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by 787 · about 6 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 396 · about 6 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 5509 · about 6 hours ago

Hello, I used to be a regular here, but disappeared. Well, I'm back and more excited than ever to eat healthily in a way that will enable to me to have optimal cognitive function and physical energy:) I am trying to eat on a budget and... (more)

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Jan_1 0 · December 09, 2013 at 7:08 AM

I just fry it with bones and remove them when i eat the fish, sometimes i eat the bones for minerals also. I always eat the roe and milt too. Smelt is one of my favorites. Heres a nice little video about smelt: ... (more)

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by 598 · about 6 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 35 · about 6 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 15400 · about 6 hours ago

I am looking into a source of calcium that gives me the most amount of calcium per portion. I don't really like bone broths, but I am okay with oxtail soup. Can I have the soup instead? Is is a good replacement Also, I need to supplement with... (more)

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Michael_17 0 · August 20, 2013 at 11:37 AM

Canned salmon, eat the bones.

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by 40 · about 6 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 6 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 2407 · about 6 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 1021 · about 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 3979 · about 6 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 6 hours ago

I'm on a very restricted diet (due to autoimmune issues) and am eating mainly beef and lamb (about 75-80% fat daily), and it is greatly improving my health. I've cut out all extra supplementation aside from calcium and my body seems to be getting... (more)

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Kashkillz 0 · January 30, 2013 at 1:38 AM

I believe sardines are the best non-dairy source of calcium. Possibly even better than dairy.

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by 91 · about 6 hours ago

so is it? how bioavailable is it?

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Nemesis 0 · January 04, 2013 at 2:35 PM

I've heard of people adding egg shell powder to straight lemon or lime juice and letting them dissolve into a goop, which makes calcium citrate and is more bioavailable than the calcium carbonate of regular egg shells. The calcium also neutralizes... (more)

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by 55 · about 6 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 10994 · about 6 hours ago

K2 activates the osteocalcin protein and shuttles calcium away from soft tissues, like blood vessels and kidneys (kidney stones) and into hard tissues like bones. So, would supplementing with k2-mk4 in the 10-30 mg/d range increase the TUL of... (more)

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JimRed 0 · December 11, 2012 at 9:10 PM

http://www.lef.org/magazine/mag2008/mar2008_Protecting-Bone-And-Arterial-Health-With-Vitamin-K2_01.htm

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by 468 · about 6 hours ago

Between calcium citrate, calcium carbonate, and calcium from oyster shells, which is best? And also, are any very bad? I bought oyster shell calcium pills from CVS because they seem cheapest. Haven't tried them yet. Thoughts on their... (more)

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MiMintzer 0 · August 31, 2012 at 6:39 PM

Calcium from oyster shells is calcium carbonate. I take calcium citrate because I think it is more bioavailable and it's easier on the stomach. I'm not sold on coral calcium--I thought it was environmentally damaging but I could be wrong. It... (more)

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by 3280 · about 6 hours ago

Could magnesium/calcium supplements cause dehydration? (Perhaps by drawing water into the intestine and away from other cells in your body? ) Could table salt added to food make that worse? I know a lot of paleo folks take magnesium &... (more)

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BoneBrothFast 0 · August 28, 2012 at 7:05 PM

I've actually been speculating this for a while. When I take magnesium, I do feel more parched. Especially in the mornings. Table salt is shitty because it's only sodium chloride. You will never find just sodium chloride in nature in a state fit... (more)

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by 124 · about 6 hours ago

I have quite a modest budget, so I don't think what I eat will provide enough micronutrients for me. I heard a few people take Vitamin D3, K2 and magnesium, and I am almost 100% sure that I am D3 deficient, but I also heard that you need K2 or... (more)

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anand_srivastava 0 · July 09, 2012 at 6:14 AM

If you want to spend the least, spend that money on K2, it is expensive, particularly the SuperK Lifeextension one, but it is important. D3 you can get from the sun, and it is a pretty cheap supplement, costing a 10-12$ for a whole year of D3,... (more)

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by 1376 · about 6 hours ago

I am thinking of supplementing with Calcium-magnesium or Vit-D to help with insomnia and anxiety. Has any one had experience with this or other methods for controlling anxiety? Sticking to a very local carb strict paleo menu has been working out... (more)

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Chinaeskimo 0 · June 20, 2012 at 4:24 AM

L-Theanine was a godsend for me. 200 mg calms me down. I have read that it increases beta endorphin levels.

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by 85 · about 6 hours ago

Does this look suitable for humans: http://www.onlynaturalpet.com/products/Animal-Essentials-Seaweed-Calcium-Dog-Cat-Supplement/148016.aspx It's just seaweed meal from natural seaweed. Contains 34% calcium per tsp as well as mg, P, and iodine. I... (more)

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