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by 0 · about 20 hours ago

See there is only one real way to lose weight burn more calories than you take in when it comes down toot that's what needs to happen the problems it's not as clear-cut as you might think most people will tell you it's as simple Gmax eating less... (more)

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by 0 · about 20 hours ago

The pole as hard as I could on plan a lot of pressure right before pull the trigger and BEAM Superior Test X it goes off and I racket was so much force it actually polls extractor of the room in the case and leaves it in the chamber well... (more)

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by 0 · about 20 hours ago

So I just started the paleo diet a couple of days ago and I'm trying to do the whole30 thing. I'm very new to it all and learning more and more everyday. I am definitely finding it challenging and boy am I hungry :) I used to be a competitive... (more)

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ahjones13 0 · August 26, 2013 at 6:13 PM

I am three weeks in and the first thing I notices is that I wasn't hungry at all anymore. Which was huge for me because I was ALWAYS hungry. For some reason, I had always "cheated" before but with Paleo, I don't feel like I have to or even want... (more)

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by 3280 · about 20 hours ago

I purchased an 8oz box of Cocoa: ingredients cocoa powder dutch processed with alkakli. I got it to add to my raw milk. I've never much liked plain milk but wanted to experience the pro-ported health benefits raw milk and cocoa. The clerk... (more)

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Crowbar_1 0 · April 12, 2013 at 3:06 PM

Well, the main difference between chocolate and cocoa powder is that the powder has the cocoa butter removed. As far as I'm concerned, the cocoa butter is the good part of the cocoa, as a matter of fact, good chocolate, called couverture, is... (more)

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by 14877 · about 20 hours ago

I'm aware of the alleged health promoting polyphenols in wine, but I am curious if anyone knows of any studies/information demonstrating potential health promoting properties of hard alcohol? The only real one I can think of is oral hygiene... (more)

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BigPapaChakra 0 · January 08, 2013 at 1:10 AM

This is actually interesting, and I'd want to look into this more for myself, as I'm typically drinking gluten-free hard liquor (bringing a bottle of wine to a party around my age probably wouldn't look right, lol), but I did find this:... (more)

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by 623 · about 21 hours ago

Okay so yesterday I eat my usual Paleo dinner of pressure cooked grass fed sirloin and farmer's market potatoes with Kerrygold butter. I decide to pop a couple squares of dark chocolate for dessert since it's the holidays and all and I've been a... (more)

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Rick_Yazwinski 0 · December 30, 2012 at 2:50 AM

I no longer have a gallbladder. Had very similar issues to what you describe. In general, I found that rich foods (high fat like Indian, chocolate, cheese, etc.) would have me in extreme pain. The pain for me felt like heart-burn, that was... (more)

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by 165 · about 21 hours ago

Hi there. Newly-registered reformed lurker here. ;) I've suffered from Geographic Tongue, or benign migratory glossitis if you prefer fancier sounding terms for yucky but ultimately harmless conditions (according to conventional wisdom) for as... (more)

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miked_2 0 · September 28, 2012 at 6:45 PM

Well, check out the "cause" section on wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geographic_tongue They even link it to a correlation with celiac disease. This shows up time and time again in the paleo literature: many seemingly unrelated... (more)

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by 5 · about 21 hours ago

Hello Everybody! I was watching on youtube a girl who lost a bunch of weight without exercising by doing low carb/paleo-ish diet, and the more I thought about it, the more sense it made---since Im a student, who for the most part is on the... (more)

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Melody_4 0 · September 19, 2012 at 12:55 AM

Getting rid of foods that can be potentially toxic to you is never a bad thing! I agree with the above. Also, I see quite a few younger folks coming around to this, which is great, but remember that often the metabolism and overall makeup (on a... (more)

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by 1200 · about 21 hours ago

What are some unusual, bizarre, and seemingly miraculous health benefits you've experienced after eating paleo? For me, I had a dead toenail that stopped growing 15+ years ago after I had minor surgery to remove a chronically ingrown nail. The... (more)

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Mama_Z 0 · April 19, 2012 at 9:07 PM

Not so much bizarre but definitely miraculous (for me). For the first time in ages (or maybe ever?) I can go hours and hours without eating and not get jittery/grouchy. I still get headaches but that could be from eye-strain (note to self: get the... (more)

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by 11152 · about 21 hours ago

I can get it by the pound, finely shredded and frozen, from an Asian market. Besides adding a wonderful flavor to soups, what are some every day uses and benefits? I keep seeing mention of it being a good source of Vitamin C, but according to... (more)

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jesuisjuba___paleorepublic_com 0 · December 26, 2011 at 8:59 PM

Mmmm.. it's very rich in "citral" - also found in lemon peel. It's supposed to aid in digestion, muscle cramps and spasms, headaches, fever. Also it has antibacterial/antifungal properties. This is actually a pretty good link that if you scroll... (more)

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by 260 · about 21 hours ago

How much coconut oil is recommended per day to reap the various health benefits (especially when considering a desire to lose weight)? Is it better consumed alone or with protein/carbohydrates or does it not matter?

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Julie_26 0 · March 02, 2013 at 5:43 PM

I just read about an awesome way to eat it. Make hot coffee, put in coconut oil (up to a Tablespoon) and put in blender. I put in 1/2 a splenda. The blending cools it off, and it's delicious and now I don't need cream or more artificial... (more)

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by 78422 · about 21 hours ago

Is Cholesterol from grass Fed meat healthier than that from grain fed or soy fed meat? I had a short discussion with my father.He is doctor, a general practitioner. Actually he said if it would better that people eat more fruit and vegetables... (more)

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Josh_M 0 · August 17, 2011 at 9:55 PM

Chemically cholesterol is cholesterol is cholesterol the source is irrelevant. What might be a factor is any toxins, etc ingested when said cholesterol is ingested. The majority of the cholesterol we use is manufactured in our own bodies.

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by 135 · about 21 hours ago

Have there been any scientific studies that can conclusively indicate one race/ culture of a people is more predisposed to benefit more from eating paleo over another? My mother asked me why I eat paleo, which led to this question. We got a bit... (more)

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paleohacks 0 · June 26, 2011 at 2:57 PM

I recall someone else posting something about this before, eg. race-tailored paleo diet. I entirely agree and would like to encounter some studies related to phenotype, ethnicity, physiology and their interrelations as it relates to diet. The... (more)

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by 80 · about 21 hours ago

Sorry to ask two questions in a row but What is the best meat to eat? What meat do you get more from? Some say fish and others beef. What do you all think?

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Shari_Bambino 0 · June 05, 2011 at 9:58 PM

The best meat to eat is the one you love to eat. Too many people hang themselves in the search for perfection or finding "the best" and end up making themselves miserable. Eat the meat that you love and try to get some variety. Grass fed beef... (more)

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by 1044 · about 21 hours ago

Whenever we talk about eating paleo, the main benefits mentioned are weight loss and autoimmune diseases. I'm wondering what you guys have experienced that may be unique to yourself or something you did not expect. For me, earlier this morning,... (more)

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David_Rourke 0 · May 21, 2011 at 1:40 AM

Since I lost 35 lbs., I don't get belly button lint anymore.

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by 1044 · about 21 hours ago

Just to note, I fully believe in Paleo eating and its' health benefits and am not in any way trying to argue against it. I just wonder how much our minds play into it as well. After reading a bunch of stories about people feeling horrendously... (more)

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lunabelle 0 · May 05, 2011 at 1:52 AM

What's happening in your body and mind is definitely not psychosomatic. I think in simple terms, or as an analogy of sorts, the process is similar to other addictions. Are you familiar with how a heroin addict overdoses on heroin? What usually... (more)

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by 10 · about 21 hours ago

I want to kinda give this way of eating a trial. I'm not expecting anything - just testing the waters. Would there be any health risk if I eliminated cereal (bread, oats, breakfast cereal) completely from my diet? I know that's one of the... (more)

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Vee 0 · February 07, 2011 at 7:57 PM

There's no harm in testing the waters and easing into paleo. That's pretty much what I did to ease my family into it. As far as I know, there's no health risk to eliminating cereal completely. It only leaves room for more nutritious... (more)

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by 1159 · about 21 hours ago

Yeah, Magnesium again... lol According to Robb Wolf, one should take Mag before going to bed and not with food. Thing is, i'm having a hard time keeping it far from food as i tend to have dinner pretty late. Do you think i should take it before... (more)

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Eva 0 · November 25, 2010 at 8:39 PM

They say if you take magnesium on an empty stomach, it can result in a more intense flushing of magnesium into the blood stream. This could be helpful for sleep induction. Plus calcium and magnesium compete for absorption so absorption would... (more)

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by 768 · about 21 hours ago

Hi All, Today is Day 6 for me without coffee or caffeine. I've already noticed improved sleep. Are there any other subtle/debatable positive effects from not drinking coffee as time goes on? Because in the news, all I read about are good things... (more)

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David_Moss 0 · December 05, 2010 at 6:02 PM

Reducing caffeine has had the single biggest impact on my health of all my dietary changes, easily. Ironically it hasn't had much impact on my sleep (which was caused by a different problem), but it has made me a lot calmer, more clear-thinking... (more)

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by 455 · about 21 hours ago

Hi, I'm new here so I wanted to share and hear your stories as well. I have been gluten-free for 2 years and now I am sort of paleo (although I still can't completely give up certain dairy products and a little honey). I've been on this current... (more)

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Eva 0 · October 23, 2010 at 6:46 PM

I am so grateful to have finally experienced what it is like to have a healthy level of hunger and not crave sugar all the time. I didn't realize how addicted I was until I broke the addiction. Before, I would think about eating sugar and starch... (more)

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by 109 · about 21 hours ago

Just curious really. Did anyone get into paleo eating without a weight loss goal in mind? I have never been overweight but was definitely riding the insulin rollercoaster (one of those 'lucky ones' who thinks they can get away with eating... (more)

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SnowDog 0 · October 20, 2010 at 10:52 AM

I started eating paleo when I became diabetic, and found that I can control my blood sugar on paleo, without any additional medication, better than most non-diabetic people can on their carb-laden diets.

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by 50 · about 21 hours ago

I'm new to this so bare with me if you have already covered this topic. What are your thoughts on multivitamins and other supplements. For all the power litters, do you use creatine? Thanks for your time.

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FifthApe 0 · October 18, 2010 at 12:21 AM

If you're eating high quality food I don't think supplements are worth the cost. I used to take a few, including creatine, and found that they really didn't help that much. Factor in the possibility that some of that stuff can take a toll on your... (more)

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by 1510 · about 21 hours ago

Today I tried intermittent fasting for the first time. I wanted to go for a walk and run without food digesting, so I essentially fasted from 8pm the night before to 4pm today. Then I got home and had a pound of wild-caught fish over oily greens,... (more)

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Ambimorph 0 · October 18, 2010 at 12:18 AM

It's controversial. Some argue that it is the time fasted that confers the benefit, and others argue that it only works because of the induced caloric restriction. This paper says it's independent. Studying these arguments is on my to-do list,... (more)

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by 1242 · about 21 hours ago

News about a new sleep study here: http://ucsdnews.ucsd.edu/newsrel/health/09-30sleep.asp ???The surprise was that when sleep was measured objectively, the best survival was observed among women who slept 5 to 6.5 hours,??? Kripke said. ... (more)

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Eva 0 · October 01, 2010 at 5:41 PM

Exactly as David said. SOunds like this is an epidiemiological study which means it can't determine cause. Sick people sleep more. Depressed people sleep more. People with busy lifestyles sleep less. Older people sleep less. You would have... (more)

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by 1655 · about 21 hours ago

Lets assume the paleo worldview and diet (which we all do believe by definition of our being on this forum)... Does fiber interfere with the absorption of other nutrients in food? Specifically: I want to start adding sunflower seed and flax seed... (more)

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gilliebean 0 · September 16, 2010 at 6:06 PM

My understanding is that both sunflower seeds and flax seeds contain lectins and will inhibit gut health. Use in limited amounts or avoid. From Fiber Menace: "...fiber from fruits, vegetables, grains, bran, and laxatives is the PRIMARY cause... (more)

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