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by 3280 · less than a minute ago

After 45 years of living, I never drank coffee, until last month. After various hacks and tweaks involving the number of meals per day, size of meals, etc. , I've settled into eating twice a day (no snacks). I don't eat breakfast (don't tell my... (more)

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whistlerski 0 · June 16, 2014 at 7:34 PM

yea i have a bad habit of only drinking a breve latte for breakfast. fills you right up but kinda lacking in the nutrition area

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by 129 · less than a minute ago

I love coffee, the smell, taste, buzz, everything. Recently, not sure why, after I drink coffee I have been getting mild anxiety symptoms. Pounding heart, chest tightness, etc. Ive researched it and there is a TON of info on caffeine's effect on... (more)

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Elliefrance 0 · June 06, 2014 at 7:45 AM

Coffee can lead to a feeling of being jittery and an increased heart rate. It's possible to drink coffee and not have any of these experiences.

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by 0 · 2 minutes ago

Hi there everyone! So I'm very new to paleo but I have a fair understanding of the idea. But I was wondering what was the craic with this bullet proof coffee craic. Is it paleo even with butter? I tried some this morning and I added some agave... (more)

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Gingerjay 0 · April 20, 2014 at 3:53 PM

Thanks for the help guys! Sorry I should have specified I mean body fat I'm not shy in getting some fats in :) Thanks again the help guys! Where I'm from in Ireland craic can mean many things! In this case it's referring to an item!

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by 571 · 4 minutes ago

Sorry if this has been asked and answered. Search function is not working. Is it pointless to put raw honey into a hot drink like tea? Do the benefits of it being raw and local disappear because it is heated up before it is consumed? I... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · March 03, 2014 at 2:06 PM

I call hype on raw "local" honey.

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by 0 · 4 minutes ago

Hey guys, I am starting a version of PHD for depression. They say to get 600 calories from carbs and protein and the rest of it MCT fats. I am doing IF and eating my meal of 5 eggs and 2 sweet potatoes at 8pm to help my sleep. My main... (more)

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michaelschott 0 · February 27, 2014 at 3:44 PM

I agree with raydawg, you'll spent a lot of time in the toilet I made this mistake when I first got started with Paleo/bio-hacking. I take 1 or 2 tablespoons of upgraded brain-octane every day depending on how I slept. I was taking BP coffee... (more)

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by 129 · 6 minutes ago

I have been a coffee drinker since 21, Im 28 now. All I drink is one cup in the morning, thats it. The past 6 months ive been getting this intense pressure/tightness in my chest about an hour after drinking it, almost feel like a damn heart... (more)

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Nutrional2013 0 · January 08, 2014 at 2:00 PM

Yes that may be consistent with the general consensus involving stress and caffeinated drinks... :)

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by 0 · 6 minutes ago

Some say coffee is not paleo, but (at least I think) can be acceptable in moderation. Anyway, I just invested in a Keurig K75 model. The first cup after rinsing the reservoir and water filter was great. That was yesterday evening. This... (more)

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Harry 0 · December 08, 2013 at 4:13 AM

The Rogers Family Coffee Co. makes 98% biodegradable cups for the Keurig under the name San Francisco Coffee. They are also an incredibly ethical firm.

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by 0 · 7 minutes ago

It's funny to say that my gut is probably much more reactive to medium to cheap quality coffee, or possibly coffee in general, than grains and dairy. I've learned about the bulletproof coffee thing, and I'm only interested for the possibility of... (more)

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bankeinanin 0 · December 02, 2013 at 12:47 AM

Cold brew, good idea. I'll look into it.

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by 0 · 8 minutes ago

If I put raw milk in coffee (French press), does the heat kill off all of the helpful digestive enzymes? This would be so dissapointing.

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Methodician 0 · October 07, 2013 at 9:45 PM

@Cdc12c It's not letting me comment again... so it goes here... Kefir is WAY easier to make than yogurt. Buy kefir grains (I got mine on Amazon.com) and put them in some whole milk (raw if you're down for it) in a CLEAN jar and sit it on the... (more)

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by 0 · 8 minutes ago

Is there a big nutritional difference between heavy cream and butter? Both are grassfed, but I tend to enjoy cream in my coffee more than butter, and am not looking to lose weight. However, if there is some sort of difference between the two... (more)

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daz 0 · September 30, 2013 at 6:31 AM

i would say go with which ever one you prefer/enjoy the most. you can compare the two on nutritiondata.com (or similar) to see which 'nutrition profile' you prefer here's a link to unsalted butter (or salted butter) ... (more)

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by 0 · 9 minutes ago

I love coffee and miss having it now that im doing paleo. I tried a coconut creamer recipe i found online, it had coconut milk, coconut oil, eggs and two other things i cant remember. Anyways it was horrible and the oil was floating on the top... (more)

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glacierkn 0 · September 13, 2013 at 3:05 PM

Try just whipped full fat coconut milk. Look up coconut whipped cream.

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by 0 · 9 minutes ago

Can tannic acid in coffee be neutralized by ganoderma?

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raydawg 0 · August 27, 2013 at 11:17 AM

Is this what you're trying to do? http://ganodermacoffeefacts.com/ - I'm not sure there's much truth to that - perhaps there is, but it's not much more than a "special process" and apparently it's "magic herb". In other words, it's marketing... (more)

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by 45 · 10 minutes ago

Two weeks ago I started breaking out in hives after breakfast and lunch. Never had hives or any allergy before except for a mild cat allergy. I finally figured out this week that it was coffee, so it could just be caffeine in general but I don't... (more)

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Ryanyum 0 · August 23, 2013 at 11:56 PM

could be micotoxins in the brew your drink, or moldy coffee why not try some bullet proof stuff?

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by 0 · 10 minutes ago

Hi all: I am experimenting with intermittent fasting and I have no problems with skipping breakfast and other meals and going without food. However, it is impossible for me to skip the coffee, especially in the morning. I need at least 1-2... (more)

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SuzieQ 0 · August 14, 2013 at 11:21 PM

Have you tried a bulletproof coffee? Black coffee blended with grass fed butter and MCT oil. I have been informed by several sources that proteins and carbs break a fast but fats don't. There is lots more info on bulletproofexec.com You need... (more)

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by 3217 · 10 minutes ago

I've read several places (for instance, in a book by the doctors Eades) that coffee is tough on your liver. But, I can't for the life of me remember if it's the coffee or the caffeine. And now, a quick Googling turns up some hits about coffee... (more)

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Andy_16 0 · August 08, 2013 at 6:42 PM

Interesting comment. I also wrote a post on coffee which contains some references regarding it's benefit in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and oxidative stress in the liver.... (more)

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by 25 · 11 minutes ago

Since I started paleo I've found that I no longer rely on coffee throughout the days and that I can quite happily go without it and have boundless energy. Also I was researching the side effects of caffeine on metabolism, ketosis, mental state... (more)

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karla2000 0 · July 24, 2013 at 7:12 AM

I've heard that coffee and smoking are appetite suppresants. So, my answer is "yes".

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by 631 · 11 minutes ago

So basically, I'm in vet school. Finals are approaching in about 5 weeks. I need more studying than I can handle without getting stressed, being too low on time, or not drinking coffee. There's physically not enough time in a day. I've been... (more)

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PortlandPandy 0 · August 10, 2013 at 5:34 AM

I'm missing something: 1. Caffeine is a known adrenal stressor and cortisol trigger; 2. You previously (as did I) blew your adrenals out with legal speed, stress, cortisol, and other factors; and 3. You now want to know whether slamming caffeine... (more)

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by 8574 · 15 minutes ago

Just spotted this article: Zen Manualist Coffee: Part 1 - roast your own beans Thought it was a really great idea, I may try ordering some organic green beans and giving it a go. The house would smell amazing! If you like coffee that is. (more)

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Gary_4 0 · May 14, 2013 at 4:01 PM

Yes! I roast my own beans in half pound batches a couple times a week. I live in LA. There are ample coffee shops with very expensive single origin coffees, which are all very good, but my coffee beats every one of those places hands-down. No... (more)

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by 137 · 15 minutes ago

What is the general consensus on coffee? Nowadays, I just drink a little coffee mixed with raw honey.

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cavebitch 0 · May 03, 2013 at 4:52 PM

I drink cream with a splash of coffee.

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by 633 · 16 minutes ago

I've been drinking my coffee black ever since I went paleo, and after reintroducing pasteurised dairy I discovered I do not tolerate it well at all (even a small amount in my coffee caused stomach pains and headache/brain fog with larger amounts).... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · April 27, 2013 at 10:54 PM

You probably are de facto pasteurizing your milk by adding it to nearly boiling coffee. Pasteurization is a temperature-duration process, higher temperature, lower time; lower temperature, longer time. At 100C, milk is instantly pasteurized.... (more)

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by 100 · 16 minutes ago

Hey guys- Here's the backstory: During puberty I got migraines. They went away around age 15/16. They were horrible back then and thankfully they went away. Now, I will very occasionally get a migraine. Up until recently, it only happened when I... (more)

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daz 0 · April 18, 2013 at 7:07 AM

Your coffee comment made me think...could be adrenal/aldosterone related, Give this pupil test a go, to see if you have trouble keeping your pupil constricted under a bright light. The test sounds a bit kooky, but my pupils use to do this a... (more)

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by 10 · 17 minutes ago

Hey Y'all. I'm 18 years old and had acne since around age 14. Switching to a paleo diet a year ago and realizing some food intolerances has cleared it up about 85% maybe. But I've noticed recently that when I start drinking coffee again (just... (more)

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norwegian_girl 0 · April 07, 2013 at 5:26 PM

yes, probably the high content of caffein that triggers acne. I started with paleo to get rid of acne. I had to quit drinking coffee because of the breakouts I get from it.

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by 25 · 19 minutes ago

I know there's phytic acid in coffee beans, but is there enough to worry about in brewed coffee? Doesn't the roasting/hot brewing inactivate any of it? I drink a cup every morning along with my breakfast of meat and vegetables and all my... (more)

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Travis_Culp 0 · March 17, 2013 at 5:43 PM

In general, it'd likely be a good idea to not focus too much on that sort of thing since we don't have that many good studies about it. I've read that calcium-phytate complexes are hydrolyzed by the microflora on the way out, the calcium from... (more)

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by 511 · 20 minutes ago

For years I was a 6-8-ish cup day coffee drinker and because caffeine impacts my sleep I would always finish my coffee by noon thinking it would be out of my system and not impact my sleep. Well, for the last 6 weeks or so I've strictly limited... (more)

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David_McC 0 · March 12, 2013 at 11:51 AM

Well, the chances are you're not going to know how it impacts you, unless you try. I've given up coffee recently. I used to have at least a double espresso a day, rarely two. Sometimes in a latte, sometimes not. I have done that for years. I... (more)

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by 100 · 21 minutes ago

What is the best tasting, cleanest coffee out there for the money?

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Paleo_Wes 0 · February 28, 2013 at 4:13 AM

This is one subject I know a lot about. I'm very much into coffee and I've tried some of the greatest coffees in the US today through my travels. If you live in the Northwest,Washington State or Oregon, Stumptown out of Portland has gotten... (more)

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