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by 598 · about 9 hours ago

I'm getting a new BBQ/Grill today and I'm thrilled! I know for the most part how to do meat on it but what are some of the best veggies to grill, and how do you go about it? What about tubers and other USO's? Also, can you do liver on the... (more)

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bbisesi 0 · May 04, 2014 at 7:12 PM

throw veggies directly on grill either plain or with some rub and olive oil on em. Whole mushrooms are fantastic grilled, as are peppers. Eggplant and summer squash are very good too. With onions, a grill pan or foil may help just cause they... (more)

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by 25 · about 9 hours ago

For a couple of years I've had consistent bloating, which is always most extreme in what I've figured is my colon, on the right side of my abdomen. When it's most inflamed and sausage-like it's usually accompanied by wild gas and gurgling, so it... (more)

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rewdy 0 · March 15, 2014 at 4:00 PM

Hello. I'm no expert on this, but if you're been following paleo and you're still having the trouble you're having, you might want to evaluate which paleo foods you're eating. Robb Wolf has on his website a paleo protocol for people with... (more)

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by 245 · about 9 hours ago

I've heard you need fats to properly absorb a lot of the vitamins in vegetables. I personally eat veggies sometimes as snacks between meals -- with no fat. Would it be wise to try to include some fats with this? Interested in what amount of... (more)

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Alan_11 0 · February 20, 2014 at 8:40 PM

I love veggies with butter. They taste so much better and it is nutriious.

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by 598 · about 9 hours ago

So I'm eating salads again and would like to know what sort of easy, quick, relatively painless yet delectable and nutritious salads you guys like to prepare. Fire off! And hey: if you want to offer a complicated, convoluted salad recipe I... (more)

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ge110 0 · January 26, 2014 at 5:55 AM

I buy the organic pre-washed greens from earthbound. Their 50/50 spinach/spring mix + left over turkey, tomato, onion, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt, pepper BOOM awesome salad. Add feta for extra awesome.

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by 0 · about 9 hours ago

So my problem is.. One hour after eating veggies my stomach makes a gurgling noise and I have very loose stool. I was on a fat fast/zero carb eating plan for 7 days ( some days less than 10 g carbs, most days in the 18-30 range). I just brought... (more)

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by 723 · about 9 hours ago

I have noticed that the past few times I have eaten boiled vegetables (broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage), I have had terrible abdominal and intestinal bloating. It is not really painful, just uncomfortable. Lots of air in my stomach and intestines.... (more)

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Renee_2 0 · June 26, 2013 at 12:57 AM

Are you super positive it's not WHICH vegetables you're choosing to cook? The ones you listed are all part of the brassica family which are high in FODMAPS, so they are really gassy for a lot of people. Have you eaten all 3 of these raw with... (more)

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by 173 · about 9 hours ago

I need someone to hold my hand here. I grew up in a home where white potatoes and canned corn were our vegetables. I've been paleo for about two years, but I've struggled with sugar/candy Despite cutting grains and legumes. I just finished the... (more)

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twochickadeez 0 · April 25, 2013 at 1:09 PM

I roast my vegetables most of the time. Chop them and toss with a little olive or coconut oil, salt, pepper, and maybe garlic salt. Roast at 400 or so for about 1/2 an hour depending on the veg. Roasting really brings out the flavor. I agree with... (more)

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by 589 · about 9 hours ago

I have come to the realization my body does not like fiber and/or starch. Yesterday I ate some spaghetti squash and celery root-- my stomach was so bloated and I was in such pain for the entire day. I have tried digestive enzymes and HCL nothing... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · March 16, 2013 at 4:10 PM

Sounds like you are FODMAPS-intolerant. It's trial & error to find out what YOU tolerate, but here's a link that may help: http://www.eat-real-food-paleodietitian.com/paleo-diet-and-fodmap.html (more)

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by 53 · about 9 hours ago

Hi, I know I have a leaky gut and candida. I've been treating the candida for over 6 mo now. I react to a lot of foods by acne/breaking out. I have been drinking water kefir without any problem. I had a problem with most veggies, but Betaine... (more)

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by 748 · about 9 hours ago

Lately my only form of fiber is from steamed veggies, but I've noticed no matter what I ALWAYS get bloated after eating any sort of vegetable unless it is a leafy green (e.g spinach, kale, romaine) which have far less fiber than other veggies (e.g... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · September 27, 2012 at 11:57 PM

Google FODMAPS. Sounds like you are intolerant, like me. And fiber is overrated. Make sure you are sufficient in Magnesium to avoid constipation.

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by 148 · about 9 hours ago

I know the Paleo community tends to be "meat meat meat" minded. Which is awesome-- I love meat as much as the next person. And butter. But anyway, my question is about vegetables. I tend to like a lot of volume when I eat--I'm kind of an admitted... (more)

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Varelse 0 · August 06, 2012 at 5:18 AM

Welcome to PaleoHacks! Don't feel bad about being a n00b! We all were at one time and this is how we learn - both asking questions and answering them! I don't think you can over-do it on the non-starchy veggies unless you fill up on them to the... (more)

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by 1178 · about 9 hours ago

So, if I buy organic vegetables, is there really a need to peel them? After looking through Well Feed and seeing a roasted carrot recipe that said something about peeling them it got me thinking, does it really matter? I'm not super lazy, but it... (more)

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SUSTAINEDfitness 0 · July 13, 2012 at 1:25 PM

I never peel carrots, and sometimes wash them, sometimes don't. I feel we are to sanitized in society and that leads to weakened immune systems. I haven't been sick in years. My brother's family uses purell all the time, wash everything... (more)

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by 20 · about 9 hours ago

Do you find that raw is significantly better than steamed or grilled? (Personally, I eat a lot of raw veggies during the day while I'm at work)

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Thomy 0 · April 05, 2012 at 2:10 PM

Mix them to get the most benefit. Cooking lowers vitamin content but improves general digestion and breakdown of the plant matter b/c the plant cells are getting damaged due to the heat. Raw preserves some vitamines and beneficial soil... (more)

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by 5 · about 9 hours ago

I am new to paleo and am not sure what I can eat. I cut out carbs from my diet, but I eat plenty of fresh veggies, I want to know if sweet potatoes and corn on the cob are alright to eat and are there any fresh veggies and fruits I should stay... (more)

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greymouser 0 · March 07, 2012 at 3:09 PM

Short beginner's answer: anything that isn't processed 'cept grains and legumes. Strive for the highest quality protein sources: grass-fed/pastured beef, wild caught seafood, uncured meats (like uncured bacon or sausage). Longer answer ... You... (more)

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by 203 · about 9 hours ago

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110111133224.htm http://news.bbc.co.uk/local/nottingham/hi/people_and_places/newsid_9358000/9358273.stm Researchers at the University of Nottingham say research shows eating vegetables makes you... (more)

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Chris_22 0 · December 09, 2011 at 3:54 PM

To me there is nothing more arousing than a female gnawing on a whole shank of meat. Just saying.

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by 4276 · about 10 hours ago

So many of you know that I started paleo about 6 months ago after finally leaving the beer industry. I still have many friends there and an annual ritual that we have is a veggie dog eating contest at a neighborhood festival, that is coming up... (more)

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paleohacks 0 · July 07, 2011 at 7:08 PM

My first time off the wagon was a huge gluten fest. It left me with stomach cramps, bloating, severe indegestion and not to be gross but really bad trips to the toilet. I'm a go big or go home kinda gal like gilliebean mentioned above. To me, I... (more)

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by 18412 · about 10 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 1585 · about 10 hours ago

Is rhubarb a no or a yes? I have a bunch of organic rhubarb in my yard and would like to use it up. It is considered to be a a vegetable but the United States court system calls it a fruit and I am not sure where it lands on the scale of good and... (more)

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Carl_Stawicki 0 · June 01, 2011 at 1:37 PM

Scientific classifications should alway trump legal classifications, but that said I think classifications are irrelevant. I think you should look up the nutrient values of rhubarb and decide if it fits with your goals. I've heard rhubarb was... (more)

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by 4276 · about 10 hours ago

I live in the city in an apartment with an east facing balcony. I want to set up an edible garden for my own veggies as I cant seem to get through a CSA box before it goes bad, and this way I know I can get only stuff I like. Not to mention the... (more)

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paleohacks 0 · March 19, 2011 at 7:43 PM

Loved this idea when I read about it awhile ago. I can't put too much stuff on my balcony/fire escape or else the landlord makes me get rid of it because it blocks the the ladder:( Now I have a space in the community garden, but still love this... (more)

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by 422 · about 10 hours ago

So I've been reading on here about the dangers of fructose, and fruit takes up probably 1/3rd of my diet. I don't really like vegetables, I try to eat them occasionally and I'm working up to them more often...but I just HATE them, I really... (more)

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Jonathan_1 0 · March 10, 2011 at 10:04 PM

This should do the trick http://www.thepaleodiet.com/nutritional_tools/fruits_table.html http://thepaleodiet.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/Fruits-Sugars.html (Edit 29-04-11 - seems to have moved, thanks to oak0y for pointing this out... (more)

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by 4163 · about 10 hours ago

Following on from the broth question, what are some good paleo sources of magnesium and potassium? Broth doesn't have that much apparently. Seeds have loads but are too high in linoleic acid, ditto nuts (or 200g macadamia nuts, which would be... (more)

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Matt_1 0 · April 29, 2010 at 3:15 PM

This is a very quick calculation using fitday.com from some random paleoish foods just to give an idea. The percentages are of the RDA for the mineral. 1 oz almonds. 19% magnesium. 1 tin sardines. 10% potassium. 9% magnesium. 0.25 cup dried... (more)

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by 0 · October 30, 2014 at 5:13 AM

Let's just say that, for argument's sake, I was getting all of my nutrients from animal-based foods like beef liver, pastured eggs, wild sockeye, bone broth etc. Are vegetables and fruit still necessary and what would I be deficient in? I eat... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · July 19, 2014 at 9:06 PM

Survive vs thrive. You can survive without veggies, but not likely thrive without them. Toss beef, chicken, pork (8 oz each), salmon (4 ounces) and eggs (6) into Cronometer and see what numbers show up. That's nearly my calorie needs… but... (more)

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by 598 · October 30, 2014 at 5:05 AM

Eating seasonally makes perfect sense and goes along with other paleo doctrine but I naturally question all things. I've been tentatively eating seasonally too, but not taking it too seriously. CW says that the human diet in temperate... (more)

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raydawg 0 · March 25, 2014 at 5:29 PM

In a word, fructose. Fructose signals our bodies to pack on stores for the winter. Fructose is available in large amounts only at the end of summer, when ripe fruits are abundant. So we pack on the fat to be able to survive the lean times. (more)

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by 10 · October 30, 2014 at 4:57 AM

Ok so, I've been eating a very strict paleo for a month. Not whole 30, but lots of protein, veggies (broccoli, cauliflower rice, spaghetti squash, zucchini, tomatoes, carrots, cabbage- all vegetables available, I eat it) all mixed differently to... (more)

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Happy_Now 0 · August 29, 2013 at 3:46 AM

Quit eating broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, and maybe the avocados too for a few weeks and see if that helps, the first 3 are all known to be bloat inducers and major sources of gas for many people (avocados some people have trouble with,... (more)

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by 10 · October 30, 2014 at 4:33 AM

Hi there, my 17 month old is still breastfeeding and we are trying to eat as much paleo as we can. We didn't really introduce his first fruits until he was around 10 months old. When he started when other foods he loved fish and meat and veggies... (more)

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Janknitz 0 · December 20, 2012 at 3:34 PM

Sounds like a normal 2 year old learning that he has some control over his environment by using the word "no" and he is testing the laws of gravity, too. But your job is to parent him, because you know what's best for him. IMHO the WORST thing... (more)

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