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    My introduction to "Paleo" was from my ironman...

    My introduction to "Paleo" was from my ironman coach. I followed the guidelines in The Paleo Diet for Athletes. During training I used infinit because you specify your own parameters in the mix -...
  2. Consumer Reports " fat is not the all-round villain we've been taught it is

    My husband alerted me to this bit on the morning news recently. I then saw the Consumer Reports study.


    It's OK to go low-carb

    The 2010 edition of the U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans,...
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    I get a lot of ideas here: a year of slow cooking...

    I get a lot of ideas here: a year of slow cooking They aren't "primal' recipes intentionally but many are and I get great ideas. E.g. I learned that food tastes much better with much less liquid...
  4. So there's some motivation.... you eating the...

    So there's some motivation.... you eating the bacon and eggs and everyone wondering why your dress size is half theirs.
  5. Thanks for the advice. What I was looking for...

    Thanks for the advice. What I was looking for (thanks DaisyEater) was simply the 3-4 points you felt would be most compelling for a person with the issues that my Mother has.

    If you don't know...
  6. Thanks, the inflammation angle was first in my...

    Thanks, the inflammation angle was first in my mind. I think she will be relieved to go with bacon and butter but not convinced it's "healthier".

    I have some credibility with her on these issues...
  7. How should I get my Mother started on the primal WOE?

    I'm planning to persuade my mother to give me 30 days of primal eating as an experiment. She has fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis... among other ailments. About 2 years ago she was tested for...
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    I agree with not saving up alcohol calories. ...

    I agree with not saving up alcohol calories. It's not the alcohol calories that will get you, it's the loss of good decision making that goes along with the drinking.

    If you've had a big...
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    I'm a long time runner and have dealt with...

    I'm a long time runner and have dealt with devastating cramps. In my experience electrolyte deficiencies wouldn't show up in the first few minutes of sprinting. Tight and/ or not warmed up muscles...
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    I've been sort of wondering this myself. After a...

    I've been sort of wondering this myself. After a month with no grains or sugar I ate Easter dinner at the in-laws: large biscuits (the kind out of the can) and large piece of sugary birthday cake. ...
  11. I had great success with WW but my experience is...

    I had great success with WW but my experience is a bit different. I was a vegetarian competing in triathlons who couldn't stay awake during the day. I lived in Sydney at the time and luckily went to...
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    Heart rate varies widely among people of the same...

    Heart rate varies widely among people of the same age, those charts aren't useful. According to that chart my MAX is about what I get at a brisk walk. My understanding is that while your MAX...
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    I've got all of those planted in my backyard....

    I've got all of those planted in my backyard. Last year's rosemary and parsley are still going strong. This year I set aside a plot for herbs and just tossed all the seeds out there. (ok I really...
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    Thanks for sharing, I'm storing up cauliflower...

    Thanks for sharing, I'm storing up cauliflower recipes.

    By reverse order do you mean "ricing" the cauliflower before cooking? If so, I stumbled on that idea recently and it made a world of...
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    With a little vodka, they are very popular at...

    With a little vodka, they are very popular at our Friday night happy hours. :)
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    Hi Robin Don't mean to sound mean but... I...

    Hi Robin

    Don't mean to sound mean but... I bet the muscle being exhausted is your brain. I find sprinting to be more of a mental thing.

    There is a mental breakthrough athletes go through...
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    The good thing about chicken liver pate is that...

    The good thing about chicken liver pate is that you wouldn't have to share it. :)

    Lori
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    In the "why didn't I think of that...

    In the "why didn't I think of that department".... several times over the last few years I have started or almost started a blog / diary / journal / record or something of a project I started. la...
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    I walk into a friend's house who is diabetic. He...

    I walk into a friend's house who is diabetic. He is sitting on the couch with a nearly empty box of cookies. I look at him, he gets my drift and says "what? they're sugar free".
  20. Sprinting isn't just running. Several years ago...

    Sprinting isn't just running. Several years ago I was rehabbing from an injury and bummed I wasn't going to be able to compete in my town's big 10k. My friends and I usually do longer stuff but...
  21. Kudos to you. More than once I've thought that...

    Kudos to you. More than once I've thought that if I had to do the asking I probably wouldn't be married now. :)

    Go with your instincts -which apparently are to wait a while before asking again-...
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    As they say.... test it. Will your friends and...

    As they say.... test it. Will your friends and neighbors eat it? Do they ask you to make it again?

    Check out your local farmers markets / church bazaars / spring fairs. Set up a table and see...
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    As others have said the"light" olive oil is...

    As others have said the"light" olive oil is better suited to mayonnaise than EVOO.

    My "secret" is that all ingredients should be at room temperature before starting. Let that egg sit out a...
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    I first heard "Paleo" from my ironman coach. ...

    I first heard "Paleo" from my ironman coach. Resisted the idea for months that I could train without pasta and rice. Finally pulled the trigger.

    Maybe buy (or at least skim) the "Paleo Diet...
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    What's funny to me is how many people use "Lent"...

    What's funny to me is how many people use "Lent" as an excuse to conjure up some magical burst of willpower. As in "I wouldn't normally cut out -insert unhealthy habit - but in the name of Lent I'm...
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