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    I would see what other options you might have...

    I would see what other options you might have with regard to bloodwork. For instance, many universities do cholesterol screenings for research purposes. See if this is a possibility.
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    Anyone have any information regarding this?

    Anyone have any information regarding this?
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    Coconut Oil Question

    If I use coconut oil as a moisturizer, will I absorb it into my bloodsteam? If I'm already consuming lots of coconut oil, will using it topically have the same effect as consuming more?
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    I appreciate your comments. It's very difficult...

    I appreciate your comments. It's very difficult to watch my cholesterol and LDL's rise because I've been so conditioned by the medical community and so called health experts to maintain low...
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    Need Advice Regarding My Cholesterol

    Here is a brief history:

    About 5 years ago my cholesterol was typically in the 220's, my HDL in the 50's and LDL near 120, Trigs around 100. Doctor suggested Lipitor to reduce cholesterol and...
  6. Thread: Coconut Milk

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    I feel like I'm back at square one. Anything...

    I feel like I'm back at square one. Anything with additives is out, anything in a tetra-pak is out, and anything in a bpa lined can is out. Anyone have a suggestions, besides making your own, for a...
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    I looked on Amazon for coconut milk and most of...

    I looked on Amazon for coconut milk and most of them contain the following: organic coconut, water, organic guar gum.
    Is there a pure brand of coconut milk in BPA free cans?
  8. Thread: Coconut Milk

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    Here's the ingredient list. Should I avoid...

    Here's the ingredient list. Should I avoid completely, or use occasionally?

    Nutrition Facts
    Serving Size 1 cup (240 mL)

    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 50
    Calories from Fat 40

    % Daily...
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    Should I always avoid the use of coconut milk...

    Should I always avoid the use of coconut milk drink or would it be ok to add to coffee and in smoothies? It's mostly 4.5g fat, 4 saturated, and 2 carbs per 8 ounces.
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    It would be helpful if you would explain the...

    It would be helpful if you would explain the difference.
  11. Thread: Coconut Milk

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    Coconut Milk

    Could someone suggest a good brand of coconut milk? I have been using So Delicious unsweetened vanilla because of it's availability and taste, but I read it's not a good choice. Thanks.
  12. I just read a book called "The Coconut Oil...

    I just read a book called "The Coconut Oil Miracle" by Bruce Fife. Coconut oil will give you lots of energy and has been successful in helping those with digestive issues. Check it out.
  13. Hang out with really large people. The larger...

    Hang out with really large people. The larger the better.
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    Considering Eating Oatmeal For Breakfast

    On most mornings I eat high omega 3 eggs and vegetables cooked in coconut oil. One or two days a week I eat Greek Yogurt with berries, chia seeds and a little coconut milk. I'm getting a little...
  15. Thread: High Fat Diet

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    High Fat Diet

    I was wondering if eating a diet high in fat and saturated fat would be detrimental to someone who didn't exercise or exercised very little? I realize that not exercising is a risk factor in itself,...
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    50 to 100 carbs a day is good for weight loss. ...

    50 to 100 carbs a day is good for weight loss. The closer to 50, the more effect, but you want to make sure you are getting the proper nutrition. I would try to get more variation in your carbs by...
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    Saturated Fat and Heart Disease

    This is from Dr. Gabe Mikin's e-Zine Health and Fitness Newsletter:

    Saturated Fat from Meat, Not from Plants, Linked to Heart Attacks

    A study from the University of Texas in Houston shows that...
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    Primal Issue

    There are a few important issues with my somewhat humorous approach. One is that cravings, such as fruit addiction, in the peak of the fruit season, are very difficult to overcome. Secondly, one's...
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    Oh my gosh! I have a hernia. Is this the first...

    Oh my gosh! I have a hernia. Is this the first stage?
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    You should have just gone out and bought some...

    You should have just gone out and bought some shoes....and a purse to match. And every time he did this to you....another pair of shoes...and a purse to match. I think in short time he would get...
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    I Think My Wife Is Trying To Kill Me!

    Ever since I went Paleo, I've had numerous discussions with my wife regarding how a Paleo diet keeps a person healthy by regulating their blood sugar. We've talked about how fats and protein tend to...
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    Two brief comments. I would look at the...

    Two brief comments. I would look at the direction your numbers are going. Are they improving or not. Secondly, I would work on getting your HDL up. Are you exercising frequently and at a good...
  23. Products I Purchase to Help Me Maintain a Primal Diet

    I buy Vital Choice canned seafood, salmon, tuna, mackerel, and sardines. The quality is very high, although somewhat expensive. I use them for a convenient, year round, protein, high omega 3 source...
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    Perhaps I should have written, "metabolic type". ...

    Perhaps I should have written, "metabolic type". From what I've read, metabolic typing has nothing to do with eating only carbs or protein or fat. It has more to do with metabolic type and how...
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    Carb Type vs Protein Type

    I understand that some people are carb type and others are protein type, and some are a combination of the two. What does this mean and what are the ramificiations of being a carb vs protein type?
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