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by 0 · about 16 hours ago

Hi everybody! Ive been Paleoing for 3 weeks and just getting over mourning the loss of sugar. I've turned to dark chocolate (90%) thinking that this would be ok, but boy oh boy it's sent me doolally! I've not stopped craving it and have eaten... (more)

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Halesb 0 · February 26, 2014 at 4:56 PM

Thank you everybody! I think the cravings are possibly to do with being pre-menstrual. I had more of the dark stuff today following another craving while I was out and it wiped me out. I feel dazed and fuzzy headed. I have to leave it alone. I... (more)

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by 0 · about 16 hours ago

- I am sensitive to MSG. Gelatin, L-Glutamine, and Bone Broth render me semi-incompetent haha

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Matt_11 0 · December 26, 2013 at 10:16 PM

Amazing so many have MSG sensitivities… considering it's never been shown in studies.

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by 0 · about 17 hours ago

Hello everybody, First I'll start with an explanation. I was paleo for about a year in 2011 and 2012. I was feeling great. In 2012, I started grad school and started eating like crap once again. I have had multiple weeks where I eat clean... (more)

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AxialGentleman 0 · November 18, 2013 at 3:46 AM

I would have either eaten more carbs, more consistently, OR made a concerted effort to go ketogenic / fat-adapted from the beginning. I ended up spending several months in a cruddy no-man's-land of frequent hypoglycemic crashes, which made me... (more)

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by 0 · about 17 hours ago

Ok, so I am new to paleo, as in I just finished my first week. I have been hungry non stop this week. I'm a college freshman eating dorm food which can be difficult but I make it work. For breakfast (8:30) I eat 3 scrambled eggs with... (more)

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Methodician 0 · November 16, 2013 at 11:38 PM

I suggest you head to the market and replace your apples with some sweet potatoes/yams (really the orange ones are sweet potatoes too) and some kerrygold or other quality butter. There are a number of ways to microwave sweet potatoes. I did an... (more)

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by 0 · about 17 hours ago

I often have the idea of moving away from things, where I can be in a warm, sunny environment, and get all the sleep I need, and just live frugally off of savings. Anybody else? Obviously eat Paleo. I mean I have friends in real life, but... (more)

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Marie 0 · June 07, 2013 at 3:05 AM

I traveled all over Central and South America for two years after the Dot Bomb and can't recommend it enough!!! I spent $15K for two years and it was WELL worth it. You'll need to plan and save, but now is the time to do it. Interest rates will be... (more)

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by 1772 · about 17 hours ago

I need help. What do you guys eat for breakfast when it's NOT eggs or left-overs? Is there a breakfast-specific dish that you make that isn't just eggs (or left-overs)?

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ivymcivy 0 · May 26, 2013 at 4:09 PM

my current no-egg breakfast is avocado bacon tacos - I use non gmo corn tortillas, since I do well with corn, but I often use a lettuce leaf as a wrapper and add roasted pumpkin seeds - super fast and delicious! (I'll fry up some bacon once a week... (more)

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by 384 · about 17 hours ago

Hey there, I'm quite new to trying Paleo but i've been reading about it for a while along with SCD, I'm trying it for digestion issues. I had GERD pretty bad and after months of buying tons of "herbal remedies" i started experimenting with my... (more)

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Lesley_1 0 · April 19, 2013 at 8:29 PM

Matt, When I first started Paleo I also battled mild nausea and loose stools. The key for me was having a carbohydrate transition period. I kept a small container of bland boiled potatoes or quinoa in the fridge so I could take a bite or two if... (more)

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by 10 · about 17 hours ago

Hi there. I have 4 kiddos, (3, 6, 9, and 11).. Does anyone have any advice for how to ease them into a paleo lifestyle without giving them "carb-flu" symptoms? The 9 year old is an athlete who works out 14 hours/week. ( Gymnast). I don't want to... (more)

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Eugenia 0 · April 14, 2013 at 9:06 PM

Disclaimer: I'm not a doctor. I would not remove the fruit from kids. Add a few starches, eg sweet potatoes, and white rice if they can tolerate it -- especially for the gymnast kid. Just because you want to lose weight doesn't mean that your... (more)

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by 5 · about 17 hours ago

So I just started doing the paleo diet cold turkey and made this lunch and was wanting some feed back on it. 1 head of broccoli 1 large green pepper 1/2 a yellow onion 3 large free range chicken eggs 2 tbls olive oil I cut up the broccoli,... (more)

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jno35 0 · March 25, 2013 at 6:49 PM

Sounds great! Would make a good breakfast too. Some people might nit-pick on using olive oil to saute' in, mostly because it oxidizes easily. IE - you can drizzle it on your food but don't heat the oil. Maybe next time use some butter or coconut... (more)

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by 0 · about 17 hours ago

Hi I am new to Paleo, my husband and I have been trying it almost purely for 4 weeks. When I say almost purely we have had a couple of beers, ceasar dressing out of a bottle, parmesan cheese and cooking a bit with remaining canola oil, that kind... (more)

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Eugenia 0 · March 09, 2013 at 1:07 AM

Try to avoid beer, because of gluten. However, the "problem" is that your body has re-awaken and it's more sensitive to toxic stuff now. Like alcohol. People on Paleo and keto diets have found that their alcohol tolerance has gone down to about... (more)

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by 10 · about 17 hours ago

I was vegan for over a decade until I decided to leave the lifestyle behind. Now I'm pretty much 80% paleo but only with eggs and fish/seafood which are fine and don't make me sick. Recently I've been trying to add chicken, lamb, beef, bacon etc... (more)

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Heidi_1 0 · March 05, 2013 at 3:23 AM

Maybe it would help to start with animal fats or broths? Have you tried roasted vegetables in lard or bacon fat? Or maybe a vegetable soup made with a little chicken broth? Greens boiled in a little pork broth? If you can tolerate one of these,... (more)

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by 13 · about 17 hours ago

Hello, I bought the book on the weekend and had great intentions on reading it in full, but I found it incredibly boring! I dont know if I am suffering 'diet book fatigue' (I just made that up but it feels real!) Or if it was the first chapter... (more)

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Kashkillz 0 · December 03, 2012 at 2:05 PM

'It Starts With Food: Discover the Whole 30...' by Melissa Hartwig This book is a very fluid read, very sensibly put together. She promotes a specific approach to Paleo (Whole 30 challenge) which you can choose to take or leave. Regardless, the... (more)

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by 0 · about 17 hours ago

I am a 55 year old women, been eating Paleo for about nine months, I have about 7-10 lbs to loose yet, 5' 115 lbs. I walk 3-5 miles every day, lift weights 5 days a week, I think I am very careful of what I eat, I need help.. IF does not work... (more)

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Crowbar_1 0 · November 25, 2012 at 11:29 PM

IMO, you are exercising too much. Why are you weightlifting so many days? I am 44, and 2-3 days a week is enough, although I walk as much as you do. Your body may be holding on to the weight in self-defense, stressing your body will not help.... (more)

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by 30 · about 17 hours ago

I recently got my bachelor's degree in marketing from a university and am back here in Chicago living with my parents who have always wanted me to grow up and work for "big, safe, corporate job". So naturally I've been on lots of interviews the... (more)

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AlphaCog 0 · September 05, 2012 at 8:31 PM

Why choose a location when your house have wheels? If you aren't big on amenities: Sites: http://cheaprvliving.com/ http://carliving.info/ Community: http://www.cheaprvlivingforum.com/ Book: How to Live in a Car, Van or RV--And Get Out of... (more)

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by 0 · about 17 hours ago

So I'm on my 2nd week of the paleo diet and have been wondering if I have sabitoged myself with putting a tablespoon of creamed honey in my coffee the past3 days? I also have been having cravings for smoothies and have had one with frozen fruit... (more)

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Arwen 0 · August 22, 2012 at 2:03 PM

I found during the first few weeks of eating paleo you shouldn't restrict your fruit intake too much. Its hard enough for your body to get used to cutting out all sweets and all those yummy carbs. If fruit helps you avoid cheating on other foods... (more)

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by 456 · about 17 hours ago

Hi-I asked a question a few days ago regarding my diet and cravings. The responses I got all pretty unanimously said I needed to add more fat. I did that and for the past week have felt pretty sluggish and terrible. And my cravings (and ability... (more)

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CJ_4 0 · April 21, 2012 at 4:11 PM

Maybe experiment and see what works for you. Personally I eat a more varied diet, although I often have eggs for breakfast. I also make veggie cheese omlets (some paleo don't do dairy but I do organic dairy) I use butter, I eat the bacon but I... (more)

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by 78422 · about 17 hours ago

My wife and I are thinking of making a move to ABQ because of her schooling. It's a big deal to move and so does anyone have any thoughts on being Paleo in ABQ? Pros, Cons...selling features...problems to over-come? We bike and walk as our... (more)

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Staci_1 0 · August 03, 2012 at 9:36 PM

I'm in ABQ! Born and raised! I grew up hating it but have learned really appreciate it for what it really is here. Like the first commenter said it really is REAL and that's what won me over. I don't know any purely Paleo restaurants but I know... (more)

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by 11478 · about 18 hours ago

Two years ago I turned my lifestyle in the primal/paleo direction. One year ago I decided to start road cycling. Some observations about discovering a new hobby while being primal/paleo: 1. It's incredible fun 2. I'm making rapid progress (speed,... (more)

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jakeA 0 · July 26, 2011 at 1:22 PM

This is very hard to answer, and since you never tried the hobby pre-paleo there is really no point of reference. 1: You tried the sport of road cycling and discovered it is fun. That probably would have happened regardless, but your paleo... (more)

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by 50 · about 18 hours ago

Hello, I'm new to the Paleo lifestyle, and so far I'm not having much success. After a week attempting to eat healthy I feel like I've gotten nowhere and it's utterly depressing. I love meat and vegetables and know that I can live happily on a... (more)

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melimel 0 · July 12, 2011 at 3:16 AM

I don't think you can wean yourself off gradually, I think you have to quit the sugar entirely, cold turkey. No artificial sweeteners, nada. Meanwhile, you've got to eat plenty of protein and good fat, and some low-carb, low-sugar vegetables.... (more)

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by 0 · about 18 hours ago

can you ever loose too much weight and be too skinny? i'm a 34 year old woman, but am really tall (6'0) so i don't want to look like all skin and bones. any favorite recipes or fav websites with recipes? is alcohol okay? i saw a "wolff"... (more)

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Neil_2 0 · April 17, 2011 at 8:36 PM

1) Yes, you can lose too much weight. However, many of the Paleo people also have great fitness recommendations that are quite low-maintenance and can easily be geared to someone who just wants to be healthy and not spend a ton of time on... (more)

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by 25 · about 18 hours ago

Hi, I just started the Paleo Diet today, and wondering what I can expect. I am a 47 year old mom of three and I am over weight. I have been going between 190 and 203 for the past 10 years, and I am sick to death of being this person. I suffer... (more)

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No_more_ 0 · September 07, 2013 at 12:44 AM

Mark's Daily Apple has a free e-book called Primal Fitness that is great for beginners. Don't over work yourself but work hard. Give yourself a couple days of recovery time between hard workouts. And continue walking! Too few of us in the Paleo... (more)

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by 0 · October 23, 2014 at 4:24 AM

In a couple of months I'll become a student and have to be stricter with my money. What should I prioritize to buy to get the most nutritional value for my bucks? Eggs of course, green leafy veg, coconut oil, avocado are staples, but maybe some... (more)

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raydawg 0 · June 16, 2014 at 11:00 AM

Try to get some liver, sardines, egg yolks (you can even throw out some of the whites). If you're able to use a crockpot, you could get whole chickens and turn them into soup easily, and then use the bones for bone broth; you could also use it to... (more)

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by 155 · October 23, 2014 at 4:21 AM

New to Paleo and read this article about how to lose 40 Lbs this month? Great! My wife's magazine just came in the mail today. I've been on a Paleo "diet" (more like a lifestyle) for 3 years. She hasn't started yet even though she's seen my... (more)

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samc 0 · March 29, 2014 at 10:11 PM

Is this a public service announcement? What's the question?

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by 0 · October 23, 2014 at 4:18 AM

I started Paleo a week ago, and after about 4-5 days of the diet, I have noticed some strange things in my mouth--dry/chapped lips (never a problem pre-paleo, so not winter-related), sore/raw roof of mouth, and back of tongue is sore and it... (more)

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KaylaMadison 0 · July 30, 2014 at 8:47 AM

Castor oil is a good treatment for dry and chapped lips. 1. Simply apply castor oil to your lips several times a day. 2. You can also make a soothing treatment using one teaspoon of castor oil, one teaspoon of glycerin and a few drops of fresh... (more)

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by 10 · October 23, 2014 at 4:12 AM

Hey All Ok so my Mom is trying Paleo! Yeay! But she is used to being on a nutrient lacking diet. She was on Weight watchers for years. When she would get off of it she would (naturally) gain weight back. Now she has been on a STRICT (she???s so... (more)

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Riceball 0 · July 24, 2013 at 6:48 PM

Whew. Where to start. I have told my mom to try Paleo for one month as a birthday gift for me. She grudgingly agreed. :D Yay for us. Most people have a 30 day transition period. I didn't. In fact, I'm still in the middle of mine, and it's already... (more)

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