What animal product do you find the easiest to digest? Most difficult?
Lately my sources have changed in order of easiest to digest.
Eggs Beef Bison Chicken Fish Game Turkey
Anyone else notice these kinds of changes? I generally do not have an issue but Turkey has been the beast lately. I seem to be avoiding it. I will sometimes take an enzyme to support digestion, but prefer not to. I normally feel that I run a pretty clean burn when it comes to digestion.
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on November 26, 2011
at 03:39 PM
About a month or two after starting paleo, I suddenly couldn't eat eggs because they just sat there like a big weight. A few months afterwards, I could all of a sudden eat eggs again.
It might just be not having all the minerals and micronutrients needed to produce enough digestive enzymes and stomach acid.
Turkey tends to be very lean/dry (if it's white meat), so maybe you need some liquid to go with it, or maybe you need some more acid in your stomach. Betaine HCL would help with this, or plain old apple cider.
on December 30, 2011
at 12:43 AM
Beef and fruit are much easier for me to digest than any other foods. No problems at all, and with the beef the greasier the better.
Salads and non-starchy vegetables would be next, also pretty easy and comfortable.
Poultry, fish/seafood and starchy vegetables are noticeably less easy but usually not a real problem either. There is a sluggish period while my body focuses on digestion, which doesn't occur with the foods mentioned earlier.
Pork is actually a problem for me other than a slice or two of bacon and perhaps I'd have trouble with that if I ate a large portion. The only way I can comfortably deal with pork is if it's the only food consumed in the meal. Before I had my gallbladder taken out, I got a bellyache from pork unless it had been boiled--the fat that is boiled out is what I couldn't handle.
Dairy is another problem category in general although I'm handling one portion of yogurt plus a little cream in my coffee pretty well now.
on December 30, 2011
at 12:19 AM
i cant eat white meat turkey when its cooked gotta munch on it raw or its just jerky in my gut the breast tenderloin is like pate tho, its good... thighs i just slowly barely simmer and then let em sit in the hot water til fully cooked(well maybe not fully but close, i like rare:)! i have really delicate digestion but this seems to work raw meat, cooked veggies, lots of butter and fat, greens, some eggs and yogurt/sourcream
on October 15, 2011
at 08:29 AM
It is very individual.I tolerate raw dairy protein pretty well so i would say for me it is:
1.raw cottage cheese