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    I've always read it was 1:4, so four hours in the...

    I've always read it was 1:4, so four hours in the oven is equal to 1 hour in the pressure cooker. But remember this is the oven, not the slow cooker. Its more like 1:6 or up to 1:12 comparing a...
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    I cook beef and pork bones in the pressure cooker...

    I cook beef and pork bones in the pressure cooker for a minimum of 4 hours, and they really probably should go 5 or 6. Chicken and turkey bones can go 3-4 hours. I don't put any vegetables in until...
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    Primal man didn't wait

    Primal man didn't usually wait. Before fire and clay pots he probably just gnawed on bones a lot. I've seen my great grandparents, older uncles, etc. all gnawing on bones. One of them use to have...
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    @lorenmark - I have the same symptoms that you're...

    @lorenmark - I have the same symptoms that you're having, except I think I found the cause of mine. I pretty much had daily diarrhea for 10 years, I of course ended up with various conditions caused...
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    This is where I purchase...

    This is where I purchase my coconut oil from, its half the price I've found else where, food grade (the virgin is also Certified Organic). Be sure to get the 76 degree (the 92 degree is...
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    The Coconut Research Center...

    The Coconut Research Center website has a ton of information on the benefits of coconut oil.

    I personally use refined coconut oil (even though Mark recommends against it) as it imparts no flavor...
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    Your doctor may be able to prescribe a dose of...

    Your doctor may be able to prescribe a dose of 50,000 - 100,000 IU. They can run a calculation based on your blood test and weight to see how often you take them and for how long, before switching...
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    Rich, that's an excellent link! The "More...

    Rich, that's an excellent link! The "More evidence to support the theory that GERD is caused by bacterial overgrowth" was especially informative. Though I've had my GERD / SIBO / fibromyalgia /...
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    Prilosec almost killed me! It stopped proper...

    Prilosec almost killed me! It stopped proper digestion of food and I ended deficient in B12 and Magnesium (and probably several other nutrients) to the point where systemic inflammation set in and...
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    For those that are afraid of pressure cookers...

    For those that are afraid of pressure cookers from your grandmother's stories, don't be. Get a new one with modern safety features built in. Mine is a Fagor 8 quart. It has a self regulating...
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    I use my pressure cooker to make broth and...

    I use my pressure cooker to make broth and soup/stew weekly. Its so easy and so good for you.

    Typical beef broth
    * One onion - cut in quarters, not pealed (though I rub off the dry peel as it...
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    I'm NO doctor and I recommend you look for a good...

    I'm NO doctor and I recommend you look for a good nutritional doctor, either a Naturopathic Medicine (N.D.) or a holistic MD.

    You have Hashimoto's because your Thyroid is currently under attack...
  13. High-carb diet is linked to early Alzheimer's

    USAToday from October 17th
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    I know this is an old thread but I'm sure it gets...

    I know this is an old thread but I'm sure it gets found a lot in Google searches. I've been making bone broth in the pressure cooker for about 6 months now (maybe 8 times). I must say its amazingly...
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    Low carb diets

    I've gone up to a year on very low carbs without major issues; I've known others who were on it much longer. I think its difficult to get proper nutrition on a very low carb diet, major...
  16. Thread: why mark?

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    I don't have to trust what Mark says, I believe...

    I don't have to trust what Mark says, I believe in evolution and science, if you do too I can't see where you could have any issues with this lifestyle / diet. Just ask any anthropologist about how...
  17. I've been seriously magnesium deficient (due to...

    I've been seriously magnesium deficient (due to IBS and poor diet) and its not pretty (fibromyalgia symptoms, terrible back spasms, etc) so I now take it religiously. I've seen no weight loss I can...
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    True enough, especially with your caveat. True...

    True enough, especially with your caveat. True low carb (like week one on Atkins) aren't designed to be long term, it would be a real chore to try to get proper nutrition without some vegetables. ...
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    New Low Carb Study Misses The Point

    A new study, "Low carbohydrate-high protein diet and incidence of cardiovascular diseases in Swedish women: prospective cohort study" published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ.com) misses the...
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    If you're trying to loose weight quickly Ketosis...

    If you're trying to loose weight quickly Ketosis is the way to go. Mark's book mentions a few times that dropping below 50 grams of carbs for a few weeks will put you in ketosis and allow you to...
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    I would be interested in Paleo friendly...

    I would be interested in Paleo friendly restaurants in the Minneapolis area as well. Maybe we need a separate area for this? Not exactly Paleo friendly but very close is a restaurant I found...
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