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by -2 · about 19 hours ago

Hi,  I am on my second week of strict aip paleo to combat my stage 3 Hidradenitis Suppurativa. My first week consisted mainly of beef because I know what to look for in beef, i.e. 100% grass fed to avoid consuming the grains the cow... (more)

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TheGastronomer 0 · October 07, 2014 at 2:30 PM

What does it matter if the animal eats grain? Those grains are completely broken down into the constituent sugar, fat and protein molecules that they are composed of in the digestive system of the animal that ate it and turned into meat (muscle... (more)

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by 0 · about 19 hours ago

Luckily, at my local grocery I have access to pastured eggs, grassfed beef, and wild caught fish. Only thing I really can't get is pastured chicken. From my understanding the issue with grain or soy feed chickens is their omega ratio. Considering... (more)

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Crisco92 0 · July 22, 2014 at 3:52 PM

Thank you all for taking the time to respond! I guess what I'm trying to get at is there a real difference between a lean cut of conventional chicken breast vs a lean cut of pasture raised chicken breast. Like, I understand that conventional feed... (more)

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by 0 · about 19 hours ago

Are nuts important to buy organic? I only eat a handful of raw brazil and mac nuts daily, but can't find organic ones, so I get them from the grocery store.. Bad?

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samanthaalys 0 · June 14, 2014 at 11:31 AM

Try for raw nuts that you can soak/dehydrate/sprout at home. Soaking of the nuts helps in decreasing phytic acid present in the nuts, which helps in improving nutrient uptake and digestibility. I personally have experienced that soaking helps... (more)

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by 0 · about 19 hours ago

I'm trying to eat a ketogenic Paleo diet (mild ketosis, so some carbs are fine, I could eat up to 50-60 grams a day) and eat only locally grown organic foods. I was thinking grass fed beef, because I have a supplier near me, but it might be too... (more)

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PilatesGatekeeper 0 · June 18, 2014 at 3:56 AM

Fatty pastured bacon (if you eat pork), chicken/turkey drumsticks with the skin on, beef cheeks, coconut oil for frying/sauteeing, if you do dairy, alfredo sauce made with organic/grassfed/raw heavy cream and cheeses (delicious over sauteed... (more)

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by 0 · about 19 hours ago

Are non-organic berries good for you or not worth buying/eating?

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glib 0 · May 14, 2014 at 2:25 AM

The bad thing about strawberries (I eat them, though) is that in California they are grown in rows that have been covered with plastic (yes, virtually all your strawberries come from there). I assume it is to get fast crops but of course soil... (more)

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by 0 · about 19 hours ago

I am totally new to paleo and am doing a paleo challenge that my crossfit box is hosting for a month. I know sweets are considered cheats, but I am allowed unsweetened cacao as long as it's in moderation. I just went to my local Sprouts and... (more)

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by 0 · about 19 hours ago

A quick tip on how to check the quality of your asparagus. Asparagus when fresh have a waxy coating on it. Sometimes when you buy store bought or on the farmers market they can be weeks and weeks old and the sugars break down the waxy skin... (more)

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andrew 0 · April 23, 2014 at 8:15 AM

Another one is - if it is REALLY fresh, there will be sap exuding from the bottom of the stalk. If the bottom of the stalk is dry and woody - it is getting on in age!

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by 0 · about 19 hours ago

I'm on a very limited income, with not a lot of money to spend on food, much less specialized organic. I'm able to occasionally get fresh eggs and raw milk from my brother, but that's as organic as I get. I intend to start a modified paleo... (more)

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glib 0 · November 20, 2013 at 12:55 AM

What Sam says. I will pick up our steer Nov. 26 (together with 32 chickens and a couple turkeys), and it is unbelievable that we are the only ones wanting the liver, the heart, the tallow, and the marrow bones (we split the non-marrow ones).... (more)

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by 0 · about 19 hours ago

There are so many Paleo recipes on the internet and in Paleo cookbooks that I have read for Chicken Marsala. This is my favorite meal to make. I top it over spaghetti squash. However every recipe just calls for Marsala wine. None of the... (more)

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greymouser 0 · September 20, 2013 at 3:31 PM

Any wine-store purchased sherry, port, madeira, or marsala wine should suffice. "Grocery store wine" sometimes doesn't even contain alcohol and is for "flavorings". TJ's or WF should've had a good selection, but that varies from store to... (more)

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by 5 · about 19 hours ago

Are Lima beans paleo? If yes, should they need to be organic?

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Allison_10 0 · August 26, 2013 at 4:55 AM

I believe that they are legumes (beans), so no they are not paleo.

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by 93 · about 19 hours ago

Is eating a organic paleo diet vs non organic paleo diet worth it? I am thinking about switching my paleo meal delivery to Primal Organic from Primal Plan (more)

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Chelsea__1 0 · July 01, 2013 at 4:49 PM

Of course it is! When people think organic they only think in terms of pesticides and herbicides that get applied to the plant and they think they can wash that off. Haha, no they can't! Organic means they are enriching the soil with nutrients... (more)

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by 229 · about 19 hours ago

http://www.berettafamilyfarms.com/categories/NATURAL%20CHICKEN/5 Which is better? This is what the site says about each. ORGANIC CHICKEN Our organic chicken is raised without the use of antibiotics, added hormones or steroids. The chickens are... (more)

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by 519 · about 19 hours ago

paleo organic bootcamp gut-health been reading for awhile... I would like to hear your thoughts and opinions of my Paleo diet sounds. Breakfast: 3 scrambled organic eggs with 1/2 tbsp of melted organic valley pasture butter 2-3 pieces of... (more)

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justinz 0 · April 08, 2013 at 7:54 PM

I'm relatively new to this diet and your post inspired me and gave me a bunch of meal ideas! It seems like it's working for you and I hope it continues to!

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by 90 · about 19 hours ago

Has anyone tried Gutpro probiotic? link text I am trying to find one to take on the GAPS diet, and dont like the additives Bio-Kult has (Maltodextrin is derived from corn.. bad)

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davesos 0 · March 03, 2014 at 9:07 PM

I just started using Gutpro and can tell my body loves it. I am extremely sensitive to pesticides so it makes sense that I'm responding so well. An extra perk is that even though the initial cost is a lot, it will last 10 times as long as a... (more)

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by 90 · about 19 hours ago

Has anyone bought from Texas Grass Fed Beef link text and if so what are your thoughts? I normally order from US Wellness but they are always out of soup bones, and I live in a small town where none is available. (more)

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NooMoahk 0 · April 04, 2013 at 4:44 AM

Texas Grass Fed Beef(Really it's Slanker's) is excellent. I have never ordered online but I live locally and switched from Wellness to Slanker's. I mainly get soup bones, ground bison, ground beef, and beef ribeye from them. In my opinion the... (more)

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by 0 · about 19 hours ago

Hi all! I am trying to find good suppliers for making coconut milk yogurt for my small business. I need 1000ml coconut milk packaging, BPA free, Organic and possibly UHT. If you know of anything similar please let me know!!!! Thank you!

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paleohacks 0 · March 27, 2013 at 3:05 AM

Arroy-D is the best but it's expensive as with the rest. I order the cartons from Amazon. Cheaptest (but a pain in the ass) to make it yourself with bulk shredded coconut (also available on Amazon) and a blender, mixing it with hot water to make... (more)

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by 45 · about 19 hours ago

Hi there, I have a question about the level of nitrates in vegetables. I've recently read that the levels of nitrates in vegetables can be up to 100 times higher than bacon, which is now apparently fine. Like most Paleo people I eat a LOT of... (more)

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Mscott 0 · March 25, 2013 at 11:44 AM

Nitrates in vegetables should be of low concern. Well established toxicology reports have generally found that it should be safe to eat the nitrate equivalent of about one and a half pounds of spinach (an especially nitrate rich food) every... (more)

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by 0 · about 19 hours ago

Hi there! Just some quick questions for you guys and girls in/on Iceland. Is your cheese and skyr and nyr and stuff like that made with raw milk, or is it pasteurised / destroyed / just fine? Where do you buy organic meat, eggs and stuff like... (more)

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by 0 · about 19 hours ago

New to Lubbock, where can I find local grass fed beef, and organic local farmers markets?

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Wcc_Kamal_Stabby_fan 0 · December 26, 2012 at 9:51 PM

Taken from eatwild.com Green Cattle, LLC is an independent, family-owned and operated grass farm located just North of Lubbock, TX. We raise delicious grass-fed beef in a manner that is beneficial to the environment and humane for our livestock.... (more)

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by 130 · about 19 hours ago

I was wondering whether the "Dirty Dozen" list of vegetables and fruits to buy organically would still apply within the UK. I guess this would depend on where the produce is sourced from and whether there is any correlation between the UK and... (more)

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Kyle_FitFolks 0 · December 17, 2012 at 5:46 PM

Organic in the UK (at least as it is labelled in supermarkets) only confirms that the item is not GMO. It doesn't have any bearing on whether or not pesticides are used. You're better off going to a farmers market and confirming with the grower or... (more)

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by 2904 · about 19 hours ago

Generally the farms where the farmers are killing their own stuff, are the grass-fed, organic pastures, yuppie-loved farmers. Does the traditional, agricultural CAFO farming model kill more animals than the grass-fed, organic meat industry? In... (more)

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PrairieProf 0 · December 01, 2012 at 7:27 PM

I assume industrial farming of grains, soy, etc. does kill more animals. And removes a sustainable habitat for many more. Of course a complicating issue is that it doesn't involve the charismatic domestic megafauna like cows that vegetarians... (more)

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by 1876 · about 19 hours ago

In asking this question, I am not necessarily seeking a 'right answer', I am looking to have discussion regarding everyone's feelings on 'mainstream' organic products. I understand that there are laws that dictate what defines organic, but do we... (more)

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CD 0 · November 16, 2012 at 3:54 PM

So I will say, most of my vegetables come from my garden or my local farmers market (which run March - October). I did a CSA last year and this year and decided I won't do it again because I didn't a lot of the stuff they gave me. Many... (more)

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by 1042 · about 19 hours ago

Hello Everyone, Last Spring, months before I began trying a Paleo lifestyle I began noticing my mouth would become incredibly itching while eating whole apples. The symptoms would then get worse to the point where my lips would break out. At the... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · November 08, 2012 at 2:06 PM

It's called Oral Allergy Syndrome. The applesauce doesn't bother you because it is cooked. The apple juice has likely been pasteurized. After a time eating lacto-Paleo, mine has gone away, probably due to reduced inflammation overall. (more)

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by 10 · about 19 hours ago

I have the opportunity to make a presentation for my college class on toxicity. Most likely none of the student know what true health is. I am going to talk to them about toxic house hold products, personal care products, water, medication, food... (more)

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Maria_E_ 0 · November 05, 2012 at 6:51 PM

For me, it was weight loss. After years of toxic eating and horrible eating habits during college, I had gained over 15 kg and was feeling terrible about myself. Little did I know, that all of my GI problems (GERD, Gastritis, gas, etc) and extreme... (more)

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by 115 · about 19 hours ago

We can't always get to the farmer's market to buy raw milk and since we don't have problems with dairy I'd like to know what's lesser of two evils Jersey cow milk or Organic whole milk from supermarkets? Also if anyone has mail order or online... (more)

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Kashkillz 0 · December 09, 2012 at 6:46 PM

lol... 'Jersey Cow Milk' makes me think of JWOW's boobs.

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