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by 5774 · April 28, 2013 at 8:42 PM

My wife is just starting menopause and has started to get a little dry. She went on a 30 day meat only diet and the juices were flowing again like she was 20 and her sex drive also increased - neither of which I complained about. The problem is... (more)

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Rose 0 · July 09, 2011 at 2:38 AM

Well, I don't know about other paleo foods that can help. But I'm perimenopausal, 47, and I've been meat-only for two years now (why does that make me giggle in this context?). I had been VLC before that for about two years. So: I went from around... (more)

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by 1648 · May 30, 2014 at 12:01 PM

Intellectual honesty demands that we understand and respond to the smartest & best arguments our critics make. What are the best anti-paleo arguments? And what are our responses to them? Note: I'm interested in logical, factual arguments --... (more)

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Tim_Rangitsch 0 · September 22, 2010 at 10:05 PM

I don't know that he offers "a smart anti-paleo" argument, per se, but Dr Ornish's program is highly divergent from Paleo when it comes to red meat, fat, animal sourced foods. He also includes grains, legumes and other non-Paleo foods in his... (more)

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by 7300 · October 07, 2012 at 7:37 PM

---------THIRD PARTY EDIT------------ The below hack is old stuff. It's interesting background from the spring of 2011, but you might want to read these more current posts: What’s the deal with PaleoHacks, Dr. Kruse and the FBI? Richard's blog... (more)

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Allyson 0 · May 20, 2012 at 1:52 AM

Rather than nipple massage, take a strong stance on breastfeeding. Not enough doctors do that! The new AAP revision says breastfeeding for 12 months reduces breast cancer by 25-28%. I know there is a number for 24 months as well I came across in... (more)

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by 1538 · July 04, 2014 at 5:45 PM

I'm new to Paleo, and still feeling my way around. I've seen some powerful testimonies - in words and photos - at a few blogs, but it would be super cool to have a huge list of Before and Afters here that folks could refer to when they are... (more)

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Nooffense 0 · February 15, 2013 at 2:23 PM

A lot of you guys look like deflated bags of shit. No offense.

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by 24343 · February 16, 2013 at 4:45 PM

Do you have a complaint about something paleo-related? I sure do. Spew it out--but if you're going to spew, spew into this! (thanks Garth) Whole Foods- I used to shop at the discount-iest of the discount grocery stores before paleo. Now I shop... (more)

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pwitty 0 · February 16, 2013 at 4:45 PM

PEANUT BUTTER! I'm not sure I can actually live without it.

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by 11957 · December 19, 2011 at 3:15 PM

I've only been on PaleoHacks for eight months, so maybe there have been other streaks like this, but it seems to me that the past couple of weeks have seen an unusually high level of know-it-all prescriptiveness in the questions -- questions,... (more)

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April_S_ 0 · December 18, 2011 at 11:28 PM

People recommend only what they know, which is to say, in other words, what has worked for them or what they have seen work for other people, and perhaps that has only produced a very narrow range of results, so they think: "yes, this must be... (more)

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by 10194 · August 27, 2012 at 5:25 PM

Alright guys --- was hoping this would blow over and we could move on from this sh*tshow, but apparently not, so here it goes: Some of you may be aware that popular Paleohacks user Dr. Jack Kruse (AKA the Quilt) had been escorted off the Low Carb... (more)

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sharon__1 0 · May 15, 2012 at 7:58 PM

the call was NOT the crime if it was made by a random person with no involvement in paleo or SKS etc. SKS = bullies.

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by 24343 · September 09, 2013 at 6:55 PM

Here is a listing of our dear paleo gurus. I got the ball rolling, please suggest adds and edits to make it more accurate. Whose viewpoints have you cobbled together to make YOUR viewpoint? THE BEST SELLERS-- These gurus wrote books that... (more)

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Egor_Slava 0 · July 08, 2012 at 11:53 AM

You people are complete DORKS and gullible morons. NONE of those people are experts. That is the POINT. They are all Internet CRANKS making money off of you.

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by 39204 · May 08, 2013 at 2:07 AM

K-2 concentrates in the saliva in order to mineralize calcium in our teeth. Zinc supplementation increases salivary calcium levels: http://jdr.sagepub.com/content/84/1/35.short Weston Price treated caries with his high vitamin butter oil, which... (more)

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Sean_Patrick_OToole 0 · May 08, 2013 at 2:07 AM

Travis, What does any of this have to do with nailing the Chongstitute after 3rd period class? Message me, Man. You got my e-mail. Sean Patrick O'Toole

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by 18909 · May 30, 2011 at 4:08 AM

Is the paleo community falling into the nutritoinism so pervasive in the modern world? "Nutritionism is a paradigm that assumes that it is the scientifically identified nutrients in foods that determine the value of individual food stuffs in the... (more)

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dzone 0 · April 19, 2010 at 4:17 PM

No, but I think this site is. This is what "geeks" do - over analyze. You know the framework for paleo. It's not hard. Don't spend all this time on the internet reading the latest "tips". To quote Merlin Mann: Somewhere, a sad, obese man in ... (more)

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by 9387 · May 01, 2013 at 9:15 PM

Most or all of us have found ourselves in the unfortunate situation of trying to explain our eating habits to a SAD eater. It rarely ends well, so many of us have resigned ourselves to avoiding conversation regarding what we eat. This is... (more)

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Sunny_Beaches 0 · April 27, 2012 at 4:42 AM

I think it's interesting that many here are quick to speak about how annoying militant vegans and vegetarians are for raving about their diets. Then some of us why it's so confusing when people aren't receptive to paleo. It's really no different.... (more)

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by 5624 · August 14, 2013 at 4:23 AM

Recently, in my humble opinion, there has been this shift of almost anti-paleoism coming from the "paleo" community and I am curious where everyone thinks this movement is headed. I was reading a recent response by Melissa McEwen's, who I respect... (more)

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Ben_Joven 0 · August 14, 2013 at 4:23 AM

IMHO all things cool always start small and underground (crossfit, kale, "grass-fed", American Apparel, your favorite dive, hoodies etc,), and then they get popular and then something else becomes small and underground. Sort of the nature of... (more)

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by 7490 · September 29, 2012 at 1:33 PM

So I think Paleo has ruined me. I mean, I was annoying before (I've always been a cynical, skeptical SOB), but my friends and family may disown me at this point. And it's not just because of Paleo topics. I don't talk about that much anymore... (more)

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raydawg 0 · February 25, 2012 at 12:12 PM

What's normal? Eating tons of high fructose corn syrup? Taking a cab, or driving for anything further away than 3 blocks? Fooling yourself into thinking that a bowl of cheerios and a can of diet soda is a healthy breakfast, so as to enrich... (more)

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by 10194 · December 20, 2011 at 7:44 PM

Lots of questions around supplements on PaleoHacks. Why, How, Which etc etc Let's wrap this in one amazing thread. Here is how I would like for you to answer: 1) Common name of supplement 1a) Which form or format (if it has multiple) is... (more)

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Albert_2 0 · September 18, 2011 at 8:04 PM

1) Common name of supplement: Fish Oil 1a) Which form or format (if it has multiple) is recommended & why? Liquid. My understanding is that it has better bio-availability in this form. 1b) Typical cost: $38 for 10 oz bottle (This is what I... (more)

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by 8497 · August 14, 2013 at 4:27 AM

Recently I seem to have developed a habit of looking at other peoples' shopping baskets at the checkout. This morning the guy next to me had a bunch of bananas, sliced ham, spinach, a packet of mixed nuts and box of blueberries. I was tempted to... (more)

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Ben_Joven 0 · August 14, 2013 at 4:27 AM

Yeah, either that or looking at pregnant Kim Kardashian pictures in line.

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by 18383 · August 20, 2013 at 12:09 PM

I've been asking people this in comments whenever it comes up, particularly in discussions of adrenal issues, but no one seems to want to answer. The only idea I can think of is that there is an assumption that gluconeogenesis is stressful. But... (more)

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CICO_Suave 0 · August 25, 2012 at 8:00 AM

Let me put it this way: If Dr. Kurt Harris says ketosis is neither beneficial (over the long-term) nor necessary, and Jimmy Moore says the opposite, well, that about settles it, wouldn't you say?

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by 24343 · August 14, 2013 at 4:33 AM

Please excuse the overly broad and lengthy question. What if how we are eating is good for health and makes you a happy Crossfitter or Movnatter, but is not optimal for lifespan? Not that there is any one "paleo diet", but most of us eat lots of... (more)

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Ben_Joven 0 · August 14, 2013 at 4:33 AM

I would have to say that longevity has to do more with the amount of food that you put in your body and your activity levels.

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by 22684 · April 20, 2011 at 3:43 AM

I'm thoroughly frustrated by a recent rash of downvotes for no discernible reason. Don't agree with my answer, fine, but man up and explain why. Maybe we can all learn something from it? It's ridiculous that downvoting is so easy to do,... (more)

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Adam_Crafter 0 · January 07, 2011 at 12:11 AM

If you want to dig into the Deep Nerdity of it, you might want to check out this: http://meta.stackoverflow.com/search?q=downvote I think the discussion there might help us know what is possible in the StackOverflow programming schema. (more)

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by 1368 · March 29, 2014 at 5:06 PM

I think it's time we used QuickMeme to make some paleo memes. More funny if you know the meme as well. Memes used include Good Guy Greg, Success Kid, Bad Luck Brian, Futurama Fry, First World Problems, The Most Interesting Man In the World, Fight... (more)

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Marty_Rheaume 0 · March 29, 2014 at 5:06 PM

The baby ones are bad ass!

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by 15964 · May 24, 2014 at 1:25 PM

Safe Starches: Kurt Harris says this: Paul Jaminet says this: and NOW Ron Rosedale says this: and this:and this: and this: and this and this:. My head is truly spinning about this. I am confused. I know what works for me personally, but I... (more)

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shamanartist 0 · May 24, 2014 at 1:25 PM

The best information I've found on the web for a ketogenic diet. By adhering to a strict ketogenic diet, Jason Lincoln Jeffers cured himself of candida, IBS, Chron's colitis, type 2 diabetes, chronic fatigue syndrome and other diseases. He is... (more)