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by 20787 · about 17 hours ago

Are there any nonpaleo foods you still eat with any kind of regularity? What obvious cheats do you still have in your fridge? For me, it's ranch dressing and mayo, because I like em and I am too lazy to make my own and can't find any store... (more)

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Matt_1 0 · September 25, 2010 at 12:21 PM

Good Scottish Haggis. It does have oats in, but it also has heart, liver and lungs. This morning for my breakfast I had fresh hot venison haggis with neeps and tatties from a stall at the Edinburgh farmers market (not my photo). (more)

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by 6 · about 17 hours ago

Oats can be fantastic (for those that do not have intolerance). For those who are not sensitive, all the arguments against oats can be countered. *High in phytic acid*. - can be neutralized by soaking in an acidic medium with buckwheat flour... (more)

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Yuki 0 · August 24, 2014 at 4:44 PM

I definitely get a bigger blood sugar spike after eating plain steel cut oats than sweet potatoes. Still not as bad as anything wheat-based. Almonds do very little to raise my blood sugar. That's probably the biggest reason people tout them as... (more)

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by 47 · about 17 hours ago

I live with my boyfriend of 2.5 years. He's very respectful of my paleo diet choices, especially since it helps me with blood sugar issues which in turn makes me nicer to him :)He eats a lot of rice, though. He usually has granola bars and popcorn... (more)

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missmiddlemarch 0 · July 19, 2014 at 10:32 PM

Enough time eating strictly paleo, and force of habit, will make it easier to simply look past non-paleo foods. That, and always having a paleo alternative on hand for myself when my partner rummages for pretzels, ice cream, cookies, baguette,... (more)

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by 0 · about 17 hours ago

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)

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Desmond 0 · August 13, 2013 at 10:37 PM

I basically eat 100% clean (besides some gym supps) during the week and let the weekend be my relaxed time. When I do cook on weekends, I still cook Paleo..but if I'm out with friends or something I'll eat what's around and still keep it on the... (more)

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by 0 · about 17 hours ago

First off, I want to apologize for such a stupid question. I just really need some guidance and I'm hoping someone can help. So right now I'm not completely Paleo, but I'm almost. I really want to become 100% Paleo though, but there's a problem.... (more)

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cavemanjoe 0 · August 04, 2013 at 5:24 AM

If you want to be completely paleo, go back in time several tens of thousands of years, live in scarce conditions and most likely die of infectious disease by 20 years old. Why do you want to stop eating oatmeal, who said you should? Oatmeal is a... (more)

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by 416 · about 17 hours ago

So... yes. That is what happened. Within an hour I think.. I bring this up because I'm starting college soon in the city and I am a complete foodie. I love trying different foods and occasionally indulging in non-paleo foods. I plan on staying... (more)

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james_27 0 · July 07, 2013 at 10:00 AM

If you remove foods you set yourself up for intolerances of said foods. Low carbers are particularly vunerable because of the large variety of foods they avoid. You see it all the time on forums, people having terrible reactions to foods they used... (more)

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by 1005 · about 17 hours ago

I'm loving the Paleo diet and what that's doing for my body. (I'm kicking myself that I never focused on diet / nutrition until this long... so many years of fast food eaten.) Now that I've got my diet somewhat understood, I'm looking to work... (more)

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foreveryoung 0 · May 27, 2013 at 2:12 PM

Some books I've found "enlightening": "Shop Class as Soul Craft: An inquiry into the value of work" by Matthew B Crawford "Human Action" - by Ludwig von Mises "The Selfish Gene" by Richard Dawkins "The Power of Now" by Eckhart Tolle... (more)

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by 10 · about 17 hours ago

Rice is questioned quite a bit in Paleo. A friend of mine is going to be adopting a "strict Paleo" diet as part of a Crossfit program, so I decided to prepare some notes regarding the rice issue. Since we both love eating Asian food (especially... (more)

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thegiantess 0 · April 09, 2013 at 3:11 PM

Ah, geez. Are we still having this carb conversation?! Maybe the "Paleo," term needs to migrate into "ancestral," so in that case rice is proper in the case of many Asians as it is what their ancestors have eaten. If you look at things through the... (more)

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by 416 · about 17 hours ago

I was recently looking at a post about the types of greens people eat and how much and someone answered that they have removed leafy greens from their diet since it is undigestable due to the fibers or something... i'd like to learn more, but... (more)

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Happy_Now 0 · April 03, 2013 at 7:07 AM

The cell walls might be made of insoluble fiber, but the juicy nutrient filled cells are packed full of goodness. This is why you have teeth, saliva, stomach acid, and the knowledge to cook them to break down cell walls if they are tough, or... (more)

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by 150 · about 17 hours ago

Is it safe to eat food containing non-paleo stuff by picking your paleo stuff out? As in curry containing beans/green beans etc.. One endo had advised my father who is diabetic and non-paleo to completely avoid food cooked with potato reasoning... (more)

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cocobanana 0 · March 06, 2013 at 11:35 AM

Yep, I think it would be safe - green beans are one of the least worst beans you could be eating, in fact I would just eat them. I don't know about other beans but I would avoid eating them. But the question is - would the curry be full of... (more)

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by 94 · about 17 hours ago

A paleo friend was encouraging us to try this as a nice treat. As I mentioned in my last post, I'm really new at this, and I'm really trying to be as strict as possible for a number of reasons, not the least of which I'm trying to lose the... (more)

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January 0 · February 26, 2013 at 5:53 AM

It will be a big simple carb hit, which could lead to hunger swings. Also, bready products can be addictive! When I first went paleo I went nuts for nut flour breads. Gained some weight there. :) As a treat that product is fine; just be aware if... (more)

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by 330 · about 17 hours ago

i love Paleo, but once in a while (I would honestly say once a month), i just let myself eat whatever and how much i want (pasta, cookies, chips). i don't do a crazy binge, but i also don't count servings. i pay for it the next couple of days,... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · January 30, 2013 at 7:02 PM

2 years ago, breaking paleo meant a stuffy nose the next day. Certainly not terrible. A year ago, I could break paleo without any issue. 6 months ago I really got lax about paleo, maybe 60/40 paleo, but still 90+% whole food. Noticing a little... (more)

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by 187 · about 17 hours ago

i was wondering if you cater to your non paleo guests? for example would you ensure you have milk in the fridge for those who want tea or, say, wheat bread if guests want it for their soup etc? i guess im asking if you think its okay to give... (more)

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kaitlin_6 0 · January 04, 2013 at 3:40 AM

I guess I go a bit on the opposite side of others. If I don't eat it, I don't have it in the house. Too tempting. I will make some amazing paleo food for the whole group through. why try and kill your visitors with junk? (clearly I don't actually... (more)

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by 1670 · about 17 hours ago

I ask this question because my friend who is paleo thinks I'm too restrictive since I choose not to eat grains, dairy, veggie oils, legumes, soy, and corn. He eats peanut butter, butter/cream, white rice, and adheres from grains only like 80% of... (more)

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Stephi 0 · December 08, 2012 at 9:05 PM

I'm pretty strictly paleo too. Never corn, legumes, sweets, or grains, and only minimal amounts of dairy. A little cream in my eggies, bit a' buttah, some super dark chocolate (85-90%), but that's it. Oy. A glass or two of wine on holidays. If... (more)

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by 430 · about 18 hours ago

Oh dinner time. How I dread it. The worst meal of the day (sorry mum) it's made up of dry, lean meat - lean beef (which is ok), lean chicken breast (i think i hate chickens now because of that godawful breast) and lean turkey. Sometimes we get... (more)

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Whitney_2 0 · November 07, 2012 at 7:06 PM

There must be some kind of fats that overlap between your idea and your mother's idea of healthy. Try using olive oil and and lemon juice as dressing on your salads. I like to eat olives for a snack when I need extra fats. Avocados are great,... (more)

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by 65 · about 18 hours ago

Hi everyone! This is my first question, I'm new to paleohacks. I went back onto the paleo race, 3 months ago, agreeing that this was the best non-diet diet for my body and spirit, that I have ever done. That it is what I wanted to do for the... (more)

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aseafish 0 · October 14, 2012 at 2:30 AM

If you are talking about occasional treats, foods that are special or new, foods that are simply tasty and you want them from time to time, you should have no problem. If you're talking twice a day, not so good. Have you read anything from... (more)

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by 609 · about 18 hours ago

Hi I am currently stuck in a very hostile seeming place until tomorrow. The hosts here refuse to take into account of my eating choices (no grain etc) and requests for extra protein portions. The first day I broke down and are 3 bowls of granola... (more)

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miked_2 0 · September 27, 2012 at 4:15 PM

Here's how I view it. I let people know what I eat and what I don't. I politely eat whatever I can from what they serve. If that's nothing (i.e., a pasta dish with no meat), then I eat nothing, but am totally gracious about it. I just say that... (more)

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by 5 · about 18 hours ago

Hello Everybody! I was watching on youtube a girl who lost a bunch of weight without exercising by doing low carb/paleo-ish diet, and the more I thought about it, the more sense it made---since Im a student, who for the most part is on the... (more)

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Melody_4 0 · September 19, 2012 at 12:55 AM

Getting rid of foods that can be potentially toxic to you is never a bad thing! I agree with the above. Also, I see quite a few younger folks coming around to this, which is great, but remember that often the metabolism and overall makeup (on a... (more)

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by 4100 · about 18 hours ago

I have advanced cervical cancer with a bad prognosis (lucky if I'll make it even 5 years). Currently I get high dose chemo every three weeks, with the goal being to eventually get to chemo-radiation. I recently read about a new drug going to a... (more)

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by 1448 · about 18 hours ago

If you could have one thing be paleo that clearly is no, what would it be? Or in other words what is one thing you know is bad for you, or really messes you up, that you wish you could still eat? For me it's corn, not so much the corn on the... (more)

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Kelly_19 0 · July 01, 2012 at 7:19 AM

Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. When it's toasted.....mmmmm....and hey, skip the jelly and make it toasted bread with peanut butter and butter. Hello comfort food.

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by 3509 · about 18 hours ago

What to do when you are at a place such as a friend's house or restaurant where they do not have the healthy oils that you would normally choose? Please do not tell me you should not eat, since you may have to choose between two evil things,... (more)

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Jack_Kronk 0 · June 21, 2012 at 4:23 PM

high oleic means it's high in monounsaturated fat, not trigs. olive oil, mac nuts, avocado... these foods are high oleic.

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by 368 · about 18 hours ago

Due to financial circumstances I have had to spend the last month or so off of paleo. Not normal poor but trying to feed two people on about $3 a day poor. It has truly sucked. I can hardly wait for my paychecks to start coming in again. Luckily I... (more)

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Lyndsay 0 · June 18, 2012 at 11:31 PM

Eggs, ground beef, frozen spinach, rice, and whole chickens are what we did when we were that poor. Do you have any spices? I would recommend roasting a whole chicken ($5-$7), then cutting it up to eat off of for the week. You can then use the... (more)

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by 504 · about 18 hours ago

me and one my best buds went out to a breakfast place this morning where they serve HUGE pancakes, i cant emphasizes huge enough, it was bigger than the plates, i had 3 and i letterally could not eat a single thing today, this was my first cheat... (more)

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Sam_Knox 0 · June 18, 2012 at 3:27 AM

I can't divulge full details, but it involved several Tootsie Pops.

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by 26 · about 18 hours ago

I know my favorite all-purpose seasoning I use to cook is not Paleo, but check out the nutrition facts... Is it okay to use? Or will it ruin my paleo-ness? (It has ZERO carbs! and mostly sodium) (more)

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peter_5 0 · June 06, 2012 at 2:10 AM

Wow, I cant believe you asked that question on PaleoHacks! The Paleo police will be at your house before sun down to revoke your Paleo licence and take away all of your Paleo privileges. Next time you try to buy coconut oil at Whole Foods, it... (more)

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by 211 · about 18 hours ago

... cuz I'm finding it has become that for me. My thinking is that the reason for this is that it's quite a radical departure from how I ate before, that my mind/body needs the time for it to all sink in properly. But it's been to the detriment of... (more)

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More_Butter_Please 0 · May 31, 2012 at 12:01 AM

Any time you make a huge lifestyle change, there's an adjustment period. A bit of fanaticism, obsession, and obnoxious preaching to the unconverted is normal--it's all part of integrating new knowledge, habits, and techniques into your life and... (more)

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