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by 193 · about 8 hours ago

While I only enjoy eating at home now, sometimes I get invited over a friends house or meet up with the family for dinner for a holiday or special event. These outings are happening more often than I'd like and I don't know how to handle them. My... (more)

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Neil_2 0 · April 17, 2011 at 10:31 PM

I've always been the weird guy, so I rarely have a guilt problem saying "no" to others' food. That said, I try to rank "bad" stuff so that I can bend with varying degree at special events. I tend to lump rice/sugar/potato into the "don't put a... (more)

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by 436 · about 8 hours ago

This question isn't designed to control for confounders, but I'm interested in learning what problems you have deemed resolved as a result of eating/living a la Paleo. I'm interested in symptoms, physiological changes, health indicators, physician... (more)

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losterman 0 · February 12, 2011 at 8:17 PM

Depression (I know you said physiological problems, but I'm convinced that depression very much is an organic problem)? Surprised nobody has mentioned mood yet--this was a dramatic (maybe the most dramatic) change for me after going paleo. I... (more)

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by 7063 · about 8 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 8 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 5 · about 9 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 9 hours ago

I've been bouncing back and forth between vegan/vegetarian blogs (nutritionfacts.org, McDougall diet), bodybuilding blogs (carb backloading), this site (PaleoHacks), Mark's Daily Apple... This community seems to be the most well-rounded...... (more)

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joanna_4 0 · January 08, 2014 at 4:00 AM

i would 100 % recommend the perfect health diet. that would be really great for you if you don't have access to high quality meat. paul jaminet (the author) recommends 8-16 oz of meat a day or 300 protein calories and 600 calories of carbs. the... (more)

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by 0 · about 9 hours ago

I like to keep my ears to the ground on new and cool crowd funding campaigns. I saw this pop on Indiegogo about an idea for Paleo supplements. I thought it was pretty cool. Check it out. ... (more)

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Zeus006 0 · November 24, 2013 at 10:40 PM

No not spam. Just an idea that I came across. Even Robb Wolf, who popularized the Paleo diet, even has supplements on his website. To each their own tho, I know many people who do CrossFit and eat Paleo look for something to have for protein... (more)

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by 0 · about 9 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 9 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 915 · about 9 hours ago

There's a lot of great info on here & a lot of varying opinions, something i've been thinking about lately is, how do you guys interpret the whole Paleo lifestyle? (i don't like to call it a diet) how do you identify yourself in regards to... (more)

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17Oaks 0 · September 07, 2013 at 6:33 PM

H.E.A.T Healthy Eating And Transformation

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by 38 · about 9 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 9 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 9 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 100 · about 9 hours ago

As I was leaving my crossfit box this morning, I walked past a large, $70,000ish SUV with a couple crossfit stickers on the bumper. It got me thinking: are there principles which undergird the paleo or paleo/crossfit lifestyle which ought to... (more)

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Melody_5 0 · January 12, 2013 at 8:52 PM

This can be a chicken/egg thing for some people. Some come to paleo for weight/health and then see patterns of the same in other parts of their lives. Some, like myself, start looking at life as a whole and what is important, etc. Paleo (or... (more)

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by 697 · about 9 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 9 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 9 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 9 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 9 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 11581 · about 9 hours ago

Do you (me too) focus on the details and miss the big picture? What is the big picture for you? Is "the perfect the enemy of the good" for you?

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thhq 0 · June 27, 2012 at 12:15 PM

If it becomes rocket science it's not paleo. And it's not going to solve all your problems. But it will solve some of them.

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by 1115 · about 10 hours ago

Don't get me wrong, I'm a patriotic American. But watching all this super-Tuesday coverage reminds me of what I most dislike about our nation. With that said, if you could live anywhere to live out your own personal Paleo fantasy, where would you... (more)

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Karen_P_ 0 · March 07, 2012 at 12:24 AM

Have to toss in a vote for Pacific Islands like Hawaii, Bali, etc. They've got coconuts, fish, and fruit galore. Plus all the vit D you could ask for! That rhymes. I think I just wrote the Paleo travel brochure...

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by 501 · about 10 hours ago

The more time passes, the less interest I have in diet and the more interest I have in lifestyle. Society has become so different than what I imagine hunter-gatherer, or even pastoralist, life was like. Sure, we have it better in countless ways,... (more)

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Diane_4 0 · July 04, 2012 at 2:52 PM

I have found many ways out. I have not taken them all yet but some I have tasted and will probably follow a few when I'm older. Do some searching online for the following: Why Work? Cheap RV Living Long Distance Hiking (Some hike the long trails... (more)

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by 4306 · about 10 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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by 7275 · about 10 hours ago

As part of a paleo lifestyle, I want to explore leather and fur clothing and footware, but I want to make sure they're sourced from humane, and preferably local, sources. I was thinking for my first project I would get leather and make my own toe... (more)

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Bread_Eating_Beelzebub 0 · January 08, 2012 at 4:26 PM

You could try your local vintage store. You aren't supporting inhumane farms if the animal was killed in the 50s and it's a great testament to just how long this stuff lasts. Another option is to get to know a hunter (many don't know what to do... (more)

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by 3125 · about 10 hours ago

Does anybody out in cyberspace know what percent of Americans eat a largly paleo diet?

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Dave_S_ 0 · December 15, 2011 at 5:38 PM

Four of the top 20 books on Nutrition/Health on Amazon have paleo in the title. Robb Wolf made the NY Times bestseller list. There are enough people doing this to support a number of paleo gurus financially (Sisson/Wolf/DeVaney). If you add in... (more)

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