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Wild-caught Alaskan salmon versus organic, grassfed ground beef.

Answered on August 19, 2014
Created October 09, 2012 at 12:02 AM

Which of the aforementioned would you prioritize nutritionally if you were a college student on a super tight budget?

F02990386b12528111740ad6279ba29d

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on October 09, 2012
at 11:11 PM

Sounded like you wanted to also minimize cost, and considering they are both great options...

F02990386b12528111740ad6279ba29d

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on October 09, 2012
at 11:10 PM

Sounded like you wanted to minimize cost.

089dd41b18fbb95ebb5347cded708d98

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on October 09, 2012
at 12:48 PM

i LOVE crispy salmon skin. makes me sad to see my family throw the skin away.

Eed7dabde3d61910685845e04605267f

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on October 09, 2012
at 11:14 AM

Nice! Here it is upward of $25.00 a kilo, as opposed to your ~10 a kilo or so.. Did I say I was moving areas? heh

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on October 09, 2012
at 01:41 AM

I'm with JeJ. Organ meat is definitely an acquired taste, but now's the time to acquire it. If you can afford it, buy 1/2 lb of grass-fed cow liver (if available), soak it in buttermilk overnight to reduce the harshness, chop fine, and mix with 1 lb of commercial ground meat (using 2/3 c of ground chia seed) for a super-nutritious meatloaf. 4 oz. of that stuff will give you 10% of all the electrolyte mineral in addition to the protein.

32f5749fa6cf7adbeb0b0b031ba82b46

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on October 09, 2012
at 01:07 AM

Because there were herds of salmon galloping across the Serengeti… ;)

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on October 09, 2012
at 12:13 AM

I want to maximize nutrients, not calories :)

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Ed71ab1c75c6a9bd217a599db0a3e117

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on October 09, 2012
at 01:23 AM

salmon and it aint close.

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on October 09, 2012
at 12:27 AM

You probably don't want to eat the same thing all day every day. So, it's great that you have found two great choices! Enjoy. Bone broth and organ meat consumption will allow you to cut back on muscle meat, which saves big bucks (says another broke ass student). White rice cooked in chicken-food bone broth enriched with egg yolks and seaweed = students dream meal in terms of cost.

00cd3b6f51530a6832fcda1712edbec3

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on October 09, 2012
at 01:41 AM

I'm with JeJ. Organ meat is definitely an acquired taste, but now's the time to acquire it. If you can afford it, buy 1/2 lb of grass-fed cow liver (if available), soak it in buttermilk overnight to reduce the harshness, chop fine, and mix with 1 lb of commercial ground meat (using 2/3 c of ground chia seed) for a super-nutritious meatloaf. 4 oz. of that stuff will give you 10% of all the electrolyte mineral in addition to the protein.

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6d64cd6dc98d6ab763bd03678a317964

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on October 09, 2012
at 01:39 AM

Where I live, (not close to the coast) wild-caught Alaskan salmon is 4.99lb and grassfed ground beef is 6.99lb. It isn't even a remotely close decision. The salmon is going to give you a lot more of what you need....

Eed7dabde3d61910685845e04605267f

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on October 09, 2012
at 11:14 AM

Nice! Here it is upward of $25.00 a kilo, as opposed to your ~10 a kilo or so.. Did I say I was moving areas? heh

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32f5749fa6cf7adbeb0b0b031ba82b46

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on October 09, 2012
at 01:10 AM

Either or both. Just don't gorge on either to get your calories in, eat to get the nutrition and use other (cheaper) foods for your calories.

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on October 09, 2012
at 12:38 AM

They're both great foods. I think that the ground beef might be a little cheaper, can be spread out further, it's easier to cook with, and is a little more versatile recipe wise. This time of the year chili sounds really good. Fish can be cooked quickly but a long simmered stew is yummy!

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089dd41b18fbb95ebb5347cded708d98

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on October 09, 2012
at 12:12 AM

personally, i think both of those choices are the best you can get. i'd pick what you're in the mood for.

one of my paleo friends told me that our ancesters ate fish at last 5 days a week, so in that sense, i guess fish would be the more paleolithic choice.

32f5749fa6cf7adbeb0b0b031ba82b46

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on October 09, 2012
at 01:07 AM

Because there were herds of salmon galloping across the Serengeti… ;)

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on October 09, 2012
at 08:52 AM

Salmon for sure. Keep the skin too. IT's packed full of good stuff. Muscle meat isn't really where "it's" at. If you can get salmon with the bones or the heads that is the most ideal. Ask the fishmonger if they'll sell you the heads. Bake them and eat with a small fork. You'll get some fantastic stuff in that dish.

089dd41b18fbb95ebb5347cded708d98

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on October 09, 2012
at 12:48 PM

i LOVE crispy salmon skin. makes me sad to see my family throw the skin away.

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F02990386b12528111740ad6279ba29d

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on October 09, 2012
at 12:05 AM

Whichever is cheaper on a per-calorie basis.

32d059a467e99a4fc83201407a4a238d

on October 09, 2012
at 12:13 AM

I want to maximize nutrients, not calories :)

F02990386b12528111740ad6279ba29d

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on October 09, 2012
at 11:11 PM

Sounded like you wanted to also minimize cost, and considering they are both great options...

F02990386b12528111740ad6279ba29d

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on October 09, 2012
at 11:10 PM

Sounded like you wanted to minimize cost.

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