Hi there! Going strong on the Paleo diet and loving it. I've discovered great local markets for purchasing meat, veggies & fruits, etc... But let's face it, I'm still on a budget and can't break the bank all on food. Need to live a... (more)
I hear that in the orient certain kinds of meat are viable options. The list includes such fare as canine and feline varieties of all sorts and descriptions as well as rodents. Perhaps those in the western world would be better advised to avail... (more)
I was curious of studies and experiences of people having pets, and if it influences their health or not? Do pets help mood and energy? Any negatives to owning a pet healthwise (other than allergies)?
I always see on here the scientific reasons for eating better quality meat, no hormones/antibiotics, omega-3 balance, etc but no one ever talks about the animal being more than a food source. For me, the health reasons are secondary and more of a... (more)
yes. Just because we eat them and they're delicious doesn't mean that they deserve to be abused, mistreated or made to lead miserable lives for their entire life. They are living, feeling beings.
A few secounds ago, I was a little hungry so I ate a tomato. I then thought about all the 'bad antinutrients' in it that I didn't remove with cooking or doing sth similar. Then the following question poped into my mind: How do animals handle all... (more)
So Jack's Question made me think of this. Lets move beyond circumcision and look at all the various HG tribes and modern reasons. Some tribes use them as a symbol of status or proof of power (did they do it as individualism? I dunno, maybe... (more)
Possible Duplicate: Is Pescatarian Paleo Possible? is there any benefit to eating seafood which seems MUCH healthier(on a coastal state where i can catch it all myself) vs land animals(where i dont have access to grassfed) basically, can... (more)
I know dogs are not people, but I figured it cannot hurt to ask... I have a 13 year old dog who has been super hungry for the past three years (all tests/bloodwork/thyroid are normal..spent a fortune at the vet). Reading all the human posts, I... (more)
Hey. I just read this and found it fascinating. THe link is provided below. Scientists are wondering if there is some environmental factor, potentially an endocrine disruptor of some sort, that is causing even wild animals - such as horses... (more)
I am sure it is because the animals are eating tastier food. Perhaps if they gently cook the grass before eating, and don't add any salt, they will reduce their setpoint and lose weight.
Does anybody here on a VLC or ZC diet sometimes feel unclean, for lack of a better word, eating so much meat? I consider the animals I eat to be holy (again, for lack of a better word), and feel more of a connection with them than with plant... (more)