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by 0 · March 28, 2014 at 3:01 PM

She is constantly on the move, even when shes not at cheerleading practice 5 times a week she's always dancing around. She has been off school for the past few days as she can't walk cos her muscles are hurting her. This is possibly down to a... (more)

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thhq 0 · March 28, 2014 at 2:57 PM

I'm not a low carber, and so would recommend high glycemic carbs like rice and sweet potatoes for snacks. Your sister sounds like she needs support for aerobic exercise, and that's precisely what these foods are good for. Your body only needs... (more)

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by 0 · February 11, 2014 at 4:31 PM

For a long time it was thought that one should avoid giving toddlers and children common allergens, such as peanuts, shellfish, dairy. Recently, pediatricians have changed their thinking and now say it is important to expose children to such... (more)

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by 0 · January 28, 2014 at 7:01 PM

What is your view on corporal punishment on children (or general)? I personally classify it as abusive.

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MasterVycen 0 · January 28, 2014 at 7:01 PM

It is abusive and I have a feeling it's also not paleo, although I doubt anyone has actually studied hunter-gathers to determine if that's probably true. From an evolutionary perspective, why would parents naturally want to hit their children... (more)

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by 915 · January 04, 2014 at 3:14 PM

Hi guys, has any of you any expert opinion or just good knowledge on this matter please. I'm all for kids exercising & think it's more important than ever these days with our sedentary lifestyles. I'm not a crossfitter myself &... (more)

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paint94979 0 · January 04, 2014 at 5:35 AM

Don't let your kids do crossfit please

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by 0 · December 30, 2013 at 6:12 PM

Hey all I'm about 5mos in to the paleo lifestyle and my little ones have just gotten sick for the first time. The whole family eats paleo and I'm not sure what to give my 2yr old for an upset belly. I always got cinnamon toast when i was... (more)

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Janknitz 0 · December 30, 2013 at 4:25 AM

There are paleo thingss you can give her: apple juice (watered down), apple sauce, mashed banana, rice (some people find this paleo). If she will take warm or cold bone broth that's great for her. Talk to your doctor about electrolyte... (more)

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by 0 · January 07, 2014 at 8:25 PM

My husband have been following a 80/20 Primal/paleo diet for the last two years. My husband has lost over 80 pounds and I, though I have never been over weight, have maintained a weight that is 7-9 pounds less then I use to be. Our Daughter who... (more)

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Desmond 0 · January 07, 2014 at 8:25 PM

Maybe get her to do some pushups? Burpees? =)

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by 15 · November 17, 2013 at 11:04 PM

I am new to paleo but not wheat free, I have 2 small children 2 and 5. For me paleo diet is great and the kids wheat free easy (eldest had suspected wheat intolerance early on) so we are adapted to that. Just wanted ideas for full paleo ideas... (more)

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Peachfoo 0 · November 17, 2013 at 11:04 PM

Hey guys thanks for your responses, we have had a really good week moving to paleo options with the kids. I have kept porridge for breakfast on school days, oats milk and a little honey nothing else, but on the weekend we had eggs and fruit. I... (more)

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by 438 · October 16, 2013 at 12:48 AM

For my toddler, I am considering purchasing a multivitamin: http://www.vitacost.com/rainbow-light-kids-one-multistars-fruit-punch-90-chewable-tablets I'm undecided, with the following arguments on each side: Pro-vitamin: As a toddler,... (more)

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samc 0 · October 16, 2013 at 12:09 AM

I gave my kids vitamins off and on over the years. Kids are pretty hard to break so not giving them vitamins early on won't destroy them. If they are eating a good mostly junk free low carb, low sugar diet you can skip them. I'd suggest running... (more)

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by 10294 · September 16, 2014 at 7:17 PM

Anyone who read this book? Children and Nature: Psychological, Sociocultural, and Evolutionary Investigations Sounds promising, but no review yet. The author has some nice essays over here (more)

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queen_of_the_stone_age 0 · January 12, 2011 at 7:47 PM

Haven't read this one but I might give it a go. If you are interested in child-rearing in any way then you really should check out The Continuum Concept by Jean Liedloff. It was my 'bible' when my kids were small (they're 18 and 16 now and seem... (more)

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by 10 · September 16, 2014 at 8:12 PM

I saw a question on here asking about the existence of Paleo B&Bs, and it made me curious about Paleo-friendly schools. Does anyone have information to share on Paleo-friendly schools, whether public/private/alternative, in the United... (more)

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Janknitz 0 · August 15, 2013 at 12:14 AM

Not exactly Paleo, but our local school district just started a French Language Immersion charter school. In addition to French language, French culture is a big part of the curriculum, and a big controversy in the town has been that they asked... (more)

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by 15 · September 16, 2014 at 8:11 PM

Wondering how far I should really go to avoid gluten in my toddlers diet at daycare. I have been making so many substitutions I'm stressed and feel like I'm taking it too far. I don't want to buy gluten free products that are made with bad... (more)

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Happy_Now 0 · July 20, 2013 at 9:07 AM

Oh my gosh. So you are making a paleo version of every meal the other kids have so she doesn't feel left out. Bless your heart. But, what on earth are you doing to yourself? That is way too much stress. Breathe...... I have seen the most... (more)

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by 40 · September 16, 2014 at 8:08 PM

I've got 4 children from 6 years old and down. I also have a farm with lots of animals to care for, cows to milk, and a sewing business. I, of course, also cook everything from scratch, which takes time. Three meals a day is so hard to find... (more)

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RK 0 · May 07, 2013 at 9:52 PM

Actually, I think this is very feasible. My family eats pretty much like this. (My 4 are ages 13, 7, 5, 4). (also, we homeschool). Most days: Everyone is up between 7-8. They are free to eat fruit (I keep apples, bananas, oranges, and usually... (more)

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by 2954 · September 16, 2014 at 8:05 PM

Has anyone had good luck improving meals in schools/daycare that receive government funding for meals and are therefore forced to follow USDA dietary guidelines? Here are the guidelines:... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · March 14, 2013 at 12:12 AM

A little hyperbole, don't you think... murdering them with this diet? A whole-food approach while not paleo is certainly fine.

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by 0 · September 16, 2014 at 8:05 PM

I have a 3yr old who can be very fussy, we have only gone full Paleo in the last couple of weeks. I have done Paleo or similar lifestyle diets before but generally my son still has bread. This time I have decided to cut him off of it all as well.... (more)

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Sara_S_ 0 · March 27, 2013 at 2:39 AM

There are a couple of paleohacks threads already about this. Here's one I could find quickly. http://paleohacks.com/questions/141196/paleo-lunch-box

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by 1418 · September 16, 2014 at 8:02 PM

Have you read the study that was conducted on very young children many years ago where they let the children choose what they wanted to eat without influencing their choices in anyway? It is called "Results of the Self-selection of Diets by Young... (more)

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Monte 0 · February 01, 2013 at 6:30 AM

Top things to learn from the study: We're omnivores. We thrive on minimally processed natural foods. Okay got it. And then there is this.... ...the average distribution of calories per kilogram of body weight (regardless of... (more)

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by 5 · September 16, 2014 at 8:01 PM

Hi all, My family has just started the paleo diet. I have noticed my 5 year old will constantly hicup and belch for about 30 mins after. I notice my stomcach also feel tight with gas but not much belching. We eat grass fed beef, chicken, lamb,... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · January 19, 2013 at 2:25 AM

Google FODMAPS. May just need to swap out certain veggies.

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by 5 · September 16, 2014 at 8:01 PM

My New Years resolution was to start a Paleo diet. I was struck down with strep throat and survived on only yogurt for the first 4 days of the year, but now I'm ready to go. I will have lots of questions I am sure but my first question is about... (more)

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PrimalFit_D 0 · January 11, 2013 at 3:00 AM

A little Paleo... is better than no Paleo.

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by 55 · September 16, 2014 at 7:58 PM

(Forgive me if this has been asked before, I did a search but couldn't find what I was looking for) I have been wondering lately as to how I will explain the Paleo/Real Foods way of eating to my daughter as she gets older? My gorgeous baby is... (more)

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Stephen_4 0 · December 02, 2012 at 2:08 PM

Tell them to look outside and tell you what food they see. Do they see a skittles tree? If they can see it outside and get it and eat it then it's probably okay, as long as it's not poisoness. You probably don't want them to eat grains, all you... (more)

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by 270 · September 16, 2014 at 7:56 PM

My daughter used to love to just pop my fish oil pills in her mouth & chew them up, but recently she lost the taste for it. Does anyone have a recommendation for a supplement she might eat (she can't swallow pills yet). I looked in to Eskimo... (more)

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Happy_Now 0 · October 15, 2012 at 8:05 PM

My son was so into the Nordic Naturals fish oil gummi worms, but they are pricy and didn't seem worth it, so we only got one container. I also got some omega 3 gummies from Trader Joe's that I use as treats sometimes, but haven't scrutinized the... (more)

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by 18635 · September 16, 2014 at 7:56 PM

What is the recent developments in this field? I would like to know or be pointed towards the recent developments in regards to pre and probiotics. I have a child that has been on GAPS for almost a year and I'm curios as to the debate evolving... (more)

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jake_7 0 · October 14, 2012 at 2:58 PM

i've been looking into the probiotic world a lot lately and i'm with you i don't think we have nearly as much info as we need. i think our gut bacteria are basically what controls our health. there are 10-100 trillion bacteria in our gut biome... (more)

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by 796 · September 16, 2014 at 7:55 PM

I am looking for research studies to show to my pediatrician at my daughter's 1 year appointment. She is starting daycare, and needs a doctor's note to have any special dietary requests followed at the day care. I am interested in particular... (more)

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Stabby 0 · October 04, 2012 at 5:06 PM

Lucky kid! There is some evidence that wheat may not be the best thing ever for children. Children in Japan who eat rice have higher IQs than the ones who eat wheat... (more)

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by 150 · September 16, 2014 at 7:53 PM

My daughter is a chocolate milk junkie...I have been cutting back on the amount of chocolate milk she gets in my home, but she lives with her father part time, so cutting it out completely is impossible...He feeds her junk and McDonalds and... (more)

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tonysolo 0 · August 28, 2012 at 4:24 PM

A girl (4) and her chocolate milk???Which is the lesser evil? The girl.

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by 60 · September 16, 2014 at 7:53 PM

I have a 3 y/o who is a very picky eater and essentially a carboholic. Looking to get advice from parents who have transitioned young children to paleo. How long did it take? How did you approach it? Sudden or gradual transition? Please, I... (more)

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Vern 0 · August 27, 2012 at 6:33 PM

Yep. Pick up Eat Like a Dinosaur. Read their blog. http://paleoparents.com/ We used some sub foods, like rice pastas and home made french fries to transition to a paleo diet for my 4 year old. We had extreme success in the "This is what's being... (more)

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by 78 · September 16, 2014 at 7:52 PM

I found this awesome article and had to share it, what do you think? http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/freedom-learn/200808/children-educate-themselves-iii-the-wisdom-hunter-gatherers For hundreds of thousands of years, up until the time when... (more)

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Caleb_the_Hobbit 0 · August 24, 2012 at 10:36 PM

I'm a theatre teaching artist, so I find that while I am into education, I have a lot of concerns about school systems (and if I ever have a classroom teaching post, will still carry those concerns). One book I really enjoy is called Unschooling... (more)

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by 40 · September 16, 2014 at 7:51 PM

I know the obvious answer is "It's different for everyone", but I'm just trying to figure out what the right balance is... mostly for my kids (8 & 10). Right now we're doing the whole30 so it's not in our diets right now. But when we... (more)

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Colin_1 0 · July 30, 2012 at 2:15 AM

Just treat it like a food not a beverage the lactose and fats need to be digested and the calcium tends to alkalize the stomach so a huge glass is probably not a great idea. But one to two glasses a day for growing kids is probably fine if they... (more)