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by 226 · about 4 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 50 · about 4 hours ago

e.g. on my profile I have "6% correct"

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Stephen_4 0 · May 30, 2014 at 3:10 PM

I believe it is % of your answers which were chosen as best answer.

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by 15 · about 4 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 15 · about 4 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 697 · about 4 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 4181 · about 4 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 3794 · about 5 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 30 · about 5 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 806 · about 5 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 78422 · about 5 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 50 · about 5 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 2626 · October 23, 2014 at 4:10 AM

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 0 · October 23, 2014 at 4:10 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 0 · October 23, 2014 at 4:02 AM

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 · October 23, 2014 at 4:00 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 549 · October 23, 2014 at 3:55 AM

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 1003 · October 23, 2014 at 3:50 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 14877 · October 23, 2014 at 3:43 AM

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 4258 · October 23, 2014 at 3:29 AM

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 70 · October 23, 2014 at 3:21 AM

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 5904 · October 22, 2014 at 3:38 AM

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 268 · October 22, 2014 at 3:36 AM

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 20 · October 22, 2014 at 3:29 AM

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 255 · October 22, 2014 at 3:21 AM

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 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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