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by 17101 · about 11 hours ago

As usual, Paleo's getting more and more mentions. Lots of us paleo folks shop at Costco or other warehouses, and I find it awesome to see this puff piece that mentions Michelle Tam, Diane Sanfilippo and Mark Sission and provides a couple of... (more)

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Nvor 0 · January 06, 2014 at 2:31 PM

I've found that Costco is about as hip as a large mega-chain can get. The Costcos in Arizona were quick to stock coconut oil/almond butter/Kerrygold/grass fed beef/etc. and I often find a good selection of local products, such as a delightful... (more)

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by 70 · about 11 hours ago

After following a paleo eating style for the past 3 months, I've lost 35 pounds, regained vitality, skin cleared up, and an overall depression lift. Surely some of you can relate to the 'emotional' side of this strict of diet. I own it a little... (more)

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CelticCaveGirl 0 · March 14, 2013 at 1:29 PM

I was VERY strict on paleo for about 2 years. No dairy, low carb, no cheats. I just didn't get the results I wanted (still had dry skin, still 5lbs heavier than I wanted to be) and eventually being that strict didn't seem worth it, I had a... (more)

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by 3432 · about 11 hours ago

I take quite a few supplements, and I was just looking at Sisson's consolidated formulas. Obviously I'm not just going to take the salesman's word. I'm looking for third party feedback. That means, if you've actually tried these products, please... (more)

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Jay_25 0 · January 30, 2013 at 9:22 PM

I have tried his Vitamin D / Calcium combo. Good supplement. Noticed an improvement in energy immediately. Also tried Primal Flora. Didn't sit well. Gave me a weird type of energy that I didn't like, and caused some digestive issues. (more)

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by 4181 · about 12 hours ago

Anyone know who this troll guy is? He sure hates Mark Sisson! Can't you block his IP address or something?

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KL_1 0 · August 17, 2012 at 3:12 PM

Probably some Vegan.... lol

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by 78422 · about 12 hours ago

What do you think? LOL !!!!!!!!

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paleohacks 0 · July 08, 2012 at 6:09 PM

World renowned proctological surgeon, Dr. Bruce Lee, publsihed a study in the Amazonian Journal of Cardiology linking a diet rich in Internet guru bullshit to premature atherosclerosis of the sphincter. THis was peer reviewed by the Maasai and... (more)

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by -41 · about 12 hours ago

He uses expressions like "PROVE." Science does not "prove" anything. That is not how the process works at all. THis fraud was also pimping low carbohydrate diets ADAMANTLY back in 2005: **http://www.lowcarb.com.au/health/common-myths.htm He... (more)

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by 78422 · about 12 hours ago

Mark Sisson is scamming all of you scientifically illiterate and gullible morons. He is just another opportunist fraud.

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Varelse 0 · July 08, 2012 at 1:08 AM

Even if you were completely correct in thinking Paleo is a bunch of hooey, why come here and waste your time being a rude troll? What's in it for you? What are you hoping to accomplish with this?

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by 78422 · about 12 hours ago

All of his premises are nothing more than brainstorming. He thinks it is "the truth." The man is a crank.

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TruthinessInc 0 · July 07, 2012 at 8:46 PM

Any one placing bets on how fast this gets closed/ Deleted? $20 in 20 minutes Truth.

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by 220 · about 12 hours ago

I study anatomy and physiology and my lecturer said that people usually go into a state of gluconeogenesis (conversion of amino acids and fats to carbs) in around 6-10 hours without eating. This state is brought on after the liver has run out of... (more)

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KA24 0 · June 01, 2012 at 2:36 AM

This is a great topic. Lets put it in simple terms. If gluconeogenes occurs, protein will be converted to glucose. This is a guarantee. In the absence of dietary protein, or in this instance, a completely fasted state, amino acids from... (more)

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by 14877 · about 12 hours ago

http://www.slowtwitch.com/Features/Mark_Sisson_says_training_is_no_guarantee_of_health._4.html I googled "mark sisson steroids" because I was curious how a 50-something year old can maintain such an amazing physique year round. I came up with the... (more)

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Tyler_F 0 · May 27, 2012 at 2:38 PM

There are several problems with this: The link is from 30bad. Don't expect it to be very truthful. Sisson was giving a hypothetical example of how someone who wanted to do endurance training could do so without destroying their body. Do we... (more)

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by 20353 · about 12 hours ago

have you adopted the Primal Blueprint for your workouts either all or in part? If so how is it... (more)

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Caleb_the_Hobbit 0 · February 26, 2012 at 8:38 PM

I use a combination of Primal Blueprint and ideas found on sites like WildMovement.com For me it is going pretty well. I'm in grad school in New York, so I walk every day, some days quite a bit. Some days I need to lug a lot of books. I only go... (more)

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by 1536 · about 12 hours ago

I can definitely say I'm paleo and not primal, but I found Sisson's Carbohydrate curve interesting. I was wondering what people around here thought about it. Here's the link Sisson Carb Curve Just wanted general thoughts. Do any of you follow... (more)

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Beth_WeightMaven 0 · January 10, 2012 at 12:39 AM

I totally like the concept of the carb curve but question the idea that the actual endpoints of the various sections are absolute. I believe that where you are on the curve largely depends on your activity level. If you're a sedentary menopausal... (more)

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by 3313 · about 12 hours ago

I recently read that Mark Sisson's at MarksDailyApple.com consumes 60% of his calories as fat. For those of you who have not seen him, he looks like this: His fat intake strategy, shape and age (58) got me wondering how my fat intake stacks up... (more)

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Jay_15 0 · August 14, 2011 at 11:52 PM

I dont want the USDA to have my info! BIG BROTHERS WATCHIN!

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by 7540 · about 13 hours ago

never mind, deleted the post.

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Ned__1 0 · March 30, 2011 at 2:08 PM

I think if one takes medical advice on a public forum for a terminal disease, one should reevaluate that decision. Also, in a lot of cases, forums like the one at MDA serve the very purpose of addressing alternative and sometimes unproven (in a... (more)

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by 94 · about 13 hours ago

I was first introduced to the Paleo lifestyle by John Durant, www.hunter-gatherer.com, through an interview on the Colbert Report. It was very interesting to me, seemed difficult, but ultimately made sense. I stashed that knowledge away until... (more)

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Travis_Culp 0 · March 03, 2011 at 8:33 PM

Rather than focusing exclusively on what our ancestors ate or what extant HGs eat today, we should use it as a starting point and then flesh out the details based on whether something that wasn't available is nutritious and non-toxic and whether... (more)

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by 493 · about 13 hours ago

I was wondering who here has read "The Primal Blueprint," what their takeaways were, and if they'd recommend the book. Thanks.

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TexasPrimalSurfWahine__TPSW_ 0 · September 05, 2010 at 2:31 AM

The Primal Blueprint is an accessible version of Paleo that is quite helpful to introduce this way of eating to people who are not interested in going "extreme" in anything. It is especially refreshing when people get too vigilante about Paleo. He... (more)

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by 121 · October 29, 2014 at 3:51 AM

Hi! After reading a recent thread on paleohacks, I got to wondering what Mark Sisson's requirement of 50-100g carbs for effortless weight loss stems from. Since he states that 0-50g is the level at which the dieter would be in ketosis, how is... (more)

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Jay_15 0 · January 05, 2013 at 3:23 PM

Cause you don't need to be in ketosis to lose weight, but limiting carbs still helps with appetite suppression and improved metabolic health. As does making certain your getting enough protein. Really I eat in the 50-100g range most the time. ... (more)

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by 78422 · October 29, 2014 at 3:50 AM

http://www.marksdailyapple.com/forum/thread72072.html Check this discussion at Marks forum. Think hes on to something or what?

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CD 0 · December 05, 2012 at 12:56 AM

No. Give me $9,999 and I will set up a blog to tell you how to loose weight with my super secret! What a joke.

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by -26 · October 29, 2014 at 3:40 AM

Well he says he does it here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kGL5LBTSPNA

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by -41 · October 29, 2014 at 3:40 AM

All of these Internet gurus are frauds and shysters making money off of YOU. These frauds can be very DANGEROUS. These shysters appeal to people for some reason. The most scientifically illiterate fools among them include : Mark Sisson Anthony... (more)

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Clint 0 · July 08, 2012 at 12:40 PM

Sounds like Durian Rider to me...

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by 1492 · October 29, 2014 at 3:33 AM

I think it's a valiant attempt with some major blind spots. He bases his argument on the premise that omnivorism is believed to be unethical (i.e. traditional PALEO is unethical) because it results in the death of animals. He then argues that if... (more)

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wordsdrawnigh 0 · April 05, 2012 at 3:19 AM

I suggest that anyone who is interested in this topic check out the book The Vegetarian Myth by Lierre Keith. She essentially deconstructs the arguments in support of vegetarianism from three realms: biology, politics and ethics. In regards to... (more)

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by 24523 · October 29, 2014 at 3:11 AM

Who will be the paleo luminary who tips paleo into mainstream culture? Is it even possible or even desirable? Do you care, as a paleo eater? The reason I ask is this: the other day, I had the opportunity to have a conversation with a member of... (more)

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Ben 0 · April 07, 2011 at 8:28 PM

I think it's Robb Wolf. His background (and his material) suggests that he has a great grasp on the science side. I'm sure studying under Dr. Cordain helped :-)

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by 125 · October 29, 2014 at 3:09 AM

Anyone know what type of watch Mark is wearing on the Primal Blueprint cover?

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Samson 0 · February 24, 2011 at 5:52 PM

For all those who want to look sharp like Mark, he was kind enough to let me know that it's a Chanel.

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by 2427 · October 29, 2014 at 3:09 AM

Has anyone actually followed any of the meal plans in books like The Paleo Diet, The Primal Blueprint or The Paleo Solution? What was your experience of trying to do this? How practical are they, especially if you're the only one in your family... (more)

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losterman 0 · February 13, 2011 at 2:24 AM

By "meal plan," you mean actually eating the meal suggestions, in order, week by week? If so, then no. However, I found Wolf's meal suggestions really inspiring--all my meals were from his recipes for the first few weeks of being paleo. So, I... (more)

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by 248 · October 29, 2014 at 3:08 AM

There is an interesting post on Mark's Daily Apple about this. Pretty confrontational in my view. Is homeopathy 'hogwash' as Mark Sisson says? What about vaccines and the controversy surrounding autism? See this link:... (more)

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stephthegeek 0 · January 20, 2011 at 1:06 AM

There is no vaccine/autism controversy. The study was recently revealed once and for all as a fraud. http://abcnews.go.com/Health/Autism/link-vaccine-autism-link-fraud-british-medical-journal/story?id=12547823 (more)

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