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  1. Clinical studies about effects of sequestered toxins in animals on humans?

    I brought up this topic in 2008 in another fat-oriented nutrition forum, and nobody answered it: Is there evidence from clinical trials (not observational studies or rat studies) that the toxins...
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    I hope he goes after Drs. McDougall and Oz next.

    I hope he goes after Drs. McDougall and Oz next.
  3. Monsanto trying to sneak GM crops into food supply

    A one-line amendment in the huge agriculture bill now under consideration would require the secretary of agriculture to grant permits for planting or cultivating GM crops even if a federal court...
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    At the risk of being redundant, I suggest that...

    At the risk of being redundant, I suggest that you consider all that Paul Jaminet has to say about the thyroid risks of a very low-carb diet. The short version is that Jaminet says that you *can*...
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    There's a potential problem with too much...

    There's a potential problem with too much protein. Your body doesn't store excess protein. It either converts it to glucose, if necessary (with 55% efficiency, usually when you're eating very...
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    Yup, they're fine. But, oddly enough, according...

    Yup, they're fine. But, oddly enough, according to my brief research, they don't appear to add much value to the vegetable/tuber. Most of the potassium in the russet potato, for example, is in the...
  7. Did I offend people?

    I've had 76 views on this post but zero responses. Did I say something offensive or incredibly ignorant? Should I just RTFM/RTFB?
  8. Advice on getting lean without losing more weight

    I've arrived at maintenance. According to the age- and gender-adjusted Jackson-Pollack body fat chart, I'm at a healthy BF% (21%) for my age (51), and my weight (158) is OK for my height (66"), too....
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    Nope. Nope. Maybe. Fruit has a lot...

    Nope.


    Nope.



    Maybe. Fruit has a lot of water and comes with its own digestive enzymes, allowing the body to break it down quickly in the stomach, regardless of what you eat it with. How...
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    I'll be the odd man out here. The night before a...

    I'll be the odd man out here. The night before a weightlifting workout, I'll eat a cup of chili w/ black beans (canned). I didn't need this when my workouts were lighter, but now, I do. I haven't...
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    My primary concern in eating bacon is throwing my...

    My primary concern in eating bacon is throwing my potassium:sodium balance out of whack (2:1 is ideal). Given the essential work that this potassium-sodium pumping does (part of basic cellular...
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    BPA-free cans for coconut milk

    If people would like to experiment on themselves when they use coconut milk, both Native Forest and Arroy-D both claim to use BPA-free cans for their coconut milk. In the Bay Area, I can get a...
  13. Thread: No Red meat

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    Have you used any nutrition software, on- or...

    Have you used any nutrition software, on- or offline, to check your macronutrient and mineral intake, especially your electrolyte mineral intake?
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    Because some of us have broken carb metabolisms...

    Because some of us have broken carb metabolisms and can't tolerate that many carbs in our diet without provoking huge insulin spikes and the resulting damage and appetite for more food, especially...
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    The "from Italy" part worries me the most. Olive...

    The "from Italy" part worries me the most. Olive oil is one of the most adulterated foods in the world, and Italian olive oil is notorious for being (a) not from Italy and (b) not olive oil. New...
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    Tom Naughton speech at the ORI conference

    Hi,

    I'm unsure if this is the right section of the forum in which to post this, so mods, feel free to move it.

    I wanted to post a link to Tom Naughton's (of FatHead fame) recent speech at an...
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    Spinach is high in magnesium, potassium, and...

    Spinach is high in magnesium, potassium, and calcium. It's now a staple of my diet: curried (with a fair amount of butter and full-fat yogurt) and sauteed with butter, bacon grease, garlic, ginger,...
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