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I LOVE onions! I could eat them until they come out of my ears! I know they are super healthy for you and have quite a bit of anti-oxidants in them. I eat probably 1 small to medium onion a day. While I'm on paleo, I'm trying to lose weight and... (more)

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Nvor 0 · December 19, 2013 at 3:44 PM

You know, onion, like hot peppers, is one of those foods that some people believe aren't "Paleo" because "no way anyone living in the wild could enjoy eating this raw". The people who say that are probably communists and should be federally... (more)

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I've only recently started a paleo-like diet (I'm not too strict on the diary) and when I started I felt great and lost 25 pounds (and still losing upto 1.5 lbs a week). My question is: How would one go about maximizing their nutritional intake?... (more)

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jake3_14 0 · October 05, 2012 at 10:10 PM

Congrats on the weight loss to date! You're on the right track with buying organic produce, although genetic contamination from GMO crops is quickly rendering that designation meaningless. If you don't already eat chia seeds, work them into your... (more)

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by 357 · 1 minute ago

I've noticed that most people on paleohacks seem to eat mostly meat vs. mostly fruits and vegetables. I myself have been eating more meat and at first felt great now not so much. I'm wondering if anyone primarily eats vegetables nuts and fruits... (more)

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Jamie_14 0 · October 05, 2012 at 11:06 AM

Volume wise, I eat about half and half. Perhaps more veg/fruit especially when you count in nuts or fruit. Calories wise I eat more from the animal products (including dairy and eggs). Weight wise, its probably slightly more animal.... (more)

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by 1489 · 2 minutes ago

Quite literally, which ones are ok to eat raw? Or is it ok to just eat all vegetables raw so long as you find them palatable? I was thinking about carrying around some sweet potato to eat kind of like an apple because I believe starches are better... (more)

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wickedween 0 · April 18, 2012 at 9:51 PM

I believe you should cook potatoes. I cook my veggies, except for when I am eating a salad, because I digest them better that way.

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by 0 · 6 minutes ago

Let's just say that, for argument's sake, I was getting all of my nutrients from animal-based foods like beef liver, pastured eggs, wild sockeye, bone broth etc. Are vegetables and fruit still necessary and what would I be deficient in? I eat... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · July 19, 2014 at 9:06 PM

Survive vs thrive. You can survive without veggies, but not likely thrive without them. Toss beef, chicken, pork (8 oz each), salmon (4 ounces) and eggs (6) into Cronometer and see what numbers show up. That's nearly my calorie needs… but... (more)

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by 0 · 11 minutes ago

I've decided to become paleo due to an insulin resistance, and migraines. I'm also concerned about my weight and I just want to generally become healthier. Now, I'm sort of picky but I'm open to trying new things. I love all fruits and meats, but... (more)

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TheHealthyCornerStore 0 · June 05, 2014 at 3:53 AM

Fruit has too much sugar so you'll want to keep your fruit consumption down to a minimum: try to limit it to 1-2 servings. If you eat more than that in the beginning of your paleo journey, don't stress. Just try to taper it off and experiment with... (more)

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by 0 · 14 minutes ago

A quick tip on how to check the quality of your asparagus. Asparagus when fresh have a waxy coating on it. Sometimes when you buy store bought or on the farmers market they can be weeks and weeks old and the sugars break down the waxy skin... (more)

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andrew 0 · April 23, 2014 at 8:15 AM

Another one is - if it is REALLY fresh, there will be sap exuding from the bottom of the stalk. If the bottom of the stalk is dry and woody - it is getting on in age!

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by 10994 · 16 minutes ago

http://jn.nutrition.org/content/127/10/2000.full Seems that fibers in leafy vegetables convert largely into O3 fatty acids in hominid models at a rate of approximately 170 calories per 100 grams. Does anyone have any evidence that humans... (more)

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thhq 0 · March 14, 2014 at 11:34 PM

I took raw spinach as a model leafy green. USDA lists 100g spinach as containing 23 calories using a normal human digestive system. Spinach is 91% water and even if the 9g dry solids was pure fat (which it's not - it's a mixture of digestible... (more)

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by 0 · 17 minutes ago

I've read a couple of times that vegetables actually increase intestinal permeability because they're insoluble or something. Here's a passage I recently found on this website: "Not to mention everytime you eat a plant food, either the... (more)

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moors 0 · February 26, 2014 at 12:19 PM

Here it is : http://paleohacks.com/questions/93839/candida-and-ketosis.html?page=2&pageSize=10&sort=votes No paleo fiber actually has ever been found to be bad as far as I can tell. Insoluble fiber being abrasive etc is a... (more)

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by 0 · 18 minutes ago

I'm trying to figure out if counting vegetable calories are even worth it. I eat about 1500 cal a day and I'd like to cut it down to about 1350. But I look back at my food and it is all SO incredibly healthy, and almost completely paleo, as... (more)

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RonBurgundy 0 · February 17, 2014 at 7:43 AM

Try it and see.

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by 5 · 18 minutes ago

What I found interesting with this site though I haven't read much yet is this: "The Wai Diet contains: - Fruit (raw, can be juiced or sundried) - Oil/fat (mainly olive oil and coconut oil, both extra virgin, cold... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · February 11, 2014 at 1:23 PM

Raw foodism silliness.

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by 0 · 19 minutes ago

So, I've been moderately paleo for roughly 3-4 months now. Overall, I stick to a routine food regimen (mainly organic). I eat a lot of eggs. A lot. Sometimes for breakfast I'll eat buckwheat cereal with apples in coconut milk. This morning I... (more)

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tricci 0 · January 11, 2014 at 9:45 PM

Find some slow cooker and casserole recipes that look good to you. Take an afternoon once a week and prep what you'll need for your slow cooker meals and make a couple of casseroles that day as well. Make enough food that you can eat for the... (more)

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by 0 · 20 minutes ago

Hey everyone! Doing great with Paleo still and loving it :) been doing it for 6 weeks now (had a few treats over the holidays...) but back on track! I feel like I am not eating enough veggies! On the Paleo diet, I don't eat as much... (more)

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joanna_4 0 · January 06, 2014 at 11:58 PM

that's way more veggies than i eat!! i usually do 1 cup a day tops (including breakfast/lunch/dinner).

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by 2318 · 21 minutes ago

My mother in law uses vegetable oil (Crisco brand made from soybeans) to cook everything. She is Chinese and insists on using it despite us asking her not to. We have even purchased other options (coconut oil, lard, even high oleic... (more)

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Matt_61 0 · December 10, 2013 at 8:26 PM

Once or twice a week isn't going to be THAT detrimental. But it depends on why you're paleo really. If you're dealing with some pretty bad inflammation then it would help to avoid it. You could always make sure you're getting enough omega 3 to... (more)

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I love vegetables, especially cruciferous vegetables and onions. I get inflammatory responses by way of swelled eyes & hands, headache, ringing in my ears...literally feel like I have a hangover. I have read that prolonged cooking is... (more)

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by 5 · 26 minutes ago

I work on an oil rig and have limited options as far as food. They cook all of our meals for us, which usually consists of breaded, fried, cheesy food. I have figured out a system which keeps me as paleo as possible out here: Breakfast- bacon... (more)

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daz 0 · August 25, 2013 at 12:59 AM

plug your foods into something like cronometer.com to see if you are missing or short of anything over a period of time. if you do decide to supplement, you do not need to necessarily supplement every day, once a week may be fine. Jaminet has... (more)

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by 7292 · 28 minutes ago

I was reading a post where someone claimed to not be getting variety since switching to a paleo diet, and I found that baffling since my own food variety has increased substantially since going paleo. I remember reading a while back that upwards... (more)

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Anon_9 0 · August 13, 2013 at 2:24 PM

Some people do like I did when I tried Atkins a couple of decades ago and just eat salami and cheese. It got really depressing because I really like food variety. Now that I'm more paleo and eating to be healthy (not to lose weight, although... (more)

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by 58 · 34 minutes ago

I mean, raw cauliflower is icky to me, but cooked is so much yummier! I find this true for a lot of veggies? Why is that? I mean does that mean cooked is better than raw?

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coyote_1 0 · June 15, 2013 at 5:06 PM

Cooking your veggies does break down fiber and makes them easier to digest. The nutrients are more available for your body. (http://www.healingnaturallybybee.com/articles/veg3.php) This could explain why they are so yummier and more nourishing... (more)

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by 15 · 35 minutes ago

Dear community, I have kinda odd problem. I'm on gluten free diet and lactose free diet for almost 3 years already but I still have problems with foul, excessive gas that smells like rotten eggs (additional symptom is bloating). All my blood... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · July 17, 2013 at 6:27 PM

Google FODMAPS....

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by 496 · 35 minutes ago

I like vegetables because they always add something to a dish and without them you wouldnt be able to hit your daily vitmains/minerals. So how much do you eat per day on average as i dont want to eat too much like kale (where i get thyroid... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · June 06, 2013 at 7:57 PM

Can't say I've run into too many vegetables in my experience. Generally I'm eating around 2-3 pounds of plant matter daily, not all fiberous, but a good amount of it is.

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by 787 · 35 minutes ago

I've somewhat narrowed it down & i seem to have digestion issues with some vegetables, i won't go into the gruesome details (unless asked) but whenever i have some red meat, especially beef, the issue completely goes away. I'm thinking that... (more)

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haley12 0 · June 06, 2013 at 1:34 PM

It could be that your stomach just isn't built to handle so many raw veggies (and thus insoluble fiber). The fact that you have started eating raw vegetables at the same time that you've started having digestive problems points to an issue with... (more)

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Hi guys and gals.. I'm buying fresh meat and vegetables at the moment which is costing me a fortune! I am going to keep up with the fresh meat but am considering buying frozen veg because it really is so expensive and also goes off so quick! Is... (more)

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Marcy_5 0 · June 05, 2013 at 5:23 PM

Frozen veggies are often times healthier than veggies from the supermarket because they are flash frozen right after picking.The veggies in the grocery store could have been sitting around for WEEKs before they came home with you. That being... (more)

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by 0 · 36 minutes ago

Hi! I am new here. I have been Paleo for about 1 week. So, I am here to LEARN :D I have mostly been eating broccoli/cauliflower/carrots or green beans or brussel sprouts. It's getting kinda boring! So, what kinds of veggies do YOU like? Also,... (more)

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Illay16 0 · June 03, 2013 at 11:18 PM

try beet chips... cut thin slices little olive oil, salt & black pepper, in the oven 400f for 20-35 min

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by 90 · 37 minutes ago

Hi there, I am currently living in an apartment with a decent sized walkable balcony that gets about 7 to 9 hours of direct sunlight a day. I want to start my own vegetable garden but I am not sure where to begin, I just want to keep it as simple... (more)

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Sara_17 0 · May 25, 2013 at 5:02 AM

I have some heirloom tomato plants coming to me in a week or so, and I've already bought a lettuce "garden" (planter with several lettuce varieties already growing) which has been hanging out in an area with mostly shade and seems to be doing... (more)

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by 292 · 38 minutes ago

Hi guys I'm brand new here! I started eating paleo 5 weeks ago after finally seeing the light with my old diet which consisted of mainly take aways and sugary drinks! I am 5 foot 9 and was 5 weeks ago 15 stone 10, I am now down to around just... (more)

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Christina_13 0 · May 20, 2013 at 6:34 AM

Well, I would say it is almost harder to avoid protein with paleo food. Pretty much if you are eating truly paleo, you are eating a bunch of protein. So eat lots of meat and fish! Also, broccoli and kale are pretty high in protein, for... (more)

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