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by 1005 · about 19 hours ago

Nothing, not a fun-looking workout video on Youtube, not a kickass playlist....can make me want to get off my butt and pump some iron. What gives?

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Bradach 0 · April 16, 2013 at 2:44 PM

Traditional weight training isn't very natural, isolating individual muscles and exhausting them in turn has little relationship to real world evolution-based movements and requirements of human strength and ability. Maybe you are subconsciously... (more)

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by 5 · about 19 hours ago

Like the title says. I was able to go to BS every 3 days, and at the advice of another question i posed I downed my BS concentration and it still worked fine. As an aside, do you guys ACV often in the beginning of no 'poo? Back to the issue. ... (more)

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mo0seyfate 0 · February 07, 2013 at 5:41 PM

I never used baking soda and only used vinegar for a very short while. I found that it was enough to "wash" my hair with hot water. You go through the motions of washing, making sure to massage your scalp with the pads of your fingers to loosen up... (more)

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by 226 · about 19 hours ago

It's been 10 days for me with no shampoo, conditioner, body soap, facewash, deodorant, cologne, or toothpaste (water brushing/flossing 2x/day)! Going great so far and never felt more clean, hygenic, and chemical free in my entire life! Was... (more)

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Lo_2 0 · January 29, 2013 at 10:59 PM

Here's way more detail than you wanted: I have been no-poo, no-soap for more than a year. My daily shower routine takes about 5-10 minutes, and it's a little more involved than most no-poo routines because I came from an OCD, Proactiv-abusing... (more)

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by 514 · about 19 hours ago

What have been some of your most effective changes to becoming/feeling more optimum (like the happy & indestructible kid you were)? Answers can be as specific or as broad (specific is more helpful to readers) as you like. I put some time into... (more)

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Britt_1 0 · September 07, 2013 at 12:44 AM

The big thing for me is working out, specifically cardio. I feel a million times better when I get at least 30-60 minutes of cardio (my favorite is running) per day. Also, being outdoors. This often overlaps with running since I run outdoors but... (more)

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by 0 · about 19 hours ago

Here goes... Im eating primal every day... I love it! But no fat is coming off??? I have barely any fruits sometime berries no nut hole cream in my coffee. I cook with butter or olive oil or coconut oil. Grass fed meet or dear eggs in am with... (more)

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Crowbar_1 0 · October 15, 2012 at 3:23 AM

While I am a bit concerned about what "dear eggs" might be :), I really don't think you should worry about the lack of weightloss at this point. Rather, just focus on the meal changes, and try to walk everyday. Maybe you're getting some muscle,... (more)

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by 5 · about 19 hours ago

Hi, I have had acid reflux for years due to stress and medications. One of these medications, Zantac, is reduce the acid. My stress level has gone down but I am still on a few medications as I have a few health problems. My dr. suggested I go... (more)

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George_Brodie_1 0 · October 03, 2012 at 4:53 AM

Acid reflux is too little acid not too much.

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by 20 · about 19 hours ago

I see some of you here have gone no-poo and I have some concerns. I already plan to ditch commercial shampoo once I run out of what I have. I've already done away with hairspray & all other products, the shampoo & conditioner are the last... (more)

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College 0 · August 05, 2012 at 11:46 PM

Who said you need to give up brushing!? I do no-poo and no-soap, but I brush my hair, and I'm a male. Brushing is important to spread around your hair's natural oils.

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by 10 · about 19 hours ago

My family is going paleo!!! My youngest child has severe dairy allergies and also is allergic to tree nuts and peanuts. I am having trouble finding a transitional breakfast to ease my kiddos out of granola and oatmeal for breakfast that don't... (more)

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Jon_Thoroddsen 0 · July 27, 2012 at 2:31 PM

One thing that I like is to take a large boiled potato, and put it in a waffle iron with some butter or bacon lard. Instant potato waffle, should be pretty good for a starchy breakfast with some nice topping. Also, here is a bunch of ideas, some... (more)

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by 1600 · about 19 hours ago

UGH. Seriously. Well I knew it wouldn't be easy but I am determined to stick to our plan. I know that most reasonable folks would just suspend the rule during that time but not us loony toons. (Male 29 and female 27) I do think in a way that this... (more)

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meret 0 · January 27, 2012 at 11:40 PM

in terms of meat, i'd suggest adding cheaper cuts to bulk up what you have without raising costs -- try offal (liver, heart, marrow bones) and "lesser" roasts (bottom-round, for example), which are both tasty if you know how to cook them. you can... (more)

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by 495 · about 19 hours ago

So, I'm a little concerned... should I be? I've been "paleo-ish" for about 6 mos, very few gaffs & I exercise 5-ish days a week (1-2 hrs each workout). I tend to be hungry w/in an hour or so of working out (as I tend to be in fasting mode or... (more)

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Nance 0 · December 23, 2011 at 2:50 AM

It's good to be aware of what's going on but I agree it doesn't sound like anything scary is happening. Some folks--and I'm one sometimes--can temporarily lose interest in food when we are frequently in ketosis. Just a suggestion: Once per week,... (more)

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by 410 · about 20 hours ago

After years of prescription and OTC NSAID use, I gave them up about 8 months ago when I changed my diet to Paleo (with some high fat dairy.) Correcting a Vitamin D deficiency and beginning to take Naturethroid diminished a lot of my pain. I was... (more)

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Japsican 0 · August 22, 2011 at 4:13 PM

RICE: Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation for acute inflammation. It's the first intervention one should perform for any type of pain before moving to meds or supplements. For chronic pain, warm compress and ROM exercises. Strenghten all... (more)

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by 10 · October 23, 2014 at 4:12 AM

Hi all, I have been on the paleo diet for almost 5 months now. Along the way, I discovered that my digestive issues were bigger then I taught. i can't handle fruit, starchy veggies and FODMAPS. So I follow an eliminating diet wich is very... (more)

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Kevin_38 0 · July 13, 2013 at 12:01 AM

This is fairly common with women that go too low on carbs. Try upping to 50-75 g a day via white rice. Split it up with each meal.

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by 0 · October 23, 2014 at 4:11 AM

do all dairy products contain casein?

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Lazza 0 · July 02, 2013 at 4:48 PM

Yes, in general. The only exception I can think of is ghee, which is sort of a casein free butter alternative. I am extremely dairy sensitive and I have no issues with ghee. Anything else that might be labeled as dairy and casein free would be... (more)

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by 0 · October 23, 2014 at 4:05 AM

Hi At the end of 2011 I lost my period. I suddenly started to feel very bloated, sick and tired and they diagnosed me with Celiac Disease. Beside being on a complete gluten free diet my period did not return. I was told I have hypothalamic... (more)

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paleocurious_1 0 · May 08, 2013 at 7:41 PM

My experience with losing my period and not being an unhealthy weight or losing weight was that I was exercising 5-8 hours a day training intensely for the Olympic team trials and eating like mad to maintain my weight. The calipers said 20-23%... (more)

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by 5 · October 23, 2014 at 4:02 AM

I have fine brown hair on the long side for guys. I am probably a month and a half into no poo, and while I don't get greasy until about 5 days without BS, I get flaky within one day. I rinse my hair in cold water to wash out any debris in the... (more)

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Ayathefrog 0 · March 07, 2013 at 5:05 PM

I hope you haven't surrendered to shampoo yet!! 1---First off: you haven't mentioned "diluted ACV (Apple cider vinegar)", are you using it as a rinse after BS? If not, then do this asap! It is necessary to balance the skin and hair's pH levels.... (more)

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by 15 · October 23, 2014 at 3:50 AM

I am 41 years old. 2 years ago I quit working to care for my 6 year old son with autism. Since I quit working I have gained 45 lbs. I live with the added stress that comes with raising my beautiful boy. My son wakes up about 2 times a night so I... (more)

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Jean_1 0 · September 12, 2012 at 10:55 AM

Does your son eat paleo? I have read that it helps with autism in some cases.

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by 476 · October 23, 2014 at 3:45 AM

I have tried this a few times, I always get bad dandruff and itchy pimple like lesions at the back of my scalp. I know the theory is that soap removes sebum and the skin overcompensates, but I wash my hands quite frequently and they are never... (more)

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eva_2 0 · July 12, 2012 at 7:52 AM

just a personal experiment - it has been more than a few years now since i last washed my face with anything more than just water. and honestly, my skin is very good indeed - i used to have breakouts (adult acne) once in a while, but i cant recall... (more)

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by 824 · October 23, 2014 at 3:27 AM

Stats: 6'1 - 185pounds - 7-8% BF - Strength train 3 times a week + sprints once a week - I've been following a 100% strict Paleo diet + autoimmune protocol as per Robb Wolf(no nuts, dairy, nightshades). I've had good results but have noticed that... (more)

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Rhubarb 0 · December 22, 2011 at 3:11 AM

Lifting is low on the glycogen demand, so the good news is you don't need a massive hit of cabrs, ala an endurance athlete. Personally if I were, I would experiment with low fructose fruits, such as berries & banana's. If you can pick up... (more)

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by 25 · October 23, 2014 at 3:20 AM

I'm starting the Paleo tomorrow. And I expect I will fair well with the absence of starches and grains. I look forward to finally eating and knowing that what I am eating is actually gonna be healthy for me. Instead of feeding myself pizzas,... (more)

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sage_ 0 · September 12, 2011 at 7:55 AM

there are loads of vitamins and minerals in organ meat, bone broth, eggs and fish. if paleo is all new, i caution you about going no carb right away. you most likely will have an uncomfortable period of adjustment and just getting used to not... (more)

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by 78 · October 22, 2014 at 3:11 AM

Hi, My house mate and I started Paleo roughly around 3 months ago, I have type 2 diabetes but wasn't very over weight at all really, and pretty active, but have none the less... and my housemate was just coming along for the ride, moral support... (more)

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Stabby 0 · April 01, 2011 at 4:17 AM

Stabby: Help help! Magnesium man, we need your insulin-sensitizing action to solve our metabolism problems! Magnesium Man: What seems to be the trouble, Stabby? Stabby: This diabetic guy started a standard paleo diet without regard to... (more)

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by 40 · October 21, 2014 at 4:31 AM

I recently just moved from Indonesia to Italy. I've been here for about a month now and I've recently started feeling absolutely terrible. For the first time my period was late and I've been having headaches for three days non stop (again,... (more)

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glib 0 · October 31, 2013 at 9:09 PM

I find the Mediterranean diet quite inflammatory. Lots of wheat products first and foremost, then wine, lots of cured meat with large amounts of black pepper, small amounts of fresh meat and fish, and very little root crops. Little of other... (more)

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by 374 · October 21, 2014 at 4:22 AM

Do you think its sad if people live there entire lives without ever seeing there 6 pacs fully defined? I am coming near to the end of my weight loss journey and I probably would not of made it this far if I didnt stumble upon the paleo lifestyle... (more)

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RoryD 0 · May 09, 2013 at 7:37 PM

No, I don't think it's sad at all. Different people want different things. Some people like to see their abs, some people like to eat junk-food. In a parallel universe, some guy on some donut-worshipping forum might be asking a question to his... (more)

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by 78422 · October 21, 2014 at 4:09 AM

I've been eating lots of fat, I mean LOTS of it. Like excessive amounts of ghee, coconut oil, meats (that aren't always naturally raised), yet I'm like not gaining any weight and I lost 36 pounds while on this lifestyle. This makes no sense?... (more)

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borofergie 0 · December 05, 2012 at 9:32 AM

Because calorific excess makes you fat, not eating fat?

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by 78422 · October 21, 2014 at 4:08 AM

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Varelse 0 · November 15, 2012 at 12:12 AM

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by 5 · October 21, 2014 at 3:42 AM

My girlfriend loves her popsicles and just brought home some HCFS pops. Not my idea of The Good Poo. Any recommendations on your fav? Good brands? Good ones to make? Fun ways to make them? Casey

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Suz___Paleo_Oz 0 · March 14, 2012 at 11:30 PM

Freeze coconut milk, raspberries and shredded coconut - yum!

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