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by 40 · less than a minute ago

I've had severe debilitating muscle pain and headaches for years and am yet to get a diagnosis mainly because most doctors have treated me as a drug seeker, hypochondriac, or medical-certificante-so-I-can-have-a-day-off-work seeker. When my... (more)

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Kashkillz 0 · February 04, 2013 at 1:59 AM

Codeine does not cause organ damage. Anyone who says so is absolutely wrong. Opiates are water soluble. The dangerous part of any painkiller is the NSAID element and possibly the inactive ingredients. That said, unless you're 'rinsing' your... (more)

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by 319 · 7 minutes ago

This is a question that has been on my mind. Right now, I do a 20/4 fast every day. Would the benefits of fasting increase if I did a 40/8 fast all the time? Would that not promote more hgh in my body or is there a point where negatives creep... (more)

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miked_2 0 · February 04, 2013 at 4:13 AM

Everything I read points to a 16/8 as optimal (for a non power athlete) and diminishing returns outside that.

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by 78417 · 10 minutes ago

Any reason to avoid them?

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Jeff__1 0 · February 03, 2013 at 7:52 PM

Aside from gluten issues which aren't affected by sprouting, the reason people avoid grains (gut irritants, phytic acid, etc) are not completely removed by sprouting. They are generally reduced, however, so sprouted grains are better than... (more)

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by 84 · 14 minutes ago

I'm following the paleo diet and I'm feeling pretty good, but I'm pretty tired and my muscles are always sore, but except that I feel pretty good. on the other hand my indigestion problems are gone and I'm more calm. I am eating two meals a day... (more)

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The_Quilt 0 · February 08, 2013 at 2:33 PM

Plus one.......here is the real answer you're looking for. http://www.jackkruse.com/emf-4-why-might-you-need-carbs-for-performance/ Question everything......especially when you get told to eat more carbs (more)

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by 30 · 22 minutes ago

I have been doing fine on Paleo, then late last night I had a huge craving for sweets, so I ended up making a bad decision and ate a bowl of Ice Cream with mixed crumbled cookies. Terribly bad choice and now I feel bad in the gut, having bad gas,... (more)

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Healthnut 0 · February 04, 2013 at 1:05 AM

Here are a few healthy treats I go to when I have a craving for sweets... Avocado chocolate pudding In a food processor combine 1 banana, 2-3 tablespoons of cocoa, 1 avocado, 1 tsp of vanilla, 1/2 tsp of agave or honey (optional) Mango-coconut... (more)

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by 221 · 28 minutes ago

I've heard that starches can cause or contribute to leaky gut. I have celiac and I'm doing strict paleo to help with healing. Should I avoid sweet potatoes and squashes and such?

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KA24 0 · February 03, 2013 at 10:16 PM

By themselves, no. If you're coming from a place where your just starting, the previous diet was a mess and you have leaky gut, eating lots of starchy veggies may inhibit the healing of leaky gut. I'd avoid them for a little bit of time and... (more)

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by 20 · 31 minutes ago

In the first two weeks, I became very sensitive to salt. Since then, however, I've noticed a couple of things: - I get HORRIFIC bad breath. and - I seem to be losing my ability to taste subtle flavors and salt. I'm having to ask others if they... (more)

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Janknitz 0 · February 03, 2013 at 11:13 PM

Sounds like you may be in ketosis. If you're low carb trying to lose weight, that's a good thing. Your appetite drops (so much for the "food reward theory") and you may find it easier to eat fewer calories. You get used to the taste and feeling... (more)

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by 0 · 37 minutes ago

Hello everyone! To get right to the question here. About two years ago I weighed 285 lbs. Now I am at 180. How I lost the weight was by the traditional 6 meals a day. Although it was pretty clean, lower carb, daily intake of oatmeal etc. My... (more)

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PortlandPandy 0 · September 08, 2013 at 7:14 AM

1600 calories? How tall are you? I consume 1700 (on non-workout days) and I'm a woman who's 5' 3 1/2. If you have stopped losing weight, you likely have hit a plateau. Some suggestions: 1. You may not be eating enough food, or the right... (more)

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by 0 · 37 minutes ago

In 5 weeks, I'm facing a c-section. This will be my 5th c-section in about 7 years, so needless to say, I'm a bit of a veteran. With each one, I've become more conscious and vocal about the drugs I'm given before, during and after surgery. That's... (more)

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Methodician 0 · September 06, 2013 at 9:17 PM

Rice... maybe a white potato or potato chips fried in a healthy oil. And if they give you any crap about it just tell them you're gluten intolerant and your system will react badly to the wheat in saltines, pasta, and other junk. In the 3-4 days... (more)

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by 0 · 37 minutes ago

Hi, My name is Kristen. I am new to the Paleo diet and trying to adjust my eating habits to be more healthy. I am a 40 year old mother of a little girl. For the past several years I have been battling some annoying disorders, including Fibro... (more)

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Methodician 0 · September 06, 2013 at 8:35 PM

Cheese is pretty okay as long as it is whole, natural, and doesn't upset your stomach. The fattier the better with cheese. Carbs are okay in moderation as long as they come from "safe sources" but I'll let you do your own research there and just... (more)

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by 2 · 37 minutes ago

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by 21 · 37 minutes ago

hello guys i m getting paleothic daily..today i bought heavy cream and coconut milk...now i m really dam dam confused..can i make my tea coffee using heavy cream and coconut milkk...i mean how can i make tea coffees with coconut milk??

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Methodician 0 · September 06, 2013 at 8:40 PM

Put the coconut milk in a nice smoothie with a raw egg, frozen fruit, and maybe a banana.

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by 0 · 37 minutes ago

Can I get email addresses or contact info for individuals and/or farms feeding pigs acorns? I'd love to talk to them about their experiences and methods! Thanks!

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by 0 · 37 minutes ago

I started getting really bad stomach pains after I ate breakfast in May. At first I thought I was getting too much protein. They started coming on more and more after breakfast, it would lead to hours of pain. and then eventually they would last... (more)

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Jessica_44 0 · September 06, 2013 at 9:34 PM

Wow, so, egg whites have a lot of antibodies and can cause upset stomach. And coconut makes a LOT of people sick, me included. I also recently discovered that I am egg intolerant. They make my stomach hurt and I want to puke. They cause me gas and... (more)

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by 221 · 37 minutes ago

I recently started eating raw beef, and I'm just wondering if anyone can relate to a recent experience of mine... I've found that I've lost the taste for cooked meat, even rare, entirely. I don't like it anymore. I don't like the way cooked meat... (more)

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Joe_23 0 · September 06, 2013 at 8:37 PM

I eat raw meat occasionally, and have heard some raw food folks make comments similar to yours. It never happened with me though, even after going a month without cooked meat. Cooked still smells and tastes good, and I prefer cooked for taste. ... (more)

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by 5 · 37 minutes ago

I have adapted Paleo for 2 weeks now and after a week I lost 7 pounds (probably just water weight). Since then I have seen it hit a brick wall; is this normal? I work at a call centre, so my job is not active at all. I tend to graze on veg, one... (more)

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Melinda_3 0 · September 07, 2013 at 5:35 PM

Dried fruit really got me through before I adjusted. , When I first gave up grains, dried fruit were what got me through. I don't need them much any more though. It must be the insulin sensitivity - I just had a blood test done and found out I... (more)

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by 0 · 37 minutes ago

hi, i'm from Malaysia and started going paleo. However, the problem is, i can't find any grass-fed cows' fat, bones, organs. The only grass-fed beef here is lean meat, no fats whatsoever. This is because the meat is imported, so i guess they only... (more)

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by 144 · 37 minutes ago

For some reason when I posted a couple of days ago about my muscles being too big after going paleo a few people commented that that was 'unlikely' and that they'd like a picture as to 'validate my claims'. I have no idea why a bunch of people... (more)

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Nivanthe 0 · September 06, 2013 at 10:24 AM

Women CAN build upon and grow muscle obviously, but it takes doing so purposefully and in a caloric surplus. Of course you're going to have definition and/or size when you're actually flexing, as you are in the really miniature picture (try imgur,... (more)

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by 164 · 37 minutes ago

Anyone here use to swim competitively? I'm interested in the body composition of ex swimmers. Is swimming the best cardio that works for you? What percent body fat do you have? I'm interested because I swam and played water polo competitively... (more)

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SUSTAINEDfitness 0 · September 06, 2013 at 1:36 PM

As per many of the other recommendations, doing some HIIT and sprinting once or twice per week will help shed the fat without you loosing your butt. As to the arms, just keep the reps high and your muscles will tone but not grow much if any. ... (more)

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by 4373 · 37 minutes ago

just trying to find the nutrition info of olive leaf extract (leaf extract, not olive oil). Anyone got a link or info? I would think it's 100% fat, or fat, phytosterols, water. But would like to know more, ie, the sat/mono-unsat/poly-unsat... (more)

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eric_9 0 · September 09, 2013 at 5:50 AM

http://www.fundacionfedna.org/ingredientes_para_piensos/hoja-de-olivo Nutritional value of olive leaves... in Spanish. I collect the leaves, dry them and make herbal tea conconction from them and other herbs. (more)