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by 25 · about 22 hours ago

For the last couple of years, I've had trouble with food - overeating, constantly thinking about (carby) food, eating "just because it's there", etc. I think it's all been due to some weird, unfounded fear of ending up in a situation where I'm... (more)

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pfw 0 · August 26, 2010 at 8:01 PM

You sound a lot like me, especially if you're skinny. I can only tell you my experience, so I don't know how well this applies to you: I wasn't eating enough. Eat more. As a skinny guy, I had developed a mental model of what "a lot" of food... (more)

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by 25 · about 22 hours 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 · about 22 hours ago

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by 2626 · about 22 hours 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 · about 22 hours 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 · about 22 hours ago

Ok so my stomach has been hurting the past 3 days and now it's not but now I have a hunger issue. When I look at food I feel like I'm gonna be sick! I haven't eaten anything all day today and yesterday I only ate half of my dinner because I felt... (more)

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wtfgod 0 · April 03, 2014 at 8:18 PM

Your probably sick... Seek medical help.

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by 0 · about 22 hours 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 0 · about 22 hours ago

I (25 year old male) started with Paleo around a year ago and compared to a conventional diet I definitely felt better initially, I wouldn???t want to go back to e.g. grains at all. Over the course of the year I???ve been trying out a lot of... (more)

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Methodician 0 · January 29, 2014 at 11:22 PM

Are you sleeping okay? Stress can cause sleep problems that can really only be worked out by habit changes such as not watching late night TV, avoiding too much social contact or stress in the evenings, and maybe eating some safe starches a... (more)

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by 0 · about 22 hours ago

Hi I have had really great results with intermittent fasting concerning my hardcore IBS. Nothing helps better than just having one meal in the evening, which is why I wanna make it a habit. My trouble now is, that I work in the morning and come... (more)

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Rio 0 · December 21, 2013 at 10:55 PM

I had a similar problem at my previous job. I was fasting from 8PM until around 1-2PM the next day. My first meal would be lunch. I would workout after work, around 6. Then eat meal post-workout, and be done until lunch the next day. Worked... (more)

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by 0 · about 22 hours ago

At first when I started out Paleo 5 weeks ago I was hungry as hell ate about 3000 cal a day and that's a lot. Probably gained a little but just figured that I'd deal with that once I've accommodated into paleo. Now I'm barely hungry at all,... (more)

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Peachfoo 0 · November 08, 2013 at 9:52 PM

Hey I am feeling totally the same, been on proper paleo diet for 3 weeks now and I just seem to sail through the day not particularly hungry. Add to this I am now walking a lot more in addition to my usual running and I am surprised at how I am... (more)

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by 0 · about 22 hours ago

I had problems with hunger and cravings after my meals, most probably due to insulin resistance. But yesterday I found organic ginger in the store and in the evening I felt like having something warm. So I boild a few pieces of ginger and made... (more)

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Supergirl 0 · October 19, 2013 at 5:38 PM

That stopped hunger for me but not the cravings, my problem is that I get cravings even if I feel completely stuffed.

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by 0 · about 22 hours ago

About me: I am a 32 year old male and am 5'6" and weight 125 lbs. It has been 5 weeks since I went Paleo. I just finished a Whole30. I did great during the Whole30, but near the end and into the past week I have been feeling hungry all the... (more)

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Sean_23 0 · September 14, 2013 at 4:04 PM

26, 6'2' 147lb I am just gonna free write this on jack kerouac style. Doesnt look like you need to lose weight....so If you are hungry, EAT. When i dont eat enough i end up eating things that are less nutrious in a state of worried... (more)

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by 0 · about 22 hours ago

i hope somebody could help me a bit, i'm struggling a lot with the paleo diet and my physical activities... i've been on paleo for 1,5 years now, having to ditch some bad habits at first, but since 6 months doing quite well in the diet department.... (more)

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CD 0 · September 02, 2013 at 11:29 AM

Why don't you eat meat? Sounds like too much activity, not enough fuel. If you want to lift twice a week and do the bicycle messenger thing. You need lots of protein, lots of rest, and lots of calories. The weight gain is likely just a... (more)

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by 396 · about 22 hours ago

Many paleo folk talk about "cheating" and eating more during the weekend, but for me , it's the opposite. I can go all Saturday and Sunday or any vacation day without eating (I manage to eat one meal only if I force myself). I'm just not hungry on... (more)

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Linds 0 · August 07, 2013 at 1:24 AM

Yep I'm the same way. I feel like I'm starving by the time lunch comes around but when I go to eat I find I'm actually not even all that hungry. I also seem to have this insatiable thirst too -- easily drinking 3 nalegene bottles in one... (more)

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by 70 · about 22 hours ago

Background info: I was doing pretty ok 80/20 paleo for a little while, but then slipped to probably 60/40 for a month or so and have been back to maybe 90/10 for the past couple weeks. Also, paleo, SAD, or whatever, I've never been someone who... (more)

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SUSTAINEDfitness 0 · August 01, 2013 at 1:57 PM

If it is working for you, stick with it. You don't want to always try to override your hunger response, because that will begin to change your hormones. If an egg or spoonful of coconut butter tides you over for a couple hours, that is a healthy... (more)

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by 184 · about 22 hours 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 78 · about 22 hours ago

I'm prone to fits of what I guess you could call hunger rage. If I get/feel hungry I get horribly irrational, irritable and aggressive. Whole worldview shift and you'd swear I wasn't the same person I was when I was full. In short, I am not... (more)

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Mr_Snowman 0 · August 12, 2013 at 7:36 AM

I'd like to give you my thoughts on the "paleo budget". Since I started a whole foods diet, I've actually saved quite a lot of money. Here's what I no longer spend money on: vending machines convenience stores restaurants ready-to-eat... (more)

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by 25 · about 22 hours 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 421 · about 22 hours ago

Hi everyone! For several weeks now, I have been suffering from nausea that goes away immediately upon eating. The nausea can be mild or full force. I never vomit. I just feel light-headed, a bit dizzy, queasy, etc. Sometimes, the nausea returns a... (more)

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Varelse 0 · July 20, 2013 at 8:34 PM

I feel your pain. I live in the hot and humid South and I already have appetite problems as it is. The heat makes me straight up not want to eat. I think it is the heat causing the nausea. At least, that's what I think it is for me and it does... (more)

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by 25 · about 22 hours 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 22 hours 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 22 hours 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 22 hours 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 22 hours 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 40 · about 22 hours ago

Hello, Yes I know the always hungry has been asked before but here it goes again, hoping someone has some suggestions. Female 5'7 about 120, and always hungry! Have always worked out but did just start crossfit about 3 weeks ago and have been... (more)

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greymouser 0 · April 16, 2013 at 10:37 PM

You should consider renaming this question to ... Am I eating a ton?! ... 'cause the answer is easy: no. Strenuous exercise 4-5x times a week and such meager, lean meals for someone with your stats? Consider adding more roots and tubers, as... (more)

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