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by 0 · about 12 hours 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 -2 · about 12 hours 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 55 · about 12 hours ago

I live in the Redmond/Bellevue area in Washington, USA. I usually buy all my meat and seafood in WholeFoods. At WholeFoods wild-caught king salmon is sold @$24.99/lb whereas in QFC it is sold at @12.99/lb. Wild-caught True cod at WholeFoods is... (more)

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Sabertooth 0 · August 13, 2013 at 5:10 PM

Although I do not know QFC, it seems there is not much chance they are misrepresenting wild fish as farm-raised. You can always chat with the fishmongers/fish counter workers, though, and inquire into their source locations, how long the fish on... (more)

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by 633 · about 12 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 232 · about 12 hours ago

My grandpa got this pickled salmon from a farm, and it only has a list of ingredients (they probably aren't in quantity order because it's just a tub with an unprofessional looking label. It's Salmon, vinegar, sugar, spices, carrots and onions.... (more)

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Varelse 0 · February 22, 2013 at 5:11 PM

If you don't plan on drinking the liquid, how much sugar do you actually think is going to be left on the pieces of salmon? Is it worth washing off the flavor to get rid of less than 1g (totally estimated) of sugar? Just eat the dang salmon, or... (more)

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by 1232 · about 12 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 220 · about 12 hours ago

Has anyone read that the FDA has approved the first GMO animal? They have okay a GMO super salmon to be farmed. I work in the fish oil industry (wild) and this is scary to me beyond the implications on diet it's a slippery slope in the GMO world... (more)

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Colin_1 0 · January 18, 2013 at 4:47 AM

It's too bad Patty, I wish we'd try the natural route first. I found this article interesting: http://www2.canada.com/saskatoonstarphoenix/news/story.html?id=310cff74-f64d-4cc5-96d5-8e1b0f629fd3 Also the use of artificial reefs in managing... (more)

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by 1232 · about 12 hours ago

I have an early start tomorrow and will be out all day, so I need to prepare a lunchbox tonight. I have some salmon and lots of vegetables and coconut oil. Is it okay if I fry the fish as I normally would and leave it in the fridge overnight... (more)

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Angelina 0 · January 14, 2013 at 5:15 AM

We use glass boxes for our lunch boxes. They are easy to wash and easy on the environment. I am sure that a few days of using aluminum foil will not hurt your food or the environment :)

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by 221 · about 12 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 1232 · about 12 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 12 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 12 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 12 hours ago

Drinking them side by side, the marriage of the RAW vitamin A and D is perfection, no? And the ceviche preparation of the salmon reduces the risk of parasites (primarily tapeworm).

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by 432 · about 12 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 12 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 12 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 5 · about 12 hours ago

I can't find salmon jerky at any health food store or online that doesn't have ANY form of sweetener added, as well a wheat/soy. It also needs to be gluten free. I'm just looking for salmon - salt - spices. Does anyone know of a brand that sells... (more)

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Dan_29 0 · September 26, 2012 at 9:48 PM

I searched high and low for exactly what you are looking for, and ...eventually I found it!!! http://fishbrothers.com/www.fishbrothers.com/Salmon_Jerky.html (more)

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by 496 · about 12 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 432 · about 12 hours ago

Chinook salmon allegedly has a great deal of magnesium. But what about other kinds of salmon, you think they have a similar magnesium content?

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by 557 · about 12 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 5 · about 12 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 12 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 396 · about 12 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 24538 · about 12 hours ago

So I've yet to figure this one out on my own and thought I should throw it out there to see if anyone else has any insight. If I eat a big salmon steak for dinner, I sleep like a baby. If I have fish oil late in the day, I have trouble falling... (more)

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Roberto 0 · July 03, 2012 at 12:51 PM

I cannot take any fish oil supplements because for me they cause insomnia, anxious feeling, bowel problems and even itching in my face. At first I thought it had to do with DHA/EPA stimulation of brain cells, now I think it might have more to do... (more)

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by 1876 · about 12 hours ago

I am trying to incorporate more fish into my diet. I know that wild caught is best, but upon researching farm raised salmon, I found that they feed them pellets with red yeast to give the meat that classic pink salmon color. What do paleo... (more)

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Christopher_Gagnon 0 · May 25, 2012 at 2:51 PM

See this previous Paleohacks discussion for the many other reasons to avoid farmed salmon--which seem much more important to me than the use of colorants: Is farm raised salmon really that bad? Your question seems to ask only about the use of... (more)

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