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Is Yucca Paleo/Primal?

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on September 07, 2013
at 01:28 AM

You are talking here about YUCA, not YUCCA. YUCCA is a something different altogether. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yucca ---///--- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cassava

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on March 24, 2013
at 01:21 PM

One is a staple food source, and one is not. If you see "yucca" at a grocery store, it's yuca. I wouldn't freak out. :-)

Ebb10603524dd22621c1155dd7ddf106

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on March 24, 2013
at 01:20 PM

One is a staple food source, and one is not. If you see "yucca" at a grocery store, it's yuca. I wouldn't freak out. :-)

Ebb10603524dd22621c1155dd7ddf106

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on March 24, 2013
at 01:20 PM

One is a staple food source, and the other is not. If you see "yucca" at a grocery store, it's yuca. I wouldn't freak out. :-)

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on July 27, 2012
at 06:16 PM

yup, you are right. I didn't even think to look it up. I've been spelling it wrong for years now. Thanks!

C0d44d0c62dcf60e8a80ae21411ddeb9

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on July 27, 2012
at 05:37 PM

You are talking here about YUCA, not YUCCA. YUCCA is a something different altogether. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yucca ---///--- en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cassava

C0d44d0c62dcf60e8a80ae21411ddeb9

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on July 27, 2012
at 05:34 PM

You are talking about YUCA, not YUCCA. e.g. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yucca http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cassava

C0d44d0c62dcf60e8a80ae21411ddeb9

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on July 27, 2012
at 05:33 PM

you are mistaken.

C0d44d0c62dcf60e8a80ae21411ddeb9

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on July 27, 2012
at 05:30 PM

@CD i am sorry that you are mistaken. Y-U-C-C-A is a different plant altogether.

A968087cc1dd66d480749c02e4619ef4

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on July 27, 2012
at 02:15 PM

Well, now I want some!

3ce6a0d24be025e2f2af534545bdd1d7

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on July 27, 2012
at 01:53 PM

it is Yucca not Yuca

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on July 27, 2012
at 05:44 AM

Sugar doesn't make me sick, pretty broad answer, don't you think?

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3ce6a0d24be025e2f2af534545bdd1d7

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on July 27, 2012
at 12:03 PM

Yucca is a root. Therefore it falls into the category of being primal.

But Yucca should be eaten in moderation for two reasons:
1) Yucca contains very high levels of cyanide. Proper preparation removes all but trace amounts. But be careful that you prepare it right typically boiling for 15-25 minutes
2) Yucca is very high in carbs. Twice the amount of carbs found in potatoes and comparable to a large serving of rice. If you are looking for an alternative to french fries (something a lot of people do with yucca), you are better off sticking with potatoes.

So if you are trying to limit your carb intake, stay away from Yucca.

That being said, Yucca is delicious. Slice thin, boil for 20 mins, then saute in coconut oil with some limes, onions and garlic. Yum!

A968087cc1dd66d480749c02e4619ef4

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on July 27, 2012
at 02:15 PM

Well, now I want some!

C0d44d0c62dcf60e8a80ae21411ddeb9

(370)

on September 07, 2013
at 01:28 AM

You are talking here about YUCA, not YUCCA. YUCCA is a something different altogether. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yucca ---///--- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cassava

C0d44d0c62dcf60e8a80ae21411ddeb9

(370)

on July 27, 2012
at 05:34 PM

You are talking about YUCA, not YUCCA. e.g. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yucca http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cassava

C0d44d0c62dcf60e8a80ae21411ddeb9

(370)

on July 27, 2012
at 05:37 PM

You are talking here about YUCA, not YUCCA. YUCCA is a something different altogether. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yucca ---///--- en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cassava

Ebb10603524dd22621c1155dd7ddf106

(19150)

on March 24, 2013
at 01:21 PM

One is a staple food source, and one is not. If you see "yucca" at a grocery store, it's yuca. I wouldn't freak out. :-)

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C0d44d0c62dcf60e8a80ae21411ddeb9

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on July 27, 2012
at 05:39 AM

if it's food, and it doesn't make you sick, eat it.

you mean yuca, right? here: http://bit.ly/Qihwb4

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(3213)

on July 27, 2012
at 05:44 AM

Sugar doesn't make me sick, pretty broad answer, don't you think?

C0d44d0c62dcf60e8a80ae21411ddeb9

(370)

on July 27, 2012
at 05:33 PM

you are mistaken.

3ce6a0d24be025e2f2af534545bdd1d7

(26217)

on July 27, 2012
at 01:53 PM

it is Yucca not Yuca

3ce6a0d24be025e2f2af534545bdd1d7

(26217)

on July 27, 2012
at 06:16 PM

yup, you are right. I didn't even think to look it up. I've been spelling it wrong for years now. Thanks!

C0d44d0c62dcf60e8a80ae21411ddeb9

(370)

on July 27, 2012
at 05:30 PM

@CD i am sorry that you are mistaken. Y-U-C-C-A is a different plant altogether.

Ebb10603524dd22621c1155dd7ddf106

(19150)

on March 24, 2013
at 01:20 PM

One is a staple food source, and one is not. If you see "yucca" at a grocery store, it's yuca. I wouldn't freak out. :-)

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on March 24, 2013
at 12:25 PM

yucca and yuca (cassava) are different plants

Ebb10603524dd22621c1155dd7ddf106

(19150)

on March 24, 2013
at 01:20 PM

One is a staple food source, and the other is not. If you see "yucca" at a grocery store, it's yuca. I wouldn't freak out. :-)

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