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by 0 · about 17 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 17 hours ago

The actual lowering in exercise in addition to anaerobic rising could be the process involving who wants to boost their particular muscle tissue. Great diet, hydration in addition to relax will be the simple regulations once and for all... (more)

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by 0 · about 17 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 496 · about 17 hours ago

I take mk-4 carlsons 5mg every other day and have noticed results like smooth and cleaner looking teeth which i am really pleased about! :D however since my mk-4 is nearly finished, i was thinking if it worth supplementing mk-7 as well but am... (more)

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Anon_22 0 · May 21, 2013 at 8:21 PM

Just from the fact the MK4 is taken in milligrams and MK7 in micrograms, it seems that MK4 is safer. Also, I read on another forum that MK7 doesn't have that effect on teeth.

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by 3280 · about 17 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 623 · about 17 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 17 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 18 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 531 · about 18 hours ago

Will using coconut milk give me the same health benefits as coconut oil? I put about 1/3 cup a day in coffee.

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tye 0 · May 10, 2012 at 10:49 AM

The fat in coconut milk should match the fat in coconut oil if overprocessing hasn't changed the profile. MCTs in coconut oil are indeed saturated fat, so all the saturated fat numbers would apply towards the coconut oil contribution in coconut... (more)

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by 1200 · about 18 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 4163 · about 18 hours ago

This forum has a dearth of problems without definitive answers or at least we don't get to see the results of many of the suggestions long-term. So what health problems have you solved by making a specific tweak? No general 'paleo has changed my... (more)

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Korion 0 · January 20, 2012 at 2:52 PM

Gout. By not eating bread and candy. Depression. By simply going paleo without nuts. No need for more. Acne (not 100%, I still get the occasional zit when I'm stressed out). By eating no nuts, taking the right supplements (magnesium and... (more)

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by 260 · about 18 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 1044 · about 18 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 18 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 18 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 18 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 18 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 109 · about 18 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 18 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 18 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 20 · about 18 hours ago

I've been reading this site for about a month, but this is my first post! This question is related to, but different from a previous post: http://paleohacks.com/questions/10269/do-you-get-sick#axzz12M6vHGh7 I've been Paleo for about two months... (more)

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Tim_Rangitsch 0 · October 14, 2010 at 5:53 PM

No one is "bullet proof". Do the things that support healing; rest, hydration, and eat nutrient dense foods. Paleo may mean fewer or shorter illnesses, but it may not mean zero illness. Slipping back into SAD eating sure won't do any good!

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by 1242 · about 18 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 18 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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by 45 · about 18 hours ago

What are the benefits of Fasting? and what should one know before doing it?

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TaviLola 0 · July 30, 2010 at 12:20 PM

I suggest reading Eat Stop Eat by Brad Pilon, he goes over the science of fasting for fat-reduction quite thoroughly. Personally I find it to be VERY effective. I don't count calories or carbs, but I eat in three hour windows and fast 24 hours (so... (more)

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by 307 · about 18 hours ago

Does anyone know of any information regarding the health benefits, or lack thereof, of yellow mustard and/or the various other kinds of mustard? Any information is welcome. Thanks!

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Ken_1 0 · August 01, 2010 at 12:04 AM

The yellow color comes from the spice turmeric, which contains the curcumin molecule, which is anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer. Turmeric is related to ginger. The curcumin isn't readily absorbed, but absorption is said to be greatly increased... (more)

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