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by 129 · about 7 hours ago

Hey everyone. So I read Robb Wolf's book on my Kindle over a few days, and I noticed that Loren Cordain's updated 'Paleo Solution' has just been released in the UK. Has anyone read this updated Cordain book? Is it worth a read? I found Robb's... (more)

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Joshua_1 0 · January 24, 2012 at 3:56 PM

I read Cordain's first edition Paleo Diet the day it hit the shelves... 7-8 years or so ago. I read Wolf's book about two years ago. I strongly prefer Rob's writing style, and his scientific approach to Ancestral eating. Cordain's book seemed... (more)

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by 4283 · about 7 hours ago

In Lights Out they recommend no T.V. or no Computer 1 hour before going to bed. What are you supposed to do one hour before bed? I haven't read the book yet so I'm curious if there are specific recommendations?

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none 0 · June 24, 2011 at 4:27 AM

See this thread. http://paleohacks.com/questions/46906/since-going-100-paleo-what-have-you-noticed-about-your-sex-drive#axzz1QAEDmpJm (more)

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by 43 · about 7 hours ago

Basically I just watched I, caveman on discovery a few minutes ago and it was awesome. Looking for someone to talk to about their experience and just get excited over the fact that robb wolf killed an elk with an atlatl. I mean come on, how cool... (more)

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Andy_16 0 · November 10, 2013 at 1:27 AM

It was an awesome show. I heard Robb talk about it at PrimalCon Lake Tahoe this year and he said the experience almost killed him. Very interesting situation to be put in. I can\t imagine what it would have been like.

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by 53 · about 7 hours ago

I've been taking super papaya enzymes plus tablets as of late cause I was told they were the same as digestive enzymes and would help with low stomach acid. I've been using them for a month(3 a day) and have had no problems. The other day I upped... (more)

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James_3 0 · June 19, 2013 at 3:29 AM

No, they're not the same as what Robb Wolf talks about. The ones he recommends includes Betaine HCL for low stomach acid, so you've pretty much have done nothing for low stomach acid. You need to listen/read more of his work and how he... (more)

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by 120 · about 7 hours ago

I was recently investigating chlorella as a possible food source. The science behind it looked promising, initially. Lots of pubmed studies claiming an array of health benefits. NASA was studying this as a food source for astronauts, Russians used... (more)

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Robert_13 0 · March 18, 2013 at 4:34 PM

"This makes sense because chlorella's cell wall has to be mechanically broken down in order for the algae to be digested by humans so this was certainly not a food for our ancestral humans" Nuff said in regards to it being Paleo really Spirulina... (more)

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by 610 · about 8 hours ago

A few weeks ago, I ran across a blog post by Amy Kubal on RobbWolf.com titled "52 Pick-Up Paleo Style." Her basic premise was this, if we fall into a rut in the kitchen, we often become bored with our meals. And when we get bored with our meals,... (more)

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Varelse 0 · February 22, 2013 at 8:03 PM

Stracciatella Soup! Just tried it a few weeks ago for the first time. Basically, an Italian version of egg drop soup. Super fast, super easy, and pretty inexpensive. Pro-tip: don't add even littlest bit of veggie broth to the chicken broth; I... (more)

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by 9402 · about 8 hours ago

On episode 142 (July 2012), Robb mentioned they would have Nate Miyaki on as a guest in the future, but I haven't heard him mention it again since. Anyone know what happened? Did they have some sort of a falling out? Or did I somehow miss... (more)

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Mike_T_1 0 · February 09, 2013 at 3:43 PM

Looks like he still will: https://twitter.com/robbwolf/status/300267919588339712 Not sure when though.

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by 8574 · about 8 hours ago

A number of folks just dismissed what I had to say on this, assuming I had no familiarity with the Phinney/Volek work, that I was ???out to lunch??? on the topic. That???s certainly your right if you are in that camp, but you are a boner for... (more)

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raydawg 0 · January 03, 2013 at 11:12 PM

Of course he has an agenda. We all do. His agenda, in my view, is to help people learn from his mistakes, and to take the path of science, to find out what works well, and use that for the betterment of humanity - if they're willing to listen. ... (more)

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by 323 · about 8 hours ago

Hi Guys, Did anyone listen to the interview on Robb Wolfs Paleo Solutions podcast? Chris was on point again and made some interesting points about the amount/type of fat we should be eating. Here's a link for you all:... (more)

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Beth_WeightMaven 0 · October 08, 2012 at 5:49 PM

I too thought it was a great podcast. Here are the four "red flags" Chris talked about. If you have one or more of these, Chris suggests you should look more closely at your cholesterol (e.g. via an NMR test): total cholesterol (TC) > 290 HDL... (more)

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by 10 · about 8 hours ago

looking for you people out there have used both GF and non-GF whey. Have you found one to be better than the other for 1. performance 2. health? I'm probably going to jump into some research, if there is any, on this topic. I know Robb wolf has... (more)

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Sunnykist 0 · October 06, 2012 at 3:54 AM

I haven't noticed a difference but I don't use protein powders that much. Usually grass fed products don't have artificial sweeteners in them. I really like the protein factory's grass fed protein. They have quite a few selections at a decent... (more)

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by 427 · about 8 hours ago

I while back Rob Wolf answered a question on his podcast about nicotine gum and if I remember correctly he seemed to have nothing but positive things to say about it. Well about 12 days ago i decided to give it a shot. I started chewing 2-3... (more)

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CD 0 · August 22, 2012 at 1:16 PM

I think, if the choice is between smoking and nicotine gum, then nicotine gum is the right choice. But if the choice is between proper eating and nicotine gum, then proper eating is the right choice. 1) Improved sleep -- Nicotine gum lists... (more)

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by 4283 · about 8 hours ago

Has a Paleo guru ever given you advise that you ended up following and eventually came to the conclusion that in the end it was bad advice?

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Christopher_Gagnon 0 · August 06, 2012 at 2:31 AM

I never asked a paleo guru for advice. I doubt many have. EDIT: It's been called to my attention that I'm getting a little snarky 'round here. Mea culpa, I'll tone it down! I think that I do not like the notion of "paleo gurus,"--but that's my... (more)

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by 100 · about 8 hours ago

I'm having a hard time eating protein. I'm monitoring my intake on MyFoodDiary.com and it's helpful. I'm trying to stay under 100g of carbs, but I can't get enough protein in. I'm trying to stick to Robb Wolf's ratios. Any advice? Trying to lose... (more)

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Karen 0 · June 06, 2012 at 5:33 PM

Protein rich foods - meat, fish, poultry, eggs. In meat try to eat mostly meat from grass fed ruminants - beef, lamb, goat. Have some pork and chicken, but not as much as the ruminants. Try to get pasture raised pork, chicken and eggs. Mostly... (more)

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by 580 · about 8 hours ago

Hello fellow paleohackers. I am 29, I practice Jiu Jitsu at least 3 times a week, I am in good shape, not overweight and have been paleo since October, LC probably between 50g and 100g of carbs. Last December I got my blood tested and my TC and... (more)

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MM_4 0 · June 20, 2012 at 2:22 PM

I'm a histadelic, and a mostly veggie diet keeps it well in check, and veggie diets are notorious for the copper load. I've always thought that a vegetarian diet is just low in histamine (and histidine) in general, but maybe it does have... (more)

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by 427 · about 8 hours ago

I'm thinking about doing a Robb Wolf "thirty day challenge" since I've never actually done one before, this is despite eating "paleo" for over a year. I also want to include some Stephan Guyenet concepts as well i.e low reward, limited number of... (more)

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Matt_18 0 · May 02, 2012 at 8:59 AM

You'll likely want to gouge your eyes out from the agony of eating such a boring diet, but kudos to you if you can stick with it. If I were to attempt a similar dietary strategy, though, I'd replace fryers with beef (better lipid/micronutrient... (more)

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by 110 · about 8 hours ago

I resonate with Robb Wolf's idea that a lot of western disease has an autoimmune component. Despite having no known autoimmune problems, I wonder if PCOS is a disease that may have autoimmune underpinnings. My symptoms have greatly improved (not... (more)

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IfYouSaySo 0 · July 18, 2012 at 11:56 PM

Yes: "Autoimmune mechanisms as well as an increased production of multiple autoantibodies are involved in such infertility disorders as POF, endometriosis, polycystic ovary syndrome *(PCOS)*, unexplained infertility, and repeatedly unsuccessful... (more)

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by 5002 · about 8 hours ago

Seth Roberts has been collecting anecdotes from people taking vitamin D in the early morning and reporting improved sleep. He thinks the body might interpret it like sunlight. Robb Wolf, on the other hand, finds that taking VD3 at night works... (more)

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Seth_Roberts 0 · February 17, 2012 at 12:03 AM

I got the idea from Tara Grant. Her sleep instantly improved when she started taking Vitamin D3 first thing in the morning instead of mid-afternoon or early evening.

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by 11683 · about 8 hours ago

It's kinda bringing me down.

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by 6709 · about 8 hours ago

"PH is like my real family: I know I'm related but disavow all knowledge." " shame on you far hanging there(paleo hacks). That place is an intelectual black hole ;0)" Do you think the site is full of i-holes?, and if how can it be made... (more)

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none 0 · January 11, 2012 at 2:35 AM

I usually answer only after I've read all answers and comments first. I usually answer only when I am not drunk, not menstruating and not all amped up on safe starches. I am sorry to say that tonight IS NOT THE NIGHT! I have had my issues with PH... (more)

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by 1786 · about 8 hours ago

can the community spitball a "beginner's" guide to the common nutrition ideas of PHD, robb wolf, chris kresser, jack kruse, kurt harris and ray peat? (i also think someone like david wolfe might be an expert, only because he arrived at health via... (more)

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pbo 0 · January 04, 2012 at 9:50 PM

Eat whole clean food (going organic when possible, and for protein going with animal protein that from grass fed/pastured sources favoring ruminants over poultry) Eliminate grains and legumes (some are okay with rice, and soaking legumes) Remove... (more)

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by 154 · about 8 hours ago

I am not sure if this has been addressed directly, but if going low carb throughout the day (say 75g or less) and I exercise between 30-45 minutes, primarily for fat loss, with resistance 2-3 days, and general cardio or HIIT on 2-3 other days, is... (more)

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AndyM 0 · January 02, 2012 at 7:21 AM

Ultimately this comes down to what you're able to sustain Gaby. There's no right or wrong answers. Personally I'd say that working out intensely 4-6 days of the week is asking for burnout, and really hard to maintain while simultaneously trying... (more)

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by 3217 · about 8 hours ago

My copy of The Paleo Solution is on loan. Can someone give me a quick run-down of Robb Wolf's auto-immune protocol? My husband's asthma was in pretty strong "remission" but a few months of working ridiculous hours and eating poorly has brought it... (more)

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jenna_2 0 · November 25, 2011 at 3:04 PM

I took this directly from Robb's website in the FAQ section. Autoimmunity Emerging research has made clear the link between Neolithic foods (grains, legumes and dairy) and autoimmune diseases such as Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Multiple... (more)

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by 154 · about 8 hours ago

Was curious after reading this article from Robb Wolf: http://robbwolf.com/2011/11/03/meat-potatoes-back-on-the-menu/ Basically it boils down to, if you're pretty active, your body needs dense sources of carbohydrates, so potatoes fill the need... (more)

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Jack_Kronk 0 · November 04, 2011 at 2:10 PM

Cold starch (that is... cooked starch that has since cooled off) is resistant starch. I don't know how it would affect weight loss journey, other than the starches wouldn't affect BG levels as much and so it might techincally still count for "low... (more)

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by 79 · about 8 hours ago

Here's my understanding of current expert opinions on the subject of macronutrients: KGH -- They don't matter -- you can use either starch or fat for fuel, as long as you stay away from NADs and too much fructose. Robb Wolf -- Match your starch... (more)

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Travis_Culp 0 · October 14, 2011 at 12:20 AM

Either way, protein gives the most satiety per unit of energy and has a higher thermic effect. Any effective (and tolerable) fat loss diet should be built primarily around lean meat.

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by 8979 · about 8 hours ago

I was surprised that he was featuring Joel Salatin so much. While there is an almost-worship of grass-fed meats around here, there seems to be little talk or interest in how we actually pull that off. Where I come from, Joel Salatin is just old... (more)

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Hurricane 0 · September 05, 2011 at 3:28 AM

I for one think it's nice to see him bringing up people who have done a lot to move grass-fed beef into the limelight. I can't even imagine if I had tried to go paleo 10 years ago what the market for grass fed meat would of been. Salatin has... (more)

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