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    Satiety: saturated vs. unsaturated fat

    Does anyone else find that there's a huge difference in satiety between saturated and unsaturated fats?
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    Coconut oil- optimum amount?

    Since discovering coconut oil + cocoa powder, I find it laughably easy to eat 3 TBP++ a day! However, CO is rather expensive and not exactly calorie-free, so I should probably scale back...what do...
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    i can get 10 sheets of nori for 1.50 at a korean supermarket nearby....
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    I'm confused:

    "pure" coconut oil runs for 2 in the asian section of tesco, but 10 in the health food store. what justifies the price difference? is the 'organic' product really 5x better?...
  5. brilliant, i love coconut milk! ...now, where...

    brilliant, i love coconut milk!

    ...now, where do i find this "probiotic powder"??
  6. remind me why soy is bad- soy yogurt as a greek yogurt alternative?

    i want to love greek yogurt, but i'm lactose intolerant and can't handle the stuff. have recently discovered a soy yogurt (ingredients: Natural Spring Water*, Soya Beans (8%), Selected live cultures...
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    Cutting out treats?

    Anyone else here find they do best abstaining from "treats"? I'm incapable of consuming dark chocolate in moderation, so it seems easier to stay on track (and save money!) by cutting it out...
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    i don't usually eat nuts, but bought a mixed bag...

    i don't usually eat nuts, but bought a mixed bag the other day. consumed in moderation after dinner, woke up in the middle of the night with searing stomach pain. needless to say, i think i may have...
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    Swiss Marigold Vegetable Bouillion

    Ingredients: sea salt, yeast extract, rice flour, vegetables, palm oil, turmeric, parsley

    It's delicious, but definitely a "processed food"- what's the paleo stance on this stuff?
  10. During my CW days, it was about 300+g/day, thanks...

    During my CW days, it was about 300+g/day, thanks to a raging addiction to "healthy" Kashi cereal/whole-grain granola bars.
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    Cardio causes heart disease?

    Came across this: "Cardio" may cause heart disease - Part I | Psychology Today

    What's the consensus on cardio?
  12. How to limit dark chocolate? Binging on the unsweetened stuff...

    No idea how this is possible, but I've found myself eating ungodly quantities of the unsweetened baking dark chocolate without really thinking about it. I can cut out chocolate for long periods of...
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    Fat/Protein ratio?

    What do you think is the optimum fat/protein ratio? High protein/high fat, equal parts protein and fat, or moderate protein/high fat?
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    I typically have some unsweetened dark chocolate...

    I typically have some unsweetened dark chocolate (Ghiradelli 100% or SB 99%) every day, but I've found it increasingly difficult to limit myself as I get acclimated to the taste. Looks like they'll...
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    Bitter primal foods?

    Weird, but I have a "bitter tooth." Until recently, coffee and unsweetened dark chocolate were my go-tos, but I'm currently trying to cut back on both. What are some other bitter primal foods to try?
  16. tried to gain weight, now can't stop binging...help!

    So, I lost a bit too much weight on PB and began forcing myself to overeat, as I didn't think my body's natural signals were doing the trick. I also used the desire to gain weight as an excuse to...
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    If you've been eating them hard-boiled, maybe you...

    If you've been eating them hard-boiled, maybe you could try cooking them a different way? I hate hard-boiled eggs too (texture/taste is just unappealing), but omelettes are fantastic, and there's...
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    Dairy and mood

    Have been experimenting with dairy lately, doing a week on/week off. After cutting it out for a week, I felt fine, but having reintroduced it this week (in the form of mascarpone cheese and greek...
  19. How to cook oily fish without stinking up the kitchen?

    I love oily fish (mackerel, kippers/herring, salmon, etc), but living in a college dorm at the moment means I have to be considerate of others in the shared kitchen. Used to just pan-fry it, but...
  20. I know, I'm skinny, and can understand why my...

    I know, I'm skinny, and can understand why my parents would have initially been concerned as well. However, it's not them I'm irritated at- it's the doctor and nutritionist!

    No worries on the...
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    What about blueberries and almond butter? Sounds...

    What about blueberries and almond butter? Sounds a bit bizarre, but they're really good together and seem to offer the best of both dessert options. And I think I saw a recipe for...
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    I second mackerel- it's delicious! Kippers...

    I second mackerel- it's delicious!

    Kippers are great, too
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    I haven't read WWGF, but how on earth does he...

    I haven't read WWGF, but how on earth does he justify bouillion? I used to drink loads of the Swiss Marigold stuff before realizing the sodium content wasn't doing me any favors. I never really...
  24. Cost/benefits calculation. Works every time.

    Cost/benefits calculation. Works every time.
  25. Well, I did say almost- but still, imagine...

    Well, I did say almost- but still, imagine pouring millions of dollars only to be fed more of the CW "fat bad, whole grains good" dogma!
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