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by 10 · about 10 hours ago

I am an athlete (basketball player) currently on the paleo diet. I am looking to lean out, but feel as if I will not get enough energy if I take both fruits and nuts out of my diet. Which of the two if taken out would yield better results for... (more)

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jake_16 0 · February 17, 2013 at 4:06 PM

nuts are far more calorie dense than fruit. take the nuts out, keep the fruit. it's VLC mythos that fruit will magically prevent fat loss. energy balance will always rule, even if people are too stupid to believe it.

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by 357 · about 10 hours ago

I've noticed that most people on paleohacks seem to eat mostly meat vs. mostly fruits and vegetables. I myself have been eating more meat and at first felt great now not so much. I'm wondering if anyone primarily eats vegetables nuts and fruits... (more)

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Jamie_14 0 · October 05, 2012 at 11:06 AM

Volume wise, I eat about half and half. Perhaps more veg/fruit especially when you count in nuts or fruit. Calories wise I eat more from the animal products (including dairy and eggs). Weight wise, its probably slightly more animal.... (more)

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by 5768 · about 10 hours ago

My son loves raisin. I understand that it's a fruit and the sugar content, but I never hear anyone talk about them. Are raisins avoided for some reason I am unaware of?

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Rob_from_ketocure_com 0 · February 06, 2011 at 10:32 PM

Are raisins avoided for some reason I am unaware of? Raisins should be avoided because they have astronomically high sugar levels, and half of that sugar is fructose. Fructose is toxic. The body can dispose of it safely in small amounts but... (more)

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by 699 · about 10 hours ago

What is the rationale behind washing fruits and vegetables?

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paleohacks 0 · June 15, 2010 at 3:15 AM

Commercially grown produce is sprayed with wax, pesticides, chlorine derivatives, etc. You do want to wash to get a least some of it off. Ingestion of some of those things over time can't be good for you. This all in addition to what Andrea is... (more)

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

Strength edifice supplements are real fundamental. Umpteen people reckon they should stand a lot of fasting additives to accomplish their goals. This just is not so. In reality to meliorate your habitus you gift need only the fact and a... (more)

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

I know dried fruits are usually frowned upon in the paleo community because of the high sugar and low water content. Usually, whenever I eat any type of dried fruit I get really thirsty really fast, and I get a little sugar rush as well. Dates... (more)

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Tonia75 0 · August 04, 2014 at 7:22 PM

Hi,Your post reminded me of a book I read decades ago: memoirs of a French officer who had served in the spahis (French army, with most of the grunts being Moroccan 'natives', before the decolonisation) at the beginning of the 20th century. They... (more)

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by 598 · about 10 hours ago

It's obviously not natural but it's still fruit and, presumably, has a similar nutrient profile just with the added convenience of not watching out for seeds. Seedless fruit is easier to eat at your desk but is there more to it? For example,... (more)

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glib 0 · May 09, 2014 at 7:30 PM

A little knowledge of fruits will help you in the right direction. examples from fruits that are my mainstays during certain periods of the year: - apples. There are a number of varieties that are essentially wild apples. We eat 90% Northern... (more)

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

If most people practicing a paleo lifestyle follow the 80/20 or 90/10 rule, what's the point of staying away from foods like nuts and fruits if cheat meals/foods are still on the table? I personally struggle with what whole foods should make up... (more)

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paleot 0 · April 26, 2014 at 11:32 PM

Why stay away from nuts / fruits? Coconut / Macadamia / Olive / Avocado oil is the stuff. I eat fruit / nut fats everyday with most meals. If ice cream is your thing, learn how to make some legit ice cream. I like this graphic. (more)

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

Is it worth the money?

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Bethany4 0 · April 14, 2014 at 1:46 PM

As a superfood, probably not. But they are pretty tasty! I love them on salads or mixed with almonds.

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

Hi, I'm completely new to paleo, I've actually only on week 2. I'm doing a project where I'm doing paleo for a month, then vegetarian, then vegan, just to see how each makes me feel. Anyway, I get up very early for work and the last thing I... (more)

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Methodician 0 · April 04, 2014 at 9:26 PM

Personally, I prefer a heavy breakfast with protein and fat, then I snack on fruit and nuts at lunch time, then at dinner it depends what I fancy that day...

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

I am a 16 yo female, 5' 5.5", around 110lb, 14% BF. I want to gain muscle and loose fat. I workout every day, strength training (I love lifting weights) 5x a week and power yoga the other 2x. I also do HIIT or Conditioning work 3x a... (more)

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arnakuagsak 0 · February 14, 2014 at 7:11 PM

Pregnant women sometimes get lots of weird cravings, known as pica... More likely, you ate more carbs than usual a few weeks ago. To satisfy the resulting cravings (which are a result of how carbs are absorbed, digested, and metabolized),... (more)

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

So i have found myself craving fruit like crazy since i started the paleo diet. I know it is just because of the sugars in fruit, but i eat quite a bit of fruit every day. So how much is too much??? any suggestions for alternatives to fruit to... (more)

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raydawg 0 · March 21, 2014 at 10:22 AM

Eat fruit seasonally and as appropriate for where you live. For example, if bananas don't grow in the winter where you live, don't eat them.

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

I am almost 2 weeks into doing Paleo which I chose for weight loss. I think I mistakenly thought that just by virtue of eliminating all the bread/pasta/carbs, diet soda and dairy that I would just lose weight, but I don't think that's the case.... (more)

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seesaw14 0 · January 26, 2014 at 9:40 PM

Pat yourself for being on the right track! Honestly, this is one of the things that takes time. It took me a good year to figure out what foods worked for me and which didn't and what the right amounts were. We're all different. For instance, I... (more)

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

Going on the Paleo diet, my goals are to live a healthier life style, and to live the way my body was meant to function. I love Paleo! I feel amazing, but my other goal is also to weight loss. How many servings of fruit are okay to have on... (more)

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evienne 0 · December 18, 2013 at 2:53 PM

i am no expert but i find more than 2 pieces of fruit is too much.

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

I know I've asked way too many questions like this, but this is one really getting to me. Pre-paleo, I'd eat 5-6 servings of fruit a day and 2 or 3 chocolate bars. Only now do I realize the amount of sugar i was consuming. ever since going... (more)

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samc 0 · December 02, 2013 at 3:25 PM

How long have you been Paleo? Give it months before evaluating if it works for you. Figure out if you are getting enough fats, protein and complex carbs. In my case I lowered my fruit consumption to an apple, banana or grapefruit, no more than... (more)

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by 88 · about 10 hours ago

Hey, so I'm wondering, what should you have in a post workout meal if you follow Nate Miyaki's or John Kiefer's nutritional protocols of eating the majority of carbs at night, ASSUMING you train fasted in the early morning? I'm just curious... (more)

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Mash 0 · October 01, 2013 at 9:19 AM

Fill your boots: http://bit.ly/12ayQWu Whether back-loading actually makes that great a difference is debatable I think though that consuming carbs post-workout is probably doing more of the overall work. I would think though that... (more)

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

So I am trying to lose weight at the moment, I am a 5'6 female and I weigh around 170lbs. I've found paleo to be so helpful so far, but I found on one forum where someone said that if you are trying to lose weight you should avoid all fruits.... (more)

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flowers 0 · January 14, 2014 at 1:00 AM

I lost a lot of weight while having a banana for breakfast each day. I didn't eat many carbs throughout the rest of the day, except for non-starchy veggies. Compared to the 250 to 300 grams of carbs (from crappy sources like refined sugar,... (more)

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by 3742 · about 10 hours ago

Are you are all familiar with the Fruitarian? What do you think of him? Nevermind that that amount of endurance running will likely significantly damage his skeletal system well before retirement, that amount of fruit consumption has got to... (more)

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raydawg 0 · August 30, 2013 at 11:52 AM

It's misguided and dangerous. Steve Jobs was initially a fruitarian, in getting ready for his role Ashon Kutcher adopted that diet, and got very sick from it. Steve diet of pancreatic cancer. Gee, what organ do you stress on a high carb diet,... (more)

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by 40 · about 10 hours ago

So I just ate grapes for the first time in a while and I within 10 minutes became extremely bloated (after eating about 20-25)....any idea why? is it the sugar? I am not doing low-carb so I still eat fruit occasionally, so I didn't think they... (more)

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Hepoberman 0 · August 31, 2013 at 10:23 AM

Candida. You fed the bad bugs and now they are having a party. You might consider Saccharomyces boulardii to help eliminate the fungus. (more)

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by 785 · about 10 hours ago

I have been eating a primal diet for 10 months and have noticed some amazing health benefits: weight loss, improved mobility, elimination of acid reflux. I have been eating about 90/10 and low carb because I needed to lose weight. In the past... (more)

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Owen 0 · August 24, 2013 at 6:51 AM

Not fruit: sugar. Typical reaction to sugar, so no worries. I have the same problem. Don't avoid fruit though; look for more starchy and less sugary fruits such as plantains, apples, bananas, and avoid berries (except for maybe blueberries),... (more)

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

So our family is good friends with a local farmer, and recently we received a LOT of fruit as a kind gift. And by a lot I mean 2 crates of peaches, 1 crate of tomatoes, 7 containers of berries, and 1 bushel of apples. Any ideas on what to do with... (more)

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Varelse 0 · August 12, 2013 at 8:37 PM

Yes, can stuff! Apples, berries and peaches can well (do make sure your acid is sufficient), as do tomato products like salsa. For the tomatoes that are on the verge of being bad: make reservation tomatoes! Sautee a hot banana pepper in your... (more)

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

So for the past week I have been making fruit smoothies with strawberries, bananas, blueberries, raspberries, and then some kale, chard and powder that removes heavy metals from your body called geo force. I am wondering about the sugar and if its... (more)

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cavemanjoe 0 · August 12, 2013 at 5:06 PM

Sounds good, only suggestion is to remove the geo force because you cannot "remove heavy metals" from your body unless you undergo chelation therapy with EDTA infusion from a qualified healthcare provider who has previously diagnosed you with lead... (more)

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by 2303 · about 10 hours ago

All week long I have no trouble with my hunger. I IF daily and eat 3 solid meals during my 8 hour window (usually between 10-6) with no issues whatsoever. I workout 4 or 5 days a week, so I up my carbs when I lift weights or do sprint intervals.... (more)

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by 15 · about 10 hours ago

I'm having difficulty understanding why white rice is seen as better than fruit here?

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greymouser 0 · July 19, 2013 at 11:57 AM

It's not seen as better than fruit in any way whatsoever. White rice is seen as a safe grain and is often called a "safe starch" (especially by those who follow Perfect Health Diet), as it has been stripped of possible negative components, and... (more)

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by 10 · about 10 hours ago

Currently I am eating meats, veggies, fruit, and nuts (with the occasional bite of cheese). I am trying to drop body fat I work out about 4 days a week 15 minutes of HIIT to warm up and strength training. I am also taking amino acids about 3 times... (more)

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Bradach 0 · July 17, 2013 at 10:31 PM

Berries and other colored-on-the-inside fruits like peaches are more nutritious than apples, bananas and pears which have been engineered over the centuries to be huge and sugary. For me I eat quite a bit of dates, strawberries, cherries, etc in... (more)

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