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...and, in case you do, how? Obviously, the best choice would be not to use a car at all, sure. But those drives upwards of 60 minutes really drive me nuts. Car seats, by design, seem to force me into a hunched position. The main problem seems... (more)

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i use a lumbar support cushion that i got through my chiro that really helps a lot. and, my yoga teacher told me to always be sure that the back of your head is actually TOUCHING the head rest behind you. that makes a HUGE difference, and pulls... (more)

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We bought a bunch of chicken wings to bake up for dinner! What's your favorite recipe? I was planning on doing a split - half with a ranch seasoning rub and the other half with some chili powder + cumin. Ranch seasoning is just onion powder,... (more)

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stephthegeek 0 · April 17, 2011 at 10:22 PM

I haven't tried this yet but I like their approach: http://www.seriouseats.com/2010/02/the-best-baked-buffalo-chicken-wings-in-oven-not-fried-appetizers.html It's tough to get crispy wings... (more)

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Does Anyone know of any cures for toenail fungus that don't require an oral prescription? My thought is that this is caused internally, and could possibly be cured with a paleo diet.

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Another vote for tea tree oil. But this is what I did to make sure it got under the nail. It sounds crazy, but it totally nipped it in the bud. I used an alcohol-sterilized pin and pricked several holes in my nail, VERRRRRYYYYY slowly until I... (more)

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We've all heard many Paleo success stories; they are found all over the place (on this forum, on most blogs and sites, in discussions, etc). People losing tens of pounds, getting ripped, ridding themselves of allergies and other illnesses,... (more)

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Interesting that no one here seems to have had any failures, because I sure have. I feel better on the Paleo diet, but I've been Paleo for two years now, living the 80/20 principle but these days I'm closer to 95/5 because every little slip now... (more)

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This guy is like, the absolute authority on Grass-Fed beef. He lists everything, absolutely every single tiny little detail about everything... where the cut comes from, how it tastes, how to cook it, how not to cook it... etc etc. Everything is... (more)

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texasleah 0 · April 26, 2011 at 11:48 PM

Jack, so far everything that I have cooked has been delicious-ground beef, minute steaks, sirloin tip roast, ribeyes, and unbelievable buffalo tenderloin (omg $30/lb but fantastic). Today I cooked a GF Pork butt ham (smoked uncured) and it was... (more)

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Is it preferable to eat white or dark meat when it comes to chicken?

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Oranges13 0 · April 17, 2011 at 2:54 AM

Personally? I prefer dark meat chicken. Depending on which paleo "variant" you're following, they might prefer White meat for its leanness. I'd rather go with the tastier stuff ^_^

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My family makes "SKyr", an Icelandic yoghurt-like substane from buttermilk. The buttermilk is 'de-wheyed', meaning(I guess) that the whey is extracted and can be jarred as a liquid in the fridge. I am wondering if anyone has an understanding of... (more)

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I'm Icelandic and I actually have a carton of whey. There it says that for centuries icelandic people drank they whey and used it to preserve food like meat. For every 100gr there is 4,2 g carbohydrates and 0,4 gr protein. The probiotics in it... (more)

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Hey all: Proteins differ in their assimilation rates, as I've read(whey being fast absorbing, beef being slow/slowest of food sources). My question is about nitrogen balance and assimilation rate: If one follows the IF-style diet(or a 'regular'... (more)

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Daniel_Kirsner 0 · November 27, 2011 at 10:48 PM

I can't answer with regard to meal frequency, I'd suggest contacting A. Scott Connelly and asking him why he recommends small frequent protein servings as opposed to larger, less frequent servings. The below may be of some use, however: QUESTION:... (more)

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soo annoying that it's so often added it to heavy cream. grrr. i see it in coconut milk too. i know it's a thickener. i think it's plant-based, but that doesn't make me feel better. thoughts? deleterious effects? how about guar... (more)

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carrageenan is not only used as a thickener but also as a taste enhancer like MSG. It contains tons of free glutamic acid in unnatural amounts after factory processing. It is found in MANY packaged foods. "The most common problem for... (more)

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I have done alot of research on sea salt and whether I should include it in the dietto the extent of experimenting with it, throwing in a certain amount here and there. REcently I have excluded it believing(given new info-mation I recieved on the... (more)

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Importantly, and contrary what european (German) warning lables lead one to believe, the iodine content of different seaweeds seems to be radically different. Nori (porphyra) appears to contain relatively quite little. "...iodine content, and... (more)

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I recently lost my dog to a genetic disease. She was fed 'good quality' kibble from the vet. A friend has a friend who is a geneticist at Lincoln Uni, who is expecting puppies next week. Labradoodles. He has apparently gone to great lengths to... (more)

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Raw feeding my dogs is what got me started into Paleo - I saw my dogs thriving eating a species appropriate diet and asked myself why I wasn't doing the same There are a TON of resources out there on the net for getting started. here is a... (more)

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It's almost impossible for me to find recipes to make thai and indian foods from scratch! Everywhere recommends curry paste/ powder. I usually use powders and spices in my indian curries but I don't get the deep authentic indian flavors like they... (more)

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Bread_Eating_Beelzebub 0 · April 16, 2011 at 2:15 PM

I own a very useful book called The Curry Secret, and it has the recipe for the secret base sauce that restaurants use, which they modify for each type of curry (for example, add some garam masala and really hot peppers). This has made me not want... (more)

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The law enforcers of Paleo and the haters of vegans get tiring and suck the fun out of a vibrant and diverse community. Is there a place they gather? Surely not all of us are trolls and know it alls?

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No idea. I haven't met any paleo adherents outside the internet. It's a hard knock life ... :p

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Have not yet ventured a try yet, but gal down the road selling goose eggs for $1 for a half dozen from her farm. Quick net search brings up several sites saying how very high in cholesterol each eggs is,..oooh scary,......lol Have you had them?... (more)

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Hannah 0 · April 16, 2011 at 4:28 PM

Holy goose poop, $1 for a 1/2 dozen goose eggs is crazy cheap. I paid $4 for ONE egg at my farmers market (I couldn't resist, it looked like a dinosaur egg...) They are delicious, I'd buy all she has!

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Hey, Paleo Hackers! I got my wisdom teeth out today and my face is, as you can imagine, swollen like crazy! My question is: are there any Paleo post-op recommendations to reduce the swelling? I'm fine with topical or ingesting it, that's no big... (more)

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I hate to be the one to say it, but when mine were pulled (two severely impacted, one easy impacted and an extraction), the only thing that brought down the swelling was ice. And more than just the 20 minutes on and 20 minutes off. Tea bags are... (more)

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I've found that since reading Quinn, Jensen, and others my awareness of my food and eating paleo has increased dramatically and is very connected to what they're saying. Food isn't the biggest aspect of my "transformation" since reading these... (more)

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Crystal_2 0 · April 16, 2011 at 12:49 PM

I've not read either of them. I do, however, know a number of Objectivists (students of the philosophy of Ayn Rand) who eat Paleo. For us, it's more about taking a rational approach and not relying on Conventional Wisdom to make choices about... (more)

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I love Braunschweiger, and chicken liver mousse/pate, all kinds of pates and terrines... For reasons including the n-3/n-6 ratio, I wanted to try beef liver. Verdict: Nah...I just can't handle the pissy aftertaste and alien texture of beef... (more)

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Dexter 0 · April 16, 2011 at 2:41 AM

It is all in the manner you cook it. A couple of tablespoons of coconut oil heated. Put in the hot oil, two bay leaves and brown the leaves and then discard. Then sprinkle rosemary and thyme in hot oil. Then drop in the slices of the beef... (more)

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My clinical belief and my academic belief are that a paleo lifestyle especially key dietary pillars are critical to compressing disease and expanding health as one ages. This is a new area of study because the paleo lifestyle is not commonly... (more)

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Dexter 0 · April 15, 2011 at 11:40 PM

I know one gentleman that lives in the community I do who is 99 years old and plays senior softball twice a week and bowls twice a week. One day at the ballfield, I asked him what is the key to his longevity and he told me, limit sugar, limit... (more)

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Have heard alot lately about Yerba Mate. Just wondered what your experiences are? I have enjoyed green tea for years and think it is great?

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Hannah 0 · April 16, 2011 at 4:36 PM

I absolutely love mate, I react very badly to caffeine from coffee and black tea but never with mate. It gives me a gentler, longer lasting energy instead of the jitters and crash I get from coffee. I've found it decreases appetite, which could be... (more)

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Dr. K. I had you in mind with this one... My father has found himself in a nursing home. He's only 62 but has been living with a traumatic brain injury since 1989. My husband and I used to bring him a lot of his groceries, so he had access to good... (more)

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Balancing O6/3 via fish oil supplementation is important, not just for general well being, but also for the proper functioning of the brain. You may want to consider supplementing lutein and zeaxanthin; these carotenoids are essential for eye... (more)

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