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  1. Thread: Yoga

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    Thanks, I can't tell you how great I feel after...

    Thanks, I can't tell you how great I feel after being fat almost my whole adult life. I swear, real food saved my life.
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    The number of communities with an Ivy League...

    The number of communities with an Ivy League level of intellectual influence is minuscule compared to the number of communities
    that have only access to 20yr old medical practice. My parents live...
  3. I am reminded of something Guy Ritchie said about...

    I am reminded of something Guy Ritchie said about Madonna after they split - that making love to her was like having sex with a piece of gristle. Kind of tacky to talk that way in public about a...
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    Made this tonight with chicken thighs and it was...

    Made this tonight with chicken thighs and it was a *huge* hit. DD and I had it over a bed of greens with mucho cilantro and tzatziki as dressing. DH, who is much less interested in gluten/carb...
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    With some killer booty...I think it's some kind...

    With some killer booty...I think it's some kind of Manchurian Amazon thing. Female leprechauns everywhere are feeling wistful.
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    My experience with vinegar, oil, mustard dressing...

    My experience with vinegar, oil, mustard dressing is that it's fine, even a month later. The online recipes will be very conservative as far as shelf-life, but I think they are only covering their...
  7. From the abstract - IMO, every piece of...

    From the abstract -

    IMO, every piece of information is interesting, and the fact that skipping breakfast had an effect in some people is interesting as well. But the take-home is that no...
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    Poll: My only workout is hot vinyasa yoga, but I much...

    My only workout is hot vinyasa yoga, but I much prefer it fasted. On the weekends I go mid morning, so at least 10hrs fasted, and have a light lunch after. Week nights I go after 5pm and try to...
  9. Thread: Yoga

    by LauraSB
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    That sounds just miserable! I get one of 4...

    That sounds just miserable! I get one of 4 instructors depending on which class I take and I like some better than others, but none are as big a downer as that. There are a couple who will say...
  10. Thread: Yoga

    by LauraSB
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    I started with once a week hot vinyasa flow and...

    I started with once a week hot vinyasa flow and after 6 mos couldn't wait a whole week between classes, so went to 2x/week. I have recently added a third class as often as I can. Yoga is my only...
  11. LOL, it irritates me too. Anyone with half a...

    LOL, it irritates me too. Anyone with half a clue in the kitchen knows what stock is. Bone broth just sounds pretentious to me.

    I will say, though, that all kinds of ideologies (and even...
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    This has been one of greatest bonuses of turning...

    This has been one of greatest bonuses of turning to real, local food. We regularly eat meals now that rival what we previously only enjoyed in high end, farm-to-table type restaurants. It has taken...
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    Unless your starting out obese and eating a diet...

    Unless your starting out obese and eating a diet heavy in grains and processed foods, I think a primal diet is likely to be a disappointment as a short term fat loss strategy. Body recomposition...
  14. Thread: Acne

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    A primal diet is a huge step toward health for...

    A primal diet is a huge step toward health for almost everyone, but some people's bodies are fussier than others. My 15yo DD got complete relief from acne by cutting gluten grains to one serving a...
  15. Thread: Uhm....NAAN!

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    I agree. They're too spongy. I think they're...

    I agree. They're too spongy. I think they're closer to the flat bread that gyros are served in. They're tasty though.

    I think there are just some textures that can't be faked without gluten.
  16. Thread: Potato Flour?

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    I think this is an excellent reason to experiment...

    I think this is an excellent reason to experiment with alternative flours! IMO, most of the "paleo/primal" substitutes for traditional baked goods aren't very impressive as substitutes, but a few...
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    Uh, no, nobody is actually better suited to a SAD...

    Uh, no, nobody is actually better suited to a SAD lifestyle. Some people are happier with more than 80 g carbs/day though. I'm typically between 100-150g/day with very little crap food. Fruit,...
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    Speaking as a middle-aged woman with probably an...

    Speaking as a middle-aged woman with probably an average lean mass, I think that guideline is a great starting point. It's even better if you know what the "normal" weight range is for your height. ...
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    You need to look at all your local options. ...

    You need to look at all your local options. Costco is the cheapest where I am for salted KG. Whole Foods is cheaper than Trader Joe's for unsalted. The regular grocery stores are a lot more...
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    We have only started buying grass fed beef in the...

    We have only started buying grass fed beef in the last year and I've never found it to be gamey or especially lean as compared to similar cuts from the grocery store. We have access to local...
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    We bought a whole pasteured lamb last summer and...

    We bought a whole pasteured lamb last summer and were surprised at how mild it was, much milder than any lamb we'd ever bought in a grocery store. I asked the farmer about it and he said the "lamb"...
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    I read that using a food processor will introduce...

    I read that using a food processor will introduce chaos into your food. I wish I could find that blog again because it was a hilarious read. So anyway, there's that...

    I use mine whenever I have...
  23. She's really adorable and I think a lot of people...

    She's really adorable and I think a lot of people could get over her voice if she was sweet as can be and easy to get along with. I suspect she's not though.

    Looking at her giant boobs and flat...
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    Daniel Lieberman ( The Story of the Human Body:...

    Daniel Lieberman ( The Story of the Human Body: Evolution, Health, and Disease: Daniel Lieberman: 9780307379412: Amazon.com: Books ) calls this dysevolution. Disorders that arise in environments we...
  25. Thread: So, Spanx ...

    by LauraSB
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    I have a camisole, tank top style, that works...

    I have a camisole, tank top style, that works great for smoothing out my midsection. If it was any tighter around the armholes, my extra skin would bulge there, so that's a consideration. I love it...
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