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by 1115 · 15 minutes ago

I am looking into opening a Dunkin' Donuts franchise (or similar chain) along with a few partners as an investment, but I'm having difficulty rationalizing the thought that I would be contributing to the crap-food SAD and be part of the reason... (more)

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Mike_T_1 0 · August 26, 2012 at 11:46 AM

There are many, many franchise opportunities out there. I am about to start one, and I chose one where I love the food (both delicious and paleo-friendly). I think it's much easier to be successful in a business where you believe in the product.... (more)

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by 1072 · about 1 hour ago

Now there's no way I'd entertain the idea of giving up meat in all it's fleshy forms, but there's an "interesting" [or provocative, you choose] article on Good.is about the rise in meat theft correlating with sharp rises in it's worldwide... (more)

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Ambimorph 0 · August 10, 2011 at 3:22 PM

I'd rather pay more for food than pay more for prescriptions and doctor visits.

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by 199 · about 1 hour ago

I have been Paleo for 6 months, never eating gluten, but now my family and I are in a bind. For 2 months I have only a $50/week budget for all food, and there are 6 of us. The rest of my family refuses to give up bread, so I will break into our... (more)

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being 0 · August 07, 2011 at 12:38 AM

thats not very much money. think outside of the food buying economy. *do you have a yard, or any outdoor space? its fairly easy to grow some food in a pretty small space without a lot of skill. a friend of mine in a studio apartment in... (more)

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by 78422 · about 1 hour ago

http://www.primalforce.net/catalog/ have anyone passed primalforce and MD al Sears by? Sometimes he has some interesting points on helatzh topics and natural remedies. Behind that he is a marketing guy try to sell his products. Whats your... (more)

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paleohacks 0 · July 29, 2011 at 2:39 PM

I can answer my own question. and have to say he is a snake oil seller. also his newletter one of them are unique information on traditional cutlures and he has contacts to traditional healers and cutlures.

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by 922 · about 1 hour ago

I placed my first order at US Wellness Meats yesterday. I wanted to try the liverwurst I've seen mentioned here a few times. My wife hates liver but she's cool with deli/supermarket liverwurst. Of course, that's usually pork liver plus bacon so... (more)

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Rob_from_ketocure_com 0 · March 06, 2011 at 3:35 PM

So I ask those with experience shopping at US Wellness Meats, what are the best products/deals in your opinion? Chuck roasts. They contain a lot of fat and are tasty. You can cook them like roasts or cut them into thick slices while they... (more)

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by 50 · about 1 hour ago

I love paleo and feel better the more paleo I eat, but it can be expensive. There are a lot of tips available on how to save money on paleo, but I haven't found any info on what it costs the average person to eat paleo for a month. The reason I... (more)

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amanda_1 0 · February 27, 2011 at 1:31 AM

My boyfriend and I spend around $350/month, not because our money is going elsewhere, but because we don't have any. (When I say that I am not being melodramatic--our combined AGI last year was just over $12,000.) A large chunk of this budget... (more)

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by 5232 · about 1 hour ago

Hello! :) I was wondering about fruit/veggies with moldy spots on 'em. I bought some peaches -- yes, off season, but at a dollar a pound, my frugal self could not resist -- and when I went to consume one, I found it had a tiny spot of mold... (more)

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Karen 0 · February 08, 2011 at 12:00 AM

General rule: toss it, it's not worth the risk. Risks = allergic reactions, respiratory problems, aflotoxins, mycotoxins, bacteria that you don't see etc. For more see: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/Fact_Sheets/Molds_On_Food/index.asp There is a chart... (more)

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by 922 · about 1 hour ago

Inspired by the eating out thread, I just wanted to check in and let any of my fellow Paleo family know about this supremely cost-effective Paleo Menu Hack for dining at Chipotle. I have something of a famous menu hack on my resume already,... (more)

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Jack_Kronk 0 · December 23, 2011 at 3:36 PM

This is good stuff, and Chipotle is one of my favorite places, but ever since I found out that they put soybean oil in everything, I have gone there much less. They even have it in the oh-so-delicious barbacoa beef, which I used to eat all the... (more)

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by 78422 · about 1 hour ago

I ask, are some jobs good with paleo? Working in a pizza deli won't be good. Some jobs are good because of money. Some jobs might be in the wilderness, and you get wild foods easily and are moving. Other jobs allow you to research a lot on the... (more)

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Carl_Stawicki 0 · December 16, 2010 at 7:55 PM

Being self employed would be the most paleo job. You fend for yourself, don't need a set eating schedule, and can wake up naturally without an alarm. You can change and adapt quickly to new challenges and opportunities. Success or failure is... (more)

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by 24523 · about 1 hour ago

As a modern paleo, do you place less emphasis on money than the average Joe or Josephine? Other than expensive groceries, what do you spend money on? Money seems to be involved in almost all our decisions as modern men and women. Money is... (more)

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Stephen_Aegis 0 · September 17, 2010 at 3:18 PM

I need money for necessities. Shelter, Clothing and far most importantly Healthy Food. Other than that it's about minor equipment for entertainment. Kayak, Frisbee, Volleyball etc. I don't really watch tv anymore. I'm not concerning with... (more)

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by 24523 · about 1 hour ago

I made roasted bone marrow for the first time, and it was not bad. Thing is, the grassfed bones cost $3 a pound here in Boston, and most of that is bone weight. The fat is really an accessory to whatever my protein is for the meal, and the... (more)

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Bread_Eating_Beelzebub 0 · September 14, 2010 at 12:59 AM

Hmm, doesn't look like you got the nicest bone. I usually get my butcher to give me the best ones with the highest ratio of fat to bone...because I'm a flirtatious gal ;) I recommend the recipe in Nose to Tail at Home. It's delicious!!!! I love... (more)

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by 0 · about 23 hours ago

So, I'm definitely what you'd call a hardgainer. This circumstance was not helped by my recent, brief bout of homelessness, during which I dropped 8 kg. I'm in a more stable position right now, but money is still a concern, and I'm trying to save... (more)

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raydawg 0 · August 13, 2014 at 10:18 AM

Eggs are very cheap source of protein. Add in a can of sardines once a week for n3s and you're set. Butter as you've discovered is great too. If you have a crockpot or a pot you can watch and simmer, try to get very tough cheap cuts of meat and... (more)

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by 565 · about 23 hours ago

As a university student, I don't have the time and money to buy organic food on a regular basis, so I make do with the regular fare here. To make up for the vitamin/mineral deficit, I've started taking supplements I order from amazon. ... (more)

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by 416 · about 23 hours ago

I'm trying to buy more high quality meats. I make a grocery list for every two weeks and wanted to find out how much my bill would be if I bought my meats from US Wellness. It all came to almost 200 bucks. I wanted to stay at 75 but it was... (more)

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Lily_4 0 · July 03, 2013 at 6:41 PM

I know you're asking about groceries but I wanted to drop this in: I can't 'eat out' being Celiac BUT I can easily fall into a fancy coffee routine that can go as high as $200/ month. I didn't realize it was that bad til I needed to sock away... (more)

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by 2341 · about 24 hours ago

Most decent fast food combo meals cost around $4-6. I can eat an entire days worth of food for $6 (i don't buy grass-fed). I feel guilty when I'm around kids my age who say they can't afford to eat healthy when i'm stuffing my face full of... (more)

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Diane_4 0 · September 23, 2012 at 1:40 AM

Just being out and about jogging and riding my bike, in the last couple days I've spied: 2 fig trees with ripe, ignored figs, one that was full of crows 1 apple tree dropping fruit 2 walnut trees being attacked by crows for the nuts Macadamia... (more)

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by 110 · about 24 hours ago

When I know I will be in a group gathering with non-paleo friendly food, I try to bring some paleo options. However there is always pressure to share, and before I know it my expensive organic jerky or blueberries or whatever are gone. I know... (more)

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coffeesnob 0 · June 08, 2012 at 3:07 AM

I don't think there is a nice way to tell my friends that I don't want to share my food with them. So I personally choose not to eat anything and bring something cheap for others to enjoy at such gatherings. You can either bring something that... (more)

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by 806 · October 30, 2014 at 3:30 AM

I just launched a Paleo for-profit site. I'm moderately concerned this question will het me banned as it seems like an ad, but I will not post the link. it is in my profile if you want it. But the question is valid. Why do you think people are... (more)

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Shari_Bambino 0 · June 23, 2011 at 3:53 AM

I have no problem with it. If you provide true value people will pay for it. I would love to support businesses who support what I believe in and my lifestyle. I also believe that thriving paleo-related business serves to validate our position... (more)

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by 1242 · October 30, 2014 at 3:10 AM

Part of the beauty of the Paleo lifestyle is that you don't need new-fangled gizmos to get through the day. But... There are definitely items that can help us save money, right? My top money-savers are: chest freezer for buying and storing... (more)

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Pieter_D 0 · October 29, 2010 at 3:27 PM

I don't know if this is what you want, but buying cheap (or cheaper) parts of grass fed meat or game. I don't care if it is not lean (on the contrary), and you can make delicious meals with them. If you want a product, I would say a slow-cooker or... (more)

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by 10768 · October 30, 2014 at 3:08 AM

We've had a number of questions asking about spending less money on evolutionary eating and living in general, but I'd like to take this question and try to flip that around. Where in your life do you think you get the most positive results when... (more)

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Girl_Gone_Primal 0 · September 14, 2010 at 11:41 PM

I'll add to the chorus of spending money on high-quality, naturally-raised, grass-fed red meats, except that I find it much cheaper to buy my meat this way! I would buy it anyway even if it were more expensive because 1) it's much better for me,... (more)

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by 2399 · October 30, 2014 at 3:08 AM

Yesterday I was checking some website that was mentioned by a PH member. The site is not paleo friendly, quite the opposite and besides various health (?) claims there was one thing that really got my attention. There was an option called... (more)

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gilliebean 0 · August 27, 2010 at 8:36 AM

I was 10 years old when my mother said something I've never forgotten. We were shopping and I asked her why she picked up the more expensive brand of an item. She said, "I pay money for quality." Basically, you get what you pay for (ideally -... (more)

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by 10294 · October 29, 2014 at 3:08 AM

Which organic fruits and vegetables are most worth of your money? And I'm not asking about taste and/or vitamin/nutrient contents. What fruits and veggies are most treated with products that can harm us? And the reverse question, what fruits and... (more)

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Travis_Culp 0 · January 06, 2011 at 7:14 PM

I buy organic everything because in addition to reducing my personal pesticide exposure, I like to "vote with my dollar" with regard to pesticide use in general by farmers. Even if I don't live right next to it, someone's getting poisoned. I think... (more)

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by 753 · October 27, 2014 at 3:23 AM

I'm not sure if this is a question I should be asking on PH, but I would like all of your opinions. Here it goes. My mom is sooo hellbent on getting me to work at McDonalds. She is convinced it is the only place that will hire me at my age, and... (more)

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Dorado_Galore 0 · November 12, 2011 at 6:01 AM

Don't settle too quickly on the dichotomy between MacDonald's versus "I haven't had much luck finding a job I want" (my paraphrase). Create a list of jobs you COULD take if hired. Start with values you identify with, such as Whole Foods or some... (more)

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by 0 · October 26, 2014 at 4:23 AM

Are on cheers to somebody and send them on so that has been our strongest or and through Face book and the Open Graph API we've had a lot of success with that so that the chief functionally that???s that???s real time so I'm out running my people... (more)

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by 0 · October 25, 2014 at 3:54 AM

I want to start buying my own things and my parents are always running low on money . A girl has her needs . Where can a 14 year old girl get money Or A Job ? Thanks ! :) i Appreciate it .

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by 4283 · October 23, 2014 at 3:17 AM

Now that I know everything there ever was to know about Paleo thanks to Paleohacks is there a way I can monetize my knowledge? Not that I want a new career or anything but a little help with buying grass fed filet mignon or not having to... (more)

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