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by 257 · about 20 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 94 · about 20 hours ago

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 48 · about 20 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 20 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 20 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 20 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 1026 · about 20 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 20 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 20 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 2873 · about 20 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 20 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 20 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 1689 · about 20 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 13692 · about 20 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 382 · about 20 hours ago

Typically what are some of the first significant changes one will see after doing the Paleo diet. Or expect to see after a few weeks on it

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Vrimj 0 · June 27, 2011 at 12:59 PM

For me it is joint pain. It goes away without gluten and sugar and comes back when I eat sugar. I think it is different for everyone, but that is one notable effect I get in the first week or so.

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by 103 · about 20 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 20 hours ago

I feel like my tasetbuds are much less sensitive than they used to be, and now that I've started eating Paleo/Primal I'm trying to stay away from too much salt. I think it's going to be one my hardest addictions to break. I've already conquered... (more)

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Kaz 0 · March 17, 2011 at 10:31 PM

How long have you been off the cigarettes? It might take some time for your tastebuds to regain full functionality after ten years of smoking. Paleo has made me appreciate the real, natural taste of foods so much more. Not to sound like some... (more)

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by 20787 · about 20 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 20787 · about 21 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 21 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 40 · about 21 hours ago

About how long did it take for any of you to go paleo? How many cheats, days or weeks, did you have before knowing this is a permanent lifestyle change for you?

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JJ 0 · May 26, 2010 at 2:27 PM

I think the "complete conversion" is actually a misnomer. I've been Paleo for more than a year, and it's still an ongoing process, mostly because I had to continue to educate myself. At first I ditched all grains, legumes, sugar, and dairy, but... (more)

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by 10294 · about 21 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 50 · October 24, 2014 at 4:42 AM

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 · October 24, 2014 at 4:35 AM

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 10 · October 24, 2014 at 4:18 AM

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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