Hello! I've been having really strong cravings for cabbage and brussel sprouts for about a month now. (I know there are way worse things I could be craving) I'm not bingeing on them, but I know that usually when the body is craving something very... (more)
All it takes is an anaerobic environment, and a little salt to ferment things, and that's exactly what's in canned beans! I was just wondering cause I am learning how to ferment things! And just wanted to ferment some potatoes and cabbage, plus... (more)
Hi! I started the paleo diet 3 days ago...I'm definitely feeling tired and low energy, but I'm sticking to it. I keep reading how people experience a sudden surge in energy 2 weeks into it, which I'm very much looking to. However, I'm concerned... (more)
A pound of red cabbage is virtually nothing. About 35g of carbs, and the calorie content of 3-4 strips of bacon. Maybe you're low energy because you're not eating enough?
I know, I know, juice is processed food. But, first of all, it is minimally processed, and, most importantly, I am doing it to heal my gastritis - I went off PPI and I am trying out that cabbage juice theory. So, every time I drink cabbage juice,... (more)
As I understand it, the cabbage in sauerkraut is not cooked, only fermented. Does that mean it's goitrogenic? I love cabbage in general, and would like to eat sauerkraut in particular for its beneficial gastrointestinal effects, but have been... (more)
Every Braised Cabbage recipe I run across lists non-Paleo ingredients. Usually brown sugar and apple juice. I'm trying like heck to add more cabbage to the family's diet. Anyone have a paleo Braised Cabbage recipe that they've actually tested? (more)
I have been wanting to take a shot at braising meats, but most recipes ask for the use of red wine, and I am hesitant to add it to my diet, and/or cook with it, because I have read that mixing sugars with proteins creates a large amount of AGES.... (more)
As far as I know, the polyphenols in wine protect meat during cooking. http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/jf703700d http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/jf0616311 http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/jf801837s?journalCode=jafcau The role of... (more)
that you make yourself? I'm making it for the first time and don't know when it is done. It's been 2 days on the countertop at 80-85 degrees. There is no sign of any spoiled area. The scent is just a little bit sour at this point, not like the... (more)
wellnessresources.com/products/phosphatidylserine.php http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phosphatidylserine http://www.allstarhealth.com/blog/products-and-ingredients/phosphatidylserine-supplements-reduce-cortisol-levels/ Is PS still effective now... (more)
Please bear with me... I am 56 and female. For MANY years I had problems with sinuses, ears, headaches and was always "treated" with steroids, anti biotics and painkillers which only masked the symptoms for a bit. I also had low energy and was... (more)
I like raw cabbage because it is one of the few crunchy foods I have found on the paleo diet. I use raw cabbage as chips with salsa as a low calorie but filling snack. However, I am wondering how much of an actual concern goiterogens in... (more)
Fun article about fermented foods in the Arctic circle
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Paleo and Body Type Theory?