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by 0 · November 29, 2013 at 9:00 AM

First, are there any non-fat brands that do not have sugar? Second, does it actually help with weight loss?

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JB_Primal 0 · October 14, 2013 at 9:19 PM

You definitely need to go for full-fat dairy. There isn't really any need to drink milk; most of the dairy folks around here eat is either heavy cream, aged cheese, full fat yogurt, etc. Skim and low-fat milk is really nothing more than sugar... (more)

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by 145 · September 17, 2013 at 11:58 PM

i got a big thing of whey protein because it had been lauded so many times (i know it's not paleo!) and i heard if you have a dairy reaction, whey might not affect you, so i figured i'd give it a shot. well, i get the slight sniffles/runny nose... (more)

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Migo 0 · September 17, 2013 at 11:58 PM

Runny nose is frequently a sign of an allergic reaction, which can become worse if you keep being subjected to the product causing it. Here's what you could do: stop taking the product for two weeks and see if your runny nose symptom... (more)

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by 103 · about 21 hours ago

Hi, I've been on paleo for about 2 months now but have maintained the dairy in my diet. Once I finish my current stock of Kerrygold I'm going to try dropping dairy for 30 days. Currently I only consume dairy in the form of butter for cooking,... (more)

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Lazza 0 · May 11, 2013 at 3:51 PM

er..., what sort of difference are you looking for? If you have dairy (casein/whey..) sensitivity then totally removing dairy from your diet will stop the production of antibodies. This means you should see an improvement in a variety of... (more)

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by 385 · about 21 hours ago

I need a veggie dip recipe that is free of dairy, eggs, nuts and tahini. I'm already making some guac, but I wanted something "creamy" too... Any ideas?

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turtle 0 · May 10, 2013 at 7:20 PM

i would suggest roasted red pepper pure with olive oil and seasoning of your choice, also you may try roasting other veggies and check what suits you. My choices are aubergine and also onions (yum). Really every veg will do if you roast it first-... (more)

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by 10 · about 22 hours ago

38 weeks pregnant with first child; suffering from severe (at least to me) skin reaction for several weeks. Dermatologist 2 days ago prescribed 4 different topical medications (wash, antibiotic ointment, steroid ointment, and Finacea - rosacea... (more)

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Happy_Now 0 · April 03, 2013 at 10:09 PM

Oh eek, please don't do a major diet revamp or start taking a bunch of meds for cosmetic things at 38 weeks pregnant. The last thing you want right now is a fungal die off. Rosacea flare ups and weird skin things are totally normal during... (more)

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by 1005 · about 22 hours ago

For years I was plagued my constant stomach cramps. I would feel miserable and be wishing for a new set of internal organs. Then I cut dairy from my diet, and I felt like a new person. Cramps rare, athletic ability improved exponentially, you name... (more)

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Chelsea__1 0 · March 21, 2013 at 5:21 PM

I went dairy-free 5 years ago (a sad day) when raw veganism became the end all be all! Talk about living hell! Anyways after 2 1/2 years of paleo I have just recently introduced dairy products back into my diet. Instead of Cow I did sheep. No... (more)

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by 95 · about 22 hours ago

Hello, I've been reading a lot about the paleo/primal/LCHF diet recently. About 9 months ago, I decided to become more active in deciding what constituted my regular diet. At the time, that translated into adopting a vegetarian diet;... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · November 10, 2012 at 9:33 PM

Vegetarian/vegan paleo should read Denise Minger's recommendations: http://rawfoodsos.com/for-vegans/

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by 8042 · about 22 hours ago

I use kefir whey as a starter for my lacto-fermented veggies (most especially beet kvass). I'm thinking of trying to eliminate ALL dairy to find out if I'm sensitive to it, and I'm wondering if that means that I need to stop using whey as a... (more)

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andrew 0 · December 02, 2012 at 10:07 AM

Why use whey in sauerkraut? It ferments beautifully with just salt. Worth reading this link http://www.picklemetoo.com/2012/07/26/no-whey-no-way/

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by 205 · about 22 hours ago

I know that whey protein is in the gray area, or as Mark Sisson describes it, the 80/20 zone. But as many have said, it's also a complete protein source with glutathione and immune boosting properties. Hedonistically-speaking, whey isolate... (more)

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by 125 · about 22 hours ago

My entire family is dairy-free. We don't even use butter. I've never had any adverse reaction to dairy (just don't care too much for it) but my husband is allergic to it so we all quit drinking milk. However, we do lift weights about three times a... (more)

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jake_7 0 · October 19, 2012 at 10:11 PM

i see no reason why you shouldn't. you said you weren't sensitive to dairy, so as long as it's only post workout i think it's fine and perhaps even optimal. it can be a very convenient, effective post workout supplement. especially if you already... (more)

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by 139 · about 22 hours ago

I'm very intrigued by the Paleo diet/lifestyle, however I don't know if I should think of attempting it at this point. I recently gave up dairy and am very happy with the results of that change, so there would be no butter or milk in my diet-... (more)

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dzone 0 · September 21, 2012 at 4:32 AM

Give it a shot. Eat whatever meat you want - poultry and fish are fine. Just drop the added sweeteners, grains and legumes. Embrace coconut of all sorts and lots of tubers and you are golden.

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by 1003 · about 22 hours ago

So, I'm on Whole30, so no dairy for me right now. I do find myself wanting to cook something with a "creamy" mouthfeel. Most recipes I see call for coconut milk, etc. as a sub, but we can't do coconut in our family because of food... (more)

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Varelse 0 · September 18, 2012 at 9:03 PM

Avocado, all the way. You can make a really great salad dressing with it, lime juice and cilantro and/or jalapeno. It's really nice and creamy but dairy and coconut free.

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by 205 · about 22 hours ago

http://www.amazon.com/PaleoLife-Paleo-Bars-Premium-Cocoa-Nut/dp/B008ODIFCA/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1347675954&sr=8-1&keywords=paleolife+paleo+bar I know paleo protein bars are a bit taboo, but if you have margin for minimal processing,... (more)

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VB 0 · September 15, 2012 at 6:48 AM

Joey, look at the ingredients. It has organic rice protein!!! The closest thing to a dairy-free low carb Paleo protein bar is beef jerkey (soy/preservatives/additives/wheat free). I have not found one yet like that. So maybe you can dry your... (more)

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by 10 · about 22 hours ago

Woke up to crying in the kitchen today... Does anybody have a functioning recipe for a pancake variation that avoids dairy and eggs?

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Sami_2 0 · September 08, 2012 at 8:14 PM

I mash a banana with almond butter and fry like you would a pancake.

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by 1031 · about 22 hours ago

I've been lactose-paleo now for about six months and would like to try the next step of going dairy free to see what improvements might result. My starting position is pretty strong I think, no food intolerances/allergies I'm aware of, varied and... (more)

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Deniz_1 0 · July 02, 2012 at 3:19 PM

Been paleo for 7 months. I did paleo for about 3 months with dairy (not much, just a dash of milk in my coffee) and I assumed it was fine as I didn't have any adverse GI reactions. Then I decided to cut it out as an experiment and my hayfever... (more)

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by 30 · about 22 hours ago

Hi, I need some snacks for my toddler who is 13 months old that he can manage to eat himself and preferably that can be taken out with us. He can't have whole nuts, and seems to react a bit to nuts, so I'm keen to get other ideas. We don't do... (more)

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Jamie_14 0 · June 19, 2012 at 5:46 AM

You might benefit from a food dehydrator, to make jerky and dried fruit with...careful with drying high sugar fruit though, it concentrates the sugars, and may lend to a sweet tooth..(if thats even avoidable in our society lol)

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by 20 · about 22 hours ago

OK, so my son is Gluten and Diary intolerant, so we have gone Paleo completely. My hubby hates me right now and is having a harder time than the kids. But my kids mostly my 7 year old boy is SUPER FUSSY! He is scared to try anything, his... (more)

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Firestorm 0 · May 07, 2012 at 12:08 AM

Here's a Paleo option for breakfast -- comes out a lot like cereal. I think the youngster'll like it. Organic apple, pear, berries or organic banana, chopped into small pieces Raw walnuts, almonds, pumpkin seeds Coconut manna Organic... (more)

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by 3280 · about 22 hours ago

I know the answer is for ME to remove dairy to see if I NOTICE any difference, but before I consider further restricting my universe of food choices, I'm just curious: Is it common to NOTICE feeling better after removing dairy from an otherwise... (more)

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Karen_P_ 0 · April 14, 2012 at 6:31 PM

Phlegm. I also lost a few pounds during a Whole30, and removing dairy was one of the bigger elements of that. Leanest I've ever been. So when I started having a tinge of seasonal allergies, I went back off dairy (except for butter for cooking),... (more)

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by 15 · about 22 hours ago

Ever since I heard a podcast with Kurt Harris I've experimented with more starches (namely rice - although i'm now very fond of plantains as well). I started to eat puffed rice with heavy cream - which is amazingly tasty. But I tend to have... (more)

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by 115 · about 22 hours ago

Okay, so I know the best way for me to find out if dairy has any negative effects on me is to cut it out entirely for 30 or more days and slowly reintroduce and see how I feel. My question is, to properly test this will I also have to cut out all... (more)

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Aglaee_the_Paleo_RD 0 · March 14, 2012 at 7:47 AM

Yes, if you want to test your tolerance for dairy, you need to reset your body by eliminating ALL dairy for 30 days, including yogurt, kefir, milk, cream, butter, etc. Then after 30 days, you can reintroduce dairy products, 1 at a time, every 3-4... (more)

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by 375 · about 22 hours ago

Background: 20 year old athletic female, I've been primal since July 2011. Paleo usually and as of right now following 100% as I can while being at college. I'm a competitive rower (crew) in college. I joined a year ago, took the first season to... (more)

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Ralph_Furley 0 · February 25, 2012 at 7:47 PM

Is it possible that you are not eating enough on the low end of your range? You're obviously fit and muscular and training at a high level. 1500 cals per day is what a somewhat sedentary woman might eat in order to lose weight. You are far from... (more)

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by 699 · about 22 hours ago

I'm on a course of antibiotics and don't want to risk them messing with my digestive system too much. Usually I eat a lot of yogurt so I wouldn't worry, but I want to stay dairy-free for at least month before trying to add them back into my diet.... (more)

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PatternMatching 0 · January 26, 2012 at 2:15 AM

Go to Whole Foods and grab a jar of Bubbies sauerkraut since it sounds like you can't wait around to make it at home. There's also kimchi nearby and other lacto-fermented veggies if they have them. In addition to the probiotic foods above, eat a... (more)

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by 20353 · about 22 hours ago

I am greatly reducing the dairy in my diet. Since July I have had dairy with every meal to supplement the fat. All from butter, cheese and cream as I am unable to eat coconut / coconut oil. I am moving to 3-4 egg yolks per day as my... (more)

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Dorado_Galore 0 · November 06, 2011 at 2:44 AM

Should you? Give it a try. Report back. Your experiment may teach future armchair experts something useful. Trust trial and error.

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by 543 · about 22 hours ago

Possible Duplicate: How to get enough paleo calcium? I'm about to cut out all dairy, and am a bit worried about my calcium. Where did paleolithic people get their calcium? Can I possibly get it all from veggies? It doesn't seem like I... (more)

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by 12174 · about 22 hours ago

So, the very tips of my fingernails have started to peel - I'm about 9 days way through my Whole30 - 19 days if you discount a single meal. Whereas they had stopped peeling when I went lacto-paleo, now the tips of my fingernails have started to... (more)

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mth_1 0 · July 19, 2011 at 2:16 PM

Nothing diet related you have done for the last 19 days is causing your nail to split today. Either you have the fastest growing fingernails in the world for Whole30 to affect your fingernail tips, or 6 months ago you had some kind of problem... (more)