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by 50 · Answered on August 19, 2014
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Are baking powder and baking soda paleo?

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Shari_Bambino 0 · Created on August 22, 2011

The answer would depend on your definition of paleo. Was our beloved grok making tasty cakes and muffins? No. So if your idea of paleo falls along those lines you're pretty much out of luck. As cliff said they are relatively harmless. Many of... (more)

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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)

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Katherine 0 · Created on August 21, 2011

Does it say 300 mg omega 3 or 300 mg omegas? DHA is just one of the EFAs...possibly the one we need the most. Really we can only get sigificant amounts of it from fish. Anyhoo, maybe chickens are as bad as we re at converting shortchain EFAs,... (more)

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by 160 · Answered on August 19, 2014
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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)

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thatonecrazylady 0 · Created on August 21, 2011

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.

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by 1307 · Answered on August 19, 2014
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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)

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Tony_Fed 0 · Created on August 21, 2011

I would hope that the "grass & sunflower sprout" eggs also imply that the chicken's are free-ranging on pasture and have access to bugs, grubs, etc. As the farmer, and if that is the case, they would most certainly be a better choice than the... (more)

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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)

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Karen 0 · Created on August 21, 2011

It is quite possible to get quality bacon from pastured pigs, without the usual additives. There is great bacon from some of the pastured pig farmers at my farmers market. Applegate Farms also sells some decent bacon in many grocery stores. AFAIK,... (more)

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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)

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Karen 0 · Created on August 21, 2011

If you feel better on a paleo diet, why return to eating grains and legumes? If you're not sure you feel better, eat a pile of grains and legumes and see what the difference is for you. You'll probably notice differences within 1-3 days. If you're... (more)

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by 253 · Answered on August 19, 2014
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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)

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hemanvt 0 · Created on August 21, 2011

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.

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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)

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Isa_Palstek 0 · Created on December 21, 2011

Chocolate is very high in biogenic amines: Tyramine (TYR) and Phenylethylamine (PEA). These amines can cause headaches, skin redness and hot flushes. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biogenic_amine Vinegar: very high in histamine, just another... (more)

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by 1072 · Answered on August 19, 2014
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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)

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Jesse_3 0 · Created on August 21, 2011

Buy Smjor butter from Iceland. They don't promote it much, but their standards are very high in Iceland. The cows are pastured and the use of drugs is heavily regulated. Plus, it isn't very expensive. Helps that the whole country is covered in... (more)

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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)

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sarah_ann 0 · Created on August 21, 2011

I don't think they do so easily as fish contains selenium, a potent antioxidant. Even if you deep fry in canola (eugh) most of the long chain omega 3's are intact: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/096399699390049O And then you... (more)

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by 3509 · Answered on August 19, 2014
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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)

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Eric_12 0 · Created on August 21, 2011

Taubes GCBC and why we get fat cover this information. It has more breadth than depth but lots of references and lots of studies of various cultures

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by 341 · Answered on August 19, 2014
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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)

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Dragonfly 0 · Created on August 21, 2011

I have GI issues with FODMAPS but no muscle-related issues. Could you also be experiencing sensitivity to nightshades? Nightshades can cause joint pain in some people. My FODMAP issues have a lot to do with how much of the substance(s) I eat... (more)

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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)

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Andy 0 · Created on August 20, 2011

Ziplock bag, squeeze the air out, keep in fridge. I'm not going to make suggestions about the kind of rice or any other grain to use or not use... that is your choice. But that's how to keep it. As long as it doesn't ferment you are good to go. (more)

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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)

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peter_5 0 · Created on August 21, 2011

Yes, me and my GF just did the whole30. Was your GF eating paleo before hand? This will make a big difference in my opinion. Me and the GF have been paleo for about 1/2 years together, but fairly strict for the last 6 months. I honestly think... (more)

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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)

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Helen_1 0 · Created on August 20, 2011

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.

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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)

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Go to True Nutrition: http://www.truenutrition.com/p-1126-custom-mix.aspx Here you can make your own custom protein blend and you can even use your favorite commercial blends that our out there for reference, but here you can opt to not add the... (more)

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by 10502 · Answered on September 12, 2014
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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)

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Bread_Eating_Beelzebub 0 · Created on August 20, 2011

Hand's down it's Promethease. You'll get a full report that will pick out interesting genes, like those related to folate, iron, and vitamin A.

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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)

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Travis_Culp 0 · Created on August 19, 2011

Depends on what the meaning of the word "is" is.

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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)

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Crystal_Nelson 0 · Created on August 20, 2011

Coconut milk is a FODMAP and can cause abdominal bloating. I had to cut it out completely and feel so much better. There are several Paleo and Primal foods that are FODMAPs and should be eliminated if you have bloating. Bloating=Gut Irritation... (more)

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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)

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Tony_Fed 0 · Created on August 19, 2011

Cancer cells thrive on glucose, so controlling carbohydrate intake would be a big goal. Off the top of my head, I am thinking whole fat coconut milk (Native Forest has a good product) or home-made coconut milk (nourishinggourmet.com recipe... (more)

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