So if you're getting plenty of K2, do you still need some K1 to help with clotting or something? Leafy greens don't do well in my gut is why I ask. What are the best sources of K2? If I do still need K1, what are some good sources that don't... (more)
I started paleo strictly for weight loss. I am not lactose or gluten intolerant. In fact, while eating SAD I felt great and was in good health, I just have a pesky 10-15 pounds I would like to shed. The question- cheese being low carb, should I... (more)
I'm constantly getting mixed messages about milk and dairy. Some seem to think anything from whole milk to gouda is acceptable, others insist that dairy is evil and won't even touch butter... Now butter... isn't that taking it a little far? Who... (more)
Hi all, I know cheese and dairy in general are a gray area in Paleo. However, should you decide for its consumption, what types of cheese are in terms of macros the most interesting? I am aware its best to have cheese made from raw, full-fat... (more)
So I understand the purpose for some people staying away from dairy foods due to them being lactose intolerant. But what if one isn't lactose intolerant and has a pastured grass fed dairy farm close by where the cows are hormone free and the milk,... (more)
I bought some unpasteurized feta in a can about three months ago. I was told it would last a very long time if kept in its original liquid. I took it out and noticed the top of the can was bulging, and some of the edges on the outside were rusty... (more)
I was told or read a long time ago that you are not supposed to eat anything from bulging cans. I would personally throw it all out. Better to waste a few bucks then to require a hospital visit, which would cost a lot more. Just IMHO.
So, I've always been open to eating avocados, nuts, etc...but the idea of eating lots of animal fats, full-fat dairy (I tolerate it digestively), and butter just seems crazy to me! For example I use caloriecount, and if I eat full-fat cheese, I... (more)
So...I found a recipe for Carrot Green (aka Carrot Top) pesto that I REALLY want to try making because I really want to try using my carrot greens. However, all the recipes that I have found use parmesan cheese (as a traditional pesto would). As... (more)
I just started my second batch of sauerkraut (so I had a starter batch) and let it to ferment for a while. When it started, all the cabbage was submerged but I checked it today (I estimate about 4-5 days since it started) and not only was the top... (more)
I have developed a strange addiction to Camembert. It is made from pasteurized milk (bad) but from French cows (A1) but not grass-fed (bad again). This is my only vice and I am having a hard time breaking this addiction. Please tell me... (more)
Recently I bought some grass fed new zealand cheese from trader joes, and was eating some of the block I bought, over a course of three days. All three of those days though, I overate on overall calories A LOT, somewhat-binge 2500-3000 calorie... (more)
Someone bought me bocconcini and the ingredients are "pasteurized milk, microbial enzyme, bacterial culture. Packaged in water with potassium sorbate" I know pasteurized milk and milk is bad yadda yadda, but can I make it somewhat better by... (more)
I am new to Paleo, but have done low carb for many years (and have fallen off several times because let's face it, LC just gets boring after awhile). A Paleo approach seems like a much more sustainable lifestyle and one that I can maintain since... (more)
Personally if you don't have an issue with dairy then cheese should be fine. I get the desire sometimes I feel like I need the good bacteria and enzymes from cheese so I too go with a goat cheese or goat yoghurt or find some really good artisan... (more)
Blue cheese wasn't high on my list - sophisticated taste, but too bitter. Recently I put aside a piece of the pasteurised stuff, wrapped in cellophane, and accidentally left it for a few days at room temp. When I discovered the cheese it was... (more)
Hello Everyone, I am fairly new to Paleo and would love if you could recommend cheese and butter types/brands that are Paleo friendly? I shop at Whole Foods but frequent Trader Joe's when I get the opportunity. Additionally, what would you say... (more)
So I've read that goats cheese is paleo, along with a few others- is this true? What are the others? What be the most optimal pale-legal cheese to choose?
Here I am again with another question. This time it concerns dairy. I've heard people sprout about the evils of dairy products. I am not alergic to dairy products. In fact I love my cheese. I eat some with nearly every meal now. Along with my... (more)
I was wondering if blue cheeses are perhaps harmful to gut bacteria by nature of their molds or if the amount is so small that it doesn't matter.
I have been paleo for four weeks now and have avoided all kinds of cheese thinking it is a big no no But the more i read and the millions of recipies on the internet include cheese. Some books include cheese and some say avoid all dairy. I am so... (more)
I can't seem to find any information on the K2 content of cheeses other than the well-known French, Dutch, and English ones. I love Limburger, but some of the posts here say that Germany doesn't usually grass feed their dairy cows. Does anyone... (more)
i wanted to know that does curds,yoghurts,cheese slice,cheese cubes..get spoilt without refrigeration...i wanted to carry out with me like yoghurts and cheese ..to eat every 2-3 hours as a snack..travelling nd all i do alot..so is it safe if i eat... (more)
I answered a similar question yesterday about boiled eggs, where my opinion was "not safe"--but these are different. Yogurt and cheese both represent food preservation techniques. Yogurt has beneficial bacteria that out-compete harmful ones and... (more)
Alright here is my question(s) is it a good idea to binge once a week as some sources suggest or not? I usually do a binge meal once or twice a week while eating within appropriate Cal during the week the binges usually go above 1500 calories plus... (more)
i am attempting to overcome a dairy allergy...it was recommended that I only use mascarpone, ricotta or parmigiano reggano....what characteristics do these cheeses have that make them more tolerable?