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by 5 · about 17 hours ago

(Calculation corrected) I've read in a few topics here that many users eat chewable bones of bone broth/stock. I have been doing it for maybe more than a month or for a few months but currently I changed my mind. (I've been doing it... (more)

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glib 0 · May 24, 2014 at 9:37 PM

I have taken a slightly different approach. The ratios that concern calcium are two: Ca/P (sources say 2 to 2.5 is optimal, similar to our own bones) and Ca/Mg (2 to 1, but paleolithic diets may have been around 1 to 1). I don't need the... (more)

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by 787 · about 17 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 60 · about 17 hours ago

I recently bought 225g (e.g. many many days worth) of buffered vitamin c powder in the form of calcium ascorbate. The reason I wanted a buffered form is because previously i tried the acid-y powder but it made me very very bloated. I am not... (more)

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by 396 · about 17 hours ago

So I've heard some vague discussion about how some minerals can interfere with the absorption of other minerals. Eg, calcium can block the absorption of iron. I've heard some say that you only have to worry about this when taking... (more)

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joanna_4 0 · February 12, 2014 at 11:05 PM

i dont focus on this at all and my bloodwork is good.

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by 0 · about 17 hours ago

I never seem to get enough of them in my daily diet. I have never had enough calcium. Not even as a child since I've never liked milk/cheese and other dairy that people normally eat. I like butter, cream and ice cream but that i didn't have too... (more)

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Supergirl 0 · December 05, 2013 at 1:40 PM

I usually eat 100-150 gr beef a day, the rest is chicken, pork and sea food. Protein wise, eat too much nuts and almonds. The rest is all sorts of vegetables, love broccoli and cauliflower and mixed salads, coconut oil, olive oil, avocados and... (more)

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by 1005 · about 17 hours ago

My dad had thyroid cancer about 10 years ago and had his thyroid removed. He currently takes synthroid and atenolol. He feels good and healthy and it's all pretty behind him now. We were talking today and he mentioned maybe upping... (more)

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by 593 · about 17 hours ago

Ok so I'm not entirely clear on the calcium/magnesium situation. I'm definitely not getting a 1:1 ratio of them as is sometimes suggested. It seems like taking loads of magnesium is not only safe, but could actually lower your calcium... (more)

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Kyle_1 0 · October 23, 2013 at 1:31 PM

I think us paleo folks need more calcium in general.

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by 188 · about 17 hours ago

I would appreciate simple recipes using either spinach or broccoli, I'm currently experimenting with reversing tooth decay through sufficient k2 and calcium.

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by 35 · about 17 hours ago

Hey guys, Is there any easy ways to get Calcium into your diet. I'm allergic to dark leafy greens & dairy. Cas

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greymouser 0 · August 22, 2013 at 3:54 PM

Eat the bones of small creatures, especially small fish, and make bone stock from larger bones. If you take supplemental calcium, you're either being sold processed bones or processed rocks. It is worth noting that the need for supplemental... (more)

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by 40 · about 17 hours ago

I'm reaching a 6 months period of strict Paleo. I literally didn't cheat once since the beginning of March. It seems like I managed to enhance my body quite bit, even overcame hypothyroid symptoms. No constipation anymore, clear thinking, lot of... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · August 18, 2013 at 1:27 PM

Remineralization might be a pipedream. I've only seem WAP types talking as if this is possible, conventional dentistry says it's not likely. I myself have been doing supplemental D & K with lots of vitamin A with the hopes of keeping... (more)

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by 0 · about 17 hours ago

I have been diagnosed with this. The Dr's said my calcium and magnesium was very low which caused this condition. I take calcium/magnesium supplements on a daily basis. I am hypocalcimic, having no parathyroid glands. The only relief I get is... (more)

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by 631 · about 17 hours ago

I've been keeping a log on cronometer as of this past week, and I noted low calcium for the entire week (only 25% of recommended intake!). My Diet: Breakfast: 2 eggs, fried with 1 tbsp kerrygold butter, 1 whole raw cucumber with skin, 1 cup... (more)

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Keeks333 0 · July 07, 2013 at 1:25 PM

my initial reaction was that you are not eating enough... although you are 5'2, less than 1200 calories when doing cross fit and walking everywhere is very low!

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by 2407 · about 17 hours ago

I've visited this in the past here. I use Albion Labs chelate. I started taking a lot more calcium recently, ESP before bed to facilitate better REM sleep, and that has worked wonders. I take cal in the morning to speed up fat loss. In the... (more)

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elf27 0 · July 03, 2013 at 9:58 PM

I think 600-800 mg of Mg glycinate? It's been a while. To be honest, after I oversupplemented with magnesium and probably got too little calcium for a significant period of time, say a couple of months before i figured out what was going on, I... (more)

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by 76 · about 17 hours ago

I have moderate scoliosis and am a bit concerned about my intake of calcium meeting my body's needs so as to not end up with osteoporosis. I take synthroid which I know prevents calcium absorption to a point. Does anyone know of a good Paleo... (more)

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Kate_31 0 · June 09, 2013 at 9:16 AM

I also noticed a huge difference in my chronic back pain and restricted mobility in the first weeks of Paleo/GAPS intro diet (meat stocks and bone broths out my ears in those weeks). I figured it was a lot to do with the massive cuts in sugar and... (more)

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by 1021 · about 17 hours ago

i also drink dairy, but apparently you only retain 20% of the calcium from dairy http://www.devanutrition.com/calciumplus.html

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Sataran 0 · June 07, 2013 at 4:25 AM

Just to remind you, 1,000 mg (or 1 g) is the dose where increased incidence of heart disease, stroke, and all cause mortality happened, whether you took calcium as part of a multivitamin or separately. I would lay off calcium. There have been 3... (more)

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by 10 · about 17 hours ago

I know the name of the strain of bacterial used to ferment natto, the Japanese soybean dish full of vitamin k2, is Bacillus Natto. I can find cultures of it available online. However I would like to use it to ferment another type of food than... (more)

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JonN 0 · January 08, 2014 at 2:12 AM

Glib, The jury is still out on whether MK-4 is better or MK-7, but many have still made up their minds and claim their favorite is best. Here are the bullet points of their arguments. Blood levels of K-2 go up much faster, more, and... (more)

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by 10994 · about 17 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 3280 · about 17 hours ago

I think the answer is you should take the calcium and magnesium at the same time, and that the Vitamin D3 can be taken whenever. In fact, I think prescription mega dose vitamin D is given once/week. The brand of K2 I use is life extension k2... (more)

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by 3280 · about 17 hours ago

My chiropractor (with 38 years of experience) is adamant that my muscle cramping & twitching is from low calcium, and not now magnesium. Last year when I ruled out deficiencies of calcium & magnesium, I did so using pills. My doc asked:... (more)

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CaveMan_Mike 0 · July 11, 2013 at 8:20 PM

The high calcium doesn't doesn't seem to be the solution for my muscle cramping, edema, headache. I'm still experimenting, but the oxalates seem high on the suspect list. Mike

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by 5 · about 17 hours ago

I have tried every form of calcium supplements including liquid and powder to add to recipes and I find I have much gas and bloating. After having a bone density test and discussing it with the technician, she advised I discontinue taking it. ... (more)

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LaurainAustin 0 · May 07, 2013 at 1:28 PM

http://whole9life.com/2012/02/what-about-calcium/ has a lot of good info about calcium. Also the Weston Price Foundation website has excellent information about Vitamin K2 and bone health. There is quite a bit of research showing that... (more)

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by 197 · about 17 hours ago

Kevin Ware is a basketball player playing in the NCAA right now. News is spreading of how he broke his leg today. It is one of the most gruesome injuries I have ever seen in basketball. How can we prevent injuries like this with better diet? And... (more)

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jimmy__1 0 · April 01, 2013 at 7:58 AM

From the video it seems that Ware jumped about four feet in the air to defend a shot, landed 100% on his outside foot and his shoe stuck. In other words, his lower leg stopped while the rest of his body, carried by substantial momentum, kept... (more)

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by 3979 · about 17 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 226 · about 17 hours ago

Was wondering if anyone could share a reliable source to purchase PURE magnesium glycinate powder (without any additives). My 2 core supplements are calcium citrate and magnesium glycinate and need to avoid cellulose/magnesium stearate and all... (more)

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Angelina 0 · January 12, 2013 at 6:47 AM

I take potassium, calcium, bicarbonate soda and magnesium all day long in my liter bottles of water. It's probably not what you are looking for but thought I would mention it. The reason I like this product is that I can drink it all day long... (more)

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by 55 · about 17 hours ago

I'm eating all the Paleo things I should for bone health but I always have that niggling feeling that it might not be enough without dairy. I really don't want to go back to dairy because I have noticed a lot of improvements in my airways and... (more)

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Canis_Minor 0 · December 28, 2012 at 12:52 AM

Also, there's plenty of calcium in several green vegetables, in almonds if you eat them and various other places. I load up on the leafy greens anyway, so I don't worry about it myself.

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by 3742 · about 17 hours ago

Those of you who don't consume dairy, have you checked your typical routine to see if you're getting enough calcium? Have you had any lab tests to confirm? I suspect I'm getting most of my calcium from my lunch, which is a big salad of spinach and... (more)

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Mscott 0 · December 19, 2012 at 9:50 PM

I think calcium is a nutrient that we should focus on a bit more. I guarantee most people who eat a diary free paleo diet will have total intake of calcium well below the RDA, unless they eat a lot of green foliage and/or supplement. I gave an... (more)

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