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by 25 · July 17, 2013 at 07:49 PM

Ok, so I spent some time researching what the Irish Ancestral Diet looked like, particularly before the potato, and after reading many sources it came out looking like Paleo + oats and dairy, with the caveat that they were both primary sources of... (more)

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diabeticbinger 0 · July 17, 2013 at 12:33 PM

Prison experiments in Ireland on ethnic Irish, please.

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by 476 · May 14, 2014 at 06:27 AM

Could anyone speculate on what the macronutrients would have looked like before potatoes? Would potatoes even be considered part of the ancestral diet? Would they have prepared the oats in a manner like how Weston Price described the Celts... (more)

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Elliefrance 0 · May 14, 2014 at 06:27 AM

Irish Diet is rich in potatoes and cabbage. Potatoes came in Ireland in 1688 via South America and then it became the staple of Irish Diet. Oats were also a staple in the Irish diet, to feed not only the family, but to also support the livestock... (more)

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by 2528 · November 07, 2012 at 04:14 PM

Since I'm of Irish decent on both sides, I thought I would look into what ancestral diet of the Irish was and see how well I do with that. I've done a little research, but I was wondering if any fellow Irish folk could help me out! First, it... (more)

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Cindi 0 · November 07, 2012 at 04:14 PM

My family is very heavy in Irish/Scottish roots as well, with my Grandparents having come directly from Ireland (our predecessors having settled in Ireland during the Ulster Plantation, regretfully)to Canada, and Coeliac/gluten intolerance runs in... (more)

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by 2268 · January 26, 2012 at 01:27 PM

Does anyone know whether all or most of the cattle in Ireland is grassfed? I know a lot of their butter (such as Kerrygold) is from grassfed cows, but I was wondering about the meat, particularly the meat that they export. I'm in southern Europe... (more)

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Aoife_1 0 · January 26, 2012 at 01:27 PM

Here is an interesting article and a link to a scientific paper if anyone is so inclined! http://www.ucd.ie/foodandhealth/whatsnew/news/name,87913,en.html (more)