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by 0 · April 24, 2014 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 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 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 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 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 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 993 · September 15, 2013 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 · June 13, 2013 4:52 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 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 · May 31, 2013 at 12:48 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 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 1768 · April 23, 2013 at 10:15 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 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 · May 09, 2013 6:51 AM

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 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 3277 · April 02, 2013 5:38 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 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 · February 08, 2013 at 10:04 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 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 4232 · January 15, 2013 7:09 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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Justin_16 0 · January 14, 2013 4:49 PM

What kind of magnesium do you take? link?

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by 91 · January 03, 2013 at 11:01 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 12, 2012 2:16 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 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 · August 25, 2012 8:15 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 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 · August 25, 2013 9:22 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 7:36 PM

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

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by 5323 · August 08, 2012 at 12:16 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 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 · August 07, 2012 5:48 AM

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 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 1457 · August 06, 2012 at 12:28 AM

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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Jack_Mac 0 · August 06, 2012 at 12:28 AM

Chest freezer is a must. I got a slightly used one on Craigslist for $80 [7cf]. Wait for sales and then buy in bulk [and stick in the freezer or fridge if needed]. Some veggies last for a long time in the fridge - for instance, when I see yams... (more)

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by 10 · July 27, 2012 at 12:56 AM

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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Chelsea__1 0 · July 27, 2012 at 12:23 AM

For me there is one basic mantra, if there is more than one ingredient or has to be processed to be consumed (flour/wheat/sugar/soy/some forms of dairy,especially low fat) its not food!Otherwise make the plan work for you. Just remember low carb... (more)

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by 0 · July 24, 2012 6:40 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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elguaposbj 0 · July 24, 2012 6:40 PM

I have a toddler (age 2) and the way I can get him to eat anything (with the exception of meat...he just doesn't like it and I don't know why) is to either have him help me make it, or have his Daddy eat it. Anything off Daddy's plate seems to... (more)

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by 10 · June 03, 2012 4:02 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 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 · May 25, 2012 1:33 AM

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 I... (more)

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Valai 0 · May 25, 2012 1:33 AM

I'm not sure of the conditions of the challenge but you could try this and use entirely Paleo foods: You could try a protein sparing modified fast (PSMF) just to finish out the challenge. You basically eat ~1-1.5 grams of protein per pound of lean... (more)

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by 4145 · April 27, 2012 6:27 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 6:05 AM

I would recomend reading The Perfect Health Diet book.

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by 43 · April 18, 2012 at 12:36 AM

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 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)