Paleo Questions

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by 0 · about 18 hours ago

I am trying to find new breakfast egg and meat alternatives as I don't want to consume so much eggs and meat daily.  I found this recipe holisticallyengineered . com/2013/05/instant-cinnamon-oatmeal-low-carb.html It uses chia seeds,... (more)

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by 480 · about 18 hours ago

Hey all Here is a more comprhensive verision of a question i asked a few days ago. I just got my most recent Cholesterol tests and I am concerned.  October 2014 (18 months paleo): Total: 350 HDL: 91 LDL: 258 TRI: 80 Here are my past... (more)

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missmiddlemarch 0 · October 20, 2014 at 6:25 AM

Don't forget about the delicious and bargain priced canned fish options like: smoked clams, smoked oysters, trout, tuna and mackerel.

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by 0 · about 18 hours ago

Which kefir grains can be used in almond milk?

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Janknitz 0 · October 09, 2014 at 9:24 PM

You can use milk kefir grains with almond milk but BELCH!  I tried it and it was very unpleasant.  The milk sort of curdled and it tasted unpleasantly sour.  The fermentation is pretty quick, too, far less time than fermenting... (more)

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by 0 · about 18 hours ago

Hi all, I'm a 44 year old male that is not over weight, I had a blood test with my doctor 4 weeks ago. My test showed very high triglycerides 10.5 mmol/L or converted 930 mg/dl and high cholesterol 7.3 mmol/L or converted 282 mg/dl. My doctor put... (more)

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TheGastronomer 0 · October 08, 2014 at 2:37 PM

Your triglycerides indicate that you consume a lot of carbohydrates. You have to reduce your carbohydrate consumption if you want to reduce your triglycerides, it's as simple as that. 1. Stop juicing: juice is sugar (carbohydrates) and... (more)

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by 0 · about 18 hours ago

I'm deployed, and I often play sports after crossfit. I Don't have the ability to eat a full meal because it will slow me down on the field. Anyone eat tanka bites after working out for protien? I don't like the idea of a protein shake, I'm... (more)

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rebeccamarie 0 · October 15, 2014 at 12:26 AM

try simply natural nutrition protein mousse

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by 0 · about 18 hours ago

I've only been Paleo for about 2 weeks now. Breakfast is easy, so is lunch... but when dinner rolls around all I think about is cheese and grains (aka I crave Pizza!!). Anyone have any ideas to help keep me on track?? 

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missmiddlemarch 0 · October 20, 2014 at 6:37 AM

You might want to see if some resistant starch in the form of cooked, then cooled white rice or white potatoes will help the cravings. I keep a pot of parboiled white rice cooked and in the fridge at all times, so I can reheat portions of it with... (more)

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by 0 · about 18 hours ago

Since the birth of my daughter I've suffered recurring feminine infections.  I try to take a feminine probiotic to help it but a day or two into taking them I get really sick. Bad headaches, chills, nausea... I asked my doctor and she said... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · October 07, 2014 at 10:54 PM

Herxheimer reactions are real things, but it's not likely you're experiencing one.  Any drastic change has the potenial to cause unpleasantness. 

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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

Are legumes bad for you, when prepared the traditional way? e.g. Idlis - rice and lentils are soaked in water for 8 hours, grinded into a paste, fermented for a further 12 hours, and steamed for 20 minutes to make fluffy rice cakes known... (more)

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glib 0 · October 07, 2014 at 7:04 PM

They are not. They have important amounts of magnesium, folate, potassium and a number of other vitamins and minerals. They have fermentable fiber. The trick is to eliminate trypsine inhibitors and other lectins, but generally long soaking (I soak... (more)

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by 480 · about 18 hours ago

Hello. just got VAP Cholesterol test after a standard one revealed high LDL, here are the results (H= high).  VAP TM CHOLESTEROL TOTAL LDL DIRECT 235 H  TOTAL HDL DIRECT 91 TOTAL VLDL DIRECT 23  SUM TOTAL CHOLESTEROL 350... (more)

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paint94979 0 · October 08, 2014 at 1:23 AM

I get 100-120 grams of fat a day and 200-250 gram of carbs a day from fruit and sweet potato and I just had another lipid panel done... My total was 191, LDL 107, HDL 84 and trigs were 48.

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by 0 · about 18 hours ago

I have been "Paleo" for four years now and love it. But now that I am breastfeeding, I am STARVING and losing too much weight. Any ideas on how to stay fuller and stick to Paleo??

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CD 0 · October 07, 2014 at 12:17 AM

you are breastfeeding.  calories, not paleo, should be paramount.  more carbs -- potatoes and rice, more fat -- olive oil, nutbutter.   might as well try... (more)

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by 5 · about 18 hours ago

Hi, I am on a low-ish carb paleo diet now- I get between 50- 100 g of carbs/a day depending on the day. I exercise (strength train- ballet, pilates, yoga) 3-4 days a week. I have a couple non-paleo treats on the weekend-but not every weekend-... (more)

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TheGastronomer 0 · October 07, 2014 at 2:09 PM

How many calories? The carbs are a bit high for low-carb, I mean 100g a day is like 4 bananas. You have three choices: 1. cut the carbs down, to less than 50g/day, or 2. cut calories (eat less, quit snacking, or skip a meal if you're not hungry),... (more)

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by 0 · about 18 hours ago

Hello - I am on a methadone maintainance program and take methadone everytday.  Methadone is stored in your fat cells and since while on the Keto or Paleo Diet you burn fat for energy I'm wondering if this will affect my body and make me have... (more)

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by 60 · about 18 hours ago

Hi All,   I am a mother of 4, I am 31 years old, I am on bed rest.  I am recovering from an injury which may take up to a year to recover from.  I am not always able to cook, and my go to nuts, figs, almond butter, heavy cream,... (more)

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TheGastronomer 0 · October 06, 2014 at 1:55 PM

Ok Here is a list of high-fat low-carb foods, no "cooking" or preparation required: Fruits and Veggies: avocado, olives (in cans or jars), store-bought guacamole, bagged salads with olive oil+vinegar+salt, microwaveable veggies (3-5 minutes... (more)

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by 0 · about 18 hours ago

I'm a 19 year old college student struggling with how strict paleo to be, and how much to eat in general.  It's pretty hard to be perfect paleo on a meal plan in a college cafeteria - for example, they put milk in all their eggs! :( The... (more)

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TheGastronomer 0 · October 13, 2014 at 5:15 PM

Why does everyone keep saying that she is undereating? 110 lbs at 5'3" is perfectly normal and healthy. I speak from experience as my partner is also about that size and weight, well, actually she's like 5'4" and 105 lbs and she does not look... (more)

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by 0 · about 18 hours ago

Just curious if this is a good option? I tried it (juice plus complete dutch chocolate) and absolutely loved it. Just not sure how beneficial it is. 

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jake3_14 0 · October 04, 2014 at 8:19 PM

Fructooligosaccharide is a type of fermentable fiber, meant to feed colon bacteria.    I concur with CD:  it's not Paleo, because it's not a whole food.  I'm also suspicious that such a highly processed food can retain all... (more)

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by 10176 · about 18 hours ago

Who's popping all these old posts out of the Paleo morgue?

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Matt_11 0 · October 04, 2014 at 2:46 PM

Not to mention some of the zombie-like posters who post somewhat on-topic, but in terrible, barely comprehensible English (SEO from who knows where I guess!)

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by 0 · about 18 hours ago

I understand that blasting meat at high temperatures causes denatured proteins and/or unwanted oxidation. My question is, does the same or something similar occur when cooking meat low and slow? I've got some beef ribs in my slow cooker at home... (more)

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TheGastronomer 0 · October 02, 2014 at 6:25 PM

First of all, it seems like you are getting your information from a very bad source, so lets begin with what it means to "denature proteins". All protein eaten by humans must be denatured in order to be absorbed by the human body.... (more)

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by 0 · about 18 hours ago

I've started the Whole30 last week and I haven't drank any milk, yogurt or even butter. But I'm using ghee. In the beggining, I tought it was the eggs that were causing the nauseas, that "vomit feeling' (I'm sorry if you have just pictured it).... (more)

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NoBunPlease 0 · October 23, 2014 at 10:25 PM

If you want to continue using ghee, you could try using cultured ghee. Many people who are sensitive to regular ghee find they can handle the cultured stuff.

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