Meat burnout?--I go through periods, where I just want to eat raw, plant things. I've had to battle cravings for tempeh before even though I never ate it regularly. I get sick of meat 3X a day.
Just wondering here.... If someone went on a paleo low cal diet and lost significant weight (15#s in 3 weeks) is a possible complication the release of neurotoxic viruses/bacteria? Could it be sudden onset? I ask because I got some crazy shit... (more)
Maybe it is desperation, but I feel like there must be something to restoring beneficial bacteria to your skin via "live" masks. Going to try it out with goat kefir later this week but I am wondering if anyone else has tried yogurt / kefir / any... (more)
I have used a mask made of home-made raw full-fat yoghurt, turmeric powder and raw manuka honey. It's great for inflamed skin (I make it thicker for a spot treatment mask, or thinner for an all over mask). Be aware however, of turmeric's potential... (more)
I often find that I get CRAZY HOT after a meal. Sometimes I get flushed and sweaty, but most often I just get really, really hot without any visible changes. I've mostly ignored these weird hot flashes, but today I had a really intense one and... (more)
Each day at lunch a friend of mine enjoys a bowl of pre-cooked organic white rice the she buys from Fresh and Easy. The ingredient label reads: Organic white rice, Glucono Delta Lactone. When she asked what Glucono Delta Lactone was, I was at a... (more)
It seems to be a reoccuring pattern on these boards, people who have to completely avoid nuts and nut butters (myself included), because they trigger an instant binge. Does anyone have any literature on why nuts have this magical power to induce... (more)
October 2011 (about 2 weeks into Paleo): HDL cholesterol: 106 mg/dL LDL cholesterol: 153 mg/dL Triglycerides: 58 mg/dL Total cholesterol: 271 mg/dL April 2012: HDL cholesterol: 108 mg/dL LDL cholesterol: 253 mg/dL (!!!!!!) Triglycerides: 57... (more)
By avoiding allergens and otherwise reducing inflammation, I've actually caused myself a problem. How to fix it? So get this: During both of my pregnancies I experience(d) fantastically annoying spasms deep in my left ear (eustacian tube) and... (more)
So, I recently went to the doctor for shot, check-up, and a few other things. At the end of the appointment I mentioned that I've been having this tender soreness just on the inside of my right hip, in my pelvic region. The doctor checked my lymph... (more)
Cliff originally posted this question: User AndyM changed my answer from: "Low carb diets basically trick your body into thinking its starving which lowers your metabolism. Eating more carbohydrates typically raises the metabolism and... (more)
According to the site records records, Andym has trolled before and been suspended. Considering this is a second offense and a rather offensive offense, he will probably be permanently banned on the site. Also, I am changing this question to be a... (more)
Is this normal?! Actually under good light looks kinda black/blue. I cooked liver in butter with garlic and onion powder and had pretty much ate all that. Threw scrambled eggs with the yolks mostly raw on the plate and then a hunk of... (more)
Eggs have iron and your sauerkraut probably has some hydrogen sulfide (that's probably not a good thing, it's toxic). It's simple chemistry from there Fe + S => black iron sulfides.
..apparently for many days? i guess it must be some kind of bot or something. i can't fathom the hows and whys of this; it's just something i noticed a few minutes ago. it affects me not at all. it just seems kind of weird/wrong. e.g.... (more)
My jaws never get fatigued, except now. I just ate 2 lbs of meat and my jaws are totaly fatigued. May this be a sort of signalling that I've had enough food? Should I continue eating the food merely unchewed? I can still manage to get more food... (more)
I think you should take your tired jaw as a signal that you should stop eating unless you're being paid to eat the 2 pounds of meat in one sitting in some sort of contest in which case, man up and choke it down!
I've been doing hardcore elimination diets for a year or two, experimenting. I was never able to stick to ketosis because of the carb cravings. It took tremendous willpower and I could only do a couple of months without cheating. Recently I... (more)
I do think micronutrients matter, particularly in ketosis. The iodine in the scallops can help support the thyroid, which is important since there is some evidence that low-carb can lead to low-thyroid issues (which may actually be more about... (more)
I've been paleo-flexible (dairy if I feel like it, small indulgences when I feel I'd be missing out) for about 10 weeks, and I've dropped almost 20lbs and made great strides in my sports training. My adult-low bodyweight thus far is right around... (more)
You need to be evaluated by a healthcare provider. If access (usually related to lack of insurance) is an issue, call your nearest public health clinic and ask if they have a women's health care program/ Nurse Practitioner that can evaluate you.... (more)
So I've talked on here before about this really super frustrating weight loss stall that I've been in since March. I had tried giving up dairy, ZC, VLC, moderate carb, various protein amounts, higher fat, Whole30, counting calories, tracking and... (more)
My question is how to avoid this state? I am apprehensive that I may be overconsuming calcium in the form of two eggshells per day. What is the best dose per day for the athletic young man and what are the best arguments pro and con?
This contradicts just about everything I thought I knew about type 2 diabetes. From http://www.diabetes.org/diabetes-basics/diabetes-myths/: Myth: Eating too much sugar causes diabetes. Fact: No, it does not. ... type 2 diabetes is caused... (more)
I went for a short (1.65 mile) run at 4 pm when it was 104 degrees with high humidity and about halfway through my hands got uncomfortably fat, I mean really huge. There was no other swelling in any other body parts, and it felt so weird that I... (more)
A gf of mine is a nurse and I asked her about this last week - I had done some heavy lifting with a new grip and wondered if I just stressed the hell out of my hands. I'm just going to keep it simple and give it to you exactly as she sent it to... (more)
I've gone through the other period threads and didn't find anything like what I'm experiencing; if I missed something, please link away! This is my first period since going paleo. I've always been regular with predictable symptoms. I was very... (more)
has anyone really explained the success of leangains? i cant find it if they have (wolf, devany, anybody... crickets) i will start it out and give my best guesses as to how they can do what they do 1) young males with still-optimal hormones 2)... (more)
I haven't been a smoker in years. But ever since I started IF a week ago, I've been craving cigarettes like mad in the evenings. It's a fairly strong craving, so strong that I actually went to the store in a moment of weakness and bought a pack. I... (more)
im a 35 year old woman and ive been paleo for about seven months now. ive lost 30 pounds, and would like to lose another 30 but expect it to take a long time because my body really, really clings to fat. ive had two babies, most recently 16... (more)
You are strange indeed Mr.Kron[i]k. How about a recommendation for calcium? I am currently having 2500 mg.s per day. Too much?(cf.my post recently oon this topic).
Last week I cracked open an egg and the whole thing was filled with blood. Has this ever happened to anyone else? Would you have eaten it? What's the weirdest food anomaly you've ever experienced? (more)