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by 83 · September 19, 2014 at 3:26 PM

I'm currently tapering off a high fat diet and including more carbs in an attempt to drop my LDL (also switched to seafood/mono-unsaturated as my protein/fat sources) last night i ate about 2-300g carbs (cassava is dense!) about... (more)

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CD 0 · September 18, 2014 at 12:39 PM

Probably not.  Most likely its due to the dietary a change, and your body being thrown out of homeostasis.   Evolutionarily speaking, a change to dietary input could signal a change to available food resources.... (more)

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by 952 · August 07, 2014 at 3:58 PM

Aside from discussions on why you would want to do it.Obviously, you will need to tap into "gray area", but the question is what gray area foods.I am currently thinking oats (real ones) and red lentils. Both are convenient (quick to cook), low GI... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · August 06, 2014 at 9:56 PM

Insulin is not the enemy.

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by 0 · July 24, 2014 at 12:57 AM

Exampes of food with low fiber and carbohydrate with moderate index glicemic?

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by 128 · May 08, 2014 at 11:37 PM

I bought a new protein powder at Whole Foods - Organic Food Bar Vanilla Whey. It lists only 1.6 grams of carbs and 25g or protein per scoop. Since using it, I could tell that it didn't satiate me well and was causing blood sugar issues because... (more)

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flowers 0 · May 06, 2014 at 2:23 AM

The same thing happens to me when I have whey protein. This is likely due to the fact that it digests quicker than other forms of protein like casein. The quick digestion is why people consume whey after exercising. They consume... (more)

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by 777 · March 05, 2014 at 10:18 AM

I eat low carb most of the time as i'm intolerant, most days my few carbs come from salad, broccoli, avocados, nuts, so mostly fibre, come the weekend i cheat & eat some carbs, not necessarily safe starches, the next day i notice that wounds... (more)

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by 144 · January 07, 2014 at 9:08 PM

I've been eating paleo for over a year. I lost a couple of kilos and seem to have plateaued at 59kgs even though I could visibly do with losing a few more. I would never go back to eating a SAD diet because my psoriasis and also some visible... (more)

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rachelliott 0 · January 07, 2014 at 9:08 PM

EAT THE FRUIT. Seriously, carbs are not the devil. Also yams.

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by 215 · November 27, 2013 at 2:25 AM

I've always eaten a high carb diet for athletic performance but there's so much controversy on the topic that I wanted to ask for some clarity on the subject. First, you have the people like Anthony Colpo, who is a high carb advocator(... (more)

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CD 0 · November 26, 2013 at 7:50 PM

In my opinion, and based on my experiences, neither endurance nor anaerobic athletes benefit from low carb. For athletes, protein should be the #1 macro in your diet. Fat and Carbs should be fairly equal, and each person may need to tweak a... (more)

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by 8574 · January 02, 2014 at 9:29 AM

You know it has taken me just under two years to finally drop that niggling "carbs make you fat" thought in the back of my head. This is understandable if the first book around the subject of nutrition I read was Taubes' GCBC. These papers... (more)

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raydawg 0 · November 05, 2013 at 8:02 PM

@thhq (sorry comments are broken again - sigh...) I see the quote you refer to "The authors calculated that between 3 and 8 g fat/d was produced through de novo lipogenesis compared with 360–390 g carbohydrate ... (more)

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by 88 · September 14, 2013 at 7:25 PM

Hey everyone First off- 5'7" tall, 17 year old male, 114 lbs, currently doing Rings 1, a gymnastics ring training program (which is entirely upper-body) 3x a week, and plyometrics for lower body work 2x a week. (with yoga 1x a week, then one... (more)

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by 88 · September 20, 2013 at 4:39 PM

Hey everyone First off- 5'7" tall, 17 year old male, 114 lbs, currently doing Rings 1, a gymnastics ring training program (which is entirely upper-body) 3x a week, and plyometrics for lower body work 2x a week. (with yoga 1x a week, then... (more)

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CD 0 · September 19, 2013 at 1:16 PM

Volume trains muscular endurance. Weight trains strength. If your goal is to do as many pull ups as possible, you need to increase the weight, not the volume. While your body may do equivalent amounts of work in a 5x5 or a 1x25 schema, the... (more)

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by 0 · September 11, 2013 at 4:47 AM

I'm so lost!! I don't know what to do. My skin is always so clear when I do minimal carbs and sugar, also my sweating is to a minimum. However, when I am low carb I have an insane amount of hair loss - I would even take multivitamins (iodine,... (more)

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Milfy 0 · September 11, 2013 at 4:47 AM

Keep away from fruits and add some starches! Sweet potato etc.

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by 15966 · September 16, 2014 at 7:16 PM

I dont recall us covering this on paleohacks so i figured id see what we all think: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20860883 I got the link from reading Metzgar's site where he has two good posts about it. Specifically he has a nice little... (more)

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Eva 0 · October 24, 2010 at 1:57 AM

40% of diet as carbs if probably just fine as long as there is an active lifestyle, undamaged metabolism from an early age, and only healthier natural sources of carbs (and food in general). Few people living today can claim all three of those... (more)

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by 88 · September 16, 2014 at 8:13 PM

Hey, So while I don't have SIBO or a serious such bacterial overgrowth, I did have a high count for just one strain of bad bacteria: Enterobacter Cloacae, on my Geneva Diagnostics comprehensive digestive and stool analysis test that I had done... (more)

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begob 0 · September 02, 2013 at 4:44 PM

Have a look at this - an online experiment to see if resistant starch (potato) helps gut flora: http://freetheanimal.com/2013/08/resistant-starch-content-of-foods-other-anecdote-and-miscellania.html#comment-535136 "Here's what resistant starch... (more)

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by 15 · September 16, 2014 at 8:13 PM

I am a 29 yr old female, 165lb, 5ft4in. I had a baby 3 months ago and am aiming to lose approx 25lb. I have now been doing paleo for three weeks. I was unfortunately unable to breastfeed due to having PCOS and increased testosterone levels so I... (more)

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Torben_Deumert 0 · August 26, 2013 at 8:29 PM

It's hard to say whether you are in ketosis. The best way to find out is a blood ketone meter. Bad breath can be a sign of getting into ketosis, but it certainly is not a reliable indicator. Some people do tolerate more carbohydrates than others,... (more)

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by 8574 · September 16, 2014 at 8:12 PM

So I was with a friend over the weekend who is interested in trying a whole-food cyclic low-carbohydrate diet (< 50g of carbohydrate a day) in effort to move some stubborn body-fat. I asked her what she was eating before and she was in total... (more)

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raydawg 0 · August 05, 2013 at 10:34 AM

To be honest, the 150g of carbs per day isn't set in stone. Some people are big and tall, some are short, some are muscular, some aren't, some are skinny fat, some are plain fat, and some are plain skinny. A person with a larger muscular engine... (more)

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by 529 · September 16, 2014 at 8:11 PM

A very close friend eats grains/carbs at the moment and is on a very tight budget (~$85-110 a month for food), sometimes with limited access to cooking. While they've expressed wishes to transition to Paleo/primal/ancient-type diet, right now,... (more)

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glib 0 · July 25, 2013 at 2:49 AM

This is based on my personal experience, and I assume you mean from "less inflammatory" to "more inflammatory". Note also that I eat my wife's bread, if the dough is fermented for more than 24 hours. Very safe: turnips, yams and sweet potatoes,... (more)

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by 88 · September 16, 2014 at 8:09 PM

In regards to post workout carbohydrate intake, I have some questions about the timing and also the amounts I am currently carb-cycling, doing 2 high carb days a week, the rest I keep carbs under 100 grams, even on days I workout. I workout... (more)

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Mash 0 · May 15, 2013 at 8:57 AM

In my mind honestly the amount you are eating 200g would not matter consumed all together or split up especially because it's post-workout. Because your workouts are glycogen depleting. Because you were potentially lower in glycogen from low... (more)

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by 1097 · September 16, 2014 at 8:08 PM

I suppose the title isn't that clear, so I'll try to word the question a bit better: I take a 2 hour walk every day, at a reasonable pace (around 3 mph) and in the middle, I tend to get something fructose-y, around 30 grams carbs. My question... (more)

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by 25 · September 16, 2014 at 8:08 PM

Is there such a thing as the opposite of 'low carb flu'? I did a Whole30 in January where I averaged about 50g of carbs per day. In the months after that, I went back to my usual 100g carbs per day, with a macronutrient ratio of about 60% fat,... (more)

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Desmond 0 · April 24, 2013 at 5:36 PM

I just recently went from VLC to VHC and I had no adjustment period. I exercise often and I have felt great with the added carbs. I went from prob 50g carb of less per day up to 200g carb or more per day. My carbs are basically yams and fruit if... (more)

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by 5 · September 16, 2014 at 8:07 PM

Hi y'all. I've been eating the paleo diet for about a year now. I'm a male age 18 This is what I've discovered recently. -When I eat fruit, dairy, and carbs my acne returns with a vengeance within a day or two. -When I eat carbs I gain weight... (more)

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Stephen_4 0 · April 20, 2013 at 2:56 PM

Maybe if you could deplete your muscle's glycogen via Something like high intensity training, then that would create a need for muscular insulin sensitivity to replenish the muscle's now depleted glycogen stores and just maybe your fat cells which... (more)

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by 8574 · September 16, 2014 at 8:07 PM

Postprandial triglyceride and free fatty acid metabolism in obese women after either endurance or resistance exercise. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23580597 In brief it seems after reading this abstract (about five times) that exercise... (more)

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CD 0 · April 15, 2013 at 4:59 PM

an excess of carbohydrates in the diet not only acts as a fat-sparer but also increases fat stores. In fact, all the excess carbohydrates not used for energy or stored in the small glycogen deposits of the body are converted to fat for storage ==>... (more)

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by 25 · September 16, 2014 at 8:05 PM

I've been on and off a Paleo diet for a few years now. By on and off, I mean I haven't eaten grains or legumes at all in that time, but I go through phases of eating grass-fed dairy. The problem is I can't seem to stop some level of compulsive... (more)

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Borysewich 0 · March 16, 2013 at 2:33 PM

Maybe I'm missing something, but you don't seem to be getting very much saturated fat at all. It seems whenever I get too close to half of my calories as carbs I start to get sugar cravings due to glucose preference vs fat preference. Also, are... (more)

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by 40 · September 16, 2014 at 8:02 PM

Please can some expert paleos help me? I have posted twice before about carbohydrates, as reduction in carbs seems to be the only way I can lose weight. I lost 10lbs by doing low carb paleo but I felt constantly ill and horribly anxious,... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · February 08, 2013 at 4:15 PM

If you only have 21 lbs to lose, I doubt you are leptin-resistant. I'm imagining your hormones are a bit out of whack and some gentle tweaking will help. You may want to try focusing on eating nutrient-dense foods like liver pat??, gouda... (more)

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by 40 · September 16, 2014 at 7:59 PM

Hello! I am assisting a biochemist at SUNY Downstate with an evaluative study on low-carbohydrate diets, with the intent of capturing in pictures the typical diet of successful low carbohydrate dieters. If you are interested in participating,... (more)

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PilatesGatekeeper 0 · December 09, 2012 at 6:21 PM

I am interested in participating, but I'm on/off low carb

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by 40 · September 16, 2014 at 7:58 PM

I am hoping for some clarification about carbohydrates. On the advice of paleohacks, I recently started eating more carbohydrates as I was eating next-to-none and it was making me feel ill. I am now feeling much better, having added bananas and... (more)

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borofergie 0 · November 25, 2012 at 11:42 AM

I like Paul Jaminet's calculations in his "Perfect Health Diet" book. Where he comes to the conclusion that most non-athletes use no more than 150g of glucose a day. "Glycogen makes up 1-2% of the mass of muscle or about 300-500g. The liver has... (more)