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    So...how'd it turn out? Old thread, I know. But...

    So...how'd it turn out? Old thread, I know. But I'm nervously eyeing a bowl of steam-pasteurized "raw" almonds that I'm about to soak overnight before dehydrating. Just wondering how it worked out...
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    I've found bug bites to be noticeably worse and...

    I've found bug bites to be noticeably worse and greater in number now compared with pre-primal days. I don't believe diet is a factor. Rather, I think it's a direct result of spending more time...
  3. I'm not sure about that. First, I took "DIY" and...

    i don't know if you were just describing what you like to do, or describing what you like to do which is not considered feminine, but AFAIK in the US the parts i bolded are considered...
  4. Thread: Handstands!

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    Thanks for the recommendations. I actually think...

    Thanks for the recommendations. I actually think my lack of flexibility is what's holding me back the most right now. In the past I worked on downward dog a bit, but I think I need a more...
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    Wow, that's awesome! She makes it look so easy. ...

    Wow, that's awesome! She makes it look so easy. It makes me think that there is quite a bit of overlap between what I want to do and yoga. And overlap between yoga and gymnastics. Thanks!
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    Minor necrobump of my own thread here... Last...

    Minor necrobump of my own thread here...

    Last spring I was working on handstands a bit until I started getting some pretty serious hamstring pain that started affecting my main workout at the time...
  7. Thread: Leg cramps?

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    Yes: leg cramps paleo - Google Search...

    Yes: leg cramps paleo - Google Search
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    Just a followup to the previous response and some...

    Just a followup to the previous response and some further information about TSH values fluctuating:

    Serum TSH variability in normal individual... [W V Med J. 2004 Jul-Aug] - PubMed - NCBI


    ...
  9. Thread: Lower Libido

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    He mentioned he's been using only non-iodized...

    He mentioned he's been using only non-iodized salt. He also apparently eats no other processed food that would likely include oodles of iodized salt. The amount of iodine in meats and eggs is...
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    Because you didn't read the whole thread, you...

    Because you didn't read the whole thread, you don't realize just how right you are. :cool:
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    Fish oil raises a big red flag. For some people...

    Fish oil raises a big red flag. For some people it seems to result in pretty wacky cholesterol readings, potentially for a number of different reasons. When did you start the fish oil supplements?
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    I added rice back into my diet after I was eating...

    I added rice back into my diet after I was eating primally for a while in the 75-100g/day carb range. I found I was losing weight despite stuffing myself with good primal-friendly foods, and that's...
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    Or maybe people hate on Brady because he's young,...

    Or maybe people hate on Brady because he's young, good looking, successful, and legitimately has talent (and a supermodel wife).



    Hey, this is a primal forum -- can't we hate him for the white...
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    Not an argument, just an observation: ...

    Not an argument, just an observation:

    Disease-carrying kids trumped primal eating/lifestyle at my house. Bully for you if the opposite was true in your case.
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    My n=1 can beat up your n=1!! :cool: ...

    My n=1 can beat up your n=1!! :cool:

    Seriously though, your immune system obviously gets a pretty good workout by your own admission. Add to that some immunity boosting lifestyle changes, and...
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    Do any of you healthy, non-getting-colds folk...

    Do any of you healthy, non-getting-colds folk have kids in school? I never really got sick much -- primal or otherwise -- until my youngest started going to preschool.

    CW says if you put a lot of...
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    I'm glad you're all avoiding viruses (or...

    I'm glad you're all avoiding viruses (or recovering quickly).

    Me, not so much. I've had colds more frequently than not since November -- at least 3 of them. Last week everyone in my house got a...
  18. Interesting...thanks for that info. Just when I...

    Interesting...thanks for that info. Just when I think I've got it all figured out, I learn another nugget that forces me to re-evaluate what I thought I knew. :)



    You think they were...
  19. Just got my updated thyroid results. Here's the...

    Just got my updated thyroid results. Here's the progression from 13 months ago -> 11 months ago -> now:

    TSH: 7.7 -> 5.4 -> 3.1
    FT4: 1.16 -> 1.09 -> 1.06

    The lab's reference range for TSH is...
  20. 22 months primal: blood lipid update

    My old (9 mos primal) -> new (22 mos primal) numbers are:

    Total: 219 -> 143 (down 35%)
    LDL: 119->77 (down 35%)
    HDL: 84->57 (down 32%)
    Trig: 27->51 (up 89%)

    I really don't know what to think...
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    Forget the purists :)

    If you don't have the time, patience, or equipment to bbq, you can easily make brisket tasty and tender in a crock pot, dutch oven, or other covered vessel in the oven.

    Here's how I made it...
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    Fortunately for you, your parents had a different...

    Fortunately for you, your parents had a different point of view on the matter. :D
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    I tend to buy directly from farmers either at the...

    I tend to buy directly from farmers either at the farm or a farmer's market. 9 times out of 10 the meat is already vacuum sealed and frozen. I've always just let the meat thaw in the fridge, in a...
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    I think you're describing the feeling a man will...

    I think you're describing the feeling a man will get sometimes while urinating. Inexplicably, I always got that feeling every time I went swimming as a kid. Never could figure that out. It made it...
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    Mine was in the vicinity of the belly button too...

    Mine was in the vicinity of the belly button too -- sometimes higher, sometimes lower.
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