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by 0 · about 7 hours ago

Are there any studies on the body's transition to saturated fat? Someone on here mentioned that the body replaces PUFA, and possibly trans fats, with saturated fat where saturated fat should ideally be.

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by 15 · about 8 hours ago

A few of my friends and I are working out in the oilfields of North Dakota. We work fifteen hour days, get around eight hours of sleep a night, and spend most of our time awake moving and lifting decently heavy things. At the beginning of February... (more)

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Stephen_4 0 · February 09, 2013 at 12:32 PM

I guess I don't understand what the problem is? If everyone feels great then you're fine, for now at least. Ultimately you might want to change up the veggies/greens that you eat, since 3 of y'all need to gain weight, you might include some carbs,... (more)

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by 5 · about 8 hours ago

Hello! I am 33 y/o married female, about 135 lbs (no kids). I would like to lose 10-15 lb, but mostly get my energy back. I have a heart condition (replaced pulmonary valve) so I wear out pretty easily, since I am not getting 100% oxygen to start... (more)

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CoconutFan 0 · January 20, 2013 at 12:39 AM

It definitely helps having your spouse on board. My husband and I (in our 30's) just started two weeks ago. And there was a point that he wanted to start eating wheat again. But I insisted that we stick with it for at least a month. He found... (more)

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by 496 · about 8 hours ago

Hi. Can white rice give you acne if consumed and eaten with fiber, good fats, and protein? This apparently can lower the insulin spike greatly? Secondly, I have been paleo for three weeks coming from a vegetarian diet of mostly legumes and brown... (more)

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PrairieProf 0 · May 31, 2012 at 3:04 PM

You have just changed a zillion factors in your diet. The likelihood that white rice is giving you acne (especially as you were eating brown rice before) is vanishingly small. And given that you've probably vastly lowered your carb intake from... (more)

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by 95 · about 8 hours ago

Hello, I have been Paleo/Primal since Nov'11 and am transitioning my family over. My children are young (6 1/2, 5 and 3 1/2) and are addicted to cereal. (I don't buy the sugar-bomb cereal - but it's still grains) Anyway.... am looking for ideas... (more)

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Jess_1 0 · April 17, 2012 at 2:26 PM

You can take a gradual approach, or do it all at once. Some people do better one way, some do better the other. Start introducing meals where you either don't have cereal, or start serving cereal (preferably a gluten-free type, such as most of... (more)

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by 1804 · about 8 hours ago

Hi fellow PHers. I have been paleo for ~1 year now and have never completed a Whole 30. I typically eat about 90% Paleo, 9% Primal and 1% SAD. I have seen great results on my paleo journey to self-discovery but I have a new challenge ahead of... (more)

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Beth_WeightMaven 0 · March 22, 2012 at 5:59 PM

I think the choice of when to do a whole 30 (or similar plan) is personal ... I like the metaphor of getting into a cold pool. Some like to tiptoe in, others like to jump in and get the pain over with! I am half-way thru what I'm calling my Mat... (more)

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by 152 · about 8 hours ago

I'm doing pretty good with eliminating soy and dairy, and am on the fence about legumes since Archevore is looking pretty appealing as a starting place for me. Wheat and grains are right now the most difficult transition for me. I've severely cut... (more)

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JitzGrrl 0 · January 23, 2012 at 1:38 AM

My #1 change is that gluten makes me crazy in the social-anxiety sense; glutened I am paranoid about and paralyzed by other's reactions and intentions, which is miserable for me and everyone close to me. It was a huge and surprising finding, and... (more)

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by 152 · about 8 hours ago

My question is - what resources/model of paleo/primal, etc. might be best for me to start with? I have been to a number of paleo/primal websites (Robb Wolf, PaleoParents, Cordain, Whole 9, Mark Sisson, No Meat Athlete, Tim Ferriss and others) and... (more)

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Ashley_9 0 · January 20, 2012 at 6:10 PM

I too am a recovering vegetarian. I can't do cheese or butter yet... Here is what my diet looks like... HEAVY on the fish. I eat loads of salmon, tuna, trout, scallops, sardines, etc. I eat eggs everyday. It was hard to learn to eat the... (more)

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by 600 · about 8 hours ago

Hi hackers. Having recently discovered Paleo/Primal, I'm working to transition my family away from our SAD ways towards a healthier way of eating. We're not too far off actually, just have to get rid of some crackers, bagels and cereal. One of... (more)

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Jenny_9 0 · December 16, 2011 at 1:27 AM

I used to live with my friend who had a 3-year-old, and she was also very attached to a morning ritual she picked up at her Dad's over christmas, which was, unfortunately, Raison Bran cereal. She wouldn't eat breakfast if she couldn't have it.... (more)

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by 10 · about 8 hours ago

About three months ago my 72lb lab was diagnosed with diabetes. We tried the cheaper Science diet but his blood glucose didn't do well on it. Then switched permanently to Royal Canin HF which is their dry diabetic food. We feed him 2.5 cups twice... (more)

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syrahna 0 · November 27, 2011 at 10:07 PM

Sweetpotatoes, I suspect this is totally doable - but since I've never dealt with a diabetic dog, I can't speak to that. You may want to track down a holistic vet so you can have support for the diabetic issues while you transition. Here's how I... (more)

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by 1186 · about 8 hours ago

My sis's ulcer has acted up severely since transitioning to strict paleo from a diet of mostly sugar and french fries. She's at the point now where any food is causing stomach pain/nausea, and feels she must try some starchy foods again to get... (more)

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wmertens 0 · September 16, 2011 at 9:46 PM

I don't think you want to stress her body extra by switching to a relatively extreme (low carb) diet from what it was. Stress in any form is not good. Just removing sugar/excessive fructose and wheat from her diet and otherwise not changing... (more)

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by 165 · about 8 hours ago

My husband is a very picky eater and our daughter takes after him. He says it's a texture thing more than it is a taste thing. Up until now I've been able to get away with making foods from his country (Spain) using rice and lentils so I can get... (more)

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animalcule 0 · September 16, 2011 at 1:28 AM

Yeah, he sounds like he's doing great to me. Try making the dishes you usually do, but cutting down on the legume or grain content or replacing them with proteins. Look up some traditional Spanish recipes involving seafood or meat yourself, and... (more)

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by 85 · about 8 hours ago

Bottom line, I'm doing paleo and I'm losing weight rapidly but feel terrible and I'm extremely irritable with friends and family. By terrible I mean: constant hunger and distracting cravings, inability to concentrate, sleepiness, shakiness and... (more)

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peter_5 0 · August 19, 2011 at 12:42 PM

You CAN NOT do endurance exercise and weights on a calorie deficit. End of story. You need to eat fat and you need to eat starches. Sorry Masochist, but your plan is bad and you are going to feel shit. 1) eat enough carbs for you running -... (more)

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by 2949 · about 8 hours ago

As the title says, I got a live-in nanny job for a 7 year old girl, single mom situation (saving up to move to california, finish school, and start my own paleo practice yeahhh!) The mom was happy I'm studying nutrition and love to cook, I... (more)

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Jess_1 0 · August 19, 2011 at 11:40 PM

First of all, you need to get on the same page. The mother values the idea of nutrition, feels you have valuable information, and is willing to learn. You don't have to be sneaky about it, leave books lying around, or anything like that. Doing... (more)

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by 380 · about 8 hours ago

Long story short, I sprained my MCL in a freak jello wrestling accident this weekend. (Don't worry, it was unsweetened and I didn't eat any of the jello.) I've been considering purchasing a pair of VFFs (or a similar minimal shoe), and I was a... (more)

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jared_2 0 · June 30, 2011 at 7:08 PM

I'd say go for it. An integral part of any rehab strategy nowadays is improving proprioception, your body's ability to determine the relative position of joints in space and in relation to each other. Thick soled shoes inhibit proprioception,... (more)

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by 1299 · about 8 hours ago

Clearly, there are many societies, including most Western developed nations, that have suffered poorer health due to wheat, added fructose, and vegetable oil. But what specific examples do we have about the actual transitions? Taubes cites the... (more)

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Andrew___Evolvify 0 · June 16, 2011 at 8:39 AM

Stature and robusticity during the agricultural transition: Evidence from the bioarchaeological record. Economics & Human Biology (2011) You need access to the full-text to get the specific examples, but this study is recent and fairly... (more)

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by 539 · about 8 hours ago

Since I gave up eating paleo last week and have re-introduced wheat,sugar,etc. I feel I can go longer without eating than when I was trying paleo. Also, I can eat smaller portions and not feel so bloated. When I was doing paleo, I had to gorge... (more)

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permiechickie 0 · May 18, 2011 at 4:50 PM

Perhaps the problem here is the paradox of choice. Everyone thinks that they want to have more choices in life (should I wear fur or diamonds?) but in reality, when we are given too many choices we often feel unhappy. I think that going Paleo is... (more)

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by 10 · about 8 hours ago

No grains / Gluten ? No legumes ? No dairy ? No processed food ? No refined sugar ? Here is the link to answer directly on facebook and/or share it: https://www.facebook.com/home.php?sk=question&id=10150263783443465 (more)

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Rhubarb 0 · May 18, 2011 at 10:14 AM

If I had to choose one, it would be no grains (and therefore no gluten). The damage they can do to the gut opens up doors for all other types of ailments and auto-immune issues. Closely followed by processed food and sugar. However by cutting... (more)

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by 78417 · about 8 hours ago

Hej Folks, i just got a newsletter from frederic patenaude. He is a raw vegan advocate, with focus on a low fat diet. So in the whole thing different than paleo. I dont wanna bash anyone or any diet. More this is a text, or some ideas of someone... (more)

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Bread_Eating_Beelzebub 0 · April 13, 2011 at 12:49 PM

I had a lot of these symptoms. His solutions for them are idiotic though. Geez, if only some pathetic little flax and hemp seeds could have saved me! I was already eating those things + B12 supplements and they did nothing.

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by 152 · about 8 hours ago

My plan is to transition using a 14 stop program, modified from Panu's step program. I tried going cold turkey a few times, so I am trying a different approach. How do you keep track of your transition to eating more paleo foods and less SAD... (more)

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being 0 · April 03, 2011 at 7:15 PM

i track my food two or three days a week, max, to keep myself on the straight and narrow (i try to average less than 50g carbs a day ON AVERAGE at the end of the week- at this point i can mostly do it in my head, but i track sometimes just to be... (more)

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by 78417 · about 8 hours ago

Actually Markus Rothkranz isnt Paleo. His Video and his promotion is a bit provocating and special. Playing with fear. So a reason for me to share this controversal guy. He self shows him as very healthy. He is anyway a interesting guy, some new... (more)

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Travis_Culp 0 · January 10, 2011 at 11:39 PM

Wow, that might be the least legitimate website I've clicked on in a while (and I spend a lot of time on the internet). It's almost comically illegitimate in a self-parody sort of way.

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by 78417 · about 8 hours ago

Hej Paleo folks. Are there paleo people coming from a raw vegan background? Do you have raw vegan friends? What do you think on raw vegan lifestly and diet? For whom is Paleo, for whom is raw food? Did you learn something from a raw vegan Diet?... (more)

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Travis_Culp 0 · January 06, 2011 at 3:42 AM

Seems like a combination of the two could be a good diet; we ought not to be so dogmatic about these things.

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by 1510 · about 8 hours ago

For almost two years after seeing Kris Carr's Crazy Sexy Cancer documentary and reading her blog, I really into the raw food movement. There were entire weeks where I only ate raw fruits and veggies. And gained weight and anxiety, go figure, from... (more)

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alvesky 0 · November 07, 2013 at 5:39 PM

HI. So, I was veg for 11 years, with vegan for 9 of those and raw vegan for 7 of those. I came into vegetarianism for animal welfare reasons, and continued with health reasons. I felt great going into veganism, and much better going into raw... (more)

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by 20787 · about 8 hours ago

The low carb flu, caffeine withdrawal, sugar withdrawal, constipation, cravings, depression, etc. Some people experience side effects when transitioning to paleo. Are there ways to make this easier, less painful and less stressful for newbies? ... (more)

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Nico 0 · October 02, 2010 at 4:44 AM

In my experience, you can get a lot of benefits of paleo without being as low-carb as some people are. Eat fruit, yams and squash to your heart's content. If you do want to go very low-carb you can do so once you've gone a while without gluten and... (more)

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by 85 · about 8 hours ago

I have a friend that seems curious about going Paleo, especially since I mentioned that some people seem to find that their allergies improve after switching. She also suffers from asthma, which appears to be an inflammatory response. As run-away... (more)

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andrew 0 · June 18, 2010 at 8:26 AM

Yes! This was the original reason for starting to eat Paleo. I have had asthma since childhood and didn't like the idea of being on steroid inhalers for life. I began in November and found within a few weeks that things had improved. About 10... (more)

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