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  1. Thread: Dining out?

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    Many restaurants are able to safely prepare...

    Many restaurants are able to safely prepare gluten free meals, but it's never a good idea to see a 'gluten free menu' and assume that the restaurant knows what it's doing. The main problem is always...
  2. Thread: Dining out?

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    This place in Chicago recently opened up, if...

    This place in Chicago recently opened up, if anyone is visiting/living here. Not paleo, but it's gluten free and has a lot of healthy (and tasty) things on the menu.

    Menu - Bountiful Eatery
  3. Thread: EPIC Bars?

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    I don't think it's dessert tasting. The fruit in...

    I don't think it's dessert tasting. The fruit in the bars makes them a bit sweet, but the overall taste is meat-y/savory over sweet.
  4. Thread: Dining out?

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    I think the issue with wheat is that it's in a...

    I think the issue with wheat is that it's in a lot more things than shellfish or peanuts are - sauces, broth, flavorings, etc. Plus, flour tends to get everywhere in a kitchen.
  5. Thread: Dining out?

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    The problem is, plenty of restaurants SAY they...

    The problem is, plenty of restaurants SAY they can do this (i.e. make a safe, gluten free salad, for example) but they just don't understand how complicated it is to avoid cross-contamination. Most...
  6. Thread: EPIC Bars?

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    My friend and I tried them. They're a little...

    My friend and I tried them. They're a little weird, but you'd probably like them if you like a slightly sweet jerky. They aren't very salty. The buffalo was our favorite, with the turkey coming in...
  7. Thread: Dining out?

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    I have celiac disease and I'm very sensitive, so...

    I have celiac disease and I'm very sensitive, so I rarely eat out. The only times are when I'm traveling (and even then, I bring food to minimize the eating out) and when we occasionally go to a...
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    I'm a daily weigh-er, but I think that's only a...

    I'm a daily weigh-er, but I think that's only a good idea if you don't get obsessive about it. I do note day-to-day changes, but I only worry about it if I see a trend going on for a few weeks that...
  9. Thread: canned tuna

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    I put mine in salad. It's also good mashed up...

    I put mine in salad. It's also good mashed up with avocado, some lime juice and salt.
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    Pre-cooked sausage might be something to look...

    Pre-cooked sausage might be something to look for, too. I buy sausages at a store near me that are minimally processed and fully cooked. Usually I heat them in a pan, but they're also good cold or...
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    If you're trying to lose weight, just be aware...

    If you're trying to lose weight, just be aware that a bottle of cider often has more calories than a similarly sized beer. Lots of brands add extra sugar, which increases the calories - cider might...
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    I put my monitor on a stack of boxes so I can...

    I put my monitor on a stack of boxes so I can stand up at my desk whenever I want. I do calf raises, squats or tricep dips when no one's looking.
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    I take the magnesium supplements every day, but...

    I take the magnesium supplements every day, but my doc has said I can take a couple extra on the 3-4 days leading up to my period to help ward off the migraine. I only started last month, and I still...
  14. I'm female, about 5 ft tall and 105 pounds. I'm...

    I'm female, about 5 ft tall and 105 pounds. I'm working on building a bit more muscle, but otherwise I'm pretty much right where I want to be. I eat similar foods every day - breakfast is almost...
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    I've lost about 20 pounds eating paleo (and I'm...

    I've lost about 20 pounds eating paleo (and I'm little, so that's a lot for me - about 15% of my body-weight, I'd guess). Really dropped off when I did a whole 30 - which cut out sugar and alcohol...
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    Probably depends on what sorority you join and...

    Probably depends on what sorority you join and what school you're going to. I never did it, but my sister did and she had a very good experience. On her campus, the sorority house was much, much...
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    Could have her checked to make sure her vitamin...

    Could have her checked to make sure her vitamin levels are good. I've got very low magnesium and vitamin D and since I've started supplementing with those my migraines have gone way down. Low...
  18. Unless you've got a gluten problem, there's no...

    Unless you've got a gluten problem, there's no reason to eat Udi's. You'd be better off eating a regular bread product with more nutrition & fewer chemicals - like the sourdough people have...
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    $5 for a dozen as part of our CSA box. Our local...

    $5 for a dozen as part of our CSA box. Our local farmer's market has them for $6 a dozen.

    We're right outside Chicago and it's a bit more expensive here; my parents' farmer's market in Indiana...
  20. Thread: Celiac Testing

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    To get accurate test results on the blood test,...

    To get accurate test results on the blood test, she would have to be eating a significant amount of gluten (like a couple pieces of bread) for 8-12 weeks before having the test. The genetic test is...
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    You should go for it. Seafood is very healthy,...

    You should go for it. Seafood is very healthy, and if I lived near the coast, I'd eat it way more often. As it is, I eat canned fish (wild salmon, tuna or sardines) 3-5 days a week, and fish or...
  22. Thread: Hayfever

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    My allergies have improved greatly, too. I've...

    My allergies have improved greatly, too. I've been pretty strict paleo all spring and summer, and so far, I've found that alcohol is a big allergy trigger for me. I had a few drinks on two occasions...
  23. This is a good source if you want to check the...

    This is a good source if you want to check the gluten-free status of over-the-counter stuff, like cough drops and cold medicine:

    http://glutenfreedrugs.com/Walgreensgflist.pdf

    I have celiac and...
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    I feel like I eat a ton of food. I'm 5 ft tall...

    I feel like I eat a ton of food. I'm 5 ft tall and 106 pounds and I eat almost as much as my 6ft2 225lb husband does. Sometimes I feel like it's a lot, but without all the junk, I'm sure it's fewer...
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    Some people notice a huge difference when they...

    Some people notice a huge difference when they give up wheat, others don't. Personally, I think there's a spectrum of ability to digest wheat. On one end are people like me, who have celiac disease...
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