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by 0 · about 18 hours ago

Is this chocolate: http://www.consciouschocolate.co.uk/catalog/product/gallery/id/57/image/531/ okay as a treat now and then?

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raydawg 0 · May 13, 2014 at 12:49 AM

It's fine except the agave nectar is equivalent to high fructose corn syrup.

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by 38 · about 18 hours ago

Yo PaleoHackers. Clark here back again! You know what time it is! As a lot of you know I run the PaleoHacks podcast. We have Dr. Jonny Bowden coming up on the show. We'll be covering content around his "Unleash Your Thin" program. Dr. Bowden is... (more)

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by 327 · about 18 hours ago

What do you guys think of drinking/ eating blood the same way the tribesmen in africa did, as far as i know this is a widely used practice among dinkah herdsman. If an online retailer was carrying fresh frozen blood from grass fed animals and... (more)

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Ryanyum 0 · May 17, 2013 at 2:22 AM

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_pudding It's apparently very common around the world to drink, eat, and include blood in various dishes. The nutrient content is very good apparently as well, maybe there is an open market for me to invade. (more)

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by 143 · about 18 hours ago

If im understanding this correctly, the main objective (besides eating healthier) of a paleo diet is to make it so that you burn fat vs carbs for fuel. If i have this right, the only way to make that switch is to put your body into ketosis. From... (more)

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gydle 0 · September 09, 2012 at 9:03 AM

No, the main objective of the Paleo Diet is to eat for optimal health. It's my impression that there are plenty of us here who have never been overweight or metabolically deranged and who have no other health issues to deal with. There may be some... (more)

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by 15003 · about 18 hours ago

What: The Paleo Summit (see also this post) Who: Mark Sisson ??? Author, The Primal Blueprint Topic: Ancestral Living Defined. Mark Sisson kicks off The Paleo Summit by clearly defining paleo/primal living. Are grains safe to eat? Is dairy... (more)

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Shari_Bambino 0 · February 26, 2012 at 2:20 PM

How can you not love this guy? As usual he has shown himself to be the go-to guy for making paleo/primal/ancestral eating easy to understand and accessible to all. Not much in it for the seasoned professional but as far as an overview of... (more)

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by 1683 · about 18 hours ago

We all futz around with our diets trying to find what works best with our bodies. There are SO many various "branches" of Paleo (Primal, Whole30, Lacto-Paleo, PHD, Ancestral, etc). Is there a quiz or test or assessment anywhere that could help... (more)

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Nance 0 · January 22, 2012 at 9:11 PM

To answer your question directly, Chris Kresser now offers something like that and I expect there are others. That actually sounds more complicated than what I did. In my first month or two, I emphasized fatty meat because that was what I most... (more)

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by 1348 · about 18 hours ago

At what point do primal/paleo followers become cult like? There are cliches in any movement. Is the primal/paleo way a movement? Are we a cult? When do we cross that line? I ask because I am not a gym person, I just follow the way of eating and... (more)

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Bread_Eating_Beelzebub 0 · April 22, 2010 at 9:48 PM

Serious question- what does cult-like mean? Growing up Southern Baptist, for some reason my family had a big book of cults on our shelf that I loved to read. The point of it was to warn you that these "cults" aren't real Christianity and control... (more)

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by 1186 · about 18 hours ago

Food intolerance can range from "throat closes and I die" to "I just feel better without". Personally, I know my body runs better without eggs (even organic, free range ones), but I know how good they are for me! Plus, they're delicious. Dairy... (more)

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glib 0 · August 26, 2014 at 1:06 AM

Have you considered trying just the yolk? I find it very digestible, and the white very heavy.

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by 0 · about 19 hours ago

am on VLC/zero c. over year and now i try to eat more like Primal ,so i add sometimes berries to my meal.i know that it still can raise my blood sugar very well after zero carb even it consist not to much fructose but anyway my qw is-is it better... (more)

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Robert_13 0 · June 06, 2014 at 3:54 PM

Some say that eating carbs with fat stops blood sugar spiking too high and the fat blunts insulin response, so carbs should always be eaten in the context of a high fat meal. I don't use a glucose meter so I don't know, I think that would be the... (more)

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by 0 · about 19 hours ago

All right, I've been following a Primal lifestyle (tending towards Paleo, too) for just over 3 years now and, pretty much every day, I'll eat a huge salad for lunch. Usually, it'll have some sort of greens (mix of romaine, spring mix, and... (more)

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BobK 0 · May 24, 2014 at 10:58 PM

I think that @raydawg gave you a very detailed response your other question. It seems to me that your current situation is just a continuation of the previous one. I agree with him... your gut bacteria appears not adapted to your current... (more)

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by 0 · about 19 hours ago

My first meal of the day is a green smoothie (made of green veggies and water only), two organic boiled eggs and a handful of macadamia nuts, lunch and dinner is fish, chicken, beef, seafood or turkey with lots of vegetables fried in coconut oil... (more)

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wtfgod 0 · April 04, 2014 at 6:28 PM

Pretty ideal diet. If you really want to ensure that you're not missing anything too important then I would plug in a few days worth of your diet into cronometer.com and see if you come up short on anything. The paleo diet tends to come up... (more)

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by 0 · about 19 hours ago

Yes, the title of the post says it all. And yes I'm new here, although I've been anon-lurking for quite some time. Now, before I get flamed for this, let me explain what I mean. This may be TMI, so bear with me here. I have been following... (more)

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raydawg 0 · February 14, 2014 at 11:20 AM

It sounds like it might be a case of gut bacteria not being adapted to the diet. We each have our own unique mix of gut flora species. Whenever you see issues like bloating, burping, or gas in reaction to meals, or in reaction to the... (more)

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by 2049 · about 19 hours ago

I've just had my cholesterol checked (I'm in the UK) Total 8.93 (345) HDL 1.75 (67.7) LDL 7.18 (277.7) These numbers didn't look good to the doctor and don't look good to me. I've been primal - paleo + cheese, butter, cream - for... (more)

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Nutrional2013 0 · January 08, 2014 at 1:52 PM

I would not dare to contradict your MD; that said came across an interesting site that may be helpful...btw...having more Paleo experienced Medical Doc's would be helpful... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jvl5UIGBEpo&hd=1

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by 0 · about 19 hours ago

So I absolutely LOVE the scottish buttery shortbread cookies, OMG. However, I want to find a primal recipe that doesn't use almond flour, only coconut flour, any ideas/suggestions?

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Laura_48 0 · December 19, 2013 at 8:40 PM

using only coconut flour? Without almond flour, they would be pretty bad in my opinion. Do you have a nut allergy?

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by 0 · about 19 hours ago

I've been eating grain free for a couple of years and eating primal (1 cup of homemade yogurt and a little butter daily and the occasional bit of cheese) for the past year. I have had amenorrhea (no periods) for a year now - coinciding with... (more)

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by 5 · about 19 hours ago

Ive been wondering about this for quite a long time, but always didnt know how to really describe this dilemma im feeling, and, well , dont know completely how to now, but ill give it a try, hope youll all underatand my question: Its like... (more)

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Andy_16 0 · November 18, 2013 at 9:15 PM

Sorry to fall into your trap here, but I am going to say combining them would be optimal, but probably much differently than you are thinking in your head about it. Also keep in mind that the 2 people you are talking about above most likely... (more)

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by 1495 · about 19 hours ago

I'm not really looking for suggestions of how to feel better, but rather similar stories. I'd love to know who else is going through this, who has gone through it, the problems they had and how they healed and found balance. We are each... (more)

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BuildingaBetterHuman 0 · November 14, 2013 at 4:14 AM

Have also felt worse for periods because of things like cooking methods and food quality. One possible alternative for your hypothyroid medication is iodine supplementation or eating a lot more fish (fish oil doesn't count)

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by 20 · about 19 hours ago

I'm looking for Paleo cookbooks, and I was wondering if I could get some community feedback on them before buying. It's becoming obvious to me that we've evolved quite a ways from our mainstream Paleo roots. Our diet is now a mix of Primal,... (more)

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Paul_Jaminet 0 · September 12, 2013 at 9:27 PM

Both Russ Crandall (The Domestic Man) and Shou-Ching and I will have PHD cookbooks out next year.

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by 8 · about 19 hours ago

Though I have long since given up refined carbs and processed foods, since I can't tolerate ketogenic eating, I do still have some sugar and carbs in my diet, specifically in the form of a tbsp of coconut sugar in my morning tea, and a few small... (more)

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by 0 · about 19 hours ago

3 days ago I completely cut out grains all together. However, I still enjoy my greek yogurt daily and certain types of cheeses but I also haven't had cheese yet since making the cut. However, I'm breaking the paleo/primal 'rules' and still... (more)

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paleopal 0 · September 11, 2013 at 1:21 AM

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by 5 · about 19 hours ago

I've been low carbing for two months, consuming under 100g for the first month and 100-150g the second month. I increased carbs due to low energy and sluggish workouts and I've noticed some improvements but nothing significant. I need to up my... (more)

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by 28 · about 19 hours ago

Ever since going Primal/Paleo 6 weeks ago I've started to experience low blood sugar episodes randomly throughout the day and after meals. I chose to go VLC (20g net carbs) at the start just to eliminate any cravings and I had a lot to lose. I... (more)

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Janknitz 0 · May 25, 2013 at 10:56 PM

Are you really checking your blood sugar? Eating fewer carbs should not cause hypoglycemia, but you may be experiencing "false" hypos because you're used to very high blood sugars. See... (more)

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by 115 · about 19 hours ago

First of all, I know facts such as people becoming shorter and died younger after the agricultural revolution. I know modern milk are bad for most of us. I know modern bread are bad for most of us. What I don't know is if bread made of original... (more)

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RB_1 0 · May 06, 2013 at 2:08 AM

Hello, I'm new to this site and my education is not in the sciences so... take my comments with a grain of salt. I've read the works of the paleo pioneers and even read some write-ups of Cordain's views in 1993 or 1994, which were very... (more)

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by 0 · about 19 hours ago

I am eating a ketogenic primal diet and have been for the last week or so. I eat 20-30 grams of carbohydrates per day; I am getting a LOT of fat, like 70%-80% of my calories (I basically add coconut oil, lard, or duck fat to everything I can... (more)

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RK 0 · April 19, 2013 at 12:34 PM

Be patient and keep going. Definitely drop the alcohol! You may just not have the water weight on you to lose that you did last time. Give it at least 2 weeks without any cheats. If you aren't having progress at that point, you may need to... (more)

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by 88 · about 19 hours ago

Hey there, I've asked a similar question before, but I didn't really get all the answers I was looking for.. SO I am going to ask a different one- I am attempting to bulk up, training 6x a week, one day of HIT cardio, the rest generally lifting... (more)

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Desmond 0 · April 15, 2013 at 5:15 PM

This is literally an answer I posted a few days ago but...CALORIES IN vs CALORIES OUT. If you eat more cal than you expend, you will gain weight. Less and you will lose weight. That's all weight loss/gain is. I would say shoot for less protein... (more)

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