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by 1523 · about 9 hours ago

For those of you who try to maintain your ketosis where do you get most of the fat in your diet? My default when going low carb is to replace most of the carbs with protein but this seems to be a mistake. So when you're eating less than 50, or... (more)

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PhysiqueRescue 0 · February 08, 2013 at 4:19 AM

Here is a list in no particular order: MCT Oil Coconut Oil Grassfed Butter Avocado Grassfed Meat Wild caught Salmon Occasionally some macadamia nuts A light drizzle of EVOO as a dressing. BACON (can't leave that one out) Matt PhysiqueRescue.com (more)

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by 0 · about 9 hours ago

When will I receive all those pretty cook books pictured in your ads?

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Matt_11 0 · July 20, 2014 at 1:04 AM

Try this link: http://blog.paleohacks.com/contact-us/

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by 0 · about 9 hours ago

I'm brand new to paleo - 10 days in - and I love it, but I'm having difficulty eating enough fat (and I never thought I'd be saying that in my life). I have a sneaking suspicion that while my carbs are good, my protein to fat ratio is too... (more)

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Methodician 0 · January 22, 2014 at 9:56 PM

Just for starters: Drench veggies and potatoes in grass fed butter (Kerrigold can usually be purchased in bulk at Costco). I mean like an ounce of butter or more to a single medium sized potato (salt and pepper to taste), or an ounce or two... (more)

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by 5 · about 9 hours ago

I have a long commute schedule (4 hours round trip) and wondering when it is the best time to eat throughout the day? I'm especially worried about the mornings. I have a 20 min drive to the bus stop and a 2 hour bus ride to work so I usually sleep... (more)

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Linds 0 · July 01, 2013 at 11:47 PM

Eat if you feel hungry, don't eat if you aren't. Plan ahead for both scenarios and pack some good quality snacks in a lunch bag in case you want something. If you don't eat it in the morning, store it at work and eat it later in the day or on the... (more)

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by 30 · about 10 hours ago

I'm looking for some good recipes to make in bulk if anyone has any good ideas? I would appreciate it I try to cook most of the time in bulk so I don't have to cook every night. I try to limit my cooking to 2-3 days a week.

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RK 0 · January 27, 2013 at 11:53 PM

Check out the cookbook "Well Fed." The whole first half is about how to cook up the basics on the weekend, and then mix and match for meals during the week. Great ideas.

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by 78 · about 10 hours ago

Does anyone do any make ahead freezer meals that are paleo? I'd like to make several meals that just need to be heated or put in the crock pot. We have a new baby so just looking for a little time saving ideas. Thanks in advance.

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Mimi_1 0 · December 03, 2012 at 2:41 PM

I eat soup for breakfast. I make a strong batch of chicken or beef stock in the crockpot friday-saturday-sunday I freeze tiny meatballs (made using a measuring teaspoon). It's half ground beef, half chicken liver, spices like salt, pepper, lots... (more)

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by 220 · about 10 hours ago

Last night I didn't make it home and I had to leave from where I was at and go straight to work. Since starting Paleo a few weeks ago I have cooked meals at home but I was in a bind this morning. I need breakfast and lunch help! I was able to stop... (more)

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imakeitpretty 0 · October 15, 2012 at 4:40 PM

I cook ahead and store in individual servings. I made a spinach, sausage, egg and sun-dried tomato crustless quiche on Sunday and did this. That will last me several days. I did the same thing for my kids but I did them in muffin tins. I also... (more)

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by 608 · about 10 hours ago

I noticed that i frequently snack throughout the day which i know is not good. How do i get back in to the 3 meals a day rythm? I snack a lot but im never really satisfied.

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MathGirl72 0 · September 18, 2012 at 6:58 PM

I got over snacking by incorporating more fat into my meals. Adding some olive oil, coconut oil, or Kerrygold butter to my meat or veggies helped tremendously. I am a big emotional eater, so if I find myself grazing, I force myself to evaluate... (more)

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by 220 · about 10 hours ago

I've been reading a bunch of conflicting information on Intermittent Fasting - paleoforwomen.com says that it might not be so great for women... Others say it's amazing. Am I over-thinking this? Mostly I try to live instinctually, meaning, if... (more)

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cavejen 0 · August 31, 2012 at 3:35 AM

Paleo is all about listening to your body and doing what comes naturally, if that ends up looking like IF, then go with it. If you're not hungry but find yourself hungry at times, follow that pattern. If you're never hungry, or you have medical... (more)

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by 70 · about 10 hours ago

Hey all! First time poster here :) Love this community, btw. :) Been following for a while. Anyway, I had a question (obviously :)). I eat paleo and have 3 square meals a day and occasionally do snack. I'm a student and always eat before class... (more)

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Crystal_2 0 · August 16, 2012 at 3:48 PM

Paleo Kits, hard-boiled eggs, fruit, nuts, lunch meat, avocado. I bring a big-a$$ salad to work every day, and I don't refrigerate it. As long as it doesn't get hot, it's fine. I keep the dressing separate until I'm ready to eat it. As... (more)

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by 3521 · about 10 hours ago

If I eat 3500 calories a day would a higher meal frequency be healthier than a lower one? Say, 2 meals of 1000 calories and one meal of 1500 calories vs 6 meals of about 580 calories. I often hear large meals digest slower, so they make you... (more)

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Rebecca_L 0 · October 04, 2012 at 11:39 AM

Why are you wanting to consume so many calories?

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by 404 · about 10 hours ago

Is this a sign that I am missing something in my eating plan? Lately butter and other fats taste better than sweets did and this scares me. (Possibly do to the fact that I'm still working on getting past the (* Natural fats are bad for you... (more)

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August 0 · May 16, 2012 at 1:36 PM

I was getting at least 70% of my calories from fat during my weight loss phase, and I am sure the percentage is still high, which leads me to believe that your new cravings are right and good, and the sort of cravings our paleolithic ancestors... (more)

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by 1670 · about 10 hours ago

I'm kinda bored right now and hungry as I looked through our fridge and realize nothing is really calling my name. I am tired of eating greens and meat for breakfast and dinner. I have plenty of ingredients in the fridge what do you guys suggest I... (more)

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redberry 0 · April 06, 2012 at 5:51 PM

Try chocolate pudding. To make it: 4 raw egg yolks in a bowl, mix well. Add glob of macademia nut butter. Mix. Add few tbsp of 100% cocoa powder. Mix. Sometimes I eat it at that stage. Most people would require that some kind of sweetener... (more)

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by 2565 · about 10 hours ago

How much of what we do in our everyday lives at work, school, home, etc affects how and what we eat? If your answer is the former (days centered around meals), how much of a factor does this play in whether or not you choose to eat unhealthy... (more)

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Knarf 0 · January 21, 2012 at 12:47 AM

I used to have my days centered around my meals, but since trying the 16/8 IF protocol with two meals, my meals are now more fluid, and my day is more grounded and important. However, I still do think alot about food...not so sure that's good.... (more)

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by 2565 · about 10 hours ago

I just read an article http://www.naturalnews.com/034519_meal_planning_digestion_immunity.html#ixzz1i3BxWYgn suggesting that humans evolved to eat our biggest meals in the evening or night because our ancestors were very active during the day and... (more)

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Jeff__1 0 · January 02, 2012 at 9:18 PM

One thing to consider is that presumably hunter-gatherers were not leptin resistant. Part of the success with the leptin Rx may come from resetting diurnal leptin patterns that have become out of whack on a diet of processed foods, etc. This is... (more)

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by 20353 · about 10 hours ago

I really like how this question was asked: http://paleohacks.com/questions/86719/3-perfect-meals It outlines five meals that would be rotated into three meals a day. Which Paleo resources (Blogs/books) do a good job of covering this question? (more)

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Kasra 0 · December 31, 2011 at 6:48 PM

Just get a cookbook like Mark Sisson's and find a couple you like and rotate them yourself.

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by 10653 · about 10 hours ago

Just bought some quail eggs at this Filipino market down the street from my house and I usually just eat them hard-boiled but I want some weird, unique, delicious-sounding ideas from you guys. I'm not looking for "just eat them how you would... (more)

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jesuisjuba___paleorepublic_com 0 · December 10, 2011 at 4:58 AM

I treat quail eggs the same as I do other eggs as they taste so similar to those from a chicken. They're just... eggs to me with a very high cuteness level. This is the salad that I last made utilizing them: 4 quail eggs 1 tablespoon champagne... (more)

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by 78422 · about 10 hours ago

I Googled "Paleo Dallas" and found a neat website that offers to ship you Paleo/Zone based meals for weekly or monthly plans. Anyone tried it? Liked it? any competitors like them? All comments welcome on prepared paleo meals that they have ordered... (more)

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Shari_Bambino 0 · December 02, 2011 at 3:51 PM

I'm eating spam for breakfast? Seriously???

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by 390 · about 10 hours ago

If you do IF, let's say, lunch and dinner, 2 meals a day, do you usually get an energy crash in between these 2 meals, or even before lunch? I'm not saying a sugar crash, just an energy crash. What would it mean to be experiencing a crash, but... (more)

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jakeA 0 · October 25, 2011 at 12:41 PM

Bonus answer: YES. I have trouble NOT eating more calories than I need in even just my two meals. People that can't eat 1.5 pounds of meat in a sitting might not agree? As far as the energy crash... YES this has happened to me. I fixed it in... (more)

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by 120 · about 10 hours ago

Since beginning to eat paleo I've conquered my leaky gut, lost 20 lbs, gotten much stronger, improved my concentration, acne has cleared up, and that's just in 3 months. I'm still working on controlling an insatiable appetite though. After... (more)

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FED_at_LiveCaveman_com 0 · August 22, 2011 at 2:13 PM

When you say "Paleo", what does that mean? 1,200-2,000 calories isn't 1,200-2,000 calories since the macronutrient profile of the meal significantly affects how those calories are processed in the body. You note, "I'm still working on... (more)

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by 40 · October 24, 2014 at 4:38 AM

Recently I have been working crazy hours, 16-20 hours at times. Cooking is challenging, I want to maintain the quality of freshness as well. There are 14 hour days and I only get microwave to prep my meals and 2 back to back 14 hour days does... (more)

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Hannah_12 0 · May 18, 2013 at 5:23 PM

Elena's pantry has some great paleo recipes if you want granola, soup, muffins and pumpkin bars that you can make to throw in your lunch kit. I also like some baking recipes from Detoxinista. When I ate the SAD (standard American diet) I ate... (more)

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by 2407 · October 24, 2014 at 4:29 AM

About how long does it take after a fatty meal sans carbs for ingested, circulating fatty acids to be cleared while sedentary? I'm wondering how much window to allow for the above to occur so that my evening carb up meal has the most chance to be... (more)

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Brenjin 0 · March 07, 2013 at 1:44 PM

Depends on your metabolism and activity level and how much you eat and what you eat. If you give the fatty acids a place to go, such as muscles due to increased exertion, then they'll clear your blood faster. If you have a slow metabolism then... (more)

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by 8 · October 24, 2014 at 4:25 AM

I am thinking of cooking one big meal each morning and eating it throughout the day when I get hungry. The only thing is, I often don't have access to a microwave. What are some meals that taste great cold? If it makes a difference: I eat 600... (more)

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DavidHill76 0 · January 15, 2013 at 9:05 PM

Nothing beats a big ass salad with some salmon or chicken from the night before. Or Turkey, or eggs. A can of tuna if you dont have leftovers.

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by 3221 · October 24, 2014 at 4:10 AM

What's your take on cheat days or cheat meals? I'm dying for some fried chicken with mashed potatoes and biscuits O_o

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invisible_ink 0 · July 22, 2012 at 10:10 PM

To have a planned meal of eating something not paleo say for a special occasion at a restaurant is a lot safer than giving in to a random craving for no good reason. When I have cravings for random foods I find a paleo recipe which I can make to... (more)

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by 390 · October 24, 2014 at 3:41 AM

Suppose you just trying to gain weight AND you have a very flexible schedule (work at home etc). Would you eat when you're hungry only, or would you still eat at traditional times? My personal experience: if I eat when I'm hungry I do it 2 times... (more)

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Eric_12 0 · November 11, 2011 at 6:39 AM

It sounds like you do better with fixed meals.

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