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  1. I'd be interested to hear how this worked out in...

    I'd be interested to hear how this worked out in terms of your values. I worked for a long time for a lipid specialist and the advice to patients was to have only water at least 8 hours prior to a...
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    I get some magnificent eggs from an Amish farmer....

    I get some magnificent eggs from an Amish farmer. According to him, they roam freely so their main diet is BUGS. He supplements with kelp meal, bone meal, fish meal, biolac and 1-1/2 lbs of their...
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    I think the problem is not that products aren't...

    I think the problem is not that products aren't labeled but that they are not labeled completely or well. People can be eating ingredients that they have no idea are in the product. Manufacturers...
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    The farm is in Pennsylvania where it is legal. ...

    The farm is in Pennsylvania where it is legal. Herds are state inspected as well.
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    Thanks, Eric. We are retired and on a limited...

    Thanks, Eric.

    We are retired and on a limited budget so are always on the lookout for foods that provide us with the best nutrition for the price and that includes specific vitamins. I'm glad you...
  6. Welcome! Your diet history sounds a bit like...

    Welcome!
    Your diet history sounds a bit like mine, LOL. But losing weight and feeling well are possible at any age if you cut out the bad stuff and begin eating Primal. I'm way past 50 and have...
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    Good post, OP! We long ago stopped buying...

    Good post, OP!

    We long ago stopped buying any convenience foods and have scaled back any eating outside our home b/c of low food quality (i.e. most salmon served in restaurants is likely farm...
  8. Elliot - you are beginning to remind me of Grizz....

    Elliot - you are beginning to remind me of Grizz.

    Meepster - Thank you for your sanity.

    Pass that fish oil, Janeen!
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    I just read some papers by Christ Masterjohn and...

    I just read some papers by Christ Masterjohn and yes, his position is that it is not the quantity of LDL-C in one's blood that matters but the AMOUNT of Time that that LDL-C is in circulation, which...
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    I have a strawberry bed that was a real treat...

    I have a strawberry bed that was a real treat last year. Lettuce, beets and chard in the cold frame. (This was a new experiment and I was surprised that lettuce, kale & spinach grew all winter...
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    Thank you for your wisdom. And kindness.

    Thank you for your wisdom. And kindness.
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    I have. Many times. Not b/c I think others...

    I have. Many times. Not b/c I think others should do what I've done but b/c my experience might be useful to those who struggled as I did. Why isn't my n-1 as valuable as yours? You jump on...
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    I'd say no to farm raised as well. Reading about...

    I'd say no to farm raised as well. Reading about the standard farming practices makes it completely unappealing.
  14. Thread: Tapioca pearls?

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    I made some this morning using almond milk and a...

    I made some this morning using almond milk and a bit of heavy cream. I'm interested in the tapioca as a source of resistant starch so plan to eat it cold with fruit, perhaps as a dessert, though you...
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    Not on the Rug - I'm not trolling, just someone...

    Not on the Rug -
    I'm not trolling, just someone who is working on my health. Nice of you to call me an old lady. You certainly prove my point.
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    I don't post much or share my experience b/c I've...

    I don't post much or share my experience b/c I've been told innumerable times that I must be mistaken, stupid or a liar to say that I had to cut carbs significantly to lose the weight I struggled to...
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    Hi Britt- I'm 68 years old with OS in both legs....

    Hi Britt-
    I'm 68 years old with OS in both legs. It acts up periodically, usually only one knee at a time (thankfully), and I've never been able to determine what sets it off. The pain is above the...
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    Wow. It has been six days since Norseman started...

    Wow. It has been six days since Norseman started this thread, and the spam continues to pile up. I jokingly posted that perhaps the mods were gotten by the hindi black magic, but now I'm starting...
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    LOL. And the mods have apparently all been...

    LOL. And the mods have apparently all been removed by Hindi blackmagic.
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    Unfortunately this seems to be an ongoing issue...

    Unfortunately this seems to be an ongoing issue on this site, although lately it seems to be worse. I don't understand why some sort of fix can't be implemented to keep these spammers from repeated...
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    Thanks for that recommendation. I bought one as...

    Thanks for that recommendation. I bought one as my slow cooker needed replacement. This is so versatile that I expect I will love it. Making chili right now.
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    My mother will be 100 y.o. this year. She grew...

    My mother will be 100 y.o. this year. She grew up on a farm on an island in the Chesapeake Bay. They ate seasonally from their garden and orchard, and preserved the excess for winter, either root...
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    I have a dear friend who also does not touch...

    I have a dear friend who also does not touch alcohol, was diagnosed with fatty liver disease and diabetes last year. The hospital dietician gave her the same horrid advice as your mother-in-law was...
  24. Thread: Plus-Size Barbie

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    The major reason I no longer come to this site is...

    The major reason I no longer come to this site is the lack of compassion shown towards others here.

    I was once one of those who could have been assumed to be "sitting on the couch all day stuffing...
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    OK. I'm going to lay it out exactly as it...

    OK. I'm going to lay it out exactly as it happened in hopes that some who have so quickly judged me might understand. As I said previously, when I was 6, I was in an accident that left me with some...
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