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by -4 · about 2 hours ago

There is fasting and fasting, and simply to stop eating is not how to fast to lose weight properly. Everybody needs a certain amount of nutrition in their diet from day to day in order to maintain a healthy metabolism and immune system, and... (more)

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by 0 · about 2 hours ago

I'm 16. I'm 160lbs 5'6.(eww) Yes I have fasted before.

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CJ_12 0 · December 05, 2013 at 7:26 PM

Troll.

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by 0 · about 2 hours ago

that is, simply, the question. I mean, it is true that digest sistem isnt at all in a rest mode during these days, but wont you think that reintroduce food to an usual keto-paleo meal would be kind of heavy? What would you/have you done? ... (more)

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raydawg 0 · January 04, 2014 at 4:59 PM

A large steak with some bacon, mixed greens and some sweet potato sounds good to me. Skip the sweet potato if you want to stay in ketosis, or just cut down the portion. Unless you're fasting for a very long time, there's no reason to do... (more)

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by 91 · about 2 hours ago

This link talks about the stages that one goes through as they perform a 30 day water fast. http://curezone.com/faq/q.asp?a=25,1787,2836&q=759 To what extent is any of this valid? (more)

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Rob_from_ketocure_com 0 · August 17, 2013 at 7:04 AM

The article contains some true statements, some errors, and many non-scientific, unsupported assertions. It would be tedious to read the article line by line and categorize all the statements. I don't think the article merits that much attention.... (more)

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by 3521 · about 2 hours ago

I hear all this bull about putting on 20lbs of muscle in a month and so on, but I am starting to think that the only thing you could put on in a month is 20lbs of fat. I have been training seriously now for about 1 year and I have only gained 2.5... (more)

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SUSTAINEDfitness 0 · July 10, 2013 at 10:29 PM

First off, it is hard to put on a sizeable amount of muscle or fat in a month, but you can put on a lot of water weight if you like. As for putting on muscle mass, you will need to eat a lot, and exercise in a way that stimulates hypertrophy. ... (more)

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by 229 · about 3 hours ago

Does anyone see any problems, benefits, suggestions to this; What if I completely fast for 16 hours then all I have is a tablespoon of coconut oil for another few hours? Thanks

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RoryD 0 · April 20, 2013 at 1:00 PM

I tried something like this the other day. I was late for work and had no time to make breakfast, and knew that if I didnt eat anything I would probably end up eating something sub-optimal for lunch out of hunger. So I had one large table... (more)

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by 10490 · about 3 hours ago

Paleohacks is the main forum I post at, so I realize that this may be more of a Paleohacks thing than a Paleo thing. But I am getting seriously disturbed at the amount of eating disorder talk that goes on. To clarify, I'm not talking about people... (more)

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MikePancho 0 · April 07, 2013 at 10:14 PM

Very disturbed as to what the user above has to offer on the subject and I hope it is not indicative of the kind of people that frequent the site...

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by 15 · about 3 hours ago

Like many I am super busy at work. Im an er doc, working 12 hours a day 6 days a week. we have 5 kids...oldest is 10, so even though my wife stays home, when I ask my wife to more then she is already doing, I get the hairy eyeball. Cooking the... (more)

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Scott__2 0 · March 29, 2013 at 2:42 AM

Hey August. Original poster here. I don't know man, every time I'm alone with the kids I end up in the fetal position in the corner of the room. It may be the best job, but it isn't for the faint of heart. Call me crazy. But I'm a big believer in... (more)

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by 0 · about 3 hours ago

Wondering if anyone is/has incorporated the 16/8 IF,paleo and training muay thai? I generally follow the paleo guidelines more of the lean meats,non starch veg,healthy fats. I work nights 3 days a week full time on Sun/Mon/Weds from 7pm-7am. Still... (more)

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SUSTAINEDfitness 0 · July 13, 2013 at 2:42 AM

Based on your exercise level and what you are eating, I would say you are in borderline starvation mode and your body has reached homeostasis and is trying to preserve what fat is left. I would do the IF no more than 3-4 days per week, but you... (more)

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by 2302 · about 3 hours ago

OK so pretty simple questions...sometimes when I do a 24 hour fast I get kind of light headed (and have to break it as I am "listening to my body"). I know from back when I was in ketosis that this was due to low sodium levels, however ketosis... (more)

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August 0 · March 13, 2013 at 9:28 PM

I just add salt to my coffee on general principles. I had some weird symptoms after being paleo for a while and I figured out I needed more salt. I'm pretty sure paleolithic people were digging to stuff out of the ground and harvesting dried... (more)

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by 5 · about 3 hours ago

Hey paloeohackers! I am currently in college and my hall building does not have any cooking facilities (although we do have a fridge)... I can only think of smoked salmon and cold smoked ham and smoked bacon... I think this is okay, but eating... (more)

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Nvor 0 · January 06, 2013 at 5:27 PM

Well I'm not much of a yogurt man myself but my understanding is that if you go down that path that you're going to want to be looking at European yogurt, a la Greek yogurt. Other yogurts (ESPECIALLY "fat-free") are likely crammed with sugars and... (more)

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by 91 · about 3 hours ago

I'm 17 living in New York and I have been living on tap water for nearly 16 years and a very bad diet that consisted of white rice, non organic chicken, milk that was pasteurized lots of ramen noodles, chocolate and a lot of Chinese take out. Only... (more)

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jake_16 0 · December 30, 2012 at 3:35 AM

our bodies are amazingly, mind-blowingly resilient. you can always change for the better, really.

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by 825 · about 3 hours ago

today i went to mcdonald's for the first time in months and got a quarter pounder with cheese without the bun (yeah yeah dairy isn't very paleo) and some fries. it made me a little gassy but i forgot how sinfully delicious fast food can be. i... (more)

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jake_16 0 · December 11, 2012 at 6:43 PM

come on now, a meat patty and fries from mcdonald's is paleo? not in my book.

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by 15 · about 3 hours ago

I know the optimal solution is hitting up whole foods and going to the salad bar or something, but as far as fast food goes, how problematic are the fast food chain chicken salads? As long as I only use a tiny amount of italian dressing any... (more)

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Ono 0 · November 20, 2012 at 10:25 PM

@Chipotle I'll do extra streak, salsa, guac, lettuce, and sometimes sour cream @In-N-Out I'll do protein style no cheese - no "sauce" LAST RESORT IF I HAVE TO, chick-fil-a nuggets annnnd otherwise I do anything thats meat hopefully veggies

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by 432 · about 3 hours ago

I once heard that people who spend a bit of time cooking don't eat as much. Is this attributed to the fact that cooks tend to taste as they work? Or does their being bombarded by olfactory input cause a sort of pseudo-satiation. If the latter is... (more)

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scottts 0 · November 02, 2012 at 8:54 PM

I think thats REALLY going to depend on the person. Sometimes smelling food makes me ravenous.

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by 1115 · about 3 hours ago

I scoffed at the idea of walking for fitness and stuck to sprints and infrequent runs. However, after being required to walk 2.5 miles in 35 minutes, I can see it's no joke. The experience got my heart rate up and worked my legs. However, I'm not... (more)

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thhq 0 · August 30, 2012 at 9:48 PM

I usually do 17-18 minute miles walking 10 miles/day. If I go to 15 minutes I feel like I'm speedwalking, and am more comfortable jogging.

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by 3221 · about 3 hours ago

Does drinking 2-3 cups of Black Coffee, disrupt my fasting state?

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Monte 0 · August 20, 2012 at 4:49 PM

From the LeanGains Guide: ""* No calories are to be ingested during the fasted phase, though coffee, calorie free sweeteners, diet soda and sugar free gum are ok (even though they might contain trace amount of calories). A tiny splash of milk in... (more)

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by 2341 · about 3 hours ago

I work at Wendy's when I come home from college...The more I work the more I freak out about smoke. It's hot, thick, and greasy and I can never take deep breaths because the air is too nasty...probably filled with shitty canola oil, food... (more)

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JJ_5 0 · August 08, 2012 at 7:34 PM

"I can't figure out if I feel like crap because of the crappy air quality or just the fact that I hate the fast food industry with a passion." It's probably a bit of both. I used to work at a Tim Horton's here in Canada. I hated it so much! When... (more)

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by 748 · about 3 hours ago

Okay so I fell off the band wagon pretty bad this last week and I really need to re-establish my relationship with food. I've been strict Paleo for six months but I'm kind of an all or nothing person so when I mess up one day, I binge, and it's... (more)

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paleoguy11 0 · July 30, 2012 at 1:45 AM

no doubt you will lose fat, and the more you move during the fast the more you lose go for it, experiment! I personally have done an 8day and a 9day fast and it is difficult. I do one day fasts but not long fasts anymore.

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by 26 · about 3 hours ago

Sometime in August I plan on getting a breast augmentation, which is around 2 months, but before then my doctor recommends I lose between 5-10 Kgs. Currently I am 5'6" and 165 pounds. I heard about the paleo through a friend, and have been reading... (more)

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Renee_2 0 · June 04, 2012 at 11:49 PM

Having blobs of synthetic tissue surgically inserted into your body is not Paleo.

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by 788 · about 3 hours ago

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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tdgor 0 · April 25, 2012 at 6:15 PM

My rule of thumb in general that with "cheap," "fast," and "good," you can usually pick any two out of three, but asking for all three is expecting too much. If I want "fast" food I'll run to the grocery store and pick up, say, sashimi. Although... (more)

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by 10 · about 4 hours ago

http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2012/mar/02/fast-food-restaurant-caveman-diet-copenhagen have you heard of this new concept opening in copenhagen what is your opinion? (more)

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PrimalDanny 0 · March 07, 2012 at 2:24 PM

One of the biggest challenges of tackling the health issues that paleo improves is the existing food industry and culture. Of course the purists can say that fast food misses the point, and that we are losing something valuable by trying to fit... (more)

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by 938 · about 4 hours ago

I've googled and I've looked here but don't see the answer: What is a ketosis fast? What would I eat and what would I not eat? Thanks everyone. Toni

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Gazelle 0 · January 19, 2012 at 9:08 PM

There is the PHD protocol, which I think some refer to as a Ketogenic Fast. Fiber and short-chain fats (coconut oil usually): http://perfecthealthdiet.com/?p=1296

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by 15 · about 4 hours ago

Just wanted to put this out into the Paleo Universe. Baja Fresh can be Paleo. Order the veggie bare burrito with shrimp (or chicken, or steak), and leave out the beans, cheese (if you are doing no dairy), and sour cream. The "bare style" burrito... (more)

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Eric_12 0 · January 09, 2012 at 5:45 AM

I sometimes go to Qdoba and order a side of meat and a side of guac. It is under four dollars as well... :-)

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by 113 · about 4 hours ago

Today I will be starting my elimination diet. I still have some questions. I thought about starting the diet with a water fast for a couple of days since I've been exposed to some gluten and sugar (ahem). And then sip on some home made bone broth... (more)

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Nance 0 · January 01, 2012 at 4:52 PM

Don't forget that if you've eaten foods high in gluten and sugar you're probably in an under-nourished state at the moment. I find I recover the fastest when I eat nutrient-dense meals rather than fasting. Fasting is for when I am highly... (more)

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