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Not a question so much as a delighted statement: my hubs just told me that he has made reservations for the while family to go to our local Brazilian steakhouse in a month or so. The perfect place for a newby Paleo-eater. Tons of awesome beef... (more)

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aegix 0 · June 22, 2011 at 11:58 AM

Let me just say this: If a Brazilian-style steakhouse opened up in my town, they'd lose money. I've got paleo friends who eat like it's their job. We're talking POUNDS, BABY! POUNDS! But yes, expensive. And awesome.

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Hi! I asked the company from which I buy lard how they produce it, and here is what they wrote me: First we get the fat from various cuts of meat, cook it, filter it and put it in a decantation vessel to remove any remaining meat. Then we... (more)

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JitzGrrl 0 · June 22, 2011 at 2:24 PM

That seems to be about as good as you get with lard, unless you can source lard from happy pigs. That would have a place in my kitchen, although the preponderance of omega-6 in pork makes me lean toward coconut oil or butter more often. What's... (more)

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Thoughts on something like this? http://www.bobsredmill.com/green_pea-flour.html

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Eric_13 0 · June 21, 2011 at 11:14 PM

Not really Paleo, right? I would use it sparingly since peas are iffy. Outside of that, it's probably delicious if that was your question. I would like some soup made from it.

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Here's the abstract: It is widely held among the general population and even among health professionals that moderate exercise is a healthy practice but long term high intensity exercise is not. The specific amount of physical activity necessary... (more)

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miked_2 0 · June 21, 2011 at 9:31 PM

Someone doesn't understand correlation does not equal causation. Both of these statements can be true given the study: "Training and participating in long endurance sports like the Tour make people live longer" "A person whose genetics is such... (more)

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Hey guys...long day but I just came across this article..thought I might share it? What do you think? Valid? I was just eating chicken today...check it out: http://www.naturalnews.com/032659_arsenic_chicken.html (more)

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Matt_11 0 · June 21, 2011 at 11:55 AM

Don't get news from NaturalNews, it's just awful in terms of accuracy and bias. Roxarsone is an organic arsenic compound, which is much less toxic than inorganic arsenic species (which is what causes cancer I might add). It's simply an... (more)

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I got married in March of this year. In late April I started "easing in" to paleo, and by mid May I was failry strictly on a paleo+beer diet. I have so far lost a little over 10 lbs and an inch off my midsection! I put on a shirt this weekend that... (more)

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Suzanna 0 · June 20, 2011 at 3:42 PM

Glad to hear it's going so well for you. Keep up the great work! Is your new wife also living this way?

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What are your favorite ice cream recipes. Paleo, Lacto Paleo, other...

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Vrimj 0 · June 20, 2011 at 12:39 AM

I am totally in to simple. I usually use liquid nitrogen to make it, but the recipes are super simple Ginger-Infuse cream with ginger, strain sweeten to taste and freeze. Banana- Freeze overripe ones, food process until smooth Coconut- freeze... (more)

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Any tips for poached eggs?

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Shari_Bambino 0 · June 19, 2011 at 11:00 PM

Microwave them. They come out perfectly. I know some here are anti-microwave but I tried for years to make nice poached eggs and it never happened. Now I crack two into a bowl of water and nuke. I don't add vinegar or pierce the yolk or cover... (more)

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by 1208 · December 16, 2014 at 3:26 AM
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I went into a "health"/fitness store the other day. They mostly sell whey powders and body building supplements. While is was in there browsing around to amuse myself, several people came in for water refills. I was curious why people would come... (more)

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xyz 0 · June 19, 2011 at 4:35 PM

Your body has an intricate and highly reliable system for maintaining Ph balance within a carefully controlled window. The acid/base diet and similar practices have been studied and shown to be 100% nonsense.

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Possible Duplicate: Have you seen the new Paleo Study, June 19th 2011? http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110615094514.htm "When populations around the globe started turning to agriculture around 10,000 years ago, regardless of... (more)

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by 2949 · December 16, 2014 at 3:26 AM
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I got some solaray vitamin B complex today. I've been taking vitamin D and fish oil for the past few weeks and have noticed a big difference in my anxiety (taking primarily for mood/depression), probably from the vitamin D since the fish oil... (more)

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Catherine_1 0 · June 19, 2011 at 7:20 PM

I'm wondering if you are recommended B vitamins for a specific (medical) reason or just general mood improvement? The main reason I'm aware of for taking B vitamins in relation to mood problems is to optimize the methylation cycle - it's sort of... (more)

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I just ran across this entry in Wikipedia that claims there is evidence that humans have been eating land snails since the Pleistocene: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Land_snail#Snails_as_human_food I haven't seen snails or clams or mussels or... (more)

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ben61820 0 · June 19, 2011 at 1:44 AM

Organs. People talk about liver this and organ that a lot but I know about 10 paleo folk and I am the only one who regularly eats any. And even at that, I only do liver, and it's not very frequent. At least not in large amounts. I dont think many... (more)

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I teach media studies and for their final exam coursework my group have to produce a complete media campaign and this year it is called 'Promoting Healthy Lifestyles'. I will show them Fathead and Food Inc but does anyone have any other... (more)

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being 0 · June 18, 2011 at 5:41 PM

i would actually play up the rebellion factor, pointing out to them that when they eat mcdonalds and drink red bull or whatever, that they are just cogs in the corporate machine, and that by making a decision to operate outside of that system,... (more)

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Heres an observation: I am currently on a working-travel-holiday in Australia. I have been more loose with my diet, a) because food prices here in Australia are really putting pressure on my savings and b) i have been succumbing to a few... (more)

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Vitamin C uses much the same process as sugar to get into the cell. If you have a high sugar diet, then yes your needs would increase. There are only so many "doors" for these substances to enter the cell and if sugar is bullying it's way in, then... (more)

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Disclaimer: I am not seeking medical advice, know you're all not doctors, etc. I plan to get this checked out but still feels there's potential great merit in polling this large group of folks who might have insight into what's going on with... (more)

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Carrie 0 · June 17, 2011 at 4:19 PM

I would definitely check for parasites with an Ova and Parasite test. You can order it yourself from Parasitology Center, parasitetesting.com. They will send the results to your doctor. Choose a doctor familiar with parasite treatment. It could be... (more)

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I was reading this article http://yourlife.usatoday.com/fitness-food/diet-nutrition/story/2011/06/DNA-based-diet-assists-with-disease-prevention/48287254/1 It brought up the idea of "Nutrigenomics". 1) How may of you have heard of this, and... (more)

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John_J__Collins 0 · June 17, 2011 at 12:08 AM

I feel that I understand this and this is the paradigm of nutrition that I used while practicing clinical nutrition earlier in my career. I was able to help people using this paradigm, but I no longer use it. While you can help people within this... (more)

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I had been thinking about this for a while however Mellisa put it into better words than me in her answer to a recent question. It seems like everyone is like Art and Loren who recommend trimming fat off of grass-fed meat and avoiding... (more)

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FifthApe 0 · June 16, 2011 at 12:38 PM

The "middle way" is to stop relying on outside influences when it comes to your health. Ultimately, it all comes down to you. If we continue to externalize everything - THIS Expert says to eat THIS, not THAT. THAT Expert says to eat THAT, not... (more)

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They are apparently the biggest consumers of rice-per-capita and eat twice as much as second place Japan. There biggest issue seems to be infectious disease/poverty overall. Anyone know if they have diabetes and/or obesity issues??

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Nico 0 · June 16, 2011 at 10:31 AM

I don't think consumption of starch is a cause of obesity and diabetes. This is what I glean from all the health blogs I've reading over the last year or so, including those of Chris Kresser, Dr. Harris, and The Perfect Health Diet. There are many... (more)

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I strongly dislike this guy, do you? Why?

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miked_2 0 · June 15, 2011 at 8:12 PM

He's not a bad guy. He really does care about what he does and wants to help people. The trouble is that in med school he learned that fat causes your cholesterol to go up and high cholesterol makes your heart break. He's probably a pretty darn... (more)

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Do you plan your meals for the week and if so what benefits have you seen from it?

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I do. Maybe not for the entire week, but 3-4 days ahead. Reasons / benefits: a) Grocery shopping is easy and quicker. I cook most of my meals myself, maybe 1-2 lunches out every week. I also might pick up something from the deli, and I usually... (more)

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