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by 0 · 9 minutes ago

I had about 3/4 tsp of sole this morning before my workout. I felt fine for the next few hours. I did have a rather salty lunch (broccoli with tamari), but it's common for me to eat a lot of salt. I've stayed very hydrated and had nearly 100 oz... (more)

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thhq 0 · February 03, 2014 at 8:45 PM

Broccoli and tamari? Take two steaks and call me in the morning.

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by 229 · 10 minutes ago

Over christmas break there was a period of about 3-4 days where I pretty much just ate all the junk food I wanted. Including lots of chocolate and non-paleo desserts. Then I was sick for one day. Now my stomach has been bloated ever... (more)

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CD 0 · January 02, 2014 at 8:30 PM

because you were sick and it takes 4-6 days after symptoms resolve themselves before you start feeling normal again.

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by 0 · 11 minutes ago

Hi all, Thanks in advance for reading and responding to my question. I'm at a loss. Since having my second child 3 months ago, I've had horrible intestinal/gut issues. I denied them at first, then blamed dairy and decided to cut it out. I... (more)

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Nvor 0 · November 21, 2013 at 12:28 AM

I'm sorry to be a little off topic here but...of course they're gluten free. They're potato chips. =p That said, while I'm sorry that you were in pain I would not suggest going and looking for an answer to a single occurrence, at least not... (more)

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by 0 · 12 minutes ago

Can hormonal imbalance cause you to be allergic to certain foods that you weren't allergic to before? For example my throat gets sore EVERY time I eat tomatoes. And for anything with wheat in it my tongue gets a little itchy. Can "having an... (more)

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outriggercanoer 0 · October 29, 2013 at 3:06 AM

I'm actually having the same problem...things that I ate before with no problems now give me what seems like an allergic reaction. I'm far from stressed or hormonal....love to know what's going on as well...

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by 1005 · 13 minutes ago

I had been doing VLC paleo (under 30 grams net carbs/day) no nuts, no snacking, IFing, and feeling great. Last night I yielded and had some paleo chocolate mint chip cookies and pineapple and watermelon, (it didn't taste as good as I remembered... (more)

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AKH 0 · September 23, 2013 at 6:09 PM

I had the exact same thing happen to me. At first I would have a small cheat everyday (half a slice of toast, few pieces of chocolate, half a cup of W.W. pasta with my zucchini noodles, etc). This got narrowed down to a cheat 1-2x per week,... (more)

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by 5 · 14 minutes ago

Hi all. I've been on paleo 3 weeks. For the past two weeks, I have zero appetite. The sight or thought of food turns my stomach upside down. Each bite is forced. I don't know what's up. I've read and read about the low carb flu and I just ...I... (more)

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Allison_10 0 · August 11, 2013 at 11:37 PM

you eat lots of protein.... also it's probably ideal to omit the shake all together. maybe the lack of chewing is what is causing the lack of appetite. you get all the fat and protein from drinking the shake, your body doesn't see it coming cus ur... (more)

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by 518 · 19 minutes ago

Hi all, I am living in Thailand and suffer from celiac. I have been so sick off and on and at the moment going through a bad patch. I have decided to move back to Australia as its too hard here with this illness with lack of Gastro doctors... (more)

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VB 0 · May 13, 2013 at 5:06 AM

Andrea, I wish I knew what to tell you... but my advice is to find a very good doctor. Finding a good doctor is extremely hard since most of them are not adequately trained. No grains period. Low FODMAPS cooked (steamed, boiled)... (more)

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by 571 · 21 minutes ago

My brother thought he was coming down with a cold and developed swollen glands on the left side of his neck. We are told his means he's fighting off an infection somewhere in his body and there's no specific treatment. Any advice on what he could... (more)

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Moonablaze 0 · April 01, 2013 at 3:45 AM

"swollen glands" refers to swollen lymph nodes. it's a symptom of infection. it means that something "upstream" of the swelling is infected. if it's in his neck it likely means a sinus infection or head cold. treat the cold and you can use... (more)

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by 813 · 24 minutes ago

I have been stricken with a terrible sickness that has left me severely handicapped when it comes to physical and mental activity. It is still unknown at this time as my blood work, aside from a slightly lowered WBC, is normal indicating a... (more)

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VB 0 · February 16, 2013 at 6:08 PM

I have a suggestion - it might sound crazy but try it - it might help. Try a low-fat low-sugar high-carb high-fiber version of Paleo. It means more vegetables, very few berries, less fat and more tubers. DON"T EVER GIVE UP!!! Oh, and I love to... (more)

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by 389 · 24 minutes ago

Came across this website last week, bought the ingredients and put it together. VERY strong stuff to take on a shot, but it works. I have heard people call this "fire tonic" or something along those lines. Apparently you are supposed to let it... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · February 13, 2013 at 8:10 PM

Nope. Sounds disgusting! Looks like overkill to me. I take 40,000 IUs of D3 at the first glimmer of a virus and haven't been sick in over 3 years.

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by 15 · 25 minutes ago

I currently have a cold, and I'm wondering...should I make any changes to my dietary fat intake? I've heard elsewhere that when sick (not just for colds, but for most illnesses), it's a good idea to eat foods that are easy to digest. My... (more)

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Mscott 0 · February 09, 2013 at 2:13 AM

It doesn't really make sense to me to avoid fat when sick. For some it may be hard to digest, but I think for most we can digest it just fine. Furthermore, I think a lot of nutrients found in fatty foods (like vitamin E, vitamin A, and arachidonic... (more)

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by 45 · 25 minutes ago

So I had some Kambocha squash last night and the night before, totaling up to about 1 small squash over the 2 days. Today I feel terrible. I eat VLC, but I know the squash in relatively low carb to the other ones out there. But I do tend to get... (more)

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Elisaar 0 · January 31, 2013 at 5:23 AM

That sounds like fructose malabsorption to me. Pre Paleo you wouldn't notice it too much, but since a lot of Paleo's safe carbs are full of fructose and fructans, you'd start feeling it if you really were fructose intolerant. Squash, sweet... (more)

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by 78422 · 26 minutes ago

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by 30 · 26 minutes ago

So, I got sick, it happened. What is the best way eating Paleo when you're sick with the cold or flu? Should you limit carbs, go high protein/high fat/no carbs... What is best if you're going to be inactive? I regularly CrossFit 5-6 times/week,... (more)

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Kashkillz 0 · January 15, 2013 at 1:52 PM

The only aspect where I would eschew Paleo principles is when it comes to medicine. The human brain is a magnificently complex and capable gift from nature. The inventions that arise from our thought processes are further gifts from nature. Don't... (more)

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by 35 · 28 minutes ago

I got some sort of virus three days ago. I feel good when I wake up, but I feel like crap again every night before going to bed. (Although I do feel less crappy than the night before). What can I do combat this cold as quickly as possible? How... (more)

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Stephen_4 0 · December 21, 2012 at 1:22 AM

Chicken soup. .

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by 1042 · 29 minutes ago

Hello Everyone, Earlier this week I felt a bit ill, and ultimately ended up craving foods with high salt content (soups, the dreaded Ramen Noodles, chips, etc.). As far back as I can remember, this seems to be a recurring craving whenever I am... (more)

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CD 0 · November 29, 2012 at 6:40 PM

Many electrolytes have a salty taste. Plus salt has a lot of trace minerals in it. Same thing as craving sugar when low energy -- body want cheap bioavailable resources I can use quickly.

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by 0 · 31 minutes ago

I have found that if I have meat pies(steak/mince with and without cheese) I get really sick. Lots of farting and gas and stomach aches in my lower bowel. If I have bread with cheese and ham or corned beef I don't feel any problems except maybe... (more)

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Mead 0 · November 06, 2012 at 12:54 AM

I would look at the specific additives / ingredients in the pie. Are there any specific ingredient differences? If it still looks to be the fat content I would recommend trialing both a high fat diet and low fat diet. Compare how you fel on... (more)

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by 379 · 31 minutes ago

The problem I see with paleo is that once you do it, you can't really go back. Have you ever noticed that after going paleo, you try to eat foods that you used to be fine with, and now they tear you up? Whether it's an upset stomach or a sugar... (more)

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Nance 0 · November 02, 2012 at 8:42 PM

I'm able to have corn chips or even popcorn as treats. It surprises me, but a bowl of buttered popcorn doesn't bother me at all. I also can add some rice as cheap filler to my "kitchen sink" stews that combine leftovers, bones/marrow, veggies,... (more)

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by 5 · 31 minutes ago

A nutritionist suggested I try a Paleo-type diet to help me with my allergy/sinus problems that I have been suffering with for as long as I can remember. I am a 31 yr old female and I am also trying to lose some weight (about 50 lbs). I don't... (more)

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syrahna 0 · October 23, 2012 at 3:50 PM

Is it possible that your body is just cranky because of the major shift in your diet? I know that I had carb-related issues until I adapted to be more of a fat burner. I don't put it past our brains and guts to rebel a bit when we make changes.... (more)

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by 1363 · 32 minutes ago

I don't know what could be causing this ill feeling I get in the afternoon. I'll give info about my life so you can see if anything in particular might be causing this. Or if you have experienced this yourself, what caused it, how did you get rid... (more)

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Jess_13 0 · October 08, 2012 at 10:28 PM

Have you had your eyes tested? I work in an office and the other worker here gets horrible headaches if she stares at a computer screen for too long and also feels sick with flushes

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by 193 · 33 minutes ago

Just wondering if working out while fighting a cold / flu is optimal. I strive to workout 5 days a week. Walking/ jogging and weights / pilates are my main staple. Is it better to fight through the sickness to get a workout in (not highly... (more)

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miked_2 0 · September 24, 2012 at 10:10 PM

I stop everything anytime I'm sick (with is crazy rare with paleo now!). I want my immune system to have all the resources it can get, and working out takes energy from that. Sleep is the most important thing you can do when you're sick. Use... (more)

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by 130 · 35 minutes ago

I've come down with a whopper of the summer cold that's been circulating in our area and besides bringing a stuffy head, horrible cough and body aches, this little lover brought along cravings for highly processed/high sugar foods (the first... (more)

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CD 0 · August 24, 2012 at 2:01 PM

sugar cravings are not uncommon when sick. sugar is easy for the body to burn for fuel, and in a depleted state the body like easy. Try eating fruit and lowering protein intake.

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by 1804 · 37 minutes ago

My stepson seems to get sick a lot. It always happens the day or day after we get him from his mom's house (not paleo). The poor kid will start throwing up in the morning and not stop until 3-4pm. This has happened 4 times in the past two years.... (more)

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julianne 0 · July 25, 2012 at 10:42 PM

This is a pretty strong reaction to food. Throwing up is not a healthy response. I'd suggest getting his tested for food sensitivities or figure out what he is reacting to. No-one should be feeding a kid food that makes him throw up for hours the... (more)

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by 105 · 38 minutes ago

My doctor recently encouraged me to not consume dairy products for a month and I was mostly successful. 90% of my eczema cleared up so I know at least my skin wasn't liking dairy. But this morning I drank 6-8 ounces of coffee with lots of heavy... (more)

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kris_7 0 · July 17, 2012 at 4:55 PM

I would suggest waiting a few days- go dairy free again- and then try it again but this time with organic heavy cream and see the reaction you have then- there may be a difference in how you feel- Restaurants do not use full heavy cream- they use... (more)

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by 431 · 38 minutes ago

So, I'm freaking out a bit because I can't figure out what's wrong with me- I thought it was food poisoning, so I ate just meat after recovering for a few days and then made bone broth and took some probiotics, did a brief 24 hour broth fast...but... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · July 15, 2012 at 8:45 PM

There's a difference between taking something as a treatment or for prevention. You're sick. Don't forgo useful medical treatment. Paleo is not anti-medicine.

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