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by 0 · about 11 hours ago

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 1005 · about 11 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 65 · about 11 hours ago

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 · about 11 hours ago

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 · about 11 hours ago

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 3280 · about 11 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 91 · about 11 hours ago

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 20 · about 12 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 12 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 322 · about 12 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 210 · about 12 hours ago

Alrighty, so just as a disclaimer, before I started making my switch over to start becoming more of a strict primal eater (def more primal than paleo), the majority of my fridge already made up of mostly nearly paleo/primal foods (meat, fish,... (more)

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Jen_20 0 · March 26, 2012 at 5:08 PM

It sounds like you are on the right track! Some advice: -Hit up farmers markets, watch sales, buy what is in season -Buy in bulk (while only buying what you know you will use) -Consider sharing a large purchase of grass fed meat with a friend... (more)

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by 113 · about 12 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 20411 · about 12 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 12 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 12 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 12 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 10768 · about 13 hours ago

We've had a number of questions asking about spending less money on evolutionary eating and living in general, but I'd like to take this question and try to flip that around. Where in your life do you think you get the most positive results when... (more)

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Girl_Gone_Primal 0 · September 14, 2010 at 11:41 PM

I'll add to the chorus of spending money on high-quality, naturally-raised, grass-fed red meats, except that I find it much cheaper to buy my meat this way! I would buy it anyway even if it were more expensive because 1) it's much better for me,... (more)

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by 50 · about 13 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 29, 2014 at 4:05 AM

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 289 · October 29, 2014 at 3:45 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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by 190 · October 29, 2014 at 3:44 AM

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 5381 · October 29, 2014 at 3:43 AM

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 0 · October 29, 2014 at 3:41 AM

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 35 · October 29, 2014 at 3:37 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... (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 623 · October 29, 2014 at 3:03 AM

-Hi, Ive been eating Paleo for 1 month now and I have days (mostly half days) where I feel fantastic, almost euphoric and days like today where I feel no different than before I started Paleo. My "symptoms" are that I wake up groggy and very... (more)

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Kat 0 · March 24, 2010 at 3:08 PM

Fats, definitely fats. Based on my experience I get those symptoms only when I don't eat enough fats the day before. If you're cutting out dairy and eggs you'll need to start looking at cooking with and eating more animal fats. Lard, tallow, and... (more)

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