I am very new to the Paleo diet (only about two weeks) and wanted to know if coconut milk really does help you lose fat?!? I thought it was high in cholesterol and increases your LDL level! I am allergic to almonds so almond milk is out. Could... (more)
Cholesterol is only found in animals, not plants, so there is none in coconut. And dietary cholesterol does not raise cholesterol in the blood. Dietary cholesterol is actually very good to consume, especially for hormone function.
I just finished a 30 day challenge on Paleo and made it through unscathed. I feel good, skin looks good, and I dropped a few pounds. Even though my husband and I told ourselves we could "cheat" when we finished the 30 days, I really don't want... (more)
Just starting Paleo. How many times a day do you typically eat? I am used to eating 6 times a day, 3 meals and 3 snacks. I am not sure about eating high fat 6 times a day. Help please!
Eat when you are hungry. Eat as much as you want. I used to eat the way you describe. Measuring and counting. LOL Now, I eat twice a day, as much as I want. Your body will adjust when you get off the carb merry-go-round.
I have been paleo for two weeks now, though gluten and dairy free for over a year. I am eating low enough carbs for the past week (below 50g) to be in ketosis, and the body fat is dropping. All good. I have noticed, though, that when I lie in... (more)
It's not just ketosis, but also sugar & salt withdrawal combined with fluid re-regulation. Make sure you are drinking enough water and getting adequate minerals in your diet.
So. I've heard a lot about crossfit on here and other places, and I'm seriously considering signing up for a class. Frankly, I'm nervous: I'm really out of shape and have never done the "gym" thing (though I know crossfit is pretty different from... (more)
I tried paleo a while ago to little avail, but I'm jumping back inI feel great...energy is up and all, but I'm having some issues. Firstly, I recently started lifting more and cutting back on cardio. I LOVE it and feel so strong, but my fat loss... (more)
What really helps me is eating a larger protein packed breakfast. It gives me a great start for the day. I also eat every couple hours. This really helps me keep cravings down. Best wishes.
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)
Long time stalker, first time posting. I can't find information that pertains to my saliva cortisol test results, and am going a bit crazy over it. I sought out an integrative MD after years of severe fatigue and difficulty losing weight post... (more)
Hi everyone! Thanks for reading and/or answering..I know you guys get lots of "newbie posts" around here. My post might be a little long just because I want to explain my situation. Any and all help is greatly appreciated. I'm a 17 year old... (more)
Hi there everyone! So I'm very new to paleo but I have a fair understanding of the idea. But I was wondering what was the craic with this bullet proof coffee craic. Is it paleo even with butter? I tried some this morning and I added some agave... (more)
Thanks for the help guys! Sorry I should have specified I mean body fat I'm not shy in getting some fats in :) Thanks again the help guys! Where I'm from in Ireland craic can mean many things! In this case it's referring to an item!
i'm a 30 year old woman with multiple autoimmune diagnoses (pros, fibromyalgia) recently also diagnosed by an allergist with allergies to eggs (moderate on the whites, borderline on the yolks), casein, gluten (knew about this one since 2011 and... (more)
Hi there, I've been experimenting a bit with Paleo diet and most of the time I find it is brilliant - I have so much more energy, better concentration and never get the sugar high and lows I used to. I can't do it 100% as I live at college at... (more)
24 yrs old, female, 5'8", 108 lbs Been doing Paleo plus raw dairy for about a month. Started high protein, moderated carb, fats were too low. I've adjusted to high fat and moderate protein while cutting carbs down to 30-40 grams a day.... (more)
I just started the paleo diet and am unsure about how to ease my way into it. I have totally cut out carbs and most dairy products with the exception to milk along with other non paleo foods. I have been eating lean meats, nuts, fresh veggies... (more)
really i had the same problem for a long time. I gave up and went to a nutritionist. Yeah. Destroyed me. So i started out again. ADD FAT wherever you can get it. Im mainly tired for a little bit after a meal. (Im actually trying to bulk, I IF... (more)
Hi everyone, I asked a question back in '12 and folks around here were VERY helpful, so apologies as I bother you all once more. Brief background: I am attempting to work on a "strict" Paleo lifestyle and wasn't sure if the Turkey Bacon I... (more)
Close friend has gut dysbiosis and is finding "healthy" (actually healthy, not SAD-idea-healthy) confusing. Previous attempts at Paleo/PHD resulted in too low carb/no energy, or feeling overly restricted. (along the lines of "Non-grassfed... (more)
Im still very new at paleo and i read something that really confused me, I thought as long as i eat from the list of paleo foods I'd be fine and would lose weight but now I'm reading that I still have to watch my carb intake. How much carbs are... (more)
Hi All I'm new here so go easy. Bit of background..gave up carbs a few months back having read 4 Hour Body by Tim Ferris. Since then I have lost around 25 pounds having started out at 305. I'm pretty much Paleo now although not eating any... (more)
My Dr. (a naturalist/endocrinologist) ran my labs, discovered I do not make the chemicals needed for my thyroid to function due to lack of iodine. Placed me on iodine supplements, then said my cholesterol is high, and my cortisol levels are too... (more)
I just posted my profile, what I did forget to mention, is that I have been a vegetarian for 5 years, so going back to eating meat is going to be interesting. I stopped eating meat for health reasons, and I have a hard time with morally with how... (more)
Me and my fianc?? are doing this, we are 20 and he has psoriasis that is rarely noticeable now and i just recently got tinea versicolor. It's very hard for us to do this on our budget and roommates. So we are going to have one day where we just... (more)
Hi, Im a bit of a newbie to the Paleo diet, but have always hit the low carb thing whenever im trying to shed weight. Im 37yr old woman, 5ft 6 and I weigh around 60kg. I have no idea how to calorie count but im doing the whole sugar, gluten and... (more)
I cannot believe one can eat too much pumpkin. There are paleo populations who eat 60% calories in sweet potatoes, nutritionally very similar to pumpkin, and they have no diseases of civilization. I think you are doing very well.
I'm fairly new to the Paleo game, and I was just wondering how successful people have been with different types of Paleo. Based on my understanding, it seems like strict paleo is, well, super strict, and primal is the least restrictive of the... (more)