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by 226 · about 20 hours ago

I have a 2mg boron glycinate supplement with no additives other than cellulose.Needed to create 100mcg doses of this and was wondering if I can dissolve this powder with either oil or water in a dropper bottle? I've done this before with K2 liquid... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · July 09, 2014 at 7:53 PM

Why are you supplementing such a low dose?

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by 15 · about 20 hours ago

they are just gone. My questions, the answers and comments to them, my own comments to others, and my badges....why?

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greymouser 0 · June 27, 2013 at 8:05 PM

Your profile page says that you've been a member for 11 days ... unfortunately, about a week ago, there was a data issue, and the site lost a couple days worth of data. If you earned stuff during that time period, that's why it's gone. :-/ You... (more)

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by 0 · about 20 hours ago

Hi everyone, I'm new here and new to the Paleo lifestyle. I have a few quick questions for my paper if you don't mind answering them please. I'll keep everyone anonymous, but when you respond can I have your age and gender please. Do you... (more)

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Ebice 0 · June 09, 2013 at 6:01 AM

Do you take any supplements? ==> Vit D, when I need it. (A week of overcast and I feel sluggish) What are your frustrations about nutrition? ==> The price of grassfed beef. Do you workout? ==> Daily body weight workout. Many mountain and lake... (more)

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by 0 · about 20 hours ago

Hi everyone! I am new to the paleo diet, although my mom was on it last summer for health reasons. I am still a little confused about how many carbs and calories I should be eating? What kinds of exercise? How to lose weight safely and effectively... (more)

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Janknitz 0 · February 21, 2013 at 2:56 AM

You're going to get a lot of answers, but here's my take: Sounds to me that you are at a healthy body weight. Rail thin should never be the goal (I know you're in high school and everyone around you is obsessed with being rail thin--get over... (more)

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by 748 · about 20 hours ago

Okay so I just purchased and received the Milk Kefir Grains from Cultures for Health and I've watched the videos and read the instructions but am a LITTLE confused still on the entire process and have a couple questions for those of you who do... (more)

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Janknitz 0 · February 03, 2013 at 12:18 AM

Start the culture all in one jar, you probably won't want to drink the first few batches anyway, and there's strength in numbers. After thaat you can divide it up. You can tell the kefir is ready when you see the whey separate around the... (more)

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by 549 · about 20 hours ago

I am curious. I skim latest PH posts most days and read with interest posts that talk about healing from dis-ease of some sort. For example, symptoms of my AO and GERD issues have disappeared. BUT, I still have the question noted in the title, and... (more)

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2020mojo 0 · November 18, 2012 at 6:52 PM

I use the same method as doctors, SWAG (Scientific Wild Ass Guess).

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by 4181 · about 20 hours ago

If you found the perfect diet for yourself and was strict as hell with your lifestyle with zero stress and good exercise and nutrition and o3-o6 balance and hydration etc etc etc could anyone achieve perfect skin? (btw I'm not just talking about... (more)

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elektrosaman_ 0 · August 10, 2012 at 3:27 PM

If everyone has the potential to have a perfect heart, everyone has the potential to have perfect skin (skin is just another organ that's a part of our body). If by perfect, you mean functioning at around or at least 90% efficiency, then yes.... (more)

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by 5904 · about 20 hours ago

Why do some questions appear a lighter colour on main page than others? I have noticed this a few times lately, but cant see a reason for it. (more)

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Dangph 0 · May 13, 2012 at 6:26 AM

That particular question contains one of your Ignored Tags. You must have added one or more of the following in your Ignored Tags list: "marathon", "low-carb", "paleo", "endurance". You can edit your Ignored Tags at the right-hand side of the... (more)

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by 3794 · about 20 hours ago

I'm fairly new to PH, so I can't claim to understand everything that goes on, but I'm curious about the criteria used to determine what constitutes a valid question. In the past ten days or so, for example, there have been three questions asked... (more)

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Kamal 0 · May 05, 2012 at 4:11 PM

Technically, a real question is one that ends in a question mark. How do questions get closed and/or deleted? Many are closed by the community, meaning other paleohacks users. Majority rules, for better or for worse. If a question is a... (more)

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by 268 · about 21 hours ago

Now I know there are wonderful sources of information out there about the paleo diet on the net and in books. However, people who are wondering out loud why I'm having a burger without a bun do not want to look up any information. They want... (more)

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Ebice 0 · April 18, 2012 at 1:27 AM

Thought experiment: You find yourself alone in a field of wheat, with nothing but a knife. Can you get dinner? I can't. Try again, but this time it's a field of grass with a cow or two. I'm not sure if I can provide dinner but I know where to... (more)

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by 4258 · about 21 hours ago

Hullo all, I think I've mentioned in other posts here that I have a form of cerebral palsy. It affects my legs, and some my right arm. I also have spondelolesthesis, or a curvature in my lower spine. A doctor once told me that these two... (more)

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Kaitlin_1 0 · January 27, 2012 at 12:41 AM

Thanks for sharing your story, Caleb. As another who is disabled, I often feel left out of a lot of the paleo community's discussions regarding exercise and activity. I was diagnosed with a mild form of muscular dystrophy (MD) 23 years ago. At the... (more)

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by 20 · about 21 hours ago

I been on this whole nine 30 day Paleo no sugar no bread no rice or grains and no dairy. I been doing great this whole time. Doing weights at the gym trading off different body parts and taking a break. Doing sprints. But i have gotten real... (more)

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Nemesis 0 · January 07, 2012 at 12:31 AM

Melissa and I were thinking alike. Women have a major drop in estrogen & seratonin in the week preceding their periods, and carbs are the perfect source for seratonin. Chronic low levels of seratonin are bad--both for the body and for one's... (more)

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by 70 · about 21 hours ago

is there a way to be tagged or notified via e-mail if a person has replied to an answer of an answered question. (confusing) Sort of like FB, when you comment on a pic and others do as well you are notified so you can see what other comments were... (more)

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Jules_1 0 · September 27, 2011 at 1:57 PM

I would like a feature like that too. Maybe a link on each answer that gives the option to subscribe to comments?

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by 255 · about 21 hours ago

Hey everyone. I've been reading up quite a bit on Crossfit as of late, and I am pretty sold on the idea. Problem is, although I look fit and have been pretty strictly paleo for the last 6 months or so, I'm still in questionable physical condition.... (more)

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Evan_1 0 · September 15, 2011 at 7:32 PM

I'm wondering if I should consider training on my own for a couple months before getting involved? I was in your position roughly 1.5-2 years ago, when I did train on my own, and I highly recommend NOT training on your own, for the following... (more)

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by 806 · about 21 hours ago

I think a private message system that explained any changes to your posts would be quite helpful. I'm not trying to give attitude, but it is tricky to know what is and isn't acceptable, with 0 feedback. FAQs only give so much info

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Patrik 0 · June 23, 2011 at 5:11 AM

Good question. Broadly, I moderate & manage PaleoHacks by the Broken Windows Theory. Which means that I will not tolerate seemingly minor anti-social behavior as it might encourage seriously bad behavior. With regard to why questions... (more)

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by 78417 · about 21 hours ago

I am poor. Butter is a great source of nutrients/calories and is very cheap($3.00/lb). For all you starving student types out there who can relate, buying organic "pasture butter" is not feasible for someone in my position. Would anyone out... (more)

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Travis_Culp 0 · March 09, 2011 at 8:31 PM

I would wager that the lowest quality butter is far superior health-wise to the highest quality, organic, non-gmo, cold-pressed industrial seed oil.

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by 5 · October 21, 2014 at 4:32 AM

paleo logic confuses me. My issue is this. Paleo advocates admit paleolithic man had access to roots and tubers like sweet potatoes or yams, as well as wild nuts. Given that they had access to these food sources, why would/should carbs... (more)

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samc 0 · December 07, 2013 at 6:21 AM

People take the Paleo idea as gospel to be followed exactly as someone thinks those people lived. I take it to be a guideline to eat a basic unrefined diet free of as many foods containing anti nutrients/poisons as possible. Many of your... (more)

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by 1074 · October 21, 2014 at 4:20 AM

Firstly, I wanna say how wonderful this site has been to me in the past few months. Reading through hundreds of questions and their responses, I've learned a great deal more about health/nutrition. Paleohacks is truly a gem on the internet if you... (more)

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diabeticbinger 0 · April 09, 2013 at 5:58 AM

The Bill Baileys of the world would make a mess of it. So it'd have to be opt-in, through a request to chat, in a chat room, or via a third party, such as a moderator.

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by 691 · October 21, 2014 at 4:16 AM

What are some of the great questions you have seen on Paleo Hacks? What have you learned from the answers? The questions could be anything ranging from type of training, Paleo living, food, hormones, supplements and change in life style. There... (more)

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CD 0 · February 26, 2013 at 8:51 PM

IMO, the two Best Question/ Threads that I have learned the most... (more)

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by 1003 · October 21, 2014 at 4:03 AM

Is there some type of unwritten etiquette as to the number of questions that a user asks in proportion to the number of answers he or she provides? I've seen some comments that seem to suggest that asking more than answering is frowned... (more)

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MiMintzer 0 · September 13, 2012 at 10:48 PM

I personally think that comments suggesting asking more questions than answering is pretty snarky. We were all new to this once and most likely had many questions. I found answers to many of my own questions (and more that I hadn't even thought... (more)

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by 6229 · October 21, 2014 at 3:47 AM

I'm asking in the context of keeping trolls out. I notice trolls tend to have low reputation scores (sometimes 1). Trolls are time wasters, and the burden to actually do a little work before they post a useless or provocative question would make... (more)

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Nance 0 · April 20, 2012 at 3:34 AM

I don't think so. Some of the most articulate and helpful answers I've seen have been posted by people with 1 reputation point. Some people read for a while and then answer a question on which they have direct experience/expertise. I agree some... (more)

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by 268 · October 21, 2014 at 3:46 AM

I just started the Paleo diet and began visiting this site. So far I like what I am seeing of both but I have some questions. My goals are to lose some fat around my waist and hopefully see my abs in time. Also to be more healthy and... (more)

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April_S_ 0 · April 16, 2012 at 1:15 AM

I don't see what's so "non-Paleo" about that salad. Where did you get the information that it wasn't? Over time, you will learn to tweak the diet to what your body likes/dislikes. A lot of people indulge in some dark chocolate. Some people... (more)

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by 30 · October 21, 2014 at 3:37 AM

Is the lack of complex carbohydrates in eating Paleo the reason why people advocate against "chronic cardio" or is it because they believe it to be detrimental? What is so bad about "chronic cardio" like distance swimming? Will I find difficulty... (more)

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gydle 0 · January 18, 2012 at 7:03 AM

Cardio in itself is not so bad. It's the chronic part, where you train at a consistently intense level and don't recover enough to allow cortisol levels to come back down, that is bad, according to Sisson. The key to good exercise appears to be... (more)

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by 1173 · October 21, 2014 at 3:30 AM

I am going to the doctor for the first time in 10+ years. I finally have insurance, and need them to fill out a qualification form. The form requires: BMI, Height, Weight, Blood Pressure, LDL, HDL, Total Cholesterol, Triglyceride, FBS, and... (more)

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steveo_1 0 · October 25, 2011 at 4:47 PM

If I were going for the first time, I would ask for T3, T4, Rev T3, and TSH... all to see how my thyroid is doing. Probably ask for HS CRP also. Also, yeah the vit D check is good, and I would also ask for an Omega 3/6 ratio. That number could be... (more)

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by 10768 · October 21, 2014 at 3:14 AM

There are other sites structured like we are, using the same programming framework, who have suggestions as to what makes good questions. I know that this is a bit circular and meta, but Would you want PaleoHacks to use any or some of these... (more)

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Jack_Kronk 0 · April 04, 2011 at 2:27 PM

As I read those guidelines in the gray box above, I can't help but feel that some of those bullet points are pretty narrowing with respect to what is and isn't acceptable. It's not uncommon to have some of the more open ended questions breed... (more)

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