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by 3159 · November 27, 2014 at 3:28 AM
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Okay, I don't get it. I've been 'paleo' for almost a year, granted I've had a couple slip-ups and such. I haven't really lost that much weight (gauging by how my clothes fit, because I don't have a scale).... but it wasn't until a couple weeks ago... (more)

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Josh_M 0 · November 20, 2011 at 4:50 PM

Seems like you body has finally gotten to the point when it has healed from eating SAD and the results are showing, everyone responds differently and at their own individual pace to getting healthy. SOme see results in a few weeks some cam take... (more)

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by 55 · November 27, 2014 at 3:28 AM
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Some people eat vastly more calories than others. If this discrepancy was converted totally to body fat over a 10 year period, even allowing for some increased energy expenditure, these people would end up as big as a house. But clearly they... (more)

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Mitch_3 0 · November 20, 2011 at 3:01 PM

God is keeping track and they will be fat in the afterlife.

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by 4304 · November 27, 2014 at 3:28 AM
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On my two latest blood tests I have had 5mg/dl of Ketones in my urine. My older blood tests before going Paleo were always at zero... Does this mean I am in Ketosis, close to Ketosis, or...? There was another recent thread about ketosis but I did... (more)

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Ambimorph 0 · November 20, 2011 at 5:00 PM

It may mean that. It is sometimes measured at blood draws or urine sampling, because if you aren't eating low levels of carbohydrates, it can give a false positive indicating dehydration. If you are eating fairly low carb, I wouldn't worry... (more)

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by 1982 · November 27, 2014 at 3:28 AM
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Can anyone explain the mechanism by which low blood sugar leads to weight gain? And, is a low-carb paleo diet appropriate for regulating low blood sugar? Thanks.

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hal__ 0 · November 21, 2011 at 2:13 AM

Great question. I think this is a poorly understood phenomenon. Post-prandially, if blood sugar drops, a strong signal is somehow sent to the body to raise the blood sugar level ASAP. This could take the form of a sugary treat, which itself... (more)

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by 4258 · November 27, 2014 at 3:28 AM
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I have pretty regular knee pain, generally dull aches and stiffness. For the record, I'm 22, and have cerebral palsy. Most of my joint issues have improved since going gluten free or paleo, but not so with my knees. I'm willing to chalk some of... (more)

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Kamal 0 · November 20, 2011 at 11:50 PM

Hi Caleb-- I've got some thoughts I've been compiling on the subject of pain and nutrition for the past few months. Note that these don't specifically apply to cerebral palsy, although I should probably do some research into that and other... (more)

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Suppose I couldn't cut costs from my 77 bucks a week of ground beef, fish, and sweet potatoes. Give me examples of Paleo lifestyle changes for people on a budget - examples that enhance our lives and bring them more into line with what our... (more)

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Kewpie 0 · November 19, 2011 at 3:58 PM

You've already given yourself lots of good answers. There are lots of ways you can simplify your life and cut costs in ways that will enhance your paleo lifestyle. Some suggestions: Drop cable/satellite Don't turn on any lights after the sun... (more)

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I'm contemplating starting a ZC regimen for 30 days with the only carbohydrate in my diet coming from coconut milk and eggs. I've been struggling with some sugar/carb addiction recently. Basically, I follow VLC paleo for a couple of days, but... (more)

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Leoni 0 · November 22, 2011 at 4:57 AM

It works for me too. Within days of cutting out all plants my brain fog eases and my mood is absolutely transformed. I barely recognise myself from the anxiety-ridden teary mess I have struggled with being for so long, to the calm, peaceful... (more)

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One reason I do well socially vis-a-vis things Paleo: I make it a point not to engage in banter about diet and exercise with fellow humans whose response is likely to be of the "run screaming from burning building" type. I consider it a blessing... (more)

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Shari_Bambino 0 · November 20, 2011 at 8:37 PM

I am. There are several other PHer's from the Bay Area. We should all get together one day for a pot luck or something.

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by 589 · November 27, 2014 at 3:27 AM
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For those who eat honey, why is Manuka Honey so good for stomach problems? What is your favorite brand of Manuka Honey?

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All honeys have an antibacterial activity, due primarily to hydrogen peroxide formed in a "slow-release" manner by the enzyme glucose oxidase present in honey, which can vary widely in potency. Manuka honey contains a high level of additional,... (more)

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by 20353 · November 27, 2014 at 3:27 AM
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Any egg based desserts?

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jesuisjuba___paleorepublic_com 0 · November 20, 2011 at 1:24 PM

These might be all I know, have fun! Zabaione aka sabayon, zabajone, zabaglione Puddings. I use a beaten egg to thicken pudding, just keep an eye on the mixture whisking the whole time so the egg doesn't scramble. Can you eat rice? Ginger... (more)

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by 4258 · November 27, 2014 at 3:27 AM
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Hullo handsome hunter-gatherers, I'm in grad school and at the point in the semester where my brain screams to turn off, but the syllabus says I have to keep going. Which means it is also the point in the semester that I don't eat for a time (out... (more)

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Krisha_C_ 0 · November 19, 2011 at 4:42 PM

Your body might be craving fat, or it might be craving maximum glucose and calories with minimal digestive effort, i.e. sugar. Your brain's been burning it all day, and now your body is making you fix the deficit as quickly as possible. Eat more... (more)

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by 203 · November 27, 2014 at 3:27 AM
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An intriguing twist has entered into my previously mentioned high LDL cholesterol situation: http://paleohacks.com/questions/67905/skyrocketing-ldl-at-313-concerns#axzz1eBZAk3W7 It turns out I???ve also got a H. pylori infection which has been... (more)

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Adriana 0 · November 20, 2011 at 2:19 AM

I have somewhat high LDL of 180 and was diagnosed with H. Pylori and a non-candida yeast/fungus overgrowth. Treated both over the course of a month and got rid of the pylori but not the yeast/fungus. LDL levels did not improve. Am continuing... (more)

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by 8933 · November 27, 2014 at 3:27 AM
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I've bought a fancy fermentation pot from Germany : And I'm gonna make sauerkraut tomorrow. What makes me worry, though, is my mold allergy. Does anybody know whether or not sauerkraut will help me or make things worse? (more)

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Jay_15 0 · November 19, 2011 at 10:51 PM

Thats interesting Korion. I just made my first batch of sauerkraut this week. For me just used a glass bowl and used a plate to weigh down the salted cabbage after I pressed the water out by hand a few times within the first 24 hours. Not gonna... (more)

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by 109 · November 27, 2014 at 3:27 AM
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So I've been paleo for just over 3 weeks now. I'm a 21 year old male and the main motivation for doing this is to give me more energy and stabilize and increase my mood. The first two weeks I had pretty bad low carb flu, but even though I'm just... (more)

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Grocket 0 · November 19, 2011 at 8:48 PM

I don't think the white rice is a problem - Paleo isn't necessarily low carb. I eat 100-150g of carbs most days - usually sweet potatoes since they come with a lot of great vitamins and minerals attached and I find them tastier than rice. As far... (more)

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There are huge benefits to consuming cocoa, so I was wondering if it had been explored as a fat source?

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SlightlyReworded 0 · November 20, 2011 at 3:05 AM

Pure cocoa butter tastes ehh. I found some once in a French gastronomy shop. Though there are many claimed health benefits (the whole saturated veg fat thing - it has the same sorts of claims avos, and cnuts do), I think the combo of cocoa butter... (more)

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by 2801 · November 27, 2014 at 3:27 AM
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After successfully shedding over 80 lbs of weight eating anything I wanted within a certain caloric budget, I've become enamored with the calories in/calories out mode of thought. I've been reading paleo articles and doing a great deal of... (more)

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Krisha_C_ 0 · November 19, 2011 at 2:55 PM

For some of us, the foods we eat make us feel like crap, and so we cut out everything that might be the problem to see if it helps. It's an elimination diet, with paleo as the baseline. But if the foods that make me sick don't make you sick, then... (more)

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I probably have to get my wisdom teeth removed due to one of them growing crooked, crowding, etc. How awful is oral anesthetic? Is it possible to get them removed without it, or is that a terrible idea? (I have heard that these teeth come out... (more)

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eric_9 0 · November 20, 2011 at 8:09 AM

Novacaine or lidocaine, I am not up on the latest numbing methods, is probably your best bet. Total unconsciousness through anesthesia is not the best thing for your system. With these oral injections you will feel no pain at all, only your own... (more)

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by 1659 · November 27, 2014 at 3:27 AM
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What do you think is the secret to longevity? This video changed my perspective on things; especially the stuff about soy consumption in Japan and the length of life in women, very interesting. Video (more)

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raydawg 0 · November 19, 2011 at 5:23 PM

Protecting your health, I'd say is the first and most important step. While our genes have a lot to do with this, and who our parents were and what their genes were like matter, we can't control that. It also turns out tha there's an epi-genome... (more)

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I would look this up myself, but I don't really have the background necessary to evaluate scientific studies for myself. My question is basically if anyone could show me some well-done studies that show a specific benefit of a specific vegetable... (more)

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What happens if making ice cream or the like with raw milk, heavy cream, etc. Does freezing raw dairy just makes the good bacteria dormant, which awaken when thawed or in the gut (at a warmer temperature)? Could one make homemade frozen yogurt in... (more)

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Glither 0 · November 18, 2011 at 12:01 PM

When I make yogurt, I take off a few tablespoons to use to get the next batch going. I store it in the freezer, so I'm no pressured to make a new batch right away. The bacteria must still be there since it does work to make a new batch of yogurt.... (more)

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