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)
Hate to use the word superfood, but in this context I'm talking about non-fruit & non-seed superfoods, suchs as maca, ashwagandha and other powders. For example, a teaspoon (7 grams) of maca contains about 5 grams of carbs. Without... (more)
I buy organic, healthy food. We are not totally paleo, but do eat quite well. My husband goes away for work trips, eats out and is fine. We eat at home and he has gas and needs to use the restroom shortly after eating...what is up? I keep... (more)
I'm 16. I'm 160lbs 5'6.(eww) Yes I have fasted before.
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)
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)
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)
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)
wondering which supplement would be used more by our systems effectively? I have got the picolinate from NOW foods but am now questioning its ability to help me in any way as I cant currently see a difference after nearly a month. Would it be... (more)
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)
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...
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)
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)
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)
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)
@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
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)
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.
Hey everyone! I'm interested in doing a bone broth fast and had a few questions. First how long is ideal for a fast? Second, I have a butcher near by but the meat isn't organic. They do sell bones for $5 for like 25 lbs. I have a whole foods about... (more)
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)
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)
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.
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)
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)
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
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)
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)
I know your best bet would be a can of sardines from the grocery store, but are there any fast food places (nationwide chains) that offer a meal that could actually be considered a good paleo meal? I was thinking possibly Chipotle's burrito bowl,... (more)
In this study by Hashim, which I've seen cited on blogs a few times, the obese subjects spontaneously reduced calories and lost substantial bodyfat when restricted to a smoothie of sorts ??? specifically, a liquid formula that was nutritionally... (more)
Just wondering if anyone has gone a day or two eating just coconut oil and water? What effects could it have on your body/metabolism? Would it be worth a try to kick-start fat burning? While we are on the topic, what do any of you think about... (more)
I set out once to do an entire week on coconut oil...I ended up feeling nauseous constantly, and even vomited...I ended up doing several days...this was back when I had a very punishing attitude towards my body, I love intermittent fasting now,... (more)