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by 0 · about 4 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 0 · about 4 hours ago

I see there are many recipes of paleo pancakes, brownies, ice cream, cinnamon rolls (oooh myy, looks soo good..), etc. Is this something you include in your diet, or do you stay away from baking and keep it totally clean?

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MiMintzer 0 · April 06, 2014 at 1:54 AM

I certainly agree that there are many paleo treat recipes and, yes, I've pinned quite a few of them. But have I made them? Only a few and only for special occasions when hosting other people. (Often, they turn out a little dissapointing.)... (more)

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by 0 · about 4 hours ago

Hey, I've started to Paleo a few days ago. I'm also training with main lifts such as squats, deadlifts, presses, chins etc. So, want to make a cheat day once a week, prolly saturday or sunday and want to eat pizza, hamburger, kebab,... (more)

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basscannon11 0 · January 07, 2014 at 4:04 PM

I would definitely recommend a cheat day if you want one but I would make it a paleo cheat day. Skip the pizza. Maybe have some dairy like ice cream. Just don't do gluten. There are so many cheat foods that you can have that won't harm your... (more)

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by 5 · about 4 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 4 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 4 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 13 · about 4 hours ago

Hey everyone, I am a teen girl on the paleo diet, and have been on it for abut 4 months now. I am about 5'1 and 78-80 pounds. I'm not really trying to loose weight, unless you all think I should? I love eating whole, nutritious foods and I love... (more)

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PsychandStang 0 · August 12, 2013 at 7:03 PM

Cheating shouldn't stress you out. If you want the ice cream, then eat it. Just don't indulge in the stuff all the time. Isn't there an 80/20 rule?? You can cheat 20% of the time? I'm not sure.

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by 215 · about 4 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 4 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 10 · about 4 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 209 · about 4 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 4 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 40 · about 4 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 4 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 0 · about 4 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 0 · about 4 hours ago

I started my Paleo lifestyle almost a week ago and I've gone from 183lbs to 178lbs. I plan on sticking with this way of eating for a long time, I definitely feel better about myself already and I don't really have the cravings that I did the first... (more)

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reacon 0 · March 20, 2013 at 3:58 PM

"I definitely feel better about myself already" Great quote from yourself, if eating the paleo way makes you feel this good then do you really want to stop?! As for not going out to restaurants, you can TOTALLY still do this but just be savvy... (more)

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by 3 · about 4 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 5 · about 4 hours ago

I've been doing Paleo for almost 2 weeks, and loved the results so far (Yes, I know the 10 pounds I lost the first week was water weight, but still.), today I wasn't in the mood to cook, and decided to let myself go to Subway and get a footlong... (more)

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polynesian_metal 0 · December 09, 2012 at 9:41 PM

Don't be so hard on yourself. Re-examine your relationship with food. Consider it a "treat" not a "cheat" because you didn't do anything morally wrong, you just ate something that tastes great and has a bad effect on your body. You are suffering... (more)

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by 430 · about 4 hours ago

Been on paleo for two weeks now. Lost a little weight and I don't feel as tired in the afternoon (afternoon lessons in school used to kill me!) so I'm loving paleo. Tonight my friend and I went to the cinema (Breaking Dawn Pt 2...her choice) so I... (more)

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anonymous_12 0 · November 16, 2012 at 10:23 PM

Ridiculous. Those are some very delicious foods. The Peat dieters would eat that for breakfast and feel great about it! I wonder how much of this is purely psychological. If you were converted into a diet cult that proclaimed those to be the... (more)

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by 55 · about 5 hours ago

Hi all, I'm new to this and wanting some advice/experiences from those more experienced than myself, especially if you have/had PCOS. I am a 24yo female, 5' 7" and 153 lbs, closer to a size 8 than a 10. I have been paleo for about three... (more)

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Michelle_22 0 · October 29, 2012 at 5:01 AM

I'm almost identical to you. 24 y/o, 5'7", about 150 lbs (don't weigh myself anymore, but that seems to be about what the doctor's scale says every year). I was diagnosed with mild PCOS last year. I lost weight several years ago, so paleo hasn't... (more)

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by 5 · about 5 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 5 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 1467 · about 5 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 5 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 5 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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