Let's just say I am the epitome of lazy AND am always stretched for time as I work 32 hours a week and go to school full time. Also, I'm avoiding most forms of meat for reasons that I don't currently want to discuss. I have chosen to keep... (more)
I'm curious if I am missing out any important fat sources. Most of my fats come from: -Coconut butter/oil -Nut butter -Avocados -Fish oil -Grass-fed beef, but this is usually lean and about 1-2 times per week I... (more)
I want to collect a diverse sampling of what foods people rely on, and see if any good or new ideas come up, as well as to just get a feel for what the community seems to prefer. Please format your answer as follows protein: x food fibrous... (more)
Hey, I love rock climbing, and recently I have been climbing (bouldering, actually) indoors 2-3 times a week, for about 2 hours each time. I've cancelled my gym subscription because going to the gym is just so much more boring than climbing (and... (more)
My sister has been doing better on moderate carb paleo. So far she's eating yams, white rice, and a little bit of yogurt and fruit. She needs to rotate a wide variety of foods because she's prone to allergies, plus we don't want to overload on the... (more)
Hi there! To give you some sort of background, I'm a 33yo dude, I am 5'10", and started the switch to this lifestyle at 282lbs. I have pretty severe IBS, and I am an emotional eater, since like everyone else, I have a tremendous amount of stress... (more)
Do you guys find yourself in a rut with eating the same veggies every day and lacking variety like I do? I do go to salad bars for about 5 meals a week where I eat a huge salad with lettuce, spinach, mushrooms, tomatoes, cucumbers, eggs, and... (more)
I started the Paleo lifestyle 9 weeks ago. From my initial research it appeared the way forward was lean protein, veg, fruits, & nuts. And to cut out dairy, carbs, legumes, and all that is processed. Following this, and exercising 6 x a... (more)
Am I correct in thinking that the main reason behind "eat a variety of fruits and vegetables" is to ensure a full nutrient portfolio? I've put my meals into FitDay and over the week I get pretty much double of triple of the RDA of everything... (more)
The study of nutrition and which vitamins, minerals and phyto-chemicals are essential or important is still quite young. A major reason to eat a wide variety is to obtain the important nutrients we don't yet know.
As the topic says, what spices do you regularly find yourself using alllll the time? For me, I love coconut mousse, which I just use coconut with cocoa and cinnamon. For the meatier side of things, it's hard to put down cayenne and garlic. ... (more)
I love the sweet fruity filling of dried figs, but I don't like the fibrous skin of the dried fruit. Therefore, I can only eat figs in the comfort of my home because I split them open and gnaw out the fruity goodness like a wild baboon. What's... (more)
i like to chop them up and stew them with carrots, parnips and greens or add them to ground turkey, eggs and goat cheese and make meatball type things..
Yes, I'm in the process of converting over to being a proper little paleo. On top of that, I am a foodie and I thoroughly enjoy cooking, new flavors, new spices. So, I was wondering what ethnic cuisines people are using for inspiration and... (more)
If you want some Brazilian ideas, go to a churrascaria (Brazilian steakhouse). You can get great meats, offal, veggie dishes, etc. Like the Basque, aside from beans it is pretty solidly paleo. Some will serve bread, but many don't. Frequently... (more)
How much food variety do you think is natural for humans to get? Did most of our ancestors, most of which probably lived in fairly rich regions of the world, know of and eat dozens and dozens of types of foods? Or do you think they mostly... (more)
local biodiversity is vast, along with seasonal variations. Look around (assuming you're in the northern hemisphere) when spring hits and take note of the diversity of plants that pop up, and how many produce fruit, seeds or nuts by fall. And... (more)
Hello everyone. I have been following a Paleo diet since the new year, and I am enjoying it so far but I can't help put feel like I don;t really have much variety in my diet like. Just wondered if people could offer some easy to make... (more)
What are your thoughts on the advantages or disadvantages of very little food variety? What would be the problem of limiting the variety of paleo foods to just a few things seasonally? Could this possibly help with any issues such as weight... (more)
During the weekend, I eat a very wide variety of plants, but during the week, I mostly just saute a few handfuls of greens in the pan I just cooked my meat in for lunch/dinner. Is this unhealthy? I eat kale, spinach, swiss chard, mustard greens,... (more)
So I'm getting sick of my usual veg: spaghetti squash, acorn squash, sweet potato and brussels sprouts. Plus, they are pretty high in carbs. I would like to expand my variety, but I don't really know how to cook other vegetables. I liked... (more)
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