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    So you're saying you get adequate carbs for your...

    So you're saying you get adequate carbs for your body through a diet rich in vegetables and low in grain and starch? That sounds like the Primal Blueprint to me, and also simar to the point I was...
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    Well, in Japan you can't really get bacon in its...

    Well, in Japan you can't really get bacon in its traditional form. There's stuff that's basically just thin sliced pork rashers, uncured, no additives. Looks like bacon, cooks like bacon. Tastes like...
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    The problem with the CW vs Primal carb debate is...

    The problem with the CW vs Primal carb debate is often that our definitions differ so greatly that we're talking about complete opposites. To much of the population, carbs = grains, sugar and perhaps...
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    Bacon is the enemy...

    ...according to this woeful piece on Yahoo today. Apparently bacon is the second biggest contributor to salt in our diets after, yep, you guessed it, bread. So naturally, it's time to quit the bacon....
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    Yes.
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    Italian roast beef? By that do you mean that the...

    Italian roast beef? By that do you mean that the beef is from italy, or that it's a recipe for roast beef using Italian flavours? If its the latter I'd be interested in knowing more...
  7. Well said. I find this type of thread distasteful...

    Well said. I find this type of thread distasteful and disrespectful. The fact that he was a vegetarian for three years is neither proof nor evidence that vegetarianism is bad for you. There could be...
  8. I do, obviously. The only imported foods over...

    I do, obviously. The only imported foods over here are vegetables from China and cafo beef from the US. No thanks.
    There's not much you can do, so why worry? I'll be here for maybe two years. I'm...
  9. I'm not sure what to make of this report. I hope...

    I'm not sure what to make of this report. I hope everyone took the time to read it all, because it reads like a heavy agenda piece severely lacking in context. I'm not a fan of nuclear power, in fact...
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    I wouldn't worry about it too much if it doesn't...

    I wouldn't worry about it too much if it doesn't affect you. There's more to it than just caffeine levels in raw numerics, take a look at the teablog I linked to in my previous comment for a piece...
  11. I don't, the steaks are too high. Zing!

    I don't, the steaks are too high. Zing!
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    No. But I eat soba once or twice a week. Hey,...

    No.

    But I eat soba once or twice a week. Hey, I live in Japan! It's actually a seed, not a grain. It contains some good stuff (protein,magnesium), and some, er, not so good stuff. Not really...
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    Good stuff. I love Oolong too. I wonder if you've...

    Good stuff. I love Oolong too. I wonder if you've tried Pu'erh tea. I found that......interesting.

    There's a great company for Chinese tea in the UK called Attic Tea, their website has some...
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    Don't compare caffeine obtained through high...

    Don't compare caffeine obtained through high quality pure teas with Red Bull and Coke. That's ridiculous.
  15. She's a woman - it's right there in the OP. ...

    She's a woman - it's right there in the OP.

    Nina - My comment was firmly tongue-in-cheek, please don't rise to the challenge. I want to keep my face for now. Sounds like you got a good plan going...
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    I found buckwheat pancakes to be horrendous too....

    I found buckwheat pancakes to be horrendous too. And I LOVE soba noodles.
  17. Nina, if you lose 40lbs eating 3500kcal a day...

    Nina, if you lose 40lbs eating 3500kcal a day with that activity level, I'll eat my own face.
  18. I'm not taking any chances, I'm getting my...

    I'm not taking any chances, I'm getting my tombstone made up right away:

    Here lies (my name)

    Yes he died young,
    But he enjoyed more steaks than you.
  19. He clearly states in the OP that he read this...

    He clearly states in the OP that he read this website and the associated book...

    Also, the PB book talks all about calculating a rough estimate for calorific needs and adapting the Blueprint to...
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    Dado on the Primal Poet thread... My balls...

    Dado on the Primal Poet thread...

    My balls sit, sweat
    swell with good things
    I squat and they touch
    ground is cold
    but nothing much
    more than the old
    balls hanging
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    This is the best thing I've ever read. Seriously....

    This is the best thing I've ever read. Seriously. Thank you!
  22. Yes. And no. It depends on whose advice your...

    Yes. And no. It depends on whose advice your following and on what day. In the book, Mark advocates eating fat from whole animal and vegetable foods (fatty meats/avocados/nuts etc). Or adding fat to...
  23. Refined fats of any description do nothing for my...

    Refined fats of any description do nothing for my hunger. Coconut oil, butter, olive oil....all delicious but I could eat tons in isolation and still need a good meal straight after. Only eating...
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    I agree. Arguing with the bones of dead people is...

    I agree. Arguing with the bones of dead people is very hard indeed! :D
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    I'm sure the feeling is mutual.

    I'm sure the feeling is mutual.
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