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by 50 · about 14 hours ago

Less and less consumption of bread in France http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/31/world/europe/a-french-dining-staple-is-losing-its-place-at-the-table.html (more)

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glib 0 · July 31, 2013 at 11:41 PM

They were always leaning that way. When me and my wife were near vegetarian (20 yrs ago), we took a one week bike trip in France (beautiful). But in the hotels at night we would get zucchini wrapped in bacon, or potatoes roasted and soaked in duck... (more)

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by 125 · about 15 hours ago

I've been on a weight loss journey for several years now. It seems that no matter what I do, my body likes to hover around 162-165. 162 is the lowest I have ever had as an adult since starting the journey, and most of the time I'm 165. It seems no... (more)

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Limey 0 · April 19, 2013 at 4:17 PM

I'm 5'1 and I seem to stay at around 120 now. However, I've lost fat and gained muscle from strength training. Clothes fit better and there's a visible difference in body composition. So i don't worry about the scale. You could lose 15 pounds, but... (more)

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by 257 · September 30, 2014 at 3:58 AM

Do you eat the same foods or macro ratios every day, or change things around? And how often? In terms of overall food intake (by calories, if you like) I think it's good to vary your intake, some days eating more to boost metabolism, some days... (more)

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Nance 0 · March 31, 2013 at 4:37 AM

I've settled into a 2-day cycle. One day I eat fruit, low-carb salad and as much meat as I want. Day 2 is a "veggie roast" with carrots and other colorful veggies baked with butter; I frequently bake a potato and top it with the veggie roast. I... (more)

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by 94 · September 29, 2014 at 3:53 AM

I think one of the hardest things to deal with I'm currently battling is the idea that I can't ever have a hamburger with bun again. I mean, I know I can, but as soon as I do, I'll surely get incredibly sick from the bun. Now, I know the proper... (more)

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cocobanana 0 · March 02, 2013 at 5:08 AM

It definitely does get easier, hang in there! Keep all of the tempting food away and then you won't be able to eat it, anything worth having is worth fighting for and good health is certainly worth fighting for. See those advertisements on TV... (more)

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by 2302 · September 29, 2014 at 3:50 AM

I'm just curious if anyone has noticed a big change in how this forum is used or the types of answers over the years? This first popped into my mind when I found Bulletproof blah blah everywhere and started thinking about how this site was before... (more)

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by 4306 · September 30, 2014 at 3:53 AM

When I made the (abrupt) switchover from (organic) SAD to Paleo, I suffered from constipation, something that continued appearing from time to time. What I have learnt is that, for me at least, the most important factor is my gut bacteria. Since... (more)

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borofergie 0 · January 14, 2013 at 6:49 PM

On March 20th 2011, I discovered that I had T2 diabete. At that time: I weighed 310lbs Had a HbA1c of 10.2% Couldn't feel any of my toes (neuropathy) Shit my brains out at a sniff of carbohydrate. Had constant Sleep Apnea Had a broken penis... (more)

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by 28 · about 15 hours ago

So I started the Paleo lifestyle about 3 weeks ago. I eat only meat/fish/eggs, non-starchy veggies, and nuts/avocado, with the occasional piece of 90% dark chocolate. I eat about 60-80 grams of carbs a day, 1200-1400 calories, and I exercise... (more)

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UncleLongHair 0 · December 11, 2012 at 1:09 PM

Your diet and exercise look good to me (about the same as what I do). Paleo is a great baseline for good health and can address lots of issues, but isn't a silver bullet. Note that some people have found that the Paleo diet decreases their... (more)

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by 48 · about 15 hours ago

Expeller-pressed coconut oil is healthier and, at least on the international commodities market, cheaper than canola oil. So why don't more restaurants use it as their cooking oil of choice, particularly as its reputation for being a healthy oil... (more)

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mammal 0 · March 07, 2014 at 11:12 AM

Most people are still entrenched in the "saturated fat is bad" dogma, so they wouldn´t qualify coconut oil as healthy.

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by 30 · about 15 hours ago

This link struck me as to just how far gone the standard american diet is: http://www.buzzfeed.com/mattbellassai/45-people-you-wont-believe-actually-exist-6z51?sub=1869460_694499 Its amazing how many of these are food related, from the paleo... (more)

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borofergie 0 · November 20, 2012 at 6:39 PM

Keep your culture in America and not contaminate the rest of the world? You have to come from somewhere else to appreciate how much America smells of Cinnabon. It's gone too far, you'll never rescue it.

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by 10 · about 15 hours ago

I began paleo 2 years ago, and can't say enough how much it's positively impacted my life. However, I've always seemed to do well with a high-fat, high redmeat/eggs and very, very low carbs. I couldn't handle sweet potatoes or even fruit just... (more)

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UncleLongHair 0 · October 21, 2012 at 12:29 AM

When i started paleo about 18 months ago, i too was very low carb, lots of red meat and eggs, and i felt great and my body transformed for the better (with help from exercise). However, there were times when i just couldn't stomach the meat for a... (more)

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by 1000 · about 15 hours ago

Without watching this movie, I suspect it's mostly proving their point, but not actually suggesting what we need to do. So, to anyone who's seen it, what are the bullet points for what the movie says that I DO in order to heal my brain. Is there... (more)

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Amy_B_ 0 · January 04, 2013 at 2:53 PM

Been a while since I watched it, but there was enough good stuff in it that I ended up buying it. Maybe I should watch it again this weekend. (And I've seen both Food Matters and Hungry for Change, so I hope I'm recalling the right one in what I... (more)

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by 10 · about 15 hours ago

I'm looking to go Paleo/Primal in the next few weeks. I've been doing a lot of research but I'm worried I'm going to find it really really hard as I have a far from perfect diet at the moment and I can be quite a fussy eater. Just wondering what... (more)

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whoreball_1 0 · September 11, 2012 at 8:08 AM

Stop reading and just do it. Make adjustments along on the way, there's no need to be perfect as long as you are better off than yesterday. Rice and sugar coated corn flakes. But looking back i don't care for them. The food i eat now tastes way... (more)

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by 2199 · September 30, 2014 at 3:44 AM

What arguments have you heard that changed your mind and led to a shift in your attitudes/behaviors about a dietary/fitness/medical paradigm that you have been following? What convinced you? Ex. Reading Paul Jaminet's Perfect Health Diet and... (more)

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Mscott 0 · August 21, 2012 at 5:50 PM

I was a vegetarian (but sort of a fake one because I often ate fish) and had been for two years. After a lot of research (spurned by finding Stephan Guyenet's blog) I no longer believed animal products were bad for your health, but I still thought... (more)

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by 1178 · September 26, 2014 at 3:44 AM

It feels like there have been lots of folks focusing on weight loss and such... but I feel like there is so much more. What other great things have you noticed or changes have you made since going Paleo/Primal? Physical or not? Me personally?... (more)

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westroxel 0 · June 21, 2012 at 7:27 PM

I was looking for relief from symptoms of primary sclerosing cholangitis - an autoimmune disease of the liver. The symptoms that needed addressing were insomnia, chronic pain & fatigue, and pruritis (itchiness from bilirubin.) I started in... (more)

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by 748 · September 24, 2014 at 3:38 AM

Have you ever managed to get a food place to switch from margerine to butter, cage to pastured eggs etc? My local cafe is pretty trendy, they use fancy sourdough, redonkulous espresso, lots of handmade goodies, but there is a big tub of meadowlea... (more)

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jesuisjuba___paleorepublic_com 0 · June 21, 2012 at 1:42 PM

Seriously, the worst they can say is no. Be very friendly and casually say "heyyy... any chance you may offer butter as an option sometime instead of just margarine - maybe charge .50 or $1 more for the customer if they want it?" 1. You asked.... (more)

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by 814 · September 30, 2014 at 3:37 AM

http://occmed.oxfordjournals.org/content/50/7/512.full.pdf+html The journal article refers to Burnout Syndrome as a disease of modern society with physical and psychological consequences. I've worked in the social services field for the past 15... (more)

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Marcy_1 0 · May 17, 2012 at 3:11 PM

Switching over to a paleo lifestyle brought the rest of the inadequacies of my life into sharp relief. I thought I was a very healthy person with no major health complaints when I made the switch. Within a few weeks, I became very aware of how... (more)

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by 1026 · about 15 hours ago

I'm studying computer science right now (2 years ago I liked mathematics and wanted a cool career, so I decided computer science would probably be best), but after a year of paleo I'm starting to hate computers more and more. They are just boring.... (more)

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VB 0 · April 15, 2012 at 10:11 AM

I worked for 18 years with great pay and excellent benefits and had a stable job and a comfortable environment. My boss loved me. But I started hating what I was doing, my heart was not in it. So I quit and now I am going back to school. There... (more)

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by 1213 · September 30, 2014 at 3:32 AM

I have been lacto-paleo for only three weeks, but the things I've noticed have been fairly startling. I am not overweight, but I have seemed to always carry my weight under my navel, and that is shrinking daily. It was fat I thought I was doomed... (more)

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Noena 0 · March 14, 2012 at 6:28 PM

Yep.... I'm a 55 year old feeling like I have the energy of a 20 year old. I have a 1.5 year old Red-Bone Coon Hound that is very high energy and I wear him out. He quits running before I do!

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by 10 · September 30, 2014 at 3:27 AM

Hi Along with the million fantastic changes I've had after going paleo There are a few... not bad.. but a few odd changes aswell After going paleo I now become constipated after eating any form of dairy, whether its in forms of cheese ( same... (more)

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Nance 0 · January 01, 2012 at 3:25 AM

I make home-made yogurt and I don't have a problem with constipation; if yours has any additives that might explain your problem (I am also unable to handle milk but the yogurt is fine.) I have exactly the same sleep pattern as you're... (more)

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by 3743 · about 15 hours ago

For me it was Iodoral. I'm not interested in eating seaweed everyday nor is there a good source around my area. 2nd would be selenium and 3rd magnesium. Update March 9, 2012: I'm reneging the Iodoral, selenium, and Mg claims. (more)

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Adam_Crafter 0 · December 06, 2011 at 3:46 PM

Coffee has done wonders for me!

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by 2873 · about 15 hours ago

I used to be a neurotic calorie counter for a good 1 year before starting Paleo. At first, it got me places; I got good grades at university, I learned the piano, and I was an overall way happier person. But then it got to be an obsession.... (more)

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cliff_1 0 · November 14, 2011 at 1:09 PM

I did the 801010 diet a couple years ago and there all about eating massive amount of calories from fruit, before that I was on your typical raw vegan starvation diet. Now on a paleoesque diet(which is basically the fruit thing+a ton of pro/fat)... (more)

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by 10294 · about 15 hours ago

The world has got its problems. Finances and economies are in trouble. But the word crisis can also mean: 'opening to the future'. An opportunity... Have these financial troubles changed your paleo lifestyle? Changed your priorities? Changed your... (more)

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Marie 0 · November 07, 2011 at 10:39 PM

If you want to see how this downward economic cycle (which occurs every ~80 years) will play out, I strongly recommend the book "The Fourth Turning". I teach Business Trend Analysis and use many of these generational theories to explain why we do... (more)

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by 1683 · about 15 hours ago

I have been Paleo for 6 months now, and have had no weight loss. I am an active Crossfitter (5-6 days a week of activity) so I know that while my BF has dropped, my weight has increased because of muscle. I have tried eating NC and VLC to no... (more)

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spongedaddy 0 · November 05, 2011 at 2:43 AM

Have you tried intermittent fasting? I found IF + CrossFit + paleo/very low carb to be golden for shedding body fat, getting in shape, and increasing performance. I lifted weights for years and packed on the pounds with extra helpings of the... (more)

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by 5477 · September 28, 2014 at 3:18 AM

Have you read or commented on these articles? "If you start asking around, you???ll find that a surprising number of people have GI issues. The incidence of gut problems, major and minor, seems to be on the rise ??? and it seems to be distinct to... (more)

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Eric_12 0 · August 24, 2011 at 5:18 AM

That is wonderful... I hope he gets it done. A step in the right direction for sure.

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by 20353 · about 15 hours ago

What change to your Paleo diet are you contemplating? Or have you likely already arrived at your life time food choices?

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Kaz 0 · August 14, 2011 at 12:14 AM

I have a few things I'm trying to accomplish. One, I don't eat enough red meat. I was veggie for several years, and still have a slight aversion to the savoriness of steak. I'm making an effort to include it several times a week versus just... (more)