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Copper Deficiency

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by 562 · November 07, 2013 at 09:42 PM

Hello fellow paleohackers. I am 29, I practice Jiu Jitsu at least 3 times a week, I am in good shape, not overweight and have been paleo since October, LC probably between 50g and 100g of carbs. Last December I got my blood tested and my TC and... (more)

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momof8kids 0 · November 07, 2013 at 04:19 PM

Ok, on my end this comment got really messed up. Order, appearance, everything. Not sure if it's my computer or the site, but hope you can decipher it... :)

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by 610 · January 26, 2012 at 12:55 AM

I took a zinc tally taste test recently, and it tasted like water, apparently indicating a zinc deficiency. I've been dealing with dysbiosis/leaky gut for 7 or 8 years now, so my zinc could be depleted or not absorbing properly. We also have... (more)

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_Tom 0 · January 25, 2012 at 05:25 PM

I"ve heard good things about the Spectracell test. http://www.spectracell.com/products/micronutrient-testing-product-specifications/ Anyone else have an opinion? (more)

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by 39204 · March 06, 2011 at 02:39 AM

Paul Jaminet has a great post here about sky-high cholesterol levels in the paleo community and his theories about why: http://perfecthealthdiet.com/?p=2547 In essence, he thinks it's due at least in part to malnutrition, specifically copper.... (more)

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Ducks 0 · March 06, 2011 at 02:39 AM

Cholesterol is a genetic factor with saturated fat having a decent amount of influence (probably proportional to genetics...). I do not think you will get all that far without considering it through those other issues. it is not as if it is... (more)