"Responding to published research showing high levels of heavy metals in commonly eaten food items, As You Sow began extensive independent laboratory testing of 42 chocolate products for lead and cadmium. We found that 26 of the chocolate products... (more)
Newbie here, I started reading a book called "Eat the yolks" and so far it seems interesting I understand the benefits of eating this way but I keep asking myself "Can I eat this or that?"my basic rule is if it has a nutritional label don't eat... (more)
What foods worked best for adding lean muscle onto your frame? Post any foods and make sure to emphasize the staples and any relevant details. Also, so that people will know who's advice to take and who's to ignore I'll only be upvoting answers... (more)
Meat, animal fat, eggs, sweet potato, potato, olives/oil, avocados, coconut, nuts (macadamia has the best qualities and highest in calories). Basically high fat and starchy carbs are your best bet on the paleo diet.
Does anyone know of good list/index of foods and their relative reward values? I've been looking for a good, definitive source and can't find one I really like. As you might have guess I'm working on my next 30 day experiment. Do you have any... (more)
"Reward" isn't a scalar quantity: it's a product of several distinct biochemical motivations, many of which are subjective -- being dependent on the individual's nutritional and metabolic state, and their cultural background -- and many of which... (more)
For Fall the below is basically my list. Note: Carbs are my friend: Protein Green leafy vegetables - My favourite is kale Tuber + sweet potato One or two seasonal vegetables - Some root veg and a squash Seasonal fruit - apple, pear,... (more)
I know this is kind of an "eh...." question, but with the amount of travel I do, I'm pretty nervous about being able to eat out! I'm usually in a hotel room with 3-4 other people, making food storage a bit of an issue. I'm fine with finding... (more)
My pain all over has continued to improve on this diet. I also took out nightshade plants. Now that I am finding relief, I want to make sure I am not eating any problem foods that may also be contributing to pain. I just learned paprika is a... (more)
Last year the mid-Atlantic seaboard received a couple of feet of snow in record time - and this much snow happened twice - in December and in February. The worse storm, in February, resulted in at least 7-8 days stuck indoors for most residents,... (more)
Some of my most "Ah hah!" moments happened when I thought something was right and it ended up being dead wrong. AFTER you turned paleo, what cool and helpful things did you learn that flew in the face of existing assumptions, or you didn't... (more)
Definitely that fasting wouldn't wreck my metabolism and make my muscles shrink. This CW is so ingrained that everyone thinks I am mad when I tell them it's wrong.
I know similar has been asked before but i was hoping someone had done a list based on nutrition density rather than budget. My reason for this is that my other half isn't very motivated when it comes to optimal nutrition, it took me a couple of... (more)
Hi guys, i thought i would be fun to try to compile a list of the most nutrient dense foods. The goal was to make the shortest list of ingredients but with all nutrients covered in reasonable amounts. So you could go and buy these eight... (more)
Have you seen Mat Lalonde's AHS12 talk? It may not be available yet but he pretty much already did what you're trying to do.
Coconut oil Pastured eggs Raw heavy cream Buffalo/Bacon My quantified lifestyle guide If I am not Optimal......I just am not what I should be.
Hey Everyone. I am considering the Paleo Diet. I have read a couple books and been lurking here for about a week. Can someone help me with a shopping list? Looking for something just to get started. Once I can come up with that I am sure I... (more)