1. haidut

    Eating vegetables does nothing to protect against heart disease

    The bad news for vegans keep piling on. Yesterday, I posted about meat-eating extending lifespan, unlike eating vegetables. In corroboration of the latter, the study below now claims that eating vegetables does nothing good for the heart. Now, I don't endorse completely shunning vegetables...
  2. Rinse & rePeat

    "Peaty" Fruits & Vegetables - Easy Step By Step Recipes (Photos)

    "Generally, fruits, roots, and tubers provide a high concentration of nutrients along with low concentrations of toxic antimetabolic substances." -Ray Peat I hear so often people frustratingly say, "What do you eat on this diet?". Last night I brought up this topic to my husband and said, "what...
  3. Rinse & rePeat

    Organics - The Clean 15 & The Dirty Dozen

    "Pollution of the environment and food supply by estrogenic chemicals is getting increased attention. Early in the study of estrogens, it was noticed that soot, containing polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, was both estrogenic and carcinogenic. Since then, it has been found that phenolics and...
  4. Westside PUFAs

    Many People Misrepresent Peat's Views On Green Vegetables

    There are more and more "Peat inspired" practitioners, nutritionists, bloggers, personal trainers etc., popping up all over the globe. Many of these people often misrepresent Ray Peat's views on many things; mainly "sugar," milk fat, exercise, supplements, and greens. But today's focus is going...
  5. kiran

    Fruit And Vegetable Juices Decrease The Risk Of Alzheimer's (Kame Project)
  6. M

    Beet Root Increases Nitric Oxide?

    There's some talk around the net that eating beets or taking beetroot powder will increase the oxygen that gets into your blood, by taking the nitrate it contains and morphing it into NO2 which will then convert to NO, and increase athletic performance. I am again perplexed. How could a...
  7. S

    What's The Peatarian Attitude To Beets?

  8. W

    Are Fibrous Green Vegetables And Beans So Bad?

    Hello, I'm seeking the truth, not to argue. I just want tips on modifying my diet which I thought was perfect. Ray Peat's is so different that I can't ignore his research. To put things simply, he recommends a lot of sugar and not much fiber, my diet is high fiber low sugar. The staples of my...
  9. B

    What Vegetables Do You Eat?

    If I'm not mistaken, Peat is fond of carrots, turnips, beets, potatoes and squashes.
  10. B

    I Don't Really Think RP Is As Anti-vegetables As Everyone On Here Thinks

    So long as they are well cooked. I love veggies - you can't make a stew without some veggies.
  11. T

    Green Vegetables: How Best To Prepare Them To Get The Most Good And The Least Harm?

    Hi, I've been wondering about how best to prepare green vegetables to get the most good and the least harm. I've read from Peat that: - All green vegetables have some defensive chemicals that can be poisonous for us. - Well-cooked vegetables can sometimes be a useful source of nutrition...
  12. haidut

    A Common Vegetable Component Promotes Cancer

    Ray has written about agglutinin as being one of the toxins found in vegetables: "...The toxins of plants include phenols, tannins, lectins/agglutinins, and trypsin-inhibitors, besides innumerable more specific metabolic inhibitors...
  13. J

    Beets Vs Raw Carrot Or Activated Charcoal

    One of the benefits of the raw carrot is that it binds to bile acids, which helps to excrete them with the toxins they contain. Here's a paper testing how much different vegetables bind to bile acids, in vitro. Beets bind to bile acids a bit more than twice as carrots. Link Note: Bile acids...
  14. Daimyo

    Since 1940 Amount Of Copper In Vegetables Is Down By 76%

    Since 1940 till 1991 the amount of minerals in fruit, vegetables and meat have decreased in UK. We can only assume that since 1991 till today the matters got only worse: Vegetables: "During this time there has been an average Loss of 49% of their Sodium content Loss of 16% of their Potassium...
  15. B

    Cabbage Broth?

    My wife bought a savoy cabbage today. She was looking for kale but was offered this instead. My plan had been to add kale to a stock in the last hour or two of cooking. Is this cabbage ok to use instead or am I better off not using it?
  16. Shesjay

    Vegetables ❤

    I don't quite get that carrots can be good and other root vegetables *can* be bad. I don't get why fibre can be bad other than because it feeds bacteria. I don't get that so called "good bacteria" that produce CO2 can be bad, and that the fibre which allows them to produce this is bad. Why does...
  17. Zpol

    Besides Carrots, Potatoes And Bamboo Shoots: Any Other Vegetables Ok?

    Are there any vegetables besides carrots, potatoes, and bamboo shoots that are ok, after cooking them well of course? I crave some green beans and broccoli sometimes. I've read that Ray Peat will drink kale broth...what's with that? I would think this would provide such a small amount of...
  18. P


    Are raw beets a good replacement for raw carrot salad? They are both root vegetables, so wouldn't beets have the same anti-fungal properties as the carrot as well as additional antioxidants?
  19. B

    Kale Broth

    Maybe a dumb question, but its pretty much just the water that the kale is cooked in right? Sooo put a bunch of kale in a crock pot, add water, and cook for a few hours??? Im not to interested in actually eating the kale itself.. its a tad gross in my opinion....
  20. K

    Collard, Mustard And Turnip Greens As Good As Kale?

    I buy frozen veggies to save money and reduce waste. I have been looking for frozen kale but haven't been able to find it. Yesterday I found frozen collard, mustard, and turnip greens. Is there a reason kale is better than these? All seem high in calcium and vitamin K, although the k is...
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