Physibeth

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    Physibeth got a reaction from TEwhole30 in What A Serving of Eggs Looks Like   
     
    You most certainly can. Also remember that you can't always trust your hunger signals while things adjust. But if you just can't eat anymore saving it and eating it as a mini meal is a great option. Your body will adjust.
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    Physibeth reacted to Derval in What A Serving of Eggs Looks Like   
    Can you build a pyramid with the eggs?
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    Physibeth got a reaction from RachaelPounds in What A Serving of Eggs Looks Like   
    We as moderators see a lot of confusion around here on what constitutes a serving of eggs when eggs are your primary protein source. We tell you as many as you can hold in your hand without dropping but I still don't think people actually try this. So I thought I'd post a visual for you folks. It would be fun if other people added their own pictures too. Try the experiment.
     
    Context - I'm 5'4" female and these are large eggs.
     
     

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    Physibeth got a reaction from Saturn in What A Serving of Eggs Looks Like   
     
    You most certainly can. Also remember that you can't always trust your hunger signals while things adjust. But if you just can't eat anymore saving it and eating it as a mini meal is a great option. Your body will adjust.
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    Physibeth got a reaction from KATYDID! in What A Serving of Eggs Looks Like   
     
    I am! I think one more would tip the ship. I remember reading in something Melissa posted that Dallas can hold more eggs when he is very hungry though. 
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    Physibeth got a reaction from a5saad in What A Serving of Eggs Looks Like   
     
    You most certainly can. Also remember that you can't always trust your hunger signals while things adjust. But if you just can't eat anymore saving it and eating it as a mini meal is a great option. Your body will adjust.
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    Physibeth got a reaction from jdthomps4 in What A Serving of Eggs Looks Like   
     
    I am! I think one more would tip the ship. I remember reading in something Melissa posted that Dallas can hold more eggs when he is very hungry though. 
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    Physibeth got a reaction from Joe6452 in What A Serving of Eggs Looks Like   
    We as moderators see a lot of confusion around here on what constitutes a serving of eggs when eggs are your primary protein source. We tell you as many as you can hold in your hand without dropping but I still don't think people actually try this. So I thought I'd post a visual for you folks. It would be fun if other people added their own pictures too. Try the experiment.
     
    Context - I'm 5'4" female and these are large eggs.
     
     

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    Physibeth reacted to missmary in Kombucha Makers Unite; Where to ask and be answered   
     
    um, just in case people are confused reading this: if you didn't get fermentation you would not get the health benefits of kombucha or the flavor (AND it might get moldy). I suspect your batch fermented just fine...
     
    Kombucha doesn't need to have bubbles to be "correct" or truly fermented. Although adding sweeter juice or fruit might help you get more bubbles, bubbles can also be encouraged by tightly sealing bottles (less space at the top, more air tight*), shaking bottles daily, etc.
     
    *caution: these same steps also increase risk of explosions and broken bottles.
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    Physibeth reacted to Robin Strathdee in Day 20 and still bloated!!   
    I think starting with eggs and cashews would be a good jumping off point. Give yourself 3 full days off of them before you evaluate.  Then, if that doesn't solve the problem, move on from there
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    Physibeth got a reaction from fmr_sailor in Don't over think this.   
     
    While this doesn't violate any of the rules it isn't your best choice for breakfast. We recommend that all of your meals fit the food template to get the best results from your experience. This means 1-2 palms of protein, 1-3 cups of veggies, and 1-2 servings of added fat. Also make sure that your almond milk doesn't contain carrageenan either. I've personally never found an almond milk in the store that didn't have this additive and usually just make my own when I want it.
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    Physibeth got a reaction from ultrarunnergirl in Don't over think this.   
     
    While this doesn't violate any of the rules it isn't your best choice for breakfast. We recommend that all of your meals fit the food template to get the best results from your experience. This means 1-2 palms of protein, 1-3 cups of veggies, and 1-2 servings of added fat. Also make sure that your almond milk doesn't contain carrageenan either. I've personally never found an almond milk in the store that didn't have this additive and usually just make my own when I want it.
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    Physibeth got a reaction from ultrarunnergirl in The Official "Can I Have..." Guide to the Whole30   
     
    I would consider drinking a cup of bone broth a beverage or supplement not a snack. 
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    Physibeth got a reaction from Robin Strathdee in The Official "Can I Have..." Guide to the Whole30   
     
    I would consider drinking a cup of bone broth a beverage or supplement not a snack. 
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    Physibeth reacted to Robin Strathdee in Don't over think this.   
    This is one of those cases where you can't believe everything you read on the interwebs. Chemistry is complicated and while some manufactured foods and natural foods share similar chemical compounds, they don't all interact with our bodies in the same way.  For the purposes of Whole30, simply avoid "MSG"  - no outside reading material necessary
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    Physibeth reacted to Vian in Don't over think this.   
    Yes, ascorbic acid and citric acid are fine. The only preservatives/additives you have to watch out for are Carageenan (often used to thicken things and give them a creamy texture like ice cream, almond, soy, and coconut milk, etc) MSG (used as a flavor booster in savory things) and Sulfites, along with any other non-compliant ingredients (dairy, sugar, grains, legumes) of course.
     
    Go for canned items that are minimally processed and have as short an ingredient list as possible.
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    Physibeth reacted to Ruby in Changes in Menstrual Cycle   
    Mine seem to get worse when I'm doing a Whole30, too. But then they get way, way better as long as I keep my diet strict paleo. Then I slowly start allowing more and more sugar or dairy into my diet and they slowly get worse again. Then I have to do another Whole30. It sucks, but is also a pretty steady pattern for me and I logically know what I need to do to avoid it.
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    Physibeth reacted to Karen in Changes in Menstrual Cycle   
    More carbs is the only way I can keep my cycle on track when Whole30-ing.  I have to make an effort to eat lots of starchy carbs (and find I have to add in a bit of rice to keep my cycle on track, too) or it takes a long hiatus.  I know there are a lot of folks that will tell you the Whole30 isn't low carb, but that's how I tend to eat when I'm Whole30-ing so I really have to try to increase those carbs. 
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    Physibeth got a reaction from CreatchoClock in The Official "Can I Have..." Guide to the Whole30   
     
    Searching the "Can I have guide" it looks like Melissa posted a comment yesterday stating that natural flavors are not technically off program. However natural flavors can mean a lot of things so you may want to consider what it means to you personally in regards to your W30. In other words this is a personal preference area as far as I can tell. 
     
    And I've had that tea...it's very good!
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    Physibeth reacted to jent103 in Kombucha Makers Unite; Where to ask and be answered   
    I just opened a bottle of hibiscus ginger and it spewed forth like a mighty geyser. I consider it a great personal triumph.
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    Physibeth reacted to GFChris in The Official "Can I Have..." Guide to the Whole30   
    Dahi/yogurt is not allowed on a Whole30.
     
    Dates and raisins are allowed - be sure no added sugar. Only have as part of or immediately after a meal.
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    Physibeth reacted to Roz Griffiths in The Official "Can I Have..." Guide to the Whole30   
    Ok, i just Googled dahi & I'd say that's a no too, as the recipe used both lentils & rice. But i learned something new
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    Physibeth reacted to Roz Griffiths in The Official "Can I Have..." Guide to the Whole30   
    If you mean curd as in curds & whey, then no.
    If you mean curd as in lemon curd, then no.
    I could have just said no, couldn't i?
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    Physibeth reacted to megmac in Kombucha Makers Unite; Where to ask and be answered   
    Even when I burp mine (I always burp mine) they fizz like crazy and sometimes blow up if I use real fruit.  I had a BAD blow up the other morning-front door, ceiling, floors, computer, my clothes of course...
     
    I spent about 30 minutes cleaning up and was off to work.  About an hour later I got a text from my hubby who had finally gotten up, "is that kombucha on the sliding glass door or is one of the pets bleeding?"  Seriously-that's a good 30 feet away.  I now open every bottle either with a towel around it, or in the front yard if I'm really worried about it.
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    Physibeth reacted to kb0426 in Kombucha Makers Unite; Where to ask and be answered   
     
    I have been purchasing loose hibiscus/ginger tea from my co-op.  I put about a tbs of leaves in my booch and second ferment for about 7 days.
     
    It is da bomb!  And I mean that quite literally as it is the fizziest booch I have ever made!
     
    I strain out the leaves before drinking.  Isn't it pretty?