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by 0 · October 21, 2014 at 3:08 AM

I know, "if it has a label don't eat it," but, I have found these cracker replacement Flackers. They have purified Soy protein. Wouldn't that simply be protein (the amino acids) without the lecithins and other "inflammatory" items?

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Fearsclave 0 · November 21, 2010 at 6:56 PM

Would Grok have even recognized them as food? If "no" or "probably not" is the answer, there's your answer.

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by 493 · October 21, 2014 at 3:08 AM

Pretty simple question. I can't figure out why even an infinitesimal ability to consume gluten without inflammatory effects would not have been present and selected for once gluten became part of a regular diet. Could somebody clear this up for... (more)

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pfw 0 · November 17, 2010 at 11:24 PM

Just about everyone can digest gluten well enough. Digestion is not the issue. Gluten intolerance is an inflammatory, sometimes auto-immune response to the proteins that make up gluten. If you are celiac, you're having an auto-immune response,... (more)

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by 3268 · October 21, 2014 at 3:08 AM

I'm not a huge fan of the Agriculture Deparment (and after attending the Weston A. Price conference this weekend, I'm even less a fan), but this seems like a good... (more)

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Paleolady 0 · November 17, 2010 at 11:44 PM

Personally, I'm a fan of the Locavore app. It shows you farmers markets near you, and it also shows you what is in season in your area, or whatever geographical area you want to look up.

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by 5768 · October 21, 2014 at 3:08 AM

I come from a competitive bodybuilding background where I ate every 2-3 hours, 6-8 times a day, consisting of low fat, mod protein, and high carbs. After I realized my health was on a downward spiral, I decided to stop competing and jumped on the... (more)

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Stephen_Aegis 0 · November 16, 2010 at 2:32 PM

The best way I've found to control how much I eat and honestly know when I need more is intermittent fasting. Drop the snacking if weight loss is your goal, snacking keeps you in storage mode. Exercise fasted. This rips fat off you! Nuts stall... (more)

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by 20787 · October 21, 2014 at 3:08 AM

Looks like they are working on a 'vaccine' for autoimmune induced (ie type I) diabetes: http://www.businessweek.com/lifestyle/content/healthday/637852.html Already I see the potential for this to be the next medication that much of America will... (more)

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Andariego_1 0 · November 14, 2010 at 5:02 AM

Let's hope something comes of this cure. Or this one-- http://www.lctglobal.com/Product-Pipeline/Diabecell/ Or this one-- http://www.faustmanlab.org/ Every couple years there is news for a new Type 1 diabetes cure.. But nothing ever seems to... (more)

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by 5232 · October 21, 2014 at 3:08 AM

I was working on a retort to Icko, when I found a dandy article paleo-friendly WAPF leader Chris Masterjohn wrote about the ideal blood levels of vitamin D. He claims that we know that Vitamin D levels should be at least 30 to 35 ng/ml, but we... (more)

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Kamal 0 · November 12, 2010 at 3:19 PM

I was part of the group that was hired by the federal government to do the Vitamin D systematic review. It is a beastly 420 page report, available for free here. In summary, there are 200-300 vitamin D trials that have been conducted. Evidence... (more)

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by 5838 · October 21, 2014 at 3:08 AM

So I was at the Doctor today (cardiologist) who was investigating why my heart rate was 35. After a long talk and some tests, he said I was just in good shape. Before sending me on my merry way, he said almost script-like "Keep exercising, and eat... (more)

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by 373 · October 21, 2014 at 3:08 AM

About two months ago, my nose suddenly stopped up. I was just sitting reading on my computer, then bam, my nostrils just seemed to close up. I could barely breathe out of my nose, and though some times it gets a bit better, my breathing has been... (more)

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Eva 0 · November 09, 2010 at 9:42 PM

Might want to also consider trying another chiropractor. The coincidence is suspicious. In the past, I've had clogged nose/sinus infection probs for years on end. Seems like the prob is mostly gone in recent years thanxfully. But headache and... (more)

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by 10502 · October 21, 2014 at 3:08 AM

Someone sent me a link to this https://www.23andme.com/ancestry/origins/ -- looks interesting. Map your global origins with the most complete coverage of your DNA. 23andMe Ancestry Edition ($399) also includes: Your Relative... (more)

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Eva 0 · November 11, 2010 at 5:36 AM

I don't know about the human ones, but the ones for dogs are notoriously unreliable. One lady had a champion purebred pitbull but its DNA test came back as being mostly border collie! LOL!

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by 2437 · October 21, 2014 at 3:08 AM

I take 5 capsules of the Now Foods Super Enzymes with each meal. I didnt have any gas on the Paleo diet but now I do. I thought enzymes were supposed to get rid of gas and bloating not cause it? Should I just keep on using them or switch... (more)

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Eva 0 · November 09, 2010 at 9:59 PM

I have heard some on here say in the past that they had probs with acidophilus, so that one can't be eliminated as a potential culprit. SOunds like you started two things at once. Either one is suspect. Might want to try a week with no... (more)

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by 0 · October 21, 2014 at 3:08 AM

Possible Duplicate: What do you make of the “twinkie diet” story that just hit the press? http://www.healthzone.ca/health/dietfitness/diet/article/887542--prof-ends-twinkie-diet-after-10-weeks-loses-26-pounds Anyone want to... (more)

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by 1793 · October 21, 2014 at 3:08 AM

Some prominent paleos, such as Art DeVany, Erwan Le Corre, and Nassim Taleb have written about the importance of randomness in diet and exercise. As I understand it, it's about making our bodies more robustly fit, and to some extent it insures us... (more)

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Ed 0 · November 09, 2010 at 3:26 PM

Hi Nico, Due to personality differences, people vary in their preference for routine vs. variety (or randomness). In neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) terms, this is called the sameness vs. difference metaprogram. A metaprogram is how your... (more)

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by 9647 · October 21, 2014 at 3:08 AM

We are experts in the omega-three content of grass-fed beef; we know how much PUFA is in our macadamia nut oil; and how much potassium is in our avocados. But where does this information come from? It seems like maybe we don't think about that... (more)

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Kamal 0 · November 02, 2010 at 8:54 PM

Here is the answer from the FDA. In short... Food companies hire labs to analyze nutrients. Validated ingredient databases can be used, but the language is ambiguous on this issue. Labels are only required to have certain nutrients listed... (more)

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by 4553 · October 21, 2014 at 3:08 AM

The obvious is "Fat Head Movie" http://www.fathead-movie.com/ is a good one to deliver a Paleo message to folks without much buy in on their part. A new PBS show coming out looks promising "Good... (more)

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Paleo_Playbook 0 · October 28, 2010 at 1:58 PM

When I sell people on paleo, I start from the very beginning: the Paleolithic. Thus, I think the best movie is National Geographic's "The Human Family Tree." It's about an hour long, narrated by Kevin Bacon, and spends that hour connecting the... (more)

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by 2399 · October 21, 2014 at 3:08 AM

I just got the book "Viking Warrior Conditioning" written by Kenneth Jay and while I've read good reviews it seems quite complicated so I'm wondering if anyone has any experience with his work ? Kenneth Jay's VO2 max protocol for dummies type of... (more)

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Stephen_Aegis 0 · October 27, 2010 at 4:36 PM

In my opinion, intensity to create a metabolic response should work regardless of the type of activity. Sprints vs Heavy Resistance vs Climbing vs Kayaking. Different muscle groups, but my metabolic reaction to pushing myself is similar. The... (more)

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by 2581 · October 21, 2014 at 3:08 AM

I've read a number of opinions about cilantro. Descriptions from the pro-cilantro side say it tastes like fresh air and has a lemony smell. Descriptions from the anti-cilantro side usually say it tastes like soap and smells like bedbugs. Are they... (more)

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Suzanna 0 · October 25, 2010 at 2:03 AM

I hated it as a teenager and thought it tasted like soap. I can't get enough of it now. although I still notice the flavor that reminded me of soap. It just doesn't bother me. There's some interesting stuff about the associations we have with... (more)

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by 801 · October 21, 2014 at 3:08 AM

Patrik (or someone) has posted a link to a recent Atlantic Monthly article, "Lies, Damn Lies, and Medical Science" at the top of PaleoHacks. Briefly, the article says that almost all research into into the efficacy of drugs, vitamins, and other... (more)

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Eva 0 · October 25, 2010 at 1:19 AM

Epidemiological studes are ONLY good for generating hypothesies. But they don't actually 'show' anything at all. The the hypothesies must then be checked out via numerous well controlled experimental studies. Only then should scientists even... (more)

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by 3651 · October 21, 2014 at 3:08 AM

I've been a little chubby for a long time but never too out of shape. People got used to me looking a certain way but after almost a year being Paleo, I'm a pretty skinny version of the old me. I'd say I am the healthiest I've ever been, but my... (more)

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CT 0 · October 25, 2010 at 10:44 AM

I don't agree that it's other people projecting fake concern onto you or wishing they were that slim. In my personal experience, it was people who clearly had a fixed view of what I looked like after having known me for a long time, and then... (more)

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by 361 · October 21, 2014 at 3:08 AM

This is my first week of Paleo. I am not allergic to gluten but of course I am avoiding them. My question is whether I should avoid products that contain allergen information like 'processed in a plant that also processes wheat/soybean/milk etc??' (more)

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Olga 0 · October 25, 2010 at 3:05 AM

If this is just your first week, I wouldn't stress yourself out about the allergen info on wrapped fresh foods, assuming that you truly are avoiding processed foods. If you're going from SAD to Paleo, that's a big enough change that trace amounts... (more)

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by 20787 · October 21, 2014 at 3:08 AM

According to this link: http://www.thehealthyhomeeconomist.com/2010/10/antifreeze-in-your-ice-cream.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+TheHealthyHomeEconomist+(The+Healthy+Home+Economist) they can add... (more)

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Eva 0 · October 25, 2010 at 12:20 PM

OK, looks like this may have been true up until 1993 at which time they made new laws against it: http://www.enotalone.com/article/8068.html

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