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by 1127 · July 11, 2013 at 8:00 PM

How long can you leave hard boiled eggs out unrefrigerated until they spoil? I boiled mine 2 days ago, let them cool when they were done. The two I ate were perfectly boiled, not a spot of green, (my recipe, eggs submerged in cold salted water,... (more)

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iuoh 0 · October 05, 2012 at 8:53 PM

I always leave my boiled eggs in the kitchen, for days, sometimes more than a week; I don't see any pb with that :o

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by 84 · July 24, 2014 at 12:53 AM

I have started swallowing my own ejaculate. I started after reading some studies. I will say the benefits have been overwhelming. My skin looks much like when I was on HGH injections. It has an awesome glow and I look radiant. Also I find that my... (more)

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texas210 0 · December 23, 2012 at 4:32 PM

While it is true that semen contains the following: Proteins and amino acids: glutathione, deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA), and creatine; Minerals: Phosphorus, zinc, magnesium, calcium, and potassium; Vitamins: Ascorbic acid (vitamin C), vitamin B12,... (more)

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by 434 · January 30, 2014 at 10:12 AM

i was thinking of using wool blankets as my mattress on the floor (carpet), is this good or bad for me?

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Stephen_4 0 · January 19, 2013 at 10:08 PM

This is one of those middle of the road things. Unless you have back problems or shoulder neck problems already, you probably won't get much of an improvement, though it might help with your posture. Try it a few nights and say what you think of... (more)

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by 1418 · January 21, 2014 at 6:18 PM

I have never tried this product before, but was just curious about something. I was just thinking if Liquid Aminos is just a marketing and more user-friendly way of saying soy sauce? I mean, I would think it's the health conscious... (more)

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Alex 0 · April 25, 2012 at 3:28 PM

Bragg's Liquid Aminos is made by treating soybeans with hydrochloric acid to create free amino acids and then neutralizing the remaining acid with sodium bicarbonate, which creates sodium chloride, giving it its salty taste. Personally, I just... (more)

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by 1537 · July 04, 2014 at 5:45 PM

I'm new to Paleo, and still feeling my way around. I've seen some powerful testimonies - in words and photos - at a few blogs, but it would be super cool to have a huge list of Before and Afters here that folks could refer to when they are... (more)

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gilliebean 0 · December 17, 2010 at 6:40 PM

I've hesitated to put some photos up because while my weight-loss (etc) may be dramatic personally, it's doesn't seem to be dramatic objectively. Regardless, here they are... BEFORE - 185 lbs in July 2007 AFTER 1 - 145 lbs in March 2010 I... (more)

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by 1510 · June 17, 2014 at 6:09 AM

I'm getting the distinct impression that the weight loss results on a paleo diet are much more consistent for men than they are for women. For the other paleo ladies out there, what has been your experience? If merely restricting your diet to... (more)

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Jenny_9 0 · January 31, 2012 at 10:56 PM

Weight is such a pain to track, which is why I've stopped :) I think I'm around 150 lbs, around 5"4, but I feel 100% better than when I was in my "normal" BMI at 125 lbs. At 125 lbs, I stopped getting my period and starting losing my hair (it was... (more)

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by 10 · July 16, 2014 at 6:17 PM

I'm 5'0 and 95 lbs. I'm happy with my body. I used to be 110 lbs but I've lost 15 lbs over the past few months without even trying just by cutting out the junk food. My body looks very good now but oh my god, my face:( I used to have a baby face... (more)

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jake_7 0 · August 26, 2012 at 2:15 AM

i have no scientific reasoning to this answer but i don't see any logical way to make this happen. it's like the antithesis of trying to spot reduce and we all know that doesn't work. don't be afraid to put a little bit of weight back on girls... (more)

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by 1173 · May 23, 2014 at 6:44 AM

ok so this is a gross question i have never been able to voluntarily burp and i very rarely do on accident (and it is always tiny). after i eat or drink, i usually have to gag myself a while later to let gas escape from my stomach. i am always... (more)

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sz 0 · September 19, 2012 at 1:45 PM

If you eat cooked veg, this is a likely outcome. It took me a long time to discover that all veg or fruit which, when cooked, have a sweet taste, cause me to bloat gassily. When I dropped them from my diet altogether for a while, then slowly... (more)

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by 233 · April 03, 2012 at 1:20 PM

Occasionally, I would get a queasy stomach and some mild diarrhea, take some probiotics and I would be fine within an hour or two. Had a situation where both continued to get worse to the point, I started feeling weak (which happens with a weak... (more)

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Nick_1 0 · June 07, 2010 at 10:11 PM

Sounds like you were having steatorrhea. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steatorrhea

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by 55 · August 02, 2012 at 4:15 PM

Is there a way to clean hardened plaque from teeth other than going to then dentist? I'm beyond the point where baking soda works.

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coprophagous 0 · December 26, 2011 at 9:13 PM

Go to walmart, by a dental hygiene kit. use the tools in the kit to remove your plaque. I have done this for years. i also polish my shoes rather than buy new ones. I cut my own hair. I sharpen my electric shaver blades. i brew my own wine. i fix... (more)

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by 1081 · February 26, 2014 at 11:07 PM

Hello all, The other day while shopping I saw beets had dropped to rock bottom prices, so I picked up a bunch of 'em, took them home, wrapped them in foil and threw them in the oven for an hour. I then proceeded to eat 3 or 4 of them myself (my... (more)

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Thumper 0 · June 03, 2011 at 3:56 PM

I would suggest not eating the beets for lunch if you want to find out if they are the culprits - and if you have another BM that is suspicious I would go see your doc!

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by 4080 · September 14, 2014 at 6:47 AM

Ever heard of Sulfur Oxidation problems? My well-known Osteopath has not and doesn't appear inclined to do any research on her own. (Her treatments have not helped me so far, 4 months in).So now, Dr. Google has diagnosed me and I am thinking of... (more)

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The_Quilt 0 · July 14, 2011 at 11:25 PM

Sulfur intolerance is a misnomer. Most with this issue have a problem with foods with a high level of free thiol groups. It also tends to walk hand and hand with Hg toxicity and Selenium deficiency and severe thyroid dysfunction. The thiol... (more)

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by 352 · September 06, 2013 at 4:31 PM

So I will admit I am a bit biased as I lost an absolute ton of weight before I found Paleo by simply eating a small quantity of quick oats ($1.79 for a generic cardboard tube) with a little bit of real maple syrup or real peanut butter for... (more)

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Chris_Ford 0 · February 28, 2010 at 7:27 PM

Oats are often contaminated with other gluten grains during processing. (Thompson T (2005) Contaminated oats and other gluten-free foods in the United States. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 105:348.) Also the avenin protein appears... (more)

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by 2437 · September 14, 2014 at 1:14 AM

I would like to go see him for hormone and possible autoimmune reasons but his reviews online are less then stellar. Then again Ive had some good luck following some of his articles. Is this a case of good researcher but bad practitioner (as... (more)

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Melanie_2 0 · May 20, 2012 at 12:52 AM

I tend to be more of a lurker than a poster, but I think it's important to share that I didn't have a good experience with Chris Kresser, either. The other reviews here touch on all the same problems I had: he is very expensive, 'prescribes'... (more)

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by 48 · March 29, 2014 at 4:03 PM

I've been fairly strict paleo for a little over a year (though I eat commercial - i.e. non-grass-fed meats) with little to no dairy (butter, occasional cheese and 90% dark chocolate). 2 mornings ago, I woke up with a sharp pain at the junction of... (more)

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Nick_3 0 · January 02, 2011 at 6:23 AM

As you probably know, TMJ disorder can be caused by a huge array of things. When I had it a few months ago, it was due to stress. I just had to deal with my problems head on, and make a concerted effort to relax. Several days later, I noticed that... (more)

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by 2048 · September 25, 2012 at 12:59 AM

Forgive me if this has already been asked before. I searched and couldn't find it. How do you determine if meat is bad? Do you go by smell, color, date, all three, or something else? I have some beef shanks I bought four days ago that I want to... (more)

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jo60 0 · May 16, 2012 at 4:26 PM

Ground meats in particular, can be loaded with bacteria without any off odor at all. So can other meats. The nose is not a reliable test for bacterial contamination BUT if it does smell off it likely is. Bacteria resides on the surface of meats... (more)

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by 15 · September 12, 2014 at 9:33 PM

Mostly at night but sometimes in the day I get these aufull cramps in my feet. It make my toes go in abnormal directions also the tendons on the top of my leg stick out it really hurts and I have to walk for about 10 minutes till they go away ... (more)

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Josh_M 0 · April 07, 2012 at 7:38 AM

I have been LC-VLC for over 4 years now - get cramps on occasion, when I do I just up my potassium & magnesium intake for a day or two and they go away. Only pattern I have noticed is if I have been very active in hot weather I may get a... (more)

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by 405 · September 13, 2014 at 10:26 PM

After experiencing bouts of pretty intense upper abdominal pain and paying close attention to my diet, it seems that the common factor is kefir! I only tried kefir for the first time a few months ago and it's awesome, but it always seems to give... (more)

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Nance 0 · December 25, 2011 at 12:13 AM

The good and bad of kefir (both dairy kefir and water kefir) are: Good: very powerful and can really fix a troubled gut Bad: you need to start with very small doses, such as a tablespoon once or twice per day, and build up gradually over a... (more)

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by 898 · August 22, 2013 at 2:51 PM

I've become aware of the fact that my teeth are starting to be more translucent (especially the front, but also the tops of the others). I did some research on this and it seems that I have some dental erosion going on. Since the summer I'd been... (more)

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Daniel_Smith 0 · January 19, 2011 at 9:27 PM

Enamel never regrows. Dentine, the layer beneath it, apparently can. You should read what Stephan Guyenet has written about this: http://wholehealthsource.blogspot.com/2009/03/reversing-tooth-decay.html A while ago I thought my teeth were... (more)

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by 56596 · June 04, 2014 at 10:13 PM

In case you haven't heard, Bulletproof Coffee is the latest trend in the Paleosphere http://www.bulletproofexec.com/how-to-make-your-coffee-bulletproof-and-your-morning-too/ To summarize, it's beans that are supposed to be low in mycotoxins +... (more)

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Mike_White 0 · February 23, 2012 at 11:09 AM

The coffee community is skeptical because he makes a bunch of unsubstantiated claims about quality and provides none of the transparency required to back it up. Coffee is a crop that grows on the side of mountains and is harvested under incredibly... (more)