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by 0 · about 4 hours ago

Any pale/primal people at University of Bristol?

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by 40 · about 4 hours ago

Hello everyone, I am a 21 year old woman who has been doing Paleo strictly for about 3 months. I am a full time student working two part time jobs and am having a hard time staying motivated to eat "healthy" paleo. During stressful times... (more)

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patti2003 0 · September 16, 2013 at 8:17 PM

Couple of things. If you are hungry at night, you MAY not be getting enough protein at dinner. You may also just feel a need to eat because you're feeling stressed or bored, other people around you are eating, you're tired, etc. Consider... (more)

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by 10 · about 4 hours ago

I saw a question on here asking about the existence of Paleo B&Bs, and it made me curious about Paleo-friendly schools. Does anyone have information to share on Paleo-friendly schools, whether public/private/alternative, in the United... (more)

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Janknitz 0 · August 15, 2013 at 12:14 AM

Not exactly Paleo, but our local school district just started a French Language Immersion charter school. In addition to French language, French culture is a big part of the curriculum, and a big controversy in the town has been that they asked... (more)

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by 518 · about 5 hours ago

Hi I work in an international school in Thailand. The school provides the students with lunches. They have the FDA approved food pyramid on the wall which makes me cringe every time I see it. I have meet with the head and he is not buying into... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · May 04, 2013 at 1:51 PM

Traditional diets and just eating real food. Pushing paleo dogma (red meat, saturated fat, low-carb) isn't going to win you fans, nor is really the one right way to eat.

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by 2954 · about 5 hours ago

Has anyone had good luck improving meals in schools/daycare that receive government funding for meals and are therefore forced to follow USDA dietary guidelines? Here are the guidelines:... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · March 14, 2013 at 12:12 AM

A little hyperbole, don't you think... murdering them with this diet? A whole-food approach while not paleo is certainly fine.

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by 631 · about 5 hours ago

Hey all, I need to do a genetics paper, and it's pretty free reign. This is the assignment: The Final Project A term paper is required. The term paper is due when you turn in your final assignment. Please submit the paper as a Microsoft Word... (more)

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David_Moss 0 · January 19, 2013 at 9:34 PM

How substantial the alteration of our genetics has been since the neolithic? I don't know whether that meets the remit or is too macro an issue. Consider this summary of the debate on wikipedia: According to Alexander Str??hle, Maike ... (more)

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by 557 · about 5 hours ago

What suggestions do you guys have for optimal short term brain function. Im trying to put in a 50 hour weekend. Thursday-Monday To exercise or not to exercise? Any suggestions other than just keepin it clean paleo?

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j3wcy 0 · December 04, 2012 at 4:59 AM

I think a lot of the answers here will be helpful: http://paleohacks.com/questions/143907/best-brain-food-before-a-long-exam/143937#143937 As far as exercise, I think it depends on how it makes you feel. If you're someone who gets energized and... (more)

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by 548 · about 5 hours ago

As I love to eat fruit salad consisting of something like 1 Kiwi, 1/2 Mango, 1 wild peach nuts (brazil nuts, almonds or walnuts) and coconut rasps one time per day I'd like to when the best time for this meal is. Usually I get up at 6am, have my... (more)

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SlimIcy 0 · October 24, 2012 at 1:38 PM

Post workout, even if that workout is at night.

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by 1213 · about 5 hours ago

I'm going to start applying to doctoral programs in nutrition this fall and am trying to consider programs with faculty amongst which I might find interest in ancestral-type diet interventions, or really anything related. Paleo sympathies and... (more)

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Zachary_Taylor_MA 0 · August 23, 2012 at 2:00 AM

I know Chris Masterjohn is a PhD student in Nutrition at U. of Connecticut. He is a well-known Paleo advocate so it might be worth contacting him to see if the program has been a fit for him as well as asking about any others he would... (more)

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by 15226 · about 5 hours ago

I realize there has been a similar question, but this takes the lunacy to new heights! I mean, lunch inspectors! I suppose the easiest 'out' for people in our community would be a 'gluten sensitivity'. Would they still require kids to eat... (more)

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Mark_Field 0 · February 16, 2012 at 2:42 AM

This story has been debunked. See, e.g., here

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by 1115 · about 5 hours ago

As my daughter is getting older and TV, unfortunately, is becoming a bigger part of her life (her grandmother watches her during the day and lets her watch Disney/nick jr./etc despite me asking her not to...), she is becoming exposed to all the... (more)

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JeezLoise 0 · February 02, 2012 at 4:58 PM

I knew a woman who worked as an herbalist and felt very strongly about what food she fed her kids. That being said, she also decided to let them make their own decisions when they weren't at home (at restaurants, a friends house, etc.). This gave... (more)

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by 565 · about 5 hours ago

I'm surrounded every day by my high school peers, chowing down on fries and pizza and god knows what else. Girls complaining about "how hard it is to keep [their] figure" while sporting trays filled with brownies and chocolate croissants, because... (more)

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Stabby 0 · January 25, 2012 at 6:02 AM

You're probably not going to change the minds of most of those around you, so you clearly need to change your mind and make peace with some things while waiting for an opening to facilitate change. If you can't possibly do anything it is... (more)

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by 3690 · about 5 hours ago

I've recently graduated from UCLA (June 2011) with a B.S. in Biochemistry; I did very well, and am currently in a career conundrum. I've done scientific research for 4-5 years now as an undergraduate (yeah pretty much all of college), but can say... (more)

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Knarf 0 · January 21, 2012 at 7:46 PM

Update: Thanks everyone for the thoughts and insights. I'm going through a somewhat difficult time, and everyone's support here on this question makes me feel a little less alone. Awesome. More answers are always welcome! I hope everyone else is... (more)

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by 261 · about 5 hours ago

I am a nutrition student at University and I find most of my profs are preaching the classic SAD diet, which is to be expected...but when I try to challenge them they just brush my questions, statements and scientific research off. One of my profs... (more)

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Jay_15 0 · November 01, 2011 at 11:02 PM

No, sarah they do not teach independent thought nor do they promote it in much of any school ever. You are expected to follow the status quo. Don't stand out or face getting pounded down. Do you listen to The Doors? School does have the... (more)

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by 8858 · about 5 hours ago

Back in the day we threw balls at each other or played basketball for 180 days a year, killing time, when we weren't doing the Presidential Fitness Tests. How would you change gym class in our schools? Keep in mind that universal access is... (more)

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goodgravymissmaisy 0 · October 01, 2011 at 7:37 PM

I loathed gym -- the rope climb definitely stands out as one my most humiliating childhood experiences. The idea seemed to be that if the teacher forced you to attempt it -- with no coaching on method, no exercises to work up to it -- in front of... (more)

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by 160 · about 5 hours ago

sophomore year of high school's coming up and I need to think about what I'm going to pack in my lunches! I've stocked up on apples, pears, individual applesauces,dried fruit, nuts, lara bars, and veggies but I would like some real "meals" too.... (more)

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thatonecrazylady 0 · August 21, 2011 at 2:46 AM

Crock pot some meat (beef, pork, turkey), it will last you all week. That's what I do for my kids, with some nut mix, carrot and cucumber slices... oh yeah, over a bed of baby spinach of course.

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by 514 · about 5 hours ago

Apparently some Chicago schools are forbidding lunches brought from home unless there's a medical excuse. I'm just curious if anyone has had to deal with this yet or has any thoughts about how it should be dealt with - protest or finding a... (more)

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Jack_Kronk 0 · April 12, 2011 at 4:27 PM

Absolutely proposterous. This type of mentality is that of moronic origin. If my child was subjected to a rule like this, I would fight this like a wild tiger. Parents can say to their children "Eat what I cook or starve" (shout out to bb for that... (more)

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by 1648 · about 5 hours ago

Possible Duplicate: Homemade School Lunch Ban http://news.yahoo.com/s/yblog_thelookout/20110411/us_yblog_thelookout/chicago-school-bans-homemade-lunches-the-latest-in-national-food-fight Just came across this article, which horrified me.... (more)

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Musashi 0 · April 12, 2011 at 6:54 PM

Wow, I know they probably mean well, but this is a perfect example of a governmental policy gone mad. I literally would not allow my kid to be forced into eating school food and I'd go so far as to withdraw him and enroll in a better situation. (more)

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by 459 · about 5 hours ago

With all the talk these days about teachers and failing schools, I started wondering about the role of nutrition. Certainly not a revolutionary idea, but I think we Paleos are more open to seeing broader nutritional problems. It's easy to notice... (more)

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free3337 0 · March 05, 2011 at 5:09 AM

double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomised trial of nutritional supplements on 231 young adult prisoners, comparing disciplinary offences before and during [nutrient supplementation]. Compared with placebos, those receiving the active capsules... (more)

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by 2854 · about 6 hours ago

I'm a student at Yale and was wondering if there are any other primal-lifestylers going to school here? I'd love to start a meetup group to take advantage of the school's funds and research!

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smartcookie 0 · June 23, 2011 at 10:46 AM

I just read this - I'm in DC now, but I'm '05/'10. I highly recommend joining "Meat Dinner." A group of kids at the School of Management/School of Forestry started the group (in response to "Veggie Dinner"). They have relationships with some... (more)

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by 24523 · about 6 hours ago

In a couple months, I'm taking my PhD qualifying exam. Part of it is a three hour oral exam, with an hour each devoted to nutrition science, food policy, and nutritional epidemiology. They ask half big questions, such as "You just ate a peanut... (more)

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Eva 0 · October 29, 2010 at 4:27 AM

I am guessing they will probably throw in some headline news making stories type stuff about childhood obesity, metabolic syndrome, diabeties, heart disease etc so better know a lot about the trendy hot button issues like those. One question... (more)

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by 1165 · about 6 hours ago

I was one of the unfortunate many that have been laid off and would love to get into a career that dealt with Paleo and its ability to heal. Do any of you work in a Paleo career or have any ideas that you would recommend? I was looking in to... (more)

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Janet 0 · June 02, 2010 at 3:32 AM

As far as careers go, I think your options are pretty much academics, which doesn't sound like what you are interested in. Which is why it's time to think outside the box! Anyone looking to start an unconventional career that seems... (more)

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by 5 · October 25, 2014 at 4:08 AM

Hi all, My son goes to public elementary school. He takes lunch from home but he is tempted by snacks sold at the cafeteria. Here is the list of snacks sold in school: Doritos, Pringles, Scooby Doo gummies, Fruit by the foot, Rice... (more)

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Sunny_4 0 · January 14, 2014 at 9:03 PM

Thank you guys for your inputs. They have fruits in school and my son can take them in addition to his lunch, so this is not a problem here. Problem in schools trying to make some money and sell snacks kids will surely pay for. Snacks my... (more)

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by 25 · October 25, 2014 at 3:56 AM

Wondering if there are any acupuncturists on here... I am starting school in July and have been reading a lot of negative information on the internet about not being able to find enough work or build a successful practice... My schooling is all... (more)

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by 430 · October 25, 2014 at 3:46 AM

I'm 14, and I'm learning about "a healthy lifestyle" at the minute in biology, and I have to say, it's filled with crap. We were given a set of questions that we had to answer. One was "What should Sally cook with if she wants to lose weight;... (more)

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Kara_1 0 · October 12, 2012 at 3:48 PM

Yes. One person creates some idea and they all follow- look at the medical and veterinary community, the dental community, and the research community (though they have a different motive!= big pharma) They can't suddenly say they're wrong (unless... (more)

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