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by 75 · about 20 hours ago

Hi All: I started drinking home made bone broth about 6 weeks ago (made from grass fed/finished bones) and about 2 weeks ago started noticing that some of my old food allergy symptoms are really firing up. I was only drinking about 1/4 cup every... (more)

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ivymcivy 0 · August 13, 2013 at 1:02 AM

In GAPS, you aren't supposed to drink bone broth until after GAPS intro - during intro you drink meat broth (a shorter cooked broth made with more meat, and less simmering of bone), which has less glutamates than the ultra long-cooked bone broths... (more)

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by 168 · about 20 hours ago

Every few years I wake up dizzy and have to take dramamine. Normally it reduces dizziness, acts a like a sedative, and causes no other issues. I've been eating paleo for the last few months and took some dramamine earlier today. I'm still dizzy... (more)

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by 813 · about 20 hours ago

I used to have three warts located on my hands on forearm. However, after starting paleo they disappeared. Is this some sort of herxheimer reaction? showing that im detoxing? EDIT I know it isnt a herxheimer reaction per se, thats why im... (more)

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Angelina 0 · March 24, 2013 at 6:53 AM

Warts are a virus. The healthier your body is, the less influence things like viruses have. I think you could heal them by healing your body. Why not?

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by 1195 · about 20 hours ago

I have been drinking bone broth everyday for a few months, and have felt dizzy about an hour after the last two times I drank it. I could be getting sick, but I am wondering if anyone has noticed a dizzy/light-headed sensation after drinking... (more)

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by 2825 · about 21 hours ago

Over the past year I've been dealing with weird episodes of nausea/chills/bowel evacuation/insomnia that last for several hours, always at night. I started Paleo/GAPS to mitigate it while figuring out what it was. I was diagnosed w/ gallstones via... (more)

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Roth 0 · June 13, 2012 at 4:01 PM

I can't provide you with any scientific evidence or concrete answer to your question, but I have read anecdotal evidence that people who had their gallbladder removed do just fine on healthy saturated animal fats and PUFA-heavy fats (maybe lard... (more)

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by 3280 · about 21 hours ago

I'm in the home stretch of narrowing down headache/eye-hurting reaction, and I don't think it likely caused by the Morton's Lite Salt, but just figured I'd ask. Thanks Mike (more)

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bonefed 0 · September 20, 2012 at 4:58 PM

Potassium supplementation can be tricky because typical potassium salts (which THESE Albion-based tablets are NOT) can be caustic to stomach and intestinal linings as they dissolve. This is the reason why the government sets a 99mg limit on the... (more)

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by 2640 · about 21 hours ago

I'm curious, which of the industrial seed oils is considered the worst for a person and which might cause the worst or most common negative reactions in a person? I've seen canola oil discussed in great lengths but never a true comparison of the... (more)

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Ben_Rogers 0 · May 11, 2012 at 6:43 PM

Which is worse, dying from a gunshot wound, a knife wound or a flesh eating bacteria? ;)

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by 233 · about 21 hours ago

Today i walked like crazy. Bathed myself in the sun for that vit D. Then played soccer a bit. Went window shopping and to my surprise found gluten free treats in several supermarkets close to home. So I cheated with a gluten free chocolate... (more)

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Seamaster 0 · April 14, 2012 at 9:25 AM

Sounds like an ear infection to me. Put the Q-tips away and see a doctor. As my ENT consultant says, "the only thing you should put in your ear is your elbow".

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by 45 · about 21 hours ago

My doctor told me I was fine to follow a modified Paleo diet and allow myself some wild rice and rolled oats (I love oatmeal). All the literature I had read advised against these, so for the first week I avoided them completely. This morning I... (more)

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Milla 0 · March 07, 2012 at 7:26 PM

Hi Kayle, Firstly, whether or not to include oats in gluten-free diets for those with sensitivity is a controversial subject: some cultivars of oats contain the proteins that provoke a response in gluten sensitive and celiac people. If you were... (more)

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by 438 · about 21 hours ago

Dairy--both cow and goat milk--cause strange, nervous-system-based reactions in my body. Does anyone share these symptoms or have an idea why these types of things would happen? -Peripheral neuropathy (numbness in hands, feet, and mouth,... (more)

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Eric_12 0 · February 29, 2012 at 8:13 AM

Casein may be just as bad as gluten in your case...

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by 2379 · about 21 hours ago

Hi, there's an odd thing going on, I hope you can help me with this tricky issue :-) At first: Since milk contains a lot of potentially allergenc proteins, one must make a distinction: Casein a-lactalbumin b-lactoglobulin Bovine serum... (more)

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Bill1102inf 0 · December 29, 2011 at 5:44 PM

If this patient never consumed cooked ground beef before in their entire lifetime, the fat probably didn't agree with their GI tract. It makes no sense whatsoever to believe that the proteins in cooked beef would cause an allergic reaction or... (more)

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by 1724 · about 21 hours ago

I thought I was getting this sinus pain in the afternoon from spices that chicken was cooked with (I don't cook it, I buy it already cooked). But then I did a little experiment and it seems that the cause is more likely the mineral water I am... (more)

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Travis_Culp 0 · August 24, 2011 at 6:27 PM

I get headaches if I drink a large bottle of mineral water. I've replicated this with Gerolsteiner, Apollinaris and Perrier. I think the mineral content is in excess of what we've evolved to rehydrate with. It's also possible that it's the... (more)

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by 1724 · about 21 hours ago

Yesterday I woke up all "puffy". I felt like I just couldn't get my eyes open. I felt groggy and had a lot of brain fog. Looking in the mirror, I looked like a reverse raccoon -- around my eyes I was white, and puffy under the eyes. It happened... (more)

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Ed 0 · July 13, 2011 at 12:43 PM

Hi Tracy, Facial swelling is a common side effect of non-steroidal anti-inflammatories (NSAIDS) such as ibuprofen or naproxen, so that is the most likely culprit. Other possibilities include an allergic reaction to antibiotic, food (such as... (more)

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by 3159 · about 21 hours ago

I use coconut oil to cook with (in addition to other fats)and I don't think I have any negative affects. I make my own toothpaste (coconut oil + baking soda). All is fine and dandy until I put coconut on my face as a moisturizer. My face gets... (more)

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Rock_Paper_Shirley 0 · March 25, 2011 at 3:06 AM

Any human can become allergic to anything, at any time, not just the most common allergies. In my opinion, if it irritates your face, it may irritate your intestines or other body components. I don't think I'd ingest anything that gave me a skin... (more)

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by 20 · October 23, 2014 at 4:01 AM

I've been a long time lurker here and I'm hoping someone out there can help me with this last issue. I'll try and keep the back story short! I started experiencing stabbing pains above my left eyebrow about three years ago. The pain was intense,... (more)

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Eugenia 0 · February 06, 2013 at 10:50 PM

Gluten can create migraines, allergies, you name it. If it's better on gluten-free, then you were gluten-intolerant and you didn't know it. Just like 90% of us around here.

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by 564 · October 23, 2014 at 3:53 AM

Do all of us need to cheat? No; but the reality is that some of us do cheat on occasion, whether it's a "binge" or a conscious loosening of the reins for a meal or a day. There are a few threads on cheating, but I'd like this on to focus... (more)

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Dan_29 0 · October 20, 2012 at 3:45 PM

I eat something makes my joints flare up-- lots of nuts, red meat, chicken, lots of legumes, that's pretty much it. I don't cheat much these days. My joints flare up (rheumatoid arthriti) I used to IF to recover, but then I realized that just... (more)

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by 14877 · October 23, 2014 at 3:37 AM

Hey. So my starch of choice for the past few years has been japanese sweet potatoes. I eat them a lot as a post workout and when I can't find them, and I need starch, I cheat and eat two rice cakes or a couple red or yukon gold poatoes. ... (more)

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Shari_Bambino 0 · April 29, 2012 at 10:04 PM

Not the answer you want I'm sure but before you go writing off all American sweet potatoes I think you need to buy one from another store and eat it and see what happens. An experiment but be repeatable with the same results or it's not much of... (more)

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by 85 · October 23, 2014 at 3:03 AM

hi all, i've been eating mostly paleo since February, and quite enjoying it. Thing is, I developed a wicked reaction to high fat dairy (whipping cream, sour cream, cheeses--and i know, dairy is not really paleo... :-s) a couple months in (8 hour... (more)

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Bread_Eating_Beelzebub 0 · May 30, 2010 at 1:31 PM

It's perfectly possible to do paleo without dairy or coconut milk. I eliminated them for awhile (and pretty much only eat them once a week now) because they upset my stomach. I had a really bad stomach ache last week because I decided to try heavy... (more)

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by 505 · October 22, 2014 at 3:42 AM

I eat cheese several times a week, a dash of heavy cream about once a week and ice cream sometimes too (I know, I know, not primal... pure indulgence). I eat all these things with no apparent reaction. However when I consume milk, about 50% of... (more)

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wickedween 0 · June 28, 2012 at 4:38 PM

I would stay away. If you repeatedly get the sore throat thing when you consume milk, that seems like and allergy to me, but I am not a doctor. As Roth said, it would be a good idea to take steps to heal your gut, but that is not a cut and dry... (more)

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by 519 · October 22, 2014 at 3:36 AM

I'm curious. Being 20 and a male with no kids, I've never seen a baby ingest any of these. Is there generally a reaction? Are they fed grains from birth if they consume baby food(in secret forms)? I guess what I'm going for is if this reaction... (more)

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Lutfisk 0 · April 14, 2012 at 6:21 PM

I don't know but I personally think most of the bad things that happen to babies (gas pains so bad they scream, terrible diarrhea, skin problems, etc) are due to bad diet.

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by 5768 · October 22, 2014 at 3:29 AM

On 2 separate occasions I have felt similar symptoms you get from sugar or gluten exposure from simply an intense aroma of those substances. the first occurrence was when I walked into a Subway to use the restroom and the smell of the fresh baked... (more)

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Gary_1 0 · January 09, 2012 at 4:33 PM

I'm sure I've read somewhere that the pancreas starts producing insulin when we smell sugary or starchy foods in preparation for eating them. However, I think the peak is small if we don't then consume the smelled foods. Apologies for the lack of... (more)

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by 762 · October 22, 2014 at 3:07 AM

Hi All, Considering how much sugar I ate before going paleo, I never noticed any physiologic effect of it. Has anyone else noticed that if they have something sugary (say a cupcake from CRUMBS) that for a few hours after they feel an intense... (more)

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Jason_3 0 · November 19, 2010 at 10:36 PM

You ought to like Robb Wolf's explanation of the science behind it in this week's podcast (question 3): http://robbwolf.com/2010/11/16/the-paleo-solution-episode-54/ . Here's the show notes:... (more)

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by 2407 · October 20, 2014 at 4:00 AM

I have quite a few immune/allergic reactions to food, and a very sensitive gut. One of my allergies is to some forms of yeast/fungus/etc. As most quality enzyme supplements are derived from aspergillus niger and other microbial sources, could... (more)

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by 1689 · October 20, 2014 at 3:20 AM

Some people report issue with various tubers, especially those with sensitive guts. Please report your experiences with various tubers. Are you able to tolerate one kind, but not another? Has tolerance increased as your health has improved? What... (more)

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cliff_1 0 · September 02, 2011 at 10:37 AM

I find sweet potatoes have to much fiber for the quantity that I eat which causes a bit of flatulence. I find potatoes to be the most tolerable for me.

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by 78422 · October 20, 2014 at 3:17 AM

Republicans and Democrats continue to advance the neolithic agenda: protection of corporate property rights, plunder and devastation of the environment, the poisoning of our food and water. Despite populist right-wing rhetoric from nutjobs like... (more)

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paleohacks 0 · July 22, 2011 at 6:08 PM

Totally agree with Meredith. Our politics shape our food choices and more important, they shape the research. If it weren't for politics being supported by the corporations, we would have real research - not research funded by Monsanto, Kellogg's,... (more)

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