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by 787 · less than a minute ago

Could some of you guys that do high fat post a list of what you eat on a general day please? Just to get some ideas of what i could be eating, im a bit sick of avocados & butter with everything, i'd just eat more fatty meat or eggs but people... (more)

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sage_ 0 · February 26, 2013 at 5:50 PM

avocado goes with everything and is delicious by itself

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by 309 · 3 minutes ago

We all know that people who produce insufficient cortisol (possible adrenal fatigue/exhaustion) shouldn't make protein the biggest part of their meals. Since consuming protein triggers the release of cortisol (... (more)

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RK 0 · February 05, 2013 at 2:33 PM

Elisaar - I remember struggling with the same concept. I was using Cronometer to plan meals, and just trying to hit the standard 65% fat by cals was hard without going higher on protein. Here is one idea; this is a common breakfast for... (more)

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by 45 · 4 minutes ago

I notice when I have a hefty amount or more then normal amount of fat and protein during the day and especially before bed I wake up the next morning with a dull pain in my lower right abdomen. I don't quite know if this is gas or something else... (more)

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by 3280 · 6 minutes ago

I might be confusing and combining two different concepts, but: To blunt the spike of sugar/insulin, is it better to add a bunch of fat to slow absorption? For example, if I'm going to blend/vitamix an orange and banana, would it be better to... (more)

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miked_2 0 · January 11, 2013 at 9:08 PM

I don't see the logic here, why would adding fat blunt the insulin response? The pancreas only looks at glucose levels. Lustig even says that fat and carbs in the same meal can easily overload the liver:... (more)

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by 1405 · 10 minutes ago

As a college kid with a meal plan, it is really hard to eat what I want and to know exactly what I am eating. I really want to increase my fat intake as an experiment, but with the cafeteria food, I am not sure how to do that. I know they use... (more)

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UncleLongHair 0 · December 12, 2012 at 12:27 AM

Olive oil and butter are usually available in some form. They might be low quality, so try to find some labels or ask someone. There are ultra-light olive oils that are probably super-processed and have almost no nutritional value, and lots of... (more)

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by 61 · 10 minutes ago

In order to be on low-carb/high fat diet average man needs to consume 200-250g of fat in order to receive his 75-80% of calories from fat. Therefore I am eating 200-250g of fat per day. However, the only way how to achieve this is to eat pure... (more)

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CD 0 · December 06, 2012 at 3:08 PM

Lets do some basic math. You said average male, so I am going to assume 5'9", 170 lbs with a BMR around 1750 and 15% BF. This man would need about 1g protein per lb lean weight. Let's put that at (approximately) 150g protein. And, for this... (more)

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by 307 · 12 minutes ago

Background: Eating disordered (starve, binge, fast, binge, binge, binge, fast) from 13 until today (age 22). Don't remember the last normal bowel movement I had. Most recently struggle with intestinal pain, trapped gas at random times (so... (more)

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VB 0 · November 23, 2012 at 4:04 AM

I am sorry, but you will HAVE to go to the doctor. I recommend getting a hydrogen methane breath test for SIBO. 84% of all IBS syndrome patients have it. It also common among dieters and anorexics. You can purchase a home kit - compare the prices,... (more)

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by 438 · 13 minutes ago

I am a 27-year-old, 5'4" female who has had a weight gain of about 10 pounds in the last 6 months, going from about 121 to 132 lbs. My question is, how much of this could be related to gains in muscle mass (vs. just fat increase)? My weight gain... (more)

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borofergie 0 · November 07, 2012 at 11:48 AM

I don't think what the scales say really matters. They aren't an accurate measure of fat. More important measures are: The tape measure How your clothes fit How fantastic you look naked The fact that you are fit, energetic, happy and... (more)

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by 974 · 15 minutes ago

I think I eat too much protein so I am trying to work out an eating plan that is HF/LP/LC. First off-(I know I will get beat up here) - I don't like the taste of red meat --even fatty kind. So most of my protein comes from eggs, raw kefir and... (more)

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Sutton_1 0 · October 22, 2012 at 5:32 PM

There are some very active low carb, high fat, mod protein threads over at lowcarbfriends.com. Here's one specifically with menus . . . http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/other-plans/783275-daily-menus-high-fat-moderate-protein-low-carb.html (more)

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by 0 · 17 minutes ago

Every time I consume a meal that has a high fat content my blood pressure seems to raise to the point where it's noticeable, I'm quite sensitive and it can be uncomfortable especially at night when I'm trying to sleep and can sometimes take till... (more)

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Dan_29 0 · October 05, 2012 at 3:54 AM

I experience the same thing, but I interpret it as a boost of energy from the meal. If it keeps you up, don't eat so close to bedtime. Save your fatty meals for breakfast and lunch, when that energy will carry you through your day. I as well am... (more)

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by 0 · 19 minutes ago

I'm Starting another Paleo transition after the last one was disrupted for a few weeks. Last time it worked quite well, I lost body fat and dropped nearly a stone and a half in 6 weeks. I was running and heavy weight training, couldn't keep it... (more)

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Amy_B_ 0 · September 13, 2012 at 2:52 PM

Welcome, Ash! In regard to this: "I was running and heavy weight training, couldn't keep it going for long as my energy rapidly dropped but i learnt to adapt and started training core and sticking to compound exercises." Some people find that... (more)

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by 1467 · 24 minutes ago

An interview with Nate Miyaki where he says that us Paleo folk may be overdoing it somewhat with the 'oil on everything' idea. Article here: http://jasonferruggia.com/nutritional-knowledge-bombs-with-nate-miyaki-part-ii/ (more)

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PlantGirl 0 · August 07, 2012 at 5:09 PM

I would like to find out more about this. I am curious as well. I add olive oil to my meat/salad lunches. I don't drink it and my food isn't swimming in it. It does taste pretty good. That being said, I could go without it if I had to. But that's... (more)

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by 103 · 25 minutes ago

So in September I'm planing an expiriment to have 90% of my caolries come in the form of fat. Im trying to come up with a meal plan and way to track the data. I figured there has to be some sort of site somewhere that will take in the macro... (more)

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raney 0 · August 01, 2012 at 7:04 AM

I think sipping on heavy cream is going to be a good go-to, unless you plan on eating spoonfuls of oils or butter straight. That said, here's a few ideas: Avocado with some balsamic vinegar and sea salt. Also with hot sauce, or a good spicy... (more)

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by 146 · 25 minutes ago

I've read a few FAQs and lengthy explanations on paleo, but I don't know enough to understand how this study fits in or contradicts paleo. When I first read the headline, I thought 'So? Eating more fatty food isn't a bad thing at all.' But as the... (more)

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Christopher_Gagnon 0 · August 01, 2012 at 12:39 PM

I'm not reading the study, but the first question I always ask is: what were they feeding the mice? Specifically? Did they offer pure fat, fat with meat (unlikely), fat with vegetables, or fat in the form of some sort of refined carb-laden food?... (more)

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by 30 · 26 minutes ago

Dr. Michael Fox of Florida says yes - in 90% of cases. Has anyone here resolved their PCOS this way? Interesting video interview:... (more)

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Happy_Now 0 · April 05, 2013 at 8:22 AM

Two babies later, each one conceived after about 8 months back on my plan of high fat paleo (and not conceiving in the years when I didn't eat that way without birth control), I would say yes.

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by 3280 · 31 minutes ago

Please give me some witty come-backs when my over-weight, high-carb, low-fat eating coworkers smugly ask me about this latest study . . . http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2012/06/time-to-retire-the-low-carb-diet-fad/258343/ The study... (more)

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August 0 · June 13, 2012 at 4:13 PM

The Cholesterol Fed Rabbit, Ancel Keys And His Cherry Picking Ways And Chris Masterjohn has a lot to say about Cholesterol as well. I think we might actually be better off from a health perspective if they'd never came up with blood tests for... (more)

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by 4283 · 31 minutes ago

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/04/090407130905.htm At first I was shocked by this studies claims, but then I realized that we've known for a while that eating a low carb diet can cause a little insulin resistance as the body reduces... (more)

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Firestorm 0 · June 09, 2012 at 2:30 PM

First, this study is on rats. The rat model has long been known to be an ineffective model for human extrapolation, and results are often quite different when research based on rat models is done in humans. Even the authors state that before any... (more)

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by 15400 · 32 minutes ago

Here is the Youtube link (quite long, I wonder if you will be able to finish it): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FSeSTq-N4U4&feature=context-vrec Here is the website: http://www.dietdoctor.com/lchf The guy advocates high fat (cream,... (more)

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Shari_Bambino 0 · June 09, 2012 at 6:30 PM

Dr Eenfeldt was a presenter at AHS 2011 and it was one of the best presentations I saw. "The guy" is most definitely a part of our community. LC paleo/primal/whatever is going to be low/no fruit/sweet potato so his diet recommendations fit right... (more)

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by 26 · 32 minutes ago

Can someone give me some examples of "HIGH FAT" foods for someone going for "High Fat, low protein, low carb paleo"? Thanks!!!

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LaurenM 0 · June 06, 2012 at 7:37 PM

You asked about "foods" - I'm going to answer slightly differently than has been done and assume you mean dishes. Bacon-wrapped chicken thighs (though that's not low protein). Eggs benedict without the bread (homemade raw Hollandaise is one of... (more)

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by 2227 · 33 minutes ago

I've got an endurance race in August and the Electric Forest music festival at the end of this month, both which are 5 day events. Weight isn't much of a problem for the festival, but during the race things need to be as light and compact as... (more)

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Mike_T_1 0 · May 29, 2012 at 3:56 PM

Pemmican is the obvious answer. If made with good pastured beef, it should give you all the nutrients you need. It has little to no water, so it shouldn't spoil and is light weight. One pound is ~2,945 calories. It is 50% fat by weight, so... (more)

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by 15 · 33 minutes ago

I've started eating about 50-70% fat on most days and I'm wondering how many grams of carbs to eat and when. I keep reading about upping them once a week or post workout but I don't know what ratios to use. I'm also trying to gauge protein. I'm... (more)

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Kashkillz 0 · December 15, 2012 at 12:29 PM

If what you're doing is working... don't change a thing. There are a lot of different formulas out there to maximize weight loss, but the bottom line is: don't overeat & do burn calories. From the sounds of it you've really put yourself in a... (more)

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by 2199 · 34 minutes ago

If animals store toxins in their fat, wouldn't eating a high animal/fish fat diet mean eating a high toxin diet? Mercury, dioxin, pcbs, Prozac, estrogen all these things are floating around our environment and are concentrated in the fats of the... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · May 26, 2012 at 4:58 PM

Animals don't store toxins in their fat, fat simply tends to accumulate fat-soluble compounds. Important difference.

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by 383 · 34 minutes ago

I really don't like drinking tea / coffee black, i need a tiny bit of milk or cream, i know dairy is not paleo but my question is which is healtier full fat milk or full fat double cream? i'm a little worried about the high lactose in milk

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HippiPaleo 0 · May 22, 2012 at 10:38 AM

I believe the cream is better, from a carb point of view, but also a lactose point of view too. I switched from milk to cream for a few months, and have this week gone all the way to black coffee (which I couldn't have done before) and I am now... (more)

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by 0 · 38 minutes ago

I used to do Paleo effortlessly back when I did crossfit without paying much attention to proportions of Fat / Protein / Carbs. I stopped working out and ate whatever I wanted for 10 months (Italian Advnture) and now I need to get back on my... (more)

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Sam_Knox 0 · May 28, 2012 at 6:58 PM

I think the 1200 cal lower limit might be valid for a high-carb diet. Going below that would mean too little protein and fat and probably too few micronutrients. If you're getting ~1140 cals/day from high-quality protein and fat, though, that's... (more)

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by 456 · 38 minutes ago

Hi-I asked a question a few days ago regarding my diet and cravings. The responses I got all pretty unanimously said I needed to add more fat. I did that and for the past week have felt pretty sluggish and terrible. And my cravings (and ability... (more)

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CJ_4 0 · April 21, 2012 at 4:11 PM

Maybe experiment and see what works for you. Personally I eat a more varied diet, although I often have eggs for breakfast. I also make veggie cheese omlets (some paleo don't do dairy but I do organic dairy) I use butter, I eat the bacon but I... (more)

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