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by 0 · ABOUT 21 HOURS AGO

Hi all,  I'm a first year at my university this year and have been mostly paleo for about a year.  My mile time increased, I felt stronger, more awake.  I slept better.  I love everything about paleo.  Unfortunately my... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · August 31, 2014 at 2:39 PM

Don't let perfection be the enemy of good. And don't make yourself some social pariah because of an arbitrary diet.  Load up on veggies. Even sub-par veggies (with who knows what butter substitute) are fine. Eat meat, who cares if it's not... (more)

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by 0 · June 28, 2014 at 7:54 PM

In about 3 months, I start to apply to colleges, and I've narrowed down my list of schools to those where I'm pretty confident I'll grow academically, socially, and hopefully not around the waist. Some of the schools I've visited, and others I... (more)

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by 0 · March 28, 2014 at 11:46 PM

Hey guys, I'm very interested in Ray Peat's work, although I'm at a college cafeteria. I have access to conventional milk, sugar, OJ, eggs in unlimited amounts. Would it be possible to devise a plan without things like shellfish and... (more)

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samc 0 · March 28, 2014 at 3:52 PM

Having attempted to read his articles I quickly found that I'd rather go get my teeth drilled then continue on reading. That doesn't mean that it invalidates his theories, it just means I can't figure out what he is all about. I'm pretty darn... (more)

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by 0 · February 17, 2014 at 9:03 PM

I'm a 5' 7", 130lb, 20 year old female. Not overweight by any means, but I'm trying to get back down to my 115lb fighting weight in a way that is healthy and sustainable. I understand the benefits to a VLC paleo diet when trying to cut weight,... (more)

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by 0 · February 10, 2014 at 1:34 AM

Anyone on here from Connecticut? I am looking to connect with some folks that live a holistic lifestyle. I'm a student at the University of Connecticut living in Willington, Connecticut. I live in Wallingford (New Haven county) during semester... (more)

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by 0 · February 08, 2014 at 6:56 PM

My parents have started a new lifestyle by doing the paleo diet. When I go home my mom cooks paleo and I feel so much better eating paleo foods. At school my dinning hall is very small and does not have much variety. Do you have any tips as to... (more)

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Maarten 0 · February 08, 2014 at 6:01 PM

The big question is: can you cook in your room? The smaller one is: do you want to cook in your room? I like the slow cooker answer. But don't let perfect be the enemy of good. If you do this, take 1 or 2 recipes that you can make with... (more)

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by 43 · January 24, 2014 at 2:23 PM

So, I'm a D3 Athlete, run at-least 2 miles a day, I am just not getting enough calories though. I don't do dairy or nuts, except coconut. I would like high calorie foods or easy meals I could cook up in one batch and just store all week... (more)

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TheGastronomer 0 · January 24, 2014 at 2:23 PM

Canned fish are great, specially smoked herring (I get the Kipper Snacks from Polar), tuna, sardines, canned salmon, heck even mackerel if you're into it. What you can do with the canned salmon is blend it together with one egg (or two) add some... (more)

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by 0 · November 18, 2013 at 2:51 AM

Ok, so I am new to paleo, as in I just finished my first week. I have been hungry non stop this week. I'm a college freshman eating dorm food which can be difficult but I make it work. For breakfast (8:30) I eat 3 scrambled eggs with... (more)

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Methodician 0 · November 16, 2013 at 11:38 PM

I suggest you head to the market and replace your apples with some sweet potatoes/yams (really the orange ones are sweet potatoes too) and some kerrygold or other quality butter. There are a number of ways to microwave sweet potatoes. I did an... (more)

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by 0 · January 07, 2014 at 9:14 PM

Hi all! New here to paleo hacks, so give me a break if something like this question has already been on here.. BUT I hve been researching the paleo diet for about a year and have finally taken the plugs after a gradual introduction to the... (more)

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Creative_Caribbean_ 0 · January 07, 2014 at 8:15 PM

Oh, Hey! I'm a college student too and am pretty paleo except some rice...which doesn't even do me any justice when I eat it...I just eat it cause i'm poor and it's brown rice and not as bad as other things. I really am not even eating it much... (more)

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by 50 · February 11, 2014 at 4:45 PM

I live in a city where tortillas are the main ingredient in many of the foods here. I go to college and I'm living with the parents, so I'm basically stucked eating the foods the prepare. I have other siblings so sometimes I need to eat... (more)

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FED_at_LiveCaveman_com 0 · July 22, 2012 at 7:46 PM

I would say that the ingredients and preparation method of the tortilla would make or break whether or not I considered them ok to eat every now and again. First off, I would not consider wheat based tortillas a viable alternative (unless I was... (more)

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by 428 · September 29, 2013 at 7:48 AM

Hi y'all! I am a freshman at university in Georgia, where to be frank, it is too hot to exercise outside. As a college student, my windows of free time are pretty limited, as well, so it is no longer possible for me to actively be active every... (more)

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Aukoy 0 · September 29, 2013 at 7:48 AM

Was just reading that book by McGuff ("Body by Science"), and definitely second that recommendation by epollux. Basically tells you that when you do exercise go all out intense and for a short period of time, only once every seven days or so,... (more)

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by 5 · September 29, 2013 at 8:10 AM

I'm in my sophomore year of college and found paleo about 6 months ago, and I've really loved the lifestyle. I also am a big fan of fitness experts like Ido Portal, and a fan of what Crossfit has been able to accomplish in the fitness world. In... (more)

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Aukoy 0 · September 29, 2013 at 8:10 AM

It's funny, I am the opposite, I found out about the paleo lifestyle through my study- my major is anthropological science, with a focus on the archeological/biological branch and now researching maternal nutrition influences on... (more)

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by 0 · August 10, 2013 at 5:41 AM

Have you tried the salmon burger made with wild caught salmon? It has nothing that is non Paleo. I'm super excited to try it and wanted to share this item with others.I'm new to paleo, 3 days old, but a firm believer that all the grains, and... (more)

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Renee_2 0 · August 10, 2013 at 2:04 AM

Congrats on making this commitment! Sounds like you're off to a good start. I expect different Whole Foods stores sell different salmon burgers, but you're eating this one, it's not Paleo. Canola oil is a grain oil. ... (more)

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by 428 · August 08, 2013 at 7:21 AM

Hi all! I will be a freshman at university in a few short weeks. I've been eating clean for nearly a year, paleo for almost 6 months. For the last 2-3 months, I have eaten dairy. I do not have any food intolerances, so I will eat things like... (more)

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Christina_13 0 · August 08, 2013 at 7:21 AM

I just tackled my first year in college on paleo, and this is what I have learned: -Best foods in the dorm: ginger tea, dark chocolate, coconut oil, bananas or apples taken from the cafeteria, dry salami (without funky ingredients, of course),... (more)

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by 233 · August 07, 2013 at 3:26 PM

I'm starting a paleo club at my university this semester. We all know college students can have huge egos. I expect to be opposed in every sense of the word by challenging whole grains, beans, bad dairy, chronic cardio etc. I want to be able to... (more)

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Sean_23 0 · August 07, 2013 at 3:12 PM

books that rocked and broke my vegan foundations vegetarian myth - lierre Keith (not the hunger games haha) catching fire - How cooking made us human - Richard wrangham The old way: A story of the first people - Elizabeth thomas Salt, Sugar, Fat... (more)

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by 1826 · July 31, 2013 at 11:33 PM

My daughter will be applying for college in a few months and I'm worried about her gluten allergy issues in college. She eats 80% Paleo. Indulges in 1-2 SAD meals per week when she goes out with friends. I want her to live in the dorm but I'm... (more)

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glib 0 · July 28, 2013 at 10:17 PM

Thinking about the same issues myself since they are coming up soon. My daughter expects me to drive over and deliver grass fed butter and eggs, and garden vegetables, if she is not too far. I will comply. Even she will need one month to eat 48... (more)

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by 5 · March 25, 2013 at 5:24 PM

I started eating paleo about a week ago (I know, it's not very long) and so far it's been exhausting. I can't seem to find the right things to eat on my college campus. With my meal plan I can only eat in the dining hall once a day (which is... (more)

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DavidHill76 0 · March 25, 2013 at 5:24 PM

I would do a lot more research into the paleo lifestyle first. Ive found it is much easier and cheaper to eat paleo than before. Especially once you figure out the marketing tactics corporations use to sell you on buying certain kinds of... (more)

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by 588 · February 28, 2013 at 6:59 PM

I could use some advice! I'm a 20 year old female, in college, and my 21st is next Saturday. I have a trip planned to go to panama city beach for spring break and to celebrate my birthday with all my friends while I'm there. This trip has been... (more)

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DavidHill76 0 · February 28, 2013 at 6:59 PM

Well I went to PCB when I was 22 and in great health. I came back road hard and put up wet. I lost several hours of sleep and gained some weight. I needed atleast another week to recover. Just make sure you are able to sleep whenever and the... (more)

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by 1394 · March 06, 2013 at 6:54 AM

I need some help! Those last few pounds have been lingering forever! I have been low carb for about a month now, since this is not my first attempt, I know that I am fat adapted by now. No significant results so far. I also fast often, skipping... (more)

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dzone 0 · February 19, 2013 at 4:35 PM

24 hours isnt very long by fasting standards, the longest ive gone is 9 days and i felt fine by the end of it. try and do at least 5 days, if you can. you WONT pass out or need hospitalization or any of the nonsense that you hear about. dry... (more)

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by 0 · February 12, 2013 at 7:08 PM

So I'm a college kid - I'm learning all sorts of new stuff everyday and making my fair share of bad decisions. I just started the Paleo diet and did 6 days of being very strict. I felt SO great. The puffiness in my face and belly went down, I felt... (more)

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RK 0 · February 12, 2013 at 7:08 PM

Macey, I think almost everyone on here will say ... been there, done that. lol. Doesn't matter if you are 20, 30, 40, 50 years old! But now you know how to feel good. At some point, your brain will say, "it's not worth the pain to cheat." Try... (more)

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by 1394 · September 06, 2013 at 1:22 AM

My feet and legs seem to fall asleep pretty easily whenever I am sitting down. Then when I get up, it takes a few minutes to get the feeling back. Is there a cause for this? Should I be sitting a certain way to avoid this?

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raydawg 0 · June 27, 2013 at 4:29 PM

Might be nerves getting pinched, or it might be arteries. I'm a side sleeper, and I get this at night with my arms, usually the one I keep under the pillow; I just can't fall asleep lying flat on my back. The weird thing is that that I feel numb... (more)

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by 5 · April 28, 2013 at 4:17 PM

Hi all, I'm a dutch college student, 21 years old, skinny. I just started a few weeks ago with Stronglifts to gain strength and muscle. I have trouble getting 500 more kcals then normally needed to gain weight. Mainly because I don't really know... (more)

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Pat_13 0 · April 28, 2013 at 3:01 PM

Sounds like you need to open up a can o' man. You say you eat a "lot" but I guarantee that you don't. What I tell people I work with is to keep a food log for a least a week. Go over it and figure out how much you are actually eating. Almost every... (more)

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by 5 · January 30, 2013 at 9:08 PM

I decided to go Paleo by switching over from eating 300+ g of carbs a day (consisting of lots and lots of cookies from college dining halls). I am 18 and I know I do not have the healthiest diet in the world. I live in the dorms on my college... (more)

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giacinto 0 · January 30, 2013 at 6:58 PM

A college is the ideal place to find fresh, healthy, delicious meat. Learn to depend on the kidneys, not the kindness of strangers :-)

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by 15 · January 30, 2013 at 5:51 PM

Hi, Im a college student, 21 years old, 1,75m long and weigh 54kg. I just started with paleo and I'm now in my second week of stronglifts program. For morning I usually eat eggs with bacon, but I feel its incomplete. I need to add veggies or... (more)

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August 0 · January 30, 2013 at 5:51 PM

Drop the milk. You really want to try to be strict on the no grains, legumes, and dairy (except for the fat, which is awesome) thing because you will inevitably get hit with a hidden ingredient or two. So here's the deal- you want to eat the... (more)

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by 15 · January 27, 2013 at 3:17 PM

I'm 18 years old, female, 160 lbs, 22% body fat. I started Paleo last summer and I've gradually become more strict with it. I started at 190 lbs and I've hit a plateau which I've been plateaued for at least 3 months. I haven't been losing weight... (more)

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The_Tigers_Wife 0 · January 27, 2013 at 3:17 PM

Just my two cents, as well...I naturally eat really low carb - and when I say low carb I mean I eat keto naturally - which, I admit, freaked me out at first because I was a vegetarian for a long time so it took me a while to shake that "All this... (more)