I apologize in advance if this is a previously asked question. I tried searching here on Paleohacks for MCS, chemical sensitivities, etc. but wasn't able to locate any similar posts. I also haven't been able to find much in the way of blog posts... (more)
I have switched my diet to be more paleo over the past 3 weeks. Since my switch I have noticed when I would consume processed foods when I cheated, I could taste chemicals. What is the cause of that? About the only thing I really crave now... (more)
This happened to me as well. Keeping with the mexican food that you mentioned, I used to crave the packaged queso that EVERY mexican restaurant seems to use. I tried some after about 6 weeks of paleo and it tasted "plastic-ky" (best adjective I... (more)
If so, what were your results? I am going to try it for a month or two too see if it helps me get rid of my rosacea. The diet is very limited and I would have to eliminate most vegetables and fruit as well as important sources of fat from olive... (more)
I must be a very contrary person; as soon as you give me a list of forbidden foods, they become the ones I crave. Primal is the closest I've come to not craving anything, but even then I have days when I sigh for doughnuts. :-))
So, most of us have the perspective of Paleo being about food - eating organic, free-range, grass-fed, etc. Another perspective is eschewing chemicals we ingest or are subjected to or otherwise are harmful environmentally - laundry detergent,... (more)
I was speaking with someone this morning who used to be involved in poultry processing. He told me that typically, after a chicken is slaughtered and eviscerated, the meat is then dipped in a chemical bath to kill germs. He also said that... (more)
The use of these chemicals is regulated in the United States by FSIS-USDA (Food Safety and Inspection Service of the US Dept. of Agriculture). The relevant regulations are contained in FSIS Directive 7120.1 which you can find on the web... (more)
What happens to sugar after it is baked? Does Glucose, Fructose, Sucrose have the same chemical properties after baking or do they become similar at the end? More theory than practice as I don't bake much anymore.
I am not generally a fan of Dr Oz. But my wife watches all the time and recorded a 12 min piece on Alzheimer's. Dr Oz had a medical researcher from Rhode Island Hospital Dr. Suzanne de la Monte and current surgeon general of the US as... (more)
Women: How has a paleo diet affected your mentrual cycle?
Purple Wraath/Caffeine Stack? Focus
MUFAs How much is needed?