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by 45 · 1 minute ago

Ok so here goes: I am a mom to 3 (almost 4) & my oldest son never had digestion problems. My daughter started having severe constipation at 6 months & has fought it ever since (age 4 now). We tried everything for her & nothing... (more)

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Alicia__1 0 · January 19, 2012 at 3:02 PM

I don't know how helpful this will be but I have had varying digestive issues most of my life. I am 24 now. I agree with Jules K on GAPS but if that is to harsh the Specific Carbohydrate Diet. I also agree with Korion on the gelatin but stir it... (more)

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by 12174 · 3 minutes ago

We're going on a road trip after Christmas. There are lots of travel related threads here in which the traveler is advised to consider intermittent fasting, or essentially try getting by on appetite-sating jerky or coconut manna. Well, those... (more)

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Molly 0 · December 18, 2011 at 3:03 PM

I did a 35 hour drive this summer in the south, in mostly 100F weather. Here's what worked for us. Cold Stuff: My cooler, well packed with ice, stayed very cold. I topped it off with gas station or hotel ice as needed, we also kept only the... (more)

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by 3924 · 5 minutes ago

I am slowly trying to transition my three-year-old twins to a healthier, closer-to-Paleo diet from a "healthier version" of the SAD (they currently eat meats, fruits, veggies, dairy, whole grains, legumes, limited sugar, limited processed foods,... (more)

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jesuisjuba___paleorepublic_com 0 · November 14, 2011 at 9:31 PM

You sound like an amazing mum - you're going to get some fantastic information from other PH'ers here! I don't have bebe's so other mum's advice will be more spot on than me, but I thought to offer up a few helpful things that you may, or may not... (more)

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by 25 · 7 minutes ago

I am trying to educate myself and have gradually begun eating a more paleo diet b/c of my grandchild. (I'm 66 yrs old) It makes sense and I never ate a lot of junk before. I'm more of a "moderation in all things" person and will continue to use a... (more)

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cliff_1 0 · October 13, 2011 at 12:48 AM

Paleo isn't low carb. Pregnant woman and children need plenty of tubers and fruits

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by 75 · 9 minutes ago

Hi all. I have an ex who is seriously questioning my "experimenting" with our children on a "fad diet" and I need some help in justifying it to him. He says there us no scientific "proof" paleo is better than general American diet, and that... (more)

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Travis_Culp 0 · September 06, 2011 at 11:53 PM

Probably just thinks that quality food costs more and doesn't want it to increase child support payments. If anything, it should make it cheaper for him since they won't have as many medical bills. Replacing gluten-grains with rice and potatoes... (more)

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by 2729 · 11 minutes ago

Just curious what other paleo parents out there are feeding their kids. It can be hard when you're the only one in your playgroup not letting your kid slurp baby "fruit" "food" out of a foil pouch. Would like some reassurance that we're on the... (more)

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familygrokumentarian 0 · August 15, 2011 at 1:29 PM

We're lactopaleo, with a 4.5 year old and a nursing 20 month old, eating a wide variety these days, including seasonal summer fruit. For a decent idea of what's in regular rotation, check out the ~110 (and growing) posts where I show pictures and... (more)

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by 3244 · 11 minutes ago

I'm a paleo guy married to a non-paleo-but-trying girl. We've dialled our 7-year old daughter's diet in to what I would consider a paleoish diet - maybe 75% for you paleostatisticians out there. Although we've come a long way, we haven't gotten... (more)

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Stacy_3 0 · August 08, 2011 at 1:51 PM

Since fat is more satiating and sustaining, I would focus on including more so that she desires grains less. Our boys love bacon but they also devour black olives, avocado, tuna and salmon salads with homemade fatty mayo, etc. At first we used... (more)

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by 341 · 12 minutes ago

I have questions relating to feeding my family. I have been Paleo since the end of May. I continue to educate myself and fine tune and find it impacting the way I want to feed my family-- Which is a great thing, but a hard sell :-) I'm married... (more)

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PMH 0 · July 26, 2011 at 1:29 PM

Good question about your husband, I am interested to see the answers! I know for mine, he just ate what I gave him and when he started to lose weight he got excited and became a "believer". He is pretty easy though. As far as your kids - I have... (more)

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by 2435 · 12 minutes ago

My daughter is 3 and her doctor prescribed her fluoride since our water isn't fluoridated. I've heard bad things about it, but I can't remember what any of it is. Keeping in mind that her diet is not 100% Paleo, and that I'm terrible about... (more)

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statelessRich 0 · July 15, 2011 at 12:13 AM

Go here: http://www.fluoridealert.org/

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by 2825 · 14 minutes ago

I've heard a lot about people cheating or accidentally ingesting non-paleo foods and being sick for days. Is this the case for everyone, or just those with guts that aren't fully healed? For example, the GAPs & SCD diets claim that, if... (more)

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Rhi 0 · June 21, 2011 at 9:16 PM

I think it's more likely that after eating well people just start noticing how bad grains/sugar etc make them feel. I used to think a slight headache and sore tummy was "normal".

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by 270 · 14 minutes ago

Can you help me find the best banana muffin recipe? Best, meaning closest to non-paleo banana bread... My kids are really rebelling against eggs in the morning and I did try one recipe for banana/apple muffins (Everyday Paleo) which I thought... (more)

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Jamie_5 0 · June 17, 2011 at 3:13 AM

NOTHING beats this one: http://robbwolf.com/2011/04/21/recipe-paleo-banana-bread/ I have made it 3 times and sent it to work with my girlfriend and people go crazy over it. Warmed up with some pastured butter. DAMN! Jamie (more)

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by 78422 · 14 minutes ago

I just read an article on skipping breakfast at Gnolls and while I skip breakfast, I can't allow my kids to leave the house without it. When they go to school, they don't have the option of eating whenever they want. Their first break doesn't... (more)

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Thumper 0 · June 15, 2011 at 3:39 PM

I am coming to the realization that my boy is part hobbit - meaning that he eats all seven hobbit meals a day "breakfast, second breakfast, elevensies, luncheon, tea, dinner and supper". Like UncleLongHair's kids - without these meals he is a... (more)

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by 2435 · 16 minutes ago

Just poured out an expired bottle of pedialyte. I'm getting tired of pouring this stuff out, especially since it's not natural. I'm wondering if kids even need this stuff. If so, is there a way I can make my own as-needed? Thanks!

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Livia_1 0 · May 21, 2011 at 8:34 PM

I would give coconut water.

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by 5768 · 19 minutes ago

I am taking the kids to Disney in a few weeks and I noticed when making meal reservations there was an option to check Gluten Allergies. Of course I did, however, what should I expect?? Has anyone been to Disney since they went Paleo and if so... (more)

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Neil_3 0 · March 27, 2011 at 10:07 PM

I'm an annual pass holder, nearby resident, and started eating 80-90% paleo a month or two ago. I just discovered the gluten allergy button on the ADR (Advanced Dining Reservations) site not long ago. Saturday I had my first meal after letting... (more)

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by 22913 · 24 minutes ago

Ack! It's October, time for the Annual Dress up and door to door collection for childhood Diabetes... Let's discuss great ideas for the kids, parties, etc that are Paleo and candy free, but still good fun for the kids.

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Angelo___Latest_in_Paleo 0 · October 07, 2010 at 12:12 AM

I plan on letting my kids devour as much of the junk as they want on Halloween, since they don't eat much crap the rest of the year. Of course, I will just secretly hope it makes them miserably ill. :) It's too much of a downer, IMO to be... (more)

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by 5 · about 23 hours ago

My question is the same as the one that was asked over here http://paleohacks.com/questions/91012/how-to-increase-your-growth-hormone-naturally.html but how I can apply this for a 9 year old boy who is 2 inches below 5th... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · April 16, 2014 at 4:29 PM

Maybe he's just going to be short (nothing wrong with that!) Maybe he's simply developing later (nothing wrong with that either!)

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by 0 · about 23 hours ago

I have 6 year old boy/girl twins. I started them on a Paleo diet plan (not DIET though, more "nutritional," I hope) last week. I made TONS of yummy snacks from the PaleoParents' ebook and How to Eat Like a Dinosaur. I was thrilled that they... (more)

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PaleoDel 0 · March 29, 2014 at 2:35 AM

I think your plan is good. Give them more fruits and starches and they will come out of ketosis.

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by 0 · about 23 hours ago

To answer this question, you'll really need to know a bit about my son.. He is an EXTREMELY stubborn nearly 3 year old little boy. I have several behavior problems with him that I have yet to find a solution to. He is very particular about what... (more)

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samc 0 · September 14, 2013 at 10:40 PM

Everyone at the family meal eats the same thing. It is the way things used to be when I grew up and it is a simple fix. Parents just have to be disciplined to stick with it and listen to the whining. Eventually he will eat unless some major... (more)

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by 941 · about 23 hours ago

My youngest is the pickiest eater I have ever met. He has no more than 5 foods/meals he will eat, none of which are very healthy, and will only drink apple juice and chocolate milk. We went on vacation a few weeks ago and we almost had to take... (more)

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CD 0 · September 09, 2013 at 10:22 AM

Peer pressure can be a wonderful thing. Incentives also work. To add some more info. First, my wife and kids are not "paleo", but because I do the cooking, they are probably 70% - 80% just based on what they are fed. Being too... (more)

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by 3614 · about 23 hours ago

I am trying to find a fish oil supplement for my 6 year old. We try to eat oily fish as much as possible and I have been trying to get better sources for our meat to increase his omega 3 intake. However, I would like to have a good quality... (more)

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Hailstorm 0 · June 12, 2013 at 4:21 PM

I think a lot of the paleo pundits (including Chris Chresser, Diane Sanfillipo) agree that Green Pastures brand is far and away the best. It's fermented cod liver oil, not fish oil, which is waaay more potent health-wise than fish oil. Green... (more)

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by 10 · about 23 hours ago

Hi there. I have 4 kiddos, (3, 6, 9, and 11).. Does anyone have any advice for how to ease them into a paleo lifestyle without giving them "carb-flu" symptoms? The 9 year old is an athlete who works out 14 hours/week. ( Gymnast). I don't want to... (more)

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Eugenia 0 · April 14, 2013 at 9:06 PM

Disclaimer: I'm not a doctor. I would not remove the fruit from kids. Add a few starches, eg sweet potatoes, and white rice if they can tolerate it -- especially for the gymnast kid. Just because you want to lose weight doesn't mean that your... (more)

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by 60 · about 23 hours ago

I am a nanny to an 11-year old girl on the autism spectrum. In the past couple years, her weight has gotten out of control. She is about 4'6" and 110 lbs. Her parents are also very overweight and her dad is a very opinionated and fat-phobic... (more)

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Jackie_4 0 · January 08, 2013 at 10:38 PM

I have to agree with miked on this one. I nannied for a boy on the autism spectrum (severe end) and with a number of other neurological issues back when I was in college. This was a single mother family who was a busy professional and had been... (more)

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by 548 · about 23 hours ago

We are taking our 2 and 4 year old on a trip in a few weeks (flying into Fort Lauderdale and then cruising for a week.) I'm not concerned about the cruise itself as there will be paleo options for us there, but does anyone have tips on paleo... (more)

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MathGirl72 0 · January 06, 2013 at 7:53 PM

Whether I am traveling by myself or with kiddos, I pretty much pack the same snacks. Jerky, ham or turkey and cheese roll-ups, string cheese, chopped veggies (celery, cauliflower, broccoli, and carrots travel well), dried fruits, apples, and... (more)

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by 1672 · about 23 hours ago

The terms of service say otherwise but kids still get on here. As the title says.

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Ashley_Roze_ 0 · October 18, 2012 at 11:03 PM

When I was a teen there was no paleohacks, so I went on vegan forums and pro-Ana websites. What's your point? Unless we start linking accounts to Facebook or credit cards there's no way to truly monitor it. Lots of people on here have medical... (more)

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by 20 · about 23 hours ago

Does anyone have suggestions on lunch ideas that kids love? Thanks!

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jjtitus 0 · September 17, 2012 at 8:58 PM

I came across this a little while back, sounds like it's exactly what you're looking for: Nom Nom Paleo - A WEEK OF PALEO SCHOOL LUNCHES! (PART 1 OF 5) (more)

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