I'm phasing out plastics as much as I can at home, but I'm trying to find the line between cautious and paranoid. Please help me figure out when I should be concnered and should not be. I started by eliminating heated plastics. I eliminated my... (more)
As I'm sure alot of you know, cooking on the paleo diet can really take a large chunk of your day if you not smart about it. Foods that don't require much prep like avocados and sardines are truly life savers. Another huge benefit of sardines is... (more)
Because water from "spring" sources has basically no electrolytes or minerals, for the past year or two I've been putting lemons and/or limes in the plastic gallon jugs of water in the fridge to mitigate this risk. It never really occurred to me... (more)
Some say coffee is not paleo, but (at least I think) can be acceptable in moderation. Anyway, I just invested in a Keurig K75 model. The first cup after rinsing the reservoir and water filter was great. That was yesterday evening. This... (more)
When you eat out do you prefer bottled water in plastic (glass is rare and expensive) or tap water with fluoride/chlorine etc.? I believe iodine can detoxify fluoride and chlorine according to Dr. David Brownstein, MD so I believe tap water to be... (more)
Alrighty, I live in the UK and it seems over here it is pretty hard to find an affordable, BPA-free coconut milk so I've been looking around and am thinking about making my own from unsweetened shredded coconut. Would this still contain all of the... (more)
making coconut milk on your own from unsweetened shredded coconut will definitely be way nutritious than the ones processed. You will have quality control in your own hands, and fresh coconut milk. your storage time will be less than the time the... (more)
I save all of the glass jars from any products I buy from the store, like sauces and almond butter..etc I usually wash them really well and run the m through the dishwasher and re-use them to store things like rendered duck fat, ghee or home made... (more)
Has anyone heard of this company - looks like this will be available in Sept. http://www.naturalvalue.com/ June 27, 2012 Here is an update on our Natural Coconut Milk and Organic Coconut Milk, in BPA Free cans with no Guar Gum. It is being... (more)
I know that in North America there seem to be one or two brands such selling BPA free tins but in the UK I have checked far and wide and it seems to be that no one is doing it? I have pretty much accepted that I will have to start making my own... (more)
Korion's question http://paleohacks.com/questions/94854/in-what-context-is-plastic-not-safe#axzz1lLh5GHmN about the plastic steamer basket got me thinking, and reading more about this whole plastic issue. The Chris Kresser article (thank you... (more)
When heated -- especially in the context of moist food -- plastic has the most estrogenating material released. In this context, I would never consider it safe. Definitely get a stainless steamer as suggested. When storing dry goods temporarily -... (more)
Anyone have a working way to freeze meat without using plastic bags and containers? I live somewhere I can't buy good meat regularly so I stock up for about 2 months at a time--chicken, beef, pork, fish... I always cut them into 4oz portions and... (more)
Lately, i have been too busy to cook food, so my staple is canned fish (salmon, tuna, sardines, and anchovies, some crab meat) on top of a big salad. I have been eating this for both lunch and dinner because it is fast, and pretty tasty, i love... (more)
If you are buying your canned fish at Trader Joe's then you are probably all set. Word is that all their fish is in BPA-free cans.
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!
Hey all, i have been reading alot about BPA and other hazardous chemicals found within in linings of tin cans. bottles etc. Now to achieve an optimal balance of n3 to n6 it makes sense to consume fish. Now the fish i get is mainly canned. I eat... (more)
Looking for any information out there on the saftey of using canned foods. Being on a low income and from a busy background, it is often easier and cheaper to buy some canned foods. The only two I regulary consume is a diced italian tomato mix,... (more)
Trying again to answer. Technical difficulties. Quick answer -- canned salmon is okay, actually quite good given where you live. Canned tomatoes -- not bad if you have no alternative but BOXED would be much better. Acid in tomatoes, specifically,... (more)
I was just perusing the Healthy Skeptic - and read this article: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=%2Fc%2Fa%2F2011%2F03%2F29%2FMNSL1IIVQM.DTL Is Bisphenol A that big of a worry - and am I getting so much of it from the can of coconut... (more)
I'll be cutting a chuck roast into 0.5" or 1" pieces, cooking in my pressure cooker, and FREEZING for future meals. Will it work better if I freeze the cooked beef cubes in broth, or dry? Should I freeze each 5oz portion in a ZIPLOCK BAG (having... (more)
If you've got the time there is a pretty good doc about plummeting fertility in men on Vimeo. I especially suggest women watch this as they will essentially be the stewards of the future of the male race through care and feeding of themselves as... (more)
http://impruvism.com/bpa/ Why BPA Isn???t Bad for You Early animal studies found that when mice, rats, and dogs were fed BPA, they sometimes developed low organ weights, impaired hormonal function, and infertility. These effects sometimes... (more)
So the first thing is we have a bunch of this wild and local canned tuna and I called up the company to see if the cans contain bpa. All he was able to say though is that they don't use plastic liners? Does that mean it's BPA free? The other... (more)
Long-time lurker, first time poster! I'm looking for canned tuna, tested to be BPA-free. There are some places in the US that sell it, but I'd rather buy from Europe to save on shipping and customs, duties, VAT, and overall hassle. I live in... (more)
Fun article about fermented foods in the Arctic circle
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Paleo and Body Type Theory?