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by 0 · about 2 hours ago

I'm a 19 year old college student struggling with how strict paleo to be, and how much to eat in general.  It's pretty hard to be perfect paleo on a meal plan in a college cafeteria - for example, they put milk in all their eggs! :( The... (more)

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TheGastronomer 0 · October 13, 2014 at 5:15 PM

Why does everyone keep saying that she is undereating? 110 lbs at 5'3" is perfectly normal and healthy. I speak from experience as my partner is also about that size and weight, well, actually she's like 5'4" and 105 lbs and she does not look... (more)

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by 5 · about 2 hours ago

I decided to give the Paleo lifestyle a go as advised by my personal trainer (he loves it). So far apart from the cravings for bread i am doing not too bad. My main reason for getting into Paleo is weight loss and for the health benefits. However... (more)

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Renee_2 0 · September 01, 2013 at 1:10 AM

Will having a small splash of milk in my coffee 3 times a day make a real difference? Probably not. Cream would be better - less sugar, more fat. Will having one can of diet soda per day be catastrophic? DO NOT DRINK DIET SODA. Is there... (more)

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by 15 · about 2 hours ago

Hi, Today I was out with friends at a cafe and decided to have a cheat treat and got a piece of carrot cake. I figured since I had walked there (approx 40 mins) and was due to walk home too that hopefully I would work it off. When I got back... (more)

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Bwilliams 0 · July 22, 2014 at 10:59 PM

Definitly a Blood sugar crash. Being on paleo for a short peroid of time like 3 weeks your body is still trying to create more enzymes to digsest the proteins and the fats. When you threw that carrot cake in there your blood sugar simply just... (more)

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by 15 · about 2 hours ago

Usually by Monday, we run out of delicious meat/fish/eggs. So we eat tofu for dinner. Is it okay for once a week? And also, is it okay to eat rice a little everyday? It's like 80/20. What do you think?

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Varelse 0 · August 13, 2013 at 1:12 AM

I probably wouldn't eat the tofu that often, but honestly, I don't really care for it anyway. If you really like it and don't seem to be having a bad reaction, I think a smallish portion would be fine as part of your 20%. If you notice any... (more)

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by 215 · about 2 hours ago

I'm not trying to lose weight, so I'm not asking if this would slow progress or not I'm asking about optimum health if you get what I mean. Tonight I'm having dinner with my family like I usually do, but most of the time it works out great because... (more)

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SUSTAINEDfitness 0 · July 26, 2013 at 5:47 PM

I would not worry too much about the negative consequences of a cheat meal every few weeks. I would rather eat something unhealthy that my grandma cooks than to offend her by my picky eating. If it were ever couple of days or so, I might treat... (more)

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by 0 · about 2 hours ago

I'm going out tonight with my grandma at the boathouse in va and was wondering what are the best paleo options or best rated item on the menu. I am really bad at decision making and would just like some idea of what to get. If you're wondering why... (more)

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SUSTAINEDfitness 0 · July 13, 2013 at 11:20 PM

I am assuming it is a seafood restaurant, so get some grilled fish, and steamed veggies. I am certain those would be on the menu.

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by 13 · about 2 hours ago

Hey everyone. I was just wondering about cheat meals and being paleo. I am an active then girl who does paleo mostly 85-90% of the time...but sometimes, im with friends and they will have brownies or icecream and I just have to have some! I'm not... (more)

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AxialGentleman 0 · June 12, 2013 at 6:50 AM

There's no one paleo diet -- different people do different things depending on what works for them. You're the only one who can decide what you're allowed to do. If the question is whether an occasional indulgence in sugar or wheat is going to... (more)

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by 10 · about 2 hours ago

I've been eating a Primal diet for the past 3 years. On my longer stretches without any cheats, I find that my doodoos are not that solid, more like kind of soft and greasy. I'm guessing that it's from the high fat content of my diet. I'm... (more)

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greymouser 0 · June 10, 2013 at 8:36 PM

I'm guessing two things happened: You ate more food than usual You ate foods that were higher in soluble fiber and resistant starch More food will simply make your stool have more "body" in general. More food, and more stool, will signal to... (more)

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by 187 · about 2 hours ago

hi there, so i have been paleo for a little over a year now, it has been a strict year of meat fish veg and occasional fruit and nuts with no paleo baked goods or dairy. i've been going through a really stressful time over the past few weeks... (more)

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greymouser 0 · May 21, 2013 at 7:55 PM

i was thinking about a 24 hour fast and plenty of water, but i dont think that will address the underlying issues this binge has raised. I'm not a mental health professional, but in my humble opinion castigating yourself by swinging in the... (more)

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by 209 · about 2 hours ago

I'm trying to be quite strict paleo (in terms of not cheating as often. My mum can't afford grass-fed meat, and I still eat dairy) to get healthier and lose some weight. I've been eating eggs, meats, nuts, fruit, veg, and greek yoghurt for about a... (more)

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CD 0 · May 17, 2013 at 6:22 PM

Personally I am anti- "Paleo Baking". Mostly because I just don't get it. But in your situation you gotta do what you gotta do. So here would be my plan: Day's before -- eat clean, mostly vegetables some meat Day before -- make this:... (more)

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by 519 · about 2 hours ago

I had some herb crusted zucchini pan fried in what probably was vegetable oil followed by some natural vanilla bean ice cream hot fudge Sunday with almond shavings. What about you?

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Nance 0 · May 12, 2013 at 1:52 AM

I am sitting here happily sipping a glass of cherry Coke with ice. I've been letter-perfect for 2 months and I personally have no observable side effects from this particular treat unlike so many baked goods and chips, etc. I don't feel guilty... (more)

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by 48 · about 2 hours ago

Hello again :) I do not expect that someone here remembers when I did a paleo proclamation just 3 weeks ago. But I feel the change inside me and it is so real and so worth it, that I wanted to tell what I went through for those of you who... (more)

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andrea_15 0 · April 28, 2013 at 1:33 AM

It's nice to hear and we'll done.

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by 40 · about 2 hours ago

After a week of being strictly Paleo, I succumbed to a very delicious looking brownie. My roommate brought home a whole tray over the weekend and I'd been staring at them for days but turning toward fruit instead. In a moment of weakness I... (more)

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greymouser 0 · April 24, 2013 at 2:10 PM

First, you didn't cheat. People like to throw that word around. Cheats get you to goals faster, not derail you. Indeed, some cheats are actually planned, too. You just failed / got derailed, and in the grand scheme of things, that's not really a... (more)

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by 15 · about 2 hours ago

I've just started the Paleo diet. I started a little less than a month ago (3/18/13). My first two weeks of starting I saw an initial weight gain and then about a week or two ago just started losing and can really tell that I'm losing fat in my... (more)

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Eugenia 0 · April 16, 2013 at 10:14 PM

This is textbook gluten sensitivity (or celiac). Most in this forum that come into Paleo they discover that they're gluten sensitive, after their immune system reawakens, after having removed gluten for a few days. Only one thing you can do: never... (more)

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by 35 · about 2 hours ago

So i've been following eating paleo for 7 weeks now. I've got the eating part down. I recently in the past 2 weeks added some protein powder and low fat dairy products.So now i'm eating meats, eggs, veggies, fruits, nuts, seeds, oils, sweet... (more)

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collegeprimal 0 · April 15, 2013 at 2:19 AM

cheat meals defeat the purpose of a paleo lifestyle in my experience. As a past binge eater, I tried to incorporate cheat meals into my lifestyle, but all it ended up doing was make me feel like crap and gain weight. When I am fully paleo it can... (more)

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by 0 · about 2 hours ago

I'm trying the paleo diet, but I LOVE sushi. I love Boston Rolls without cream cheese... The only thing in that that's not paleo would be the rice... How often would it be okay to cheat and eat this (1x Boston Roll, sans cream cheese), provided... (more)

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superdad 0 · April 05, 2013 at 9:24 PM

Rice is paleo Jamie, it's high carb but still paleo my friend. If you tolerate it well, no weight issues/diabetes, then go for it & enjoy your Sushi. Also cream cheese isn't so bad if you don't have issues with that too. Paleo is about eating... (more)

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by 3 · about 2 hours ago

Some background: About 5 months ago I had a 1 month long collision with anorexia and bulimia, which turned into 4 months of extreme constant binging and overeating, especially of bready carbs, sugar, and peanut butter (somehow I gained less than 5... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · March 20, 2013 at 1:55 AM

Relax. You appear to be intolerant to gluten and the only thing to do is to eat a normal Paleo diet and give yourself a break. Getting some counseling for your eating concerns/anxiety may be helpful, too.

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by 511 · about 2 hours ago

Has anyone tried these or have any thoughts on them? They are supposedly cooked in coconut oil. Obviously potato chips are not paleo, and there is the whole sweet potato over white potato argument, but wondering if they might be a nice treat on a... (more)

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SlimIcy 0 · February 27, 2013 at 2:37 PM

I would eat these if I didn't feel like making my usual "cheat" of sweet potato chips in grass-fed beef tallow.

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by 5 · about 2 hours ago

long story short i ate strict paleo like i normally do for 2 weeks straight with the exception this time i didnt eat any carbs. didnt really try to it just happened. lots of coconut milk and meat, avocadoes, veggies etc. so last night i eat 4... (more)

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Samantha_9 0 · November 13, 2012 at 8:43 PM

Wait a second. You need to ask what the cause is?

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by 5 · about 2 hours ago

Ok so I'm fairly new to paleo and have a few questions. I started about two weeks ago after reading Robb Wolf's The Paleo Solution. I haven't noticed a huge difference, although daily headaches which I used to get are gone. I'm not 100%... (more)

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CD 0 · September 26, 2012 at 1:10 AM

In terms of cheating.... There are cheats, and then there are CHEATS. I would put things like Wine, Dark Chocolate, Whipped Cream with Berries, etc as cheats I would put things like Smores, Coke, Cinnabuns, etc as CHEATS. it's ok to have... (more)

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by 90 · about 2 hours ago

I almost ask this as a rhetorical question because I know it's terrible, it's sweet, artificial and it is ohh so cooling. But that's the problem it freshens your breath more than anything else short term. It is far too inconvenient for me to... (more)

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Varelse 0 · August 30, 2012 at 5:23 AM

I'd be more concerned about artificial sweeteners keeping your desire for sugar going, and not getting satisfied because it's an artificial sweetener or, if naturally sweetened, swallowing just the small amount but having that taste triggered for... (more)

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by 3221 · about 2 hours ago

What's your take on cheat days or cheat meals? I'm dying for some fried chicken with mashed potatoes and biscuits O_o

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invisible_ink 0 · July 22, 2012 at 10:10 PM

To have a planned meal of eating something not paleo say for a special occasion at a restaurant is a lot safer than giving in to a random craving for no good reason. When I have cravings for random foods I find a paleo recipe which I can make to... (more)

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by 1467 · about 2 hours ago

Recently all the evidence has been pointing to coffee as bad for my stomach and increasing my cold sore recurrence but I cannot (will not) give it up. One of my greatest joys in life has been bulletproof coffee for breakfast most days but I... (more)

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DanielleO812 0 · May 29, 2012 at 3:33 PM

Vodka. Usually plus soda and a lime :)

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by 788 · about 2 hours ago

It is artificial and has been known to cause problems, but on what level would you put this cheat? In my mind I have some sugar/vegetable oil on the low end of the spectrum and gluten/wheat at the very top. I have been finding mixed evidence... (more)

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syrahna 0 · June 11, 2012 at 2:34 AM

I'm still not sold on it being evil. I think it's a red herring for a lot of people. Glutamates abound in life. Mmmm, glutamates. The dose makes the poison and all. But where are paleo eaters eating MSG anyway? I know my Dorito days are behind... (more)

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by 238 · about 2 hours ago

I've begun to notice something about my cheat days - they typically seem to cause more weight loss than regular days. I've seen as much as half a kilo drop off (and stay off) after a cheat day whilst plateauing for a while on regular days. I have... (more)

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Sam_7 0 · May 02, 2012 at 1:09 PM

I have noticed the same thing and I don't know what to make of it. One thought I had is that I consume more carbohydrate on cheat days and so maybe I'm retaining more water in the days after that which causes a plateau. I doubt the french fries... (more)

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