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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 307 · about 10 hours ago

I swear, the more I learn the less I know.I originally was just eating straight up paleo; steamed/raw veggies, no grains/gluten, grass-fed meat, fish, healthy fat, fruit. When I was lifting 3 times a week, and during my crossfit time, I would eat... (more)

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bethaneyjayne 0 · September 19, 2012 at 11:18 PM

as a binge eater I can say fasting doesn't work for me, I enjoy eating and its a fight to tell my brain no, too stressful, it was enough to quit binge eating, let alone to expect to not eat at all for extended periods! yes brain over binge ebook... (more)

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by 35 · about 11 hours ago

I know it is in many ways terrible to have any sort of ego about healthy eating or knowledge about food science. This stuff should be common sense and it is a shame that we have to self educate. The title is mostly just for fun! I have... (more)

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Methodician 0 · February 28, 2014 at 11:26 PM

In all seriousness the first thing that popped into my mind was what you already figure, though not in those words. I'd tell people to avoid industrially processed nut and seed oils like the plague, giving a few examples (soy, canola, corn,... (more)

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by 0 · about 11 hours ago

One great thing about PaleoHacks is that users are able to post their results from blood tests and generally get really valuable input from the community. I am about to get my own blood work done soon and I am wondering if anyone knows of... (more)

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by 421 · about 11 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 0 · about 11 hours ago

So tomorrow morning I will be starting the paleo diet. I have never been on a diet in my life as fortunately it was never required due to being highly active and not being self conscious. In the last 6 years things in my life have changed. I... (more)

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CD 0 · June 02, 2013 at 11:50 PM

So the reason you are seeing conflicting opinions is that "The Paleo Diet" is not a weight loss diet. It's a diet based upon trying to find optimal health. In that quest, everyone is different. Some people limit dairy. Certainly lactose is a... (more)

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by 40 · about 11 hours ago

As someone who is thinking about putting in a 100% commitment to Paleo I just want to ask the people on these boards what the Paleo Diet has personally done for them. I've read a lot of generalizations about health, energy, and wellness, but I... (more)

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eddieosh 0 · May 20, 2013 at 4:36 AM

Here goes: Lost 6kg (mainly fat/inflammation I believe) and maintaining weight at a 'normal' BMI Higher energy levels (say 5%) Sleep improved (combination of Vit d3 and better overall nutrition) No more acid reflux at all, ever (put this... (more)

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by 88 · about 11 hours ago

Hey, So after finding most of the information I've been looking for, I just wanted to get some feedback on my nutrition- 6 am- workout on empty stomach Then once I've finished my workout - 30 grams of carbs( coconut water/sweet potato) and 10... (more)

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by 15 · about 11 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 11 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 25 · about 11 hours ago

Hello, I started the Paleo Diet on the 1st of January. I have been quite successful and I am currently very happy with it. For the first time in my life I am successfully loosing weight(13 pounds) so far. I feel fine, i would not say I have... (more)

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by 3280 · about 11 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 50 · about 11 hours ago

Can anyone please tell me some tips or something to convince my parents to let me eat Paleo. They think that i'm not eating enough, when in reality I am! My dad hired a dietician to come to my house next friday and he already told her that I do... (more)

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CD 0 · February 08, 2013 at 2:56 AM

Just take it easy and be ready to explain how you intend to deal with whatever problems the dietian comes up with. If the dietician suggested paleo was ok until she/ he heard of you were a runner, I can only think of two questions: Carbs. Check,... (more)

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by 21 · about 11 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 11 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 11 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 729 · about 11 hours ago

background information: ive been doing a high carb low fat on WO days(aprox 250 cals surplus), and high fat low carb on off days(350 cals deficit) , moderate to high protein all days! i work out 5 days a week so, i eat alot of carbs, and only 2... (more)

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Diane_4 0 · October 19, 2012 at 7:02 PM

Things that contribute to metabolic flexibility: Healing insulin resistance if you have it. That can be done with a period of low carbohydrate (not necessarily ketogenic) dieting. Very low-level aerobic exercise such as walking, hiking, slow... (more)

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by 95 · about 11 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 11 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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by 155 · about 11 hours ago

Hi, I've been on AZT for 7 years now for Cronh's after presenting at the #AHS last year (and yesterday) I have gone Paleo (more or less) with a big improvement but still lots of problems. I've reduce the meds but want to stop so have been... (more)

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uberbulldog 0 · August 12, 2012 at 6:29 PM

I became asyomptamic w my crohns after supplementing w vitamin d to a level of 70. Med free for 5 years.

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by 4632 · about 11 hours ago

Hey everyone! We're a mostly paleo couple (he's the one with the slip ups) and we're interested in conceiving in the next few months. This would be our first child. I am interested in other women's paleo pregnancy stories or SAD pregnancy... (more)

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Happy_Now 0 · July 14, 2012 at 6:32 AM

I've gone into both pregnancies paleo, and the food aversions were pretty bad. The first time I felt like I had failed, but the second time I knew to expect it. Not much puking, but a lot of, "oh I can't even look at or smell that," weeks 5-16. ... (more)

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by 1670 · about 11 hours ago

My Mom keeps telling me, "Oh, I don't know why you use CO because olive oil is healthier," and just the other day my friend said she saw in a magazine that CO is dissed for Olive oil instead. SO what are some simple reasons why CO is the better... (more)

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SUSTAINEDfitness 0 · July 13, 2012 at 9:10 PM

Olive oil is mostly monounsaturated oleic acid, it is healthy and more stable than PUFA's but it is still not in the same league as CO. CO is one of the highest concentrations of naturally occuring saturated fats there is. It is very shelf... (more)

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by 1031 · about 11 hours ago

I've been lactose-paleo now for about six months and would like to try the next step of going dairy free to see what improvements might result. My starting position is pretty strong I think, no food intolerances/allergies I'm aware of, varied and... (more)

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Deniz_1 0 · July 02, 2012 at 3:19 PM

Been paleo for 7 months. I did paleo for about 3 months with dairy (not much, just a dash of milk in my coffee) and I assumed it was fine as I didn't have any adverse GI reactions. Then I decided to cut it out as an experiment and my hayfever... (more)

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by 66 · about 11 hours ago

I've generally eaten low carbs ever since I started my weight loss journey. It just seemed more natural to me. But I have decided to take a dip into this paleo lifestyle. Although I agree with a more moderate consumption of carbs (100-150g) vs... (more)

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Helicat 0 · June 29, 2012 at 7:20 PM

Should I continue counting? Or should I stop and just eat until satiety even on days that I only eat <1200 calories a day? I feel like if I didn't keep track of it, and only ate when I'm hungry, then I would not be reaching my... (more)

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by 100 · about 11 hours ago

I'm having a hard time eating protein. I'm monitoring my intake on MyFoodDiary.com and it's helpful. I'm trying to stay under 100g of carbs, but I can't get enough protein in. I'm trying to stick to Robb Wolf's ratios. Any advice? Trying to lose... (more)

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Karen 0 · June 06, 2012 at 5:33 PM

Protein rich foods - meat, fish, poultry, eggs. In meat try to eat mostly meat from grass fed ruminants - beef, lamb, goat. Have some pork and chicken, but not as much as the ruminants. Try to get pasture raised pork, chicken and eggs. Mostly... (more)

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