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    I for one have personally found extreme caloric...

    I for one have personally found extreme caloric restriction does not give me anywhere near the weight loss one would expect based solely on the numbers. I don't have good explanations as to why, but...
  2. I've tried Shirataki Noodles before, just not...

    I've tried Shirataki Noodles before, just not that brand. They're made from Konjac, and are pretty much just fiber. Oh, some brands are a blend of Konjac and tofu, I'd avoid those IMO. Our local...
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    Not a waste of time at all. We are eating coconut...

    Not a waste of time at all. We are eating coconut oil for it's fat, the only thing you lose when going with a refined coconut oil is whatever raw food/enzymes/'life force'/magic/etc.... properties...
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    0.7g per LB of LBM is a good starting point for...

    0.7g per LB of LBM is a good starting point for average inactive/sedentary people trying to lose, however with your activity and planning on weight training 3x per week I'd say at least 1g/LBM would...
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    I think you missed this part :) "I found this...

    I think you missed this part :)
    "I found this Wild Alaskan fish burger at Costco (frozen)"

    Otherwise I'd agree they are far from ideal, especially once I noticed the "parfried in soybean and/or...
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    Very tasty, reminds me of a less sweet smoked...

    Very tasty, reminds me of a less sweet smoked salmon (but at half the price)
    Other than just by themselves they make a great addition to fish chowder, gives a great smokey flavor.

    Up here in...
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    beef & egg protein are the only animal source...

    beef & egg protein are the only animal source powders I've seen for sale outside of dairy
    There are a few vegan protein powder options (rice protein, Pea protein, hempseed, Spirulina) that could do,...
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    My favorite version of homemade chocolates...

    My favorite version of homemade chocolates involves creamed coconut and/or thick coconut milk, melted +72% dark chocolate, cocoa powder and a touch of stevia. (I've also added chocolate protein...
  9. Thread: No fruit?

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    The good stuff will be canned (food style cans,...

    The good stuff will be canned (food style cans, not soda) and likely in with the asian foods. The refrigerated stuff in dairy case is diluted/thickened to be a milk replacement, but you can dilute...
  10. Thread: No fruit?

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    Coconut water is pretty much just natural sugar...

    Coconut water is pretty much just natural sugar water, you'd be better off with fruits
    It's the coconut milk that gets all the praise around here (mostly fat, low carb)
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    I've found that most packaged bacon is loaded...

    I've found that most packaged bacon is loaded with additives and preservatives and then cured with "flavors" and/or sugar
    Even if it's not you've still got the quality of the animal to think of,...
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    I think it's safe to assume the cows are "free...

    I think it's safe to assume the cows are "free range", located in Australia and are not being fed antibiotics/hormones.

    It doesn't mention what the cows actually eat, perhaps they have access to...
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    I've yet to come across any hard data comparing...

    I've yet to come across any hard data comparing the insulin responses of various isolated proteins in matching quantities.

    The "insulin index" tries, but fails, as it uses real foods that vary in...
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    On the plus side, you are living proof that the...

    On the plus side, you are living proof that the system officially used to determine "obesity" is heavily flawed :)
    I'd expect you have somewhere between 115-125lbs of LBM at your current weight
    ...
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    80g protein seems a tad low based on your weight,...

    80g protein seems a tad low based on your weight, and depending on your activity level. Obese people have more LBM than they would at their "ideal" body weight, and more to maintain means more use...
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    I keep mine about a week. If you have a hand...

    I keep mine about a week. If you have a hand blender it's very hard to mess up, and any 'failures' can often be fixed by adding a bit more egg yolk, and then more oil. Oh, and you could always use...
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    Uhh.... Looking at her sample meals it's rather...

    Uhh.... Looking at her sample meals it's rather clear she's already substantially cut down her food intake from what she was eating previously... and your suggestion is to be more strict? Why?
    ...
  18. Thread: Canned Tuna

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    In oil is only a good idea if the oil is one you...

    In oil is only a good idea if the oil is one you want to be consuming (olive)
    I have read that fish packed in oil retains more of it's natural oils, but water packed seems to be considerably...
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    As others have said above, you likely are not...

    As others have said above, you likely are not eating enough. Having a friend who was successful is great for inspiration and help, but being that much larger than her means you'll require more food...
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    I too was once quite the soda addict. Got sick of...

    I too was once quite the soda addict. Got sick of going through so much canned artificial crap so decided to make my own. Built a carbonation rig myself out of a 20LB CO2 tank & beer regulator and...
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    I've always been intrigued that such a large...

    I've always been intrigued that such a large chunk of the world's population subsists on tubers that can be rather toxic in their unprocessed forms. It's no surprise that the cultures that rely on...
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    The second one is considerably better for you...

    The second one is considerably better for you than the first.

    IMO if you must have a protein shake your likely better off buying a tub of powder & some milk and blending it up yourself, it'll be...
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    Looks like a very intriguing idea, however from...

    Looks like a very intriguing idea, however from what I recall Flax and Psyllium (while not actually grains) are less than ideal for people following a paleo/primal lifestyle due to their high phytic...
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    From what little I've seen of the subject I...

    From what little I've seen of the subject I believe the cyanide is located in the "juice"?

    At least... I recall that grating & squeezing to remove the thick milky runoff & then rinsing is part of...
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    I've read a couple articles about this, but have...

    I've read a couple articles about this, but have yet to see the smoking gun, it all seems a bit too overblown. Where are the test results showing retail brands of "extra virgin" being contaminated...
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