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by 4393 · less than a minute ago

Hi, My local water contains Chloramine (as well as chlorine). Can anyone recommend or have feedback on a 'Vitamin C' type shower filter, preferably one you have tried. Apparently* Vitamin C shower filters are the only type of shower filter which... (more)

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by 598 · about 1 hour ago

It occurred to me tonight that the reason high carb diets tend work may be because it allows the body to synthesize the right fats. Pure and simple... If you have good gut flora and a healthy metabolism and good insulin response, your body/flora... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · October 16, 2014 at 4:38 PM

Our bodies only synthesize things they *need*, otherwise it's a waste of energy. There are things we need but cannot synthesize.  So in terms of fats… we need omega-3 and omega-6 long chain fats, we cannot synthesize these,... (more)

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by -5 · about 1 hour ago

 confused they are so strict on what ,¬ to consume. is it true paleo to be using automobils ,cell phones ,computers ..ect...  these commforts do harm planet, & Gods creatures , so until i meet one that does not then they can... (more)

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by 0 · about 2 hours ago

Hi Everyone,  Up until 2 months ago I was mostly primal, 3 eggs each morning, dairy daily, very little grain but I would eat some wheat when travelling without a problem. And had a couple of drinks every weekend. Then I started on Wahls... (more)

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PaleoIreland_TW 0 · October 20, 2014 at 8:56 PM

Hi - that is very interesting thanks. I suppose there's so much emphasis on cutting omega 6s out that it's something I never thought about. I do consume olive oil but I have cut down since going strict paleo. I though olive oil was very low in... (more)

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by 0 · about 2 hours ago

When I first stated on the Paleo life style, I felt great.  After the 3rd week, I was on an emotional rollercoaster.  I cried for no apparent reason. I was eating lots of veggies, fruit and meat, but was not getting enough of the carb... (more)

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TheGastronomer 0 · October 20, 2014 at 8:02 PM

If you're crying after 3 weeks of eating meats, fruits, and vegetables then the problem isn't the diet, it's psychological. And since you're eating fruit your diet is not even that low-carb in the first place as most fruits have a lot of... (more)

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by 0 · about 3 hours ago

A lot of people coming to paleo were restricting their meat/fat consumption and really go to town on it for awhile. I was a veg head for so long that I felt amazing when I ate heavy protein at every meal. Well, years later I've gotten my fill and... (more)

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Veggiekitten 0 · October 19, 2014 at 3:05 AM

Thanks for the topic!  I've also reintroduced meats after being a vegetarian, but still find myself gravitating to more veggie-heavy meals.  I really love all kinds of greens, roasted with butter or olive oil.  Sweet potato is... (more)

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by 50 · about 6 hours ago

  I've been looking into eating wild Canada geese that live in Northern California. I'd love to consume them snout-to-tail but the state's environmental protection agency has the following to say:   "Because of elevated selenium... (more)

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mityo 0 · October 20, 2014 at 4:56 AM

If I were in your position I would try to contact California's EPA and see if they have any data regarding the levels of selenium in the geese, rather than give up on the idea.  It would be interesting to see the levels as compared to say... (more)

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by 0 · about 12 hours ago

Hi there!.   I'm a 23 years old totally addicted to sugar, overweight and now with hirsutism.  I had some test that showed that everything is "normal". Normal testosterone, normal tyroides no PCOS. My doctor told that sometimes this... (more)

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by 0 · about 12 hours ago

  Your long term exercise goals should be the determining factor in the frequency of your strength training. If you aim to bulk up, then you shouldn't spend too much time on strength training.  For muscles that are leaner and... (more)

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by 147 · about 15 hours ago

Sooooooo the past 6 months or so, i've noticed my jawline has been slowly softening and the lower part of my face expanding. It's like i've been squirrelling macadamias into my cheek pockets and storing for the winter! Attractive. Friends/family... (more)

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Karen 0 · July 25, 2012 at 12:31 PM

Not worth the risk, not worth the price. Listen to your friends and family on this. Do you go through your day noticing every single minor flaw in other peoples appearance?* They don't do that with you either. Anyone who does is too shallow to... (more)

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by 0 · about 16 hours ago

Of course it's legitimate, some sort of grubby as well as harmful intestinal tract produces a great deal of disease as well as difficulties with the item. Super Slim Colon Cleanse  Cleansing the colon Working involving Super Slender Colon... (more)

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by 0 · about 16 hours ago

I've only been Paleo for about 2 weeks now. Breakfast is easy, so is lunch... but when dinner rolls around all I think about is cheese and grains (aka I crave Pizza!!). Anyone have any ideas to help keep me on track?? 

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missmiddlemarch 0 · October 20, 2014 at 6:37 AM

You might want to see if some resistant starch in the form of cooked, then cooled white rice or white potatoes will help the cravings. I keep a pot of parboiled white rice cooked and in the fridge at all times, so I can reheat portions of it with... (more)

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by 480 · about 16 hours ago

Hey all Here is a more comprhensive verision of a question i asked a few days ago. I just got my most recent Cholesterol tests and I am concerned.  October 2014 (18 months paleo): Total: 350 HDL: 91 LDL: 258 TRI: 80 Here are my past... (more)

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missmiddlemarch 0 · October 20, 2014 at 6:25 AM

Don't forget about the delicious and bargain priced canned fish options like: smoked clams, smoked oysters, trout, tuna and mackerel.

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by 0 · about 16 hours ago

I am trying to find new breakfast egg and meat alternatives as I don't want to consume so much eggs and meat daily.  I found this recipe holisticallyengineered . com/2013/05/instant-cinnamon-oatmeal-low-carb.html It uses chia seeds,... (more)

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missmiddlemarch 0 · October 20, 2014 at 6:20 AM

I often eat grainless granola with sliced bananas and coconut milk on top.  Here is a recipe with pecans, almonds, pumpkin seeds, shreded coconut and currants. Here is one with similar ingredients, but using walnuts instead of almonds. (more)

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by 0 · about 17 hours ago

I have to get jaw surgery and will be 6 weeks in recovery with no solid food. I don't want to blend chicken or something, I do plan to use but butters etc. But that won't provide me with enough protein. I need some sort of supplement. Does anyone... (more)

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CD 0 · October 15, 2014 at 12:27 PM

Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard.  Not paleo, but it's good stuff by a good company, and not absurdly priced

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by 5 · about 17 hours ago

I've been getting like sniffles, blocked noses and sore throats that only last for a few days then symptoms go away. I tend to eat seafood about 3-5 times a week and red meat on every other day. I tend to avoid overcooking by baking these in the... (more)

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CD 0 · October 17, 2014 at 3:09 AM

its called a cold

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by 5 · about 18 hours ago

I bought some sweet potato chips that are  organic and gluten free. I am wondering if becasue they have stone ground corn in them if they would be considered a paleo snack.

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mityo 0 · October 20, 2014 at 4:33 AM

Hi @sunnyla1978! The corn in them makes them a non-paleo treat.  But you could use it as a cheat meal if you need a cheat meal and are paleo and go by the 80/20 rule. Personally I use the 95/5 rule, meaning I try to eat paleo 100 percent of... (more)

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by 53 · about 19 hours ago

Hi guys! I was just wondering why no matter what time I go to bed I wake up usually around 7:30...I feel like this is kind of bad...for example last night I went to bed at 2 and woke up at 7:30 neatually and didn't feel tired and couldn't sleep... (more)

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by 0 · about 19 hours ago

Hello, I have a leaky gut due to SIBO, where recently i was infected with a klebsiella bacteria, recently i have managed to clear this bacteria and use probiotics, vitamins etc for healing and building up healthy levels of bacteria. My recent... (more)

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by 0 · about 19 hours ago

I received an email today stating it's necessary to comment on the blog to win the prize.  But I can't find information about how to access the blog.  Can you tell me how to do that? Thank you. TD

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Jean_1 0 · October 18, 2014 at 11:59 AM

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