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by 0 · August 13, 2014 at 7:13 PM

My apologies if there is a topic for this. But two reasons why I always fall off. Cravings and appetite. For example (pathetically) last night after I left jiu jitsu class I hadn't eaten since 2pm and by the time I got out it was 930.pm. So when I... (more)

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CD 0 · August 13, 2014 at 7:13 PM

Might need more info here. My initial reaction is to let yourself have a big meal. Nothing wrong with that. Strategies that may help:1. Eat a snack 20 minutes before you eat a big meal. 2. Drunk coffee with milk (who cares if it's not paleo as... (more)

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by 0 · July 06, 2014 at 8:52 PM

Hey guys!I'm new to paleo and I wanted some tips and tricks on how to adapt to the paleo life style. Major things that I enjoy eating are breads, pasta and cheese. I really enjoy spicy stuff nut I'm not sure how to bring that into the paleo... (more)

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CD 0 · July 06, 2014 at 8:52 PM

Eat lots of vegetables, some fruit, some meat, some eggs, and moderate amounts of stuff like seeds, nuts, etc Avoid seed oils and refined sugars -- and essentially anything that comes in a box or has more than one thing on the ingredients list. ... (more)

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by 0 · June 11, 2014 at 9:28 AM

I'm a programmer and IT professional who lost a leg in a motorcycle accident a decade ago. I want to loose weight that I've gained and a podcast I listen to (The AtlAtl Daily) claims the host lost 80+ pounds on Paleo with minimal physical... (more)

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Elliefrance 0 · June 11, 2014 at 9:28 AM

Physical disabilities can make weight loss really challenging but that does not mean you can skip physical fitness. Search for clubs or leagues for people with physical disabilities. Example Wheel chair or racing are very good ways for getting... (more)

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by 0 · June 11, 2014 at 9:28 AM

I'm a programmer and IT professional who lost a leg in a motorcycle accident a decade ago. I want to loose weight that I've gained and a podcast I listen to (The AtlAtl Daily) claims the host lost 80+ pounds on Paleo with minimal physical... (more)

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Elliefrance 0 · June 11, 2014 at 9:28 AM

Physical disabilities can make weight loss really challenging but that does not mean you can skip physical fitness. Search for clubs or leagues for people with physical disabilities. Example Wheel chair or racing are very good ways for getting... (more)

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by 0 · April 30, 2014 at 2:43 AM

I am new to paleo and thought it would be easy since I already am gluten & dairy free. However, I usually only eat fish....I can do turkey or chicken occasionally but no red meat. I am also struggling with the no bean thing...any advice... (more)

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lovesmatt29 0 · April 30, 2014 at 2:38 AM

Yes, you can. I do a lot of eggs. I try to mix up the types of protein I consume and I also supplement with gelatin a bit too, which has a lot of health benefits.

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by 0 · April 26, 2014 at 3:14 PM

Hi everyone, so after several months of thinking about going paleo I've set myself a challenge to go paleo for 30 days, cutting out sugar/dairy completely and little to no nuts/fruits. I want to do this for increased energy, better sleep (I tend... (more)

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lovesmatt29 0 · April 26, 2014 at 3:14 PM

For breakfast I'd add a bit more protein, perhaps some chicken sausage or bacon (watch the brands--some have lots of protein, some have almost none). I like Hempler's uncured bacon. 10 g protein in two strips. For lunch I'd do the whole... (more)

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by 0 · April 27, 2014 at 5:46 AM

I'm a newcomer to Paleo. I've been reading as much as I can about it since a friend who is a gluten-free coach suggested I check it out. I've been cutting back on grains but haven't been able to totally give up bread yet. Does anyone have any... (more)

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PilatesGatekeeper 0 · April 27, 2014 at 5:46 AM

Find alternatives to bread, like chard or collard greens wraps, sliced sweet potato "hamburger buns", cucumbers sliced in half lengthwise "baguettes" or bacon strips with a filling in the middle for "sandwiches." Make sure you're getting the... (more)

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by 0 · April 14, 2014 at 10:16 PM

Hi, I'm Debbie and new to the Paleohacker community. I have heard of the Paleo way for several years, but just now beginning my personal Paleo journey. After reading a recent article, I decided it was time and having just completed my first... (more)

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superdad 0 · April 14, 2014 at 10:16 PM

Hi, welcome to Paleohacks, you have just completed your first week, so i'm assuming you already have a basic understanding of what to eat/avoid etc. So they way to go on here is to ask specific questions with as much detail as possible, that way... (more)

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by 0 · April 10, 2014 at 2:53 PM

I'm new to PaleoHacks and kind of new to paleo, but I've been doing it for about 2 weeks now. I have been on a low carb diet before, but this seems different and I'm still learning the differences. I have access to raw milk and cream so I have... (more)

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samc 0 · April 10, 2014 at 2:53 PM

My doc was on the fence about using BP meds for me. I came back the next visit down 20 pounds so he knew that I was a committed goal seeking patient. Sounds like you are as well. Eating correctly will get you to good health. You don't need... (more)

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by 0 · April 12, 2014 at 1:45 PM

I'm new to Paleo and am kind of overwhelmed with where to start. Anyone have any friendly getting started pointers? Thanks :)

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Angeltone64 0 · April 11, 2014 at 11:10 PM

I'm also new to Paleo and started just last week and so far lost 6 lbs. What helped me was a book written by Mark Sisson, "The Primal Blueprint" It explains how the body uses the food we eat and what happens on a macro level. In the end it... (more)

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by 0 · April 12, 2014 at 1:45 PM

I'm new to Paleo and am kind of overwhelmed with where to start. Anyone have any friendly getting started pointers? Thanks :)

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Angeltone64 0 · April 11, 2014 at 11:10 PM

I'm also new to Paleo and started just last week and so far lost 6 lbs. What helped me was a book written by Mark Sisson, "The Primal Blueprint" It explains how the body uses the food we eat and what happens on a macro level. In the end it... (more)

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by 0 · March 01, 2014 at 1:04 PM

Hi, I am new to Paleo and have just begun embarking upon the Whole30. I have mostly been a poultry and seafood eater with regard to non-vegetarian food, and have only recently reintroduced beef (grass-fed) into my diet. I also believe that I am... (more)

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Ixadinn 0 · March 01, 2014 at 1:04 PM

If you want some general tips on the Paleo Diet, what to eat and how to get started, Check this e-book out!

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by 0 · February 18, 2014 at 1:25 AM

Hello all, I have suffered from severe plaque psoriasis since 2007 and after a long battle and constant experimenting I arrived at Paleo and have seen good results. I have finally convinced myself to tell my story, in blog form that is.... (more)

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by 0 · February 06, 2014 at 8:29 PM

Hey everyone I know that this type of thread probably gets old but I have a few questions But first a little about me, over the past year I have lost 85 pounds pretty much came to find out I was following a lot of the paleo principles and... (more)

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samc 0 · February 06, 2014 at 4:50 AM

Run it through one of the online food programs like cronometer or paleotrack to see what the %'s are. Looks like a lot of protein as you mentioned. Might consider adding some potatoes, sweet or regular to the mix.

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by 0 · January 31, 2014 at 12:44 PM

I'm actually doing more than just Paleo at the moment, so an elimination diet, due to thyroid issues, and I have notice that the scale hasn't moved an awful lot but I swear I'm loosing some belly fat and some of the thigh jiggle, is this... (more)

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by 0 · January 30, 2014 at 1:43 PM

Ever since I was four I've had chronic sinus and ear infections. So many that now at the age of 30 I have scarring on my eardrums and slight hearing loss. I've been to multiple "specialists" none of which have been able to figure out what's... (more)

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RonBurgundy 0 · January 30, 2014 at 7:40 AM

Just a thought: have you looked into TMJ?

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by 0 · December 23, 2013 at 4:56 PM

Hello. I am a female, 36 years old, 4 ft 10 inches tall. I weigh 271 pounds. Obviously I am obese. I want to change this and think paleo is the answer! Can anyone recommend the right amount of fat/carbs/protein ratios I should eat? Also how... (more)

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Ryanms3030 0 · December 23, 2013 at 4:56 PM

eat paleo foods. eat whole foods aka meat, vegetables and healthy fats not processed gluten free junk or "paleo friendly" frozen meals. avoid eating out like a plague. you won't get anything truly healthy in a restaurant. make your own... (more)

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by 0 · November 20, 2013 at 5:36 PM

Hello - my name is Michelle - I am new to paleo I am almost 50 yrs old; my main goals are improved health and then weight loss- my biggest challenges are I LOVE sweets - it was so hard to pass up choc chip cookies at work yesterday - but did it... (more)

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seesaw14 0 · November 20, 2013 at 5:36 PM

Its tough... I suggest fatty comfort foods with naturally sweet ingredients, and consider small amouts stevia to wean yourself off sugar. For example, banana pecan waffles (eggs, banana, butter, pecans, mashed up in food processor then cooked... (more)

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by 0 · October 24, 2013 at 9:55 PM

Hello all! I am a complete newbie to this whole Paleo lifestyle. I am on day 4 and I fill like, for lack of a better word, crap. Headaches, tired all the time, etc. I read that this is very common and that my body is in detox so I can expect... (more)

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jake3_14 0 · October 24, 2013 at 8:41 PM

A paleo diet is more diuretic than a SAD diet, which depletes the body of all electrolyte minerals: Calcium, sodium, potassium, magnesium. Headaches can indicate you need more salt in your diet, so drink two cups of salty broth daily.... (more)

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by 90 · October 22, 2013 at 3:38 AM

Hello everyone. I went lacteo-paleo back in March 27, 2013. I do eat pasta once a week because I love it, but overall I gave up everything else that is pre-packaged (bread, oatmeal, boxed cereal, sugar, etc). Prior to going Paleo, I... (more)

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UncleLongHair 0 · October 22, 2013 at 3:38 AM

Going Paleo helped my health a lot in this regard, I used to have allergies and now I don't, I rarely get a cold or flu even when my family gets it. Even if you are eating Paleo you might be eating something that you are allergic to or have some... (more)

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by 0 · October 11, 2013 at 7:50 PM

Alright so I literally just heard of this ( like stumbled on this site by accident) I'm not going to lie I'm a Gamer I'm 19 Over weight and I have bad teeth ( Genetic's/and physically) and I heard that " Eating certain foods can help strengthen... (more)

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samc 0 · October 11, 2013 at 7:50 PM

It is actually cheaper eating if you do it with that in mind. Consider how much a bag of chips cost and a six pack of coke. Replace that with some home fried sweet potato slices and a glass of brewed ice tea, no sugar if you are man enough.... (more)

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by 0 · October 23, 2013 at 8:37 PM

I recently found out that I have PCO (hormonal issues) and the doc want me to eat norr hormones to supress the adverses. I dont want more hormones since quitting BC made all the symptoms worse than before I started with BC. I'm quite fit,... (more)

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Supergirl 0 · October 23, 2013 at 8:37 PM

Hunger settled down a bit after 10-12 days. Now I have some days where I'm not really that hungry, and other days when I eat loads again. Someone was wondering about the green veggies. I didn't count them since it's not that much calories. But I... (more)

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by 0 · October 23, 2013 at 8:37 PM

I recently found out that I have PCO (hormonal issues) and the doc want me to eat norr hormones to supress the adverses. I dont want more hormones since quitting BC made all the symptoms worse than before I started with BC. I'm quite fit,... (more)

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Supergirl 0 · October 23, 2013 at 8:37 PM

Hunger settled down a bit after 10-12 days. Now I have some days where I'm not really that hungry, and other days when I eat loads again. Someone was wondering about the green veggies. I didn't count them since it's not that much calories. But I... (more)

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by 0 · September 09, 2013 at 3:25 AM

I'm starting paleo tomorrow, im getting my shopping list ready. I found a lot of good recipes but what are some good quick meals? For breakfast is it ok to just fry up two eggs and a few slices of bacon? or are there better options that i can... (more)

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samc 0 · September 09, 2013 at 2:17 AM

If you stick with it I bet your husband joins you on the journey when he sees the positive results. Good Luck.

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by 0 · August 10, 2013 at 5:41 AM

Have you tried the salmon burger made with wild caught salmon? It has nothing that is non Paleo. I'm super excited to try it and wanted to share this item with others.I'm new to paleo, 3 days old, but a firm believer that all the grains, and... (more)

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Renee_2 0 · August 10, 2013 at 2:04 AM

Congrats on making this commitment! Sounds like you're off to a good start. I expect different Whole Foods stores sell different salmon burgers, but you're eating this one, it's not Paleo. Canola oil is a grain oil. ... (more)