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by 598 · about 3 hours ago

What are some good sources of folate other than leafy greens? Best I can find so far is chicken liver (or duck or other foul). Nice, because I wanted a good excuse to opt for chicken liver over beef liver now and then. I love them both. I... (more)

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glib 0 · February 05, 2014 at 11:05 PM

gasoline? acetone? let us all remember that cow spleen is an acquired taste too.

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by 598 · about 3 hours ago

So I'm eating salads again and would like to know what sort of easy, quick, relatively painless yet delectable and nutritious salads you guys like to prepare. Fire off! And hey: if you want to offer a complicated, convoluted salad recipe I... (more)

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ge110 0 · January 26, 2014 at 5:55 AM

I buy the organic pre-washed greens from earthbound. Their 50/50 spinach/spring mix + left over turkey, tomato, onion, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt, pepper BOOM awesome salad. Add feta for extra awesome.

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by 5 · about 3 hours ago

Possible Duplicate: Are Lima beans paleo? If yes, should they need to be organic? Are Lima beans paleo? If yes, should they be organic? (more)

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by 5 · about 3 hours ago

Are Lima beans paleo? If yes, should they need to be organic?

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Allison_10 0 · August 26, 2013 at 4:55 AM

I believe that they are legumes (beans), so no they are not paleo.

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by 292 · about 3 hours ago

Hi guys and gals.. I'm buying fresh meat and vegetables at the moment which is costing me a fortune! I am going to keep up with the fresh meat but am considering buying frozen veg because it really is so expensive and also goes off so quick! Is... (more)

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Marcy_5 0 · June 05, 2013 at 5:23 PM

Frozen veggies are often times healthier than veggies from the supermarket because they are flash frozen right after picking.The veggies in the grocery store could have been sitting around for WEEKs before they came home with you. That being... (more)

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by 60 · about 3 hours ago

I've noticed that when I drink my smoothie too consistently I feel weak, my muscles are tired and I generally feel fatigued. In my Vitamix I put in Swiss Chard, carrots, burdock, blueberries, parsley, beets, ginger, bananas, maca and ashwaganda.... (more)

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Albert83BCN 0 · May 17, 2013 at 5:31 AM

Don't rely in exercise or try to upper it to overcome a setback in your goals, weight managing is all about hormone status, if you're exercising more and improving less it seems that there's some issue that you should address first, if not, you... (more)

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by 416 · about 3 hours ago

I was recently looking at a post about the types of greens people eat and how much and someone answered that they have removed leafy greens from their diet since it is undigestable due to the fibers or something... i'd like to learn more, but... (more)

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Happy_Now 0 · April 03, 2013 at 7:07 AM

The cell walls might be made of insoluble fiber, but the juicy nutrient filled cells are packed full of goodness. This is why you have teeth, saliva, stomach acid, and the knowledge to cook them to break down cell walls if they are tough, or... (more)

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by 75 · about 3 hours ago

I have had chronic acid reflux for 10 years and am trying to figure out if I have any food sensitivities that might be causing it.

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UncleLongHair 0 · February 27, 2013 at 12:34 AM

Yes you can get a pretty full spectrum if nutrients from such a diet. I would be generous with the greens and over time try to include other vegetables. You can type everything into fitday.com or similar to get the nutrients. You might find that... (more)

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by 813 · about 3 hours ago

I eat a big ass salad almost every day with the base being baby spring mix (kale, spinach, arugula, and more) and generally top it off with mushrooms, peppers, tomatoes, cilantro, parsley, onions, walnuts, pine nuts, sliced almonds, and some form... (more)

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flowers 0 · January 29, 2013 at 4:02 AM

Sounds good to me. I eat raw veggies like broccoli at practically every meal. I find that cooked vegetables not always but sometimes make me bloated. For some, it is the other way around. They have digestive problems from raw veggies. If you... (more)

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April_S_ 0 · January 16, 2013 at 5:41 PM

Oxalic acid is a naturally occurring chemical found in some foods but the amount we normally eat in foods is not enough to poison us. In large amounts, yes oxalic acid is poisonous. But unless you have some medical condition like hyperoxaluria,... (more)

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by 694 · about 3 hours ago

First heard about it from Tim Ferris, but some other folks on podcasts I listen to have also mentioned. Just curious to know if anyone can report any benefits before I consider it. Increased energy? Increased fat loss? Better sleep? etc... (more)

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Tony_S 0 · December 30, 2012 at 1:09 AM

I did try athletic greens and I did notice that I had a slight increase in energy while taking it. Although I did notice a change in energy from this product, I felt the same increase of energy when I switched to a paleo diet and was on it for a... (more)

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by 53 · about 3 hours ago

happy holidays everyone! So i have been taking betaine hcl (about 5,000 with each meal) and less with smaller snacks. I have h pylori and believe that is what is suppressing my stomach acid. i just bought a juicer, and have been juicing greens. ... (more)

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by 20 · about 3 hours ago

Stats: 31, 262 lbs, female Been paleo since end of July, when I first started, I couldn't get enough greens. Like kale, mustard greens and turnip greens and the like. Even before then I loved them. Suddenly I can't eat them without wanting to... (more)

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elf27 0 · November 07, 2012 at 1:45 PM

maybe it's the oxalates in them? whfoods.com/??? Does this describe you: blog.sethroberts.net/2012/08/05/??? The gist: Many vegetables contain a lot of oxalate, which acts as a pesticide. A woman had been having problems, cut out oxalate... (more)

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by 195 · about 3 hours ago

Naturally I eat my meat and fat. But what I was wondering was would I become defficient in some nutrients if all I ate was green's along with my meat and fat. I don't eat any liver or any of the other internal organs that a lot of nutrients. Thanks. (more)

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Mscott 0 · September 20, 2012 at 2:53 AM

Possibly retinol (preformed vitamin A) and carbohydrates. Many people can do fine without much retinol by making it from beta-carotene. And many do fine without much carbs by making glucose from protein and fat. But some people should get the... (more)

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by 868 · about 3 hours ago

I realize in the large scheme of things, any lettuce I eat probably doesn't have a huge effect on much. But I'm wondering what kind of lettuce is most popular amongst paleo types. I like all kinds of lettuce, so I purchase based on function: I buy... (more)

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Varelse 0 · September 14, 2012 at 4:57 PM

I'm a huge lettuce fan. I love black seed Simpson, bibb, butter, red leaf and green leaf, frisee, arugula, endive, miner's lettuce, lolla rossa and lolla bionda, mascara, and Amish deer tongue. So pretty much any lettuce that is not iceberg or... (more)

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by 432 · about 3 hours ago

Could greens such as spinach grown in Magnesium-depleted soil have little to no magnesium in its tissue?

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by 1418 · about 3 hours ago

I haven't been eating yogurt or cheese lately(I wish I could but the stuff always makes me "muscous-y" maybe casein sensitivity) anyways, Which greens are the highest in calcium content, but low in oxalates? Also as a side note which ones don't... (more)

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Dave_S_ 0 · July 10, 2012 at 4:44 PM

Collard greens, kale, turnip greens, arugula, bok choy, broccoli rabe, mustard greens, dandelion greens all have good calcium content. List in descending order (or close to it).

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by 11581 · about 3 hours ago

I live with a pescatarian, so while I'll pop meat on top of my greens, I don't like to cook greens with it. I eat a lot of greens so I'm looking for more variety.

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trjones 0 · June 07, 2012 at 6:55 PM

Saute some onions and garlic in olive oil. When the onions are soft, add white wine and greens (chard, kale, etc.) and let it steam until it reached the desired texture. Grate some good parmigiana-reggiano cheese into the greens and enjoy.

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by 3280 · about 3 hours ago

I was reading: http://www.radiancenutrition.com/2011/08/19/put-down-that-kale-smoothie-why-you-should-cook-your-food/ And it made the point that cooking veggies makes them more bio available because: "Destruction of cell walls in vegetables... (more)

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Meatymichael 0 · June 03, 2012 at 2:52 PM

NO I wouldn't. I think a raw leafy greens AND cooked greens are both essential and should be included in our diet. Honestly I wouldn't worry about it. Just eat both raw and cooked. I drink a green smoothie every day. I do agree that Kale is very... (more)

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by 99 · about 3 hours ago

OK, so this is probably a stupid question. What does everyone eat as the "greens" for their salad. I grew up eating iceberg lettuce with a few tomatoes and that was considered a salad. I know that iceberg lettuce is not the best option. Lately... (more)

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More_Butter_Please 0 · May 30, 2012 at 11:47 PM

Right now, I'm eating a lot of wilted kale salads with cooked beef on top, while waiting for the weather to finish warming up enough for summer salad season to start. Romaine's a mainstay for me; I love the crunch. It also lasts longer than... (more)

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by 68 · about 3 hours ago

Hey, I like and live the Paleo Nutrition mostly. I am a very active person and I am doing CrossFit and or SEALFIT (hard PT) everyday. As I read Tim Ferris "The 4 hour Body" I heard the first time of "Athletic Greens". Ferris recommends... (more)

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Matt_18 0 · May 24, 2012 at 10:39 PM

Eat food. Spinach, kale, broccoli. There are your athletic greens.

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by 242 · about 3 hours ago

Can someone, anyone please explain how I can cook heavy greens to be edible? I have spent a lot of time and money trying to figure it out, but I end up with a green soupy mess that literally taste like a metal can. I have tried mustard, collard,... (more)

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Nemesis 0 · April 19, 2012 at 11:07 AM

A lot of it depends on the greens you're using. Turnip, mustard and collard tend to have a "sharp" taste to them, and are often prepared by simmering in broth with ham and seasonings over a low heat. Heat 1-2 Tbsp butter/grease/ghee/coconut... (more)

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by 240 · about 3 hours ago

I feel extremely uncomfortable after eating many kinds of vegetables,fiber at all.I have problems with peristalsis too(Lazy Bowel Syndrome)

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Renee_2 0 · February 19, 2012 at 10:37 PM

Is the discomfort from gas or from constipation? Two different things. If you feel discomfort soon after you eat greens, it's probably gas. Constipation is more of a larger-picture problem relating to your diet overall. Lots of greens can... (more)

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by 0 · about 4 hours ago

How long can one expect to see results while staying under 50g. Carbs A day? I have about 44lbs. Of excess body fat, and would like to get it off. Also, how do you feel about wheat grass/"greens" in order to get a good dose of vitamins while... (more)

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Phazo 0 · January 18, 2012 at 9:56 AM

Don't forget the coconut oil!

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by 3742 · about 4 hours ago

Olivia sells an organic saut?? blend that includes baby spinach, kale, mustard greens, and chard. I'm wondering - is this as healthy as buying each individually? It saves a lot of work but I've read that those pre-washed packages can be a few... (more)

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jesuisjuba___paleorepublic_com 0 · December 22, 2011 at 2:43 PM

Oh most definitely the non-bagged is fresher. The date of farmers market veg is how it physically looks to you when you handle, not by a date stamp. Also, the pre-cut stuff more than likely traveled hundres of miles before finding their new home... (more)

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