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by 5 · about 12 hours ago

This is my 4th week eating paleo and I'm not seeing any weight loss. I'm not primarily doing it for weight loss but to be healthy I need to lose some weight. My stats... 5'9", female, 205lbs, measurements are 45-35-44 (only lost about half an... (more)

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Anon_9 0 · April 16, 2013 at 7:06 PM

Sometimes, when you're working out a lot, you'll be building muscles while losing fat. That's what's been happening to me. As I've stepped up my workout (not as much as you're doing, though) I've started to gain weight. I've also dropped some... (more)

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by 10 · about 12 hours ago

I am a major newbie...as in today is my first day. Basically, I have decided to turn to a paleo lifestyle because I want to lose weight, feel better about myself, and to prepare my body to get pregnant. When I have children I want to teach them... (more)

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Judi 0 · August 27, 2012 at 2:21 PM

That does not sound like very much food. I know you want to lose weight, as do I, but you're not going to be able to sustain it if you're starving. I'd add an egg for b'fast (or maybe bacon, or meat leftover from last night's dinner). I'd... (more)

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by 15400 · about 12 hours ago

Could you please post your daily menu? Format: BREAKFAST: item item item LUNCH: DINNER: or whatever you eat Just wanted to compare what I am eating/not eating THANK YOU VERY MUCH!!! MUCHAS GRACIAS!!! DANK JE!!! KAMSAHAMNIDA!!! (more)

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Joshua_1 0 · June 10, 2012 at 7:41 PM

I've lost over 100lbs. I eat 3 meals a day without snacking. Breakfast is 3 eggs, with bacon, tomatoes, and sometimes some green veggies. I have a large cup of black coffee as well. Total ends up around 600calories. Lunch will be leftovers... (more)

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by 143 · about 12 hours ago

I'm new to Paleo but not new to low-carb. I haven't been perfect during my first week on it, and have been eating a lot of fruit which is new to me because on Atkins, the only fruit you could really eat were berries and apples. I'm up 3 lbs. ... (more)

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PrimalDanny 0 · May 10, 2012 at 11:40 AM

It's been a week. You're fine. If you are actually eating more carbs now than before then you won't be losing lots of water weight. Your food yesterday looks healthy and tasty. Personally I'd say it looks like you're avoiding fat, and eating... (more)

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by 341 · about 12 hours ago

My husband and I will be traveling to San Diego in a few months and I'm starting to plan. Does anyone have experience with some great Paleo Friendly Restaurants in the area?

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Swede 0 · April 27, 2012 at 3:01 PM

BurgerLounge sells grass fed burgers, they have 6 or so locations in the greater San Diego area. Jsix downtown cures their own meets and has grass feb beef. There are lots of fish joints (is King's Fish House, Fish Market) where you can get raw... (more)

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by 63 · about 12 hours ago

In my circle of friends and family I am the only one, who eats paleo (I tried to explain the idea of the paleo diet to them, but they call me crazy... maybe, but I have a healthy lifestyle lol). Next month I am invited to a big birthday party... (more)

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Korion 0 · April 05, 2012 at 8:36 AM

Happy easter, cavewoman :). Should I take my own food with me (I am sure they will make jokes about me all the time lol) It looks like they wouldn't mind it at all. I'm sure you know what crosses the line. If you'd go to the party with a... (more)

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by 115 · about 13 hours ago

Im a 42yr female, 176cm, 70 kg, bodyfat ca 23%. Lost 11 kg since Jan 2011 and still need to lose 4 more kgs but my weight loss has completely stalled. I began eating Paleo beginning of April (80%, still drinking 1-2 expresso a day and some... (more)

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mtalipova 0 · September 15, 2011 at 12:34 PM

A few thoughts: Fructose. If you're only doing heavy lifting you don't really need that much fruit in your diet. If you're worried about glycogen replenishment I would stick with yams/sweet potatoes. I would use carbs sparingly, only post... (more)

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by 83 · about 13 hours ago

Hi everyone, Will be backpacking through the Sierra Range, 15 miles a day for 7 days. I'm backpacking light so very focused on calories/oz and on how to stay paleo while needing 3,000+ calories a day. Curious to hear your feedback... (more)

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none 0 · July 12, 2011 at 8:44 PM

I get it. You need what many of us are trying to limit - uber calorie dense foods, (light weight high energy). I think full on dried fruit (like more than you're allowing) is in order for this amount of activity. Check out this site - nice ideas... (more)

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by 15229 · about 13 hours ago

So, my eternally single brother just got engaged (!) to an awesome woman who also happens to be a pastry chef and vegetarian. They are both coming over for dinner this Saturday. I love to cook, and can't wait to have them over. I have only met... (more)

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Eliz 0 · February 28, 2011 at 10:41 PM

My favorite dinner for people on multiple diets is taco salad fixins. It makes everyone happy, omni, veggie, low carb, high carb, you name it. I set everything out in separate bowls and people can pick and choose to suit themselves - just make... (more)

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by 12174 · about 13 hours ago

I have a good friend who is what I call "paleo-curious". She and her husband are very much into natural living and natural eating. They have a toddler and another baby on the way this summer. The main barrier(s) between them trying out paleo:... (more)

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Eliz 0 · February 07, 2011 at 3:37 PM

I'll focus on breakfast, since that seems to be the hardest for people. I have some non-egg breakfast ideas, many on my blog. The hubs won't touch eggs in any form so I have to get creative. As you can see, there are so many things to eat it's... (more)

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by 922 · about 13 hours ago

Inspired by the eating out thread, I just wanted to check in and let any of my fellow Paleo family know about this supremely cost-effective Paleo Menu Hack for dining at Chipotle. I have something of a famous menu hack on my resume already,... (more)

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Jack_Kronk 0 · December 23, 2011 at 3:36 PM

This is good stuff, and Chipotle is one of my favorite places, but ever since I found out that they put soybean oil in everything, I have gone there much less. They even have it in the oh-so-delicious barbacoa beef, which I used to eat all the... (more)

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by 8858 · about 13 hours ago

Community co-op-type grocery store for grassfed meats, liver, bones for stew Trader Joe's for cheap wine, parmesan Reggiano, ground beef, Kerrygold butter, frozen wild-caught salmon, cod, halibut, and sole Costco for lamb and cheap cuts of meat... (more)

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familygrokumentarian 0 · December 17, 2010 at 2:42 AM

You're not at all unusual - in fact I find it perfectly consistent. The same mindset of resourcefulness and making the most of what you have (= healthy Paleo eating) has also ultimately led you to source well in your grocery shopping. Here's my... (more)

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by 118 · about 13 hours ago

I'm curious about how consistent peoples' daily meals are. It seems like the Primal Blueprint camp is into colorful, varied paleo cooking experiments, while other paleo people are more about sticking to a few caveman staples. I eat 1.5-2lb of... (more)

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gilliebean 0 · February 15, 2010 at 5:18 PM

Breakfast = scrambled eggs with chicken sausage, onion, and feta Lunch = chicken sausage (or another left-over meat) over mixed greens with homemade sauerkraut Dinner = broiled fish (or beef or chicken) and green veggie (or homemade veggie... (more)

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by 15 · October 23, 2014 at 4:20 AM

so I am into 30 something days of Paleo...no cheats, stickiong by the book. Although I have not always eaten grass fed beef...so Ive noticed that over the last 7-10 days my weight loss has diminished. Even though I am doing more cardio and still... (more)

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Bigblue 0 · March 01, 2014 at 8:14 PM

@raydawg @CDone Thank you both for taking the time to answer my questions...yet, another one....Please keep in mind that at the moment I am in this for weight loss...I currently weigh 269 lbs...so far today i have consumed the... (more)

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by 35 · October 23, 2014 at 3:57 AM

I am developing a freely available online resource that will provide detailed information of restaurant menu options/modifications and ingredients in the DC metro area. The idea is to conduct all the investigative work up front for the community... (more)

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Stephen_4 0 · December 20, 2012 at 5:43 PM

What kind of oil they cook with would be very important to me.

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by 748 · October 23, 2014 at 3:43 AM

Have you ever managed to get a food place to switch from margerine to butter, cage to pastured eggs etc? My local cafe is pretty trendy, they use fancy sourdough, redonkulous espresso, lots of handmade goodies, but there is a big tub of meadowlea... (more)

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jesuisjuba___paleorepublic_com 0 · June 21, 2012 at 1:42 PM

Seriously, the worst they can say is no. Be very friendly and casually say "heyyy... any chance you may offer butter as an option sometime instead of just margarine - maybe charge .50 or $1 more for the customer if they want it?" 1. You asked.... (more)

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by 440 · October 23, 2014 at 3:30 AM

Hey all, So I've developed a paleo/PHD/Primal-based tool that uses an algorithm and tons of data to calculate the nutritional value of recipes, and will use that information to automatically plan a week's worth of meals for you. It will also,... (more)

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Jess_7 0 · February 11, 2012 at 6:43 AM

Sounds like an awesome idea! I love to use it!

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by 20353 · October 23, 2014 at 3:18 AM

Lets say you could eat any food you want... (Money is not a concern. Time is not a concern.) What would you want your typical daily menu to look like?

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Bread_Eating_Beelzebub 0 · August 13, 2011 at 7:55 PM

Breakfast: Sea Buckthorn and ikura. Egg L'Arpege. Lunch: Camas root, roasted sweet plantain, and duck breast. Snack: Escargot cooked with bone marrow with a topping of fresh pesto. Seaweed snacks. Dinner: Chanterelles, salicornia, and... (more)

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by 105 · October 23, 2014 at 3:15 AM

Any fellow CrossFitters out there .... what is your Paleo daily menu? How often are you eating? Do you compensate your meals/menu for your CrossFit days versus non CrossFit days?

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mtalipova 0 · June 26, 2011 at 12:32 AM

On CF days I make a point to eat more carbs and more protein. Still eat a good amount of fat but the post workout meal has substantial amount of carbs. A TON of broccoli, maybe a bit of sweet potato and a turkey burger or 9oz+ chicken breast.... (more)

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by 1783 · October 23, 2014 at 3:08 AM

If you had unlimited funds and unfettered access to the finest quality Paleo ingredients from the choicest of farms and suppliers, what would your daily or weekly menu look like? What would you eat for breakfast (if you're not IFing), lunch and... (more)

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familygrokumentarian 0 · February 04, 2011 at 1:10 AM

For some reason I think of weeks as starting on Mondays, so here we go! :) Monday: Breakfast - Coffee with raw pastured heavy cream, fried eggs with soft yolks and pastured bacon Lunch - Grilled pate, grilled asparagus drizzled in... (more)

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by 18701 · October 23, 2014 at 3:08 AM

A lot of us have talked about making our food for the next week ahead of time. It's a time and stress saver. I find it much easier to make good decisions about food when something yummy is waiting in the fridge for me. This week my Paleo make... (more)

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sherpamelissa 0 · February 07, 2011 at 12:36 AM

This week my meals were: Paleo Omelet Muffins (again) with sausage, mushrooms and onions This Paleo Beef Stew: http://paleo4health.blogspot.com/2010/03/paleo-beef-stew-crockpot.html I can't wait to try it for lunch tomorrow, it smells... (more)

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by 768 · October 23, 2014 at 3:06 AM

For me, it is sixteen.

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Levi 0 · November 23, 2010 at 6:31 AM

I've eaten hundreds of eggs in one bite! We're talking caviar, right?

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by 12174 · October 23, 2014 at 3:04 AM

Last year the mid-Atlantic seaboard received a couple of feet of snow in record time - and this much snow happened twice - in December and in February. The worse storm, in February, resulted in at least 7-8 days stuck indoors for most residents,... (more)

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CT 0 · September 18, 2010 at 10:13 PM

Canned fish. Easy to store, lasts for ages, and is versatile.

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by 2022 · October 22, 2014 at 4:01 AM

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 147 · October 22, 2014 at 3:54 AM

I've been reading a lot about nutritional ketosis. I am wondering what the benefits/disadvantages are and what sort of macronutrient ratios/diet plan would constitute the ketogenic diet.

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Christina_13 0 · December 17, 2012 at 3:42 AM

Ketosis is just the metabolic pathway our body uses when deprived of dietary carbohydrates. We enter ketosis any time we skip a meal, or just during a fast. Fun fact: Without the ketosis pathway, people would die from starvation between 7 and 10... (more)

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