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by 0 · July 26, 2014 at 11:18 AM

Hi all, I was wondering if anybody would be interested in getting together for a camping weekend of the 6th/7th of September? As we are all scattered around, I thought we could meet in staffordshire, northamptonshire, derbyshire, or around that... (more)

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by 5 · April 16, 2014 at 5:40 PM

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 · April 15, 2014 at 4:00 AM

Clean eating insight with Danielle Walker: http://strategymagazine.com/wellness/browse-all/when-food-becomes-the-enemy and some tips on clean eating for kids: ... (more)

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by 0 · April 11, 2014 at 7:16 PM

I have tried several bread recipes over the years, from being on the SCD diet to the Paleo diet, and although my kids will go for gluten free, they want Udi's bread type breads (yes, I do know how bad they are - I read the ingredients!). After... (more)

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by 0 · May 27, 2014 at 2:01 AM

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 · January 06, 2014 at 4:09 PM

im looking for a way to replicate pillsbury cresent rolls for my kids who love carbs and pigs in a blanket. I personally love the PiaB recipe from Gather (made with almond flour) but my kids dont. I have potato flour/arrowroot/tapioca... (more)

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samc 0 · January 06, 2014 at 4:09 PM

I think one of the online recipes for Brazilian Cheese bread would fit well. It's pretty tasty and the only difficult part would be that as I recall it wasn't a firm dough. You could probably make it work by adding the pigs into the muffin tin... (more)

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by 0 · January 01, 2014 at 7:39 PM

I have a bit of a situation. My child goes to a daycare where they serve strictly SAD meals. The daycare staff has been extremely helpful about feeding him the stuff I pack, but they prefer that I pack shelf stable/refrigerated snacks to leave... (more)

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by 15 · November 13, 2013 at 6:55 AM

I have a 17 month old daughter who goes to daycare 2 days a week. I developed Crohn's disease about 4 years ago, and after years of being in constant flares, lots of medication and following the Specific Carbohydrate Diet (basically GAPS and... (more)

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glib 0 · November 13, 2013 at 6:55 AM

you are not going to win them all. You just have to win enough. Be firm and consistent at home. I got enough out of it that my daughter ( going to college in 2 years) will eat eggs, parmesan, broth, and some vegetables every day.

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by 431 · October 16, 2013 at 12:48 AM

For my toddler, I am considering purchasing a multivitamin: http://www.vitacost.com/rainbow-light-kids-one-multistars-fruit-punch-90-chewable-tablets I'm undecided, with the following arguments on each side: Pro-vitamin: As a toddler,... (more)

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samc 0 · October 16, 2013 at 12:09 AM

I gave my kids vitamins off and on over the years. Kids are pretty hard to break so not giving them vitamins early on won't destroy them. If they are eating a good mostly junk free low carb, low sugar diet you can skip them. I'd suggest running... (more)

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by 0 · October 16, 2013 at 10:44 PM

My wife and I have been into Paleo for several years after I discovered the inflammation it was causing in my joints. Initially we would allow my son a gluten-free pizza here, a gluten-free pancake there.... He started getting smart. He's 4 now.... (more)

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Janknitz 0 · October 16, 2013 at 10:44 PM

I think it all comes down to being willing to be the parent in the house. As an older parent, I'm surprised by the parents of my kids' friends, who often let their children dictate what goes on in the house. A parent needs to be in charge. ... (more)

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by 0 · September 14, 2013 at 10:40 PM

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 · September 09, 2013 at 9:00 PM

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 13 · August 13, 2013 at 4:18 AM

Hey everyone, I am a teen girl on the paleo diet, and have been on it for abut 4 months now. I am about 5'1 and 78-80 pounds. I'm not really trying to loose weight, unless you all think I should? I love eating whole, nutritious foods and I love... (more)

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PilatesGatekeeper 0 · August 13, 2013 at 4:18 AM

If you eat whole, real foods most of the time, don't get addicted to cheat treats (like I do :(), and don't get side effects from SAD food, I don't see any reason to stress about an occasional cheat treat. Just eat real, nutritious food the rest... (more)

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by 0 · September 17, 2013 at 3:10 PM

Just curious if there are any other divorced parents trying to feed kids paleo. Is your ex supportive? Or do they just eat SAD when on visitation?

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paleoleanne79 0 · September 17, 2013 at 3:10 PM

@Brandy 4 I am currently going through this myself with my ex husband and his wife. I eat paleo as does my husband, and I am still transitioning my children to Paleo. At this point, they eat 100% clean/gluten free and it has been a struggle and... (more)

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by 3576 · June 13, 2013 at 3:31 AM

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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Resurgent 0 · June 13, 2013 at 3:31 AM

+1 for FCLO - But If FCLO, as recommended by another poster, is not to your liking, try Pharmax fish oil with essential oil of Orange - Also recommended by Dr. Davis of wheat belly fame.

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by 55 · May 21, 2013 at 1:00 PM

We're planning a birthday party for one of our kids. Do you have any easy-to-prep ideas for a lunch we'll be serving at a park to 30ish kids and adults. Since we'll be at the park and I don't want to mess with a grill I'd rather only serve things... (more)

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RK 0 · May 21, 2013 at 11:32 AM

I don't know the age (this wouldn't work well with toddlers!) but my kids love "make your own mini skewers." Use toothpicks, (short, or the slightly longer ones you can find sometimes). You can do a fruit version and a savory version (cheese,... (more)

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by 5 · May 11, 2013 at 9:45 PM

I would like to start transitioning my 8 month old to a paleo diet. Unfortunately, I stopped breastfeeding at 4 months so she is on formula, which I will probably continue until she is 10/11 months. Does anyone have experience with giving babies... (more)

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RK 0 · May 11, 2013 at 9:45 PM

Weston Price Foundation has a great article on alternative milks for babies and toddlers. The main purpose is to make a homemade formula, but there's a lot of detailed info on what things you might need to add in to make them a more "complete"... (more)

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by 10 · April 14, 2013 at 11:55 PM

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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Janknitz 0 · April 14, 2013 at 11:55 PM

As said, Paleo is not necessarily low carb. If you want to be "strictly" Paleo, there's still plenty of carbs in starchy veggies and fruits. You can limit those in your own diet to reduce the carbs to lose weight, but don't skimp on the kids'... (more)

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by 90 · April 17, 2013 at 3:44 AM

I would like to start introducing my son to a Paleo lifestyle, however My concern is this... He is already nderweight and a picky eater. it takes him forever to eat anything so I don't think that just feeding him a lot of calories jn the form of... (more)

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HotCloves 0 · April 17, 2013 at 3:44 AM

I realize I am answering my own question, but that is first to thank everyone for their comments, and also to add my own. I went ahead and went pretty primal with everything (don't yell at me, but I did still keep some grains). However I focused... (more)

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by 5 · April 04, 2013 at 7:16 PM

I am trying to get my family more in tune with nature. I want to do things the "right way". My 7 month old appears to have severe reactions to gluten and I cannot tolerate dairy. I took 2 of my 3 kids to a more "natural" doctor (still has his... (more)

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Happy_Now 0 · April 04, 2013 at 7:16 PM

Potatoes are probably the biggest bang for your buck in the garden. They were mostly forbidden in early paleo diet plans, but if you aren't in this for low carb style fast weight loss, and don't have a specific sensitivity to nightshades they are... (more)

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by 2000 · March 30, 2013 at 3:49 PM

I'm feeling a bit uninspired for Easter meals this year. What are you having? I'd love to hear some main dishes as well as some desserts if you're willing to share....any other ideas are great too. Post recipes if you have them! Thanks!... (more)

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pALEOpRIDE 0 · March 30, 2013 at 3:49 PM

MEATZA and salad is always a popular hit with my extended family on holidays! Search around for a few recipes and make it your own! Good luck! -Highly customizable -Replaces foods like lasagna and pizza in my household -Very filling, great for... (more)

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by 2000 · March 27, 2013 at 3:58 PM

My almost 5 year old is very, very skinny. Last I checked she was only 32lbs. She was in the 50th percentile until about 6 months old, then continued to drop. At one point the ped suggested supplementing with formula, adding lots of fattening... (more)

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Kashkillz 0 · March 27, 2013 at 3:29 PM

If she's not sensitive to the milk at all, maybe just start piling it on. There may be really good reasons to not do this, I'm not exactly sure. I definitely wouldn't do it with industrially-farmed dairy. Hummus is something my niece really likes... (more)

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by 60 · January 08, 2013 at 11:40 PM

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 · January 06, 2013 at 7:53 PM

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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PaleoDel 0 · January 06, 2013 at 7:35 PM

If you do dairy, you could also bring string cheese.

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by 2209 · November 13, 2012 at 9:56 PM

Photos of my 4-year-old son here. My aunt is diagnosed with Celiac, I am unofficially self-diagnosed with Celiac (after a year of eating self-experimentation with Paleo eating), and the pictures are of my son who is about to go in for his 4-year... (more)

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arugula 0 · November 13, 2012 at 9:56 PM

Well, that's about what my celiac son's belly looked like pre-diagnosis. I understand the need for definitive diagnosis. Know that Dr. Green out of Columbia is recommending continuing to use the EMA test in a celiac panel for its predictive value.... (more)