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by 0 · about 13 hours ago

My daughter (age 14) has been on her period for about 2 years, only reasently she has complained of pads being no good when she plays soccer, tennis, gos to gymnastics etc. I thought of suggesting tampons, but the risk of TSS and tampons... (more)

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TruthinessInc 0 · February 19, 2014 at 4:19 AM

One her best options is to use a menstrual cup and a great example of how well they can work http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9CBh6cAKapA Also, Paleo is not about recreation..we've made great advances in technology and we should be taking... (more)

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by 13 · about 13 hours ago

Hey everyone, I am a teen girl on the paleo diet, and have been on it for abut 4 months now. I am about 5'1 and 78-80 pounds. I'm not really trying to loose weight, unless you all think I should? I love eating whole, nutritious foods and I love... (more)

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PsychandStang 0 · August 12, 2013 at 7:03 PM

Cheating shouldn't stress you out. If you want the ice cream, then eat it. Just don't indulge in the stuff all the time. Isn't there an 80/20 rule?? You can cheat 20% of the time? I'm not sure.

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by 0 · about 13 hours ago

I'm going to an overnight week summer camp and will not be able to eat paleo, should I bring snacks like nuts and stuff and have those instead of sugary granola bars an just have the meals? its my fifth year going but first time paleo lifestyle,... (more)

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GruffaloUnchained 0 · August 04, 2013 at 10:54 PM

dude if you're 15 and at summer camp, getting laid should be your priority, not being the point dexter with the organic pate and veggies. Girls >sports>life goals>food

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by 0 · about 13 hours ago

I'm going out tonight with my grandma at the boathouse in va and was wondering what are the best paleo options or best rated item on the menu. I am really bad at decision making and would just like some idea of what to get. If you're wondering why... (more)

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SUSTAINEDfitness 0 · July 13, 2013 at 11:20 PM

I am assuming it is a seafood restaurant, so get some grilled fish, and steamed veggies. I am certain those would be on the menu.

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by 0 · about 13 hours ago

I've heard people with hypothyroidism should avoid soy, gluten (ok, everyone should avoid these), dairy, cabbage, broccoli, peanuts, cauliflowers and a few more things. Does this only apply to those with autoimmune hypothyroidism (hashimotos)?... (more)

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Sunshineriver 0 · January 02, 2014 at 2:08 PM

I recommend to take a look at the AIP (Auto immunue) protocol by mickey. She has a great protocol including Hash/hypo. The website has tons of helpful info too! Link: http://autoimmune-paleo.com/paleo-autoimmune-protocol-print-out-guides/ (more)

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by 13 · about 13 hours ago

Hey everyone. I was just wondering about cheat meals and being paleo. I am an active then girl who does paleo mostly 85-90% of the time...but sometimes, im with friends and they will have brownies or icecream and I just have to have some! I'm not... (more)

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AxialGentleman 0 · June 12, 2013 at 6:50 AM

There's no one paleo diet -- different people do different things depending on what works for them. You're the only one who can decide what you're allowed to do. If the question is whether an occasional indulgence in sugar or wheat is going to... (more)

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by 0 · about 13 hours ago

Hey... So I am a 15 year old girl on the paleo diet, and I run highschool track and swim for my nieghboorhood swim team. My track season just ended and swimming has already started. I eat overall pretty healthy, and my parents even nickname me... (more)

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Stephen_4 0 · June 04, 2013 at 3:45 AM

Hi Harper. There is no one size fits all paleo template that fits everyone. Eating paleo is eating a wide variety of whole foods and will vary from person to person as goals and situations change. If you were obese or underweight and trying to... (more)

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by 15 · about 13 hours ago

So I'm aiming to become HEALTHIER to have better skin, better body, better growth, etc. Then I came across the Paleo Diet. I felt like my meals and snacks were unhealthy. You'll see what I mean here: Breakfast: -1-minute Quaker Oatmeal with 1/2... (more)

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fredmull 0 · May 13, 2013 at 2:47 AM

Your diet is so far ahead of most teens - congrats! Instead of sweetened yogurts/oatmeal maybe try unsweetened plain kefir. Also, try coconut milk. Do you do smoothies? It looks like you are eating a Perfect Health Diet style plan. Google that for... (more)

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by 421 · about 13 hours ago

Stats first. I am 17 years old, 5'3, female, ~135 lbs and I guesstimate myself to be around 30% BF. My waist is ~28 inches. I'm very active (spin, yoga, running, kettle bells, softball, etc. 6x/week). I know I am young, but please trust that I... (more)

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greymouser 0 · May 12, 2013 at 9:36 PM

I know I am young, but please trust that I don't have a messed up view of my body or an eating disorder- neither is the case. When I plug your age, height, weight, and waist size into an BF% estimation calculation, I get 21%. Now, with neck and... (more)

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by 10 · about 14 hours ago

Hey Y'all. I'm 18 years old and had acne since around age 14. Switching to a paleo diet a year ago and realizing some food intolerances has cleared it up about 85% maybe. But I've noticed recently that when I start drinking coffee again (just... (more)

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norwegian_girl 0 · April 07, 2013 at 5:26 PM

yes, probably the high content of caffein that triggers acne. I started with paleo to get rid of acne. I had to quit drinking coffee because of the breakouts I get from it.

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by 3 · about 14 hours ago

I am 14 years ild and have been doing paleo for 2 months now. I greatly suffered from the "low-carb" flu and my energy has gone up a little bit but I still feel SUPER weak.. it is a chore to get up and do anything. I'm 5' 1" and 101 lbs and around... (more)

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Kashkillz 0 · February 27, 2013 at 5:56 PM

Eat more potatoes & sweet potatoes. I'm all about ketosis, personally. But, I don't think it's supportive of your life stage. As for working out, get involved in a sport. Something you like. Doesn't need to be through school, just make sure... (more)

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by 5 · about 14 hours ago

hey everyone, I'm a 16 year old girl, im about 6 feet and 180 pounds and im looking to lose as much weight as possible, as I want to be a victoria secrets model and I'm also a pescatarian. I don't know if the paleo diet will hurt my... (more)

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Cricket 0 · January 16, 2013 at 8:00 AM

Ok, if you're a pescatarian, you can still follow paleo. It's quite easy :) It's always good to have ambition, and you're certainly aiming for something, so I applaud that. If anything, the Paleo diet will further your development, as you'll be... (more)

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by 80 · about 14 hours ago

My family lives a really healthy life. A usual dinner is salmon + salad, or maybe a big portobello mushroom with tomatoes and goat cheese. If we wanna splurge we have sausage and sweet potatoes. A normal lunch for me is a bento box filled with... (more)

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Jay_15 0 · November 20, 2012 at 4:21 AM

Paleo is optimal for you. Just dont restrict your calories or variety of paleo foods and your all good.

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by 430 · about 14 hours ago

I've started to eat mostly paleo now, because it makes me feel great (the only non-paleo things I eat moderately are rice and peanut butter) but I'm a bit disappointed, because I thought when I cut gluten, processed food and crappy vegetable oils... (more)

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August 0 · October 17, 2012 at 7:00 PM

Ketogenic diets have been used for epilepsy in young children, and, of course, these young children grow up just fine. Now, let me hasten to add that these diets aren't the low carb diets you tend to find on the internet. Those children get... (more)

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by 430 · about 14 hours ago

Hi, I'm not one of those girls who thinks they are fat when they've mostly got a flat stomach.I haven't. I have grab-able fat. Even my mom says I could lose half a stone. It may be for vanity, but it is also for my running. I need to drop fat... (more)

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jake3_14 0 · October 10, 2012 at 8:42 PM

Hiding your attempt to eat paleo from your Mum will increase your stress, which is always bad for your health (increased level of cortisol and all that). I suggest that you and your Mum read "Escape the Diet Trap" by London MD John Briffa. After... (more)

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by 1 · about 14 hours ago

Hi, my name is Kami, i am 18 years old, 5 foot and 115 pounds. for the last 4 years i've been "dieting"/ eating very healthy. i eat 1000-1200 calories a day. small meals, 2-3 oz of meat per meal, lots of vegetables and fruit, and healthy fats. i... (more)

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Happy_Now 0 · September 14, 2012 at 3:33 AM

This probably isn't what you want to hear, but the fat on your thighs and lower belly is supposed to be there if you are female, considering your weight it is most certainly within the healthy range. If you work hard enough to get rid of it, you... (more)

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by 557 · about 14 hours ago

Im a 19 year old male with mild acne. Ive tried messing around with my diet and there seems to be no connection between what I eat and how bad my acne is. This summer i traveled for 5 weeks in europe eating bananas organic yogurt and organic... (more)

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Robert_9 0 · September 08, 2012 at 6:37 AM

okay I didn't want to retype all my suggestions so I copied and pasted from my other reply to a similar question. Hmm.... Well first off be sure you never touch your hands to your face if they are not clean. I would also change my pillow cases... (more)

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by 0 · about 14 hours ago

I'm a teenage male. 15 years old, 5'3, and 120 pounds. I'm wondering if my nutrition is ideal for someone my age. I took upon some people's advice and upped my calories. Since I'm still growing, I feel like I need to keep my caloric intake high no... (more)

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whoreball_1 0 · September 03, 2012 at 5:23 AM

As you are a teenager i wouldn't recommend counting calories. There is absolutely no reason to stress about it. The fact that you have a healthy diet and a good workout routine , you are better off than most. Keep it simple and stick to what you... (more)

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by 148 · about 14 hours ago

Meaning, one big meal every 24 hours. Even though I'm at a healthy weight (5'6'', 120-125 pounds, 18 years old), I tend to over-obsess about what I eat to the point where it's the main focal point in my life. This then tends to lead to breakdowns... (more)

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Caveman_Kyle 0 · August 10, 2012 at 8:02 PM

Fasting/Feeding windows are fine, but trying to scarf down a days worth of nutrients in a single sitting (I'm assuming you mean one meal ~1 hour of eating) is going to be tough. Especially if you already obsess over food. Plus there is some... (more)

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by 11581 · about 14 hours ago

I'm asking because it seems that we may need to keep the age and growth status of people in mind when posting answers. Are you a teen? How did you find Paleohacks? Have you done much reading on paleo? Do you identify yourself as a teen when... (more)

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The_Ghost 0 · June 06, 2012 at 2:03 PM

I'm 17. I've been Paleo since I turned 16. I've identified myself as 17 when I've asked questions and I have researched the Paleo lifestyle. I found Paleo Hacks through my father who turned me onto Paleo. My whole family is Paleo including my 2... (more)

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by 45 · about 14 hours ago

I'm 14 years old, and want to become "completely" Paleo. I'm having no problems with giving up grain products, however, dairy is much more difficult. I have to admit I'm kind of insecure about the idea, even though I know dairy isn't very... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · January 05, 2012 at 1:48 PM

Don't get caught up in paleo "purity" striving for "complete" paleo. Just do what works. Minimizing things like dairy, gluten, other neolithic foods, etc is 90% (SWAG) as effective as eliminating them all together. I was a milk-addict when I was... (more)

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by 0 · October 24, 2014 at 4:53 AM

Hi I am a 16 year old girl who is trying to lose 5 pounds, but nothing is working so I have decided to try paleo. This is what I will eat: breakfast: smoothie with seeds, fruit, greens, and coconut water lunch: salad with chicken and... (more)

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Drael 0 · February 24, 2014 at 1:39 AM

Theres a few more seeds in there than i'd expect. Typically seeds are not a staple food in paleo. We eat them, but tend to prefer nuts (lower in omega-6, or more balanced, especially the likes of macadamia nuts, walnuts, almonds). Nuts and seeds... (more)

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by 5 · October 24, 2014 at 4:42 AM

Hello. As I find myself weeks from turning 17, I can't help but be depressed at the state of my life. I grew up a normal boy who ate pretty poorly (fast food, candy, a LOT of diet coke). Around the age of 12 I started getting into drugs and... (more)

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Sabertooth 0 · August 19, 2013 at 6:42 AM

Have you had your gut examined for any rampaging problems? The feeling depressed/like you're dying inside seems either quite typical of gut damage(SIBO, gut dysbiosis, poor gut flora health...) or of a bad diet (ingesting bad foods), or of... (more)

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by 430 · October 24, 2014 at 4:19 AM

Yesterday I convinced my mum to let me try paleo for a month. It took some convincing, and she's still afraid of fats, but she'll let me try. She is still however, trying to not give me a lot of food because "you have to eat less to lose... (more)

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jake3_14 0 · November 02, 2012 at 3:10 PM

The "eat less, move more" paradigm of losing weight is a gross oversimplification, and in the case of a growing girl, dangerous. While you do need to eat fewer calories than you expend each day, the difference between the two on a... (more)

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by 430 · October 24, 2014 at 4:19 AM

Okay, so I've posted a lot of questions on here regarding my weight. But for those who don't know, I'm a 14 year old girl who does cycling who needs to lose weight. My mam and dad say, I say, even some people at cycling have commented on my... (more)

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whoreball_1 0 · October 30, 2012 at 12:33 PM

A year back I was in a similar situation. I needed to lose weight but I didn't know how. The first thing I did was ask my cousin who lost 60 pounds over the course of 6 months. So I followed that diet, what was that? "Healthy food", no bread or... (more)

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