Dietary Recommendations Questions
Eating Paleo we are frequently told to keep carbs low (aim for under 150 g. a day for maintenance, under 100 g for steady loss, under 50 for extreme fat loss, etc. etc) and aim for .7-1.0 g of protein per pound of body weight (I'm 155...so should... (more)
What are daily protein requirements for an average person, not bodybuilder? In gram per Lb or Kg of body mass, minimum and average for long term heath maintenance. I saw requirement of 1g of protein per 1 Lb of body mass, for thin person it's... (more)
Hello all,A person very dear to me is going into surgery (for a uterin wall sort of problem ) and I am going to be taking care of her during her recovery.She is not paleo, no junk food, but she has been eating commercial dairy and bread on a daily... (more)
Hi! I would appreciate some opinions on my regimen. I am on an acne-friendly paleo version and am seeing results, so the diet is clearing up my face. I am also losing tons of weight and am concerned if I can maintain this lifestyle, because I feel... (more)
It's not easy to get all that Paleo goodness if you're not either rich or live in the country. Shortly after discovering coconut cream, it's become a dietary staple. I usually have 1/2 - 1 full can of Trader Joe's coconut cream per day. What,... (more)
The nutrition facts label and the recommended dietary allowance labels are extremely beneficial. The problem is, especially in this community, they do not accurately represent modern understanding of health (300g of carbs with at least 24 being... (more)
I'd like to see artificial additive warning labels, something that tells people that a product contains garbage that might kill you.
So I usually use calorie-count's logging system to log my calories and track my macronutrient ratios. The site makes a potentially tedious task easy. It's also got this nifty feature that allows you to tweak your desired macro percentages, and... (more)
I noticed that in the last couple days i've developed little yellow patches symmetrically under each eye, i showed my mum and she told me it could be cholesterol, thinking she was just spouting the usual fat fear (i eat a high fat diet) i didn't... (more)
Sort of a general question - I've never been tested for food allergies. I'm not sure I even have any, but have always been curious. Or even food sensitivities: would love to know what my body chemistry can and can't metabolize so well. Thing is,... (more)
I am form Puerto Rico and for us sweet potatoes are all different kinds of "batata". One of them is orange on the inside which is the sweetest, the other is sort of pale green somewhere in between and the other one is white almost like a regular... (more)
I'm wondering about how Opti Men compares to other options.
http://www.cnpp.usda.gov/dietaryguidelines.htm There's apparently a webcast that will appear on the site soon, explaining the latest changes.