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by 292 · about 10 hours ago

Hey these foods are foods i used to love when i didn't eat paleo and i was wondering wether i could have them in moderation now i do eat paleo! 1) Black pudding?? 2) Cashew nuts? 3) Fat on lamb/pork chops? Most tasty bit but should it be eaten... (more)

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cavebitch 0 · June 08, 2013 at 9:42 PM

They are all absolutely paleo, with the same caveats as anything else: for the black pudding, is it all blood and meat, or are there fillers? If it is free of cheap fillers like grains, was the meat sustainably grown (Grass-fed, pastured, etc.... (more)

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by 20 · about 10 hours ago

So, I've been on Paleo for three weeks - haven't had any dairy or grains the entire time. I tried making paleo pizza crust and it just turned out poorly. I'm thinking of having pizza tomorrow to satisfy my pizza itch - with cheese, regular crust... (more)

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greymouser 0 · May 17, 2013 at 1:04 PM

Is there a reason I absolutely SHOULDN'T do this? There are tens of reasons why not to do this. Most of them involve leading questions like ... Are you making this pizza yourself? What are the other toppings on the pizza in terms of quality? How... (more)

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

Newbie plans her life style change and would like the opinions, suggestions, tips from experienced females who have lost or are losing many pounds fat with paleo.K.I.S.SPlanned staples includes coconut, ackee and tallow as main source of fat..... (more)

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ChicagoAH 0 · June 23, 2014 at 2:28 AM

When I want to do something, I DO it. But Paleo isn't something that I jumped right into. I weaned myself into over the course of 6 months, eliminating gluten and grains first then dairy and sugar. There are tens of thousands of natural plant and... (more)

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by 10 · about 10 hours ago

Just wonding if I could get people's thoughts and advice on carb cycling? 18 months ago I lost of lot of fat (over 20kg) eating ketogenic. I put it all back on after my wedding and now eating that way results in my feeling really lethargic and... (more)

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samc 0 · November 11, 2013 at 9:44 PM

Slow steady weight loss is the only way to set yourself up for a lifetime of proper health. Gimmicks don't work longterm in general. Keto didn't last for you, carb cycling won't last, you need something that requires no thought and is natural... (more)

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by 88 · about 10 hours ago

Where is everyone? It seems after the site changed there are mutliple people missing or absent .. Any thoughts on this?

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ccorradino 0 · September 16, 2013 at 4:30 PM

I rarely browse questions anymore becuase I dislike staring at a bright white screen. I also dislike the like system.

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by 5 · about 10 hours ago

ive had acne since i was 13. im now 18. though its much better than when i was 14 its worse than ever. i eat healthy, dont touch my face whenever possible, use clearasil acne products but it just wont go away. what else could i do? im sick ofit.... (more)

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PilatesGatekeeper 0 · August 28, 2013 at 7:15 PM

Add more healthy fats to your diet (nuts, avocado, salmon, coconut) avoid sugar AT ALL COSTS, try to balance your hormones, and from my experience, Clearasil is very harsh, and if you use harsh products on your face, you'll strip away all the oil,... (more)

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by 421 · about 10 hours ago

Hi all! I will be a freshman at university in a few short weeks. I've been eating clean for nearly a year, paleo for almost 6 months. For the last 2-3 months, I have eaten dairy. I do not have any food intolerances, so I will eat things like... (more)

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BGottfried 0 · August 07, 2013 at 7:01 PM

Firstly, all of the answers already given are excellent. Glad to see there are some other Paleo college students around :) Firstly, sounds like your cafeteria offers some decent options, but if you find yourself getting tired of the food after a... (more)

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by 292 · about 10 hours ago

Hey guys i asked the same question yesterday but forgot to ask about these! 1) Haggis?? 2) olives? Thanks ...

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CD 0 · June 09, 2013 at 5:29 PM

haggis is a recipe. And like most recipes it can be "paleo" or non-"paleo" depending on what you put in it. Most Haggis has oatmeal in it, and oatmeal is not "standard" paleo. You can substitute things like almond meal or flax meal -- or you... (more)

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

Hello, my name is Emily. I'm 25yrs old female 5'0 and 108lbs. I am unsure of my body fat % and I have yet to get measurements, but I am on the athletic side. I am currently running 3-5 miles a day and I am on my feet at my job (public safety... (more)

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Albert83BCN 0 · May 27, 2013 at 8:37 PM

Emily you are asking for the holy grail, there's not a 100% clear consensus on what are the best macro ratios for a 25yr old girl that does crossfit and running, I guess you will get very different responses from people as many support the idea... (more)

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by 1667 · about 10 hours ago

I notice that a lot of people are tired all the time and Jack Lalanne seems to think that being tired all the time is a result of lack of exercise. What are your thoughts on this? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBVk071N88M&feature=fvwp (more)

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Albert83BCN 0 · May 13, 2013 at 8:37 PM

Well I think the dude was pretty right on many things although maybe he didn't get to know exactly why, but the three things that he points out are pretty important ones and maybe he was a visionary for this, still today most people isn't aware of... (more)

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by 15 · about 10 hours ago

So I'm aiming to become HEALTHIER to have better skin, better body, better growth, etc. Then I came across the Paleo Diet. I felt like my meals and snacks were unhealthy. You'll see what I mean here: Breakfast: -1-minute Quaker Oatmeal with 1/2... (more)

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fredmull 0 · May 13, 2013 at 2:47 AM

Your diet is so far ahead of most teens - congrats! Instead of sweetened yogurts/oatmeal maybe try unsweetened plain kefir. Also, try coconut milk. Do you do smoothies? It looks like you are eating a Perfect Health Diet style plan. Google that for... (more)

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by 5 · about 10 hours ago

This is my 4th week eating paleo and I'm not seeing any weight loss. I'm not primarily doing it for weight loss but to be healthy I need to lose some weight. My stats... 5'9", female, 205lbs, measurements are 45-35-44 (only lost about half an... (more)

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Anon_9 0 · April 16, 2013 at 7:06 PM

Sometimes, when you're working out a lot, you'll be building muscles while losing fat. That's what's been happening to me. As I've stepped up my workout (not as much as you're doing, though) I've started to gain weight. I've also dropped some... (more)

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by 15 · about 10 hours ago

Hi, I'm Chinese 13 year old girl! I'm interested in the Paleo diet for that I think an Asian in the U.S. consuming a lot of carbs will pack on pounds o^o So far, I been avoiding rice/bread/pasta and lost as much as 8 lbs in like 2-3 months. I... (more)

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Soul 0 · April 02, 2013 at 5:01 AM

You're playing with your hormones by doing this. Why do you want to lose weight? You are in your growing years and I assume you have already started menstruating. If so, I hope you don't lose your period by doing what you're doing. Females need... (more)

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by 511 · about 10 hours ago

Do they just grab any 'guru' that has a new book or website out to come on TV and give nutritional advice or diet claims? It seems all too common these days to see a TV spot on some nutritionist or diet expert giving bad or confusing advice. I'm... (more)

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greymouser 0 · April 01, 2013 at 4:51 PM

So, I watched the video clip (and added it into your question above, so other's could see it). The speaker is Kimberly Snyder, and she has a new book called "The Beauty Detox Foods". Things I liked about her talk: Focussed on real foods being... (more)

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

Hi, I'm a 26 yr old (5'9" 164 lb) woman with a full time on-your-feet job and an active city lifestyle (NO CAR) three weeks in and it's going really well! I've completely cut out sugar aside from fruit and small amounts of dark chocolate. I'm... (more)

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verena 0 · March 19, 2013 at 4:29 AM

i don't want to judge you at all! :) but, I want to tell you what I personally would change on your sample menue (not that you have to do it, just what I would do differently :) ) Personally, I would not eat the cheese for breakfast, and I would... (more)

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

My mom is 57 years old, about 5' tall, and weighs 123. Both of us have been Paleo for about 5 months now, and we absolutely love it! BUT she has only lost 5 lbs (now granted her body fat is at 22%). I, on the other hand have lost 35 lbs (but c'mon... (more)

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RK 0 · March 10, 2013 at 1:05 AM

My mom also has a reduced need for calories (she is 60, 5'2"). I think it has something to do with being post-menopausal. Her weight is a lot heavier than when she is young, but she looks and feels great. (She used to weigh 105, now hovers... (more)

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by 3280 · about 10 hours ago

As the title suggests, my friend is 300 pounds, has diabetes, fatty liver, no gallbladder , and has a major sweet tooth. He joined OA and is 2 weeks into not eating sugar, but he's still woofing down the fruit. He's addicted to diet soda and has... (more)

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CD 0 · February 12, 2013 at 5:44 PM

Well, he can either trust D.J. Atterson, a self proclaimed "Diamond Level Expert Author" or he can trust sound science conducted by actual resarch... (more)

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by 330 · about 10 hours ago

So my parents know I am Paleo, but they really don't get it. They are older and were just brought up in a different generation. I don't by any means try to talk them into doing it, but this is the issue. They watch my son once a week, so to... (more)

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twochickadeez 0 · February 07, 2013 at 9:06 PM

I think it's really nice that she's trying! Offer to bring over some recipes for her to use or that the two of you could make together when you get home. If it were my mom, I know I'd have to be careful offering up recipes, but if your mom is up... (more)

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by 1632 · about 10 hours ago

I am curious to what you guys think about this. Bear in mind, this is an approximate. I tried to be as accurate as possible. This is on workout day (stronglifts). Age/19 (more)

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greymouser 0 · January 30, 2013 at 2:27 PM

Rice is possibly the worst safe starch you can eat. Stick to tubers. (And if you're eating rice, I take it your doing PHD, and not paleo?) Chicken. I hope this is basically the only time you eat chicken during the week. There are much more... (more)

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by 21 · about 10 hours ago

please tell me how to be a better person and not get super annoyed when i have to endure a conversation where two overweight people decide to swap diet advice. it's so difficult to listen to them speak with such arrogance, authority and... (more)

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Marie 0 · January 20, 2013 at 11:49 PM

I wouldn't judge those who still have hope... They will find their path, as you did. As someone who searched for 20 years to figure out why the "best" in medical science couldn't cure my pain and suffering, I can assure you that hope, at times, is... (more)

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by 1042 · about 10 hours ago

Happy Holidays Everyone, My identical twin sister (now age 25) was born with cerebral palsy. Over the past 7 years, it seems her issues and symptoms have become worse. She walk with canes, uses a wheelchair, has cognitive, motor, learning,... (more)

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syrahna 0 · January 31, 2013 at 6:34 AM

You sound like a very loving sister. I'm sure that as a twin this also feels uniquely painful. As someone who loves someone with a severe disability (like you!), I'd just caution you to be careful not to analogize non-disabled or less-disabled... (more)

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by 5 · about 10 hours ago

Hi there I am a 28 yr old female with 43% body fat weighing in at 226. I have been doing paleo for about 2 months or so and have lost 5 lbs and deflated in the belly area a little bit as I like to call it but now my weight is not moving at all.... (more)

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miked_2 0 · November 24, 2012 at 10:48 PM

Couple of thoughts off the top of my head: Agave is 90% fructose. That is what causes hepatic (liver) insulin resistance and is what is at the core of metabolic derangement. I'd cut that out. I don't call 72% chocolate "dark". To me that's... (more)

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by 5 · about 10 hours ago

I started a primal diet about 2 1/2 weeks ago, I'm pretty sure I'm over the carb-flu, and all is well. Except, I train in Krav Maga 2x a week (mon, thru). The classes are pretty intense (at least at my school), it's a crossfit style training,... (more)

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UncleLongHair 0 · November 06, 2012 at 3:42 AM

I am also a software engineer and also started crossfit fairly recently (about 5 months now), and the first few weeks really blew me away. So i guess we have that in common :-). Prior to starting crossfit, my primary form of exercise was running... (more)

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by 95 · about 10 hours ago

Hello, Two years ago I had a heart attack and ended up with 3 stents and ongoing angina. In May I found out I have Type 2 diabetes. I read HeartBelly and started to research the Paleo Movement. I transitioned from my regular SAD, to gluten-free,... (more)

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Anonymous_Chump 0 · October 17, 2012 at 5:04 PM

"I read HeartBelly and started to research the Paleo Movement..." Do you mean Wheat Belly? I don't know Heart Belly. Anyway, your situation is way serious. Please be careful about taking anonymous internet advice.

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by 1 · about 10 hours ago

Hi, my name is Kami, i am 18 years old, 5 foot and 115 pounds. for the last 4 years i've been "dieting"/ eating very healthy. i eat 1000-1200 calories a day. small meals, 2-3 oz of meat per meal, lots of vegetables and fruit, and healthy fats. i... (more)

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Happy_Now 0 · September 14, 2012 at 3:33 AM

This probably isn't what you want to hear, but the fat on your thighs and lower belly is supposed to be there if you are female, considering your weight it is most certainly within the healthy range. If you work hard enough to get rid of it, you... (more)

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