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by 0 · June 25, 2014 at 1:45 AM

It's very likely that this has already been pored over, but what signs/symptoms indicate that you tolerate a high-carbohydrate load well? I can easily imagine what carb-intolerance looks like (metabolic syndrome), but about a person who tolerates... (more)

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Janknitz 0 · June 25, 2014 at 1:45 AM

You can also increase your tolerance for foods like potatoes by either eating them raw (i.e. raw potato starch mixed into things) or cooked, then cooled (you can lightly warm them to consume). This causes some resistant starch to form, which is... (more)

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by 0 · June 09, 2014 at 12:42 PM

I'm worried that I'm eating too much fat. In one meal I can easily take in a whole avocado and a tablespoon or two of butter also maybe a little coconut oil as I'm no longer scared of the stuff. Is that much dietary fat detrimental for fat loss?I... (more)

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wtfgod 0 · June 09, 2014 at 12:41 PM

IIRC macros for weight loss is 25% carbs, as high protein as you like within reason, I would imagine more = better for weight loss 10-35% ( 15-25% probably sweet spot ) and fill the rest with fat 40-60%.Also have to keep in mind messing with your... (more)

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by 568 · January 23, 2014 at 5:55 PM

I am not prone to migraines so I'm not sure that's what this is. And since there is little to no accompanying pain, it would be a "silent migraine". I'm definitely experiencing some associated fatigue and stomach problems though. Pretty typical... (more)

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paleot 0 · January 23, 2014 at 9:58 AM

I haven't had an occular migraine in months (knock on wood.) For a while, I was getting a couple a week and saw a couple doctors. For me, I believe I traced it back to a folate / b12 issue.

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by 0 · October 25, 2013 at 4:42 PM

Hey everyone, So I have a bunch of red quinoa, I wash it two or three times before cooking it. I am an endurance athlete and I strength train so I eat a ton of carbs (quinoa, tubers, white rice). However, for whatever reason no matter how... (more)

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BobK 0 · October 25, 2013 at 4:42 PM

If you want to eat them but retain their normal appearance, I would suggest soaking them overnight. I don't think chewing is the issue, their cooked consistency & size makes chewing less than effective. (kinda like chia seed, they're... (more)

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by 115 · January 29, 2014 at 11:39 PM

Like it or not, there are now many credible sources who speaks warmly about the potato diet when it comes to healthy fat-loss. But those it work because it is potatoes and potatoes are magic or can you substitute potatoes for sweet... (more)

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olivia_111 0 · January 29, 2014 at 5:52 PM

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by 228 · August 28, 2013 at 2:10 PM

Is high carb better than being fat adapted for performance in high intensity sports(football). Also take in to account that if the process of becoming fat adapted screws up performance than I probably won't try, because my season opener is this... (more)

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SUSTAINEDfitness 0 · August 28, 2013 at 2:10 PM

Do not, I repeat, do not make major changes to your diet without having adequate time for an adjustment period. Keep eating what you have been eating. The enzymes required for some of the adaptations take time to upregulate. I have said before... (more)

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by 228 · August 08, 2013 at 2:19 AM

I've been sprouting brown rice recently as part of high carb paleo. My question is, how long should you sprout brown rice until the nutrients are bioavailable.

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by 228 · August 01, 2013 at 10:59 PM

I am transitioning to high carb to support my training... Any foods high in carbs, low on glycemic index and high in micronutrients to base my diet around. P.S I don't have any intolerances

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GruffaloUnchained 0 · August 01, 2013 at 2:21 PM

Banana 500-700g a day Frozen berries 200g a day Orange juice 500ml a day If you are burning over 3000 calories a day from exercise on top of your bmr and need like 6000 kcal to maintain weight here are my suggestions Morning: three rounds of... (more)

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by 228 · July 28, 2013 at 5:11 PM

I am very active and take in about 3000 calories on training days, however, I am still paleo so I need to eat alot more dried fruit to get enough calories without feeling stuffed. I am a little worried about my fructose intake of about 70... (more)

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Stephen_4 0 · July 28, 2013 at 5:11 PM

20 grams extra of fructose per day from whole fruit likely will not break the bank one way or another.

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by 228 · July 26, 2013 at 10:20 PM

It just makes me think of the changes you would have to make to the diet in order for it not to resemble SAD. For instance, would you continue to eat really fatty foods or would you maintain the same fatty acid profile of the paleo diet(high... (more)

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SUSTAINEDfitness 0 · July 26, 2013 at 10:20 PM

Eating unprocessed real meats, vegetables and fruits will undoubtedly yield greater health than the Standard American Diet. There are numerous examples of low carb, medium carb and high carb paleo that has worked wonders. Each unique body is... (more)

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by 20 · July 16, 2013 at 7:00 AM

I believe I am one of those body types that is just very thin naturally which is due to genetics although I got into Paleo because I was gaining weight slowly over the last few years and getting up to 190 lbs and feeling gross; Pants stopped... (more)

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BGottfried 0 · July 15, 2013 at 12:34 PM

Speaking as a fellow hardgainer also in the process of attempting to put on muscle, I'd say that (at least from my perspective) it doesn't much matter whether you're eating more carbs or more fat; if you want to gain weight, you just have to eat... (more)

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by 45 · June 08, 2013 at 5:17 AM

Hi guys, I have a question about carbs. I usually eat about 219g of carbs per day, through sweet potatoes and vegetables only. According to Mark Sisson's carb curve that's in the ''danger area''. Does this mean it will just make you put on... (more)

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O_Siodhachain 0 · June 07, 2013 at 9:12 PM

I've got eczema (Albeit a rather mild case) but it flares when I eat non-paleo foods barring dairy products. Carbs, however, don't seem to effect it. However, do make sure you're eating carbs and enough fat, probably especially saturated fat. It's... (more)

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by 0 · April 12, 2013 at 1:10 AM

Hi, all! I was just wondering a few things about the paleo diet. I keep seeing information about it all over the web, and it seems to have worked for a number of people. I'm currently trying to build muscle mass and lose my last ten or twenty... (more)

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AxialGentleman 0 · April 12, 2013 at 12:58 AM

You can find studies (and lengthy polemics) that support the paleo outlook, but you can just as easily find studies that make it sound nutty and dangerous. I think that the balance of the evidence makes at least some elements of the paleo diet... (more)

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by 1032 · April 07, 2013 at 7:02 AM

Okay, so recently my GF's decided to stop eating grains (Except rice) and beans (except soy lichithin). She reports feeling better in terms of gut health: we've both seen some slight lower stomach bloating go down and her stomach hurt after... (more)

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OneLove 0 · April 06, 2013 at 1:44 AM

It sounds like you are doing pretty well with her my friend. Does she like fish ? Salmon is incredible possibly not getting enough Omega 3....I've heard several times chicken isn't the best meat for the healthy fat (or not such a rich source). Did... (more)

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by 40 · April 01, 2013 at 11:31 PM

Ok, so I've been eating something that more or less resembles a primal diet for a year now. I've lost 30 pounds, and most of that was done doing what I'd call low-fat high-carb paleo. I ate TONS of fruit, yogurt, nuts, and some lean meats and... (more)

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primalpat 0 · April 01, 2013 at 11:31 PM

I did high-fat/low-carb for very long time, and I felt like heck. I was stubborn and didn't want to give it up because it wasn't "paleo". Now I eat high carb, moderate protein and I've scaled back my fat. If I eat a high-fat/low carb meal, my... (more)

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by 39204 · November 26, 2013 at 7:09 AM

Back in March of 2011, I got a lipid panel run after eating a diet loaded with butter and cream and at or less than 100g of carbs per day for 6 months or so. Pretty standard "paleo/primal" or "perfect health" diet, right? My lipids were as... (more)

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Sataran 0 · July 27, 2013 at 6:06 AM

This seems to be genetic diversity at work. You seem to be either homo- or heterozygously ApoE4. 1 out of 4 is ApoE4 but the result is so inordinate and stupendous that doctors notice. This, and not necessarily Ancel Keyes' biased treatise on... (more)

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by 15 · March 20, 2013 at 11:22 AM

I've been eating paleo since I gave birth in 2011. I tried low carb and very low carb, but I couldn't lose the last 5 pounds. About a month ago, I added a big baked sweet potato at breakfast, which increased my daily carbs a lot. I was really... (more)

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Mash 0 · March 20, 2013 at 11:22 AM

Maybe you are now more nourished. What I recommend is that you need to be very well nourished in order to loose weight. Hunger is the brain's understanding that you are malnourished and you need food in order to be healthy and function properly.... (more)

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by 211 · December 07, 2012 at 3:54 PM

My roommate and I will be participating in study evaluating novel biomarkers of zinc status. I will be committing Carbicide for 45 days, especially since I was once very overweight and put on fat easily with moderate-high carb intakes. It'll an... (more)

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PrimalGains 0 · December 07, 2012 at 3:36 PM

This thread may prove an interesting read for you. Due to the sheer quantity of carbs you will be consuming daily, I think it's going to be quite difficult to "partition" a majority to evening PWO. In this case, I don't think it really matters... (more)

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by 15380 · December 04, 2012 at 9:47 PM

I watched this video: The Battle of the Diets and around 42:00 the professor explained that people with insulin resistance did better on LC diet, but people with insulin sensitivity did better on higher carb diets. What is the difference... (more)

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Colin_1 0 · December 04, 2012 at 9:47 PM

Interesting video thanks VB, so I've always experienced negative side effects when dropping carbs and have attributed this to poor metabolic health possibly poor liver gallbladder function. But I'm not so sure anymore maybe I'm just really insulin... (more)

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by 50 · October 14, 2012 at 10:41 PM

Hello, this is my first post on Paleo Hacks. I'm hoping you can help me a little with my wife and "conversion" issues, plus a new health challenge. My wife is pretty much the complete opposite of me on fitness ... well, sort of. She does... (more)

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jake3_14 0 · October 13, 2012 at 11:57 PM

The cliché "You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make it drink" exists for a reason. You can't force a grown woman to do anything she isn't convinced is good for her or thinks will make her feel unhealthy. The latter consideration is at... (more)

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by 5323 · September 19, 2012 at 1:44 PM

Okay, so I have some kinda gallbladder infection. Its acalculous (without sludge or stones). So that means its likely either acalculous chronic cholysistitis or sphinter of oddi dysfunction. I am still waiting for proper scans and treatment. In... (more)

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George_Brodie_1 0 · September 19, 2012 at 5:27 AM

oxen bile and avocadoes, mct as stated above

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by 144 · August 26, 2012 at 10:53 PM

Would love to hear opinions on my food diary, I keep losing weight even though I have no intention of doing so, actually my main goal is to gain muscle. I'm generally a high-carber (no problems till now, I'm very fit at 185cm/70 kg or 6'1'/154lbs... (more)

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Sunshine 0 · August 26, 2012 at 9:39 PM

how intense are your workouts? In my opinion, your calorie intake is quite low for someone who wants to build muscle

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by 35 · August 12, 2012 at 2:00 AM

I have been VERY strict paleo for about 4 months... I am a 20 year old female, 5'2 , 112 lbs. Through out the duration of paleo I have always had very little energy... and during my first month of paleo I had a lot of problems with a swollen... (more)

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uberbulldog 0 · August 11, 2012 at 10:57 PM

I take synthyroid and actomel for hypothyroidism and feel superb.

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by 2227 · July 23, 2012 at 7:05 PM

Been fairly "low-carb" for a long, long time and I've decided to experiment with low-fat, high carb, moderate protein for a few weeks. I've got an huge endurance race in two weeks, I'm not in ketosis.. so I figure what the hell. My last two days... (more)

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Brad_6 0 · July 23, 2012 at 4:32 PM

simply: eat fruit

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by 2945 · September 28, 2012 at 10:34 PM

I train 1-3 hours a day, 5-6 days a week, and my diet is decidedly high-carb. I've read that high-carb on work days and low-carb/high-fat on rest days. Is there any point in this if my work days outnumber my rest days as they do? Should I just eat... (more)

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Franz 0 · September 28, 2012 at 10:34 PM

If they hunted every day, then they weren't very good at it. The more you hunt, the more you eat, therefore it made sense that during times where foods were scarce, rest and foraging predominated. The times when food animals were present probably... (more)