Default 150

Sad Questions

Sad

Paleo Questions

D371623b5671d11fa678b201ff23442b
0
Votes
0
Answers
1
Views
312
by 0 · July 24, 2014 at 8:40 PM

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?

best answer

3491e51730101b18724dc57c86601173
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)

618fc5298c4a96b817c4918c795a875f
0
Votes
0
Answers
13
Views
1.2K
by 1197 · April 22, 2014 at 3:12 PM

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)

0094a53b26cab5e73a9a9d474c89deec
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)

C214acbdcbaa2d864c60be6a4c6e4ba4
0
Votes
0
Answers
2
Views
279
by 0 · December 19, 2013 at 4:18 PM

Hello boys and girls! I recently registered to paleo hacks and i have very serious questions, which arises from my sad situation.. Ok, let's get started. I started paleo about 3 years ago, in 2010 fall. In the same year i started... (more)

Medium avatar
Methodician 0 · December 19, 2013 at 4:18 PM

It sounds like you're missing something. Sometimes people make paleo out to be way too restrictive without adding the right stuff to make up for what they remove. Also, how often do you lift and with what intensity/duration? Far too many people... (more)

46c9fbd45b82453f6a2dfe614a853314
9
Votes
9
Answers
12
Views
936
by 1876 · September 16, 2014 at 7:49 PM

Why does it seem like within the last 5+ years, there are so many diagnoses of gluten allergies, food sensitivities, Celiac, Autism, etc...It seems like these are things that I never heard about 10 years ago. Are these really 'new' conditions or... (more)

Fd70d71f4f8195c3a098eda4fc817d4f
Amy_B_ 0 · July 09, 2012 at 7:26 PM

I think it's both: the medical world is starting to recognize that a lot of what were once considered idiopathic conditions (no identified cause) are finally being connected to gut health. And gut health is SERIOUSLY compromised these days --... (more)

1296f5fecd084f101d7c5fbe013f07eb
1
Votes
1
Answers
4
Views
643
by 1213 · September 16, 2014 at 8:13 PM

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)

C45d7e96acd83d3a6f58193dbc140e86
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.

8126b264076556a06b992e79c0375bb1
1
Votes
1
Answers
5
Views
561
by 20 · September 16, 2014 at 8:11 PM

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)

best answer

6fece842bd1bcf5724f458a302a2156e
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)

4f828fd11d2d1d595a1653baa5e3e77b
-1
Votes
-1
Answers
11
Views
2.9K
by 421 · September 16, 2014 at 8:10 PM

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)

Cc3ce03985eac5ebcbb95fc2329f13b0
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)

07a941eb3c2a63feced03ad91ecc22b9
0
Votes
0
Answers
3
Views
1.9K
by 139 · September 16, 2014 at 8:09 PM

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)

75d65450b6ff0be7b969fb321f1200ac
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)

05ce60d425d69bf47002fe66287931d0
2
Votes
2
Answers
7
Views
829
by 187 · September 16, 2014 at 8:09 PM

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)

Ebb10603524dd22621c1155dd7ddf106
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)

606f2967e2ada25eb0bc2ed677ec2845
1
Votes
1
Answers
6
Views
775
by 374 · September 16, 2014 at 8:08 PM

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)

Ede98d8569d42885d70e07c92d3df34e
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)

Ede98d8569d42885d70e07c92d3df34e
3
Votes
3
Answers
2
Views
606
by 633 · September 16, 2014 at 8:08 PM

By average SAD-er, I don't mean someone eating McDonalds everyday and drinking soda, I mean someone eating oatmeal and OJ for breakfast and maybe turkey sandwich on wholegrain bread with low fat cheese/margarine for lunch(in other words,... (more)

3327924660b1e2f8f8fc4ca27fedf2b2
Roth 0 · May 02, 2013 at 6:19 PM

Yes, but not because they're vegans. They're healthier because they remove all the shitty food that SAD people eat, not because they removed animal products. Veganism is the one of the most restrictive diet on the planet and when you restrict... (more)

7d46edca72c2f8347f65d7b734d1f1eb
4
Votes
4
Answers
4
Views
721
by 511 · September 16, 2014 at 8:08 PM

Not judging here on any individual that is trying to eat healthy, but rather the general perceptions SAD folks have. I had to share this below and ask why this is not so obvious to SAD folks? At least from a nutrients stand point regardless of... (more)

best answer

618fc5298c4a96b817c4918c795a875f
ivymcivy 0 · May 01, 2013 at 8:21 PM

There is ENORMOUS pressure on people to eat the Standard American Diet. It is advocated by the USDA and backed by billions of dollars from Big Ag, and the weight loss industry, and other anti-health interests. There is alot of money to be made... (more)

72cf727474b8bf815fdc505e58cadfea
3
Votes
3
Answers
4
Views
824
by 2626 · September 16, 2014 at 8:05 PM

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)

best answer

A2c38be4c54c91a15071f82f14cac0b3
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)

72cf727474b8bf815fdc505e58cadfea
4
Votes
4
Answers
6
Views
966
by 2626 · September 16, 2014 at 8:05 PM

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)

best answer

3ce6a0d24be025e2f2af534545bdd1d7
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)

A048b66e08306d405986b6c04bf5e8e4
0
Votes
0
Answers
2
Views
875
by 1005 · September 16, 2014 at 8:01 PM

For those of you who are raising your kids paleo, first of all, kudos, but if you're bringing your kids up paleo, naturally they'll want to rebel and try SAD foods. Do you restrict them at all costs? Have you allowed them to try SAD foods? Because... (more)

197651282ddd8d675b974ee811d2269e
NewPaleon 0 · January 19, 2013 at 6:18 AM

I only prepare Paleo foods for myself, hubby, and two teens, with the occasional rice. My teens have a mild gluten allergy where they become easily dehydrated and get rosacea during strenuous sports. My older teen is mostly Paleobutwill sometimes... (more)

E67ac660033d1ce79fa65555703e6265
0
Votes
0
Answers
4
Views
543
by 10 · September 16, 2014 at 8:01 PM

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)

9c4ac9d902498a3158dbeee8aed6bbe4
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)

930d02c6cf3fb783f15d22e3b49e0490
1
Votes
1
Answers
3
Views
547
by 250 · September 16, 2014 at 8:01 PM

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)

51c66d8a6f3005628535a50a950b1c61
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)

66a7ef84ed129bba4ea2dc3aea26f67f
0
Votes
0
Answers
12
Views
1.3K
by 430 · September 16, 2014 at 8:00 PM

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)

F891e7b1cbbbe3838c9bba9ff78aa3ed
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)

A048b66e08306d405986b6c04bf5e8e4
1
Votes
1
Answers
16
Views
952
by 1005 · September 16, 2014 at 8:00 PM

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

61f9349ad28e3c42d1cec58ba4825a7d
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)

0b4326a4949718451a8571b82558dc10
0
Votes
0
Answers
6
Views
1K
by 2341 · September 16, 2014 at 7:58 PM

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)

D3dbff6f8327381fd536aba927b2d8ab
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!

81b5d7e4c96ed2a703c3a2ef07c7d294
0
Votes
0
Answers
2
Views
419
by 30 · September 16, 2014 at 7:58 PM

This link struck me as to just how far gone the standard american diet is: http://www.buzzfeed.com/mattbellassai/45-people-you-wont-believe-actually-exist-6z51?sub=1869460_694499 Its amazing how many of these are food related, from the paleo... (more)

B3173217a49b5b0116078775a17eb21d
borofergie 0 · November 20, 2012 at 6:39 PM

Keep your culture in America and not contaminate the rest of the world? You have to come from somewhere else to appreciate how much America smells of Cinnabon. It's gone too far, you'll never rescue it.

C836b2644e7319bb957fbb794a97708e
3
Votes
3
Answers
11
Views
649
by 1600 · September 16, 2014 at 7:58 PM

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!

61f9349ad28e3c42d1cec58ba4825a7d
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)

46c9fbd45b82453f6a2dfe614a853314
2
Votes
2
Answers
6
Views
542
by 1876 · September 16, 2014 at 7:57 PM

Am I the only one to find that when I crave something completely non-paleo in a bad way and then cave in and it isn't as good as I thought it should be or remembered it as being? For example last night I had a glass of my favorite red wine,... (more)

0382fa263de4c83328dc34a56e25437f
Canis_Minor 0 · November 27, 2012 at 6:52 PM

It's very difficult to disentangle our emotional relationships with food, whatever they happen to be. I'm oversimplifying a bit, but the gist of the science says that our earliest memories and associations are made largely from the amygdala part... (more)

3dc940ac9be21e45cf83207814c8cd46
8
Votes
8
Answers
4
Views
942
by 549 · September 16, 2014 at 7:57 PM

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)

7841848bd0c27c64353c583fb7971242
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)

2e1591c76896828077b930de5107f1af
0
Votes
0
Answers
3
Views
1.7K
by 729 · September 16, 2014 at 7:57 PM

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?

best answer

0382fa263de4c83328dc34a56e25437f
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)