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by 0 · about 2 hours ago

Ok, so by accident I started the paleo lifestyle about 2 months For the first month everything was fantastic. In the beginning I was only maybe 70/30 paleo. I lost almost 15pounds in 3 weeks. My energy rose thru the roof, my libido was in full... (more)

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CD 0 · April 16, 2014 at 1:41 PM

For more energy, eat more + sleep more + rest more. If you are doing a lot of glycogen depleting exercises, add more carbs to your diet. If you are working out 5 days a week and not allowing your body to recover, work out 4 days a week and... (more)

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by 10 · about 2 hours ago

Hello Everyone. I started eating a Paleo diet four weeks ago after reading about it online and becoming curious to try. I am actually very proud of myself for removing refined sugars, refined carbohydrates, gluten, food additives and... (more)

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CD 0 · February 23, 2013 at 12:35 PM

Yes, mostly because I am lower carb than I used to be. Starchy carbs slow the absorption of alcohol. Not or me other than I am no longer taking daily medication to treat the symptoms.

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by 10 · about 3 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 15 · about 3 hours ago

I'm 20, 5 feet and 175 pounds. I was pretty skinny as a kid, but started gaining weight without realizing it and once I got a little older and weight became something that I thought about, it was too late. It's time for a change, this is my... (more)

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Mash 0 · November 18, 2011 at 7:21 PM

Ashley, the best thing I think is to keep things simple to get started. Set yourself some regular exercise goals. Pick two days a week, say Sunday and Wednesday and layout a simple workout plan. If you are a complete beginner then perhaps 3 or 5... (more)

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by 3417 · about 3 hours ago

Before I made the switch to Paleo, I was getting kind of bored with my hobbies. You can only play so many video games (hundreds) before you've played 'em all, you know? Since starting Paleo, I feel like I've picked up so many things. I was... (more)

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Kaz 0 · April 30, 2011 at 2:25 AM

I'm better able to focus and concentrate for long spells, so reading (which has always been a passion of mine, but fell to the wayside when my anxiety got to be too much) has been renewed for me. I love cooking. When I was vegetarian, I grew... (more)

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by 8574 · October 24, 2014 at 3:46 AM

I am generally interested in getting some blood tests done this month (January 2012) and then again in six months, and then January 2013. I have only been eating Paleo for three months and so would like to get them done now so I can see the... (more)

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Wisper 0 · January 02, 2012 at 10:53 AM

Due to total testosterone figures near the low end of guidance (although improving) I'm getting it tested for free test next time around. In the meantime, doing my best to improve test. My thyroid might be hypo(ish), so that's another change I'm... (more)

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by 0 · October 23, 2014 at 4:15 AM

For me, I am filled with a better, more positive attitude, where before I was grumpy all the time. I didn't expect that but it's AWESOME. Being filled with all that good energy spills over into everything I do. Also, it's brought my husband and... (more)

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Createveryday 0 · October 15, 2013 at 11:33 PM

More calmness....I have less nervous energy / anxiety

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by 121 · October 23, 2014 at 4:14 AM

Hi there! I recently moved back from Japan to America- about 18 days ago. In that time, I seem to have gained nine pounds! I'm sure some of it is water weight, but I don't know how to get my body to regulate itself. I'm constantly hungry, but... (more)

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VB 0 · August 24, 2013 at 2:16 AM

Read "The Jungle Effect" by Daphne Miller. She explains it very well. Japan is way better for you in terms of losing weight - more emphasis on healthy foods, traditional cooking. I would lower your carb load a bit in order for your body to adjust. (more)

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by 305 · October 23, 2014 at 3:15 AM

hey PH as im learing about paleo and my body, i want to know in better detail how certain foods affect my mind and body. when making changes whether large or small, how long do you wait to see if anything is happening? a few days, weeks, etc? (more)

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sherpamelissa 0 · June 21, 2011 at 6:16 PM

I like to give it at minimum 2 weeks and you are probably better off with a month. Be careful to only make one change at a time so you are sure what is affecting you.

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by 170 · October 23, 2014 at 3:11 AM

What's the biggest surprise you've had as a result of changing your diet to or toward Paleo? Anything you read that you were surprised actually turned out to be true? Anything you didn't learn before switching that was a jolt to learn, when... (more)

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Kelly_3 0 · April 14, 2011 at 1:11 PM

many surprises!! how much energy I have now how surprised I was when the brain 'fog' lifted, didn't even realize I was in a fog! memory is getting better how bad my breath is now....um, hubby said I smell like the garbage?!! thats a good/bad... (more)

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by 626 · October 20, 2014 at 3:08 AM

What was the moment when you realized what your paleo 'duh' or pareto-effect was? I.e. what was simple thing you stumbled on within paleo that made a huge, disproportionate difference in your wellbeing? For me it was sleep. I'd read about how... (more)

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jenna 0 · December 18, 2010 at 12:21 AM

Mine is odd. It is related to reading the primal blueprint and the section about lifting heavy things. I have two small but heavy children (32 lb nearly 2 year old, 51 lb 4 year old), who always want to be carried. It used to get on my nerves and... (more)

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