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    Which bit is unclear? By "contest" I'm...

    Which bit is unclear?

    By "contest" I'm referring to body building contests... "pufa" means "polyunsatured fatty acid." Not sure what else could be confusing.
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    Maltitol... just how bad is it?

    Its glycemic index is slightly lower than pure sugar. I'm consuming maltitol in very small amounts, while also consuming no grains, essentially no pufas (no nuts, no seed oils... only the pufas...
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    Cultured Coconut Milk

    So Delicious Dairy Free | Cultured Coconut Milk | Unsweetened Cultured Coconut Milk

    Opinions on this product? It's mostly just coconut milk, with a few (fiber) carbs from chicory root, rice...
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    Yeast as a protein source?

    Check it out: Nutrition Facts and Analysis for Leavening agents, yeast, baker's, active dry

    I was amazed to find that a tablespoon of yeast contains 5 grams of protein. That means that, scoop for...
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    Can we trust supplement labels?

    Supplements are not regulated by the FDA, so can we trust the claims they make on their labels? How do we know we're taking a Vitamin D pill and not just a hunk of chalk? Or, in my case, how do I...
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    Not trying to build muscle really, no. Just want...

    Not trying to build muscle really, no. Just want to look generally fit -- I loved the way running made my body look, which is why I'm interested in introducing it again. It seems like no amount of...
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    Diet change when increasing cardio

    Before going primal, I ran about 3-4 times per week, doing 3.5-4.5 miles each time. I enjoyed it and it kept me in great shape. I wouldn't even consider it "chronic cardio" because I was only doing...
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    They've been a staple of mine for a while now. ...

    They've been a staple of mine for a while now. They taste great and are nutritionally solid, although a little low in protein and calories to work as a meal replacement (unless you eat two). Highly...
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    Interesting... I'm a bit confused about this...

    Interesting... I'm a bit confused about this because everything I've read describes ricotta as containing next to no casein.
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    Whey Ricotta

    I've been grain-free for about two years and almost totally dairy-free for roughly a year and a half. Currently, butter and unflavored whey protein isolate are staples for me, and the only dairy...
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    Olive oil and vinegar rancidity

    To make a long story short, I accidentally (stupidly) got a few tablespoons of red wine vinegar inside my bottle of olive oil. It's been sitting on the counter for about a week now, and the two have...
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    All-protein meals?

    Lately I've been making my own beef jerky with nothing but salt and coconut aminos... it's really lean and contains no carbs, so it's pretty much 100% protein. I've been carrying it around in my bag...
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    Great input as always, Choco, but I'm in a...

    Great input as always, Choco, but I'm in a constant state of cutting, not gaining, haha. But interesting point about the oxidized cholesterol.
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    Mercola Whey Chocolate

    Mercola is a bit of a salesman, but his beliefs about nutrition all seem to be incredibly on-point. He's a fan of saturated fats, avoids excess polyunsaturated fats, advocates eating grass-fed, and...
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    I consider my diet pretty moderate. Most days it...

    I consider my diet pretty moderate. Most days it comes out to 40% protein, 35% fat, 25% carbs. I don't worry too much about the mixing of carbs and fat, so long as my calories are in-check, but...
  16. Just to make it interesting, I'll mention that my...

    Just to make it interesting, I'll mention that my diet looked like this for the past four months:

    Brunch (around noon): 2% Greek Yogurt with walnuts and blueberries
    Dinner: Salmon or steak, sweet...
  17. My CICO experiment... a full-circle moment

    I'm writing this post with the full knowledge that a four-page CICO-vs-macros argument will follow, but I feel compelled to share my results.

    I came to the paleo WOE about two years ago, a lean...
  18. Looks good, and so easy! Thanks for sharing,...

    Looks good, and so easy! Thanks for sharing, definitely going to try it.
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    Ooh nice. I like the idea of cacao nibs. Do they...

    Ooh nice. I like the idea of cacao nibs. Do they blend well or does it end up like a chocolate chip smoothie? I don't mind much either way.
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    Butter in a protein shake?

    Sounds crazy, but has anyone tried it? I need to add a little fat to my protein shake and am not a huge fan of coconut (and I can't get past the taste of avocado when I've tried that as an...
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    My chief question is regarding the small quantity...

    My chief question is regarding the small quantity of (gluten free) oats
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    I'm probably going to keep him at moderate fat......

    I'm probably going to keep him at moderate fat... Regardless, he won't be playing any ball for at least a month.
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    Trying to help my sick brother

    He was injured playing basketball (nothing major, just a twisted ankle, but it's making it hard for him to move around much). He's worried about getting out of shape during this injury, and I thought...
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    I'm trying to come up with a recipe for something to replace full-fat Greek yogurt (which, for me, has the ideal macro composition -- a perfect balance of protein, fat, and carbs that really gives me...
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    Coconut flour

    A woman at my local farmer's market has started offering homemade muffins and waffles made from only four ingredients: coconut flour, egg whites, unsweetened almond milk, and stevia. I was tempted to...
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