How much to cruciferous vegetables affect iodine absorption? I like eating raw kale at cafes and in smoothes when I'm out. If I was to consume seaweed like nori how much would this help if goitrogens interfere iodine absorbtion?
I LOVE onions! I could eat them until they come out of my ears! I know they are super healthy for you and have quite a bit of anti-oxidants in them. I eat probably 1 small to medium onion a day. While I'm on paleo, I'm trying to lose weight and... (more)
I've noticed that most people on paleohacks seem to eat mostly meat vs. mostly fruits and vegetables. I myself have been eating more meat and at first felt great now not so much. I'm wondering if anyone primarily eats vegetables nuts and fruits... (more)
Yes they are. Where it becomes un-paleo is when you eat only salad, then you're in vegetarian land. I never eat sprouts like alfalfa sprouts though and they tend to be higher in lectins and phytates because they just came out of their legume state. (more)
Hi, Which fruits and vegetables are heathier cooked than raw? I was thinking that maybe carrots are heathier cooked because it is easier to digest. Thanks, Philip
A quick tip on how to check the quality of your asparagus. Asparagus when fresh have a waxy coating on it. Sometimes when you buy store bought or on the farmers market they can be weeks and weeks old and the sugars break down the waxy skin... (more)
Another one is - if it is REALLY fresh, there will be sap exuding from the bottom of the stalk. If the bottom of the stalk is dry and woody - it is getting on in age!
http://jn.nutrition.org/content/127/10/2000.full Seems that fibers in leafy vegetables convert largely into O3 fatty acids in hominid models at a rate of approximately 170 calories per 100 grams. Does anyone have any evidence that humans... (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)
Hey everyone! Doing great with Paleo still and loving it :) been doing it for 6 weeks now (had a few treats over the holidays...) but back on track! I feel like I am not eating enough veggies! On the Paleo diet, I don't eat as much... (more)
My mother in law uses vegetable oil (Crisco brand made from soybeans) to cook everything. She is Chinese and insists on using it despite us asking her not to. We have even purchased other options (coconut oil, lard, even high oleic... (more)
Dear community, I have kinda odd problem. I'm on gluten free diet and lactose free diet for almost 3 years already but I still have problems with foul, excessive gas that smells like rotten eggs (additional symptom is bloating). All my blood... (more)
Hi guys and gals.. I'm buying fresh meat and vegetables at the moment which is costing me a fortune! I am going to keep up with the fresh meat but am considering buying frozen veg because it really is so expensive and also goes off so quick! Is... (more)
Hi there, I am currently living in an apartment with a decent sized walkable balcony that gets about 7 to 9 hours of direct sunlight a day. I want to start my own vegetable garden but I am not sure where to begin, I just want to keep it as simple... (more)
I cut open a yellow pepper today and found a little green knob inside. Is this some sort of baby pepper? Nutritionally, it looked harmless, but I've never encountered one before. I feel like I've opened a Tootsie Roll and found the star. Does... (more)
Since many paleo adherents choose to employ a very strict protocol of what "Paleo" is - where do the wise come down on the growing of one's own food? Is someone who has a garden and grows much of their produce engaging in a agrarian, neolithic... (more)
I've been following a semblance of a paleo/low glycemic diet for the last two weeks. What hasn't been entirely clear to me is whether getting all my carbs from vegetables can be considered as low-carb, and whether getting the larger percentage of... (more)
Hi Vancouverites or anyone else that has information:) Does anyone know of any good places to buy grass-fed meats, pasture-raised chicken/pork, wild fish and other fresh local foods in Vancouver? I am also looking to buy in bulk so it will last... (more)
i have been told that reducing carbohydrate intake at all levels will get my body to ketosis. does this mean i have to remove vegetables from my diet as well? i am trying to increase my dietary fat intake so that it will take up more of my caloric... (more)
I was recently looking at a post about the types of greens people eat and how much and someone answered that they have removed leafy greens from their diet since it is undigestable due to the fibers or something... i'd like to learn more, but... (more)
Hi all, I am very new to trying Paleo (1 week). I'm trying it in an attempt to help clear my skin of excessive oil and acne. Also, I'm very opposed to processed food, modified anything (ie, fat free food that is NOT meant to be fat-free... that... (more)
In case you need to choose a single one, which vegetable or vegetable based food is the most nutritious complement for a diet, considering you had no restriction on the animal based food (fish, meat or eggs) you eat. How would you complement it,... (more)
I have been a vegetarian athlete since the age of 8, but am very interested in the paleo lifestyle, is there a way to incorporate a paleo lifesyle, while staying strict vegetarian?
Alright, so...I've been struggling to get my veggies in. However, please let me preface by saying I was a vegetarian/vegan for many, many years and I'm kind of fed up with veggies and I'm just happy to not be munching on a plain salad... That... (more)
I cooked 2 cups of Kale and 4 medium carrots (peeled+chopped) in 2 cups of water for about 15 minutes. I dumped the remaining water and veggies into my vitamix (fancy blender), along with raw milk to make a green smoothie. The cooked veggies... (more)
I've never liked vegetables a whole lot, but recently I've included more greens, like lettuce on top of my dairy and meat with nice results. Meat and dairy by themselves never worked too great for me In bulk, but adding salad greens on top seems... (more)
What would a paleo substitute to this video look like?
Omega-6 and significance
cover-all-the-bases medical testing?