I'm a newly qualified Personal Trainer & i live in the U.K. I'm eager to gather as much knowledge as I can to pass on to my clients. I have just stumbled upon a Diet & Nutrition Training Course. It's ??300 but i can get it on a deal for... (more)
Is it possible to overdose on thiamine supplements, or does it have any other negative effects like folate? I take a 100mg tablet every day, I try to get what i can from food. I also take folate, but in the metafolin form.
Hello, I'm a 19 year old female just starting recovery from anorexia. Because of long distance running, perscribed Adderall, and inadequate intake for a long long time, my resting heartrate has dropped to around 20-30, blood pressure is a little... (more)
I've decided to try to put white rice (basmati most likely) back into my diet. I've found that I feel much better when im eating more starches like sweet potatoe, squash ,etc. But ive always enjoyed white rice, so why not throw it back in? Ive... (more)
I'm considering a Regestered Dietician, but I know that if I work in a clinical environment I'll be forced to preach about heart-healthy whole grains and heart-healthy canola oil and artery-clogging saturated fat. Could I become a dietician and... (more)
I know similar has been asked before but i was hoping someone had done a list based on nutrition density rather than budget. My reason for this is that my other half isn't very motivated when it comes to optimal nutrition, it took me a couple of... (more)
Hey... So I am a 15 year old girl on the paleo diet, and I run highschool track and swim for my nieghboorhood swim team. My track season just ended and swimming has already started. I eat overall pretty healthy, and my parents even nickname me... (more)
Trying to lose weight and eat naturally (soon to be getting my blood type read, eating paleo for specific blood types has to be possible) and I'm wondering approximately what my nutritional intake should look like for someone my size: 6'1" 290LB... (more)
Hey, So after finding most of the information I've been looking for, I just wanted to get some feedback on my nutrition- 6 am- workout on empty stomach Then once I've finished my workout - 30 grams of carbs( coconut water/sweet potato) and 10... (more)
Hi I work in an international school in Thailand. The school provides the students with lunches. They have the FDA approved food pyramid on the wall which makes me cringe every time I see it. I have meet with the head and he is not buying into... (more)
Traditional diets and just eating real food. Pushing paleo dogma (red meat, saturated fat, low-carb) isn't going to win you fans, nor is really the one right way to eat.
Hi all- Here's the deal. I am as new as new gets. Basically just started this week by dropping all grains from my diet. I had already ditched processed sugar long ago. Ive read up on the principles of paleo but I cant seem to find specific info... (more)
Hi I'm a single mum and self employed massage therapist so slicing off the tip of my thumb a few hrs ago wasnt the best plan. It's been cleaned and dressed and I've had a better look at the damage in the process. Nice clean cut above, but... (more)
i usually do a deload week or a week off every 10 weeks or so, this cycle's training split was the 20 rep squat program along with various track/sprint workouts. And usually when i stop my weight shoots up by 10 or so pounds, i do eat a surplus of... (more)
Drastic weight gain like that is water retention. When you go without carbs (carboHYDRATE) your body sheds water weight, and after an extended amount of time, like 10 weeks, going off the diet makes you retain water like crazy. Since you are... (more)
I'm thinking in extreme cases. Like when one of my diabetic friends entered a pie eating contest. Or when a pregnant girl is constantly posting on facebook about the fast food she eats every day. Just wondering what other people do. I have spoken... (more)
If eating processed carbs and grains can make you fat, how do fitness cover models get in such good shape? Before learning about paleo I followed a lot of fitness models on twitter and they'd often post their food intake which would include daily... (more)
I wondered, what if someone just eat avocados, read meat, and sometimes chitterlings or eggs, could it be healthy in a long time? Would it cause a kind of deficiency disease? My take-off were the inuits, who are eating just raw meat and sometimes... (more)
Pre-paleo me would run gaggng in ignorant horror if he could see the fabulously exotic (and sometimes downright grotesque) testaments to health I now consume. The top of the strange paleo foods list for me would be as follows: chicken... (more)
I know there have been posts but this is more specific. Which is healthier, packaged Farmed Salmon or packaged Smoked Mackerel caught by trawler in the n.e Atlantic? I like the both but if the mackerel is a healthier choice then i'll enjoy it all... (more)
I've been waiting since last AUGUST for this! http://ketopia.com/nutrient-density-sticking-to-the-essentials-mathieu-lalonde-ahs12/ What about the nutrient density index surprised you? What effect (if any) will the index have on your diet? For... (more)
It seems like so many people I speak to in my age group (I'm 25) are foregoing breast feeding for their newborns and opting for bottle feeding instead. This of course does not apply to people who cannot breastfeed for whatever reason. It seems... (more)
IF you're on Paleo and being non grain, non dairy, no sugar/artificial sugar, no junk food, no legumes, and trying to limit fruits for 1 week+ (assist in weight loss), what do you guys like to eat to give you energy pre-run/ workout?
I cooked 2 cups of Kale and 4 medium carrots (peeled+chopped) in 2 cups of water for about 15 minutes. I dumped the remaining water and veggies into my vitamix (fancy blender), along with raw milk to make a green smoothie. The cooked veggies... (more)