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by 0 · about 13 hours ago

Anyone seen this recent article about a study stating animal proteins are harmful and vastly increase cancer risk? Seems to shoot down paleo. Or would you agree? (more)

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thhq 0 · March 05, 2014 at 8:23 PM

I'm going to close this as a repeat. Go troll somewhere else. I got rid of my middle age diabetes by cutting carbs. There are hundreds of studies that say as much, done by real researchers instead of CNN reporters. I guess that pretty... (more)

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by 18 · about 13 hours ago

I've been looking around off and on for a few weeks now and I can't seem to find anything that suggests vaccinations are bad other than anecdotal claims. I'm particularly interested in evidence for vaccinations causing problems in adults or... (more)

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BobK 0 · February 18, 2014 at 4:31 AM

I have anecdotal evidence that vaccination & an autoimmune condition may not mix well. Additionally, here are some links to articles (I have not thoroughly read them) that comment on the topic. For my money, if I had an autoimmune... (more)

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by 208 · about 13 hours ago

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 103 · about 13 hours ago

Hi all, Can anyone give me any tips on the following: I'll be taking my second year university exams over the next 3 weeks and going to be studying each day with gym Monday-Thursday. So, which benefits me more? Gym first then studying or... (more)

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CJ_12 0 · May 01, 2013 at 7:48 PM

I agree that you should do it in between, but it's really just what's best for your body and when you're able to perform your best! Some days I like to study first, but some days I would rather workout first. It's really a body mechanism choice.... (more)

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by 303 · about 13 hours ago

The China Study (2005) is a book by T. Colin Campbell, while in Boston last weekend I had the "joy" (cough) of seeing him speak at an AMAA Boston Marathon symposium and speaking to him after. I agree with his premise of eating whole, plant based... (more)

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Lumifer_1 0 · April 19, 2013 at 7:55 PM

Done by Denise Minger: http://rawfoodsos.com/the-china-study/ She writes very well, by the way.

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by 10 · about 13 hours ago

I came across this study linking low-carb diets to cardiovascular disease in reading Robert Lustig's new book. http://mygreendiet.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/2286.pdf Thoughts? Henry (more)

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AgingHippie 0 · April 03, 2013 at 11:08 PM

http://www.pnas.org/content/106/36/15418.full Vascular effects of a low-carbohydrate high-protein diet " the macronutrient changes in the LCHP diet used here mimic the diets commonly used in humans, where reduced carbohydrate intake is generally... (more)

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by 45 · about 13 hours ago

Just saw this study on NPR not a PDF I think everyone here gets the inflammation-cancer connection, but why would aspirin work better than ibuprofen? (more)

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greymouser 0 · March 11, 2013 at 2:37 PM

Aspirin is the only NSAID that inhibits clotting. IIRC, low dose aspirin is often prescribed by doctors not for NSAID reasons, but for blood-thinning and anti-clotting reasons. I have no idea what the mechanism against cancer might be, but... (more)

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by 379 · about 13 hours ago

I was under the impression that fatty foods satisfied more. This article indicates that fat is bad for satiety - "foods high in fat made people want to eat more", and states that the body stores fat from fatty foods for a rainy day. This seems... (more)

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maurile 0 · January 09, 2013 at 4:53 AM

In terms of satiety, fats are top three among all macronutrients, behind only protein and carbs. (I.e., they're ahead of alcohol.) If you look at the foods that have been tested for satiety, plain carbs like potatoes or oranges are great, and... (more)

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by 8933 · about 13 hours ago

I understand animal studies aren't perfect, but isn't it wrong to disregard all rat and mice studies just because we are not rats or mice?

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Matt_11 0 · September 24, 2012 at 12:18 PM

Rodents eat a diet very different to our own, doesn't seem like they would be ideal models for humans. I think they're ideal for researchers because of condensed lifetimes. How similar can our digestive systems, metabolic tendencies, endocrine... (more)

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by 146 · about 13 hours ago

I've read a few FAQs and lengthy explanations on paleo, but I don't know enough to understand how this study fits in or contradicts paleo. When I first read the headline, I thought 'So? Eating more fatty food isn't a bad thing at all.' But as the... (more)

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Christopher_Gagnon 0 · August 01, 2012 at 12:39 PM

I'm not reading the study, but the first question I always ask is: what were they feeding the mice? Specifically? Did they offer pure fat, fat with meat (unlikely), fat with vegetables, or fat in the form of some sort of refined carb-laden food?... (more)

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by 11152 · about 13 hours ago

A study conducted found a correlation between the adaptation of a vegetarian diet and an elevated risk of mental illness (neuroticism, major depression, OCD, phobias, etc) in comparison to a matched non-vegetarian group which took socio-economic... (more)

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trjones 0 · June 11, 2012 at 3:31 PM

I always considered becoming a vegetarian as a sign of an already existing mental illness, not a contributing factor.

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by 220 · about 13 hours ago

I'd love to do some further study at a college or university on nutrition, but all the courses in Australia where I come from seem to tow the standard low-fat-high-carb line. Has anyone done a course that I could complete by distance/online,... (more)

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Gil 0 · May 25, 2012 at 6:45 AM

I completed that course and am certified as an NTP...some good stuff, some bad. Probably the closest you will find to a Paleo-friendly program, however it is not perfect. I did it in-class though, not distance. Let me know if you have any specific... (more)

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by 3742 · about 13 hours ago

Anyone see this study? The study isn't finished yet but there was a press release. My guess is this study isn't going to be interesting. Thoughts? The article mentions that fast food and take-out is often high in saturated fat. Later it says that... (more)

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Happy_Now 0 · April 25, 2012 at 10:51 PM

Yeah, I saw that, looks.....lacking. Sure you can test whether saturated fat makes couples more likely to argue or feel more stress, but unless they are also testing for the other differences between fast food and whatever their control healthy... (more)

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by 21405 · about 14 hours ago

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19997003 The title of this study is "Timing protein intake increases energy expenditure 24 h after resistance training". I've been experimenting with supplemental protein as of late, and I've actually been... (more)

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peter_5 0 · April 12, 2012 at 2:32 AM

1) The study mentioned looks legit. Increased resting energy expenditure from pre-workout protein, over taking pre-exercise carbs. Double blind studies are good, sample size is small though. Also there is no control group. 2) I have never... (more)

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by 32518 · about 14 hours ago

Small, but interesting! Dr. Wahls posted it on her FB page. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19209185

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Anondson 0 · February 19, 2012 at 6:31 PM

Science! :) Good stuff.

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by 4295 · about 14 hours ago

I've just read an article (photo here) that says you shouldn't stop eating gluten, because "You can actually make it harder for your body to digest gluten if you cut most of it from your diet without good reason???". Is there any science behind... (more)

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Joshua_1 0 · February 09, 2012 at 11:54 AM

The real issue, is that if you stop eating gluten than the major food processors have to come up with a new cheap processed ingredient for their texture and bulk.

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by 12174 · about 14 hours ago

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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Nance 0 · December 07, 2011 at 3:08 AM

Holy manuscript, Batman! You forgot one thing. When other people have their minds made up, the only one listening to your opinion is you. The only leverage you might have is your own detailed bloodwork, particularly if it has improved since you... (more)

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by 2544 · about 14 hours ago

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19112401 Can anyone see what the "leaky gut diet" was that worked after 10-14 months along with NAC, glutamine, and Zinc supplementation. This seems like a relatively low key approach to what many seem to do... (more)

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Beth_WeightMaven 0 · November 10, 2011 at 12:38 AM

Google Scholar to the rescue: paper is here. But the full paper isn't that helpful. The diet is described as a "a milk allergic, gluten-free and low-carb diet" (top of p 103). Emily Deans has a discussion of the case study that preceded this... (more)

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by 1720 · about 14 hours ago

If so, what is your take on it? I just started reading it, but have not finished it.

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Nutritionator 0 · October 11, 2011 at 3:01 AM

Been obliterated by Denise Minger. I don't think anyone has torn into it as much as she has. Read her posts from the beginning for the full effect. www.rawfoodsos.com Long story short, it's full of bad science. (more)

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by 325 · about 14 hours ago

I'm interested in possibly pursuing a graduate degree in holistic nutrition, but it looks like many of the programs out there do not mesh well with paleo philosophy. Has anyone studied at the Nutritional Therapy Institute? What was your... (more)

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Sarah_45 0 · August 16, 2012 at 5:30 PM

Diana- you mentioned you grad. from NTA, NTP. i've been thinking about this program highly. The only neg. i have is it's not a credited program:( has anyone done this program who did not go to under grad. school? What were come career choices... (more)

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by 4283 · about 14 hours ago

Is there a subject that you've questioned and studied about but still don't feel that you understand?

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Albert_2 0 · September 19, 2011 at 12:09 AM

Great question! I would still like to better understand the fundamental causes of what is referred to in our Paleo circles as "inflammation," and what that actually means. For instance, it has been argued that people like me who were always in... (more)

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by 1130 · about 14 hours ago

Hello I want to ask if someone was in the situation I describe bellow and what you did. I am quite new to this Paleo stuff, and so far everything goes neatly. The diet works as it should, and the principles behind ancestral health are easy to... (more)

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Eric_12 0 · September 05, 2011 at 7:25 AM

I would at some point read one of Taubes Books. Either GCBC or Why We Get Fat. I also like Sisson's book.

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by 25467 · about 14 hours ago

This came up in a Q and A and i'd love to hear the boards feelings on this soft subject.

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Aril 0 · August 09, 2011 at 4:32 PM

That's a total negative, bro. I am entertained by my poop, interested in my poop, amused by my poop, and sometimes AMAZED by my unwomanly gargantuan paleoturds, but I wouldn't know how to make daily adjustments to "my creations" if you gave me a... (more)

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by 45 · about 14 hours ago

Hi all, Next year I'll be wrapping up my last two semesters in my undergrad education (Business Major ^^ ). Some space has opened up in my schedule and I'm thinking about taking a basic Nutrition class. Do you guys think it would be worth it to... (more)

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mari 0 · June 04, 2011 at 12:06 AM

I think it'd be better to take a biochemistry class. If you take nutrition, you're going to get a lot of the saturated fat clogs your arteries and other BS. Biochemistry will help you understand the basic mechanisms of everything and the whys, not... (more)

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by 5516 · about 14 hours ago

Chris Masterjohn just tweeted "50-70g/day natural fructose from fruit superior to low-fructose diet." with this link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21621801 What is your take on this? The abstract states that the diets were calorie... (more)

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Stabby 0 · May 31, 2011 at 4:50 PM

Asked him what low-fructosers replaced it with. He said cereal grains and that he would like to see fruits vs. tubers or low carb. I agreed.

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