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by 261 · 1 minute ago

I have been eating a primal diet for the past 6 months and haven't lost a pound. I was not overly overweight before, but I was hoping this would allow me to slim down a teensie bit more and look a little better (although I know that shouldn't be... (more)

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Ed 0 · April 13, 2011 at 3:33 AM

Let's review: You're not overtly overweight You feel phenomenal You have tons of energy You retain muscle well You feel strong and happy You eat when you're hungry You're quite active It looks like your lifestyle is quite healthy,... (more)

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by 5629 · 1 minute ago

Perhaps I'm being melodramatic, but it has seriously impacted my vocal performance. A little preface: I am a singer and songwriter. I have been singing basically since I was born. My mom was a hippie and played guitar and autoharp, and taught... (more)

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Pierce_Inverarity 0 · April 02, 2011 at 10:48 PM

The Jaminets have posted about VLC inducing mucus deficiency... I could see this being detrimental to one's singing voice. Not sure if you are VLC but if so this might be of interest: http://perfecthealthdiet.com/?p=1077 (more)

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by 35 · 3 minutes ago

So I started my paleo diet 5 days ago hoping it would treat My IBS and give all the benefits i have been reading about. The first two days on it i got pretty choked up because it seemed as though a condition i had been suffering with for two... (more)

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pfw 0 · February 08, 2011 at 11:50 PM

Here's some reasoning behind why Paleo might work for IBS/bowel problems, and why it might not work, depending on how you implemented it. Note: I have Crohn's (inflammatory/autoimmune bowel disorder) and a low-starch, low-fiber Paleo diet seems to... (more)

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by 15 · 5 minutes ago

Hello! I'm writing in the hopes that someone can direct me to a resource. I know I need to eat Paleo with modifications for those with autoimmune issues, but am having a difficult time finding recipes. So many recipes have eggs, or other... (more)

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jenna 0 · January 03, 2011 at 1:56 AM

I think that the easiest possible way to handle this would be to study vegan recipes. Try making the ones that sound good to you (omit any soy/processed ingredients) and add fat/meat to each dish. It will require some trial and error for sure -... (more)

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by 25 · 6 minutes ago

I stumbled across this site a day ago and read around a bit, but I haven't done much else or bought any books (though I plan on picking up Sisson's ASAP). I'm really interested in the Paleo diet and lifestyle, but some things still evade me. Is... (more)

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familygrokumentarian 0 · October 28, 2010 at 2:39 AM

First of all, check out this awesome and very specific list of Evolutionarily Appropriate Paleo Foods that Melissa published. Lots of detail about nutritional content and reasons why something does or doesn't qualify as "paleo". A terrific quick... (more)

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by 0 · about 23 hours ago

So I'm a camp counselor for a week in August, and this will be my first year on a paleo diet. It's never been a problem before, but they definitely don't prepare paleo meals! Lots of pizza and pasta and ice cream...that sorta stuff. I'm not... (more)

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AxialGentleman 0 · July 28, 2013 at 4:29 PM

My ideas: Pack a ton of nuts. One week of high omega-6 eating won't kill you. If you usually need to eat meat in order to feel okay, pack some affordable jerky. Eating some nitrates won't kill you. If you're okay with dairy, pack some... (more)

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by 0 · about 23 hours ago

When it comes to travail and achieving the various fitness goals that we set for ourselves, ofttimes we requisite many condition equipment than right our own embody. Crescendo soundness levels and achieving coverall eudaemonia, requires a... (more)

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by 0 · about 23 hours ago

Hi everyone, I am a runner and I spend more time not running then running as always injured. I had an MRI and am found to have osteopenia which means I have low bone density but not so low as to have osteoporosis. Being paleo how can I... (more)

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joanna_4 0 · June 20, 2014 at 10:15 PM

I started taking AlgaeCal and Strontium when I was diagnosed with osteoporosis this year. It's supposed to reverse osteoporosis so I take it daily. I am hoping my next bone density can is improved. I only started it in February so I'm sure it can... (more)

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by 0 · about 23 hours ago

I'm currently thinking about doing a whole30 and would love to have a "team" to do it with. Support is great. Someone to bounce ideas, problems, stories off of is amazing. :)

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by 0 · about 23 hours ago

I had about 3/4 tsp of sole this morning before my workout. I felt fine for the next few hours. I did have a rather salty lunch (broccoli with tamari), but it's common for me to eat a lot of salt. I've stayed very hydrated and had nearly 100 oz... (more)

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thhq 0 · February 03, 2014 at 8:45 PM

Broccoli and tamari? Take two steaks and call me in the morning.

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by 0 · about 23 hours ago

I am very groggy in the mornings, moody and function poorly. Poor attention span and slow response time, along with post-breakfast hypoglycemia and this inability to just pull myself out of bed. However, at night my post-meal hypogylcemia is... (more)

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Linds 0 · February 07, 2014 at 5:00 PM

Can you please provide a typical daily meal plan? Try to be as specific as possible. If you're eating "wholegrain bread" as mentioned in your comment - you may think you're eating paleo but wholegrain bread is definitely not paleo. Use... (more)

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by 0 · about 23 hours ago

Hi Again, First off, sorry for the length of the post, but I I really couldn't think of a way to write it in a briefer manner. For those that haven't seen my earlier post, I'm a relatively healthy 18 year old - 5'2, was 110lbs, and eat a... (more)

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Milly64 0 · January 21, 2014 at 7:01 PM

I've been on a paleo diet for apx. 1year now. Some info that might be useful for you to know that the amenorrhea began after I stopped using the birth control pill (due to unbearable side effects), and that's when all the problems began (ie, the... (more)

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by 0 · about 23 hours ago

I have been researching paleo now for the last two weeks and i got to say i get confused, and the more i read the worse it gets. I was hoping you guys can help me with some on the macros manly carbohydrates! Age: 20 Weight: 141ib --... (more)

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daz 0 · January 10, 2014 at 12:24 AM

macros don't really matter too much* imo (*no need to hit extremes in any macro), just eat clean & find out what works for you. you could start off trying these "Our recommended macros are 30% carb 15% protein 55% fat..." & if... (more)

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by 40 · about 23 hours ago

Hello everyone, I am a 21 year old woman who has been doing Paleo strictly for about 3 months. I am a full time student working two part time jobs and am having a hard time staying motivated to eat "healthy" paleo. During stressful times... (more)

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patti2003 0 · September 16, 2013 at 8:17 PM

Couple of things. If you are hungry at night, you MAY not be getting enough protein at dinner. You may also just feel a need to eat because you're feeling stressed or bored, other people around you are eating, you're tired, etc. Consider... (more)

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by 15 · about 23 hours ago

Hey all, So I started the paleo lifestyle about two months ago and have loved it. Have cut caffeine almost entirely out of my life (no more headaches and I sleep better - yay) plus I've lost about 10 pounds (I need to lose about 40, I am... (more)

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samc 0 · September 09, 2013 at 10:01 PM

Tabata - google it, briefly shown that short duration high intensity exercise is way more efficient. combine that with some intermittent fasting like 16/8 and a Paleo diet. Works for me.

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by 15 · about 23 hours ago

I warned this was a stupid question but I have to ask. Last night I was trying to fall asleep when suddenly I inhaled a mosquito. hard. Through my nose. What happened next: I blew my nose a thousand times, sneezed a million times, nothing. That... (more)

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LateralFractal 0 · September 03, 2013 at 11:24 AM

Probably see a doctor. Better safe than sorry. Unless you prefer heavy duty decongestants, which carry their own risks. At the very worse, you find out that you did dispose of the mosquito and the whole thing has been psychosomatic. A preliminary... (more)

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by 0 · about 23 hours ago

My Dr. (a naturalist/endocrinologist) ran my labs, discovered I do not make the chemicals needed for my thyroid to function due to lack of iodine. Placed me on iodine supplements, then said my cholesterol is high, and my cortisol levels are too... (more)

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Ciara 0 · August 29, 2013 at 12:22 PM

Can I just say be careful with Iodine supplements unless your Dr did a 24 hour iodine urine output test/challenge you could be taking the wrong thing especially if you are TPO antibody positive...( you really need to find this out). Just because... (more)

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by 0 · about 23 hours ago

Hi my name is Kelly and I am 48 and have always been in great shape. I never had to even get on a scale because my metabolism was so fast. When I felt my pants getting tight I would simply work harder (running, elliptical, weights) cut calories... (more)

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greymouser 0 · August 02, 2013 at 5:04 PM

STOP WEIGHING YOURSELF EVERYDAY. If there's any one thing that people get obsessive, then discouraged about, it's what the scale says. Scales themselves fluctuate, as does your body - a daily reading is bound to be change from the previous... (more)

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by 0 · about 23 hours ago

Alright... I've been interested in paleo for the past few months but have only been able to follow it for a few weeks at a time and I'm frustrated. I don't have a problem with whats allowed and whats not allowed...except that I'm...a sugar addict... (more)

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Shannon_21 0 · August 25, 2013 at 5:02 PM

I have had success with using fruit to cut my sugar cravings. Other thing is are you eating because you are bored or are you actually hungry? I dont like fasts or cleanses personally and just eat a grape rather than a bit of chocolate.

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by 64 · about 23 hours ago

Hi everyone Since I was born, I've always had a huge appetite. And I mean huge. When I was 7 years old, I could eat an adult's meal without problems. And even though I was never a very active kid, I was never fat. Right now, I can eat, and eat,... (more)

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Britt_1 0 · July 23, 2013 at 8:16 PM

At 5'8, 130 lbs, I am pretty similar. I am very active but I easily out eat my also active boyfriend and my 240 lb sister. Also, when I am hungry it is a painful, ravenous like hunger while it seems that most people just feel a bit uncomfortable.... (more)

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by 5 · about 23 hours ago

Soo I just started working at McDonalds (so wrong, I know, but it's basically all a teen can do) and I don't know what to do about lunch. I usually work 5am to 1pm, and I tried eating a huge breakfast and skipping lunch for a while, but i pretty... (more)

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Allison_10 0 · July 21, 2013 at 12:06 AM

Invest in a good thermos and put food in there. Here are some nice recipes (paleo-ize the ones that need it): "Sloppy Joe" with cauliflower rice (or whole cauliflower) or regular rice (or any other vegetables)... (more)

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by 0 · about 23 hours ago

Hi, I'm Flynn, a thirteen year old boy who has been on paleo for the good part of this year so far. I have to admit, I love the diet. I feel more energised physically and mentally and I have dropped off a huge amount of weight. I do get teased... (more)

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Mash 0 · June 27, 2013 at 9:34 AM

Saying Italian cuisine is just pizza, pasta and gelato is like saying that Americans only eat burgers, fries and milkshakes. There's a lot of other amazing foods there so enjoy yourself, and just try and limit the refined grains if they cause you... (more)

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by -4 · about 23 hours ago

Hello everyone! I've been Crossfiting & strict Paleoing for 3 months now. I've been weightlifting for 4 years, but now i've completely turned to crossfit only. I am 1.88cm in height and now weighing 78kgs. My maximum weight was 85kg so that... (more)

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August 0 · June 08, 2013 at 9:22 PM

Your friends and family are telling you to stop the nonsense. Dude, or dudette, stop the nonsense. Exercise less. Eat more. Stop trolling. Never create another account in which you use the username Crazy. Because that is just nonsense. And you... (more)

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by 0 · about 23 hours ago

I'm really interested in the Paleo diet, but I'm really dedicated to competitive swimming. A lot of people have told me to not even consider the Paleo diet, because I won't be able to sustain let alone build. I was wondering if this is correct.... (more)

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Jarryd 0 · May 29, 2013 at 4:29 AM

You can definitely change to a predominantly Paleo diet, you just need to include a lot a 'clean carbs' such as potato and white rice. Check out Nate Miyaki's blog, he explains the concept very well. I tried the traditional low carb Paleo diet... (more)

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by 0 · about 23 hours ago

I'll be away from a kitchen and will have limited fridge space for four days-- I need things I don't need to heat up for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Because of wildlife and disposing issues, sardines and those deliciously smelly fish are out. My... (more)

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BGottfried 0 · July 09, 2013 at 7:24 PM

If you're planning on doing multi-day hikes regularly, I'd recommend picking up a dehydrator. I got my Nesco American Harvest 80 on amazon for $60 and have probably already saved $10-$15 just in the batches of jerky I've made at home, as opposed... (more)

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