I can't afford to buy animal foods high on omega 3s (grass-fed meat, wild-caught fatty fishes, omega 3 eggs, supplements, etc). I'm not a vegetarian, but I tried to supplement with flaxseeds, seeing as these at least are cheap, but they didn't... (more)
I found these at Bed, Bath and Beyond of all places! They were $14.99 but used the 20% off coupon. Please tell me these are Paleo because I am excited to use these as hot cereal, toppings, out of the bag, etc. The ingredients on the first one is... (more)
What are the best eggs to buy? I know pastures and bug fed are ideal according to PaleoApproved. This raises the omega 3 ratio. Can't find bug fed eggs in NYC. But flaxseed fed pastured also have high omega 3. Discuss.
My mother is in her 60's and on Paleo. Many years ago she was on hormone replacement therapy for hot flushes but stopped before the studies showed it was a problem. She gave up flaxseeds during initial Paleo but then her hot flashes came back. She... (more)
There are phyto-estrogens in flaxseeds, much like soy. I don't know of any studies to cite, but my nutrition instructor told us that she worked once at a gym specifically for women who were on soy protein and flax shakes and having a lot of issues... (more)
Does anyone know if bread made from flaxseed meal (less than 1 carb a piece) helps with cholesterol? The recipe called for 5 eggs and 2 cups flaxseed meal. Made 12 pieces. 5 grams fiber and 6 grams protein a slice. About food.com. It was great. (more)
So, I fancy spicing up my egg-and-bananas diet with some real cooking, but I'm on a pretty tight budget. Which is better for cooking with (I'm also trying to be somewhat calorie concious), flaxseed or almond meal?
Could you get sweet potato flour instead? They are less inflammatory and not too expensive or coconut flour...almonds just have such a high omega-6 ratio. I think flaxseed should be minimized in intake as well.
I just saw this beef product in my local grocery store - GreatO 80/20 Ground Beef - http://www.nbo3.com/. At first glance I figured they were marketing grass-fed beef a different way (cool), but when I read the fine print it said nothing about... (more)