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by 83 · 31 minutes ago

I'm currently tapering off a high fat diet and including more carbs in an attempt to drop my LDL (also switched to seafood/mono-unsaturated as my protein/fat sources) last night i ate about 2-300g carbs (cassava is dense!) about... (more)

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CD 0 · September 18, 2014 at 12:39 PM

Probably not.  Most likely its due to the dietary a change, and your body being thrown out of homeostasis.   Evolutionarily speaking, a change to dietary input could signal a change to available food resources.... (more)

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by 25 · 33 minutes ago

It's rare for me to eat 3 meals a day. I'm rarely hungry in the mornings and sometimes don't really get a genuine hunger pang until the afternoon. Sometimes this concerns me because, you know, we're so used to thinking 3 meals a day. And obviously... (more)

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schultz 0 · August 14, 2014 at 1:10 PM

I think ingestion of food upon waking is a good way to lower cortisol and possibly adrenalin if it's elevated. Cortisol tends to make people feel good short term (think cortisone shots for athletes) but long-term elevation will have adverse... (more)

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by 0 · 35 minutes ago

In these image conscious times there is more pressure than ever on be folks to be slim. Fortunately dieting and losing pounds needn't be the chore that it is often made said to be and it is doable to eat whenever you want and stay slim if you know... (more)

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by 2626 · 37 minutes ago

Last year I tried paleo for 6 months, and basically gave myself 6 months of blood sugar swings and gradual body composition losses as my body insisted on cannibalizing its muscles instead of burning fat. Recently I decided to try a low-carb diet... (more)

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CD 0 · May 29, 2014 at 12:39 PM

dairy fat, at least for me, is not very satisfying. I would suggest cutting the dairy all-together. Replace those calories with fish, meat and veggies (most veggies are not very high carb. Andy of the veggies on this list will work:... (more)

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by 0 · 38 minutes ago

I want to eat bread. My stomach feels slushy and watery and hungry.... What dry foods are best on a paleo diet? Whenever I start dieting, my downfall is this watery empty feeling (absence of bread!) in my tum tum =( I have eaten eggs and had... (more)

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missmiddlemarch 0 · July 07, 2014 at 5:05 AM

Maybe, if you tolerate them, try some sweet or white potato hashbrowns with your eggs. Also, left over jasmine rice is excellent cooked into scrambled eggs, add some nutritional yeast flakes and Kerrygold for a "cheesy" egg fritata taste. (Plus... (more)

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by 0 · 38 minutes ago

Hello! I have been following a paleo diet for 5 weeks. I started after developing an autoimmune disorder and conventional medicine was not working. I also do not consume nightshades of any kind and little to no citrus fruit. On the bright... (more)

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UncleLongHair 0 · April 01, 2014 at 12:01 PM

This is what happened to me. I went paleo and it killed my appetite. I was about 225 pounds and eating around 1200 calories per day, but I wasn't really hungry. I could easily skip breakfast or lunch, sometimes not eating until 2-3pm. ... (more)

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by 184 · about 1 hour ago

Hi all, I'm on day 10 of my paleo transformation. In those 10 days, I noticed some very positive changes : no more irritated bowels (since day 2) no more gum bleeding while brushing my teeth (since day 4) lost 2 kg better perfomance in my... (more)

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Riceball 0 · July 31, 2013 at 6:16 PM

You're like me. You seem to have cravings all the time. I was like this for two to three weeks. BUT DON'T BE DISCOURAGED. Keep on. It is so worth it. The first week was terrible for me. I fainted, I vomited, my sebaceous glands went crazy, my KP... (more)

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by 25 · about 1 hour ago

Since I started paleo I've found that I no longer rely on coffee throughout the days and that I can quite happily go without it and have boundless energy. Also I was researching the side effects of caffeine on metabolism, ketosis, mental state... (more)

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karla2000 0 · July 24, 2013 at 7:12 AM

I've heard that coffee and smoking are appetite suppresants. So, my answer is "yes".

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by 10 · about 1 hour ago

A typical day for me is 2 eggs fried in butter, three slices of bacon with a tsp of ketchup. 6oz chicken in a salad for lunch with balsamic vinegar and olive oil and dinner is usually 6 oz of beef, chicken, seafood, or pork cooked in some type of... (more)

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NewPaleon 0 · June 26, 2013 at 1:11 PM

I snack on protein, such as leftover steak, liver, etc. If I don't eat enough protein at dinner, or eat too much carbs during the day, or go to bed too late, I get really hungry. Ideally, I like to eat a good amount of meat at dinner and go to... (more)

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by 25 · about 1 hour ago

It seems no matter how much water I drink or how much I eat, I never feel full. I'm trying to lose weight, but eat maintenance calories during this time. Even 1,850 calories isn't enough though! What do you guys do to help get rid of this... (more)

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PsychandStang 0 · August 12, 2013 at 1:28 PM

I just get chocolate cravings lol and a square of dark chocolate with melted butter cures it right up. I agree with increasing your fat intake during that time. It will help you stay fuller longer. Definitely load up on those veggies. Add spinach... (more)

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by 75 · about 1 hour ago

My DH seems to be having an issue where the only time he feels full is if he eats red meat, particularly beef. It's actually getting to the point where he gets upset if I prepare chicken (always dark meat) more than once a week. I try to cycle... (more)

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paleocurious_1 0 · May 21, 2013 at 2:22 PM

Getting upset over a slight deviation in what's served is a symptom of anxiety. Sometimes, people with autism or Asperger's will want to eat the same thing every day, but he could just get up and make himself something else. He doesn't have to... (more)

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by 384 · about 1 hour ago

Right now, around the world, there are people who cannot afford access to basic nutrition. This is not simply something that happens in Africa. This weekend I spent teaching a seminar at the local food bank on how to eat healthy when living on... (more)

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Maria_8 0 · May 12, 2013 at 11:16 PM

With respect to poverty inside the US, for starters we could stop subsidizing corn and wheat and start subsidizing fruits and vegetables (if we had to subsidize anything at all). Right now, bad food is ARTIFICIALLY cheap and good food is... (more)

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by 121 · about 1 hour ago

I'm allergic to gluten and dairy, and have a rather annoyingly sensitive stomach. When I eat something bad, I'll feel nauseous for a while and, after a few rounds of diarrhea, be starving and feel like I could eat forever. Does this happen to... (more)

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Maria_8 0 · April 20, 2013 at 4:45 PM

I've done this; I have a FODMAPs sensitivity and symptoms of IBS-C. If I eat something wrong I'm bloated and disgusting until I finally poop, and then I'm ravenous after that, even if I force myself to eat a normal amount of food throughout the... (more)

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by 40 · about 1 hour ago

I keep hearing about the benefits of skipping meals and I'm curious to try it out myself to break through my last weight loss plateau and to stop me obsessing over food, but I'm kinda nervous to try it for the following reasons: I get... (more)

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RK 0 · April 18, 2013 at 9:42 PM

First, don't even try IF until your hunger is controlled. Fasting should always feel natural, not like something painful. If it is stressing your body, it won't work, bc your body will go into survival mode and store fat. Second, if you are... (more)

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by 1005 · about 1 hour ago

Why is it that sometimes when we get hungry, we feel that empty, gnawing feeling in our stomachs, other times we feel weak, tired, lightheaded, or have a headache? why can't we just feel that gnawing feeling in the stomach and leave the more... (more)

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thatkate 0 · May 29, 2013 at 5:29 PM

From what I've learned, the former is literally an empty stomach and a need to eat for fuel and nutrients, and the latter is low blood sugar or a "crash." Stabilizing my blood sugar has completely eliminated the second set of symptoms for me,... (more)

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by 0 · about 1 hour ago

I'm a 17 year old girl who's been eating paleo for some moths now. about two years ago I struggled with a short burst of anorexia because I was bloated all the time. I fully recovered from it about a year ago and have a normal weight. I work out 4... (more)

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Bones_1 0 · March 31, 2013 at 7:38 PM

You should eat a diet higher in carbs. Try some fruit. I don't know if you exercise in the morning or in the afternoon, but to use exercise as a way to get hungrier, you might want to exercise earlier in the day. To read more about hunger... (more)

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by 25 · about 1 hour ago

I've been on and off a Paleo diet for a few years now. By on and off, I mean I haven't eaten grains or legumes at all in that time, but I go through phases of eating grass-fed dairy. The problem is I can't seem to stop some level of compulsive... (more)

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Borysewich 0 · March 16, 2013 at 2:33 PM

Maybe I'm missing something, but you don't seem to be getting very much saturated fat at all. It seems whenever I get too close to half of my calories as carbs I start to get sugar cravings due to glucose preference vs fat preference. Also, are... (more)

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by 10 · about 1 hour ago

I've been cooking a lot with coconut oil lately. I'm totally aware of it's ability to increase the bodies metabolism...but I just start to get hungry right after a meal...as if it starts to burn instantly! Anyone else experience this, or is it... (more)

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AxialGentleman 0 · June 09, 2013 at 4:09 PM

Sounds like a topic for experimentation. Neither theoretical biochem information nor the combined experience of many paleo-ers is as useful as finding out what coconut oil does for you. So, try cooking the same food in other oils and see how it... (more)

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by 0 · about 1 hour ago

So I have been following paleo for a while now, probably over a year. I have been gluten-free for close to years. I have Crohn's Disease and this all was initially to put me in remission (which is has). I feel great on paleo, but am STARVING... (more)

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Paul_Mirek 0 · March 06, 2013 at 9:14 PM

Please go read Mark's Daily Apple blog post for today, because it addresses exactly what you are concerned about. 9 Reasons You're Not Losing Weight (more)

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by 10 · about 1 hour ago

Hello! I've been paleo for about 9 months now, and every now and then, I have issues maintaining my weight. This has been an issue since before I started paleo, but paleo has made it more difficult, I think. I am fairly skinny at ~150 pounds and... (more)

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Tom_10 0 · February 12, 2013 at 3:41 PM

Michael, my advice is: a) don't sweat it, and b) count your blessings! I would love to be slim and faced with the challenge of packing on weight - not many people have this problem! You sound perfectly healthy, so I wouldn't worry about adding... (more)

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by 0 · about 1 hour ago

Hi I just bought a block of creamed coconut block yesterday, and it tasted really sweet when I bit into a chunk of it. The ingredients list says 100% coconut - so I was wondering if it might be safe to consume? I've been on Paleo for 4 weeks now,... (more)

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Janknitz 0 · January 27, 2013 at 5:56 PM

It's exactly the same stuff as "coconut butter" in a vacuum sealed brick instead of a jar. (And about half the price!)It has a natural sweetness to it that you can enjoy because your taste buds are no longer hostage to overly sweetened commercial... (more)

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by 247 · about 1 hour ago

Hi! I have a terrible IBS and I have started eating paleo like 3 weeks ago, but nothing changed. I still have to go to toilet 4, 5, 6 times a day and no food ever stays in my body, so I'm constantly losing weight, freezing and always hungry and... (more)

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Eugenia 0 · January 26, 2013 at 5:25 PM

I had IBS for 10 years, which was fixed with this protocol within a few weeks (symptoms were reduced within the first 3 days): This diet http://eugenia.queru.com/2011/10/20/how-to-make-free-healthcare-cheap/#update2 Home-made goat kefir:... (more)

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by 115 · about 1 hour ago

Hello everybody, I just wanted to start off by saying that I'm a young college student who has been following a paleo/low-carb diet on a budget (meaning I'm unable to afford grassfed, cage free, and organic food) for the last 7 months. I started... (more)

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The_Tigers_Wife 0 · January 25, 2013 at 1:53 AM

I have to agree with other posts on fats not holding you over. I feel like you are putting a lot of butter in your diet where there should be MEAT (nomnomnom). I really think you need up your protein intake more than anything - why don't you try... (more)

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by 915 · about 1 hour ago

I vary my diet with organs, fish, eggs, bone broth, sauerkraut, probiotic yogurt veg etc, but i feel like i need to eat meat all the time, I know its not a massive issue as I do eat grass fed beef & lamb 90% of the time, but i could eat animal... (more)

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bjjcaveman 0 · January 16, 2013 at 1:59 AM

I'm definitely like this. As I've been trying to maintain a ketogenic diet, I experimented with just eating hard cheeses (high fat, moderate protein) for lunch.. and after a few hours it left me starving!! When I finally changed it to various... (more)

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by 171 · about 1 hour ago

I'm a 20 year old woman who has been mostly paleo for about six months, with the occasionally cheat day. The last three or so weeks I've noticed that I feel a bit different lately, maybe its just the winter and lack of sunlight, but I find myself... (more)

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Sayeds 0 · January 15, 2013 at 10:12 PM

Is it possible your pregnant? If not, what do you usually eat in a day?

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