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Forum: Equipment 10-29-2008, 02:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,347
Posted By Jennifer Higgins
Re: Bumper availability

Hey there,
Another word for Glenn. We have been outfitting a new affiliate in Tucson and He was very patient and informative on the phone, gave me some info and ideas I hadn't considered. Thanks...
Forum: Nutrition 07-15-2008, 05:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,484
Posted By Jennifer Higgins
Re: Nutrition question for women

Hey there,
I was also the Mom of a constantly crying baby. You've gotten some really nice suggestions here. These are a couple that helped me:
1. Bifidus infantum probiotics for the baby, you can...
Forum: Nutrition 06-16-2008, 04:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,545
Posted By Jennifer Higgins
Re: Flax Facts

Haven't any of you ever put some whole, unshelled flax seeds in a few spoonfuls of water, come back 20 minutes later and taken a look? That is what happens in your gut. They ARE a soluble fiber...
Forum: Nutrition 06-16-2008, 04:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,460
Posted By Jennifer Higgins
Re: An all-fish diet? - nutritionists opinions?

One of the reasons to mix up the protein sources is that the different types of animal meats contain different types of fats, all of which play important roles in the body (as well as overall...
Forum: Nutrition 05-15-2008, 02:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,211
Posted By Jennifer Higgins
Re: Anyone have a greens smoothie recipe?

I find that adding some avocado takes a little bitterness out of the greens and makes things nicer and creamier. I'm mostly with Sarena though about eating my greens rather than drinking them, but...
Forum: Nutrition 05-15-2008, 02:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,849
Posted By Jennifer Higgins
Re: Rocky-style: eatin' raw eggs

If you have shelled out the money for excellently raised eggs where the chickens ate bugs and weeds then they will have good Omega-3 content which is damaged with heat.
Forum: Nutrition 05-08-2008, 11:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,570
Posted By Jennifer Higgins
Re: Paleo 101??

Green beans are a legume which are not Paleo and also contain lectins which some people avoid.
Forum: Nutrition 05-04-2008, 08:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,334
Posted By Jennifer Higgins
Re: Holy Hell Raw Milk is Pricey!

For the best story on why milk is pasteurized read The Untold Story of Milk by Dr. Ron Schmid.

It is legal for stores in AZ to display raw milk on the shelf. That is how it is done in Tucson at...
Forum: Nutrition 04-29-2008, 10:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,398
Posted By Jennifer Higgins
Re: kids and carbs

Kids are as biochemically unique as adults. I have one son who made enormous health and behavioral improvements when we cut out bread and cereal and crackers and pasta and I fill him up on coconut...
Forum: Nutrition 04-17-2008, 01:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,850
Posted By Jennifer Higgins
Re: Which fish oils are safe?

Just a note about the list: one of the ways to get a "worst choice" rating was to not respond to this survey. I have communicated with two of the companies who received a "worst choice" rating and...
Forum: Nutrition 04-09-2008, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,531
Posted By Jennifer Higgins
Re: Anyone know anything about hoodia?

I agree with the other posts, but will add this: supposedly Hoodia has a traditional use in Africa (can't remember which region) where people did use it to curb hunger-but from a Paleo perspective...
Forum: Nutrition 04-06-2008, 09:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,256
Posted By Jennifer Higgins
Re: Conflicted Over Chicken Skin

And of course chicken fat is primarily monounsaturated anyway.......
Forum: Nutrition 04-06-2008, 09:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,223
Posted By Jennifer Higgins
Re: Factoring energy gels?

Well, The Paleo Diet for Athletes was written exactly for that reason. That endurance activities were not a part of Paleo life and so they cannot be rocked on the paleo diet. I incorporate that...
Forum: Nutrition 04-03-2008, 09:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,668
Posted By Jennifer Higgins
Re: Fish Head Stew

I tried my own fermented fish sauce a little while back. Fish heads (or whole small fish), lemon, bay leaves, peppercorns, tamarind paste, salt in a jar etc.. (recipe from Nourishing Traditions),...
Forum: Nutrition 04-03-2008, 09:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,146
Posted By Jennifer Higgins
Re: Zone Bad for Teens

My main concern regarding the Zone and teenagers is that when the lean body mass is calculated in order to determine how many blocks you should eat each day it is for maintenance of lean muscle mass....
Forum: Nutrition 03-31-2008, 10:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,578
Posted By Jennifer Higgins
Re: My visit to a local Amish Farm in search of Raw Milk.

Hey there,
Elliot, I regularly drink the raw milk from the dairy here in AZ and I also have had a chance to drink Amish raw milk at the Weston A Price Conference. Jay-is lucky. Although I enjoy our...
Forum: Nutrition 03-30-2008, 01:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,236
Posted By Jennifer Higgins
Re: What do you guys/girls think? Iron and the Zone

Excess iron in the body, again usually only a problem for men, is one of the worst things to have going on-very potent oxidant. With my clients I always want to see a blood test before I am...
Forum: Starting 03-29-2008, 07:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,014
Posted By Jennifer Higgins
Re: Convince Parents

Hi there,
You might show your parents some of the research studies supporting High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) as a starting place. Some people respond well to reading the official word. You...
Forum: Nutrition 03-20-2008, 10:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,599
Posted By Jennifer Higgins
Re: Blood type diets

Alright-I'll give it a try...I don't buy the blood type thing because there is not strong anthropological date to back up Peter D''s conclusions about the anthropological development of blood type...
Forum: Nutrition 03-20-2008, 12:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,360
Posted By Jennifer Higgins
Re: Be Careful On The Milk You Drink

Here in AZ (Elliot your raw milk dairy is right there in Queen Creek) raw milk has to meet higher standards for bacterial counts than pasteurized milk. Super heating proteins denatures them making...
Forum: Nutrition 03-20-2008, 12:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,439
Posted By Jennifer Higgins
Re: Kombucha brewing tips?

The most dangerous thing I've ever had in my kombucha were some fruit fly precursors-unpleasant little wormy things (I now cover it with a bandana held on with a rubber band), but you can just throw...
Forum: Fitness 03-20-2008, 12:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,306
Posted By Jennifer Higgins
Re: Calendar boy seeks guidance

Yup, I agree with Karen. You're all set. Smiles and tight pants never hurt either.
Forum: Nutrition 03-18-2008, 06:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,418
Posted By Jennifer Higgins
Re: Bison Burger yummy.

I recently purchased Trader Joe's bison burgers and too late noticed that in small print on the box it said "grain-fed".
Forum: Nutrition 03-18-2008, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,698
Posted By Jennifer Higgins
Re: More protein or more fat?

One possibility is that sometimes people eat plenty of the right things but they do not digest it well enough to receive the benefits. Especially fats and proteins. Older folks who have sarcopenia,...
Forum: Nutrition 03-18-2008, 06:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,232
Posted By Jennifer Higgins
Re: 'Organic' Beef vs. Grass Fed

I got some lab data from a ranch outside Tucson where I live where the ranchers were looking at the impact of grass-fed but corn finished (for the tenderizing effect) and grass-finished. Grass...
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