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by -4 · about 9 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 9 hours ago

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)

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HeyItsMePH 0 · March 02, 2014 at 6:26 AM

Anyone else tried this?

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by 5 · about 9 hours ago

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)

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tamika 0 · January 21, 2014 at 2:01 PM

I tried to explain to him that until he gave up at least gluten and processed crap, that eating at home would to be pleasant. I told him if nothing else, gluten...I know it is hard to give up, but I make all our meals gfdf...so it isn't that... (more)

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by 0 · about 9 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 9 hours ago

I have been following a low carb primal diet for 6 months and, with the addition of lots of walking and hiking, have lost 60 lbs in the process! Prior to making this change my fasting glucose was running in the 110's, which prompted my search... (more)

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PilatesGatekeeper 0 · November 11, 2013 at 3:48 AM

Eating a carby meal the night before can make your fasting blood sugar high.

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by 0 · about 9 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 0 · about 9 hours ago

So Three months ago I did a water fast. I did it for the cleanse but also too loose weight. Before I was 58 kg and i'm 163 cm tall. Before the fast I could eat basically whatever I wanted and how much I wanted without gaining anything. I did the... (more)

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SUSTAINEDfitness 0 · September 02, 2013 at 2:30 PM

How about this brilliant idea....Don't do either fast, and just eat real wholesome foods, in moderation, and get some exercise. Fasting like you are proposing will cause you to lose water weight, and will tell your body to store fat as soon as... (more)

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by 91 · about 9 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 9 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 496 · about 9 hours ago

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)

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paleohacks 0 · May 30, 2013 at 8:37 PM

yes, supplement with copper. picolinate is always the superior zinc, use that.

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by 15 · about 10 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 2302 · about 10 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 20 · about 10 hours ago

I took the kids to a movie and I only meant to eat a couple bites of popcorn. Of course, I ate a crap ton of popcorn. stupid delicious popcorn. Is the best thing for controlling insulin to eat protein/fat or is it to fast for a while? I feel... (more)

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January 0 · March 09, 2013 at 11:40 PM

I would continue as normal -- just pick up with my regular healthy diet right where I left off. I find that fasting after a big mistake can lead to binges, because then I'm extra-hungry on top of feeling guilty and gross, which makes tripping up... (more)

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by 63 · about 10 hours ago

Ok, i have been doin the normal paleo apporach to my diet, at first, i was no dairy, no poatoes, nothing. But I have now put back a bit of dairy in the form of grass fed raw milk every now and then. Anyways, Im interested in the whole fast idea.... (more)

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Jibby 0 · February 09, 2013 at 7:12 AM

I think a short fast (several hours up to a couple days) is fairly safe for most people and can be an effective tool for some quick fat loss without getting into "starvation mode". I prefer to do this when my mind is preoccupied with other things,... (more)

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by 5 · about 10 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 825 · about 10 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 33 · about 10 hours ago

Hey everyone, I have been thinking about staring green juicing and I know there are mixed feelings on this in the paleo community. I have been paleo for about 6 months and don't plan on going back to the dark side. Over the past 18 months I have... (more)

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Oliver_Stirling 0 · December 03, 2012 at 1:24 AM

I love making juices. Just use more veggies than sugary fruits. However, a "juice fast" is almost certainly a very bad idea.

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by 432 · about 10 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 3221 · about 10 hours ago

Does exercising during a 16 hour fast increase the benefits?

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animaleater 0 · October 06, 2012 at 1:25 AM

I weight train fasted (16-24hrs). Feels awesome. I often lightly cycle fasted too for an hour or so. Feels great. I'm also a mountain hiker/climber. Hiking for the first hour or two up a big mountain feels energetic like I could go on fasted... (more)

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by 1115 · about 10 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 83 · about 10 hours ago

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)

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BoneBrothFast 0 · August 18, 2012 at 5:43 PM

4-10 days. When you make it to 4 days, asses how you feel and whether or not you'd like to continue. But make sure you add adequate amounts of salt and fat to the bone broth to keep yourself hydrated and keep your energy up. Non-organic bones... (more)

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by 748 · about 10 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 10 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 10 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 1683 · about 10 hours ago

Long story short, it was my birthday and I ate way too much cake. I feel hungover and I want to die. I need to do the 12.3 Crossfit WOD on Sunday so I'd like to feel "normal". Any suggestions on how to detox FAST?!

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Dragonfly 0 · March 09, 2012 at 9:36 PM

Not really. Drink water & relax. Go gluten-free next time!

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