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Before, I couldn't poop regularly and one night, my stomach felt so much pain and it would go away all of a sudden and then come back after a few hours. I told my grandmother so she decided I take medicine for ulcer for only two days. Then she... (more)

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Vanessa 0 · Created on June 04, 2011

Dark poop could be a sign of a bleeding ulcer. Check out this site here. http://www.gutsense.org/constipation/normal_stools.html You may need the book! Also, the thread "Let's talk about... poop!" has some relevant information. People can... (more)

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I tore a ligament in my ankle snowboarding with my family this spring, and was on crutches for two months. I am only in the past week starting to walk very short distances without crutches, and have been doing stretches, and receiving acupuncture... (more)

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Rogue_Nutritionist 0 · Created on June 04, 2011

Thanks for all the helpful advice everyone...looks like I need to continue my eternal patient waiting around...I look forward to taking a nice long walk soon! Swimming is a great recommendation, since summer is just around the corner, and I live... (more)

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It is my second day on a zero carb diet.. all meat/eggs. I feel SUPER tired for some reason.. My main goal right now is to cut out all sugar and eventually lose all cravings for it. I tend to binge eat on sugary food and if I can get rid of... (more)

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Rose 0 · Created on June 03, 2011

Derrick, many people seem to find ketoadapting, especially to a zero-carb woe, difficult. Stephen Phinney, in Ketogenic Diets and Physical Perfomance, says "There are to date no studies that carefully examine the optimum length of this... (more)

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Pretty sure it's oxidized. It's extra fishy smelling, and causes me to have some nasty fish burps. I completely forgot to refrigerate them. I'm willing to deal with the nasty burps if they're still doing me any good. Are they still beneficial at... (more)

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Tony_Fed 0 · Created on June 03, 2011

I think that your nose knows best. If it smells bad, it's literally millions of years of evolution yelling "Don't Eat!" at you.

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I eat a high fat, low non-fibrous carb, moderate protein diet since reading the Rosedale Diet and Primal Body Primal Mind. I have been doing this for some time - years. I also exercise daily, upon waking, fasted. Sometimes I do high intensity... (more)

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Ambimorph 0 · Created on June 03, 2011

I think many people are very confused about cortisol. I'm probably among them, but here is what I've learned. As far as I can tell, cortisol is released in response to stress, not in response to low blood sugar. Yes, one of the things it then... (more)

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Hello all, The other day while shopping I saw beets had dropped to rock bottom prices, so I picked up a bunch of 'em, took them home, wrapped them in foil and threw them in the oven for an hour. I then proceeded to eat 3 or 4 of them myself (my... (more)

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Thumper 0 · Created on June 03, 2011

I would suggest not eating the beets for lunch if you want to find out if they are the culprits - and if you have another BM that is suspicious I would go see your doc!

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I cook hard-boiled eggs a lot. I cook until the water boils, then lower the heat and let it simmer for another 15 minutes. Then I immediately dump the eggs into a bucket of cold water (supposedly this prevents the egg yolk from turning... (more)

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Baglady 0 · Created on June 03, 2011

My 80yo Mother-In-Law taught me to do it this way and it has helped. I still get an occasional "Hard to Peeler" put eggs in cold water and bring to a boil over medium heat. Once boiling, turn off and cover. Let sit 13 minutes then run cold water... (more)

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Anyone shop at ethnic markets (Indian, in particular)? I feel slightly overwhelmed in trying new foods from Asian and Indian markets. Any recommendations? I've noticed my Indian market has a plethora of ghee imported from India. Generally... (more)

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UncleLongHair 0 · Created on June 03, 2011

I find that asian markets (primarily Chinese and Korean around here, also some Vietnamese) have a very impressive selection of Paleo-friendly foods, including offbeat stuff that you won't find at your local, um, western-style grocery store. One... (more)

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by 10919 · Answered on August 19, 2014
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So I posted my Bloodwork earlier today and some people pointed out that my C-reactive proteins were much too high. It digressed from my original question about my low HDL so I thought I'd post a new question. Someone already showed me this:... (more)

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The_Quilt 0 · Created on June 03, 2011

a cardiac CRP above three is bad news....above ten is well off the charts. Strategies. 1.Eliminate all fructose and omega six for at least six weeks. Become very restrictive. 2.Increase your omega 3 marine fish oil.....not veggie sources Use... (more)

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by 1353 · Answered on August 19, 2014
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Wouldnt they try to make themselves smell better? I mean obviously they didn't have cologne or anything but what did they use is anything? Not trying to recreate just curious. Is it healthy or detrimental?

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Vrimj 0 · Created on June 03, 2011

I know that for me artificial scents get in the way of attraction. I want to know someones "personal scent" and that is what seem to attract me on a more animalistic level. It also messes with my ability to know when someone is scared or angry... (more)

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by 2939 · Answered on August 19, 2014
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Today I threw together a chicken parmesan casserole dish for the kids I babysit. If it weren't for the breadcrumbs and soybean oil in the tomato sauce, it would've been fairly paleo (there is not one paleo thing or vegetable in their entire... (more)

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sherpamelissa 0 · Created on June 03, 2011

Mark's Daily Apple's Moroccan Chicken Casserole http://www.marksdailyapple.com/moroccan-chicken-casserole/ Here's a Paleo Pot Pie recipe, which is pretty much a... (more)

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by 1353 · Answered on August 19, 2014
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Im worried about the casein lactose etc. Even if its grass fed raw or goats milk cheese. Should i worry?

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Ashley_Roze_ 0 · Created on June 03, 2011

Try cutting it out for a month and see how you feel. You could also get an allergy test. Some people are fine with dairy, many are not.

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by 922 · Answered on August 19, 2014
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Hello, I've been about 90% paleo for a couple months and I've lost about 10 pounds. I dropped from 190 to 180 and what I assume to be 18% BF to about 15%. I'm doing very well eating lots of fat and protein. Mainly animal products, poultry, eggs,... (more)

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Tony_Fed 0 · Created on June 02, 2011

You hit the nail on the head when you said, "..in the past been able to handle tons of carbs and maintain my weight with lots of exercise." It's sort of a "which came first" scenario. Does the high carb intake necessitate a high activity level... (more)

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Does anybody have experience with Vasomotor Rhinitis successful treatment?

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rht 0 · Created on June 03, 2011

Well, I used to have that. At least, that's what the allergist alled it. He was no help at all with the extremely itchy ears. I think what got rid of it was no dairy. Not sure though, because I changed a lot of stuff at once. Stricly gluten free,... (more)

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Ive pretty much "cured" my anxiety on Paleo but there are so many things that Ive changed that Im not sure what really fixed it. Sometimes recommending full Paleo to someone is a bit overwhelming to them so I was wondering what some of the main... (more)

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Can't believe nobody mentioned gluten/food intolerance. Whenever I get glutened, my anxiety/depression comes back for a day or two, until the worst effects wear off. I'm convinced having wheat every day on SAD is what gave me that problem in the... (more)

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Here is the list of ingredients of Animal Pak: (go to http://www.bodybuilding.com/store/univ/animalpak.html to see it more neatly displayed) Amount Per Serving % DV Calories 40 Total Carbohydrates 4g <2%* Dietary Fiber 2g 8%* Protein... (more)

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Geoff_ 0 · Created on June 02, 2011

I replaced all of my many vitamins with Now Foods Liver Powder. I notice better gains on that then all the super multis and individual vitamins I was taking (all from quality brands). Eating a lot of offal would be another option.

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I was helping my buddy with some dietary changes. When reviewing breakfast he mentioned he supplements with glutamine to lower cortisol in the morning. I've never heard that before? Does glutamin help with cortisol?

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Ambimorph 0 · Created on June 03, 2011

The only study I can find that claims this result doesn't seem well controlled to me: Increased plasma bicarbonate and growth hormone after an oral glutamine load. So I would hesitate to cite it as fact. (more)

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by 5242 · Answered on August 19, 2014
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I've been playing around with some of Ray Peat's and Matt Stone's ideas lately with pretty good success. My diets still paleo but is much higher in fruit and carbs. I've done some intentional over feeding and some supplementation with gelatin to... (more)

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gilliebean 0 · Created on June 03, 2011

My temp was 97.92'F this morning. I'm in the warm phase of my cycle (women have a cool phase and a warm phase).

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by 952 · Answered on August 19, 2014
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I recently have been diagnosed with biliary dyskinesia (hopefully, this is the right translation, explanation went something like "you don't get enough bile/gall secreted") & slight IBS based on ultrasound, blood & `feces analysis.... (more)

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I tried Digestive Enzymes and didnt find much help from them until my sister (who has an autistic child and uses them religiously) told me to take one at beginning of meal, one during and one after for best affect. I have to say, it might have... (more)

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Multiple sources point to happiness and a general lack of bad stress being good for your health. One of the most glaring commonalities of the longest lived cultures in "The Blue Zones" was their tight community that valued older members. Not... (more)

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Jan_1 0 · Created on June 02, 2011

They are tastier when there is less stress, especially during the slaughther. Stress hormones lower the quality of fish and beef atleast. Very well known. For best flavor, sashimi fish in japan are killed by ike jime method. Less lactic acid and... (more)

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