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by 226 · about 3 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 3 hours ago

First of all thanks for all of the advice and support...So i have eaten Paleo style for the past 26 days...I started out at 290 lbs - 6'2. I suspect I am at least 270 today (dr weighed me more than a week ago and i was 274 - told me by... (more)

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Bigblue 0 · February 23, 2014 at 1:58 PM

@CerebralMonkey Thanks for your feedback....so help me out here a bit...I've heard numerous people tell me dont worry about counting the calories or logging food, most say if you eat Paleo or at least cut out the sugars, pastas, bread, etc you... (more)

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by 2626 · about 3 hours ago

I commonly see questions from new users that ask things like "why am I so tired" or "should I change my diet" without telling us how much they're currently eating, or what foods, or for how long. People ask "should I eat more carbs" without saying... (more)

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PortlandPandy 0 · August 26, 2013 at 10:18 PM

I agree with greymouser and the OP: we can be of best assistance to others with some basic information from the person posing the question. I've stopped counting the times I've written, "how many calories do you eat a day?""What do you eat?" "What... (more)

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by 2318 · about 3 hours ago

Hey all! I did a quick search and couldn't find any info on where/if we can see in our profile which question or answer we received a down vote on. Since there is often no explanation with down votes, I'd like to be able to see where it went down... (more)

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Stephen_4 0 · May 07, 2013 at 1:07 PM

Simply click the little mailbox next to your name at the top. Sometimes that page will glitch out and you may have to refresh it or toggle the days you want to view but that's where you'll find it. :)

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by 1074 · about 3 hours ago

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 · about 3 hours ago

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 0 · about 3 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 697 · about 3 hours ago

So I come back from the grocery store with beef knuckles, oxtail, and neck bones and then go to make them in my first ever bone broth! My parents look at me like I'm crazy or broke (which I kinda am being a college student) and homeless while they... (more)

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joanna_4 0 · December 22, 2012 at 1:32 AM

i've never made beef broth (been meaning, too- i have a few knuckles and marrow bones in the freezer), but if you don't plan on eating the meat, i'd just leave it in there for as long as you plan on cooking it. i'd strain it and let the bones... (more)

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by 549 · about 3 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 3 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 14877 · about 3 hours ago

what does "closed as 'too localized'" mean? According to the FAQ page, questions should be: ??? detailed and specific ??? written clearly and simply ??? of interest to at least one other person somewhere

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Matt_11 0 · June 26, 2012 at 10:05 PM

Often used for closing very specific health problems. Most often with an admonition to see a doctor first.

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by 5904 · about 3 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 3 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 5 · about 3 hours ago

When in ketosis and recording with ketostix, how many units are equivalent to 1 lb? Also, after doing Atkins for a decent amount of time and the body builds more of a tolerance to it, are there any nutrients or supplements to effect your body in a... (more)

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borofergie 0 · May 18, 2012 at 3:39 PM

The presence of ketones in your urine simply means that you are burning fat and producing ketones in enough quantity to activate the stick. Urine ketone are an unreliable measure of ketosis (you can be in deep ketosis and not show any) and are... (more)

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by 0 · about 4 hours ago

I am at 270. She is at 120. I need this primarily for weight loss. Been doing crossfit for a year, getting very strong, but not losing fat anymore. My performance, cardio wise, suffers, obviously. Should I basically be taking my portion, and... (more)

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j3wcy 0 · February 16, 2012 at 3:32 PM

You should both eat to satiety. I also wouldn't say that you need exactly twice her calories, assuming that's your thinking.

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by 4258 · about 4 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 30 · about 4 hours ago

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 524 · about 4 hours ago

Hey there! So I have noticed that I have a lot of "General Health Questions" that I want to ask here on this forum, rather than research elsewhere throughout the Innernettes... Is that wrong? Is that okay? Should I just ask them, even if they're... (more)

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Nance 0 · January 07, 2012 at 4:25 PM

Ask away! If we like your question, you'll get so much feedback your head will reel. If we don't, we'll slice you to ribbons with our razor wit (just kidding!) Seriously, we're fairly liberal about blurring the boundaries for info exchange. If... (more)

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by 50 · about 4 hours ago

Bare with me, I'm new to this. I just have several questions for you good people. I'm fascinated by this movement and excited to learn more.??Where do you get your calcium from? Whats wrong with fruit? Why are some nuts ok and others aren't? What... (more)

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familygrokumentarian 0 · October 22, 2010 at 2:56 AM

See this thread on the best way to get started: http://paleohacks.com/questions/9324/whats-the-best-way-to-get-started-with-the-paleo-diet/9327#9327 Also spend some (OK; a LOT of) time on Mark Sisson's site - very accessible writing providing... (more)

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by 5 · October 30, 2014 at 5:01 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 5 · October 30, 2014 at 4:55 AM

Hi I just started paleo a few days ago and I come from a pretty healthy diet and I was not raised on the SAD. I'm only 15 and I'm not looking to lose weight as I am already thin but maybe gain some muscle lose more fat when I join the gym in... (more)

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elf27 0 · July 29, 2013 at 2:12 PM

Hi Alice, Your parents cook traditional foods already, like liver, fish, bone broths, etc.? To be honest, at 15, I might stick with their ways over "paleo." In my family as well, we ate a fairly good diet - fish soup a couple of times a week,... (more)

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by 15 · October 30, 2014 at 4:53 AM

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 · October 30, 2014 at 4:51 AM

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 748 · October 30, 2014 at 4:38 AM

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 0 · October 30, 2014 at 4:27 AM

What brand of fish oil do you use and where do you find it? How "pure" is it? Does it contain glycerin and other fillers, preservatives? How much does it cost, per bottle or per month? Thanks. Please reply directly to my email below.

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Paleolithica 0 · October 21, 2012 at 8:15 AM

The definitive fish oil buyer's guide by Chris Kresser: http://chriskresser.com/the-definitive-fish-oil-buyers-guide

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