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  1. Thread: MUFA and SFA

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    MUFA and SFA

    Hello! I read Mark's article on the MUFA, 10 reasons you should be eating more MUFA. I was curious, which of the first 9 are unique to MUFA? Which can saturated fat SFA do or provide? ... Conversely,...
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    I was looking at whey for 1) isolate is...

    I was looking at whey for
    1) isolate is relatively lactose free
    2) BCAAS
    3) good source of peptides, lactoferrin, b-lactoglobulins, immunglobulins, etc.
    4) high protein ratio
    Would yogurt or...
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    Whey and denatured proteins?

    I have heard some people are wary of whey protein powder due to "denatured proteins." Is there any truth to that? I have extreme difficulty digesting meat (yes, working on it) and thought whey might...
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    Thank you to ALL!!!! Great resources, I'm learning

    Thank you to ALL!!!! Great resources, I'm learning
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    Thank you, I'm very ignorant and new. I have not...

    Thank you, I'm very ignorant and new. I have not read the pyramid or the fitness ebook before, thank you for the links.
    If I swapped out two mornings of walking/cardio for heavy lifting, would that...
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    Thank you! I appreciate it. You all are helping...

    Thank you! I appreciate it. You all are helping me sort through. If 40 minutes walking/cardio is best, I might, might be able to finagle it, but trying to determine what is best, the pros and cons,...
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    PACE, Cardio, and walking

    I have typically done 40 minutes cardio or 40 minutes of walking every morning. However, my schedule is changing. I have heard of HIIT or PACE exercises of about 12-15 minutes being just as...
  8. Thread: Fat science

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    are there other benefits to saturated fats?

    are there other benefits to saturated fats?
  9. Thread: Fat science

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    Elliot--thank you so much. That helps. I know...

    Elliot--thank you so much. That helps. I know there are so many other factors to think about, but I am still just learning. You helped me put it into perspective.
    IAnother factor I was thinking of...
  10. Thread: Fat science

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    Fat science

    Dear MDA people,
    Do you tend to eat saturated or unsaturated fat? Why? What science do you use to support your choice?
    What diet percentage of fat do you eat?


    I know saturated fat is not...
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    Thank you very much! That is helpful to know! I...

    Thank you very much! That is helpful to know! I heard once that protein keeps you awake--any truth to that? But then, since I've heard coconut oil is such a great source of energy, would that...
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    Protein, Fat, Sleep

    Is it better to be heavier on protein or fat at dinner with an idea towards sleep?
    I do try to eat the majority of my carbs at dinner with that in mind. But obviously want some protein and some fat...
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    water kefir health food?

    i hear water kefir touted as a health food for those who cannot have dairy since it is full of probiotics and vitamin b. however, i understand there is some sugar left in the fermentation. do the...
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    thank you all. his brother has lyme's, so it...

    thank you all. his brother has lyme's, so it could be a possibilty. i appreciate the input.
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    aare there ways to mitigate meat allergies? or...

    aare there ways to mitigate meat allergies? or cook in a different way? i know cooking can alter protein structure to some degree, which protein probably is the cause of the allergy? would grass fed...
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    meat allergy?

    i have a friend who is trying to define his muscles a little more, and lose a little more flab; he works out a lot. thus, protein is important... but, he is also allergic to most meats. he says he...
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    thank you. that helps--and it is so easy to read...

    thank you. that helps--and it is so easy to read all the hype about "all corn is gmo" and forget to actually do research. thanks.
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    thank you-- the idea of plaintains might work;...

    thank you-- the idea of plaintains might work; i've seen tortilla shells with plaintains. i still veer away from corn--still a grain and hard to find non gmo. we grow our own sweet potatoes, beets,...
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    tortilla chips recipe wanted

    i am looking for a tortilla recipe with almond and/or coconut flour PLUS beet puree or sweet potato puree or butternut squash puree--some kind of whole food in it. one that actually works....
  20. rich, thank you for validating. i'm the one who...

    rich, thank you for validating. i'm the one who has likely missed something! still trying to learn. it definitely helped. i appreciate the input and the resource.
  21. leucine, protein synthesis, and protein intake

    dr. donald layman did some research that suggests leucine is essential for protein synthesis (which i understand is a good thing). however, 3.0 g leucine is necessary to kick this process into gear....
  22. thanks for all the input and advice... i...

    thanks for all the input and advice... i appreciate it. still learning so much.
  23. thanks for all the input. it sounds like there is...

    thanks for all the input. it sounds like there is not a huge risk of the body beginning to pull energy from the muscle to complete the workout if one does it on an empty stomach. ... or is there?
  24. i do NOT skip meals. i just exercise before...

    i do NOT skip meals. i just exercise before breakfast adn then eat a very good breakfast.
  25. thank you.... i guess i'm just a worrywort. i...

    thank you.... i guess i'm just a worrywort. i also have blood sugar issues and am severely underweight (due to leaky gut, etc. which is why i'm paleo) and weak, so i guess that makes me worry a...
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