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by 1186 · August 26, 2014 at 1:06 AM

Food intolerance can range from "throat closes and I die" to "I just feel better without". Personally, I know my body runs better without eggs (even organic, free range ones), but I know how good they are for me! Plus, they're delicious. Dairy... (more)

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glib 0 · August 26, 2014 at 1:06 AM

Have you considered trying just the yolk? I find it very digestible, and the white very heavy.

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by 226 · August 03, 2014 at 4:40 PM

I need to be cautious about my protein intake, and do not enjoy the taste of egg whites, and was wondering what the average fat/protein content of a duck egg yolk would be? Can't find stats for this anywhere.The entire egg is listed as 130... (more)

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by 4181 · July 18, 2014 at 2:41 PM

My mum was making some home made cakes the other day and I asked her to bake some more without the sugar and to add some coconut to see what they taste like and honestly they're lovely! and I assume pretty healthy? I'm going to try them again with... (more)

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TheGastronomer 0 · July 16, 2014 at 6:57 PM

Why not coconut flour instead of rice flour? I mean if you're using rice flour, it's basically the same as plain white flour that you find in regular carrot cake (don't tell me it's magically better because it's gluten-free, cake flour barely has... (more)

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by 0 · June 02, 2014 at 12:32 PM

I've put together two different mealplans, and need your opinion on which one is more "optimal". Here it goeees:Mealplan 1:Breakfast:- Green tea with lemon - Smoothie with kale, spinach, fishoil, blueberries, coconut oil and avocado - 2 boiled... (more)

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CD 0 · June 02, 2014 at 12:32 PM

drop the fish oil and eat fish a couple of times a week.The more "optimal" diet would be to eat varied, so menu 1 day 1, menu 2 day 2, etc.

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by 0 · May 16, 2014 at 8:22 AM

Hi Everyone! I'm wondering if eating eggs can cause acne? I eat organic free range eggs from a local farm. I don't know how to fix my acne and this is basically the only food I have not tried eliminating. I just can't believe that these... (more)

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Rosenhazavel 0 · May 16, 2014 at 5:29 AM

Acne is basically caused by oxidative stress, inflammation, subsequent free radical formation and hormone imbalance. Cholesterol and saturated fat types of saturated fats present in the eggs makes them highly inflammatory. Five foods causing... (more)

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by 0 · May 06, 2014 at 5:15 PM

I did a complete 180 on my diet by eating Paleo at the beginning of April, and now 30 days in, I haven't seen much weight loss. I started at 170lbs, and now I'm about 165lbs (I still have a lot of fat to lose, especially at being 5'3). I meal... (more)

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eimearreclaimedhealth 0 · May 05, 2014 at 8:02 PM

5lb in 30 days sounds like a very healthy rate of weight loss. I understand your impatience as I am definitely a results now person but these things do take time. All I can suggest is you find some tool for focussing your attention away from... (more)

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by 583 · April 25, 2014 at 4:10 AM

Just how big of a difference is there between truly pastured-chicken eggs and "organic cage free" factory-farmed eggs? I've taken to the habit of eating 2-4 egg yolks most days (little to no whites). This is likely my most micronutrient... (more)

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GetNativ 0 · April 25, 2014 at 4:10 AM

I know not everyone has the space and the time to do this, but if possible get your own chickens! We've been keeping chickens for about 2 years and its great! They do not need much maintenance and this way you KNOW you are getting the very... (more)

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by 0 · April 21, 2014 at 3:04 PM

Hello guys! I just wan't to ask, what is the best alternative to eggs by means of saturated fat and cholesterol? What kind of other sources which you prefer to use? EDIT: By sources i mean exactly what kind of meat(animal breed ant... (more)

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Robert_13 0 · April 21, 2014 at 2:58 PM

Pretty much any homemade liver pate would be the best alternative to egg yolks i reckon

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by 0 · April 21, 2014 at 12:26 PM

I eat at least 2 eggs every morning, most often with half an avocado for breakfast. I have had very odorous farts and am wondering if it's due to the eggs (They're the only thing I eat consistently from day to day). If it is the eggs, does this... (more)

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johnkeller 0 · April 21, 2014 at 12:26 PM

Yes eggs cause gas in stomach, mostly the white part of the egg cause gas in stomach.

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by 0 · April 15, 2014 at 10:20 AM

Quick summary for those who don't want to read the whole thing: Dietary changes had an enormous impact on my blood cholesterol levels. As the majority opinion on the internet seems to be that dietary cholesterol has a limited, or even... (more)

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thhq 0 · April 11, 2014 at 11:39 AM

Just a few comments on an interesting experiment -The first test - call it the 80/20 - resulted in shifts similar to what I've seen posted here before. Lower trigs, higher LDL and higher HDL. -The second test - extreme Paleo - is the most... (more)

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by 0 · March 20, 2014 at 1:03 AM

Hey everyone. I eat 2-3 eggs a day and I am just curious why can't I fry them? Everyone says this is bad. I never eat fried foods but I do like fried eggs because the yokes are runny. It don't understand does it kill the nutrients or something? (more)

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IanB 0 · March 19, 2014 at 2:08 PM

My experience is most people are against frying because they're anti-fat. There is some debate about whether you should cook the yolks - better, perhaps, to eat yolks raw and cook the whites (is that the right way round? DYOR!) Personally I eat... (more)

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by 53 · April 28, 2014 at 8:10 PM

I've always (10 years or more) struggled with depression, energy and motivation, and was diagnosed with Hashimoto's and Chronic Fatigue around that time as well. I tend to do pretty well with depression on weekdays but on weekends I can... (more)

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jen47 0 · April 28, 2014 at 6:46 PM

I went on a gluten-, dairy- and egg-free diet for one month to follow the Wahls Diet. I added eggs back in at the end of one month, eating one or more eggs a day. 4 days after adding the eggs, I felt lethargic. Five days after adding the eggs,... (more)

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by 45 · February 24, 2014 at 6:43 AM

I usually like the yolk flavor by itself but now I'm curious to see if anyone has unique and tasty ways to make eggs over easy

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Michael_17 0 · February 24, 2014 at 6:43 AM

If you use any herb spice you can imagine (dried or fresh) and think would go well (and some you can't...), there are plenty of ways to makes things different. And then combine them, options, options... Classic parsley, and or cracked balck... (more)

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by 50 · February 25, 2014 at 2:31 AM

I had stopped eating them for a while. As far as I know, they used to cause me no issue. Now that I've reintroduced them, I feel fatigued whenever I eat them. I've tested just eating yolks. I always get a bit of white, but it's mostly just... (more)

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Drael 0 · February 22, 2014 at 8:48 AM

Okay, wow, bit of research points to a theory here. Leaky gut = avidin, from egg whites, binding to biotin. Biotin readily crosses the blood brain barrier, but my best guess is the brain wouldn't use bound materials. Too many membranes,... (more)

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by 0 · February 04, 2014 at 9:35 PM

According to my local chicken farmer, the chickens don't lay as many eggs during the cold months, so what does everyone else increase in their diet to make up for the loss of the the perfect food ever created?

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glib 0 · February 04, 2014 at 9:35 PM

You have to keep the lights on most everywhere in the continental US. You can skip the calendula if you have growing grass still. The eggs (assuming they are pastured) will have more grains and fewer bugs in them.

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by 25 · September 15, 2014 at 5:44 PM

hi! does anyone have the drop on eggs in the Houston TX area from free-range hens, fed a diet free of soy? While a feed-free diet is ideal, I don't think it is possible in this area to keep your free-range chicken population without... (more)

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trey_3 0 · September 15, 2014 at 5:44 PM

I'd be interested in presenting a source with a group of folks who would purchase eggs on a suubsription like basis and at a negotiated price. If you are interested, email me at jdevans3 AT yahoo DOT com. I will update you on the status of this... (more)

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by 0 · January 06, 2014 at 2:18 PM

I raise chickens, so it's not uncommon for me to have 4-6 eggs every day..sometimes just the whites, but I love them whole and hard boiled, too. I could eat avocado with every meal, but I know that's a lot of fat. I'm just coming off of a 3-day... (more)

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AnyonesGhost 0 · January 06, 2014 at 2:46 AM

If you feel really good, then you're probably doing something right. That being said though, you could always just get some general blood work done and see how your blood lipids are? If they're good, then keep doing what you were before, and if... (more)

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by 0 · January 10, 2014 at 1:31 PM

hi ive heard from a few people that if you eat eggs everyday have a change of developing an intolarence but on the perfecthealthdiet they recommend to eat 2-3 eggs everyday. is it true that it will develop an intolarence? (more)

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daz 0 · January 06, 2014 at 11:09 PM

i wonder if eating (too many) eggs everyday could become an 'intolerance' issue for some people if they have a 'problem' with histamine... ...this could be due to just the egg whites, according to wiki, egg whites "are potent histamine... (more)

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by 0 · January 01, 2014 at 5:37 PM

Is it okay to make a protein shake with raw eggs? Will the protein be digested as well as if they were boiled or scrambled? Thank you.

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Kirill 0 · January 01, 2014 at 5:37 PM

Whites - cooked. Yolks - raw. The anti-protease activity is in the whites and is disabled via cooking.

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by 0 · February 10, 2014 at 10:57 PM

Hey everyone! I typically will boil 2 or 3 omega enriched eggs in the morning for breakfast. It's easy, quick and mobile. Here's the thing.. I cannot stand eggs yolks!! They are disgusting to me, flavour and texture wise. No matter how they... (more)

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staceyhudsonn 0 · December 23, 2013 at 10:32 AM

Most of them hate yolks, even i used to but some what i manage to eat. If you hate to eat yolk try to make it in a tasty way to eat the yolks, because i do that, i just add black pepper and salt on yolk and eat it. If you want to go for some... (more)

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by 0 · December 08, 2013 at 3:45 AM

Here is a description of hens' traditional diet: http://www.westonaprice.org/farm-a-ranch/chickens-are-omnivores-its-no-dilemma Further reading, but doesn't mention eating small animals (other than... (more)

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glib 0 · December 07, 2013 at 8:53 PM

They still need supplements. Here in MI they can not get iodine from foraging for example. All the farmers I deal with supplement, in the case of chickens, oyster shells are good enough for broad spectrum mineral integrator. From what I have... (more)

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by 0 · November 26, 2013 at 4:59 PM

Hi! I would like to hear about anybodys experience with a food intolerance. Egg, milk, wheat, etc. What were your symptoms and how did you feel/what happened to your body when you cut the offender out? I'm on my first day of eliminating... (more)

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Arielle 0 · November 26, 2013 at 4:59 PM

Well I can tell you eggs messed with my body for sure! I eliminated them for a few weeks, and after 1 day of adding them back, my symptoms flared- bloating and constipation. Another food I would never have expected to cause me symptoms is beans!... (more)

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by 0 · November 21, 2013 at 12:47 PM

I've been following my own version of paleo for the last four months and for the most part it's been great! One of the main challenges for me is the cost and time, I'm a student so my time and money budget is pretty scarce. Lately I've... (more)

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by 0 · November 25, 2013 at 5:08 PM

I generally follow the same template for all of my meals, which means all of my lunches are pretty simple to make and involve hard boiled eggs. I'm student and spend up to 12+ hours in college sometimes, especially since it's exam season so... (more)

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jimc 0 · November 25, 2013 at 5:08 PM

Vary from eggs so you don't get allergic. Try canned wild salmon once a week. Eat plain or mix with mayonnaise and I like a little relish.

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by 0 · July 18, 2014 at 10:46 PM

I've been having tummy/digestive health problems (constant nausea, IBS type stuff) since last January. I got diagnosed with gluten intolerance (IgA stool test from Enterolab) early on but although I had a lot of improvement going off it (which to... (more)

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rht 0 · July 18, 2014 at 10:46 PM

you could look into histamine intolerance; it might explain inconsistent reactions.