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by 0 · June 01, 2014 at 1:49 AM

Hello, I'm living in Japan where "meat" sources are expensive and almost assuredly NOT grass fed or humanely raised. I have a slight egg allergy (causes an upset stomach and acne outbreak) so I avoid it as best I can. Having been raised in... (more)

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thhq 0 · May 31, 2014 at 10:09 AM

I think a reasonable fish portion per day would be 300 grams, or 3-4 grams fish per kg body weight. I've had the mercury concerns eating bottom fish like flounder and pollock from enclosed waters (Puget Sound), where there were at one time a lot... (more)

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by 43 · April 30, 2014 at 6:38 AM

Just wondering if anybody was able to catch Chris Kresser, Jordan, & Steve's "How To Fix Leaky Gut & Reverse Chronic Illness" Webinar tonight? I missed it by a couple of hours, and was wondering what nuggets of wisdom I missed. Did... (more)

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wtfgod 0 · April 30, 2014 at 6:38 AM

Still not worth watching, but replay link is up if you want. ( Or if you arn't familiar with the base concepts ) http://solvingleakygut.com/ck-webinar-replay/

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by 0 · March 15, 2014 at 5:55 AM

Does anyone know the difference between these two books? They are listed seperately on most websites, but the Chris Kresser store only sells the paleo code (orange cover). Just bought the Personal Paleo Diet (green cover) and wondered if it was... (more)

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by 91 · January 04, 2014 at 11:22 AM

Anyone read Chris Kresser's new book?

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JBuzzard 0 · January 04, 2014 at 11:22 AM

I am reading it right now, and can vouch that it is a great book for beginners (a.k.a. the completely clueless - lol). I had no idea that the book was only just published. I am very new to Paleo; as in #1 son gave me Rob Wolf's Paleo Diet book... (more)

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by 8574 · September 16, 2014 at 8:11 PM

So found a nice legacy podcast by Kresser and Harris: Episode 6 ??? Kurt Harris on orthorexia, meditation, lipids & more. http://chriskresser.com/the-healthy-skeptic-podcast-episode-6 The point of my question can be summed up in this: You... (more)

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by 355 · September 16, 2014 at 8:09 PM

Matt Metzgar has been writing about added oils, butter and fatty acids on his website and concludes that butter consumption is either neutral or harmful to health. Broadly, he argues that a high ratio of saturated to unsaturated fat leads to... (more)

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MPie 0 · May 24, 2013 at 1:49 PM

I quickly read his "Why Butter is Bad - Part 1" post. If I am not mistaken, all he did was look at this study that correlated "that consuming butter everyday for 3 weeks led to lower flow-mediated dilation." IDK, were the lifestyles of the... (more)

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by 95 · September 16, 2014 at 8:07 PM

In Robb Wolf???s podcast number 151 Chris Kresser says that in a minority of people dietary saturated fat pushes up blood LDL cholesterol but that in the majority of people this is only temporary. So, he says, in the majority of people starting a... (more)

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Joanna_8 0 · May 29, 2013 at 7:54 AM

Since I posted this question some weeks ago Chris Kresser has partly answered it in his blog at http://chriskresser.com/the-diet-heart-myth-cholesterol-and-saturated-fat-are-not-the-enemy. He says “It’s true that some studies show that saturated... (more)

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by 915 · September 16, 2014 at 8:03 PM

I like Chris Kresser's work as i'm sure a lot of you do, i personally like/tolerate dairy so it seems good news for me but I'm no science paper cruncher & would love to see any opinions on... (more)

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surfin_on_a_rocket_ 0 · February 14, 2013 at 10:50 PM

Trans-palmitoleic acid, an omega 7 fat, is produced by ruminants and found only in dairy and is an example of a naturally occurring trans-fat. What's interesting about it is that its consumption (via dairy) is associated with lowered risk for type... (more)

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by 53 · September 16, 2014 at 8:01 PM

Does anyone know...will there be a second edition of the Personal Paleo Code? Just curious what the rumor mill had to say.

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by 84 · September 16, 2014 at 7:56 PM

Hi! Recently i've been thinking a lot of selenium and iodine after listening to Chris Kresser's podcast. I live in Scandinavia(Sweden) where we often get too little selenium through the foods we eat. What i have read so far is that Brazil nuts... (more)

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nursling 0 · October 21, 2012 at 1:14 AM

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18258628

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by 323 · September 16, 2014 at 7:55 PM

Hi Guys, Did anyone listen to the interview on Robb Wolfs Paleo Solutions podcast? Chris was on point again and made some interesting points about the amount/type of fat we should be eating. Here's a link for you all:... (more)

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Beth_WeightMaven 0 · October 08, 2012 at 5:49 PM

I too thought it was a great podcast. Here are the four "red flags" Chris talked about. If you have one or more of these, Chris suggests you should look more closely at your cholesterol (e.g. via an NMR test): total cholesterol (TC) > 290 HDL... (more)

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by 11683 · September 16, 2014 at 7:55 PM

Hi there, I've been Paleo for a year now and it hasn't really helped my IBS at all. I would like to have someone look at my diet and symptoms more closely and do some troubleshooting with me. Both Amy and Chris offer this service via email. ... (more)

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BoneBrothFast 0 · October 07, 2012 at 10:18 PM

Option C: Natasha Campbell-McBride.

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by 4273 · September 16, 2014 at 7:51 PM

Has a Paleo guru ever given you advise that you ended up following and eventually came to the conclusion that in the end it was bad advice?

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Christopher_Gagnon 0 · August 06, 2012 at 2:31 AM

I never asked a paleo guru for advice. I doubt many have. EDIT: It's been called to my attention that I'm getting a little snarky 'round here. Mea culpa, I'll tone it down! I think that I do not like the notion of "paleo gurus,"--but that's my... (more)

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by 0 · September 16, 2014 at 7:48 PM

Does such a thing exist? I saw in a previous post that Chris Kresser was working on a tool for this, but haven't been able to locate it. I've been using Paleo Track and obviously a strict Paleo diet does not jibe with the standard RDA. Would be... (more)

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kenckar 0 · July 01, 2012 at 8:20 PM

The general trend in paleo now seems to be that macronutrient ratios are not as important as food content and quality. The numbers that you have shown are on the low carb side of paleo. It seems that many folks, some of who are a bit longer in... (more)

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by 323 · September 16, 2014 at 7:48 PM

Which book would you guys recommend? I've read Robb Wolf's Paleo Solutions, its brilliant but feel the science would go straight over my dad's head. I found it a tough read in places, and I'm used to the terminology and reading tech stuff. Side... (more)

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Karen 0 · June 19, 2012 at 4:08 PM

I just got and read "It Starts with Food" by Dallas and Melissa Hartwig. Inspiring, interesting and great for beginners. One caveat - buying books for family on diet can be risky. If he's expressed interest, go for it! If not, books on ways of... (more)

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by 3280 · September 16, 2014 at 7:47 PM

I'll confess I didn't understand all the science mumbo-jumbo in the latest podcast from Chris Kresser: http://chriskresser.com/rhr-what-science-really-says-about-the-paleo-diet-with-mat-lalonde But, at 22:21 minutes into it, during the section:... (more)

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Bread_Eating_Beelzebub 0 · June 18, 2012 at 4:01 AM

Mat Lalonde is a biochemist and is more qualified on the subject of antinutrients than Cordain, who has a degree in Exercise Physiology. But that's useful too, so it would be great if they would collaborate. It would be cool if some of the more... (more)

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by 5828 · September 16, 2014 at 7:47 PM

Chris Kresser published a podcast and transcript yesterday of an interview with Mat Lalonde. The theme of the interview was "What Science Really Says About the Paleo Diet." Now, I'm not one to get caught up in the science of paleo. I do paleo... (more)

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interrobung 0 · June 14, 2012 at 1:33 PM

By definition, a species cannot adapt to something to which they've never been exposed. pre-existing favorable conditions in a species, upon exposure to new stimuli, are called exaptations. But Lalonde's point is still salient: there are... (more)

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by 15003 · September 16, 2014 at 7:42 PM

Chris Kresser recently announced the Best Your Stress Month. He writes: Many of you have done a 30-day Paleo diet challenge, whether the Personal Paleo Code, Whole30 or maybe a program through your local gym. You???ve probably done... (more)

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Nance 0 · April 01, 2012 at 11:39 PM

I subscribed to the comment thread and posted these goals: 1) Enjoy the beauty of spring in southern NV. I am bird-watching every morning and enjoying the brief but spectacular blooms of desert plants. 2) I???ve noticed a few of my regular... (more)

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by 2437 · September 17, 2014 at 7:09 PM

I would like to go see him for hormone and possible autoimmune reasons but his reviews online are less then stellar. Then again Ive had some good luck following some of his articles. Is this a case of good researcher but bad practitioner (as... (more)

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Melanie_2 0 · May 20, 2012 at 12:52 AM

I tend to be more of a lurker than a poster, but I think it's important to share that I didn't have a good experience with Chris Kresser, either. The other reviews here touch on all the same problems I had: he is very expensive, 'prescribes'... (more)

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by 10 · September 16, 2014 at 7:41 PM

What illness did Chris Kresser have? Did he ever say exactly what this illness was? Anybody here know? The details of the illness are here: "In my early 20s I set out to see the world. A few months into that trip, while traveling in Indonesia, I... (more)

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mindmt 0 · March 21, 2012 at 7:25 AM

The point of the question is? Ask him!

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by 1786 · September 16, 2014 at 7:36 PM

can the community spitball a "beginner's" guide to the common nutrition ideas of PHD, robb wolf, chris kresser, jack kruse, kurt harris and ray peat? (i also think someone like david wolfe might be an expert, only because he arrived at health via... (more)

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pbo 0 · January 04, 2012 at 9:50 PM

Eat whole clean food (going organic when possible, and for protein going with animal protein that from grass fed/pastured sources favoring ruminants over poultry) Eliminate grains and legumes (some are okay with rice, and soaking legumes) Remove... (more)

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by 8574 · September 16, 2014 at 7:35 PM

Last month my best friends told me that they were three months pregnant with their first child. I have been reading Chris Kresser's blog recently and know that he is known for his The Healthy Baby Code. I was just wondering if anyone feels it... (more)

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Jess_1 0 · December 14, 2011 at 10:01 PM

I can't say anything about the content, but that's an awful lot of money to spend on something that may well be blown off if they aren't at the right mental place for it, and expensive gifts that won't be used (and can't be returned) are awkward... (more)