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  1. Thread: Soylent?

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    Being a sci-fi lover of many years standing, I...

    Being a sci-fi lover of many years standing, I vaguely remember the original Soylent as being made of animal protein. Thus, it likely
    would be quite nutritious - as long as you didn't mind eating...
  2. Thread: Trails ...

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    I think that paleo (or low carb) has established...

    I think that paleo (or low carb) has established that what you eat is far more important to weight loss than either amounts or timing of meals. However, nowhere do they rule out exercise as...
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    So the time will soon be here when the criminals...

    So the time will soon be here when the criminals are walking around freely, and the sane people lock themselves away for their own safety.
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    From what I've read, the main potato source is...

    From what I've read, the main potato source is white potatoes, not sweet. Green bananas, plantain and cooked and cooled rice also contain RS. There is an RS thread on this forum (check out...
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    I had a friend whose epilepsy was triggered by...

    I had a friend whose epilepsy was triggered by excessive oxalates. She had to be careful with spinach and rhubarb, among other things.
  6. Depends strictly on your usage. Coconut oil keeps...

    Depends strictly on your usage. Coconut oil keeps well, but not forever. Keep the extras cool and dark. Whatever you do, don't let it get moisture in it, or it will ferment and start to stink.
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    Anybody can be allergic to anything, but ofttimes...

    Anybody can be allergic to anything, but ofttimes it's not exactly what you think it is. Sometimes it's the carrier i which the supplement/food resides. It can be the fillers which make tablets slide...
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    We would have to go naked, subsist only on air,...

    We would have to go naked, subsist only on air, and float as our means of transportation to avoid any harm to anybody in this modern world.
  9. It's a fact that blondes age more poorly than...

    It's a fact that blondes age more poorly than brunettes. <sigh> A Blonde
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    The main problem (besides the law) with m.j. is...

    The main problem (besides the law) with m.j. is that users who smoke weed usually also smoke tobacco and drink. All the ones I know also pack extra weight on. Maybe the cannabis isn't to blame, but...
  11. "THEY" say we've been eating wheat for 1000's of...

    "THEY" say we've been eating wheat for 1000's of years. True. But not the same kinds of wheat now available to modern eaters. Apparently the modern wheat underwent a severe breeding regimen in the...
  12. Thread: Vitamin A

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    Carrots don't contain Vit A - it's beta carotene,...

    Carrots don't contain Vit A - it's beta carotene, a plant analog. For diabetics and others with damaged metabolisms, the true vitamin is much more helpful than the analog.Minus the sugar in the...
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    Forget where I read it, but there was an article...

    Forget where I read it, but there was an article claiming 98.6 F was actually too high for normal healthy people. AS hubby and mother always ran lower at all stages of their lives, and now I do, too,...
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    Hubby was diagnosed diabetic 14 years ago. He was...

    Hubby was diagnosed diabetic 14 years ago. He was started on Metformin just after we went on a gluten-free diet. His blood sugar levels came down, and the meds had undesirable zombie side effects. So...
  15. Like me, a few dozen years ago, I refused to...

    Like me, a few dozen years ago, I refused to believe that gluten/wheat was a problem - because a significant portion of our household diet consisted of whole grains, y'know, the HEALTHY stuff....
  16. Since foods work slower than pharmaceuticals, I...

    Since foods work slower than pharmaceuticals, I suggest the benefits you are seeing now had their genesis beginning with ditching the SAD diet, and adding the various fats and becoming ever more...
  17. Thread: Vitamin A

    by Paysan
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    Toddlers given a choice between difference whole...

    Toddlers given a choice between difference whole foods can do a decent job of balancing their nutrition over time. Toddlers raised on junk foods cannot, or we wouldn't be seeing obese 2 yr olds....
  18. A friend once asked me how I put up with my hubby...

    A friend once asked me how I put up with my hubby so long (married over half a century). I simply said - because he puts up with me. Forbearance, patience and love will overcome deficiencies in diet,...
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    My brother claimed to be allergic to Vit C. How...

    My brother claimed to be allergic to Vit C. How can one be allergic to a vital nutrient? Turns out the vehicle for his Vit C was modified corn starch, and he's allergic to that!
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    My athlete's foot fungus of many months' standing...

    My athlete's foot fungus of many months' standing disappeared the first few weeks of low carbing. So gradual that I didn't notice when it left, just that it was gone. Possibly it was part of my...
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    Cipro is a powerful last-ditch antibiotic....

    Cipro is a powerful last-ditch antibiotic. Imagine packing a 2-week supply every time you're invited out for a bushman dinner.:rolleyes:
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    Fruit and vegetables are still edible when...

    Fruit and vegetables are still edible when bruised. The most rotten parts can be sliced away or even eaten around, w/o dire repercussions. But the very rottenness and odors of rotten meats should...
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    Speaking of organic apples - they normally have a...

    Speaking of organic apples - they normally have a bloom on them if not removed by washing. Moreover, around here, the apples are borne by trees 5-6 feet tall. a foot or 2 wide, and upkeep is very...
  24. Just choke on milk chocolate 99% of the time, and...

    Just choke on milk chocolate 99% of the time, and your major problem is solved. I still scarf down the extra dark choco bars.:D
  25. If you feel you are taking in any excesses of any...

    If you feel you are taking in any excesses of any nutrients, the smart response would be to cut back or off them until improvement is noted. Personally. I eat about 2-3 xlarge eggs daily, and have...
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