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  1. I agree with what you have there. However,...

    I agree with what you have there.

    However, currently in society we don't have a problem eating enough calories. We do (as a society) have a rpoblem with eating too many calories and not getting...
  2. No, calories may be the most important thing you...

    No, calories may be the most important thing you ingest, but they are far from the only one you need. Here's a post from free the animal about nutrient density to explain further. I think the...
  3. Eh, I'm no a Ray Peat acolyte. Ah, so you are...

    Eh, I'm no a Ray Peat acolyte.

    Ah, so you are a Lustig follower? Please know that his supporting science is based on feeding large doses of pure fructose and the results aren't reproduced when...
  4. What's wrong with bananas?

    What's wrong with bananas?
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    The simple answer is, it's complicated. The...

    The simple answer is, it's complicated.

    The longer answer is, try to find biological explanations for things. This is one of the reasons why I like the Perfect Health Diet so much, because he can...
  6. Everything's relative. When I watched supersize...

    Everything's relative. When I watched supersize me, the big takeaway I got was that the hidden calories were all in the chips and soda, and that it was possible to be comparatively healthy just...
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    Funny honey story: I was making meusli for the...

    Funny honey story: I was making meusli for the kids when their cousins were visiting, and my BIL said 'they won't make it the way we do, with butter and honey'. He was astonished that I would use...
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    Ok, I only did it for 4 days (my girls were away...

    Ok, I only did it for 4 days (my girls were away on holiday and my wife didn't want me to represent 'disordered eating' in front of them). I don't think I can be counted as a success story since I...
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    Howdy. Primal is Mark Sisson's particular...

    Howdy.

    Primal is Mark Sisson's particular flavour of paleo.
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    You're right. That was 800 calories for the day,...

    You're right. That was 800 calories for the day, not for a single meal. So it's even less.

    I was using this link from Jenna.
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    Thanks. I've found I basically can't eat more...

    Thanks. I've found I basically can't eat more than two large potatoes in one sitting, which is funny, because the rest of my family was eating a curry last night, I if I was eating the curry too, I...
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    Ok, so I finally had a try at this hack. I found...

    Ok, so I finally had a try at this hack. I found that I wasn't able to eat more than 2 large potatoes in a sitting (1lb).

    1. Is that enough?

    2. Is tomato sauce ok as an addition?
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    Absolutely. But when the good role models aren't...

    Absolutely. But when the good role models aren't female and all of the female characters are token stereotypes, it just gets a bit old.


    QED?


    Agreed. The problem isn't that people can't...
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    The trouble is TQP, that what is portrayed in...

    The trouble is TQP, that what is portrayed in film and on TV becomes the 'common culture'.

    We watch as a family the 60s version of Batman with Adam West (the only true batman as far as I'm...
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    I think it's more complex than a simple calorie...

    I think it's more complex than a simple calorie deficit.


    Well to be fair, the primal 'trick' is very similar. Protein and Fat (a combination usually known of as 'meat') are very satiating, and...
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    Only if you're a tool. ...

    Only if you're a tool.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q3c4qzi-z3Q

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EajaioMj-NA

    Moves show all sorts of 'fantasic' things, and if you're unable to suspend...
  18. Is this spam? It reads like an ad and OP has...

    Is this spam? It reads like an ad and OP has only a single post.
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    Agreed. Fats come free with quality meats, and...

    Agreed. Fats come free with quality meats, and are a great way of making vegetables taste better. Our family probably goes through about 1lb of butter/ghee each week in addition to the fat that...
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    We're too scottish to buy unpasturised butter,...

    We're too scottish to buy unpasturised butter, although if you're a millionaire it's probably marginally better. There's not really that much difference between the two given that butter is almost...
  21. It's because you are changing what you feed your...

    It's because you are changing what you feed your gut, so there's a mass die-off of some types of bacteria.

    Some things to note:
    1. You only need to restrict carbs heavily if you're actively...
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    So just think yourself thin!

    So just think yourself thin!
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    If you're hungry eat. You'll know when you've...

    If you're hungry eat. You'll know when you've had enough.

    One of our best fat sources (past dairy) is a roasted mutton flap, which gives off over a cup of lard in excess in addition to what you...
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    You're eating enough meat. Maybe add 2-3 times...

    You're eating enough meat. Maybe add 2-3 times as much volume of vegetables to your already excellent meat intake?

    For example, you could easily add some mushrooms and spinach to your...
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    Mozarella is raw, isn't it? At least, when we...

    Mozarella is raw, isn't it? At least, when we make it it doesn't work unless you use raw milk.
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