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    I feel your pain on that. I tried to go without...

    I feel your pain on that. I tried to go without caffeine. I made it a month. Herbal teas just don't have the same psychological effect for me. I compromised by blending regular beans with good...
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    I get where you're coming from, but maybe it...

    I get where you're coming from, but maybe it would help to understand that there are those of us in the world to whom even the smell of anything fishy is absolutely nauseating and by nauseating, I...
  3. Very interesting information. Thanks for sharing...

    Very interesting information. Thanks for sharing that.
  4. Thread: Rubbish?

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    I think, and this is pure speculation on my part,...

    I think, and this is pure speculation on my part, that it's because it's been found for a lot of people that if they lose weight faster than that, it's not sustainable in the long run. My guess...
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    My only issue as one who is also working to lose...

    My only issue as one who is also working to lose weight is the salt in the bacon is more than the salt in the pistachios and as a person who is sedentary by occupation and working 12 hours days with...
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    Forgive me for quoting Wiki, but it's been a long...

    Forgive me for quoting Wiki, but it's been a long night and this is the easiest to do.

    "Potatoes contain toxic compounds known as glycoalkaloids, of which the most prevalent are solanine and...
  7. Someone much more well versed than I am can...

    Someone much more well versed than I am can specifically address the Okinawa study, but if you look closely at it, what they are eating are whole foods and very little, if any, processed food like...
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    The voice of reason. Thank you.

    The voice of reason. Thank you.
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    Fage is the only Greek yogurt I've found so far...

    Fage is the only Greek yogurt I've found so far that does not use the pectin in their traditional yogurt. Even Greek Gods, my personal favorite, has pectin in the traditional one. Honey powder is...
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    Is the doctor you are seeing a GP or an...

    Is the doctor you are seeing a GP or an endocrinologist? If a GP, I would recommend an endo and if an endo, I would recommend a different one. Any doctor that puts a patient on any thyroid hormone...
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    +1. This. Exactly this.

    +1. This. Exactly this.
  12. I tried to give up coffee for a month. I really,...

    I tried to give up coffee for a month. I really, really tried. I work third shift and getting enough sleep during the day was just proving to be impossible. Herbal teas, no matter how much I like...
  13. This. I work in medical transcription. I can...

    This. I work in medical transcription. I can almost guarantee that when I have a note on a patient who is over 50, there is a 90% chance his or her list of meds will include metformin for diabetes,...
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    Also, look at your laundry detergent that you're...

    Also, look at your laundry detergent that you're using on your pillow cases. If you don't already, switch to something that is clear of any scents, etc. Do you use any kind of fabric softener? I...
  15. Thread: Ground Beef

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    It's because so many herds were destroyed by that...

    It's because so many herds were destroyed by that huge blizzard that hit the midwest at the beginning of this past winter. I've noticed that pork prices have gone up as well.
  16. Thread: Ground Beef

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    Yep. $3.18. That was 2 weeks ago when I last...

    Yep. $3.18. That was 2 weeks ago when I last looked, but that price hadn't changed in a couple of months. It'll vary by location, so your Sam's may be higher or lower, but it's pretty decent...
  17. Thread: Ground Beef

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    Even at WalMart, the cheap 73/27 beef is $3.68 a...

    Even at WalMart, the cheap 73/27 beef is $3.68 a pound. I can get the 90/10 for $3.18 a pound at Sam's but if the OP doesn't have access to a Sam's or Costo, then lean conventional will run you...
  18. I have the same experience with fruits. If I eat...

    I have the same experience with fruits. If I eat them alone or with dairy such as Greek yogurt, I have no issues, but if I eat fruit with any other food or after any food, then I turn into a methane...
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    I went cold turkey about a month ago. I work 3rd...

    I went cold turkey about a month ago. I work 3rd shift and found my intake of tea and coffee was gradually increasing. I also found that even when I did manage to sleep, I didn't feel rested. ...
  20. Thread: White Rice

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    A lot of this depends on what your sensitivity is...

    A lot of this depends on what your sensitivity is to rice as opposed to the sweet potato. For me, if I eat rice, I blow up like a balloon and I don't do that with the sweet potato. Your basic idea...
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    I work for a hospital system doing medical...

    I work for a hospital system doing medical transcription at home. If I have to go into the main hospital at all without wearing a mask thru flu season, I must get the flu shot, which my employer...
  22. He tries. :) 15561

    He tries. :)

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  23. I'm in Albuquerque. I do hope you all enjoyed...

    I'm in Albuquerque. I do hope you all enjoyed your visit. :)
  24. Thread: What now ? :/

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    Feeling guilty won't do you any good. Start now...

    Feeling guilty won't do you any good. Start now and get back on the wagon. That will be the best thing for your state of mind. The next time you're tempted to eat non-primal foods, make sure...
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    Not if they're brewing their tea correctly,...

    Not if they're brewing their tea correctly, they're not. You brew it in the pot, but then decant it to the cup/mug and decant the rest to a smaller pot so it's NOT sitting with the tea leaves in it....
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