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by 10502 · about 17 hours ago

A few weeks ago, high-functioning and burgeoning celebrity autistic, Temple Grandin, gave a great interview in the Wall Street Journal. It is mentioned that: While she's adamant that there is no magic cure for this disorder, Ms. Grandin says... (more)

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Forty2 0 · July 17, 2010 at 12:37 PM

I think this topic broaches a bigger picture: the explosion of autism, allergies, whatnot in children born much after 1980 (whether actual or imagined by modern hyper-protective hovercraft parents) didn't just come out of the ether. My... (more)

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by 145 · about 17 hours ago

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 10 · about 17 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 18 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 205 · about 18 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 18 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 10 · about 18 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 18 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 18 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 18 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 115 · about 18 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 699 · about 18 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 18 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 409 · about 18 hours ago

Hi, I did do a search in the forum about Raw Milk but couldn't find a subject that exactly matched what I am looking for. First of all I am aware of the benefits of Raw Milk, coincidentally I drank a lot as a child as my godfather ran a local... (more)

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Louisa 0 · September 07, 2013 at 12:44 AM

I would go for the raw milk every time. Almonds are not meant to be drunk in huge quantities for all reasons mentioned above. However, people can still be intolerant to lactose as it is still present in raw milk, but if you fared well on raw milk... (more)

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by 10919 · about 18 hours ago

Anyone have some simple recipes for Indian food at home? Most of my Exposure to Indian was when I was vegetarian so I only really know the legume and dairy based dishes. I'm really Craving the spices and flavors of Indian cuisine, though. Please... (more)

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Thumper 0 · June 08, 2011 at 9:38 PM

Lamb Vindaloo (I don't add the potatoes) Paleo butter chicken Paleo chicken vindaloo Any indian recipe that has cream or yogurt in the sauce - I sub coconut milk in. MMMMMmmmmm indian food! (more)

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by 5132 · about 18 hours ago

I experienced hands going numb about 2 years ago, shortly after being diagnosed with T2 Diabetes. I saw a neurologist for that, who felt that it's related to lifting weights without gloves or prior near carpal tunnel symptoms (not diagnosed with... (more)

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ErinLenhardt 0 · March 03, 2012 at 4:40 PM

I've got peripheral neuropathy--and experience numbness, hot & cold de-sensitivity (enough that I can burn myself and not know it!), and tingliness in my hands (and sometimes my legs). Eating the wrong foods DEFINITELY exacerbates the... (more)

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by 1702 · about 18 hours ago

My biggest complaint about using coconut milk as a coffee creamer / general dairy replacement is the fact that it comes in such small quantities! And it's really annoying to have an open can in the fridge which basically solidifies between each... (more)

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UncleLongHair 0 · April 30, 2011 at 4:50 PM

The coconut cream concentrate from Tropical Traditions: http://www.tropicaltraditions.com/coconut_cream_concentrate.htm Comes in 16 and 32 ounce jars, and is approximately 6x more conentrated than supermarket coconut milk. So a 32 ounce jar is... (more)

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by 105 · about 18 hours ago

I've read almost all of the PH coffee/creamer related posts --- but I haven't specifically seen the answer to this question . . . do any of you drink regular coffee creamer? I just discovered the coconut milk/oil/egg combo recipe on PH this a.m.... (more)

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Shari_Bambino 0 · March 26, 2011 at 4:59 PM

You are not going to get an o.k. for anything called "creamer" so just let that one go. Many of us use cream (whipping cream) and some use coconut milk. Those are pretty much your two options. Have you tried either of these? Both good options.... (more)

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by 15 · about 18 hours ago

We've been eating paleo for over a year now and loving it. Lost weight, great crossfit results etc. This month we are doing the whole 30 and I am struggling. All I've really had to cut out is a bit of milk in 2 coffees a day, dial the fruit back a... (more)

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Dexter 0 · January 14, 2011 at 3:43 AM

You simply are not fueling your body enough with meat and fat for your level of activity. You were fueling with sugar in the milk and sugar and now you have to replace that energy with fat and meat. Yes no fruit but why stop the cheese? It looks... (more)

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by 178 · about 18 hours ago

I have an autoimmune illness, and Robb Wolf recommended no eggs, no dairy, no seeds, no nightshades. My issue now is that I'm just eating meat and broccoli. Any ideas on quick meals? I'm wondering how other people may be implementing this. ... (more)

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Stefani 0 · October 14, 2010 at 3:04 AM

I have a very similar problem and ended up turning to fruits to fill in my caloric balance for a while. That was a giant mistake, and I've since then found my salvation in--you guessed it--fat, fat, and fat. So I eat a lot of coconut. I whip... (more)

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by 5 · about 18 hours ago

After reading many paleo recipes and reading the restrictions and foods to avoid. I'm confused why olive oil is allowed but milk is not?

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Eva 0 · October 03, 2010 at 3:51 PM

Scientifically, many people have shown considerable allergies and gut problems from consumption of milk. Many people do not have sufficient quantities of the enzyme to digest milk after childhood. Historically, milk was probably not a common... (more)

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by 2517 · about 18 hours ago

I came across this magazine the other day but didn't pick up a copy, unfortunately. http://www.livingwithout.com I found the idea interesting, given a previous discussion that had come up on PaleoHacks. Given that it caters to those who would... (more)

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John_R 0 · July 16, 2010 at 7:50 PM

I actually have a celiac diagnosis, and have participated in some of the celiac communities, and the whole fake-bread thing boggles me... it tastes lousy, it's REALLY expensive compared to its gluteny equivalents, and it's really bad for you! And... (more)

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by 385 · October 19, 2014 at 4:10 AM

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 139 · October 19, 2014 at 3:52 AM

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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paleohacks 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 · October 19, 2014 at 3:52 AM

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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