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by 20787 · about 12 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 12 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 12 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 12 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 12 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 187 · about 12 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 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 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 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 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 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 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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by 200 · about 13 hours 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 4295 · about 13 hours 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 970 · about 13 hours 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 · about 13 hours 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 · about 13 hours 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 50 · about 14 hours 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 · about 14 hours 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 · about 14 hours 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 493 · about 14 hours ago

Hey guys, quick question. I am of the belief, as nearly all of you are, that sweeteners are not healthy. Insulin secretion, and a lot of chemistry I look forward to understanding but currently don't. Anyway, I was telling someone (not... (more)

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Mike_Opteris 0 · June 25, 2010 at 10:43 AM

I am an insulin dependent diabetic that follows Dr. Bernstein and PaNu/PB philosophies of eating and WOL. I used to drink 2 liters+ of diet soda a day. Six months ago, I just got tired of it and now drink about 16 oz or less of diet soda per day.... (more)

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by 6082 · about 14 hours 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 6 · October 23, 2014 at 4:28 AM

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 · October 23, 2014 at 4:13 AM

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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