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by 419 · 2 minutes ago

To all you master chefs, i need help with my kale chips! i want to make a batch that is good enough to take to a party as my "snack to pass." my kale chips always come out 'good enough' for me - but quite crumbly??? my other dilema is that i... (more)

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Ashley_Roze_ 0 · April 18, 2012 at 11:37 PM

I cook mine low and slow. Also I use collards which hold up a LOT better. I put my oven on 170 and bake for almost an hour (it'd be even better in a dehydrator) and cook with a saturated fat of my choice, some spices, and sometimes... even... (more)

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by 286 · 3 minutes 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 · 3 minutes ago

I used to eat white bread ketchup sandwiches in high school because I thought it was fat-free and would help me lose weight. Also, I ate fries because I thought it was healthier than a burger. No lie. I also downed sugar laden yogurts thinking I... (more)

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Happy_Now 0 · March 25, 2012 at 9:18 AM

I used to spend hours making whole grain breads, packed with as much wheat germ, vital gluten flour, seeds, and nuts I could cram in there. In spite of the stomach cramps, crushing hunger, brain fog, and declining grades that resulted I was... (more)

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by 614 · 6 minutes ago

I am planning to have some friends from church over for breakfast in a few weeks. I want it to be really cute and girly, but also paleo. I plan on making egg "muffins" with eggs, sausage, and full-fat cheese (I eat a little bit of dairy), and also... (more)

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Renee_2 0 · February 25, 2012 at 5:28 PM

Maybe smoked salmon with capers, red onion and cream cheese. Or a butternut-squash soup with bacon garnish, and a mixed green salad with toasted pecans and goats cheese.

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by 4283 · 6 minutes 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 200 · 10 minutes ago

I started Paleo with a Whole 30 in March and just kept going. I would eat non-Paleo foods very occasionally, usually in the form of dairy or rice. In the past couple of weeks with all the holidays and having a week of very non-Paleo company to... (more)

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Nance 0 · December 25, 2011 at 3:50 PM

Hey, as JizGrrl said, this is good news! It means your body liked the ancestral foods you were eating and it's mad as hell at the junk you've been splurging with. I did that too, last August. Take a deep breath, relax and consider this recent... (more)

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by 10653 · 10 minutes ago

I recently bought a CoQ10 supplement and of all the ones I saw, they all had either beeswax, or rice bran oil or soy lecithin. Aren't these other ingredients such as soybean oil and other stuff negligible or do we really have to avoid supplements... (more)

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Todd 0 · December 21, 2011 at 12:06 AM

I just figure if you try to avoid all the fillers and processed crud in your food supply, why not apply the same prudence to your supplements?

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by 95 · 11 minutes ago

Since I went paleo three months ago via my sister who is paleo for over a year, I've noticed all the great things that come from it. I feel absolutely fantastic in every way. And I feel the need to share this with people who talk about their ills... (more)

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Wcc_Kamal_Stabby_fan 0 · December 10, 2011 at 10:17 PM

The feeling to tell others will wear off in about a month or so. My best advice is to lead by silent example and if someone notices your healthy results and they ask you about your diet, then take that as your cue to tell them all about your... (more)

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by 4295 · 16 minutes ago

One of the (non Paleo) blogs I read is about personal finance, but it regularly includes recipes that the author feeds his family (three small children) with. He has a very CW, vegan/ vegetarian approach. This is his latest offering. He's... (more)

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Simibee 0 · September 19, 2011 at 12:30 AM

Firstly I think that the trend for very high fat diets has skewed the Paleo perception of what constitutes a low-fat meal. With about 300 calories per serving coming from fat, or ~50% of total calories, I would not personally classify the meal as... (more)

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by 0 · 17 minutes ago

I started eating paleo and have been really good about it without any issues. My cheats are blackstrap molasses and small amounts local raw honey (for allergies) on occasion and dubliner cheese. I feel like I haven't had any issues with craving... (more)

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turkeytyme 0 · September 01, 2011 at 12:38 PM

My theory is that our cravings are trying to tell us something so I just go with it. The only cravings type that I don't advocate giving in to is a craving for sweets. That's a sign that you are insulin resistant and is best handled by cutting... (more)

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by 970 · 19 minutes ago

I know variations of this question have been asked before.. I am just dumbfounded. I was never the type to have any issues with grains/gluten. This is not one of those "well you just didn't realize you felt like crap all the time" situations, I... (more)

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Jay_15 0 · August 01, 2011 at 2:50 PM

I would mark this up to something you eluded to it not being, you know that you always felt like crap on gluten. OK maybe you didnt "feel" like crap, but they were detrimental to your system. You kept doing it anyway and eventually, like with... (more)

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by 2081 · 20 minutes ago

I was surfing the net (looking for a paleo Jello recipe, to be honest), which took me to a paleo forum. One of the posters had a signature that read: "Don't kid yourself - it's not Paleo! "Wheat, rice, oats, barley, rye, bamboo, maize/corn,... (more)

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sage_ 0 · July 15, 2011 at 10:37 PM

they missed grass fed angus beef...they must be eating only alligator, shark and cockroaches.

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by 2825 · 21 minutes ago

I've heard a lot about people cheating or accidentally ingesting non-paleo foods and being sick for days. Is this the case for everyone, or just those with guts that aren't fully healed? For example, the GAPs & SCD diets claim that, if... (more)

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Rhi 0 · June 21, 2011 at 9:16 PM

I think it's more likely that after eating well people just start noticing how bad grains/sugar etc make them feel. I used to think a slight headache and sore tummy was "normal".

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by 125 · 25 minutes ago

I just found out the menu for Easter lunch: lasagna and salad. What's worse, I've been asked if I'd make this mushroom lasagna I used to make back in the day. Not only does that thought of making lasagna make me sick, but now I'm trying to... (more)

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Leigh_1 0 · April 14, 2011 at 9:17 PM

If you're okay with eating cheese, maybe bring two lasagnas: one with traditional noodles; and one with zucchini noodles. http://nourishedmeadow.com/2010/07/zucchini-lasagna/ (more)

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by 3509 · 29 minutes ago

I understand there are several toxins in lentils and chickpeas: lectins, phytates, saponin, etc. I have heard that soaking and then pressure cooking them destroys most of these toxins. Do you know of any good source to understand whether that is... (more)

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Jayan 0 · January 25, 2011 at 5:20 AM

From what I've gathered, the combination of soaking and pressure cooking leave saponins as the only serious issue. Soaked and rinsed legumes have fewer "foaming" problems in the pressure cooker, and adding a small amount of oil/ghee can help with... (more)

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by 361 · 30 minutes ago

I have been experimenting a little bit. I used to have two issues (among others) earlier when I was non-paleo. I used to wake up many times during the night and would feel extremely drowsy during the day. And I would also experience shortness of... (more)

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Anna 0 · December 23, 2010 at 6:07 PM

Sugar in excess: I feel the high, and then the crash, and it's not pretty. Somewhat like a hangover without the fun. Whole milk or lower: cystic acne!!! Gluten: loose black stools for an entire week; knee swells so much that I limp. Achey... (more)

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by 3509 · 30 minutes ago

This is a serious question, although definitely hypothetical in nature: if you were made "Kings for a day" with full powers (as Sancho Panza was once promised to be by El Quijote) , which foods would you forbid, based on their devastating effects... (more)

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Ed 0 · December 17, 2010 at 4:16 AM

I would ban the entitlement mentality in my kingdom-- You can eat, drink or smoke whatever you want, but you pay for the damage yourself.

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by 50 · 31 minutes ago

I heard about it today. Apparently it's huge in Europe, especially France. Anyone know anything about it? Thoughts?

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Dave_S_ 0 · October 28, 2010 at 12:11 PM

It's a low fat Atkins. It should be similar in effect to a PSMF (protein sparing modified fast). Basically, it is only lean meat for 5 days. Then, you alternate days of only lean meat and days of lean meat and (non-starchy) veggies until your... (more)

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by 960 · 31 minutes ago

While I consider biochemical and evolutionary science to be the most compelling argument for eating Paleo, something that I also find super compelling is the abundance of success stories out there. But the devils advocate in me has always... (more)

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Bonnie 0 · September 28, 2010 at 12:22 PM

I think everything works differently depending on the person. Before I went paleo, my body worked wonderfully on the 2:1 carb to protein ratio many bodybuilders (the old school folk, if you will) use. That, of course, included oats and dairy... (more)

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by 307 · 32 minutes ago

Does anyone know of any information regarding the health benefits, or lack thereof, of yellow mustard and/or the various other kinds of mustard? Any information is welcome. Thanks!

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Ken_1 0 · August 01, 2010 at 12:04 AM

The yellow color comes from the spice turmeric, which contains the curcumin molecule, which is anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer. Turmeric is related to ginger. The curcumin isn't readily absorbed, but absorption is said to be greatly increased... (more)

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by 10502 · 33 minutes ago

UPDATE: Let's just go with "Non-Paleo" in the question title and tags field. Good points have been brought up about the subject matter of PaleoHacks.com and what sorts of questions the community should entertain. However, there are clearly... (more)

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LiveForIt 0 · June 02, 2010 at 12:18 AM

[NP] seems official looking. Stands for non-paleo. Simple. Small. Effective

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by 6082 · 33 minutes ago

In a similar vein of the question: http://paleohacks.com/questions/308/lectin-content-of-green-beans-vs-dried-beans - I have a friend who can't eat meat or seafood + has a thyroid condition so they avoid iodine. Trying to determine the best... (more)

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Bread_Eating_Beelzebub 0 · June 01, 2010 at 1:17 PM

To answer this question perhaps we should go back and ask ourselves why beans aren't in the traditional paleo diet? It's mostly justified because of their high anti-nutrient content. In that content, the least harmful protein sources are... (more)

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by 6082 · 35 minutes ago

In a podcast by Robb Wolf, he gives the OK on green beans as a food source, despite them being a legume. http://robbwolf.com/2010/01/26/the-paleolithic-solution-episode-12/ He said that the lectin content is pretty low and isn't much of an issue.... (more)

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Matt_1 0 · April 18, 2010 at 8:56 PM

I think you may be out of luck getting a good answer to this question if you want a chart comparing levels. The term lectin is generally used to describe defensive plant proteins that bind to specific sugars. There are hundreds of different known... (more)

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by 20787 · about 22 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 416 · about 23 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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