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by 0 · June 15, 2014 at 9:37 PM

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 93 · February 18, 2014 at 5:26 PM

I am using a paleo fresh meal delivery service called Primal Organic. So on the week I always eat 100% strict paleo. My question in related to the weekends when I am out with friends. I hate quizzing the waiter/waitress about all the... (more)

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TheGastronomer 0 · February 18, 2014 at 5:25 PM

Go for simple, straightforward menu items. Grilled and roasted meats, fish, poultry, pork, etc. Steamed or baked veggies. Try to eat things that are not too elaborate, because the more complex they are, the higher the likelihood that they have... (more)

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by 0 · January 02, 2014 at 9:23 PM

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 7989 · December 17, 2013 at 11:38 PM

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 3277 · November 18, 2013 at 11:16 PM

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 709 · September 19, 2013 at 8:52 PM

I just found the gluten free section at walmart! Can't believe it took me this long to find it, its not big but its ironically next to all the pre-made lean cruisen meals and stuff. While this gluten free stuff is still kind of bad, it... (more)

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wtfgod 0 · September 19, 2013 at 8:48 PM

yea like the previous posts said its probably not worth looking at, but atleast its a step in the right direction. business will give people what they want, apparently more people want gluten free. unfortunately im not sure 'Real food' or... (more)

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by 0 · September 07, 2013 at 10:15 PM

My nearly 4 y/o son has been diagnosed with sensory processing disorder. One of the symptoms is texture issues with food. One of the few things he will eat are the Jimmie dean delights. Egg white, turkey sausage, cheese and whole wheat bun. I know... (more)

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CJ_4 0 · September 05, 2013 at 8:46 PM

Making your own turkey sausage from ground turkey, if you can get ahold of a Weston A. Price cookbook there is a good recipe for the spices-maybe even look online for a recipe. Otherwise Jones, I believe, has a natural sausage product that is... (more)

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by 0 · August 22, 2013 at 9:16 PM

I'm new to the Paleo diet but it has tremendously helped me in the past month with energy levels and resolution of back pain. Now i'd like to try having paleo pancakes but the coconut pancakes don't hold together. I recently bought the Namaste... (more)

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greymouser 0 · August 22, 2013 at 4:33 PM

No, it's not paleo. While many people here eat rice, the inclusion of rice (and especially brown) makes it not paleo. However, if it works for you, go for it. I can't eat pancakes (zero satiation from them -- I could eat a 30-stack and not be... (more)

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by 0 · August 31, 2013 at 1:22 PM

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 228 · August 02, 2013 at 7:35 PM

So I know that all grains contain anti nutrients, but so do nuts, seeds, dark chocolate, and even vegetables. I also have some white rice. Are any of these or any other gluten free grains ok for wieght gain paleo

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Hawkeyes52 0 · August 02, 2013 at 7:35 PM

Another question, I have some white coloured rice in a mason jar, but I'm not sure if its regular white rice or if its basmati white rice. Is white basmati rice just as harmless as regular white rice or does it contain anti nutrients just like... (more)

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by 5 · July 11, 2013 at 2:42 PM

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 · May 31, 2013 at 5:07 PM

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

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Chelsea__1 0 · May 31, 2013 at 5:07 PM

Ciroc is made with grapes

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by 0 · May 26, 2013 at 1:37 AM

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 · April 15, 2013 at 1:39 AM

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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BodyFoodKitchen_com 0 · April 15, 2013 at 1:21 AM

Any cured meat, boars head or not, is processed and loaded with nitrates and sodium to keep it preserved. And before consuming anything ground, research "pink slime" and make sure your meat source is free of this filler. The steak slices sound the... (more)

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by 10 · April 06, 2013 at 3:17 AM

What about Gluten-Free Pasta?

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GiGiEats 0 · April 06, 2013 at 3:17 AM

The only gluten-free "pasta" I will eat are spaghetti squash, zucchini "spaghetti", or kelp noodles.

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by 1169 · March 23, 2013 at 6:09 PM

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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VB 0 · March 23, 2013 at 6:09 PM

100% olive oil soap (it looks dark greenish brown).

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by 20 · January 17, 2013 at 1:38 AM

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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Kara_1 0 · January 17, 2013 at 1:38 AM

Yes, I have an autoimmune disease called alopecia areata, as well as celiac. If so, autoimmune diseases can definitely be triggered by the SAD!

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by 1012 · July 28, 2013 at 7:21 PM

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 10 · January 08, 2013 at 9:33 PM

How to eat Paleo when you don't like fruit and limited vegetables. I did "Belly Fat Cure" and now even thinking about eggs, of any kind, makes me sick to my stomach. I luve alone abd do not like to cook. I wiuld rather have cereal for dinner than... (more)

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Stephen_4 0 · January 07, 2013 at 1:41 AM

I'll just throw some meat n veggies in a slow cooker at night, add some gelatin in the morning and BOOM, super easy awesome food. Cook time is 8 hours but prep time is <15 minutes. If you don't have 15 minutes a day you're kidding yourself. (more)

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by 30 · December 24, 2012 at 4:00 PM

I'm going down to Ecuador for two weeks in January...anyone have any experience eating paleo (or at least gluten free...thats really the important part for a short term trip) down there? Thanks!

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Dutch_1 0 · December 23, 2012 at 11:15 PM

Tasty things that are common in Ecuador: Roast chicken, soup, fried yucca, ceviche and grilled seafood near the coast, plantains, fruit you can peel. Chicken and rice is ubiquitous and generally mild in flavor. Edit: A word of caution: simply... (more)

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by 709 · October 02, 2013 at 9:39 PM

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 0 · November 28, 2012 at 11:10 PM

I want to make a Christmas Pudding but I am struggling to find any recipes. It has to be nut free!! Please can someone help.

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Erik_3 0 · November 24, 2012 at 6:25 PM

Given their low proportion relative to other ingredients, flour and breadcrumbs are used primarily as binders, so you should be able to substitute some mixture of tapioca flour and/or arrowroot flour and/or potato flour. You can substitute puffed... (more)

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by 5 · January 04, 2014 at 8:33 PM

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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dededde 0 · November 14, 2012 at 3:32 PM

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by 0 · October 21, 2012 at 4:13 PM

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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Lynn_6 0 · October 21, 2012 at 4:13 PM

All grains contain gluten, just different forms. Gliadin is the common one that causes problems for a lot of folks, however there are many more. Every person is different, some may be able to tolerate rice, corn, etc better than others. What... (more)

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by 432 · January 14, 2014 at 12:14 PM

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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