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by 15400 · less than a minute ago

Forgive me - I know it is not a very "intelligent" question, but it bugs me and I just want to know what people think. QUESTION #1 When I got gravely ill, I went gluten-free (my doctor told me so). This was probably the best advice any doctor... (more)

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Kelly_11 0 · June 06, 2012 at 3:51 PM

I think with the leaky gut/food sensitivities, you have to think of it from an inflammation standpoint. Inflammation is one way your body defends itself from attacks. To use a simplified metaphor, think of your instestines as your arm, and... (more)

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by 5768 · 4 minutes ago

Domino's is now serving a gluten free pizza and the crust contains the following ingredients: ??? What ingredients are in Domino's Gluten Free Crust? Water, Rice Flour, Rice Starch, Potato Starch, Olive Oil, Evaporated Cane Juice, Tapioca Flour,... (more)

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Nemesis 0 · May 09, 2012 at 2:02 AM

Wow, I say good for them! Not that it makes eating a pizza any healthier (or Paleo for that matter, lol), but for people who are gluten sensivitve I'll bet they really crave a pizza every once in a while. Domino's has put a lot of effort over... (more)

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by 20 · 4 minutes ago

OK, so my son is Gluten and Diary intolerant, so we have gone Paleo completely. My hubby hates me right now and is having a harder time than the kids. But my kids mostly my 7 year old boy is SUPER FUSSY! He is scared to try anything, his... (more)

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Firestorm 0 · May 07, 2012 at 12:08 AM

Here's a Paleo option for breakfast -- comes out a lot like cereal. I think the youngster'll like it. Organic apple, pear, berries or organic banana, chopped into small pieces Raw walnuts, almonds, pumpkin seeds Coconut manna Organic... (more)

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by 30 · 6 minutes ago

What do y'all think about Keller's GF Flour, Cup4Cup? http://cup4cup.com/ Ingredients: Cornstarch, white rice flour, brown rice flour, milk powder, tapioca flour, potato starch, Xanthum gum (more)

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paleohacks 0 · April 17, 2012 at 5:54 PM

Anyone with a basic grasp of what the paleo diet is shouldn't need to ask.

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by 41422 · 8 minutes ago

Thought the comics were funny. But the accompanying link with them was interesting. They took run of the mill soy sauce and analyzed it for gluten content. Less than 5 ppm - lower than the 20 ppm threshold for calling something gluten-free.... (more)

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animaleater 0 · April 02, 2012 at 9:29 AM

Well, almost all the soy sauce out there is made from wheat, not soybeans. Unless it says wheat free, its made from wheat. ANYWHERE you get regular asian food out, its wheat. Perhaps the fermentation and filtration process removes the gluten,... (more)

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by 3614 · 9 minutes ago

A local pizza place just put a sign out front that says that they're offering gluten free pizza crust. Does this sound like a good idea or is the glue they're using to hold the dough together probably worse than gluten? Does anybody know what is... (more)

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PrimalDanny 0 · March 21, 2012 at 3:01 PM

I wouldn't expect anything other than the usual mix of flours and xanthan gum found in most other gluten-free baked goods. I'd say it's better than a normal crust, because for most people anything is better than gluten once you've got free of it.... (more)

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by 4295 · 15 minutes ago

So a local pub keeps promoting their gluten free grain-fed beef. Like this is a good thing. It makes me cross every time I see it I'm not sure what grains they feed the cattle and whether they contain gluten. And if the grains did contain gluten... (more)

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Anondson 0 · January 21, 2012 at 3:57 AM

You should ask the pub is they also have gluten-free wifi. And maybe if they have a bowl of gluten-free jelly beans. Or when they ask what to drink, ask for gluten-free Coke. :\

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by 145 · 16 minutes ago

Personally, I am not looking to try and implement any 'gluten free' products into my own diet, however I just fancy getting peoples opinions on these types of products. (gluten free oats, nairns products, tesco free from range etc) These... (more)

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Nance 0 · January 15, 2012 at 6:47 PM

I have problems with the word "products" for starters. I try not to eat products, although I am sipping coffee as I sit here. I think of products as manufactured food-like items. Gluten-free, I think, is a great label for people who have problems... (more)

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by 0 · 17 minutes ago

I am travelling from Europe to Santa Clara in March, and staying for 5 days for a conference. Does anyone know any Paleo-friendly restaurants in the area? Gluten-free is a must as I have celiac disease.

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Dorado_Galore 0 · January 03, 2012 at 1:44 AM

There's a marvelous Whole Foods in nearby San Mateo (shopped there recently) where you can easily get a great choice of hot foods and salads. Paleo people and Vegans alike find plenty to choose from. You'll recognize the Vegans. Scowling,... (more)

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by 28 · 18 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 15226 · 19 minutes ago

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3023594/ More reason to eat fermented foods and take probiotics, any other thoughts on this? If we don't make as many 'good bacteria' on a paleo diet, do we really need all of them? The trial... (more)

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Matt_1 0 · December 11, 2011 at 11:03 AM

The quoted link is a discussion article about this original study: Effects of a gluten-free diet on gut microbiota and immune function in healthy adult human subjects. But back to your link: "In this context, we published a preliminary... (more)

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by 1982 · 20 minutes ago

I'm curious, mostly.

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Kewpie 0 · November 29, 2011 at 5:02 PM

In my day-to-day diet I am gluten and grain-free, but when it comes to special events, travel, occasional restaurant meals, dinner at a friend's house, etc. I prioritize staying gluten-free over staying grain-free. For example, I will go out once... (more)

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by 6087 · 20 minutes ago

Which of these two best describes how you react to gluten exposure? A) You are either "glutened" or "not-glutened." You notice the symptoms no matter how much you have eaten. B) You can eat small amounts of gluten with no... (more)

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Amanda_6 0 · November 25, 2011 at 5:18 AM

Like PaleoChimp said, I notice symptoms no matter how much I've eaten, but the larger the dose, the worse and longer acting the symptoms. Small doses (crumbs, etc) equate to diarrhea and sour stomach for several days, usually. A larger dose (a... (more)

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by 5768 · 26 minutes ago

Ever since Djokovic went gluten free I has been following and cheering him on. He has completely dominated the tennis scene and won the US open last night. I'm not even a tennis fan and I was cheering my butt off last night. Anyone else love... (more)

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AuH2Ogirl 0 · September 13, 2011 at 1:03 PM

Well, I am a tennis fan, but yes I cheered him on BECAUSE OF HIS DIET. Sue me.

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by 4283 · 30 minutes ago

A number of people these days are adding white rice to their templates for extra glucose. For those who have added rice are you considering adding white rice products such as white rice flour as found in many gluten free baked goods? Is this... (more)

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FuelRestMotion 0 · August 28, 2011 at 7:47 AM

Well it seems that white rice is acceptable to HALF of people in the paleo/primal/archevore spectrum of eating. Kurt harris, Chris Kresser and Jaminet are three respected experts in the spectrum who have some. so I guess that makes White Rice... (more)

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by 3313 · 32 minutes ago

If you're like me then you feel annoyed when somebody asks you to prove that gluten is harmful to the body. People will say things like, "I feel fine and I've been eating bread and pasta and cereal my whole life." Anything short of a celiac... (more)

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Anne_1 0 · July 09, 2011 at 4:58 PM

Celiac disease is estimated at 1% of the population. Non-celiac gluten sensitivity estimates range from 10-30%. One can have immunological reactions to gluten and not have symptoms. Gluten affects all organs and systems not just the gut. Most of... (more)

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by 777 · 33 minutes ago

Ok, I know gluten free beer isn't strictly paleo or even loosely paleo, but there are days when I crave a nice dark beer. First off, I haven't able to find a dark gluten free beer in any store. Secondly, if I did, I'm sure it would be... (more)

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jakeA 0 · June 28, 2011 at 11:54 AM

There is a new way to make gluten free beers where you can add something which effectively eats up all the gluten protein, leaving less than 20ppm behind (gluten free is 5ppm for labeling purposes.) My friend told me about it and I'll update this... (more)

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by 15 · 35 minutes ago

Hi all, It seems somewhat open to question whether Marmite (a yeast extract based spread from the UK) is truly gluten-free or not but the preponderance of sites seem to say so (at least for Marmite made in the UK), including Wikipedia. That... (more)

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Anne_3 0 · May 23, 2011 at 5:28 AM

Does it matter? Marmite is nasty stuff! (Two years in boarding school in UK, and people used to sneak it into the jam on my toast when I went to get more tea, just to see me make faces...yuck) Yank hates marmite (and weetabix, for that matter,... (more)

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by 78417 · 37 minutes ago

I am experimenting with traditional recipes like cookies, pancakes, and such by swapping out lactose, gluten, sugar, and anything processed. I'm doing this to convince people in my life that paleo is not as limiting as they believe. Anyway, I... (more)

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jeneane 0 · April 28, 2011 at 9:16 PM

Well, if it helps..my mom and I both have celiac disease and have both tried Bob's Red Mill gluten-free oats. They make us both sick. The logic here is that.. since we are celiac, we're super-sensitive to gluten, and gluten-like things. If WE... (more)

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by 12174 · 38 minutes ago

Here is the article, published yesterday. I, for one, found it unexpectedly refreshing - the first article I've seen in the mainstream press in which a gluten-free lifestyle is not immediately dismissed but instead acknowledged as a viable option... (more)

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Ali_1 0 · April 13, 2011 at 8:58 PM

I enjoyed the article. I also was happy to see them mention that boxed/processed foods that say "gluten free" do not translate into "healthy." This is definitely showing gluten free as acceptable and doable (albeit difficult).

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by 115 · 39 minutes ago

Is it any wonder that CW still prevails among the masses? http://www.webmd.com/diet/healthy-kitchen-11/truth-about-gluten "unless people are very careful, a gluten-free diet can lack vitamins, minerals, and fiber". What a crock. How about you... (more)

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JansSushiBar 0 · March 31, 2011 at 1:26 PM

I once had a chit of a girl wait on me at a restaurant that was studying to be a dietician. When we refused the bread basket, she told us that she would NEVER recommend someone who wasn't diagnosed with celiac go without gluten, for those very... (more)

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by 151 · 39 minutes ago

Just wondering, I'm trying to go gluten-free, and a piece of toast w/my eggs is one of my favorite things. I've purchased Julian Bakery Smart Carb 1 bread for years. Now trying to go gluten free I was stumped. Most-all GF breads are extremely high... (more)

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paleoboy 0 · March 24, 2011 at 8:46 PM

I would seriously advice you to go without bread and up your protein and fat content. You might end up eating too many carbs and putting on fat by eating bread; also fruits and vegetables are far superior in terms of nutritional carbohydrates than... (more)

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by 5768 · 40 minutes ago

Yes I still watch Biggest Loser. I am not a fan of the nutritional message, however, I still feel the message of eating better and exercising is positive compared to the other crap that is on TV. Anyway, during one of last weeks Biggest Loser's... (more)

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Yoannah_offca 0 · March 13, 2011 at 8:59 PM

I watched some of the episodes, I think three years ago or so. I find it a very dangerous program. It sends a very misleading message - all fatties are overeating, lazy, and are paying for their own mistakes. They select the people appropriately,... (more)

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by 3976 · 42 minutes ago

Ok, this isn't strictly paleo, and not exactly a question, but since most of you are grain free (and many celiacs like me) I figured I'd share this link to urge the FDA to put the food labeling rules about gluten in place:... (more)

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bittykitty 0 · February 05, 2011 at 4:26 PM

Amen.. Went to Olive Garden Thursday night with co-workers.Kitchen staff gave me the wrong pasta(not gluten free) , and I ended up missing half a day of work Friday because of it,plus a concert I had been looking forward to.Co-worker actually... (more)

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by 2581 · 43 minutes ago

I notice Stephan Guyenet at Whole Health Source promoting Gluten-Free January. And Paul Jaminet at Perfect Health Diet is pro-rice but anti-wheat. I'd like to know if anyone has any compelling arguments as to why gluten makes wheat uniquely... (more)

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Kirill 0 · January 07, 2011 at 5:19 PM

Wheat is the worst due to WGA, which trashes your gut lining even at tiny nano-molar concentrations. Even if you're not celiac. Even if you have no sensitivity to wheat. After only one exposure, it takes 6 months of complete avoidance to restore... (more)

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