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by 115 · about 8 hours ago

Preferably some tips besides obvious once like breastfeeding them and not letting them sit by the computer or television all day. Should they get a shot of vitamin-K at birth? Should day have a comforter/pacifier? A baby bouncer? Vaccination?... (more)

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Britt_1 0 · April 29, 2014 at 2:10 AM

Definitely vaccinate!!! I agree with what others have said about skin to skin contact and lots of love!

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by 40 · about 8 hours ago

Hello everyone! I have been on Paleo for about a month and a half now and have been very very strict. I feel amazing and will never go back to how I ate before. Over the last two weeks my weight loss seems to have stalled. Within the first 3... (more)

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Torben_Deumert 0 · August 27, 2013 at 6:59 PM

The best thing you can do, in my opinion, is wait. 1.5 months is not that long and given you lost 15 pounds in 3 weeks, this means you have stalled for about 3 weeks now. I would say 15 pounds gone after 1.5 months is a very good result. Paleo is... (more)

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by 5 · about 8 hours ago

Two kinds of stretches I really want to be able to do are: Be able to do (almost) full splits. Both on side and front. -> Right now, I am more than a foot off the ground! Be able to touch my toes comfortably without bending my knees. -> Right... (more)

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Fly_On_The_Wall 0 · July 12, 2013 at 4:34 AM

Regardless of the stretches you choose, I would recommend you do them at the end of a good workout when your muscles are pumped. Otherwise you would devote too much of your stretching time to simply getting closer to your existing limits rather... (more)

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by 90 · about 8 hours ago

Hi I just received my testosterone levels and they are at 18.2 nmol/L, is this normal for a 22 year old active male?

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maryDeeeeeee 0 · May 28, 2013 at 5:04 AM

hope this article helps http://www.artofmanliness.com/2013/01/16/normal-testosterone-levels/ also a converter http://www.endmemo.com/medical/unitconvert/Testosterone.php (more)

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by 120 · about 9 hours ago

I've been waiting since last AUGUST for this! http://ketopia.com/nutrient-density-sticking-to-the-essentials-mathieu-lalonde-ahs12/ What about the nutrient density index surprised you? What effect (if any) will the index have on your diet? For... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · March 16, 2013 at 2:03 PM

Argh!!!! His refusal to compare isocaloric values pissed me off so much. And then, he spends time discussing this artifact in the data as if it's significant! For example, at around minute 28, he compares cooked versus raw grains, and laments... (more)

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by 550 · about 10 hours ago

Do you keep a journal to record things like meals, workouts, etc.? I find it helps incredibly with remembering things and tracking progress. I have a small ruled notebook with me most of the time and I record anything that I want in it. A recent... (more)

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Eric_12 0 · January 13, 2012 at 9:35 PM

I use moleskin journals for this.

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by 5002 · about 10 hours ago

I tolerate dairy pretty well and consider myself lacto-paleo. One of my favorite on-the-go meal hacks is to simply eat a ball of mozzarella cheese from a grocery store. This provides about 40g of fat and 40g of protein, plus a ton of vitamins... (more)

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Adam_Crafter 0 · August 09, 2011 at 7:04 PM

If I could have that mozz. ball made of grass-fed milk, I'd be all over it.

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by 5002 · about 10 hours ago

Just got a new food processor in the mail, which I wasn't expecting (wedding gift). What can I make or do with it?

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Marie 0 · August 02, 2011 at 9:55 PM

Soup, Sauerkraut Gazpacho Pizza (non gluten) Cookies (ditto, the non gluten) Smoothies Gelato Coconut Butter Oh, how I love my food processor, let me count the ways!

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by 13692 · about 10 hours ago

1) You spend a plurality, if not a majority of your surfing time on this site. This is significant statement given the amount of time you spend on other sites. You realize that possibly the only positive to the deep slumber of Kurt Harris is that... (more)

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Ed 0 · July 23, 2011 at 11:04 PM

... You have a panic attack when the "A new answer has been posted" message appears while you're writing your answer, because you know someone has just said what you were trying to say--and said it much better than you could ever hope to say... (more)

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by 10502 · about 10 hours ago

I want to become significantly more flexible than I am now. Sitting in front of a laptop 20 out 24 hours, definitely not helping. :( My main, hyper-tight areas are psoas, hip flexors, and posterior chain. I suspect I need to re-do the way I... (more)

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Aravindan_Balasubramanian 0 · July 14, 2011 at 11:49 AM

Everything you've listed is great, but I will give you a different perspective than the ones so far. I have a fair bit of experience with this personally The "what" is secondary to the "how often". This is probably not the answer you want.... (more)

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by 12174 · about 10 hours ago

Just curious if you would consider yourself to be...ahem...I mean consider some other poor sap to be a "paleo poseur". This question is asked entirely lightheartedly as I consider myself to be one in many ways. Example, something that I...uh...a... (more)

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Ed 0 · June 20, 2011 at 5:22 PM

You may be a paleo poseur if . . . -- You won't go to Trader Joe's without your hemp shirt and VFFs -- You put a picture of someone else's abs on your avatar -- Your IQ is lower than your vitamin D level -- Your next PaleoHacks question asks... (more)

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by 12174 · about 10 hours ago

I like to read PaleoHacks questions as they are published - when they come to my Google Reader stream in my PC or my smartphone. If you have an RSS reader ("blog reader") or reader app that you like, simply plug http://paleohacks.com/feeds into... (more)

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Ben 0 · May 26, 2011 at 2:21 AM

Is that right? When I added it to my reader it was http://paleohacks.com/feeds

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by 1515 · about 10 hours ago

What have you done to make eating paleo more efficient, nourishing or tasty? Did you come up with simple and functional lifestyle changes? To increase fat content of fried eggs, add dessicated coconut to the eggs. Add vanilla for taste.... (more)

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texasleah 0 · May 17, 2011 at 2:33 PM

I cook a sweet potato in the microwave and then add two raw egg yolks to the hot potato and mash. The hot potato lightly cooks the yolks for a quick nutritious meal that requires no dishes.

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by 12174 · about 10 hours ago

If you do use a microwave (setting aside for the moment the issue of "whether" you should microwave at all, which is addressed in part here), are there practical benefits to microwaving at lower power settings? Or is full power at a short time... (more)

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Oranges13 0 · May 16, 2011 at 4:04 PM

The only reason to cook lower power for a longer time is to maintain texture in your food. It's extremely easy to overcook things in an instant or dry up the moisture to the point that you're eating shoe leather. Eggs are a pretty good example of... (more)

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by 7324 · about 10 hours ago

The question was inspired by this study link text where cocoa flavanols were shown to increase protection from sun damage. Are there any other foods that would help do this? I am very pale and I'd like to avoid using sunscreen as much as possible... (more)

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FanOfSunshine 0 · April 06, 2011 at 4:03 AM

"In Dr Sharon Moalem???s book The ??? Survival of the Sickest ??? we learn about one negative side to wearing sunglasses. When your skin color changes through exposure to the sun it???s because of melanin, a skin pigment created by the pituitary... (more)

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by 826 · about 10 hours ago

For the life of me I can't figure out why my husband hasnt lost a ton of weight. Here are his stats: 5'9" 265lbs Paleo compliance level in the last year: 75% Last doc visit in the spring showed higher than norm cholesterol and blood sugar but... (more)

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familygrokumentarian 0 · January 06, 2011 at 12:15 AM

I think the only way to know for sure would be to convince him to do at minimum a month of faithful paleo - without sugar, flour, fruit, and even nuts and dairy (perhaps except for ghee and butter). Of course you mentioned that he is already... (more)

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by 56616 · about 10 hours ago

If you have one, where did you get it? Or did you make it? What materials did you use?

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Brandon 0 · July 22, 2010 at 6:41 PM

I did a blog post about mine a year ago. It's just a bookcase, but it's the perfect height for computer use. I don't stand for the whole day (or even most of the day when I'm relaxing) so I also have a 36" stool to sit on. I actually like it... (more)

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by 450 · October 31, 2014 at 3:16 AM

This website is the sh*t!

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Jack_Kronk 0 · June 14, 2011 at 7:13 PM

fantastic archive of resourceful information many of the people that i have encountered here are very intelligent, well spoken, and well educated on so many different facets ability to vote is an excellent feature that more forum type websites... (more)

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by 12174 · October 31, 2014 at 3:14 AM

I read about dopamine in connection to food/brain reward pathways all the time. My question is about folks trying to break free of SAD patterns/cravings. People in such a position will be trying to eat paleo whole foods that don't provide the... (more)

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Dexter 0 · May 21, 2011 at 6:23 PM

Have copious amounts of sex which will release oxytocins into the bloodsteam which will relieve the stressors associated with processed carb snack withdrawl. So whenever a SAD eater feels the stress of deprivation of carb withdrawl, the sack is... (more)

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by 1012 · October 31, 2014 at 3:14 AM

I did, up until this evening. Here's a 1-minute hack for awesome ice-cream: Dump a handful or two of frozen mixed berries in the food processor. Cover with cream, approximately the same amount by volume as berries. Whiz briefly until... (more)

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Heather_2 0 · May 07, 2011 at 12:04 PM

It sounds like you could do it with lots of frozen fruits. I'd be most interested in using frozen peaches. You can make a somewhat primal (excepting the dark chocolate) chunky monkey by processing plain frozen bananas into an "ice cream" and... (more)

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by 1793 · October 31, 2014 at 3:10 AM

My wife suffers from pretty severe motion sickness. I'm wondering if any of you have dealt with this problem, whether a paleo diet helped with this problem or whether a specific dietary change or other change helped.

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Thumper 0 · March 08, 2011 at 12:59 AM

I worked at sea for a while and the best remedy for motion sickness is ginger-root. It works far better than the wrist bands or gravol (not to mention gravol knocks me out which isn't good for working). Start to supplement with ginger at least... (more)

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by 626 · October 31, 2014 at 3:07 AM

What was the moment when you realized what your paleo 'duh' or pareto-effect was? I.e. what was simple thing you stumbled on within paleo that made a huge, disproportionate difference in your wellbeing? For me it was sleep. I'd read about how... (more)

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jenna 0 · December 18, 2010 at 12:21 AM

Mine is odd. It is related to reading the primal blueprint and the section about lifting heavy things. I have two small but heavy children (32 lb nearly 2 year old, 51 lb 4 year old), who always want to be carried. It used to get on my nerves and... (more)

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by 3651 · October 31, 2014 at 3:06 AM

I just cooked up some rainbow swiss chard by taking a slice of bacon and frying it in the pot first and then throwing the shredded chard in after it letting the steam and heat from the bacon grease coat and wilt the greens. Veggies are made better... (more)

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The_Food_Lovers 0 · September 21, 2010 at 3:01 AM

Someone brought a delicious appetizer to one of our paleo parties once: Dates, stuffed with a pecan, and wrapped in bacon - then sauteed to cook the bacon. They were unreal. Its a widely prepared recipe - here are some images (from google) to... (more)

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by 821 · October 31, 2014 at 3:05 AM

Canned fish is controversial , but remains popular among paleo enthusiasts, including Mark Sisson, especially canned salmon. Also, canned tomato products are popular. Many are attracted to the convenience of ready-to-eat canned foods, especially... (more)

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Susan 0 · August 05, 2010 at 8:43 PM

This seems kind of cool, if you use a lot of canned foods. But even then, it kind of seems like a waste of money to me. If I don't eat it all, I just transfer the canned food to another container and pop in it the fridge. Cans kind of freak me out... (more)

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by 1365 · October 30, 2014 at 4:51 AM

Hi Hackers, I'm a huge proponent of ditching the scale. I don't actually care about my weight, but am in the position of being in a workplace weight-loss competition and everyone at the office is eagerly watching the results of "the bacon guy,"... (more)

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O_Siodhachain 0 · June 02, 2013 at 2:28 AM

Your success will be 3 months when you're still losing weight and they've gained theirs back. But you probabl shouldn't listen to me, I think competitions have too high a possibility of participants abusing themselves over it.

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