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by 0 · about 9 hours ago

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 · about 9 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 9 hours ago

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 · about 9 hours ago

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 · about 9 hours ago

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 · about 9 hours ago

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 438 · about 9 hours ago

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 · about 9 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 9 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 0 · about 9 hours ago

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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Janknitz 0 · July 14, 2013 at 9:37 PM

My husband is not 100% on board and buys the kids junk food and feeds them pasta. We're married and I live with him, and I don't have control control over this situation. How do you possibly think you can control what your ex does in his own... (more)

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by 55 · about 9 hours ago

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 10 · about 9 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 5 · about 9 hours ago

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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UncleLongHair 0 · April 04, 2013 at 3:10 PM

Not sure what your specific questions are :-) but here is some general advice. I too am skeptical of / frustrated with doctors that don't consider dietary changes to be a valid way to address problems. I think all health starts with your diet. ... (more)

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by 2022 · about 9 hours ago

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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Alex 0 · March 29, 2013 at 2:06 PM

I'm going to a potluck with friends, so I have no idea what I'll be having. At potlucks, I like to dazzle people with the unusual, so I'll be making some of my kick-ass 'flash pickles, which I make by slicing cucumbers lengthwise into spears,... (more)

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by 548 · about 9 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 2240 · about 9 hours ago

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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Moonablaze 0 · November 13, 2012 at 3:05 AM

just get the test. pictures mean very little when it comes to celiac.

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by 2913 · about 9 hours ago

So my kids aren't 100% Paleo all the time, but they're pretty close. I pack lunches for my first grade son on a daily basis and usually pack him things like jerky, good quality salami, ham roll ups, etc. For breakfast the kids usually have... (more)

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SlimIcy 0 · October 24, 2012 at 1:46 PM

Salt itself is healthy and necessary. The problem today is that most people eating SAD get tons of sodium from processed foods. From what you described it seems like your children are eating healthier than 98% of their peers, and so there's a... (more)

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by 270 · about 9 hours ago

My daughter used to love to just pop my fish oil pills in her mouth & chew them up, but recently she lost the taste for it. Does anyone have a recommendation for a supplement she might eat (she can't swallow pills yet). I looked in to Eskimo... (more)

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Happy_Now 0 · October 15, 2012 at 8:05 PM

My son was so into the Nordic Naturals fish oil gummi worms, but they are pricy and didn't seem worth it, so we only got one container. I also got some omega 3 gummies from Trader Joe's that I use as treats sometimes, but haven't scrutinized the... (more)

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by 20 · about 9 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 430 · about 9 hours ago

Hey, I'm a 14 year old girl, 5.3" and 150 pounds. I'm not massively overweight, but I could lose a few pounds (from the dreaded belly area) When I was 13, I could eat whatever I liked and not gain a thing. I wasn't skinny, but I really wish I had... (more)

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Christine_Mecklenborg 0 · September 16, 2012 at 11:24 PM

Please please please don't worry about weight loss. You're too young and still growing. That said, you can still clean up your diet and grow into your "extra" weight. You're an athlete, so you're going to eat more carbs than most people. Have... (more)

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by 55 · about 9 hours ago

Hello, When my son went off gluten last fall and then went off it 100% last May, his stomach aches increasingly improved. He still has them a couple times a week regardless. Now when he does have gluten accidentally or tries a little dairy or... (more)

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kat_9 0 · September 04, 2012 at 11:46 PM

Does your son know he is allowed to fire his doctor? He's a minor, and doctor-patient is a power relationship many an adult has trouble negotiating. Maybe he needs you to tell him that it would be ok to seek a different opinion, try a different... (more)

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by 290 · about 9 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 789 · about 9 hours ago

Taking my 9 year old sister to Universal Studios this weekend. I'm planning our breakfast beforehand so we got that covered, but I'm worried about what we'll snack on and have for lunch. I'm lucky because she's generally good about what you give... (more)

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Sami_1 0 · July 05, 2012 at 6:32 PM

I know this doesn't answer your question, but I'd really like to emphasize the lack of good-for-you anything you'll have access to at Universal. Best case scenario, you'll find a salad and some fruit. As someone who used to work there, please,... (more)

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by 30 · about 9 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 9 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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