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by 25 · less than a minute ago

My parent is Asian and they freak out about everything the doctor says regarding health. So basically they throw out my bacon and sausage reserve which I eat constantly as a source of fat. They only eat skinny meat most of the time fearing fat... (more)

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Wcc_Kamal_Stabby_fan 0 · January 23, 2012 at 3:42 AM

kai, Gary Wu posted this back in Nov 2010, maybe you can print this out and give it to your... (more)

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by 20353 · less than a minute ago

What would be your choice for Paleo Food of the year 2011? The one food item you feel is the most deserving. Of course the 2011 doesn't fit because it has been an ice age or more without any change... We probably need a new title as... (more)

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Phazo 0 · January 19, 2012 at 8:23 AM

................................. wait for it.......... eggs.

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by 425 · 1 minute ago

At times, I do miss the beans and buns with my bbq'd burgers on Saturday. And yes, I miss spaghetti and garlic bread on on Wednesday. I've always liked steaks, so now they're simply grass fed - which took a little change of technique, but hardly... (more)

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Ralph_Furley 0 · January 15, 2012 at 1:08 AM

Prior to "going paleo" I was eating out on a daily basis - usually two or three restaurant meals per day. Part of my enjoyment of my paleo diet has been learning to cook. The training wheels are still on, so I keep it simple. One of my staples... (more)

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by 383 · 1 minute ago

Hi all, I am currently living in a temporary apartment for a couple of months without a fridge or freezer of any kind. I have been eating out to compensate for it but those are not the best food choices as I cannot control what i.e. the meat is... (more)

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Dunnie 0 · January 11, 2012 at 7:26 PM

I'm considering going fridge-less when we eventually build a house and go off-grid. All these things might not work for your particular situation, so take what you want from it. meat is eaten the day you get it from the store/farm/forest... (more)

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by 524 · 1 minute ago

Personally, I can't imagine I will. But that seems so bizarre! Currently I eat bacon 3-4 times a week (140g/time). Mostly for breakfast. I truly can say that I doubt I'll ever get tired of it! What is your Go To Paleo Food that you could eat day... (more)

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grover 0 · January 11, 2012 at 7:14 AM

No you will never get tired of bacon. No one has ever sat down to a meal and said "Oh shit, there's way too much bacon here, somebody come in here and throw out some of this damn bacon!" Pigs must be a truly magical creature to produce such... (more)

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by 4111 · 1 minute ago

There is a protein bar called a Zero Pumpkin Supreme Protein Bar. It has almond butter, pumpkin, sweet potatoes and chocolate. Its decent tasting, but has some ingredients which upset my stomach a bit, plus its processed. I was thinking of making... (more)

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Satya 0 · January 08, 2012 at 7:46 PM

Protein bars are pretty easy to make with any number of paleo-based ingredients, but they are a processed food, fwiw. Refrigeration necessity will depend on how much moisture is left in the final product. Foods on store shelves are often devoid... (more)

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by 0 · 1 minute ago

http://evolution.binghamton.edu/evos/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/Moscovice-et-al.-2007.pdf The strong preferences of Rubondo chimpanzees for fruits of several tree species show that tree fruiting patterns have an important in???uence on... (more)

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Dave_S_ 0 · January 05, 2012 at 7:21 PM

What I want to know is: How can i get a job collecting chimpanzee fecal samples, sifting the feces for fruit seeds and counting and categorizing said seeds. That sounds like a lot of fun! I really have no answer to your queation. I not sure I... (more)

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by 440 · 2 minutes ago

I spend a good deal of time reading blogs and looking at recipes. What food bloggers have inspired you to keep it Paleo? Here is my quick list in no particular... (more)

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Eugenia 0 · December 30, 2011 at 2:59 AM

I have quite a few bookmarked, but I mostly visit ChowStalker.com because it's got enough new stuff rounded up.

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by 148 · 2 minutes ago

I've recently had a decent flare up of acne that popped up over night, and my skin basically just doesn't look that great the last couple days. Im trying to figure out what it could be. My question is how long does it take certain foods to cause... (more)

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BJ_1 0 · December 29, 2011 at 8:47 PM

I've noticed anywhere from 1 to 3 days depending on the food. That seems an appropriate amount of time to gauge the effects given the inflammation response to whatever nasties were taken in. My girlfriend has experienced flare ups from coffee... (more)

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by 4283 · 2 minutes ago

Grab the nearest non paleo cook book and turn to page 42. Post the recipe and then most how you can make it paleo. Discover anything worth making?

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Rhonda 0 · December 28, 2011 at 9:06 AM

Who has Paleo cookbooks? Mine went bye-bye a year ago!

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by 136 · 2 minutes ago

Looking for places to eat primal/paleo.... all over the country. Any info will help. Thanks! Looking for menu items that are grass-fed, organic, pastured, or at the very least anti-biotic/hormone free. Grocery stores, yes... that's gonna be... (more)

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Eric_12 0 · December 21, 2011 at 8:10 AM

You can get a hamburger with lettuce instead of a bun. You can eat at WholeFoods grocery.

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by 136 · 2 minutes ago

I am getting ready to drive 2/3 the way across the country and need to satiate my primal appetite. Like so many other primal travelers, I have a really difficult time finding food that is 100% grass-fed, pastured, organic, farm-fresh and/or just... (more)

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by 974 · 2 minutes ago

Just wondering...could be a possible niche opportunity? Is there an equivalent (to Jenny Craig/NutriSystem) food delivery/program Paleo food service in the SoCal/LA area? P.S. I think Jenny and Nutri are crappy food.

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paleohacks 0 · December 19, 2011 at 5:26 PM

It would be easier to ship the people to the food- Paleo Boot Camp!

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by 1720 · 2 minutes ago

It think it says on the jar that I can safely consume 1-4 tablespoons in a day. Can I consume more if wanted? Would there be any side effects of consuming too much?

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Rogue_Nutritionist 0 · December 17, 2011 at 10:41 PM

Well, it's good to start with a small amount and work your way up...coconut oil has strong antibacterial/antifungul properties, and will cause uncomfortable die off reactions if too much is taken too soon. Sally Fallon and Mary Enig recommend... (more)

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by 3125 · 3 minutes ago

Does anybody out in cyberspace know what percent of Americans eat a largly paleo diet?

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Dave_S_ 0 · December 15, 2011 at 5:38 PM

Four of the top 20 books on Nutrition/Health on Amazon have paleo in the title. Robb Wolf made the NY Times bestseller list. There are enough people doing this to support a number of paleo gurus financially (Sisson/Wolf/DeVaney). If you add in... (more)

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by 343 · 3 minutes ago

So, I happened to have gotten pregnant shortly after this question I asked: http://paleohacks.com/questions/74349/im-ovulating-how-important-was-my-nutrition-prior#axzz1f75aJVUP Gee, how lucky, eh? =P I think I'm on Week 8 currently. Anyway,... (more)

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Erin_B_ 0 · December 12, 2011 at 11:17 PM

Well, having just delivered my baby in September and having tried (emphasis on the "try") to be paleo the whole time I would say that the whole "listen to your body and what it wants" is (no offense) kinda ridiculous because as well all know who... (more)

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by 571 · 3 minutes ago

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)

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AndyM 0 · December 11, 2011 at 11:53 AM

I think you're always out of luck if you're concerned about the oils. They're only ever going to use what's cheapest for the company or what the majority of people think is healthy. Then you've got to worry about where the meat came from. Or... (more)

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by 5 · 3 minutes ago

Are grits Paleo?

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Shari_Bambino 0 · December 09, 2011 at 3:25 AM

No but they're primal. See 20% rule. Enjoy.

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by 15003 · 4 minutes ago

I hope I'm not alone in having some regular go-to items that, while not 100% paleo to 5 decimal places, are in the spirit of healthy paleo foods. My latest find has been frozen fire roasted peppers and onions from Trader Joes. I dump a cup or so... (more)

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JudyA 0 · December 01, 2011 at 8:35 PM

Newbie here ... 1st answer ever! Wholly Guacamole 100-calorie packs are the bomb. No more making a batch of guacamole and having part of it start turning brown in the fridge.

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by 2949 · 4 minutes ago

I've been on quite strict paleo since this summer, and am considering to start re-introducing some foods in January, mainly to meet my carb needs on training days for Leangains - I'm struggling to get 350 grams of paleo carbs in the 6-8 hour... (more)

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Nance 0 · November 29, 2011 at 11:11 PM

I tried to wait for others to answer, but here you are still at zero! :-)) Anyhow, when I faced a choice point similar to yours I decided to add some fermented foods as they're reputed to be so healthy for the gut. I started with water kefir,... (more)

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by 20519 · 4 minutes ago

I'm curious as to how others handle PMS, cravings, and the time when their periods are approaching while being Paleo. I'm very lucky that I'm not affected by mood swings and such but when the time is near it's food that I want. I don't crave... (more)

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texasleah 0 · November 30, 2011 at 3:10 AM

90% Lindt and bourbon

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by 554 · 4 minutes ago

I am on a severe food budget - approx $330 a month for 4 people (2 adults, 2 preschool boys growing like weeds). I am trying to go as paleo as possible within that budget. My hubby will join me... eventually (has a serious cereal habit, but we... (more)

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Kewpie 0 · November 28, 2011 at 3:26 AM

Looking at your list I have a few suggestions. Coconut flour is a fun ingredient for making paleo treats, but it's not exactly a nutritional powerhouse and it is very expensive. I would skip that. Because you are buying conventional meats rather... (more)

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Hello All! I have been paleo for the last 10 months and I am digging it. Needless to say, my family has seen and no doubt heard about how much better I feel. My mom, is an addict to the SAD, and one of the most pickiest eaters I have ever met. As... (more)

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Nance 0 · November 24, 2011 at 10:45 PM

It's difficult for middle-aged or older people to make a significant shift in eating even when strongly motivated. Frankly, I think it has to be her idea not yours and your good health and continued commitment will probably carry more power in the... (more)

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by 15003 · 4 minutes ago

So, according to ABC News, the cherpumple is the "hot new trend in Thanksgiving food." It's the dessert equivalent of a turducken and is a three-layered cake with a pie baked inside each layer. Is there another food (ish) item that is a bigger... (more)

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Nemesis 0 · November 24, 2011 at 5:56 PM

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by 10653 · 4 minutes ago

-nuts/nut butter -dark chocolate -grain-fed meat -chicken/turkey -high sugar fruits (e.g. mangoes, bananas) -nightshades -safe starches (e.g. white rice, sweet potatoes) -alcohol -full-fat dairy For me, it's: -nuts/nut butter--occasionally, like... (more)

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ben61820 0 · November 24, 2011 at 2:31 AM

-nuts/nut butter: every night. Maybe 1-2 ounces cashews, hazel, macadamia -dark chocolate: every night -grain-fed meat: beef? Maybe once per week -chicken/turkey: maybe 4-5x week -high sugar fruits (e.g. mangoes, bananas): never -nightshades:... (more)

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