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by 0 · July 03, 2013 at 6:22 AM

Facts: 5 weeks on Paleo (true Paleo, dabbled a bit for a week or two prior) did crossfit for one month 5 days a week, had to take a break for schedules and travel, back into it 3 days a week, 2 weeks now. My days off with no crossfit are filled... (more)

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RB_1 0 · June 19, 2013 at 6:10 AM

You're burning too much energy for the amount and quality of nutrients you take in. You really must up your carbs. Up your carbs and you'll feel much better. Sweet potato or white rice. Also, I'd cut out the flours and stuff. That too could... (more)

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by 5 · March 08, 2013 at 6:59 PM

Hi folks, I switched to the Paleo diet about 4 weeks ago. Initially I started changing my dietary habits because of skin problems which then got better. But since I´ve always been a little underweight it first was and still is a bit challenging... (more)

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Paleolithic_1 0 · March 08, 2013 at 6:59 PM

Can I infer from that that my macronutrient ratio and general food selection and food amounts are appropriate for gaining weight and leading a pale-conform life?

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by 0 · February 25, 2013 at 11:22 PM

How can i can i gain weight on the Paleo diet? I will be switching over to a mostly Paleo diet next month for my health and well being, however i must be able to sustain my weight and even more so,gain weight as i have Cystic Fibrosis, any help or... (more)

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Jen_36 0 · February 11, 2013 at 11:03 PM

The search engine is always your best friend (especially if no stats are offered, otherwise some "unique" input would be given). http://paleohacks.com/questions/tagged/weight-gain#axzz2AhPFY5ue (more)

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by 25 · November 02, 2012 at 2:05 AM

I started Paleo about two weeks ago. The first week I felt super good and very lean. Now this week since Sunday I have been feeling very bloated and can see that my stomach looks bigger. Im 5'4, 125lbs and currently I am trying to lose fat and get... (more)

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jake3_14 0 · November 02, 2012 at 2:05 AM

I'll pile on with the "stop doing so much" gang. Changing your body's primary fuel from carbs to fat is stressful enough; don't add the stress (metabolic, physical, and hormonal) of rigorous exercise at the same time. Just do about 30 minutes of... (more)

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by 0 · September 23, 2012 at 4:22 AM

So I started Paleo about 2 weeks ago and will start the third week in a couple of days. At first, I felt more energy and a clearer mind, but the last few days I've just been crashing pretty bad. I assume that this is me adapting to burning fat... (more)

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Robert_9 0 · September 09, 2012 at 4:10 AM

Yep Carbs too high if you want to be keto adapted mode (which I think you meant fat burning mode) Metabolic change takes 3 to 6 weeks, some days during the change you may feel a decrease in performance, but once you do the switch over everything... (more)

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by 60 · April 04, 2012 at 9:08 AM

Hi everyone, I'm a 30 year old female and started off at around 340lbs. I've been on Paleo for one month now, very strict. No fruit, no soda, no chemicals, low carb (approx 30-40g a day), I'm eating meat at every meal and getting fat from... (more)

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George_Brodie_1 0 · April 04, 2012 at 9:08 AM

"Good weight" will replace "bad weight", such as bone density, muscle mass. Weight is irrelevant, measurement is essential. Also, with the suggestions above.

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by 45 · February 03, 2012 at 10:55 PM

I've been paleo for about 3 months now and I feel GREAT! I feel like I have a new body!! But one really really big problem... I'm a size 16 female, 5'5'', started Paleo at 189lbs hoping to drop weight, but instead this morning I have reached... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · February 03, 2012 at 3:27 PM

Gentle walking for 1-2 hours daily boosts my metabolism and really helps me drop the body fat. Suggestions: Add in daily walking, up your carbs slightly 80-100 gm/day, up your protein, drop the fat a bit, stop the grain cheats and you should... (more)

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by 58 · December 07, 2011 at 3:52 AM

Hi everyone, I've recently found myself at the crossroads and I'm hoping to get some answers here. Three years ago I had a baby and had to lose about 25 lbs. I lost it over the course of the year eating low-fat, high-carb small portions and... (more)

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Nance 0 · December 07, 2011 at 3:52 AM

ChromeBlossom, if you work as hard on nutrition as you have on this question you definitely deserve to find a breakthrough soon. Anyhow, this may be totally off base but while your responses to comments displayed terrific patience, the question... (more)

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by 3512 · November 10, 2011 at 5:11 AM

I am 22 5'7 and about 130lbs. I have been weight training for about a year now but I just can't get bigger. Most of my lifts have stalled because my lower back and shoulders don't permit me from using heavier weight. I have been eating close to... (more)

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Travis_Culp 0 · August 30, 2011 at 10:32 PM

Some research I've been doing this morning seems to indicate that the single most common cause of hypogonadism is marginal zinc status and that supplementing with 50mg zinc picolinate ought to correct a past deficiency and bring you up to a level... (more)

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by 10 · July 11, 2011 at 2:38 AM

Hi all, this is my first post so I just wanted to say what a great resource this is first of all; sharing all your experiences and knowledge is an amazing resource for others. I've tried looking around the archives as much as possible, but... (more)

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Joe_Brock 0 · July 10, 2011 at 12:10 PM

Sir, I feel your pain. I've found that you don't "need" more carb-based food, but rather, you will see more gains with a higher caloric intake. Olive oil on everything is a great way to get an excess of fat and calories for just one person. You... (more)

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by 24 · April 18, 2014 at 7:26 PM

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 77348 · June 25, 2011 at 8:09 PM

The health world seems dominating by people needing to lose weight. But don't forgot there's the other half of the world who remain quiet about this, but desperatley try to gain weight and can't. The struggle to gain weight is just as bad as the... (more)

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BAMBAM 0 · June 25, 2011 at 7:24 PM

Oh, and you look like Rachel McAdams but I'm sure you've heard that before.

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by 24 · June 29, 2011 at 10:47 PM

I've been eating paleo for about 2-3 weeks. I have been VERY good about it.... except for a little bit of creamer in my coffee..and a couple of vodka drinks during the week. I feel soooooo fat and bloated!! I haven't weighed myself because I don't... (more)

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dzone 0 · June 12, 2011 at 10:17 AM

Ditch the creamer for some real grass-fed, heavy cream. Ditch the alcohol as well. "Where's the beef?" Forget "lean pork" or lean anything, for that matter. The fattier, the better. I didn't see any red meat listed in your menu. Try beef, bison,... (more)

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by 24 · June 12, 2011 at 12:22 PM

I've been eating paleo for about 2-3 weeks. I have been VERY good about it.... except for a little bit of creamer in my coffee..and a couple of vodka drinks during the week. I feel soooooo fat and bloated!! I haven't weighed myself because I... (more)

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mari 0 · June 12, 2011 at 12:11 AM

First off, what are you eating? Also, if you're adding tons of fat to everything, you might want to restrict that a little. In the end, calories do count. Its debatable how much they influence weight loss, but they definitely 100% play a role. (more)

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by 2402 · March 04, 2013 at 3:49 PM

Hello all :) Sex: Male Age: 22 Activity: Low active (two slow 20 minutes walks per day) Height: 5"9' (175 cm) Weight: 55kg (121 lbs) I have been on a low carb diet for two months (EDIT: not to lose weight but because of a lifestyle change. "Eat... (more)

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Chad_5 0 · March 04, 2013 at 3:49 PM

I'm a slender fellow, and started eating Paleo about a year ago. The trouble is that I already had difficulty gaining weight, and found it even more difficult while eating Paleo. Eventually, I started experimenting with the one meal I kept... (more)