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Taro? Breadfruit?

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Just curious. These are staples in the Pacific. I don't, myself, have occasion to eat them often, but I sure do love poi with lomi salmon, and breadfruit cooked with garlic.

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Well breadfruit flour is allowed (it came up in a previous post) providing it's not being used to replicate baked goods so I imagine breadfruit itself must be fine. I don't think I've ever seen it in Scotland

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I think - and may be completely wrong - that Taro would be allowed, it just being another starchy root vegetable to choose from.

Just avoid the dreaded Taro chip ;). I say dreaded because those are a food without breaks for me!

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Well breadfruit flour is allowed (it came up in a previous post) providing it's not being used to replicate baked goods so I imagine breadfruit itself must be fine. I don't think I've ever seen it in Scotland

Thanks! haha I've never heard of breadfruit flour. That sounds weird. Breadfruit is SOOO good.

I think - and may be completely wrong - that Taro would be allowed, it just being another starchy root vegetable to choose from.

Just avoid the dreaded Taro chip ;). I say dreaded because those are a food without breaks for me!

I'm not a fan of taro chips, myself, but I do like poi on occasion.

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I wanted some taro after reading in Perfect Health Diet that it was a good starch. I didn't want to travel to Hawaii to get it, however.

It would have been worth it!!!

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I do! Want to travel to Hawaii for it that is.....

I'm reading primal body primal mind atm and it suggests all starches are bad. Due to whole9 I had chucked out all thickeners except for coconut flour, and bought arrowroot which is tapioca to thicken stews..BUT I think I get a bloated stomach when I have the tapioca, is that likely??

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I wanted some taro after reading in Perfect Health Diet that it was a good starch. I didn't want to travel to Hawaii to get it, however.

I've seen it for sale at my local supermarket. We have a large immigrant population from various places, so that's probably why.

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Hi,

I hope you don't mind my intruding into the topic but I had another question about Taro.

I googled taro because I was not familiar with the term, and it came up as being a term that is used to describe "any of several tropical plants used as root vegetables". They listed a few different root vegetables that are considered taro including yams and breadfruit, and I was wondering since both of those are allowed, if that means that ALL root vegetables that are of the taro "denomination" are allowed? More specifically tannier (white and/or purple).

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They grow taro in QLD Juz, but I'd rather go to Hawaii ;)

I'm not a big fan, prefer the orange sweet potatoes. Taro has that weird kind of sweet I don't like mixed with anything else (especially meat). I do like the pretty purple though.

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Hi,

I hope you don't mind my intruding into the topic but I had another question about Taro.

I googled taro because I was not familiar with the term, and it came up as being a term that is used to describe "any of several tropical plants used as root vegetables". They listed a few different root vegetables that are considered taro including yams and breadfruit, and I was wondering since both of those are allowed, if that means that ALL root vegetables that are of the taro "denomination" are allowed? More specifically tannier (white and/or purple).

All vegetables are allowed except corn (not a vegetable apparently) and white potatoes due to their nightshade connection... Which I guess means they probably aren't a root vegetable anyway

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All vegetables are allowed except corn (not a vegetable apparently) and white potatoes due to their nightshade connection... Which I guess means they probably aren't a root vegetable anyway

White potatoes are excluded because of our behaviors concerning them, not because of any problematic compounds. All other root veg are perfectly acceptable.

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Robin, the behavior is why white potatoes are W30 excluded, but their skins CAN present some issues for folks with AI/gut integrity concerns on a regular basis.

Not stepping on your toes, but just want to make sure that any AI folks here reintroduce them carefully.

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Making ulu for dinner tonight! Ulu is the Hawaiian name for breadfruit. Went to church today and someone had brought a wheelbarrow full of breadfruit from their ulu tree for everyone to take home and enjoy. Awesome! Day 14 of Whole 30, eating local, eating organic.

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