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by 5 · about 5 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 5 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 5 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 15 · about 5 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 5 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 941 · about 5 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 5 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 3614 · about 5 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 55 · about 6 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 5 · about 6 hours ago

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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Marie 0 · May 11, 2013 at 8:20 PM

Just an FYI - it is very easy to "restart" breast feeding, if you wish. Just contact your local Le Leche League for the "how tos" and a wonderful support network. They may even have women willing to donate milk for you. My mom donated milk to them... (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 5 · about 6 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 6 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 2022 · about 6 hours ago

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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Britt_1 0 · March 27, 2013 at 2:05 PM

The kids I nanny love dairy like cheese and yogurt. High calorie fruits like pineapple and bananas are also great. Kids also tend to like peanut butter a lot (not the healthiest food ever, but not horrible).

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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 270 · about 6 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 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 55 · about 6 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 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 1804 · about 6 hours ago

My stepson seems to get sick a lot. It always happens the day or day after we get him from his mom's house (not paleo). The poor kid will start throwing up in the morning and not stop until 3-4pm. This has happened 4 times in the past two years.... (more)

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julianne 0 · July 25, 2012 at 10:42 PM

This is a pretty strong reaction to food. Throwing up is not a healthy response. I'd suggest getting his tested for food sensitivities or figure out what he is reacting to. No-one should be feeding a kid food that makes him throw up for hours the... (more)

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by 789 · about 6 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 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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