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by 0 · February 23, 2014 at 8:10 PM

Hi everyone, I have scoured paleohacks and many others websites looking for peer reviewed, scientific studies dealing with the polymerized fat seasoning on cast iron cookware. I cannot find anything. Again, I found lots of advice and... (more)

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thhq 0 · February 23, 2014 at 8:00 PM

The practical solution: Burn the pan in a fire and reseason it with saturated fat. This is standard practice for sketchy thrift store bargains or something you find in an old cabin. The wonk solution: 1. Unsaturated fats like... (more)

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by 157 · June 17, 2013 at 6:49 PM

I'm just curious about whether there is any evidence to show that a low fat diet leads to vitamin D deficiency. Both my parents have recently been told to take supplements and I'm suspicious that their low fat diets is part of the cause.

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PilatesGatekeeper 0 · June 17, 2013 at 6:49 PM

Absolutely. Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin

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by 571 · June 14, 2013 at 1:04 AM

I'm writing about the Paleo diet for a class and I need to back up my statements with citations, but I'm having trouble finding studies supporting our beliefs. For example, why wheat is bad. I'm saying it is extremely genetically modified, but is... (more)

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Colin_1 0 · June 14, 2013 at 1:04 AM

Grains: http://www.dovepress.com/comparison-with-ancestral-diets-suggests-dense-acellular-carbohydrates-peer-reviewed-article-DMSO http://robbwolf.com/2011/01/12/hey-robb-this-person-said-gluten-free-diets-are-bogus/ Oils: http://www.ncbi.nl... (more)

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by 831 · June 05, 2013 at 2:57 AM

I was wondering if anyone in the Paleo community has addressed the new studies showing that hominids were consuming grasses, sedges and succulents 3.5 million years ago? 4 studies here under June 3:... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · June 04, 2013 at 5:47 PM

Ok, I'm referring to the cliff notes (Discover Magazine) article here... So they suggest that the shift from C3 (trees/shrubs) to C4 (grasses) plants happened along time ago. Well, duh, I say. What happened? Our forest dwelling ancestors left the... (more)

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by 632 · February 26, 2013 at 1:04 AM

Hello all! So I am looking for studies for my research paper on genetics. Topic: Epidemic of Chronic Disease: Lifestyle vs Genomics Can someone point out what you believe to be the most meaningful studies? Any ideas on the structure of this... (more)

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Dutch_1 0 · February 26, 2013 at 1:04 AM

Here's an interesting, well-written piece that's perhaps similar to what you want to write: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/24/opinion/sunday/what-really-causes-celiac-disease.html (more)

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by 271 · January 18, 2013 at 10:02 PM

I was wondering which academic journals I should follow. Which do you recommened?

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Amy_B_ 0 · January 16, 2013 at 7:17 PM

Nutrition and Metabolism

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by 4240 · January 04, 2013 at 3:32 PM

What has science "proven" that you believe to be false?

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JimRed 0 · January 04, 2013 at 3:32 PM

The earth is a sphere! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spherical_Earth Science!!!

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by 383 · April 27, 2013 at 11:27 AM

More specifically, any peer-reviewed studies showing that bone broth does all the things it is claimed to do? I've seen a lot of anecdotal evidence, people saying they were cured by it, etc, but I've not see anyone point to serious evidence in... (more)

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Lady_Arwen 0 · July 21, 2012 at 4:05 AM

http://blog.lef.org/2012/01/chicken-broth-painful-joints.html From this blog: This is where cartilage comes into play. It’s the perfect substance for smooth, near friction-free motion. Cartilage is mainly comprised of type-2 collagen, the primary... (more)

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by 644 · July 06, 2012 at 7:47 PM

From the article intro: Let's get this straight: The number of people who go from fat to thin, and stay there, statistically rounds down to zero. Every study says so. No study says otherwise. None. Oh, you can lose a ton of... (more)

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foreveryoung 0 · July 05, 2012 at 9:07 PM

Hi, Westroxel. I'm probably going to say some things you don't want to hear, so feel free to down vote :) In order to get obese, you have to have eaten a hyper caloric diet consisting largely of hyper-palitable foods and other neolithic agents... (more)

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by 230 · September 01, 2013 at 8:35 PM

A new study just published in the AMA Journal compared three diets: a low-fat diet, a low-glycemic/Mediterranean diet, and a low-carb/Atkins-like diet. Although participants burned the most energy on the low-carb diet, researchers found that it... (more)

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Jepo 0 · June 27, 2012 at 2:32 PM

wsj is a new medical journal ? :D a proper link is beter.

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by 4145 · June 20, 2012 at 9:55 AM

Curious what the Paleohacks crowd has to say about this article: http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/05/30/can-exercise-be-bad-for-you/?hp I am guessing the result hinges on whether the risk factors identified in the study really are indicative... (more)

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Dean_3 0 · June 20, 2012 at 9:55 AM

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by 0 · March 16, 2012 at 1:13 PM

Possible Duplicate: Recent Longitudinal Study: Red Meat and Higher Mortality I know previous studies have linked processed red meats to cancer, but this recent study also links unprocessed red meat to disease development. This study cites... (more)

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Troels_Rasmussen 0 · March 16, 2012 at 1:13 PM

Maybe you should take this study with a grain of salt, and read this take on it:http://www.marksdailyapple.com/will-eating-red-meat-kill-you/#axzz1pHfZ6uf0 (more)

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by 8185 · October 27, 2012 at 5:04 AM

Interesting scientific study in JAMA on excess calories and the diet. They essentially overfed humans in a controlled environment different macro levels, and measured bodyfat/etc afterwards. Their conclusion is: Among persons living in a... (more)

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animaleater 0 · October 27, 2012 at 5:04 AM

More than 2g/kg bodyweight for me makes me feel bad. Less than that makes me feel bad.

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by 18437 · January 04, 2012 at 2:14 AM

Study title is: Comparison of Aerobic Versus Resistance Exercise Training on Metabolic Syndrome (from the Studies of a Targeted Risk Reduction Intervention Through Defined Exercise – STRRIDE-AR/RT) in American Journal of Cardiology 2011. ePublish... (more)

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dav 0 · December 28, 2011 at 7:53 AM

"RT expends fewer calories in each duration of exercise session than does AT" If this study included people who walked a lot and had little body fat, things might look very different. But perhaps for the overweight, sedentary... (more)

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by 12118 · December 07, 2011 at 2:08 PM

Hi, fellow PaleoHackers, After being on the receiving end of multiple emails from extended family members who are MDs which at times implied and other times outright asserted that we were irresponsible parents for feeding our kids paleo-style and... (more)

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Dorado_Galore 0 · December 07, 2011 at 4:30 AM

"How did I get my citations / interpretations wrong?" Maybe you were asleep at the time, or perhaps drunk? I've gotten citations seriously wrong from both states.

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by 135 · August 07, 2011 at 5:22 PM

Have there been any scientific studies that can conclusively indicate one race/ culture of a people is more predisposed to benefit more from eating paleo over another? My mother asked me why I eat paleo, which led to this question. We got a bit... (more)

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dzone 0 · June 24, 2011 at 10:54 PM

considering that different races differ not only in skin color, face structure, height etc., but on functional level as well (ability to digest lactose, gene expression related to amylase secretion etc.) it is fairly (imo) plausible to think that,... (more)

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by 15964 · January 10, 2013 at 2:49 PM

When I was eight I had my tonsils and adenoids removed. I also went ahead and had my wisdom teeth extracted when I was 18 even though they weren't bothering me. Growing up, a few of my buddies had their appendixes removed. Back then (early 80's)... (more)

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LaurenM 0 · January 10, 2013 at 2:49 PM

These parts are not superfluous, we just didn't know what they were for when the procedures were introduced, and now docs do what they know. The increased risk of heart attack will be because of inflammation. Inflammation is a reaction to an... (more)

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by 60 · March 21, 2011 at 3:48 PM

I have a great opportunity to finally open my mums eyes on what is the healthy way to eat. She has been working for the NHS for a decades and she has finally said if I can produce some studies to show her what I believe is right then she will... (more)

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Jonathan_1 0 · March 21, 2011 at 3:48 PM

Fairly heavy-duty. but very legitimate & scientific (peer reviewed) paper on "The western diet and lifestyle and diseases of civilization" ... (more)

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by 22684 · October 06, 2012 at 1:38 AM

This is a serious question. Because of the power of the media, we see the bad ones... again and again and again. In health circles, virtually every health circle other than Frugarians, Sugar and Fructose are villanized. Yet people zealously... (more)

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Matt_1 0 · January 09, 2011 at 1:36 PM

This is all from this recent review in Nutrition and Metabolism. Health implications of fructose consumption: A review of recent data. It seems like a reasonably objective overview of the current scientific evidence and is worth a read as it... (more)