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by 752 · about 19 hours ago

I apologize in advance if this is a previously asked question. I tried searching here on Paleohacks for MCS, chemical sensitivities, etc. but wasn't able to locate any similar posts. I also haven't been able to find much in the way of blog posts... (more)

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Janknitz 0 · August 23, 2013 at 5:44 AM

Don't know. My issues with triggers are better but not gone. I still get headaches, wheezing, and coughing with triggers, but haven't had a full scale lung exacerbation since eliminating grains. I'd love it to just go away, but I'll take the... (more)

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by 10 · about 19 hours ago

I have switched my diet to be more paleo over the past 3 weeks. Since my switch I have noticed when I would consume processed foods when I cheated, I could taste chemicals. What is the cause of that? About the only thing I really crave now... (more)

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PhysiqueRescue 0 · December 13, 2012 at 3:08 PM

This happened to me as well. Keeping with the mexican food that you mentioned, I used to crave the packaged queso that EVERY mexican restaurant seems to use. I tried some after about 6 weeks of paleo and it tasted "plastic-ky" (best adjective I... (more)

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by 3521 · about 20 hours ago

If so, what were your results? I am going to try it for a month or two too see if it helps me get rid of my rosacea. The diet is very limited and I would have to eliminate most vegetables and fruit as well as important sources of fat from olive... (more)

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Nance 0 · October 19, 2011 at 6:30 PM

I must be a very contrary person; as soon as you give me a list of forbidden foods, they become the ones I crave. Primal is the closest I've come to not craving anything, but even then I have days when I sigh for doughnuts. :-))

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by 20787 · about 20 hours ago

I was speaking with someone this morning who used to be involved in poultry processing. He told me that typically, after a chicken is slaughtered and eviscerated, the meat is then dipped in a chemical bath to kill germs. He also said that... (more)

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Rob_from_ketocure_com 0 · January 30, 2011 at 2:59 AM

The use of these chemicals is regulated in the United States by FSIS-USDA (Food Safety and Inspection Service of the US Dept. of Agriculture). The relevant regulations are contained in FSIS Directive 7120.1 which you can find on the web... (more)

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by 208 · October 29, 2014 at 4:09 AM

What happens to sugar after it is baked? Does Glucose, Fructose, Sucrose have the same chemical properties after baking or do they become similar at the end? More theory than practice as I don't bake much anymore.

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TheGastronomer 0 · February 20, 2014 at 4:14 PM

Baked goods with sugars usually contain substantial levels of acrylamides due to Maillard reactions that occur while said goods are being heated to high temperatures. Acrylamides are toxic and carcinogenic, see here:... (more)

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by 9948 · October 29, 2014 at 3:11 AM

I am not generally a fan of Dr Oz. But my wife watches all the time and recorded a 12 min piece on Alzheimer's. Dr Oz had a medical researcher from Rhode Island Hospital Dr. Suzanne de la Monte and current surgeon general of the US as... (more)

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Nigel_Kinbrum 0 · April 13, 2011 at 8:01 AM

The brain has Glu-T1 glucose transporters which work independently of insulin. If these begin to fail for whatever reason, the brain becomes starved of glucose. In 2006, I had an insulin stress test (to test my pituitary gland). During the test,... (more)

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by 822 · October 28, 2014 at 3:16 AM

So, most of us have the perspective of Paleo being about food - eating organic, free-range, grass-fed, etc. Another perspective is eschewing chemicals we ingest or are subjected to or otherwise are harmful environmentally - laundry detergent,... (more)

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g_ 0 · June 26, 2011 at 1:17 AM

I do all my house-cleaning with baking soda and vinegar. I buy 'eco' dish-soap and laundry soap. I do have bottle of bleach somewhere.. it doesn't really get used for anything. I barely ever use a dryer sheet. Only if I think it's stuff that will... (more)

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