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by 25 · 32 minutes 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 2626 · 38 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 · 40 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 · 40 minutes 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 10 · 43 minutes ago

This week I have felt so hungry all the time, I have been eating more than I usually do, getting enough of the good stuff & drinking loads of water, but still nothing is filling me. Last night I made a huge paleo curry with all the... (more)

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MimsySeoul 0 · January 15, 2014 at 5:01 PM

A lot more info is needed in order to help you out. Bascially, in a healthy person, hunger is a symbol that the body needs more nutrients (not necessarily bulk in the stomach). If I do a cheat or a carb refeed, I end up hungrier than I would... (more)

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by 0 · 44 minutes 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 1 hour 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 1 hour 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 10 · about 1 hour ago

Lately I've been noticing that I am not hungry at all during the day. Like at all. I could basically not eat all day and be fine and then I come home at night around 5 and could really eat a lot. I eat a full dinner, berries for dessert, then I... (more)

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SUSTAINEDfitness 0 · August 16, 2013 at 3:46 AM

Nothing is necessarily wrong with the way you are eating. If you are seriously wanting to change your pattern, just skip dinner one night. You will wake up and be hungry pretty soon. Then eat a large meal, and you probably won't want a large... (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 2303 · about 1 hour ago

All week long I have no trouble with my hunger. I IF daily and eat 3 solid meals during my 8 hour window (usually between 10-6) with no issues whatsoever. I workout 4 or 5 days a week, so I up my carbs when I lift weights or do sprint intervals.... (more)

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by 78 · about 1 hour 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 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 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 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 40 · about 1 hour 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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by 1097 · about 1 hour ago

Hey, everybody. So I'm on a calorie deficit, 70-100g carb, and exercising to lose weight. I eat absolutely no grains, legumes, but heavy cream and lotsa buttah! And cheese. Recently (as in the past few days) I've been almost forgetting and... (more)

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by 10 · about 1 hour ago

Hi, I know there are quite similar/related posts here but I'm pretty sure my cas is different. Am about 5'11" and 184lbs, quite lean, eating 80-90% paleo for about 4 month or so. I don't exercise more then 3 day a week, and my weeks are quite... (more)

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greymouser 0 · April 09, 2013 at 5:27 PM

You should go see a doctor. You're symptoms are consistent with forms of hyperthyroidism. Go. To. The. Doctor.

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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 78417 · about 1 hour ago

Is this possible/ This spammy spam "spams" every thing else/

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by 0 · about 1 hour ago

I started eating paleo about nine months ago and have dropped roughly 70lbs. Then I started into crossfit about four months ago, and am still eating a clean paleo diet. However, since starting into crossfit 5+ times a week my metabolism has shot... (more)

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greymouser 0 · March 19, 2013 at 11:42 PM

Fuel that workout, son! Are you including dense sources of starchy carbohydrates in your meals? Sweet potatoes, cassava, true yams, potatoes, squashes of all kinds, taro - eat it up!

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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 5 · about 1 hour ago

I am a female 5'9" and 140 lbs. I want to loose about 5 lbs and have been eating Paleo for about a month now. I have no problem with the food choices and a normal meal for me consists of 2 chicken thighs and some steamed kale and spinach. I... (more)

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RK 0 · February 23, 2013 at 2:54 PM

Eat more fat. Don't steam your kale - saute it in bacon grease. Fat will give you the satiety you are not getting from starches. There is some fat in the meat, but I find it is not enough for me either.

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