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Nutrient Loss Questions

Nutrient Loss

Paleo Questions

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by 40 · March 13, 2014 at 8:48 PM

I'm starting to incorporate some dark chocolate into my diet and just became curious about the cocoa treated with alkali. The only knowledge I have of alkali treated foods is traditional hominy grits: they were traditionally treated with... (more)

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TheGastronomer 0 · March 11, 2014 at 4:08 PM

Cacao "beans" are not legumes (seeds from plants in the family Fabaceae or Leguminosae), they are the seeds of a fruit (just like pumpkin seeds or almonds). So they are perfectly Paleo. They are called "beans" simply out of custom. All... (more)

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by 275 · September 16, 2014 at 8:07 PM

For the next few weeks i am planning on cooking my lunch in the morning (along with breakfast), then taking it out and eating it cold later. Normally steamed veggies, fried meat and baked sweet potatoes/ tubers. Do you reckon the food will lose... (more)

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by 65 · September 16, 2014 at 7:16 PM

I'm a big fan of ghee. But I wondered if heating the butter to clarify it damages vitamin K, butyric acid or other good things that I need from it?

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Bertrand 0 · November 13, 2010 at 2:22 PM

To quote from a comment I made on that thread (Grass Vs Hay fed butter): "According to that article, if you are using raw butter and want to preserve all its vitamins (unnecessary if all you're going to use your ghee for is frying food), you might... (more)