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by 0 · about 9 hours ago

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 9:56 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 · about 9 hours ago

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 7:00 PM

I think this is trolling at its finest.

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by 1655 · about 9 hours ago

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 2:05 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 13 · about 9 hours ago

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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raydawg 0 · May 08, 2013 at 10:31 AM

You're right, we are omnivores who evolved (thank you for not using designed here) to survive on a wide range of available foodstuffs. But the key word there is survived, not thrive. Just because we can eat certain things and they won't outright... (more)

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by 78422 · about 9 hours ago

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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Aaron_1 0 · January 07, 2013 at 11:08 AM

20 was fun. Good times, don't waste it. However, at 38 I'm currently in the best shape of my life. I could run circles around my 20 year old self right now. I get sick very rarely and when I do I recover quickly. Could I make a guess that... (more)

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by 259 · about 9 hours ago

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 4:29 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 · about 9 hours ago

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 19120 · about 9 hours ago

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 3:27 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 870 · about 9 hours ago

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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Caveman_Bob 0 · January 11, 2012 at 3:26 AM

Here's a survey of more than 5,000 paleo dieters: http://naturallyengineered.com/blog/2011-paleo-community-survey-results-released/

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by 60 · about 9 hours ago

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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HeatherC 0 · August 18, 2011 at 10:22 PM

I think there is a range of all ages eating paleo. We've all got different reasons for getting here but I think people change their outlook on a lot of issues many times throughout their lives. Hell I just read today that Bill Clinton has gone... (more)

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by 583 · about 9 hours ago

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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Jeff__1 0 · July 15, 2011 at 1:38 AM

As far as I understand humans got smaller in overall size and brain size at the start of the agricultural revolution. Perhaps our recent size increases could be credited to the prevalence of growth-hormones and steroids in our milk and meat supply? (more)

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by 1310 · about 10 hours ago

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

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Katherine 0 · May 07, 2011 at 7:59 PM

For a couple of years, I did try topical coconut oil in hopes of lightening solar lentigo (solar lentigines, sun spots, hyperpigmentation). No luck at all but my mediterranean heritage means I am particularly prone to hyperpigmentation. To get... (more)

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by 3509 · about 10 hours ago

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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The_Quilt 0 · March 07, 2011 at 3:28 AM

The short answer from me is yes. All foods cause hormonal changes in our body and can effect gene transcription. Men and women handle foods differently and the diseases they get have commonalities but there are striking differences as well. My... (more)

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by 1132 · about 10 hours ago

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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Kamal 0 · March 05, 2011 at 12:56 AM

Steve Holt is in picture one. He's 52 (so not that old, really) and has been vegetarian for 25 years, lifting weights naturally for the past 15 years. Susan Sarandon is in picture 2. She eats a balanced omnivorous diet and is 63 years old.... (more)

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by 50 · about 10 hours ago

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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Carly 0 · March 02, 2011 at 11:04 PM

YES! I did notice my eyelashes were thicker, and stronger. I have this thing where I sometimes pull them out (weird I know) and they grow back stupidly fast now, down side is I have to shave my legs etc more often and pluck my eyebrows more often... (more)

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by 482 · October 24, 2014 at 4:47 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 8:52 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 35 · October 24, 2014 at 4:27 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 9:42 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 1001 · October 24, 2014 at 3:47 AM

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 3:59 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 273 · October 23, 2014 at 3:36 AM

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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Wendy__1 0 · April 18, 2012 at 9:27 PM

I can remember taking that quiz and I scored very well... Back when I felt like crap!

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by 467 · October 23, 2014 at 3:34 AM

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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Liz_2 0 · March 24, 2012 at 8:17 PM

Like you, I never planned on having children. I worked with kids for years--teaching, daycare, summer camp--I just thought having my own wasn't for me. Long story short, I ended up having a healthy baby when I was 38 (I just turned 40). My aunt... (more)

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by 1689 · October 23, 2014 at 3:04 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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Immortalist 0 · August 18, 2010 at 4:46 AM

I think it is like many interesting questions in science: the answer is probably both One thing I have learnt since becoming paleo and researching health and aging, is that we are all constantly aging, and it is the degree or pace at which you... (more)

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by 3280 · October 20, 2014 at 3:37 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 3:41 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 641 · October 20, 2014 at 3:23 AM

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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The_Quilt 0 · November 08, 2011 at 1:58 PM

*Yes it does and in a big way. *. I asked this question a long time ago and it just lingered but i think its a foundational cornerstone . Plus one

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by 753 · October 19, 2014 at 3:28 AM

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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CoconutChick 0 · November 09, 2011 at 10:08 AM

15 here :) I've got a few reasons! I was in a cycle of anxiety, emotional eating (sugary foods that gave me a "lift") and sleeping issues. I am completely different from how I was before. I used to love and crave sugar so much , it was so hard... (more)

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