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by 2341 · about 14 hours ago

About 2 months ago I had a nice set of abs at 175 lbs..I caught a cold for about a week and slowly lost them. This past month I went off the deep end. I've drank beer the past three weekends, binged on foods i shouldn't be eating (Pizza, white... (more)

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Maria_8 0 · June 14, 2012 at 4:56 PM

I have the same issue: my mother freaks out when I come home because I'm "too thin" and "look like a skeleton" - and at one point I really was skeletally thin and unhealthy, but since then I've put on 10lbs of muscle and I feel very strong and... (more)

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by 1132 · about 14 hours ago

We've all heard and seen stories of people being fat and becoming leaner on Paleo diet. What about the reverse? Is there anyone out there who's gone from "skinny thin" to "lean thin" purely by eating paleo? I'd really love to see if so.... (more)

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animalcule 0 · February 24, 2011 at 11:07 AM

I am a 25-year-old woman and have been underweight since I was 3 years old. I have a small frame and look fairly healthy at my low weight, but still consider myself too thin. I think I'd look my best in the 'ideal' BMI range, and I'm only 5 lbs... (more)

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by 310 · about 14 hours ago

Well it's been a really long time since I've been on this site. Looking back through what I've asked previously I feel like I used to be way to focused on my weight and how I looked, since then I kind of stopped caring as much because I was... (more)

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raydawg 0 · August 11, 2014 at 12:49 AM

Since your waist went down I'm guessing you gained more muscle and lost some fat. So don't worry about it. Plus, you're still growing, so it's fine to get a bit more lean mass. As for the mayo, if you've got a blender, two eggs, some extra... (more)

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by 0 · about 14 hours ago

I have been eating paleo for the past year and a half and have traditionally been a very lean / skinny guy. I have always had a hard time putting on weight, even in the days before paleo when I would carb and protein load to gain muscle mass.... (more)

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Myth 0 · August 07, 2014 at 6:14 AM

Allow me to be your harsh dose of reality.1.) You are obsessing. Obsession causes stress. Stress causes a myriad of issues that affect everything in your body including weight. Obsession is unhealthy. 2.) Your BF% scale is disgustingly inaccurate.... (more)

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by 0 · about 14 hours ago

Skyrocket your heart rate get youth wedding oh man this get Rennes and absolutely change your then you know what it only lasts about 45 minutes to an hour and you're done and I guarantee you that you will burn way more calories your body way... (more)

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by 0 · about 14 hours ago

When I eat saturated fats I rapidly start gaining fat, does anyone else experience this or know the mechanism behind it? Ii have tested it multiple times by cutting out sat fats and reintroducing them again, within one or two days of replacing... (more)

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Rosenhazavel 0 · June 19, 2014 at 11:58 AM

It is recommended to limit the saturated fats amount to less than 7 percent of total daily calories. That is in 2000 calories not more then 140 of them should be directly from saturated fats, which count up to 16 grams. Eating nuts and fish... (more)

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by 0 · about 14 hours ago

Hello! I went on AIP 5 months ago and have been avoiding calorie counting and the scale and just eating nutrient dense foods especially high calorie ones like coconut oil and coconut butter. Many of my symptoms of leaky gut have improved except... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · May 29, 2014 at 12:48 PM

Celiacs often times gain weight after normalizing their digestion with a gluten-free diet. They simply can absorb more of the nutrients in the food they eat. Then again, not controlling portions, not counting calories and eating a calorie dense... (more)

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by 0 · about 14 hours ago

I apologize if this is long; however, I need an outsider's opinion on whether I'm a just hypochrondriac or really need to investigate something further... Background: -At 18, weight about 100 lbs, 5'3" -Weighed between 100-108... (more)

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by 1492 · about 14 hours ago

Hi Everyone, I've been paleo for about 3.5 years and over the last 6 months I've steadily been gaining weight. I am 68.5" tall and I went from a 29" waist to a 32" waist and 37.5" hips to 40" hips. I don't know my weight. Needless to say,... (more)

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Michael_17 0 · May 05, 2014 at 2:43 PM

I don't think gaining weight now is anything to do with whether you've eaten paleo for 3.5 years... I don't know why you've gained weight, other than that something's changed... Habits, hormones, age related factors, lifestyle (all these... (more)

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by 0 · about 14 hours ago

Any idea if there is a change in the body's ability to metabolize processed foods and converting them to fat after keto-adaption? I'm wondering about weight gain with regard to refined sugar and flour after becoming keto-adapted. Do you... (more)

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Elliefrance 0 · April 30, 2014 at 11:03 AM

Refined grains like white rice and those used to make white bread and sugary breakfast oats have had a large portion of their fiber and supplements stripped away. They transform into (glucose) so quick that, in the same way as sugar itself, they... (more)

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by 3244 · about 14 hours ago

Hello all. I've been a fairly strict low-carb paleo disciple for about a decade and have done very well on it. Just over a year ago I started taking an SSRI (Celexa) and it seems to have f***ed my metabolism beyond repair. The first 6 months... (more)

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Stephen_4 0 · April 17, 2014 at 9:27 PM

If you want to lose weight and are already following a energy sufficient (not excess) diet then one of the best complimentary things you can do is some HIIT (High Intensity Training).

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by 0 · about 14 hours ago

Just wondering how much you guys typically eat (more specifically those who weight train). I am a 16 year old female, 5ft 5.5in. My weight has been fluctuating lately (I try to not weight myself though) and I think I'm around 115lbs. It is... (more)

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joanna_4 0 · March 24, 2014 at 2:04 AM

this doesn't sound like that much food. how is this more than your whole family eats?? are they cats??haha your breakfast+ lunch + snack is one meal for me.

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by 0 · about 14 hours ago

I have been reading so many blogs and posts to try and find someone with a similar situation as me. Hopefully someone here can help! I am 25, 5'11" and 180 pounds. Four years ago I lost 30 pounds with calorie restriction (1000-1200 per day)... (more)

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Nats 0 · March 07, 2014 at 12:26 AM

WOW it's just like I read my own story... First of all, let me tell you that I completely understand how you feel. And even though it seems easier and it has worked in the past, calorie restricting is not the answer. I've been through the exact.... (more)

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by 0 · about 14 hours ago

When I had anorexia, I reached a bmi of 13.5, I know, really bad. At that time, I was eating low fat and carb, so thats even worse. But I didn't want to go down that road so I listened to my doctors, eat more, so i did. I gained weight, and... (more)

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MFararoni 0 · February 28, 2014 at 12:55 AM

It happened to me once that I was working out too much and not eating enough fat... Then I worked out less and still nothing.... Now I started eating a bit more and everything's back to normal.. You see, your body takes time to adapt or to get... (more)

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by 0 · about 14 hours ago

I have IBS, Acid reflux, Anemia, Gastritis and a family history of Crohn's disease. (though I have not been diagnosed with Crohn's myself) I listed all these things because I wonder if they are related. Within two years, I've put on close... (more)

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Methodician 0 · February 25, 2014 at 8:43 PM

I have found my own personal brand of paleo that works well. Feeling better, able to be more active, and generally digesting better and experiencing better bowel regularity and less digestive distress. One thing I've noticed is that too much... (more)

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by 0 · about 14 hours ago

16 yo, 5'.5.5", 14% BF. Use to have eating disorder issues, never quit eating but lacked calorie dense food. Was at 93lbs. I have since gained weight and am at 110lbs. I have educated myself on proper nutrition and want a career in it. I cook... (more)

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Baris 0 · June 06, 2014 at 6:20 PM

Hey there @natiann123I had Dr. Justin answer your question on BWR. Your question was answered at (24:40)http://beyondwellnessradio.com/beyond-wellness-radio-episode-4-listener-questions/I know this is super late, but I hope it is helpful. (more)

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by 0 · about 14 hours ago

I am talking local, raw honey here. I like to have a bit of a sweet most days of the week. Usually this includes apple with nut butter, a banana with some 100 dark chocolate, some healthy brownies made with squash, hone, and coconut flour...... (more)

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joanna_4 0 · February 20, 2014 at 12:56 AM

i've been eating 1 tbsp of raw honey a day for months now. i blend it in kefir and really enjoy it. it feels decadent and i know it's good for me. i mainly eat it because i keep my diet low fiber and that tends to be low carb. i don't... (more)

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by 0 · about 14 hours ago

I am in my 6th week of Paleo and 6th week of daily 30 min gym sessions (after not having worked out for a year). I am 32, petite, weigh 149 pounds and am 168cm tall. I've gained weight in the last 6 weeks. Whats the problem?

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Ryan_DPT 0 · March 13, 2014 at 5:42 PM

If you're workouts are purely aerobic (treadmill/bike etc) then you're not going to lose body fat efficiently. You're better off using the treadmill/bike for a warm up then begin some anaerobic short duration exercises such as plyometrics, full... (more)

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by 0 · about 14 hours ago

I've been eating Paleo (plus yams & white rice) for about 1 month now. I'm looking to make it more strict and follow the auto-immune protocol for a few months to see what happens. The reason I've been hesitant to begin is because I am 6'1... (more)

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glib 0 · February 08, 2014 at 2:44 AM

coconut oil, olive oil, lard and tallow.

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by 0 · about 14 hours ago

Last Thursday I was 108 lbs. Over the past 7-10 days I've been increasing how much fat I consume. I was high protein, moderate carb, and low fat. With those ratios, I was maintaining my weight, but I realized I was not adhering to a proper Paleo... (more)

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Khj123 0 · January 24, 2014 at 12:34 AM

Remember that if you had an eating disorder, then your body has likely been damaged and needs to repair itself. To perform cellular repair, your body needs water. Some people with eating disorders gain up to 15 pounds of water (average is more... (more)

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by 121 · about 14 hours ago

Hi everyone! I've been slowly but steadily gaining weight for the past few months, and I can't figure it out. 5'1, went from 102 to 112 in about three-four months. I haven't made any changes in diet. I did go vlc for a few weeks... (more)

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blackjack 0 · January 19, 2014 at 8:28 PM

You will lose weight restricting calories not restricting a macronutrient.

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by 121 · about 14 hours ago

Hi everyone! I've been slowly but steadily gaining weight for the past few months, and I can't figure it out. 5'1, went from 102 to 112 in about three-four months. I haven't made any changes in diet. I did go vlc for a few weeks... (more)

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blackjack 0 · January 19, 2014 at 8:28 PM

You will lose weight restricting calories not restricting a macronutrient.

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by 13 · about 14 hours ago

I'm 33 weeks along in my pregnancy. In the beginning, I lost 12 pounds, but I attribute this to the lack of hunger, queasiness, and being more conscious of making sure that what I did eat was nutritious. I've only gained 10 pounds since then,... (more)

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Artiemouse 0 · January 12, 2014 at 3:54 PM

when I was preg I started at 135, dropped down to 120 at 12 weeks and gave birth at 147. The baby weighed 7.8 lbs and my placenta was 10 (and the most healthy one my doctor had ever seen). I walked out of the hospital at 130 lbs and a flat... (more)

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by 0 · about 14 hours ago

I have been doing a lot of research lately on hypothyroid. I have many symptoms of hypothyroid but only my T3/fT3 comes back as low, all other values normal. The interesting thing is that I have had my thyroid levels checked 3 different times in... (more)

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Eugenia 0 · January 01, 2014 at 7:32 PM

Robb Wolf linked to this article yesterday on Twitter, and others have made similar articles in the past: http://www.bengreenfieldfitness.com/2013/12/how-hormones-make-you-fat/ This is what has happened to me too: the T3 going down and the... (more)

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by 0 · about 14 hours ago

Oh, Boy. Here we go. Last year was awesome. With a 9-5 M-F job, I was at the gym 3-5x days /week , lost 10lbs, gained more in muscle, changed my habits, and was on a paleo-roll. Then I lost my job and caught pneumonia. When I final got a... (more)

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Tonia75 0 · January 01, 2014 at 10:01 PM

I've been through the same thing twice. For half a dozen years in my early 20's, random crazy shifts, little or no sleep at night: constantly craving food. I didn't put on weight because I could not afford to eat every day, and the jobs I was... (more)

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