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by 188 · November 29, 2013 at 7:57 AM

Skipping Meals May Shed Lbs., Boost Brain The majority of the participants were women (20). I've noticed that every time I've mentioned IF as a good way to boost weight loss or break through a plateau someone has to mention that IF... (more)

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BobK 0 · November 22, 2013 at 5:19 AM

IF works for me. Samc is this the "website posting" to which you refer? http://www.paleoforwomen.com/shattering-the-myth-of-fasting-for-women-a-review-of-female-specific-responses-to-fasting-in-the-literature/ Perhaps Skipping Meals... (more)

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by 0 · November 22, 2013 at 4:39 PM

HI! So I am planning on studying abroad this coming Spring Semester in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. I am unsure of the meal plan that I will be on. I believe there is a catered option and a self-catered option (I am leaning towards the self-catered... (more)

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NathanGoh 0 · November 22, 2013 at 2:37 PM

Do not go for the catered if you are sticking to paleo as their choices aren't that paleo friendly. Usually with pastas and potatoes. I am currently self catered and find no problem sticking to paleo, and like andrew said, the market is your... (more)

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by 11011 · July 09, 2013 at 7:18 PM

For example: Results: A total of 300 subjects (139 men and 161 women) of various ethnicities with a mean (± SD) body mass index (in kg/m2) of 25.1 ± 5.4 met the study entry criteria. The mean conceptual model–derived TBK-SM ratio ... (more)

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CD 0 · July 09, 2013 at 4:32 PM

what they are presenting is actually r-squared, not r. R-Squared is the coefficient of determination in statistics. It is the measure of how well least squares measures the outcome. In English, it is used, with linear regression, as a measure... (more)

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by 571 · June 14, 2013 at 1:04 AM

I'm writing about the Paleo diet for a class and I need to back up my statements with citations, but I'm having trouble finding studies supporting our beliefs. For example, why wheat is bad. I'm saying it is extremely genetically modified, but is... (more)

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Colin_1 0 · June 14, 2013 at 1:04 AM

Grains: http://www.dovepress.com/comparison-with-ancestral-diets-suggests-dense-acellular-carbohydrates-peer-reviewed-article-DMSO http://robbwolf.com/2011/01/12/hey-robb-this-person-said-gluten-free-diets-are-bogus/ Oils: http://www.ncbi.nl... (more)

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by 3277 · April 08, 2013 at 8:34 PM

I sent a friend this link: http://chriskresser.com/for-a-healthy-heart-stick-to-butter He writes back saying: "The only problem is that you keep hearing about mainstream studies like the two below that suggests... (more)

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Colin_1 0 · April 08, 2013 at 6:28 PM

Here's one study that may help: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23386268 I think the worst thing about refined n6 is it's correlation with higher all cause mortality(cancer?). In the LA Veterans study saturated fat and pufa diets were... (more)

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by 143 · August 08, 2013 at 9:53 PM

There are a bunch of studies in mainstream news showing the health benefits of veganism and vegetarianism over traditional sad diets. Does anyone in the paleohacks community know of any studies showing health or longevity benefits from eating a... (more)

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judgedredd222 0 · August 08, 2013 at 9:53 PM

Not sure if it counts, but Diabetic Diet isn't so far off from paleo, as carbs are controlled. You can check for yourself if you look up "Create your plate" and decide if it is similar enough for you to consider this study significant or not. It... (more)

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by 250 · March 20, 2013 at 6:29 PM

Given that the Paleo community is so quick to scoff at epidemiological studies, particularly those done by Ancel Keys, why do we lean so heavily on tribal studies focusing on groups like the Masai? Doesn't that qualify as blunt hypocrisy?

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Lumifer_1 0 · March 20, 2013 at 6:29 PM

Epidemiological studies can't prove a causal relationship, so if you're saying that, e.g. saturated fat consumption causes heart attacks, epidemiological studies can't prove that this theory is correct. On the other hand, disproving a theory is... (more)

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by 15 · March 21, 2013 at 2:49 PM

So, the other day i had some pineapple and then decided to do a little research on pineapple's nutritional benefits. I came across an article that said pineapple was a "negative calorie" food - apparently it requires more energy to digest the... (more)

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Aylins 0 · March 21, 2013 at 2:49 PM

Thanks a lot all! @Mash - I wonder where on earth Livestrong got that from and why there's so much on it! Seemed to good to be true - guess i'll have to keep tabs on my pineapple intake! @sarah - I understand what you're saying - it totally... (more)

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by 14507 · January 13, 2014 at 1:51 PM

I am just wondering if anyone could point me to some studies demonstrating the negative affects of whole (not processed/refined) grain consumption. Preferably I'd like them to be done on healthy individuals, but if not that's fine too. Post what... (more)

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giacinto 0 · March 02, 2013 at 9:38 PM

I am disillusioned by the paleo approach. Thank god this affair only lasted a month. I return to my grains and my mediterranean... (more)

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by 632 · February 26, 2013 at 1:04 AM

Hello all! So I am looking for studies for my research paper on genetics. Topic: Epidemic of Chronic Disease: Lifestyle vs Genomics Can someone point out what you believe to be the most meaningful studies? Any ideas on the structure of this... (more)

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Dutch_1 0 · February 26, 2013 at 1:04 AM

Here's an interesting, well-written piece that's perhaps similar to what you want to write: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/24/opinion/sunday/what-really-causes-celiac-disease.html (more)

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by 101 · December 15, 2012 at 6:22 PM

I'm looking for great stats on the consumption of proteins. For example, beef consumption by cut of meat or consumption of farm raised versus caught fish. I've come up a bit short via the Googles... anyone have any ideas?

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by 211 · February 05, 2013 at 5:08 PM

Some of us have been following the "safe starch" and LC vs. moderate/high carb debates for some time now. I have no doubt starches and even fruits are not only paleo but fine and healthy. However, there has not been precedence in formerly obese... (more)

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akman 0 · February 05, 2013 at 5:08 PM

I have been experimenting with safe starches this winter. I was formerly obese: 5'10 was 250lbs now 170lbs. Here's what I have found so far. I went from eating VLC, 10-50g/day, to eating at least 1 pound of starch which is roughly... (more)

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by 432 · January 14, 2014 at 12:14 PM

Glenn Gaesser is a professor at Arizona State University who asserts there are no benefits to going gluten-free, and he also says there are benefits to eating gluten... but having spent lots of time reading posts here, most Paleo Hackers agree... (more)

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Wholesale_Gluten_Free 0 · October 25, 2012 at 7:18 AM

I am a spammer, please ban me forever from this site.

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by 5 · October 12, 2012 at 3:55 PM

I think Dr. Ioannidis's statement that "instead they track easily measurable health markers such as cholesterol levels, blood pressure and blood sugar levels, and meta-experts have shown that changes in these markers often don't correlate as well... (more)

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by 456 · August 21, 2012 at 4:37 PM

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/08/21/us-dementia-teeth-idUSBRE87K06D20120821 Here is a fine example of our millions of tax dollars going towards public health studies, and this is what they come up with. How can the medical community be so... (more)

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CD 0 · August 21, 2012 at 4:37 PM

I'm not sure what is bad science here. A link between oral health and physical health has been known for years. This is an observational study, observational studies are very powerful tools to help us figure out where to look. They are not... (more)

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by 5323 · June 10, 2012 at 12:48 PM

Many of us may know that the omega 3 ALA (aplha-linolenic acid) is not readily converted into EPA. Even less is converted to DHA. Apparently conversion is slightly better in woman, than for men.... (more)

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Touch_the_Clouds 0 · June 10, 2012 at 10:05 AM

In reference to your point about differentiating between plant and animal source omegas I wanted to bring up this study: Genetic Adaptation of Fatty-Acid Metabolism: A Human-Specific Haplotype Increasing the Biosynthesis of Long-Chain Omega-3 and... (more)

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by 510 · August 31, 2012 at 10:22 PM

I recently had some blood work and was found to have mildly decreased RBCs (just below the lower end of normal). Prior to this set of lab results, I'd always been in the normal range (for blood work!). I had some followup iron labs drawn and got... (more)

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NorthernPaleo 0 · May 25, 2012 at 5:18 PM

Sex? Youd didn't get any MCV? Any reticulocytes measured? Iron low TIBC low Transferrin Saturation normal Ferritin normal (but on the lower edge) Hyperchrome Hard to tell by just these stats!

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by 13 · April 09, 2012 at 12:23 AM

Can you tell me Paleo peer reviewed studies?

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Alan_Schachter 0 · April 09, 2012 at 12:23 AM

Here is one way to look at it: http://crohnsdad.files.wordpress.com/2012/03/the-western-diet-and-lifestyle-and-diseases-of-civilization.pdf (more)

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by 419 · July 07, 2013 at 2:38 PM

Hi Paleo People! just wondering if anyone grew up as a vegetarian and if they are facing any symptoms today becasue of it?? ...or if anyone knows of any reasearch/studies that examines the 'vegetarian-raised' person's health (physical and... (more)

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AxialGentleman 0 · July 07, 2013 at 2:38 PM

I was vegetarian from about 15 to 18, and pescatarian -- but in practice mostly vegetarian -- until I was 34. I ate what I think of as the hippie-CW diet (whole, low-GI grains, lots of vegetables, lots of fat from nuts and nut butters, protein... (more)

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by 20 · February 26, 2012 at 11:57 PM

I'm wondering if there have been any studies that show the long term benefits or risk of excluding most forms of carbohydrates and grains from your diet. Also are there studies that show that eating processed foods in moderation are that... (more)

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Jay_15 0 · February 26, 2012 at 9:16 PM

http://thepaleodiet.com/published-research....

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by 1681 · February 04, 2013 at 12:32 PM

Have there been decent studies about what commercial dog food products produces the healthiest dogs? Or pet food for other pets? Does anyone know of generic commercial dog food that wold appear healthy (according to 'paleo' standards)? Would it... (more)

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dzone 0 · February 04, 2013 at 12:32 PM

A pet sitter is one person who will take professional care of your pet. They are trained to take care of your pet and give you good service the entire time. Pet sitters are people who will put the comfort and wellbeing of your pet first.... (more)

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by 12118 · January 27, 2012 at 2:53 PM

Here's the story as I found via Science Daily: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/01/120125163406.htm#.TyGPa0q9G1s.twitter The researchers utilized information from more than 13,000 women participating in the Nurses' Health Study II. The... (more)

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Thumper 0 · January 26, 2012 at 10:23 PM

I would really like to read the whole article in order to fully comment on the findings, but I suspect that it's a matter of the type of animal fats being ingested. So many of these studies lump crappy processed meats into animal fat. And... (more)

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by 2368 · December 28, 2011 at 8:22 PM

Hi, there are quite a few sources, which state the benefits of ketosis on the nervous system. E.g. as a treatment for epileptics, to reduce the severity and frequency of their seizures. Interestingly, ketosis seems to change a lot in the way our... (more)

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raney 0 · December 28, 2011 at 4:19 PM

Evolutionary Psychiatry: Your Brain on Ketones is one of my favorites. I have a five year old nephew that is epileptic; his seizures have been considerably minimized with a moderate fat, no sugar/grains, real food based diet. Also see: The... (more)

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by 12118 · December 07, 2011 at 2:08 PM

Hi, fellow PaleoHackers, After being on the receiving end of multiple emails from extended family members who are MDs which at times implied and other times outright asserted that we were irresponsible parents for feeding our kids paleo-style and... (more)

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Dorado_Galore 0 · December 07, 2011 at 4:30 AM

"How did I get my citations / interpretations wrong?" Maybe you were asleep at the time, or perhaps drunk? I've gotten citations seriously wrong from both states.

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by 1662 · October 12, 2011 at 9:45 PM

I want to see testimonials, as well as studies if possible.

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Jeff__1 0 · October 12, 2011 at 8:35 PM

I think you're on it! I don't think there's a better resource for the combination of both personal testimonials and links to research papers