Hi, I'm having trouble finding sausages that don't have some form of sugar in them, but if it's one of the last ingredients on the list, is there enough sugar in there for it to really matter? Also, are there any other ingredients I... (more)
I've come down with a whopper of the summer cold that's been circulating in our area and besides bringing a stuffy head, horrible cough and body aches, this little lover brought along cravings for highly processed/high sugar foods (the first... (more)
sugar cravings are not uncommon when sick. sugar is easy for the body to burn for fuel, and in a depleted state the body like easy. Try eating fruit and lowering protein intake.
I'm sure others have seen this one popping up all over the news today. "Red Meat, Processed Meat Linked to Diabetes Risk" http://diabetes.webmd.com/news/20110810/red-meat-processed-meat-linked-to-diabetes-risk The ACJN... (more)
For almost two years after seeing Kris Carr's Crazy Sexy Cancer documentary and reading her blog, I really into the raw food movement. There were entire weeks where I only ate raw fruits and veggies. And gained weight and anxiety, go figure, from... (more)
I'm new to paleo, and reading a great deal. The general gist I get is processed meat = bad. Would that apply to deli meat from like whole foods? If I have sliced ham (especially breakfast ham) or bacon, aren't those processed? I assume it's all... (more)
This doesn't happen all the time, but I'm in college and had to go to the closest grocery store the other day to pick up enough meat to last me a couple of days. All the meat was conventional, of course, but there were also no lean meats. I've... (more)
Should I be concerned about brands of cooking oils (EVOO, Coconut, etc.), and spices that are processed in the same factory as wheat, soy, peanuts, etc...? I've found some that do not but they are usually more expensive. I do not have any... (more)
One thing I picked up from listening to and reading some of Ray Peat's stuff was that most ice creams contain thickeners and stabilizers, including cellulose, and that virtually only Haagen Dazs is legitimate ice cream anymore. Now I see that... (more)
I'm starting to worry more and more about the processing of and modifications made to my food. I think most (but not all) of my undesireable food reactions come from the isolation of certain molecules used to enhance flavors or increase... (more)
Whether you cook your own food or buy food that's been cooked already. Should we be cooking it again, or should we be eating it cold? Even sausage links, sausage patties, bacon, etc. comes fully cooked. I know they are probably heavily... (more)
i only eat meat for the 20+ amino acids that are relatively heat stable, so i cook and recook all meat products for well documented safety concerns. i get my nutrition from raw vegetables and raw fruit.
Maybe it is the INTJ in me, but I can't seem to get beyond one sticking point with bacon: it is processed. I know I should be looking for minimally processed bacon, but where I live that is actually quite hard. My question: Why do people feel it... (more)
Specifically, what ingredients, additives or process changes glorious meat into carcinogenic junk food? Nitrates/Nitrites are in contention(veggies have them too) but please chime in on them too, I'm not convinced of their safety... (more)