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There seems to be conflicting ideas about how to approach weight loss if you are highly insulin resistant and overweight. PANU recommends 80% fat diet while Robb Wolf advocates 1g of protein per pound of bodyweight a day for overweight people.... (more)

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I have no good answer to this question. That's the problem! There are so many conflicting ideas within the low-carb and Paleo community regarding weight loss that I think there is no pat answer. It is extremely frustrating for those of us who are... (more)

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Paleo Board, There have been several posts about finding paleo jerky for sale online. Any developments on this front? Glenn, Yes! I know Robb Wolf's paleo brands frozen dinners got dinged here for being a bit small and pricey, and I don't know... (more)

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Fearsclave 0 · March 24, 2010 at 12:03 PM

Make your own. Get some meat, slice it fine, pat it dry, salt lightly, and stick in the oven on the lowest setting with the door propped open slightly, leave it for several hours. Voila, jerky, and so easy even a caveman...

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I travel to New York for business every six weeks or so, and this week will be my first trip since starting "the program." For the city-dwellers on the board - what's your favorite paleo-friendly restaurant in Manhattan? (Bonus points for lower... (more)

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bephf 0 · March 15, 2010 at 5:39 PM

Can't go wrong at Churrascaria Riodizio Tribeca for a non-stop meat parade (and access to a salad bar). But I must say that I've been pleasantly surprised at how accommodating ALL restaurants are in NYC. No one has refused my requests to... (more)

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I was listening to the Robb Wolf podcast yesterday and he talked about how we'll likely sleep more in the winter and less in the summer (Ep 5 or 17?). It reminded me of a question I'd had a few days ago: Is insulin sensitivity seasonal; and if... (more)

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Mady 0 · March 16, 2010 at 4:03 PM

Temperature affects your body's sugar uptake. I believe that it is not insulin sensitivity so much as non insulin basal glucose uptake. Type 1 diabetics have a tendency toward low blood sugar in very hot weather, and high blood sugar in cold... (more)

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http://www.treadmill-desk.com/ Simple concept: walk at a slow rate (in the 1 mph neighborhood) while you do your office jockeying. Walk for six or so hours a day, as our ancestors probably did. Anyone doing this? I'm very curious about it, since... (more)

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Sean_Mills 0 · March 14, 2010 at 9:36 PM

I use one because it just made sense to me. We evolved over millions of years to walk, not to sit. After researching the effects of sedentary lifestyles I went looking for a treadmill desk and found TrekDesk. They also have a ton of information on... (more)

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In some locales where fluoride is not in the water supply, oral supplements are provided as an alternative to help with cavity prevention. I also read that they apparently have never been approved by the FDA (though this may not really be pertinent). (more)

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Diana_Hsieh 0 · March 17, 2010 at 12:30 AM

For as long as I can remember, I've had terrible problems with my teeth and gums. I had new cavities with every set of x-rays, plus chronically inflamed gums. Notably, that was with a dental cleaning every 3 months, plus prescription-strength... (more)

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What is the weirdest animal/insect/reptile/paleo food you have ever tasted? Did you eat it under survival conditions/in a restaurant/prepared it yourself? Would you eat it again or recommend it to others? Do you sometimes lament that the range... (more)

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Tim_Rangitsch 0 · March 15, 2010 at 8:49 PM

In late summer I gather grasshoppers (out in the woods, away from pesticides, fertilizers etc), freeze them and make curry hopper! It's sorta gross, and I mostly do it to gross out my friends.

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I'm backing this contest with a whopping 50 of my own reputation points (plus 50 matching points). This contest is not sanctioned by PaleoHacks. The moderator may remove this post without warning. How it works: Write your best poetry or verse... (more)

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paleohacks 0 · March 15, 2010 at 1:51 AM

I was a product SAD but true Of things you really shouldn't do. Mistakenly I ate whole grain And felt my health go down the drain. The fat I ate was not enough- I started to feel really rough. I skipped the fruit and drank the juice, But... (more)

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I have an almost 3 year old who is gluten-intolerant, but loves his carbs. Any ideas on how to wean him of his morning piece of rice toast? It is, for the most part, the onlygrains he gets. He has tons of food sensitivities, and I really worry... (more)

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Mady 0 · March 15, 2010 at 1:33 AM

I think that the trick is to replace it with something that feels like a big treat. My 4 year old daughter is a fan of the apple omelets in this post. Other treats are avocado and bacon, and also pumpkin pudding. Smoothies can be good too, as are... (more)

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I have read "Cupcake recovery" and "Does anyone have a hard time sticking to the diet when they eat at restaurants"? A lot of good advice there. . . especially the idea of fasting the next day. . . which is mostly the point of my question. How to... (more)

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Ed 0 · March 14, 2010 at 6:03 PM

Hi Cee. I recommend that you fast for 18 to 24 hr, except for water to restore hydration. Asian buffet food is usually high in sodium, so you probably don't need extra salt (as in Pedialyte, Propel, etc.). Give your body some time to metabolize... (more)

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Which is more healthy? A meal with meat and potatoes(not yams/sweet potatoes because we don't have these kind here), or one with meat and white rice? I know that potatoes and rice aren't really healthy but which one does less harm, based on the... (more)

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Durandal 0 · March 14, 2010 at 7:31 PM

Potatoes are rich in alkaloids, whereas white rice seems to basically be pure starch.

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In Half a gram of fish oil per 10 lbs of bodyweight per day?! Melissa commented that "When I took fish oil in the winter I unfortunately learned of its immunosuppressive effects." I recently learned that Cod Liver Oil has too much Vitamin A, so... (more)

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The main rationale for fish oil being immunosuppressive isn't about fish oil per se, it's about omega-3 being anti-inflammatory. Chronic inflammation is, of course, very bad indeed, but acute inflammation is integral to the immune system. There... (more)

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This is a little out of left field, but why have we not seen any babies from a paleo couple that had the full dental arch that Weston Price talks about? Ryan has been posting some very interesting stuff on fixing malocclusion during... (more)

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Tim_Rangitsch 0 · March 14, 2010 at 5:46 PM

Stephan has a great summary and expansion on Weston Price's study of dental health here: http://wholehealthsource.blogspot.com/search/label/dental%20health My wife and I are expecting our first child in mid April, and have been diligent to feed... (more)

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I've been going paleo for over a year and am feeling great, but the only negative surprise is my dandruff. I've had it these last two winters without ever having it before in my life. I've been 'poo-less for the last year and my diet is adequate,... (more)

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I have been dealing with my two month old daughter's seborrheic dermatitis for the past month. Along with other signs (discomfort and reflux), it ended up being a sign of protein intolerances. I ended up having to cut dairy, nuts and eggs out of... (more)

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In this recent question "Do we need fluoride toothpaste?" PrairieProf referred to removing fluoride from water. So the questions are: Can that be done economically? How? (more)

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HealthRediscovery 0 · March 14, 2010 at 6:05 PM

1) reverse osmosis (RO) 2) activated alumina - you also need a filter after this one (KDF/GAC) to make sure no aluminum gets into your water. And you probably still want a carbon filter after that, so you are looking at 3-stage, over $200,... (more)

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I'm going to a class today about hunting and field-dressing deer (in Manhattan!). I'll obviously have some expertise on the subject by this evening, which I'll happily post. Meantime: Does anyone have some good venison hacks? Favorite parts for... (more)

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Fearsclave 0 · March 13, 2010 at 6:33 PM

Here's how to cook venison. First, you need to: a) acquire a suitable gun or bow. b) acquire enough proficiency with said weapon to consistently place your shots into a 6-8" circle at the ranges you'll be hunting at. c) learn where deer keep... (more)

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Someone posted a few weeks ago on one of the blogs that they make homemade ice cream using inulin or oligofructose to improve 'mouth feel' in low sugar ice cream; unfortunately I can't find it again. I have made ice cream with very little to no... (more)

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Acton 0 · March 13, 2010 at 4:54 PM

You could try using egg yolk instead of gassy soluble fiber. It's hard to give a suggestion how to improve a recipe without knowing specifically what you are doing. Could you post your current recipe?

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I know, all the blogs & books really pile on the fish, but I can't stand it unless it's heavily battered and fried, which is probably not a good idea :) CLO is out of the question. I tried it once and gagged and heaved for an hour. I take... (more)

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There are three things that are of issue here with the lack of fish (esp. CLO) in your diet: Omega 3 vitamin A and vitamin D. 1) Omega 3: Can you find a source of 'real' free-range eggs? I mean the ones from a farm where the chickens are running... (more)

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I have heard the words 'Cross-Fit' being mentioned in Paleo circles, but have no clue what it is or how one starts to do it. I assume it means keeping fit across range of activities, but what activities are these? Please, could anyone outline... (more)

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About the paleo connection: Many Crossfit "gyms" espouse the paleo diet. In fact, the founder of our local one, Crossfit Tribe, also founded Paleokits: http://www.paleokits.org/ As the lazy paleo type, I'm not a member of Crossfit though I'm... (more)

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Been trying to eat Paleo but after tracking my food realized that I was eating alot of goats milk, yogurt and a ton of whey protein daily. I want to drop all of these to see how I feel and today was my first attempt at it. I ate 1 pound of... (more)

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1 gram of protein per pound of lean body mass. Are you certain you have 200lbs LBM? I'm guessing there's some fat in it as well...

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