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    coconut oil safe as sunscreen?

    I can't seem to find anything definite about this online, so I'm hoping someone here knows. Does coconut oil as a sunscreen block both UVA and UVB?

    Long story short I'm daydreaming about summer...
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    tanning booth.. maybe? I never considered that. ...

    tanning booth.. maybe? I never considered that. I thought they cause cancer? :o

    my vit D levels have been <40 for probably a decade. I tend to not really go outside in the sun reguarly. Im...
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    Good point.. I did not think of that. For some...

    Good point.. I did not think of that. For some reason I just assumed it would let in UVB as well. This is why I posted, so someone could point out if it was a terrible idea or not. :)
    I...
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    Tan-through clothing for vitamin D?

    I'm wondering if anyone has tried wearing clothing that you can tan through to increase vitamin D absorption. Like from this place No more tan lines with Cooltan Tan Through Shirts!
    I'm not...
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    tallow ideas?

    I make bone broth frequently, and end up with a lot of tallow as a result. Does anyone know any good low carb ways to use this up? Snacks ideas would be good. I need to up my calories in general...
  6. Looking for primal friends in the Troy and Albany NY area

    Hey everyone, I live in the Albany / Troy NY area, and am having a really hard time finding other people who are into paleo/primal. It's kind of discouraging, as none of my friends or coworkers...
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    Sticky: woohoo, I used to live in Menands too (currently...

    woohoo, I used to live in Menands too (currently in Troy). Glad to hear of someone else in the area into Primal, as no one I know really cares much about this stuff =/

    I've been...
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    for the curious, heres what I tracked in...

    for the curious, heres what I tracked in Livestrong for the day I managed 2300 calories

    breakfast
    3 eggs (scrambled with coconut oil, and some almond milk) 345 cal
    snacks
    1 c of almond milk...
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    I appreciate the pep talk. :) I'm female, and 35...

    I appreciate the pep talk. :)
    I'm female, and 35 yrs old. So, not middle aged yet (but I definitely feel like it).

    I think I just dont get the high calorie thing cause I already eat lots of high...
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    confused about how to build muscle

    This probably will sound like a silly problem.. and partly I just want to rant.

    Im a very tall lady, and super skinny (about 122 lbs currently). LONG story short - I lost about 15 pounds over...
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    I've been supplementing with D3 for a couple...

    I've been supplementing with D3 for a couple months now (inconsistently tho). It's only 1000 IUs as that was the doctor's recommendation. after reviewing the bloodwork he did not see a reason to...
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    Hi jendoe, I've never heard of FODMAPS before,...

    Hi jendoe, I've never heard of FODMAPS before, but upon quick glance this looks worth investigating. the basic concept makes sense in relation to me and would explain why I've had so much trouble...
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    Good overall advice, thanks. I'm hoping it IS...

    Good overall advice, thanks. I'm hoping it IS simply a matter of eating more. It's just so hard to figure anything out when I have so many health variables going on.
    I seriously feel like I have...
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    Agreed, but that's much easier said than done....

    Agreed, but that's much easier said than done. I've tried for years to figure out the cause behind those symptoms, but so far I'm left playing my own detective and not getting very far. ...
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    Need advice - losing too much weight

    Does anyone else have the problem of losing too much weight eating paleo/primal?

    Basically I was introduced to Whole 30, primal, and paleo early summer 2011. Whole 30 was recommended by my...
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