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by 60 · about 2 hours ago

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 10994 · about 2 hours ago

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 247 · about 2 hours ago

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 · about 2 hours ago

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 · about 2 hours ago

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 · about 2 hours ago

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 598 · about 2 hours ago

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 · about 2 hours ago

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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rht 0 · August 15, 2013 at 2:27 AM

early 50's, breast cancer, refused surgery, tried the Budwig Diet. Died within a year.

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by 10 · about 2 hours ago

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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Torben_Deumert 0 · August 28, 2013 at 5:20 AM

Let me immediately come to the point: There is absolutely no way of calculating or even estimating the blood ketone level based on the blood glucose level. The only conclusions you can draw is that if you have a very high blood glucose level (way... (more)

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by 915 · about 2 hours ago

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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Mscott 0 · July 11, 2013 at 8:54 PM

I'm hesitant to believe these findings yet for two reasons: This is just one epidemiological study and a number of studies like it have either found omega-3 consumption is not associated with more prostate cancer or is associated with less... (more)

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by 1005 · about 2 hours ago

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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BGottfried 0 · July 12, 2013 at 2:11 PM

Check out this thread as well for some more discussion on the matter: http://paleohacks.com/questions/202189/omega-3-fish-oil-prostate-cancer/202192#202192 (more)

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by 53 · about 2 hours ago

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 45 · about 2 hours ago

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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greymouser 0 · March 11, 2013 at 2:37 PM

Aspirin is the only NSAID that inhibits clotting. IIRC, low dose aspirin is often prescribed by doctors not for NSAID reasons, but for blood-thinning and anti-clotting reasons. I have no idea what the mechanism against cancer might be, but... (more)

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by 10 · about 2 hours ago

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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Mscott 0 · March 11, 2013 at 8:19 AM

There are observational studies from the US that have found a link between (red) meat and colon cancer. Interestingly, this link is generally non-existent when looking at observational studies from europe: Why is this the case? Maybe because... (more)

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by 188 · about 2 hours ago

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 · about 2 hours ago

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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greymouser 0 · February 22, 2013 at 2:37 PM

1) In regards to acidity, is this TRUE? And how can someone following the paleo lifestyle balance the acidity out? I think the idea of an acidic v. alkaline diet is somewhat of a farce, but yes: digested meat gives you a plethora of amino acids,... (more)

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by 78422 · about 2 hours ago

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 258 · about 2 hours ago

Let me start by saying that I???m sure I could find this answer if I spent some time researching, but I feel the need to act quickly??? My 58 year old mother had a tumor removed (along with her kidney, slice of her liver, slice of her inferior... (more)

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natasa 0 · September 07, 2013 at 12:44 AM

my answer is really a question because my 40-years old cousin has the same situation. did you get any answers about to your question? thank you so much, best regards!

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by 30 · about 2 hours ago

My borderline vegan sister is about to head to grad school for nutrition and I am a newbie cavegirl. We always get into arguments about animal protein and grains. Her most recent campaign: http://nutritionfacts.org/topics/animal-protein/ I know... (more)

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CD 0 · February 05, 2013 at 7:35 PM

Amazing. The problem is that most of xenoestrogens that humans consume is from crops such as corn, sugarcane, soy, dwarf wheat and winter wheat. As well as insecticides used on numerous vegetables, fruits, cereal grains. And finally the plastic... (more)

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by 5808 · about 2 hours ago

I have two close family members who were diagnosed with stage IV cancer over the holidays. I am interested if there are any specific books you would recommend that were written with primary focus on a cancer treatment diet and/or a cancer... (more)

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Wcc_Kamal_Stabby_fan 0 · January 27, 2013 at 9:32 PM

Here is some info you might find useful. I got it from another PH... (more)

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by 2199 · about 2 hours ago

Does raising mTOR from large protein loads increase the risk of cancer in humans?

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August 0 · January 22, 2013 at 7:17 PM

I don't think anyone knows yet. There's suggestion that not triggering it will prolong life, but we are a long way from a clear picture of what is happening.

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by 10176 · about 2 hours ago

I smoke a lot of meat and some vegetables, both for flavor and preservation. I use virtually no seasoning but my smokes are so heavy that the foods are coated with what I guess to be wood pyrolysis residues. Does anyone have any references on the... (more)

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April_S_ 0 · November 17, 2012 at 10:30 PM

Several studies have found a connection between smoking meat and the production of carcinogens (1, 2, 3, 4). Plus, you can look at this old thread on PH. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are formed by the incomplete combustion of organic... (more)

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by 15400 · about 2 hours ago

Before any kimchi-lovers tear me apart - I absolutely LOVE kimchi and think it is the best food on earth. However, I have read a great number of studies that indicate that fermented red pepper contributes to developing stomach cancer. I am not... (more)

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Jay_15 0 · November 10, 2012 at 1:54 PM

I googled and like I said the first resource was this question?!....then this... "This was the title to a very interesting article from ABC News back in 2005. During the days of the Bird Flu, scientists found that infected birds that were fed... (more)

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by 2199 · about 2 hours ago

Folic acid supplementation assists cell division. In cancer and healthy cells. Same thing for methyl folate supplements??? http://nutritiondiva.quickanddirtytips.com/folic-acid-and-cancer-risk.aspx (more)

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Matt_11 0 · September 15, 2012 at 10:41 PM

Many cancer cells express an increased number of folate receptors. This observation is actually used to treat some cancers, see Folate Targeting.

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by 155 · about 2 hours ago

I have watched a very interested program by the BBC (link below), it covers various methods of sub-calorific and intermittent starvation, fasting, IGF1 and aging, also the effect on cancer and heart disease. As ever a very entertaining and... (more)

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dsync 0 · September 04, 2012 at 4:08 PM

Some biases info: I am an IF follower at an 18 off / 6 on ratio. I feel compelled however to note a few things. IF at caloric surplus is completely different from IF at maint, which is completely different from IF at deficit and all of this is... (more)

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