Paleo Questions

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dudethhh 0 · September 28, 2014 at 2:18 PM

Totally agree with the other posters. You need to focus on weight loss/gain over a longer period of time. Take the same approach that you would with the stock market- day to day you'll find yourself both up and down, but the key is not making... (more)

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Even from lackluster sources like Nutella/raw honey/fruit/starches/etc?

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TheGastronomer 0 · September 26, 2014 at 2:51 PM

Under-rated? Lol. They're the most overrated group of foods on the planet. Base of the food pyramid? Heart-Healthy-Whole-Grains? 10 servings of fruits a day? Come on, if anything fat is the most underrated (demonized?)... (more)

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by 5 · 17 minutes ago

 such as how fruits and vegetrables per steak

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CD 0 · September 24, 2014 at 12:03 PM

According to FitDay (and this data is several months old as I don't track my intake all the time), my breakdown, over a two month period, of Meat:Vegetables:Starchy Vegetables:Friuit is*: By volume: 7:66:18:9 By calorie: 30:38:24:8   That... (more)

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by 523 · 17 minutes ago

So, I"m a pretty active person.  By active, I mean really busy.  I do exercise regularly too.  I don't have time to sit down and eat a salad.  It takes me an exorbitant amount of time to eat a salad.  Is there anything... (more)

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dudethhh 0 · September 28, 2014 at 2:22 PM

I think you are fine, though I would encourage you to try to find the time to enjoy a simple salad. Are you really saving that much time by blending your salad, especially when you factor in blender cleaning time?  I'm all for max... (more)

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Hi all, I feel like I'm getting fat adapted, which is a main goal of mine for paleo just so that I don't get blood sugar crashes or brain fog when hungry. But how do I know? I'm almost to week four of being paleo. Some days I can go about five... (more)

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raydawg 0 · September 25, 2014 at 10:39 AM

Sounds like you're already somewhat fat adapted because you can last 4-5 hours after breakfast.  If you eat, you'll get hungry again later on.  When you do eat, stick to lower carb items, and prefer protein and fat (mostly... (more)

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Hello everyone I'm looking for a good paleo restaurant option for London (UK). Does anyone have any recommendations? Thanks Seb

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zazielascaux 0 · September 29, 2014 at 4:21 PM

Gaucho- grass fed argentinan beef. There are quite a few branches. I like the hampstead one. Hawksmoor is big on meat and steak. There are three or four branches, Central and City. There is someone trying to open a spefically paleo... (more)

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I'm looking to eat healthier meat, so I'm trying to sub the chicken from my diet with frozen cod. I would prefer to eat free-range organic chicken, but it's prohibitively expensive.Basically I'm looking for a fish source that's as healthy (with... (more)

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andrew 0 · September 22, 2014 at 6:48 PM

I don;t know where you are, but herring, mackerel, dover sole, flounder, plaice, cod, halibut etc are all brilliant and delicious. I don't think it is possible to overeat fish so enjoy! And don't forget to eat some shellfish - super healthy too. (more)

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Is serum blood test reliable for testing minerals and vitamins deficity? I did hair analyze and serum blood test. Serum blood test showed opposite picture than hair analyze. I am not sure how should I test selenium. I am taking 200mcg of selenium... (more)

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rht 0 · September 26, 2014 at 2:20 AM

I thought iodine deficiency was relatively common, particularly if you avoid iodized salt.   This shows 15% in reproductive aged US women     http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18053275   Here's international info and an... (more)

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Hello all, been following this website for quite some time and now i finally have a question to ask.  For a school project I need to write a website evaluation on a topic exploring the health effects of vegetable oils.  I need one good... (more)

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Gary_F_GP 0 · September 24, 2014 at 5:43 PM

Would recommend you search for this topic on Marks Daily Apple. Also in book length you have the fantastic research summaries from Taubes and Teicholz

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The Autoimmune Protocol eliminate all nightshade foods. The fermented vegetables are allowed but what about the fermented nightshades? Are they allowed? Thank you! (more)

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BobK 0 · September 28, 2014 at 10:48 PM

If you're doing AIP, you're doing for a reason.  Self-procribed or health care professionall suggestion? My wife did it for a LONG time... ... I'll have the wild salmon & spinach salad..... for most meals.  Dinner for... (more)

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Hey all- Relatively new to the Paleo Diet but am so happy with the results so far.  My question is: if you eat a moderate amount of fruit in a day, do you need to watch the fats you then take in? Are the sugars in the fruit going to... (more)

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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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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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BobK 0 · September 28, 2014 at 10:55 PM

Unless were talking different 'prodcut' / 'different process'....  kombucha is made via the action of SCOBY on brewed sweetened tea. Google "Cultures for Health", their website and links to videos will explain the whole process. I now... (more)

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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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CaloriesProper_TW 0 · September 21, 2014 at 11:56 PM

The low ketone reading is probably due to the fact that you're in energy balance, as evidenced by weight maintenance.  In many contexts (and this is likely one of them), calories DO matter... ketogenic diets are very effective at... (more)

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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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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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 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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zazielascaux 0 · September 29, 2014 at 4:37 PM

I think a lot of people use refined usgar and refined carbs as mood regulators. Conciously and sub-conciously.   Plus both gluten and gliadin contain exorphins- they interact with your opiod receptors. So wheat acts a bit like... (more)

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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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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 756 · 17 minutes ago

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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CaloriesProper_TW 0 · September 22, 2014 at 12:00 AM

As evidenced by the foods you listed, green leafies obviously aren't the only healthy way to get more plants in your diet.  Berries, nuts, and many others are very nutrient dense, and combined with the fish, meat, and bone broth, I don't see... (more)