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  1. I have to admit the fermenting process tends to...

    I have to admit the fermenting process tends to scent the air (esp with cabbage!) and a lack of stability and kitchen facilities is a bummer. But health food stores may carry unpasteurized kombucha...
  2. Red Val, you definitely have issues, many similar...

    Red Val, you definitely have issues, many similar to ones I've faced in the past. But after I switched to LC, a new set of problems cropped up. Constipation after being diagnosed celiac and lactose...
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    Rice does weird things to me, and I love the...

    Rice does weird things to me, and I love the stuff. I can get away with one meal, but by the 2nd or third I get the shakes, very cold and have to lie down till the spell passes. So now I pretty well...
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    SS, I too suffer from rosacea. I stay out of the...

    SS, I too suffer from rosacea. I stay out of the sun, but, in fact, mine settled a bit during the potato hack. I think an Australian could hardly call himself one if he didn't spend a lot of time...
  5. Thread: Potato Starch

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    Kyle2006, Apparently you have something going on...

    Kyle2006, Apparently you have something going on in your gut due to taking potato starch. That's good! It means the gut bugs are getting a shaking up, and the good bugs now have a better food supply...
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    TT, we eat eggs (sometimes with melted cheese)...

    TT, we eat eggs (sometimes with melted cheese) for brekkie about 350 days of the year. Fried in coconut oil or bacon fat. I insist on more protein than he actually wants to eat, but at the clang of...
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    Along with any other measures you may try, eat...

    Along with any other measures you may try, eat pepitas (pumpkin seeds), squash seeds ,(lightly roasted). They're not just good food, they contain elements like zinc and magnesium that are good for...
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    Many years ago, we used to drink switchel as a...

    Many years ago, we used to drink switchel as a health aid, a la Dr. Jarvis. (Vermont- Folk Medicine.) Did it work? At the time, he wasn't diabetic; so the vinegar/ honey/hot water didn't bother him....
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    Hi Tatertot - about my hubby not being able to...

    Hi Tatertot - about my hubby not being able to consume potatoes in spite of a Murphy forebear: he's diabetic and his blood sugar goes out of control if he eats more than a spoonful or two of taters....
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    It may be something happening to you, rather than...

    It may be something happening to you, rather than something you've done or not done. A close relative suffers from twitches and trembling, and she's been tested for various things with no diagnosis...
  11. And if the "science" is distorted by arriving at...

    And if the "science" is distorted by arriving at the conclusions desired by the employers, it is not true science, no matter how scientific their methods. Their conclusions frequently conflict with...
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    If you're making real cheese at home, use partly...

    If you're making real cheese at home, use partly skimmed milk, set it with rennet, and bring to the required temperature. When the curds gradually clump together, form a ball and leave in the warm...
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    OK, I just thought I'd let you know that the roto...

    OK, I just thought I'd let you know that the roto rooter meds I needed to take for the colonoscopy did not result in copious effluent; so I think the previous potato hack perhaps eliminated slow...
  14. Agreed.

    Agreed.
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    Been up that high as well. Just about gave my doc...

    Been up that high as well. Just about gave my doc a heart attack! Refused statins, as I AM allergic to the pain they caused. It took time for my levels to drop, but glad to report my tri's dropped...
  16. Caffeine affects me so badly (not skinny, BTW)...

    Caffeine affects me so badly (not skinny, BTW) that I never got into coffee-drinking, and my tea drinking was out of control for several years. However, after about 3 pm, I can't drink anything with...
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    The problem with binge drinking like that is that...

    The problem with binge drinking like that is that your body can handle less booze over time, and takes longer to clear the system. One of my close relatives near your age is finding this out.
    How...
  18. I agree that that is an edema test, as it's the...

    I agree that that is an edema test, as it's the one my docs use. But thirst is not as reliable a test as one may think. Sometimes dehydration comes across as hunger. But severe dehydration is...
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    Dunno, but the lack of obvious fiber on the PH is...

    Dunno, but the lack of obvious fiber on the PH is a bit deceiving, as the rs apparently favors the formation of short chain fatty acids, which seem to act like fiber in the intestines. Anyhoo,...
  20. Interesting read and looksee.;-) The overriding...

    Interesting read and looksee.;-) The overriding theme is that most hunter-gatherers on a traditional regional diet owe plenty to vegetable matter to fill in the hollow spot below their ribs. IOW,...
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    It's been a long journey from the jungles of SE...

    It's been a long journey from the jungles of SE Asia, not only in time, but in genetics. Modern egglayers are a manmade creation requiring the intervention of humans to meet their high protein needs....
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    Don't argue. That way leads to hurt feelings on...

    Don't argue. That way leads to hurt feelings on both sides. Just ask her to observe what happens in another 6 weeks, and be prepared to add salads and other healthy side dishes to quiet her...
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    In "Back to Eden," a documentary film about...

    In "Back to Eden," a documentary film about organic farmer Paul Gautschie in Washington State, he mentions he feeds only garden wastes to his 20 or so chickens year round. There is no mention of egg...
  24. Thread: Dart 2 studies

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    Here's a followup on the Dart2 , that casts a...

    Here's a followup on the Dart2 , that casts a similar light on the conclusions.

    Hooper Rebuttable
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    About 5 months ago I had severe pain in my left...

    About 5 months ago I had severe pain in my left upper abdomen, close to the site of longstanding now-defunct ulcers. Doc ordered stool test among others, and it was positive for occult blood. So,...
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