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by 0 · about 21 hours ago

Hello all, So I'm a 17 year old girl, about 5' 3'' and 93lbs (looking to get that to around 105, in a healthy way). I just recently decided to go Paleo because as far as I could tell, it just makes good sense! I'm all about the scientific... (more)

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Demon_of_Chouka 0 · November 10, 2013 at 3:58 AM

First off, it's awesome that you've discovered this lifestyle at 17. Some of us didn't get around to it till we were already experiencing various issues, so getting an early start is great! I'm new here, but I'm not new to Paleo. So let's see... (more)

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by 1005 · about 21 hours ago

I always save the bones to make into stock, but whenever I try to make bone broth, it turns out miserablly. It doesn't gel, it tastes horrible, it becomes murky and grainy...I just can't seem to get it right! Any tips out there?

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missmiddlemarch 0 · September 14, 2013 at 11:40 PM

Are the bones you're using organic grassfed? (Maybe murky/grainy if not?) I've always used my pressure cooker, (on high for 6 hours) 1/2 an onion, couple whole cloves of garlic, juice from 4 lemons and a Tbs. of sea salt. Successful with bones... (more)

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by 100 · about 21 hours ago

I've gone through years of crash-dieting, over-exercising and even low-fat, vegan dieting (shudder). Then when I went on paleo, I over-did carb restriction and ketosis so I messed up my thyroid and gained even more weight. I've recently decided to... (more)

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carly_2 0 · April 08, 2013 at 7:23 AM

A few things that have been helping me achieve dietary nirvana: No snacking. No nibbling. Hard because I cook for a living, but I find that even the little bites here and there between meals only seem to fuel my appetite. I've been a grazing type... (more)

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by 3280 · about 21 hours ago

I'll be cutting a chuck roast into 0.5" or 1" pieces, cooking in my pressure cooker, and FREEZING for future meals. Will it work better if I freeze the cooked beef cubes in broth, or dry? Should I freeze each 5oz portion in a ZIPLOCK BAG (having... (more)

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greymouser 0 · April 02, 2013 at 5:38 PM

Regarding plastics ... BTW, are ziplock plastic bags as safe from a BPA or chemical leaching perspective? My Glad containers are BPA free. BPA is just one of many xenoestrogens found in plastics. There are some safe plasticy type materials, like... (more)

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by 20 · about 21 hours ago

Does anyone know of a Paleo friendly GI Specialist in Nashville, TN? Or there-abouts? I am being referred to one by my Doctor for IBS. I think I just have fructose intolerance and sensitivity to FODMAPs. However, I don't know how to tell if it is... (more)

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The_Quilt 0 · June 15, 2013 at 7:36 PM

Don Lazus MD in Hermitage and Paige Adams FNP is another option

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by 10 · about 21 hours ago

Hey Guys, So, I've been primal since September 23rd, 2011 (my last birthday) and it was the best thing I could have ever done for myself. I'm happy to report that I went from 160lbs to 134lbs and I've been maintaining this weight for about 4... (more)

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Grottenolm 0 · August 07, 2012 at 2:45 AM

My cortisol belly pooch DRAMATICALLY shrank when I did the following 4 things - I made sleep a priority - consistent and getting to bed early, waking up without an alarm clock. This ment hitting the sack at 9.30, reading until falling asleep,... (more)

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by 1443 · about 21 hours ago

Here are mine, I hope to learn from you guys too. Do share: To incorporate gelatin into diet, just add the powder into any hot liquids (broths, hot milk drinks, hot teas) Save tea bags by freezing them for reuse Boil expired eggs (if the eggs... (more)

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Julia_6 0 · August 05, 2012 at 7:52 AM

Grow spinach or kale as though it was grass. This also saves time from mowing

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by 10 · about 21 hours ago

I discovered the Paleo lifestyle through the internet about 2 weeks ago, and since then, I have been avidly reading and researching Paleo-related blogs, websites, books, etc. I'm fascinated by the science behind Paleo and by the fact that I have... (more)

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Varelse 0 · July 27, 2012 at 12:56 AM

Welcome to PaleoHacks and congrats on starting this healthy journey!!! Here's some of what I can share with you about my Primal experience so far. How did you get started? Well, to a large degree, I started a bit slowly, before I'd actually heard... (more)

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by 10 · about 21 hours ago

I started crossfit about a year ago, and pretty strict Paleo (aside from one latte ever couple weeks) about 6 months ago. I go probably about 4 days a week to the box, and have always been super active so I didn't have much to loose anyways.... (more)

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ecks 0 · June 03, 2012 at 4:44 AM

"I'm having trouble with the last few inches" ... That's what she said!! Seriously though- take tine off from Cf for a week$ you're goin good n hard when your body probably needs downtime to heal. Call it an active rest week. Light walk or jog... (more)

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by 322 · about 21 hours ago

I've been successful in the past on low carb dieting (lost 60 or so lbs) but the old demon of sugar and processed junk took me over. I am a member of Weight Watchers and have seen steady losses of .5 lbs per week but I still feel like crap. I knew... (more)

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Todd 0 · April 02, 2012 at 9:59 PM

Stay the course. Toss the scale. Don't get lost in the minor details. Be Patient. Enjoy the journey.

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by 113 · about 21 hours ago

I just finished my first week of Paleo - I'm feeling GREAT, my personal trainer is beyond impressed with my changes and I'm really enjoying it. As it was my first week I'm still 'finding my feet' so below is my food diary... if you spot any common... (more)

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Olivia 0 · October 10, 2011 at 4:11 AM

Why all the dried fruit, nuts, smoothies, almond milk, "skinless sausage", skinless chicken...? Eat some real animal food. Where's the red meat? I guess you have some sausage and lean beef bolognese in there, but... I mean, don't eat huge amounts... (more)

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by 113 · about 21 hours ago

Hello everyone :) I'm very new to Paleo (yesterday was my first day on the diet!) but I've been doing loads of research and getting my hands on as many recipes as I can find. I have a few quick questions though: Milk - Obviously for the most... (more)

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Rhubarb 0 · October 04, 2011 at 9:25 AM

Welcome Beatrice. As you go a long your paleo journey you'll learn there are no hard and fast rules, as such, and you'll come to know what works well for you and your own preferences on certain matters. But to help a long the way here are some... (more)

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by 20411 · about 21 hours ago

Title says it all. I guess I could specify that I mean chronic (systemic) inflammation as opposed to local/temporary inflammation associated with a cut/burn/infection/etc. Just hoping to pick up some new and interesting ideas (but include the... (more)

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maurile 0 · August 30, 2011 at 4:48 PM

Eat turmeric. (Now Foods and Jarrow both make a very good standardized curcumin supplement.) This is the closest thing there is to a magic bullet in the fight against inflammation. If you eat turmeric (or curcumin) regularly, you should see an... (more)

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by 3499 · about 22 hours ago

Hi all, I'm on vacation this week and soaking up some rays at the beach. this is the only time of the year that I wear sunscreen, since my skin is on the fair side (and slow to tan) and i'm easily getting 3+ hours of sun daily on the parts that... (more)

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Ed 0 · August 10, 2011 at 11:52 PM

"Sun poisoning" is an imprecise term that can refer to more than one condition. You have described your condition as sunburn plus nausea, fever and chills. This is actually a combination of sunburn with dehydration. The treatment for this... (more)

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by 219 · about 22 hours ago

I suck at sticking to diets! I will do it for a week or so... and get impatient and not care about losing weight etc. It's like I convince myself to stop caring about losing the weight. Ah! It's so frustrating... I have been trying to do... (more)

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Olivia 0 · July 29, 2011 at 10:14 PM

You need to find something that isn't visible and is more long term to motivate you, because weight loss doesn't happen after just a short period of eating well, and it's easy to keep "cheating" and tell yourself you'll just get back on the wagon... (more)

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by 10919 · about 22 hours ago

I moved to the area about 7 months ago and was in a baby-haze so I'm just now finally getting out and about and I was considering starting a meetup for my area but I wanted to see where people are. What are your favorite grassfed meat... (more)

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SlimIcy 0 · May 23, 2012 at 12:17 AM

I live on the East Side, work in East Providence. Love the city!

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by 2437 · about 22 hours ago

I am allergic to everything so Ive found rice protein powder to be a great asset. I try to make jerky but when eating 1.5 grams of protein a day it can sometimes be hard to keep up and rice protein powder is great when Im hungry, short on time... (more)

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tartare 0 · June 08, 2011 at 2:52 AM

i drink wine. .

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by 195 · about 22 hours ago

I know there is thread after thread about how to start.. I just threw myself into it to see what would happen. I started literally a few days ago, and while I love vegetables and meat, I'm already finding myself getting bored, wanting something... (more)

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being 0 · May 25, 2011 at 12:58 PM

you say you just started a few days ago. i go through the same thing when im detoxing from sugar! i feel like im climbing the walls and want to tear my hair out. i raid the fridge, dig through the cabinets, eat everything in sight but still am... (more)

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by 50 · about 22 hours ago

Hi all, I live in Dubai and wanted to start a question/thread where any others following this lifestyle could post suggestions/tips on where to find paleo nutrition/activities in this part of the world. I hope I'm not the only one!

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WayfinderAli 0 · January 18, 2011 at 4:17 AM

Hello! I'm headed to Dubai very shortly (the 28th of Jan) and spent 2 months last year living in Dibba, Oman. I did lots of traveling around northern Oman and the UAE and have spent a good amount of time in Dubai. This time around I'll be spending... (more)

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by 0 · October 21, 2014 at 4:37 AM

I am a teen female 5"2 and around 100lbs give or take 2 lbs less.... I recently lost weight eating healthier and doing a paleoish diet, although I ate occasional grains, treats and dairy... I am looking to maintain my body composition and gain a... (more)

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samanthaalys 0 · April 23, 2014 at 12:57 PM

Cook vegetables in suitable measures of margarine, grease, tallow, or coconut oil, instead of serving them plain in the wake of bubbling or steaming. Concentrate on consuming filling sustenances. Incorporate Coconut Oil in Your Paleo Diet to... (more)

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by 65 · October 21, 2014 at 4:25 AM

Six days a wek I have been eating about 20 to 50 grams of carbs a day to help lose some weight. It's working great. One day a week I have been eating 75 to 100 grams of carbs, in an attempt to avoid or lessen any intolerance to carbs that might... (more)

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Michael_17 0 · June 13, 2013 at 4:52 PM

Don't worry? Exercising just because you ate carbs teh night before sounds a bit unpleasant and dare I say, on teh borderline between 'ordered' and 'disordered' behaviours about fod and exercise. Anyway, why not do the workout in the period before... (more)

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by 251 · October 21, 2014 at 4:24 AM

I've recently been diagnosed with adrenal fatigue and I'm sure it's from years of not sleeping and drinking a lot of energy drinks, smoking, and alcohol PLUS all the added stress of life itself. I've been caffeine free now for 5 months and alcohol... (more)

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Bean 0 · May 30, 2013 at 6:47 PM

I had adrenal fatigue due to the combination of poor diet, lack of sleep and overtraining as a college athlete. It looks as if you are doing all the right things but unfortunately, you just need time now. After about a year, I felt like a more... (more)

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by 1772 · October 21, 2014 at 4:21 AM

Summer is just around the corner and want to know what people find most effective for getting in summer shape. What are your top 3-5 tips? Hopefully we can see some trends and create a master list! edit: even if you aren't yet in beach body... (more)

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Stephen_4 0 · April 23, 2013 at 5:15 PM

Hiit, Sprint 8 every other day. Lift weights (Doug Mcguff style imo, unless you're already muscular). Tubers (Sweet potatoes, potatoes, yucca, taro, Yautia, yam, yellow yam, etc) Greens (Turnips, kale, collards, Mustards, or any cruciferous... (more)

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by 4306 · October 21, 2014 at 4:13 AM

When I made the (abrupt) switchover from (organic) SAD to Paleo, I suffered from constipation, something that continued appearing from time to time. What I have learnt is that, for me at least, the most important factor is my gut bacteria. Since... (more)

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borofergie 0 · January 14, 2013 at 6:49 PM

On March 20th 2011, I discovered that I had T2 diabete. At that time: I weighed 310lbs Had a HbA1c of 10.2% Couldn't feel any of my toes (neuropathy) Shit my brains out at a sniff of carbohydrate. Had constant Sleep Apnea Had a broken penis... (more)

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by 289 · October 21, 2014 at 4:03 AM

Hi there I would just like some advice on my training plan. I'm doing a steady-state training plan 5x3 as well as Greece the grooves Before the workout I will do wrist push ups 10 and my static work, front leaver, back leaver, L sit, hand stand,... (more)

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Eddie_B 0 · September 12, 2012 at 1:50 PM

for the one leg squats there is a progression technique that Pavel lays out in his Naked Warrior book. He isolates the major parts of the progression similar to what FMS do with the Turkish Getup, so that you can master each of the major parts of... (more)

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