I have some eggs today that say 300 mg Omega3 per/egg. Fine Print says feed flaxseed and provide 75mg DHA? When I bought them I was thinking 4 eggs * 300mg equals 1.2 Grams of Omega 3. Now I am thinking it is actually much less? Any... (more)
sophomore year of high school's coming up and I need to think about what I'm going to pack in my lunches! I've stocked up on apples, pears, individual applesauces,dried fruit, nuts, lara bars, and veggies but I would like some real "meals" too.... (more)
Crock pot some meat (beef, pork, turkey), it will last you all week. That's what I do for my kids, with some nut mix, carrot and cucumber slices... oh yeah, over a bed of baby spinach of course.
Quick background: I live in Sherman Oaks, CA and I am having some trouble finding eggs from chickens that are actually pasture-fed. Most cartons at Whole Foods brag that their chickens are 100% vegetarian diet and such, which of course I don't... (more)
Don't get me wrong, I love the taste of bacon when it is crisp. But it is also processed, with questionable additives, besides salt of course. My family, because of me, gets back bacon which we slice thinly and cook in coconut oil. But it still... (more)
Hi I just finished a 30 day paleo diet and I feel good. I'm quite sold on the theory in general and the results of the diet were good. I did not have any health problems before and I used to eat a lot of grains (brown rice, whole wheat) and... (more)
I've recently started making bone broth out of beef bones from the local butcher. It makes all food we add it to taste great and feels like its doing me good. I read somewhere that doing a bone broth fast can be beneficial to the lining of the... (more)
I did a 3 day bone broth fast and after suffering from 7 years of IBS 90% of my symptoms were gone after those 3 days. You can Read more on bone broth fasts in the GAPs diet.
If I eat anything below 70%cocoa chocolate, even if I only eat 1-2 squares [10-15gram] I get an almost instantaneous hot flush, my forehead gets moist - not fun. anyone else have this? if so, do you react similarly to any other foods? which... (more)
Hi all, I know we all mostly love our Kerrygold round these parts, so I was interested to see their new spreadable product - Kerrygold with olive oil: http://goo.gl/RgQBX Unfortunately, when I got this home and actually read the back of the... (more)
If I have a grassfed chuck roast in the crockpot on low all day, cook grassfed ground beef on the stovetop till it is all brown, or I I bake salmon in the oven till it is 140 degrees farenheit- have I pretty much oxidized all of the omega-3 fats... (more)
The strongest point behind the paleo diet is that the illnesses of civilisation: cardiovascular problems, cancer, diabetes, etc, were either non-existent or very rare among hunter gatherers. A couple of months ago I read about a discovery of... (more)
I am beginning to think I have issues with FODMAPS... Which is a new concept to me. I am not new to digestive issues. I was "diagnosed" with IBS as a teenagers. My symptoms have come and gone over the last 15 years, with the last 2 years being... (more)
I've recently added brown rice to my diet as opposed to white rice, because the I believe that the nutrient profile is better. I have been soaking it according to this method here:... (more)
I have been eating a primal diet for a year and two weeks now. Starting Monday my girlfriend was going to try the whole 30 take on Paleo with me for 30 days. Has anyone else started this diet with their significant other and found it successful?... (more)
For the past several months, my nose has been swelling up on and off. It's not terrible to look at because it isn't extremely noticable, but it does hurt. It is the lower area of the nostrils where all your boogers and hairs go. I know that area... (more)
It sounds to me like your inferior turbinates are swelling. It could be a case of sinusitus. There is a treatment for it that doesn't require drugs. Just a simple in office procedure.
I know there are differing opinions on using a whey protein powder, but I have had no real issues with it. However, upon a closer look at the label or my protein powder, the ingredients were definitely a shock and I know I should be using this... (more)
Just got my 23andme data back -- would love to know what is the best way to get the most actionable data out of it. What should I look at that will let me make a change in my diet, lifestyle, fitness today? Anything? (more)
Do you think many people will go vegan as a result of Bill Clinton stepping out into the limelight with it? I remember a blurb I read on Kent Rieske's site about Clinton's health scare a while back when he had to undergo emergency open heart... (more)
That's it really. I drink a lot of coconut cream and I now fart a lot. I never used to fart a lot, but I do since I upped my coconut cream intake. Do you think that the two are related? Cheers Edit - The coconut cream is Ayam brand and... (more)
First off, I am not looking for the answer of "eat real whole foods". That said I appreciate any advice offered. I am looking for alternatives to Ensure (#1 doctor recommended meal replacement for maintaining healthy weight...bullshit..cough... (more)