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by 0 · less than a minute ago

I'm 39, male, and when I've had access to weight machines I've usually been able to lift the stack. Now, under slightly different circumstances, I have a pair of 25lb dumbells available to me during the day (one hand could hold both at once to... (more)

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CD 0 · September 20, 2014 at 8:22 PM

http://library.crossfit.com/free/pdf/63_07_Tabata_Dumbbell.pdf   If all you have is light weights, HIIT style crossfit focusing on getting in as many reps in a period of time is the best you can do (more)

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by 0 · about 5 hours ago

Hi all, I am a college student living in Salem, OR and when I *can* afford to eat off campus, that is preferred. I already know of a few good places in Portland that are primal but I was wondering if anyone knows of any in Salem? Would be... (more)

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thhq 0 · September 21, 2014 at 12:58 PM

Since you're not likely to find any, try seafood from Newport or McGrath's. I was in Corvallis last night and had some excellent bacon guacamole at del Alma. They had a lot of tapas and charcuterie that could pass for paleo. 

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by 0 · about 9 hours ago

Travelling to my in-laws in the Giessen area for Christmas and want to stay true to my Paleo ways. Hope to be able to locate non-dairy products like coconut milk yogurt, coconut and almond milk and, if even exists in Germany, Paleo Bread. All... (more)

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by 20411 · about 10 hours ago

I just got an email from my sister along these lines: . . Heart Attack and Water - I never knew this !Interesting....... Heart Attack & Water Something I didn't know either! I asked my Doctor why do I and other people urinate so much at... (more)

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jared_2 0 · April 17, 2012 at 2:34 PM

I don't see how drinking water before eating "aids digestion" If anything, drinking water before eating dilutes your gastric juices which could negatively affect digestion. That's why the whole "drink a bunch of water with your meal to trick... (more)

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by 0 · about 12 hours ago

They seem to make the desirable fizzy&sour kombucha when fed white sugar. But with brown sugar, the water the kombucha is in remains sweet and flat. 

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by 45 · about 20 hours ago

Hey Guys, I'm new to the site but so far it has been an incredible resource for me. I was wondering if there is currently any type of guide/website with "paleo friendly" meals from common restaurants? This would be super helpful when people want... (more)

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Paleo_Designer 0 · February 01, 2012 at 2:02 AM

I LOVE this idea! A page with "what to ask your server" if the restaurant isn't a chain would be great too.

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by 10 · about 22 hours ago

So I have been paleo for the past couple years and for the most part its been really good. I reversed PCOS and had been feeling good. I am 21 years old and female. Up until recently Ive been super active. My only health problem is chronic... (more)

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RoseJones 0 · September 20, 2014 at 6:59 AM

It could be a vitamin D deficiency.  I had that reaction before and took magnesium and Vitamin D (after being diagnosed as Vitamin D deficient) and it cleared that up pretty fast!   Also have your thyroids checked as that can... (more)

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by 496 · September 20, 2014 at 6:15 PM

Hi guys, I was wondering if anyone has experienced hair loss with creatine as I am currently in the bodybuilding phase and want to take it but worried about my hair falling out slowly which obviously I don't want to happen as I have a full head... (more)

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Todd_B 0 · April 10, 2013 at 1:24 PM

There are no definitive studies one way or the other. However, there is at least a plausible mechanism. Creatine has been shown to increase the rate of conversion of T to DHT. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19741313) Furthermore,... (more)

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by 60 · September 20, 2014 at 6:14 PM

Hi everyone, I've been lurking on this forum for several months, but this is the first time that I've posted anything. I'm hoping that some of the more biochemistry-literate PaleoHacks members can provide some help and advice regarding a somewhat... (more)

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Carbicidal 0 · January 31, 2012 at 4:52 AM

G'day Iron Man, not sure if this will be helpful at all but you never know :) i too have this condition and found that when i was concerntrating on eating lower iron foods my iron levels remained the same or increased but mostly increased them... (more)

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by 70 · September 20, 2014 at 4:58 PM

I follow a paleo lifestyle and eat a large amount of organic butter. Recently I made a 3 day bone broth. I had 3 big bowls for dinner and woke up that night, after 3 hours, with a rapid heart beat, acidic taste repeating on me as well as an urgent... (more)

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Paul_Whiteley 0 · June 20, 2012 at 7:15 PM

Not trying to be negative in any way, shape or form but longer-term some people might not necessarily benefit from such practices (full-text): http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3279073/ Abstract: "Hypercalcaemia is most commonly... (more)

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by 0 · September 20, 2014 at 3:30 PM

K I am doing a low carb low fat low sodium and nondairy diet.  Eat between 20- 30g carbs per day mainly from leafy green veg.  I have been doing this for 2 weeks and I am only registering small on a urine analysis.  Anyone have any... (more)

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by 756 · September 20, 2014 at 2:46 PM

I hate vegetables.  All of them.  No matter how I prepare or cook them.  Perhaps I'm missing something but I don't see any reason, nutritionally, why I wouldn't be fine just eating meat, fish, bone broth, tubers, fruit, berries,... (more)

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glib 0 · September 19, 2014 at 5:55 PM

I assume you mean  leaves and broccoli. They are the major contributor of magnesium, vitamin K1, plus folate and vitamin A if you do not eat liver. Various other carotenoids too (lutein etc.). Other than that you should be fine. I think the... (more)

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by 5 · September 20, 2014 at 2:15 PM

The ones next to your cuticle. I used to have prominent ones before paleo. They gradually disappeared so I'm curious what that means.

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Matt_11 0 · September 20, 2014 at 3:05 AM

Nope, meaningless. Though if you believe the internet, they'll diagnose anything and everything. I'm pretty sure they're a sign you're going to die in the next 150 years or so. 

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by 0 · September 20, 2014 at 12:20 PM

I have had Telogen effluvium (hair shedding) through out my life except for the duration of my pregnancy and it suddenly reduced after taking the suppliment called N-Acetyl Cysteine. At the moment I take 600mg 2 times a day and this suppliment... (more)

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raydawg 0 · September 20, 2014 at 12:20 PM

Not sure about your issue, but NAC is a precursor to glutathione, which is a built in, very important and powerful anti-oxidant that gets lower with age.   Copper is necessary for hair, especially the color.  Molybdynum is a copper... (more)

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by 318 · September 20, 2014 at 9:14 AM

Having gone a few weeks noticing a ???twinge??? on my penis, I went to the doctors yesterday to have a wart frozen off. Being fairly ignorant and inexperienced sexually, and never thinking I???d be ???one of those people??? that gets an STI, it... (more)

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Nemesis 0 · March 16, 2012 at 11:31 AM

To my knowledge, there are many strains of HPV, but only a couple that cause genital warts and cervical cancer. The virus can also take a decade until symptoms start to show. For all you know, she could have gotten it from a toilet seat or... (more)

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by 158 · September 20, 2014 at 1:08 AM

Last night I was cleaning my bathroom - using "409" or whatever that citrus scented crap from the grocery store is. It was REALLY strong, and very unpleasant to smell it for even a couple of minutes. I'm curious as to what natural things people... (more)

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Karen 0 · June 02, 2012 at 12:24 AM

Baking soda White vinegar Calcium carbonate (Bon Ami) Citra-solv Boiling water -

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by 0 · September 19, 2014 at 11:28 PM

 I've been gluten-free since 2011, just went Paleo a month ago.  All remaining digestive issues age gone!  I need less sleep and have more energy.  Lost three pounds without trying (I am pretty close to an ideal weight).... (more)

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by 4086 · September 19, 2014 at 9:18 PM

I have read through all the questions on this topic and I am afraid I am missing something. If I put my breakfast into Fitday it tell me this: 400 calories: total fat 34.6g (75%) saturated 19.8 (42%) polyunsat 5.6 ... (more)

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Eva 0 · September 14, 2010 at 8:47 PM

Looks like you are only seeing the macronutrient profile option in fitday. There are other charts available with other breakdowns. One of them lists a breakdown of the vitamins and minerals as well, like magnesium, calcium, etc. Included in... (more)

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by 1418 · September 19, 2014 at 4:13 PM

Have any of you bought Vitamin K2 online from the states? On Iherb it says that Canada doesn't allow supplements that contain vitamin K. It also says not to buy supplements for more than 90 days but I've bought more than that and it always got... (more)

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Phoenix 0 · April 28, 2012 at 4:53 PM

K2 is not banned, but it is illegal to sell K2 supplements in Canada that contain more than 120mcg (I think) per serving. Absolutely ridiculous, I know. I think it has something to do with K's blood-clotting attributes and Canada classifying... (more)

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by 83 · September 19, 2014 at 3:26 PM

I'm currently tapering off a high fat diet and including more carbs in an attempt to drop my LDL (also switched to seafood/mono-unsaturated as my protein/fat sources) last night i ate about 2-300g carbs (cassava is dense!) about... (more)

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CD 0 · September 18, 2014 at 12:39 PM

Probably not.  Most likely its due to the dietary a change, and your body being thrown out of homeostasis.   Evolutionarily speaking, a change to dietary input could signal a change to available food resources.... (more)