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    Rest, ice, etc can all be helpful--but elbow...

    Rest, ice, etc can all be helpful--but elbow issues tend to "flow" from the shoulder, so to speak, so mobility and postural alignment exercises focused on the shoulders are going to have the bigger...
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    My main thought on the site and its claims is...

    My main thought on the site and its claims is that the author relies a lot on quotes from "experts," and tries to concoct a great air of intrigue without supplying much real substance.

    But more...
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    Good call! I'm @chowza (http://twitter.com/chowza)

    Good call! I'm @chowza
  4. I'm going to be shameless here and plug my latest...

    I'm going to be shameless here and plug my latest blog post, on the very topic of Oprah's vegan shenanigans. Enjoy (I hope)...
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    I'm always tempted by the Theo bars when I see...

    I'm always tempted by the Theo bars when I see them in the store, but I never seem to come across anything higher than 70% or maybe 74%. You know it's bad (or good) when you've started considering...
  6. It's not, but they do carry grass-fed ground beef...

    It's not, but they do carry grass-fed ground beef in 1-lb packs for pretty cheap.
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    At Whole Foods in NYC, but I'm not sure where...

    At Whole Foods in NYC, but I'm not sure where else you'd be able to find it. The distributor's website has a search tool that might be of use: http://www.internaturalfoods.com/store.html
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    I recently got into this stuff--it's really good,...

    I recently got into this stuff--it's really good, and the ingredient list looks pretty favorable (i.e., no soy lecithin) compared to a lot of the other dark chocs out there:...
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    There's no reason we should sacrifice our massels...

    There's no reason we should sacrifice our massels after left Gym--or right Gym! rachelpit, I'm not a big fan of BMI as a measure of health, but at 5.7 inches tall and 57kg heavy, your BMI comes in at...
  10. Thread: Uh, Vitamin A?

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    Just don't eat your pets in one sitting and you...

    Just don't eat your pets in one sitting and you should be okay (not doctor's advice):

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xavier_Mertz
  11. Thread: Coconut oil

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    I believe the medium-chain fatty acids are broken...

    I believe the medium-chain fatty acids are broken down directly by the liver for energy. So, kind of the quick energy afforded by carbs without the insulin.
  12. Exactly--because you're not forcing yourself to...

    Exactly--because you're not forcing yourself to do either of those things. They just kind of happen.
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    But it's not the "cave-man" diet, it's the...

    But it's not the "cave-man" diet, it's the Cavéman diet, named after the uncredited French guy who invented it and who is imaginary. This was implied in the article, as the French love pizza.
  14. Thread: Dr. Oz Today

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    Hey, there's some wheat in there!

    Hey, there's some wheat in there!
  15. Thread: Eatin' bugs

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    Guess it's time to gird ourselves for the...

    Guess it's time to gird ourselves for the upcoming meat exodus! Time to concoct some grubworm-and-pate recipes and stock up the freezer!

    (You're probably right, btw--just partially so, I hope...)
  16. Thread: Eatin' bugs

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    Eatin' bugs

    Seems like a sound idea, but I'm still getting used to including exotic things like liver in my diet. Is anybody here into bug eatin'?
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    A quick search of PubMed and elsewhere turned up...

    A quick search of PubMed and elsewhere turned up these:

    http://www.ajcn.org/content/82/5/1011.abstract

    "Our findings suggest that both sweet taste and energy content are required for a...
  18. Thread: Booze!

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    I've found that I can still handle (and enjoy) a...

    I've found that I can still handle (and enjoy) a little red wine, but beer becomes less and less tolerable every time I have some, even the "good" stuff... I'll probably have to cut it out entirely...
  19. "Ask yourself: When you see dead animals on the...

    "Ask yourself: When you see dead animals on the side of the road, are you tempted to stop for a snack?"

    No, but not because I don't have a natural taste for animal flesh--because I also have a...
  20. Thread: Sigh...

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    Yeah, something's gotta give. I just hope not too...

    Yeah, something's gotta give. I just hope not too much has to give for people to wake up and see what's going on. It seems like there's the beginnings of a wider awareness--but at the same time, I...
  21. Thread: Sigh...

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    Sigh...

    http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn19929-finally-a-fatfighting-drug-that-shows-promise.html

    "We've almost got the drug we need! Someday, maybe, we can all be healthy!"

    Makes me crave a...
  22. i think Sue meant to put quotes around that one...

    i think Sue meant to put quotes around that one...
  23. There's also this one, and I have no idea what's...

    There's also this one, and I have no idea what's going on here:

    "I do all those and am still petite/light frame. But I have to exercise to mandatory for training racehorses."
  24. As one of the commenters puts it, "This is...

    As one of the commenters puts it, "This is completely bananas, It's the exact opposite of getting healthy. What the hell is going on?"

    It's called the cracking of conventional wisdom, my friend......
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    I like to season my chicken with a combo of...

    I like to season my chicken with a combo of paprika, turmeric, and freshly ground black and red pepper.
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