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OK,  I am a female. 174 pounds. muscular.  I work out 5 days a week running or lifting.  I was previously on a very low calorie paleo... around 1300 per day.  I went and saw a paleolithic nutritionist and she told me to eat about 2100-2500 per... (more)

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Janknitz 0 · Created on May 19, 2015

IMHO, if we are not eating enough to support our body and its activity level, that is a huge stressor.  Stress causes adrenal stress, which leads to inflammation, water retention, and insulin resistance.  You may find, to your surprise that you... (more)

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I know fresh peppers are definitely better but pepperocinis are such a treat.  They post no nutrients on the label so I'm wondering if somehow these peppers are processed to have no nutrients.  Label below (more)

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When I went down the Paleo rabbit hole, I began to see everyone in the world do things the wrong way. Over the course of the last 5 years, I went from a standard American life to being a social outcast. It started with going gluten free. Then... (more)

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Flanagan 0 · Created on May 21, 2015

Hey man , Depression is a disease not caused by nutrition so if your depressed id advise you see someone about that, in my own experience on paleo when i went full on paleo i wouldnt have much energy to go out and do the things that make me happy... (more)

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What if I occasionally ate bananas? Also would occasionally make guacamole with onion, peppers, and salt. Would that cover most of what I need?  I also hate, hate, hate taking supplements because I'm unsure of quality and don't wish to pay the... (more)

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raydawg 0 · Created on May 20, 2015

What is this minimalist drive that makes people only want to eat X?  Sure, eat whatever you like when you like, eat lots of variety, but don't just eat bananas or just avocados, certainly ok for the short term, but very bad for you for the long... (more)

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(Okay, so not as sexy as "Hack my Vagina", but I knew it might get more attention than "Hack my Menstrual Cramps.") ;-) I am stumped. I've had severe cramping for the first day or two of my cycle all my menstruating life, except when I was on the... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · Created on May 20, 2015

Well, it took me until age 52, but I have finally sorted out these cramps once and for all!   i went zero carb 6 weeks ago and cut out all plant foods.  NO CRAMPS this cycle!     From what I can gather, looking at my diet over the years,... (more)

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From an article in the NYTimes about olive oil myths: "Because of its high polyphenolic content, extra-virgin is more stable than many other oils. The widely held belief that disaster lurks at temperatures above 250 degrees Fahrenheit is simply... (more)

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True. The Oleic acid in olive oil is very stable. The reason that it's smoke point is low is not because of the fat going bad but from the other particles in the oil. These tend to burn up at high heat. The oil itself remains fine for the most... (more)

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Okay so I read up a bit on Chipotle, here in particular, and got excited to go grab some chipotle near my job. I got there, and did what people said they did in their case. Order two meats. So I got carnitas and chicken. skipped the rice and... (more)

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If you order half steak half carnitas sometimes you get more than just ordering one and for the same price The caution is sometimes you get less The other hack is to say, that doesn't look like the amount I normally get, could you add a bit... (more)

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I know, a bit of an obscure thing to ask but... Recently I started juggling and I love it. But all the juggling balls are made of various kinds of plastic, and I would like to minimize contact with those (non-monotonic response curve to endocrine... (more)

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Not sure if they'd be right for you, but hockey players sometimes use wooden balls to practice stick handling. Here's a link to one site: http://www.hockeymonkey.com/ar-hockey-wooden-ball-2in.html (more)

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I read that its really easy to melt them but when I've tried they got nowhere near melted :( do they actually melt?

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samc 0 · Created on November 22, 2013

Finely grind them and mix with some GF butter or coconut oil and some honey for a great homemade dark chocolate. Freshly ground I eat them with a spoon and some almond butter.

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I get very adequate vitmamin D, and K2. I have keratosis pilaris which has decreased signifiganlty in past years. I also started eating some gluten free grain again since I got an awesome probiotic and fixed my digestion. I know it seems un paleo,... (more)

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I totally did not expect this at all! I have tried all kinds of stuff over the last 5 years, including creams, going gluten free, grain free, eliminating dairy, trying CLO and high vitamin butter oil but none of it made much of a difference.But... (more)

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Creative_Caribbean_ 0 · Created on May 17, 2015

I'm totally going to eat some chicken liver now! I always thought it wasn't as good as beef liver and then not worth eating, but that was silly! I found a great diary free recipe! I think some people just don't need preformed Vitamin A... (more)

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I am a 72 yo male who has been doing primal paleo for five years. It has dramatically improved every aspect of my health . . . so far. Twelve years ago, I had an angina attack that damaged my ventrical and was told I had congestive heart failure.... (more)

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raydawg 0 · Created on May 15, 2015

I don't really have much knowledge in this area, however, our hearts do require a lot of CoQ10, especially as we get older.  It likely could do some good, though it might not address your issues specifically.  Also make sure you're not on statins... (more)

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Using psilocybin, lion's mane, chaga, reishi, shitake etc??

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glib 0 · Created on May 11, 2015

I have about 60 shiitake logs, produce about 1000 shiitakes a year, and occasionally eat a lot of them in a single meal, fresh and just sauteed in lard with garlic. I have not noticed any effect. I note enhanced cognition when I drink beet kvass,... (more)

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Back from the dentist after having lots of plaque removed. Lots of bleeding gums as well. I have had this for years now and keeping a good, clean, paleo diet hasnt helped, unfirtunately. I do clean my teeth as instructed, but to no avail. I have... (more)

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raydawg 0 · Created on May 15, 2015

Outside of the bacterial and other issues, CoQ10 can help heal the gums, also many toothpastes contain harmful ingredients that harm both tooth enamel as well as gums.  There is a liquid form of ubiquinol - kind of expensive that you could swish... (more)

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I know that saturated fat being bad is a myth but can it be harmful in the presence of certain things like sugars, seed oils and refined carbs which is what you typically get in the SAD diet.

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raydawg 0 · Created on May 15, 2015

Saturated fat is harmless precisely because it's saturated.  It's non-reactive.  PUFAs on the other hand are very quick to oxidize and should be eaten only when fresh and in limited amounts.  Seed oils are high in PUFAs. It's true that you... (more)

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Hello out there! I seemed to have dodged the bullet with having my gallbladder removed after 7 days in the hospital 2 years ago and being told by the surgeon I will be back in six months if I don't do it now. Now it's something else.  Noticed the... (more)

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I've unfortunately let them take out my gallbladder, and the best I can do now is to consume digestive enzymes containing oxbile before every meal.  You did really doge a bullet there.   I did notice that I do have numbness in my pinky and... (more)

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Has anyone every come across a grass-fed/finished farm that sells very tender meat? I've ordered quarter cows from a few farms now, and while I've enjoyed a lot of the meat, I find that the steaks and briskets tend to be tough. Part of the issue... (more)

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Look online for grassfed Wagyu (the Kobe beef breed.) They're naturally very marbled. It's mighty pricey, though. :-) If it were me (and it is) I'd just get the best grassfed locally I can get and smother everything in grassfed ghee for extra... (more)

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I am making the trasition to Paleo. Is there anyone who wants to be buddies and encourage each other?? What are the best things to do for someone just starting out on the Paleo lifestyle?

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chriswbread 0 · Created on May 13, 2015

 Please read my question. I am in desperate need of a Paleo buddy. 

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 Hi. I am looking for a Paleo buddy or buddies to help me stay focused. I'm a 43 year old male who live with a chocoholic family and I struggle to go a whole week without having a total blowout on bread/chocolate etc. Maybe a buddy will encourage... (more)

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I found it in the refrigerated section at Kroger ($2.50). Package doesn't say whether it was pasteurized or not. Ingredients are: "Cabbage, Water, Salt, Sodium Benzoate as a Preservative, and Sodium Bisulfitefor Color Retention." ... (more)

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Janknitz 0 · Created on March 06, 2014

I don't know for sure but I don't think so. This is why: 1. It doesn't say "fermented" or "live cultures" on the packaging 2. It contains preservatives: Sodium benzoate and sodium bisulfate. Living food is rotting food. That's the... (more)

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