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by 0 · about 4 hours ago

Been doing the Paleo thang for a couple months now. I'm pretty much 98% paleo, minus the occasional frustration 'cheat' and the fact that I haven't found anything to replace my Crystal Light. If I try anything else I just don't drink water. I... (more)

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Kristen_16 0 · February 07, 2014 at 2:52 PM

@paleot I'm confused as to why a sleeve would prevent someone from jogging. Jogging is what got me from 200 to 160 in the first place and after recovering from surgery I continued doing it until my energy crashed. It got to the point that I was... (more)

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by 0 · about 4 hours ago

Hi my name is Kelly and I am 48 and have always been in great shape. I never had to even get on a scale because my metabolism was so fast. When I felt my pants getting tight I would simply work harder (running, elliptical, weights) cut calories... (more)

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greymouser 0 · August 02, 2013 at 5:04 PM

STOP WEIGHING YOURSELF EVERYDAY. If there's any one thing that people get obsessive, then discouraged about, it's what the scale says. Scales themselves fluctuate, as does your body - a daily reading is bound to be change from the previous... (more)

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by 51 · about 4 hours ago

So I usually "wake up" hungry & feel ravenous at night. I want to go get a burger & fries right now...someone stop me

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Wcc_Kamal_Stabby_fan 0 · January 15, 2013 at 2:03 PM

Here some info you might find useful: http://www.marksdailyapple.com/night-eating-syndrome-causes-solutions/

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by 1670 · about 4 hours ago

My family seems to think I have an issue since I started this diet. I am too "extreme"in my eating since I will no longer touch flour/wheat. For example, I saw that my Mom was making a dish for our family lunch today that would be contaminated... (more)

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Christopher_Gagnon 0 · July 23, 2012 at 2:38 PM

Some good responses here so far.?? I love this topic, so I tend to write profusely about it. So please pardon the length. This problem isn't confined to paleo.?? Most anyone who changes their diet significantly from what their family eats goes... (more)

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by 1363 · about 5 hours ago

I have this issue and was wondering if other people experience this. I have had it for many years and I don't like it. What happens is I get extremely irritated and frustrated, and there is no discernible reason for it. I start getting muscles... (more)

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smartcookie 0 · April 30, 2012 at 4:07 PM

Occasionally, I've experienced something similar where I feel a wave of sadness for no reason-- its potentially hormonal. This is an anecdotal answer, but what tends to work is for me to recognize this feeling, don't try to attach a reason to it... (more)

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by 434 · about 5 hours ago

Ok, I don't want to hit the panic button just yet, but I'm looking to help my wife out. She has jumped on the paleo wagon I've been on for the past several months and is beyond frustrated. I've had good results with mind and body, so I know it... (more)

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JimS 0 · March 01, 2012 at 2:35 AM

I'd like to revisit this now that it's been several weeks. Thank you all for the suggestions and assistance. There were several who had suggestions that were helpful so I couldn't pick just one 'answer'. My wife has settled into a routine that... (more)

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by 5 · about 5 hours ago

I have been "paleo" for about 5 weeks now...overall, for the most part i do feel great. It has helped w/ some digestive issues i had been suffering from for a long time (hard to believe all that time i just figured it was normal, ha!). My skin... (more)

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wjones3044 0 · October 15, 2011 at 2:17 PM

I started something like paleo back in 2007, at age 35. It took me a few months to get rid of my face puffiness. Then a few more months to lose 40 pounds. Then a few months to eliminate inflammatory markers from bloodwork/raise HDL. When I went... (more)

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by 24 · about 5 hours ago

I have been under 20g carbs per day, Im 5'10 148! female... I started over a month a ago at 145... I have been in crazy ketosis, eating around 1900 calories per day.... crossfit 2x week, running and sprints 2-3x per week... most of my calories are... (more)

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miked_2 0 · July 01, 2011 at 9:06 PM

This looks like the classic overtraining problem. You're working out 5 days a week on only 1900 cals a day. That's enough to tell your body to store all the energy it can because you're going way too hard. 1900 cals with 20g carbs is great, but... (more)

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by 75 · October 23, 2014 at 4:04 AM

So I do most of the cooking in the house, but anytime we don't have food it an excuse for him to eat junk. I find candy wrappers in his car all the time. He knows I disapprove. I just don't know what to do!The thing is, he's been putting weight on... (more)

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Mash 0 · March 27, 2013 at 5:34 PM

As a guy (which I happen to be an expert in being) I would say just carry on eating and living the way you do, and he will probably follow. I mean that if he sees that you are changing, becoming more active, healthier and generally more excited... (more)

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by 10 · October 23, 2014 at 4:00 AM

Hi guys, Quick question which has been bugging me for a while.. I'm a 25yr old Australian male living in France. 180cm, 63-65kg , long lean frame but tendency to carry fat around mid section. I've been paleo for over a year, and crossfitting... (more)

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RaspberryCoconut 0 · February 18, 2013 at 5:11 AM

Use a foam roller or my personal favorite, a 6 lb medicine ball, to try and work out some of those knots. Get a chair massage if possible, and ask for a pressure point massage. You will be amazed at how much your muscles can release from that. ... (more)

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by 78 · October 23, 2014 at 3:43 AM

Last year around Christmas I went paleo and lost about 50 pounds and I was the leanest I've ever been in my life and loving it at 135--my lowest weight! Except for a glitch where I was hospitalized with sepsis in May of that year I felt pretty... (more)

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kobayashi 0 · June 22, 2012 at 5:19 PM

It seems that you put more emphasis on weight loss than on your overall health and well-being. With too much stress involved around food and weight... I would suggest you do a Whole30. 30 days of clean eating without measuring and without... (more)

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by 399 · October 23, 2014 at 3:37 AM

Hi there, I'm new so go easy on me! I was put on paleo a month ago by my doctor due to extreme inflammation/Lupus. My ANA w/ Titer came out to be 1:1280, and normal is less than 1:40. So, I was very inflamed!! Any way, I went paleo the day I... (more)

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VB 0 · April 30, 2012 at 5:19 AM

You are going to lose weight, but you have to be patient. The most important thing to keep in mind is that you are not doing it to lose weight (I hope you are not), you are doing it to get better health. I am concerned with the fact that you are... (more)

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by 571 · October 23, 2014 at 3:24 AM

This is probably not the smartest topic for my first question but... I recently came across this video from a 5 part special where a CBS San Francisco reporter tracked her amazing results by going Paleo over the course of several weeks. Its a... (more)

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Beth_WeightMaven 0 · November 15, 2011 at 2:55 PM

Not sure I would call Lustig one of the "biggest figureheads in the Paleo movement." Yes, he was at AHS11 and yes, lots of us are intrigued by his research. My guess is his appearance on the CBS series was largely because he was local. That said,... (more)

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by 63 · October 22, 2014 at 3:51 AM

I've found it very hard to explain to people why the way I eat is healthy and how good it would be for them to try it. i'm also really sick of having to continually argue against SAD conventional wisdom all the time. It's like, I learned so much... (more)

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nada 0 · October 26, 2012 at 6:23 AM

find something else to occupy your time.

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by 871 · October 22, 2014 at 3:36 AM

So, for 8 months I've been Paleo devoted. I have eaten 100% no cheats for about 6 months, and have recently tried Many different combinations from suggestions is Paleohackers- zero carb, high fat, low fat, low protein, every combination... (more)

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SIJ 0 · April 07, 2012 at 2:44 PM

I've found that since starting paleo I need around 200 fewer calories a day than before. My weight went up when I stayed at my previous caloric level. I'm not sure why, I think it might have to do with fat and protein digesting more completely... (more)

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by 25 · October 20, 2014 at 3:32 AM

Hi Guys, I am almost at the end of three weeks of strict paleo and am feeling a little underwhelmed. Im not sleeping well, I look "greyish" (best friends word), Im constipated as hell, and most oddly, iv lost 2.7kgs (6lbs?) but i havent lost a... (more)

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Molly 0 · March 28, 2012 at 1:32 AM

Yikes! Constipated, greyish, and not sleeping? It would be hard for me to wait that much badness out :). It would be helpful to know which plan you are following, what kind of exercise you're getting, what kind of protein/fat/carb ratios you're... (more)

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by 1683 · October 20, 2014 at 3:21 AM

Hello, I posted a question about a month ago about getting through a Plateau. At that point I had cut dairy, most sugars (with the exception of 1/2 serving of fruit a day and maybe a little raw honey if I was about to die w/o something sweet) and... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · September 19, 2011 at 2:24 PM

What always works for me is more gentle moving. Walking 1-2 hours. Gardening, house-cleaning--moving slowly, but for long periods of time. If your cortisol levels are too high (mine would be if I did that much Crossfit!), then you may want to... (more)

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by 310 · October 19, 2014 at 3:59 AM

Ok, I've been paleo since June, and I got down to 126 lbs (I'm 15 and 5'7). Since school started I've gained like 10 pounds, though my waist hasn't really changed at all. I'll post my weight when I check tomorrow, though it's probably up a bit... (more)

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Britt_1 0 · January 05, 2013 at 3:20 PM

5'7 and 135ish is a perfectly healthy weight. If you do choose to lose 10 pounds, you will still be at a healthy weight. I recommend just watching what you eat (including cutting out that gluten) until you are comfortable with your weight. I am... (more)

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by 1670 · October 18, 2014 at 3:36 AM

My mom is getting on my nerves lately with her concern in my way of eating. Being a conventional doctor, she thinks I dont get enough calcium because I don't eat dairy. She wants me to take supplements and frankly I think that is stupid. What are... (more)

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Jan_9 0 · May 09, 2012 at 12:55 PM

I have the same problem - except it is my sister that is nagging me, mercilessly. I found this article very useful: http://whole9life.com/2012/02/what-about-calcium/ (more)

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