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by 0 · about 1 hour ago

I was looking to buy some frozen wild sockeye from Trader Joe's which is always Alaskan. However, the ones I saw today are labeled "Wild" but they are now imported from Russia. WTF?I've never even heard of Russian sockeye. Tried to Google it and... (more)

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stevenhok 0 · August 12, 2014 at 3:25 PM

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by 598 · about 1 hour ago

I dig a good can of salmon or sardines. A lot of them seem to be low fat though (whether they call themselves that or not) and we are obviously not looking for that. I'd also prefer that they not be canned in oil, even olive oil, because... (more)

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neveraworsename 0 · November 09, 2013 at 8:57 PM

Trader Joe's Yellowfin tuna is my absolute favorite. It's a little on the expensive side, but you can find it packaged in extra virgin olive oil. Because of how TJ's handles things, however, you have to make sure that they don't have it one week... (more)

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by -2 · about 1 hour ago

I'm trying to discover the source of my gas. Literally the minute I start eating my usual canned salmon (which is wild-caught, no BPA by the way) I start having gas. It can't be from something I've eaten earlier in the day or yesterday because it... (more)

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Rich_16 0 · September 01, 2013 at 7:22 PM

I found canned fish that has been packed with soy bean oil gives me bad fits. I isolated it for a while and when I brought it back so did the gas.

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by 0 · about 1 hour ago

Have you tried the salmon burger made with wild caught salmon? It has nothing that is non Paleo. I'm super excited to try it and wanted to share this item with others.I'm new to paleo, 3 days old, but a firm believer that all the grains, and... (more)

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Renee_2 0 · August 10, 2013 at 2:04 AM

Congrats on making this commitment! Sounds like you're off to a good start. I expect different Whole Foods stores sell different salmon burgers, but you're eating this one, it's not Paleo. Canola oil is a grain oil. ... (more)

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by 20 · about 1 hour ago

For protein right now I have a big bag of frozen wild Alaskan salmon (from Asda) that I got from my parents, a couple of bags of prawns and that's it, no beef or poultry. I can't get any beef or poultry for at least 2 months as I'm unemployed.... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · August 03, 2013 at 8:00 PM

Probably not too much.

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by 633 · about 2 hours ago

Which is better? I live in ireland and the salmon in the supermarkets here is almost invariably farmed, with the exception of really expensive stuff. However, I recently came across Donegal Catch Frozen Atlantic Salmon. It comes in a cardboard... (more)

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Pecan 0 · March 01, 2013 at 9:28 PM

Hi. I live in Ireland too. As I understand it, farmed salmon is to be avoided at all costs. Even if it's organic, it could be fed grains which will mess up the fish's o6/o3 balance. I've seen people on paleo forums say there's nothing wrong with... (more)

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by 1232 · about 2 hours ago

I had some wild smoked salmon for the first time recently. It's quite nice and I would happily eat it regularly instead of fried salmon. For some reason I thought that it was healthier (more on the "raw" side?). Then I came across this article:... (more)

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Hemming 0 · February 15, 2013 at 3:21 PM

On the other hand, Sisson had this post on smoked salmon not that long ago. I haven't studied this subject in great detail. I would suspect this is highly dependent on the salmon, handling, curing, smoking etc. There are a lot of variables to take... (more)

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by 221 · about 2 hours ago

How can I get more omega 3 fatty acids in my diet without spending tons of money? I would like to eat the fish instead of supplements. The wild caught salmon at my local grocery stores are very expensive, 13$ for 12oz of wild sockeye salmon. Is... (more)

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jake_16 0 · January 12, 2013 at 12:33 AM

sardines, herring and mackerel in cans are cheap and tasty.

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by 825 · about 2 hours ago

i bought some "responsibly farmed" salmon from the store and was wondering if there's any difference in the levels of pcb and other toxins. do you eat it?

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Alex 0 · January 11, 2013 at 6:06 PM

As I understand it, most salmon served in sushi restaurants is farmed, and sushi/sashimi is the only way I eat salmon, so yes, in all liklihood I do eat farmed salmon.

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by 1232 · about 2 hours ago

I've spent the past few months following an as-paleo-as-possible vegan diet (see my thread here). I'm thinking of introducing fish into my diet as I have less aversion to that than other kinds of meat and it seems to have the health benefits I... (more)

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Eugenia 0 · January 05, 2013 at 12:10 PM

What are the best kinds of fish to get? Wild salmon, wild sardines (canned), smelt (eat the whole fish, with heads and guts, fried), cod, rockfish. One thing that people forget to suggest around here, that is possibly MORE important than... (more)

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by 1042 · about 2 hours ago

I love raw fish. In fact, I prefer raw fish over cooked fish any day. Yesterday, my roommate said she thought that in order to eat salmon or any other fish raw, the fish has to be "sushi grade." Is there any truth to this statement? And if this is... (more)

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CD 0 · December 10, 2012 at 7:58 PM

Smoked Salmon is of course safe to eat -- but it's not "raw", it's been smoked. (note: even cold smoked salmon, while not cooked, is not considered raw in the culinary sense) Certifying fish as sushi grade just means that it has gone through a... (more)

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by 213 · about 2 hours ago

Which online shops give the best deals on bulk frozen fish? I think I'm looking for a fish wholesaler. Maybe if a bunch of people living around a certain location could group their order as groupon does, we could convince a company to give us... (more)

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Kitzu 0 · December 02, 2012 at 12:30 AM

http://www.lummiislandwild.com/ Wild caught salmon trucked frozen to your location, there is a minimum purchase order so you may need to set up a buying club for your area if there is not one already. I found the quality to be great and the price... (more)

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by 432 · about 2 hours ago

How much of salmon's vitamin-D is lost when cooked? I have heard that the vitamin-D in milk is mostly destroyed by pasteurization, to the extent that such milk is not considered a good source of the vitamin unless it's fortified. Or maybe the... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · November 05, 2012 at 12:40 AM

Vitamin D is not something you get from foods, except in minute amounts that might prevent overt deficiency. You're not going to get optimal levels of vitamin D simply eating salmon and drinking UV-treated (that's how they make it vitamin D... (more)

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by 310 · about 2 hours ago

The lunch that I usually make for school most days (not all) is half a can of bumblebee's wild alaskan salmon, plus chopped pickles, celery, onions, and homemade mayo if I have any on hand. Otherwise I use pickle juice. I mostly make this because... (more)

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jake3_14 0 · October 06, 2012 at 6:46 PM

If you're worried about getting enough O-3 fats in your diet, track your food for a week in one of the online tracking tools. I use cron-o-meter because of the real-time graph displays, including O6 and O3 fats (I'm trying to keep the ratio to... (more)

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by 47 · about 2 hours ago

Which one is better in terms of omega 3, toxins, nutrients, price? Wild Alaskan Keta salmon canned with bpa or wild Alaskan Pollock preserved with salt

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Pecan 0 · March 02, 2013 at 12:28 PM

Pollock and white fish in general are low in fat and omega-3. The canned salmon would be higher in omega-3. However both contain unique nutrients. I would go for the pollock personally, just 'cause I like fresh fish and (like the other person... (more)

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by 496 · about 2 hours ago

hi guys, what do you think of frozen pink salmon? anything bad i should know of? here are the links, do you think they are all wild Alaskan as there was reports of 'fake' wild Alaskan salmon that was farmed which was in the news and was also... (more)

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Michelle_22 0 · October 05, 2012 at 3:43 PM

In adding to AmandaLP's thought, I had a friend who worked for a wild salmon fishery in Alaska several years ago, and while he goes absolutely nuts for good salmon, he won't touch what makes it down here in Texas. He pointed out that pink salmon,... (more)

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by 557 · about 2 hours ago

Simple question.. What is the best seafood option? By best consider price, potential toxins, and hard to come by nutrients such as EPA DHA and iodine. Ive been buying wild sockeye salmon. Can I do better in this price range? Is there a reason... (more)

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Acumen_Athletics 0 · September 04, 2012 at 1:24 AM

Sardines IMO. They're wild & cheap (Kind of like my 1st girlfriend). The canned varieties are found at pretty much any local corner store (AVOID THE SOY OIL BRANDS). They're lower in the food chain which makes them less susceptible to Mercury.... (more)

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by 1365 · about 2 hours ago

I've been trying to find more natural treats for my cat, and stumbled upon this at my local PetCo: Snack 21 Salmon Cat Snacks I have to admit, as great of a find as it was for kitty, it's tempting to try myself! (more)

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Anthony_3 0 · August 24, 2012 at 3:28 AM

I don't think pet food gets held to the same standards of quality as people food, so you'd be putting yourself at risk for bacteria and other contaminants. I wouldn't eat it.

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by 5 · about 2 hours ago

I have been buying Costco lamb, bison, processed/packaged avocado and sometimes the organic beef. If anyone has any info on the quality of the meat in particular I would appreciate it. Especially curious about how the lamb is raised. Aldi seems... (more)

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Carl_Stawicki 0 · August 23, 2012 at 5:50 PM

Are you referring to the Wholly Guacamole they sell? I used to buy a lot of that. The ingredient list looked perfectly paleo.

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by 432 · about 2 hours ago

I don't get much sun on my skin and won't use artificial bulbs. Also, I'd rather not use a supplement. I'm looking for exceptional food sources of vitamin-D, such as 50-100% in a single serving. (Cod liver oil, although it may qualify as a food... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · August 09, 2012 at 3:03 AM

Personally, I would not want to eat as much fish as I would need in order maintain a good blood level of D3. The risk of mercury toxicity is too high in this day & age, IMO. For example, I personally need 6,000 IUs/day from sun and/or... (more)

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by 1720 · about 2 hours ago

I've heard that some salmon is just tilapia (which is ridiculous). I can get these frozen packages of salmon for about $1.30 for 4 ounces of salmon. That's about $5.20/lb. Is this too good to be true? Here's their site. http://yiheseafood.com/ (more)

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Karen 0 · August 01, 2012 at 8:42 PM

I'd use caution because they state "We are a full service company that started on the ground floor of processing seafood in China." Their salmon is wild, but is probably NOT Alaskan salmon (they don't show origin that I could find). I just don't... (more)

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by 396 · about 2 hours ago

So, I've 15oz of canned wild pink salmon. I'm looking for some creative eating ideas. Preferably things I could take to work and eat during break. If it travels, that's a bonus. Right now I was just thinking of taking a half can of the salmon... (more)

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MathGirl72 0 · September 07, 2013 at 12:44 AM

Mix it with mashed avocado, salt, pepper, garlic, and green onion. Eat with celery sticks. I don't particularly care for salmon, but I have to portion this out for myself or I will go crazy.

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by 10 · about 2 hours ago

Can anyone disclose, to me, the cooking process a cannery uses in the making of their canned salmon?

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thhq 0 · April 25, 2012 at 1:45 PM

When I was a kid I toured a big commercial tuna cannery at the mouth of the Columbia, long since closed. The gutted fish were cooked in an oven with open racks which allowed the oil to drain off. The cooked fish was hand packed into cans bones and... (more)

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by 326 · about 2 hours ago

So, I've been trying to integrate more fish into my diet. My local Aldi carries frozen salmon fillets marketed as "Wild Caught Pacific Salmon." However, I've heard that some "wild caught" fish are actually farm raised and passed off as the real... (more)

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jj_2 0 · February 16, 2012 at 11:23 PM

If it says wild caught, it should be wild caught. Salmon can be caught of the pacific coast of Canada and some parts of Washington state. Those would be wild caught pacific salmon, even if not from Alaska. There's a few varieties of wild... (more)

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by 10 · about 3 hours ago

Anyone do this before? I'm a little hesitant to use the granulated sugar needed to make Lox however I'm not sure if there is any alternative. I was thinking maybe honey or some sort of syrup however I am in doubt if this will actually work.... (more)

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Marie 0 · January 19, 2012 at 8:15 PM

I tried this recipe from Gnoll's blog and it was great: Gravlax

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