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by 35 · March 01, 2014 at 1:28 AM

I know it is in many ways terrible to have any sort of ego about healthy eating or knowledge about food science. This stuff should be common sense and it is a shame that we have to self educate. The title is mostly just for fun! I have... (more)

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Methodician 0 · February 28, 2014 at 11:26 PM

In all seriousness the first thing that popped into my mind was what you already figure, though not in those words. I'd tell people to avoid industrially processed nut and seed oils like the plague, giving a few examples (soy, canola, corn,... (more)

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by 1883 · September 25, 2012 at 6:18 PM

Why does it seem like within the last 5+ years, there are so many diagnoses of gluten allergies, food sensitivities, Celiac, Autism, etc...It seems like these are things that I never heard about 10 years ago. Are these really 'new' conditions or... (more)

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vJason 0 · July 10, 2012 at 3:07 AM

About 10 years ago while doing IT work at a hospital I had a very interesting talk with a doctor about hormones in food. Without going into too many "icky" (heh) girl terms the reality is that women are entering puberty earlier, and subsequently... (more)

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by 952 · August 21, 2013 at 3:01 AM

I am on a high dose of prednisone (70mg daily) for several months and trying to figure 2 things: 1. How to minimize negative effects; 2. How to adjust my weightlifting training to lose the least strength on this catabolic hormone. Already... (more)

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joanna_4 0 · August 21, 2013 at 12:05 AM

hey john!! I am also on prednisone. I take 2000 mg calcium a day 10,000 iu vitamin D a day 1 scoop of collagen (mixed in my smoothie) the collagen has been AMAZING for my joint pains and it's also made my hair super thick. as for working... (more)

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by 4246 · June 20, 2013 at 11:49 AM

http://www.nbcnews.com/health/obesity-disease-doctors-group-says-6C10371394 While I do believe more has to be done to fight obesity, I fear that this will just lead us more and more under the government designed eating plans using faulty... (more)

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Joseph_8 0 · June 20, 2013 at 11:49 AM

This will just give people an excuse to carry on being unhealthy. They'll now be able to take a pill to "cure their disease", instead of targeting the root of the problem, which is their lifestyle. I have no problem with somebody choosing to be... (more)

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by 29 · March 24, 2014 at 6:39 PM

I am really surprised with what seems to be an overwhelming support of vaccination in the paleo community. Why is this? Anyone who has researched the issue cannot deny there is a very deep debate about vaccines and the health conditions they can... (more)

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Allison_10 0 · June 18, 2013 at 4:12 AM

there is also an arguement that vaccinations caused a huge HIV outbreak... found this website a couple of years ago... but someone might be interested. Anti-Vaccination Website if you're an advocate for vaccinations... please don't be to... (more)

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by 15 · April 26, 2013 at 7:19 AM

As a recent paleo convert, who has had much success, and who enjoys eating eggs every day, I wasn't too happy to see this article... (more)

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Nance 0 · April 26, 2013 at 7:10 AM

In the absence of allergy or intolerance, I scoff at the notion that any one food can mess up your gut IF you're eating a mix of healthy whole foods including probiotic foods. If you're eating a severely restricted mix of foods that could... (more)

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by 549 · April 13, 2013 at 3:35 AM

Hi all I need advice. I am going today to the west coast to visit my sister who is waiting for an angiogram after a tress test. Her cholesterol is "high to very high"(she was only given total and no break down re HDl/LDL), her BP is 100/60 at... (more)

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Michael_1 0 · April 13, 2013 at 3:35 AM

Pretty good food, good bp, good trigs? Given everything, it sounds like she's doing okay. Not to get all buddhist on you, but if her test results are so soon, then you might as well wait until after the results so you can see whether there is... (more)

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by 11011 · April 11, 2013 at 8:53 PM

http://ajcn.nutrition.org/content/84/3/475.full Any thoughts on this article? I found it interesting how muscle mass seems to be protective against stress, cancer, diabetes, heart disease etc. Might paleo be healthy because it ensures quality... (more)

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alligator 0 · April 11, 2013 at 8:53 PM

here's an article that showing having muscle mass reduces blood sugar. http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130407132914.htm Well, gee, I mean who would have thought that our muscles sop up glucose like a dry sponge does water? This is... (more)

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by 88 · March 19, 2013 at 9:39 PM

I've stopped eat gluten one years ago because of my ibs, which is now 80% better. But I'm continuing to read everyday about the secret damages that gluten does. I read about gluten fault in diseases like Multiple Sclerosis and ALS. A patience... (more)

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Buttons 0 · March 19, 2013 at 9:00 PM

"When people who are gluten intolerant eat foods containing gluten, their immune cells target this protein as they would a bacteria or virus. This creates an inflammatory response that eventually destroys the villi, the tiny, fingerlike... (more)

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by 271 · March 18, 2013 at 4:50 PM

Hi guys, I want to ask you all for help. There are a lot of accounts out there of people curing their serious illness and/or improving their health to an amazing level, by eating a specific diet (for example paleo, but also these accounts exist... (more)

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Lumifer_1 0 · March 18, 2013 at 4:50 PM

A diet improving a terminal disease is an interesting idea X-/ Other than that I'd be sceptical of how well n=1 stories translate into other people's results. The plural of anecdote is not data. It seems clear that there's a lot of individual... (more)

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by 10 · March 12, 2013 at 3:43 AM

Hi, I am a 1 year paleo lover, but have recently been doing my research and found a question i would love to know more about.. if anyone has insight please let me know!! i have recently heard the argument many a time that meat eating causes... (more)

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Hannah__1 0 · March 12, 2013 at 3:43 AM

Just read an article on this. Here is the link... http://www.marksdailyapple.com/processed-meat-death-mortality-study/#axzz2NIGBgsg8 (more)

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by 3 · February 18, 2013 at 3:15 PM

Possible Duplicate: Recent Longitudinal Study: Red Meat and Higher Mortality http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/13/health/research/red-meat-linked-to-cancer-and-heart-disease.html?_r=1& This sounds scary. What are your thoughts? (more)

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Michael_17 0 · February 18, 2013 at 2:25 PM

http://paleohacks.com/questions/104557/recent-longitudinal-study-red-meat-and-higher-mortality#axzz2LGDjjmeh (more)

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by 40 · February 04, 2013 at 2:06 PM

I am so confused about cholesterol numbers!! I just got a call today from my doctor's office with lab results that really shocked me. I expected a raise in Cholesterol numbers after going paleo but this scared me! My total is a whopping 330 (up... (more)

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John_58 0 · February 03, 2013 at 8:34 PM

Welcome to the wonderful world of those eating Paleo diets and ending up with sky-high LDL! You are not alone and there are a myriad reports of this phenomenon on this forum alone. A common piece of advice which you have already received is that... (more)

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by 11011 · January 31, 2013 at 12:18 PM

And if not then why is it associated with nearly every modern Neolithic disease? Well I've looked around and it seems that most diseases or illnesses have a root in insulin resistance or leptin resistance, if you don't believe me post an... (more)

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miked_2 0 · January 31, 2013 at 4:54 AM

I don't disagree with your statement, but I'd posit that you can't prove it and it may likely not be the root cause. One other possibility is that the root cause is leaky gut, which causes both an inflammatory and autoimmune response which can... (more)

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by 233 · January 29, 2013 at 10:57 PM

I have celiac disease and I've been gluten free for over a month. I got a skin-prick allergy test today, and it showed positive for 3 vegetables: squash, broccoli, and sweet potatoes. These just so happen to be the only vegetables I've been... (more)

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Cherice 0 · January 29, 2013 at 10:57 PM

From my own experience with food allergies, IgE allergies are permanent (I did a GAPs protocol twice, and it never helped.) and tend to get worse the more you consume the offending food. Cut them out and see how you feel! Is there any reason those... (more)

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by 5 · February 04, 2013 at 10:07 PM

As all u my paleofriends know, MS is a very severe autoimmune disease. The most affected country are the most far to the equator, the canada is the most affected, and in europe, the most affected part is SARDEGNA,an Italian Island... A professor... (more)

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PaleoRocks 0 · January 28, 2013 at 10:19 PM

http://perfecthealthdiet.com/2010/07/is-multiple-sclerosis-an-autoimmune-disease/

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by 252 · January 24, 2013 at 4:14 PM

Hey PaleoHacker's, If anyone is willing to read through this all and help, i don't know, I'll do anything to repay for the advice I'll receive...I've asked a couple questions about a set (rather large set) of symptoms I've been having for a... (more)

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The_Quilt 0 · January 24, 2013 at 1:22 PM

http://www.jackkruse.com/emf-2-einstein-meet-leptin/ Here is you answer..........and many more of your answers.

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by 987 · January 19, 2013 at 4:38 PM

I've finally persuaded my mother to try eating a high fat / very low carb diet, in order to treat her type 2 diabetes. In just one week, the results are amazing (a couple days ago, she had blood sugar reading of 79! Prior to this, she rarely saw... (more)

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Colin_1 0 · January 19, 2013 at 5:30 AM

This website may help. http://healthydietsandscience.blogspot.ca/search/label/Saturated%20Fat%20and%20Heart%20Disease (more)

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by 20 · January 14, 2013 at 12:08 AM

I eat about 3 dozen eggs a day is this bad? Will i die?

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Caveboy 0 · January 13, 2013 at 11:43 PM

Yes, you are eventually going to die.

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by 3737 · November 30, 2012 at 1:51 PM

I grew up as a mouth breather. I don't recall being taught to or having trouble breathing through my nose I was just a mouth breather. This habit, unfortunately, seems to cause all kinds of facial developmental problems. It seems like it should... (more)

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CD 0 · November 30, 2012 at 1:51 PM

As far as I can tell the evolutionary advantage to having redundant breathing systems are four-fold: Breathing through the nose allows the person to use the mouth continuously (i.e. eating) without suffocating Breathing via the mouth has a... (more)

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by 5 · May 26, 2013 at 2:22 PM

Anyone else out there have schemberg's disease? I was recently diagnosed with it and after doing a lot of research there seems to be no cure or known cause. I've heard that a few people have had success with reducing the unsightly spots that come... (more)

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Anotherfatchap 0 · April 09, 2013 at 9:52 AM

I had this for the past ten years or so, and it cleared up completely when I went paleo for the past month. I have a very sedentary desk job and had no success previously with vitamins or supplementation. Also I dropped 20 pounds with the... (more)

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by 549 · November 12, 2012 at 1:11 PM

I feel compelled to write to paleo folks because I am a curriculum developer, currently working on a program that requires a focus on family nutrition. As you folks already know, CW is highly grain-based, something that I KNOW is a huge detriment,... (more)

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dzone 0 · November 12, 2012 at 1:11 PM

You may also consider incorporating information on recent entrants to Westernized diet, i.e. native Americans, as you have mentioned, and how such populations are more susceptible to the impact of refined carbohydrates as exemplified by their... (more)

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by 95 · January 03, 2013 at 6:22 PM

I've heard and read so much about the use of statins and healthy people with high cholesterol, but I can't seem to find anything about the positive effect statins have on people (especially women) who have already suffered a heart attack. Do... (more)

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Roth 0 · December 20, 2012 at 6:10 PM

"High cholesterol" is a disease that only exists in a doctor's office. It's the only disease that requires you to have a doctor. Statins cause diabetes and psychological+hormonal issues.

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by 172 · October 14, 2012 at 1:00 PM

Hey, i have been somewhat confused by the role of carbohydrate and SFAs in heart disease. Initially, i thought that saturated fat was 'safe' to consume due to a low carbohydrate consumption. That'd mean that increasing carb intake would result in... (more)

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Don_1 0 · October 13, 2012 at 11:45 PM

Maybe. Personally, I would be more cautious with saturated fat if I ate a high carb diet.

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by 10 · October 09, 2012 at 8:29 PM

Ok , we know that Neolitical food , can cause to us a leaky gut , opening in this way the door to the worst diseases ever. But , I take fro example Crohn Disease . In this site the gratest part of the people think that Crohn is caused by SIBO ,... (more)