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by 7944 · August 13, 2014 at 10:11 AM

I've been having bleeding under the skin which I finally realized was a case of "solar purpura" or "actineal purpura". From what I understand, years of sun damage (from my childhood on a tropical island and years of driving with my arm on the car... (more)

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raydawg 0 · August 13, 2014 at 10:11 AM

Yes, it can, however, eating wheat while you might not have a visible sensitivity will not prevent its bad side effects such as causing leaky gut which ultimately ends in autoimmune disease. It simply causes tiny amounts of unfelt damage over... (more)

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by 993 · August 03, 2014 at 02:25 PM

I just got a new conditioner, It otherwise doesn't contain any offensive ingredients, but I was just unwrapping it when i saw in the ingredients that it contains hydrollized wheat protein! :( I was REALLY looking forward to using it, it smells... (more)

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raydawg 0 · August 03, 2014 at 11:54 AM

Get something else. Whatever you put on your skin can be even more easily absorbed in your blood than what you digest (this is why when you go on a cruise they give you dramamine as a skin patch, and there are nicotine patches available, and cream... (more)

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by 0 · March 19, 2014 at 02:11 PM

Most vegetarians or vegans think that their lifestyle does not involve the killing or cruelty towards non-human animals. However the truth is that animals are killed in the production of plants. By some estimates, at least 300 animals per... (more)

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thhq 0 · March 19, 2014 at 01:00 PM

I only have the n=1 memory of grandpa's dog killing field mice in freshly cut hay. That dog alone was good for probably a dozen dead mice per acre. All for sport. The dog had no feeeelings. She also had no interest in vegetables. She was... (more)

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by 15 · November 15, 2013 at 01:19 AM

What's everyone elses experience with removing wheat/gluten from their diet? The big trend that I hear a lot of right now is gluten. Yes, gluten can be *extremely* bad for you physically and mentally and that's fairly easily quantified.... (more)

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Bukowski 0 · November 14, 2013 at 11:54 AM

"Why Being Better and Reading black/white thinking posts at Paleohacks Doesn't Mix"

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by 560 · November 03, 2013 at 08:57 PM

There are a few threads regarding soy sauce, I know... Apparently a lot of celiac Japanese enjoy soy sauce (with wheat) without issue. Then a lot of Americans claim it makes them terribly ill. I'm probably not celiac. I try to keep... (more)

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samc 0 · November 01, 2013 at 09:05 PM

Fish sauce is my answer to all things soy sauce. It makes a strong statement on your food and you only need a small dose instead of a drenching. Fermenting certainly changes things but that science is above my knowledge.

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by 5 · October 13, 2013 at 02:43 AM

So ive bern "paleo/primal" for quite a while now, at the beginning i wad super-strict, but moved now to a more moderate approach of the diet, i eat potatoes/rice after most workouts, have some full-fat, organic yogurt nearly daily and some... (more)

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PaleoGod 0 · October 13, 2013 at 02:43 AM

Refined.

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by 0 · September 07, 2013 at 03:36 PM

Guys hi, I've been gluten free for close to a year. There are definitely lots of pros. But i found that i focus better after eating some wheat - pasta, bread, etc... I work in sales and it's very noticeable. The ability to find... (more)

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3snd 0 · September 07, 2013 at 03:36 PM

@regulmail.com Check your B1 (thiamine) levels. Wheat is high in B1, and cereal products are fortified with B1. You may be low in B1. The B vitamins are related to energy metabolism, and you can get them from meat without much thought. But... (more)

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by 970 · February 08, 2011 at 04:56 AM

Interesting article about how our ancestors semi-domesticated foxes. However, I noticed this little blurb about the 16,000-year-old Natufian culture described in the article: "The burial ground is about 16,500 years old, meaning it dates back to... (more)

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Eva 0 · February 08, 2011 at 04:56 AM

SOme people tolerate wheat better than others. I would not be surprised if some cultures a fairly long time ago found that if processed, grain that they probably grew for their animals could also be eaten by humans. I can imagine it now. YOu are... (more)

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by 15 · July 12, 2013 at 05:08 PM

confused how it works

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Paleo_Moxie 0 · June 27, 2013 at 09:04 PM

Grains contain Phytic Acid, a mineral blocker that prevents absorption of calcium, magnesium, iron, copper and zinc. This phytic acid is found in the bran of all grains as well as the outer coating of seeds and nuts. Even after grains became more... (more)

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by 1009 · June 02, 2013 at 03:14 AM

just wondering if anyone found studies on that. i cant find anything

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by 20 · November 18, 2013 at 05:40 PM

Okay, so I have a really big question about gluten that I can't seem to find an answer for. I'm not following the Paleo diet but I happened to stumble upon this site a few days ago and I've been refreshing the "questions" page every chance I get--... (more)

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Ryanms3030 0 · November 16, 2013 at 05:24 AM

Personally, I am 100% gluten free 75% of the time. Most of my indiscretions are from eating out sushi/Chinese/Thai a couple of time a week and the occasional beer. But I did go hardcore paleo for 3 months (no gluten, no grains of any kind, no... (more)

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by 2611 · March 27, 2013 at 09:11 PM

I've dropped all wheat and other gluten-containing grains from my diet. Once I've completed my supposed detox period, I'd like to do a rigorous test of whether wheat makes me sick / weak / allergic / addicted. I'm thinking about testing myself... (more)

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Stephen_4 0 · March 27, 2013 at 02:20 PM

Lmao, this is ridiculous. Yes Yes I'd increase it till I noticed toxic effects then try never to exceed that once I'm done with the trial.

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by 571 · February 25, 2013 at 11:03 PM

Did anybody see this segment of the Colbert Report in January? Thought For Food Wheat Addictions It kinda bums me out that he makes fun of the idea wheat could possibly be bad for you, but it was a funny bit nonetheless. (more)

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Chris_27 0 · February 25, 2013 at 10:55 PM

Hey, he got (hopefully some of) his viewers to think about how bread = sugar and that there's something called gliadin that is a problem in modern grains. Maybe some of them will actually look into it. The beaver thing was weird, but up until... (more)

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by 20 · February 19, 2013 at 03:22 AM

hello all I would like some feed back on the issue of wheat grains and has anyone got relief from joint pain when removing wheat and garains from their diet?

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paleo12 0 · February 19, 2013 at 02:50 AM

Yes, something about the protein in grains being similar to the protein in your joints. It apparently causes the body to attack your joints, so I've read.

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by 172 · February 11, 2013 at 03:36 PM

So this subject came up the other day on a FB group and I didn't really get any useful information... I know that for the average person wheat is likely to be less than ideal. Fructans, low-bio-availability of vitamins and minerals, gliadin... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · February 11, 2013 at 03:36 PM

Don't know about the long-term effect. Given that there have been no studies in this area, we can't even make well-educated guesses. However, my intuition says that if someone has good gut flora, there is no reason to suspect that they would... (more)

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by 115 · March 12, 2013 at 06:57 AM

I have been advised to try wheat germ oil for the stretch marks and was wondering if it's going to have the same negative effect on my body as consuming wheat? Also, my favourite lip balm contains wheat germ oil, is that dangerous as well? Many... (more)

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Buttons 0 · March 12, 2013 at 06:57 AM

If you're just paleo for general health, you're probably okay using those things, but if you have known wheat issues, at least cut the lip balm, since it has a direct path to your stomach. I'm sensitive to wheat, and I finally figured out that one... (more)

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by 252 · January 06, 2013 at 04:14 AM

Have a question on gluten cross contamination. Unfortunately, I'm the only one in my family in line with any kind of paleo/primal/traditional/whole food dietary/lifestyle way of eating and living, which means there's lots of gluten in my home.... (more)

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Amy_B_ 0 · January 06, 2013 at 04:14 AM

I think this file will help you a lot Practical Paleo Guide to Gluten ...And this one's even better -- extremely detailed inclusion of specific foods and additives where gluten might be "hiding." (The second page in particular will be a huge... (more)

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by 0 · December 21, 2012 at 04:55 PM

Hi guys , i'm a 19 years old boy from Italy. I've been IBS sufferer for 18 years , and i still am , but a little better. Following paleo I'v eliminated 60% of my ibs , cause i've cutted off wheat,dairies,cereals,legumes and white sugar. There's... (more)

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TJ_5 0 · December 21, 2012 at 04:33 PM

Hi Francisco. I'm not an expert either but if you're addicted to the chocolate you could be deficient in magnesium (chocolate is high in magnesium). You could try a magnesium supplement (e.g. magnesium citrate or Epsom salts) to help with this.... (more)

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by -1 · February 28, 2013 at 04:53 PM

Hey!! I am paleo for s month now, but got a very bad Pms, birthday and was curious how other foods will affect me. So I decided to eat bread (I live in Germany and here is the best bread on Earth!). I ate. A lot. The next day I was double:... (more)

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crouchingcavegirl 0 · February 28, 2013 at 04:53 PM

My face gets bigger too! I gain pounds overnight!! Stupid me kept pushing it, I would eat clean, de bloat and then 'treat', myself to pizza and bloat again. Since last year I hadn't gain so much weight I hate it. It's a viscous circle. I go gluten... (more)

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by 1009 · December 08, 2012 at 06:12 AM

im wondering if people with gluten sensitivity gets these symptoms. i finished eating an amy's kitchen pizza about a half hour ago, and now im starting to experience some tinnitus, neck pain, tachycardia and i can also feel every beat vibrate... (more)

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texas210 0 · December 08, 2012 at 06:12 AM

Pizza's horrible for a diet choice - Gluten, Diary (cheese), tomato suace, and pepperoni (high histamine) It causes all sorts of symptoms for me best advice is to stay away On the other hand, dominos gluten free pizza is delicious for gluten... (more)

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by 5 · December 04, 2012 at 06:10 PM

I have not bought the book, but from their website and others, the list of prohibited items appears to be waaaaay too restrictive for me, although I'd like to try the program. Could I expect any appreciable results with a modified elemination of... (more)

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Michael_1 0 · December 04, 2012 at 04:43 PM

Wheat Belly is a book by Dr William Davis. He focuses on elimination of wheat products only. Sure, he recommends low sugar and generally a bit low carb, but his focus is on eliminating wheat and maybe just cutting back a bit on the other stuff. ... (more)

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by 1032 · December 03, 2012 at 12:44 AM

Do you think this nasty bout of brain-fog I've had today is to blame on that wheat-coated fish fillet, especially after a 100% clean diet last week? I'm also allowing myself 100 grams of carbs (everything else was gourd/paleo friendly). DO you... (more)

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polynesian_metal 0 · December 03, 2012 at 12:44 AM

Brain fog is from tripping on minutiae. Just think about what you are going to be eating next.

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by 4176 · November 04, 2012 at 12:01 PM

Hi guys, long time since I've been on this forum, I've kind of drifted away from paleo, perhaps because I've been on Prozac for the last six months (came off a month ago) and am no longer depressed and as a result perhaps not so orthorexic I had... (more)

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by 0 · October 22, 2012 at 04:04 AM

Ate wheat for the first time in 3 weeks and my tongue and mouth are itchy and i feel nauseas, could this be a reaction to wheat??? I have been strict on my paleo for the last few weeks and gave wheat a shot this weekend as i had two kid birthday... (more)

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michael_32 0 · October 22, 2012 at 02:53 AM

I experienced a similar dynamic in eating grains after first cutting them out for an extended period of time. It's hard to understands this, but it's possible that some develop some resistance to the effects, and that the effects are more... (more)

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by 1009 · October 01, 2012 at 11:23 PM

I would like to keep some wheat in my diet but wanna see if the non mutant strain would be any better. is there a farm somewhere thst still grows it?

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Happy_Now 0 · October 01, 2012 at 11:23 PM

In Winthrop, Washington there is a farm that sells Emmer wheat. It is supposed to be a well tolerated heirloom (I still had some issues with it, but I think my deal is more about the fiber content than the gluten because I can eat crappy white... (more)