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by 0 · about 17 hours ago

I started following a paleo diet about 3 months ago largely because of digestion issues. In October 2013 I started experiencing extreme bloating, gas, constipation and overall great discomfort every time I ate a meal. From this (and probably the... (more)

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bearfoot 0 · April 11, 2014 at 3:30 PM

Hey there. My eyes didn't glaze over, for what it's worth ^ Some possible ideas as to digestion issues - coffee is a digestive irritant, and it sounds like you're doing bulletproof coffee. I've tried that, and it causes me so much P.A.I.N. I... (more)

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by 0 · about 17 hours ago

wanting to start a local group of people following the paleo lifestyle near winston-salem, nc.... We could eat, play, workout together whatever I just want local support

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by 0 · about 17 hours ago

Has anyone used a postpartum support belt to protect their abs while lifting? I am 4 weeks postpartum after having my third baby. I do not want to get a hernia if I start lifting too early. I feel great and am ready to start exercising more.... (more)

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by 0 · about 17 hours ago

Just curious if there are any other divorced parents trying to feed kids paleo. Is your ex supportive? Or do they just eat SAD when on visitation?

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Janknitz 0 · July 14, 2013 at 9:37 PM

My husband is not 100% on board and buys the kids junk food and feeds them pasta. We're married and I live with him, and I don't have control control over this situation. How do you possibly think you can control what your ex does in his own... (more)

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by 1130 · about 17 hours ago

Hello Today I disvered an interesting article "Pig Farmer???s Success Challenges Conventional Wisdom". It was quite uplifting, describing how a hog farmer went from factory farming to raising pigs humanely, and what's more he is now more... (more)

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RonPaulFan 0 · April 24, 2013 at 2:18 PM

At the very least you could email links to www.EatWild.com or other beneficial sites to farms.

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by 25 · about 18 hours ago

If so join this support group I made on Facebook with the intent to make the diet/ lifestyle more popular among the Lupus Community. I would appreciate any feedback or help on anything since I am fairly new to the diet but have had great results... (more)

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by 60 · about 18 hours ago

I am shocked and proud of my vegetarian father-in-law following suit and joining me my husband and mother-in-law in going paleo. He has numerous health issues and is overweight and would benefit greatly from weight loss says his doctor. Like I... (more)

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anand_srivastava 0 · July 17, 2012 at 12:25 PM

Why is he not eating cheese and yogurt? Where are you getting animal fats from? For a vegetarian Dairy is a must. Learn something from the Indians who have been following vegetarian diet for a millenia.

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by 100 · about 18 hours ago

I'm looking for a Whole30 buddy to start July 9. Anyone interested? I'm doing CrossFit and trying to give up the booze after the July 4th holiday. Looking for overall health improvement and some weight loss. Thirty-something F in DC Area (more)

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Niki__1 0 · July 05, 2012 at 3:12 PM

I'll set up a Facebook page tonight or tomorrow and post the name here. My name is Niki. :) Seems like support is the best way to lose weight/get healthy. Hopefully, we can all support each other on the Whole30 journey! Have a great day! Niki (more)

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by 971 · about 18 hours ago

Being off the wagon for several days as I am, I'd like to have access to a discussion group/support for a 14 day or 30 day strict paleo challenge. I go through periods of high motivation and bone-brothin' my brains out. I really want to make some... (more)

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Anonymous_Chump 0 · May 09, 2012 at 1:42 AM

http://whole9life.com/

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by 5509 · about 18 hours ago

I saw some posts with posters asking if there were any members in their area, so I thought I'd give it a shot...I doubt I'll get any responses but it's worth a try, right? There's a vegan meet up group here that's pretty big and popular, but I'm... (more)

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Bread_Eating_Beelzebub 0 · March 27, 2012 at 2:39 PM

I lived there for three years. My sister goes to school there, though now she is abroad. I visited there with Chris Masterjohn last summer and had a good time. The farmer's market in CU is pretty great (Triple S has good meat), the Common Ground... (more)

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by 1702 · about 18 hours ago

My boyfriend and I went Paleo at the same time, and he either gave up or just.. I don't know but he's ordering pizzas and we have bread in the house again and its driving me mad. I already eat too much, but with all the cookies and candy and crap... (more)

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Jay_15 0 · October 26, 2011 at 2:23 AM

Hate to say but "he" is not making you anything of the sort. We have to take responsibility for our own thoughts and actions. He can do as he wishes and so can you. Take control...recognize why you want to eat right and exercise...and if its... (more)

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by 9812 · about 18 hours ago

I am, and would love some moral support! I tried to start one for the new year, but fell off the wagon with booze, butter, and heavy cream & truvia in the coffee. I feel so much better than I did before going paleo, but I'm still having some... (more)

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Melissa_Hartwig 0 · June 25, 2011 at 12:00 AM

Love to see people jumping on board with the Whole30 - Version 4.0 will be up on the site on July 1st. If you're on Facebook, check out the new (official) Whole30 page for tips, tricks, recipes and accountability: www.facebook.com/Whole30. And... (more)

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by 1591 · about 18 hours ago

I am brand new to paleo - I am slowly getting my pantry and fridge lined up to get started in a couple weeks. I am just south of Atlanta, and would like to find some like-minded folks to start a meetup for maybe group shopping, cowpooling,... (more)

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gone2croatan 0 · January 17, 2011 at 2:48 AM

Hey there, Elizabeth. I'm a born-and-bred ATLien, and there are quite a few of us around these parts. There used to be a paleo meetup.com group, but it appears to have fallen apart due to lack of interest. A shame, really, 'cause I'd love to hang... (more)

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by 1042 · October 19, 2014 at 3:56 AM

Hello Everyone, I just started easing into Paleo a couple months ago, I am by no means perfect yet. I was also just notified by Patriot Crossfit that I have finally been selected off their waiting list for the next Foundations Course, which I... (more)

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CD 0 · November 09, 2012 at 12:53 PM

I'm in the DC area, I went to one meetup, but I usually cannot make the meetings due to time constraints. The website for PaleoDC is: http://www.meetup.com/PaleoDC/ For others, most of the paleodiet meetups are registered here:... (more)

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by 95 · October 19, 2014 at 3:50 AM

Time for the truth: I've gained 25-30 pounds in the past 9 months. Lost my job in September 2011 and launched a baking business in January 2012 [yes I plan to incorporate more gluten-free, dairy-free, sugar-free, and Paleo options into my sales... (more)

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hannah_2 0 · August 28, 2012 at 2:51 PM

It sounds like your husband is so focused on your process that he has forgotten to focus on himself. If he spent half that energy he is using to bully you on himself, he might be the healthiest human on the planet. Everybody approaches their... (more)

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by 561 · October 19, 2014 at 3:46 AM

Hi There, I'm 44, female and would love to join forces with one or two other women on a calorie restricted paleo regime starting around July 8th. I just got back to Cambridge from traveling where I gained some weight. I'd love to have some... (more)

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ladyp 0 · July 12, 2012 at 2:03 AM

I'm so sorry for dropping off! Work got crazy busy suddenly so I decided to join the Whole30 posse instead of starting my own. Seems easier--plus I'm not sure how to contact one another without posting contact info, which puts us in the line of... (more)

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by 0 · October 18, 2014 at 4:17 AM

Hello!What happened to PH recently? Why did they change everything here?Now the site looks awful, very slow, and does not support IE11! This is shame for the PH site developers.You must bring back IE11 support ASAP! Commenting doesn't work in IE11... (more)

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by 0 · October 18, 2014 at 4:12 AM

Hi everybody! Ive been Paleoing for 3 weeks and just getting over mourning the loss of sugar. I've turned to dark chocolate (90%) thinking that this would be ok, but boy oh boy it's sent me doolally! I've not stopped craving it and have eaten... (more)

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Halesb 0 · February 26, 2014 at 4:56 PM

Thank you everybody! I think the cravings are possibly to do with being pre-menstrual. I had more of the dark stuff today following another craving while I was out and it wiped me out. I feel dazed and fuzzy headed. I have to leave it alone. I... (more)

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by 1601 · October 18, 2014 at 3:48 AM

Hi All, I've been paleo for about 1 year. found PH late, because of my bro! Was very low carb for a while and didn't love it. fixed some issues, gained some weight, feel better. But, mostly, my skin has been terrible, except for the one week I did... (more)

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Judi 0 · October 24, 2012 at 5:07 PM

I can't answer your specific questions, but I think it's going to take more than one week to heal your gut. More like 1-3 mos is my understanding.

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by 564 · October 18, 2014 at 3:48 AM

Do all of us need to cheat? No; but the reality is that some of us do cheat on occasion, whether it's a "binge" or a conscious loosening of the reins for a meal or a day. There are a few threads on cheating, but I'd like this on to focus... (more)

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Dan_29 0 · October 20, 2012 at 3:45 PM

I eat something makes my joints flare up-- lots of nuts, red meat, chicken, lots of legumes, that's pretty much it. I don't cheat much these days. My joints flare up (rheumatoid arthriti) I used to IF to recover, but then I realized that just... (more)

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by 2801 · October 18, 2014 at 3:24 AM

After successfully shedding over 80 lbs of weight eating anything I wanted within a certain caloric budget, I've become enamored with the calories in/calories out mode of thought. I've been reading paleo articles and doing a great deal of... (more)

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Krisha_C_ 0 · November 19, 2011 at 2:55 PM

For some of us, the foods we eat make us feel like crap, and so we cut out everything that might be the problem to see if it helps. It's an elimination diet, with paleo as the baseline. But if the foods that make me sick don't make you sick, then... (more)

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by 10 · October 18, 2014 at 3:20 AM

I have some great friends in my social circle and many of them are active, which is great! But none eat paleo style:(. I have found that I really enjoy how I feel when I eat this way and want to put more focus on it in my life. I feel like having... (more)

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PrimalLikeMe 0 · September 26, 2011 at 2:45 PM

Anyone on GOogle+? Trying to stay away from FB stuff due to the their recent changes and I have no idea what I write is private or shared with all. gggrrrrr! I just prefer to keep my paleo comments and chat away from other parts of my life... (more)

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by 170 · October 18, 2014 at 3:10 AM

What's the biggest surprise you've had as a result of changing your diet to or toward Paleo? Anything you read that you were surprised actually turned out to be true? Anything you didn't learn before switching that was a jolt to learn, when... (more)

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Kelly_3 0 · April 14, 2011 at 1:11 PM

many surprises!! how much energy I have now how surprised I was when the brain 'fog' lifted, didn't even realize I was in a fog! memory is getting better how bad my breath is now....um, hubby said I smell like the garbage?!! thats a good/bad... (more)

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by 100 · October 17, 2014 at 3:26 AM

I am a bit hesitant in posting on here, because I don't want to be bombarded with a whole lot of advice. Not that the advice on here isn't good, just that if I get advice from one saying you should do this or you shouldn't do that, I end up... (more)

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Bill1102inf 0 · January 11, 2012 at 6:29 AM

Lets break this down Bec. You have been eating Paleo for 2 months. Congratulations, diet looks great, welcome to the club! You stopped 'western meds' (antibiotics) recently. Congratulations, long term AB use is simply not good. Your gut health... (more)

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by 8574 · October 16, 2014 at 3:30 AM

A recent post made me think that possibly there is something missing in the Paleo community, and a potential for starting something pretty powerful. As we all know purchasing organic products are expensive, and because of this a lot of families... (more)

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Rogue_Nutritionist 0 · March 02, 2012 at 11:54 PM

Definitely...ideas that I have seen people participating in and/or participate myself: meat shares, meat csas, community ownership of dairy animals, purchasing a whole animal directly from a farmer and sharing it out with friends, veggie csas,... (more)

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