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by 5 · about 16 hours ago

Been paleo for years now. Aside from dairy ( which I have dropped completely several months ago) I am 99.9% strict. Probiotics, magnesium, intermittent fasting every day. I sit at 6-7% body fat. I cold adapted myself when Jack Kruse came out with... (more)

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Sataran 0 · March 23, 2013 at 10:48 PM

Raynaud's is pretty common. Up to a half of all diabetics have it. But when combined with an autoimmune disease, it can become more serious. Are you sure you have Raynaud's, not cold hands and feet symptomatic of being hypothyroid? If you are... (more)

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by 656 · about 16 hours ago

OK, people, a simple one (in terms of the question, at least): Hack Epi-Paleo! What does it mean to you? Is it the next chapter in paleo - or just more hype?

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Alex 0 · August 29, 2012 at 6:10 PM

You Know You???ve Embraced Epi-Paleo When... ... you're spending $248 per month for a membership in Swami Quiltananda's Temple of Woo.

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by 78417 · about 16 hours ago

Want to have your question closed as 'argumentative' and/or 'subjective'? Simple. Mention - in a non-fawning/sycophantic way - Jack Kruse or Jimmy Moore. PH mods will be on it like white on rice (good thing it's a safe starch). What are they... (more)

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Matt_1 0 · June 20, 2012 at 11:02 AM

Have you considered that if you want people to ignore Dr Jack Kruse then creating new accounts here to ask argumentative questions about him is not the best plan? Honest questions from regular users of the site about individuals and their... (more)

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by 455 · about 16 hours ago

I realize that a lot of people will groan at the sight of another Kruse question, but I think this might be important information to share. Today Carbsane posted a blurb from the American Assoc. of Neurological Surgeons website. It's about Dr.... (more)

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Jay_15 0 · May 05, 2012 at 12:41 AM

"Gurus" should be held to NO standard. If your dumb enough to follow someone blindly you deserve what you get. As to his status as an MD, its up to his peers and state association to monitor his behavior in the clinical respect....

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by 8979 · about 16 hours ago

Dr. Kruse mentions that the CT reduces fat all over, but other experts say that it will increase subcutaneous fat. What say you?

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Matt_1 0 · March 11, 2012 at 10:31 PM

This Hippopotamus is fat because it eats a vegan diet and lives in the baking hot tropics. This Elephant Seal is lean and ripped because it eats a ketogenic diet and swims in the frozen Antarctic. Fat is used by some Mammals as insulation,... (more)

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by 0 · about 16 hours ago

Hey Hackers! Just wanted to let you know that Dr. Kruse and I are going on the air in just a bit. Here's the link --> http://www.blogtalkradio.com/undergroundwellness/2012/03/09/dr-jack-kruse If you have questions for the doc, dial... (more)

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by 8979 · about 17 hours ago

Paleo2.0 brought this up as a comment in another question. Is everything that Dr. Kruse has to say about leptin wrong? What has Dr. Kruse said that is correct? Citations would be helpful for many reading here.

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grace 0 · November 10, 2011 at 3:44 AM

Loon, thank you for your critical comments and this thread. Kruse asks questions... and I enjoy all the questions. I love all of our paleo gurus because they each bring unique backgrounds, varied frameworks (high carb v. low carb v.... (more)

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by 828 · about 17 hours ago

I'm about to embark headfirst into Dr. K's leptin reset due to the fact that I've been steadily gaining weight and exhibit many of the LR symptoms. I have PCOS and am probably insulin resistant. My basic take on the leptin reset is that if you... (more)

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Happy_Now 0 · November 07, 2011 at 7:26 PM

If you are concerned, you could swap out NAC (N-Acetyl-Cysteine) for your Metformin. I have no idea what effect Metformin will have on the Leptin Reset, but for women with PCOS, NAC outperformed Metformin and didn't have the side effects or price... (more)

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by 1982 · about 17 hours ago

Sorry for the title of this post...it's been a long day. I am wondering if any here have tried Dr. K's leptin resistance re-set protocol with good results? Do tell us what you have experienced. Leptin Rx blog: ... (more)

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graciel 0 · October 19, 2011 at 12:27 PM

Like everyone else has said, the appetite supression after that big protein breakfast is incredible. If that were the only thing about it, I'm happy as a clam to stay on it. I'm starting my fifth week on it today. Have no thoughts of food from... (more)

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by 20411 · about 17 hours ago

PQQ is pyrroloquinoline quinone, a vitamin discovered in 1979 - anyone taking it as a supplement? It appears to increase biogenesis of mitochondria, which could be a good thing for people that have damaged mitochondria. Doesn't seem to be a hot... (more)

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August 0 · September 27, 2011 at 5:40 PM

I supplemented with it for about two months at 10mg because I was trying to follow Dr. Kruse's recommendations about neuropathy- I was hoping it would help with whatever was going on with the nerves in my face. Anyway, I took it with all the... (more)

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by 20411 · about 17 hours ago

If I understand Dr. K's blog post below, that is what he is asserting: http://jackkruse.com/gnolls-com-opens-the-door-to-obesity-fight/ It seems plausible, and of course as a T2, I'm very interested... Any papers that support this? (Wow, Dr K.... (more)

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free3337 0 · August 22, 2011 at 3:34 PM

Here's a few relevant studies: Mg in diabetic rats: better glucose control and less diabetes development. Low Mg diets in healthy humans for 4 weeks: 25% reduced insulin sensitivity. Mg in diabetics: increased insulin sensitivity.... (more)

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by 5002 · about 17 hours ago

So far I've found the ADD-related content on Paleohacks to be pretty disappointing. I've thus been independently researching ADD and its potential relationship to diet and lifestyle. I've wondered on PH if persons with ADD who take stimulants... (more)

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Rogue_Nutritionist 0 · July 29, 2011 at 1:42 AM

My daughter has ADHD(so does my husband, but he won't stick with my treatment plan!). I am a nutritional therapist, and have studied with Julia Ross(The Mood Cure and The Diet Cure). My daughter's symptoms improved DRAMATICALLY when I got her on... (more)

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by 3014 · about 17 hours ago

How long does it take before you see weight loss? How long does it take before there are signs of becomeing leptin sensitive? Are you seeing results? Side effects?

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akman 0 · September 15, 2011 at 3:57 AM

I didn't stumble upon The Quilt until I was fully Leptin Sensitive. I went through all the stages he claims would happen. At 42, I'd had sleep apnea for years w/o treatment, got fat, was put on meds for hypothyroid, high bp, high trigs, gout,... (more)

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by 3315 · about 17 hours ago

A while ago I came across a hack about low carb flu where someone (I think it was the Quilt) recommended 5-htp to relieve the symptoms. I'm sorry I can't find the actual question, his answer may very well have been a comment within an answer and... (more)

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No_more_ 0 · July 23, 2011 at 10:47 PM

Because going low carb will limit your serotonin production. Taking 5-htp will promote serotonin recycling while you get used to low serotonin levels.

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by 4086 · about 17 hours ago

*"...focus on becoming leptin sensitive by eating 50 grams of protein at breakfast everyday within 30 minutes of rising..."* The Quilt Since many have been discussing The Quilt's recommendations for overcoming leptin resistance, I would love to... (more)

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Alex_9 0 · June 08, 2011 at 7:41 PM

I think the point many are missing is that the leptin re-sensitization meal plan (whether it actually works or not, I have no idea) is for people who are Leptin-insensitive. It is meant to be followed for 6-8 weeks (I believe) only. Normal paleo... (more)

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by 3180 · October 20, 2014 at 3:23 AM

So, should Jack Kronk take K2? How much? Has he been doing it? Has it helped? http://jackkruse.com/osteoporosis-part-one/#comment-10032 "@Jeff It depends upon our guts. Think about our friend Jack Kronk on PH. He is a perfect example of a... (more)

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D_K_ 0 · June 26, 2012 at 3:04 PM

I'm also very lean, somewhat muscular, and extremely active. Unfortunately, my HDL is pathetic (usually between 20-35). I've taken every supplement and food known to boost HDL with no success. Therefore, I take 100-200mcgs of K2-MK7 a day... (more)

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by 8879 · October 20, 2014 at 3:22 AM

Hi all, If this is an inappropriate question to ask, please delete it. I'm still trying to get the hang of this place. I made a comment in one thread regarding Jimmy Moore's business interests and his recent switch to LC Paleo. This was in the... (more)

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by 18412 · October 20, 2014 at 3:15 AM

http://jackkruse.com/jacks-blog/ I have read several of his articles. I particularly like the one on Leptin part deux.... The Liver. I think it's cool to see a qualified Doc step up and dig into the nitty gritty that most are unwilling to do.... (more)

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Shari_Bambino 0 · June 10, 2011 at 12:24 AM

Jack Kronk makes some excellent points and my post below has been weighing on me all day so I wanted to say something about it. First I want to publicly apologize to Jack Kruse. I am not a "pile on" kind of person and that's what I did. In a... (more)

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by 8979 · October 17, 2014 at 3:29 AM

Our favorite Dr. Quilt had an interesting post on his blog today, and included some radical ideas on the causes and role of diabetes. He is hinting at the idea that it is not a disease. What do you think about... (more)

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Bread_Eating_Beelzebub 0 · February 23, 2012 at 7:50 AM

It would be helpful to write out the argument, since it is very hard to follow in the first place and has questionable assumptions right out of the gate. There is absolutely no evidence that hibernation is an ancestral characteristic in the... (more)

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by 1307 · October 16, 2014 at 3:37 AM

(I used Google translate for that, so please don't yell at me if that's not the word for "quilt") Dr. K, I notice you prescribe coconut oil for...well everything. I'm currently doing a keto-diet to help with GERD/possible eosinophilic... (more)

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by 194 · October 15, 2014 at 3:24 AM

http://jackkruse.com/so-you-completed-the-leptin-rx-what-is-next/#comments The Quilt has finally given us what we were begging for--a template for how to eat, exercise, think, and live once fully leptin sensitive. I could tweak a few small... (more)

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