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by 250 · 1 minute ago

I'm trying to figure out why I initially lost weight on a paleo diet, but am now gaining weight! I adopted a mostly paleo diet earlier in the winter and began to have fantastic results! I saw an immediate improvement in my skin/hair, had more... (more)

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PaleoGran 0 · January 14, 2011 at 2:55 PM

The usual answers: 1) Eat nothing that tastes sweet. Avoid fructose, grains and PUFAs. 2) Protein recommendations vary, even among experts. Dr. Kurt Harris', site, PaleoNu, might be of interest. Each time I read his site, I see something in a... (more)

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by 18701 · 3 minutes ago

As a formerly obese person, I lost my weight counting calories. I did it with a high protein, moderate carb approach and it worked. I lost 100lbs this way. I lost the last 15 after going Paleo, but still counting calories. The thing that... (more)

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Paul_1 0 · December 06, 2010 at 6:32 PM

I want to add. @pfw, Taubes has since admitted, in his interview with Jimmy Moore back in September, that one can store fat in the absence of carbohydrate, in the absence of glycerol 3-phosphate from glucose. We talked about this on a... (more)

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by 15 · 3 minutes ago

I posted a question a few weeks back about weight loss and bloating. At the time I had been doing pretty strict Paleo (no dairy/ lots of leaner meats and veggies) for about 3 weeks, and I had gained some inches. I am also doing cross fit 4-5 times... (more)

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Paola 0 · November 20, 2010 at 1:52 AM

Alcohol ingestion may interfere with lipid metabolism and contribute to weight gain. It is one of the causes of fatty liver; it lowers testosterone levels for up to 24 hours; it decreases the amount of fat your body uses for energy, in a way very... (more)

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by 15976 · 3 minutes ago

A question for anyone on these boards but if are a weightlifter or athlete i'd particularly appreciate the input. I am 31 yrs old male, 6', 158 pounds, slim and lead an active but not overly athletic life. I eat clean, 100% paleo. No dairy, no... (more)

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matt_4 0 · November 14, 2010 at 9:29 PM

From personal experience I can tell you It's pretty hard to consistently hit that daily calorie intake being Paleo & especially sans-dairy. I suggest you look for ways of drinking the calories you're trying to get down you - this is far easier... (more)

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by 15 · 4 minutes ago

I started a 30 day Paleo challenge on Oct 16th. Ive been pretty strict with my diet with the exception of some heavy whipping cream in my coffee. I typically loose weight in my stomach first, but over the past two weeks, I feel thicker in my... (more)

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Stephen_Aegis 0 · October 30, 2010 at 11:04 AM

I'd drop the nuts and fruits for a few weeks and see how you feel without them. Some people react poorly to both. Nuts(other than macadamia) tend to be high in omega 6 as well as other gut irritants. Some of the processing methods leave them... (more)

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by 20787 · 4 minutes ago

Interesting article: http://www.science20.com/news_articles/obesity_virus_can_ad36_cold_virus_make_kids_fat There is evidence that some viruses might play a strong role in the development of obesity. Thoughts? (more)

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Paleo_Seb 0 · October 21, 2010 at 2:41 PM

Paul and Shou-Ching from the perfect health diet talked about this: http://perfecthealthdiet.com/?p=606 Here are some wise words from them: I certainly wouldn???t avoid contact with obese people for fear of contracting AD-36. These... (more)

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by 5838 · 6 minutes ago

The past couple days I have either caloricly restricted, and or fasted and I have gained a few pounds. I have also noticed that on my overfeed days, if I eat strictly fat (butter, coconut, fatty meats) I tend to lose weight as opposed to if I... (more)

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Will 0 · August 18, 2010 at 8:15 PM

With my once daily eating schedule, I find that my weight varies within a several pound band over relatively short periods of time. This is almost certainly a temporary fluctuation, related to water retention, intestinal content, etc. A couple... (more)

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by 45 · about 23 hours ago

Hey everyone. I am trying to put on some weight. Which sounds easy, but I cannot stomach carbs, nuts/seeds, most fruits, and certain nightshades. I do pretty intense workouts 6-7 days a week for boxing. Does anyone have any suggestions to do this.... (more)

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cavebitch 0 · April 17, 2013 at 9:02 PM

Avocado. My two favorite things: guacamole and eggs baked inside an avocado half. Guac is pretty simple, and for the egg thing, just slice an avocado in half, remove the pit and a little bit of meat in the center, place an egg in each half, and... (more)

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by 2341 · about 23 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 557 · about 23 hours ago

Thats my question ^

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Austin 0 · July 14, 2011 at 11:32 PM

I guess they may not technically be necessary, but they sure as hell make it easier. Check out this article for a good take on the issue. http://www.70sbig.com/blog/2011/03/why-you-need-carbs/ Insulin is the most anabolic hormone in the body.... (more)

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by 310 · about 23 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 23 hours ago

Utter is only one respond for those grouping who desire to realize how to worsen tumefy fat, and the result is to transmute out. Stomach fat is famously corneous to disappear and you cannot await to obtain the required results if you do exclusive... (more)

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by 0 · about 23 hours ago

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by 0 · about 23 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 23 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 23 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 23 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 23 hours ago

I seem to be having too much .. I seem to look older than my years. I am having 140g a day and weight 150lbs .. I work out 2 times per week with heavy weights .. other days I do a lot of walking at work .. but definitely feel like I could... (more)

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tnajamie 0 · March 01, 2014 at 12:53 PM

Any low protein brekkie ideas? currently having about 40g for breakfast

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by 0 · about 23 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 23 hours ago

I have been successfully paleo for 60 days. I feel great and couldn't be happier with the results I have seen. However, in those 60 days, I have had absolutely no fruit. I'm not a big fan to begin with, so it wasn't too hard. But I'd like to... (more)

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moors 0 · February 26, 2014 at 10:29 AM

Fat loss is not all, you may regret avoiding all fruits when you get older. Berries, for example, and probably especially strawberries and blueberries are good for at least some of memory/cognition/learning...

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by 0 · about 23 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 23 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 23 hours ago

I have lactose intolerance and cut it out for over a year. Recently I reintroduced some plain, organic greek yogurt 1x a week and have only had very minor problems, nothing bad. Anyways, I am NOT wanting to gain weight and in fact want to... (more)

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samc 0 · February 18, 2014 at 6:42 PM

Based on your physical description of yourself you shouldn't be worried about the potential minor weight shift of eating a bit of yogurt. Some people gain or lose eating dairy - relax.

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by 0 · about 23 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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by 0 · about 23 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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