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by 20787 · about 22 hours ago

Since I became paleo, I have to cook more, eat out less, and prepare my lunch in advance so that I can take it to work. I also spend more time shopping for food at more types of places that carry certain specialty paleo items. I also had to... (more)

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Yoannah_offca 0 · September 19, 2010 at 11:53 AM

oh yes, I do spend much more time cooking... BUT in the end I am still on the "plus". why? Because before I used to be so exhausted in the PM and evening, that often I just couldn't lif myself to do anything. When I got really hungry I either... (more)

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by 2423 · about 22 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 22 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 22 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 22 hours ago

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by 47 · about 22 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 22 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 22 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 22 hours ago

Hey guys, I'm looking to step up my Paleo lifestyle a notch. I've done a whole bunch already - diet, minimalist footwear/barefoot, no alarm clock, etc. Are there any good books aimed at people already in the Paleo community who want to turn it up... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · June 06, 2013 at 2:08 PM

You've found it. PaleoHacks is the place for wackos who have turned it up to 11.

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by 38 · about 22 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 342 · about 22 hours ago

Wondering what everyone's Top 10 Must-Haves are, and what the commonalities are between everyones. Mine: 1. Robb Wolf podcasts 2. Mark's DailyApple Forum 3. Paleohacks 4. Vibram Fivefinegrs 5. A giant cookingpot for when I cook whole birds 6.... (more)

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cavebitch 0 · March 22, 2013 at 12:10 AM

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by 30 · about 22 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 22 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 22 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 22 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 30 · about 22 hours ago

Hi primates I've been paleo for almost two months now, and I enjoy this way of living. I can feel a significant difference in energi and happiness. But I have weight issues on the other side of the scale than usually: Im 186 cm i think, maybe... (more)

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miked_2 0 · November 22, 2012 at 4:31 PM

In the words of Troy McClure: get confident, stupid! Seriously, though, there is no good set of numbers that you should ever go by. Weight, BMI, etc are all meaningless when you talk about an individual (they're only valid in population... (more)

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by 321 · about 22 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 23 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 23 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 23 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 368 · about 23 hours ago

I work in advertising, the quintessential stressful, ambitious, aggressive, too-many-hours-in-the-office career. What's worse, is I'm a creative which I can assure you is nothing like Mad Men, but rather constantly demonstrating that my... (more)

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jesuisjuba___paleorepublic_com 0 · February 23, 2012 at 4:08 PM

Eff them and their lame snacks. At night make little containers of everything that you like and drag them to work the next day - take to meetings. Keep to yer guns, don't wilt! If anyone says anything? Just grin and offer a bite of whatever you... (more)

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by 7275 · about 23 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 1173 · about 23 hours ago

Is it possible, that the reason Paleo is viewed as a weight loss diet and not a lifestyle choice, is because it lacks the proper name? There is Vegetarian, Vegan, etc. and these are viewed as dietary lifestyles, possibly because they can say, I... (more)

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sage_ 0 · January 06, 2012 at 8:06 PM

i live a crapless lifestyle

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by 3125 · about 23 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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by 18635 · about 23 hours ago

Your answer may change in the future but.....REDO!...So what type Paleo are you? I find this site "Paleohacks" is not necessarily about "Paleo???" and that's cool. It's a variation of Paleo/Primal/PHD/Science/Evolution/CW whatever. The... (more)

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Shari_Bambino 0 · December 05, 2011 at 6:46 AM

I think your definition of paleo may be too rigid. Paleo is an idea. A philosophy. It's an umbrella that can and does encompass many different foods and combinations of foods as well as some other lifestyle choices. Paleo is also about... (more)

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