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by 20 · about 1 hour ago

Sooo... I just went on vacation for 10 days and ate non-Paleo the entire time (including grains + dairy). Before going on vacation, I was 98% Paleo and had just gone through the 4 week adjustment period. Since I ate non-Paleo for 10 days, do I... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · June 19, 2013 at 3:00 AM

Dizzy spells? I'm guessing that means you did very low carb paleo. That's hardly necessary, eat some carbohydrate!

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by 6 · about 1 hour 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 0 · about 2 hours ago

Whats your favorite way to put across nay sayers to the paleo diet?

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forsakenwarrior 0 · March 25, 2014 at 1:28 PM

I just lead by example and don't bother explaining shit to them. This is the golden age of information and a real "Wait... What?" moment in everything we have been taught. Unless they are really asking on behalf of educational curiosity and the... (more)

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by 0 · about 2 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 416 · about 2 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 416 · about 2 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 94 · about 2 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 1467 · about 2 hours ago

From the New Yorker 'He eats like a Paleolithic hunter-gatherer and exercises daily. He never takes an elevator when he can use the stairs; the one time I saw him do so, he told me he was embarrassed by his indolence, a word nobody else could... (more)

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Eugenia 0 · February 04, 2013 at 9:35 AM

I wouldn't read too much into it. The last time he mentioned the paleolithic diet in his show he mentioned that soy is part of it! So the version of Paleo he follows might not exactly be very Paleo.

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by 35 · about 2 hours ago

I guess this question is mostly for those relatively new to paleo, but does anyone else have any non-paleo food still lingering around since making the switch? My wife and I still have about 5 cans of black beans and a box of sour patch kids in... (more)

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MiMintzer 0 · January 31, 2013 at 9:28 PM

I'm living in my parents house right now and am the only one who is primal/paleo. My father follows the Ornish diet and my mother, I think, would like to lose some weight. I have my food items on a few shelves in the pantry, fridge, and freezer. I... (more)

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by 330 · about 2 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 2 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 1005 · about 2 hours ago

I think it might be one of the many reasons why my friends from high school are treating me like I've gone off to drink mead in Valhalla or Elysium ever since I started college

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Varelse 0 · December 27, 2012 at 4:50 AM

No, but I have ditched people for being outright disrespectful of my dietary choices. Granted, they were disrespectful of me in ways other than my food choices, but it seems that people who are disrespectful in one way tend to be disrespectful in... (more)

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by 43 · about 2 hours ago

So, I've been Paleo for about 3 months and I feel and look very well. But here's the thing. I have no problem being Paleo during the week, but as the weekend comes (or just after 5-6 days of regular Paleo eating) I feel a sudden urge for eating... (more)

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VB 0 · November 20, 2012 at 6:54 PM

I don't have this problem... any more. I used to have junk food cravings. I have no idea what changed, although many things did, I just cannot pinpoint one particular thing. So here are ALL the things I did: Have bone broth for breakfast. 1-2... (more)

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by 430 · about 2 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 3 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 5 · about 3 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 144 · about 3 hours ago

After 7 weeks of strict paleo (apart from 1 packet of quavers) I had a meal with friends last night and I ate non-paleo. 4 courses and we didn't finish eating till gone 10pm. All night I have kept waking up, feeling wobbly/shaky, very... (more)

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Jamie_14 0 · July 29, 2012 at 9:28 AM

(with 2tbs rice and 1 baby naan) - carbs Strawberry tart with creme fraiche - carbs 3 crackers with cheese - carbs 2 large glasses wine - carbs Lots of carbs yes? Are you normally very low-carb and high fat? (I am guessing yes) If so you might... (more)

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by 3509 · about 3 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 3 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 3 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 211 · about 3 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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by 286 · about 3 hours ago

I'm currently training for the AIDS/LifeCycle, which is a 7-day 585 mile bike ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles. I've been on Paleo for a few months now, and I'm trying to figure out how I can remain Paleo on the ride, but I don't think it's... (more)

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Suz___Paleo_Oz 0 · March 27, 2012 at 11:12 PM

It might be challenging to remain strictly Paleo - but I'm sure remaining gluten free won't be that difficult? Gluten lingers in the body for a long, long time - are you really happy to have that in your system? Who controls the lunches/ food? ... (more)

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by 5509 · about 3 hours ago

I hate wasting food. I have two cans of protein powder (one is opened) that contain pea protein and rice protein. I don't want to throw them away but I'm not sure my plan to use them up is any good for me. Do you think that using this powder is... (more)

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Andrea_5 0 · March 26, 2012 at 3:15 PM

I donated anything unopened to the local Food Bank (because we travel so much I didn't really have any perishable items to worry about, but threw out what little I had of that) and threw out the rest or gave it to family. In your case, could... (more)

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by 4283 · about 3 hours ago

I'm wondering how people that aren't paleo get ripped? I'm a believer in if you want to achieve a certain goal or level of success, you should look at others that have achieved it and study what they did. In studying various people I noticed... (more)

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Lauren_2 0 · February 20, 2012 at 9:55 PM

I know vegans that are ripped. I know fruitarians that are ripped. I know people that don't do a damn thing and they're ripped (mostly my male african american friends). Explain that. I'm paleo and I'm far from ripped, in fact, I'm not thin... (more)

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by 824 · about 3 hours ago

I've been on a strict Paleo diet for almost 2 years and I'm loving life however if I could have one cheat meal without any consequence I would loveeee a Grilled Cheese!

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Spence 0 · January 31, 2012 at 8:43 PM

Chicken phall, Bombay potatoes, onion bhajees, cashew mutter pilau rice, peshwari naan, a load of poppadoms and 5or 6 lagers to wash it down.

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