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by 0 · about 22 hours 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 22 hours ago

Hi, Recently I have fallen off the paleo wagon. I know, I know. Shame on me, right? Part of the problem is my job. I work as a learning mentor for teens with severe behavioural and emotional difficulties. These young people have a variety of... (more)

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wtfgod 0 · June 30, 2014 at 5:36 PM

Depending on how long your day is you could eat a huge breakfast before you leave, then pack some super calorie dense things like 'bullet proof coffee', nuts, rice/oats and then just get your proteins at breakfast/dinner. Should provide you with a... (more)

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by 5 · about 22 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 15 · about 22 hours ago

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 3756 · about 22 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 0 · about 22 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 22 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 22 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 22 hours 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 22 hours 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 22 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 22 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 22 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 22 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 22 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 22 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 23 hours 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 0 · about 23 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 10 · about 23 hours 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 23 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 4283 · about 23 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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by 0 · October 30, 2014 at 5:08 AM

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 0 · October 30, 2014 at 5:03 AM

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 · October 30, 2014 at 5:02 AM

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 · October 30, 2014 at 5:02 AM

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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