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by 668 · about 10 hours ago

Is anyone else here a backpacker? I have not been on a long trip in about a year, but I used to be an avid backpacker. Going for a weekend and packing/eating Paleo is easy, but if you need to carry 5 - 7 days worth of food and weight AND volume... (more)

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pfw 0 · June 07, 2010 at 7:34 PM

Lex Rooker style pemmican! http://www.traditionaltx.us/images/PEMMICAN.pdf You can find plans for his $10 dehydrator (dead simple to make and use) here: http://www.traditionaltx.us/images/JerkyDrierInstructions.pdf I use this when playing... (more)

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

been paleo for two and a half years, was perfect for the first year which i attribute to just graduating college and having lots of free time and energy. However once i started working things started to get rough. I work as a case manager for... (more)

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Girlgenius 0 · June 12, 2014 at 3:37 AM

If you do go out, Cobb salad with oil/vinegar or omelet with tomato on the side are good choices. Don't get confused between Ancestral, Primal and Paleo. People talk about them as if they're the same, but they're preferences on a range of... (more)

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by 5 · about 10 hours ago

Yo! Anyone have a good hack for surviving a red eye flight? I believe it's a 6 hour flight, hour layover, then another 1 or 2 hour flight to my destination. Last time I tried magnesium + 5-HTP which did not put me to sleep and I was a mess the... (more)

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daz 0 · August 31, 2013 at 6:51 AM

You need to adjust your circadian rhythm (tho i'm guessing you knew that already). Some people have success with bright light therapy &/or melatonin. Melatonin can be taken a few days before your flight as well, to tweak your circadian rhythm... (more)

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by 15 · about 10 hours ago

I have the chance to travel to Viet Nam. I am Paleo because it helps me, but also because I MUST be. A bit of rice here, some gluten there, etc will definitely make me very sick. Does anyone have any experiences, advice? I have traveled widely... (more)

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elf27 0 · August 21, 2013 at 2:06 PM

So...most of vietnam uses rice as the accompaniment for every dish. So if you eat out, because their portions are smaller, order double! I found their pork, chicken and meat to be on par with US prices ($4-$7 per pound) so meat is not the central... (more)

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by 3014 · about 10 hours ago

My friend and I will pass through NB, then spending most of our time in NS and NFLD. We'll be staying and B and Bs, will have a cooler. Before I leave, I'll try to take some good quality non perishables. Any thoughts of good places to shop, such... (more)

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TruthinessInc 0 · August 03, 2013 at 2:44 PM

You can easily find wild smoked salmon, which I've heard, at least to those who enjoy it, should be worth more than gold per ounce. Also look for salmon jerky...basically, you're on the ocean...get intimate with a couple pounds of lobster and... (more)

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by 15 · about 10 hours ago

Hello, I just started the Paleo lifestyle and I am leaving town next week for 6 days at a work convention. This convention is huge - 500 or so people - and every meal is either served to us or we eat out, it's all buffet style and the only... (more)

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Riceball 0 · July 31, 2013 at 11:03 PM

This is the sticky situation most have been dreading. 1) If you really have to, take a few bites. Smile. Wipe your mouth. If you have one of those giant linen napkins, I know this sounds gross, spit your food into it. 2) Or ... just eat a few... (more)

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by 247 · about 10 hours ago

Hey there! I am a german paleo girl and I'm going for a backpacking tour throught Australia (well, actually I just decided today because my inner voice told me not to study laws from the first day but first, to see the world and get some sun -... (more)

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BGottfried 0 · July 01, 2013 at 12:35 PM

Hostelling might be your best bet in this case. There are hostels in most of the major cities (probably the smaller ones as well, but I never made it to those) and they usually have kitchens with cooking implements and a large # of refridgerators... (more)

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by 15 · about 10 hours ago

Soo......this is getting to me.....it feels like I can't complete this 30 day challenge since I'm traveling.....I went to Texas Roadhouse....ordered a fillet mignon, steamed veggies and baked potato...no seasoning, butter, etc. Veggies and potato... (more)

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scilla 0 · June 05, 2013 at 2:47 AM

I felt like Texas Roadhouse was one of the more enjoyable restaurant experiences I've had since going gluten free/paleo. I ordered a grilled steak, a baked potato and another baked sweet potato. The waitress was attentive when I explained my dairy... (more)

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by 15 · about 10 hours ago

I am new to the paleo lifestyle, and I travel a lot for work, in fact, I'll be on the road the next three months. I have researched tons a snack ideas as I'll be travelling by car. My question is how cook and eat a balanced paleo diet. I plan on... (more)

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Maarten 0 · May 11, 2013 at 3:39 PM

I'm not doing this myself so better answers then mine will probably follow... What i"d do: Get: - a slowcooker - a unit to freeze / cool prepared and unprepared food in - a simple array of acids and herbs - a big tub of coconut oil Make it... (more)

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by 1981 · about 11 hours ago

I am going to be outside 24 hours a day until November, in California, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, West Virginia, Maryland, DC, Delaware and Connecticut. Should I bother continuing with vitamin D... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · April 13, 2013 at 2:03 AM

Depends. There are many variables. Are you sunbathing daily in a swimsuit or shorts for at least 20 min between 11-2 with a fair complexion? Then probably not for the D3. If you can't get enough liver on the road, then maybe to the CLO. Or... (more)

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by 379 · about 11 hours ago

My boyfriend and I are taking advantage of the latter half of spring break and leaving tomorrow for a long weekend away. We'll be staying in a hotel room with a mini fridge and microwave. Does anyone have some good, non-dessert recipes for... (more)

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joanna_4 0 · March 08, 2013 at 4:42 AM

you can microwave sweet potatoes and bacon. here's some other... (more)

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by 3690 · about 11 hours ago

So, I've been in Taiwan for two weeks and because of travels (and my conscious desire to use this special time to test a reintroduction of gluten), I've found out that I don't react at all to gluten. Prior to these travels, I had been strictly... (more)

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Eugenia 0 · March 03, 2013 at 2:14 AM

Are you sure that the wheat they have in Taiwan is the same as the franken-wheat they have in the US? There's a reason why there are 3 out of 100 celiac in the US, and only 1 in 1750 in Greece, for example: different wheat. I'm a celiac, and the... (more)

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by 1981 · about 11 hours ago

I will be traveling 4000 miles on foot, starting in May of this year. What are some good choices for traveling food that will keep in my pack for several days, and provide decent nutrition to fuel long days of walking, that I will be able to... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · January 23, 2013 at 12:58 AM

Depends on your route what will be available, of course! Get one of these or something like it:... (more)

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by 2688 · about 11 hours ago

So I drink BPC EVERY morning with 4 tbsp butter and 3 tbsp MCT oil. I'm going on a trip where I will not be able to do this for four straight mornings. I'll also be exposed to a lot of SAD foods and it will not be socially acceptable to choose... (more)

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lifeisgood 0 · November 14, 2012 at 2:32 PM

coconut oil= jusr make sure its in a solid state (under 76 degrees) when you go thru security :)

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by 158 · about 11 hours ago

I'm staying in a hotel and planning to leave tomorrow morning. I'm not travelling home until late in the pm (11pm) so I've got big plans for breakfast so I don't have a hunger crash. 3 rashes of bacon 4 eggs Butter Mushrooms ( half cup) Spinach... (more)

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miked_2 0 · November 08, 2012 at 3:23 PM

When I travel I'll usually do 6-8 eggs and about a 1/2 lb of bacon for breakfast. That usually can hold me for 36-48 hours with no hunger at all. I don't get too fancy with my breakfast. I try to get as much fuel as possible.

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by 220 · about 11 hours ago

Hi. I am just starting on my Paleo journey (one week) and seeing great results. Besides loosing 7lbs, my insomnia is gone as are my food cravings. I have enegry again and wake up ready to tackle the day. Those things alone make me feel like how... (more)

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Paul_28 0 · October 04, 2012 at 6:14 AM

Your first move should be to research South Africa and find out what's available beforehand. Check out forums about living in South Africa, online articles about the food industry in South Africa, etc. I recently moved to Turkey, where I'll be... (more)

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by 290 · about 11 hours ago

I am signing up to embark on the 10 day excursion to the holy land for Winter. As a 4 year Paleo veteran, I am concerned with the available dietary options most of my friends who went on the trip discussed with me (Fried Falafel, Hummus, Israeli... (more)

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MattL 0 · August 03, 2012 at 1:44 PM

i went on birthright two years ago and it was fairly easy to keep paleo. in the mornings there was normally some sort of buffet with tons of hard boiled eggs, israeli salads, coffee, baba ganoush, etc. Plenty of 'strict' paleo options. For... (more)

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by 163 · about 11 hours ago

Hi all, I'll be traveling to Rotterdam, Netherlands (and around South/Zuid Holland in general) and Reykjavik, Iceland at the end of the summer and would love to hear about any suggestions for traditional/local/possibly Dutch or Icelandic paleo... (more)

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Maria_Anna 0 · July 26, 2012 at 3:18 PM

I'm from Amsterdam.... I recommend you try to eat salted or soused herring. You can also pick another one of our cold water fish. Or seafood like Northsea shrimp, clams and stuff... Shop for groceries at a "Natuurwinkel". It's sorta like... (more)

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by 1670 · about 11 hours ago

This is embarrassing, but I definitely need some help here. I am in China and have harder access to all the variety and vegetables I get back home. Because of this, I haven't had a bowel movement in a week. There are vegetables and fruit available... (more)

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paleopinoy 0 · June 27, 2012 at 1:36 PM

You are in China, there must be some good quality teas, green & oolong. You can always visit a Chinese herbalist as a last resort. Don't underestimate the power of TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine)!

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by 15226 · about 11 hours ago

What would be in your travel bag both as a regular supplement and as a safety/first aid for any infection, etc. I will be traveling this July for 3 weeks in Singapore, Malaysia, and India. I will be climbing a mountain in Malaysia and will be in... (more)

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Jenny_9 0 · June 26, 2012 at 12:48 AM

Charcoal is cheap and great if you eat something sketchy. Enteric coated peppermint oil for stomach cramps. Gravol just in case, can save you a trip to the emergency or having to stop and turn back on a trail in a foreign country. Tumeric pills... (more)

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by 193 · about 11 hours ago

I'm traveling from Berlin to Dresden to Prague to Nuremburg to Frankfurt in a few weeks and I'm wondering if anyone has some recommendations on paleo friendly cafes, restaurants, etc. Or, if you have any suggestions on German fare that suits our... (more)

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ChenZhen 0 · May 30, 2012 at 3:53 PM

I've heard only good things about the Sauvage in Berlin, I think it's the world's first paleo restaurant http://www.sauvageberlin.com/

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by 1213 · about 11 hours ago

I wanted to pick the brains of the hive here...are there any places in the Sarasota, Florida area that a PaleoHacker should definitely hit up? I am already trying to locate a good source of raw cream that I can freeze and pack up (for my pet,... (more)

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Eric_S 0 · May 28, 2012 at 9:08 PM

I went to college in the SRQ, but it I wasn't paleo back then. I highly recommend C'est La Vie, which is a legit Parisian restaurant that is really cheap for what you get. They have omelets and an amazing salmon/tuna salad, called the... (more)

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by 5828 · about 11 hours ago

If you could live anywhere in the world where Paleo food was plentiful and inexpensive and living was cheap and life was good, where would you live? This is not a completely theoretical question as I'm thinking of doing some extended travel in... (more)

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sandy_A 0 · May 21, 2012 at 8:49 PM

HOnestly, and I am not trying to be a smart-aleck here, but the US has the most inexpensive food in the world (you can Google for verification). I am not just talking cheapo carb/sugar stuff, but even whole foods. not to mention, veggies and... (more)

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by 1579 · about 11 hours ago

So I am taking a class over the summer that goes on a roadtrip for 2 weeks in a couple of big vans, camping and staying at hotels. We will be eating at restaurants some of the time and cooking as a group (probably over a campfire) taking turns... (more)

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coffeesnob 0 · May 07, 2012 at 10:22 PM

Pickled eggs last for weeks. Nut butters (though not strictly paleo), dried fruit and seaweed snacks...last for long. Canned fish/dried fish would be good as well.

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