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by 0 · March 24, 2014 at 8:42 PM

I have been Paleo for a couple of weeks now, and I am still having a problem with reprogramming my brain. I keep feeling restricted. It could be because subconsciously, I regard food as an indulgence, and not as a requirement for life. I need... (more)

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kasxperanto 0 · March 24, 2014 at 8:42 PM

The simple fact that I could eat all the bacon I wanted was enough for me to stick with it at first. Now I thoroughly enjoy eating real foods and would never go back to eating worthless empty food. For me paleo was my in to actually making... (more)

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by 747 · September 16, 2014 at 7:50 PM

In 2006 I was diagnosed with adult ADD. They told me that none of my symptoms were bad enough to warrant meds and so I've been med free this whole time. I deal with this with several coping mechanisms and usually just ride out bad days. However... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · July 16, 2012 at 10:58 PM

From what I've been reading ADD, ADHD, etc are mostly inflammation/gut dysbiosis disorders. Get your Omega 3:6 balance sorted. Mostly by reducing/eliminating as many high O6 foods: all vegetable oils, most nuts, non-free-range eggs, avocados,... (more)

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by 9948 · September 16, 2014 at 7:24 PM

How much does the placebo affect enter into your paleo life? When we take supplements for this or that, do they really help us live a richer, disease free longer life? Or is it the belief they assist us doing all the good? This video is... (more)

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David_Rourke 0 · June 11, 2011 at 9:04 PM

While I am convinced that paleo is the best way of eating, I'm sure that a small part of its value to me is my belief in it--just as, if I were committed to veganism, that commitment would probably bring some health benefits. I don't think there's... (more)

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by 233 · September 16, 2014 at 7:13 PM

While I think the Caveman approach is a nice background story, the lead story about Paleo is the how's and what's of this approach helping our bodies recover from modern eating, reduce inflammation, get insulin under control, and optimize our... (more)

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pfw 0 · May 11, 2010 at 3:12 PM

Yes. I have grown to intensely dislike the "Grok" metaphor, even though I recognize how important it is for many people to grasp Paleo initially. But I think we run a real risk of letting that get too central to our thinking. Paleo is a heuristic... (more)