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by 129 · about 16 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 3221 · about 16 hours ago

Hello all, I'm starting a strict ketogenic diet, I need to know if having 2-3 drinks of Scotch will stop the process of ketosis? Thanks, Love

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greymouser 0 · May 17, 2013 at 7:07 PM

Yes, and it will stop it almost immediately. Alcohol is not a macronutrient (because we don't dervice nutrition from it in quantity on purpose), but it is burned for energy. It has the distinction of being digested preferentially over the... (more)

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by 15 · about 16 hours ago

I drink. Not often, but when I do, it's always rather heroic. So here's the thing; Since going Paleo - I no longer walk in at 5am craving McDonalds Bacon and Egg McMuffins. I now walk in at 5am craving steak, or Paleo pancakes (nut butter,... (more)

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MikeD 0 · October 13, 2010 at 2:30 PM

Saturday night I ended my brother's blow-out birthday party with a plate of bacon at around 2 AM. I shared some with my fellow revelers who are probably all now converted for life to Paleo. End a party with bacon = awesome. My drink of choice was... (more)

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by 0 · about 16 hours ago

As the exact for energy has risen over second, it's retributive extensive for people to ascertain methods to ready vigor and find methods to possess choice sources of energy. In verity, solar panels are actually future in the environs these days... (more)

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by 0 · about 16 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 598 · about 16 hours 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 · about 16 hours 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 598 · about 17 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 17 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 17 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 292 · about 17 hours 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 5 · about 17 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 17 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 1169 · about 17 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 17 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 17 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 17 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 327 · about 17 hours ago

He believes indigineous peoples were healthy because they consumed ethanol, by creating brews that were alcoholic. He also thinks that when this was taken away from native peoples, they died. Does anyone know if there is any truth to this, i know... (more)

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Mscott 0 · May 17, 2013 at 1:32 AM

Fermented foods are probably pretty healthy, but I like this quote from Melissa McEwen's blog: "It is a powerful reminder to consider ancient diets holistically, that things were not just consumed for their nutritive value, but for ... (more)

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by 0 · about 17 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 164 · about 17 hours ago

I've been ZC for over a month now in an attempt to improve my AI-leaky gut problems. I eat 80/20 fat protein of tallow and beef/lamb and probably 2000-2500 cals a day. I've never felt better and don't really flare up badly anymore. However, I seem... (more)

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August 0 · June 27, 2013 at 5:53 PM

If you do decide to drink alcohol, you ought to keep a little carb snack on hand. Two ounces of tequila will drop my blood sugar twenty points. Alcohol, among other things, temporarily stops your liver from putting glucose out in the bloodstream.... (more)

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by 506 · about 17 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 17 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 3280 · about 17 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 14877 · about 17 hours ago

I'm aware of the alleged health promoting polyphenols in wine, but I am curious if anyone knows of any studies/information demonstrating potential health promoting properties of hard alcohol? The only real one I can think of is oral hygiene... (more)

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BigPapaChakra 0 · January 08, 2013 at 1:10 AM

This is actually interesting, and I'd want to look into this more for myself, as I'm typically drinking gluten-free hard liquor (bringing a bottle of wine to a party around my age probably wouldn't look right, lol), but I did find this:... (more)

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by 20 · about 17 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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