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by -2 · about 18 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 18 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 18 hours ago

Hey everyone can anyone give any points to some good places to buy nuts and seeds of high quality at competitive prices? Many thanks

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unclezillion 0 · April 23, 2014 at 3:35 PM

http://www.suma.coop/ set up a food group

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by 0 · about 18 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 18 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 4306 · about 18 hours ago

Is there anything about their cultivation and production that would make them non-organic? Are they sprayed? etc....

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by 5 · about 18 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 232 · about 18 hours ago

Diamond Willow Organic beef says it's grass-fed/pastured except for during the winter months, which the cows are fed up to 10% organic grain. It's twice as expensive as conventional beef, but it is very difficult to find grass fed beef where I... (more)

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glib 0 · July 25, 2013 at 8:32 PM

If you buy in Fall, there will be no chemical test that will tell you whether the animal was fed grains during the preceding winter. The meat of a fully grass and hay fed animal and that of a winter-grain-fed and growing-season-grass-fed animal... (more)

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by 93 · about 18 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 0 · about 18 hours ago

Which is better? I have access in my country at farmed pigs, poultry and fish and many organic cereals(not vegs),

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SUSTAINEDfitness 0 · July 12, 2013 at 3:00 PM

Farmed meat is nearly always better than cereal grains of any kind.

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by 15 · about 18 hours ago

Hello, I had a quick question. Currently starting a small (non certified) organic farm for public consumption. Was interested in starting a csa, community supported ag, farm. Would you be interested in purchasing from a farmer like that? ( not... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · April 10, 2013 at 7:21 PM

I love CSAs! Most CSAs I know of have drop off points for folks to come & pick up their boxes, instead of home delivery. Think about partnering with another farm for eggs/meat/flowers/fruit, if that's possible. You can have "staples",... (more)

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by 90 · about 18 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 18 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 40 · about 18 hours ago

Take a look at the below egg carton: 'roam in organic pastures' 'free range ecoeggs' 'independently audited and certified organic' and importantly.. 'eat only certified organic grains' But are these eggs Paleo? I make an effort to only eat... (more)

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Anon_9 0 · March 26, 2013 at 1:22 PM

I agree with the other poster. Eggs, in general, are good paleo food sources, since even the most commercially raised eggs are still a good source of protein and nutrients. But the gold standard is free range where they're allowed to scavenge... (more)

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by 45 · about 18 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 18 · about 19 hours ago

I'll start off by saying I'm pretty noob to organic produce. I was thinking about signing up with a local CSA, but noticed they consider their farms as "sustainable agriculture" vs. organic. Does anyone know how much of a difference this would... (more)

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Lauren_31 0 · February 06, 2013 at 2:47 PM

Hi! I've done a lot of research on this topic. "Organic" is a government approved label and requires a government approved certifier inspect the farms, as with any government approved label you have to jump through a lot of hoops, and it can end... (more)

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by 41 · about 19 hours ago

I buy the above chicken because it is much more reasonably priced than the ideal, pasture raised chicken. It comes with the liver and I have started saving the bones to make bone broth. Is it worth it to eat the liver and make bone brother with... (more)

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AmandaLP 0 · January 21, 2013 at 5:28 AM

I cannot afford Pastured Chicken, so I buy Organic Trader Joe's Chicken. I feel slightly guilty over the factory farming methods, but I still eat the liver if it looks good. (Some are kinda off). I always make bone broth. If you want chicken... (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 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 2613 · about 19 hours ago

Anybody have any tips on where to get organic kale in the Boston area? I'm having the toughest time finding it. They don't seem to have it at Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, Foodmaster, or Market Basket. I know that Boston Organics sometimes carries... (more)

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lewa 0 · October 17, 2012 at 3:40 PM

you could also try the Harvest Co-op, there is one in JP and one in Cambridge

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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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by 76 · about 19 hours ago

Did anyone see the recent Mercola post about the meta-analysis done by Stanford claiming that Organic food has no benefits? It raised an interesting point I hadn't heard before: The Department of Homeland Security are increasingly looking into... (more)

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CD 0 · October 02, 2012 at 4:49 PM

First, this is straight conspiracy theory and fear mongering. Second, the study showed that organic food was ???no healthier??? than ordinary food. There were no significant ???differences in nutrient content". The same study also mentioned... (more)

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by 298 · about 19 hours ago

I have a very low opinion of Organic food. I think it's mostly a way to convince us affluent sorts to pay more money for food by taking advantage of our eco-guilt. So if you share my view of organic food, what do you think of grass fed meat? Is... (more)

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Aisling 0 · September 10, 2012 at 3:29 PM

I find your question impressively ironic to be honest. You want the food you were genetically adapted to eat through evolution and yet you question feeding animals the food they are genetically adapted to eat? Apply a little common sense here. If... (more)

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by 5 · about 19 hours ago

Does anyone have a suggestion where to find an organic sleeping pad. My goal is to change my mattress so that I have an organic japanse futon style. Thanks

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Chanda 0 · February 09, 2013 at 1:46 AM

I've heard good things about this company: https://www.tuftandneedle.com/shikibed

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