Is it possible to have good serum calcium and vitamin D levels and weak bones? I've been paleo for a couple years and have always had decent serum calcium and good vitamin D levels. Broke a bone today doing something that should never have... (more)
Hi everyone, I am a runner and I spend more time not running then running as always injured. I had an MRI and am found to have osteopenia which means I have low bone density but not so low as to have osteoporosis. Being paleo how can I... (more)
Hi, a newby here. I am not even on Paleo (or any other) diet, but trying to find the right one for me. One thing I am trying to understand about Paleo and teeth is this: I have read at several places that oats for example, are very bad because of... (more)
I have a few questions regarding broth, particularly the bones, mainly - is there any reason i shouldn't be eating soft bones from broth? They must be packed full of bio-available calcium right? They are so damn tasty, rich, creamy, soft and... (more)
Obviously I'm running this through my ignorant, modern-Western paradigm of beauty, but it's something I noticed a while ago. Gay men are generally in better shape than their heterosexual counterparts of the same age. Is it because men are... (more)
Hi, Lately I have had some problems with my knees and I am thinking about getting? I've read you have to take hydrolized collagen, preferably from grasfed animals. I have a couple of questions Has anyone tried Great Lakes Hydrolized... (more)
I'm a man. I have small joints, small wrists and ankles. My shoulders are not that wide either. I wish my body frame was wider, thicker and more robust. Is this genetic? Both my parents are small ectomorphs, is there any way around this or just... (more)
In many ancient medical practices they advocate someone eat the part of the animal that they are having problems with. In your case I guess that would mean you should eat bones according to that POV. Better get chomping.
Bones are extremely alkaline. Bones have a form of calcium that is shown to be superior to calcium salts in clinical trials for bone mineral density. Bones are a solid source of calcium,phosphorus, potassium and magnesium. Bones naturally occur... (more)
Will my bone mineral density or bone mineral content or bone size or whatever increase from eating bones? Technique to eat bones: cook as a bone broth until they're edible. Preferably mushed up in the actual broth.
According to wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fluoride_toxicity), excessive fluoride can lead to dental fluorosis and a weakening of bones, but evidently one woman who FOD'd had strengthening of the bones... (more)
The bones of canned fish usually soft owing to the high pressure storage inside the can. So if you want your fish bones to be soft, you would have to pressure cook it. There are several fish recipes that you can cook using a pressure cooker, but... (more)
I recently found a bargain deal from whole foods of a box of 13lb grass-fed beef bones for $0.99/lb. The individual packages sell for $2.99/lb. When I got home and opened the box, I noticed some frost around the bones. My concern is are the... (more)
I'm wondering if anyone one here heard about meat and poultry leading to poor bone health from a loss of calcium? There are a number of studies showing animal protein causes a high excretion of calcium from the urine. I've spoken to another paleo... (more)
I made some chicken bone broth and then broke open the bones open to keep cooking...and then decided to just chuck the whole thing in the blender. Not all the bones blended well; I strained the broth and now have a milky broth that I presume is... (more)
Hey all, I'm pretty new to the world of Paleo, having just read the Paleo Solution by Robb Wolf, listened to a handful of his podcasts, The Primal Blueprint by Mark Sisson, LeanGains, and other such blogs. I've been eating paleo + goat dairy (as... (more)
Does anyone have a guideline? Out of eight quart containers that I got out of my first batch of broth, only two were freezable containers, the other six are in glass mason jars in my fridge. I'm not sure how quickly I will drink them. Also,I... (more)
I was thinking about this earlier while thinking about menudo as I was munching on a piece of oxtail. When I tried to make bone broth, it pretty much failed, even though I used cartilage-y pieces of bone. The broth wasn't gelatinous at all. But... (more)
I eat plenty of meat and fat from pastured animals and am happy getting my omega-3's that way. But, the local Mexican grocery store has irresistible beef feet, chicken feet, sheep skulls, and other goodies that make really yummy broth. I'm... (more)
Today I asked the butcher for some bones and ended up buying something that I think are cow knees or legs (??)... I thought of making stock with it, but now I'm wondering if that's the best idea. Anyone has any good suggestions? This was my... (more)
I like to braise tougher cuts of meat (which usually are more bone than meat). Brown with some good oil (like coconut oil) on all sides in a hot pan, then saute some veggies like onion, carrot, celery and garlic until the onions are translucent.... (more)
Or did I leave them in the fridge too long? I think I thawed them 5 days ago, I think. They're roasting now.
Simple question. Nothing to add except this picture maybe? Thanks
Funny, I was craving short ribs, cooler weather is coming!, and found this recipe on Mark's Daily Apple, at the bottom is a recipe for a spare rib vegetable soup which multi-tasks the bones and other tasty bits. The only thing I would do... (more)
I'm about to make bone broth for the first time. I've just opened the fridge to get the bones. The smell is horrible. Is this normal? It's quite a a lot and i bought it directly from a grass-fed farm one week ago. Could it be spoiled? 1 Week... (more)
I make bone broth in a pressure cooker. When using lamb or goat or chicken, the bones come out very soft. I tried chewing on some which had some gelatinous substance left on them and they were very palatable. Is it OK to do so? Since they consist... (more)
What would a paleo substitute to this video look like?
Omega-6 and significance
cover-all-the-bases medical testing?