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    Why do you ask? 40 day water fasts (Jesus...

    Why do you ask?

    40 day water fasts (Jesus fast) are not that uncommon in the fasting world. The problem is they are all anecdotal and not monitored. Dr. Chen Jianmen did a 49 day monitored fast...
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    A year ago I would have accepted this answer. ...

    A year ago I would have accepted this answer. Now, I have lost so much respect for doctors that I would corner him for an answer. I may even break out some research on O3s, vitamin a and d and the...
  3. Yep. Add me to the list. I shed 70 pounds in...

    Yep. Add me to the list. I shed 70 pounds in just over three months to get my weight under 300 and had an autoimmune issue flare up in a manner that forced me out of ketosis and off of a low cal...
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    Scent hounds have historically lasted longer on...

    Scent hounds have historically lasted longer on the trail when hungry. Hungry Pit Bulls are more game for the fight. There does seem to be a mechanism, possibly evolved, whereby the simple need to...
  5. I'm want Mirrorball's opinion on this. I think...

    I'm want Mirrorball's opinion on this.

    I think the starvation is interesting. It didn't say they starved to death. It says they refused to eat for two weeks. I'm assuming they eventually...
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    I don't think Primalchild was getting on you with...

    I don't think Primalchild was getting on you with a slightly snarky reply. He's blunt, but he's helpful. I felt the same as you a couple times when I was struggling with nuts back in May and he...
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    Earth ovens date back about 40k years, probably...

    Earth ovens date back about 40k years, probably more. They basically steamed meat for hours underground like at a luau. This is very similar to slow cooking in a crock. Stone aged hearths date...
  8. Thread: Eating "enough"?

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    The appetite control of low carb primal dieting...

    The appetite control of low carb primal dieting is a great feature. If you're not hungry and trying to lose weight, then don't eat.
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    precooked bacon, smoked salmon, primal energy...

    precooked bacon, smoked salmon, primal energy bars...
  10. The funny thing is despite the name of that book...

    The funny thing is despite the name of that book and the opinion therein, carrots and tomatoes should not be grown together -- they do not love each other. Tomatoes stunt carrots. They have...
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    Alright, this made me spit water laughing......

    Alright, this made me spit water laughing...
    because it's exactly what I was thinking...
  12. I've said this before. I see no reason why...

    I've said this before. I see no reason why someone cannot be perfectly healthy AND primal with fish and eggs as primary sources of protein. I've eaten like that at times and for similar reasons....
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    She's going to try frugavorianism for...

    She's going to try frugavorianism for maintenance? :)

    Seriously, congrats MB. I'm impatient to make my goal and possibly switching to some of your ideas. ;)
  14. Good answers. Dairy before bed seems to help me...

    Good answers. Dairy before bed seems to help me sleep and I wake satiated with no interest in breakfast.

    Highly simplified-- we have three metabolisms. Basal metabolism is what you burn rested...
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    Cooking apparently goes way way back into the...

    Cooking apparently goes way way back into the mysts of prehistory, 200k years plus. So yes, the process sets us apart and perhaps even set us apart.
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    Amen. My mom is almost 84. She's been diabetic...

    Amen. My mom is almost 84. She's been diabetic for 30 years and controlled it nicely with meds and diet. She is doing great and her morning biscotti makes her happy. Taking it from her would be...
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    If you've developed lactose intolerance you may...

    If you've developed lactose intolerance you may be be stuck with it. Of course cultured products will be easier on you. Like you, I do not want to develop allergies because of this lifestyle. That...
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    My results were awful. My suppressed appetite...

    My results were awful. My suppressed appetite raged for several days (I tried two primal refeeds with fruit and potatoes). I felt like I was starving 24/7 regardless of what I ate. My hands and...
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    Hi Mike, The BGE is pretty amazing. You can...

    Hi Mike,

    The BGE is pretty amazing. You can pretty easily achieve 700+ degrees or maintain 220 for 24 hours. I'm a Weber Kettle fan, but I mostly grill and like the lightweight portability. BGE...
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    I'm down 68 pounds since May 1st. That's going...

    I'm down 68 pounds since May 1st. That's going from 368 to exactly 300 this afternoon. 100 to go.
  21. I walk an hour or two every night, depending on...

    I walk an hour or two every night, depending on how much time I have. I also do a lot of gardening, about an hour a day lately.
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    I'm sure Chris wouldn't purposefully misrepresent...

    I'm sure Chris wouldn't purposefully misrepresent anything. He's good people. I hope you find the time to address your issues with the article.
  23. I guess I'm the outlier. I haven't had grains...

    I guess I'm the outlier. I haven't had grains since late May, but they didn't bother me (4 slices of pizza). I noticed nothing different that night or the next day. I have had three massive...
  24. I'm not searching for the link, but there's a...

    I'm not searching for the link, but there's a very astute surgeon blogger at Science Blogs named Orac who recently broke down a half dozen of Oz's beliefs (right down to having reiki magic healers in...
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    Sprint swimming any stroke with no leg kicking...

    Sprint swimming any stroke with no leg kicking provides a nice upper body workout. It isn't a stroke or even easy to explain, but I propel myself backwards making a circular "water pushing" motion...
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