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Refined flour is made out of the endosperm of the grain kernel, and according to this article, the lectins are contained in the germ of the kernel. http://www.archevore.com/panu-weblog/2010/3/12/the-argument-against-cereal-grains-ii.html It... (more)

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Jan 0 · Created on February 24, 2012

Two things a) you've still got the gluten mixed with the starch; b) refined flour will spike your bloodsugar quicker than almost anything else; [edit, kudos to Happy_Now for this one] and c) since your refined flour is now devoid of any... (more)

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Possible Duplicate: Best way to get vit E? Vitamin E: do we get enough with Paleo and if not, is supplementing safe? 1) Good food sources of Vitamin E seem anti-Paleo (wheat germ oil, legumes, PUFA oils). I often read that while some... (more)

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Unfortunately, recently my family realized that our land is really too damaged to support our herd of cattle for the moment and we've had issues with our farm manager, so we've decided to sell off the cattle and I'd like to initiate a forestry... (more)

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Kimble_1 0 · Created on February 24, 2012

For permaculture reference its hard to go past Mollison's "Permaculture: A designer's manual"

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by 1784 · Answered on August 19, 2014
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Anyone find eating a lot of fatty chicken (chicken w/ skin on) leading to poor skin health or decreased overall well being? I feel like a lot of people avoid poultry and pork here because a lot of people fear the O6 oil content in it. However,... (more)

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If you think about the general SAD population, most omega-6 consumption is highly oxidized to begin with. Chicken is fried in junk oils and damaged. But coming straight from the chicken or nut or avocado it is likely minimally oxidized and useful... (more)

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ENTR??E Bacon Wrapped Chicken Cordon Bleu Apple Smoked Angus Beef STARCHES Mashed Potatoes and Gravy VEGETABLES AND SALADS Honey and Basil Glazed Carrots Ozark Garden Salad w/ Assorted Dressings Breads Yeast Rolls and Butter Desserts New York... (more)

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Jay_15 0 · Created on February 23, 2012

I would eat the ENTREE....skip the starches......eat the vegetables and salad.....skip the bread.....and F it, I'm eating the cheesecake :). Eating out I just assume its cooked in crap oil, but that is why I just don't eat out often. When I do... (more)

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Our favorite Dr. Quilt had an interesting post on his blog today, and included some radical ideas on the causes and role of diabetes. He is hinting at the idea that it is not a disease. What do you think about... (more)

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It would be helpful to write out the argument, since it is very hard to follow in the first place and has questionable assumptions right out of the gate. There is absolutely no evidence that hibernation is an ancestral characteristic in the... (more)

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I apologize if this has been asked before but I have been lacto paleo for almost 2 months and the weight loss is nothing to brag about although I feel better. The fat on my upper arms and inner thighs is not firm anymore but more jiggly and looks... (more)

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Johnny 0 · Created on March 25, 2012

You need to read Dr Cate Shanahan's book, Deep Nutrition. She talks about how exercise actually programs your body to transform fat cells and cellulite into different types of cells. She also talks about foods that can help your skin and tissues... (more)

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i been on the paleo diet for 5 months now i have been eating mainly berries nuts meats an veggies i have made good progress but i am still not where i want to be even with excise . what else can i do to lose the weight?

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MayaBee 0 · Created on February 23, 2012

What quantity of nuts are you eating? When you say 'made progress' are you still making progress or have you stalled? Slow weight loss is always best and easiest to keep off.

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So, I've never liked to run. I've never liked to exercise. I was the clumsy teen who signed up for "racewalking" as her sport of choice in gym. Yoga is right up my alley but I don't even get off my butt to do that. But, I'm 25 lbs lighter than I... (more)

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PrimalDanny 0 · Created on February 22, 2012

Sure you can. The trouble is, for people who don't have a habit of exercising, not having a fixed plan makes it very easy to decide not to do anything at all. In fact it's quite easy to make that decision even if you do exercise... (more)

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After being strict 100% Paleo for around a year now, I went without, any alcohol, any sugar, grains, dairy (all the obvious things) but also no nuts, hardly any fruit etc. I have decided that maybe I try to loosen up a bit. ( I have received... (more)

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PrimalDanny 0 · Created on February 22, 2012

It sounds to me like you know pretty well what's going on physically, that one piece of cake can't make you gain 10lbs of fat even if you are retaining a bit more water now, and that it's extra-important to get clean again the next day and not... (more)

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by 12682 · Answered on September 12, 2014
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What letter stands out for you as an awesome food letter? Maybe all your favorite foods start with Z (Zebra and zucchini probably go well together)? How long could you go eating nothing but foods that start with this letter? I choose S; Salmon,... (more)

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Brooke 0 · Created on February 22, 2012

I'd say the letter B. Bacon, berries, beef, and broccoli. I'd add butter but I find I have some issues with dairy, but still...butter tastes awesome. :D

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Interspersed with some relatable paleo humor (: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ccpjTyTpxVM .....Is tequila paleo?

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What do you think of this infographic?? http://www.greatist.com/health/the-ultimate-guide-to-eating-paleo-022012/

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Joshua_1 0 · Created on February 20, 2012

It's ok - although I don't think saying "Nuts - such as macadamia, are low in PUFA and high in Omega 3's" That is a contradictory (not to mention false) statement. Telling someone to reduce their PUFA by eating Olive and Avocado oils, as well as... (more)

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by 5773 · Answered on August 19, 2014
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For the past couple weeks, especially first thing in the morning, I feel like my house is 90 degrees. I've also been waking up in the middle of the night sweating, even though the fan is on and the heat is only set to 70 (I live in Virginia). My... (more)

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Steven_5 0 · Created on February 20, 2012

Night sweats and excruciating itching definitely warrants a visit to the doctor and some blood tests.

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I understand this question has been sort of posed in respect to sleeping habits, but i wish to rephrase it in relation to all-around daily activity AND sleep. The theory that i have heard is this in a nutshell (a la Dan Benjamin at 5by5):... (more)

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My ideal in regards to noise in my sleeping or waking hours would be to create an environment in which human noise is minimized as much as possible and non-human noise is all or most of what is heard. When I'm camping, other than the humans I'm... (more)

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I am looking for really strong passionflower extract. I would be happy with 1:10 or higher. Does anyone know where to get this? Thanks.

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1:5 is stronger than 1:10 as its plant:alcohol. You should be able to find 1:1 but I could only help you with UK based companies. A quick google uncovered this http://www.mountainroseherbs.com/extract/n-z.html#x_nz_p Although I think that looks... (more)

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Hi Everyone, i am recovering from a pretty severe exercise addition and anorexia. i have found paleo and restored a healthy weight. however, i am still struggling with sitting still. i get antsy and feel a constant need to exercise. part of my... (more)

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tatty 0 · Created on February 20, 2012

My heart goes out to you savory - you sound like exactly like myself a few years back. I too have struggled with anorexia and exercise addiction. In particular sitting was my unique brand of struggle (and I why I harbor a personal hatred of the... (more)

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I have the Well Fed cookbook, and I was going to make the caramelized coconut chips on page 153. Unfortunately, the only thing I can find locally is shredded coconut. Does anyone know of a source of coconut chips/flakes that would good to use in... (more)

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Annika 0 · Created on March 18, 2012

I can get them at the food co-op in my town. No shipping, and I'm supporting my local economy.

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When it comes to fatty steaks, the texture of the fat really grosses me out, but I know that its good for me to get my fat from something other than coconuts ONCE in a while- does anyone have any suggestions as to cooking methods that will make it... (more)

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Jay_15 0 · Created on February 18, 2012

My wife doesn't like the fatty cuts either. No bother really, just get lean cuts (sirloin, round steak, new york strip) and add some butter, ghee, coconut oil or whatever to it melt over top. And feel free to "trim" your steak and use the fat for... (more)

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When does the lean to fat ratio of grass-fed beef make it not worth bothering with? I found a VERY close (I have no idea how I missed the field of longhorns driving by it three times a week, but it happened) source with what I think are... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · Created on February 18, 2012

Try it! (Unless you have to buy a side of it at once?) 85/15 is the lowest I go with ground beef, so you could add some fat or skip it. Steaks depend on the breed and pasture. We had 3 local producers where we used to live and I only liked... (more)

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