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by 0 · April 24, 2014 at 4:14 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 0 · March 19, 2014 at 3:43 PM

So....After working in an office environment I find myself always searching for new ways to stay in shape while indoors. My best friend has been 5 Gallon water jugs. I'm able to do "dumbbell' rows, back/front squats, dead lifts with 2 jugs,... (more)

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by 0 · November 10, 2013 at 6:25 AM

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 0 · October 14, 2013 at 3:28 PM

I have to go on a business trip for 6 days- to Pigeon Forge, which probably makes it worse- and it will be the first time I've had to try to eat paleo while going out for every meal. Also, my per diem isn't very high so no fancy dinners for me!... (more)

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drmysi 0 · October 14, 2013 at 3:28 PM

Order steak and chips, totally paleo. For breakfast bacon and eggs. Could try salads. Take snacks - nuts, dark chocolate etc.

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by 1005 · September 15, 2013 at 4:40 AM

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 65 · September 16, 2014 at 8:10 PM

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 · September 16, 2014 at 8:09 PM

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 · September 16, 2014 at 8:07 PM

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 100 · September 16, 2014 at 8:06 PM

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 · September 16, 2014 at 8:06 PM

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 50 · September 16, 2014 at 8:02 PM

Can anyone please tell me some tips or something to convince my parents to let me eat Paleo. They think that i'm not eating enough, when in reality I am! My dad hired a dietician to come to my house next friday and he already told her that I do... (more)

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CD 0 · February 08, 2013 at 2:56 AM

Just take it easy and be ready to explain how you intend to deal with whatever problems the dietian comes up with. If the dietician suggested paleo was ok until she/ he heard of you were a runner, I can only think of two questions: Carbs. Check,... (more)

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by 4306 · September 16, 2014 at 8:01 PM

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 91 · September 16, 2014 at 8:00 PM

I've been strict Paleo for a while now and my acne breakouts have gone down a lot but there still not gone so what am I doing wrong? I don't even use any skin products except for the occasional natural shampoo and natural sunscreen when I have to.... (more)

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Matt_52 0 · December 31, 2012 at 10:31 PM

My acne cleared up when I started, not only paleo, but: Cold showers (60 degrees F) for 5 - 10 min in the mornings 8oz of h2o six times a day watching my glucose spikes, if I need sweets I go for 86% or higher dark chocolate bars supplementing... (more)

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by 289 · September 16, 2014 at 7:54 PM

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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by 190 · September 16, 2014 at 7:52 PM

long-time lurker, first time poster here: my little-debbie-and-white-sugar-and-fast-food addict husband has just decided to go paleo!! He's 42 and out of shape (I'm 26, been GF for 6 years and mostly paleo for 3 years) and this will be a... (more)

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Marcy_1 0 · August 25, 2012 at 5:57 PM

Identify with him instead of chiding him or judging him ("yeah, giving up sugar was the hardest part! I can really sympathize"). Tell him that you are really impressed with how well he is transitioning and you know it isn't easy If he is really... (more)

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by 20 · September 16, 2014 at 7:51 PM

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 5381 · September 16, 2014 at 7:51 PM

Okay, so I am following a low carb paleo diet. And I recently had some heart rate issues, that turned out to in fact be hyperthyroid in nature. So far as that is concerned, I am waiting six weeks with reduced iodine in my diet (was high, lots... (more)

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Thomy 0 · August 08, 2012 at 9:10 AM

Consider cutting down on coconut oil, the MCTs are very pro-thyroid and maybe the underlying cause of your palpitations. EDIT: Okay you already knew that, anyway was worth a try :) But here's another idea: In some cases of hashimoto's there's... (more)

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by 10 · September 16, 2014 at 7:51 PM

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 · September 16, 2014 at 7:51 PM

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 · September 16, 2014 at 7:50 PM

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 0 · September 16, 2014 at 7:50 PM

I am a mom and wife whose family will resist this idea. Son is six and is already fairly picky. Actually, he likes many kinds of vegetables but very fussy when it comes to meat. What are your top three tips either for 1) Getting started easily... (more)

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Jean_1 0 · July 24, 2012 at 6:51 AM

Tell your kids, "This is grown-up's food." They'll want it to show they are grown up!

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by 10 · September 16, 2014 at 7:46 PM

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 35 · September 16, 2014 at 7:46 PM

I have 7 days left to go on my 45 day paleo challenge sponsored by my cross fit gym . Basically for the 45 days you have to be by-the-book strict paleo, which I???ve tried my hardest to adhere to. Being new to paleo though I had to learn a lot as... (more)

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borofergie 0 · May 24, 2012 at 10:31 PM

Decapitation is a good way of getting rid of several pounds of ugly flesh. Or you could do what they do on the "Biggest Loser" and dehydrate yourself until you piss blood...

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by 4176 · September 16, 2014 at 7:44 PM

Alright, Hackers: I've been eating the right way for about five months. I'm feeling mostly great with a few lingering issues. I've made bone broth. I'm making snide comments to people about the lipid hypothesis. I know my fats. I've held fistfuls... (more)

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Eric_12 0 · April 27, 2012 at 6:05 AM

I would recomend reading The Perfect Health Diet book.

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by 36 · September 16, 2014 at 7:43 PM

Hello all! I stumbled upon this sight and after reading a bunch of the questions I decided I wanted to be a part of it. I am trying to get back on the Paleo plan but I have a really hard time with a few things. Number 1 being that I love dairy.... (more)

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Jen_20 0 · April 17, 2012 at 6:35 PM

Welcome, Lynsey!! It's your choice to track or not to track; a lot of people start off not tracking, but when it gets down to making final tweaks to achieve their personal goals for body composition, etc, it can help to track and see exactly what... (more)