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by 0 · September 29, 2014 at 4:11 AM

I'm 3 days into paleo and have been extremely tired with absolutely no energy! I've only been walking because I have no energy to do anything more like run, etc. Also, it has been very difficult for me to focus at work and be alert. It's like I'm... (more)

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missmiddlemarch 0 · July 19, 2014 at 10:54 PM

It's only Day 3, hang in there! I had terrible withdrawal symptoms after excluding gluten and refined sugars that lasted over 10 days and included: extreme lethargy, muscle aches, headache (5 days straight), brain fog.When I "came out of it", it... (more)

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by 15 · about 14 hours ago

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)

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DawnseyDoll 0 · June 19, 2014 at 5:05 AM

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.

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by 0 · about 14 hours ago

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 · about 14 hours ago

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)

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VB 0 · June 03, 2014 at 7:14 AM

One questions and three comments:1. How did you test your cortisol levels? Did you have to take four separate blood tests during the day?Also, how about your cortisol in urine?2. Since you are fatigued, I would also test your insulin and glucose... (more)

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by 0 · about 14 hours ago

I'm tired of people looking at me with disgust or confusion because I do not eat junk like the average American. Aren't you constipated without eating fiber? Aren't your arteries going to clog from using bacon fat to cook? What exactly do you... (more)

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Girlgenius 0 · June 03, 2014 at 4:42 PM

In reply to:"I'm tired of people looking at me with disgust or confusion because I do not eat junk like the average American. Aren't you constipated without eating fiber? Aren't your arteries going to clog from using bacon fat to cook? What... (more)

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by 15 · about 14 hours ago

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)

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corinth 0 · April 25, 2014 at 10:37 PM

I don't think you can regret trying paleo. I've been eating this way since 2011 and it's for life. Weight loss: my advise to you would be to adopt a paleo diet and just stop thinking about losing weight. It will happen by itself. ... (more)

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by 0 · September 28, 2014 at 4:11 AM

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)

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Gingerjay 0 · April 20, 2014 at 3:53 PM

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!

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by 0 · about 14 hours ago

Hi everyone, I am new to paleo and just wondered how long it takes to feel "normal" and have increased energy? I think I made a mistake in getting over-excited by the paleo treats (I began making paleo cakes, truffles etc. in the first week). I... (more)

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kodalovie 0 · April 18, 2014 at 7:55 PM

I am also new to this. I felt like crap the first week. Started getting really bad headaches after the second day and could not focus. (Yes I was a carb junkie) But I have to say I can tell a difference everyday. I do not feel as bloated any... (more)

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by 0 · September 26, 2014 at 4:21 AM

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)

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samc 0 · April 02, 2014 at 5:48 AM

I'm a firm believer in finding the triggers that cause your body to be "allergic" or "intolerant" of certain foods. Too many people seem to have all these allergies to foods that didn't seem to occur very often 50 years ago. Following a pretty... (more)

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by 0 · about 14 hours ago

I've done atkins in the past and it was pretty ok...slow weightloss compared to severe calorie restriction....but as soon as carbs came back so did everything else..... I want to try paleo but there are some things that I must be realistic... (more)

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carinlynchin 0 · March 19, 2014 at 6:53 PM

thanks. well today I only had omelettes with onions I think but it did have cheese ... and bacon and sausage...I know not the best meats to eat, but my company was providing breakfast today. But I totally stayed away from biscuits and... (more)

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by 0 · about 14 hours ago

I have a very finicky stomach. There are a few foods I know I can't eat at all and other foods I know I can only eat small amounts of. But eggs, oh those lovely eggs get me every time. Somedays one egg gives me such stomach pain that I want to... (more)

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joanna_4 0 · February 28, 2014 at 8:31 PM

it's not an allergy but a sensitivity. i can't eat eggs without farting A LOT. literally, like 75-100 farts a day. it's ridiculous and i really love them. i only eat them if i know i'm not working the next day because then i will be farting a... (more)

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by 0 · about 14 hours ago

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)

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knox 0 · February 26, 2014 at 12:22 AM

My experience was that I had severe cravings like you describe when I first went low carb. After about 2 weeks the cravings almost completely went away. Today, months later, I have zero cravings - ever. I think the trick is to do... (more)

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by 0 · September 28, 2014 at 4:09 AM

Hey Guys, Sorry I'm new to all this. I've got a few questions. Since going paleo I've cut my carb intake and upped my fat with nuts, avocado, adding olive oil to my salad. I'd like to know: When pale dieters talk about low carb, do... (more)

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seesaw14 0 · February 21, 2014 at 1:30 PM

I highly suggest buying a scale... I bought one pretty cheap at Target... it makes measuring a whole lot easier, and over time you'll get good at eyeballing how many grams are in a serving.

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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)

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owletkeeper 0 · January 20, 2014 at 12:52 PM

I've been adding a little salt to my "buttered greens" stir fry every day, but that's about it. I have a big pot of bone broth on right now. I'll add some salt to that and see how I feel. I ate a big green banana after posting last night and... (more)

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by 0 · September 29, 2014 at 4:05 AM

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)

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KontraDictionary 0 · January 09, 2014 at 4:18 AM

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)

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by 0 · September 29, 2014 at 4:05 AM

No one seems to know why it is i am getting a running nose for the last 3 days days of 100% compliance with paleo. (previous question) I had been doing 85% compliance for 5 weeks but had a short fall by drinking a bit of alcohol over a 2 week... (more)

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reginageorge 0 · January 12, 2014 at 11:28 PM

meats, fats like avocado and coconut oil, salads and veggies, nuts and seeds. Runny nose has cleared Having trouble sleeping for the last 3 nights however energy levels are getting a little better, although slowly weight loss is... (more)

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by 15 · September 28, 2014 at 4:07 AM

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)

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joanna_4 0 · December 04, 2013 at 3:22 AM

i think this is the turkey bacon i have in the fridge. i always buy this kind and it's really good. definitely meatier than regular pork bacon. i'm all about the carb content so if that's so low that's it's not affected by the small amount of... (more)

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by 0 · September 29, 2014 at 4:04 AM

I'm Carrie, Paleokoshka, I've been doing some heavy net searching on this after being told to do a Paleo diet by a medical professional.I need to find a very cheap way to do this as I survive on foodstamps and stuff I get from my church (about... (more)

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PaleosLordofthePaleoverse 0 · November 25, 2013 at 2:38 AM

try these: http://blog.paleohacks.com/ultimate-guide-to-eating-paleo-on-a-budget/ http://paleoonabudget.com/shopping-list/ http://www.paleoplan.com/2013/03-07/paleo-on-the-cheap/ (more)

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by 0 · about 14 hours ago

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)

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BobK 0 · November 18, 2013 at 4:51 AM

I usually don't recommend this but perhaps a visit to the doctor is inorder to rule out any serious condition. But with respect to diet... they didn't get ill overnight so corrections need not be done all at once. Take the easy shots... (more)

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by 0 · about 14 hours ago

Hi all! New here to paleo hacks, so give me a break if something like this question has already been on here.. BUT I hve been researching the paleo diet for about a year and have finally taken the plugs after a gradual introduction to the... (more)

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Creative_Caribbean_ 0 · January 07, 2014 at 8:15 PM

Oh, Hey! I'm a college student too and am pretty paleo except some rice...which doesn't even do me any justice when I eat it...I just eat it cause i'm poor and it's brown rice and not as bad as other things. I really am not even eating it much... (more)

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by 0 · about 14 hours ago

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)

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Travis_Culp 0 · September 17, 2013 at 4:32 PM

The only thing that's going to make a difference is if you create a caloric deficit. Low carb can help because it tends to be high satiety, but a lot of people never fully adjust to it. Plus, it's really easy to overshoot calorie-wise with a... (more)

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by 0 · about 14 hours ago

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)

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wtfgod 0 · September 13, 2013 at 8:47 PM

i would side with resistance training(lifting) rather than cardio(running) the common vitamins recommended are A,D,C,K2,B12,Magnesium,Selenium,Iodine and maybe zinc+copper Watch your forms and your dose, bad forms will not be as... (more)

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by 1982 · about 15 hours ago

Hi guys I am new to primal/paelo eating, though I have been gluten-free and mostly dairy and sugar free for some time. I am 6'1, 225, 49, fit. My goal is to lose bodyfat as I maintain/increase muscle. My workout plan is P90x (second round) and I... (more)

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gone2croatan 0 · January 19, 2011 at 8:19 PM

Let's drill down: millet bread isn't paleo rice protein powder isn't paleo gluten-free ginger snaps are probably made of rice flour, and thus aren't paleo Now I'm not going to say that everything I eat every day is perfectly paleo, but if your... (more)

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by 524 · about 14 hours ago

I'm looking for some opinions from people (specifically women would be great) that have had success Paleo-wise with body recomposition/fat loss while preserving lean mass. I'm really new to this - I was actually eating pretty much high carb, low... (more)

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Dave_S_ 0 · October 08, 2012 at 4:52 PM

Most people do somewhere in the neighborhood of 20% of calories as protein. Of course, that's 20% of weight maintenance calories. I wouldn't go over 25%, unless you have a specific reason, such as being a work out junkie. That said, really what... (more)

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by 0 · about 14 hours ago

Hi, My name is Kristen. I am new to the Paleo diet and trying to adjust my eating habits to be more healthy. I am a 40 year old mother of a little girl. For the past several years I have been battling some annoying disorders, including Fibro... (more)

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Methodician 0 · September 06, 2013 at 8:35 PM

Cheese is pretty okay as long as it is whole, natural, and doesn't upset your stomach. The fattier the better with cheese. Carbs are okay in moderation as long as they come from "safe sources" but I'll let you do your own research there and just... (more)