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by 129 · about 2 hours ago

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 5 · about 2 hours ago

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 · about 2 hours ago

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 · about 2 hours ago

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 · about 2 hours ago

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 · about 2 hours ago

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 571 · about 2 hours ago

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 15 · about 2 hours ago

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 20 · about 2 hours ago

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 · about 2 hours ago

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 · about 2 hours ago

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.

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by 15400 · about 2 hours ago

I have noticed that I never ever get sick if I follow 100% strict Paleo. The only time I get sick is when I add a few things I should not, i.e. a bottomless serving of ice cream (sigh), cheese, chocolate, whatever. Yes, I am just a human. But if... (more)

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Dave_S_ 0 · January 15, 2013 at 7:25 PM

Do you think that humans in the paleolithic never got sick? They were eating 100% paleo by definition, but people still got sick and died. Paleo is not a panacea for infectious disease, although it does seem to help the immune system. Paleo is... (more)

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by 30 · about 2 hours ago

So, I got sick, it happened. What is the best way eating Paleo when you're sick with the cold or flu? Should you limit carbs, go high protein/high fat/no carbs... What is best if you're going to be inactive? I regularly CrossFit 5-6 times/week,... (more)

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Kashkillz 0 · January 15, 2013 at 1:52 PM

The only aspect where I would eschew Paleo principles is when it comes to medicine. The human brain is a magnificently complex and capable gift from nature. The inventions that arise from our thought processes are further gifts from nature. Don't... (more)

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by 0 · about 3 hours ago

I am a 26 yo male and always had cold and purple feet, even hands actually, when it is not summer, sometimes to the point where I cannot sleep. I had raynaud's syndrome on my fingers [all yellow/white] last year when I still was in my cold flat,... (more)

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Jenny_9 0 · October 17, 2012 at 11:46 PM

It's not just about iodine, but salt. Are you salting your food? Hands/feet being cold point to low blood pressure, poor circulation, or possibly hypothyroid (hence, the iodine). Cod, sea bass, haddock, and perch are (from what I can remember)... (more)

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by 164 · about 3 hours ago

I get sick once a year when the season changes. A few years back (before I was paleo) I found a blend by Enzymatic Therapy called Cell Forte Max 3. I have used it a few years in a row when I start get a cold and it knocks it out immediately. I... (more)

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Jamie_14 0 · October 02, 2012 at 4:09 AM

AKA as phytic acid, which binds minerals. Its also present in seeds in high quantities and nuts. Theres also inositol in black tea. Phytic acid tho, also binds calcium, magnesium, iron, and zinc which can create nutritional... (more)

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by 193 · about 3 hours ago

Just wondering if working out while fighting a cold / flu is optimal. I strive to workout 5 days a week. Walking/ jogging and weights / pilates are my main staple. Is it better to fight through the sickness to get a workout in (not highly... (more)

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miked_2 0 · September 24, 2012 at 10:10 PM

I stop everything anytime I'm sick (with is crazy rare with paleo now!). I want my immune system to have all the resources it can get, and working out takes energy from that. Sleep is the most important thing you can do when you're sick. Use... (more)

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by 130 · about 3 hours ago

So we all know about ice cold showers, cold adaption, etc. I have done this the last few months had a lot of success with it. Now I also read, that Wim Hof (the iceman) ran a marathon in the desert without anything to drink. Since I am going to... (more)

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Fay_1 0 · August 19, 2012 at 11:57 PM

If you'd like to be Paleo in Israel - either cook your own food or choose your restaurants carefully: Avoid KOSHER restaurants, they are not allowed to use butter when they serve meat, so the ones which do serve meat, use only vegetable oil... (more)

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by 1418 · about 3 hours ago

Many months ago, I was under alot of stress, had alot of family problems. Everyone in my house was sick with a cold( I haven't gotten sick in over 2 years at that point). They were sick for longer than a week and I was around them, in their faces,... (more)

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A_at_Grain_Free_Diet 0 · July 25, 2012 at 11:58 PM

Did you use filtered/distilled water in the neti pot? People have had infections when they use plain tap water. http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2011/12/19/143960631/second-neti-pot-death-from-amoeba-prompts-tap-water-warning (more)

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by 3742 · about 3 hours ago

Kids in daycare => lots of colds... What do you all do to ensure a speedy recovery when you get one? Unfortunately, I haven't and don't know how to make bone broth.

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Jay_15 0 · June 26, 2012 at 4:11 AM

Just keep introducing them to good bugs and let their little immune systems develop naturally. Its just a process they have to go through. Good nutrition, good rest and let nature take its course. My kids got them for a short time...then they... (more)

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by 505 · about 3 hours ago

I have a health concern that I am really lost trying to narrow down, hope you can offer suggestions of things to look into. The past couple of years, when I believe I catch a virus, I feel so incredibly, severely run down, fatigued and foggy, yet... (more)

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HuntingBears 0 · June 29, 2012 at 10:11 AM

Are you eating low carb? This will increase stress and make you feel terrible Also are you depressed and not realising it? This can make you exhausted There is too much focus on the specific tweaking of macronutrients, have you got the basics... (more)

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by 170 · about 3 hours ago

Greetings Paleo folks. I am currently dealing with a sinus infection, and would prefer not to take medications. I know a fair bit about aromatherapy, but would like to know more about what our ancestors might have done. Any suggestions? (more)

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Joshua_1 0 · May 22, 2012 at 6:06 PM

I am not a Paleontologist, but I used to be a sufferer of frequent sinus infections due to severe mold and insect (chitin) allergies. Sinus irrigation with saline is my key for prevention when I start feeling symptoms (ears popping, pressure... (more)

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by 630 · about 3 hours ago

A fair number of people who are on paleo diets have complained about coldness (cold hands and feet) and recently I've noticed a pattern in myself: When I consume caffeine without any sugar, I seem to get colder, where caffeine with sugar seems... (more)

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Kasra 0 · May 07, 2012 at 3:14 PM

This may be tied in to the concept of "adrenal fatigue", in which caffeine and ketogenic diets are both implicated. Thus, it is possible that the sugar is off-setting some effect that the caffeine is having on you.

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by 6418 · about 3 hours ago

Read it and consider: http://jackkruse.com/the-holy-trinity-ct-4/ Are you open to trying The Quilt's life plan? "A VLCer will always look average, but will a decent lifespans but they will never see optimal either. What is the name of my... (more)

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none 0 · February 28, 2012 at 1:54 AM

Drinks malbec from a box, sits in a tub full of ice, loads up on Tim Ferris and catches up on Robin Sharma tweets, stands back in amazment at the truth that unfolds!!! Shall I genuflect? Cross myself? Anoint myself in the waters of Lake... (more)

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by 110 · about 3 hours ago

Hello - I've been paleo for 2 months now. The first month was all withdrawal. The second month I experienced constipation. To alleviate the constipation, I started probiotics (daily pill of primadophilis) and drinking goat kefir (1-2 a week) and... (more)

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greymouser 0 · February 24, 2012 at 3:41 PM

Only herpes and related types of virus cause actual cold sores. Don't worry about it -- unless breakouts are very bad for you and you know when and who-from you got it, you probably picked up a mild form from your parents and relatives - ala... (more)

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by 5232 · about 3 hours ago

Over at another question I commented that cold water is traditionally thought to be hard on digestion. I wrote "Drinking ice water is a ridiculous idea that is uniquely american. Enzymes work in a very narrow temperature range so if you throw... (more)

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Happy_Now 0 · February 20, 2012 at 7:11 PM

I'm on the fence about this particular idea. I can see a number of ways it could go, and why traditional medicine would encourage the drinking of water that had been boiled and steeped with medicinal herbs, especially when drinking from wells in... (more)

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