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by 20 · about 13 hours 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 20787 · about 13 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 13 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 416 · about 13 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 10 · about 13 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 13 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 125 · about 13 hours ago

I have been eating Paleo now for around 8 weeks and i've noticed a MASSIVE change in me. At the minute i'd say i'm around 90-95% "clean" paleo. I have so much more energy through the day, I rarely wake up groggy, I rarely get hungry and my abs are... (more)

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Linds 0 · March 28, 2013 at 9:47 AM

I've been able to eat paleo just fine at stag and does being paleo. Will there be nothing there at all or do you mean you'll be just giving up paleo as a personal choice for the weekend? Either way not eating paleo for a couple days won't make a... (more)

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by 94 · about 13 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 35 · about 13 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 13 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 13 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 13 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 43 · about 13 hours ago

Hello everyone I'm a quite strict follower of the Paleo Diet, but I've been on vacation for a week and a half now. And I'm planning to stay for a couple more days. I don't know why exactly, but I decided to go off Paleo during the time of the... (more)

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Britt_1 0 · November 21, 2012 at 9:56 PM

I can eat a single meal with gluten and gain 5 pounds. Of course that is water weight but my pants size will increase and I get puffy. Thats a single meal so I imagine that a lot of damage can be done in two weeks. I would get back on track when... (more)

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by 43 · about 13 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 65 · about 13 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 458 · about 13 hours ago

So, as I've been getting fitter, I've found that people will randomly tell me why they can't work out/eat right and/or are/would be better at working out/eating right than I would be, if only there wasn't some condition that prevents them from... (more)

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polynesian_metal 0 · October 04, 2012 at 3:11 PM

Yes. Obviously you are stirring up a crockload of guilt from those people making unsolicited random comments. Our culture sends us messages of health and wellness, basically, everybody should be thin, athletic, YOUNG, and then our culture feeds us... (more)

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by 5 · about 13 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 13 hours ago

I am looking for inspiration and ideas. I am the kind of person who likes to be busy. Relaxing is boring after a while. Having started chemo, I lost the two biggest things that filled my day: work and school. Now the problem is that I have nothing... (more)

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Acumen_Athletics 0 · June 30, 2012 at 12:52 PM

I like punching people in the face. Can't think of any other way to blow some steam off. You should try it!

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by 3509 · about 13 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 13 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 13 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 13 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 419 · about 13 hours 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 · about 13 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 13 hours 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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