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by 0 · 41 minutes ago

Hi all,I have been reading a lot lately about taking some supplements (as well as going back to Paleo) to naturally reduce my blood sugar in an effort to get my A1C down from 5.8 to about 5 (hopefully). A little background - my dr recently told me... (more)

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by 0 · about 1 hour 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 1 hour 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 0 · about 1 hour ago

Hello all! I'd appreciate it if someone could have a look at my numbers and make suggestions to improve my program. Here's my (longish) story... Some info about me, I'm 40. I've been overweight from age 17, but usually no more than 5 to 10... (more)

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Isadora 0 · April 30, 2014 at 3:49 PM

Thanks kail.aiello, I've already started tinkering a little with my program to see what works better. I guess you're right, I just have to be patient, and try different combinations until I find what works for me. Thanks again! (more)

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by 3756 · about 1 hour 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 0 · about 1 hour 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 1 hour 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 1 hour ago

Ever since I was four I've had chronic sinus and ear infections. So many that now at the age of 30 I have scarring on my eardrums and slight hearing loss. I've been to multiple "specialists" none of which have been able to figure out what's... (more)

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RonBurgundy 0 · January 30, 2014 at 7:40 AM

Just a thought: have you looked into TMJ?

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by 0 · about 1 hour ago

Was on low dose (20mg) accutane for about year and a bit. Worse decision of my life - caused me seb derm and blood shot eye in one corner of it. Anyways... How can I reverse Accutane (retinoid) overdose? Thanks! (more)

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daz 0 · January 25, 2014 at 9:34 PM

would an accutane 'overdose' be similar to vitamin A toxicity...if so look into Hypervitaminosis A. i have also read* that vitamin D is protective against vitamin A toxicity (& vice versa), so get your D3 levels checked &... (more)

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by 0 · about 1 hour 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 1 hour 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 1 hour 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 1 hour 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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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 0 · about 1 hour 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 1 hour ago

Hello, my name is Emily. I'm 25yrs old female 5'0 and 108lbs. I am unsure of my body fat % and I have yet to get measurements, but I am on the athletic side. I am currently running 3-5 miles a day and I am on my feet at my job (public safety... (more)

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Albert83BCN 0 · May 27, 2013 at 8:37 PM

Emily you are asking for the holy grail, there's not a 100% clear consensus on what are the best macro ratios for a 25yr old girl that does crossfit and running, I guess you will get very different responses from people as many support the idea... (more)

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by 187 · about 1 hour ago

hi there, so i have been paleo for a little over a year now, it has been a strict year of meat fish veg and occasional fruit and nuts with no paleo baked goods or dairy. i've been going through a really stressful time over the past few weeks... (more)

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greymouser 0 · May 21, 2013 at 7:55 PM

i was thinking about a 24 hour fast and plenty of water, but i dont think that will address the underlying issues this binge has raised. I'm not a mental health professional, but in my humble opinion castigating yourself by swinging in the... (more)

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by 10 · about 1 hour ago

I'm over weight and i want to try the protein diet and no carbs but I dont want to gain weight so what should i do? should i go ahead and try it? and for how long should i do this all protein no carbs diet? thank you so much

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Desmond 0 · December 07, 2012 at 11:19 PM

I say no! If you want to go "no carb" or "very low carb" you need to do a lot of research about ketosis. If you replace your carbs with protein, your body will turn the excess protein into fat. If you (virtually) eliminate carbs, keep your... (more)

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by 0 · about 1 hour 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 1 hour ago

I'M READY TO START caveman dance

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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 15 · October 25, 2014 at 4:11 AM

Hi everyone! Thanks for reading and/or answering..I know you guys get lots of "newbie posts" around here. My post might be a little long just because I want to explain my situation. Any and all help is greatly appreciated. I'm a 17 year old... (more)

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corinth 0 · April 25, 2014 at 10:37 PM

I don't think you can regret trying paleo. I've been eating this way since 2011 and it's for life. Weight loss: my advise to you would be to adopt a paleo diet and just stop thinking about losing weight. It will happen by itself. ... (more)

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by 519 · October 25, 2014 at 4:09 AM

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 · October 25, 2014 at 4:09 AM

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 · October 25, 2014 at 4:09 AM

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 631 · October 25, 2014 at 4:02 AM

http://paleohacks.com/questions/201590/hack-my-diet-please-and-thank-you#axzz2YeF9jk45 This was the original thread, to which many of you gave me the awesome advice of upping my calories. I didn't realize I was eating so little (under 1000 cals),... (more)

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Maria_8 0 · July 11, 2013 at 2:17 AM

I think that's still pretty low for a woman your size, especially if you're active with crossfit and walking everywhere, and double especially if you're interested in gaining strength. After you get past the very beginner stages you're going to... (more)

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