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by 0 · about 15 hours ago

Hi all,I was following the paleo diet for a few months, and slowly, I fell off track. I have been having some blood sugar issues, and my endocrinologist keeps changing her mind about what's wrong with me. First, I had PCOS. Well, my hormones came... (more)

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biel88 0 · August 05, 2014 at 4:58 PM

yes i will. i remember in the past i stayed away from sweet potatoes, and didn't start adding them into my diet until i was losing too much weight. but i'm pretty sure i was losing so much, so fast because i was new to paleo and to the gluten free... (more)

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by 0 · about 15 hours ago

Hello paleo hackers, So I have been paleo for about 6 months and have not seen any weightloss yet. I thought I was eating perhaps too much and too many carbs. So started using cronometer and have tracked and made an effort reducing carbs... (more)

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Rej82 0 · May 26, 2014 at 1:16 AM

Hey thanks so much for your response! Calorie wise they recommend 1500ish so I could cut back a little there. My BMI is just in the healthy range (so surely weight to lose)? Waist to height ratio of 44.1 so not amazing but healthy. (more)

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by 5 · about 15 hours ago

All a sudden out of nowhere I have developed insomnia. I cannot sleep at all. Which is just madness. Anyways, I have had problems with insomnia in the past. But I've been sleeping okay for about the last year. I had gotten food... (more)

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raydawg 0 · May 14, 2014 at 8:37 PM

From what I hear, DE is used to get rid of parasites, and parasites can cause waking in the middle of the night. The other 3AM wakeup root cause is low glucose. So maybe try to increase your carbs. Eat some starchy carbs with your dinner. ... (more)

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by 3756 · about 15 hours ago

So, I have to bring my girlfriend dinner tomorrow after her workout. I'm not great at this stuff; any ideas for a good paleo dinner that I can transport 30 min and doesn't take much prep time? Thanks guys :) Edit: She doesn't... (more)

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Lily_4 0 · March 10, 2014 at 8:06 PM

Meat and vegetables with lovely spices and healthy fat. You cannot go wrong with a salad and meat source: shrimp, grilled chicken (cooled)...Just don't cross-contaminate if you're not gf and she is (I won't eat from a non-gf kitchen as I've... (more)

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by 519 · about 15 hours ago

Quick background I was 18 (I'm 27 now ) when I got the wonderful gift of my first external hemorrhoid it thrombosed and hurt like hell. Doctor told me to soak in the tub and ice. Few weeks all was gone. Over the years I would have a minor... (more)

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TruthinessInc 0 · March 10, 2014 at 10:32 AM

The strain of manual labor, the pick up, put down, lift heavy things will cause you to push/ contract the muscles of your body..your ass included. It sounds like your preexisiting condition was exacerbated by your new hard labor and possibly... (more)

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by 0 · about 15 hours ago

So a general overview: I've been paleo for over 2 years. I used to be vegan, I used to work out 4x a week, was very lean and strong. I then started commuting to a new job and then comfort eating and put on about 2 stone in 3 months. I've... (more)

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moors 0 · February 16, 2014 at 9:43 AM

There are calculation sites that use USDA food-nutrition database such as http://nutritiondata.self.com/ Everything is not always helpful such as the inflammation factor or the nutritional target map but it is generally good, sign in and... (more)

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by 0 · about 15 hours ago

So a general overview: I've been paleo for over 2 years. I used to be vegan, I used to work out 4x a week, was very lean and strong. I then started commuting to a new job and then comfort eating and put on about 2 stone in 3 months. I've... (more)

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moors 0 · February 16, 2014 at 9:43 AM

There are calculation sites that use USDA food-nutrition database such as http://nutritiondata.self.com/ Everything is not always helpful such as the inflammation factor or the nutritional target map but it is generally good, sign in and... (more)

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by 0 · about 16 hours ago

I'm having a hard time telling myself no when it comes to grains. My kids make cake and I want "just one bite" or I make them Alfredo and I have to leave the room while they eat it and make sure to throw the leftovers away right away so I don't... (more)

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wy 0 · February 23, 2014 at 3:42 AM

Blood chemistry is the way to say 'NO' and finding a way to eat that brings about your best chemistry is the method. There is no 'proper' way to eat, only the way that is best for you - so it is upon you to find this way. For me a high... (more)

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by 0 · about 16 hours ago

Hello Everyone, My name is Ilya and I am a long time Paleo eater. I am currently launching my own Paleo Snack Box that comes to your house every month, and trying to get the word out! Im raising money on kickstarter here:... (more)

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EnglishRose 0 · February 02, 2014 at 4:09 PM

Good luck with it. I advise a lot of new businesses in my country (am a lawyer). However for me paleo is about natural food which is around and involves no snacks. As soon as you start to package it it feels wrong to me. For me it's simple... (more)

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by 0 · about 16 hours ago

Basically, got sick and antibiotics made me worst. On top of that I found out I am having some spinal issues with my discs. Basically, I am fed up working a desk job and am looking to get a little financial help so that I can study nutrition... (more)

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samc 0 · January 16, 2014 at 8:40 PM

You aren't even smart enough to put up a proper working link, either way nobody is going to give you anything. Get lost.

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by 0 · about 16 hours ago

since 3 years i have some hyperpigmantation on my skin, also on my face. i'm wondering what causes hyperpigmantation (i believe it come from the inside). has anyone of you find an improvement since folowing the paleo diet or some... (more)

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by 0 · about 16 hours ago

hey everyone I have a question. My question is I basically only consume coconut oil as my main fat source, along side the natural fat occurring in eggs, and tilapia.(I consume a lot of eggs about 10 eggs a day, with 2-4 egg whites. But eggs... (more)

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PaleoGod 0 · January 09, 2014 at 1:08 AM

How about adding some nut butters, butter itself, and more animal fats. Try not to get a majority of your fats from things such as fish. PUFA's oxidize very easily however saturated fats and MUFA are very stable. If you can tolerate dairy well... (more)

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by 0 · about 16 hours ago

- I am sensitive to MSG. Gelatin, L-Glutamine, and Bone Broth render me semi-incompetent haha

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Matt_11 0 · December 26, 2013 at 10:16 PM

Amazing so many have MSG sensitivities… considering it's never been shown in studies.

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by 0 · about 16 hours ago

Im a single parent, the almond flour is too expensive can i use coconut flour instead?

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joanna_4 0 · December 02, 2013 at 1:43 AM

when i was on SCD, i used coconut flour mixed with almond flour. i usually didn't bake solely with coconut flour because i can't eat eggs. for some reason, you need more eggs when you bake with coconut flour.

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by 0 · about 16 hours ago

Hi all, Thanks in advance for reading and responding to my question. I'm at a loss. Since having my second child 3 months ago, I've had horrible intestinal/gut issues. I denied them at first, then blamed dairy and decided to cut it out. I... (more)

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Nvor 0 · November 21, 2013 at 12:28 AM

I'm sorry to be a little off topic here but...of course they're gluten free. They're potato chips. =p That said, while I'm sorry that you were in pain I would not suggest going and looking for an answer to a single occurrence, at least not... (more)

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by 0 · about 16 hours ago

Hello all! I am a complete newbie to this whole Paleo lifestyle. I am on day 4 and I fill like, for lack of a better word, crap. Headaches, tired all the time, etc. I read that this is very common and that my body is in detox so I can expect... (more)

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jake3_14 0 · October 24, 2013 at 8:41 PM

A paleo diet is more diuretic than a SAD diet, which depletes the body of all electrolyte minerals: Calcium, sodium, potassium, magnesium. Headaches can indicate you need more salt in your diet, so drink two cups of salty broth daily.... (more)

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by 15 · about 16 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 16 hours ago

Alright, so i'm currently 15 years old, slightly overweight (Got that stomach going) and i'm sick of it. I've been sick of it for about 2 years now and I've wanted to get rid of it. I finally worked up the motivation to work out, and I've got a... (more)

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CD 0 · August 29, 2013 at 10:37 AM

At your height and weight you should not have a fat stomach. So there are really two possibilities. 1) you have not reach a maturity level where you are producing sufficient testosterone (I assume you are male). 2) your diet is sapping you of... (more)

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by 0 · about 16 hours ago

Hi. First, I am wheelchair bound. I'm going to weight wacthers once a week and have been for 7 years. I try really hard to stay away from sugar, and I have cut out potatoes, white rice, and bread. I eat salads and fruit but I cant stay away from... (more)

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greymouser 0 · May 20, 2013 at 12:58 PM

My suggestion is to immediately cut out all added sweeteners (sugar free or not) and soft drinks (sugar free or not), and then slowly begin to improve your core diet. Assuming that you have already gotten that far, I'd take cutting out the... (more)

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by 5 · about 16 hours ago

I am 58 and have just done a medical exam for a life insurance. For the most part I eat really well. All organic, and when eating meat, fish and chicken, choose grass fed, organic and sustainable fish. My test results came back with a high overall... (more)

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Anon_17 0 · April 20, 2013 at 6:00 AM

It's not bad. They want you to have cholesterol below 200, but the ranges might be wrong. There is a study that shows that people with cholesterol as high as 250 don't have higher mortality than those with less than 200. Sorry, I don't have a link... (more)

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TO THE BEST THERE IS I've spoke to DH about boxing on paleo including PWO recovery, how to lose fat etc is all understood. And I generally get the idea of how paleo works what to eat. My problem is I crave bad sugary foods after a great... (more)

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Jake_17 0 · March 04, 2013 at 3:07 PM

Let's start with some information... can you outline what your diet looks like, as well as your workout routine and schedule? Might not be a bad idea to include some background information yourself, you past eating habits, etc.

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by 0 · about 16 hours ago

I am a healthy 30 yr old male. Trying to lose weight lose body fat and lower my cholesterol. Since my wife got pregnant I gained a lot of weight now I'm trying to lose that weight. I heard about Paleo but I am not sure what I can and can't eat. I... (more)

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Mia_6 0 · February 18, 2013 at 4:21 PM

Hi Alex. The basic understanding is to avoid dairy, grains (wheat, barley etc.), processed food, sugars, legumes, vegetable oil, starches and alcohol. So what's okay to eat are fruits, vegetables, meat, seafood, nuts and seeds (do note that... (more)

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by 0 · about 16 hours ago

I???ve been doing paleo for 3 weeks now and have lost 5lbs. I have also been doing Crossfit for a month and have lost 10lbs overall between the two. However in the last 2 weeks I haven???t lost a single lb. I consider myself pretty strict Paleo... (more)

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borofergie 0 · October 23, 2012 at 10:37 PM

Potential problem 4: You've only been doing it for 3 weeks, and that isn't any sort of sensible timescale for measuring fat loss. Stick at it for 3 months and come back and tell us then if you've lost any weight or not (and more importantly if... (more)

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by 111 · about 16 hours ago

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Joshua_1 0 · April 26, 2012 at 2:25 PM

Eat whole, unprocessed foods. (If it has an ingredients label, apply scrutiny) Avoid grains, legumes, refined oils (hydrogenated, and/or non virgin/heat-refined oils), refined sugars, and/or dairy depending on your tolerances and/or goals. Focus... (more)

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by 4283 · about 16 hours ago

Hey Everyone, ok some background: Type 1 diabetic, paleo for 3 yrs, pretty strict, sleep is good, stress is low. Ok so I've been having a hard time getting my glucose levels down. I've had this problem for the last few months but it seems to... (more)

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Susan_13 0 · April 18, 2012 at 3:37 AM

Hey there! So, as a type 1 diabetic myself, I think I know what may be going on with your wonky symptoms. For years my blood sugars ran above 200, my body got used to that, so when I decided to finally go Paleo and get in better control, I started... (more)

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