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    Speaking from personal experience, I absolutely...

    Speaking from personal experience, I absolutely believe I have a set point of around 136 pounds, because if I go below this magic number -- which takes dietary diligence -- I feel like I'm constantly...
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    I've safely taken a big bag of nuts with me on...

    I've safely taken a big bag of nuts with me on the plane. Security will only bat an eye at gel-like foods such as jams and sauces.

    http://www.tsa.gov/travelers/airtravel/holiday.shtm

    Also, most...
  3. I have to say, I've always loved the English...

    I have to say, I've always loved the English fry-up... except for the baked beans. I never understand how someone could stomach them in the morning.
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    Senna Tea is a traditional constipation cure. Google "Smooth Move Tea."
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    Have you ever seen those women that have a beard and are balding and carry their fat distributed like a man? That is PCOS.
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    I saw this and had to say something. Most...
  6. Thread: constipation

    by Madame P
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    There is an herb called senna that has a laxative effect. It is typically drank in a tea (google "senna tea.")


    (My personal favorite remedy is to eat an entire cucumber.)
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    Ummm... liberal? (Go ahead, tar and feather me for embracing government social welfare.)
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    I&#39;m a skier and I do lots of yoga. Yoga is FANTASTIC for balance, core/leg strength, and flexibility. I&#39;d highly suggest yoga for skiing/snowboarding preparation.
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    I used to have problems sleeping after exercise back when I engaged in chronic cardio. I&#39;d wake up at 3am, sweating with my heat racing, and found it difficult to return to sleep. But now I do a...
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    Your symptoms (anxiety, heart racing, euphoria) sound a little like hypoglycemia (low blood sugar).
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    I&#39;ve had a middle-grade headache for the past 12 hours, which is uncommon for me. I&#39;ve also neglected to take fish oil for the past 2 days (have been taking it almost daily for 4 months). Since fish...
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    Starbucks carries Tazo Teas, and the herbal teas from Tazo are pretty decent. The African Red Bush herbal tea is based on rooibos, which is said to be marvelous for the immune system.
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    In regards to the original post... what about Vitamin C? I heard that the Inuit may have gotten their Vitamin C from whale skin or caribou stomach or something like that. What part of the cow has...
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    I was in Whole Foods tonight, buying some chard, and a product in the checkout aisle caught my eye. It was called Primal Spirit Jerky. Wow, awesome, right?


    Turns out Primal Spirit Jerky is...
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    Thank you all for your suggestions. I think I&#39;ll get 3-4 pounds of pork organs and play around with some recipes. I do love pate... that Epicurious recipe that Nina posted doesn&#39;t have any flour so...
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    I&#39;m a member of a meat CSA and every month, in addition to 20 pounds family farm-raised meat, they offer "extras." Pork liver and heart is being offered at $1.50 a pound.


    I know that I should be...
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    Mesolithic... My hypoglycemia was never severe enough that I started testing at home. I never had full-blown attacks. I had tiredness, dizziness, some fainting, irritability, and insane carb craving...
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    Thank you both for your input. Don&#39;t worry, I won&#39;t sue anyone! Not even my doctor, who firmly believes that I should be eating every 3 hours, which would only fuel the underlying issue (Insulin...
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    Is IF safe for non-diabetic hypoglycemia? I&#39;m talking about hypoglycemics who have low blood sugar as a result of insulin resistance/hyperinsulinism, not hypoglycemia as a result of being a diabetic...
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    You can eat fattier meat.
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    I love seeds, too. Seeds that are edible in their raw state are primal.


    Non-edible seeds like legumes and cereal grains are not primal.
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    I agree that WF can be ridiculous. Personally though, I think Trader Joes can&#39;t compete with the quality. Back when I ate dairy, I found cheese to be like wine or chocolate: You get what you pay for....
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    I read this in Cordain&#39;s Paleo Diet, about how frying the yolk will oxidize the cholesterol. He recommends poaching, hard-boiling or baking.


    Supposedly, oxidized cholesterol, which is infused...
  24. Thread: Fasting help

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    Cold showers work for me.
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    I think that there are other women in this forum who are curious about the affect of the PB on women&#39;s health generally, and would also like to see more posts about this!


    Colinda... it depends...
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