Hello, after having done extensive research on the internet, I'm still confused with regards to whether beets and carrots are good choice while doing 21 day sugar detox. These two seem to be present in many 21 day detox recipes, but aren't they... (more)
I just made this and it was easy and tasted pretty bearable (I am not the biggest beet fan)...like a sour minerally fizzy drink. I know the WAPF people are very into it, but I am wondering if anyone here makes and drinks it regularly and if they... (more)
I have a ton of beautiful beets in my garden right now that are ripe for the pickin'. Are beets a healthy paleo option, or is the sugar/carb content too high? I am trying to slim down a bit (probably another 10 lbs), so take this into account in... (more)
Hello all, The other day while shopping I saw beets had dropped to rock bottom prices, so I picked up a bunch of 'em, took them home, wrapped them in foil and threw them in the oven for an hour. I then proceeded to eat 3 or 4 of them myself (my... (more)
I would suggest not eating the beets for lunch if you want to find out if they are the culprits - and if you have another BM that is suspicious I would go see your doc!
Beeturia is caused by eating beets. The symptom is that your urine and stool can turn bright red. There is some evidence that it can be caused by low stomach acid, anemia, or leaky gut...or maybe just caused by variance in genetics or gut... (more)
Melissa's question about beeturia got me thinking about how we can use indicators at home to track our health. Stool quality is a good one, following the bristol stool scale and noting color, frequency, timing, etc. As a person with celiac... (more)
Hi everybody! I follow a very very strict version of Paleo, not for weight loss but for health reasons (I have a wide range of health issues, from gluten intolerance to gastric erosion). Basically, I follow the following formula: if my stomach... (more)
The recipe I have for roasting beets has far more sugar than I realized. I need a new recipe. Preferably fast, easy, and picky-eater friendly. Bonus points for incorporating the greens. Any way to shred/slice them and then sautee?
Roast them in a little coconut oil, and when they're done toss them in fresh orange juice (blood oranges work wonderfully), a little orange zest, and salt and serve them on a bed of belgian endive with a sprinkling of walnuts.