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by 431 · about 18 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 557 · about 18 hours ago

Thats my question ^

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Austin 0 · July 14, 2011 at 11:32 PM

I guess they may not technically be necessary, but they sure as hell make it easier. Check out this article for a good take on the issue. http://www.70sbig.com/blog/2011/03/why-you-need-carbs/ Insulin is the most anabolic hormone in the body.... (more)

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by 0 · about 18 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 18 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 5 · about 18 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 18 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 18 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 0 · about 18 hours ago

I went on paleo based on my ObGyn (yup!) recommendation to see if it improved some health challenges. I started two weeks ago by cutting out wheat, dairy,legumes and cored fruit.... I feel better but to my frustration I have gained 2 1/2 lbs vs.... (more)

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Pat_13 0 · May 30, 2013 at 12:16 AM

How do you look, feel, and perform? Your weight can fluctuate 5+ pounds in a single day due to a variety of reasons. Focus on how you feel and how your clothes fit. This isn't a quick fix "diet". This is about getting healthy. Looks will follow... (more)

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by 715 · about 18 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 0 · about 18 hours ago

Hi everyone, I'm sure this question has been asked a million times but I am having issues finding a straight answer on it. I switched to a paleo diet a few months ago to incorporate a healthy diet into our family's lifestyle. At first we were... (more)

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RK 0 · May 14, 2013 at 6:10 PM

Up your carbs from all other non-gluten sources. Some options: -potatoes (mashed, baked, homemade baked fries) -sweet potatoes (mashed, baked, homemade baked fries) -plantains (I love these "crou-tains", and on same site, smashed plantains and... (more)

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by 504 · about 18 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 0 · about 18 hours ago

height 6ft 1 inch, weight 71 kgs. lost 25 kg in 6 months. i am maintaining it for lost 1 year or so. at 44 i run at an decent angle for 30 minutes and burn 600 calories on treadmill. problem is am unable to lift weights as i used to lift earlier... (more)

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Bradach 0 · March 25, 2013 at 2:50 PM

I'm at a similar height weight and activity as you. I failed to gain muscle mass until I started to eat 150-200 grams of carbs a day. You can still do this from paleo sources like fruit and vegetables and from safe starches like sweet potato. If I... (more)

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by 5 · about 18 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 18 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 35 · about 18 hours ago

I have been doing cross fit 4-5 times a week in addition to light cardio 1 day and competitive soccer on a different day. I am a 5 ft. 5 female and have gone from 135-144 lbs. I feel good, my clothes fit better than ever and I finish my WODS in... (more)

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twochickadeez 0 · March 19, 2013 at 9:02 PM

"I feel good, my clothes fit better than ever and I finish my WODS in good time." That's awesome! You owe it to yourself to get that number out of your head! It doesn't mean a damn thing. You are working out, you feel good, why let some stupid... (more)

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by 45 · about 18 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 40 · about 18 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 10 · about 18 hours ago

I'm 5'0 and 95 lbs. I'm happy with my body. I used to be 110 lbs but I've lost 15 lbs over the past few months without even trying just by cutting out the junk food. My body looks very good now but oh my god, my face:( I used to have a baby face... (more)

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jake_7 0 · August 26, 2012 at 2:15 AM

i have no scientific reasoning to this answer but i don't see any logical way to make this happen. it's like the antithesis of trying to spot reduce and we all know that doesn't work. don't be afraid to put a little bit of weight back on girls... (more)

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by 144 · about 19 hours ago

I've done paleo for over a month, and am not finding it difficult as I have lots more energy and no hunger (yay) At the moment I eat meat, fish, poultry, eggs, nuts and veg. I miss a small glass of fruit juice at breakfast, if I add this in,... (more)

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George_Brodie_1 0 · July 17, 2012 at 9:02 AM

what kind of juice are you missing? really the whole actual fruit is the only acceptible option if progress is being sought after. Breakfast is the worst time to eat it though... imo.

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by 144 · about 19 hours ago

Hello! I've been trying to gain some muscle lately, but I can't seem to figure out the correct measurments in grams. So far. I've been getting around 190-210g of proteins (I weigh 70 Kg), 210-240g of carbs (lots of fruita, too yummy!), and... (more)

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Acumen_Athletics 0 · June 30, 2012 at 1:19 PM

Fadi, You're going to get alot of contradicting suggestions here. Like, you need to drop the carbs, eat more fat, do Jazzercise instead of cardio, train fasted, do curls on the squat rack for more muscle, etc... Although everyone is trying to... (more)

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by 1187 · about 19 hours ago

I've looked up past posts on this topic but need a specific answer: I have friends who gain weight on Paleo. It makes them bum out and think they are failing. Does weight loss eventually kick in after 2 weeks, 3 weeks? ever? Has anyone been in... (more)

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Chinaeskimo 0 · June 18, 2012 at 1:42 AM

I think that, if they are gaining weight, they may be eating too much. By this I mean, eating when they are not hungry. and not stopping when they are full. Some people start a new diet to lose weight thinking that it is awesome because they can... (more)

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by 2422 · about 19 hours ago

Little history first: My weight has always been fluctuating. But it always averaged around 110-120lbs (5ft, female). Last summer, my eating disorders got worse and I got down to 105 lbs with low cal (700-1000 cal), low fat and a lot of cardio.... (more)

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Tula 0 · June 16, 2012 at 2:38 AM

Let us not forget that this person has an eating disorder. Giving her 'quick' fixes to lose the 20 lbs is absolutely insane! As a previous counselor and current nutritionist that is an area that most people who want to give advice are not well... (more)

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by 0 · about 19 hours ago

Hi, I'm on day 5 of the paleo diet and I'm reactive hypoglycemic. I'm still eating carbs (fruit and sweet potato) but feel like I need to cut the fruit because my blood sugar has been so out of whack. I've also lost 5 l. Which is a problem for me... (more)

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borofergie 0 · May 31, 2012 at 7:36 PM

It's a bit grey from a Paleo point of view, but (as long as you can tolerate it) you can't really beat dairy as a low-carb calorie source. Start eating heavy whipping cream with everything, and start upping your cheese intake.

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by 5 · about 19 hours ago

I've been eating paleo for almost 3 weeks now and I've gained almost 2kg. I also feel it on my pants that they have become tighter. I've logged my food in a spreadsheet:... (more)

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vincentmac 0 · May 23, 2012 at 8:24 PM

Just quickly looking at your food log, it looks like most people have nailed it already. Too much fruit. It's not that fruit is bad, you are just picking the wrong types of fruits. 1 medium sized apple (approximately 3 inches in diameter): 21g... (more)

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by 214 · about 19 hours ago

Has anyone else found that eating a VLC diet high in fats, especially animal saturated fats, is correlated with a higher incidence of craving for fatty foods such as cheese, heavy cream, coconut butter, etc and subsequent FAT gain? I have only had... (more)

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Joshua_1 0 · May 20, 2012 at 1:04 AM

So, you've been on a diet restricting fats (PSMF) and when you re-introduce fats your body is telling you to go crazy on them? Go figure. Ever know someone on Adkins that lost considerable amounts of weight, decided to go back to "eating... (more)

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