I'm a newly qualified Personal Trainer & i live in the U.K. I'm eager to gather as much knowledge as I can to pass on to my clients. I have just stumbled upon a Diet & Nutrition Training Course. It's ??300 but i can get it on a deal for... (more)
Hi I'm a single mum and self employed massage therapist so slicing off the tip of my thumb a few hrs ago wasnt the best plan. It's been cleaned and dressed and I've had a better look at the damage in the process. Nice clean cut above, but... (more)
I rarely consume the typical orange-fleshed sweet potatoes. The only nutrition data I can find is on the orange-fleshed variety. I know the white-fleshed sweet potatoes wouldn't have any beta carotene, but I was wondering if there are any other... (more)
Below is the difference, also there is confusion where sweet potatoes are called yams and vice versa. You asked.. so you shall receive: Okinawan sweet potato (white skin/purple flesh): One medium contains 30 g, of vitamin C, 19 mcg folate and... (more)
Nope, this isn't a spam posting! (Though I know this guy in Nigeria...) With all the reading I've been doing and research online, I've become more and more interested in nutrition. Being a professional cook/chef already, I think it'd be a good... (more)
- Butter Oil
- Weight Loss
- Coconut Oil
- Intermittent Fasting
Other than the desirable and frothy texture that resuts in using a blender, what difference does blending coconut oil or just stirring it in do? My goals are to supress my appetite until lunch time for weight loss.
Although I've been doing paleo for a few years, I started giving into convenience and started eating at Whole Foods. This must have been a good thing because I switched to primarily eating vegetables at the salad bar and secondarily eating chicken... (more)
Did Paleo for about a year, fell off, gained some weight...now back to it and hopefully, for good. I am a 26yo female, 5'4, 136lbs, unsure of my body fat percentage, but I would estimate between 20-25% based on pictures of what that looks like (I... (more)
- Paleo Diet
- Food Tracking
Hello, I am aware of people using myfitnesspal, apps, and websites to track their rough intake as a whole. My problem is how do you know what grams of protein,fat and carbs look like on a plate? So lets say I need 95 total grams of... (more)
Hi, i still experience constipation, some level of acne and flatulence. My daily diet looks like this: Breakfast- 2 eggs with vegetable (5 slices of cucumber, 3-4 salat leaves, sometimes tomato) cooked on ghee or coconut oil Lunch- cooked... (more)
Best type of nut to boost good fats while building lean muscle?
Selenium Magnesium (Before Bed) 400 mg Vitamin D 5,000iu Cod Liver Oil Fish Oil Vitamin B Complex Plus C Opti-Zinc 60-90mg Probiotic (In Morning) Chromium Picolinate Niacin Multivitamin And please don't preach about getting it all from... (more)
Have you found any recommendations personally helpful and started using any of them regularly? I am talking about less common things, not so much about ideas that are already widely adopted in Paleo community.
After hearing about bars made from cricket flour like the Exo or Chapul bars I have really gotten excited about edible insects as a sustainable source of protein and have been researching them a lot (especially since it seems to have been a large... (more)
Hi all,(Please upvote if you find it interesting, this is am important question for me)Thank you for sharing it! Is there any scientific evidence to support the answer to this question?What of the following types of fasting should one do if he or... (more)
Organic greens (spinach, kale, salad greens, etc.), liver, grassfed butter, bone broth, meat, wild caught fish - especially salmon. Good quality extra virgin olive oil, red palm oil. What's not paleo: spam!
A quick tip on how to check the quality of your asparagus. Asparagus when fresh have a waxy coating on it. Sometimes when you buy store bought or on the farmers market they can be weeks and weeks old and the sugars break down the waxy skin... (more)
Another one is - if it is REALLY fresh, there will be sap exuding from the bottom of the stalk. If the bottom of the stalk is dry and woody - it is getting on in age!
I am looking to add some pork to my diet. I have the option of fresh pork (pork chops, shoulder, etc.) or nitrate/nitrite free sausages and bacon (AppleGate farms and a few others I can't think of off the top of my head). What is better to... (more)
I have had horrible headaches after eating fresh pork products before. Unsure whether it was because it was conventional or if it was some issue with pork itself. Once a week, however, I eat bacon from a local organic farm and I feel pretty good... (more)
Instead of the sweet tooth thing many people have, I feel that I have a "Savory Tooth" where I can't stop eating excessive amounts of fatty foods. When I began paleo, 2.5 years ago I transitioned from eating nothing but peanut products, canola... (more)
Hi:) ive been paleo for about 4 years. Just realized im not eating enough protein ( i think) for my lifestle, and goals. i'm 32 yr old female, 5'2" about 154lb(got relaxed and gain a little).manual labor type job... Should i be eating 154g of... (more)
Where other than the USDA food database do you get nutrition info from? I've been using Chronometer a lot lately and they get their data from the same place as nutritiondata.self.com... The USDA food database I think. This is severely... (more)
Hey everyone! I started eating Primal or lacto paleo in an effort to lose weight. 4 months ago I was 332, now I'm 262. I'm a 5'9 35 year old male. Here's what I eat on a typical day. Please let me know if there's anything I should add to... (more)
I went to my doctor (not my regular doc) today to get some basic blood work done, when asked about my diet regime and informed her on my paleo lifestyle, i literally got scolded on my eating habits. All i could do was sit there and get preached... (more)
How hard was it for grok to get into a coconut? Should we treat coconut meat/butter similar to that of other nuts? The challenge of harvesting the edible portion is so great but worth the nutritional density.
Hello all! I'm working on a guide to finding paleo resources in my local community, and I'd like your feedback on what you found it easy/difficult to find when you went paleo: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1V6g...jK4Co/viewform I... (more)
These are good questions. First, I'm doing this in Brooklyn, with the hopes of expanding it to other locales. Second, I'm definitely aware of the price dimension. I couldn't figure out a good way to ask about availability and price at the... (more)
Fun article about fermented foods in the Arctic circle
Who wants to do Whole30 with me?
Paleo and Body Type Theory?