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    Adagio got a reaction from Marcella in Plan a Whole30 dream vacation   
    1. I'd stay at a eco-friendly ranch, in a lovely log house on a pristine lake, somewhere in the high Rockies in the fall with the aspens in full bloom and the peaks dusted with snow. The house would have numerous windows with gorgeous views. The ranch would have lots of land to roam, and trails just begging me to hike and view wildlife to my heart's content. It would also have a huge garden and some fruit trees.
    2. I'd have a personal chef who would come in daily to prepare my meals. My meals would consist mostly of organic Whole30 food grown and raised on the ranch. The food wouldn't be fussy or fancy, but simple and delicious.
    3. I'd have fun/exercise riding horses, hiking, exploring, and swimming. At night, I'd look at the stars through a telescope. I'd read and write every day, too. I'd probably have a massage therapist in every day. The fresh air, sunshine, beautiful surroundings, and local healthy food would feed my body and soul, and I would be peaceful and content. (And I'd never want to leave!)
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    Adagio got a reaction from antytrebs in Second W30, check!   
    Congrats! Well done!
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    Adagio got a reaction from Marcella in Plan a Whole30 dream vacation   
    1. I'd stay at a eco-friendly ranch, in a lovely log house on a pristine lake, somewhere in the high Rockies in the fall with the aspens in full bloom and the peaks dusted with snow. The house would have numerous windows with gorgeous views. The ranch would have lots of land to roam, and trails just begging me to hike and view wildlife to my heart's content. It would also have a huge garden and some fruit trees.
    2. I'd have a personal chef who would come in daily to prepare my meals. My meals would consist mostly of organic Whole30 food grown and raised on the ranch. The food wouldn't be fussy or fancy, but simple and delicious.
    3. I'd have fun/exercise riding horses, hiking, exploring, and swimming. At night, I'd look at the stars through a telescope. I'd read and write every day, too. I'd probably have a massage therapist in every day. The fresh air, sunshine, beautiful surroundings, and local healthy food would feed my body and soul, and I would be peaceful and content. (And I'd never want to leave!)
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    Adagio got a reaction from Sockies1 in Thoughts on bananas   
    I used to be addicted to bananas before I did a couple of Whole30's. Now I'm neutral about them. We buy bananas and apples because they are cheaper than most organic fruit, and I like to have a serving of fruit per day. If I had an unlimited budget, I'd eat organic berries every day.
    BTW, my dog adores bananas too!
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    Adagio got a reaction from Sister.Journey in Friends of Bill W.?   
    Eating a lot of veggies and some fruits really goes a long way toward abating sugar cravings. Fruit is so sweet these days that when you give up sugar, it tastes like candy. I find that if I eat a small portion of fruit after a meal, I don't go looking for a sugary treat after that. Good luck with it!
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    Adagio got a reaction from karmickristina in The crazy things people say   
    The other one is: "Why should I deprive myself?"
    My answer: "Why do you eat food that does not nourish your body?"
    Their answer: "Because it tastes good!"
    My reply: "If your car's gas tank had taste buds and demanded lemonade instead of gasoline, would you comply?"
    Their answer: "Of course not! Cars cannot run on lemonade!"
    My reply: "Exactly. Your body cannot run on frankenfood. One of these days, it's going to crap out."
    Their answer: "My mother ate (insert crappy food here) and she lived to be 90."
    My reply: "Good for her. You are not her."
    Their answer: "Whatever."
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    Adagio got a reaction from VVfit in The crazy things people say   
    My dental hygienist told me today that a low-carb diet will give me periodontal disease. She said that the carb digesting enzymes secreted during the eating process do not know what to do when we don't eat carbs, so the enzymes turn into sugar and cause mouth bacteria.
    Never heard that one before...
    I told her that my periodontal issues had greatly improved since giving up grains/sugar. She said that they will get bad again if I don't eat carbs. (I've been mostly Paleo for 3 years now.)
    I didn't bother to argue. What's the point? She is convinced she is right.
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    Adagio got a reaction from Marcella in Plan a Whole30 dream vacation   
    1. I'd stay at a eco-friendly ranch, in a lovely log house on a pristine lake, somewhere in the high Rockies in the fall with the aspens in full bloom and the peaks dusted with snow. The house would have numerous windows with gorgeous views. The ranch would have lots of land to roam, and trails just begging me to hike and view wildlife to my heart's content. It would also have a huge garden and some fruit trees.
    2. I'd have a personal chef who would come in daily to prepare my meals. My meals would consist mostly of organic Whole30 food grown and raised on the ranch. The food wouldn't be fussy or fancy, but simple and delicious.
    3. I'd have fun/exercise riding horses, hiking, exploring, and swimming. At night, I'd look at the stars through a telescope. I'd read and write every day, too. I'd probably have a massage therapist in every day. The fresh air, sunshine, beautiful surroundings, and local healthy food would feed my body and soul, and I would be peaceful and content. (And I'd never want to leave!)
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    Adagio got a reaction from VivaLaMeredith in confused about carrageenan   
    Poutine is delicious, but definitely not Paleo, lol.
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    Adagio got a reaction from tytbodyin30 in canned sweet potatoes without sugar   
    Whole Foods carries frozen diced cooked sweet potatoes and pureed, canned sweet potatoes.
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    Adagio got a reaction from Marcella in Plan a Whole30 dream vacation   
    1. I'd stay at a eco-friendly ranch, in a lovely log house on a pristine lake, somewhere in the high Rockies in the fall with the aspens in full bloom and the peaks dusted with snow. The house would have numerous windows with gorgeous views. The ranch would have lots of land to roam, and trails just begging me to hike and view wildlife to my heart's content. It would also have a huge garden and some fruit trees.
    2. I'd have a personal chef who would come in daily to prepare my meals. My meals would consist mostly of organic Whole30 food grown and raised on the ranch. The food wouldn't be fussy or fancy, but simple and delicious.
    3. I'd have fun/exercise riding horses, hiking, exploring, and swimming. At night, I'd look at the stars through a telescope. I'd read and write every day, too. I'd probably have a massage therapist in every day. The fresh air, sunshine, beautiful surroundings, and local healthy food would feed my body and soul, and I would be peaceful and content. (And I'd never want to leave!)
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    Adagio got a reaction from edgymama in You know someone is doing a Whole30 when...   
    They buy four dozen eggs a week. For two people.
    They mutter to themselves while grocery shopping.
    People ask them out to dinner and they say, "I'd rather eat at home."
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    Adagio got a reaction from SusanB. in Prosciutto?   
    If it has anything other than pork and salt, legally it is not prosciutto.
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    Adagio got a reaction from edgymama in You know someone is doing a Whole30 when...   
    They buy four dozen eggs a week. For two people.
    They mutter to themselves while grocery shopping.
    People ask them out to dinner and they say, "I'd rather eat at home."
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    Adagio got a reaction from karmickristina in The crazy things people say   
    The other one is: "Why should I deprive myself?"
    My answer: "Why do you eat food that does not nourish your body?"
    Their answer: "Because it tastes good!"
    My reply: "If your car's gas tank had taste buds and demanded lemonade instead of gasoline, would you comply?"
    Their answer: "Of course not! Cars cannot run on lemonade!"
    My reply: "Exactly. Your body cannot run on frankenfood. One of these days, it's going to crap out."
    Their answer: "My mother ate (insert crappy food here) and she lived to be 90."
    My reply: "Good for her. You are not her."
    Their answer: "Whatever."
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    Adagio got a reaction from karmickristina in The crazy things people say   
    The other one is: "Why should I deprive myself?"
    My answer: "Why do you eat food that does not nourish your body?"
    Their answer: "Because it tastes good!"
    My reply: "If your car's gas tank had taste buds and demanded lemonade instead of gasoline, would you comply?"
    Their answer: "Of course not! Cars cannot run on lemonade!"
    My reply: "Exactly. Your body cannot run on frankenfood. One of these days, it's going to crap out."
    Their answer: "My mother ate (insert crappy food here) and she lived to be 90."
    My reply: "Good for her. You are not her."
    Their answer: "Whatever."
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    Adagio got a reaction from edgymama in You know someone is doing a Whole30 when...   
    They buy four dozen eggs a week. For two people.
    They mutter to themselves while grocery shopping.
    People ask them out to dinner and they say, "I'd rather eat at home."
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    Adagio got a reaction from Marcella in Plan a Whole30 dream vacation   
    1. I'd stay at a eco-friendly ranch, in a lovely log house on a pristine lake, somewhere in the high Rockies in the fall with the aspens in full bloom and the peaks dusted with snow. The house would have numerous windows with gorgeous views. The ranch would have lots of land to roam, and trails just begging me to hike and view wildlife to my heart's content. It would also have a huge garden and some fruit trees.
    2. I'd have a personal chef who would come in daily to prepare my meals. My meals would consist mostly of organic Whole30 food grown and raised on the ranch. The food wouldn't be fussy or fancy, but simple and delicious.
    3. I'd have fun/exercise riding horses, hiking, exploring, and swimming. At night, I'd look at the stars through a telescope. I'd read and write every day, too. I'd probably have a massage therapist in every day. The fresh air, sunshine, beautiful surroundings, and local healthy food would feed my body and soul, and I would be peaceful and content. (And I'd never want to leave!)
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    Adagio got a reaction from Marcella in Plan a Whole30 dream vacation   
    1. I'd stay at a eco-friendly ranch, in a lovely log house on a pristine lake, somewhere in the high Rockies in the fall with the aspens in full bloom and the peaks dusted with snow. The house would have numerous windows with gorgeous views. The ranch would have lots of land to roam, and trails just begging me to hike and view wildlife to my heart's content. It would also have a huge garden and some fruit trees.
    2. I'd have a personal chef who would come in daily to prepare my meals. My meals would consist mostly of organic Whole30 food grown and raised on the ranch. The food wouldn't be fussy or fancy, but simple and delicious.
    3. I'd have fun/exercise riding horses, hiking, exploring, and swimming. At night, I'd look at the stars through a telescope. I'd read and write every day, too. I'd probably have a massage therapist in every day. The fresh air, sunshine, beautiful surroundings, and local healthy food would feed my body and soul, and I would be peaceful and content. (And I'd never want to leave!)
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    Adagio got a reaction from AbFabKat in Silicon Dioxide in my smoked paprika, dang it!   
    Smoked Paprika is one of my obsessions. I buy either Penzey's or Mountain Rose Herbs online.
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    Adagio got a reaction from edgymama in You know someone is doing a Whole30 when...   
    They buy four dozen eggs a week. For two people.
    They mutter to themselves while grocery shopping.
    People ask them out to dinner and they say, "I'd rather eat at home."
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    Adagio got a reaction from PaleoInMalta in Earth Balance Butter (Soy Free)   
    Lecithin is almost always derived from soy. Sugar beets are almost always genetically modified. Pea protein is a cheap filler, and a waste product from the food manufacturing industry. It's mostly used in pet food. Canola oil is toxic, and safflower oil is highly inflammatory.
    So, my conclusion is that this product is not food. If someone gave it to you and you want to use it up, that's entirely your decision. But I wouldn't pay money for it.
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    Adagio got a reaction from Amy S in Newbie--what's on your must have list?   
    These items are usually in my house:
    I always have ground beef, ground pork, various compliant sausages, chicken breasts, chicken thighs and compliant Applegate lunch meats in the fridge or freezer. I always have around 3 dozen eggs on hand. (Hardboiled eggs are a great snack.)
    Almond butter from TJ's. (I am not a fan of Trader Joe's and only go there for their cheap almond butter.)
    Purchased online at either amazon or iherb, or purchased at Whole Foods or local Health Food store:
    Fats: organic virgin coconut oil, Pure Indian Foods Ghee, NOW brand mac nut oil, California Olive Ranch olive oil. Spectrum Toasted Sesame oil.
    Native Forest Canned coconut milk.
    Let's Do Organic Coconut Flakes
    Organic frozen: broccoli, spinach, cauliflower, and diced sweet potatoes
    Muir Glenn fire-roasted tomatoes
    Cashew Butter (I get mine at Whole Foods. They have various nut grinders in the store.)
    Organic canned pumpkin
    Frontera Salsa (no sugar)
    Mediterranean Organic Olives
    Bubbie's Pickles
    Mediterranean Organic Roasted red peppers
    Coconut Aminos
    Pure Wraps coconut wraps
    Whole Foods German-style spicy mustard
    Cucina Antica Marinara Sauce (jar)
    Organic sugarfree applesauce.
    Mediterranean Organic sun-dried tomatoes in olive oil
    Penzey's or Frontier spices and dried herbs from Penzey's
    Celtic Sea Salt
    Maldon Sea salt and smoked sea salt.
    Organic coffee
    Various organic teas
    I think that's all I can think of right now.
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    Adagio got a reaction from karmickristina in The crazy things people say   
    The other one is: "Why should I deprive myself?"
    My answer: "Why do you eat food that does not nourish your body?"
    Their answer: "Because it tastes good!"
    My reply: "If your car's gas tank had taste buds and demanded lemonade instead of gasoline, would you comply?"
    Their answer: "Of course not! Cars cannot run on lemonade!"
    My reply: "Exactly. Your body cannot run on frankenfood. One of these days, it's going to crap out."
    Their answer: "My mother ate (insert crappy food here) and she lived to be 90."
    My reply: "Good for her. You are not her."
    Their answer: "Whatever."
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    Adagio got a reaction from hmb13 in Nausea a side effect????   
    I did a little research and in some cases, nausea = low blood sugar.