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by 5 · February 16, 2013 at 6:26 AM

How many people go with the 80/20 paleo rule. I.e. eat paleo 80% of the time and sad foods 20%. It seems to be a common recommendation from cross fitters. Just curious if the benefits are near as good as doing 100% paleo. Although I think I'd... (more)

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DavidHill76 0 · February 16, 2013 at 5:11 AM

Beer is the toughest thing to give up in my opinion also. My rule is, if it's not paleo and I cant live without it (beer, milk, peanut butter, and when times are really good or really bad- Ben and Jerry's) then I call it a 20% day. I also allot... (more)

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by 72 · November 19, 2012 at 7:02 AM

i want to do paleo to be healthier and gain weight in better places (I hear a lot of women say their body composition changed). Obviously, no chips or processed carbs, but since I'm not trying to lose weight I don't think all the "rules" apply to... (more)

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How_to_lose_weight_1 0 · November 19, 2012 at 7:02 AM

Avoid red meat during your diet.Have it for twice in a month.

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by 30 · February 28, 2012 at 4:39 PM

Ello. I've been reading more and more about the Paleo diet through websites, blogs and journals. Something that crossed my mind was the 80/20 rule. So, I would really appreciate it if someone would elaborate on that rule. PLEASE and THANK YOU!... (more)

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Suz___Paleo_Oz 0 · February 28, 2012 at 6:29 AM

I think this rule is best interpreted as strive for 100% - but if you slip up every once in a while don't beat yourself up over it!

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by 552 · February 22, 2012 at 7:48 PM

Rules (sorted by big wins first): no grains limit carbs to roughly 100 grams per day (don't count vegetables). no added sugars except for 85% chocolate eat real food (meat,fish,eggs,vegetables,fruits,..) instead of processed food don't eat bad... (more)

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jj_2 0 · February 22, 2012 at 7:34 PM

Limit sodium; I have Meniere's disease and this is a huge win for me because it keeps me mostly off meds. It also naturally limits my dairy intake. Lots of diverse veggies, including starchy ones & some fruit. A fondness for fish &... (more)

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by 1662 · October 30, 2011 at 4:54 PM

It seems like there are a lot of vitamins that work well together, and some don't work well if you don't have another vitamin. Which vitamins/supplements work together, and which ones can I take separate from each other? Is there a general... (more)

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Travis_Culp 0 · October 30, 2011 at 4:54 PM

D3 and magnesium should be the supplement baseline for most people, and even then you don't need the former if you are mostly naked daily at a low latitude, or the latter if you eat a lot of almonds every day. Supplements can be a good way to... (more)

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by 13928 · July 24, 2013 at 12:24 PM

From the book "Mastering Leptin" come these five rules for losing weight and/or managing other hormonal issues: Rule 1: Never eat after dinner. Allow eleven to twelve hours between dinner and breakfast. Never go to bed on a full stomach.... (more)

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Vern 0 · August 04, 2011 at 7:48 PM

I think any advice that contains absolutes is bad. Always and Nevers are a terrible way to live. It's failure in practice. Not everything works for every person, and every person's body. Go fly a kite, Byron J. Richards (more)