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by 0 · August 18, 2014 at 2:16 AM

I've been on the Paleo plan for about a week and it's amazing. The scale is going down, I'm able to work out harder, and I get better sleep. It's tough to not eat out for lunch because of work. How many of you adhere to strict guidelines of only... (more)

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schultz 0 · August 14, 2014 at 1:44 PM

It's interesting to note that PUFA consumption has increased quite a bit in the last 100 years. According to the government numbers..."The absolute level of polyunsaturated fatty acids increased more than two and a half times from 13 grams in 1909... (more)

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by 568 · November 08, 2013 at 8:24 PM

I just finished a like 1000 calorie Korean BBQ dinner with friends. It was NOT my idea but when we sat down at a table with a grill in the middle and they started carting in the raw fatty meat and fermented veggies, I knew something AMAZING was... (more)

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by 0 · November 12, 2013 at 7:35 PM

I think for me, when I go to a party and there's nothing but chips and processed crap. Or when working and I forget to pack a lunch and there's nothing healthy places in the area. How about you guys?

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Andy_16 0 · November 12, 2013 at 7:35 PM

Dealing with non-paleo friends, family, and coworkers. It's not necessarily them asking questions, because I am more than willing to answer them if the asker really wants to listen. It's more along the lines of awkward situations you face. ... (more)

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by 1878 · July 15, 2012 at 1:02 AM

I'm getting to the point of not wanting to eat out anymore. This is happening every time I eat anywhere even though I feel like ordering simple, real food SHOULD be easier! Today I ordered: steak w/ roasted tomato/sweet onion sauce on top and... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · July 15, 2012 at 1:02 AM

Almost never. But then I don't bring my paleo demands with me when I eat out. I have my paleo preferences that I can usually fit to the menu. But I don't bring in my own oil/ingredients and make demands of the kitchen to make my food to my... (more)

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by 40 · August 01, 2013 at 12:53 AM

Heading to Montreal for a couple of days and wondering if anyone on here knows any good restaurants that are somewhat paleo-friendly! thanks!

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Linds 0 · July 31, 2013 at 6:33 PM

Marché 27 - Bar a tartare Le Boucan - Smokehouse Le Milsa Churrascaria - Brazilian w/ all you can eat meat If you want more of a fine dining experience I would suggest Au pied de cochon, which has some of the best "Duck in a Can" I have ever ... (more)

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by 3 · July 30, 2013 at 3:05 PM

I'm having problems incorporating Paleo eating into my lifestyle. My husband and I socialize and go out to eat a lot with friends. Unfortunately he and everyone else like to indulge in bread, processed foods, wine, etc. How does everyone handle... (more)

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elf27 0 · July 30, 2013 at 3:05 PM

American restaurants - agreed, steak and chicken breast (but agreed, why choose the latter!) Ethnic restaurants also usually have a good meat + sauce dish. Indian - butter chicken, tandoori chicken, raita (yogurt dipping sauce) Turkish/Middle... (more)

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by 404 · July 08, 2013 at 9:56 PM

So... yes. That is what happened. Within an hour I think.. I bring this up because I'm starting college soon in the city and I am a complete foodie. I love trying different foods and occasionally indulging in non-paleo foods. I plan on staying... (more)

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Lotus 0 · July 08, 2013 at 5:10 PM

For me I really dislike eating out and avoid it whenever possible because I really hate asking the waiter/waitress what all the ingredients to everything is when I could just make my own food at home which is cheaper, better tasting, and I know... (more)

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by 2327 · May 16, 2013 at 8:40 PM

I have recently figured out that I'm pretty intolerant to eggs. Considering I already don't eat grains, this discovery has made it impossible to eat typical breakfast foods. I have come up with a few "hacked" type meals that I can eat in a... (more)

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RK 0 · May 16, 2013 at 8:40 PM

I have a homemade breakfast sausage I make out of ground chicken. Sometimes as patties, sometimes as meatballs. Also good with paleo gravy on... (more)

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by 95 · May 02, 2014 at 5:22 PM

I found this accidentally on the Panera Bread website when I was looking for allergens in their chicken. It is called the Panera Bread Hidden Menu and I think it is super cool for those times when you want to eat out with friends, business... (more)

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fatguypaleo 0 · March 21, 2014 at 5:29 AM

Panera adds wheat starch, and other bad things, to the items on the hidden menu. Read my article at fatguypaleo.com

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by 55 · February 20, 2013 at 10:46 PM

Ok,let's say you're eating out and everything available to you has some sort of Paleo-No-No in it. Soy, Sugar, Grain, etc. When it comes down to decision time, is there a lesser of evils?

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jake_16 0 · February 20, 2013 at 10:46 PM

industrial oils and wheat - i avoid them above everything else. to be honest, i'm not even going to fret about beans or sugar. doesn't mean i'm ordering candied bean paste, but you get my drift...

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by 608 · January 23, 2013 at 11:08 AM

Hi, I'm back again after a long absence. If you look at my previous posts and history you'll see I've gone, done and been through a lot in the past 2 years. But now that's all behind me I'm getting back on my two feet. Getting back on my two... (more)

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diabeticbinger 0 · January 23, 2013 at 11:08 AM

More: I think such a restaurant CAN be successful. While aiming for the Paleo hardcore menu-wise, understand your main walk-in clientele may be rich hippies and experimenters looking for something new to do. It’s where I might take someone out on... (more)

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by 173 · November 30, 2012 at 6:44 AM

What is the most paleo dessert when eating out? What desserts are guaranteed to have no wheat/gluten? E.g. mousse, creme brulees, cheesecake fillings?

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surfin_on_a_rocket_ 0 · November 30, 2012 at 6:44 AM

Yoghurt mixed with WPI and heavy cream with almond slivers, cinnamon and stevia. Not standard restaurant fare but I did find it at a cool health food cafe.

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by 1019 · October 01, 2012 at 6:58 AM

Those of you who have Celiac and have to avoid gluten, what do you typically order when you eat at restaurants/diners/etc? I try to order the safest stuff possible but always end up having digestion trouble so I assume I am still getting some... (more)

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karmapolicia 0 · October 01, 2012 at 3:11 AM

talk to the wait staff! and yes, always always use the word allergy. my mainstays: grilled chicken/fish, burgers without a bun, steak, salads (oil and vinegar is almost always okay - no dressings really use malt vinegar) + extra protein thing to... (more)

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by 0 · May 16, 2014 at 3:06 PM

I should start by saying I am in the UK, so my takeaway options are basically pizza, kebab, chinese, indian or fish and chips. I totally veto pizza generally, i know chinese dishes are almost all full of sugar and soy, kebabs are incredibly... (more)

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IanRowley 0 · May 16, 2014 at 3:06 PM

As a form of blatant self promotion, I have just opened what may be the first paleo takeaway in the UK. I'm based in Cirencester in the Market Square on Saturdays only. I look forward to seeing you there! Ian

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by 50 · July 18, 2012 at 8:56 PM

I have successfully been eating mostly paleo for close to 6 months now and just feel wonderful. I have lost 20 pounds, have more energy, etc. etc. So here is my dilemma- starting this weekend I am headed out of town for two weeks and will be... (more)

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juju 0 · July 18, 2012 at 8:56 PM

There is a Trader Joe's in Cambridge. You can usually find great paleo approved stuff on the cheap at TJs. One of the great things about the greater Boston area is that you can find a ton of produce at local farmer's markets by foot or a few T... (more)

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by 5 · July 06, 2012 at 2:30 AM

Among the popular salad dressings that are widely available, which ones are relatively paleo-friendly? Thanks!

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UncleLongHair 0 · July 06, 2012 at 2:30 AM

I am very sensitive to bad oils, and have learned that almost all dressings have them. I ask for OLIVE oil (big emphasis) and vinegar, and basically can't eat any other dressing. Places that bring the actual oil and vinegar containers are best,... (more)

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by 55 · January 24, 2013 at 11:12 PM

Suggestions for where you eat out paleo in the GTA....

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Bart 0 · January 24, 2013 at 11:12 PM

http://www.torontolife.com/daily/daily-dish/rumours-rumblings/2013/01/21/hoof-raw-bar-brunch/?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Toronto+Life+Dish+January+22+2012&utm_content=Toronto+Life+Dish+January+22+2012+CID_2edb90923ea7d46534b030a7fba580d... (more)

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by 1377 · July 06, 2012 at 9:19 PM

Hey all, I'm in NY this weekend for a wedding and I'm looking for some recs from the New Yorkers in our midst: restaurants and food carts in a reasonable price range where you can stay paleo? So no fancy steak houses, where can I eat in the 5-20$... (more)

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livebigger 0 · July 06, 2012 at 9:19 PM

Cheap and grass-fed are tough words to pair. When I'm in a pinch, I'll get a rotisserie chicken at Whole Foods and wash it down with some fish oil capsules. And of course... Chipotle. And I second Bareburger- you can get a salad w a grass-fed... (more)

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by 788 · May 25, 2012 at 2:52 AM

Yes, yes I know. Another eating-out question. Bear with me. I have been on a journey to find the best places to eat-out in my area. Seems chains aren't the way to go but certain types of restaurants or cafes are better than others. What type of... (more)

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trey_2 0 · May 24, 2012 at 8:41 PM

Chipotle! I usually get the steak salad with double meat and guacamole. No rice, dressing, beans, or corn really good with lots of hot salsa.

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by 788 · August 11, 2012 at 2:08 PM

Now that my original eating out place has failed me (All Pho restaurants adding MSG to their broth) I've been searching for another go to place where I can go. After some reading I found out about Mongolian BBQ. The concept sounds awesome. YOU... (more)

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thhq 0 · August 11, 2012 at 2:08 PM

I haven't had it for a while. The upside is all the meat you want (though you're fooling yourself if you think it's grass fed) and control of the seasoning (I prefer a lot of ginger, garlic, green onions and hot pepper). The downside is huge... (more)

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by 15 · April 26, 2013 at 1:33 PM

My in-laws are generously taking our entire family on a four day trip to Chicago. I KNOW I will be eating McDonalds at least once, but more likely twice to three times a day. It happens every time we travel with them. Yes, I know McDonalds is... (more)

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fromthericefields 0 · September 11, 2012 at 5:05 AM

If you eat at Mcdonalds, eat everything they serve you. Tossing food hurts more than not eating it, and can make you look like a fool or someone with ED. Either refuse to eat there and pack snacks or eat someplace else, or pick something nice off... (more)

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by 169 · April 27, 2012 at 6:20 PM

This place is great! I'm certain their meat isn't grain fed, but when you're in a pinch, you can get a bowl of greens and meat for a under $10 and they will customize it for you for no charge. Somewhere around 6th and Flower. Look it up, go there,... (more)

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by 788 · August 29, 2012 at 10:23 PM

I realize that I am almost asking the world but I wanted to put the question out there. Do you know of any cheap and healthy food you can order out? Healthy = Paleo/Primal approved (Conventional meat and veggies is fine) that would NOT count as a... (more)

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crossfitter 0 · August 29, 2012 at 10:23 PM

I use a paleo meal delivery device (www.theprimalplan.com) At first I thought it was pricey but once I calculated how much I spend on food, realized it was saving me money.

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by 788 · September 27, 2012 at 3:23 AM

As anyone who follows Paleo/Primal/PHD knows, eating out is tough. You can always count it as your cheat meal but cheat meals can affect how you feel and I want to feel as good as possible. So, where do you eat and what do you order that does not... (more)

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Mitchell_Bryan 0 · September 27, 2012 at 3:23 AM

You can search on a smart restaurant search by some relate key words. Example: Fish, meat restaurants, or best London restaurant,... It allows for easily finding out all restaurants near your place or view details of a restaurant with telephone,... (more)

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by 1116 · February 24, 2012 at 2:14 PM

ENTRÉE Bacon Wrapped Chicken Cordon Bleu Apple Smoked Angus Beef STARCHES Mashed Potatoes and Gravy VEGETABLES AND SALADS Honey and Basil Glazed Carrots Ozark Garden Salad w/ Assorted Dressings Breads Yeast Rolls and Butter Desserts New York... (more)

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Firestorm 0 · February 24, 2012 at 2:14 PM

Pack yourself an AMAZING breakfast and lunch, and take a good break to eat it. At the event, order the meal, cut it up, and engage in profuse conversation -- when mealtime ENDS, you'll have had wonderful social time, and... WHOOPS... no time to... (more)