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Sun Jul 19

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elQu replied to the Gym Thread board. 7:34 AM

Re: July

Two Saturdays ago - Foz do Arelho 10k road race along the lagoon:
http://10kmdalagoa.pt/Pages/Public/Percursos
(Check out the altimeter at the bottom!)

Killer 2km long hill [more]

Thu Jul 16

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elQu replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 4:18 AM

Re: Best Foods for the Brain: part 1/9

Thanks for posting that, Sheila. Spot on.

Laura
let food be your medicine, let your medicine be your food

Wed Jul 8

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elQu replied to the Low Carb Way of Life board. 7:55 AM

Re: Bittman not satisfied


Hey Laura thanks for your post, very valuable to me. There's a lot of useful info in there I wasn't aware of


Check out some of my blasts from the past:

Homemade Dog Food
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elQu replied to the Low Carb Way of Life board. 7:26 AM

Re: Bittman not satisfied

I found it tough to perfectly follow BARF, which advocates "raw meaty bones" and the purists believe you should feed the dogs animal parts in their original condition, skin and all e.g a frozen entire chicken (unplucked, in skinned, [more]

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elQu replied to the Low Carb Way of Life board. 7:12 AM

Re: Bittman not satisfied

WRT salmonella...

Salmonella can come from commercial dry dog food, treats and other products, not just BARF. Since vets/scientific community don't report statistical data on salmonella infections in canines according to what diet [more]

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elQu replied to the Low Carb Way of Life board. 6:28 AM

Re: 3 month green smoothie update

Have you ever been diagnosed with any sort of allergy? When I went to my optometrist last month, she asked me if my eyes ever itched? I thought about it and realized that occasionally they do. She suggested that my allergies might be having an [more]

Tue Jul 7

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elQu replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 3:33 PM

Re: OUCH!!1!

Well, not so much *inaccurate* as misrepresentative. This isn't new science.....or even real science, come to that. It's the ssort of quasi sciency sounding stuff that gets used as a marketing hook to ultimately channel folks' weight management [more]

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elQu replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 9:50 AM

Re: OUCH!!1!

There's no reference for "Ouch", so it's unclear what you mean by this thread title.

and...10K good.....

Thank-you. 1:08:40 in 73 degree heat with 75% relative humidity, one water stop @ 5km and a steep 2km long [more]

Fri Jul 3

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elQu replied to the Imp This Ride board. 7:18 AM

Re: Things I am currently struggling with

1. Eating a healthy breakfast. I am just not hungry until I get to work, and then I usually dive right in (so what I eat needs to be inhaled quickly and sometimes in a meeting or while I'm on my way to someone's desk). I know I've posted about it [more]

Thu Jul 2

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elQu replied to the Gym Thread board. 11:06 AM

Re: June

Last Wednesday -7km walk in 60 minutes with the local running group and our neighbors, to check them out (they have 4 categories - walk, fast walk, run, fast run

This Wednesday - 9km (5.5mi) run in 60 minutes with same group (11 min/mile [more]

Wed Jul 1

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elQu replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 12:37 PM

Re: Bran

Question for you paleo-leaning eaters......why the proscription against legumes? I couldn't imagine not eating chickpeas, which I adore, and white beans and kidney beans. Lentils. Peas.


Quick answer - phytic acid and lectins. An [more]

Mon Jun 29

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elQu replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 4:01 PM

Re: Bran

I wonder if it wouldn't be better to research making something that would produce a feeling of pleasure and satisfaction in the face of reduced calories?

Eating real food works a treat. But, that doesn't make any money for the [more]

Sun Jun 28

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elQu replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 2:12 PM

Re: Bran

I saw a recipe for granola in my cookbook today "Against All Grains - Meals Made Simple" by Danielle Walker. Maybe this will help with your issue. This is the nut-free version (it uses seeds) that she designed for those with nut allergies. [more]

Sat Jun 27

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elQu replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 5:52 AM

Re: Bran

I'm doing similar to Nigel. I am grain and pseudo-grain free, no dairy, legumes, sugar, artificial sweeteners, hydrogenated or high omega-6 vegetable oils, no deep fried foods (maybe rarely as a special treat at someone'special house).

I'm [more]

Fri Jun 26

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elQu replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 1:07 PM

Re: Niacin

Impressive impact of your MIL's change in her way of eating. How long did it take for her weight to drop and her numbers to improve that substantially?

She started on the Whole 30 plan the beginning of last November and had her annual [more]

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elQu replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 8:39 AM

Re: Niacin

There is also value in looking at the *type* of LDL particles - large and fluffy or small and dense. It's the proponderence of small, dense particles that contribute to artheroscerlosis. Fluffy LDL is far healthier. As it's a special test, you have [more]

Thu Jun 25

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elQu replied to the Alternative Medicine board. 10:23 AM

Re: GERD and PPIs

alstroemeria-

I also had GERD for a while. Diagnosed by endoscopy when I had my regular colonoscopy checkup (that was fine). Doctor wanted to put me on Prilosec or some such. I declined.

I went lower carb when I was doing a food [more]

Mon Jun 8

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elQu replied to the Gym Thread board. 6:35 AM

Re: June

Friday

Airport flight and beyond horrid NY/NJ traffic, creates stimulus for impromptu aerobic workout to make boarding:

*Run length of terminal non-stop to boarding gate while schlepping 35lb backpack and 20lb computer/personal [more]

Sun May 31

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elQu replied to the Gym Thread board. 2:57 PM

Re: May

Saturday:

1 hour Boot Camp class at the local h/s track

* Run 2 laps
* Split leg lunges 1/4 way around track, stop for 15 burpees, repeat 3 more times around track (1 full lap)
* Leap frogs 1/4 track
* Split leg [more]

Fri May 29

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elQu posted to the Living Below Your Means board. 9:49 AM

Alternative to Ebay: Tradesey

My beloved Merrell barefoot running shoes have been afflicted with "model upgraditis". The new version doesn't fit anything like the old (sigh). So I've been checking Ebay and Google for stock in the previous version. Did pick up a couple [more]

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