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by 8 · 2 minutes ago

I recently started eating Paleo 2 days ago and am continually reading more up on it to help my transition. The past two days, I haven't had enough food to eat because I've cut out all grains (Asian here, and that's a lot of rice to cut out lol)... (more)

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Jamie_14 0 · August 11, 2012 at 4:46 AM

Cronometer is great for macros and micros. I like it, anyway. Protein: if you eat fattier cuts of meat, you dont end up with excessive protein to fat ratios IMO. Its only fish and chicken that tends to be more protein than fat, and if you dont... (more)

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by 0 · 11 minutes ago

I just signed up, and this is my first post. Been reading about Paleo for quite some time and wanting to try it. It's going to be quite a challenge for me as I can't cook and getting Paleo foods eating out is difficult. But I hope to be on the... (more)

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raydawg 0 · March 09, 2014 at 10:26 PM

That "study" is pure buffalo shit. As for the cancer link, well, yes, excess protein is slightly toxic, it has to be converted to glucose via gluconeogenesis in order to be disposed of, if you eat too much, since the rest gets converted to... (more)

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by 0 · 11 minutes ago

NHS Choices have written a really good article debunking lots of the media reporting from yesterday about high animal protein diets being "worse than smoking":... (more)

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mammal 0 · March 06, 2014 at 5:55 PM

Exagerated? I think that´s an understatement. Here is Zoe Harcombe take on the study. http://www.zoeharcombe.com/2014/03/animal-protein-as-bad-as-smoking/ (more)

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by 0 · 11 minutes ago

saw this documentary the other day which spoke about the benfits of fasting. they said fasting reduces growth hormone levels and also let the body the chance to "fix" itself. they said that high growth hormone increases the risk of getting... (more)

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adam11 0 · February 12, 2014 at 7:15 PM

in this case, im probably missing something. as far as i know (not much) about paleo, it is based on protein and fat. so how is it goes along with these facts? paleo people consume alot of protein dont they?

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by 45 · 28 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 1042 · 29 minutes ago

Dr. Joel Fuhrman names the top diet disasters (in his opinion) on the Dr. Oz show: http://www.doctoroz.com/videos/dr-joel-fuhrman-reveals-top-5-diet-disasters-pt-1 Diets in general Gluten Free High protein Fat Free Calorie Counting (less... (more)

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thhq 0 · January 15, 2013 at 11:35 PM

I see that #1 is Diets in General. That category covers Dr. Fuhrman's book Eat to Live, and all the other diet books he has peddled over the years. What a huckster. He also pimps veganism. http://www.drfuhrman.com/library/vegan_athlete.pdf (more)

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by 205 · 36 minutes ago

http://www.amazon.com/PaleoLife-Paleo-Bars-Premium-Cocoa-Nut/dp/B008ODIFCA/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1347675954&sr=8-1&keywords=paleolife+paleo+bar I know paleo protein bars are a bit taboo, but if you have margin for minimal processing,... (more)

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VB 0 · September 15, 2012 at 6:48 AM

Joey, look at the ingredients. It has organic rice protein!!! The closest thing to a dairy-free low carb Paleo protein bar is beef jerkey (soy/preservatives/additives/wheat free). I have not found one yet like that. So maybe you can dry your... (more)

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by 0 · 36 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 110 · 40 minutes ago

My last urinalysis came back with increased microalbumin (37; normal is less than 30). I have a history of (controlled) diabetes x17 years. All of my other bloodwork regarding kidney function is normal. My guess is that any true kidney damage I... (more)

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by 197 · 43 minutes ago

I thrive on fat/protein and really notice the difference when I have to sit/work for several hours after lunch. Greater concentration, energy etc... With that in mind, does anyone have recommendations for meals that are also easily prepared and... (more)

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EricAmz 0 · June 10, 2012 at 5:13 AM

Salad is great for lunch. Throw 4-6 oz of protein (high fat - Chicken thigh, turkey thigh, salmon (canned), sardines) on a couple cups of kale, bell peppers, broccolli, then use a tbsp or 2 of olive or flax seed oil, 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar, and... (more)

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by 4283 · 43 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 1489 · 43 minutes ago

I was just wondering if anyone on here does a high protein diet? What happens when you eat a diet primarily of protein with low carbs and low fats? I remember reading once that what your body cannot use of protein, it wastes. Does that mean you... (more)

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Adam_18 0 · June 06, 2012 at 1:52 PM

After reading Brad Pilon's "How much Protein?" own trial and error, fasting experiments, I finally found the answer (that works for me). Eat. Real. Food. Not a whole lot, but enough to sustain, repair, and build a healthy body. I don't track... (more)

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by 185 · about 1 hour ago

I'm watching a few videos from Paleo FX and trying to bring my 80/20 rule to more of a 90/10 rule [and beyond!]. I can't help but notice a huge sponsor in the backgrounds of these videos: Quest Bars. I'm a huge fan/addict of the protein and... (more)

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raney 0 · May 16, 2012 at 1:01 AM

I think it's more of an issue of hyper palatability - as with most processed foods. You shouldn't, naturally, find umami (glutamate in the whey), sweet, salty, and fatty all in the same morsel.

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by 10 · about 1 hour ago

Gender: Male Height: 6'1" Weight: 205 lbs. Workouts: 3-4 per week that include push ups, pull ups and kettle bell routines with 24kg and 16kg bells. I also play basketball 1-2 times per week, full court GOAL: To see my abs for the first time. My... (more)

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Joshua_1 0 · April 10, 2012 at 3:41 PM

Frankly I lean up faster with a big breakfast, as it helps me control my appetite throughout the day. If I'm having a stall while rotating through my fasting, one-meal-a-day experiments, my resolution is to go "back to basics" which is to consume... (more)

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by 2297 · about 1 hour ago

What is does your protein intake look like? Has high (1.5-2g/lb bodyweight or more) protein intake affected your training and/or fat loss? I thought of this question after reading "The Myth of 1g/lb: Optimal Protein Intake for Bodybuilders", and... (more)

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Joshua_1 0 · May 04, 2012 at 8:03 PM

Hey Bristlebeard, I had competed in strongman for almost a decade, my last competition was in 2009 - NAS Nationals in Salt Lake City. During that decade I experimented from the extreme to very moderate in my protein intake. I can tell you that... (more)

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by 1022 · about 1 hour ago

Hey everyone, I??m on a Paleo Diet for about 2 months now, and lost about 10 lbs in the beginning, starting at 152 at a height of 5'8". Then there was a Plateau about 1-2 weeks ago and I didn??t loose anymore. So in the last few days I??ve... (more)

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Beth_WeightMaven 0 · December 22, 2011 at 12:38 PM

I'd guess that your weight loss is largely water weight loss from using up the glycogen that was stored in your liver and muscles. Glycogen is a stored form of carbohydrate in the body. For every gram of glucose in glycogen there are ~ 4 grams of... (more)

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by 10 · about 1 hour ago

So low carb high protein has been great to lower body fat but recently I have had a strange reaction to my belly button piercing. I have had the piercing for over 11 years without any previous problems but now with my diet change I have noticed it... (more)

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Nance 0 · December 17, 2011 at 10:17 PM

The considerable change in lifestyle and, I believe, the resulting release of toxins as I shed pounds of fat and had at least a partial gut flora change--is any of this sounding familiar?--resulted in me getting my first-ever rash between my... (more)

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by 1186 · about 1 hour ago

I'm helping my 30-year old sister, who for a long time has had many health problems including systemic fibromyalgia-type pain symptoms and insomnia, start to eat paleo, as of last week. Her prior diet was tons of sugar, chips, some cheap meat, and... (more)

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Beth_WeightMaven 0 · August 29, 2011 at 12:52 AM

You don't say whether or not she's doing low-carb paleo or not, but I'd suspect that this is water loss from burning through stored glycogen. If she's doing low-carb, this shouldn't go on indefinitely. If she's cycling carbs, it could come and... (more)

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by 5768 · about 1 hour ago

I personally don't believe and I think the science can support the case that adults cannot eat to much protein. However, what about for children since their digestive organs are still developing? My 1 year old consistently east 2-4 ounces of... (more)

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free3337 0 · August 24, 2011 at 5:12 PM

These first two studies are about infants, and the second two about pregnant... (more)

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by 40 · about 1 hour ago

http://www.meandmydiabetes.com/2010/05/07/ron-rosedale-protein-the-good-the-bad-and-the-ugly/ He says both high protein and carbs are bad and should instead follow a high fat, low protein, low carb diet. Any comments? (more)

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Eric_12 0 · August 13, 2011 at 5:01 PM

I look at my protein consumption over a week and roughly shoot for a daily average of 1 gram per lb of lean body mass. I don't worry about it much more than that. Then I shoot for low carbs (Personal choice) and then the rest is fat...

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by 15976 · about 1 hour ago

Do you eat 1.5 grams of protein per pound of bodyweight? This question is prolly going to elicit answers from lifters and more athletic types but I'm interested in hearing from everybody. I have been doing 1 gram per pound for a while but after... (more)

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luckybastard 0 · May 22, 2011 at 3:50 PM

I eat 1.2-1.5g of protein per lbm. My lbm is 195 so I take in between 250 and 300 almost daily. I use all whole food. Lots of ground beef lamb and fish. I spend about $80/wk on groceries. Beef is mostly organic but sometimes cafo, lamb is mostly... (more)

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by 15 · about 1 hour ago

Hi guys, I'd love your help. I'm on day 12 of Paleo, and I went from a pasta-heavy (though pretty healthy)diet onto full Paleo because I needed to lose weight. Day 4 I could hardly walk and I had t cancel meetings and go back to bed. Then I felt... (more)

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paleohacks 0 · May 15, 2011 at 8:48 PM

You need WAY more fat! Also, cut out the fruit and the high-Omega 6 foods-chicken and nuts. No place for "lean" anything on my plate. Substitute the olive oil for coconut oil and add lots of grass-fed butter. You need to get your fat levels up to... (more)

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by 545 · about 1 hour ago

High-Meat, Low-Carbohydrate Diet in Pregnancy http://hyper.ahajournals.org/cgi/content/short/38/6/1282 "These associations may reflect the metabolic stress imposed on the mother by an unbalanced diet in which high intakes of essential amino... (more)

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Paleo_Seb 0 · February 08, 2011 at 4:37 PM

There seems to be some evidence that vitamin A is needed in adequate amount for proper protein utilization. From Chris Masterjohn ( http://www.naturalhealingtools.com/menshealth-vitaminatheforgottenbodybuildingnutrient.aspx ): The utilization... (more)

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by 292 · about 24 hours ago

Hi guys I'm brand new here! I started eating paleo 5 weeks ago after finally seeing the light with my old diet which consisted of mainly take aways and sugary drinks! I am 5 foot 9 and was 5 weeks ago 15 stone 10, I am now down to around just... (more)

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Christina_13 0 · May 20, 2013 at 6:34 AM

Well, I would say it is almost harder to avoid protein with paleo food. Pretty much if you are eating truly paleo, you are eating a bunch of protein. So eat lots of meat and fish! Also, broccoli and kale are pretty high in protein, for... (more)

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by 10 · about 24 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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