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by 266 · June 10, 2013 at 3:43 PM

Should we worry about taking melatonin supplements? in Lights Out the author doesn't recommend it because it supposedly shrinks the pineal gland and reduces our natural production. Is there any evidence for this?

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Eva 0 · October 19, 2010 at 4:39 PM

Apparently, in many people, the pineal gland shrinks and produces less as we age. I don't see any long term studies on supplemental melatonin though. I would not be surprised if regular long term use caused the body to produce less melatonin on... (more)

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by 20 · June 30, 2013 at 9:38 PM

I need advice. I am a 28yr old female in great health. I recently had my first baby (March 26th) and am currntly 13 weeks post partum. I gained about 58lbs during my pregnancy and ended up with Pre-Enclampsia at the very end. Prior to getting... (more)

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EnglishRose 0 · June 25, 2013 at 8:38 PM

It all sounds very exhausting to me. When I'd have my babies and was breastfeeding (I expressed at work and fed at other times and half the night - I worked full time) I certainly felt concentrating on getting sleep not exercising was best. Why... (more)

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by 3 · May 25, 2013 at 1:19 AM

(ignore my english please, I'm from germany) I am female, 16 years old, at around 120 lbs and 5'6 height. My food and health journey started two years ago (due to my sister being a little too heavy, I myself had no "real" issues) and sadly I... (more)

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ivymcivy 0 · May 25, 2013 at 1:19 AM

It really is none of my business, but since you posted here you kind of made it everybody's business. For your height, your weight is at the low end of the optimal range. You already have a history of menstrual problems. If you keep trying to be... (more)

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by 0 · May 17, 2013 at 4:14 PM

Ok this is my question if you hard boil eggs and refrigerate them at night and then leave them out all day would that make them safe to eat like a week or so later?

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Chelsea__1 0 · May 17, 2013 at 3:04 PM

My rule, if they smell funky they probably are past the prime. Otherwise enjoy. I mean the worse consequences is you learn your lesson and spend the day in the bathroom.

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by 0 · December 08, 2012 at 9:06 PM

mid 20's female, competitive crossfitter. would like to lose 5-10lbs but want to increase strength. i've been eating paleo for 2 years but recently got stricter to be a better competitor. so i've been eating the way below for about 2 months and it... (more)

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UncleLongHair 0 · December 08, 2012 at 9:06 PM

Your workout regimen is impressive, I do crossfit 3-4x per week and find that I really need the recovery time, 6x per week or 2x per day sounds tough! The top competitive crossfit women tend to have a height/weight almost exactly the same as... (more)

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by 211 · November 04, 2012 at 9:58 PM

I like both Robb Wolf's and John Keifer's recommendation to eating Keto/LC especially in the mornings and it being light until the evening, then eating the majority of your calories in the early evening (with nightly-weekly Carb Loading),... (more)

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Mscott 0 · November 04, 2012 at 9:58 PM

After reading a bit more about it, here's part of of why I think the large protein breakfast is recommended and perhaps why it works: Large protein meals generally increase cortisol. This really isn't in dispute if you look at the scientific... (more)

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by 10 · November 01, 2012 at 5:20 AM

I just heard Tim Ferriss talk about perfectly timing his post-work out shake recovery properly by having it before his work out depending on particular work outs. He says, "during the window within which I had maximal insulin sensivity and best... (more)

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by 193 · November 15, 2012 at 3:57 PM

Just wondering if working out while fighting a cold / flu is optimal. I strive to workout 5 days a week. Walking/ jogging and weights / pilates are my main staple. Is it better to fight through the sickness to get a workout in (not highly... (more)

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miked_2 0 · September 24, 2012 at 10:10 PM

I stop everything anytime I'm sick (with is crazy rare with paleo now!). I want my immune system to have all the resources it can get, and working out takes energy from that. Sleep is the most important thing you can do when you're sick. Use... (more)

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by 504 · January 11, 2013 at 12:22 PM

does it matter if you do a carb refeed at night or in the morning? because i plan on fasting for 28-30 hours, and i have a long 2 hour WOD tommarrow. any advice is much appreciated

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PhysiqueRescue 0 · September 02, 2012 at 4:12 AM

From what I have been readying lately, the refeed is basically done for the next days workout. So after a challenging workout, do the refeed later in the evening to refill the muscles for action the next day. The latest Paleo Solution Podcast... (more)

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by 68 · September 04, 2013 at 2:22 PM

Are there any fellow cavemen or cavewomen that are from/around the Saint Louis area? If so I'd love to know where you guys get your food, and how cheap you guys get your food. I went to Trader Joe's today, and although I like their selection,... (more)

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PaleoPrince 0 · June 09, 2013 at 3:43 PM

Open Produce and Farmers Markets, Directly from Farms, and try Soulard or Couponing discount prices at local grocers. Ive also found buying from small Mom and Pop butchers, neighorhood Asian/International markets and stores in the city are wayyyyy... (more)

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by 504 · August 21, 2012 at 4:42 PM

i have been on a clean bulk for about a month and half and have gained about 1.5-2 pounds, adding more strenght and endurance to my body, and i have build more abdominal and back muscles. would it be a good time now to begin a cut? currently i am... (more)

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Matt_18 0 · August 21, 2012 at 4:42 PM

Have you also posed this question at other fitness sites with a bodybuilding focus? You'll have a much better chance of getting relevant responses at communities like http://forum.bodybuilding.com/ (more)

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by 504 · August 21, 2012 at 2:12 PM

does it have the same effect as crossfit WODs?

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jakeA 0 · August 21, 2012 at 1:31 PM

This is an extremely vague question. Generally as te workouts get longer and more beatdown-like they affect you much more. 30-60 minutes of slogging through murph is harder on your body than 4 minutes of Fran. I wouldn't do long hero WODs all the... (more)

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by 456 · January 31, 2014 at 4:50 PM

Hi all, I have been Paleo for four weeks and I want to stay that way without compromise. I used to go to Pei Wei and get gluten free stuff (I'm celiac) but I know now that's not good enough as the chicken is breaded in rice flour and there is... (more)

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CD 0 · August 07, 2012 at 2:19 PM

Nothing at Pei Wei is going to be "hard core Paleo". But it does have some nice options. The salads are a good option, and you can ask for chicken that's not breaded. I will also get the Chicken Lettuce Wraps and ask for the sauce on the side. ... (more)

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by 664 · February 25, 2014 at 12:38 PM

Ok, strange observation maybe. On day three of eating nothing but paleo (I have been about 95% so far), I noticed that my energy levels started to increase. Maybe this is just in my head, but day four I woke up and HAD TO WALK AND RUN THE... (more)

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Sol 0 · June 24, 2012 at 2:24 PM

Welcome to PaleoHacks! How you feel on paleo is VERY dependent on what you ate pre-paleo. If you ate a crappy Standard American Diet (SAD) then switching to any healthy diet (not just paleo) will likely make you feel good. I personally didn't... (more)

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by 4100 · June 22, 2012 at 4:43 AM

Just curious, because if I eat a ton of coconut butter I then get an energy surge and feel like working out.

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ThinnerStrength 0 · June 22, 2012 at 3:13 AM

The Medium Chain Triglyceride fat in Coconut oil is very unique in that the liver turns it into ketones which act like sugar in your body (minus the blood sugar and insulin issues). So you are getting a "sugar rush" from coconut oil.... (more)

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by 0 · May 19, 2012 at 12:24 AM

I feel like I'm getting nowhere with my nutrition, I'm going down the wrong path and I'd appreciate some solid answers to set me straight. So I want to be able to see my abs and build some muscle. The issue I'm bumping into when I search for... (more)

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Tyler_F 0 · May 19, 2012 at 12:24 AM

Best thing for me was to follow a Leangains-esque method with IF, fasted workouts, lower fat and higher carb (potatoes. mmm) on workout days, lower carb and higher fat on off days. Adequate protein (1g/lb of lean mass) all the time. Where did you... (more)

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by 788 · May 11, 2012 at 7:16 PM

As I found out in my cheap paleo options question my favorite Pho places use MSG. I had hoped to have Pho restaraunts as my go to eating out place but it is not to be. Are there ANY Pho places that do not use MSG? Any listing of such anywhere? I... (more)

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Ben_Joven 0 · May 10, 2012 at 11:04 PM

Dude Pho is simple. Basically chicken broth and whatever else veggies and meat they put in it...just make it a home!

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by 5 · March 26, 2012 at 7:30 PM

I stopped measuring my food because it was getting annoying - but now I feel like I'm eating way too much protein. I calculate that I'm suppose to eat about 70 grams per day but that leaves me feeling still hungry. Sometime I eat about 70g of... (more)

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Franz 0 · March 26, 2012 at 7:30 PM

Wait, why are you hitting CrossFit 5-6 days a week? 5-6 days of CrossFit is too much!! Keeping your body in an elevated stress level will work against you. Remove a couple of days for CrossFit and go on some long walks, or practice yoga, or better... (more)

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by 55 · May 03, 2012 at 7:43 PM

Pleas help! This is Scary. As I was lifing weights this morning and suddenly noticed my music slooooow down, I lost the sensation of the weights in my hands, and I felt like I was about to close my eyes... all unintentional. I nearly passed out.... (more)

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DB 0 · November 19, 2011 at 4:13 PM

This may very well be a blood pressure issue. When BP to the brain drops, you can get fainting, similar to the dizziness when you stand up too quickly, but more pronounced. A few things can cause this, holding your breath too long during lifting... (more)

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by 40 · October 18, 2011 at 7:38 PM

Hi I have been 'sort of' Paleo for about 1 month now and wanted to check to see if I am on the right track, or maybe something is missing...basically I have cut out some foods as much as possible (grains, dairy) and added others. . Breakfast... (more)

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Caveman_Bob 0 · October 18, 2011 at 1:58 PM

You're on the right track. You may want to consider adding a source of complete protein into your breakfast and limiting yourself to one piece of fruit in the morning. You could simply cook some scrambled eggs with the avocado and perhaps some... (more)

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by 1231 · August 03, 2011 at 4:05 AM

so if paleo/primal is a way of life why is everyone so obsessed with losing weight(hitting walls/plateaus)? not all groks were thin. eat good paleo food. move. RELAX. get good rest and enjoy life. some ppl are gonna be fat. some are gonna be... (more)

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Shari_Bambino 0 · August 03, 2011 at 3:43 AM

I don't know about other people but I can tell you why I was "obsessed" with losing weight. Because living life at 325 lbs SUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKED. And seriously if anyone dared to tell me that this isn't a... (more)

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by 2153 · July 06, 2011 at 3:05 AM

So I work 6 days a week right now and my job duties vary from moderately active (walking up and down hills, driving jet skis, loading and unloaded kayak trailers, sailing etc) to extremely active (paddling a loaded kayak 17+ miles a day then... (more)

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miked_2 0 · July 05, 2011 at 11:02 PM

Rest, rest, rest! More working out will just shut your body down even more. Since most of what you're doing is endurance-based, the best thing for you will be to dial in the low-carb paleo as much as you can, and then after kayaking season go... (more)

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by 572 · August 08, 2011 at 3:15 PM

Not a question so much as a delighted statement: my hubs just told me that he has made reservations for the while family to go to our local Brazilian steakhouse in a month or so. The perfect place for a newby Paleo-eater. Tons of awesome beef... (more)

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aegix 0 · June 22, 2011 at 11:58 AM

Let me just say this: If a Brazilian-style steakhouse opened up in my town, they'd lose money. I've got paleo friends who eat like it's their job. We're talking POUNDS, BABY! POUNDS! But yes, expensive. And awesome.

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by 457 · July 25, 2011 at 4:02 PM

OK maybe I just need to go into great detail about what I am looking for. Before I say this I know this makes me shallow but I really dont care. When I started paleo is was strictly for the aesthetic benefits of less body fat and the thought... (more)

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paleo12 0 · July 25, 2011 at 4:02 PM

What is the logic behind eating your meal PWO and working out fasted? The theory of: Oh I survived this huge stressful event on an empty stomach and destroyed myself, now time to recover with PWO nutrition. This logic doesn't add up with me. You... (more)

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by 25 · August 18, 2011 at 8:22 PM

Hi I've been on the Paleo diet now for 6 weeks. Strictly adhered to its rules for the first four weeks but have recently added small amounts of rice due to a problem I was experiencing - my legs burn going up just a few flights of stairs, my arms... (more)

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Travis_Culp 0 · August 04, 2011 at 8:04 PM

You probably have almost no glycogen in your muscles to fuel anaerobic activity. Eating 130g net carbs a day would replete liver glycogen only. If you're lifting weights or doing sprints, you need to exceed that amount. Your other alternative is... (more)