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by 0 · 16 minutes ago

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 571 · 24 minutes ago

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 · 25 minutes ago

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 384 · 44 minutes ago

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... (more)

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by 644 · about 1 hour ago

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 · about 1 hour ago

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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Malia_ 0 · June 27, 2012 at 2:17 PM

If it's improperly done I can see where inflammation may be increased. The metabolism of meats (especially red grain-fed meats, as well as the cooking style: barbecue (char grilling being one destroyer of meat's nutritional value) generates a lot... (more)

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by 0 · about 1 hour ago

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 18635 · about 1 hour ago

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.... (more)

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Atkins_witha_loincloth 0 · December 28, 2011 at 1:29 AM

Actually, there was some discussion about this research before. My response: Yes, the types and combinations of exercise done in those with some medical issues and those with belly fat, can make a difference. I happen to think that this is... (more)

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by 12174 · about 1 hour ago

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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Nance 0 · December 07, 2011 at 3:08 AM

Holy manuscript, Batman! You forgot one thing. When other people have their minds made up, the only one listening to your opinion is you. The only leverage you might have is your own detailed bloodwork, particularly if it has improved since you... (more)

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by 60 · about 1 hour ago

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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The_Quilt 0 · March 20, 2011 at 1:21 PM

Buy her Taubes book.....it chronicles over 125 yrs of solid data. If she does not get it after that forget it......

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by 22913 · about 1 hour ago

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)

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by 271 · October 19, 2014 at 4:00 AM

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 16131 · October 19, 2014 at 3:16 AM

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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HeatherC 0 · June 22, 2011 at 8:10 PM

When my son was 5 years old I took him to the doctor because when he was sleeping he snored and wheezed so loudly that it sounded like he couldn't get enough air - very labored. The doctor sent us to an ENT who commented that he was surprised my... (more)

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by 157 · October 18, 2014 at 4:04 AM

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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elf27 0 · June 17, 2013 at 6:18 PM

I really like this article from stephan guyenet at wholehealthsource: http://wholehealthsource.blogspot.com/2010/04/magnesium-and-vitamin-d-metabolism.html I'm no expert but it seems like vitamin D absorption is really complicated and even... (more)

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by 631 · October 18, 2014 at 3:56 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 4283 · October 18, 2014 at 3:52 AM

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

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miked_2 0 · January 03, 2013 at 9:28 PM

Nothing. Science never has nor never will prove anything. There are people who have misapplied badly done science to create recommendations that are bad for people, but that's not science's fault.

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by 8255 · October 18, 2014 at 3:26 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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Jeff__1 0 · January 04, 2012 at 12:49 AM

That study is an overfeeding study. Part of the benefits of higher protein intake is that you have greater satiety and will actually reduce caloric intake on your own. See this one... http://www.ajcn.org/content/82/1/41.abstract (more)

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by 4176 · October 17, 2014 at 3:38 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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Tyler_F 0 · May 31, 2012 at 1:21 AM

If it's in the New York Times, ball it up and use it to start your next grill.

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by 135 · October 16, 2014 at 3:15 AM

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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paleohacks 0 · June 26, 2011 at 2:57 PM

I recall someone else posting something about this before, eg. race-tailored paleo diet. I entirely agree and would like to encounter some studies related to phenotype, ethnicity, physiology and their interrelations as it relates to diet. The... (more)

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