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    Butter.... primal?

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    Am I getting this right? I have read on here people eats and recommends butter, but the btter I know and sold in stores down here is made of "cream of milk and salt", and as far as i know dairies are not primal. I am confused.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sorcerer View Post
    Am I getting this right? I have read on here people eats and recommends butter, but the btter I know and sold in stores down here is made of "cream of milk and salt", and as far as i know dairies are not primal. I am confused.
    It depends on the individual. I don't know many who don't include butter in their diet. Many, like myself are lactose and/or casein intolerant. We do not do well with dairy. I love cheese but tend to breakout. However, I do just fine with butter and whey. Try it yourself and see how you react.
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    I didn't eat butter, cream or cheese for 10 years. I used low fat spreads and fully skimmed milk. I got fat.

    I eat butter, cream, cheese now. No milk. I got lean.

    I try to get any dairy as raw as possible. For me it's a convenient, tasty and 'f*ck you' source of animal fat. It's Primal for me.
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    butter, this is the best thing

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    dairy is not paleo...primal is different. mark recommends butter as a great source of fat. grass fed is obviously better than conventional, but you can get by on either.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sorcerer View Post
    Am I getting this right? I have read on here people eats and recommends butter, but the btter I know and sold in stores down here is made of "cream of milk and salt", and as far as i know dairies are not primal. I am confused.
    Paleo is just a set of guidelines, a way to look at food. Was butter consumed by hunter-gatherers? No. Can it still be very healthy? Absolutely.

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    I'm not H-G coded, I'm herder coded!

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    The idea is to emulate the nutritional profile of an ancestral diet for optimal health, not to be the caveman version of the SCA. Good quality grassfed butter is a (relatively) affordable way to get quality animal fats, including CLA.
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    Butter is delicious. Eat some!
    I've tried Strauss Creamery Butter, Kerrygold, and Darigold Chef's Choice. The latter is my favorite.
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    when i eat the butter, my brain, it feels the best

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