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by -2 · 28 minutes ago

Hello, looking for advice from anyone who's successfully made water kefir.   I ordered all the necessary tools, and have the dried starter grains sitting in my fridge, but can't figure out one thing about the fermentation... (more)

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AlmostFullyPaleo 0 · September 15, 2014 at 3:37 AM

Incase anyone reading this was curious, I actually emailed the company Cultures for Health, and this was their response: "Thank you for contacting us. Using a larger jar with some empty space is fine for water kefir or any fermentation. The gases... (more)

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by 0 · about 4 hours ago

Hey all. This is my first post here on paleohacks. I workout 3 times a week and have been trying different things in order to gain weight. I dont tolerate carbs really well which is why I have found this way of eating really great. I dont... (more)

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schultz 0 · September 13, 2014 at 2:28 PM

Things I would consider are... 1. PUFA: You get 40+g a day of PUFA. This will cause excessive inflammation, thyroid problems, etc. I would definitly work on lowring this! 2. Protein: You get too much protein in my opinion. Specific amino acids... (more)

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by 30 · about 9 hours ago

I??m diagnosed with ADD and have been eating Paleo the last few months, and have been gluten free for about a year. Paleo was what made the big change really. When I cut out almost all carbs and all sugar (and increased fat intake), I really... (more)

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Olga 0 · February 10, 2011 at 5:27 AM

In the book The Ultramind Solution, Dr. Mark Hyman notes a lot of instances where kids with ADD and ADHD changed significantly from cutting out gluten, dairy, and sugar. I don't usually recommend that book because Hyman seems to be building a bit... (more)

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by 0 · about 9 hours ago

I've come across articles mentioning due to the use of superphosphate fertilisers that fruits may not be such a good potassium source due to toxic forms of potassium. I've never heard of this before, but its a new idea and I'm a little confused by... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · September 14, 2014 at 12:53 PM

I had to google "toxic potassium" to figure what you're talking about. Just ignore that pseudo-science BS. The logic is like "possasium is used in lethal injections, we fertilize plants with potassiums, therefore plants have toxic potassium", pure... (more)

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by 0 · about 16 hours ago

 I've been on the Paleo diet for just over a year now. Recently I had a dental abscess that caused me to take Codeine for a few weeks and bacterial antibiotics. The painkillers after a while started to cause severe 'stomach cramps' or more... (more)

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by 4080 · about 21 hours ago

Ever heard of Sulfur Oxidation problems? My well-known Osteopath has not and doesn't appear inclined to do any research on her own. (Her treatments have not helped me so far, 4 months in).So now, Dr. Google has diagnosed me and I am thinking of... (more)

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The_Quilt 0 · July 14, 2011 at 11:25 PM

Sulfur intolerance is a misnomer. Most with this issue have a problem with foods with a high level of free thiol groups. It also tends to walk hand and hand with Hg toxicity and Selenium deficiency and severe thyroid dysfunction. The thiol... (more)

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by 15 · about 22 hours ago

I have read several places online that if you do not tolerate sulfur foods that you need to be careful with folic acid supplementation.   Can someone summarize what that issue is?   I am heterozygous for C677T, which I understand... (more)

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by 15 · about 22 hours ago

In the initial part of the Omega-6 metabolic pathway, you go from LA to GLA to DGLA.     The steps after DGLA involve AA.    The LA through DGLA are generally anti-inflammatory, whereas the AA steps and beyond are... (more)

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daz 0 · September 14, 2014 at 6:00 AM

epo is probably the best option price/quality wise. i would just stick with the epo. look for, cold pressed, non-gmo, 1 gram capsules (personally i think capsules are a better option than a bottle of oil in this case).you don't need much for... (more)

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by 115 · about 22 hours ago

Hubby and I are both getting cystic acne, mine are on the jaw line, his are on his cheeks. Our skin was quite clear (occasional white head, but never cystic acne) in the last months, up until 2 weeks ago. The only thing that has changed in our... (more)

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iu 0 · November 10, 2012 at 11:06 PM

you can put a bit of tea tree oil and then moisturize a bit if your skin can take it or just hydrocortisone OTC, for a few days only

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by 2437 · September 14, 2014 at 1:14 AM

I would like to go see him for hormone and possible autoimmune reasons but his reviews online are less then stellar. Then again Ive had some good luck following some of his articles. Is this a case of good researcher but bad practitioner (as... (more)

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Melanie_2 0 · May 20, 2012 at 12:52 AM

I tend to be more of a lurker than a poster, but I think it's important to share that I didn't have a good experience with Chris Kresser, either. The other reviews here touch on all the same problems I had: he is very expensive, 'prescribes'... (more)

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by 0 · September 13, 2014 at 10:49 PM

Hey all, I created a new organic Paleo bar inspired by the ancient Mayan diet and Im doing a Kickstarter campaign on it within 2 weeks.  Is this something I can share on here?  Thanks!

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KarinaM11070088 0 · September 13, 2014 at 10:28 PM

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by 3 · September 13, 2014 at 10:28 PM

Since I added MCT oil to my diet, I am finally starting to loose the weight I put on this winter after trying to rebond with butter (definitely not for me) I am loosing inches which is great (knock on wood), but other things are not so great. My... (more)

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KarinaM11070088 0 · September 13, 2014 at 10:28 PM

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by 405 · September 13, 2014 at 10:26 PM

After experiencing bouts of pretty intense upper abdominal pain and paying close attention to my diet, it seems that the common factor is kefir! I only tried kefir for the first time a few months ago and it's awesome, but it always seems to give... (more)

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Nance 0 · December 25, 2011 at 12:13 AM

The good and bad of kefir (both dairy kefir and water kefir) are: Good: very powerful and can really fix a troubled gut Bad: you need to start with very small doses, such as a tablespoon once or twice per day, and build up gradually over a... (more)

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by 0 · September 13, 2014 at 10:24 PM

I started the Paleo Diet about 2 and a half years ago. Before I was close, only difference was for breakfast I would have Kashi cereal or oatmeal soaked overnight. But as I mentioned I started the Paleo Diet. 3 months after I started I... (more)

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TheGastronomer 0 · August 22, 2014 at 2:06 PM

Correlation does not equal causation; two things happening at the same time doesn't mean one caused the other. It might not have anything to do with your diet at all.

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by 0 · September 13, 2014 at 10:23 PM

The purpose of my diet is for longevity and to feel good. I eat the same thing every day. Can I rearrange the diet in any way to make it better? Am I missing any unique nutrients? Anything else?   Meal 1 Raw unsalted cashews (1-2... (more)

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KarinaM11070088 0 · September 13, 2014 at 10:22 PM

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by 15 · September 13, 2014 at 8:53 PM

Does anyone have a pointer to products that generate negative ions without producing ozone?   Most ion generators are being sold as room cleaners, to clean dust from a room.    Most of those devices produce ozone as well as negative... (more)

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by -3 · September 13, 2014 at 7:59 PM

I am willing to take natural antibiotics like oregano oil, raw garlic, and others but I've read they can cause problems to people with already fragile livers. Anybody knows something about this ? Also I was thinking that maybe if I took... (more)

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VB 0 · September 13, 2014 at 7:59 PM

1. Any medicine (even herbal) is somewhat damaging to your liver. Even some foods are damaging to your liver (sugar, etc.) 2. Do not take anything unless you have been tested for SIBO. After the test your doctor will tell you what antibiotics to... (more)

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by 0 · September 13, 2014 at 7:33 PM

Most places I look say that grock would not have consumed coffee.  Yet Coffea canephora, a species of coffee, originates from a large percentage of Africa.  All a cavemen would have need: mortar and pestle, fire, coffee beans.... (more)

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by 70 · September 13, 2014 at 6:24 PM

Love dairy products and was previously drinking pints of milk per day until I realised that it was giving me terrible spots. Since going paleo my skin has cleared up massively which is great. I have started using butter with no discernable... (more)

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PortlandAllan 0 · March 03, 2010 at 3:59 PM

Ultimately, you don't know until you try. Having said that, it probably helps to understand what is happening to trigger an allergy. Allergies are a false-positive immunity response. Your immune system is attacking something it wrongly perceives... (more)

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by 0 · September 13, 2014 at 5:15 AM

I'll soon start a bone broth fast proceeding into the GAPS introduction diet with hopes of healing my gut. In preperation I've experimented making a few batches of broth--some chicken and others beef--and have decided I prefer the beef broth for... (more)