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by 3 · September 13, 2014 at 10:28 PM

Since I added MCT oil to my diet, I am finally starting to loose the weight I put on this winter after trying to rebond with butter (definitely not for me) I am loosing inches which is great (knock on wood), but other things are not so great. My... (more)

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by 0 · June 17, 2014 at 10:32 AM

I've been strict paleo for 2 years. All my life I've been allergic to everything. Pollen, nuts, water (dishydrotic eczema), lawn, cats, trees, you name it. I also had chronic eczema, joint pain, acne (teen and adult) and severe to moderate... (more)

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Rosenhazavel 0 · June 17, 2014 at 10:32 AM

I had faced with Cholinergic urticaria which created punctate papulas surrounded by erythematous halo. It is often recommended to drink or take apple cider vinegar to help balance pH levels, especially those with. urticaria it is because of the... (more)

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by 247 · March 28, 2014 at 8:51 PM

Hey there! The last few days I had aching tonsils and thought this was because I was sleeing wrong. But today I went from feeling great to extremely sick, cold-like symptoms, dry eyes, aching bones.. Is there anything I can do? I have to... (more)

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by 247 · February 23, 2014 at 1:58 PM

Okay so I red about the 30-day-cold-shower-challenge and I'm one of the persons who jsut can't pass reading things like these without feeling challenged, so this morning I went under a 100%-cold-water-shower. I was in like, 5 seconds, out, felt... (more)

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paleot 0 · February 23, 2014 at 1:26 PM

A shower every 3 days? Paleocore. Here's a good interview with Kruse that highlights the epigenetic benefits with cold thermogenesis: http://www.bengreenfieldfitness.com/2012/06/cold-thermogenesis-how-to/ Very very sensitive skin that... (more)

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by 129 · February 25, 2014 at 1:18 PM

Was feeling flu type symptoms, went to see my doctor and turns out I contracted to H1N1 flu virus. I hear all these stories about people having life threatening issues from this strain. I'm a 28 yr old male who eats strict paleo, regular... (more)

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sherlynloomis 0 · February 25, 2014 at 12:52 PM

H1N1 flu is also known as swine flu. It's called swine flu. While swine flu isn't as scary as it seemed a few years ago, it's still important to protect yourself from getting it. Swine flu is contagious, and it spreads in the same way as the... (more)

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by 571 · February 13, 2014 at 3:57 AM

I keep reading you should take zinc at the beginning of a cold to shorten the length of it. Well, I feel a cold coming on, starting in my throat as usual, and the only zinc I have is Jarrow's Zinc Balance which has 15mg zinc, 1mg copper. The... (more)

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Olivier 0 · February 13, 2014 at 1:34 AM

Usually, I take 2g VitC and 200mg Zn a day with colds. That always works for me ...

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by 77 · January 31, 2014 at 1:23 AM

Since yesterday I have been having mild cold symptoms (very low grade fever, runny nose, mild aches). I usually get better on the third day, which would be tomorrow. We haven't had snow ALL winter and it just started getting cold so we were... (more)

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Rio 0 · January 29, 2014 at 2:44 PM

3 things I do when I am getting a cold, have a cold, or want to save someone from a cold. One is easy, one you should be doing anyway but is very important in your state, and one is a bit time-consuming. 1) Ginger-Lemon Tea. So Simply. ... (more)

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by 5 · October 10, 2013 at 8:56 PM

Why do we get colds after doing sports and when we are sweaty and go out then, and its cold and windy (or same when we did sports outside and then stay there) when its actually the most natural thing? I mean to Grok (or any other caveman too... (more)

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danno 0 · October 10, 2013 at 8:56 PM

your immune system is either too weak or you may also be over exercising but i'm guessing it's the former, prepare yourself kefir and take it every day starting with a quarter cup and up it gradually to a cup a day in total 1/2 before breaky,... (more)

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by 0 · September 16, 2014 at 8:13 PM

Has anyone experienced feeling cold? I've been trying to work this out and wondered if its linked to eating fruits and other sugary carbs, or any ideas why i feel cold alot? I'm trying to be strict paleo at present

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CD 0 · August 30, 2013 at 12:44 PM

Lots of people have suggested that they feel cold (especially in the extremities) after eating while low carb/ in ketosis. ... (more)

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by 529 · September 16, 2014 at 8:13 PM

An itinerant good friend is visiting, and juuust starting to show signs of a cold/sore throat. Any effective remedies I can use to nip the sickness in the bud, other than: bone broth recommending/helping with rest good hygiene keep the air... (more)

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VB 0 · August 26, 2013 at 1:26 PM

A very very clean eating that is low in fat works for me. No dairy, no nuts and no eggs. The idea is to boost your immune system. No bread, no gluten, no dairy. Tons of green veggies and chicken soup with carrots and garlic. Echinacea added to... (more)

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by 2944 · September 16, 2014 at 8:11 PM

Sometimes my hands get cold suddenly in the period after eating a reasonably large meal. This is in a post-exercise period. Would this phenomenon be insulin related? Have you had similar or different experience? Answers on a postcard s'il vous... (more)

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BGottfried 0 · July 16, 2013 at 3:51 PM

So, as always, there are a LOT of possible explanations out there, but two that seem more pertinent: -Hypothyroidism. Cold hands and feet after a meal are common complaints from people with underactive thyroids. Have you spoken with your doctor... (more)

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by 121 · September 16, 2014 at 8:09 PM

Hi! I was wondering if anyone has some good advice for fat in cold lunches? I'm allergic to dairy, so butter, ghee, and cream are out. I'm currently living in Japan, where I don't have access to coconut oil, and coconut milk has a bit of... (more)

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TruthinessInc 0 · June 01, 2013 at 10:30 AM

Nuts, but I'd be much more partial to eggs...I'm not a fish guy, I really wish I could be, it would round out my Paleo plate so nicely, but you could probably go with sardines???my FIRST choice though, BACON! It???s easy to get rid of the... (more)

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by 40 · September 16, 2014 at 8:08 PM

I've developed a sore throat, a bit of a cough/gunged-up chest and general flu-like symptoms over the past couple of days, which I know is down to running too much, copious amounts of exam stress and trying to eat low carb/low calorie whilst not... (more)

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tomo 0 · May 04, 2013 at 8:52 AM

Chicken soup always perks me up

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by 496 · September 16, 2014 at 8:08 PM

Hi again, A lot of questions in one day but if i dont ask now, Ill end up forgetting >_< Many people rave about cold water for skin, However many people rave about Oil Cleansing for skin, Both use different temperature of water, so which... (more)

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by 0 · September 16, 2014 at 8:07 PM

I am a 40 y/o male with congenital varicosities since childhood. I was diagnosed with a Right leg DVT at around my knee level two weeks ago following immobilization in two knee high fracture boots for about 10 days after a debilatating bout of... (more)

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by 571 · September 16, 2014 at 8:06 PM

My brother thought he was coming down with a cold and developed swollen glands on the left side of his neck. We are told his means he's fighting off an infection somewhere in his body and there's no specific treatment. Any advice on what he could... (more)

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Moonablaze 0 · April 01, 2013 at 3:45 AM

"swollen glands" refers to swollen lymph nodes. it's a symptom of infection. it means that something "upstream" of the swelling is infected. if it's in his neck it likely means a sinus infection or head cold. treat the cold and you can use... (more)

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by 63 · September 16, 2014 at 8:06 PM

I am eating paleo for two years and have not been sick since 18 months but now suddenly last Saturday I started feeling some head ache, then sunday I got some fever and sore throat, I took 4 g vit C, 10000iu Vit D and lot of rest and chicken... (more)

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AxialGentleman 0 · March 29, 2013 at 10:25 PM

Go to the doctor. If you've already gotten this sick, then antibiotics are a safe and appropriate solution compared to allowing it to get worse. Later on you can worry about repopulating your flora with probiotics, fermented foods, feces... (more)

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by 777 · September 16, 2014 at 8:05 PM

Its been a late winter here in the UK, it should be spring but its snowing, i haven't had a cold for years but this weekend i've been struck with the nastiest one ive ever had I can barely move so number one is staying in bed as my body is... (more)

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RK 0 · March 23, 2013 at 3:13 PM

Vitamin D mega dose. I can't remember the exact number, but it works for us every time.

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by 2097 · September 16, 2014 at 8:05 PM

great article ! so glad to see this as opposed to the vegan athletes ive been seeing/hearing about as of late. Yall think kobe makes for a good role model/ambassador of paleo ? not that he's adopted that title or anything but still!! im saving... (more)

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by 389 · September 16, 2014 at 8:03 PM

Came across this website last week, bought the ingredients and put it together. VERY strong stuff to take on a shot, but it works. I have heard people call this "fire tonic" or something along those lines. Apparently you are supposed to let it... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · February 13, 2013 at 8:10 PM

Nope. Sounds disgusting! Looks like overkill to me. I take 40,000 IUs of D3 at the first glimmer of a virus and haven't been sick in over 3 years.

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by 15 · September 16, 2014 at 8:03 PM

I currently have a cold, and I'm wondering...should I make any changes to my dietary fat intake? I've heard elsewhere that when sick (not just for colds, but for most illnesses), it's a good idea to eat foods that are easy to digest. My... (more)

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Mscott 0 · February 09, 2013 at 2:13 AM

It doesn't really make sense to me to avoid fat when sick. For some it may be hard to digest, but I think for most we can digest it just fine. Furthermore, I think a lot of nutrients found in fatty foods (like vitamin E, vitamin A, and arachidonic... (more)

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by 729 · September 16, 2014 at 8:02 PM

i feel cold and very shitty and low in energy after breaking the faaasstt... why is this paleo hackersss?

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Jake__2 0 · February 07, 2013 at 3:48 PM

Digestion diverts both energy and blood to the stomach and intestines. I'd hazard that you're getting cold because your blood is rushing to the stomach; I have the same thing after I eat, though it lasts just a few minutes. As for low energy, it... (more)

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by 20 · September 16, 2014 at 8:01 PM

Sorry to be a (grass fed) chicken, but is it normal to feel shaky, weak, slightly nauseous etc and to have a runny nose, dry mouth and feel a bit 'wired' when you are in week one of ketosis or is this a sign I should stop? This is my first time... (more)

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Michael_17 0 · January 22, 2013 at 2:21 PM

From what I gather, yes it is normal for many who shift eating patterns dramtically in a short period. I've read advice to taper carbs slowly so as for thyroid to adjust(?). How one reacts also depends of course on where they're coming from in... (more)

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by 15 · September 16, 2014 at 8:01 PM

My husband drives all day and doesn't have access to a microwave or anything for lunch..he eats in his truck right out of a cooler. We are just starting Paleo today and I am afraid it isn't going to work if he's going to have no choice but to eat... (more)

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Lyndsay 0 · January 22, 2013 at 12:32 AM

What time does he leave before he eats his lunch? He needs to have a very good heat-sealed thermos full of stew/soup with plenty of protein/fat. I'd also make sure he has a big 'ole foot-long sandwich (made with paleo bread or lettuce-wrapped)... (more)

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by 8 · September 16, 2014 at 8:01 PM

I am thinking of cooking one big meal each morning and eating it throughout the day when I get hungry. The only thing is, I often don't have access to a microwave. What are some meals that taste great cold? If it makes a difference: I eat 600... (more)

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DavidHill76 0 · January 15, 2013 at 9:05 PM

Nothing beats a big ass salad with some salmon or chicken from the night before. Or Turkey, or eggs. A can of tuna if you dont have leftovers.