain fatty acids and there are some other differences... (more)

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by 0 · July 18, 2014 at 09:13 PM

Which is better? I currently cook with butter and coconut oil, but have read that olive oil contains a greater amount of vitamin E than CO. Should I switch?

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Chronic 0 · July 18, 2014 at 04:14 PM

I use both, coconut oil and/or ghee for cooking and olive oil for dressings & dips. I find coconut oil in a cooked meal is more satisfying than olive oil, but olive oil is more refreshing so goes better with raw veggies like salads, guacamole.... (more)

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by 4176 · July 18, 2014 at 02:41 PM

My mum was making some home made cakes the other day and I asked her to bake some more without the sugar and to add some coconut to see what they taste like and honestly they're lovely! and I assume pretty healthy? I'm going to try them again with... (more)

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TheGastronomer 0 · July 16, 2014 at 06:57 PM

Why not coconut flour instead of rice flour? I mean if you're using rice flour, it's basically the same as plain white flour that you find in regular carrot cake (don't tell me it's magically better because it's gluten-free, cake flour barely has... (more)

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by 20 · July 09, 2014 at 12:12 AM

I often make a soup with sweet potato, water, salt, and butter. What would be the next best fat instead of butter I could substitute that would still make the soup taste good?

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cavebitch 0 · July 09, 2014 at 12:12 AM

Coconut milk + sweet potato = yum.

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by 0 · July 07, 2014 at 04:28 PM

I'm getting quite confused about which fat to choose.. Coconut oil, mac nuts/brazil nuts, avocado, grass fed butter, olive oil, fish oil, salmon - currently I'm only eating salmon, nuts, coconut oil and avocado, but should I switch to grass fed... (more)

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Chronic 0 · July 07, 2014 at 04:28 PM

For pure fat butter oil/ghee/clarified butter is hands down the best in my opinion as it has fast burning SCFA's, MCFA's, plenty of MUFA, good 3:6 ratio, and then you got vitamins A, D, E, & KOtherwise the fat that comes in offal/meat is likely... (more)

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by 0 · June 12, 2014 at 03:58 PM

Local grass fed butter vs coconut oil from the other side of the globe? Is local always the best way to go?

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paleoguy85 0 · June 12, 2014 at 03:58 PM

I prefer coconut oil for high heat applications like searing meat. I prefer butter for taste though.

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by 0 · May 14, 2014 at 06:30 PM

Start by saying I've been lurking on the forums and following stuff as well as the primal/paleo figureheads for years now. Ready to come semi out of the shadows and get all personal about my health as I've hit a wall. Follow a very strict... (more)

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BuildingaBetterHuman 0 · May 14, 2014 at 06:30 PM

Definitely do try the ghee/butter replacement. I'd recommend following a paleo autoimmune protocol if you're having a lot of problems with it. There's a lot of good books out there on paleo autoimmune protocols if you're not familiar with it.... (more)

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by 0 · April 17, 2014 at 05:47 PM

Is it okay to fry meat/chicken and veggies in butter or is coconut oil a better alternative?

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LowerCarb 0 · April 17, 2014 at 05:46 PM

Butter is fantastic for scrambled eggs, fried eggs and some vegetables that do not require high heat. Good-quality ghee is the go-to fat for high-heat frying though, as its smoke point is much higher.

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by 0 · April 14, 2014 at 11:57 AM

So regarding butter, dark chocolate and almond butter.. Should I eliminate those foods from my diet or do you eat it in small amounts?

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Rosenhazavel 0 · April 14, 2014 at 11:57 AM

Dark chocolate is rich in cell protecting antioxidants. Almonds is heart healthy and help to reduce the risk of heart attacks Almond butter helps to crunch calories So I do recommend having butter, dark choc and almond butter (more)

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by 0 · February 28, 2014 at 02:11 PM

I make bulletproof-like coffee most mornings, but some days I don't have time to make it in the morning and just drink it black. I'd like to make a caffeine free butter tea when I get home from work on those days, but I have never seen a recipe... (more)

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lovesmatt29 0 · February 28, 2014 at 02:11 PM

I was wondering the same thing because I also love my bulletproof coffee (my own recipe to save $$). I end up using decaf coffee in the afternoon. I'd love to find a good tea though. I only like black tea for this, but don't do it bc of the... (more)

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by 0 · January 20, 2014 at 10:04 AM

Over the Christmas period I've been looking more and more at paleo/primal/ real foods so I am rather new to most of the concepts. I've stocked up on Kerrygold butter and bought coconut oil and have been having bacon, liver , avocados etc. The... (more)

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Jay_25 0 · January 20, 2014 at 10:04 AM

Yes, against the grain, quite literally. Honestly though, while I believe it always comes down to how an individual responds to a certain product, I would rather have the majority of this country consuming loads of grass-fed butter over... (more)

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by 90 · January 08, 2014 at 07:53 AM

Hi there, I have recently been drinking Bulletproof coffee on the majority of my mornings, for those that don't know what it is, it is basically organic coffee, blended with grass-fed butter and MCT oil. I usually fast from the night before... (more)

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by 0 · December 19, 2013 at 09:30 PM

So I absolutely LOVE the scottish buttery shortbread cookies, OMG. However, I want to find a primal recipe that doesn't use almond flour, only coconut flour, any ideas/suggestions?

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Laura_48 0 · December 19, 2013 at 08:40 PM

using only coconut flour? Without almond flour, they would be pretty bad in my opinion. Do you have a nut allergy?

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by 0 · November 29, 2013 at 01:42 AM

So I don't really get a say in what I eat most of the time, but I take what I can get and it's mainly olive oil. I take around 3 - 4 tbsp a day. I also take around a tbsp of butter and sometimes half an avocado. I try my best to eat alot of... (more)

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sbaum1994 0 · November 29, 2013 at 01:42 AM

If you feel fine then I say go for it. Olive oil is conveniently great on everything. I wouldn't suggest just eating oil straight up all the time, where you're at seems fine, but if you feel you need more maybe try eating some fatty meat or... (more)

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by 560 · October 03, 2013 at 03:28 AM

I just want y'all to outline the pros, cons, and nutritional differences between butter and heavy cream. Also - creative ways to incorporate these into your diet (e.g. "bulletproof coffee") Also - good suggestions on where to get... (more)

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Methodician 0 · October 03, 2013 at 01:22 AM

@Cdc12c: I can't seem to comment still (guess they're still working out bugs I thought were fixed) but.... I just bought this: http://www.amazon.com/Prince-Lionheart-Versa-Formula-Mixer/dp/B004K4Q9BG/ref=cm_cr_pr_pb_t It's cheap and... (more)

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by 0 · October 03, 2013 at 12:39 AM

Is there a big nutritional difference between heavy cream and butter? Both are grassfed, but I tend to enjoy cream in my coffee more than butter, and am not looking to lose weight. However, if there is some sort of difference between the two... (more)

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daz 0 · September 30, 2013 at 06:31 AM

i would say go with which ever one you prefer/enjoy the most. you can compare the two on nutritiondata.com (or similar) to see which 'nutrition profile' you prefer here's a link to unsalted butter (or salted butter) ... (more)

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by 560 · September 30, 2013 at 02:48 PM

I'm constantly getting mixed messages about milk and dairy. Some seem to think anything from whole milk to gouda is acceptable, others insist that dairy is evil and won't even touch butter... Now butter... isn't that taking it a little far? Who... (more)

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Methodician 0 · September 30, 2013 at 02:47 PM

I live in Southern California, in the OC. The only place I know to get good dairy is Sprouts and even then... limited choice and very expensive. No - I probably won't set foot in WF even though it's the closest store to my home. Where else... (more)

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by 560 · October 16, 2013 at 08:24 PM

This common sensation has become pretty foreign to me since starting Paleo. Since about 30 minutes after a big lunch I've been all sleepy and fatigued. It's been 2 hours now and getting worse. Lunch consisted of pretty much just a small... (more)

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Leogon 0 · October 16, 2013 at 08:23 PM

Well we are all different, probably some people do well with a high fat diet other dont, i never said I followed an anti-fat diet, with severe adrenal fatigue you should consume fat in moderation at least in my case. I followed a paleo diet for... (more)

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by 228 · September 03, 2013 at 03:23 AM

I've seen posts from Travis culp and others about extremely high serum cholesterol when they eat butter or dairy fat in general. I worry because I use butter alot, the source is pretty good, it's organic meadow regular salted butter, of which they... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · September 03, 2013 at 03:23 AM

If it ain't broke, don't fix it. Unless you added butter in your diet and your serum lipids took a dive, there's nothing really to worry about. A minority of people react poorly to dairy fat, it's just something to be aware of (not something to... (more)

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by 0 · August 15, 2013 at 02:40 PM

Has anyone tried using avocado as a substitute for nut butters in baking with any success? We have salicylate allergies which includes all nuts and sunflower seeds . I am also after a good subby for almond flour also please .

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Sean_23 0 · August 15, 2013 at 02:40 PM

Yes, gooey ripe avocados are an excellent sub for nut butter, and easier to digest for most. Another workable alternative is skinned and mashed sweet potato with added cocooil or tahini if you can do sesame My go to loaf recipe: 1/2 c Coconut... (more)

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by 5 · August 05, 2013 at 09:53 PM

So I understand the purpose for some people staying away from dairy foods due to them being lactose intolerant. But what if one isn't lactose intolerant and has a pastured grass fed dairy farm close by where the cows are hormone free and the milk,... (more)

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Big_worm 0 · August 05, 2013 at 05:57 PM

Dairy is not Paleo, but I dont think thats a result of it being unhealthy. I think the general principle is that it wasn't available to our paleolithic forefathers. I'm sure someone will say that there were goats, sheep and even cows during that... (more)

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by 228 · August 28, 2013 at 06:22 PM

I usually make 3 oz 100 % dark chocolate bars with 9 tablespoons organic raw cocoa powder and 3 tablespoons coconut oil. The thing is, coconut oil is expensive as hell. Do you think it will still taste good with unsalted butter instead of coconut... (more)

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juju 0 · July 31, 2013 at 06:19 PM

I does still taste good with butter rather than coconut oil (it is cocoa powder and butter...how can you lose?) The texture is different, however. When you make it with butter it softer. I like to combine coconut oil and butter when I make it.... (more)

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by 4232 · July 26, 2013 at 04:49 PM

Anyone have an idea where to buy?

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Albert83BCN 0 · July 26, 2013 at 04:49 PM

I used to find Kerrygold at Carrefour until 3 or 4 months ago but someday they just never got any more, don't know why :/ Now I buy 'organic butter' from organic food stores but I don't really know if it's grass-fed, I guess it is, at least... (more)