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by 431 · about 6 hours ago

So, I've been Paleo 100% (except for the very occasional slip-up: sugar consumption every few weeks, and perhaps unintentionally in restaurants) for a little over two months. When I started, I felt better immediately- this was more important to me... (more)

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DeanS 0 · January 11, 2012 at 2:31 AM

I don't think this is uncommon. Apart from what has already been said, low carbohydrate can be a problem for some people and stalls fat loss. You can search for leptin sensitivity and carb refeeds for possible causes. Your carbohydrate requirement... (more)

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by 0 · about 6 hours ago

I have been following a paleo diet about 85-90% of the time, for about 2-3 weeks now. The number on the scale has not changed, and I feel the same, except that I am extremely tired. I know I will not get weight loss results "overnight," but is... (more)

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ericribellarsi 0 · January 27, 2014 at 10:22 PM

Erinamy, what are your goals for your diet? Are you mainly looking to lose weight? If so, I would limit fruits, nuts, and root vegetables until you reach your desired weight. Then add them back in and you will stabilize. You need to reach the... (more)

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by 0 · about 6 hours ago

Hello =) Thanks all for info =) I am 183cm and 70kg. I eat paleo. I got rid of white pasta, white rice and white bread - all were making me sluggish. Paleo makes me go with mroe energy. has any1 else had this happen to them after eating this ^... (more)

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Zyzxed 0 · August 24, 2013 at 4:30 PM

thanks all for info!! :D yeah im in excelent health but always thin. must be my build. seems I got a light - and fast runners build. but i am not into running, i like ju jitsu etc, and all the guys are stronger and bigger than me there. seems I... (more)

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by 204 · about 6 hours ago

Hey everyone!! So here's my issue. I'm attempting to build muscle after being sick and losing a great deal of it. So far I've only been able to gain fat, 3lbs in one week. Most of the fat gain is around my mid section. Not attractive. ... (more)

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Beth_15 0 · August 22, 2013 at 7:46 PM

have you ever thrown in a cheat day with fruits and whipping cream, or something else that you generally avoid? Sometimes shaking things up can let your body know it's not in a famine. Are you getting a good amount of fats, like butter with your... (more)

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by 5 · about 6 hours ago

Hello, I went paleo about a year ago. I do really well on it, lose weight, feel better, all the good stuff you read and hear about...until I fall off the bandwagon and indulge in sweets and breads and the worst for me, ice cream. I then vow to... (more)

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SUSTAINEDfitness 0 · August 20, 2013 at 9:08 PM

If you are attempting a very low carb version of paleo (under 100g daily), then you are probably glycogen depleted, and the weight gain (and loss) is just the water that is stored in the muscles along with the glycogen.

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by 5 · about 6 hours ago

Hello, I have been on the paleo diet for six months now, and have not seen much of a result. I know that the paleo lifestyle is definitely the correct way to go, however, I am getting frustrated with the lack of results and consistent bloating... (more)

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SUSTAINEDfitness 0 · August 18, 2013 at 5:17 AM

It sounds like you not eating enough. Lean meats, no fats, and greens for vegetables isn't giving you easy calories to use for energy. Add some fat in there somewhere. When people don't eat enough, the body tries to hold on to what fat stores... (more)

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by 215 · about 6 hours ago

So I need some recipes for high carb paleo along with some staple foods I could use. I'm not intolerant to fructose(but i still prefer a low fructose diet) or nightshade or dairy

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Allison_10 0 · August 06, 2013 at 1:01 AM

Any soup with potatoes in it Dairy: Crockpot chili cheese fries - Take a pound or two of chicken thighs, cook it in the crockpot with a bit of broth and two tablespoons or more of taco seasonings. Cook on low for 6 hours or until shreddable. Add... (more)

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by 787 · about 6 hours ago

Say you are a pre-diabetic ectomorph and most carbs you eat cause you blood sugar complications, including starchy carbs like sweet potatoes/quinoa/rice etc, how would you go about gaining muscle? From experience I tend to agree carbs help build... (more)

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SUSTAINEDfitness 0 · July 25, 2013 at 2:24 PM

First off, carbs are NOT what makes you gain muscle. When you eat a heavy carb meal, the glucose/glycogen has to be stored somewhere, so your muscles do take in as much as possible (along with about 3 grams of water for every gram of glycogen), ... (more)

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by 35 · about 6 hours ago

In a nutshell, I am trying to gain weight. I am 5'9 and 130 pounds. I'm using Cron-O-Meter and basically need a minimum of 3000 calories a day. It is also telling me however that I should drink 16 cups of water a day... This seems a bit... (more)

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joanna_4 0 · July 10, 2013 at 6:08 AM

Ive read that you should drink half your body's weight in ounces. So im 102 lbs, i need 51 oz a day. This includes what i get in my food already so actual cups of drinking water is less than that. There is still water in your fruits, veggies,... (more)

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by 75 · about 6 hours ago

Hi All! I'm hoping some of you can help with my question :) A couple months ago I started the paleo diet to help heal my leaky gut that was caused by fluoride poisoning and years of a horrible high sugar/dairy/grain diet. I was already very... (more)

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elf27 0 · July 15, 2013 at 12:51 PM

Laura I feel your pain. I had fluoride poisoning too (I was swallowing tons of toothpaste because I didn't have access to clean water to rinse out my mouth and I started getting rashes around my mouth and on the bottom of my chin. I'm an idiot, I... (more)

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by 715 · about 6 hours ago

An injury almost one year ago caused bursitis to develop in my hip. About 1 1/2 months ago I had a cortisone injection to the bursa because I still couldn't sleep on my affected side, sit for any length of time, and get beyond 20 minutes of... (more)

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by 10 · about 6 hours ago

Confused here~ I have started Paleo but I am having real digestive problems. To be clear, I have had digestive issues all of my life. I thought that starting Paleo would fix things but the only thing that happened for me was that I actually... (more)

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RK 0 · April 27, 2013 at 8:51 PM

Lynn, here is a great website to start researching digestive issues, paleo, FODMAPs, SIBO, etc. I followed her protocol and learned a lot doing it: http://www.eat-real-food-paleodietitian.com/paleo-diet-and-SIBO.html My personal take is that... (more)

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by 5 · about 6 hours ago

Im new to this, does Triple Strength Fish Oil omega-3 helps you gain weight ? I'm in the gym every day trying to build muscle with Muscle milk which is going great. I also was told that the fish oil omega-3 is good for your skin hair and nails as... (more)

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Desmond 0 · April 19, 2013 at 8:15 PM

a) Muscle Milk is not paleo b) Fish Oil has been shown to help build muscle (and muscle adds weight, so I suppose it indirectly helps you gain weight)

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by 504 · about 6 hours ago

i usually do a deload week or a week off every 10 weeks or so, this cycle's training split was the 20 rep squat program along with various track/sprint workouts. And usually when i stop my weight shoots up by 10 or so pounds, i do eat a surplus of... (more)

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BodyFoodKitchen_com 0 · April 13, 2013 at 1:23 AM

Drastic weight gain like that is water retention. When you go without carbs (carboHYDRATE) your body sheds water weight, and after an extended amount of time, like 10 weeks, going off the diet makes you retain water like crazy. Since you are... (more)

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by 5 · about 6 hours ago

HEy guys I am new to paleo but have read to many good things to not try it. I normally compete in long distance running, but due to a new opportunity I am refocusing my goals. A little background and what I want to achieve. I took a few months off... (more)

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Stephen_4 0 · March 21, 2013 at 3:58 AM

Dang dude, I have some stuff to say, but you're definitely not going to like it. If you posted this on bodybuilding.com they'd tear you a new one. Mainly because cutting from 20 to 10% bf while bulking goes almost completely against the grain.... (more)

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by 2407 · about 6 hours ago

I'm eating to gain muscle mass. It's working. I was ZC for a while to get fat adapted and heal my metabolism, then Leangins cut with ZC rest/carb post workout, both with great success. I intermittent fast everyday 16/8 eat at noon and night. ... (more)

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Albert83BCN 0 · March 20, 2013 at 9:01 AM

I think that in the last comment you answered to @ROB you may have your answer. 1kg of sweet potatoes seems a lot to me! I'm pretty much like you, carbs when I'm not active make me feel a little bit off, and trigger my hunger a lot. There's some... (more)

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by 0 · about 6 hours ago

I am a 52 yr/old mom and housewife. I started doing the Paleo meals about 5 months ago. Even got through the holidays OK! But I understood that by dropping the wheat, potatoes, rice, etc. I would drop weight as well due to their inflammation... (more)

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breadisdead 0 · March 14, 2013 at 10:25 PM

If you feel better on paleo than before who cares about your weight? I have the opposite problem: I quit grains and now everyone is freaking out about how skinny I am, even I don't like it, but I would never go back for anything because of how... (more)

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by 0 · about 6 hours ago

Hi , im a very skinny girl and I think im under weight , i am a 5'0 girl that weighs 93 lbs , is this normal ? Also , im so confused on everything that ive read on google about "Gaining Weight" I want to have a booty and have thicker thighs. is... (more)

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MathGirl72 0 · February 23, 2013 at 8:42 PM

Please note that you do not get to choose where you will gain weight. Increasing your intake of nutrient and calorie dense foods may help, but it won't necessarily go where you want it to. Stop being envious of other girls and embrace your own... (more)

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by 5 · about 6 hours ago

Hi all, I'm a dutch college student, 21 years old, skinny. I just started a few weeks ago with Stronglifts to gain strength and muscle. I have trouble getting 500 more kcals then normally needed to gain weight. Mainly because I don't really know... (more)

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Bradach 0 · February 07, 2013 at 4:13 PM

It's insanely difficult to gain weight on a primal diet. But unless you are dangerously light because of malnourishment, you may be finding it impossible because you are just a natural ectomorph who is destined to be wiry, agile, durable and... (more)

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by 45 · about 6 hours ago

Hi guys, I am following an ultra strict version of the auto-immune protocol to try and heal an auto-immune disease. Just meat, fish, a few select well-cooked vegetables, sweet potatoes and green leaves. I also try to encorperate bone broth and... (more)

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greymouser 0 · January 29, 2013 at 4:55 PM

but people constantly say 'ONLY EAT THEM POST WORK OUT!' People do say this. Many people are trying to lose weight, and it is somewhat wise to refuel with dense carbs as opposed to eating them willy nilly. The idea being that you would primarily... (more)

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by 144 · about 6 hours ago

I was wondering what most of you serve after a strength/muscle-building workout. What are your favorite post-workout meals? Are nuts a suitable option? Whey shakes (controversial)? Chicken breast or a fat(er) steak? A banana (or a different source... (more)

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Alan_7 0 · December 14, 2012 at 6:58 PM

I train at 5am, every day on an empty stomach (ok, i take a scoop of BCAA). Then i dont eat anything until about 1pm in the afternoon..when i get naturally hungry. I used to cram a bunch of post and pre workout nutrition in...not sure why,... (more)

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by 40 · about 6 hours ago

Hey everyone! I'm a 19 year old female in Washington state, with a long history of diets (see, I was a skinny girl who thought she was fat) nothing ever worked, and it put my digestive system through hell. I was a vegetarian for 3 years, Vegan... (more)

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Michael_17 0 · December 02, 2012 at 7:28 AM

Weight loss is more likely to come after you foster overall good health, which in turn is arguably underpinned by you making overall lifestyle changes/changes to way you think. A big part of this will probably relate to breaking out of the 'diet... (more)

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by 10994 · about 6 hours ago

Hi , it's fall and as I looked out my window this morning I saw some squirrels eating nuts falling from an acorn tree in my backyard and I was like Eureka. I've usually been normal weight even though I've seen myself as thin (male). About 8... (more)

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Cheryl_8 0 · November 03, 2012 at 2:46 AM

Eat lots of healthy carbs (sweet potatoes, taro root, white rice - I might get blasted for that one) and lots of saturated fats. I know when I start gaining a bit of weight, I have been eating too many sweet potatoes or carbs and need to cut... (more)

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by 0 · about 6 hours ago

i would just like to ask, i am 187cm tall and weight 86kg i would like to pick up a kg or two of clean weight or at very least stay at my current weight, i train daily mostly crossfit style training along with "heavy" weight lifting i have read... (more)

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Fitness_Wayne 0 · October 16, 2012 at 5:37 PM

Make sure you are eating enough calories to actually gain weight. I sometimes find it tough to just maintain my weight while following paleo. Try adding a post workout protein shake using egg white protein. It will help with recovery and give you... (more)

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by 129 · about 6 hours ago

Hi everyone, I've been reading, watching and listening everything I can find about paleo for the past year or so. I've always been taught to make the best possible decision based on fact and evidence, and the majority of signs indicate that paleo... (more)

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miked_2 0 · October 01, 2012 at 6:24 PM

I see this all the time. My advice is always the same: don't worry about being perfect, what's the worst that can happen? You've been living your whole life eating the way you are right now. What's the worst that can happen if you live "paleo"... (more)

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