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Lesley_1 0 · July 23, 2014 at 5:47 AM

Many of the carbs in human breastmilk are indigestible by our human cells. They pass right through the stomach and land in the intestines, where they are feasted upon by the baby's beneficial gut bugs. In other words, the carbs in breastmilk feed... (more)

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Several times I've tried sticking to an extremely low-carb diet (75% fat, 20% protein, 5% carbs). And each time I've tried, I've gotten the weirdest symptoms: extreme fatigue, anxiety, mental fog, fever/chills, weakness/dizziness, and heart... (more)

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jake3_14 0 · July 13, 2014 at 6:07 AM

I suggest you get Stefani Ruper's book PCOS Unlocked. I'm told that it's the most cutting-edge thinking on dealing with this issue. Obviously, I'm male, so I can't comment from a base of experience. But PCOS is a serious hormonally-based... (more)

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HI Everyone, I continue to struggle with signifiant low energy and headaches after 8 months of eating Paleo. A quick summary: 1) Started VLC, thinking this would be the best - For roughly 4-5 months I ate between 30 and 65 grams of carbs per... (more)

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Cindy12122 0 · August 24, 2014 at 1:13 PM

Low carb meals usually are meals having pretty minimum sweets content material. The reduced carb eating habits answer is among the most most common eating habits answer and is also fundamentally staying considered in lots of parts of the earth.... (more)

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It's very likely that this has already been pored over, but what signs/symptoms indicate that you tolerate a high-carbohydrate load well? I can easily imagine what carb-intolerance looks like (metabolic syndrome), but about a person who tolerates... (more)

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Janknitz 0 · June 25, 2014 at 1:45 AM

You can also increase your tolerance for foods like potatoes by either eating them raw (i.e. raw potato starch mixed into things) or cooked, then cooled (you can lightly warm them to consume). This causes some resistant starch to form, which is... (more)

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Hi guysSo I went to the eden festival in scotland last weekend (was a lot of fun), however eating paleo was soooo hard as there were no foods stalls that did anything paleo (it was all potatoes, pizza, cake and maybe the odd vegan thing like a... (more)

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andrew 0 · June 18, 2014 at 7:29 AM

And there is the 1st problem! I live in Sussex and the Lake District is SUCH a pain to get to!!!! Middle of England - i.e. Derbyshire / Warwickshire - would perhaps be better as it is going to be easier for people from the far edges of the country... (more)

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A day or 2 days after an intense workout I get pretty sore. Are those days important for upping carbs in addition to the workout day? I usually eat a good amount of carbs on workout days, but any other day not so much.

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paleot 0 · June 15, 2014 at 8:52 PM

If you're sore after exercise, and sore the next day, and still sore the following day after that and needing to eat more carbs to try to recover, you might be overdoing it. I would think more a bone broth / marrow soup with electrolytes and... (more)

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I am trying to add a simple, shelf-stable carb to my diet as I am very active and trying to keep at the 150g-200g threshold (it's where I feel best). I already eat a good amount of sweet potatoes and am planning on adding organic raw buckwheat... (more)

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palemeow 0 · May 06, 2014 at 4:06 PM

I thought you only had to soak buckwheat for 15 minutes because it soaks up water so quickly. Then you can sprout it afterwards. Here's where I got that info if you're curious. http://www.therawchef.com/how-to-sprout-buckwheat/ (more)

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I'm currently trying to heal my gut issues, including SIBO, dysbiosis, gut inflammation and slow-transit constipation. I am following an SCD/GAPS diet, but I can't find any carbohydrate sources that I tolerate. Fiber makes my symptoms... (more)

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Dan_29 0 · July 29, 2014 at 4:21 AM

Have you tried the starchy tuber Yucca? It's like the most benign carb source I've ever found. Speaking of tubers, I bet parsnip is a pretty mellow carb source, too. I'll also echo others here saying that if you mix carbs with fat and probably... (more)

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Once a week, I have a "done day" where I do a really intense workout and reward myself with a sweet potato. It's kind of my cheat day, but I still keep it Paleo, but indulge a little bit more than usual. I always whip up a batch of... (more)

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joanna_4 0 · April 09, 2014 at 2:35 AM

i usually roast chopped up sweet potatoes in coconut oil and rosemary/salt and then eat them cold. i like the added resistant starch content and they taste great cold, too. i also LOVE baking a whole sweet potato and then melting coconut butter... (more)

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I recently started counting macros (a few days ago actually) and have been hitting them since. I eat whole foods, non of the Pop Tart IIFYM stuff. I am not fully Paleo as I consume SPROUTED grains and legumes. I don't eat gluten, fake sugars,... (more)

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joanna_4 0 · April 07, 2014 at 12:09 AM

could just be genetics. i personally don't think you can change where you store fat even though i've heard of a few people claiming you can change it. i am an apple shape and gain in my belly, too. i'm 5'5" and 107 lbs and have a noticeable gut.... (more)

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by 598 · 5 minutes ago

I eat plenty of sweet potato (and white potatoes), banana, various other fruits... The occasional squash but I sometimes find them binding. I try to keep the white rice to a minimum but allow for it. Frankly getting a little board (and my body... (more)

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CavemanAthlete 0 · April 03, 2014 at 9:02 PM

For me my staple Carb is Sweet Potato. I Also eat frequently butter squash, pumpkin, beet, carrots, yucca and banana. But with all these carbs specialy banana be careful with your sugar intake. Good Luck!

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I am getting the hang of not eating fruit-sugar carbs at night but I am still very new at this (less than a week) and the hunger is hard for me. Eating an egg or two at 9pm is hard not to do. For weight loss (I have maybe 10 lbs to lose, at... (more)

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wtfgod 0 · March 17, 2014 at 1:53 PM

What Ray said, eating carbs at night is probably the best time to eat them. Eating protein at night on the other hand can mess with your sleep, as protein takes quite a bit of effort to break down and our guts want to slow down while we... (more)

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In regards to the Banana Pancakes...Isn't that a high carb/fructose count to begin the day?

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Janknitz 0 · March 02, 2014 at 9:25 PM

It's all in the dose. I consider myself low carb, but I occasionally indulge in banana pancakes. The trick is not to go overboard. I limit myself to a 2" piece of banana in my single serving recipe and I bump up the fat/protein with a tablespoon... (more)

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Hey guys, I'm an active 20 year old female student and from my past experience I tolerate carbs quite well. However over the past couple of weeks I've been getting highs and lows in blood sugar which is affecting my hunger, moods and energy... (more)

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ivymcivy 0 · February 26, 2014 at 10:24 PM

Cant seem to comment - but here is my response to some comments about my earlier answer: I really don't want to get into a posting studies battle - too lame. If you really want to investigate the role of carbs on hormonal production, there is... (more)

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Hi there, My question relates to the issue of carb intake and subsequently fat adaptation. I need to eat about 150g of carbs per day to maintain my optimal bodyweight of 79kg. My hight is 6.1" and do a bodyweight workout twice per... (more)

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Methodician 0 · February 12, 2014 at 4:11 PM

Honestly I grow tired of trying to reconcile my diet with the supposed diet of my European ancestors. From what little we know, we can derive a good template for the elimination side (they probably didn't eat a whole lot of grains and fruit... (more)

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Im in the paleo diet for 2 months more or less, I feel great and I have lost some fat and look more muscular, but when it comes to my workout time I feel weaker than before. So I suppose this is not strange as I don't take so much carbs as... (more)

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I have been researching paleo now for the last two weeks and i got to say i get confused, and the more i read the worse it gets. I was hoping you guys can help me with some on the macros manly carbohydrates! Age: 20 Weight: 141ib --... (more)

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daz 0 · January 10, 2014 at 12:24 AM

macros don't really matter too much* imo (*no need to hit extremes in any macro), just eat clean & find out what works for you. you could start off trying these "Our recommended macros are 30% carb 15% protein 55% fat..." & if... (more)

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Hi Everyone, I had some bloodwork done the other day, and my (non-fasting) blood glucose came back at 197, prompting the doctor to insist that I get screened for diabetes (via Hemoglobin A1C test) . Wow! I wasn't expecting that. Granted,... (more)

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thhq 0 · January 22, 2014 at 11:25 AM

When I was diagnosed T2 diabetic my blood glucose was 200 fasting on repeated tests. Eating less high glycemic carbs brought that down within a couple of weeks. However, if I ate a lot of sugary or starchy carbs - a piece of pie or a cup of... (more)

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Hello :) I have a long story and I will try to tell it short: I was 6 months 100% paleo maniac, transformed myself from flabby chubby girl (5 ft 7 tall, 148 pounds to 138 pounds with 4 pack, brazil ass, skinny legs and arms and remained... (more)

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melladell 0 · January 07, 2014 at 1:11 PM

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I am 19 years old (female), switched to Paleo 6 months ago. I went from 125 pounds to 105 now, and I am 5'7. Stopped having my period four-ish months ago, probably from the weight loss. I eat pretty clean (clean meat, bone broth, zero sugar,... (more)

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This is more just a conversation piece and musing. We all know the three macronutrients and the energy they provide us with. They do other things, but we mostly eat energy all day. Paleos usually prefer fat. Calories per... (more)

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OuroborossoroboruO 0 · November 20, 2013 at 2:04 AM

I think alcohol is probably fine. Keeping the dose to 1/2 the amount it takes for you to feel it probably eases the load on your organs. And if you dont abuse it it probably wont take any time off your lifespan unless you're old or infirim. I... (more)

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Hello everyone. I've been eating more or less low-carb paleo for some years with excellent results. I'm a degree student and I think that if I don't have something like 20 grams of carbs in my breakfast my mental focus and capabilities for... (more)

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PaulAuster 0 · November 20, 2013 at 4:59 PM

Thank you :)

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Just wonding if I could get people's thoughts and advice on carb cycling? 18 months ago I lost of lot of fat (over 20kg) eating ketogenic. I put it all back on after my wedding and now eating that way results in my feeling really lethargic and... (more)

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samc 0 · November 11, 2013 at 9:44 PM

Slow steady weight loss is the only way to set yourself up for a lifetime of proper health. Gimmicks don't work longterm in general. Keto didn't last for you, carb cycling won't last, you need something that requires no thought and is natural... (more)

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Although when I do VLC right, I feel great and have tons of energy and can focus just fine once I get past the withdrawal, it's very difficult for me to stick to and for me to focus and study during the detox period (I have a tendency be fine,... (more)

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JenJen 0 · October 15, 2013 at 4:19 AM

There are other ways of losing weight other than VLC. Some people disagree with this, but I firmly believe that calories in do matter overall. VLC makes it easier to eat less and there is possibly a small metabolic advantage (not sure about this... (more)

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So, I have been doing Paleo for about 2 months now. It has been going great, however, I found out that I am pregnant yesterday so I started doing some research and what sticks out is I should be eating less protein and more carbs. As of right... (more)

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MathGirl72 0 · September 25, 2013 at 4:38 PM

I found myself in the same boat! My baby girl was born a week after my 41st birthday. There are 21 years between my eldest and the baby!!! I ate Primal the entire time and ate enough carbs to stay out of ketosis without going overboard. ... (more)

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