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by 113 · 1 minute ago

I'm really not feeling the 'boundless energy' some people claim to have on a Paleo diet. Quite the contrary; some days I haven't even got the energy to sit up straight or bend over to pick things up. I'm also quite moody. I keep a diary on how I... (more)

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paleohacks 0 · June 09, 2011 at 4:30 PM

Every time I hear this, I wonder if the person is eating enough fat. You don't mention cooking with coconut oil and how much butter do you consume daily? What CUTS of meat are you consuming? The fattier the better. I don't count calories and don't... (more)

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by 688 · 2 minutes ago

Hello people. I apologize for my very noob question but I am lost...what am I doing wrong? I hear about people having so much more energy on Paleo but that doesn't seem to be the case for me. I notice that I am more clear headed, but now I get... (more)

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CaveRat 0 · June 01, 2011 at 7:52 PM

Way way too low calories! At the risk of making a snap judgement I'd say you're tired because you're starving. This is a common problem in any diet, and a frequent temptation for Paleo beginners - trying to have the best of both worlds, 'paleo... (more)

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by 35 · 4 minutes ago

Hi there, I've been keeping strict VLC (<20 g / day, no fruit, no wheat, no sugar, etc. etc.) paleo for the last 6 weeks. For the first 4, I felt fantastic every day, was never tired, and have shedded nearly 30 pounds since I began (I started... (more)

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Paul_Jaminet 0 · May 13, 2011 at 12:58 PM

A common cause of post-meal fatigue is an immune response to food. Your meal has a lot of dairy and nightshades, both of which can cause immune responses in people with leaky guts. I think you should (a) not force-feed yourself but (b) eat a more... (more)

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by 3756 · 17 minutes ago

Ok. I've been racking my brain; Not too long ago I read an article regarding fat loss, and it mentioned that working out when you're too tired can be counter-productive (as far as losing fat). For the life of me, I can't recall where I saw... (more)

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Joe_1 0 · September 28, 2010 at 3:27 AM

What kind of tired and what sort of work-out you are doing are important details. If you are tired from lack of sleep as ChuckC mentioned, you should focus more on quality of life choices first. Honestly, this has been the boat I've been in. ... (more)

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by 6550 · 19 minutes ago

I am part of a small team that operates a haunted house, so I am rapidly approaching a month of incredibly long hours characterized by at least some strenuous labor. Cutting back on hours or stress is not an option I am able to entertain. I will... (more)

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sal 0 · August 03, 2010 at 9:04 PM

Well if you are looking for caffeine, this seems almost too obvious to state but coffee is a more paleo-friendly alternative... as long as you dont add sugar or coffeemate stuff to it. But if you have it black or with some cream, its a good... (more)

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by 1165 · 19 minutes ago

Im guessing that perhaps Im having an issue with my gut lining. I was diagnosed with multiple food allergies before I went Paleo. The test was suspect though as the only foods that came up were also the foods that I was eating. Ive now been... (more)

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Bread_Eating_Beelzebub 0 · July 28, 2010 at 3:58 AM

One of my maxims is that you can't cancel out shit with fish oil. It doesn't work. Excess PUFAs of all kinds, yes even O3, cause oxidation and other forms of stress. Plus, do you think the hormones and other possible contaminants in conventional... (more)

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by 0 · about 23 hours ago

I am 28 years old and have been dealing with fatigue and brain fog for well over 5 years. I did an elimation diet about 3 years ago and has able to figure out the cause of my shortness of breath, headaches and neck pain - egg and soy... (more)

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by 0 · about 23 hours ago

I am told numerous times a day that I look really tired! My eyes have massive bags under them. I get around 7 hours of sleep a night. Have been paleo for around 2 years now and have always had the issue. I start work at 5am in the morning... (more)

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Robert_13 0 · February 13, 2014 at 6:51 PM

You're eating about 177g of protein a day? (I eat 2500cal and the nutrient calculator i use makes out 35% of calories to be 177g protein) That's way too much in my opinion, try cutting back & replace it with fat and see how you... (more)

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by 0 · about 23 hours ago

No one seems to know why it is i am getting a running nose for the last 3 days days of 100% compliance with paleo. (previous question) I had been doing 85% compliance for 5 weeks but had a short fall by drinking a bit of alcohol over a 2 week... (more)

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reginageorge 0 · January 12, 2014 at 11:28 PM

meats, fats like avocado and coconut oil, salads and veggies, nuts and seeds. Runny nose has cleared Having trouble sleeping for the last 3 nights however energy levels are getting a little better, although slowly weight loss is... (more)

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by 0 · about 23 hours ago

I know I've asked way too many questions like this, but this is one really getting to me. Pre-paleo, I'd eat 5-6 servings of fruit a day and 2 or 3 chocolate bars. Only now do I realize the amount of sugar i was consuming. ever since going... (more)

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samc 0 · December 02, 2013 at 3:25 PM

How long have you been Paleo? Give it months before evaluating if it works for you. Figure out if you are getting enough fats, protein and complex carbs. In my case I lowered my fruit consumption to an apple, banana or grapefruit, no more than... (more)

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by 0 · about 23 hours ago

I consider myself a bodybuilder. I lift real heavy 3-4 times a week a and play recreational softball. Ever since I switched to a paleo/primal hybrid nutrition plan I cant seem to fuel myself enough with fruits and honey to meet the demands of... (more)

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PortlandPandy 0 · September 10, 2013 at 8:28 PM

You may also want to consider eating more red meat (including lamb) and less pork and chicken. You'll get more fat in your diet that way, and (good) fat can be your friend. Also, eating salmon regularly (even if canned) is another great... (more)

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by 5 · about 23 hours ago

Hi, I'm about 3 weeks into paleo so I know my symptoms must still be settling in but I recently moved into a time zone 3 hours earlier, which isn't a huge difference. Before I slept from 9-11 to 6 am and I loved being a morning person, them I... (more)

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J__Stanton___gnolls_org 0 · September 07, 2013 at 12:44 AM

Upon waking, get natural light as soon as possible. I assume your basement apartment has either no windows or tiny windows, so you'll have to go outside. Look up Seth Roberts' "faces therapy" and do that in the morning, after light exposure.... (more)

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by 25 · about 23 hours ago

Hi, I am starting my second paleo whole 30. The first one went fine, was a bit tired at first but then smooth. I did the first whole 30 in Jan and ate mainly paleo until June - I may have had the occasional rice, potato and slice of bread. I... (more)

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Allison_14 0 · August 23, 2013 at 7:42 PM

It sounds like you aren't eating enough calories to fuel a heavy lifting sessions. Personally, if I don't eat enough (even if I feel fool) after a lifting session, I will be ravenous at night or the next day. This also leads to sugar cravings and... (more)

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by 251 · about 23 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 25 · about 23 hours ago

WARNING: Great wall of China text incoming. Hello, beautiful people! I'm gonna go ahead and provide as much information as I can possibly relay without trying to wrack your brains with a sheer overload of STUFF. Background: I'm currently a 20... (more)

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Stephen_4 0 · May 07, 2013 at 12:42 PM

Hey kg7, Believe it or not I have a very similar past to you.i ate junk growing up, never had skin issues, started spending lots of time on the computer (playing runescape), developed skin issues, felt like, meh whatever. Then around the age of... (more)

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by 0 · about 23 hours ago

I run and burn 500 kcal on treadmill in 22 minutes, after that i do weight training for 45 minutes, but feel exhausted the whole day. i mean i always feel like tired is it because of age or diet. now for last 2-3 weeks i am also eating whole... (more)

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by 229 · about 23 hours ago

Male, 6"1, 180lbs, 9% BF, 100% Lowish carb paleo. I have always had a problem with falling asleep. The last couple days I have noticed that I feel REALLY sleepy a god couple of hours earlier in the night, even though I have been sleeping... (more)

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Stephen_4 0 · April 24, 2013 at 2:15 AM

6'1", 180 lbs, super thin and you're doing low carb Intermittent Fasting why exactly? Add carbs , calories and HIIT and don't do IF unless you're trying to cut.

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by 100 · about 23 hours ago

I am crashing around 1:30-2:00pm almost every day. I have been paleo for about 60 days. I am not eating fruit or nuts at the moment because I am trying to shed some weight. I also do not eat any dairy. I eat bacon and eggs most mornings, some... (more)

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Hayley_1 0 · April 04, 2013 at 7:52 PM

Do you get enough carbs from fruit or starchy sources after working out? It seems like 4-5 days of crossfit a week on very little carbs would be difficult.

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by 1005 · about 23 hours ago

All of my past experiences I've had with keto I've felt tired, confused, hazy, dizzy, woozy, car-accident prone, cranky, weak, like the speaker from "One" by Metallica only not comatose...you get the idea. Is there some way to go into keto and not... (more)

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Mark_36 0 · February 22, 2013 at 3:53 PM

Listen to your body. Feeling like a zombie while in ketosis is a sign that you need to eat more BRAINS!!!!!

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by 0 · about 23 hours ago

Hi everyone, I've been underweight for pretty much all of my life and struggled to gain weight (i'm female, 5'7, 108 pounds). So I decided to try the paleo diet to see if I wasn't getting enough nutrients, or if a food intolerance was preventing... (more)

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Annika_1 0 · June 10, 2013 at 5:36 AM

Sounds like you are eating far too little. 2000 kcal is about minimum for inactive women. If you want to add weight, you should try to add at least 1000 kcal. Try Bulletproof coffee instead of coffee with milk. Eat more meat and fatty fish. Eggs... (more)

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by 115 · about 23 hours ago

Hello everybody, I just wanted to start off by saying that I'm a young college student who has been following a paleo/low-carb diet on a budget (meaning I'm unable to afford grassfed, cage free, and organic food) for the last 7 months. I started... (more)

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The_Tigers_Wife 0 · January 25, 2013 at 1:53 AM

I have to agree with other posts on fats not holding you over. I feel like you are putting a lot of butter in your diet where there should be MEAT (nomnomnom). I really think you need up your protein intake more than anything - why don't you try... (more)

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by 76 · about 23 hours ago

I started Paleo 10 days ago.. after the first few days I was hungry all the time. I read that I should eat more fats so I've been trying that and I also eat more frequently during the day so that helps with the hunger issue. I'm eating a huge... (more)

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Illyrianya 0 · January 07, 2013 at 1:00 AM

I had the same problem when I first started- it's your body getting over your carb addiction. Carbs provide a lot of burst energy and make you feel great for a little while, and you're feeling sluggish right now because your body is used to... (more)

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by 75 · about 23 hours ago

Hi all, I started the paleo diet about 5 weeks ago. I've maybe had grains a few times - I would say I've eaten paleo for 90% of the time. The first week after an initial detox, I felt great. For the last 3 weeks I've had terrible digestive... (more)

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Renee_2 0 · December 13, 2012 at 12:34 PM

I have IBS too. I've had strong improvement on Paleo. Your diet looks very high in INsoluble fiber (berries, nuts, coconut, raw salad) as well as foods that can be hard to digest (eggs). I'd try reducing these foods and adding in more SOLUBE... (more)

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by 20 · about 24 hours ago

My heart feels tired. I am going to see a doctor soon just to rule out any big problems. In the mean time, I am curious if anyone has had this happen... After quitting the sugar addiction through eating a paleo diet, I have been feeling a heavy... (more)

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PaleoBro 0 · November 20, 2012 at 5:25 PM

I'll bet your eating too fatty. You have to teach your body how to function with out so much sugar before you can teach it to use fats more effectively. When switching to a paleo diet you are starting the complex process of healing such will have... (more)

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by 5 · about 24 hours ago

I have seen this question asked before but and it seemed like it got a lot of answers but I'm not sure I ever saw an answers that the satisfied or helped the people asking the question. I recently got serious about getting rid of my sugar... (more)

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Jeff__1 0 · November 18, 2012 at 5:34 AM

I don't think it's a fat adaption thing if you've been eating paleo for a couple years. It may relate to bile production. Have you had any blood work done? You may have elevated liver enzymes or bilirubin.

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