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by 0 · about 24 hours ago

Hi Everyone! I'm a 25 year old female - I've been following the Paleo diet for 8 months now and do power/barre yoga 5x per week. During these past 8 months, I have been eating very strict paleo - no dairy, no gluten, no added sugar, etc. ... (more)

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TheGastronomer 0 · August 22, 2014 at 1:43 PM

#1) Yes this will affect your progress and you might actually start gaining weight, instead of losing. The body doesn't care what day of the week you had it, that bucket of ice cream is going to wipe out all your... (more)

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by 0 · September 29, 2014 at 4:13 AM

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by 0 · September 27, 2014 at 4:10 AM

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by 0 · September 29, 2014 at 4:12 AM

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by 0 · September 29, 2014 at 4:10 AM

Hello!I know that alcohol is not paleo. But many of us sometimes drink alcohol. Mostly in evening or at night. So I would like to know some tips before, during and after drinking alcohol. I read some articles about this, but they didn't answer all... (more)

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Tony321 0 · July 04, 2014 at 8:52 PM

Thanks for answers! I read some articles about alcohol. So I know some information mentioned here.To Bobk: I am 18 years old, I have around 15-16% body fat. I am quite satisfied with my body, yes it can be better - my goal is to have 8% body fat... (more)

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by 0 · about 24 hours ago

According to latest research, acetate is used as primary fuel in heavy drinkers.Here are details: Science! They say, dependence on alcohol raises because of acetate circulating the body which is really easily available fuel for the body.My... (more)

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BobK 0 · June 28, 2014 at 5:22 PM

The metabolism of alcohol is WAY outside my areas of expertise...Here's some anecdotal infoI have a friend who drinks a LOT.Between beer (beer or malt liquor), vodka & red wine.. in a typical day he consumes the equivalent of about 22 - 1oz... (more)

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by 2302 · about 24 hours ago

I know Chronic Cardio and Drinking both are not Paleo, but sometimes I like to have a little (or a lot) of fun, I usually lift heavy 3-4x/week, lots of walking, some sprinting. This Saturday I will be going out on a boat and will probably be... (more)

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raydawg 0 · May 30, 2014 at 9:55 AM

If anything, you might want to do the running after the drinking as this will help detox out the alcohol, though it will probably be stressful to do running and drinking regardless of order. (When we move, this causes our lymph to circulate,... (more)

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by 583 · less than a minute ago

I see a few different ideologies floating around. I'm not interested in the question of whether alcohol is "paleo" right now (though I think the answer is no)... But subjectively I see an overwhelming majority of paleohackers espousing the... (more)

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Travis_Culp 0 · May 08, 2014 at 11:33 PM

My refrigerator is absurdly packed with beer. I enjoy buying it more than drinking it for some reason. I think collecting Ninja Turtles as a kid has something to do with that, but I digress.... Anyway, beer is actually fairly nutritious, and... (more)

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by 0 · 1 minute ago

I am in my first week on the Paleo diet. I've been doing very well over all. My question is what alcohol is Paleo? I know beer is out but I have found contradictory information about wines, gin, etc. So I'm throwing this out to you guys!

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Methodician 0 · May 04, 2014 at 11:14 PM

I've been paleo for a few years and experienced a dramatic health transformation. Let me just say: there's nothing wrong with alcohol in moderation. If you lack the self control to keep it to a drink or two (and on rare occasion... (more)

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by 0 · 4 minutes ago

Since going paleo, alcohol gives me an elevated heart rate which can last for up to 12 hours after drinking. This disrupts my sleep significantly so I cut back a lot, couple glasses of red wine once a week. I have tried different supplements,... (more)

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BobK 0 · December 14, 2013 at 8:14 PM

Have a family member with this issue... for her, red wine appears to be the culprit. If you choose to drink; limit to max 1 drink per day average for women & max 2 drinks per day average for men. Simple drinks clear sprits, non-sugar /... (more)

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by 583 · 4 minutes ago

Apparently 10 Tbsp of red wine vinegar, for instance, has over 28 calories but just 0.4g carbs, 0.1g protein, and no fat. The numbers for distilled vinegar are even more weird. I'm pretty sure its not very alcoholic but is that where those... (more)

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Bukowski 0 · November 26, 2013 at 9:02 PM

Acetic acid. Can be converted to Acetyl-CoA which enters the Krebs cycle.

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by 583 · September 24, 2014 at 4:08 AM

This is more just a conversation piece and musing. We all know the three macronutrients and the energy they provide us with. They do other things, but we mostly eat energy all day. Paleos usually prefer fat. Calories per... (more)

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OuroborossoroboruO 0 · November 20, 2013 at 2:04 AM

I think alcohol is probably fine. Keeping the dose to 1/2 the amount it takes for you to feel it probably eases the load on your organs. And if you dont abuse it it probably wont take any time off your lifespan unless you're old or infirim. I... (more)

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by 583 · 5 minutes ago

So I get most of my major exercise lately walking/running home from work in the evenings. Not every day of course. It's about 2.5 miles with hills and I run about 1/4 to 1/3 of the. I also like to have a couple glasses of wine or some liquor... (more)

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Mscott1 0 · November 14, 2013 at 9:37 PM

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by 20 · 18 minutes ago

I've been doing paleo about three years so far. I drink whisky and wine a lot. My friend says that I should reduce my alcohol consumption to require a total paleo lifestyle. So I have to choose between whisky and wine. What of these is more... (more)

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Mary_Shenouda 0 · January 05, 2013 at 7:44 PM

A total paleo lifestyle wouldn't a reduction it would be an elimination, which just isn't an option. I asked Robb Wolf a while back about alcohol, Tequila and Wine are top of the list of paleo-ish friendly. That said, I am a whiskey and scotch... (more)

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by 0 · 6 minutes ago

Not sure this is the right place to pose my question but I am hoping some one can help. My husband recently began a ketogenic diet. He read somewhere that vodka and whiskey are doable on this diet. However, he's really overdoing it. It seems like... (more)

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LateralFractal 0 · September 01, 2013 at 1:07 AM

Ethanol (alcohol) and fructose (sugar) are similar in metabolic behaviour and liver impairment; except ethanol has additional neurotoxic effects on brain function. If your brain is pickled it isn't going to get full benefits of running on... (more)

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by 5 · September 28, 2014 at 4:04 AM

hey all, you know how it is. you're with your friends, you tell yourself you're going to have just one drink then you have to drink more for beer pong, then boys keep putting drinks in your hands saying you haven't drunk enough, then you need to... (more)

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Tim_31 0 · August 25, 2013 at 7:21 PM

Greasy fry up and a strong coffee

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by 583 · about 24 hours ago

This isn't totally a paleo question but I find that the wisdom and practicality of people on this forum often surprise me. So, what's your take? Have any of you done extensive, technical research 'round the web? For me, I'm pretty sure "none"... (more)

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Albert83BCN 0 · August 21, 2013 at 8:22 PM

I personally see alcohol as a pretty detrimental food based on my experience from when I have some, even in few amounts: pretty fast lose of cognitive performance, drowsiness, a very heavy feeling on my legs (I'm an endurance runner yet when I... (more)

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by 5 · 8 minutes ago

Hello! Sometimes I've been exposed to binge drinking for a couple of days, but I follow general paleodiet and low carb diet as well, and would like to know what else can I do to support my liver, pancreas, and gut during the alcohol... (more)

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August 0 · July 12, 2013 at 5:48 PM

Stabby's protocol is good. There is now s-acetyl glutathione out there, which can help too. But the big bad huge piece of trouble you are going to get into is dehydration. Red wine is especially bad on this score, in that I notice it in a big... (more)

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by 292 · 8 minutes ago

Hey guys i am having my stag doo next weekend and am going to drink alcohol as a treat as i havent done for 3 months and want to make the most of this 1 night! Are there any good cocktail recipies out there which are reasonably... (more)

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Lily_4 0 · July 11, 2013 at 6:49 PM

If you're following the Grok religion, I suppose some wine is about as close as possible. If you're trying to choose the Lesser of Evils (this is my school), I drink whiskey (yes, it's from gluten-containing grains but it's triple-distilled --... (more)

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by 915 · 9 minutes ago

In the U.K our alcohol weekly recommendations are 21 units for men & 14 for women. Where has this recommendation stemmed from? Now after a very brief search it's suggested that alcohol has been around since as early as 10,000 B.C. Have we not... (more)

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CelticCaveGirl 0 · June 29, 2013 at 12:45 PM

The recommended limits are the "you won't get horribly sick and die" limits, rather than the "ideal" limits. Of course they are way to high. Paleo humans might have been eating some fermented fruits but certainly not anything more - they didn't... (more)

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by 5 · 9 minutes ago

I have reason to believe that I have way too much choline in my system. I am not completely sure on the chemistry, but I once drank homemade ayahuasca, but it was mostly the MAOI known as pinoline or harmane. The extract of Syrian Rue was... (more)

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AxialGentleman 0 · June 27, 2013 at 3:06 AM

Serotonin syndrome is an acute reaction to certain drugs. It is also a medical emergency. You can't give yourself chronic serotonin syndrome, and if you did, it would be fatal. I also don't know of any way that any drug, even an improperly... (more)

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by 697 · 9 minutes ago

This is just a theoretical question, but if high concentrations of alcohol are toxic to yeast, why cant we just get black out drunk then take a bunch of probiotics the next morning? I realize that alcohol hurts the immume system at the same time... (more)

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August 0 · June 19, 2013 at 2:03 PM

Because you'd die before all the yeast would.

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by 384 · 9 minutes ago

Okay so i'll try to keep this short and to the point. I've had GERD for about a year, went paleo a couple of months ago, thought i was making good progress (supplemented with Betain hcl). I had an endoscopy a couple of days ago it came back with... (more)

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greymouser 0 · June 11, 2013 at 2:45 PM

You have gastritis, an acute condition that is often caused and definitely worsened by alcohol, and you're curious if paleo is to blame before you have an alcohol intense week. My man, you need to get your priorities in order. If the festival is... (more)

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by 50 · 10 minutes ago

I've realized that I may be sensitive to nightshades. I've also realized that vodka is often made from potatoes. I know that wheat based hard alcohols are usually ok (as far as alcohols go), even for celiacs. The gluten is distilled out. Is the... (more)

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Nvor 0 · June 17, 2013 at 4:40 AM

As has been pointed out, many vodkas found on the shelves are grain vodkas (although Chopin vodka offers a potato vodka that I find has a delightful texture to it). My armchair chemistry tells me that I'd be rather surprised if any nightshade... (more)

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by 1169 · 10 minutes ago

I was drinking a lot of alcohol this weekend (not paleo, yes i know!). And for 3 days after this drinking session I have had a strange feeling in my chest. It feels like my heart suddenly jumps up in my throat. I get it like maybe 3 times per... (more)

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Matt_61 0 · May 28, 2013 at 6:25 PM

It sounds like a combination of heart palpitations and anxiety. Drinking too much caffeine and alcohol still gives me palpitations and as an ex sufferer of health anxiety, the "what if" questions still creep into my head when i'm hungover. Also... (more)