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by 60 · June 09, 2014 at 7:58 PM

Dave's newsletter stated that Growth Hormone is the "youth hormone" -- but the opposite is true. GH accelerates aging… I am disappointed with this.I personally asked Professor Valter Longo, the world’s leading bio-gerontologist and anti-aging... (more)

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by -2 · April 15, 2014 at 12:01 AM

Hey I am curious what you all think of the possibility of Steve Jobs' high-fruit diet contributing to his pancreatic cancer? What's interesting is people like Anne Osborne, Don Bennett, and possibly Michael Arnstein (though not as long) have... (more)

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by 11011 · March 22, 2014 at 12:39 PM

It seems to be well established that degradation of collagen can facilitate disease and I don't think anyone here will dispute that (degradation of the collagen in your gums would result in periodontal disease for example), but could... (more)

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missmiddlemarch 0 · March 22, 2014 at 6:23 AM

Worried about collagen degradation? Bone broth is your panacea.

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by 230 · March 17, 2014 at 3:08 PM

hey! so I decided to stop smoking after all, it's the third try, but I'll go for it anyways! I've been smoking since I was 13, now I'm 21 - makes 8 eight years. I'm really really afraid to get cancer, on my father's side there have... (more)

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Robert_13 0 · March 17, 2014 at 2:44 PM

I make sure to get to a forest at least once a day, usually on my lunchbreak, and i go for many hours on the weekend and do deep breathing to get all that fresh air, i also do HIIT sprints which leave me absolutely gasping for breath. I would... (more)

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by 0 · March 09, 2014 at 10:26 PM

I just signed up, and this is my first post. Been reading about Paleo for quite some time and wanting to try it. It's going to be quite a challenge for me as I can't cook and getting Paleo foods eating out is difficult. But I hope to be on the... (more)

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raydawg 0 · March 09, 2014 at 10:26 PM

That "study" is pure buffalo shit. As for the cancer link, well, yes, excess protein is slightly toxic, it has to be converted to glucose via gluconeogenesis in order to be disposed of, if you eat too much, since the rest gets converted to... (more)

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by 0 · March 06, 2014 at 5:55 PM

NHS Choices have written a really good article debunking lots of the media reporting from yesterday about high animal protein diets being "worse than smoking":... (more)

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mammal 0 · March 06, 2014 at 5:55 PM

Exagerated? I think that´s an understatement. Here is Zoe Harcombe take on the study. http://www.zoeharcombe.com/2014/03/animal-protein-as-bad-as-smoking/ (more)

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by 333 · March 06, 2014 at 2:25 PM

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/too-much-protein-could-lead-to-early-death-study-says/2014/03/04/0af0603e-a3b5-11e3-8466-d34c451760b9_story.html "U.S. and Italian researchers tracked thousands of adults during nearly ... (more)

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Eugenia 0 · March 05, 2014 at 6:23 PM

Paleo is NOT about meat. Paleo is MODERATE meat consumption, low to moderate carbs, and HIGH FAT. Many of the Paleo gurus have stated many times that 2/3s in weight in a plate of food is supposed to be veggies, not meat. And yet, many Paleo... (more)

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by 0 · January 17, 2014 at 12:22 PM

I always had a very active sex drive however just over a year ago i had a hysterectomy due to uterine cancer. Actually its part of what eventually drove me to Paleo. Six month after the opp i found i was going through menopause, Great, i was not... (more)

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raydawg 0 · January 17, 2014 at 12:22 PM

Yes, it can, especially if you get all the precursors to make cholesterol, which is then converted to hormones. Ditto minerals such as zinc, magnesium, etc.

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by 384 · December 12, 2013 at 9:27 AM

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/81612.php Came across a couple of articles mentioning the same thing. That high dosages of Vitamin C taken whilst dietary fat is in the stomach can turn some of the Vitamin C nasty and can become... (more)

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by 568 · September 28, 2013 at 2:26 AM

Here's the short story: My girlfriend has recently developed a significant lump in her breast. Worse - it seems to be growing (though that may be due to the time of the month). I'm not crazy though; I told her to see the doctor as soon as we... (more)

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Milfy 0 · September 27, 2013 at 10:53 AM

I also agree with all these posts but would like to add, can you ring your doctor's surgery and tell them she has a growing breast lump and could they get you in any sooner? Even when they are fully booked, most doctors surgeries will move less... (more)

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by 271 · August 15, 2013 at 2:58 AM

We have many anecdotes of people who survived cancer and used a nutritional strategy for that. I'm looking for stories about people whom tried a certain approach and failed. If you had someone in your circle who tried and failed, would you please... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · August 15, 2013 at 2:58 AM

For every success story about diet treating cancer, there's probably 9 failures. Of course, nobody ever talks about the failures (props for asking), you just hear all the good results of eating X diet for cancer. X = vegan, vegetarian, ketogenic,... (more)

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by 10 · March 15, 2014 at 4:16 PM

Ok so the doctor suspects my aunt has a lymphoma, which is a type of cancer. I would like her to get into a state of nutritional ketosis so she can get rid of it through autophagy and by starving the cancerous cells of sugar. I had planned to... (more)

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alexarthurs84 0 · November 18, 2013 at 4:07 AM

@Alice 8 If you're after affordable blood Ketone strips - I'd give www.ketosistools.com a go - they've got the cheapest I've seen online ... I buy from them all the time... Good luck with everything and please keep us updated how you go.. . (more)

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by 905 · July 12, 2013 at 1:23 PM

This has been all over the U.K news today, i don't take the stuff myself but i'm sure a lot of people do, i'm wondering is it down to the quality of the oils? i.e fermented or not. ... (more)

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Scott_UK 0 · July 12, 2013 at 1:23 PM

The Daily Mail is a joke, please stop taking it seriously. It is well known in the UK for pumping out endless spurious headlines -- usually about cancer, or immigration, famously "Immigrants give you Cancer!" -- that cater to a particular brand of... (more)

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by 992 · February 24, 2014 at 9:32 AM

My dad just sent me an interesting article that mentions "Omega-3 Supplements Linked To Prostate Cancer". http://www.nbcnews.com/health/fish-oils-may-raise-prostate-cancer-risks-study-confirms-6C10597283 The article goes on to say: It might... (more)

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Markrupertson 0 · February 24, 2014 at 8:16 AM

This is very helpful indeed! thanks @BGottfried! As for me, everything should be in moderation. I don't want to stop taking fish oil but have to use it moderately. (more)

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by 13 · June 25, 2013 at 2:12 PM

I have a mother with pancreatic , and a father with colon cancer... and a sister with an Immune disorder. Im trying to eliminate all toxins and pick the absolute best things to cook on. For my family and the future of my health. Which type of... (more)

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CelticCaveGirl 0 · June 25, 2013 at 2:12 PM

The most important thing is thing is for your parents to give up sugar and go low carb. Cancer lives on sugar

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by 53 · June 10, 2013 at 9:23 PM

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/06/10/us-health-vegetablefat-prostatecancer-idUSBRE95911X20130610 Sounds like a pretty comprehensive study. Almost 5K men over 27 years. (more)

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by 568 · July 02, 2013 at 3:22 PM

I'm new to the Paleo thing. I'd like to be an annoying noob right now and just ask this: how should I get started? Should I even get started? (considering where I'm asking I know the answer I'll get to the second one) I have no problem... (more)

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BGottfried 0 · June 18, 2013 at 3:12 PM

Gonna echo Axial's note on self-testing (often referred to here as "n=1 testing." In the end, we (and I mean EVERYONE, including researchers on all sides of the spectrum) don't know much about what foods do or don't lead to long term issues like... (more)

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by 0 · August 27, 2013 at 2:22 AM

How do I know about my family breast cancer history? If my mother and aunts do not have would I definitely not have it??

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CoconutBliss 0 · May 16, 2013 at 12:00 AM

No doubt this is in response to the Angeline Jolie's double mastectomy. I could see it coming that it'd only a matter of time before doctors will be barraged with a flurry of questions from fearful women wanting to know if they carry the faulty... (more)

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by 329 · April 02, 2013 at 5:17 PM

Hi all, question about low WBC. My Mom had breast cancer about three years ago (Triple Negative, had chemo and radiation) and is doing well now. She's cut sugar out of her diet, and focuses on whole foods with lots of (organic) veggies. Not... (more)

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thegiantess 0 · April 02, 2013 at 5:17 PM

My partner also had breast cancer.. last year, was treated with 16 rounds of chemo and radiation and is now recovered. Her WBC are generally low as are her red. I think, as you say, this is a common side effect of chemo and such. However, I... (more)

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by 45 · March 11, 2013 at 11:22 PM

Just saw this study on NPR not a PDF I think everyone here gets the inflammation-cancer connection, but why would aspirin work better than ibuprofen? (more)

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Mscott 0 · March 11, 2013 at 11:22 PM

It's my understanding that aspirin uniquely promotes the synthesis of substances called lipoxins. These lipoxins appear to have some anti-inflammatory and anti-angiogenic properties. Check out the paper "Novel Lipid Mediator Regulators of... (more)

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by 10 · March 12, 2013 at 3:43 AM

Hi, I am a 1 year paleo lover, but have recently been doing my research and found a question i would love to know more about.. if anyone has insight please let me know!! i have recently heard the argument many a time that meat eating causes... (more)

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Hannah__1 0 · March 12, 2013 at 3:43 AM

Just read an article on this. Here is the link... http://www.marksdailyapple.com/processed-meat-death-mortality-study/#axzz2NIGBgsg8 (more)

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by 188 · May 07, 2013 at 3:08 PM

Hi i'm writing a report on paleo for my nutrition class and i would like to know how long did it take you to conquer your health challenge while on paleo? and what health challenge was it?

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Jilly_1 0 · May 07, 2013 at 3:08 PM

So glad I found this site. I began Paleo, strict, 17 days ago..... at the time I had out of control blood sugar & was injecting 40 units of insulin 4 times a day, and my blood sugars were often in the 150-200 range, and never in normal range... (more)

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by 40 · February 22, 2013 at 5:08 PM

I have a question regarding an article that I recently read which was release by the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Although many of the recommendations coincide with the Paleo views, one important one does not. That one being red meat. I know the red... (more)

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aegix 0 · February 22, 2013 at 5:08 PM

I would love to see what PH poster "miked" would have to say. IIRC, he is a cancer survivor and chemist and seems to have a very good grasp of many of these kinds of physiological and chemical aspects of these kinds of questions/discussions. (more)

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by 77338 · February 20, 2013 at 10:09 AM

Can grain cause cancer? Scientific evidence? Is it more likely that pesticides, heavy metals and GMO's are responsible for the cancer epidemic? Thanks, Paul

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LarryBrown 0 · February 20, 2013 at 10:09 AM

Hi, Great question. Grains require careful preparation because they contain a number of antinutrients that can cause serious health problems. Substantial scientific evidence indicates that whole grains reduce cancer risk Thanks.. ... (more)

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by 3 · February 18, 2013 at 3:15 PM

Possible Duplicate: Recent Longitudinal Study: Red Meat and Higher Mortality http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/13/health/research/red-meat-linked-to-cancer-and-heart-disease.html?_r=1& This sounds scary. What are your thoughts? (more)

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Michael_17 0 · February 18, 2013 at 2:25 PM

http://paleohacks.com/questions/104557/recent-longitudinal-study-red-meat-and-higher-mortality#axzz2LGDjjmeh (more)