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by 5 · about 5 hours ago

I am a quite healthy individual, trying raw food, fruiterianism and paleo in the past. Now I am on a so called standard diet with everything included except gluten in any form.... My biggest problem has never been weight gain, only negative weight... (more)

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thhq 0 · September 30, 2014 at 2:54 PM

Eat fat and carbs. Fried plantains or sweet potatoes. Poach fruit in cream. Broil cheese over vegetables. Being in ketosis will work against weight gain.  

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by 832 · about 5 hours ago

Check out Sam Feltham's 21 Day 5,000 Calorie Challenge... as he eats a Paleo diet! I don't know if he ever says "Paleo" but that's the kind of foods he's eating on this experiment. The high calorie numbers say he should gain weight, but given... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · May 30, 2013 at 2:33 PM

He's eating 3000 calories per day of nuts, many of those calories he'll simply shit out. Almonds for example have been shown to to have somewhere around 30% less bioavailable calories than published data. That's nearly 1000 calorie difference when... (more)

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by 4306 · about 5 hours ago

A delicate topic I know. I do not wish to offend. I think there have been some studies made about holocaust survivors, their diets in the Nazi death camps, health, disease and longevity, or lack of same. Does anyone know about any data and/or... (more)

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Todd_B 0 · October 01, 2012 at 12:59 PM

http://healthland.time.com/2009/10/29/early-trauma-diet-and-cancer-holocaust-study-probes-links/#ixzz283EmrN3x "The research also suggests that very low calorie diets???which other studies find to be protective against cancer???almost certainly... (more)

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by 408 · about 5 hours ago

I need the calories but I am sensitive to some of the more tastier fats, like coconut, avocado, and nuts. Is there a way I could sneak in more tallow in a tastier connotation? Maybe a sauce or something, where I can't taste it directly?

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paleohacks 0 · September 21, 2012 at 12:11 AM

On veggies, in potato/yam, I've posted it before but - Yams+fat+puree+cocoa powder+chill=pudding.

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by 4181 · about 5 hours ago

Are the benefits of fasting due to less stress on your gut and if so would a low calorie form of fasting be as beneficial, say eating a few egg yolks and coconut oil/butter a day? Or would this confuse your body and negate the positive effects of... (more)

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jakeA 0 · May 17, 2012 at 11:08 AM

From what I understand doing intermittent fasting while not restricting calories in the end (eating at maintenance) has all the benefits of caloric restriction with additional benefits due to the fasting state. I suggest you read this article by... (more)

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by 0 · about 5 hours ago

I'm a lean & healthy 27-year-old guy who's been eating paleo for two years. Typical day I eat 1/3 lb of meat, 6 cups veggies, 2 cups fruit, 2 tbsp oil, 1/4 cup nuts. That's roughly 1.2Kcals, 43g protein and 20g fiber. I haven't eaten any junk food... (more)

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missmiddlemarch 0 · August 10, 2014 at 3:36 AM

Was there soy lecithin in it? I have weird reactions to that ingredient, also toe curling foot cramps. Chocolate without it, I don't have the reaction.

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by 53 · about 5 hours ago

is it possible? I've asked for high calorie advice before and everyone just tells me to eat nuts, and I really really don't tolerate nuts, except coconut. Does it really make sense to go through cans of coconut milk a day? I want some variety,... (more)

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paleot 0 · July 07, 2014 at 7:05 PM

A typical large meal scenario for me:Yesterday, I woke up around 8am with some things to do around the house and not particularly hungry. Got to the gym after 10, but had to be done by noon. Had an awesome workout. Left around noon, without time... (more)

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by 0 · about 5 hours ago

I don't understand. The basics of any paleo diet is the demystification of the modern nutrition concepts about calories and how our body copes with the nutrients in different ways. Nevertheless, people here are still talking about how much... (more)

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foreveryoung 0 · June 16, 2014 at 8:36 PM

Because at the end of the day it is your energy balance that determines whether you gain or lose weight (your net calorie deficit or surpluss). Beyond that, it is your macronutrient composition (ratio of protein/carbs/fats) and your exercise... (more)

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by 0 · about 5 hours ago

I've been paleo for nearly 6 months, and have lost 20 pounds so far, but am starting to stall. I'd like to lose 20-30 more via a low-carb, high-fat ketotic paleo diet.I've been in ketosis for about a week now, and I feel good. I'm not abnormally... (more)

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Stephen_4 0 · June 04, 2014 at 2:42 PM

Get more physical activity rather than cutting more calories. I don't see any reason (save medical emergencies) that an adult should go below 1,200 calories per day.

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by 0 · about 5 hours ago

I am having 500g of mince with fat = 1000 cals In two meals Then I have an egg yolk, some goose fat, tallow, duck fat and coconut oil. Barely hitting 1500 Carbs make me feel really awful even veg. I think I have leaky gut so avoid... (more)

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heather148 0 · May 21, 2014 at 7:42 AM

organic coconut oil and other organic oils?

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by 0 · about 5 hours ago

Hello! I have a problem, again..... I am on a diet where I want to lose 10 to 30 pounds ( 5 ft 8, 150 pounds) and I eat 1350 NET calories according to mfp, 500 less a day. I make the deficit almost only by moving more and exercising... (more)

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StringBeany 0 · May 11, 2014 at 4:19 AM

I don't want to come off as rude, but I have been experiencing the same hopelessness to change lately as well. My advice is to stop making excuses, which sounds rude but honestly, there is always a way to change and improve yourself, you just... (more)

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by 0 · about 5 hours ago

I just put my eating data on cronometer.com and saw that I was 45% fat, 30% protein, 25% carb. I was fine with that and everything but then saw that I was eating only 1700 calories a day. That is like 900 cals under what is recommended for me... (more)

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CD 0 · April 01, 2014 at 1:20 PM

People are not the same. The BMR needs of everyone who is 5'9" an 175 lbs will be wildly different. The BMR that they present is an average. Best way to identify your caloric load is to eat when hungry and see whether you gain/loose weight. (more)

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by 0 · about 5 hours ago

Sorry, long post. But I need advice... I am not necessarily new to the paleo lifestyle genre; however I am now trying to really hone in and focus on specifics. Before, I wasn't counting calories or tracking ratios. I am not thinking in a... (more)

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by 0 · about 5 hours ago

Just wondering how much you guys typically eat (more specifically those who weight train). I am a 16 year old female, 5ft 5.5in. My weight has been fluctuating lately (I try to not weight myself though) and I think I'm around 115lbs. It is... (more)

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joanna_4 0 · March 24, 2014 at 2:04 AM

this doesn't sound like that much food. how is this more than your whole family eats?? are they cats??haha your breakfast+ lunch + snack is one meal for me.

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by 10994 · about 5 hours ago

http://jn.nutrition.org/content/127/10/2000.full Seems that fibers in leafy vegetables convert largely into O3 fatty acids in hominid models at a rate of approximately 170 calories per 100 grams. Does anyone have any evidence that humans... (more)

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thhq 0 · March 14, 2014 at 11:34 PM

I took raw spinach as a model leafy green. USDA lists 100g spinach as containing 23 calories using a normal human digestive system. Spinach is 91% water and even if the 9g dry solids was pure fat (which it's not - it's a mixture of digestible... (more)

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by 5 · about 5 hours ago

On one hand, my stomach feels full pretty often. Like on the verge of feeling bloated. Full, but not overly uncomfortable. The only time I have an empty stomach is when I wake up in the morning. On the other hand, my mind is telling me to... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · March 05, 2014 at 1:49 AM

1300 calories is undereating, by a lot. If you are in fact eating that little (most people can't measure/estimate to save their life)…

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by 0 · about 5 hours ago

I noticed something... I don't get what's going on. Either I have different genetics or I am a cyborg or something. On a GOOD day I get about 1000 calories. Most days I get around 800 calories. Everyone says this is low but I been doing this for... (more)

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samc 0 · March 04, 2014 at 5:49 PM

How much do you weigh? How tall, how old, m/f ? Sounds like you are crazy thin or ?

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by 0 · about 5 hours ago

The following is the 100% ugly truth: In the last 24 hours, I have literally consumed 15,000-20,000 calories of pure, sugar junk food. It started around 4am last night when I got up to have some greek yogurt. Sleep never came, and the... (more)

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Lesley_1 0 · March 04, 2014 at 10:46 PM

OP, I'm worried you may have a budding eating disorder. If this is truly the first time you've binged, there's no need to see a professional just yet. If you binge again or even feel like you want to, go see a qualified therapist right away!... (more)

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by 0 · about 5 hours ago

I have posted before about my concern with how much I eat. I apparently need to gain weight if I want to get my period back, but am scared of doing so. I am a 16 yo female, 5'5.5", about 110lbs. I have had disordered eating habits in the... (more)

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owletkeeper 0 · February 28, 2014 at 9:37 PM

Not to be rude, but you post like everyday obsessing over your weight. If you want health and vitality, stick with Paleo. You might gain a little. If so, it was your body's way of telling you that needed to happen. I promise, you won't get "fat"... (more)

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by 15 · about 5 hours ago

I'm almost positive that I'm in ketosis (metallic taste in my mouth, seem to be losing fat) however, I feel like I'm hungry more than when I was just doing a more typical version of Paleo. I've attached what a typical day of food looks like for... (more)

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Laura_48 0 · February 26, 2014 at 11:54 PM

I'm not really sure what you're asking, if you're getting enough calories? I am the same, 5'6, sedentary (from surgery), about 125, calorie goal is 1400 and all of my numbers look the same, though I usually get my carbs up to 18-25, sometimes... (more)

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by 0 · about 5 hours ago

I have been working out for 4 years, just got a real gym membership so I can lift heavier. I also eat clean, very healthy, all cooked at home. 16 yo, 110lb female, 5'5.5", around 14% BF. Want to loose fat, gain muscle. Here is my... (more)

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arnakuagsak 0 · February 14, 2014 at 7:28 PM

I suspect you aren't eating enough. 85g of fat contains only 765 calories. If you're eating 50g of protein (1g/kg), that's only 965 calories. Given your apparently active lifestyle, you are either eating a lot of carbs or you're not eating... (more)

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by 0 · about 5 hours ago

???one that you can simply enter foods and weights of foods into, and it gives you accurate numbers for those foods? Or perhaps just a comprehensive list?

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RonBurgundy 0 · February 05, 2014 at 11:11 AM

ignore me, i looked the other day and nothing came up, must have typed the wrong search term by mistake. i looked again after posting this and loads came up. In short: i'm an idiot! xD

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by 53 · about 5 hours ago

So, I'm a D3 Athlete, run at-least 2 miles a day, I am just not getting enough calories though. I don't do dairy or nuts, except coconut. I would like high calorie foods or easy meals I could cook up in one batch and just store all week... (more)

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TheGastronomer 0 · January 24, 2014 at 2:23 PM

Canned fish are great, specially smoked herring (I get the Kipper Snacks from Polar), tuna, sardines, canned salmon, heck even mackerel if you're into it. What you can do with the canned salmon is blend it together with one egg (or two) add some... (more)

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by 0 · about 5 hours ago

Hi, I need some advice. I'm overweight/obese and about 3 months ago I decided to do something about it and went paleo (or well, technically primal since I still eat yoghurt and use butter for cooking). So far it's been pretty great... (more)

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leothar 0 · January 13, 2014 at 2:00 PM

Hmm, now that I think about it I stopped losing weight around the time I stopped eating fruit completely. I'll try adding it back in a bit and see how it goes. Thanks!

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by 53 · about 5 hours ago

I run for about 20 mins a day or will do some relaxing yoga, but in college I don't eat much, about 1,500 and now that I'm on break I checked and I really am having a tough time eating the full 2000 I'm apperantly supposed to get being 5'7,... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · January 11, 2014 at 3:05 PM

I have to wonder if you really know how much you're eating. You act as if you know how many calories are in all your foods, but you didn't know how to figure out what's in a chicken leg? Something doesn't add up. If you want to know if your diet... (more)

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