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by 50 · about 4 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 4 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 28 · about 4 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 4 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 1000 · about 4 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 4 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 · about 4 hours ago

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 748 · about 4 hours ago

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 1026 · about 5 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 1683 · about 5 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 · about 5 hours ago

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 5 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)

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by 13692 · about 5 hours ago

At the risk of subjecting you to yet another banal and certainly verbose question, I decided to take my answer to another question as the basis for a different topic. I am going to post a few snippets from something Dr Kurt Harris wrote on another... (more)

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Shari_Bambino 0 · June 30, 2011 at 3:43 AM

I started my weight loss journey believing I was a II. After 100 lb loss I came to realize I was a III. After another 50 lbs I became a IV and I live as a IV now. I never, expected to have to eat low carb the rest of my life or to have to... (more)

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by 103 · about 5 hours ago

Are there any artist painter, actress, musician, private and proffesional? Do you experienced any change in your art? I think i m doing for some time more realistic art. im sure my art change since being on paleo. I still have to figure it out... (more)

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becker 0 · May 21, 2011 at 1:03 PM

Paleo has forced me to be creative in so many ways, and that's one of its strongest perks. My music has hit a new height, both improv and comping. My newfound enthusiasm for just about everything has inspired me to take things to the next level... (more)

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by 5629 · about 5 hours ago

This is something I've been thinking about alot lately. It hasn't made me question how I'm eating, or how I'm voting with my dollar, as I still believe that this is the right way to eat, and most everyone would benefit from it. I want to scream... (more)

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Stabby 0 · April 20, 2011 at 4:38 AM

Supply and demand, bro. Change is gradual and change in demand reduces supply over time. So if in 10 years time there is less bread demand less people will be hired into bakeries and will go somewhere else, perhaps whatever replaces bread, perhaps... (more)

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by 20787 · about 5 hours ago

Does food taste different to you now on paleo? I was eating a sweet potato today and realized that I now LOVE the taste of sweet potato whereas I used to vaguely not care for it, preferring regular potatoes. And my ability to taste natural... (more)

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Paola 0 · January 13, 2011 at 8:45 AM

I can detect the presence of MSG in food, even when negligible for other people. I cannot stand artificial flavors, they really taste chemical... In general, I have a heightened sense of taste: food that before tasted pretty good is now... (more)

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by 477 · about 5 hours ago

I've got a friend who eats a SAD. She has been having some serious issues with high blood pressure lately, and her doctors are wanting her to go on pills, probably forever. I've done some basic research on helping her change her diet, and there... (more)

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Andy 0 · November 09, 2010 at 5:47 PM

Although I don't consider myself a member of the "paleo cult" those who actually seem to be a little mental about eliminating all things "modern" from their diet. I've been "eating paleo" for longer than most of the paleo folks out there... at... (more)

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by 10294 · about 5 hours ago

I'm looking for people who know and/or have experienced changes in their psoriasis with a paleo diet/lifestyle. I've been having a little bit of psoriasis around the elbows and knees for some 7 years. I was generally healthy and fit, and was... (more)

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David_Moss 0 · March 08, 2010 at 11:37 AM

Psoriasis is discussed here. Basic points: vitamin D, healthy gut flora, decrease inflammation, all of which paleo should help with.

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by 94 · October 21, 2014 at 4:17 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 4306 · October 21, 2014 at 4:13 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 30 · October 21, 2014 at 4:08 AM

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 3743 · October 21, 2014 at 3:33 AM

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 10294 · October 21, 2014 at 3:31 AM

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 1774 · October 21, 2014 at 3:23 AM

Since going paleo, have you found a sense of contentment, purpose, or has going paleo been another source of anxiety in your life? For me, it's a mixture of everything depending on the time and the weather.... How do you all deal with the "highs"... (more)

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Bs 0 · August 01, 2011 at 2:53 AM

I look at life much clearer as well. No big worries about day to day crap that doesn't mean anything. I was already pretty laid back, but now I don't have to try. Also, when it comes to my job and career, I'm no longer laser-focused on just... (more)

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by 1689 · October 21, 2014 at 3:22 AM

Do your feet (the physical feet, not walking mechanics) seem different after long-term barefoot walking/running? Here's a study concluding that born-barefoot walkers have wider feet than born-shoe... (more)

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Happy_Now 0 · July 22, 2011 at 12:58 AM

My feet have certainly gotten wider. I didn't have narrow feet before, but I could still wear "normal" shoes. My most recent trip to find women's dress shoes was a nightmare. Fancy flip flops is about as dressy as I seem to be able to get now. ... (more)

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