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by 129 · about 17 hours ago

I admit it, I like to drink. Im 29 yrs old male, single and healthy so I go out once or twice a week with friends. I have a strict training schedule (jiu jitsu) as well as school monday-friday so I dont normally go out during the week but... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · October 04, 2014 at 2:56 PM

Alcohol ain't paleo.  That said, tolerance is highly individual and varies with time. I used to handle 6-8 drinks in a night with nary a hangover the next day. Now, I can't really drink anything, 3-4 gives me a headache the next day, and... (more)

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by 0 · about 17 hours ago

When it comes to travail and achieving the various fitness goals that we set for ourselves, ofttimes we requisite many condition equipment than right our own embody. Crescendo soundness levels and achieving coverall eudaemonia, requires a... (more)

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by 0 · about 17 hours ago

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 18 hours 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 598 · about 18 hours 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 598 · about 18 hours 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

Interesting read: http://suppversity.blogspot.com/2013/03/ultimate-post-workout-testosterone.html (more)

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by 0 · about 18 hours 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 598 · about 18 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 · about 18 hours 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 5 · about 18 hours 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 384 · about 18 hours 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 · about 18 hours 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 · about 18 hours 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)

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by 1005 · about 18 hours ago

I've read you can leave the 2nd ferment going in an open container for a month and you end up with vinegar. What are the limits / tricks to brewing a stronger kefir that isn't as vinegary (I'm guessing more sugar over just a few days in a closed... (more)

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by 140 · about 18 hours ago

My paleo diet has taken a few hits over the past few weeks because of my university exams, and tonight I am going out to celebrate finishing and I will be consuming alcohol (probably quite a lot!) Tomorrow I have a 9 hour train journey home and I... (more)

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Mike_T_1 0 · May 23, 2013 at 9:13 AM

I think it's a good idea. Of course, the standard caveat of not having an eating disorder applies. I haven't fallen off the wagon for a while now, but when I used to, I would almost always end it with a 24-36 hour fast. I think it gives your... (more)

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by 1005 · about 18 hours ago

I can cook with wine or drink about 0.5-1oz of alcohol without ill effect. After this, I start to feel kind of hot / icky / dehydrated / palpitationy as soon as during my second drink (though I do not have a flush reaction.) I can continue onto... (more)

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by 10 · about 18 hours ago

Hey, Got some questions :0 I have a 'histamine' intolerance recently diagnosed. After just avoiding high histamine foods and trigger foods, I experienced no relief and continued on searching for the problem. Come to find out I had a... (more)

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UncleLongHair 0 · April 09, 2013 at 12:22 PM

I have never heard of a regimen of overcooked vegetables and potatoes, oatmeals, avoiding animal products and refined sugar as a way of combating bacterial infection. Nobody likes taking antibiotics, but if I had to choose between a course of... (more)

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by 0 · about 18 hours ago

I was wondering if anyone had any good drinks to order while at a bar that would still be considered Paleo safe. A buddy of mine recommended sticking to tequila so I usually get tequila with some sort of juice combinations. Do you guys know of... (more)

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maurile 0 · April 03, 2013 at 6:59 PM

Red wine. NorCal margarita (tequila, lime juice, soda). Fernet Branca (as a shot or with soda). See also: http://highbrowpaleo.com/2011/12/30/cocktailing-for-the-non-sugar-addled/ (more)

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by 10 · about 18 hours ago

Hello Everyone. I started eating a Paleo diet four weeks ago after reading about it online and becoming curious to try. I am actually very proud of myself for removing refined sugars, refined carbohydrates, gluten, food additives and... (more)

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CD 0 · February 23, 2013 at 12:35 PM

Yes, mostly because I am lower carb than I used to be. Starchy carbs slow the absorption of alcohol. Not or me other than I am no longer taking daily medication to treat the symptoms.

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by 506 · about 18 hours ago

Background - I'm leaning out nicely on a paleo plus twice weekly 24 hour fast setup, with carb refeeds occasionally after a heavy lifting session (3x per week). I'm no longer the heavy drinker I was as a student, and keep it to a gin and tonic or... (more)

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Brenjin 0 · February 13, 2013 at 7:01 PM

Mark sisson covered this topic here http://www.marksdailyapple.com/hangover-cures/#axzz2Ko70DdTE

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by 3432 · about 18 hours ago

I'm looking to measure my 'bucha's abv%... my question is if the data recorded with the hydrometer translates to abv% as it does with beer? Or, would there be a different equation to apply? I'm sure with a little basic chemistry knowledge this is... (more)

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greymouser 0 · February 02, 2013 at 12:11 AM

No, it doesn't translate correctly. The hydrometer readings taken before and after wine or beer fermentation are able to give an approximate abv% because nearly all the conversion is sugar into alcohol and CO2, and these give uniform, predictable... (more)

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by 5 · about 18 hours ago

Is Ouzo a Paleo drinking option? (And yes, I know. I rarely drink at all. Sometimes you just need to self-medicate.)

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Crowbar_1 0 · January 29, 2013 at 2:37 AM

It's not the best option, no. http://lowcarbdiets.about.com/od/whattoeat/a/alcbev.htm

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by 3280 · about 18 hours ago

Of these 3 spirits, which of these is most "paleo" And, What mixers would go with the answer? I'm trying to avoid high-histamine ingredients, and I read that: "Tequila is fermented agave juice", so that doesn't sound like a good idea for me. I... (more)

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Wisper 0 · January 13, 2013 at 1:54 AM

Gin&tonic. It has a lime wedge in it which makes it paleo. And it fights malaria.

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by 20 · about 18 hours 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 84 · about 18 hours ago

I have a question. Don't know if it qualifies as a "Paleo Question" I have quit alot of bad habits. Sugar, grains, fast food, etc. My no. one enemy now is alcohol. When i drink alcohol i can't help myself with the other stuff either. Sugar,... (more)

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blackappy 0 · December 25, 2012 at 3:55 PM

I only drink red-wine, but after I started consuming homemade lacto-fermented foods, such as sauerkraut, half-sour pickles, etc, my desire to drink wine decreased by a huge amount. What I found most interesting was that I was able to refrain from... (more)

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