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by 0 · about 6 hours ago

Surely the probiotic content of these foods instills some benefit in it, but is it enough to make up for the negative traits of these foods?

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Janknitz 0 · July 24, 2014 at 8:40 PM

As long as it's full fat and without a lot of additives or sugar, and as long as you don't have any dairy sensitivities, it's better than NOT eating any fermented foods. People talk about the ideal a lot here--raw dairy, fermented with heirloom... (more)

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by 1197 · about 6 hours ago

I'm assuming that we are all here to eat better, to follow the principles of the various "diets" under the paleo umbrella, and that eating SAD is behind us. But for all of us, even the most hardcore paleo advocate who is shining with fervor and... (more)

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kail_aiello 0 · April 22, 2014 at 3:12 PM

I miss the mindless eating, and ease of choosing what to eat. I miss being able to eat whatever I wanted without really caring about what I was ingesting. Now that I'm LC paleo, though, I wouldn't ever go back to that style of eating. I'm... (more)

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by 1213 · about 6 hours ago

Some of us do 80-20 or 90-10, while others stick to 100 percent compliance due to sensitivities/intolerances or choice...for those of us in the more lenient group, when has that 20 or 10 percent been in sharp, hypocritical contrast to the other 80... (more)

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SUSTAINEDfitness 0 · September 04, 2013 at 1:48 AM

At dinner last night celebrating my 34th birthday, I asked the waiter not to bring bread, but I devoured the chocolate chip cookie with ice cream he brought as a complimentary dessert.

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by 421 · about 6 hours ago

Hi everyone, I'm really struggling here. I am 5'3 and 17 years old. Long story short: I began eating Slow Carb at 140 lbs, got down to 130 lbs with much restriction, then stopped restricting and went back to around 133 lbs, and then began... (more)

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Crowbar_1 0 · June 09, 2013 at 3:43 AM

Well, judging from these reactions, and your name, you are probably not real. The level of detail in the question makes me feel, just a bit, that you are. If you are, please consider that you may have an eating disorder. You are still growing, so... (more)

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by 374 · about 6 hours ago

Do you think its sad if people live there entire lives without ever seeing there 6 pacs fully defined? I am coming near to the end of my weight loss journey and I probably would not of made it this far if I didnt stumble upon the paleo lifestyle... (more)

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RoryD 0 · May 09, 2013 at 7:37 PM

No, I don't think it's sad at all. Different people want different things. Some people like to see their abs, some people like to eat junk-food. In a parallel universe, some guy on some donut-worshipping forum might be asking a question to his... (more)

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by 2626 · about 6 hours ago

I recently asked whether there are any aspects of the paleo diet that would be harmful if adopted outside an overall paleo context. Several people said it would be unhealthy to eat lots of saturated fat if you're also eating lots of carbohydrates.... (more)

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Mscott 0 · March 15, 2013 at 11:26 PM

I'm of the opinion that almost any food can be bad in certain contexts. Saturated fats seem to increase the need for choline relative to polyunsaturated fats. See this post for more on... (more)

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by 2626 · about 6 hours ago

I'm digging this community's inclusiveness. There are people who are interested in "pure" paleo, ketogenic diets, celiac, FODMAP, intermittent fasting, all sorts of stuff, and they're sharing ideas and celebrating common principles rather than... (more)

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CD 0 · March 14, 2013 at 12:16 PM

Simply going to natural food sources eliminates most of the hyperpalatable foods so it's not possible to do one without the other. Other than that the "Paleo" components can be used individually or separately as fits your lifestyle and activity... (more)

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by 10 · about 6 hours ago

Say you follow the Paleo diet 90% of the time. In terms of the other 10%, do you find it is more effective for (a)weight loss, (b)energy, and (c)dealing with mild repercussions to eat the 10% all at once (like one meal), or via small, sporadic... (more)

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Tony_g 0 · January 19, 2013 at 5:34 AM

According to the advice in the Perfect Health Diet, your cravings likely stem from malnourishment. Going 100% paleo says nothing of meeting your nutritional needs. When I was very low-carb, I had strong cravings. When I was paleo with some carbs,... (more)

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by 430 · about 6 hours ago

My parents are not exactly supportive of this paleo diet. I've been trying to desperately lose weight, and I fell off the wagon and had 2 weeks of binges, followed by Christmas. So yeah, I've put weight on. I'm back on paleo now and I was feeling... (more)

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Angela_7 0 · January 06, 2013 at 10:04 PM

Can I suggest a mean comment? Have you pointed out to them they are overweight and obviously struggling with it so they might not be the best to give you advice? I mean you are a product of their environment at this point so a lot of the "blame"... (more)

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by 2341 · about 6 hours ago

During a night of drinking I always go out of my way to find the nastiest most delicious SAD food possible. Last night I ate macaroni and cheese and some of my roomates Pringles at 3am. Luckily it's not a problem because I don't drink that often.... (more)

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Mary_27 0 · December 02, 2012 at 7:05 PM

Love Taco Bell late night after a few! Thank goodness it's not on the route from my favorite tavern!

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by 549 · about 6 hours ago

I feel compelled to write to paleo folks because I am a curriculum developer, currently working on a program that requires a focus on family nutrition. As you folks already know, CW is highly grain-based, something that I KNOW is a huge detriment,... (more)

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Sara_S_ 0 · November 11, 2012 at 5:52 PM

There's a lot that pretty much everyone can agree one: minimally processed foods are best, fruits and veggies are generally healthy, and that refined flours/oils/sugars are bad. If you have to promote grains, then focus on nixtamalized corn. You... (more)

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by 729 · about 6 hours ago

do you think removing these foods could help with depression, it seems that when i include them in my diet, tend to isolate myself any ideas or tips?

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Canis_Minor 0 · October 29, 2012 at 5:00 PM

I've been a committed paleo eater for almost five years now, and while many, many things have cleared up, gone away or somewhat improved for me, chronic depression is not one of those things. I know that most people do experience general overall... (more)

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by 1670 · about 6 hours ago

I was at dinner with my family and friends tonight and we got on the discussion of paleo (per usual since no one agrees with me) and they asked me," If we eat so poorly today, how come so many of us are living in to our 80s?" I had some pretty... (more)

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Crowbar_1 0 · October 23, 2012 at 12:56 AM

Vaccines, anti-biotics, massive emergency plans, sterilisation, better hygeine, refrigeration, Industry standards, worker`s rights, respirators, blood thinners, chemotherapy...etc., etc.. And we might live longer in the western world, but there... (more)

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by 729 · about 6 hours ago

i would like to go fully paleo but i have a real hard time giving up these 4 foods and find that they are really addictive. any tips or recomendation? thks!

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Mscott 0 · October 16, 2012 at 12:46 AM

Cocoa isn't really frowned upon really, just the sugar and additives sometimes added to chocolate. This is easy to get around, just get high quality stuff. I'd try to cut out splenda. Stevia may be better, I don't know for sure but I'd bet on it.... (more)

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by 164 · about 6 hours ago

I have an autoimmune condition and a few weeks ago I was eating VLC, only meats, bones, organs, fish, and veggies. I was also not eating that many solid calories and most of my meals composed of bone broth. I wasn't losing fat in the places I... (more)

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lola_2 0 · September 23, 2012 at 7:26 AM

Interesting question.. This reminds me of when I lived in nyc. I used to get raging ear infections that lasted for weeks. I ate healthy and did yoga three times a week but the infections always raged on. One evening I went to Blockheads for... (more)

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by 298 · about 6 hours ago

Here is an interesting question, that I'm sure has at least one scientific study answering it. My understanding is the standard american diet has a high level of fructose, especially from drinks. Do you know what effect on the body it would have... (more)

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August 0 · September 13, 2012 at 2:51 PM

Feinman's take. At paleo levels, I don't think it matters. I suppose you could save a life or two at SAD levels. Less non-alcoholic fatty liver disease for the kiddies drinking their 32oz sodas from the gas station. Those same kiddies will be... (more)

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by 105 · about 6 hours ago

I just don't know what the fuck is wrong with me. It seems like everything I do is void. I have been dieting for as long as I can remember. I'm 20 years old and have done this paleo thing for 4,5 years now. Even today, EVERYTHING causes acne. I... (more)

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greymouser 0 · August 31, 2012 at 7:52 PM

Please get some professional assistance. A counselor or therapist can be helpful to talk to to ease your mind, and learn about your own behaviors. Your diet and health is important, but any changes you make in that realm can be for naught if you... (more)

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by 256 · about 6 hours ago

One of my clients today was complaining about his stalled weight loss. This guy is a serious mountain biker and wants to shed a few pounds of fat to help increase his performance. He is also a mechanical engineer and is quite anal about collecting... (more)

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JasonAC556 0 · September 16, 2012 at 2:53 AM

Update on this issue: My client maintained his daily calorie intake and riding/training schedule, yet reduced his carb intake to around 100g per day while increasing his protein/fat ratios. Guess what? He has started to shed body fat, lose weight,... (more)

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by 1720 · about 6 hours ago

I occasionally eat potatoes, corn, and white rice. I mostly eat meat, eggs, veggies, fruits, and nuts. When I was eating SAD, it seemed I had no problem eating "safer" grains. Yesterday I had some organic potato chips, 1 corn on the cob... (more)

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August 0 · August 01, 2012 at 5:10 PM

In some cases there are enzymes that our bodies rapidly cease to make to deal with stuff not continuously present in our diet. I found this to be the case with good stuff- Omega 3s. It took me a while to be able to take any sort of decent dose... (more)

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by 229 · about 6 hours ago

I can honestly say that I don't feel any better than I did before, I have been about 6 weeks no grains, legumes dairy, eating plenty of fats and proteins with moderate veggies. I felt good before and I feel good now. The only difference has been a... (more)

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john_e_turner_ii 0 · July 24, 2012 at 7:27 PM

You cannot quit. No one quits Paleo. The only way out of Paleo is in a body bag. Be careful what you post in here. They are watching you. Whatever you do, do not go back to SAD or CW diet. They will find out, and then they will find you.... (more)

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by 2341 · about 6 hours ago

haha commercials are funny. Last time I checked i needed 2,800 calories per day to maintain my current weight. Why would I waste my time and money buying something that's 90 calories of pure shit? Since when is low calorie healthy? This was... (more)

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gydle 0 · June 20, 2012 at 7:00 AM

Obviously these commercials are a tactical strategy devised by the food manufacturing empire to get us addicted to sugar and refined grains so they can establish a steady revenue flow from our pocketbooks into their coffers. They don't give a shit... (more)

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by 5828 · about 6 hours ago

Every time there's a study that claims that meat will kill us and that a vegan diet will save us Denise Minger and others are quick to point out the fatal flaw that correlation and causality are two very different things. I.e. getting rid of meat... (more)

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pbo 0 · May 27, 2012 at 2:50 PM

To me, just eating real food is the main key aspect of our diet that makes it work. Personally I think any diet that advocates that is going to make you healthier and therefore produce results over SAD. That being said, eating real food means... (more)

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by 1191 · about 6 hours ago

The past years I had these nostalgic feelings towards eating SAD: enjoying it, without having to worry about my sufferings afterwards (which were present, I just didn't know), etc.... And from time to time I fell of the Paleo wagon or whatever... (more)

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StreakOfLean 0 · May 23, 2012 at 10:28 PM

I don't get nostalgic for the food itself, but I do recall fondly on the days when I didn't worry about what I ate, and my idea of the person I was when I didn't. Maybe because I've had lots of problems pop up post-paleo. I think this idea of... (more)

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by 659 · about 6 hours ago

Did an experiment yesterday. Purposely overate yesterday but maintained a low carb load. Grassfed beef (1.5kg +) and Pork rind/belly for around 500g. Guessing roughly in the 6-7000calorie range. The Effects, 12 hours later nauseous, vomited... (more)

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Evelyn_aka_CarbSane 0 · May 14, 2012 at 9:46 AM

The nausea/vomiting all that time later is probably due to protein and is perhaps due to kidney insufficiency. I wouldn't repeat the experiment. Sorry, but I've never understood the point of such experiments.

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by 21 · about 6 hours ago

i don't know why but a lot of my friends / coworkers get this vibe where they think that I think I'm better then them because I don't eat processed junk food. I think the main reason they are mad because they cant stop eating their crap and want... (more)

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thhq 0 · May 11, 2012 at 12:29 PM

Do YOU think you're better than them? Sounds like you're judgmental about what they eat. Eat what you like, let them eat what they like.

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