I never had them pre-paleo. The most recent one was pretty huge and It scared me a little....also sometimes my skin peels on the inside of my mouth. *also it happened right when I had drunken chocolate chip cookies...first time I had gluten in... (more)
Malassezia furfur is a fungus that feeds of your sebum glands in your skin and causes seborrheic dermatitis. It feeds saturated fat only, not PUFA, (source here) Is there link between the fats we eat and the fats we sweat? Is it possible that the... (more)
I bought some Knox gelatin, intending to just try it, after reading a few people say it had helped them with sleep, pain, fatigue, and weight loss. I've been mostly Paleo AIP for a couple of months now, and using bone broth every day, all because... (more)
Hello there! I am a 15 year old female, who is very serious about being fit and healthy. I am now running about six days a week, 30-40 miles, and weightlifting three days, full body. (I use to lift weights a lot more, but I guess my hormones were... (more)
In one Paleo book, the author describes a Paleo trait of having high cortisol levels upon getting up in the morning which drop down to when it is bedtime, and a modern picture of low cortisol levels in the morning, usually boosted by stimulants,... (more)
Hello all I recently had time off over easter and was able to spend time with family. Over the period of this week i was aware that i was eating more sugar than usual (not a lot) but still enough to feel a difference! The effects to me over the... (more)
I get depressed if I eat a lot of carbs per day (over 100 gr net carbs per day), especially if eat them in one sitting. I get some sort of overload and then I start feeling hopeless.
Okay, so recently my GF's decided to stop eating grains (Except rice) and beans (except soy lichithin). She reports feeling better in terms of gut health: we've both seen some slight lower stomach bloating go down and her stomach hurt after... (more)
.....how much weight are you up the next day (if youre so brave to even step on the scale) and how long before that weight levels back down to where you were previously ? and i mean a day of indulgence .. not just veering off your diet slightly... (more)
Is anyone managing proteinuria while on Paleo? Has anyone improved their condition? Has anyone noticed any worsening of condition? I seem to have some indication, not sure the cause and seeking medical investigation. It seems coincidental in time... (more)
I've been in ketosis for more than a week now. I tested my blood sugar levels with a glucometer and it was 3 when I first was in ketosis.. I checked it today, and it was 90.. this is still in normal range, but I thought it would remain low. Am I... (more)
OK so I am a naughty paleo and participate in "chronic cardio". Rock N Roll SF Half Marathon is coming up on Sunday and I just got back from the expo to pick up my gear. For the run, my plan was to just keep a banana in my pocket (in a ziploc) as... (more)
I'm trying the paleo diet, but I LOVE sushi. I love Boston Rolls without cream cheese... The only thing in that that's not paleo would be the rice... How often would it be okay to cheat and eat this (1x Boston Roll, sans cream cheese), provided... (more)
I have been dealing with some off and on anxiety. I was wondering if it would be a good thing to try out? I would say I eat pretty damn paleo all the time with minor slips usually once every 2-3 weeks. My anxiety will kick in randomly Ive even... (more)
Is there any kind of gum that you would be considered paleo friendly?
I buy xylitol gum for occasional use. You still need to read labels; even some touted as xylitol gum have crap ingredients.
An online acquaintance whose father died of the disease at age 29 has recently gone from SAD to Whole30. Her LDL has increased to 380 (up from 330) and her HDL has dropped (to 32, down from 45) since. Her doctors now want her on statins. She also... (more)
Might be able to get some ideas from a paleo follower with Familial Hypercholesterolemia, Jonathan Carey, who has increased HDL from 34 to 91: http://www.tripleyourhdl.com/
I just saw this article that Dunkin Donuts is testing a breakfast sandwich made out of glazed donut rather than a bagel. Really.....? There not only seems to be zero effort for any of the fast food chains to offer healthier food but it seems they... (more)
Because fast food chains are more interested in making a buck than keeping people healthy