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by 1000 · about 13 hours ago

This is a very real and serious condition that I'm sure many readers can be classified under. I'm just wanting to get in contact with people who have fatigue and share coping strategies, work, school, life, treatments, cures, etc. Doesn't matter... (more)

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by 426 · about 13 hours ago

I feel that very recently, I've started to see the dining options where I live (Seattle) growing more paleo friendly. More chefs are cooking with paleo-approved fats (or receptive to cooking with tallow and olive/avocado/coconut oil when asked),... (more)

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Deb_1 0 · June 20, 2012 at 10:04 PM

I must say in Wichita, KS the answer is no. We do have a Natural Grocers here now that carries local grass fed meat. The closest thing we have to a place to eat out and stay paleo would be Chipotle Grill.

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by 8574 · about 14 hours ago

A recent post made me think that possibly there is something missing in the Paleo community, and a potential for starting something pretty powerful. As we all know purchasing organic products are expensive, and because of this a lot of families... (more)

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Rogue_Nutritionist 0 · March 02, 2012 at 11:54 PM

Definitely...ideas that I have seen people participating in and/or participate myself: meat shares, meat csas, community ownership of dairy animals, purchasing a whole animal directly from a farmer and sharing it out with friends, veggie csas,... (more)

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by 501 · about 14 hours ago

The more time passes, the less interest I have in diet and the more interest I have in lifestyle. Society has become so different than what I imagine hunter-gatherer, or even pastoralist, life was like. Sure, we have it better in countless ways,... (more)

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Diane_4 0 · July 04, 2012 at 2:52 PM

I have found many ways out. I have not taken them all yet but some I have tasted and will probably follow a few when I'm older. Do some searching online for the following: Why Work? Cheap RV Living Long Distance Hiking (Some hike the long trails... (more)

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by 6229 · about 14 hours ago

Will Paleo be lumped into other diets, or will it make long-term success? Will be there be a lot of infighting and egos, or can we unite together on the 80-90% we share in common? (I hope for the latter). Will the internet make us more then just... (more)

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sage_ 0 · November 07, 2011 at 2:36 PM

what an odd question. paleo as a group is irrelevant to the way i choose to live personally. maybe if a national political party were to immerge from our commonalities, i might care more.

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by 1025 · about 14 hours ago

I think most would agree that a strong sense of community is good for our health and quality of life. What really got me thinking about this was the "issue" of girls in their late teens getting pregnant. While 18 is a pretty ideal age... (more)

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The_Loon 0 · October 17, 2011 at 3:42 PM

Great Question! I think whatever we can to do dismantle the current structure that insists on a rigid progression throughout life, is worth working towards. Currently, our youth and our aged are not allowed to fully live. The young are caged in... (more)

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by 93 · about 14 hours ago

Recently, I have been feeling like a failure with Paleo. It's been difficult to stay on track when everyone around me is scarfing down pancakes and bread and pasta. Which I love. I totally feel 100x better when I eat Paleo, but for whatever... (more)

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Suz___Paleo_Oz 0 · October 13, 2011 at 3:41 AM

Don't think of yourself as a failure! What would you think about starting up a blog? It doesn't get much more accountable than that. I'd follow you! Also, do you have a Paleo meet-up group in your area? Having Paleo friends makes life so much... (more)

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by 165 · about 14 hours ago

Trying to discover the extent of the Paleo community in the UK, where are the hotspots? numbers in or around our location. OK so if you stop by and are from the UK please leave a note stating where you are and what your personal experiences... (more)

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David_Moss 0 · September 21, 2011 at 10:55 AM

I was in Cambridge/Canterbury, now in Norfolk. There's also a thread on this here.

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by 4276 · about 14 hours ago

Fight Gone Bad is a Crossfit event for charity giving to some very worthy causes. I thought this might be a good place to get the word out if you're doing it to help generate some more funds. If you dont know about it, here's some info -... (more)

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Buffy 0 · August 30, 2011 at 4:44 AM

I am doing it as well! I've raised well over what I anticipated. When I initially posted the event on FB, I got no responses, but when I sent a personal note to each and every friend (over 200) on FB, the response has been overwhelming! Good... (more)

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by 7821 · about 14 hours ago

I recently discovered the town of Roseta, PA in the course of reading a book unrelated to diet. The claim was made that the people of Roseta lived longer and healthier lives than those in surrounding towns. Expecting some dietary explanation, I... (more)

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none 0 · July 13, 2011 at 9:38 PM

I am reading "Monkeyluv" by Robert Sapolsky right now. I have a crush on him, but that's besides the point. He does a bang up job in describing how genetic coding works - how genes basically mean nothing without environmental input. "Genes... (more)

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by 78422 · about 14 hours ago

Reading about Hunter-Gatherer societies, I am reminded that they were based upon commmunalism and not the dog-eat-dog competitive paradigm that certain types of evolutionary psychologists (i.e. Steven Pinkner) would have us believe and that... (more)

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total_fing_hippie 0 · April 19, 2011 at 6:28 PM

An interesting aside is in oregon where I live lots of the organic / biodynamic / permaculture farms donate veggies, eggs, cheese, and meat to local food banks or other free community food resources. Some cities and towns have programs to harvest... (more)

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by 2517 · about 14 hours ago

I'm trying to maintain one Twitter account for the sake of following all Tweets considered Paleo/Primal (i.e. Mark_Sisson). For those of you with Twitter accounts, would you care to share them if you're so inclined? I think it would make for a... (more)

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Annika 0 · June 15, 2010 at 2:10 PM

Check out this thread - lots of Twiiter peeps listed there. And there's me: @NEKLocalvore!

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by 0 · October 29, 2014 at 4:03 AM

Looking to see if there is a Paleo community in Northern NJ, I am new to this and wondering if there are like minded people around me. Nick

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by 308 · October 29, 2014 at 3:35 AM

I think hacks is a good forum, but limited. I am wondering what is a quality high traffic site to promote new paleo projects? If it can make an impact in the paleo-sphere you should be able to discuss the ideas not JUST answer questions directly. (more)

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Kamal 0 · April 24, 2012 at 4:14 PM

If you want to promote paleo projects, social marketing might be a better avenue. Facebook, twitter, etc are probably better options for this than places like paleohacks, MDA, reddit, etc. No matter how cool your idea, many people on forums just... (more)

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by 10044 · October 29, 2014 at 3:24 AM

Instead of living in a master plan community that surrounded a golf course, how about a farm instead? You could walk and get your raw dairy and fresh eggs. It sounds like a good idea to me.

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Matt_11 0 · November 19, 2011 at 3:05 PM

No offense, but we farmers don't want to be surrounded by "cityfolk" who have no knowledge of agriculture. We don't need armchair farmers telling us management practices, that the manure pile is too smelly, etc... We don't need idiots that don't... (more)

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by 24523 · October 29, 2014 at 3:23 AM

vol??un??teer v??l??n??ti(??)r From Urban Dictionary: 1) The act of giving of yourself to help others. Often followed by a rush of happiness at knowing you've made a difference, but sometimes frustration occurs at going unappreciated or... (more)

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Shari_Bambino 0 · November 04, 2011 at 5:10 AM

Just when I think I can't love you anymore than I already do you go and get all gushy-hearted on us. Great topic! I was lucky to be raised by parents who believed in giving back and we started at an early age. We were raised to be of service to... (more)

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by 11478 · October 29, 2014 at 3:20 AM

Sometimes you think you've nailed it--an incisive question, a well-researched on-point answer, or a brilliant display of wit. Then . . . NOTHING -- a big fat zero or you might limp in with +/- 1 Here's a chance to dazzle the PH community again... (more)

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familygrokumentarian 0 · September 05, 2011 at 12:19 AM

OK, I'll bite: Could poor maternal or childhood nutrition be to blame for near or total lack of enamel on baby or adult teeth?... (more)

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by 78422 · October 29, 2014 at 3:14 AM

Somebody once said, "Ask not what your Paleo can do for you, but what you can do for your Paleo." I forget who said that. Maybe it was Mark Sisson. I don't know. One of those guys. Anyway, I have heard the call and am ready to pick-up that... (more)

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none 0 · June 08, 2011 at 11:54 PM

I have a rambling, incoherent blog that can of be no use to any community, (in fact I squirm when I see more than 15 people have lost their way and landed on my site). But here is the skeleton of an idea, it's needs some flesh for sure. I have... (more)

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by 78422 · October 29, 2014 at 3:10 AM

Lately I???ve become enamored with the idea of building one of these tiny homes. Thoughts, ideas, live in one now?

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Abe 0 · March 19, 2011 at 10:54 PM

I have built 2 homes, both were under $10K, including power and water systems (solar and rain catchment). The smallest of the 2 was 1250 square feet. Tiny houses are cute, but after living many years in buses, tents, huts, apartments, etc,... (more)

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by 155 · October 29, 2014 at 3:07 AM

Today, I was curios about whether the "other side" had a strong blog community like the paleo community does. Are there any nutrition, science based blogs that promote the low-fat diet or is the paleo community unique in this respect?

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Stancel_ 0 · November 23, 2010 at 1:05 AM

Disease Proof by Dr Fuhrman http://www.diseaseproof.com/ He invented the "nutritarian" diet, which is a flexitarian, mostly plant-based approach. FoodnSport by Doug Graham http://foodnsport.com/blog.html He wrote the book The 80-10-10 Diet,... (more)

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by 19220 · October 29, 2014 at 3:03 AM

Is the paleo community falling into the nutritoinism so pervasive in the modern world? "Nutritionism is a paradigm that assumes that it is the scientifically identified nutrients in foods that determine the value of individual food stuffs in the... (more)

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Bread_Eating_Beelzebub 0 · April 16, 2010 at 3:49 PM

IMHO one of the reasons omega-6 fatty acids are harmful is because much of what we consume (and what is used in studies!) is oxidized. It's been through a bunch of processes that expose it to light and heat, which are the major causes of... (more)

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by 20 · October 28, 2014 at 3:48 AM

Grok [grok] "Do you feel like nobody groks you? Don't worry, Robert A. Heinlein does. In his 1961 best-selling science fiction novel,??Stranger in a Strange Land, Heinlein coined the term to mean an understanding so thorough that "the observer... (more)

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Varelse 0 · November 10, 2012 at 8:34 PM

That's pretty cool! Maybe being like Grok is like groking with our bodies - I think a lot of people feel detached from their own body. They treat it like their car and doctors are mechanics. Paleo/Primal definitely puts you more in touch with your... (more)

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by 1348 · October 27, 2014 at 4:18 AM

Did the Twitter hastag #weareprimal destroy the #primal community?

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PrimalChat 0 · April 28, 2010 at 6:33 PM

Scott - you should write for the Enquirer you sensationalist!

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by 307 · October 27, 2014 at 3:08 AM

I'm going to college at Auburn University and I would love to get a group together, find some like-minded friends, just someone with the same interests, a workout partner or group, etc. If you live in Auburn and would like to get together, leave... (more)

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shaddix 0 · January 28, 2012 at 4:01 AM

Surprised to see this getting bumped. I'm in Sylacauga and work in Birmingham. I go to Auburn sometimes for my job..... but that's behind enemy lines!

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by 10502 · October 27, 2014 at 3:04 AM

Hi PaleoHackers! I wanted to spark more off-line activity amongst Paleo enthusiasts the world 'round and therefore have created a Meetup Everywhere page. Use it to self-organize and find Paleo folks near you and on July 8th 2010 have a great... (more)

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ricechek 0 · June 18, 2010 at 10:15 PM

Calling all Paleos in San Diego: ASSEMBLE!!!!

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