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    Bet got a reaction from Physibeth in You know someone is doing a Whole30 when...   
    You turn down the office 'free' lunch because it's always some kind of food that you can't eat (and really don't want to....)
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    Bet got a reaction from Physibeth in You know someone is doing a Whole30 when...   
    You turn down the office 'free' lunch because it's always some kind of food that you can't eat (and really don't want to....)
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    Bet got a reaction from Physibeth in You know someone is doing a Whole30 when...   
    You turn down the office 'free' lunch because it's always some kind of food that you can't eat (and really don't want to....)
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    Bet got a reaction from jodea in The crazy things people say   
    Conversation I just had (and damn this person for stressing me out while I was eating....)   Person passing by my desk at lunch: What is that?
    Me: It's my lunch
    P: but what is it?
    Me: Chicken, green beans and sweet potato
    P: What kind of lunch is that? That's dinner
    Me: Well, it's food.
    P: What kind of diet are you on again?
    Me: It's not a diet it's a Whole Food Program
    P: What is Whole Food?
    Me: Real Food, nothing that comes in a box or is processed.
    P: That's weird
    Me: Whatever (you fat disgusting pig....yeah, you're diet must be really healthy....).
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    Bet got a reaction from Physibeth in You know someone is doing a Whole30 when...   
    You turn down the office 'free' lunch because it's always some kind of food that you can't eat (and really don't want to....)
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    Bet got a reaction from Physibeth in You know someone is doing a Whole30 when...   
    You turn down the office 'free' lunch because it's always some kind of food that you can't eat (and really don't want to....)
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    Bet reacted to barrenone in You know someone is doing a Whole30 when...   
    When you live in Asia and eat all your Indian/Chinese food without rice or naan…. why waste the precious stomach space?
     
    Very few people have heard about Paleo, much less Whole30 here so they look at me like I'm crazy!!! 
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    Bet got a reaction from Physibeth in You know someone is doing a Whole30 when...   
    You turn down the office 'free' lunch because it's always some kind of food that you can't eat (and really don't want to....)
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    Bet got a reaction from Physibeth in You know someone is doing a Whole30 when...   
    You turn down the office 'free' lunch because it's always some kind of food that you can't eat (and really don't want to....)
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    Bet reacted to sjosey77 in You know someone is doing a Whole30 when...   
    The thought of eating out makes you extremely nervous.
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    Bet reacted to Physibeth in The crazy things people say   
    Just like a square is a rectangle but a rectangle is not necessarily a square. So grains are carbs but carbs are not necessarily grains. Why is this such a hard concept to grasp?
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    Bet reacted to Carlaccini in The crazy things people say   
    I had this discussion with a friend of mine
     
    Friend - Well it's not healthy not to eat carbs.  Our bodies need carbs.
     
    Me - Oh I couldn't agree with you more.  Definitely our bodies need carbs
     
    Friend - but then why are you cutting them out if you feel that way
     
    Me - Oh but I haven't cut them out.  I eat plenty of them. 
     
    Friend - But you cut out pasta and bread - how can you be eating carbs?
     
    Me - I eat sweet potato, beets, squashes, celery root, parsnips - these are all carbs.
     
    Friend - no they are not - they're vegetables!
     
    Me - Mental Facepalm - lets' just call them carby vegetables.
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    Bet reacted to sjosey77 in The crazy things people say   
    "Are you on the Flintstone diet?" 
     
    SMH
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    Bet got a reaction from Physibeth in The crazy things people say   
    Ugh, just had this reaction to a 'gluten free' thread on another forum (not food related)
     
    So you decided to go Gluten-Free because  
    you saw a dietician, doctor, physician or some sort of expert, explained your issues and were given this advice?The placebo effect and confirmation bias has made this gluten-free fad an amazing financial success.

    I need to get my head around the next possible craze and start it soon. I should write a book on the New-Age Paleo, Gluten-Free, Organic, Fair Trade, Vegan, Atkins diet.

    All kidding and cynicism aside, if it makes you feel better good on you. I personally don't eat quite a few foods because my stomach can't handle them. I have never been tested for any allergies, or conditions though. I should probably take my own advice. Personally, I would reccommend you continue on your normal diet and start cutting out the ones that consistently bother your stomach step by step.       It just peeves me that people making positive steps to control their own health are being told it's just a fad. Yeah, it's a fad that I don't want to have to go running to the bathroom a few times a week.
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    Bet got a reaction from Physibeth in The crazy things people say   
    Ugh, just had this reaction to a 'gluten free' thread on another forum (not food related)
     
    So you decided to go Gluten-Free because  
    you saw a dietician, doctor, physician or some sort of expert, explained your issues and were given this advice?The placebo effect and confirmation bias has made this gluten-free fad an amazing financial success.

    I need to get my head around the next possible craze and start it soon. I should write a book on the New-Age Paleo, Gluten-Free, Organic, Fair Trade, Vegan, Atkins diet.

    All kidding and cynicism aside, if it makes you feel better good on you. I personally don't eat quite a few foods because my stomach can't handle them. I have never been tested for any allergies, or conditions though. I should probably take my own advice. Personally, I would reccommend you continue on your normal diet and start cutting out the ones that consistently bother your stomach step by step.       It just peeves me that people making positive steps to control their own health are being told it's just a fad. Yeah, it's a fad that I don't want to have to go running to the bathroom a few times a week.
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    Bet reacted to EileenRBe in The crazy things people say   
    Two AARGH moments today related to crazy things in our culture at large.
     
    (1) My employer wants us to help make our state a Blue Zone state, which supposedly means we rank as healthier. We're supposed to agree to "pledges" available online. Some of the actions are using smaller than 10-inch dinner plates (but then where will I fit my veggies), keeping a scale in a prominent place, putting snacks like pretzels into smaller portion-sized bags (yeah, I'd better do that with my pretzels), and dedicating the top shelf of my refrigerator to fruits and veggies (how about all of the shelves).
     
    (2) a recipe contest through a local grocery store requires the recipe to use local ingredients, to "make half your grains whole grains," and "select lean proteins" a la the ChooseMyPlate.gov guidelines. Guess I won't be entering that one.  
     
    I'm out of step with so much of what's considered healthy, yet oddly I'm healthier than I've ever been.
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    Bet reacted to Roz Griffiths in You know someone is doing a Whole30 when...   
    After spending a day or several playing Tupperware Cupboard Jenga, you realise this means your freezer needs restocking
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    Bet got a reaction from Karen in You know someone is doing a Whole30 when...   
    You buy the gallon size of coconut oil (I really wanted the 5 gallon one, but hubby nixed that idea.....)
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    Bet got a reaction from Karen in You know someone is doing a Whole30 when...   
    You buy the gallon size of coconut oil (I really wanted the 5 gallon one, but hubby nixed that idea.....)
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    Bet got a reaction from Karen in You know someone is doing a Whole30 when...   
    You buy the gallon size of coconut oil (I really wanted the 5 gallon one, but hubby nixed that idea.....)
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    Bet reacted to Elizabeth! in You know someone is doing a Whole30 when...   
    Those clothes you keep in the back of the closet just in case they will fit again one day, are too big for you now. 
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    Bet got a reaction from mamaellen in Bone Broth: How much? How often?   
    I did 400 degrees for one hour. I used this recipe for the broth and stew  http://paleoinapinch.com/post/40718739936/slow-cooked-beef-stew
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    Bet got a reaction from Photo_Mom in Whole30 compliant B12?   
    I also take a sublingual B12, I haven't checked, but I'm pretty sure it has sugar in it. I am down to 3 times a week. I was severely B12 deficient and had to have shots at one point. But with healing my gut and taking HCL (which helps to digest B12) I don't need to take it that often.
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    Bet got a reaction from sheba-kitty in You know someone is doing a Whole30 when...   
    You make sure to bring your reading glasses to the supermarket so you can read all the labels carefully (while your husband stands by and rolls his eyes).
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    Bet got a reaction from Physibeth in High Cholesterol!!!   
    It's not that bad, considering you had a bad diet. Now that you are on W30, if you continue, your triglycerides will do down and your HDL will go up. The food on the plan is what you need. Good fats and real food. What you were eating before is what made your cholesterol what you see there. 3 weeks is not going to make a huge change.