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by 0 · December 12, 2013 at 07:40 AM

Hi, everyone! I just wanted to ask, do you think people over 60 can do the paleo diet? Will their body adapt?

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savtoosh 0 · December 12, 2013 at 07:40 AM

You're a hoot, @BobK! Franken-foods, indeed. You're right about the baby boomers, though. A good number of my audience are part of that generation. I'm not sure how well I'll do without soda myself but this paleo diet thing is really starting... (more)

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by 5 · May 18, 2013 at 06:25 PM

My father has witnessed my progress over the past few years on the Paleo diet, and is looking for something to complement traditional western medicine. He has never tried to alter his diet from what he has been taught all these years. He is... (more)

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jimmy__1 0 · May 18, 2013 at 06:25 PM

Not to be callous, but I don't see any down side here. He has the world to gain and not much to lose.

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by 10 · April 01, 2013 at 10:22 AM

What do you recommend for seniors in their 70's and beyond? We are not doing the strenuous exercises but want to eat a paleo diet.

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anginaberryz 0 · April 01, 2013 at 10:22 AM

Following this paleo diet eating plan eliminates obesity, as well as reduces risk of heart disease, diabetes, and hypertension. The theory is that eliminating processed foods we eliminate the diseases caused by them. The Paleo Diet, often referred... (more)

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by 77342 · July 06, 2011 at 10:39 PM

My 61 year old father just informed me he's been in the hospital for 9 days because his doc overdosed him on pain meds for a double hip replacement he had 1.5 years ago. He's 5'4" and under 100 lbs at this point. He has a history of alcoholism... (more)

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animalcule 0 · July 06, 2011 at 10:39 PM

Go grain free, especially gluten-free For goodness sake don't suggest LC! The man needs plenty of sugars! If shakes are the best bet right now I would suggest one comprised of: ice cream, a scoop of whey protein, a shot of heavy cream (not too... (more)

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by 77342 · June 17, 2011 at 06:41 PM

I'm looking for some help for my 63 year old mom who has started to experience really bad arthritis in her hands. There are few posts here about nightshades but she doesn't eat any of that. Do any seniors on here, or anyone with parents in their... (more)

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GHarkness 0 · June 17, 2011 at 06:37 PM

"I doubt the gluten is the sole culprit." I don't doubt that it CAN be...whether it is or not in your mother's case, I can't say. My husband had nearly instant relief upon stopping all gluten. He plays the violin professionally, and the... (more)

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by 3962 · June 13, 2011 at 05:36 PM

I thought it would be nice to have a thread for us over-55 ladies to discuss this way of eating and ways to improve its usefulness to our health. Any other ladies over 55 here?

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JansSushiBar 0 · June 13, 2011 at 04:59 PM

Not quite there - I'm 48 - but I've been paleo for a year and would be more than happy to exchange information/ideas with other "mature" individuals. :)

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by 192 · February 12, 2014 at 05:24 PM

Hi, I want to help my mom lose weight and get in shape. She is almost 60 and very overweight. So I am going forward with a paleo diet, intermittent fasting and daily walking. I would also like to include intense exercise 2-3 times a week,... (more)

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John_2 0 · August 11, 2010 at 02:21 PM

First, have her indulge in strict paleo for a month or so before starting to workout. This will really help with excess weight and she will have more energy which will translate into her WANTING to workout. Never try to force someone to do it,... (more)