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by 7063 · about 4 hours ago

Has anyone had any experience with the so-called 'simulated dawn' alarm clocks such as the Bio-Brite, Wake-Up Light or Soleil? It is possible that I may start using one in the winter when I cannot leave the shutters on our windows open because of... (more)

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Paleo_Dave 0 · March 22, 2010 at 5:50 PM

I've used a borrowed BioBrite SunRise in the past. It's pretty nice and works as advertised. The light is bright but not even close to the intensity of real sunlight through a window so results will vary depending on your particular sensitivity... (more)

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by 2423 · about 4 hours ago

Looking for something natural to use. I'm about to try one from Tropical Traditions which contains coconut oil.

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Louisa 0 · March 13, 2010 at 6:26 PM

I use Miessence mint toothpaste, it is the only one I have found that not only has no fluoride but contains no glycerin or silicate either. It comes in lemon and anise flavors too, I think they all taste good, very intense but not sugary, they do... (more)

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by 2713 · about 4 hours ago

Paleo for Life is working on ways to promote the benefits of Paleo lifestyles to the public. One idea is the concept of PaleoQ, a single health score computed using the results of common lab tests. The idea is to have a single number for people to... (more)

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gilliebean 0 · February 20, 2010 at 1:54 AM

While this tool may work for those in their 40s or older who've been getting blood work done on a regular basis, many young adults these days don't do so yet. Many haven't ever had their blood checked! Going to the doctor and getting these... (more)

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by 5 · about 4 hours ago

I find that when I'm studying I find being paleo harder because uni isn't very paleo friendly and yeah less time to prepare food doesn't help either. Whats your experience?

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PilatesGatekeeper 0 · August 01, 2014 at 10:04 PM

I live at home not in a dorm, but yes, it['ss hard to keep paleo in college. I spend so much time studying and I need to constantly keep some chocolate or nuts at my side for munching so my attention span will last longer than that of a flea

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by 0 · about 4 hours ago

Choosing the mortal condition equipment for your workout curriculum can be a real ticklish pick. As plate gyms score gotten progressively important and fashionable in gild, output the foremost equipment for you can be grievous for a tracheophyte... (more)

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by 47 · about 4 hours ago

I live with my boyfriend of 2.5 years. He's very respectful of my paleo diet choices, especially since it helps me with blood sugar issues which in turn makes me nicer to him :)He eats a lot of rice, though. He usually has granola bars and popcorn... (more)

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missmiddlemarch 0 · July 19, 2014 at 10:32 PM

Enough time eating strictly paleo, and force of habit, will make it easier to simply look past non-paleo foods. That, and always having a paleo alternative on hand for myself when my partner rummages for pretzels, ice cream, cookies, baguette,... (more)

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by 5 · about 4 hours ago

:) So... how do you train?

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Desmond 0 · July 01, 2014 at 3:21 PM

Lift heavy 3-4x/week (mostly compound lifts), sprint 2-3x/week (100 yd sprints at the track), walk 2+ miles daily (during my lunch at work) then some random short runs and bodyweight stuff when I feel like it.

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by 0 · about 4 hours ago

It's hard to put it all into words! For me, I guess it means nourishing myself with nutritiously dense foods and taking care of my body physically by incorporating an active lifestyle while also limiting stress and environmental toxins. Whoa,... (more)

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thedanks 0 · May 06, 2014 at 7:28 PM

EVERYTHINGGG. Now, back to sharpening my spear....

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by 0 · about 4 hours ago

Hey everyone! I started eating Primal or lacto paleo in an effort to lose weight. 4 months ago I was 332, now I'm 262. I'm a 5'9 35 year old male. Here's what I eat on a typical day. Please let me know if there's anything I should add to... (more)

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BobK 0 · November 17, 2013 at 5:51 AM

Based on your results, I think you're doing great. Your fat loss has been phenomenal. The only thing I would suggest is minimize fruit; one or two servings per day. These less fruit the better and berries over "regular fruit". Replace fruit... (more)

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by 0 · about 4 hours ago

I want to know what keeps you pushing forward with your lifestyle. Is it that you used to be overweight and never want to go back? You used to be sad and this makes you happy? Why do you keep on rubbing against the grain (no pun intended) with... (more)

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Michael_17 0 · October 13, 2013 at 1:00 PM

I'm not pushing forward, just doing it, taking shit as it comes day by day, trying to be well. Won't always do the best, will make mistakes etc, but remember that it is opportunity to learn... 'Such is life.' Eating whole foods, moving might... (more)

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by 38 · about 5 hours ago

Just wondering if its possible To lose weight without working out on Paleo diet.. All ready week on the paleo lifestyle And lost 3lbs.

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bjjcaveman 0 · April 24, 2013 at 9:26 PM

YES! Diet is the most important thing and will get you 80% there. Exercise helps, but isn't going to do much for you if you're still eating horribly. If you're eating well, then exercise is great for further sculpting... Heard a great quote... (more)

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by 30 · about 5 hours ago

EDIT: Just found an article that seems to substantiate my hunch, below: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2002507/ My original posting: There is probably no correlation because such a wide range of factors--such as genes and... (more)

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Lumifer_1 0 · March 13, 2013 at 1:34 AM

So? You're an introvert. That's a normal state of being. I don't think it's in any way related to your ApoE alleles.

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by 25 · about 5 hours ago

As much as I love paleo, I have had some disturbing problems lately and I unfortunately have decided to leave paleo and do so additional research. 10 Years ago I had fatty liver and high borderline high cholesterol and was obese. Since Paleo I... (more)

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JimRed 0 · February 14, 2013 at 8:39 PM

Pain under the rib cage yellow stools phone call to M.D I would go to a DR today, not in a week. Paleo diet is not all fat & protein

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by 45 · about 5 hours ago

I'm looking for suggestions on how to strike a balance between my sleep needs and my partner's. I need around 8-8.5/ night, with at least 30 minutes between TV/ blue light and sleeping. I workout ~4 times a week. I wake up at 7 everyday for week... (more)

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jake3_14 0 · January 04, 2013 at 6:22 PM

Being well-rested should not be negotiable ??? it's part of the foundation of good health. If your BF and you are truly committed to each other, you need to agree on this point. Then, everything about how to be well-rested becomes negotiable. ... (more)

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by 10294 · about 5 hours ago

Seems very interesting: The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies? http://www.amazon.com/The-World-Until-Yesterday-Traditional/dp/0670024813/ref=lh_ni_t Cheers, Pieter (more)

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Jake__2 0 · December 22, 2012 at 11:46 AM

Point counterpoint: http://savageminds.org/2009/05/13/the-new-yorker%E2%80%99s-second-crisis-of-conscience-why-jared-diamond-is-neither-the-fish-of-the-anthropologist-nor-the-fowl-of-a-journalist/ (more)

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by 697 · about 5 hours ago

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/top-10-hotspots-human-longevity-165933132.html What are your thoughts on why these are the longest living places in the world? Something they have in common: Good Health Care Clean Environment (Although Japan is... (more)

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Kashkillz 0 · December 14, 2012 at 3:24 PM

The 'Blue Zone' book really left me feeling that attitude and socialization are possibly the most overlooked contributors to longevity and health in general. And just clean diets. No chemicals or processed foods.

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by 0 · about 5 hours ago

Recently, I started eating Paleo, partially because I've had a bad relationship with food for awhile, and it's helping me to think of eating as something I do to take care of myself, rather than something I do to make me feel better. It's also... (more)

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Christina_13 0 · December 13, 2012 at 1:10 AM

I have encountered the same problems, with my mom thinking I was becoming deficient in calcium because I don't drink milk, and other stuff like that. I found it best to just be honest that it makes you happy, and that it works for you. If you can... (more)

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by 2029 · about 5 hours ago

Hubs and I are likely going to be moving to the Pensacola, FL area in the next year. I've done some research on Local Harvest, Eat Wild, and Google on the paleo/WAPF resources there, and I'm liking what I see so far. The idea of living somewhere... (more)

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by 321 · about 5 hours ago

I'm curious if there is something that you've found yourself wishing you had to make Paleo decisions or questions or implementation or conversations easier to handle. Makes your Paleo LIFE just a little less of a hassle. I don't want to put in... (more)

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Jackie_4 0 · October 12, 2012 at 9:27 PM

A sustainable family farm with an orchard, cows, goats, chickens, badass garden, root cellar, maybe a trout stream nearby, no bills, no need to work outside of the home/farm, low stress.. that would be nice.

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by 729 · about 5 hours ago

does it go against the paleolitic nature to track your macros and calories?

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Zach__1 0 · September 18, 2013 at 11:54 AM

Go for it. You'll need a form of caloric deficit if you want to lose fat anyways. I've been using it some days just to make sure i'm actually getting enough calories in my body because i eat so much fat and animal protein I get satieted easily. (more)

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by 196 · about 5 hours ago

Hello everyone! I'm just beginning the foray into No-'Poo and I have to say I'm kind of... Err, off-put? Mostly I'm just trying to find a way to wedge into it because I've always been particular about my hair (It's one of the only things I have... (more)

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Sacrilicious 0 · August 17, 2012 at 4:13 AM

there are multiple articles on this very thing at crunchybetty.com :) she also has a recipe for shampoo made from quinoa! much better use for it than eating, IMO. ;)

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by 2262 · about 5 hours ago

Since going paleo I have started Oil pulling for my teeth, taking colder showers with big bursts of freezing at the end, wearing 5fingers everywhere, and stopped using all of the toxic beauty products that have parabens, pthalates, petrochemicals,... (more)

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MathGirl72 0 · July 26, 2012 at 1:35 PM

I make my own toothpaste and alternate between coconut oil and a castor oil/almond oil mix for moisturizers. We no longer use commercial sun screens and I ditched non-stick pans in favor of stainless steel and cast iron. I cook more and... (more)

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by 1000 · about 5 hours ago

Is anybody desiring to live paleo in an area where they aren't so many cell phone towers, free of wi-fi, peace and quite, sunshine, the ocean maybe, still a short commute to civilization, but also at an affordable cost? Wondering what peoples... (more)

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Jean_1 0 · June 16, 2012 at 4:28 PM

The trouble is the farmers want cell phone coverage as much as everyone else, and why shouldn't they? We live in rural England in a village without streetlights and with very little traffic. We have phone coverage if we need it and we can see the... (more)

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by 2422 · about 5 hours ago

I will start with mine. I don't use plastics. You will always see me drinking out of a mason jar (and people ask me if that's moonshine, pond water or science experiment). I also don't use Teflon pans. I use stainless steel pans. I also don't use... (more)

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Joy 0 · May 25, 2012 at 1:19 PM

I play computer games all night. And work at a desk on a computer all day. PAAALEEEOO

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by 4306 · about 5 hours ago

After reading several threads lately, I am wondering what folks think. Is Paleo a way of eating, a diet, or is it a lifestyle? What is your take on this?

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Lyndsay 0 · February 09, 2012 at 6:14 AM

Once we start hoarding guns, coconut milk, and can settle on a uniform: it's a cult.

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