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by 2544 · less than a minute ago

Since I'm of Irish decent on both sides, I thought I would look into what ancestral diet of the Irish was and see how well I do with that. I've done a little research, but I was wondering if any fellow Irish folk could help me out! First, it... (more)

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Eric_12 0 · September 07, 2013 at 12:44 AM

I am only 1/8th Irish but my current diet seems to be a close fit to your description: Lamb, Pastured eggs, Potatoes and Spinach.

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by 6229 · 2 minutes ago

I was wondering if any celiacs, or anyone who had severe gluten sensitivity such as cross contamination after X number of months on Paleo, GAPS, etc. was able to reintroduce cross-contaminated or even a bite of gluten (such as fermented sourdough)... (more)

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wjones3044 0 · December 19, 2011 at 4:09 AM

Worse, actually. More sensitive than ever. For what it's worth I consider this a good thing. I have no willpower and am a slave to my pleasure center. If I could get away with eating gluten I probably would and I'd be back to being a fat fuck... (more)

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by 7275 · 3 minutes ago

When your primary care physician is clueless about digestive problems and/or autoimmune disorders, how do you know when to see what kind of doctor? It seems like creative, experienced doctors for digestive and autoimmune disorders are scattered... (more)

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Atkins_witha_loincloth 0 · December 10, 2011 at 7:31 AM

First of all, be patient. Healing takes time. I realize that you may feel reading this, that this is easy to say when I am not the one who is suffering and experiencing your symptoms. However, when I began to grapple with multiple serious health... (more)

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by 215 · 5 minutes ago

I just want to provide some background info first, before getting to the question. This is a question regarding my sister who has Celiac's Disease as well as sensitivities to many other foods such as soy and dairy. She has been gluten free for... (more)

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balor123 0 · November 04, 2011 at 8:28 PM

There is a place for alternative medicine and lifestyle modification and there's a place for traditional medicine. I think this would definitely fall into the latter category - see a Neurologist.

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by 10 · 6 minutes ago

Hi,PaleoHacks community.I am 16 and been suffering from terrible digestion problems for 2 years.i have a history of various diets and prolonged fasting to clear up my acne zits,which luckily disappeared after i went raw vegan 1 1/5 years ago.I was... (more)

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Eugenia 0 · October 12, 2011 at 8:43 PM

I come from IBS-D, SIBO, and anti-biotics, so my gut flora is as bad. I felt better within a few days after going Paleo, but I've heard cases from Cronh's patients who needed 3-6 months before they saw a better day on such a diet. One thing I do... (more)

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by 4258 · 7 minutes ago

I eat paleo, my roommate does not. I also have celiac disease. Have any other celiacs here (or anyone really) ever had the smell of gluten rich foods (like ramen, currently) make you feel nauseous or queasy?

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Rhubarb 0 · October 03, 2011 at 6:03 AM

Psychosomatic 1 : of, relating to, concerned with, or involving both mind and body 2 : of, relating to, involving, or concerned with bodily symptoms caused by mental or emotional disturbance It's possible you're having a physical reaction to... (more)

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by 970 · 8 minutes ago

If you are not gluten-intolerant (or celiac), what are your interactions with celiacs like? I've had a couple run-ins with celiacs and I was really shocked by their... anger. One in particular who said "You're doing a fad diet, if I eat gluten... (more)

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LenaHyena 0 · September 07, 2011 at 7:06 PM

I have celiacs and what pisses me off the most is people lauding the healthiness of their "gluten-free" lifestyle, but having pizza on the weekends. I WANT PIZZA. (gluten free pizza sucks) It feels like they're cheating and I'm jealous because I... (more)

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by 1334 · 9 minutes ago

I know I have problems with gluten grains beyond any normal damage. I haven't had a gut biopsy or ELISA, but there is these days a 100% correlation for me of eat gluten -> GI distress. I know at least one family member for whom this is also the... (more)

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No_more_ 0 · August 24, 2011 at 3:28 PM

Nutritional degeneration effects snowball over generations. Epigenetic expression gets worse over times if nutrition status isn't in check (we aren't talking one aberrant generation we're talking four or five). Higher public awareness.... (more)

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by 5 · 11 minutes ago

how to gain weight on paleo? I am mexican, 33 years old, used to eat lots of fast carbs, lots of bread, pasta, rice, and saturated fat of the mexican traditional food, suffered hypertension 140/110, fatigue, anxiety due to reactive hypoglicemia,... (more)

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Erica_5 0 · July 28, 2011 at 8:44 PM

Hi, Victor. 8.3 % body fat is low for most men, but it's not a harmfully low amount. I wouldn't worry about it, especially since your overall health has improved so much on paleo in just few months. One of the symptoms of celiac is weight loss,... (more)

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by 1112 · 15 minutes ago

Have you read this take on gluten intolerance and the brush off that it is a mental thing? It is about a tennis star who is on a winning streak after discovering his intolerance to gluten. So is it mental or... (more)

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Rhubarb 0 · May 18, 2011 at 2:40 AM

No, it's not mental. The mechanism of how gluten can damage the gut wall are well understood and scientifically proven and accepted. Could the effects be magnified by the mind? I would say it's quite possible, like a lot of conditions that can... (more)

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by 21405 · 16 minutes ago

I've been paleo for a year with about a month's worth of indiscretion over the holidays and still lost a considerable amount of weight, resolved the majority of my stomach issues, as well my seasonal environmental allergies (hay fever, etc...).... (more)

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rht 0 · May 01, 2011 at 8:44 PM

who should test for celiac You can read about the full "celiac panel" http://medschool.uma...c/faq.asp#blood Health Questionaire from Dr.Peter Green's book: Celiac Disease: A Hidden Epidemic Section 1 Symptoms Experienced at least once a week... (more)

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by 8858 · 17 minutes ago

Nonceliac is drinking guinness, celiac is drinking wine. Stuff happens. Can the celiac get a gluten reaction from the fooling about that results? I'll upvote answers that speak to actual experience, not theory. In theory, vegetable oil doesn't... (more)

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Matt_1 0 · April 01, 2011 at 7:21 PM

Yes, if you are celiac you can become glutenized by kissing someone who has recently eaten of drank gluten containing food or drink. It seems to be a known risk. I have always been careful about eating gluten containing food or drink around my... (more)

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by 25467 · 18 minutes ago

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704893604576200393522456636.html?mod=wsj_share_facebook The study showing up in the WSJ is very very positive news for the paleo diet. I am firm in my belief that this grassroots effort that lives... (more)

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Travis_Culp 0 · March 16, 2011 at 12:37 AM

The SAD suspension of disbelief can only persist for so long in the face of overwhelming evidence and positive experience. Similarly, there's nothing even counter-intuitive about paleo unless you have a dogmatic attachment to the various false... (more)

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by 65 · 18 minutes ago

I have Celiacs and I'm eating paleo. I read that you should avoid eggs if you have an autoimmune disease. Celiacs is technically an autoimmune disease. Sooo should I be avoiding them? They don't seem to bother me and I eat A LOT of them so I'm... (more)

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ROB_3 0 · April 02, 2011 at 3:00 PM

I have eliminated eggs and nightshades and also feel better, but sometimes I wonder if the real culprit is just the egg white and not the yolk because I sure miss them, they made life easier.

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by 1600 · 20 minutes ago

I was at work today at,running the self checkout.A pair of older ladies came up,complaining about our lack of gluten free sweets(we have TONS,BTW..everything from muffins to cookies).I tried to step in and help them.One lady was very friendly,the... (more)

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Dana_1 0 · February 17, 2011 at 10:23 PM

It can be rough to completely give up on everything you have ever known because it was all killing you, then turn around and eat a completely different range of foods. This is why substitution recipes are so popular, even in the Paleo community. ... (more)

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by 1600 · 20 minutes ago

Had an accidental ingestion of gluten while eating out last week, and had two very strange,new symptoms.I've suspected I'm celiac for several years now,but was wondering if anyone else had these,celiac or not. 1.Went to work two days after... (more)

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Jason_11 0 · February 10, 2011 at 3:34 PM

Hmm, interesting. Now that you mention it, I can recall being told once that (and after consuming gluten) it looked like I was wearing lipstick! This tends to happen to me during exercise as well - I thought I was just flushed but it would make... (more)

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by 1783 · 21 minutes ago

I'd like to get an IgA tTG test, and perhaps even a mucosal biopsy, done for a couple of reasons. Firstly, everyone in my family displays symptoms of celiac and/or gluten intolerance, but none of them really care or even believe me when I bring... (more)

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bittykitty 0 · January 18, 2011 at 12:32 PM

Last spring, went see a doctor about getting a "legitimate diagnosis".(I had been off gluten for a almost a year,it was making me pass out)Got through two weeks of the gluten challenge before I started having reactions so severe that I gave it... (more)

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by 8858 · 21 minutes ago

Do soy allergens end up in eggs of chickens that eat soy-based feed? For that matter, what about wheat gluten? The Tropical Traditions site says this: "Almost all commercial eggs, including those that are organic or marketed as 'Omega 3' eggs,... (more)

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Stephen_Aegis 0 · January 14, 2011 at 11:43 PM

Ive seen anecdotal studies all over about this from individuals with a soy allergy. http://www.choosingvoluntarysimplicity.com/learning-how-to-eat-again-when-you-have-a-soy-allergy/ Fresh meat??? When an animal is fed a soy-based diet, does... (more)

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by 15 · 22 minutes ago

I've been gluten-free for almost a year because I suspected that I may have Celiac. Recently, I decided I wanted to determine for sure whether I have Celiac or not. After a gluten exposure, is there any good way to differentiate between the... (more)

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Daniel_2 0 · November 22, 2010 at 1:08 AM

If you were truly celiac, you would know it when you ate gluten. Trust me. But that's not to say you aren't gluten-intolerant. And depending on how gluten-intolerant you were, you might be able to eat it with zero noticeable effects- both... (more)

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by 65 · 22 minutes ago

I've been semi-paleo (about 80%) for about 10 months. I started a really clean, strict 30 day challenge 10 days ago. I have celiacs disease and over the last 10 months I have been cheating here and there eating glutenous foods and occasionally... (more)

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Bread_Eating_Beelzebub 0 · October 29, 2010 at 12:22 AM

Have you read about my anti-diarrhea diet? I'd follow that protocol until the diarrhea goes away and then add in some meat, eggs, and fish. Monotonous, but it really does work. (more)

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by 20787 · 23 minutes ago

I just noticed 'gluten free' as one of the top 10 google searches currently trending now. Apparently, ABC news has written an article on it calling it the latest 'fad' diet. http://abcnews.go.com/Business/wireStory?id=11659153 The article is... (more)

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ScottMGS 0 · September 18, 2010 at 6:27 PM

I think the "gluten-free" label may be the new "No Fat" fad. You could slap both of them on a carrot but it doesn't mean anything! To me, both are saying, "Hey, here's this stuff you really like but the normal version is bad for you so we took... (more)

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by 10502 · 23 minutes ago

WSJ recently published an article about gluten. Read it and come back here. [Try not to have any conniptions when they refer abstaining from wheat and dairy as "restricted".] Anyhow, what jumped out at me was: In a novel study,... (more)

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Kimmie 0 · September 17, 2010 at 12:11 PM

Dr. Davis (Heartscan Blog) did a couple of blogs about modern wheat v. neolithic wheat. Apparently, the three original varieties of wheat available to Neolithic man, have become over 25,000 varieties over the past 30 years, thanks to... (more)

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by 10502 · about 22 hours ago

Outside of vaccinations, I think I would be hard-pressed to find a more contentious health topic. Here is an interesting n=1 story in the NYT about how a man came to the realization that he had a Candida infection, and how he went about... (more)

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Paleo_Seb 0 · July 22, 2010 at 8:20 AM

I see a lot of confusion and people not sure about the truth behind those problems in the answers given. I wanted to add that intestinal bacterial overgrowth is not a laughing matter and is a real problem for many people. Some people are dying... (more)

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by 0 · about 23 hours ago

Hi all, Been doing Paleo for a couple months. Yes, I cheated. Nevertheless, I ate grassfed beef bone broth almost daily, beef liver, beef heart, and other meat that was mostly grass fed. Here are my numbers: 19 - Iron % Saturation... (more)

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AnyonesGhost 0 · May 20, 2014 at 5:20 PM

How does anxiety low iron and high homocysteine?

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by 0 · about 23 hours ago

Hi. I'm rather new to paleo, though I've been moving toward eating this way for a while. I've got a couple questions, though. 1 - By eating this way, I seem to go into ketosis without much effort. Prior to doing this full-bore, I had cut... (more)

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samc 0 · October 10, 2013 at 3:04 PM

My wife's side of the family has Celiac issues and she has to a lesser degree issues with grains. Could be she has Celiac but was never tested. I got her to eliminate grains and after six months all is well. I don't think you recover from it,... (more)

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