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by 0 · about 9 hours ago

HiyaSome background. 24, female, 5ft 3 or so, 47kg with adequate fat and gaining muscle rapidly. I have been on a paleo, gluten-free and corn-free diet for about five or so months now, doing very well and healing my gut after being diagnosed with... (more)

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by 0 · about 9 hours ago

Those pseudocereals do not contain gluten, and contain some nutrients as well. What role do you think they should play on a paleo diet? Do you consume them? (Why?).

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arugula 0 · January 02, 2014 at 9:23 PM

If you can eat and have access to plenty of paleo friendly carbs - squash, sweet potatoes, potatoes, plantains - I wouldn't think you'd go looking for more or only rarely/seasonally. I have celiac disease and the genes for other autoimmune... (more)

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by 8100 · about 9 hours ago

A young woman in my family has intractable migraines, absence seizure disorder, and fibromyalgia. Her doctors told her to stop eating "anything with a face" a while ago, so she's a "vegetarian" who eats tons of pasta, cheese, and JUNK--she... (more)

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captaincaveman 0 · December 17, 2013 at 11:38 PM

I personally did not feel the effects of removing gluten but I hear its a common phenomenon. Here is a... (more)

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by 3280 · about 9 hours ago

I don't feel any different not eating gluten for 30 days. However, having read Wheat Belly, and listening to bits and pieces of the gluten summit, I'm convinced it should not be a staple in my diet. I never eat it at home, but if I'm on... (more)

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Humatarian 0 · November 18, 2013 at 8:02 PM

I went a year without pretty much any gluten and it didn't really make any difference to me. No doubt there is too much scaremongering going on but i think the problem with Gluten is supposedly it can damage the villi in your guts so it could... (more)

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by 0 · about 9 hours ago

i am a victim of gluten and unknowingly suffered alot that too for six years almost. now i feel that i dont have any strength in my body. i feel alot weakness. my bones pains alot and am really worried. i have started using gluten free... (more)

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Linds 0 · August 17, 2013 at 1:19 PM

First off, don't eat anything labelled 'gluten free'. Key word here: LABEL Eat whole FRESH foods that you cook yourself. Avoid anything in a can, box, plastic etc so you can let your stomach begin to heal. Going gluten free can be difficult when... (more)

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by 5 · about 9 hours ago

I have been eating Paleo for 6 months now. I do eat rice and potatoes and but no other grains or gluten containing products. I am getting enough calories and eat till I'm full. At first I felt great and I lost 15 lbs bringing me to my ideal... (more)

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ivymcivy 0 · July 11, 2013 at 12:18 AM

I have this - it is a mineral issue. For me, making sure I eat enough salt REALLY helps. I add a little salt to my water sometimes, and freely salt my food (I don't have much of a taste for salt, so I still don't use much). Those of us who don't... (more)

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by 20 · about 10 hours ago

Was wondering if because theyve taken the gluten out if it counts as a paleo friendly alcohol. Thanks :)

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ivymcivy 0 · May 30, 2013 at 9:48 PM

The distillation process eliminates the glutens of grains in spirits. My favorite spirit is Rye whiskey - Templeton Rye, Prohibition Era Recipe to be exact! But when I drink vodka, it is Tito's. It is to my taste a cleaner, brighter vodka than... (more)

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

I'm gluten/dairy sensitive (and eliminating corn, soy and chocolate more recently). I've had a weird neurological symptom for about 5 months, like a non-verbal tic, with my tongue and lips and middle teeth. Does anyone have any idea what might... (more)

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by 340 · about 10 hours ago

I've decided that for my lunch, I do have to cheat somewhat. I have a pretty demanding job and while I still won't be eating out, I'd be taking lunch to work. Since I stick to the Paleo autoimmune protocol, I stay away from gluten, dairy, eggs,... (more)

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jessica_11 0 · April 15, 2013 at 1:24 AM

honesty, are you really that self conscious? eat well, get well and get over it. make some heavy stew and pack it in a thermos, then you don't even have to worry about heating everything up

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by 1169 · about 10 hours ago

Can anyone reccomend a good shampoo for long hair. I want it to have natural ingredients and gluten free. I have tried the brand Desert Essence from iherb, but it makes my scalp dry and itchy. Before that I used Redken, and it made my hair really... (more)

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Wisper 0 · March 23, 2013 at 10:46 AM

If you insist on drinking shampoo, make sure it's also dairy-free.

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by 20 · about 10 hours ago

I'm kind of amazed, since I was told by three different dermatologists I had "genetic" female hairloss, not related at all to hormones or other factors. Yet since starting Paleo, my hair re-growth is astonishing (it looks pretty much 'normal'... (more)

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Eugenia 0 · January 16, 2013 at 8:50 PM

I got new hair with Paleo too. In the 1.5 years of doing Paleo it didn't reverse completely my female alopecia, but it did bring me more hair, stronger, and thicker. Same for my nails btw, which are now growing much faster. My husband also got... (more)

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by 1042 · about 10 hours ago

Dr. Joel Fuhrman names the top diet disasters (in his opinion) on the Dr. Oz show: http://www.doctoroz.com/videos/dr-joel-fuhrman-reveals-top-5-diet-disasters-pt-1 Diets in general Gluten Free High protein Fat Free Calorie Counting (less... (more)

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thhq 0 · January 15, 2013 at 11:35 PM

I see that #1 is Diets in General. That category covers Dr. Fuhrman's book Eat to Live, and all the other diet books he has peddled over the years. What a huckster. He also pimps veganism. http://www.drfuhrman.com/library/vegan_athlete.pdf (more)

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by 697 · about 10 hours ago

Has anyone had these? I seem to have all 4 but have found some things that help. It all started when I was under stress for a whole year, then had bilaterial hernia surgery repair then got sick with a upper respiratory infection (took... (more)

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Joseph_4 0 · August 10, 2013 at 10:30 PM

If the antibiotic you took was a fluoroquinolone, then you might have had a reaction to it. They cause damage to tendons, ligaments—basically all connective tissue. This might be the reason you're afflicted with tendonitis throughout your body. (more)

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by 5 · about 10 hours ago

Are the gluten free beers the best option for someone trying to stick to the paleo diet? When I drink I usually drink vodka or tequila but sometimes I'd love to have a beer and not feel too guilty about it. Are there any beers that are an 'ok'... (more)

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CD 0 · November 14, 2012 at 12:37 AM

If you are not trying to loose weight, you do not have celiac disease, you are not an alcoholic, and are not drinking multiple beers a day every day... Then just drink what you enjoy the most. Get the best tasting beer you can find and enjoy it. (more)

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

I know that grains are a big no no in paleo. This question is just for curiosity. "The grain is anything but defenseless, though. It has an array of chemical defenses, including various lectins, gluten, and phytic acid, that disrupt your... (more)

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Michelle_22 0 · October 20, 2012 at 10:39 PM

Gluten-free grains obviously don't contain the gluten, but they still contain lectins and phytic acids (and some like quinoa contain saponins). If one "properly prepares" these grains in a the way traditional cultures did, a lot of those bad... (more)

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by 452 · about 10 hours ago

Glenn Gaesser is a professor at Arizona State University who asserts there are no benefits to going gluten-free, and he also says there are benefits to eating gluten... but having spent lots of time reading posts here, most Paleo Hackers agree... (more)

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paleohacks 0 · October 13, 2012 at 1:57 AM

Not really accurate. The act of going grain free automatically increases nutrient density. Replacing grains with even potatoes and tubers increases miner and vitamin intake.

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by 1657 · about 10 hours ago

I have been unable to find a gluten and soy free Worcestershire sauce commercially-- does one exist? If not, is there are tried and true homemade recipe (perhaps using coconut aminos?) I currently use French's which is gluten free, but the soy... (more)

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Michelle_22 0 · September 29, 2012 at 2:48 AM

Lea & Perrins is the original Worcestershire sauce, and is widely available. It contains neither soy nor gluten. In fact, in a cursory look at the ingredients label, it doesn't have other funky ingredients, either. Real food, I'd say.

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by 149 · about 10 hours ago

I'm aware that mooncakes don't pass the paleo purity test, but I'm not looking for an optimal food, just a once-annually treat that won't give me IBS flareups. I've seen some in Taiwan that were made with mochi and other other things, but I don't... (more)

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Samantha_9 0 · September 25, 2012 at 9:30 PM

GODDDDDD BLESS the person who can address this. I work in Chinatown and the fam has been making their requests. 'Tis the season. In the meantime, there's this raw vegan recipe, if you want to put the effort into something similar:... (more)

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by 25 · about 10 hours ago

Does anyone have a recipe for a gluten free, sourdough, Paleo 2.0 bread? That means it does not include any sort of nuts, coconut flour, gums (xanath gum), or sweeteners. I tried one with buckwheat before and it was decent, but not great. Has... (more)

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greymouser 0 · August 24, 2012 at 9:58 PM

I disagree with your entire premise of so called "paleo 2.0". ... However, having said that, you can make rice flour rise. Buckwheat flour is good for pan breads, but you need to cut it with a flour with a glutinous or gluten-like protein (which... (more)

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by 789 · about 10 hours ago

1 being = NOT BAD AT ALL 10 being = OMG THAT'S SATAN! It seems that I have developed a bad habit for these gluten free bars at Starbucks. The label says gluten free, wheat free, dairy free. It's basically filled with nuts, cinnamon, seeds,... (more)

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CD 0 · August 03, 2012 at 3:09 PM

I assume you are talking about KIND bars (as they are the only bars I have ever seen at Starbucks, and they are gluten free). Kind Bars typically contain some Nuts, Seeds, Honey, and then chicory root fiber, crisp rice, Madagascar vanilla, ... (more)

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by 20411 · about 10 hours ago

http://yourlighterside.com/gluten-free-low-carb-buns-aka-oopsie-rolls/ Has anyone tried these? Are they any good? Not paleo, due to the cream cheese. But they should qualify as primal, right? (more)

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melimel 0 · July 24, 2012 at 7:02 PM

You can make the original Atkins Revolution Rolls with mayo instead of dairy. I like the original Rev rolls better than the oopsie variation, anyway. The oopsie recipes I've seen turn something that's pretty nutritionally solid into a calorie... (more)

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by 343 · about 10 hours ago

Hi all, I live on my own and hate wasting food (and money is always a little tight), so can anyone recommend any good freezable recipes? I make the usual stuff, meatballs, curries, stews etc. but I'm really not sure what else can safely be... (more)

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Christopher_Gagnon 0 · July 24, 2012 at 11:55 AM

In addition to Blitherakt's excellent response, I would add that I personally wouldn't bother freezing raw fruits and vegetables at home, since they are sold already frozen, and this is one form of processing that food producers seem to get mostly... (more)

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by 6229 · about 10 hours ago

Gluten free pasta made from green bananas (sounds like plantains) http://www.chicagotribune.com/health/sns-rt-us-menu-green-bananabre85r1j6-20120628,0,4658776.story (more)

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Bread_Eating_Beelzebub 0 · July 02, 2012 at 8:55 PM

"test pasta made out of flour from dried ground bananas, egg whites, water and guar and xanthan gums, which add firmness and elasticity." Or you could just skip the additives and make fried plantains or patac??ns. Or eat rice pasta, I suppose I... (more)

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by 7275 · about 10 hours ago

I just called Dick's Kitchen in Portland, a Paleo restaurant, to see whether they were generally safe for people sensitive to cross-contamination. I was told I probably wouldn't be safe there. They make their own potato buns, which contain wheat... (more)

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VB 0 · June 30, 2012 at 6:15 PM

How can a Paleo restaurant serve potato buns with wheat flour? How Paleo is this? Paleo should be gluten-free, period. If they are not gluten-free/grain-free, they cannot be Paleo. It is super easy to combine Paleo and vegan - not even... (more)

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by 10 · about 10 hours ago

I have been eating gluten-free for over a year and recently started eating Paleo. I know people have seen dramatic results with a Paleo lifestyle, however I'm guessing mine won't be quite as dramatic since I had already given up gluten. Has... (more)

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Paula_10 0 · June 26, 2012 at 8:39 PM

Gluten free for 10 years which has had lots of positives for my health (except weight gain continued on the GF diet.) Still I saw lots of new positive effects within one week of going paleo and cutting out all grains&potatoes. I haven't given... (more)

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