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    I avoid the high n-6 nuts (omega-6) and focus on...

    I avoid the high n-6 nuts (omega-6) and focus on macadamia nuts and once in awhile filberts (hazelnuts). Remember that MOST "nuts" aren't nuts at all but seeds or legumes -- those are the ones to...
  2. Thread: Girls night out

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    Tequila's shown some (anecdotal) abilities to...

    Tequila's shown some (anecdotal) abilities to increase insulin sensitivity (that's a GOOD thing). I stick with tequila on the rocks with a squeeze of fresh lime, but it's probably an acquired taste....
  3. Thread: Hello!

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    I started out on Atkins many years ago, but...

    I started out on Atkins many years ago, but Primal Blueprint was what it took for me to actually get healthy and solid. Welcome!
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    I always find that high fat nuts (macadamia!) or...

    I always find that high fat nuts (macadamia!) or a spoonful of coconut oil helps to keep the body focused. Sugar withdrawal is terrible, grain withdrawal is worse, and if you cut off coffee, that's...
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    Congrats on taking the first step! Don't forget...

    Congrats on taking the first step! Don't forget that Primal Blueprint is NOT just about what you eat, but how you move. Losing weight isn't even the key goal, it's about becoming healthier overall.
  6. Dr. Biffra just posted this article today: ...

    Dr. Biffra just posted this article today:

    Fructose more harmful than glucose.
  7. It's not about judgment, it's about being...

    It's not about judgment, it's about being boggled, i.e. amazed at it. One of the first things that happens when one starts on the Primal Blueprint or any of the Paleo-style lifestyle treks is that...
  8. Thanks, lssanjose! Adam: Great name (my first,...

    Thanks, lssanjose!

    Adam: Great name (my first, too). What burb are you from? We're doing a paleo-primal gathering at one of my warehouses all summer long -- frisbee and some other primal sports....
  9. Thanks, Matt!

    Thanks, Matt!
  10. Carbkins -> Atkins -> Primal Blueprint -> Primal/Paleo mix

    Hey folks,

    Figured I'd take advantage of this forum for its primary purpose, to introduce myself.

    37 year old, male, entrepreneur, born and raised Chicagoan, now a traveler who calls Chicago...
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    Two threads that recommend it, but don't say why:...

    Two threads that recommend it, but don't say why:

    http://www.marksdailyapple.com/forum/thread4390.html

    http://www.marksdailyapple.com/forum/thread4390.html
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    That's surprising to me!

    That's surprising to me!
  13. Thread: Pizza addict

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    If you live in Chicago or the burbs, Lou...

    If you live in Chicago or the burbs, Lou Malnati's makes a pretty delicious "Crustless" deep dish/pan-style pizza. It's gluten free, and it's made with a big sausage patty on the bottom in place of...
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    It took me a while to get used to shirataki...

    It took me a while to get used to shirataki noodles -- I was never a big pasta fanatic when I was a carbkins, though. It's a decent way to introduce friends and family to PB living, though!

    I did...
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    Primal Dating / Friend finder

    I've been (slowly) building a nice network of Primal Blueprint and other Paleo lifestyle friends in the cities I visit regularly (Chicago being my hometown, but I travel almost weekly for fun) and...
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