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by 257 · about 8 hours ago

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 2302 · about 8 hours ago

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 28 · about 8 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 30 · about 8 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 9 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 9 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 2199 · about 9 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 9 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 9 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 · about 9 hours ago

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 · about 9 hours ago

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 9 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 1683 · about 9 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 9 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 9 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 1774 · about 9 hours ago

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 · about 9 hours ago

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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by 678 · about 9 hours ago

I've been doing Paleo for a little over a month now I guess, I'm not too good with tracking time, but in that period I've noticed a lot of changes. What is the SINGLE best change you've noticed? I'll go first: Best bowel movements ever! I always... (more)

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Katherine 0 · July 05, 2011 at 6:19 PM

Complete, 100% resolution of 30 years of depression and 16 years of anxiety. 75% of my life I was plagued by affect disorders, most of the time extremely severe. Gone. Gone. Gone. Still have some ADHD or ADHD-like stuff remaining (at a less... (more)

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by 13692 · about 9 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 5629 · about 10 hours ago

Sure, Supersize Me may have had fraudulent methodology for the experiment and misleading results, but the overarching message was very on-point in my opinion. I did like Fathead, but it wasn't Paleo. There's tons of Vegan Docu-ganda out there,... (more)

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Kelly_1 0 · June 08, 2011 at 1:05 AM

I am a film student and I'm seriously considering this as my Directing the Documentary project I have to do!

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by 20787 · about 10 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 10 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 20787 · about 10 hours ago

Some people have mentioned various phases they have progressed through during the continuing months of eating paleo. For instance, for myself, I noticed that at first, I was very hungry on paleo and snacked often, but still lost weight. Then as... (more)

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Harfatum 0 · October 30, 2010 at 5:37 PM

Felt good, less hungry sometimes. Often thirsty. Energy sapped, muscles sore. Thirstier. Carbed up a little, felt better and less thirsty but extreme exertion (lifting) still very hard Body is adapting to less carbs, but still slightly more... (more)

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by 1229 · about 10 hours ago

I am amazed at all of the shifts that have taken place in my life since going Paleo, far beyond weight loss. I am curious what other's experiences have been. Here is my quick positive list: -increased muscle mass -drastically increased energy... (more)

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ben61820 0 · July 01, 2010 at 12:15 AM

the single biggest thing is prolly the freedom from having to eat all the time. before i just had the grazing mentality and if i had something big coming up then i had to make sure that i had fuel before hand etc. Now, with my rather strict meat... (more)

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by 10294 · about 10 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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