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by 0 · June 12, 2014 at 01:55 PM

Why is that? Is there a rule stating that people under the age of 21 (or 18 as it is in my country) are unable to find out more about their health on this site? Seems a bit closeminded to me. But just curious so I can know if I'm actually allowed... (more)

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daz 0 · June 12, 2014 at 09:56 AM

there is some info under the 'Terms of Service' for the site, here's the relevant text;4. ChildrenCollecting personal information from children under the age of 18 ("minor children") through the Services or PaleoHacks.com is prohibited. No Content... (more)

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by 0 · April 20, 2014 at 12:38 PM

Obviously I'm running this through my ignorant, modern-Western paradigm of beauty, but it's something I noticed a while ago. Gay men are generally in better shape than their heterosexual counterparts of the same age. Is it because men are... (more)

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glib 0 · October 24, 2013 at 07:00 PM

I think this is trolling at its finest.

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by 1648 · October 22, 2013 at 02:05 AM

Question: How late is too late, to get started eating Paleo? On one hand, the answer is self-evident: "it's never too late"; "better late than never"; "it can only be a good thing, no matter what age"; etc But I want to delve in a bit... (more)

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UncleLongHair 0 · October 22, 2013 at 02:05 AM

I started Paleo when I was 41, I was about 20 pounds overweight and, in retrospect suffered from a pretty long list of minor health problems (I considered it a normal part of getting older at the time, until the diet reversed it all). I lost... (more)

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by 482 · October 16, 2013 at 11:18 AM

My father (age 73) has been adapting an 80/20 paleo diet for the past 3 months or so. I've been preparing most of his meals, and he is all for it. Enjoying the food, not missing the grains, self-reported energy gains, and neighbors comment... (more)

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Andy_16 0 · October 15, 2013 at 08:52 PM

I have many people comment on the amount of saturated fat that I consume. They say things similar to your father, like that will clog your arteries, give you heart disease, a stroke, etc, etc. Anyway, these people are just worried because this... (more)

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by 13 · May 14, 2013 at 02:46 AM

There is strong evidence that humans pre 12,000 BCE did not live beyond 40 years of age. why is there such a strong assumption that their diet was good if this is the case? We are omnivores who evolved to survive on a wide range of available... (more)

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paleo12 0 · May 14, 2013 at 02:46 AM

Those skeletons found in the paleolithic era had the bone structure and density of 40 year olds, that is where we get the estimates of age. These people most likely lived long lives as we do but maintained their skeleton (of a 40 year old) into... (more)

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by 35 · April 26, 2013 at 01:49 AM

Does anybody know how old is Loren Cordain? I cannot find it. Thanks.

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Christina_13 0 · February 09, 2013 at 09:42 PM

He was born on October 24, 1950, so he is 63. I basically found his whole resume. :P http://irosacea.org/pdf/cordainCV.pdf Very interesting!

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by 77340 · January 08, 2013 at 12:14 AM

So I sort of have this obsession with aging and getting older. I'm 20 and my birthday is in 5 months, and I keep help think that I'm nearing the end of my "true youth" and physical prime I remember when I was 18, I got a virus going round and a.... (more)

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Lauren_30 0 · January 07, 2013 at 06:03 PM

Just read an interesting article where the author describes a dentist who traveled the world looking at bone and teeth health based on diet. Long story short, the ill effects of a western (wheat-rich diet) become apparent about 17 years after... (more)

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by 259 · November 03, 2012 at 04:29 PM

Following this topic: http://paleohacks.com/questions/158545/why-do-these-healthy-traditional-folks-lose-their-teeth/158671#158671 An interesting argument emerged. I believe that losing no part of your body with age is natural, but can't back... (more)

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MarkES 0 · November 03, 2012 at 04:29 PM

Nutrition and Physical Degeneration, page 344: Many primitive peoples not only retain all of their teeth, many of them to an old age, but also have a healthy flesh supporting these teeth. This has occurred in spite of the fact that the... (more)

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by 110 · July 22, 2012 at 04:55 PM

I'll complete my 3rd week on paleo tomorrow and I'm seriously wanting to know if anyone my age (55) has ever entered the paleo world after a lifetime of SAD eating. I don't know if it's because I lost my gall bladder in my 20s or what, but there... (more)

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Cheryl_8 0 · July 16, 2012 at 12:40 AM

I don't think 55 is all that old, frankly, and kudos to you for trying to get a leg up on your health for the years to come! :) I would say that, because you are missing your gallbladder, the type of fat you consume would seemingly matter. I... (more)

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by 3277 · June 13, 2012 at 03:49 AM

Assuming I pick a pack from the top of the pile in the freezer section in the retail store, How old (from date of slaughter) is it likely to be? (My trader joe's in philly is insanely busy 7 days/week). Is frozen beef the kind of product that... (more)

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hatcherooni 0 · June 13, 2012 at 03:41 AM

FSIS allows companies to keep frozen meats indefinitely according to http://www.fsis.usda.gov/FactSheets/Focus_On_Freezing/index.asp I would say it's a matter of TJ's own policies for how long it is actually kept once purchased. It all depends on... (more)

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by 273 · April 18, 2012 at 09:27 PM

Not really, but I thought you'd find this amusing. I was bored at work today so I took one of those online quizzes that determines your "real" age (it's OK, I work for myself). It had a lot of questions, and I answered them straight up with my... (more)

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Justin_M_ 0 · April 18, 2012 at 08:44 PM

The test probably figures that whole grains and chronic cardio are good and that red meat and dairy fat are bad. I wouldn't put much stock in it.

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by 465 · March 24, 2012 at 10:33 PM

I've decided very early that I don't want to have children. Many women have told me that I'm going to change my mind someday, since they did. I haven't changed my mind yet, but I'm always a bit afraid of later regretting not having children. I'm... (more)

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Wowza 0 · March 24, 2012 at 10:33 PM

Of course we respect everyone's life choices. If you don't want kids, that's your moral choice. From an evolutionary perspective, nature has a different answer. In general, I find many women have still never been told the truth about their... (more)

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by 18794 · February 24, 2012 at 07:42 PM

Before I was vegetarian, 10 some years ago, I loved steaks well done (took after my dad). After 7 years, I gave up the vegetarian thing, and pretty much started to eat paleo-style for the last 3,4 years. When I started eating steaks again, I... (more)

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jesuisjuba___paleorepublic_com 0 · February 24, 2012 at 03:27 PM

Truth? Yes, there negatives with the char - either grilled or broiled. Extra truth? I'm still going to eat my proteins a little charred as that's a tasty feature that I love. I could get hit crossing the street by a bus so not going to let that... (more)

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by 850 · July 21, 2013 at 09:29 PM

I'm curious about the demographics of the paleo community. Is this information available? I'm interested in these types of demographics: Age: Average age of a paleo person? Would it be good to see this number lowered significantly? Gender: Are... (more)

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Joshua_1 0 · January 11, 2012 at 04:18 AM

33 Male Information Security (Virus/Encryption/Patching) Tampa Bay area of Florida Libertarian / Social Anarchist Welsh/Scot/Breton (in order of concentration), with some German (1/8th, going back to 2 German GGGrandparents), and 1/16th... (more)

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by 990 · February 24, 2012 at 12:14 PM

Those familiar with the work of Michael Ristow will know that caloric restriction results in dramatically extended life expectancy in C. Elegans. In his studies, he noted that antioxidant supplementation thwarted this effect. His premise is that... (more)

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Nance 0 · January 06, 2012 at 03:59 PM

Given that whole fruit has always been in our environment, and we may have eaten different species along the way but they were always sweet--as was honey--and that we can not make our own vitamin C I plan to continue eating a piece or two of whole... (more)

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by 641 · November 08, 2011 at 04:11 PM

Based on my own experience, I think it does. I'm getting perilously close to my 2nd-annual-49th-birthday, and I have a hunch that I am physiologically a different person than I was was 25 years ago, and that it would be foolish to expect that... (more)

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Nance 0 · November 08, 2011 at 04:11 PM

Well, at 64 I'm under a lot less stress than I was in youth and middle age. My diet hadn't changed a bit until I went primal last April. With a bunch of weight lost, I find I'm returning to a higher energy/activity level, so I'm not sure what... (more)

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by 753 · December 17, 2011 at 06:59 PM

Just curious, how many of us are in our [numerical] youth? And if so, how old? I'm eager to see if there are many more near my age (16) following the Paleo lifestyle. And really, what got you interested? Fat loss, muscle gain, your parents... Too... (more)

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Eddy 0 · December 17, 2011 at 06:59 PM

Im 22. UK. But I started when I was 16. I think it just enhanced my teenage years. i became more confident, even thought I was the odd one out compared to my peers lol

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by 60 · September 03, 2011 at 05:43 PM

I have been in a discussion with friends trying to figure out what is the most common age group of people that eat paleo? I myself am 22yrs old and I try to eat as clean as possible when I am in the US and able to I eat about 90/10 paleo. But... (more)

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Lily_1 0 · August 24, 2011 at 09:20 AM

almost 22, i have been trying to become paleo for only about 3 months,although i have ditched gluten long time ago

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by 573 · July 18, 2011 at 11:42 PM

A couple of nights ago I had dinner with a friend. We spent nearly four hours arguing about food and diet. It was great. He is a teacher and 100% believes in conventional wisdom. Our views were exactly opposite. He believes in the low fat,... (more)

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John_14 0 · July 18, 2011 at 11:42 PM

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by 1212 · May 07, 2011 at 10:47 PM

Dr. K mentioned applying coconut oil topically for age spots...anyone ever have any results doing this?

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lalabomba 0 · May 05, 2011 at 06:12 AM

i am pregnant and have used coconut oil for those pesky skin discolorations you get during pregnancy. coconut oil seems to be a miracle skin healer (at least for me). I even used it as a moisturizer for my sunburn I got this past week and it... (more)

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by 3428 · March 07, 2011 at 04:03 AM

I wonder if the nutritional needs of a teenage paleo follower might differ from the ones of a thirty year old who is perhaps, trying to achieve optimal athletic performance, or whether the requirements of both of them may not be different from the... (more)

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Dana_1 0 · March 07, 2011 at 01:51 AM

It makes sense that people in different life situations are going to have different nutritional needs, but the understanding of this on the research level really is in its infancy, as far as I can tell, and of course "Paleo" cultures didn't sit... (more)

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by 1112 · November 09, 2012 at 10:49 PM

As paleo people, probably, Art de Vany is the best yardstick to use, to say "look, this guy looks like this at 71, he eats like I do" (more or less). When I persisted with encouraging a friend to convert to paleo, she asked if I'd actually looked... (more)

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Chema 0 · November 09, 2012 at 10:49 PM

Another vegetarian turned raw vegan, Annette Larkins, looks incredible. She has been vegetarian since the sixties and raw vegan for 27 years. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-GDmcAU7U4Y&feature=related here is a video of mimi kirk (who says... (more)

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by 50 · November 27, 2013 at 04:42 AM

Any gals or guys notice how their thinning eyelashes are now filling back in? My skin has gotten softer but what I didn't expect is those sun spots or age spots are fading big time. Any others noticing this phenomenon on this diet? I also noticed... (more)

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asimnicol 0 · November 27, 2013 at 04:42 AM

I’ve been using Latisse since the last 4 months now and totally love the way my eyelashes have been shaping up. The scanty, short eyelashes which really upset me before are now wonderfully long and thick. More info: Generic Latisse (more)

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by 1681 · August 18, 2010 at 04:51 AM

I see kids who eat pizza, processed food, fair amounts of sugar etc, and remain seemingly fit and functional. But as they age, even if their diet does not change, they begin packing on the pounds, and become more and more disabled and diseased... (more)

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Eva 0 · August 18, 2010 at 03:23 AM

Yeah, I think it takes a while to become damaged. This may happen a tad faster if you are older and hence weaker, but I think there is definitely an incubation period. People from other countries that eat healthier tend to remain healthier for a... (more)