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by 787 · about 3 hours ago

If you cook/cool/reheat white potatoes does the resistant starch stay intact? Does it matter how you reheat them? Oven/fry/microwave? Cheers

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eric_9 0 · May 24, 2014 at 11:53 AM

thoroughly confused

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by 215 · about 3 hours ago

I've always had trouble eliminating grains from my diet, due to the fact that it's too hard to get enough calories without them, it's hard to get enough carbohydrates with just tubers and milk, and grains take like 5-10 minutes to make aposed to... (more)

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fredmull 0 · January 04, 2014 at 6:00 PM

Microwave debate aside, you can steam them in the micro in about 5 min.

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by 598 · about 3 hours ago

At the most basic level, what's the difference between the common white/beige sweet potato and the orange ones? I'm guessing the USDA nutrition data base is talking about the orange ones based on the beta carotine content. Anyone know the real... (more)

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samc 0 · December 12, 2013 at 7:34 PM

faster way to search use this syntax in google site: paleohacks.com sweet potato I recall that sweet potatoes have minimal RS. Cooled cooked white potatoes have much more, but potato starch is by far the winner. Tbsp of Bobs Red Mill starch... (more)

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by 215 · about 3 hours ago

I usually have joint pain with white potatoes and other nightshades, will peeling stop this? And are the toxins in the thin skin itself , or in the thin layer of flesh underneath that's prized for having most of the nutrients in the potato,... (more)

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samc 0 · December 02, 2013 at 3:29 PM

If you have joint pain then avoid them, why mess with it? Move on to other foods like sweet potatoes. Purple sweet potatoes baked or microwaved and then fried in butter or coconut oil are far more flavorful than white potatoes, at least for me. (more)

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by 115 · about 3 hours ago

Like it or not, there are now many credible sources who speaks warmly about the potato diet when it comes to healthy fat-loss. But those it work because it is potatoes and potatoes are magic or can you substitute potatoes for sweet... (more)

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olivia_111 0 · January 29, 2014 at 5:52 PM

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by 598 · about 3 hours ago

This common sensation has become pretty foreign to me since starting Paleo. Since about 30 minutes after a big lunch I've been all sleepy and fatigued. It's been 2 hours now and getting worse. Lunch consisted of pretty much just a small... (more)

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Leogon 0 · October 16, 2013 at 8:23 PM

Well we are all different, probably some people do well with a high fat diet other dont, i never said I followed an anti-fat diet, with severe adrenal fatigue you should consume fat in moderation at least in my case. I followed a paleo diet for... (more)

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by 75 · about 3 hours ago

I've been experimenting with paleo for almost a year now and realized I feel more full with more carbs (I tried to go low-carb for a while and it was just frustrating with too much bingeing. High-fat doesn't feel too great for me, either). I've... (more)

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Michael_17 0 · June 28, 2013 at 12:01 PM

I haven't eaten oats in a while but I think it could be to do with oats having relatively more fibre and being prone to expanding once they've been eaten. However I can't be sure at this moment. In what sort of preparations do you eat them? Have... (more)

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by 14877 · about 3 hours ago

According to wikipedia, they have health benefits: "Lectins serve many different biological functions in animals, from the regulation of cell adhesion to glycoprotein synthesis and the control of protein levels in the blood. They may also bind... (more)

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Stephen_4 0 · May 25, 2013 at 10:04 PM

I'm actually becoming increasingly less afraid of other foods. Right now the only foods I'm against are hfcs, and vegetable oil. I still think white flour and sugar are both probably bad, but I just don't know how bad anymore assuming a good diet... (more)

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by 748 · about 3 hours ago

Okay, so basically I've been trying to lose weight for a few months now, but can never control my appetite. I thought eating fruit would be okay, but I realize now that my body is weird and doesn't need to be LOW CARB but rather just needs to be... (more)

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Lumifer_1 0 · March 21, 2013 at 5:11 PM

Keeping in mind the caloric density of butter and potatoes you're probably eating 50% fat 50% carbs on a calorie basis :-) Do note that the starch in potatoes is nothing but a polymer of glucose and by the time that starch gets into your... (more)

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by 1363 · about 3 hours ago

Ate some for the first time in a long time. Generally don't eat white potatoes. For awhile I felt a sort of pressure in my in my head, and now I have brain fog. I didn't do anything else unusual except skip my supplements today (which I... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · February 25, 2013 at 1:35 AM

Most odd happenings like this are simply flukes. You're trying to make a connection where there very likely isn't one.

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by 14877 · about 3 hours ago

Conventional fitness wisdom says to choose sweet potatoes over white potatoes (based mostly if not entirely on the differing glycemic indices). Yet, my experience says otherwise, as I notice I run slightly leaner when choosing potatoes instead of... (more)

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Scratch 0 · February 02, 2013 at 10:43 PM

The lower-gi sweet potato results in a lower, but longer-lasting, insulin spike. This means a longer window for insulin to inhibit lipolysis. White potatoes produce a higher insulin spike, but it drops much more quickly, and when insulin levels... (more)

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by 45 · about 3 hours ago

Hi guys, I am following an ultra strict version of the auto-immune protocol to try and heal an auto-immune disease. Just meat, fish, a few select well-cooked vegetables, sweet potatoes and green leaves. I also try to encorperate bone broth and... (more)

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greymouser 0 · January 29, 2013 at 4:55 PM

but people constantly say 'ONLY EAT THEM POST WORK OUT!' People do say this. Many people are trying to lose weight, and it is somewhat wise to refuel with dense carbs as opposed to eating them willy nilly. The idea being that you would primarily... (more)

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by 20 · about 3 hours ago

Would you add fruit and/or potato to this diet to increase energy for exercise? 5am-9am Coffee and water 9am- soft-boiled egg over 2 cups of steamed veggies with olive oil 11am- 3 oz of diced chicken or tuna seasoned and in oil, over two cups... (more)

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Jay_15 0 · January 21, 2013 at 3:48 PM

I would add FOOD to that diet for more energy. What is that like 900 calories?

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by 748 · about 3 hours ago

I've noticed every time I eat potatoes, sweet or white, I get bloating or very painful stomach pains... like my stomach is going to burst. It only lasts for about an hour, but this is really starting to concern me. I also just learned today that I... (more)

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NewPaleon 0 · January 08, 2013 at 2:53 PM

The nausea doesn't sound like allergy to me. That's an indication of early pregnancy or stomach virus for me. Bloating from starchy foods could be from SIBO. I had to stay off them for several months while my gut healed. Now I can eat small... (more)

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by 78422 · about 3 hours ago

Won't carbs generally have the same effect on insulin which stimulates weight gain?

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MathGirl72 0 · January 03, 2013 at 8:38 PM

Carbs are only a concern for those (like me) that are metabolically deranged. If you are healthy and can properly process carbs, there is no reason to avoid them. Some gain weight on carbs, others thrive. It must be evaluated on a case-by-case... (more)

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by 45 · about 3 hours ago

Hi guys, I follow the auto-immune protocol for the Paleo diet and it's been amazing and I feel great! : ) Since starting this diet I've lost a shed load of weight, about 15 kilos in 4 months. Before I was totally ripped so all this weight was... (more)

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Stephen_4 0 · December 22, 2012 at 2:36 PM

It's not an issue. You could eat 3 sweet potatoes a day and be deficient in Vitamin A if you fall into the substantial group of people who can't make the conversion. Beta-carotene is the precursor (inactive form) of retinol, the active ... (more)

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by 5 · about 3 hours ago

According to some, quinoa is not technically a grain and moreover sweet potatoes aren't considered to be as starchy as their golden cousins. Are these two allowed when eating paleo? Also, what about tofu? It's technically made from soybeans... (more)

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Rikester 0 · December 19, 2012 at 10:05 AM

Sweet potatoes are considered a "safe starch" by most in the paleo or primal community. Quinoa are generally considered okay. Tofu on the other hand being soy, means it is primarily a GMO product, heavily doused in pesticides and is a... (more)

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by 221 · about 3 hours ago

I have celiac disease and I'm trying to gain weight. After my diagnosis I started losing too much. My blood tests indicate I wasn't severely deficient in any vitamins/minerals (except iron atm). My doctor thinks I may be losing weight because... (more)

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Aglaee_the_Paleo_RD 0 · December 19, 2012 at 8:36 AM

Plantain, yucca, white potatoes (if nightshades are tolerated), sweet potatoes, beets, winter squashes, fruits... there are MANY gluten-free Paleo foods that can provide carbs! I would also make sure you eat loads of healthy fats: coconut oil,... (more)

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by 825 · about 3 hours ago

mark sassoon warns of the dangers of glycoalkaloids but i've also heard a lot of nutrients are concentrated in the skins of potatas. i could refrain from eating sweet potata skins but it would be a pain to peel yukon golds. what do you guys think? (more)

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Ralph_Furley 0 · December 14, 2012 at 6:54 PM

I baked a Yukon Gold last night and ate it, skin and all. I normally don't do this, but I don't see how it could be harmful on occasion. Danger involves things like hurricanes, jealous husbands, running with scissors. Potatoes (with or without... (more)

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by 148 · about 3 hours ago

Does the whole potato need to be thrown out? Or can I peel down to areas that look ok?

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Britt_1 0 · November 10, 2012 at 7:47 PM

I cut off the green and eat the rest... Never been sick from it

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by 476 · about 3 hours ago

these should be ok right? i get tired of peeling

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aro 0 · October 20, 2012 at 12:35 PM

For our earth and your money please peel them ....

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by 748 · about 3 hours ago

I recently discovered that VLC is NOT for me and i'm not even convinced that it's the magic in terms of weight loss either (starting to think moderate carb, no fruit/or some berries, the right amount of calories works better for me)... but anyways... (more)

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Mike_T_1 0 · October 08, 2012 at 10:41 PM

Stephan wrote about a paper which measured satiety index of various foods and found potatoes to be the highest (of the foods they looked at): http://wholehealthsource.blogspot.com/2012/02/palatability-satiety-and-calorie-intake.html I also find... (more)

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by 3180 · about 3 hours ago

OK, been paleo 2 years. 47/m/5'11/162lbs. I've been eating roughly 1500-2000 calories a day for over a year and weight has been stable at 175lbs. I've been dying to lose 'the last 10" for a year. Frequent attempts with IF, calorie restriction,... (more)

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J__Stanton___gnolls_org 0 · September 27, 2012 at 11:10 PM

"CICO says I should have lost 2-4lbs max. I lost 10 and I've heard this holds true if you need to lose 200 pounds or 10 pounds." At only 20g of protein/day, you probably lost lean mass along with the fat. There's a well-known effect called... (more)

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by 2341 · about 3 hours ago

I've been on a potato binge lately...I've consumed roughly 15-20 pounds worth of sweet potatoes, yams, and white potatoes over the past week. I mentally can't seem to avoid them. Should I just try to quit cold turkey for a week or so? and slowly... (more)

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borofergie 0 · September 01, 2012 at 4:00 AM

No. Ketosis is no place for someone with carb cravings. Unless you have a compelling reason for being in ketosis, then it's going to be tough to go from 20lbs of sweet potato to much less than 50g of carb total in a day (and probably also... (more)

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by 47 · about 3 hours ago

If I boil conventional potatoes, will this reduce the pesticides? What can I do to reduce the pesticides? What negative effects will pesticides have on my health?

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Mscott 0 · August 29, 2012 at 10:17 PM

I found this website which lists the common pesticides found on conventional potatoes: http://www.whatsonmyfood.org/food.jsp?food=PO Apparently the most common potato pesticide is chlorpropham. And while studies tend to show the risks of... (more)

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