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by 2291 · about 19 hours ago

Can you think of any possible reason I would want to eat tofu?

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Allison_14 0 · August 30, 2013 at 11:17 PM

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.

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by 2187 · about 19 hours ago

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)

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The_Quilt 0 · March 04, 2013 at 1:15 PM

Monte I answered this on the thread too. Sounds like extreme dehydration caused an acute pregnenolone steal.......and affected BDNF and NGF........Pretty common on a paleo diet change over especially if the diet is loaded with a ton of starchy... (more)

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by 4176 · about 19 hours ago

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)

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NudgeWink 0 · December 02, 2012 at 8:58 PM

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)

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by 458 · about 19 hours ago

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)

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Diane_4 0 · September 20, 2012 at 3:10 AM

I got hot flashes for a few months at first. They'd happened in my face or my core or even sometimes just my feet! I'd get them after eating sweet potatoes or a zero-carb breakfast or totally randomly not even after any particular meal. I'd get... (more)

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by 1085 · about 19 hours ago

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)

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Baba 0 · September 15, 2012 at 5:17 AM

I know that it is used a lot in salami-like sausages to speed up and assure acidification (is that a word?) during the initial fermentation.

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by 2262 · about 19 hours ago

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)

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Carl_Stawicki 0 · August 17, 2012 at 12:13 AM

Imagine you're a hungry hunter-gatherer and you find a nut tree in nature. You're gonna eat just one? Nope. You're going to gorge until you're full. Nuts are tiny packages of yummy energy. Unfortunately for us modern humans, we don't have to... (more)

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by 10653 · about 19 hours ago

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)

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Andrea_Reina 0 · May 09, 2012 at 6:31 AM

Cholesterol ratios may be a better predictor for CVD, but her results are still WAAAY outside normal range, and we do not have the evidence to say that her results are not problematic! We have data that suggest that long-lived, healthy... (more)

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by 383 · about 19 hours ago

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)

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by 11557 · about 19 hours ago

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)

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Kasia_ 0 · April 14, 2012 at 1:27 AM

It's likely that it's ovulation pain or cysts or both. I get the same type of pain. Usually the cysts go away after a while but I'd get an ultrasound just to make sure the cysts are not twisting the ovary or causing any issues. I had a tumor on my... (more)

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by 12847 · about 20 hours ago

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)

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Bread_Eating_Beelzebub 0 · January 14, 2012 at 7:27 PM

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)

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by 1457 · about 20 hours ago

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)

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Matt_11 0 · November 15, 2011 at 12:10 PM

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.

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by 3631 · about 20 hours ago

..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)

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by 1112 · about 20 hours ago

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)

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HeatherC 0 · August 08, 2011 at 9:34 PM

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!

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by 60 · about 20 hours ago

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)

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Bread_Eating_Beelzebub 0 · August 09, 2011 at 1:10 PM

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)

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by 380 · about 20 hours ago

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)

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Atkins_witha_loincloth 0 · August 03, 2011 at 10:04 PM

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)

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by 15229 · about 20 hours ago

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)

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UncleLongHair 0 · August 01, 2011 at 5:46 PM

Having dropped about 20 pounds in the past 3 months, I have two observations. 1) Most of the weight I lost came in brief periods, like 7 pounds in a week, in three different weeks over those 3 months. I can't really explain how this is... (more)

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by 78417 · about 20 hours ago

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?

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Matt_1 0 · July 28, 2011 at 8:43 PM

Firstly, if you eat calcium rich dairy products such as cheese or milk then I doubt you need any extra calcium. So how much calcium is in an eggshell? I shall assume you are talking about averaged sized chicken eggs. Most of the estimates seem... (more)

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by 1023 · about 20 hours ago

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)

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Patrik 0 · July 12, 2011 at 6:31 PM

Everyone in this thread is missing something major. Namely, any organization that perceives itself as the solution to the problem, ironically, persists the problem for self-survival. That is why bureaucracies, once born, never die. (more)

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by 4086 · about 20 hours ago

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)

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jesuisjuba___paleorepublic_com 0 · July 11, 2011 at 2:45 AM

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)

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by 2047 · about 20 hours ago

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)

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none 0 · July 06, 2011 at 4:49 PM

You say your flow is more viscous. Usually when flow reaches this texture it is the thickest and richest part of the uterine lining shedding. Perhaps you are experiencing overgrowth of the endometrium as well as cramping due to low progesterone in... (more)

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by 1786 · about 20 hours ago

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)

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Jan 0 · June 17, 2011 at 9:51 AM

Actually, Martin Provides all the answers on his site ... In short, you cycle between carbs on workout days and fat/protein on rest days. The higher carb intake after workouts promotes the anabolic effects of insulin, while the low-carb intake on... (more)

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by 3315 · about 20 hours ago

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)

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Alex_7 0 · June 11, 2011 at 8:19 PM

Nicotine releases free fatty acids from fat cells. My guess is that during IF your body is having trouble releasing sufficient energy from fat tissue. Presumably some part of your brain still remembers the satiating effect of nicotine, and thus... (more)

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by 15229 · about 20 hours ago

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)

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Portesa 0 · May 23, 2011 at 3:30 AM

Are you keeping your diet high in fat? Some people go low fat to avoid attacks, but high fat diets keep the bile flowing. I was having terrible attacks until I switched back to paleo. Then I had a strange, but not painful, sensation for about a... (more)

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by 18412 · about 20 hours ago

Is Patrik toying with us PaleoHackers, seeing how we will respond to a rogue hacker? Or maybe Paleo Babby has him all twisted up? (more)

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paleohacks 0 · April 18, 2011 at 1:02 AM

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).

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by 494 · about 20 hours ago

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)

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Yoannah_offca 0 · February 21, 2011 at 8:50 PM

maybe the egg held twin yolks, and one evil twin killed the other?

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