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by 70 · about 9 hours ago

I still suffer from swollen abdomen, diarrhea and nausea. My gi issues really piss me off. I eat dairy in form of heavy cream and butter, are they usually problematic? I think i suffer from ibs. My problems gone worse, when i started really high... (more)

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Dave_S_ 0 · July 24, 2012 at 1:00 PM

Going high fat too quickly can cause bowel problems if you aren't adapted to digesting the extra fat. Ramp up slowly to give the liver/gall bladder the ability to process the fat (more bile is required). I'm not saying you need to go high fat, but... (more)

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by 20 · about 9 hours ago

Dave, I have read recently that high protein consumption promotes more rapid cell division, while a lower protein diet causes the body to turn towards repairing, restoring and protecting its existing cells. More rapid cell division would wear... (more)

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Johan_2 0 · August 24, 2013 at 3:43 PM

Both answers have some truth, from what I've gathered most of the paleo community is advocating consuming fat for your energy source (specifically with an emphasis on stable saturated fats as opposed to their more unstable unsaturated... (more)

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by 215 · about 9 hours ago

So I need some recipes for high carb paleo along with some staple foods I could use. I'm not intolerant to fructose(but i still prefer a low fructose diet) or nightshade or dairy

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Allison_10 0 · August 06, 2013 at 1:01 AM

Any soup with potatoes in it Dairy: Crockpot chili cheese fries - Take a pound or two of chicken thighs, cook it in the crockpot with a bit of broth and two tablespoons or more of taco seasonings. Cook on low for 6 hours or until shreddable. Add... (more)

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by 787 · about 9 hours ago

Hello there, i'm after some suggestions for high fat/protein/low carb liquid foods please, or food that do well liquidised in a smoothie I'm getting removable braces fitted that you have to leave in for 20 hours per day & take out when... (more)

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WHITNEY_6 0 · July 29, 2013 at 3:24 PM

I like to put chia seeds in my smoothies. They add fiber and good fats. Have you thought about some bone broth? I've never tried making my own, but that's a common topic of conversation around here. You could also blend up some cooked veggies... (more)

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by -4 · about 10 hours ago

Just noticing that everyone keeps searching for places to eat Paleo affordably and conveniently. Well, if you live in LA or LV here's an easy one: http://www.bodyfoodkitchen.com Ultra Lean Oven Baked Proteins Nuts, Dry Berries ... (more)

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by 30 · about 10 hours ago

Just ate half a pound of raw organic ground beef with a raw egg in it. For an appetizer we had raw beef liver. Now My friend and I have a "high feeling". Lights seem brighter and are both feeling a little "woozy"... any one else had a meat high... (more)

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Stephen_4 0 · February 09, 2013 at 2:29 AM

It was the liver. Eating liver out of the blue will give you an energy high like you described.

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by 504 · about 10 hours ago

I plan on doing the "triple murph" WOD tommarow, which calls for 6 miles, 300 pullups, 600 pushups, and 900 squats, i was wondering if this is going to hinder me losing weight because it is high volume, i also did a refeed today, since i have been... (more)

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CD 0 · November 30, 2012 at 2:08 PM

If you were do do the triple murph everyday then yes I would think it'd be bad for weight loss. Not because of the volume, but because of the cortisol response. I love pushing myself beyond my limits, and as long as it is done occasionally then... (more)

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by 5 · about 10 hours ago

So. After my doc tried to convince me that T3 & T4 were the same thing as FT3 & FT4 and refused to let me get those tests, I finally decided to go get my own labs at a different place. Here's what I have: (taken 1 month ago) T4 ... (more)

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wildwabbit 0 · November 24, 2012 at 2:31 PM

With high TSH, and FT3 that high, and if you have (unmeasured) rT3 that is dominant (i.e. higher than T3) then that implies hyper-thyroid to me. I am not an expert, but find another doctor or naturopath for a second opinion. And next time get a... (more)

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by 2187 · about 10 hours ago

I've heard of low triglycerides...but this seems scarily low... Triglycerides: 17 Cholesterol: 233 HDL: 86 LDL: 144 Any ideas on what would cause this scenario and what one would do about it? (more)

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Mscott 0 · October 22, 2012 at 4:35 AM

On a blog post about a recent radio interview, Chris Masterjohn said this: "At 38:49, Dr. Noel asks me about female patients with triglyceride levels of 20-30 mg/dL. I suggested hypobetalipoproteinemia. Hypobetalipoproteinemia and... (more)

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by 524 · about 10 hours ago

I'm looking for some opinions from people (specifically women would be great) that have had success Paleo-wise with body recomposition/fat loss while preserving lean mass. I'm really new to this - I was actually eating pretty much high carb, low... (more)

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Dave_S_ 0 · October 08, 2012 at 4:52 PM

Most people do somewhere in the neighborhood of 20% of calories as protein. Of course, that's 20% of weight maintenance calories. I wouldn't go over 25%, unless you have a specific reason, such as being a work out junkie. That said, really what... (more)

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by 487 · about 10 hours ago

Been on strict Paleo diet for 12 weeks - 60 to 100 G's of carbs a day, NO WHEAT and a moderate amount of dairy. Lost 20 lbs. which is fantastic and am only a few lbs. from a normal BMI. Incorporated HIT; both cardio and 5/5 lift to failure for the... (more)

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Janknitz 0 · September 16, 2012 at 3:37 AM

Sounds like white coat hypertension. The stress of going to the doctor (especially given your obsession with the numbers) likely raised you BP AND your BG. Keep monitoring at home.

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by 100 · about 10 hours ago

http://www.bhg.com/recipes/healthy/cooking/easy-heart-healthy-recipe-substitutions/#page=4 This is the absolute worst dietary advice I've ever seen! Use marshmallow fluff instead of butter??????? Geeeez (Better Homes and Gardens Magazine) Click... (more)

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Renee_2 0 · September 15, 2012 at 1:38 AM

This got me so mad I wrote the author Mindy Hermann a message on her Facebook. Maybe you all might want to do the same.

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by 20 · about 10 hours ago

So I work out alot. I lift weights three times a week and do cardio two times a week. I don't do paleo or low-carb in any serious form and I'm not part of the "scene". However I found this website now, and I've read more about paleo/low-carb/LCHF... (more)

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Rob_20 0 · September 10, 2012 at 2:31 PM

I feel much better low carb myself. It's a shame that when these questions come up people from the MUST EAT CARBS camp feel compelled to weigh in. I'm not sure why they can't accept that some people simply function better on low carbs. Until I... (more)

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by 341 · about 10 hours ago

I have recently been told that I am likely battling a Cortisol issue. Life is high stress, so I'm not surprised. I am having trouble putting my thumb on some concrete things I could be doing/ not doing to combat the issue. There's only so much... (more)

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Mscott 0 · August 23, 2012 at 8:38 PM

Where did you hear eating more than 50 grams of protein for breakfast was good for cortisol? http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0024320587900865 "Cortisol concentrations were consistently lower during the high carbohydrate... (more)

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by 70 · about 10 hours ago

Question for you guys! (I should be asking my D.O., but it is frankly awkward as I am thinking he gave me the wrong supplement for the opposite condition) I took a saliva cortisol/DHEA test. I am not posting the numbers since I know all labs use... (more)

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Drew_aka_CrossFit_Junkie 0 · August 06, 2012 at 11:43 PM

So what it looks like is the supplement he gave you is meant to support the adrenal glands. In the earliest stages of adrenal(stage 2 it seems you're in, if at all), cortisol is too high, as a result of too much stress. Cortisol itself is not the... (more)

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by 5 · about 10 hours ago

Hello, Hope everyone is doing well. I have some complicated medical stuff going on POTS, Mast cell activation disorder and a few other things. in short i have been gluten free for almost 2 years now, and PALEO/FODMAP fairly strict. i think my... (more)

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Dan_29 0 · July 29, 2012 at 1:25 PM

In addition to eating lots of protein and fats, physical activity is important to get the anabolic process going. I struggle with rheumatoid arthritis and am underweight. A modified paleo diet (no eggs, no nuts/seeds, no fruits, VLC, very strict,... (more)

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by 836 · about 10 hours ago

Hey I recently got some bloodwork done. Just turned 25. Total cholesterol was above 11mmol/l LDL cholesterol was above 9mmol/l HDL was 1.41 mmol/L Triglycerides were 1.06 mmol/L Background: for the past 2-3 weeks I've been dieting with a fairly... (more)

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TomInTexas 0 · September 19, 2012 at 1:44 AM

Your cholesterol is very high. That't elevated enough that I doubt its entirely your diet. A few things that I'm pretty sure it isnt: Its not a result of your dietary transition, as CD suggested. "...during caloric restriction could be part of... (more)

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by 716 · about 10 hours ago

I remember reading a while back that only aerobic exercise significantly increased BDNF--one of the main elements implicated in improving cognitive health due to exercise. Recently I've been seeing that it is more intensity dependent. ANyone come... (more)

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orust 0 · June 13, 2012 at 8:55 PM

There was a study last year that showed sprinters have higher BDNF than sedentary people, and international sprinters have higher BDNF than domestic sprinters. Make of that what you will, but I think they do more sprinting and/or strength training... (more)

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by 195 · about 10 hours ago

Ive been eating paleo for 3 weeks now. before this I was on a very high carb diet as I was trying to regain muscle mass. I started this year performing many rehab exercises on my shoulder to correct imbalances from injury and strengthen the... (more)

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Will_2 0 · May 10, 2012 at 8:16 PM

I suggest Jim Wendler 5-3-1 program. It's simple and provides for a strength, hypertrophy, and conditioning component. I am of a bodybuilding background. Switched over to more of strength based programming about two years ago. Went paleo soon... (more)

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by 20 · about 10 hours ago

Hi, my name is Brandie and I am confused about the carb vs. calorie/conventional wisdom ideas. I count my carbs for weight loss and haven't really been counting calories though I've been keeping and eye on them. I eat between 50-80 carbs a day,... (more)

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Diane_3 0 · May 08, 2012 at 6:17 PM

There is a lot of good advice here from several people who gave you an answer. Not all people get diarrhea from foods they do not tolerate, some get very constipated from them. Before I went gluten free I had major issues with constipation... (more)

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by 15 · about 10 hours ago

When are High HDL and low triglycerides indicative of problems on a Paleo/WAPF style diet? I recently asked my doctor for a lipid profile. I started a more WAPF way of eating just around the time of my last lipid profile (life insurance... (more)

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matthew_4 0 · May 06, 2012 at 3:52 AM

"HDL may promote fungal infections" from http://perfecthealthdiet.com/?p=4066 If you have none stick with the answer above.

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by 1200 · about 10 hours ago

So I'm 3 months paleo now. I take my cholesterol every 2 weeks with a CardioChek machine. My TG are fairly stable around 85-95 (unless I've been binging on nuts in which they jump to 130 for a day or two). My HDL is pathetic as always staying... (more)

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Amy_B_ 0 · May 07, 2012 at 4:37 PM

Have you looked into your LDL particle size at all? More and more evidence seems to be emerging that it's not total LDL that you should be concerned with, but rather the particle size. You want to aim for more of what they call the "large fluffy"... (more)

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by 60 · about 10 hours ago

Hi Everyone, I'm on week 4 of paleo .. Very low carb, and these last few days I've been experiencing a familiar awful pain in my left lower back. I feel like I'm developing a stone. I've had them before and don't want to go down that path... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · March 13, 2012 at 12:43 AM

You probably need Magnesium. Try 500 mg Mag Glycinate before bed. http://www.drwhitaker.com/magnesium-for-kidney-stones

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by 78422 · about 10 hours ago

The issue of protein is rarely understood in many diet programs ??? you are told that protein increases metabolism and therefore it can help you lose weight and also that if you follow a low carb eating program, you should replace your... (more)

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by 5808 · about 10 hours ago

So, I am trying to quit alcohol, I have never been a fan of pot. Conventional tea is boring, and one can't exercise 24/7. How do you increase endorphins and become "naturally" high and pleasant? Most humans are awful and the world is a generally... (more)

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Caleb_the_Hobbit 0 · February 11, 2012 at 2:32 AM

Here are my few suggestions: High-reward foods. When I need an up, I eat foods that make me happy. And / or I cook. Something about it is exhilarating for me. If I can't exercise, i put on a good song and dance around. Spending time with my... (more)

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