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by 3221 · about 3 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 0 · about 3 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 3 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 0 · about 3 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 3 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 0 · about 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 140 · about 3 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 327 · about 3 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 3 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 3 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 108 · about 3 hours ago

Hello! Yesterday I had dinner with a friend at a steakhouse (cause it's just meat). I alowed myself some alcohol, but I made a mistake. I had a small vodka lemon, because I forgot that the lemonade in it contains sugar. Oops, I thought an didn't... (more)

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greymouser 0 · March 18, 2013 at 3:50 PM

You drank. You walked far, and in the cold. You were overly tired when you got home. What does your diet look like? I'm supposing you are doing VLC or LC paleo. It does sound like you had a hypoglycemic event -- which alcohol can make much... (more)

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by 10 · about 3 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 3432 · about 3 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 0 · about 3 hours ago

Hello everyone. Since I am new, Im trying everything to accumulate as much information so I do this correctly. Im sorry for the novel below. I like to be efficient. Background: I would like to lose 10 lbs (mostly fat). Early 40s. I work out 3-5... (more)

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Janknitz 0 · February 01, 2013 at 6:18 PM

Will my working out hinder or help my progress? I enjoy going to the gym (makes me feel good) and getting muscle tone of course. Yes, too much stress and cortisol from "chronic cardio can interfere with weightloss. Exercise smarter with heavy... (more)

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by 5 · about 3 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 3 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 825 · about 3 hours ago

i can't find a definitive answer using google. is the denatured alcohol found in stuff like palmolive dish soap and cascade action pacs gluten-free?

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steveo_2 0 · January 11, 2013 at 4:35 AM

Probability of gluten depends on which grain was fermented to get the alcohol. Usually methanol is added to make it unfit to drink. I would bet that gluten content would be in the parts per million range, would worry much more about the poison... (more)

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by 20 · about 3 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 64 · about 3 hours ago

Hey guys. I'm asking this because today is the 31st and i'm probably gonna have a little red wine. I know that alcohol is processed by the liver, much the same as fructose(fruit, fruit juices). Which substance is worse and places more stress on... (more)

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borofergie 0 · January 01, 2013 at 12:47 AM

Come on kids. Do a little Paleo deduction. Which of these two things occurs in any quantity in your ancestral diet: Fructose or Alcohol? If that doesn't convince you, Google "Alcoholic Liver Disease". Unless you believe the bible, no-one ever... (more)

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by 84 · about 3 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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