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by 0 · about 4 hours ago

What changed my life I'm going to let you ask questions herewith a history of a cop is when I clearly I work a Hollywood for twenty years I worked on the big movies I'm a lotto money I had two YACON ROOT MAX Ferris I had everything I gave it up... (more)

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by 3280 · about 4 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 4 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 4 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 531 · about 4 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 4 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 1720 · about 5 hours ago

Being flexible - are there health benefits? Being too flexible - health benefits or negative effects? Should we stretch everyday? If so, why?

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Nance 0 · December 28, 2011 at 5:00 PM

I can speak to the too-flexible issue; it has both negative and positive consequences. On the negative side, I could never play tug-of-war or go across the monkey bars because my arms would pull out of my shoulders. In 18 months of aerobics, I... (more)

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by 260 · about 5 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 135 · about 5 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 5 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 5 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 1159 · about 5 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 5 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 5 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 1655 · about 5 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 307 · about 5 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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by 7063 · about 5 hours ago

I heard that the pectin in apples is good for digestive disorders and can also lower cholesterol - has anyone tried eating an apple a day for digestion problems (or anything else) and do they think that apples can be more of a benefit to our... (more)

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Felix 0 · July 18, 2010 at 10:16 AM

My approach is that it makes a lot of sense to just eat a variety of fruits. In season. I know there are many people out there calling fruit "bags of sugar" - but they are more. After all, loads of vitamins can't be that bad and they taste just... (more)

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by 510 · about 5 hours ago

I am trying to adapt to a Paleo diet--and having trouble. I know it should be simple but I have a lot of "food issues" and nothing with food is simple for me. I don't WANT to count anything (calories, nutrients, etc.) but I think to get started I... (more)

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Joe__1 0 · April 29, 2010 at 2:34 PM

For carbs, go as low as you can while still being able to function and have good workouts. The reason for this is that many people lose fat much quicker by having insulin levels as low as possible. But everyone is different, some people function... (more)

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by 293 · about 5 hours ago

Anyone have any studies reporting Blood Pressure changes (lowering) while eating Paleo? I'd like both studies and anecdotal reports if you have them. Mahalo for your help!

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Gary_W 0 · March 03, 2010 at 7:48 PM

A quick search for "paleo" on Paleo for Life found the following research studies: Metabolic and physiologic improvements from consuming a paleolithic, hunter-gatherer type diet. Eur J Clin Nutr 2009 Aug;63(8):947-55. CONCLUSIONS: Even... (more)

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by 78417 · about 5 hours ago

How long after starting a paleo diet did you first notice any health benefits, and what did you notice first?

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Paleo_Dave 0 · February 25, 2010 at 9:43 PM

Weight loss. I spent years trying to control weight with yo-yo dieting, calorie counting, long cardio sessions, low/no fat foods, "low GI" carbs, fiber, etc., etc.. All the stuff that's supposed to work if you do it right. Sometimes I'd lose... (more)

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by 6082 · about 5 hours ago

Anybody have any success in this regard? If so, was it just facial, or shoulder as well? Can I toss out my Clearasil? Should I sell my shares of Reckitt Benckiser Group plc?

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Acton 0 · February 16, 2010 at 11:56 PM

I can personally speak to the success of this. The entire reason I began paleo was because of a bad outbreak of cystic acne after spending a month in China. There were divers sorts of tempting wheat buns and vegetable fats that I did not know... (more)

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by 801 · about 5 hours ago

We all know that you need to drop the grains from your plate, we know you need to eat healthy saturated fats. We have the basics down. But what might we be missing on our plate? In our lifestyle? What, in your opinion, is the most underrated... (more)

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Mister_B 0 · February 14, 2010 at 5:38 PM

One of the most greatest psychological benefits has been the lack of guilt associated with eating. You don't have to count calories or worry that you ate twice as much today as yesterday. Every meal is nourishing. I never try to pretend I'm not... (more)

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by 0 · October 21, 2014 at 4:42 AM

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by 0 · October 21, 2014 at 4:26 AM

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 5 · October 21, 2014 at 4:04 AM

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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