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    I don't want systemic estrogen--I don't believe...

    I don't want systemic estrogen--I don't believe in artificially changing my hormone levels if I can avoid it, and I don't have any other symptoms that are troublesome. I did ask about the ring and...
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    treatments for menopausal dryness

    I have managed post-menopausal dryness of my vulva just fine with grapeseed oil for about three years. But now it has gotten uncomfortable (raw and itchy) even with the oil. Only goat milk lotion...
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    Sticky: I would love to see a post on boosting our immune...

    I would love to see a post on boosting our immune systems. I know vitamin D helps, but what else? I had a mole removed that turned out to be a melanoma--staged as 1B so I have a high probability...
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    Our pediatrician (who apparently sees this a lot...

    Our pediatrician (who apparently sees this a lot with new mothers) says that hair falls out 4-6 months after a stressful event. It stops growing due to stress, and then a lot reaches the natural...
  5. Thread: Duck Eggs

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    The whites do get tougher if you aren't careful. ...

    The whites do get tougher if you aren't careful. But they are wonderful in a fluffy omelet or anything where you beat the whites. Wonderful for mayonnaise because of the higher ratio of yolk to...
  6. Thread: life changes

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    Smile more. Volunteer working on an issue...

    Smile more.

    Volunteer working on an issue you care about.
  7. Amazing range of experiences. I had my first...

    Amazing range of experiences. I had my first child with a midwife and no drugs, though in a hospital. No vomiting or even nausea, no diarrhea. I don't remember being hungry. My second baby was 10...
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    I use kefir mostly in smoothies, so I stir the...

    I use kefir mostly in smoothies, so I stir the whey back in. But I make cheese occasionally, which produces a lot of whey. I've used it instead of water in cooking, but that doesn't come close to...
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    Discouraging about MiraLax--the pharmacist who...

    Discouraging about MiraLax--the pharmacist who recommended it for my husband spoke so convincingly about how her son had used it for years. But my husband isn't willing to try any alternatives...
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    You can get Kindle for computer if you don't mind...

    You can get Kindle for computer if you don't mind reading on your computer: Amazon.com: Kindle for PC - Read Kindle eBooks on your PC

    I never had a serious problem but I do find magnesium and...
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    It can be hard to budge fasting glucose mostly...

    It can be hard to budge fasting glucose mostly because of that dawn effect. But if you do want to try a serious-self experiment I would recommend either keeping your daily carbs under 60 or test...
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    I was diagnosed with diabetes and went low carb...

    I was diagnosed with diabetes and went low carb about 8 years ago. At that point I shrank from a 16W to a 12. I maintained for four years, then the weight slowly started creeping up again (I didn't...
  13. Can potato starch be substituted for potato...

    Can potato starch be substituted for potato flour, or are they significantly different grinds?
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    I was diagnosed 8 years ago and almost...

    I was diagnosed 8 years ago and almost immediately went low carb. I knew it would make me crazy to try to lose weight, so I made keeping my BG under 140 after meals my goal instead. Worked...
  15. I make a smoothie using raw yolks (from local...

    I make a smoothie using raw yolks (from local pastured chickens) and cooked whites (because raw whites interfere with nutrient absorption). But that is more elaborate than what you are looking for....
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    My daughter joined the knitting club at her...

    My daughter joined the knitting club at her college. It is a lovely activity for people who are fairly shy because it isn't embarrassing not to join in the conversation, you can be lost in your...
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    In my college town in a rural area there is a...

    In my college town in a rural area there is a masters track and field group that works out together and also helps coach the high school team. A friend who is over 60 still pole vaults. If there is...
  18. Thread: Pumpkin Cake

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    I use a little unflavored gelatin to stabilize...

    I use a little unflavored gelatin to stabilize whipped cream
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    Milk works for me, and I'm slowly losing weight...

    Milk works for me, and I'm slowly losing weight doing primal with kefir in my smoothie and a glass of milk with dinner. I buy low temperature pasturized unhomogenized milk from pastured Jersey cows...
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    The iodine enthusiasts believe that taking iodine in liquid form (Lugols) will weed out the bad bacteria without harming the good. It is important to take selenium and vitamin C as well. ...
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    When I first went low carb I so wanted to get...

    When I first went low carb I so wanted to get diabetes educators to understand that there was an alternative approach. But then I learned that they are required to teach the American Diabetes...
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    Do some research on vitamin K2 for the bone...

    Do some research on vitamin K2 for the bone density. Ask her about what she grew up with--butter or margarine? Primal might be for her going back to an approach to food she grew up with, or she may...
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    I just had a great idea! I used whey to make...

    I just had a great idea! I used whey to make Crio Bru brewed chocolate, cowboy coffee style (simmered on the stove)
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    Rabbit is very lean--you can starve eating...

    Rabbit is very lean--you can starve eating nothing but rabbit because it doesn't contain enough fat to sustain life. Luckily, we have a more varied diet than that. I have a local source for rabbit...
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    Soup is probably the best use, or if you need...

    Soup is probably the best use, or if you need more liquid in a smoothie. If you are very ambitious freeze it in ice cube trays and use those ice cubes in smoothies. Use it as cooking water for rice...
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