Dear all, I would so appreciate it if anyone would share their thoughts with me. After good paleo diet with lots of liver, egg yolks, grassfed butter and heavy cream, and supplementing for over 2 years, my Vitamin A still comes back at 250... (more)
Well, I've been reading about Vitamin A and such, and they say that even perfectly healthy people don't convert beta carotene in plants to Vitamin a very efficiently. We would have to eat SO many plants to get a wee bit of vitamin A...UNLESS we... (more)
A thing to keep in mind: Biology is not efficient. Why would we effectively need to absorb them? They likely ate manyfold as much pro-vitamin A as we do now. Even poor converters would have enough given that level of consumption.
About 25% of the calories from liver are fat. It's 4 g of fat and 20 g of protein per 100 g liver.
Is anyone here supplementing with hefty amounts of the fat soluble vitamins A (Retinol) D3 and K2-MK-4 (Activator-X)? I know that Weston Price emphasizes this as rather important and I know that Vitamins A and D up-regulate the opposites... (more)
I use Green Pastures cod liver oil and butter oil. I'm not sure what you would consider large amounts, but I take a few teaspoons of each daily. I believe in the WAPF position on vitamin A and D. And I believe that the cod liver oil helps with... (more)
How much fat is necessary to take full advantage of fat soluble vitamins like A, K, E, D...ect? Does the fat and vitamin have to be in your stomach at the same time? Or is it the amount of dietary fat overall in your body? For example; is it... (more)
If all of my saturated fat consumption comes from coconut, will i be deficient in those fat soluble vitamins from grass fed meat? Should I even be worrying?
Fat makes a great energy substrate, and it's delicious. Just wanted to say that so no one thought I was hating on the cream or lard. The question is how much do we need. Let's pretend you were meeting your energy requirements another way and... (more)
what would be the current best practices for an individual looking to optimize their fat soluble vitamin intake? what are the best blood tests? would you start with knowing d levels and then tweak a & k based on d? i hear an a:d ratio of... (more)
We often talk about the amazing nutrition density of organ meat and that they should be part of an optimal diet. How easy is it, in your opinion, to overdo it with organs like liver and get dangerously high doses of Vitamin A? According to... (more)