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    OMFG. Funniest line in the thread ... LMAO. ...

    OMFG. Funniest line in the thread ... LMAO.

    But nothing channels MY inner white trash like spray-on Cheez Whiz in a can ...
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    Those are all signs of healthier nails and better...

    Those are all signs of healthier nails and better overall health. Your nails will grow faster and a bit thicker when you eat more gelatin (a natural part of the primal diet). The "ridges" are also...
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    I thought "medical marijuana" was for pain...

    I thought "medical marijuana" was for pain management. Or in the case of depression, when a person's pain is made manageable then their depression tends to go away as well. But overall, it all...
  4. The GERD started bothering me in my mid-50s. I...

    The GERD started bothering me in my mid-50s. I had been eating low-carb, nearly primal, for years. The GERD was bad enough that I started taking pills to relieve the symptoms, though I hated taking...
  5. I was a pretty strict vegetarian, not quite...

    I was a pretty strict vegetarian, not quite vegan, for roughly 10 years. It started out as a way to lose some pounds (which worked great at first), and being vegetarian was easy in Seattle, where I...
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    My rant: Yesterday I went to pick up a...

    My rant: Yesterday I went to pick up a prescription for a neighbor. At the drugstore, I had to fight my way through the thicket of candy displays that line both sides of the aisle. The back of the...
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    I tried the RS diet for the entire month of...

    I tried the RS diet for the entire month of April, just for a change of pace. I have no health issues to fix, so no change in how I felt health-wise. I gained maybe a pound per week, but I can't be...
  8. Thread: Binge eating

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    From your list, what kinda jumps out is that you...

    From your list, what kinda jumps out is that you eat a lot of carbs. Carbs at every meal. Especially fruit. They are "good" carbs (rice, sweet potato, fruit, chocolate) but carbs can make you...
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    When people ask me how I stay fit, I just say...

    When people ask me how I stay fit, I just say that I try to avoid junk food -- and let it go at that. Sometimes at a restaurant, when I'm trying to order fish or chicken "without any breading,...
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    You might want to try the simplest and cheapest...

    You might want to try the simplest and cheapest thing first. When I had leg cramps at night, I studied up on what might cause it. Turned out that I wasn't drinking enough liquids during the day. ...
  11. Thread: Non Showerers

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    Grok, when nomadic, wandered from one source of...

    Grok, when nomadic, wandered from one source of water to another because it is essential to survival. And when water is available, people like to bathe themselves. Civilization grew up alongside...
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    Why on earth would anybody WANT to go without a...

    Why on earth would anybody WANT to go without a bath or shower? Is growing a rich colony of crotch and armpit bacteria part of the primal blueprint now? Somehow, I think not.

    Besides, the...
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    As I said, I'm doing 4 tablespoons of PS in the...

    As I said, I'm doing 4 tablespoons of PS in the morning and again in the evening, with no negative results. That's the maximum I'll do, and I'll taper down after a month or so. I was reading on...
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    I've been doing the PS plus soil-based probiotics...

    I've been doing the PS plus soil-based probiotics for two weeks now. Started with 2 Tablespoons PS morning and evening. Now doing 4 Tbsp morning and evening. No bad effects, not even unusual...
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    Okay, I'm onboard with using the PS and...

    Okay, I'm onboard with using the PS and Probiotics for the rest of the month. I started right out, first day of April, with 4 Tbsp per day. No problems so far, maybe a bit of extra wind but that's...
  16. A few things I forgot to mention about gelatin in...

    A few things I forgot to mention about gelatin in my post above ...

    I have to clip my fingernails almost weekly because they grow FAST.

    Facial hair grows faster, including eyebrows (I'm male,...
  17. Gelatin wasn't part of my kitchen repertoire a...

    Gelatin wasn't part of my kitchen repertoire a year ago. But then we had all the Ray Peat stuff here on MDA, and I started fiddling with gelatin. The more I read about it, here and elsewhere on the...
  18. I had a client who was arrested for poaching...

    I had a client who was arrested for poaching deer. He had no money for lawyer fees, so he paid me with 50 pounds of venison sausage, and a case of hand-loaded 30-30 shells. Mmmmm. The sausage has...
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    Here's a good site that specializes in stand-up...

    Here's a good site that specializes in stand-up desks ...

    Welcome

    It is important to get the right desk height to fit your body size, or you won't be comfortable. The site I linked has info on...
  20. It's the ketchup that'll fuck you up. Otherwise,...

    It's the ketchup that'll fuck you up. Otherwise, eat all the bacon and eggs you can stand. No problem.
  21. I remember buying a lot of tinned sardines at the...

    I remember buying a lot of tinned sardines at the ship's store. A lot of guys did -- and I think it satisfied a natural craving to supplement the ship's somewhat inadequate meals. Sardines might be...
  22. Thread: Acne

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    For acne, the most frequent culprit (and also the...

    For acne, the most frequent culprit (and also the most easily controlled) is dairy, according to Prof. Cordain in his newest book.
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    I use Great Lakes gelatin, and sometimes Knox. ...

    I use Great Lakes gelatin, and sometimes Knox. It seemed to clear up some little aches and pains in my joints. I'm 61 and thought it was normal aging stuff, so yeah, gelatin. Good stuff.

    Makes...
  24. Check out Kabloona by Gontran de Poncins. It is...

    Check out Kabloona by Gontran de Poncins. It is a true classic, in the spirit of the first two books on your list -- I'm sure you will like it. And thanks for mentioning the first two, I want to...
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    Keep in mind that people come here to MDA for...

    Keep in mind that people come here to MDA for many different reasons. Weight lifters and performance athletes, for example, tend to get more into the nuances (and hence the complexities) in their...
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