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by 129 · about 13 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 120 · about 14 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 14 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 550 · about 14 hours ago

After 160 or so Paleo Solution podcasts I just can't help but call multiple people "folks". So since I've never had a conversation with Robb Wolf, why do I pick up his terminology? Why do we pick up habits from others? How are these habits or... (more)

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MiMintzer 0 · February 13, 2013 at 4:27 PM

I don't think it has anything to do with whether we look up to somebody or not. I had a tech that used to say 'cool beans' all the time and it didn't take long before I was saying it too ::arghh::. Six years later I still find myself saying it on... (more)

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by 9402 · about 14 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 323 · about 14 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 14 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 14 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 14 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 4283 · about 14 hours ago

I heard yesterday of Robb's Podcast about hotdogs. They made it sound as if all hotdogs were gluten free. Is this the case? If not which ones are?

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Firestorm 0 · July 26, 2012 at 11:20 PM

The easiest thing to do is read the label of the hot-dogs you're thinking about buying. Look for any grains as fillers. If they have anything in them besides meat, spices, sometimes milk or egg powder, maybe water, and maybe nitrates (if you buy... (more)

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by 323 · about 14 hours ago

Which book would you guys recommend? I've read Robb Wolf's Paleo Solutions, its brilliant but feel the science would go straight over my dad's head. I found it a tough read in places, and I'm used to the terminology and reading tech stuff. Side... (more)

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Karen 0 · June 19, 2012 at 4:08 PM

I just got and read "It Starts with Food" by Dallas and Melissa Hartwig. Inspiring, interesting and great for beginners. One caveat - buying books for family on diet can be risky. If he's expressed interest, go for it! If not, books on ways of... (more)

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by 100 · about 14 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 195 · about 14 hours ago

I've just finished reading 'the paleo diet for athletes' by prof Loren Cordain, in which he explains saturated fat is the bad artery clogging fat and he also explains how our ancestors ate very little saturated fat in comparison to mono and poly... (more)

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August 0 · May 25, 2012 at 6:01 PM

Cordain's latest book is called the Paleo Answer. I think in the beginning he started out recommending canola oil or something, but as his research unfolds, he moves to the pro-saturated fat side. This is because mainstream research on these oils... (more)

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by 580 · about 14 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 14 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 14 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 18635 · about 14 hours ago

http://www.robbwolf.com/2012/03/09/paleo-diet-inflammation-metformin/ An Inflammation Odyssey 2012 Let???s look at a few things we suspect play a role in insulin resistance/hyperinsulinemia: 1-Carbohydrate load 1A-Fructose 2-Lack of... (more)

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DFH 0 · March 09, 2012 at 6:45 PM

Yes. I like this quote-"...Carbs and insulin are certainly factors, but not in the way we have classically viewed them. With proper vitamin D levels, activity, and in the absence of gut irritating proteins* carbohydrates as a food class may not... (more)

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by 5 · about 14 hours ago

Three years ago I was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease known as Dermatmyositis. More than 6 months ago I began a Paleo lifestyle thanks to Robb Wolf and company. I am happy to report that my body has healed remarkably; my digestion, weight,... (more)

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J__Stanton___gnolls_org 0 · February 24, 2012 at 12:36 AM

Dermatomyositis is an autoimmune reaction to proteins in immature myoblasts. In other words, your muscles atrophy because (like most of your body) they're in a constant state of aging, breaking down, and regeneration...and some amount of the... (more)

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by 5002 · about 14 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 55 · about 14 hours ago

After reading this post on Robb Wolf's site I'm a little curious. What Matt Lalonde seems to be describing is a calorie restricted, low carb diet. Yet as he progressed, he reports muscle development along with fat loss. The fat loss part is... (more)

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jjtitus 0 · February 07, 2012 at 2:56 PM

It should be noted that this article is from 2009, back when Mat was experimenting with lower carb paleo... I don't have the link right now, but I believe in a podcast with Robb, Mat described how one day he "hit a wall" and almost passed out from... (more)

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by 129 · about 14 hours ago

So... I may be confused here, but you could help me out. So I'm a newcomer to paleo, as Robb says I'll try it for 30 days. However a lot of my meals have a basis of salad and 'green stuff'. So when I go luck at Robb Wolf's food matrix to make... (more)

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Eric_12 0 · January 15, 2012 at 9:31 PM

You can eat salad. No harm in that. You might like to read Sisson. He includes a salad. Either way. Eat and Enjoy.

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by 6709 · about 14 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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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 154 · about 14 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 405 · about 14 hours ago

What has been the most dignifying, pride-igniting moment for you in relation to paleo? It could be ANYTHING: Was it mastering lacto-fermentation after a few failed attempts? Meeting a favorite PH-er in person? Going from 78/22 to 80/20? Getting... (more)

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January 0 · December 23, 2011 at 3:04 AM

My proudest Paleo moment was when my dad told me that he couldn't get over how wonderful and healthy I look now. We have a (very) tough relationship, and he doesn't praise lightly; to hear him say something kind and complimentary to me made my... (more)

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by 3217 · about 14 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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