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by 598 · about 18 hours ago

It occurred to me tonight that the reason high carb diets tend work may be because it allows the body to synthesize the right fats. Pure and simple... If you have good gut flora and a healthy metabolism and good insulin response, your body/flora... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · October 16, 2014 at 4:38 PM

Our bodies only synthesize things they *need*, otherwise it's a waste of energy. There are things we need but cannot synthesize.  So in terms of fats… we need omega-3 and omega-6 long chain fats, we cannot synthesize these,... (more)

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by 0 · about 18 hours ago

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 598 · about 18 hours ago

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 · about 18 hours ago

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 · about 18 hours ago

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 215 · about 18 hours ago

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 215 · about 18 hours ago

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 215 · about 18 hours ago

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 · about 18 hours ago

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 40 · about 18 hours ago

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 15 · about 18 hours ago

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 · about 18 hours ago

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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VB 0 · December 07, 2012 at 3:54 PM

Stay away from corn oil! Or any vegetable oil! Use ghee instead. I love dahl and Indian chicken. But why egg whites? Can't you have whole eggs?

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by 15400 · about 19 hours ago

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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Gareth_1 0 · November 17, 2012 at 10:28 AM

Insulin resistance is a condition where your body does not respond to insulin and insulin sensitivity is the degree to which cells respond to insulin.

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by 50 · about 19 hours ago

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 clich?? "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 2934 · about 19 hours ago

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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Neal_Broadbent 0 · July 17, 2012 at 11:11 AM

I'm a big fan of high volume training most days, I try to train everyday for around 1.5-2 hours dependent if I make it to my local crossfit box. If Paleo hunters hunted everyday why cant we train everyday, we lost the spear and picked up the... (more)

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by 185 · about 19 hours ago

Is it possible to do a carb cycle that is Higher one day (Lifting day) low the next (On a rest day) Or does it have to be 3 days higher (Work out days) and 4 days low (rest/walking/moveslow day) I want to try carb cycling but I need a rest day in... (more)

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foreveryoung 0 · April 29, 2012 at 9:03 PM

Personally, for me it works better to do lower carb days consecutively and then higher carb days interspersed with one low carb day in between. Say M-TH low carb, FRI high, Sat low, and Sun High. This way you can really deplete your glycogen... (more)

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by 14877 · about 19 hours ago

I am 22 year old fit and active male with a high insulin sensitivity, great muscle tone, and a low body fat percentage (sub 8% year round). I have been "paleo" since I was 14, but when I started out I ate a lot of carbs from root vegetables, very... (more)

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August 0 · June 12, 2012 at 2:36 PM

I think this would make sense for certain people who have particular health problems. The body can make the fat and then use it, hopefully, rather than keeping ridiculously large amounts of it around for a rainy day. For low carb diets, the... (more)

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by 55 · about 19 hours ago

Hi, guys. I've been doing P90X before I went paleo, though I never really finished the program. I plan to start again with it (P90X), but following a Paleo diet, this time. I understand P90X plans the diet in 3 stages, a different one every... (more)

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Craig_Almaguer 0 · March 25, 2012 at 7:28 PM

I agree with gismcieri and Crystal. Just eat Paleo...you'll notice you don't have to "kill" yourself and your time with workouts. I do P90X on and off throughout the month to mix up my workouts, but I've slowly migrated toward the Mark Sisson... (more)

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by 1720 · about 19 hours ago

I seem to feel better and have less brain fog when I have more carbs in my diet. What foods have loads of carbs but aren't inflammatory? I know there's fruit and sweet potatoes, but what else has carbs that isn't inflammatory? Am I wrong... (more)

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ben61820 0 · March 18, 2012 at 1:23 AM

Parsnips, carrots, any squash, taro, white potato, white rice, tapioca.

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by 431 · about 19 hours ago

I feel like all I do is take, take, take, knowledge-wise, on PaleoHacks. Still, here I go doing it again. I gather that people with hypothyroidism should pretty solidly eat more carbs than many paleos- but WHAT IF one has Hashimoto's? So, a... (more)

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Lauren_7 0 · March 03, 2012 at 12:57 AM

I have Hashimoto's and have found that I do best on a Perfect Health Diet kind of plan. You also want to find a doctor that knows how to treat it. It's very tricky. If you haven't already, check out Kharrazian and Haskin. (more)

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by 125 · about 19 hours ago

Anyone trying hair like a fox diet? My hair started shedding much more noticeably towards the end of 2 years on paleo diet, so I'm currently experimenting with hair like a fox. I'm trying to keep an open mind regarding health and diet, since I... (more)

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Alex 0 · February 23, 2012 at 4:07 AM

I don't know if this is useful info or not, but here are some physiological characteristics of someone who has spectacularly healthy, thick lustrous hair. I will not likely ever go bald. Heck, at 50, I'm only just beginning to have more than just... (more)

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by 45 · about 19 hours ago

I know low carb gets the main focus here, but I have been looking for viable high carb paleo options that I could, say, eat at work on a workout day with minimal prep/no need for refrigeration. I have been microwaving sweet potatoes but I am... (more)

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gydle 0 · February 14, 2012 at 6:21 PM

Bananas. Plain and simple, come with their own wrappers.

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by 2052 · about 19 hours ago

I know there are a bunch of you out there who are up on the starches, but has anyone taken that a step further? Are there any paleos out there doing a high carb, low fat, low protein diet? Interested to hear from people who are eating in the... (more)

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Sunshine 0 · August 29, 2011 at 7:22 PM

I recently transitioned into the high carb/low fat paleo from high fat/ low carb with great success, although, the initial effects were a bit intimidating. Water retention was definitely present and occurred almost immediately. However, the... (more)

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by 1219 · about 19 hours ago

Anyone know the actual breakdown of Kurt Harris's current diet where he says he is experimenting with 50% CHO?

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mari 0 · August 15, 2011 at 1:26 PM

He said he used bananas, potato, and rice and decreased cream and butter but still didn't count calories. I would think he'd do a blog post soon. One thing I'm curious about is whether he purposely sought out lean protein or continued eating fatty... (more)

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by 525 · about 19 hours ago

Reading Guyenet's latest post rebutting the carbohydrate hypothesis it looks like every high carb culture he mentions tends to get fatter with the introduction of more fat in the diet. If this is so, could we say that high fat and high carb... (more)

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luckybastard 0 · August 12, 2011 at 1:12 PM

in the comments, kurt harris makes the point to distinguish that when carbs or fat were introduced in those diet, it was usually introduced in the form of a toxic neolithic agent of disease- "carbs" usually means wheat and "fat" usually meant... (more)

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