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by 0 · April 30, 2014 at 7:26 AM

I have thick, coarse, curly hair and 'no poo' isn't working for me.. Baking soda made my hair dry and brittle.. I've also read that using baking soda and ACV can cause damage to the hair shaft because of the pH extremes: "Using highly... (more)

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by 25 · April 04, 2014 at 12:13 AM

Today I went to Whole Foods looking for some yogurt. After reading a blog about how tasty So Delicious Greek Style yogurt is, I had to try it for myself. I purchase about 10 small containers of the yogurt. As as I get home, I open up the... (more)

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by 0 · March 02, 2014 at 6:19 AM

Going paleo really improved my health problems in just a couple of days of doing it. I always used to feel so sick with a lot of different symptoms..But last week i ate yogurt and since then i have been feeling sick again. I was surprised... (more)

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riggsd2003 0 · March 02, 2014 at 6:19 AM

I have read in a couple different places that there is an enzyme that your body stops producing when you cut dairy out of your diet. I have the same issues if i ever try to drink even a glass of soy or almond milk since i have turned paleo. It... (more)

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by 48 · February 19, 2014 at 11:19 AM

I have access to a grass fed non homogenized yogurt but it's only fermented for 10 hours. I was wondering if that's long enough to be a good source of probiotics. It is of course made with pasteurized milk btw. I don't feel it's that much of... (more)

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thhq 0 · February 19, 2014 at 11:12 AM

A yogurt batch usually takes me 5-6 hours. Once the multiplying lactobacilli thicken the milk I'm guessing they become less mobile and slow down. A longer time makes a slightly more sour product, so they're still chewing the lactose into lactic... (more)

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by 0 · February 18, 2014 at 12:46 AM

Hey guys...I know you are not supposed to have soy milk on a paleo diet...but what do you think about these snacks free of dairy, lactose, gluten, casein, egg and MSG?

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by 5476 · December 18, 2013 at 3:40 AM

I am primal and have been thinking of making yogurt out of Good Earth Farms milk. It's really the only non-traditional milk available to me besides Horizon brand. It claims to be "pasture-raised" but what exactly does it mean? I can't... (more)

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OuroborossoroboruO 0 · December 18, 2013 at 3:40 AM

IIRC most Horizon products are pasteurized using HTST which you may find some some difficulties culturing. Here's something I found with a quick google search. (more)

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by 45 · December 01, 2013 at 2:07 AM

I don't eat dairy so I was thinking about making some with home made coconut milk.

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joanna_4 0 · December 01, 2013 at 2:07 AM

are they the yogurt starter packets?? if so, then yes!! i use yogurt starters frequently when making yogurt. i stick to yogourmet brand. i have a yogurt maker and mainly use coconut milk. i don't enjoy the taste of animal's milk yogurt.

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by 0 · October 11, 2013 at 8:10 PM

I have been making a switch from dairy to coconut milk, and because I love yogurt, I tried making some yogurt from coconut milk. However, guar gum tends to bother me, so I was wondering if the fermentation process would also break down the guar... (more)

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by 3608 · January 16, 2013 at 9:00 PM

The easy solution would be to buy grass-fed raw milk. However, if we make yogurt using pasteurized, homogenized milk, are there any risks associated with this? (Oxidized cholesterol, denatured proteins...etc etc).

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Amy_B_ 0 · January 16, 2013 at 8:28 PM

Fermentation takes a dead (pasteurized) food and turns it back into a living food (teeming with good bacteria). So in that sense, it is beneficial. It won't bring back all the live enzymes (like lactase) and whatever immunoglobulins in raw milk... (more)

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by 5 · August 08, 2013 at 1:16 AM

I recently went to my local fro-yo place and saw that they have frozen sherbet that is dairy free and gluten free. Is that considered paleo?

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joanna_4 0 · August 08, 2013 at 1:16 AM

it probably has a lot of weird food colorings, gums, and sugars. i'd avoid it if it were me, but if you are generally healthy and not affected by junk food, then a little splurge won't hurt!

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by 897 · September 03, 2013 at 4:22 PM

Ate yogurt for the first time in a year and my poo went extremely soft and changed color. I haven't been right for a week, but seems to be subsiding. No pain, just disgruntled. Checking to see if this is normal as I do not recall yogurt doing... (more)

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epollux 0 · August 20, 2013 at 4:12 PM

I think adding a new food to your diet has sometimes strange reactions. I used to have Pizza (I know it's a bad word) with no problems but now that I am on a fairly low carb diet when I indulge on 'real' pizza from Italy (we got a great local... (more)

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by 228 · August 26, 2013 at 10:22 PM

I got some 10% mf yogurt today and it's made with whole milk, creme, milk protein concentrate, and bacterial cultures. I've been struggling to get enough calories so this yogurt and whole milk with every meal and snack are my only options. My... (more)

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SUSTAINEDfitness 0 · July 29, 2013 at 7:51 PM

If you are not intolerant, then it shouldn't be a problem.

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by 13 · April 20, 2013 at 2:12 AM

Has anyone ever tried making this frozen yogurt at home? I'm thinking about adding a little mango to this recipe, can't wait to make it tonight! http://www.paleoeffect.com/recipes/paleo-berry-frozen-yogurt-a-snack-or-dessert-with-no-added-sugar/ (more)

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Rio 0 · April 20, 2013 at 2:12 AM

This looks fantastic. I imagine you can substitute any fruit for another, especially berries. Blackberries, raspberries, etc. This is basically a smoothie. I'd add whey/flax, a raw egg, and any other goodies, milk or yogurt for consistency,... (more)

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by 0 · August 27, 2013 at 7:27 AM

I just recently started eating paleo. I am a 5'4" 114 pound female. I notice I get this weird rash at night after eating dinner and my night snack. It's right under my chest on my upper abdomen. There are all these little red dots. I noticed the... (more)

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LateralFractal 0 · August 27, 2013 at 7:27 AM

If your new diet is a drastic shift from your old diet, it can trigger major changes in various hormone levels; especially over the short to medium term. This can also explain the seemingly targeted nature of the rash. I won't give the vague... (more)

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by 115 · April 12, 2013 at 5:38 AM

As the subject line states, what cultures do you recommend for fermenting milk? Should one use a mix? And how does the fermenting process change depending on the different cultures you use? I guess some cultures need different temperatures and... (more)

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January 0 · April 12, 2013 at 5:38 AM

Cultures for Health has some really interesting and varied cultures. They have standard yogurt of the kind you see in grocery stores with the basic 3-4 bacterial strains, but they also have cool stuff like Viili, a room-temperature culture that... (more)

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by 115 · April 21, 2013 at 9:35 PM

Most Paleohackers are familiar with the drawbacks of the store-bought cow milk. But if one were to culture it with kefir or good bacterias, what are then the final outcome for your health? Please give a balanced opinion with both positives and... (more)

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hardeepsura 0 · April 21, 2013 at 9:35 PM

I regularly make goat milk kefir with great success. (I use regular store bought pasteurized goat milk as I can't afford raw milk as I am only a student with limited money!!) :) I drink it every day whilst my next batch is busy fermenting. And... (more)

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by 0 · March 27, 2013 at 10:25 AM

Hi all! I am trying to find good suppliers for making coconut milk yogurt for my small business. I need 1000ml coconut milk packaging, BPA free, Organic and possibly UHT. If you know of anything similar please let me know!!!! Thank you!

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Albert83BCN 0 · March 27, 2013 at 10:25 AM

I second Aroy-D Coconut milk. I feel very fortunate that a modest grocery sells it near my home. I like this milk a lot because it does not solidify like many others I've tried in canned form and it's very convenient to use. A 1L brick lasts me... (more)

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by 25 · March 16, 2013 at 3:22 AM

For a long time I have been avoiding dairy unless I can get unpasteurized/unhomogenized grass-fed dairy products. Recently I have a craving for yogurt. I always loved the texture of yogurt and how you can put fruit in it and how it is so yummy.... (more)

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GiGiEats 0 · March 16, 2013 at 3:22 AM

Coconut Yogurt and Almond Yogurt Here is a recipe for Almond, Filbert or Macadamia Nut Yogurt: http://www.pecanbread.com/recipes/almondyogurt.html Who would have thought it was possible?! Kind of cool, don't you think? (more)

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by 233 · February 11, 2013 at 5:27 AM

I tried to ferment a yam (it was bright orange- not sure the species) by cooking it, mashing it, adding a few drips of yogurt, and putting it in an air-tight container on top of my freezer where it is warm. The first 2 days it tasted sweet and... (more)

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Soul 0 · February 11, 2013 at 3:40 AM

I have never fermented potatoes myself, but I think the problem is that you didn't add enough culture(yogurt/whey). I think the cultures that ferment to make alcohol outnumbered the yougurt cultures. Add more yogurt or whey to your next batch... (more)

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by 20 · January 17, 2013 at 5:16 PM

Hello, All I'm a newbie to Paleo from London, UK. Here's an average daily meal plan. Please tell me if I am doing this right for health and weight loss and how long it usually takes o start seeing results. Thanks so so much I do appreciate any... (more)

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Jime 0 · January 17, 2013 at 5:16 PM

Part of the Paleo lifestyle is to "eat when you are hungry". Also because you are eating more fat, you can feel full for longer and don't need to be snacking that often, which IMO is great. You can see more information about this here... (more)

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by 748 · July 25, 2013 at 12:59 AM

I want to make Raw Milk yogurt by the Viili culture starter from Cultures for Health, but it says if using Raw Milk, that it has to be heated to 160 degrees and cooled, before using it to make yogurt. Isn't the point of using Raw Milk not to heat... (more)

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Mark_50 0 · January 11, 2013 at 3:33 PM

I make Kefir and yoghurt. With regards to Kefir, I do exactly the same as andrew, except it'll be in the fridge if im away that long when making yoghurt you have to heat the raw milk to high temperatures first. I dont think you can make raw milk... (more)

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by 3737 · January 09, 2014 at 8:46 PM

I'm having a hard time finding grass fed yogurt. I realize it's not the most Paleo food but my daughter eats it and if I don't give it to her she'll likely end up eating something worse. Where can I find it? I tried the mother of all Whole Foods,... (more)

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Kyle_Wehner 0 · December 14, 2012 at 1:49 PM

Hey everyone, I own Dreaming Cow yogurt. I've been doing some research on the Paleo diet and its relationship with yogurt when I came across this posting. There are not many places in the country where you can grow year-round grass, and South... (more)

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by 77348 · October 30, 2012 at 4:49 AM

I'd like to add greek yogurt to my diet, but I'm a bit concerned that A. is it really pale? B. what about the sugar? one carton of chobani's greek yogurt has something like 30+ grams of sugar, however, i remember reading that this is the sugar... (more)

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MiMintzer 0 · October 30, 2012 at 4:49 AM

Yogurt is considered primal, not paleo, which is basically immaterial if you tolerate it. Get plain full-fat yogurt...anything added is just extra sugar. If you have problems with lactose intolerance you might consider trying goat or sheep milk... (more)

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by 0 · December 10, 2012 at 8:22 AM

I have read a few places that the probiotic yougurt (see here) can cause your skin to breakout. While there seems to be a good number of digestive health benefits I wanted to know if there is any validity to this . . . after all I am very self... (more)

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sarall 0 · October 29, 2012 at 6:45 AM

It mainly depends on your skin type, otherwise nothing is bad, only just need to balance it. nubi nubi

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by 3207 · October 22, 2012 at 9:36 PM

I've been making Greek yogurt at home for the past couple of months, it's thick, creamy and delicious, the down side is, it makes me bloated. I want to know if this symptoms will go away with time, if I continue eating it. Thanks, Love to all (more)

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Renee_2 0 · October 22, 2012 at 6:08 PM

The issue is either the dairy (lactose, casein) or the probiotics. You'll need to figure out which one. Do you bloat from other, non-fermented sources of dairy?