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by 0 · July 12, 2014 at 2:27 PM

Hey, so after supplmenting with magnesium glycinate after a suggestion from someone on here (and having it relieve my muscle cramps almost entirely), I'm very interested in learning more about how and in what combinations vitamins and minerals... (more)

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moors 0 · July 12, 2014 at 5:09 AM

I recently searched acu-cell's claim that excess pyridoxal-5-phosphate makes spinal/nerve degeneration in google scholar and there doesn't seem to be anything that confirms it.I also would benefit from a good source of information about... (more)

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by 952 · June 13, 2014 at 4:49 PM

Hi all,(Please upvote if you find it interesting, this is am important question for me)Thank you for sharing it! Is there any scientific evidence to support the answer to this question?What of the following types of fasting should one do if he or... (more)

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John_11 0 · June 13, 2014 at 4:49 PM

If you are curious, there are some good answers in comments here http://suppversity.blogspot.com/2014/04/alternate-day-fasting-well-researched.html

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by 568 · September 10, 2013 at 7:24 PM

I'm not about to abandon PaleoHacks. I've learned much and benefited greatly from this community. The number of active members who truly understand the science of the body and diet is refreshing and stimulating. However, sometimes when my... (more)

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pato123 0 · September 10, 2013 at 7:24 PM

Hi. I've being checking this forum today, seems interesting, in regards to your question, I also being searching for these type of pages, and really I have not found any generic one, still you can find several on specific seeds (chia,... (more)

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by 98 · August 06, 2013 at 4:54 PM

A recent NYT article has reported that another milestone for in-vitro meat has been accomplished. For the first time, lab grown meat has been... (more)

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glib 0 · August 06, 2013 at 2:01 PM

We do not eat animals for proteins, those are plentiful even in a vegetarian diet. We eat it to eliminate toxins present in grains and beans (presumably, artificial meat will also be OK), but most importantly to assume a number of micronutrients... (more)

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by 5 · June 18, 2013 at 6:51 PM

I'm curious about paleo. The dietary recommendations make a lot of sense, but the link to human evolution seems more tenuous to me. Does the paleo diet stand or fall with claims about the way paleolithic humans ate/behaved? How does evolution... (more)

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Colin_1 0 · June 18, 2013 at 6:51 PM

I think so. Around 2 million years ago we started to increase our reliance on animal foods. At or around the same time we developed sharper teeth and a mutation in the MYH16 gene. Whether or not the mutation was responsible for brain growth, and... (more)

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by 726 · June 04, 2013 at 7:23 PM

It's one thing for Marlene Zuk to rail against straw men, to ignore peer-reviewed academic literature in favor of random Internet comments, and to demean people who believe that the ancestral diet is a good starting point for improving their... (more)

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by 5 · April 14, 2013 at 12:17 AM

I decided a few months back to hit the gym and get back in shape. I started off eating food with a diet center which provided me a gluten free diet (I have celiac), which had a combination of protein, carbs, and fiber (not much fat). I was then... (more)

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BodyFoodKitchen_com 0 · April 13, 2013 at 9:48 PM

Two things stood out for me. First, low testosterone. And second, your post workout recovery. Getting your test levels checked is fast and cheap and if you are anywhere under 400 there are many ways to get that number raised. Secondly, a... (more)

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by 103 · April 07, 2013 at 8:19 PM

Hi One thing I like about the posts here are the scientific explanations behind some answers; however things like cortisol, HDLP etc. leaves me, the uninitiated, left confused. Are there any sites out there that can easily bring myself into this... (more)

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by 119 · September 06, 2013 at 4:22 PM

I was recently investigating chlorella as a possible food source. The science behind it looked promising, initially. Lots of pubmed studies claiming an array of health benefits. NASA was studying this as a food source for astronauts, Russians used... (more)

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Robert_13 0 · March 18, 2013 at 4:34 PM

"This makes sense because chlorella's cell wall has to be mechanically broken down in order for the algae to be digested by humans so this was certainly not a food for our ancestral humans" Nuff said in regards to it being Paleo really Spirulina... (more)

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by 119 · March 17, 2013 at 8:43 PM

My gramma (bless her) used to have me drip hyrdogen peroxide in my ears and let it fizz away at the first sign of a cold. It always seemed to do the trick. I have begun doing this again recently but am plagued by the thought that it could be a... (more)

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Olivier 0 · March 17, 2013 at 8:43 PM

Some of our immune cells produce and use peroxides on intruding pathogens, but that occurs in confined infected areas. As has been mentioned, this system is predominantly used to clear extracellular bacteria. Virus-infected cells are cleared... (more)

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by 15380 · March 19, 2013 at 8:52 PM

I came across this announcement: Link So is science catching up to Paleo? Also, I watched this: I, Caveman My questions: It seems that the mainstream science is very supportive of Paleo. At least the recent research. Why did it take so... (more)

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Katie__2 0 · March 19, 2013 at 7:12 PM

These are great questions that I have wondered myself! I am no expert, but these are my thoughts on your questions: Nutritional studies regarding the benefits of paleo probably seem more prevalent today than they did 20 years ago, because it is... (more)

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by 4240 · January 04, 2013 at 3:32 PM

What has science "proven" that you believe to be false?

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JimRed 0 · January 04, 2013 at 3:32 PM

The earth is a sphere! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spherical_Earth Science!!!

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by 115 · August 20, 2014 at 6:14 PM

I am student of the paleo science and lifestyle and read pretty much everything I come across. When people begun to harvest they become shorter, died sooner and so on. True! But once again, cause and correlation... Could it be that people become... (more)

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Hannah__1 0 · December 19, 2012 at 6:24 PM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uCFZoqmKf5M This video is extremely simplistic but answers your question a little bit!

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by 161 · December 08, 2012 at 10:03 PM

My question is this: Based on scientific research and DIY biohackers are we reaching a upgraded paleo diet? A diet where we take the evolutionary biology of how we as humans process nutrition and tweak that to a superhuman advantage? Science is... (more)

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Paleodiet_Reviewer 0 · December 08, 2012 at 10:03 PM

Very good question. I tried a tweaked out paleo diet two months ago and I felt like I was one steroids for a month. I tweaked my food by adding B Vitamins to my diet in addition to cutting water from my diet and juicing all vegetables. I was hard... (more)

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by 588 · December 01, 2012 at 6:29 PM

Hello, I am a college student and doing a small side project on the benefits of ancestral eating. I have found a few solid scientific studies on experimental studies but none with a decent sample size. Could you please send me some links if... (more)

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CD 0 · December 01, 2012 at 6:29 PM

http://wholehealthsource.blogspot.com/2009/09/paleolithic-diet-clinical-trials-part.html http://wholehealthsource.blogspot.com/2009/02/paleolithic-diet-clinical-trials-part.html... (more)

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by 8883 · September 24, 2012 at 9:08 PM

I understand animal studies aren't perfect, but isn't it wrong to disregard all rat and mice studies just because we are not rats or mice?

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miked_2 0 · September 24, 2012 at 9:08 PM

Everything needs to be evaluated in a context. If aresnic kills rats, it'll likely kill humans, so we can do some inference there. If animal protein gives rabbits (vegetarians) cancer, I'd argue that there is no valid inference there. You can't... (more)

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by 147 · August 01, 2012 at 12:39 PM

I've read a few FAQs and lengthy explanations on paleo, but I don't know enough to understand how this study fits in or contradicts paleo. When I first read the headline, I thought 'So? Eating more fatty food isn't a bad thing at all.' But as the... (more)

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Christopher_Gagnon 0 · August 01, 2012 at 12:39 PM

I'm not reading the study, but the first question I always ask is: what were they feeding the mice? Specifically? Did they offer pure fat, fat with meat (unlikely), fat with vegetables, or fat in the form of some sort of refined carb-laden food?... (more)

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by 705 · July 12, 2012 at 3:07 PM

So this interview by Sean Croxton of Dr Thomas O'Bryan was very interesting and I would love to believe everything he says. So I'm looking for research that backs up these claims: Autoimmunity needs this trilogy to develop: Genetic... (more)

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DrChrista 0 · July 12, 2012 at 3:07 PM

Systemic autoimmune disorders in Celiac disease: The role of gluten as a trigger of autoimmunity. http://www.direct-ms.org/sites/default/files/Fasano%20Celiac%20other%20autoimmune%20disease.pdf (more)

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by 38 · July 10, 2012 at 11:22 PM

Some cool vids on how science breaks down the biomechanics of athletes. http://www.nbclearn.com/portal/site/learn/science-of-the-summer-olympics (more)

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by 77338 · July 08, 2012 at 6:01 PM

I heard Morgan Freeman is much better, especially playing the Lydian mode.

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dzone 0 · July 08, 2012 at 6:01 PM

It's RAZWELL.

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by -8 · July 08, 2012 at 3:22 PM

Science cannot address the issue of whether God exists or not, NOR does it try. It is not a testable hypothesis.For science to address something it MUST be a scientific hypothesis. Trying to "disprove' God is not a scientific hypothesis . SHYSTERS... (more)

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Anondson 0 · July 08, 2012 at 3:22 PM

I'm worrying about your cortisol levels. There is a lot of anger and stress it seems. What does SCIENCE tell you about reducing your anger and stress? What does God Say about going into the gathering places and intentionally angering peaceful... (more)

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by -18 · July 08, 2012 at 1:07 PM

**Science does not "prove" ANYTHING. That is NOT how it works. EDUCATE yourselves. Confront SHYSTER Anthony Colpo. DON'T buy his products. Only GULLIBLE, SCIENTIFICALLY ILLITERATE MORONS READ THESE INTERNET SHYSTERS. You people do not know... (more)

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Jane_S 0 · July 08, 2012 at 1:07 PM

Anthony Colpo is about as STUPID as they come. He is laughable to those who are scientifically literate. He has a PROFOUND lack of understanding of the scientific process. He is an Internet SHYSTER who appeals to the lowest common denominator. (more)

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by 5 · August 09, 2012 at 7:53 PM

I'm very interested in how food works towards humans. Emotionally, physically and mentally. Food affects us in many different ways, the amount of times we eat, the way it looks, advertising, the use of hands or cutlery, the hand to mouth... (more)

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mike__4 0 · August 09, 2012 at 5:53 PM

I think what people need to think about when eating food is the acidic and alkaline levels in each food. Humans need to stay at a certain ph level to avoid dis ease. The majority of foods that are being advertised nowadays are acidic foods e.g.... (more)

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by 2198 · May 02, 2013 at 4:26 AM

What are valid criticisms of the paleo diet? Scientific, economic, ethical... the gamut. And by paleo I mean the umbrella term that includes Weston A Price, Primal, Perfect Health Diet, GAPS etc etc.

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scilla 0 · May 02, 2013 at 4:26 AM

That its too expensive. True for some. A lack of defined macronutrient ratios. You could eat raw honey and sugary fruits all day and still be "paleo" That's the only valid arguments, really. Everything else about paleo is pretty awesome! I for one... (more)

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by 15070 · April 02, 2013 at 6:49 PM

Probably a long-shot here, but has anyone used or know about a Rapid Visco Analyzer (RVA)? I have a few questions, but the most basic is are there certain values that correlate to certain types of foods? For example a high peak viscosity would... (more)

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AxialGentleman 0 · April 02, 2013 at 6:49 PM

You might get helpful answers on http://biology.stackexchange.com. They get a decent number of questions from scientific professionals.