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Organ Meat

Organ Meat Questions

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by 0 · about 9 hours ago

Recently, I found a great local grass fed beef farmer, can't believe how easy it was to find! Anyways, I've been looking at the prices and it seems fairly expensive, but the cheapest cuts are offal such as heart, tongue, kidney, and liver. These... (more)

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PilatesGatekeeper 0 · September 17, 2013 at 11:29 PM

Vitamin/mineral toxicity is a concern, because organ meats are very nutrient dense (not that that is a bad thing, most people don't eat enough organ meant and organ meat was how we got our daily quotas of all our nutrients before the advent of... (more)

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by 0 · about 9 hours ago

Hello, I'm a 19 year old female just starting recovery from anorexia. Because of long distance running, perscribed Adderall, and inadequate intake for a long long time, my resting heartrate has dropped to around 20-30, blood pressure is a little... (more)

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joanna_4 0 · July 11, 2013 at 12:16 AM

I didn't even know it was possible for you to be living/walking/functioning with a heart rate so low. i've heard of olympic athletes in the forties/fifties but not lower than that. wouldn't it be very high since you have been sick- your heart... (more)

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by 90 · about 9 hours ago

So I made a huge order of meats livers and soup bones from Slanker meats and they were delivered today. One of the chicken livers was partially unthawed and one package of soup bones slightly unthawed. Can I refreeze the liver or do I just have... (more)

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by 1418 · about 9 hours ago

When I started eating liver, I was only eating it in pate form. During that time though, I was still eating bread occasionally and had the pate with it. After a while I started enjoying whole livers instead of pate, and to this day I still eat... (more)

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fredmull 0 · February 14, 2013 at 5:05 AM

Pork skin! Cut peppers. Maybe veggie chips (like potato)?

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by 309 · about 9 hours ago

So we all know the benefits of having your weekly (or twice weekly for the fanatics :) )portion of liver. Well here's the thing... Over here in Dubai, but I'm sure many people find themselves in a similar situation, grass-fed, let alone organic... (more)

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greymouser 0 · January 31, 2013 at 2:33 PM

It's simple: if not eating non-grassfed/naturally raised offal means never eating offal, then by all means, eat the conventionally raised offal. However, there are better options, even in conventionally raised -- for example, I would probably... (more)

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by 3432 · about 9 hours ago

Unfortunately, this is all I'm finding at the moment. It would seem that liver is an important part of a successful approach to Paleo. My question, should I even bother with the grain fed liver? What kind of nutritional profile should I expect in... (more)

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jake_16 0 · December 10, 2012 at 3:54 AM

yes, bother with it. the liver detoxifies the animal, but it doesn't store toxins, that's sort of a myth. liver doesn't have much fat, so worrying about the fatty acid composition isn't really worth it. eat that liver!

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by 2029 · about 9 hours ago

I just opened up my package of grass fed lamb livers I received from my local rancher. I first noticed that they really didn't have a smell...until I started cutting into it. Now I think they smell faintly fruity--like plums. Anyone else share... (more)

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Dan_29 0 · October 18, 2012 at 6:39 AM

Liver goes really well with raw sauerkraut- it also makes improves its digestion. Some traditionally made sauerkrauts are made with caraway seeds and juniper berries... yum! I've never had lamb liver before but I often notice certain things... (more)

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by 63 · about 9 hours ago

I'm finally not concerned about which foods I should eat, so now I get to worry about things like vitamins and minerals! I don't take any supplements in addition to my food and I'm not showing any signs of deficiencies, but I'd like to clear some... (more)

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by 142 · about 9 hours ago

Does anyone know of a supplier for organic and/or properly-raised goat meat and organ-meat for sale in BKK?

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by 5 · about 9 hours ago

Are beef and chicken livers allowed on the Paleo diet?

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Jonathan_7 0 · September 01, 2012 at 4:03 PM

do you even know what the paleo diet is?

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by 1670 · about 9 hours ago

I know liver...but what else? And should I just get my sources from Whole Foods or a better place? Should it just be beef organ meats? On that note, once I do find my sources of whatever organ meats you deem important, I don't know if I can eat... (more)

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Wowza 0 · July 28, 2012 at 2:29 AM

Sweetbreads are yummy and not gross at all. They are delicious and easy to prepare: just poach in stock and then fry in tallow or lard.

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by 12677 · about 9 hours ago

Okay this might seem like a silly question, but I'm wondering if there are many examples of eating specific organ meats being good for that specific organ in your body. For example: Liver: Liver appears to be one of, if not the richest source... (more)

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Chinaeskimo 0 · July 17, 2012 at 2:59 AM

It is a Chinese belief that whatever part of the animal you eat will be good for your corresponding organ. In the restaurant I worked at, the guy with the bad eye would always fight to get the fish eyes at dinner and one time I saw the chef with... (more)

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by 143 · about 9 hours ago

OK the thought of brains and liver kind of freaks me out - but if I were going to start incorporating some real Paleo foods like this into my diet - what to ask the butcher for first, and how to prepare it to ease myself into stuff like this? I... (more)

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invisible_ink 0 · May 17, 2012 at 12:28 AM

I've tried preparing beef liver and I can't eat it but I enjoy US Wellness grassfed beef Liverwurst and Braunschweiger. They contain liver (from grassfed cows) the liverwurst has beef heart in it as well and maybe kidneys if I'm not mistaken. It's... (more)

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by 380 · about 9 hours ago

I saut??ed and ate liver for the very first time today, and I honestly like it very much. I was tempted to eat what was left over for dinner, but I refrained because in all my reading about paleo diets, no one seems to eat liver more than a few... (more)

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Torgeir_ 0 · May 16, 2012 at 7:08 AM

I find that I automaticly gets put off from eating to much liver. It just doesent taste good after more than 300-400 g. When I havent consumed it for 4-5 days it tastes good again :)

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by 5828 · about 9 hours ago

I'm enjoying eating those organ meats and other non-muscle meat parts of cows and pigs. I'm curious to know the vitamin and mineral content of such "odd bits" to see if I can validate what I've heard a few times - that one can get all nutrients... (more)

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Ryan_36 0 · June 17, 2012 at 9:29 PM

Heart is high in CoQ10 and iron. Liver is high in.... everything. Brains are high in omega-3 fats and cholesterol. This is the best "roundup" I could... (more)

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by 1608 · about 9 hours ago

Where do you get organ meats and which ones do you like? I'm interested in starting to eat them.... I do all of my shopping at organic grocery stores and I don't even know where to start.

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Eugenia 0 · March 09, 2012 at 6:45 AM

I get offal from the Farmer's market (grass fed beef innards), Asian market (duck gizzards, pork hearts), and a Mediterranean store (all kinds of goat/sheep innards, including tripe) close to where I live in the Bay Area.

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by 705 · about 9 hours ago

I read somewhere that it used to be said that you should eat what ails you. So if you have a bad heart, eat heart. If you have a bad kidney, eat kidney, etc. Has anyone else followed this? I am considering trying to get some (nonhuman) brain to... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · February 15, 2012 at 7:32 PM

Getting your gut healed, plus Vitamin D sufficiency can make a HUGE difference. Gut health = brain health

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by 466 · about 9 hours ago

Everyone keeps telling me to eat liver and seafood. I just can't. I hate everything about them. The texture, the smell, the taste. I even hate tuna. What are some good alternatives to get similar nutrients into my body? I eat my fair share of beef... (more)

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Nemesis 0 · January 25, 2012 at 11:42 PM

Don't force yourself to eat anything! Your tastes will mostly like change over time, as mine did, and a couple of years from now you may get insatiable cravings for liver pate or sushi. The big thing about seafood is their mineral and Omega-3... (more)

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by 5232 · about 9 hours ago

Is there a reason to buy them grassfed/pastured? -Chicken -Beef -Pork -Lamb -Duck -Veal Livers hearts Kidneys (not so sure about the normal cows/pigs.) Gizzard (chicken, turkey) Tripe (beef) Tongue i.e. Chicken Liver/gizzards are about $1-2... (more)

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greymouser 0 · January 17, 2012 at 8:35 PM

I'm less hung up on "organic" than I am sticking to "happy", locally raised, and grass-fed / pastured animals. But the point is always to minimize your exposure to the crap we as a society shits into the environment every minute of every day.... (more)

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by 1683 · about 9 hours ago

Even before I switched to Paleo, I have always heard that organ meats are insanely healthly and everyone could benefit from them...but my problem is, I have never, ever had a bite of organ meat in my life. Mommy focused on chicken, lean beef, lean... (more)

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Jan_1 0 · December 06, 2011 at 7:23 PM

Try canned smoked cod liver, its like poor mans foie gras. Very soft in texture and doesnt much like canned fish at all. Try veal sweetbreads in restaurant.

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by 10768 · about 9 hours ago

I have been doing IF for some 4-5 years now, but I notice that it is even easier to fast when I have recently consumed liver... 1: Do you have any thoughts as to why this might work? (I have mine, and I'll share them below) 2: Would you be more... (more)

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Nance 0 · November 17, 2011 at 7:38 PM

I experienced the same thing when I made a slow-cooked stew that included beef heart. I attributed it to nutrient density; the low-density meals don't last long and the high-density meals last me about 24 hours.

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by 581 · about 9 hours ago

this might be a really stupid question lol many people say that red meat is healthier than pigs/chickens (of which i still have to ask why in another thread), so is "red meat" a category for the animal type, like cow and sheeps, the grass-eating... (more)

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Matt_1 0 · October 10, 2011 at 11:51 PM

Nutritionally "red meat" includes all commonly eaten farmed mammals such as cows, pigs and sheep with ducks and geese sometimes added to this group. It is defined by the level of myoglobin in the muscle tissue. White meat includes chicken and... (more)

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by 1081 · about 10 hours ago

I just found a source near my house for grassfed beef by the half, quarter, or eighth of a cow for between $5 and $8 per pound, and they'll ship it to me! BanderasGrassland They'll throw in organ meats for $3/lb. I'm looking at going in on a half... (more)

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UncleLongHair 0 · June 07, 2011 at 9:28 PM

Of all of the offal, kidneys are definitely not at the top of my list. They have a firm, almost crunchy texture, and fairly mild flavor. The problem is the smell, basically they smell somewhat of urine. Most preparations seek to eliminate this... (more)

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by 2312 · about 10 hours ago

In my last order of grassfed ground beef, I asked for the organs, too. To my surprise they included the bull testicles. Why haven't I seen any posts or recipes for Rocky Mountain Oysters on any paleo blogs? Actually there aren't many recipes at... (more)

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Resurgent 0 · April 08, 2011 at 2:43 AM

They are a delicacy all over south Asia - although goat is the preferred animal. They are generally cooked over a skillet, with butter/tallow, salt, pepper, cumin powder, coriander powder, a little tomato puree and cayenne. Can get a bit too spicy... (more)

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by 1208 · about 10 hours ago

I am wondering how much or what kind of organ meat i could get away with putting into the chilli I make for my wife without her noticing. She has already accepted that I put ground bison when she didn't like the idea of that. I usualy use one lb... (more)

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No_more_ 0 · February 24, 2011 at 5:11 AM

Chicken liver is way easier to mask than beef liver. I put about a half a pound in my chili and don't really notice it (that's to about 2lbs of other meat).

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