Random question, if we sleep in a colder room, for example, will our body respond by ramping up basal metabolism to create more heat as a byproduct? or will it store more fat to keep us warm? My guess would be acute cold exposures ramp up our ... (more)
I am a Paleo eater of 4+ months and love it! I am currently training for a 2 day double-century bike ride (200miles in 2 days). I only ride on the weekends and do crossfit style workouts during the week. I am really trying to stay Paleo even on... (more)
Ever since I can remember, I've ALWAYS gotten cramps when running, usually on my left side in the middle of my 'stomach' - about where my rib cage ends. Best described as a "side stitch." Then again, I've always been overweight and out of... (more)
i just ate 8 slices of back bacon and two large eggs....and it was a struggle! why did i do this you ask? so i won't be ** title of entry in Dr. K's blog removed because it is offensive to some ** of course 8D i need options for my good... (more)
No offense, however, I got to tell you bro, I will eat any kind of offal, but the image of a Chicken breast omelet makes me want blast chunks. It's a sort of mother and child reunion.
A new study on sun exposure for infants is described in the following CNN article: http://www.cnn.com/2011/HEALTH/06/06/sun.exposure.babies/ In fact, sun-related skin changes that occur as early as the first year of life may trigger a cascade... (more)
Hey everyone, I was recently diagnosed with MS and i was just wondering if there was anyone out there who has seen any possitive results by following the paleo way of eating. I recently came across a video by Dr. Loren Cordain on youtube on this... (more)
I have vitiligo. I've had it for about four years, and it gets a little worse each year. What's on my body I can live with , but this year, it's really bad on my face, and it's really, really getting me down. Generally, I start each summer with a... (more)
lately i've been noticing a contingent of paleo that recommends eating at least half of daily protein as seafood, either fish or shellfish. also sisson recently did those articles on wild & farmed seafood. i haven't eaten seafood in a long... (more)
I know the Paleo people are intelligent.. I know the Paleo society is filled with people who think for themselves and have the knowledge to understand the world around us. My question is.. do you think the U.S. economy is heading for a total... (more)
Yes get ready. I have a stock pile of steel headed spears that I've been forging. Plus I've been sprinting for practice. I will see you on the plains Derrick. -Gronk.
A question for the science wizards here: are our fat cells equally dynamic in that fatty acids are transported in and out pretty democratically throughout the adipose tissue, or is there a kind of 'walling off' and layering with older cells being... (more)
Just started to add fermented vegetables to my diet and yesterday I see this -- http://www.slate.com/id/2295964/ Anyone have any thoughts on if this holds any weight or something we should be concerned about?? (more)
has anyone, or is anyone, using LDN, low dose naltrexone for their health issues? i will be starting this soon and i'm wondering about other people's results, especially since we all here aim to heal with our diet first.
has anyone experimented with mega dosing iodine? currently i am taking 12 caps a day of iodoral to see if i can combat my gut issues (candida/fungus) Jaminet has thoughts on up to 50mg/day of iodine to comabt infections, any comments? edit: i'm... (more)
I have been Paleo (ish) for about a month now. When I say "ish" I still incorporate dairy and have cheat meals up to twice a week. Generally I have an overall feeling of wellness, lean-ness, more energy and abdominal bloating is GONE! However I... (more)
Before I switched to VFFs, I found that kinesio tape gave me some relief from shin pain while running. I was able to do this myself- the application for shin pain is pretty simple.
Listening to this Ray Peat Interviewon dairy brought up a question for me. I use to drink milk and it caused me no evident problems. I didn't get mucous or anything. Then in the early 80s, a campaign started against dairy. I swallowed the... (more)
So, I know this isn't a strictly Paleo question but... After years of heavy antibiotics due to an immune deficiency, my gut was a mess. Paleo helped immensely (in curing the deficiency as well as my bloaty gassy constipated self)and VLC and ZC... (more)
I know that the lack or reduced facial hair growth in men can be connected with a number of things. But has anybody here out of those who had this problem managed to significantly improve it? Thank you!