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by 0 · February 13, 2014 at 1:17 PM

I have been following the paleo life style for about two months. I am 25 y.o.6-4" and started at 263 lbs Jan1 2014. As of Feb 11. 2014 i am down to 246 lbs. The results have been amazing. I originally started the diet because of sports... (more)

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belgrakk 0 · February 13, 2014 at 4:35 AM

"crossfit" is a general term same as crosstraining xtraining ect ect . All exercise will get you injured if you dont start at the start and progress much like eating changez like Paleo. Dont disparrage what you dont understand. Kudos for the... (more)

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by 351 · September 16, 2014 at 8:12 PM

I have just dramatically changed my exercise level, going from two hours of very mild work a day to 4-7 hours of moderate work a day. I did this without even thinking about the diet change that would be necessary... My diet before was: Breakfast-... (more)

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Sabertooth 0 · August 09, 2013 at 9:21 PM

If tolerated, you could perhaps try a "safe starch," such as pre-broiled sweet potatoes, as readily available "snack" meals. You may also find larger plates of pre-broiled/sautéed veggies such as cauliflower, broccoli, brussels sprouts, kale,... (more)

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by 0 · September 16, 2014 at 8:09 PM

I'll be away from a kitchen and will have limited fridge space for four days-- I need things I don't need to heat up for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Because of wildlife and disposing issues, sardines and those deliciously smelly fish are out. My... (more)

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BGottfried 0 · July 09, 2013 at 7:24 PM

If you're planning on doing multi-day hikes regularly, I'd recommend picking up a dehydrator. I got my Nesco American Harvest 80 on amazon for $60 and have probably already saved $10-$15 just in the batches of jerky I've made at home, as opposed... (more)

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by 40 · September 16, 2014 at 8:07 PM

Hello all! This upcoming weekend I will be going on a road trip with my roommates to visit another college. I know that it's going to be very difficult to be Paleo during this trip because my roommates are so not Paleo eaters! I will definitely be... (more)

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juju 0 · April 22, 2013 at 1:35 PM

Even convenience store usually sell fruit, nuts and beef jerky. If your travel mates want to stop for fast food you could ask to stop at a grocery store as well to pick up a few things. You can also always throw the bun away on a burger. Will it... (more)

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by 40 · September 16, 2014 at 8:07 PM

Hello all! It's my first week on Paleo and I've been good about sticking to the food restrictions but I am definitely feeling hungrier than normal! I've been eating a little more than I did on a non-Paleo diet and I was just wondering if anyone... (more)

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scilla 0 · April 16, 2013 at 10:02 PM

One reason you might be feeling hungry is called wheat withdrawal. When gluten is broken down in your body, it creates gluteomorphins which interact with the same brain cells as opiates. This may cause addiction to the wheat protein, gluten. I... (more)

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by 571 · September 16, 2014 at 8:03 PM

I just finished Whole30 and have been slowly adding back the foods I've been avoiding, starting with nightshades. Tonight I'm going out to eat and want to eat something super gluten-y to see what kind of effect it will have on me, but I haven't... (more)

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RK 0 · February 22, 2013 at 4:03 PM

If I was going to re-test gluten, it would have to be Panera bread. That would be worth it. And no complications from sugar or dairy. Then you could follow it with a healthy paleo meal from their Hidden... (more)

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by 5 · September 16, 2014 at 7:58 PM

Hi this is my first day on paleo so far: Breakfast 10 hazelnuts 1 orange and green tea Lunch- salmon and fennel and salad Dinner- zuchini cooked in olive oil and some red meat! How does it sound? Anything I am doing wrong! I really have to loose... (more)

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UncleLongHair 0 · November 27, 2012 at 1:39 PM

The one thing that I think made the biggest difference for me was a high protein, low carb breakfast every day. Initially this meant 2 or 3 eggs, either fried or in an omlette. This started the day with a satisfying, nutritious meal and made it... (more)

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by 1467 · September 16, 2014 at 7:47 PM

Dear PHers After this post. http://paleohacks.com/questions/123309/what-harmful-foods-drinks-are-you-still-refusing-to-give-up#axzz1xfPuUaRn AND clear evidence that coffee messes me up, I have decided that I AM giving up coffee for good. Does... (more)

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Karen 0 · June 13, 2012 at 10:56 AM

Try drinking a nice spicy chai tea blend. It should hold up better to the butter or IMO goes very well with coconut milk.

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by 420 · September 16, 2014 at 7:46 PM

So I have been on Paleo for 4.5 months and have had so incredible successes. Month 1 -19.5 2 - 6.4 3 - 11.1 4 - 6.6 I am still 30lbs from goal and highly motivated but my weight is no longer moving. Thoughts? ... (more)

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Joshua_1 0 · May 25, 2012 at 6:42 PM

Hey Kimber - Congrats on coming this far! Here is the bad news. It gets slower. There are recent studies that dictate that our bodies are programmed to keep to a certain weight, and as you progress in losing, it takes more and more effort... (more)

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by 404 · September 16, 2014 at 7:45 PM

I have been reading most of the posts daily trying to learn as much as I can. I would like to make a Paleo Dessert for Mothers Day. Any Suggestions? Can I substitute almond flour in a recipe that calls for Tapioca Flour, or will it not stick... (more)

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Baba 0 · May 12, 2012 at 5:42 PM

At this time of the year I cannot imagine anything better than fresh strawberries. They combine wonderfully with basil, mint, balsamic vinegar, red wine (bordeaux type), pepper... only one of these at a time, please. And if you do dairy,... (more)

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by 50 · September 16, 2014 at 7:45 PM

My wife is breastfeeding our 5 month old son. We just started a Paleo diet this week. Because our previous way of eating consisted of a lot of oats and grains, she is not getting a lot of the "filler food" or empty calories she is used to. From... (more)

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Ashley_Roze_ 0 · May 10, 2012 at 9:09 PM

More potatoes. I've been breastfeeding on a mostly paleo for 17 months now (with some breaks for soaked oats white rice, or buckwheat.) I was pretty low carb the first 6 months after my son was born because I was still following a somewhat more... (more)

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by 1489 · September 16, 2014 at 7:42 PM

So my grandma has been to the doctors and told she has to lose 20kg or she's got a huge serving of early death on her way. She suffers type 2 diabetes and I want to help her by turning her primal. I need advice from people with Diabetes or those... (more)

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Sunny_Beaches 0 · April 10, 2012 at 7:19 AM

My mom tried to encourage me to lose weight by telling me what to eat, shoving me out the door to run in high school..and then in college, started asking me to let her know in detail what I ate at the dining halls, forcing me to get on the scale... (more)

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by 1683 · September 16, 2014 at 7:42 PM

Hello all! Last I posted I asked about keto. I tried it for 4 Weeks and ended up gaining 5 pounds, despite my tracking of macros, calories and whatnot. I decided keto was not for me because of my Crossfit. I have moved on to try IF and have been... (more)

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RanchHand 0 · March 30, 2012 at 5:44 PM

'Crossfit 5ish days a week. Walk 2 miles about 5 days out of the week with my dog. Ride horses and have an active job.' Cortisol could be the problem. If you are over training and/or stressed, that would do it. I know if I had your program I'd... (more)

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by 15 · September 16, 2014 at 7:41 PM

Six weeks GRAIN FREE! Not hungry at all, BUT not losing weight either! I'm so glad to find this forum!!! I've been grain free for 6 weeks and feel fantastic. I have not limited anything else till now other than cutting out all grains and legumes.... (more)

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eddieosh 0 · March 22, 2012 at 1:24 AM

"I guess now I eliminate fruit or dairy, or the nuts??" Don't forget it's not so much about 'eliminating' but rather 'replacing' certain foods, otherwise you may be in danger of your body going into starvation mode which is not a good thing.... (more)

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by 971 · September 16, 2014 at 7:37 PM

I've been Paleo about a month. I have been very strict about it and the very few deviations have involved dairy (cheese, organic ice cream), which I don't eat a lot of. After a year of depression, fatigue, anxiety, insomnia, headaches, etc... I... (more)

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JitzGrrl 0 · January 24, 2012 at 7:54 PM

There's lots of ways to go with this, but don't try them all at once: are you taking all your vitamin D in the morning? That works better than split for me sleeping in a totally dark room and getting good sleep? how are your trace minerals?... (more)

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by 85 · September 16, 2014 at 7:35 PM

So, I've basically been eating paleo for a few weeks. I mostly eat eggs, beef, salad, carrots, sweet potatoes, shredded coconut, a little fruit, avocados, salmon, and the occasional legumes/rice. Dairy elimination helped the most in terms of my... (more)

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Chris_J__1 0 · December 18, 2011 at 7:57 PM

I always noticed a correlation for me between breakouts and cortisol/stress (not enough sleep, and overtraining)