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by 0 · August 20, 2014 at 08:28 PM

Is it possible to stick to 10 foods only and get all of the nutrients, vitamins, minerals etc from that? And in that case - which foods?

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Tonia75 0 · June 25, 2014 at 08:01 PM

I buy the following nearly every week, to restock the larder:1. onions (any kind)2. garlic (frozen is great)3. sweet potatoes or squash4. broccoli or kale5. cod or maquerel6. eggs7. chicken or any marked down meat, including offals8. coconut... (more)

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by 560 · February 05, 2014 at 11:41 PM

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 560 · January 26, 2014 at 07:02 AM

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 05:55 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 394 · September 05, 2012 at 11:59 PM

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

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by 1806 · September 09, 2011 at 10:34 PM

Just got a bunch of mustard greens from my CSA share today, and I'm not exactly sure what the best paleo-friendly way to eat them would be. Any ideas? Thanks!

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Happy_Now 0 · September 09, 2011 at 10:34 PM

I just chop them up (I never bother to de-rib them either) and throw them in a pan with some butter, saute for a few minutes, and yum, yum, yum. The other thing I've done with them is to just throw them in pan after cooking bacon, and once they... (more)

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by 5 · August 26, 2013 at 11:51 AM

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 · December 02, 2013 at 02:34 PM

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

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Allison_10 0 · August 26, 2013 at 04:55 AM

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

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by 288 · June 14, 2013 at 10:55 AM

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 05:23 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 · May 22, 2013 at 05:54 PM

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 05:31 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 404 · April 03, 2013 at 07:36 AM

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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neweuquol 0 · April 03, 2013 at 07:36 AM

I have never seen a whole lettuce leaf when I eliminate. Corn on the other hand........... Now which is bad for you?

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by 11011 · August 16, 2013 at 01:25 AM

I've never liked vegetables a whole lot, but recently I've included more greens, like lettuce on top of my dairy and meat with nice results. Meat and dairy by themselves never worked too great for me In bulk, but adding salad greens on top seems... (more)

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jessica_11 0 · February 28, 2013 at 09:39 PM

O GREENS! RAW: romaine lettuce(i can easily eat 3 heads a day, i am spoiled, i work on organic farms), arugula, cilantro, parsley, basil, fennel, dill, radichio, endive, red cabbage, maybe baby spinach...for the herbs i can eat a ton, espeically... (more)

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by 75 · February 27, 2013 at 03:32 AM

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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Buttons 0 · February 27, 2013 at 03:32 AM

I'm sensitive to a huge range of foods, so eliminating one at a time failed me for a couple of years. Then I tried a couple of diets where I eliminated LOTS of foods, but the ones I was still eating were the wrong ones - and because I ate large... (more)

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by 813 · January 29, 2013 at 04:11 AM

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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VB 0 · January 29, 2013 at 04:00 AM

Yes and no. For a perfectly healthy individual I don't think you can overdo salads. For a person with stomach, gut or kidney problems - it could be. Fiber, oxalates, FODMAPs, nightshades. But you would have noticed it by now. Honestly, if I were... (more)

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by 227 · August 15, 2013 at 06:11 AM

Knock sense into me with words, not fists.

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Katie_G_ 0 · August 15, 2013 at 06:11 AM

Thanks for the info. I had a kidney stone and it was a calcium oxalate stone, 5mm. IT WAS PAINFUL!!!!! I appreciate the help.

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by 694 · July 27, 2014 at 03:00 PM

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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Aaron_18 0 · July 27, 2014 at 02:56 PM

If you're really interested, there's a review that compared athletic greens against green vibrance, amazing grass and vitamineral greens, here's the link: athletic greens review. There's also a short discussion about some of the complaints here.I... (more)

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by 53 · December 17, 2012 at 09:55 PM

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 · November 07, 2012 at 08:13 PM

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 01:45 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 vegetables... (more)

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by 199 · October 04, 2012 at 03:22 AM

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 02:53 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 · September 19, 2012 at 05:08 PM

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 04:57 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 394 · September 06, 2012 at 01:21 AM

Greens - kale, spinach, collard, chard. Would cooking destroy vitamins c,k,e? How much oxalic acid is neutralized?

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Nemesis 0 · September 06, 2012 at 01:21 AM

Heat has little to no effect on oxalic acid. Spinach, chard, beet greens, and cabbage are fast-cooking greens and only need to be boiled/sauteed for a few minutes. Kale, collards and turnip greens are more fibrous and will take a little... (more)

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by 394 · November 12, 2012 at 11:25 PM

Which vegetables pack the greatest punch of vitamins/minerals/etc? Especially those vit/min that one might not easily get from meat/egg/etc.

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April_S_ 0 · September 05, 2012 at 09:27 PM

I think a lot of people would answer leafy greens like spinach or kale or broccoli or something. But if you don't care about carbs and want something that doesn't taste like grass, I eat oven-baked sweet potatoes with Kerrygold butter almost every... (more)

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by 1401 · August 07, 2012 at 05:22 PM

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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Kevin_22 0 · July 10, 2012 at 04:51 PM

Shouldn't we be more concerned about magnesium? Canned spinach contains 163 mg of magnesium per cup. Fresh unsalted cooked spinach contains 157 mg of magnesium per cup. Beet greens contain 98 mg per cup. Dates contain 77 mg per cup. Okra(frozen)... (more)

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by 11555 · June 08, 2012 at 06:12 AM

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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Jenny_9 0 · June 07, 2012 at 04:46 PM

Our family classic: 1 head of roasted garlic, spoonful of butter (or coconut oil), 1-4 tsp chipotle (depending on the quality and your love of heat!), splash of heavy cream (or broth/water if you don't do dairy) greens of your choice (collards,... (more)

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by 3277 · June 15, 2012 at 01:57 AM

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 02:52 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 · May 31, 2012 at 12:37 AM

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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CJ_4 0 · May 31, 2012 at 12:37 AM

A variety of lettuce, romaine is one favorite. Spinach, beet tops, early spring dandelion greens, red cabbage.