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Okinawan Questions

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by 571 · about 9 hours ago

Since they are both purple on the outside, I thought they were the same thing, but while looking up recipes, it appears Japanese sweet potatoes are white on the inside, while purple sweet potatoes are dark purple inside and out. Which contain... (more)

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samc 0 · November 16, 2013 at 9:10 PM

Okinawan Sweet Potatoes is my favorite, but they can be dry. I like to microwave partially and then pan fry in coconut oil.

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by 0 · about 9 hours ago

Hello everyone, After reading the Mark's Daily Apple article here about sweet potatoes: http://www.marksdailyapple.com/difference-yams-sweet-potatoes/ I decided to try and find some purple sweet potatoes. There are only 3 stores in my area I... (more)

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by 614 · about 9 hours ago

http://okicent.org/docs/anyas_cr_diet_2007_1114_434s.pdf Caloric Restriction, the TraditionalOkinawan Diet, and Healthy Aging The Diet of the World???s Longest-Lived People and Its Potential Impact on Morbidity and Life Span Average life span... (more)

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Daniel_11 0 · July 24, 2012 at 6:17 AM

Uh that IS a paleo diet. Paleo is carb agnostic and besides that nutrient breakdown is bogus. There is way more fat than that. They also don't shovel massive amounts of food down their gullets, they sleep good(I'm assuming), low levels of... (more)

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by 4283 · about 10 hours ago

I just picked some Okinawan Sweet Potatoes up from the 99 ranch market in Dublin, CA. I tried baking them like I do the Yams and Orange Sweet Potatoes but they came out very dry, dense and starchy. What is the best way to prepare these treasures... (more)

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jesuisjuba___paleorepublic_com 0 · January 26, 2012 at 11:33 PM

There are two versions: one has a very very deep purple flesh, think blueberry coloured, and then another that is a pale violet. The lighter flesh is much dryer and starchier than the darker. Okinawans are not as easily found for me, I have to... (more)

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by 608 · about 10 hours ago

Anybody know where I can find these in San Diego?

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Cherry_Berry 0 · September 03, 2011 at 8:50 PM

All your cheap tuber needs can be found at Thuan Phat market on Ulric & Linda Vista rd. The Okinawan potatoes are $1.69 or $1.29/lb sorry I forgot but they're a lot cheaper here. There's cassava, taro, japanese white potatoes for only .69/lb!... (more)

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by 1467 · October 29, 2014 at 4:02 AM

What aspects would you take from this article and what would you discard? More tea/fish/less stress/fermented soy? http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2013/jun/19/japanese-diet-live-to-100 (more)

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greymouser 0 · June 20, 2013 at 12:09 PM

Why would I cherry-pick anything from the article? Overall, I found it really well written. It did not immediately drop into the preconceived (somewhat racist / ethnist) notion that "all Japanese eat a lot of rice", which I appreciated. It fully... (more)

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