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Significant Others

Significant Others Questions

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by 1510 · about 11 hours ago

Do you try to sneak it in on the first date? "Oh, you'd like to offer me a bite of your chicken alfredo pasta? Well, I'm not high maintenance or anything, but I happen to abstain from grains/gluten/legumes/dairy/all processed food/factory-farmed... (more)

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JJ 0 · October 14, 2010 at 7:52 PM

I tell them right away that "I generally don't eat processed food." Simple, true, and everybody can agree on it, even nutritionists and doctors. If you go into the intricacies of Paleo, the truth about cholesterol and saturated fat, and why... (more)

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by 60 · October 20, 2014 at 3:40 AM

I lost a friend last night when I (gently) argued that her approach to her neolithic diseases (many, mostly inflammation/obesity related) may not be working. In short, I think she thinks that I am arrogant, suggesting that I know more than her... (more)

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Mark_26 0 · July 24, 2012 at 1:15 PM

My friends and I had a rule that we adopted back in high school (wow...that was a long time ago). If we didn't like each others girlfriends, we were to speak up and say something. ONLY once though. That was it. One time we were obligated to... (more)

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by 113 · October 20, 2014 at 3:17 AM

We both have been at an unhealthy weight the past few years, but over the last 6 months or so have been losing it. I started with a lot of workouts, high-protein but still putting plenty of crap into my body, and counting calories (which was... (more)

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Jack_Kronk 0 · July 07, 2011 at 7:43 PM

Such a common issue. So many threads on this topic already, but each has its own spin. Each person has a different and unique scenario to work through. First of all, great job on speaking up and asking what others think. Sometimes getting... (more)

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by 260 · October 20, 2014 at 3:09 AM

My wife is currently 6 months pregnant with our second baby. She has expressed her feelings about me losing weight while she gains it. In her ever so diplomatic way she let me know that it bothers her. So me being the loving husband that I am,... (more)

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reddiana 0 · July 17, 2011 at 1:16 PM

When I got pregnant, my husband embarked on a diet/fitness campaign and started shedding weight like crazy. Meanwhile, because of fertility drugs and two pregnancies back-to-back (we lost our first and then I got pregnant again just a couple of... (more)

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by 1676 · October 20, 2014 at 3:04 AM

Anyone live with a non-paleo spouse or S.O.? Do you just maintain separate diets? Eat meals together but have separate dishes?

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Finn_1 0 · May 14, 2010 at 10:46 PM

This topic is hilarious to me; I spent 8 years as a vegan/vegetarian and just started adding in animal products around 6 months ago. Within that period I've met and married a vegan and started hard into paleo. At this point, I'm almost completely... (more)

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