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by 110 · about 6 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 6 hours ago

I'm currently trying to heal my gut issues, including SIBO, dysbiosis, gut inflammation and slow-transit constipation. I am following an SCD/GAPS diet, but I can't find any carbohydrate sources that I tolerate. Fiber makes my symptoms... (more)

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Dan_29 0 · July 29, 2014 at 4:21 AM

Have you tried the starchy tuber Yucca? It's like the most benign carb source I've ever found. Speaking of tubers, I bet parsnip is a pretty mellow carb source, too. I'll also echo others here saying that if you mix carbs with fat and probably... (more)

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by 0 · about 6 hours ago

I have major issues with almonds. I constantly crave them and if I start eating them I can't stop, I can go through a whole bag of raw almonds or an entire jar of almond butter in one sitting. I know I'm intolerant to them cause I almost always... (more)

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Michael_17 0 · April 19, 2014 at 11:47 AM

Maybe they..'re highly rewarding to your/hitting the dopamine receptors and you keep wanting more. They are very energy dense... Similarly there could be a component of them you're sentivite to that leads to getting cravings when you aren't... (more)

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by 245 · about 6 hours ago

Coming from the standard american diet I imagine most people are starting in on the paleo diet with at the very least what might be considered a compromised gut flora. What would be the best way to remove the bad gut flora so you can start... (more)

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glib 0 · April 07, 2014 at 10:13 PM

Yes, he is not very coherent in his recommendations. But then the field is wide open and no protocol has emerged yet. Broadly speaking, you want a rich ecosystem with lots of bacteria owning and using a lot of enzymes. That would make you able... (more)

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by 0 · about 6 hours ago

(I'm tagging you in this post cause I read some of your posts on Seborrheic Dermatitis and they were so incredibly helpful, your situation sounded identical to mine, I would love to hear how things went for you and if you have any advice). @Bill... (more)

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tnajamie 0 · April 07, 2014 at 2:20 PM

Hopefully someone will answer this for you .. But my take on this is that heling the gut will allow you to absorb the nutrients from your food and this in turn will heal you skin at least to a large degree ... email me ..... (more)

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by 90 · about 6 hours ago

Hi there, I am a 6"1, 180lbs male under 10% body fat and workout with heavy weights 3 days a week. Over a month ago I caught a virus and had swelling/itching in my throat and noticed constant bloating happening even though my diet hadn't... (more)

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trild 0 · April 12, 2014 at 2:54 PM

You say you bloat "no matter what you eat." Yet I see a combination of carbs, protein & fat in each meal. Only carbohydrate "digestion" or better phrased as "mis-digestion" perhaps due to SIBO will cause the bloat/gas/distension. You can... (more)

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by 0 · about 6 hours ago

I have a strange mystery of acne and would love of anyone could take a crack at it: Two years ago I ended a two year long stint with gastrointestinal issues (mainly GERD) and accompanying fatigue. During this whole time I was taking Prevacid... (more)

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MiMintzer 0 · March 30, 2014 at 12:43 AM

Possibly a candida overgrowth problem? Not sure what made me think of this but it may be worth checking out.

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by 0 · about 6 hours ago

i am not formaly diagnosed with anything but i assume there is a good chance my gut health is'nt the greatest. I can really bad digestive discomfort when i eat candy, fast food, bread if i eat it everyday, etc. i am pretty health concious. i am... (more)

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MaverickRaj 0 · February 25, 2014 at 2:44 AM

My protocol to heal a leaky gut, which I currently have: Lots of chicken broth. I buy the organic variety sold at any grocery store. Usually just nuke some veggies and add broth to it for a quick soup. 10 mg of glutamine mixed with 2... (more)

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by 247 · about 6 hours ago

Hey! This might be not a really paleo 'food' question, please don't stab me! I have a quite depressing phase going on for the last years since I've developed IBS-D and can't eat properly, go anywhere (not even to university without shaking... (more)

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dizzy 0 · April 02, 2014 at 11:23 AM

I've been dealing with chronic dizziness for the past 5 months and there have been times when I've been tempted by the thought of jerking the wheel into a bridge abutment while driving. Been through and MRI, neurologist visit, vestibular... (more)

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by 55 · about 6 hours ago

Hi! 25th year old acne sufferer since age of 17. The first few years I was on antibiotics which helped a bit but the acne returned when course was over. Have been on Accutane twice which improved my skin drastically. Last time I finished my... (more)

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Jaxie1231 0 · December 25, 2013 at 3:53 AM

Proactiv worked wonders for me, I would try that.

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by 0 · about 6 hours ago

Female/20 years old/ 168cm (5'6) 64kg (140lbs) I don't now where to start. Basically I've been struggling with these weird, EMBARRASSING noises (bubbling, gurgling, poping you name it) coming I assume from my intestines (I feel them in my... (more)

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Baris 0 · June 06, 2014 at 6:14 PM

Hey there @Jackie123I had Dr. Justin answer your question on BWR. Your question was answered at (8:00)http://beyondwellnessradio.com/beyond-wellness-radio-episode-4-listener-questions/I know this is super late, but I hope it is helpful. (more)

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by 0 · about 6 hours ago

Hey everyone, I've been Primal for a month now and recently I started experiencing stomach aches. They were mostly mild (still annoying) but yesterday I had severe cramps with diarrhea and I decided that was a sign to look it up. The... (more)

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karmapolicia 0 · April 02, 2014 at 4:09 AM

kombucha really helps settle my stomach.

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by 91 · about 6 hours ago

What's stopping us from reaching our full potential in terms of health. For example I know that we cannot absorb vitamins or have trouble digesting food without a balanced micro flora but also that we need something like glutamine to prevent... (more)

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Sabertooth 0 · August 16, 2013 at 9:38 PM

Poor gut health Lack of physical vitality Anti-sedentariness Mg deficiency Vit K2 deficiency Zn, Se, I deficiency Low sunlight exposure Poor understanding of the body and it's potential ("aiming too low") Allowing life stressors that are quite... (more)

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by 10 · about 6 hours ago

Hi, I would like to eventually make this a thread about repairing gut health properly via this method: http://paleodietlifestyle.com/you-and-your-gut-flora/ I believe that sebastian (the man who wrote the article) seems to be one of the only... (more)

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akman 0 · July 30, 2013 at 9:51 PM

I think gut health is probably THE most important factor in overall health and an area where we can make a huge impact with minor tweaks. Didja know: - Gut flora is responsible for producing most of the serotonin in our system? - Newborn... (more)

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by 181 · about 6 hours ago

I'm implementing a FODMAP diet plan in an attempt to heal my gut in order to reduce inflammation/acne. I have planned out a FODMAP diet which is supposed to cater to my 4-5 days of intense weightlifting. On normal paleo I was eating about 600G... (more)

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Natali 0 · July 30, 2013 at 5:26 PM

Your plan is actually really good, congratulations! As for the other questions: We can't tell you which of the two is better, you will have to eat them and see how your body reacts to them. I say you eat both, because too much of one can get... (more)

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by 0 · about 6 hours ago

I am feeling better since I started my recovery plan for Adrenal Fatigue in May but still healing. I gained 20-25 lbs. since I "switched" to Adrenal Fatigue Stage Three around mid-April. I am getting acupuncture once a week and on the Kalish... (more)

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by 247 · about 6 hours ago

Hi! I have a really bad IBS with diarrhea and cramps. I'm strictly paleo, but this doesn't help at all (no grains, no dairy, no sugar, no more smoking, no alcohol, no processed things, tried fish oil->no results, didn't eat nuts->no... (more)

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amy_51 0 · July 17, 2013 at 12:47 PM

hi, i had the same thing when i was 16-18, 2 solid years of diarrhea 25x a day and couldnt even leave the house, weighed about 90 lbs and it was really really desperate situation. first i would get checked out to make sure you have nothing wrong... (more)

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by 0 · about 6 hours ago

My doctor recently told me I have a leaky gut along with a slew of other food sensitivities. I have been gluten free for over a month and already feel better. I'm thinking paleo is the best diet for me, so I wanna give it a try. My questions... (more)

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Hailstorm 0 · June 17, 2013 at 3:52 PM

You may be able to tolerate grains in small amounts once your gut is healed (which will probably take a long time, just warning you) but every time you eat grains you're risking harming your gut again. The problem is, it's almost impossible to... (more)

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by 75 · about 6 hours ago

Hi All! I'm hoping some of you can help with my question :) A couple months ago I started the paleo diet to help heal my leaky gut that was caused by fluoride poisoning and years of a horrible high sugar/dairy/grain diet. I was already very... (more)

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elf27 0 · July 15, 2013 at 12:51 PM

Laura I feel your pain. I had fluoride poisoning too (I was swallowing tons of toothpaste because I didn't have access to clean water to rinse out my mouth and I started getting rashes around my mouth and on the bottom of my chin. I'm an idiot, I... (more)

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by 5 · about 6 hours ago

I am a Reg Nurse and have had gut issues for years. Severe constipation, bloating, pain and generally sick. I have followed a high protein diet for the past 2 year with steamed veggies, goat kefir and goat yogurt. I was eatin fermented veggies but... (more)

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jessica_11 0 · May 21, 2013 at 9:26 PM

less veggies and protein and more fat. you might also try making your own dry aged meats by letting them sit out on a rack in the fridge for a week or longer, the enzymes in the meat will start to break it down for you. you can make jerky this... (more)

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by 0 · about 6 hours ago

So i decided to make some biscuits this afternoon to go with my paleo shepherds pie. After about 40 minutes..lets just say there was a mad dash to the bathroom! I have cheat meals occasionally and they usually are more on the sweet end of... (more)

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joanna_4 0 · May 13, 2013 at 9:19 PM

maybe is was the combination of everything in the biscuits? i usually don't bake with grains, just nut/coconut flours. have you tried those for biscuits? juli on paleomg.com has a new biscuit recipe that looks so good.

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by 10 · about 6 hours ago

So about a year ago i got extremely sick. Doctors said it was some manner of viral / bacterial infection, they werent sure and i gaurantee you they just winged the prescription recommendations looking back. They had me on an anti biotic for... (more)

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RK 0 · May 09, 2013 at 4:09 PM

Maybe fecal transplant? I know that's a really leading edge therapy, but that's the first thing that popped in my mind.

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by 327 · about 6 hours ago

So my thought is this some people can digest seaweed better than others, for me it gives me a huge stomache ache. But the same applies for most grains, my question is, why is seaweed considered paleo when it seems to not be a normal part of most... (more)

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GiGiEats 0 · April 26, 2013 at 8:39 PM

Actually seaweed has been a part of our diets for a LONG LONG time - but... Everyone is different and some people just cannot process it. I myself eat seaweed daily and I am JUST FINE... But when I eat cabbage or cauliflower I BLOW UP - Does that... (more)

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by 518 · about 6 hours ago

I know there are other tags on epsom baths. I had one last night, first time and slept for 12 hours, it was unbelievable. I have been unwell due to being celiac and I was told they help with healing of the gut. Does anyone if this is true or is... (more)

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RK 0 · April 27, 2013 at 12:55 PM

I don't know of any research that shows that epsom salts heal the gut. Mainly bc there isn't much research yet on healing the gut at all, although there are a lot of great ideas out there to try. HOWEVER, your body does need magnesium. And if... (more)

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by 0 · about 6 hours ago

My daughter is on the protocol for healing her gut. I recently have ordered the great lakes brand geletin for healing her gut. When we got it home the canister said collogen. We tried to make some of the delicious recipes asking for geletin and... (more)

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raydawg 0 · August 23, 2013 at 11:08 AM

Gelatin contains collagen. While collagen is very beneficial, it's only one component of it. So likely you were sent the wrong item, or ordered the wrong item. It's certainly a good and useful thing for gut, skin, hair, and nail health. You... (more)

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