I suffer from a lot of these symptoms; http://www.primalbody-primalmind.com/?p=398 I found it very interesting that pyroluria suffers are lacking Omega 6s and Omega 3s can actually be detrimental. Looking back I can remember some pretty... (more)
Shredded coconut, coconut flakes, dried coconut... Whatever you call it, I LOVE THE STUFF! Its the only way I consume coconut in my diet (no coconut milk, oil, flour) I crave it everyday, and have it by the spoon, but one spoon or two is never... (more)
It's possible that you aren't eating enough fat and your body is craving shredded coconut and nuts because they are primarily made up of fat. Try eating other fat sources but be generous with the serving - avocados, coconut oil, butter, olive... (more)
Hi everyone, I have started college and am keeping paleo. I basically just eat nuts, salad items, hard boiled eggs, grilled chicken, grilled hamburger patties and the occasional grilled turkey burger patty (I know it's not diverse, but I... (more)
Hey everyone! I need some advice. I keep reading differing answers to the questions I have. Here are my goals: -lose 20 lbs -tone -gain strength -not go crazy being rigid -shorten time spent in gym -I want to have this be a lifestyle, not a... (more)
Raw almond problems along with whole foods freshly ground almond butter problem details: Boy oh boy are raw almonds to die for! I've been keeping them in the house as an emergency food to ward of cheating. That worked for about 7 month with... (more)
Does anyone know if the nutrients in nuts are bioavailable? Does roasting make them more so? According to the nutrient tracker I use i'm often low on vitamin E, magnesium & manganese, but a big handful of almonds helps to bump the RDA% of... (more)
Nuts require thorough mastication to be more digestible. Chew your food! If you really like almonds, and prefer to get E and such from almonds, then unroasted almond butter would probably be a good choice.
Hello! What kinds of nuts would you recommend for a healthy paeleo diet? Which ones are very nutricious? I favor walnuts and almonds. But I can't eat hazel because it makes my mouth itch. I read that peanuts are not really nuts but... (more)
So my girlfriend is moving over to paleo and having all the normal withdrawls that many have when moving away from grain based foods (chips, crackers etc). One of her FAVORITE things to eat is chips and salsa. I am trying to come up with a... (more)
Lately I have bought a few bags of nuts and they are so moreish it's ridiculous! I want to get rid of them now but it's a waste. I know you should cut down on nuts and any form of sugar if you are trying to lose weight but I have can't seem to... (more)
I love nuts. They are filling, crunchy, tasty and just plain different than most things I eat while on a strict Paleo diet. Which types are the best? Currently I eat about a cup of either marcoa almonda, walnuts or cashews about every other day.... (more)
I am a foreign student living in Budapest, looking for paleo in Budapest. Specifically some nuts to buy in bulk 1-2kg (not the tiny overpriced packages in the supermarket). Anywhere I can find coconut butter? Other food product recommendations... (more)
I stumbled on a neat study today: "A Mediterranean Diet Enriched with Olive Oil Is Associated with Higher Serum Total Osteocalcin Levels in Elderly Men at High Cardiovascular Risk" Compared to a low fat control diet, a Mediterranean diet with... (more)
Has anyone tired to use a crockpot as a dehydrator? I was thinking about soaking some nuts and then trying to dehydrate them in my crockpot. Since I don't want moisture I would leave the lid off.
Hi all, This is a question I am going to bring to my doctor, but I wanted to see what the Paleo community had to say about it first. Question: Have any of you experienced what I'm describing below? Because I've searched and searched online and... (more)
I need to make cookies (or some sort of dessert, preferably not a pudding-type thing) for a vegan and a paleo who is allergic to nuts. Can it be done? Anyone have any good recipes or a link?
Is it really necessary to avoid fruits n nuts in order to lose fat/weight ?? Those nuts being unsalted, unroasted (raw essentially). If so, I'd be limited to non starch veggies, meats, eggs, fishes, and healthy fat, like olive oil, animal fat,... (more)
I've been dealing with hypothyroidism for about 9 months now, and I have just switched to natural whole thyroid treatment. I started eating Primal just after Christmas, and although I really like how it makes me feel I'd really like to see some... (more)
Hi all, I've been using the excellent website Cron-O-Meter to plan a balanced diet and quickly realised that the only way of hitting RDA's on minerals is to consume a few hundred grams of various nuts and seeds, namely brazils and pumpkin seeds as... (more)
From: http://health.yahoo.net/experts/dayinhealth/diet-prevents-heart-attacks "Another startling finding was that eating a Mediterranean diet including extra servings of nuts trims stroke risk by a whopping 46 percent, compared to eating a... (more)
I want to lower the Phytic Acid I eat from Nuts (my diet is 60% fat, so they are one of my favorite good fat sources), and I want to soak them at home myself, but they sell Sprouted Almonds at Whole Foods, are those the same thing?
Recently I've been experimenting with some ratio adjustments since struggling with hunger, bringing my fat intake to 60% of my total calories, carbs at 25-30%, and protein at around 15%, and feel BETTER THAN EVER. My digestion was doing perfectly... (more)
I have seen it contended that, because unsaturated fats tend to go rancid easier, and that since a lot of nuts can be high in unsaturated fats, that they can oxidize, or go rancid, when roasted. What kind of nuts do you like to eat?
Seriously... I LOVE almond butter (raw), peanut butter(not paleo), pistachios, roasted almonds, raw almonds, basically ANY salted nut mix (macadamias, cashews, walnuts, etc), and ESPECIALLY on (not paleo) but gluten free bread, with bananas and... (more)
You probably have a healthy fat deficiency, increase your intake of butter,coconut oil,olive oil,cocoa,lard etc. Nuts are too heavy on Omega 6 oils and they also contain antinutrients like phytic acid, so shouldn't be your primary fat source
Hello, I have been on the paleo diet for 25 days now and am doing quite well. I lost 8 pounds in my first two weeks. I tried introducing fruit, apples and bananas into my diet as a snack while i am work but when I did this i stopped loosing... (more)
Speaking from personal experience, I'd recommend cabbage or other low carb veggies. Along with eggs or the ham you mention. But mainly veggies cuz they'll fill you up in terms of bulk and also with nutrients, both of which will have a satiating... (more)