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by 8 · about 15 hours ago

My friends birthday is coming up and she wants me to make her super healthy brownies. I'm trying to make them as paleo as possible, but I want to make sure she loves them. She loves dark chocolate. If I make her anything, it has to include dark... (more)

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greymouser 0 · September 12, 2012 at 7:52 PM

Ingredients 3 Cubes dark chocolate 1 Banana 1 tbs unsweetened cocoa powder 6 egg whites 1.5 tbs baking soda 1.5 tbs extra virgin olive oil 1 tbs cinnamon 2 tbs almond milk 1 tbs honey That will make a rather horrifying omelet like... (more)

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by 0 · about 15 hours ago

My husband has a moderate form of Ulcerative colitis which is a inflammatory bowel disease. He was diagnosed about 3 years ago and on his second pretty severe flare up. We have done some research and found that some studies are showing Paleo could... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · August 21, 2014 at 12:29 AM

Try Whole-30: http://whole30.com/whole30-program-rules/ And for recipes Whole-30 compatible, try Chowstalker: http://stalkerville.net/site/chow/ Be smart about it, let him figure out what foods work and what foods don't.  (more)

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by 0 · about 15 hours ago

In schooltime we hear from our teachers fill solon knowledgeable and semiliterate who can refrain us interpret significant concepts and then suppose our own opinions around those concepts. When it comes to embarking on a shape routine, more of us... (more)

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by 0 · about 15 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 15 hours ago

I have a very finicky stomach. There are a few foods I know I can't eat at all and other foods I know I can only eat small amounts of. But eggs, oh those lovely eggs get me every time. Somedays one egg gives me such stomach pain that I want to... (more)

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joanna_4 0 · February 28, 2014 at 8:31 PM

it's not an allergy but a sensitivity. i can't eat eggs without farting A LOT. literally, like 75-100 farts a day. it's ridiculous and i really love them. i only eat them if i know i'm not working the next day because then i will be farting a... (more)

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by 15 · about 15 hours ago

I've eaten Paleo for about a year and a half now, and I'm trying for the first time to enter ketosis. I'm a 5'6 woman, about 130 lbs (estimated since I don't own a scale). I've heard that you need to keep your carbs below 25g a day, but I've... (more)

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TheGastronomer 0 · February 11, 2014 at 10:26 PM

By my calculations. Calories from carbs: 18*4 = 72 Calories from protein: 74*4 = 296 Calories from fat: 123*9 = 1107 Total = 1475 Percent of Calories from Fat: 75.1% Given that ketogenic diets are typically 3:1 calories of fat... (more)

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by 0 · about 15 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 15 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 5 · about 15 hours ago

I have Mark's book, 21 Day Total Body Transformation that I used to lose the 80 pounds that I did up until November of last year. Then, for some reason (my birthday probably), I lost my mind and got stupid and gained back 30 pounds. So I'm... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · January 10, 2014 at 2:49 PM

Paleo is a framework on how to eat. There's no one right paleo way to eat, you have to figure it out for yourself. How's that for a non-helpful generic answer? The best way to go about it (from a weight loss perspective) is to focus on real... (more)

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by 40 · about 15 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 15 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 15 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 15 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 28 · about 15 hours ago

I'm following a higher carb version of Paleo that includes starches like white rice and potatoes and high sugar fruits (I moderate the fructose intake). I find that starch fuels my workouts amazingly but doesn't boost my mental acuity as much.... (more)

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SUSTAINEDfitness 0 · July 25, 2013 at 6:34 PM

Everyone is different. In this respect, I recommend trying a couple N=1 experiments where for a couple weeks, you limit fruit and increase your starchy vegetable consumption, and then try the opposite for a couple weeks.

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by 5 · about 15 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 421 · about 15 hours ago

I keep reading peoples posts telling everyone to cut out most fruits. I am confused... I love fruits and they seem to help me curb my old carb craves. I eat a lot of different melons, pears, and berries mostly but sometimes throw in other fruits... (more)

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Todd_B 0 · July 12, 2013 at 5:45 PM

Fruits are great and they are paleo. But keep in mind, there is no one paleo diet for everyone. For some people with digestive issues, fructose malabsorption, etc., cutting out fruit is necessary. For other people who are already fit but trying... (more)

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by 0 · about 15 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 0 · about 15 hours ago

Hi all-- I've only been doing Paleo for three weeks. A little background on me: -Sugar addict -Prone to depression/anxiety -I don't really exercise -Luckily allergy-free, can eat everything. When I say sugar addict, I'm not kidding. My life... (more)

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Michael_1 0 · June 02, 2013 at 6:14 PM

I'll let others suggest the magic Paleo formula for losing those cravings. I'll just point out that smokers who go cold turkey can fight cravings for weeks, months. But they push though. It won't be easy, as witnessed by the fact that 95% of... (more)

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by 0 · about 15 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 50 · about 15 hours ago

I just don't understand it! I mean these people are becoming the minority. But it really seems unfair. I mean if your skin needs omega 3s and they are getting all omega 6, what gives? How come most of us are suffering while these lucky buggers... (more)

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TruthinessInc 0 · May 23, 2013 at 11:05 AM

If you were to look at my face while I ate SAD, my skin looked just as healthy as it does now...BUT???if I took off my shirt and you were to look at my back? It looked like someone had taken a cheese grater to my back, and if that wasn???t... (more)

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by 78 · about 15 hours ago

I hate to say it, but I feel like I'm hitting the end of my proverbial paleo rope. I can't seem to make it work for me anymore, and I've got an ever increasing laundry list of health issues/hurts. Then again, returning to SAD makes me... (more)

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RK 0 · May 20, 2013 at 11:38 PM

Sam- Have you posted your food list on other questions? You sound like you have hibernation syndrome to me. Here: http://drcate.com/going-low-carb-too-fast-may-trigger-thyroid-troubles-and-hormone-imbalance/ Dr Cate recommends even going back... (more)

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by 88 · about 15 hours ago

I recently had my blood tested as I've felt pretty bad( I've had no libido, have felt depressed, had low energy, and over-training symptoms such as insomnia) for a while, and I just got the results back. Apparently, my thyroid is good, but my... (more)

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Gio_1 0 · May 19, 2013 at 3:10 AM

Eat adequate (just enough for the day) protein and get the rest of your calories from healthy fats like coconut oils, macadamia oil and nuts, Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Avocado oil. High protein diet have been proven to lower free testosterone... (more)

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by 88 · about 15 hours ago

Hey, So after finding most of the information I've been looking for, I just wanted to get some feedback on my nutrition- 6 am- workout on empty stomach Then once I've finished my workout - 30 grams of carbs( coconut water/sweet potato) and 10... (more)

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by 88 · about 15 hours ago

Hey, so my workouts are fairly highly glycogen dependant, and after trying a high fat low carb diet for a while, I've gained nothing but depressed adrenals, worse performance, and worse body composition.(Probably due to increased stress I would... (more)

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Rebecca_L 0 · May 14, 2013 at 11:49 PM

When you say low carb, do you mean low starchy carb? 200g isn't what I would classify as low carb. You also seem to be confusing the game of fat adaption and ketosis.... Regards PWO I can't find the link regarding what I am about to post but... (more)

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by 20 · about 15 hours ago

I just checked my blood pressure last night and it was 143/95!!! Unbelievable - it is usually 120/80... so I was completely shocked. I just now checked the sodium on some of my daily staples. I've been eating beef jerky (620mg sodium per... (more)

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Linds 0 · May 07, 2013 at 12:51 PM

Anything home made is going to be significantly lower in sodium. Home made jerky and freshly cooked steak or ham are loads better for you than any type of packaged convenience food. Buy a giant slab of beef or turkey and make some homemade jerky... (more)

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