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by 0 · about 7 hours ago

I am on an autoimmune paleo diet as it provides exceptional relief for my chronic "allergies" and other ailments. However, I feel as though fat is just melting off my body. I can even see a sixpack forming for the first time in my life.On the one... (more)

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BobK 0 · September 28, 2014 at 10:29 PM

How about some data to work with?Age, weight, waist, bodyfat guess.... now and when you started AIP General questions w/o supporting details yield general / non-spedfic questions. How long on AIP? cheers   (more)

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by 0 · about 7 hours ago

I've put together two different mealplans, and need your opinion on which one is more "optimal". Here it goeees:Mealplan 1:Breakfast:- Green tea with lemon - Smoothie with kale, spinach, fishoil, blueberries, coconut oil and avocado - 2 boiled... (more)

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CD 0 · June 02, 2014 at 12:32 PM

drop the fish oil and eat fish a couple of times a week.The more "optimal" diet would be to eat varied, so menu 1 day 1, menu 2 day 2, etc.

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by 0 · about 7 hours ago

So for the past week I have been making fruit smoothies with strawberries, bananas, blueberries, raspberries, and then some kale, chard and powder that removes heavy metals from your body called geo force. I am wondering about the sugar and if its... (more)

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cavemanjoe 0 · August 12, 2013 at 5:06 PM

Sounds good, only suggestion is to remove the geo force because you cannot "remove heavy metals" from your body unless you undergo chelation therapy with EDTA infusion from a qualified healthcare provider who has previously diagnosed you with lead... (more)

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by 787 · about 7 hours ago

Hello there, i'm after some suggestions for high fat/protein/low carb liquid foods please, or food that do well liquidised in a smoothie I'm getting removable braces fitted that you have to leave in for 20 hours per day & take out when... (more)

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WHITNEY_6 0 · July 29, 2013 at 3:24 PM

I like to put chia seeds in my smoothies. They add fiber and good fats. Have you thought about some bone broth? I've never tried making my own, but that's a common topic of conversation around here. You could also blend up some cooked veggies... (more)

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by 15 · about 7 hours ago

I knew whey protein is not considered strictly paleo for a long time, but I always used it because I had no reason to believe it is bad. But recently I felt a little phlegm-y after having two smoothies in one day, so I did some digging around.... (more)

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Hailstorm 0 · June 18, 2013 at 7:53 PM

I usually put two raw egg yolks in my smoothie, and then microwave the whites for 45 seconds to a minute and eat them separately. Don't want raw whites in your smoothie because of the potential for biotin deficiency. My meal replacement smoothie... (more)

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by 15 · about 7 hours ago

I've been drinking a kale smoothie every morning for a few weeks and it's been great so far! They contain plenty of vitamins/minerals/fats, but I'm almost completely lacking protein. For the past few days, I've been scrambling up 3 duck eggs from... (more)

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tbunchylulu 0 · May 06, 2013 at 12:51 PM

I put two or three raw chicken egg yolks in my kale smoothie every morning and have for years. I get the eggs from a neighbor and have never had a problem. Just make sure the shells are clean before you crack them.

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by 2302 · about 7 hours ago

I know that strawberries and blueberries are near the top of the list of "Things to Buy Organic". Would this be any different if they were frozen? I use them daily in my smoothies and Trader Joe's has a great "Fancy Berry Blend" that I like to... (more)

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Todd_B 0 · May 03, 2013 at 1:27 PM

Matt makes a good point. Organic does not necessarily mean pesticide free. Petroleum and sulfur are two products that are toxic to humans and still considered "organic.". In addition, because organic pesticides are usually less effective,... (more)

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by 3280 · about 8 hours ago

Since I'm not a coffee drinker, and don't know much about coffee, I figured I'd ask if it's safe, as nutritious, and ok to toss in 10 whole coffee beans into my vitamix smoothie? I am curious if whole coffee beans are like garlic in that it needs... (more)

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blackappy 0 · January 07, 2013 at 5:19 PM

There is plenty of available dissolved oxygen in a smoothie, not to mention the aeration that happens during the blending phase of your smoothie. (more)

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by 5 · about 8 hours ago

If this has been asked and answered, please forgive me. I just recently signed up. what are the measurements for the coconut smoothie with raw eggs, coconut milk and heavy cream. thanks

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Lesley_1 0 · November 21, 2012 at 10:00 PM

I don't have the recipe for the specific smoothie you are seeking, but I do make a pretty good coconut smoothie base fairly regularly. It's not the most paleo thing around, but it doesn't seem to upset my system at all. I use one small banana,... (more)

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by 30 · about 8 hours ago

Hi primates, I wanna gain some weight and therefore have to get more calories. A nice user called txrandom tipped me into trying some frozen coconut milk with fruits. Its great! And this seems to be a great way for me to surplus in calories.... (more)

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ParkerNotSoPerfect 0 · April 10, 2013 at 5:20 PM

How about a mint chocolate chip one: coconut milk, avocado, cocoa powder, mint extract/fresh mint/dried mint, vanilla extract if you choose, sweetener if you choose. Or a sweet potato nut pie one, like my husband made the other day, if you're ok... (more)

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by 379 · about 8 hours ago

My mother-in-law just got a new Vitamix blender. She and my wife make shakes for breakfast. Both of them are trying to eat healthier. I'd like to know if their shakes are indeed healthy, if they should be doing this everyday, and what could make... (more)

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cbucker 0 · October 09, 2012 at 3:53 PM

Drinking a shake for any meal is not significantly different in any way from eating the ingredients whole. They are fine to have everyday, all day, all the time, never, or periodically, as long as you desire if you put the necessary ingredients in... (more)

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by 5 · about 8 hours ago

Hi all, I'm new to paleo, and excited about the things it can do to help my digestive problems. I pretty much have the palate of a five-year-old though, so learning to love vegetables is certainly going to be a struggle I'll have to ease into.... (more)

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PoP_Pup 0 · August 17, 2012 at 2:58 PM

Here is one of mine but you will need a decent blender though.

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by 668 · about 8 hours ago

Hola, So I'm sitting here with chipmunk cheeks and a very sore jaw. I just had two impacted wisdom teeth pulled and the doctor told me not to eat solids or hot liquids for 3 days Any paleo suggestions. The Dr said icecream but I'm tryin to avoid... (more)

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AmandaLP 0 · August 17, 2012 at 1:28 PM

Bone broth! Pureed Soups. Coconut milk and fish broth with garlic. Coconut oil in lots of things.

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by 3280 · about 8 hours ago

I was reading: http://www.radiancenutrition.com/2011/08/19/put-down-that-kale-smoothie-why-you-should-cook-your-food/ And it made the point that cooking veggies makes them more bio available because: "Destruction of cell walls in vegetables... (more)

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Meatymichael 0 · June 03, 2012 at 2:52 PM

NO I wouldn't. I think a raw leafy greens AND cooked greens are both essential and should be included in our diet. Honestly I wouldn't worry about it. Just eat both raw and cooked. I drink a green smoothie every day. I do agree that Kale is very... (more)

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by 5 · about 8 hours ago

I'm confused from reading contradictory advice. Should I add a fat source to my green smoothies to help absorbing the nutrients or is it unecessary?

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KarenOH 0 · May 30, 2012 at 1:44 PM

I usually add 1/2 an avocado or 1 tbsp coconut oil to my green smoothies.

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by 1876 · about 8 hours ago

Does anyone have any paleo friendly smoothie recipes (particularly breakfast) they would share? I've found a few online that use raw eggs and regardless of what the site author says, I don't feel comfortable eating raw eggs.

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jesuisjuba___paleorepublic_com 0 · May 24, 2012 at 3:20 AM

Smoothie ideas! To whey or not to whey, is up to you :) Green tea, mango, goat milk Strawberry, or mixed berries, lemon, mint, cow milk Almond butter, coconut, cocoa, coconut milk Broil pineapple and puree with coconut, fresh ginger, coconut... (more)

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by 287 · about 8 hours ago

I've been Paleo for 3 weeks now... trying to heal my leaky gut. Adding smoothies into my diet helps me keep my fiber up on days I don't eat enough veggie. But now the smoothies are giving me gurling, and stomach discomfort. All the items in the... (more)

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Mscott 0 · March 26, 2012 at 5:59 AM

The peaches, applesauce, honey, and strawberries offer up the potential for lot of fructose. We can only absorb so much fructose at a time and if much goes unabsorbed it can cause a number of gastrointestinal ailments. Additionally, lot of people... (more)

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by 2226 · about 8 hours ago

In this study by Hashim, which I've seen cited on blogs a few times, the obese subjects spontaneously reduced calories and lost substantial bodyfat when restricted to a smoothie of sorts ??? specifically, a liquid formula that was nutritionally... (more)

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January 0 · December 02, 2011 at 3:55 AM

I'd drink it and probably like it, but I have weird tastes. It does look nutritionally broad. The liver powder: I've heard that it's not so hot nutritionally because the processing wrecks the nutrients. The delicate oil-soluble vitamins, which is... (more)

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by 382 · about 8 hours ago

Looking to implement tons of smoothies, I add my Whey protein but looking for some great things to add to my smoothie. Please help!! Can't do Peanut Butter anymore

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gone2croatan 0 · July 06, 2011 at 10:50 PM

To quote the inimitable Melissa McEwen, "Smoothies are just diluted baby food." I recommend against them. Maybe this isn't helpful, but you really shouldn't be drinking your calories.

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by 18412 · about 8 hours ago

Just saw the other thread on juicing veggies, and it really got me thinking about busting out the ol' Vitamix that I spent $400 on at the Del Mar fair. I don't want to 'juice' veggies as the other post describes. I want to put the whole thing in... (more)

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Rogue_Nutritionist 0 · June 21, 2011 at 9:03 PM

My favorite veggie smoothie : handful of cilantro, big handful of spinach, half of a cucumber, a little lime juice, one small avocado, a pinch of sea salt, a pinch of chipotle powder, enough water to blend...when it's pretty blended, I drizzle in... (more)

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by 30 · about 8 hours ago

I dropped my blender last week and am in dire need of a replacement. Is there a paleo-approved frontrunner? I'm thinking I'll get a hand/stick one (like the kitchenaid immersion) for small stuff, mayo, and baby food but I really need a regular one... (more)

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Eric_12 0 · June 20, 2011 at 2:56 PM

I have the vitamix and it worls great.

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by 1215 · about 8 hours ago

Here in London (maybe the rest of the UK as well) we have this brand of ready made smoothie which you can buy in a small bottle or a larger carton. Usually fruit juice and smoothies are not really seen as a good idea because of the larger sugar... (more)

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Bread_Eating_Beelzebub 0 · September 09, 2010 at 12:44 PM

Yeah, I used to get those are the airport a lot when I lived in Europe. I was a smoothie junkie for a time and I didn't get fat, but my teeth were worse off. From what I've read the rate of fructose absorption determines how much fructose is... (more)

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by 10 · about 8 hours ago

Hello, My typical breakfast is some protein powder, milled flaxseed, blueberries, strawberries, blackberries, & raspberries with about a cup of skim milk blended into a smoothie. I love this and look forward to it in the morning but now... (more)

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Fearsclave 0 · August 09, 2010 at 12:41 AM

Grok wouldn't even recognize protein powder as food. The berries are very Paleo, though. Given that your dentition and digestive tract is evolved to eat them as berries straight off the bush, not pureed and drunk through a straw, why don't you... (more)

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by 20787 · about 8 hours ago

The topic of smoothies sometimes comes up and I LOVE fruit smoothies! I don't mind eating a bit of berries but I need other things to add in as well. I prefer to eat whole foods, not processed stuff like separated whey. Plus I'd like to avoid... (more)

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GHarkness 0 · July 20, 2010 at 6:58 PM

Oh my, you haven't tried coconut milk yet? Try pouring it into ice cube trays, freeze them, then pop the little cubes out and use them in your smoothie. If you like yours really cold like I do (typically, mine's like soft serve ice cream) this... (more)

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by 0 · October 30, 2014 at 5:06 AM

To buy or not to buy? I usually have a green smoothie for breakfast along with my eggs, and this taste good as topping. But, how healthy is it really?

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raydawg 0 · April 28, 2014 at 12:03 PM

Smoothies are not paleo, you don't need magic berries from the other side of the planet. Eat a small bit of liver each week - it's the only true superfood.

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