I'm a R&D chef working on a Paleo Diet project and the question has come up a few times regarding Gelatin. Is this ok to use in small amounts?
asked byJohn_the_chef (247)
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on March 29, 2011
at 04:22 PM
Definitely more than OK, in fact since our paleolithic ancestors seem to have scavenged often, broke down the bones, and boiled them, it would have been a major part of the diet. Some people argue that it might even be an essential part of the diet. I consume it as part of gelatinous broth daily and also sometimes make desserts with organic gelatin.
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on November 10, 2013
at 01:51 AM
on November 03, 2013
at 12:35 AM
I found an easy crock pot bone broth recipe and making it next weekend. What I need is a good protein for a meal replacement. I used to graze throughout the day after long periods of time without a break teaching. Now I eat differently but again have long days chasing kids around. I can't stand to eat food at 6 AM unless it's my power coffee which seems to be a "new" thing. I've been doing that for years sans the MCT. I'm all over that as soon as it arrives. So back to gelatin...I went through an egg-white powder phase, and I read conflicting info on that, so the gelatin is very appealing.
on November 03, 2013
at 12:06 AM
I was going to get this as sort of a Instant-Bone Broth. haha. Bone broth can be a huge project to make week after week. Gelatin seems to be a good alternative.
on November 02, 2013
at 07:38 PM
I see this is an older post, but I am about to purchase some Great Lakes gelatin to use as a protein supplement. I have no idea which to get. There is a red and green canister; one being hydrolyzed. Also, Kosher or not??? I just want a protein source. I use to use egg white powder, but I think gelatin may be best for me at this point. I really need help in deciding, and soon! Thanks~
on July 29, 2011
at 03:08 AM
I eat it often. Definitely noticed an improvement in my skin and nails. Here's a recipe idea: chocolate pudding with gelatin! http://raspberrycoconut.com/2011/07/25/chocolate-moo-sse/