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by 15 · 11 minutes ago

Hi We are eating 90/10 paleo diet My kid does not eat any candy. Very little dairy products(pastoriced since its illegal with whole milk in Sweden) She practice Martial Art Twice/week 60 min and its high intensity. I know that since I'm her... (more)

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Frank_14 0 · August 06, 2013 at 1:13 PM

Calm down and let your kid enjoy childhood. You're asking why your 8 year old has a "little tummy". Jeez calm down and focus on the important stuff.

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by 5 · 13 minutes ago

Hey there I'm on day 4 of my paleo plan and have noticed a significant decrease in my milk supply....its bad! My daughter is 4 months old and exclusively breast fed. The advice I've gotten is to add carbs and fats.....my question is how? Should... (more)

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staceychev 0 · June 13, 2013 at 10:26 AM

My first instinct is to recommend for you to sign up for some sort of calorie-logging tool to see if you're getting enough. I find that when I do a really strict phase in my paleo eating (like a Whole 30 or something), I don't feel like I'm... (more)

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by 40 · 14 minutes ago

My son is ten years old, in excellent health, and eats a real food but not strictly paleo diet *some grains, corn tortillas, cheese, milk. Neolithic Dad isn't supporting the change for anyone but me. My son has had several outbreaks of acne... (more)

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Eve 0 · June 08, 2013 at 8:25 AM

My sister started getting severe acne about age 8 or 9 years old and it continued being severe for over 20 years. Honestly, through high school I have never seen anyone with skin as bad as hers, it wasn't just her face by then, it was down her... (more)

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by 209 · 16 minutes ago

I've posted here loads, but it's hard when your mum thinks wheat is healthy and fat is bad. Anyway. I want to lose weight, but I'm not seeing much progress. I'm now weight training 2-3x per week and running 1x.I can feel my muscles getting... (more)

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greymouser 0 · May 01, 2013 at 3:57 PM

the key to losing weight is to cut down on everything Yes ... but not too much. If your body is craving food and you can't shake that feeling, then you are simply not eating enough. Dieting for weightloss is trying, but lowering food intake... (more)

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by 0 · 18 minutes ago

I have friends who have gone Paleo and over the past almost year I have "dabbled" in the diet. I tried to go full fledge a couple times but gave up. Currently, I attempt to just limit grains and sugar (failing miserably on occasion.). I use some... (more)

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Wuism 0 · March 22, 2013 at 5:08 PM

I recommend you read It Starts with Food which is written by the Whole 30 couple. They do a very good job of explaining in layman's terms why foods are good for you and why foods are bad. For example, why no dairy but grass-fed butter is OK. (Eggs... (more)

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by 1005 · 23 minutes ago

For those of you who are raising your kids paleo, first of all, kudos, but if you're bringing your kids up paleo, naturally they'll want to rebel and try SAD foods. Do you restrict them at all costs? Have you allowed them to try SAD foods? Because... (more)

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NewPaleon 0 · January 19, 2013 at 6:18 AM

I only prepare Paleo foods for myself, hubby, and two teens, with the occasional rice. My teens have a mild gluten allergy where they become easily dehydrated and get rosacea during strenuous sports. My older teen is mostly Paleobutwill sometimes... (more)

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by 3742 · 24 minutes ago

I've read in many places about the changes that occurred to humans once they adopted a Neo lifestyle. This movement is far enough along that we should have some kids who were raised Paleo again. Are you seeing any differences? Are their brains... (more)

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Stephen_4 0 · December 22, 2012 at 3:13 AM

What is wrong with you guys down-voting him. This is a good question. The brain part might be a little over-zealous but it is VERY realistic to see skeletal changes in the following generation. Jaw size is related to testosterone levels in men and... (more)

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by 65 · 28 minutes ago

As a mom of four kids ages 9-15, it's often hard to keep good quality foods ready to eat in the fridge or freezer so that we can eat after school or between activities in the evening. I can have great grassfed beef in the freezer, but we can't... (more)

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Linda_Ricketts 0 · October 26, 2012 at 1:01 AM

I often pre-cook chicken wings or drumsticks with a tasty bbq sauce and keep them in the fridge for a quick snack.

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by 150 · 32 minutes ago

My daughter is a chocolate milk junkie...I have been cutting back on the amount of chocolate milk she gets in my home, but she lives with her father part time, so cutting it out completely is impossible...He feeds her junk and McDonalds and... (more)

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tonysolo 0 · August 28, 2012 at 4:24 PM

A girl (4) and her chocolate milk???Which is the lesser evil? The girl.

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by 1804 · 34 minutes ago

My stepson seems to get sick a lot. It always happens the day or day after we get him from his mom's house (not paleo). The poor kid will start throwing up in the morning and not stop until 3-4pm. This has happened 4 times in the past two years.... (more)

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julianne 0 · July 25, 2012 at 10:42 PM

This is a pretty strong reaction to food. Throwing up is not a healthy response. I'd suggest getting his tested for food sensitivities or figure out what he is reacting to. No-one should be feeding a kid food that makes him throw up for hours the... (more)

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by 367 · 36 minutes ago

As someone who's recently gone paleo from a WAPF diet I have gradually decreased my own grain consumption to currently being gluten/grain free and feel a lot better myself, but I am still giving my kids sourdough, rice etc. I don't want them to... (more)

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Shari_Bambino 0 · July 01, 2012 at 12:58 PM

Yes. I think you should. Your husband's opinion matters and if he thinks you are already too strict then why try a diet that is even more restrictive? Peace and happiness should not be undervalued. If your family thinks you are obsessed with... (more)

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by 20 · 40 minutes ago

OK, so my son is Gluten and Diary intolerant, so we have gone Paleo completely. My hubby hates me right now and is having a harder time than the kids. But my kids mostly my 7 year old boy is SUPER FUSSY! He is scared to try anything, his... (more)

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Firestorm 0 · May 07, 2012 at 12:08 AM

Here's a Paleo option for breakfast -- comes out a lot like cereal. I think the youngster'll like it. Organic apple, pear, berries or organic banana, chopped into small pieces Raw walnuts, almonds, pumpkin seeds Coconut manna Organic... (more)

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by 1448 · 41 minutes ago

I recently started making bone broth because my son was always constipated and would only go #2 every 3 or 4 days. The doctors said it was normal, but I don't think its normal when he is in tears every time he poops. Thanks to PH and the bone... (more)

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Kelly_11 0 · April 26, 2012 at 8:38 PM

I'm not saying it's not possible, but it might not be advisable. Considering the fat and gelatin content, I don't think you'd be getting the nice powder you're imagining. Maybe more like a fruit leather. Think of boullion cubes but with more of... (more)

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by 5509 · 42 minutes ago

The local co-op is open for proposals for classes to teach this summer. I want to teach a class:). Since my degree is in child development and family studies, I'd like to teach a class that is related to childhood nutrition. I don't have many... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · April 14, 2012 at 2:09 AM

I like your ideas and I think you came up with this title yourself: "Making Food Fun for your Toddler" Give them maybe 5 ideas, with examples/demonstrations. Maybe focus on preparation/presentation/languaging appropriate to that developmental... (more)

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by 494 · about 1 hour ago

Since going Paleo I offered to cook all my family meals to help them stick to the diet. At first it was great but now my 11 year old sister constantly refuses meals, saying she doesn't like pork or steak or fat. This has made me very worried to... (more)

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VB 0 · February 26, 2012 at 9:29 PM

I don't want you to think bad, but I would not eat pork either. I just don't like the taste. As for the fat - maybe it is a little bit too gross for the kids this age. I would allow your kids to have one dish that they absolutely hate and I would... (more)

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by 24538 · about 1 hour ago

I've been working on a theory that the anthropomorphized animals in children's television is tied a rash of small children I know refusing to eat meat. Heck, I still remember crying during Bambi, so who can blame 'em. At the other end of the... (more)

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J__Stanton___gnolls_org 0 · February 24, 2012 at 12:48 AM

How to teach children? Start early. It is a fact of human development that children believe everything their parents tell them before the age of six or so. Thus the admonition often attributed to the Jesuits: "Give me the child for seven years,... (more)

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by 1115 · about 1 hour ago

Quick background: my mother is my daycare for my eight month old daughter. She doesn't work and my father passed away when I was young so this arrangement works out for us financially and emotionally (no caregiver will love my daughter as much as... (more)

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graciel 0 · February 22, 2012 at 2:10 PM

She wants to give the kid a treat. Explain to Grandma that that's ok, but they have to be the treats you specify. "Mom, I love you, but I want my daughter to have the best start possible, and that means no grains. If you want to give her a... (more)

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by 55 · about 1 hour ago

I recently learned about the Paleo way of life and although its been tough to explain and I've faltered a few times, I'm loving it. Problem is that I can't get my wife on board. I've sent her the literature online, explained the benefits, etc.... (more)

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A_at_Grain_Free_Diet 0 · February 12, 2012 at 11:50 PM

Do it by yourself. Lead by example. Either she'll see the changes in you and want to jump on board, or she won't. When it comes down to it, you really can't make her do anything, but you can be a prime example of how awesome it is.

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by 2485 · about 1 hour ago

What paleo things would you think of eating on a soft foods diet? My 3 year old son has a tooth injury and the dentist said to keep him on soft foods until he gets in to see her. While he's not entirely paleo, he eats the same food as the rest of... (more)

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Nemesis 0 · February 07, 2012 at 1:04 AM

You could mash up any tuber (carrots, potato, yam, parsnip, etc) and cook until soft. Add some spices and mush it up with a fork. Same with leafy greens of all kinds. Meat that has been cooked in a crock pot until super tender and falls apart... (more)

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by 2729 · about 1 hour ago

My son just turned 2 and has been paleo almost a year. We eat mostly grass-fed meat, local pastured pork and poultry, and vegetables. I bought some fish oil and pop a few pills whenever I eat pork or poultry, to balance out the omega-6s. My son... (more)

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Happy_Now 0 · February 01, 2012 at 6:28 PM

Mamas from a parallel dimension. My kiddo prefers fish oil to candy on occasion as a motivator too, usually to be lured out of hiding places for nail clipping or hair brushing, both of which he thinks are child abuse. And to all of those... (more)

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by 7592 · about 1 hour ago

So after getting my feet on the ground with paleo a year ago I???m actively converting my family???mostly my children who are 5 and 6. In their lunches I regularly put meatballs and salmon balls, almond butter, yogurt, fruit, veggies, coconut... (more)

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Caleb_the_Hobbit 0 · January 31, 2012 at 10:51 PM

As a variant to Christopher's answer, my family has made chicken nuggets using potato flour/flakes, sometimes with almond flour or coconut mixed in for flavor and texture. The potato helps hold in moisture, and I personally like the extra crunch. (more)

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by 12174 · about 1 hour ago

We're going on a road trip after Christmas. There are lots of travel related threads here in which the traveler is advised to consider intermittent fasting, or essentially try getting by on appetite-sating jerky or coconut manna. Well, those... (more)

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Molly 0 · December 18, 2011 at 3:03 PM

I did a 35 hour drive this summer in the south, in mostly 100F weather. Here's what worked for us. Cold Stuff: My cooler, well packed with ice, stayed very cold. I topped it off with gas station or hotel ice as needed, we also kept only the... (more)

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by 554 · about 1 hour ago

I am trying to start my 4yr old to eat more Paleo (all my family really, but the 4yr old will be a hard sell). He has had some behavior issues at school recently and I have noticed how much better his behavior is at home when he eats more whole... (more)

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Heidi_1 0 · December 14, 2011 at 3:57 AM

My three-year-old twins are fed a "morning snack" at 9:00 at pre-school which consists of cold cereal and fruit. So far, I haven't tried to send an alternate snack to school with them. Instead, I arm my boys with a high fat, high protein... (more)

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by 5768 · about 1 hour ago

My youngest son (1.5 years old) who has been paleo since birth is consistently sick and when I mean consistently I am talking just about every other week. It first started with basic congestion and then he began to get ear infections. We had... (more)

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Bread_Eating_Beelzebub 0 · December 01, 2011 at 5:55 PM

I think daycare is a big vector. However, anecdotally, it is said that day care kids are exposed to such a treasure trove of infections when they are young, that they don't get sick as much when they are older. Also, more cold symptoms is... (more)

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by 554 · about 1 hour ago

I am on a severe food budget - approx $330 a month for 4 people (2 adults, 2 preschool boys growing like weeds). I am trying to go as paleo as possible within that budget. My hubby will join me... eventually (has a serious cereal habit, but we... (more)

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Kewpie 0 · November 28, 2011 at 3:26 AM

Looking at your list I have a few suggestions. Coconut flour is a fun ingredient for making paleo treats, but it's not exactly a nutritional powerhouse and it is very expensive. I would skip that. Because you are buying conventional meats rather... (more)

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