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by 432 · about 4 hours ago

I assume food is the best way to obtain all necessary nutrients (for the most part); however, for those of us recovering from the typical american diet, which vitamins, minerals, or other supplements might be beneficial for short term therapy? ... (more)

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The_Quilt 0 · October 20, 2012 at 3:55 PM

DHA/EPA: The reason is simple. Most people start off their lifestyle change with excessive omega 6/3 ratio???s in their diet and tissues. I strongly recommend everyone getting a O6/3 blood assay done prior to making the shift. I did and mine back... (more)

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by 0 · about 4 hours ago

For the past two years the binge eating train inside me has gained more and more steam. January of this year 2013 I adopted the paleo nutritional strategy and fought even harder (I was probably not eating properly). Going from bingeing to... (more)

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learntoloveit 0 · October 22, 2013 at 11:25 PM

I have started to do this for the last three days. Can you elaborate a little more on this? @samc Please. I seem to think this is the route I shall take. (more)

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by 2097 · about 4 hours ago

great article ! so glad to see this as opposed to the vegan athletes ive been seeing/hearing about as of late. Yall think kobe makes for a good role model/ambassador of paleo ? not that he's adopted that title or anything but still!! im saving... (more)

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by 2199 · about 4 hours ago

I am exploring various educational/career options and I am thinking about becoming a therapist with a focus on food and carb addiction. Have you successfully worked with a psychotherapist to overcome personal obstacles to weight loss? Has it... (more)

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Paleoette 0 · July 29, 2012 at 10:40 PM

I love this idea, mostly because I really could've used this type of therapist for the past 10 years! I would encourage almost anyone to become a therapist. It's a wonderfully fulfilling career that lets you really help people. I'm biased, of... (more)

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by 6229 · about 5 hours ago

So a friend who's family member was asking about Paleo and OCD. The person with OCD has been doing low-carbish Paleo (50-100 grams carb/day) with supplements for 4 months (was doing Faileo before then ...) and certainly has helped with health and... (more)

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j3wcy 0 · June 22, 2012 at 6:44 PM

I think mental health diagnosis can often become self-fulfilling prophecies, and it's hard to get better because you identify yourself with the diagnosis; becoming a bad emotional cycle/rut. Honestly, the things that most help my OCDish... (more)

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by 716 · about 5 hours ago

Based on Dr. Harris' new idea about our inadequate micro biome and pseudocommensals in our environment as the primary NAD, is this directly contradictory to the conclusion he comes to in his Therapy vs. LIfe post : "My car cannot fix itself. The... (more)

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Sean_Abbott 0 · March 29, 2012 at 10:17 PM

"Or do you see life as complex and tragic but sweet and rewarding, and are happy just to stack the odds in your favor with diet and then get on about your other business?" Less Woodstock, more science. Is this a poetry reading?

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by 814 · about 5 hours ago

Is anyone familiar with the Gerson anti cancer diet? I watched a program on Netflix "The Beautiful Truth" which discussed diet and nutrition as a treatment modality for cancer and other diseases of civilization. Their position was largely... (more)

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Kaitlin_1 0 · November 16, 2011 at 6:21 PM

Take that documentary with a grain of salt. While there is certainly a lot to recommend removing junk food & processed foods from your diet, and eating nutritious real foods, whether you have cancer or not, the Gerson diet has never been... (more)

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by 300 · about 5 hours ago

I am sooooo fascinated by nutrition, I am considering enrolling in the Nutritional Therapist Training Program. It calls itself "A Foundational Approach to Holistic Nutrition" and declares allegiance to Weston A. Price and Francis Pottenger. I... (more)

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Diana_Rodgers 0 · October 06, 2011 at 1:16 AM

Hi all, I just wanted to add that I attended NTA and found it a terrific foundation. I now have a pretty paleo focused nutrition practice in the Boston area. I agree that it's focused more on Weston A. Price than "Paleo" exactly. You can just... (more)

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by 626 · about 5 hours ago

what hacks/techniques do use pre/during/post workout to help mitigate* soreness after a tough workout? some stuff that has worked for me (mostly taken from MA days): -cold water dousing/exposure -self massage (I have a wooden stick--i.e. a... (more)

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Tyler_S 0 · December 17, 2010 at 8:45 PM

Edit: Expanded and more in depth version of this post here. Training as a D2 Decathlete (tons of sprinting, jumping, throwing, and lifting) as much as 30 hours per week, I was forced to seek out the best methods of recovery and for mitigating... (more)

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by 1694 · about 5 hours ago

Isn't it interesting how people self-medicate with nicotine, alcohol, and carbohydrates? Valentine's day? Box of chocolates. Broken heart? Tub of ice cream. Lonely at home? Cookies and... (more)

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Stefani 0 · September 01, 2010 at 6:39 AM

Well, we're creatures of habit, and of associations, right? So regularly eating while reading the newspaper, for example, is a learned habit--or a conditioned response, re: Pavlov--that we've learned over time. Repeated "submission" to the urge... (more)

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by 10294 · about 5 hours ago

As a physical therapist, I often encounter problems that I can relate to a mismatch between what we're made for and what we're doing, physical activity/fitness-wise. This is in fact how I came in contact with the whole ancestral fitness/diet... (more)

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tnlakegirl 0 · April 28, 2010 at 2:01 AM

My personal experience has proven to me that diet and pain are closely related. I struggle with Fibro/CFS, migraines and adrenal exhaustion. About a year ago, I eliminated gluten from my diet as an experiment to see if it lessened my symptoms. ... (more)

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by 0 · October 19, 2014 at 4:15 AM

Prp Therapy Dr. Purita is an instructor and proctor of surgeons in the use of lasers in arthroscopic and orthopedic surgery at a variety of area hospitals. (more)

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by 2097 · October 19, 2014 at 4:13 AM

I sustained a sports injury while playing soccer many moons ago and as a result i have early onset arthritis in my knee joint. Ive had knee scoped twice over the years but found little to no pain relief from them scraping out the scar tissue or... (more)

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by 1876 · October 19, 2014 at 3:51 AM

Has anyone on here had any luck controlling PCOS symptoms with Paleo? I was just diagnosed and they want to put me on hormone therapy, but i would prefer to control it with a healthy diet and lifestyle. i eat whole30 compliant diet 99% of the... (more)

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invisible_ink 0 · September 07, 2013 at 12:44 AM

YES! My PCOS symptoms (irregular, horrible periods, facial hair, acne, disastrous PMS mood swings and cramps) have greatly improved with strict Paleo (no dairy except for Kerry Gold butter) and supplementing the following: Vitamin D Calcium... (more)

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by 385 · October 19, 2014 at 3:18 AM

My naturopath doctor recently received the "Bax Aura II", which is a special laser used for treating all sorts of things, from quitting smoking to allergies. He told me he has had good results so far from patients who have leaky guts. Has... (more)

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The_Quilt 0 · July 18, 2011 at 4:11 AM

I like light therapy for certain things......a leaky gut is not one I have heard of. I always have an open mind but I would have to read the mechanism and the testing done. I know the FDA has ruled on LLLT already but it had little to do with... (more)

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by 4258 · October 17, 2014 at 3:28 AM

See my previous post here for a bit of my medical history (CP, etc): http://paleohacks.com/questions/93048/paleo-and-disability-my-story-but-curious-about-yours A more specific question related to those issues. Anyone here had experience with the... (more)

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divamover 0 · February 03, 2012 at 2:47 PM

A skilled Feldenkrais practitioner can help you to re-establish your overall coordination and awareness as you move. Feldenkrais is not a "magic bullet" or a treatment. It IS an amazing process that will streamline everything you do, and can... (more)

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