Is it true that vanilla is derived from a legume? Do paleo people not eat vanilla (extract) then? Cinnamon - what would be the positive reason for eating cinnamon? Are there negative effects?
As suggested on Mark's Daily Apple and elsewhere, cinnamon has a variety of potential health benefits. But to get a high enough daily dose to get the benefits, you need to remove the toxic coumarin compound; so it doesn't bioaccumulate. You can... (more)
Hey, Decided to take cinnamon capsules to increase insulin sensitivity. I wondered: How much cinnamon is the right amount, how much is to much? Thanks, Cas
I have taken to gnawing cinnamon sticks in order to break my gum addiction. Can there be a negative side to this? I eat about 2 or 3 a day.
Okay, this is a very very obscure one, hopefully someone has some ideas here! I have been low carb paleo for about 2 1/2 months prior to this issue. I do not beleive its connected to my diet. I get lots of nutrients, eat food with fat, and have... (more)
It's interesting that you mention both cinnamon and turmeric, which are both extremely high in Oxalates and Oxalates have been known to cause a bunch of physical issues, besides just kidney stones.
So I've finally ditched the dairy. (Except for heavy cream and butter. Yes, I realize I'm still eating dairy this way, but believe me, this is a huge reduction because I was previously consuming copious amounts of cheese, yogurt, sour cream, cream... (more)
MY KIND OF QUESTION! Am I weird? I just had a 2-egg omelette cooked with a bit of coconut oil and Kerrygold Butter, stuffed with half a small avocado, and topped with raw sauerkraut, paprika, garlic, and a bit of ....cinnamon. I mess with cinnamon... (more)
I do not eat cinnamon often, because of the doubt that it can be THAT healthy for me. When i do use it though, it is in a pretty generous amount. It makes sweet potatoes taste all the better, with butter of course. So: Cinnamon, healthy or not? (more)
I was recently evaluating my diet for strengths and weaknesses and I came across some info on cinnamon and it's toxicity. Unfortunately for me, I happen to use it quite frequently, because I like the taste, and I've read about its various... (more)
After success with other more natural alternatives, I've become skeptical of many mass produced so called 'health' products. Considering that fluoride is a toxin, I haven't found any good research showing that applying it to my mouth is really... (more)
No Artificials No Insulin Boosters No Stevia/Sugar Alcohol No Fruit I'd like ways to hack my tastebuds so far I know Coconut Flour/Oil and Cinnamon work well what else is out there that's Food that canimpact that strong unsweetened cocoa flavor? (more)
What can you use cinnamon in besides candies and sweets? I just found out that cinnamon has phytochemicals that help regulate blood sugar and I'd like to start incorporating cinnamon into my diet. But I can only rarely eat deserts, so what can I... (more)
Now call me a hypocondriac if you like, but heres what happened (I dont think I am, I was pretty darn relaxed about everything today). Cooked some nice new tastes for dinner (which BTW was yum), my using 1/4 teaspoon tumeric, and 2 pretty darn... (more)