Maybe I shouldn't be on this site anymore :P But seriously, I'd been a paleo enthusiast for around a year (I was already gluten free as I'm allergic to it -as well as corn-), and while I noticed many health benefits (decrease in bipolar symptoms... (more)
I guess fermentation is a sort of non heat based form of cooking. Heat eliminates toxic antinutrients and so do bacteria, so would bacterial fermentation be enough to convert toxic raw beans into a digestable food?
Recently i was listening to Carl Lanore's Superhuman Radio show and both he and one of his guests mentioned regular consumption of raw beef, if in somewhat minor amounts. They both were talking about ground beef, and yes the stipulation was that... (more)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hoK_QdVve9EKristina really makes me feel like physic acid and omega 6 ratios and being afraid of nuts is crazy. She is GLOWING! LOOK AT HER! How come she can eat so many nuts, phytic acid, no animal fats and be so... (more)
I've read a couple of times that vegetables actually increase intestinal permeability because they're insoluble or something. Here's a passage I recently found on this website: "Not to mention everytime you eat a plant food, either the... (more)
I've switched my dog and cat over to an all raw diet of meat, bone, vegetable and fruit and I've never seen more healthy animals in my life. I've always had at least one dog since childhood. Every dog I've ever had (usually large dogs) pass away... (more)
Sean 23, I understand your stance and your passion, but be careful with how your phrase your comments.... Japanese and Polynesians eat raw fish. Inuits eat raw meat. They were human last time I looked.
What has more benefits; fermented raw milk, raw kefir or yogurt? Please share your experience with either. Of course from grass fed animals and of any species.
I've been drinking a kale smoothie every morning for a few weeks and it's been great so far! They contain plenty of vitamins/minerals/fats, but I'm almost completely lacking protein. For the past few days, I've been scrambling up 3 duck eggs from... (more)
I put two or three raw chicken egg yolks in my kale smoothie every morning and have for years. I get the eggs from a neighbor and have never had a problem. Just make sure the shells are clean before you crack them.
I found some organic raw grassfed kefir at my local Sprouts, I was looking forward to trying it, and when I did try it just now, it tastes yeasty and disgusting. Is this normal for raw kefir, or has it expired? I'm thinking of getting my money back (more)
Kefir should not taste yeasty or disgusting. It should have a creamy texture -depending on the proportion of culture added to milk-, it should have a fairly tangy taste and a fulfilling sensation upon ingesting it. Having said that, we shouldn??t... (more)
I've heard about the whole avidin/biotin thing but i still tend to eat mine whole, it just seems more intuitive to eat them whole, but thats all im basing it off really, i don't seem to have any issues & have known people who swear by eating... (more)
My office is located 50 feet away from a supermarket. This is convenient. I go there daily for green tea, sardines, olives, almond butter, raw nuts, fruits to snack on during work, and sometimes buy my groceries from there and take them... (more)
I'm sure this has been asked before but I couldn't find the answer using the search. If raw milk contains lactase and lactose, wouldn't the lactase just digest the lactose? Yet when I look at the nutrition label on raw milk, one cup has 12g of... (more)
I know its not exactly paleo but i've been doing really well on raw dairy recently & im wondering does anyone know where to buy unpasteurized yoghurt in the uk? Preferably a supermarket if any sell it that you know of The closest i can find... (more)
I'm not a fan of smoothies but i would have one every now & then for nutritions sake, i don't eat a lot of salad but i do eat veggies...just not enough in my opinion. On the raw side of things i don't eat a lot at all apart from a bit of... (more)
I've become interested in raw meat after hearing about the benefits of enzymes and possibly the way vitamin B6 is destroyed in cooking. I get absolutely no raw animal foods in my diet, since I can't eat dairy or eggs I would have to eat raw... (more)
Im going to Afghanistan soon and they have closed the dinning facilities for breakfast chow. so if i dont want to eat an MRE every morning (about 1500 calories of processed foods) i need to find some fast easy and raw (i wont be able to cook...)... (more)
I checked out Denise Minger's daily menu (thanks to Pecan) and it seems that she eats mostly raw vegetables and fruits (as well as raw fish, shellfish and occasionally meat). Now, it is very interesting, but I find that raw vegetables agree with... (more)
After making butter out of the cream from my raw milk, what can I do with the leftover skim milk? It's pretty gross by itself without the fat, so I usually end up just letting our cats drink it. It's too expensive to keep doing this, but I LOVE... (more)
Recently I've been experimenting with some ratio adjustments since struggling with hunger, bringing my fat intake to 60% of my total calories, carbs at 25-30%, and protein at around 15%, and feel BETTER THAN EVER. My digestion was doing perfectly... (more)
I have seen it contended that, because unsaturated fats tend to go rancid easier, and that since a lot of nuts can be high in unsaturated fats, that they can oxidize, or go rancid, when roasted. What kind of nuts do you like to eat?
I live in Westchester County New York and want to source raw milk. New york state law forbids farms to transport unpasteurized milk. Does anyone know of a local dairy farm that sells raw milk?
I heard that if you store raw meat below 35 degrees fahrenheit, that it can last for weeks in the refrigerator without spoiling and actually the enzymatic action will increase over time. I realize that conventional wisdom and the USDA give a... (more)
Women: How has a paleo diet affected your mentrual cycle?
Eating pudding and heat