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by 5 · about 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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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by 1448 · about 6 hours ago

There are a lot of questions here on what to eat on a long road trip, but I am wondering if there is a way to stay productive and do some small exercises while on the road. We will be leaving friday to drive across the country with 2 small... (more)

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Varelse 0 · September 09, 2012 at 7:37 PM

Kegels. That is all.

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by 601 · about 6 hours ago

Does anyone have a tried and true egg, nut, and gluten free banana bread recipe? I'm making after-school snacks for a friend's kids and her son has gluten, egg, and nut allergies. Other after school snack ideas are welcome; I usually provide... (more)

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CD 0 · August 27, 2012 at 5:19 PM

Why not just feed them the banana?

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by 290 · about 6 hours ago

What is the best way to get fish oil into a 9 year old? He does not eat fish.

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Jay_15 0 · August 11, 2012 at 2:05 AM

Get the liquid kind and hide it in ....anything. Smoothies, poured on veggies, poured over a burger, slip it in their juice. It's pretty easy.

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by 10 · about 6 hours ago

My family is going paleo!!! My youngest child has severe dairy allergies and also is allergic to tree nuts and peanuts. I am having trouble finding a transitional breakfast to ease my kiddos out of granola and oatmeal for breakfast that don't... (more)

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Jon_Thoroddsen 0 · July 27, 2012 at 2:31 PM

One thing that I like is to take a large boiled potato, and put it in a waffle iron with some butter or bacon lard. Instant potato waffle, should be pretty good for a starchy breakfast with some nice topping. Also, here is a bunch of ideas, some... (more)

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by 30 · about 6 hours ago

Hi, I need some snacks for my toddler who is 13 months old that he can manage to eat himself and preferably that can be taken out with us. He can't have whole nuts, and seems to react a bit to nuts, so I'm keen to get other ideas. We don't do... (more)

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Jamie_14 0 · June 19, 2012 at 5:46 AM

You might benefit from a food dehydrator, to make jerky and dried fruit with...careful with drying high sugar fruit though, it concentrates the sugars, and may lend to a sweet tooth..(if thats even avoidable in our society lol)

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by 20 · about 6 hours ago

OK, so my son is Gluten and Diary intolerant, so we have gone Paleo completely. My hubby hates me right now and is having a harder time than the kids. But my kids mostly my 7 year old boy is SUPER FUSSY! He is scared to try anything, his... (more)

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Firestorm 0 · May 07, 2012 at 12:08 AM

Here's a Paleo option for breakfast -- comes out a lot like cereal. I think the youngster'll like it. Organic apple, pear, berries or organic banana, chopped into small pieces Raw walnuts, almonds, pumpkin seeds Coconut manna Organic... (more)

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by 80 · about 6 hours ago

Loren Cordain recommends excluding dairy from kids diets, even though (as he states) there are growth hormones in milk that make them taller and larger than they otherwise would be. Since there are many positive correlates with height in our... (more)

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April_3 0 · May 01, 2012 at 1:44 AM

I was raised eating about 3 or 4 servings of conventional dairy every day from childhood through my teens. I had my first period when I was 10 years old, and this is much younger than any other women in my family. I looked like I was at least 16... (more)

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by 5 · about 6 hours ago

My three year old is experiencing recurring sinus infections. They often turn into conjunctivisis (eye infection) and have to be treated with antibiotics. (no lectures on antibiotics please, you don't mess around with eye infections). The... (more)

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Jenny_9 0 · April 11, 2012 at 7:38 PM

I would ask for a referral to an ear, nose, and throat specialist to eliminate the possibility of any structural problems with the sinuses. My sinuses didn't develop properly, and I was getting lots of headaches and infections when I was little-... (more)

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by 149 · about 7 hours ago

My boy who will be 14 in June. He is in the 5th-10th percentile for height and weight. We, as a family started eating grain free and real, whole foods last April. He has completely embraced it and now says grains give him a tummy ache. The year... (more)

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Mimi_1 0 · March 02, 2012 at 7:36 PM

Children need lots of fat, not carbs. (note: I'm not saying you should drop carbs, but if you want him to grow well, then fat is more important. Don't stuff him on carbs, stuff him on fats) Feed him as much saturated fat and cholesterol as... (more)

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by 419 · about 7 hours ago

Hi Paleo People! just wondering if anyone grew up as a vegetarian and if they are facing any symptoms today becasue of it?? ...or if anyone knows of any reasearch/studies that examines the 'vegetarian-raised' person's health (physical and... (more)

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Marie 0 · March 02, 2012 at 2:32 AM

Yep...and I can remember symptoms as early as 9...which is about the same time the US went on the low fat high carb craze. My GI was destroyed by the time I was 30 despite eating a "perfect" diet according to all the MDs I saw. They just threw... (more)

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by 419 · about 7 hours ago

i have a few friends who are having tons of issues with their childrens behavior and, being the paleo devotee that i am, i can recognize that the gluteny pizza, cereal bars, chips, cupcakes and other unidentifiable food-like substances that their... (more)

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Rogue_Nutritionist 0 · February 26, 2012 at 8:45 PM

I am always reluctant to give out unsolicited advice, it has rarely done me good...however, I am a parent of a child with ADHD, and so I totally relate to the desire to help someone out who is struggling in their family in a way that seems so... (more)

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by 1448 · about 7 hours ago

I have a 2 year old and a 10 month old. I started Paleo in September and have been 80% to 90% paleo and have not gotten sick since I started. My 2year old gets sick every other week. I used to get sick too when ever he would bring a cold home,... (more)

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jj_2 0 · February 12, 2012 at 6:44 PM

I'll be blunt, when my son was that age and in daycare he got sick a lot, same thing happens with my friends and co-workers. The kids are still very young immunologically speaking, their immune systems haven't been exposed to a lot of bugs yet,... (more)

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by 2729 · about 7 hours ago

My son just turned 2 and has been paleo almost a year. We eat mostly grass-fed meat, local pastured pork and poultry, and vegetables. I bought some fish oil and pop a few pills whenever I eat pork or poultry, to balance out the omega-6s. My son... (more)

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Happy_Now 0 · February 01, 2012 at 6:28 PM

Mamas from a parallel dimension. My kiddo prefers fish oil to candy on occasion as a motivator too, usually to be lured out of hiding places for nail clipping or hair brushing, both of which he thinks are child abuse. And to all of those... (more)

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by 25 · about 7 hours 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 40 · about 7 hours ago

One out of my 3 children (4 yrs old) has experienced loose stools, daily tummy ache, and a bloated tummy for over a year. The whole family went gluten free close to a year ago and then paleo for several months. During the gluten free/paleo he... (more)

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Sara_5 0 · August 13, 2011 at 4:11 AM

This kinda happened to me. Now I can't drink milk, and pizza makes me really gassy and bloated. My mother told me that as a nursing baby I was fussy, and especially fussy after she drank milk. So she switched me to formula (cows milk facepalm).... (more)

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