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by 15 · about 3 hours ago

Hi :) I've been paleo for.. a month or two now? I just started school again, and the first day back I felt as if I was ontop of the world, all the other kids were half awake and moping around the place while I was full of energy and had such... (more)

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Jay_15 0 · October 16, 2011 at 5:11 AM

There are three general stressors in life: physical, chemical, and emotional. You have introduced a significant emotional stressor recently in conjunction with the chemical change of a paleo diet. The paleo diet is a reduction in stress compared... (more)

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by 0 · about 3 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 3 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 20 · about 3 hours ago

I am having difficulty getting back on the Paleo wagon. I completed approx 3 weeks eating a paleo diet. Then I got a weird flu and threw up for 2 days, and couldn't eat anything for about 7 full days. I am breastfeeding and was very concerned I... (more)

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EnglishRose 0 · July 16, 2013 at 6:44 AM

If you really feel bad and you have a small baby it may be a good idea to see your doctor just to rule out things like post natal depression. Leaving that aside lots of research is done on diet and mood. Sites like radiant recovery and plenty of... (more)

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by 421 · about 3 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 139 · about 3 hours ago

Hello hackers. I have been experiencing huge stomach (under left ribs) bloating and distention for about 3 weeks now. It started ever since I reduced salt intake. I know that the stomach needs sodium and chloride to produce adequate stomach acid... (more)

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Lazza 0 · June 29, 2013 at 9:54 PM

I had roughly similar symptoms and got relief with HCL tablets. But I discontinued this when I developed a duodenal ulcer. I then went to a GI specialist and got diagnosed with H. pylori. Within a couple of months after treatment (10 days of... (more)

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by 187 · about 3 hours ago

hi there, so i have been paleo for a little over a year now, it has been a strict year of meat fish veg and occasional fruit and nuts with no paleo baked goods or dairy. i've been going through a really stressful time over the past few weeks... (more)

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greymouser 0 · May 21, 2013 at 7:55 PM

i was thinking about a 24 hour fast and plenty of water, but i dont think that will address the underlying issues this binge has raised. I'm not a mental health professional, but in my humble opinion castigating yourself by swinging in the... (more)

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by 374 · about 3 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 3 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 3 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 250 · about 3 hours ago

I've been trying to get more paleo in my food choices. I started with cutting out soy and gluten, but now (a few weeks later) I've actually begun to develop Hashimoto's. Did taking those out cause a sudden cascade effect? Maybe eating those... (more)

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Megan_16 0 · January 12, 2013 at 9:41 PM

You're suddenly now developing Hashi's? Actually, this is something that generally develops over a period of time, and gluten is now believed to be a primary trigger for it (and other autoimmune issues). If you've only switched up your diet very... (more)

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by 1005 · about 3 hours ago

I think it might be one of the many reasons why my friends from high school are treating me like I've gone off to drink mead in Valhalla or Elysium ever since I started college

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Varelse 0 · December 27, 2012 at 4:50 AM

No, but I have ditched people for being outright disrespectful of my dietary choices. Granted, they were disrespectful of me in ways other than my food choices, but it seems that people who are disrespectful in one way tend to be disrespectful in... (more)

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by 2341 · about 3 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 1600 · about 3 hours ago

Prefferably seasonal/local ingredients because I do 99% of my shopping at the farmers market each week. I am in the pacific nw. Thanks! Im actually really excited... I get to watch my family eat a vegtable or two.. oh joy!

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Varelse 0 · November 16, 2012 at 7:06 PM

Not sure exactly what's in season for you there, but hopefully at least some of these will be. Carrots! The rainbow ones are beautiful if you can get them. Obviously sub out the canola oil for something delicious like bacon fat, or coconut oil... (more)

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by 729 · about 3 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 729 · about 3 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 5 · about 3 hours ago

I'm searched PaleoHacks quite thoroughly for topics pertaining the Male Pattern Baldness and the diet connection but I haven't found anything information that I thought was worthwhile or certain. Searching the internet, there appear to be a... (more)

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Jason_31 0 · September 21, 2012 at 8:45 PM

I lost a great deal of hair long before I started paleo. I'll let you know if any of it comes back. :)

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by 2949 · about 3 hours ago

As paleo becomes more mainstream, we see more people trying to monetize it. Previously it was mainly authors and speakers, then bloggers, and more recently branded "paleo" products. Looks like even the veteran paleo luminary Mark Sisson is pushing... (more)

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alwayscurious 0 · September 17, 2012 at 12:03 PM

Strictly speaking, just about anything branded has been processed in some way and isn't 100% paleo. However, I think there are also a lot of people who depend on buying products that fit their outlook as opposed to going the DIY route for... (more)

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by 256 · about 3 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 3 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 3 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 664 · about 3 hours ago

Been eating Paleo (sticking with at least the 85/15 rule) for about three weeks now. Loving the results. I started at 249 and this morning I was at 230. Last night we had a non Paleo dinner becauase my kids were begging for Papa Johns and... (more)

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Renee_2 0 · July 15, 2012 at 12:28 PM

I feel it right away - I have IBS so a meal like that and I'd look 9 months pregnant and be in major discomfort for the next 24 hours.

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by 191 · about 3 hours ago

Hey everyone! Quick background: I've been Paleo for about 7 months now and love it. I have convinced my mom to read a few books on the topic as well and she has decided to join me (yay!). However, my question is about my family. With the... (more)

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Amy_B_ 0 · June 14, 2012 at 6:46 PM

Here's your answer: "But then again, coconut oil and other good sources of fat have to be better than using stuff like...Pam or "I Can't Believe It's Not Butter" (shudder).. I think borofergie's on to something, though. My suggestion would be to... (more)

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by 5828 · about 3 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 21 · about 3 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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