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by 55 · April 03, 2013 at 07:13 PM

I just saw this beef product in my local grocery store - GreatO 80/20 Ground Beef - http://www.nbo3.com/. At first glance I figured they were marketing grass-fed beef a different way (cool), but when I read the fine print it said nothing about... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · April 03, 2013 at 07:08 PM

Makes sense to me. A more concentrated source of omega-3s than grass even. Also seems to benefit the cow to some degree. Just as omega-3s tend to decrease inflammation in humans, the same occurs in cattle. They don't get as sick as often, and... (more)

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by 589 · March 01, 2013 at 07:47 PM

http://www.foxnews.com/health/2013/03/01/healthy-hamburger-developed-to-contain-omega-3-fatty-acids/ Personally I think I will be sticking with plan old grass fed (more)

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by 95 · January 02, 2013 at 03:06 AM

I found these at Bed, Bath and Beyond of all places! They were $14.99 but used the 20% off coupon. Please tell me these are Paleo because I am excited to use these as hot cereal, toppings, out of the bag, etc. The ingredients on the first one is... (more)

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Nix 0 · December 31, 2012 at 05:51 PM

flaxseeds are paleo and delicious. I stay far far away from any corn.

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by 10 · September 17, 2013 at 12:46 PM

Two fold question. 1) Is Flax Seed Meal a Paleo approved food and.... 2) Is Flax See Meal and Almond Meal the same thing

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Zach__1 0 · September 16, 2013 at 12:47 PM

it has to do with the carbon chain length of the fatty acids (how long the fats are), DHA and EPA are long chain fats, ALA is a short chain fat, which means the body has a hard time converting it to a long chain fat like DHA. now DHA and EPA are... (more)

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by 70 · August 25, 2013 at 03:22 PM

Does anyone know if bread made from flaxseed meal (less than 1 carb a piece) helps with cholesterol? The recipe called for 5 eggs and 2 cups flaxseed meal. Made 12 pieces. 5 grams fiber and 6 grams protein a slice. About food.com. It was great. (more)

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Sam_25 0 · March 06, 2013 at 07:37 PM

Yes flax-seed in any form will lower you cholesterol My wife has been on a flax-seed added diet for about a year,She ads it to a pancake mix and other foods her numbers went from 251 to last weeks reading of 196 She does eat old style cooked... (more)

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by 50 · June 17, 2012 at 02:25 AM

So, I fancy spicing up my egg-and-bananas diet with some real cooking, but I'm on a pretty tight budget. Which is better for cooking with (I'm also trying to be somewhat calorie concious), flaxseed or almond meal?

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Jessica_G 0 · June 16, 2012 at 11:59 PM

Eggs, bananas and flaxseed will make a lovely pancake. The same is true of eggs, bananas and almond meal, but the flaxseed makes a puffier, more airy cake. Flaxseeds can be used to replace eggs, so they impart a lighter quality.

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by 2198 · May 24, 2012 at 03:55 PM

What are the best eggs to buy? I know pastures and bug fed are ideal according to PaleoApproved. This raises the omega 3 ratio. Can't find bug fed eggs in NYC. But flaxseed fed pastured also have high omega 3. Discuss.

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jjtitus 0 · May 24, 2012 at 03:55 PM

Check out this similar thread if you don't have luck locally: http://paleohacks.com/questions/121990/pastured-eggs-online#axzz1vnpC0oIA

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by 6218 · February 06, 2012 at 07:21 PM

My mother is in her 60's and on Paleo. Many years ago she was on hormone replacement therapy for hot flushes but stopped before the studies showed it was a problem. She gave up flaxseeds during initial Paleo but then her hot flashes came back. She... (more)

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Rogue_Nutritionist 0 · February 06, 2012 at 07:21 PM

There are phyto-estrogens in flaxseeds, much like soy. I don't know of any studies to cite, but my nutrition instructor told us that she worked once at a gym specifically for women who were on soy protein and flax shakes and having a lot of issues... (more)