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by 8 · about 1 hour 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 · about 1 hour 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 · about 1 hour 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 · about 1 hour 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 1074 · about 2 hours ago

In grams. I eat about 35% calories as protein, rest mostly fat. I feel good but wanted to know what you guys eat on a daily basis! I think some Paleo people have a notion that protein isn't that important but I think it's the essential... (more)

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Stephen_4 0 · August 10, 2013 at 3:45 PM

At least 200grams/day. Rraely more than 350-400grams.

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by 45 · about 2 hours 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 · about 2 hours 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 10 · about 2 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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by 205 · about 2 hours 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 · about 2 hours 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 · about 2 hours 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 1489 · about 2 hours 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 2 hours 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 2 hours 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 1022 · about 2 hours 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 2 hours 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 110 · about 2 hours ago

Possible Duplicate: Eggs- How many is too many? Should I eat less than 70g red meat to prevent bowel cancer? Protein and Kidneys All questions about carbs Hey Guys, I'm considering doing paleo. I'm currently eating protein... (more)

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Bread_Eating_Beelzebub 0 · November 01, 2011 at 3:17 PM

The problem with this question is that it's several questions. Is eating too many eggs bad? Does eating a high-protein diet lead to high cholesterol? Does red meat lead to cancer? Can you get too much protein? Are carbs bad? Most of these... (more)

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by 1186 · about 2 hours 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 2 hours 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 15976 · about 2 hours 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 2 hours 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 18412 · about 2 hours ago

This seems to be a hot topic right now. Kamal posted a question regarding the management of Protein Restriction as one of the key points of some of the arguable drawbacks of a long term Paleo diet. Lower IGF-1 levels have been strongly correlated... (more)

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Yoannah_offca 0 · April 14, 2011 at 9:16 PM

to be honest, it's difficult for me to cut down on protein. I love my meat, and it's the base. i might be eating more protein than I need, but I am not sure who otherwise I can feel satiated without upping the carbs too much. I can't eat coconut... (more)

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by 545 · about 3 hours 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 · October 30, 2014 at 4:49 AM

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 · October 30, 2014 at 4:44 AM

I came across this study linking low-carb diets to cardiovascular disease in reading Robert Lustig's new book. http://mygreendiet.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/2286.pdf Thoughts? Henry (more)

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AgingHippie 0 · April 03, 2013 at 11:08 PM

http://www.pnas.org/content/106/36/15418.full Vascular effects of a low-carbohydrate high-protein diet " the macronutrient changes in the LCHP diet used here mimic the diets commonly used in humans, where reduced carbohydrate intake is generally... (more)

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