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by 3277 · January 14, 2014 at 12:12 PM

My doctor suggest the ALCAT food sensitivity test. I did a search here at PaleoHacks and was disturbed to find a link to this video in which a chiro in CA had 6 blood samples taken at the same time. He sent 3 to ALCAT and 3 to LEAP MRT. The... (more)

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CaveMan_Mike 0 · January 14, 2014 at 12:12 PM

I got my results! The red arrows indicate foods which were on my short list of reactive foods based on my 3.5 years of food diary. Here's a link: http://postimg.org/image/idmu8trtf/ http://postimg.org/image/jxaccjqaf/ The most... (more)

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by 733 · July 16, 2013 at 9:11 PM

Over the past 2-3 years, I have noticed I have developed more and more food sensitivities. It manifests itself with acne. up to a year ago, I was clear and really didn't have to pay attention to what I ate as long as it was paleo. now: the... (more)

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Happy_Now 0 · July 16, 2013 at 9:11 PM

I would guess either you aren't getting enough prebiotics to feed the bacteria that wants to eat those things? Or those intolerances were always there, and the previous ones were just loud enough to drown out the new ones.

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by 15380 · August 22, 2012 at 8:26 PM

While making my bone broth, I was watching a video on Youtube (actually it was about how to make Water Kefir) by some gal who have made a few videos about water kefir and then decided to go raw vegan. I was curious and checked out a couple more of... (more)

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Jess_D_ 0 · August 22, 2012 at 8:26 PM

I am a microbiologist, and I would say the main reason is because diet drastically influences the types and quantitites of bacteria in our guts. Bacteria and fungi are fabulous at breaking down plant matter...all other organisms (including humans)... (more)

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by 2198 · June 10, 2012 at 1:18 AM

I feel like I have Gollum from the Lord of The Rings in my head. Hack him away please. Grasping, reaching for that preeeciiiiooooous pizza, chocolate, ice cream. Then my rational side kicks in, summer is here, rationally I want to be healthier... (more)

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Karen 0 · June 10, 2012 at 12:55 AM

IMO some of us just can't do 80/20. When I've tried to do it that way, one small scoop of ice cream at a restaurant turns into a freezer full of Haagen Dazs in no time at all. Maybe after enough time, those of us with carb addictions could manage... (more)

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by 2492 · February 11, 2012 at 5:31 PM

Hi Paleo wizards: I've been struggling with my transition to a more highly compliant paleo lifestyle, and found that giving up Diet Coke and sugar (my main cheats) have actually led to an increase in nausea and acid reflux. I'm still playing... (more)