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by 88 · 1 minute ago

I have been eating rather strict Paleo\crossfit for about 6 months now. Started with a very Strict Whole 30 program which opened my eyes to how good one can feel when they stay strict Paleo. I have lost 40 pounds so far and I am close to being... (more)

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Susan_10 0 · April 19, 2012 at 3:41 PM

72 hours is about the same for me. It also takes about 72 hours for the bloating to subside and all the excess water weight to clear my system. The only way I've found to increase the speed of "healing" is to drink more water than usual to flush... (more)

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by 10 · 1 minute ago

Hi I suffer from Hidradenitis Suppurativa and currently live gluten free. I came across this the other day: http://robbwolf.com/2012/04/09/putting-hidradenitis-suppurativa-remission-paleo/ There is a bit about nightshades in it. Since I have... (more)

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Lisa_71 0 · August 06, 2013 at 1:30 AM

I have had manifestations of HS for more than 20 years and I also stumbled upon Primal Girl's post about nightshades. I have been working on staying Paleo since last September when I was diagnosed with diabetes and have since dropped 30 pounds. ... (more)

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by 10 · 2 minutes ago

I was just at a resta rant with a bunch of friends and they dared me to eat a slice of bread, because they reckon im overreacting and that bread doesn't do any harm. So I did, and 1 minute later I get uncomfortable chest pains. The look on their... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · April 06, 2012 at 10:50 PM

My money is on the nocebo effect.

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by 1536 · 2 minutes ago

Back in 2004 I was self diagnosed with Lactose intolerance. I was bad enough off that even a chocolate bar would set off my lactose intolerance. Last year I found out (like most everyone else) that I am gluten intolerant. I did a little digging... (more)

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Dr__Shawn_Soszka 0 · April 02, 2012 at 11:41 PM

Absolutely, as a matter of fact, gluten, gliadin, and host of other "goodies" found in wheat actually damage the small intestine cells that make the enzyme that digests lactose (called lactase). Its very common to see the return of these cells to... (more)

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by 286 · 3 minutes ago

I'm currently training for the AIDS/LifeCycle, which is a 7-day 585 mile bike ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles. I've been on Paleo for a few months now, and I'm trying to figure out how I can remain Paleo on the ride, but I don't think it's... (more)

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Suz___Paleo_Oz 0 · March 27, 2012 at 11:12 PM

It might be challenging to remain strictly Paleo - but I'm sure remaining gluten free won't be that difficult? Gluten lingers in the body for a long, long time - are you really happy to have that in your system? Who controls the lunches/ food? ... (more)

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by 5 · 3 minutes ago

I love my vehetables but they do not love me... well that is the broccoli, cauliflower, brussel sprouts and other stuff high in salicylates. I get joint pain and blisters from them. have done a full elimination diet and salicylates are some of my... (more)

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Happy_Now 0 · March 26, 2012 at 9:37 AM

I don't see why you would need to include those things anyway, plenty of other dietary fish in the paleo sea.

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by 1311 · 3 minutes ago

In contemplating trying for a baby sometime soon I have been thinking about food allergies and intolerances. What got me thinking initially was the evidence from my own diet - and anecdotes from fellow Paleohackers - about how progressively ill we... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · March 27, 2012 at 1:45 AM

Hi MayaBee~ This has been discussed before, see here: http://paleohacks.com/questions/72007/will-shielding-my-child-from-allergenic-foods-make-him-more-allergenic#axzz1qHGjSF5W My personal emphasis would be on protecting my child's gut... (more)

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by 103 · 4 minutes ago

Right, could think of a catchy title sorry peeps. Any Hoo. Since eating paleo and cutting out gluten I've noticed whenever I get gluten in the smallest amounts in my diet I'm I'll. I need the toilet and my stomach feels like a washing machine.... (more)

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Milla 0 · March 17, 2012 at 11:54 AM

Shitting in the woods sucks dude. I was camping once and the campsite toilet door was bolted dead like a nuclear effing bunker, so we had to head for the bush every time nature called. -_- There really is a trend for heightened sensitivity to... (more)

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by 1078 · 5 minutes ago

Cupcakes were offered at work the other day and I couldn't resist. It doesn't happen all that often, fortunately, and usually I'm not that badly affected. Ideally in future I might prime myself for these events by eating extremely tasty paleo food... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · March 03, 2012 at 2:17 PM

Sorry, no such luck. Second having a gluten-free snack as an alternative. And keep in mind that gluten stays in the system for awhile, so if you are gluten-sensitive or intolerant, and you "cheat" even occasionally, you are just perpetuating the... (more)

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by 15003 · 5 minutes ago

What: The Paleo Summit (see also this post) Who: Dr. Thomas O???Bryan ??? Gluten Sensitivity Expert Topic: The Musculoskeletal Connection to Autoimmune Disease. The most basic Paleo Diet recommendation is the removal of gluten. But did you know... (more)

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Shari_Bambino 0 · February 28, 2012 at 9:17 PM

This one surprised me. This guy was not even on my radar screen and I almost skipped over the presentation. "More stuff on gluten? No thank you!" Well I'm so glad I didn't listen to myself. Very well done. This is an easy-to-understand... (more)

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by 60 · 7 minutes ago

What are you guys thoughts on gluten free products, like chips and pizza? I dont mean as a staple but as an occasional cheat. I follow a pretty strict paleo diet but do indulge in a GF pizza or other product on occasion. Are they better than the... (more)

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FED_at_LiveCaveman_com 0 · February 07, 2012 at 8:41 PM

If you're going to cheat on occasion, why not cheat better? I doubt anyone here maintains a perfect 100% adherence (now and forever mind you) to whatever their definition of paleo is, so I don't see any reason why you shouldn't indulge in the... (more)

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by 5808 · 7 minutes ago

Are crawfish from the dirty Mississippi waters paleo? Is the oil-tainted gulf seafood off-limits? Is it okay if her supposedly paleo romantic interest drinks blood from victims who gorge on beignets? Will gluten harm their half-breed offspring? So... (more)

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Sean14 0 · February 03, 2012 at 11:57 PM

Feeding on people that aren't paleo is SO NOT paleo.

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by 15400 · 7 minutes ago

This is my second time having seaweed (laver) to wrap my fish (I am making sushi without the rice) and both times I get glutened (I am gluten intolerant). Why? On the package it says: Ingredients: seaweed. Nothing else. Please do not think it... (more)

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Sara_S_ 0 · February 03, 2012 at 10:21 PM

I have celiac disease and (at least at this point, about 7 months into a gluten-free diet/healing) I'm so sensitive I have to avoid foods processed on machinery that had wheat products on it. For seaweed, I'm not sure what this could include:... (more)

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by 733 · 8 minutes ago

http://www.slate.com/articles/life/food/2012/01/stop_eating_tofu_start_eating_wheat_gluten_.html according to this guy it is (more)

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Peoni 0 · January 25, 2012 at 9:14 PM

He doesn't really address the health aspects or the reasons Paleo/Primal/Ancestral eaters shun gluten. Just because it tastes better than tofu, it doesn't mean gluten is good for you.

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by 6229 · 8 minutes ago

I was curious how accurate people found Enterolab, how many used it, and how helpful it was? My husband and I did the testing for different reasons. I was barely symptomatic but some occasional constipation IBS type issues. My husband had... (more)

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BadgerChris 0 · June 27, 2012 at 11:13 PM

I found Enterolab testing helpful to determine a gluten intolerance. My mother has Celiac disease (verified by blood test and biopsy). A few years ago I started to develop symptoms of gas, bloating, fatigue, and diarrhea. Because of my mother, I... (more)

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by 1720 · 8 minutes ago

I don't understand inflammation in my chest/back area. About a year ago, I was on a roof shoveling snow, and BAM, I started aching. I thought I pulled something, but as time went on, aching got worse. I went paleo, and aches started going away.... (more)

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Caroline_1 0 · January 23, 2012 at 1:41 AM

You may have some underlying pleurisy. The associated inflammation may be triggered by the foods you mentioned.

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by 630 · 8 minutes ago

Are there any religious paleos out there? If so, do you receive communion? Werid thought that crossed my mind this am while reading wheat belly, by William Davis. because I haven't taken communion since I became paleo. I am a non practicing roman... (more)

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Christopher_Gagnon 0 · January 23, 2012 at 1:16 PM

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by 267 · 8 minutes ago

Wheat is typically listed on the bottle for most soy sauces, but there does seem to be some debate over whether the gluten actually remains after the fermentation process. Thoughts? is soy sauce an issue if one wants to stay gluten free? I know... (more)

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Moonablaze 0 · January 16, 2012 at 6:45 AM

I promise, regular soy sauce has gluten. I've felt the effects firsthand and it wasn't pretty. Wheat-free tamari is the way to go if you react strongly to gluten. I carry packets of the san-j variety in my purse just in case. it makes dining... (more)

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by 573 · 9 minutes ago

I've read this from several sources. I believe it but does anyone know where I can see the proof? An image/formula of the structures, or something in a research paper perhaps?

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miked_2 0 · January 26, 2012 at 12:04 AM

First, I think the issue is the gliadin looks a lot like transglutaminase which is a super important enzyme in lots of places (like the thyroid and pancreas). However you'd have a hard time looking at the structures and saying they're similar... (more)

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by 5768 · 9 minutes ago

On 2 separate occasions I have felt similar symptoms you get from sugar or gluten exposure from simply an intense aroma of those substances. the first occurrence was when I walked into a Subway to use the restroom and the smell of the fresh baked... (more)

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Gary_1 0 · January 09, 2012 at 4:33 PM

I'm sure I've read somewhere that the pancreas starts producing insulin when we smell sugary or starchy foods in preparation for eating them. However, I think the peak is small if we don't then consume the smelled foods. Apologies for the lack of... (more)

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by 28 · 10 minutes ago

How much time until one starts to see the effects of a gluten-free diet, assuming I'm gluten intolerant? The symptoms are chronic sinus inflammation.

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raney 0 · December 28, 2011 at 5:30 PM

Check out this wikipedia entry. What is the relationship of gluten and anti-gliadin antibodies?. In gluten-sensitive individuals AGA testing is a routinely used blood test for possible presence of coeliac disease, allergies or idiopathic... (more)

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by 3946 · 10 minutes ago

Hackers-I finally convinced my 80+ year-old grandma to go gluten-free in an attempt to lower the frequency of her lifelong, debilitating migraines. She went gluten-free and has been eating Paleo in general since December 1st. Well so far, she... (more)

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January 0 · December 22, 2011 at 1:14 AM

Annie, When I first went Paleo (and by default gluten-free), the first month was brutal. I don't know what it was; at the time I assumed it was blood sugar changes, but I don't know. All I know is that I was wretched with migraines, sometimes so... (more)

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by 6229 · 10 minutes ago

I was wondering if any celiacs, or anyone who had severe gluten sensitivity such as cross contamination after X number of months on Paleo, GAPS, etc. was able to reintroduce cross-contaminated or even a bite of gluten (such as fermented sourdough)... (more)

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wjones3044 0 · December 19, 2011 at 4:09 AM

Worse, actually. More sensitive than ever. For what it's worth I consider this a good thing. I have no willpower and am a slave to my pleasure center. If I could get away with eating gluten I probably would and I'd be back to being a fat fuck... (more)

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by 2291 · 10 minutes ago

My step dad has gradually (and mysteriously) lost his voice over the last couple of years. He can barely talk at all, and it is extremely frustrating to him. He's been to many doctors who all tell him there is nothing wrong, except for on his... (more)

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Nance 0 · December 15, 2011 at 6:45 PM

I had a very hoarse voice for years, particularly in the morning, from sinus drainage and GERD. After less than a month of ancestral eating, both problems disappeared. The stuffy sinuses and throat drainage--with chronic hacking cough--were... (more)

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by 1683 · 11 minutes ago

My stepdad has always marinated steaks in beer, my neighbor does it, and here I am with two pieces of meat to marinate and one of my roommates beers thinking to myself... "WILL THIS THROW ME OFF?!" Does marinating pieces of meat in beer cause... (more)

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Nance 0 · December 07, 2011 at 4:43 PM

You can answer that better than anyone here but if you're not having it several times a week I wouldn't worry too much about the fine print. What symptoms, if any, do you have afterward? For example, do your cheeks flush? Do you get a stuffy... (more)

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