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    True Primal got a reaction from ShieldMaiden in Bacon Fat as Cooking Fat?   
    Yes - hanging it from the oven racks is the new peak performance way.  Baking it laid flat is so 30,000 BC.  Or maybe reverse those two.
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    True Primal reacted to kirbz in New Pre- and Post-Workout Guidelines - Has Anyone Tried It?   
    You make another great point. I'm probably not necessarily going to find advice on fueling strategies for something like 10 hours of hiking here. :-) I'll probably have to figure that out for myself or rely on other research. Thanks for sharing the link. That article was very interesting. 
    I'm also reading a book called Training for the New Alpinism, which includes information on nutrition and fueling (which I haven't gotten to yet). Hopefully that advice won't be mutually exclusive of Whole30 and I can follow their advice while aligning generally with Paleo/Whole30 foods. :-) 
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    True Primal got a reaction from Lorna from Canada in Protein (beef fat)   
    Thanks, those are interesting!  They focus on lipophilic toxin molecules accumulating in fat.  It certainly makes sense for some toxins to be more likely to accumulate there.
    I still wonder, more holistically, though, if it's really a win to trim the fat off of low-quality meat.  For example, if you feed glyphosate-coated grains to cattle, where does the glyphosate mostly go?  Glyphosate doesn't appear to be lipophilic.  And that's just one molecule (though perhaps one of the more relevant ones).  It seems like it would come down to a question of what are the most commonly found concerning toxins in factor-farmed meat, and whether those are lipophilic or not?
    Incidentally, we only use pastured 100% grass-fed beef in True Primal soup.  It might be worthwhile to create a page on this topic, both in general and as a selling point for our soup, but will need to do more investigation.
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    True Primal reacted to Lorna from Canada in Protein (beef fat)
    There's a couple to get you started.
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    True Primal reacted to Alibird in Corrections to the Whole30 Fast & Easy cookbook?   
    Is there a way to get post publication corrections for a cookbook? P218 of the Whole30 Fast & Easy cookbook has the time to cook listed as 6 hours on low and 8 hours on high, which is obviously incorrect. Is there a correction anywhere? 
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    True Primal reacted to Jihanna in Butter or ghee   
    I keep my ghee and coconut oil on the same shelf. Here in Georgia, it can get pretty warm, and I've noticed that while my coconut oil will usually stay solid until it hits around the 80s, my ghee has pretty constantly stayed at least partially melted unless it's been a rather chilly day... but that said, I've never had an issue with the ghee functioning or tasting like it should. If it worries you, though, you could always store it in the fridge.
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    True Primal reacted to Lorna from Canada in Bacon! Please Help   
    That is very good to know @True Primal. Hubs and I take pre-cooked bacon when we backpack or canoe trip - I was thinking I'd have to give up bacon on these excursions which would be very sad since we just discovered an amazing shelf stable egg product last year (OvaEasy and our bacon and egg and potato hash breakfast miles from the nearest road (or cell tower but that's another story) are an amazing part of our trips. I'm excited - can you tell? 
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    True Primal got a reaction from Lorna from Canada in Bacon! Please Help   
    FYI, pedersonsfarms makes Fully Cooked Uncured No Sugar Added Hickory Smoked Bacon. It's a little more expensive than grocery bacon, but since it's shelf-stable it can ship anywhere.
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    True Primal reacted to SugarcubeOD in 365 Pea Protein Powder - OK on Whole 30?   
    Smoothies are not recommended but they are not technically against the rules.