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    Perfect for me. I'm middle eastern in ancestry,...

    Perfect for me. I'm middle eastern in ancestry, I think we tolerate beans more than others. But yeah, I won't take this as a license to eat refried or Boston baked beans. Quality will always be...
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    Thanks Jackie! :D

    Thanks Jackie! :D
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    LOL Grumpy...to be honest...I do seem to be...

    LOL Grumpy...to be honest...I do seem to be reacting to excess carbs. I do have a lot of weight to lose, so I've heard that reducing fruit helps a lot for people in my condition. I'll have more...
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    Easing into primal eating with 4 Hour Body

    So, since I don't really cook much (yet), I know I'll have to ease into the philosophy of primal eating slowly. I'll be starting out with Tim Ferriss' Slow-Carb diet from The Four Hour Body. He...
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    For workouts, I'm going to do a minimum of 2...

    For workouts, I'm going to do a minimum of 2 strength training sessions a week (in my case, I think mostly circuits to speed up fat loss) of about 20 minutes each, mixed with about 30 minutes of...
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    I strongly suspect the reason it was tough for me...

    I strongly suspect the reason it was tough for me is because eating healthy means I have to cook and that's where I slipped up frequently, especially when eating out. A friend bought me a slow...
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    Re-introduction...back to basics

    Hi folks, so I've been lurking on and off here for a bit, a couple posts now and then, but have slipped up a few times diet and exercise-wise. Resetting starting tomorrow as I'm a big guy with a lot...
  8. Always wanted to know exactly what a hock was. I...

    Always wanted to know exactly what a hock was. I knew it was related to the foot...was good to find out.
  9. Hey Mouse, yeah, been in TO since 2001. Slowly...

    Hey Mouse, yeah, been in TO since 2001. Slowly getting started on this whole re-working of my diet and good to see other folks up here.
  10. I'm middle eastern...I'm having a VERY hard time...

    I'm middle eastern...I'm having a VERY hard time of letting go of lentils and chick peas. It's not as much of an irritant for me as I've been used to it.
  11. Fascinating NPR article and video on pork butchering

    Not sure which forum this was best for this topic so going for the Odds and Ends one. :-)

    Vegan becomes a pork butcher

    This is an amazing article and video on pork butchery. Always good to...
  12. Thanks for the tips...on one intense day, I'll...

    Thanks for the tips...on one intense day, I'll gradually ramp up the sweet potatoes or rice. This looks quite doable, on paper. :)
  13. LOL...His heart is in the right place, I guess, I...

    LOL...His heart is in the right place, I guess, I think he is sincere. It seems to support what I see that recent diets seem to be using the whole evolutionary concept of eating as their "base". As...
  14. Chris Powell and new "Miracle" Metabolism Diet", carb cycling?

    Okay, normally, I wouldn't give this a second thought, but this is a new "diet" from Chris Powell. While he's in the grain camp, he has some interesting points and may be primal/paleo friendly. ...
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    It's kind of funny...I'm being Zen about the...

    It's kind of funny...I'm being Zen about the whole calorie thing, BUT partially using Mark's guidelines on carb intake for weight loss (50-75g a day), .7 to 1g of protein/lb of lean body weight (in...
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