Hello, everyone! I was wondering if anyone has any info on how much omega 6 is contained in pork and chicken bone marrow. Since the rendered fat from these animals has a high percentage of omega 6, would the bone marrow as well? On the... (more)
Do you have a good idea what ratios you're getting? What about your total PUFA intake? How are you measuring it? I'm struggling. Any good suggestions on keeping these things under control? We all love our bacon, poultry, and... (more)
I've seen some anecdotal evidence of people here saying that their food intolerances improved after being Paleo for a while, and that this might have to do with increased intake of omega3/improved PUFA ratio. I also recently came across this... (more)
http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/779083 Objective. To evaluate the effectiveness of replacing dietary saturated fat with omega 6 linoleic acid, for the secondary prevention of coronary heart disease and death. Design.... (more)
I find that every-time I take fish oil I get weird spots that I don't usually get. I mean, I usually use a cheap Walmart brand and overdose on Omega 3 cause I thought it was so good for me when I take it. But read online and some people breakout... (more)
I'm 51 years old, been Paleo for over a year now and really happy with my weight control, improved muscle to bodyfat ratio but am a bit concerned about my recent blood pressure rise so: For three weeks now I've been increasing my intake of a high... (more)
Be careful with excessive fish oil.......it can cause many medical problems.
Hi. I am trying to get my omega 3's in a supplement. I seem to be allergic to fish oils, salmon, peanut butter and walnuts, I don't agree with soybeans or flaxseed. Since taking Thorne brand multi-vitamins, my hair is getting stronger and shinier,... (more)
I am still trying to figure out this whole Paleo thing and measuring everything I eat. Today, I started using paleotrack to make sure I am staying under a certain amount of calories a day (I still have a few pounds to lose). Good news is, I am.... (more)
Our primal family is moving to Southern Florida next month. I know alligator is often served in local restaurants there so I'm wondering if there are any health benefits from eating it. I tried looking it up on Google but didn't find find much... (more)
I wanted to know if anyone finds it difficult in keeping their omega 3 to 6 ratios equal whilst eating paleo? How much fish can you possibley eat and most paleo snacks have more omega 6 then 3. The only foods with a healthy ratio of omegas is fish... (more)
I like Indian food quite a bit. I am slowly learning what spices they use. Some such as fennugreek, cumin, fennel, and carraway and coriander are from seeds. Do these seeds cause digestive irrition or have high levels of omega 6?
Hey all, i have been reading alot about BPA and other hazardous chemicals found within in linings of tin cans. bottles etc. Now to achieve an optimal balance of n3 to n6 it makes sense to consume fish. Now the fish i get is mainly canned. I eat... (more)
I live in Cincinnati, OH and it's really hard to find grassfed beef around here unless you are a CSA member. Whole Foods here does have grassfed beef, but I am looking for something more local. I was at a local meat market today and they were... (more)
I love this dish and adapt the recipe to make it healthier (no sugar, fry w/coconut oil then add sesame oil once cool) But is it a bad idea to heat the anchovies in coconut oil? I've heard someone (maybe C. Kresser?) say that fish oil quality is... (more)
I'm not saying to eat VLC or ketogenic (unless that's all that works for your particular situation). I'm wondering since people are omega6ed when eating out as vegetable oils are everywhere used, it might bet better to eat lower carb then at home,... (more)
I was recently asked for evidence beyond blogs or opinion pieces on the problems with omega 3/6 ratios and how important they are. I have read that o3 isn't all that important and supplementing is unnecessary. I have searched Pubmed but nothing... (more)
I eat grass fed and pastured meat eggs and dairy but have never liked fish. I'm thinking about buying this but don't know if it's worth it. http://www.nordicnaturals.com/en/Products/Product_Details/514/?ProdID=1612 should i be concerned about my... (more)
Sadly I am limited to my choices of the eggs I can get. I can get cage free vegatarian fed eggs or I can get omega 3 fortefied, soy protein fed eggs (note the lack of free range on this one). Both without antibiotics, of the two which would you... (more)
I am concerned with mercury and PCBs from salmon unprocessed(not fish oil extracted from salmon) in taking omega 3. Other option is fish oil extracted from krill due to low body mass with less mercury contamination. Question: how safe is method... (more)
Having a bit of an orthorexic emergency here... What happens in the short term if you get too much omega 6 in one sitting and your body is used to carefully managed PUFA's? Is there anything really effective you can do about it (short... (more)
So, I've been eating more nuts and seeds than usual and don't want my skin to react...should I up my omega 3s to counteract it? I'm going to immediately stop eating so many. I just hadn't eaten them in so long and went crazy! I was just... (more)
anyone have experience with this? its popular amoung our canadian chinese markets, but the seal is made in canada. i have eczema and trying to find a better source of omega3s rather than fish oil, since i have allergy towards it. or should i just... (more)
I've heard omega 3 and 6 compete for the same receptors, so they should be ingested apart from one another. Is this true? What about other fats such as coconut or saturated fats?