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  1. My husband has pretty severe ADD, in addition to...

    My husband has pretty severe ADD, in addition to some other mysterious health issues and fatigue, and he once mentioned that
    poor sleep quality/lack of sleep makes his ADD way worse. We just...
  2. You don't have to do the genetic testing right...

    You don't have to do the genetic testing right away in order to see if this is your issue - if you make sure that you avoid any fortified foods (check the side of the rice mac&cheese box) or...
  3. Hey, I want to suggest looking into something...

    Hey, I want to suggest looking into something that may be related to anxiety, depression, about a million other symptoms. When you have some time, do a little research on MTHFR. It's an enzyme that's...
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    Absinthe is actually an excellent digestif,...

    Absinthe is actually an excellent digestif, though neither my husband or I had any relief from bloating from it. He is an absinthe distiller, and we use it at home when we are having trouble...
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    I think that the first thing is to record where...

    I think that the first thing is to record where you're spending your money each month. I periodically make a list of all of my expenses each month to keep track of where my money is going. I find...
  6. However, you are assuming that we, modern humans,...

    However, you are assuming that we, modern humans, are coming to this diet as 100% healthy and functional. Sometimes, for whatever reason, our bodies can't or don't absorb nutrients from food if some...
  7. You may know this already, but just in case you...

    You may know this already, but just in case you don't:

    Aspirin is bad for the stomach because it causes the downregulation of the production of stomach mucosa, which can then lead to ulcers, which...
  8. Great Lakes is hands down the best brand of...

    Great Lakes is hands down the best brand of gelatin I have come across.

    I first used the Knox brand, which was okay for making gelatin-type desserts from fruit juice but I didn't trust the quality...
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    I also had a rough relationship with my mother,...

    I also had a rough relationship with my mother, which is now very good.

    She was a suicidal alcoholic during the time I was in high school and college. She had been a problem drinker for her whole...
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    Interestingly, I have never experienced any of...

    Interestingly, I have never experienced any of the effects of coffee (neither the positive nor negative ones). Drinking coffee has never reduced my hunger, has never made me more mentally alert or...
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    I'm glad you mentioned the nettle tea, I forgot...

    I'm glad you mentioned the nettle tea, I forgot to list that as something he was using - I have a ton of stinging nettles in my garden, and I harvested and dried them for him. It seems to have helped...
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    One of the huge problems I have with this...

    One of the huge problems I have with this (besides the issues already stated) is that they are not talking about SUGAR. They are talking about HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP. Completely different thing.
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    My husband is dealing with this issue right now....

    My husband is dealing with this issue right now. In his case, his IBS-D gets triggered as soon as he eats foods either high in histamine or that trigger histamine release, and his allergic reaction...
  14. I'm interested to hear how others on this thread...

    I'm interested to hear how others on this thread view vegetables.

    I used to eat a ton of them, always thought of them as very healthy, blah blah. I think they were a contributing factor toward my...
  15. Yeah, it's weird to be eating less meat and be...

    Yeah, it's weird to be eating less meat and be feeling so good about it, because I've always been a heavy meat eater, and if I didn't have meat front and center in at least 2 meals a day, I'd have a...
  16. Interesting. He has a cortisol imbalance...

    Interesting. He has a cortisol imbalance (confirmed by lab results), but weirdly he has a tendency toward hyperthyroid, not hypo. But he and I never respond to supplements and drugs the way we're...
  17. My fatigue has been improving since I started...

    My fatigue has been improving since I started working on boosting my ferritin. I don't consider myself a member of any particular camp. I'm incorporating the elements that make sense to me from...
  18. Does anyone here take pregnenolone? RP is super...

    Does anyone here take pregnenolone? RP is super into it, I've taken it in both high and low doses on and off for a while and never really noticed anything. Both times when my husband tried taking it,...
  19. I am eating a lot more carbs in both the form of...

    I am eating a lot more carbs in both the form of starches, grains, and sugars. Fruit, potatoes, white rice, sweet potatoes, quinoa, gf oatmeal, etc... I am eating gluten free grains again, but I am...
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    I found Dr. Myhill to be very illuminating on...

    I found Dr. Myhill to be very illuminating on chronic fatigue syndrome:

    CFS - The Central Cause: Mitochondrial Failure - DoctorMyhill

    CFS - The Methylation Cycle - DoctorMyhill
  21. Well, in the show 'Beyond Survival' for example,...

    Well, in the show 'Beyond Survival' for example, in each episode Les Stroud lives for several weeks with an indigenous group of people still practicing their traditional way of life. I think these...
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    Adoption of the nixtamalization process did not...

    Adoption of the nixtamalization process did not accompany the grain to Europe and beyond, perhaps because the Europeans already had more efficient milling processes for hulling grain mechanically....
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    I personally am not against properly prepared...

    I personally am not against properly prepared grains (ie Nourishing Traditions).

    Aside from obvious GMO reasons, the reason I don't eat popcorn, or corn in general, is for a reason that...
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    I don't like using gloves to wash dishes either,...

    I don't like using gloves to wash dishes either, but they make a HUGE difference. Dish soap is designed to dissolve and wash away oils and grease, which means this is happening to the natural oils in...
  25. I'm coming to think that eating A LOT of meat is...

    I'm coming to think that eating A LOT of meat is actually not natural for humans at all. I've been watching a lot of survival shows lately, and what is striking is no matter what show it is, getting...
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