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by 1523 · about 9 hours ago

I know there have been many questions about pimples and probiotics - I've read 100s of paleohacks posts - but I want to know what you would do specifically, with the options I have. Background: vegetarian sugar/wheat addict 10 years, pizza addict... (more)

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primalpat 0 · January 18, 2013 at 5:42 PM

Your skin is like a third kidney. It filters crap out. I say SLOW DOWN on the supps and pro/pre-biotics. There is such thing as too-much-of-a-good-thing, and you have too much of many 'good things'! Onions and artichokes are pre-biotics, so they... (more)

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by 110 · about 9 hours ago

I have been strict PALEO for 38 days, and I started it after a 15 day master cleanse. The master cleanse was 15 days of only water, lemon juice, cayenne pepper, and coconut nectar, no food or beverage at all for those 15 days. This was my 3rd... (more)

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Bread_Eating_Beelzebub 0 · September 16, 2012 at 2:18 AM

There is no scientific evidence that the Master Cleanse cleanses anyone of anything. What it does do is hose your gut bacteria, the bad and the good, irritate the lining of your entire digestive system, and deprive you of nutrients. Now it's time... (more)

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by 0 · about 9 hours ago

I started supplementing with Wild Pacific Salmon Oil a few days ago (1,300mg x4/day) and I have noticed that it gives me an upset stomach. My experience has been loud gurgling and discomfort, light, heartburn-type stabbing pains throughout my... (more)

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Eugenia 0 · July 27, 2014 at 12:48 AM

You don't need any salmon oil. Simply buy wild salmon and eat it (or in cans).

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by 2302 · about 9 hours ago

This is a sad day for me as I've learned that avocados give me gas (well, at least the 2 per day I have been eating recently). I love them not only because they taste amazing but they are so easy to bring to work and keep around for a snack.Any... (more)

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samanthaalys 0 · June 28, 2014 at 11:42 AM

Consume more nuts since they are high in monounsaturated fat. Have a go at dowsing olive oil on nourishments or cook with olive oil. It is additionally rich in monounsaturated unsaturated fats. The avocado is high in vitamin E so substitute these... (more)

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by 0 · about 9 hours ago

I eat at least 2 eggs every morning, most often with half an avocado for breakfast. I have had very odorous farts and am wondering if it's due to the eggs (They're the only thing I eat consistently from day to day). If it is the eggs, does this... (more)

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johnkeller 0 · April 21, 2014 at 12:26 PM

Yes eggs cause gas in stomach, mostly the white part of the egg cause gas in stomach.

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by 25 · about 9 hours ago

For a couple of years I've had consistent bloating, which is always most extreme in what I've figured is my colon, on the right side of my abdomen. When it's most inflamed and sausage-like it's usually accompanied by wild gas and gurgling, so it... (more)

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rewdy 0 · March 15, 2014 at 4:00 PM

Hello. I'm no expert on this, but if you're been following paleo and you're still having the trouble you're having, you might want to evaluate which paleo foods you're eating. Robb Wolf has on his website a paleo protocol for people with... (more)

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by 20 · about 9 hours ago

After reading about these wonderful transformations on paleo, I decided to give it a go. I 've never been a junk food junky and had a fairly decent diet. Didn't need to lose wight, but the gut healing was appealing as I bloat easily. Gave up... (more)

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Homesoil 0 · February 09, 2014 at 5:18 PM

I am new to this site (and paleo) but your symptoms are similar to mine, bad breath and consitipation. I also feel low in energy. I started the changes in my diet two weeks ago. So far all I have changed is adding meat back into my diet,... (more)

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by 197 · about 9 hours ago

I occasionally get bloated and gassy from eating fatty foods, especially pot roast and slow cooked meats. It's confusing why this may happen because from what I could research, gas production is usually associated with consumption of... (more)

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cheval 0 · October 18, 2013 at 3:50 PM

Another possible thing, you may have a sluggish digestion and lack stomach acid which is needed to digest well proteins & fats. Do you feel like the food sits in your stomach after eating these fatty meats? If you only have problems... (more)

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by 0 · about 9 hours ago

I've never burped so much in my life. For the past week or two I have been burping a couple times an hour. The burps are tasteless and occur even if I haven't eaten anything. My family and I have been strict paleo for the passed five months, no... (more)

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paleopal 0 · September 11, 2013 at 1:43 AM

are you taking fish oil?

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by 154 · about 9 hours ago

So I recommended paleo to a friend of mine after having great success on it myself for the last year. When I started paleo I had a LOT of digestive problems and paleo helped heal them a great deal. I recommended paleo to a friend who is fairly... (more)

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daz 0 · September 08, 2013 at 10:01 AM

High fat & low carb will be a problem with no gallbladder & that may be what her diet has now moved towards. She should try & get her macronutrient ratio back to where it was pre-paleo diet, when she had no issues. Or if she... (more)

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by -2 · about 9 hours ago

I'm trying to discover the source of my gas. Literally the minute I start eating my usual canned salmon (which is wild-caught, no BPA by the way) I start having gas. It can't be from something I've eaten earlier in the day or yesterday because it... (more)

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Rich_16 0 · September 01, 2013 at 7:22 PM

I found canned fish that has been packed with soy bean oil gives me bad fits. I isolated it for a while and when I brought it back so did the gas.

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by -2 · about 9 hours ago

I'm just curious what you guys think of the concept of food causing gas. Do you feel a particular food should be avoided once it is discovered this food causes you gas? Instead of looking at how I should be eating as simply "all meat" or "low... (more)

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diabeticbinger 0 · August 31, 2013 at 10:57 PM

The fart protocol, as far as the social etiquette side is concerned (as separate from dietary considerations), is to go outside of any occupied fixed structure. This I learned from a social occasion back in school. Three of us were standing... (more)

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by 15 · about 9 hours ago

confused about this

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greymouser 0 · June 27, 2013 at 6:40 PM

The most common, irritating oligosaccharide in beans is raffinose, and is the main culprit of why beans give people gas. Some people are more sensitive to raffinose than others (similar to lactose intolerance), causing severe cramps and... (more)

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by 15 · about 9 hours ago

Dear community, I have kinda odd problem. I'm on gluten free diet and lactose free diet for almost 3 years already but I still have problems with foul, excessive gas that smells like rotten eggs (additional symptom is bloating). All my blood... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · July 17, 2013 at 6:27 PM

Google FODMAPS....

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by 570 · about 9 hours ago

I have been trying to take some vitamin C to help with adrenal fatigue, but even a very lose dose causes very bad gas. I've tried 200 mg of Liposomal Vitamin C, and 200 mg of a Vitamin C powder. I can take lots of Ester C, but I don't know how... (more)

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kristen_5 0 · May 11, 2013 at 3:08 AM

I suspect you may have a corn intolerance! Unfortunately, most vitamin supplements are derived from corn. My dilemma is vitamin d...when I take it I get weird neck and head aches that I get from getting some nasty corn in....and it usually causes... (more)

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by 5 · about 9 hours ago

I have tried every form of calcium supplements including liquid and powder to add to recipes and I find I have much gas and bloating. After having a bone density test and discussing it with the technician, she advised I discontinue taking it. ... (more)

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LaurainAustin 0 · May 07, 2013 at 1:28 PM

http://whole9life.com/2012/02/what-about-calcium/ has a lot of good info about calcium. Also the Weston Price Foundation website has excellent information about Vitamin K2 and bone health. There is quite a bit of research showing that... (more)

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by 60 · about 9 hours ago

Embarrassing topic but serious thread. I'm using NAG (N-Acetyl-Glucosamine) & Glucosamine HCL to heal the lining of my intestines so that I can improve my body's ability to digest food and absorb fructose (I have fructose malabsorption). I... (more)

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Dutch_1 0 · April 18, 2013 at 11:10 PM

At least one person has had similar problems before.

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by 3742 · about 9 hours ago

I've got some relatives who say that they can't eat leafy greens because it makes them very gassy. I recall reading some posts from Dr Ayers (Cooling Inflammation blog) describing the problem as one of the microme. Bacteria in our gut need time to... (more)

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MizWilma 0 · June 08, 2013 at 7:47 AM

Try a low FODMAP diet.

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by 20 · about 9 hours ago

Ok so i am a month into paleo/primal life style - no grains, dairy, legumes, processed carbs or any processed food. I am not overweight to start with, pretty healthy, but i wanted to take up this diet to improve mood, skin benefits etc. I wanted... (more)

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Pat_13 0 · June 11, 2013 at 1:08 PM

If you say you've resolved the digestive issues, I'll address the calories/weight loss issues. I'm 5'9" 185 and about 10% bf (19 years old). I'm extremely active and I eat 3000-5000 calories every single day to sustain my training and my... (more)

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by 10 · about 9 hours ago

Hi! I'm new to paleo, and follow its dietary guidelines simply because that's how i want to eat (i'm not trying to diet or anything). i still eat steel cut oats on occasion, but pretty much stay away from everything else. this is my second time... (more)

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RK 0 · February 07, 2013 at 1:09 PM

I agree with the FODMAPS. When I eliminated onion, it was a small miracle. :) Some people get gassier with paleo bc you are drastically increasing fruits and veggies, and maybe even adding in some new ones. Here is some good info combining... (more)

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by 15 · about 9 hours ago

Only a few days into the diet and I am experiencing gas all day and night, constipation, terrible bloating (stomach feels so stretched its painful) and difficulty falling asleep at night. I'm thinking I'm eating too much fruit but I'm at about 5/6... (more)

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Desiree_3 0 · January 27, 2013 at 5:55 AM

Thank you for the advice everyone, today I ate less fruit and had a Greek yogurt. I feel much better. I think trying to go cold turkey was a mistake, I need to ween myself off the dairy. Need to keep in mind that not all fruit is created equally... (more)

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by 300 · about 9 hours ago

I am wondering, why some people can digest beans while others (like me, sad to say) cannot? I already understand that beans contain lectins, phytates and antinutrients that can cause gas, bloating etc. But some people seem to have no problems... (more)

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by 15 · about 9 hours ago

Does anyone have any links to aritcles/websites which explain in detail what GAS really is. I'm in big pain with GERD for 5 years- have tried most natural things and read a lot. I have mainly heartburn and gas which seems to form in duodenum-... (more)

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Janknitz 0 · December 11, 2012 at 7:40 PM

I hope you've seen a doctor to make sure the pains you are having are really GERD. Especially now that you are having neck pain too, it could be referred pain from other internal organs (e.g. the heart!) and needs checking out. ... (more)

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by 2026 · about 9 hours ago

I had to take a round of antibiotics (cipro) for a very nasty bladder infection. I took a ton of probiotics during and for few days after. have kept up with yogurt and kombucha since then. despite this I have had pretty much constant gas... (more)

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George_Brodie_1 0 · August 15, 2012 at 7:10 AM

It takes a while to repopulate to the correct BALANCE of gut flora. Too much good can be as bad as too much bad.

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by 3979 · about 9 hours ago

I've been going steady paleo for about 3 weeks now. Staples of my diet are fish (both fresh and canned), avocados, and green vegetables like kale, spinach and broccoli. I've been VLC and I feel fantastic. For the first 2 weeks I had barely any... (more)

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Aglaee_the_Paleo_RD 0 · May 31, 2012 at 12:49 PM

give your body time to adjust. if your digestion, gas and stools don't improve after a few more weeks, then it will be time to ask more questions!

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