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I'm using Fecal Microbial Transplants (FMT) in the attempt to treat Ankylosing Spondylitis (severe spinal arthritis). I had my first infusion this July (5 days), and I was doing remarkably well except for major flares during menstrual periods... (more)

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Lindy_1 0 · Created on November 27, 2013

I can't seem to tolerate bananas or plantains (cause flaring), but I can mostly get away with sweet potatoes. I'll try upping those instead of the rice and rice flour. I asked my rheumatologist about periods and autoimmune, and he said it's... (more)

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I have started using Cronometer (an online food log tool) to keep track of my nutirents intake. I am particularly watchful of my intake of carbs as well as my Omega 3 ratio and, of course, all kinds of micro nutrients. So far, so good. But I have... (more)

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glib 0 · Created about 2 hours ago

It can not be done really precisely. The calories you assume depend at the 10% level on your gut flora, which produces (or does not produce) short chain fatty acids. Even if you knew your gut, there is a big difference in eating a just baked... (more)

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The internet is full of health "experts" or gurus. Sometimes they are media sensations. Other times they are humble and don't claim to have all of the answers. Either way, they still have a group of people that hang on every word and don't... (more)

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Amy_B_ 0 · Created on December 14, 2012

Regarding 5 and 6: These are important, but unfortunately, "scientific research" and "expertise" -- and I use the terms loosely (they're in quotations for a reason) -- aren't always what we'd want them to be. I have a master's in nutrition and... (more)

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My boyfriend calls me a human heater because my body temperature is always so dam hot. I also have epilepsy and over heating causes me to black out. So I'd like to know what's going on? Someone please help!

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RadicalSpin 0 · Created about 3 hours ago

Hmm id recommend you go to the doctor and get a good hormone panel to get that all checked out!

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Has anybody personally tried HeartMath EmWave 2 for sleep improvement. Dave Asprey claims that it helps him to get much higher quality sleep (better recovery with less... (more)

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I don't have the EmWave 2, but I have both the EmWave desktop and the original EmWave PSR (the little unit ... only difference from EM2 is that the EM1 doesn't upload your data). I like Dave a lot, but he is now an authorized reseller of... (more)

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Hi, I am a skinny guy,or I am unless I eat 150 to 200 carbs per day from starches, even when not heavy lifting (2x week). If I don't eat carbs I lose weight super easily. My target bodyweight is 79 kilos. I like the sound of CBL, it would be... (more)

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PaleoRob 0 · Created about 14 hours ago

Same here, i find i maintain/gain lean mass much easier when eating a decent amount of starch, otherwise my lean mass and abdominal fat is yoyo-ing and almost impossible to maintain unless i eat low carb/higher protein which i don't like, i find i... (more)

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Hi, I was prescribed Clindamycin for an infection (300 mg 3x a day). I stopped after the 12th pill because the dosage seemed high for my body (I'm 4'11, 100lbs) and I had heard about people experiencing drastic side effects with even a 150mg... (more)

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rin534 0 · Created on March 26, 2015

Thanks for the detailed response. Clindamycin is broad-sprectrum antibiotic, which is why I feared the worst for my gut in the long run. However, I do admit it was foolish to stop midcourse. Should I have switched to a different, narrow-spectrum... (more)

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I know there have been many questions about pimples and probiotics - I've read 100s of paleohacks posts - but I want to know what you would do specifically, with the options I have. Background: vegetarian sugar/wheat addict 10 years, pizza addict... (more)

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primalpat 0 · Created on January 18, 2013

Your skin is like a third kidney. It filters crap out. I say SLOW DOWN on the supps and pro/pre-biotics. There is such thing as too-much-of-a-good-thing, and you have too much of many 'good things'! Onions and artichokes are pre-biotics, so they... (more)

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Hi I eat a paleo diet which my food outline is fish, seafood, fruits and vegetables.  I sometimes  eat honey and dairy. In general i feel weak sometimes and anxious and lightheaded  i have been paleo for  2 years is this... (more)

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huntergatherer 0 · Created on December 10, 2014

Are you getting enough zinc? Zinc can be harder to get enough of if you're only eating seafood unless you eat an oyster or two each day

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Hi everyone, i just want to ask if hormonal imabalace is possible after giving birth and weaning... i weaned my child for 6 months now she is 12 months old so stop weaning 6 months ago.. my period became late and irregular..last month i didnt had... (more)

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A few years ago I had pretty bad acne on my back. Despite eating very well and experimenting with possible triggers, I was not able to contain the problem.   Then I went on a course of antibiotics (specifically for the acne), and the... (more)

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Lesley_1 0 · Created on December 09, 2014

You're right, OP. Standard Paleo can only go so far to battle acne. My acne cleared up when I first went paleo years ago, but it came back due to problems with my gut flora. I was too low carb for too long. I had to go on Autoimmune Paleo and use... (more)

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If I am waking in the night hungry - and I mean really hungry! - does this mean I am not fat adapted? Should I get up and eat something? and, if so, what? or should I toughy it out in the hope that my body will get used to it and I won't wake up? (more)

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UncleLongHair 0 · Created on December 05, 2014

You haven't said anything about your diet, what you're eating or not eating, how much, etc.  That would help answer your question. I gather you're eating Paleo, probably low-carb, and maybe trying to lose weight. When I first went Paleo and... (more)

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Firstly...  The epidemology regarding diet and acne did not show that low-carb eating was the diet that prevailed.  The two population studies that Cordain references the most are Kitivans and the Ache.  Both ate a pretty low fat... (more)

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Compote 0 · Created on December 04, 2014

Acne is caused by a Linoleic Acid (Omega-6) deficiency in your skin and an excess of Oleic Acid (Omega-9.) This is different than having a deficiency of Omega-6s in your diet, since nobody in their right mind would actually suggest that people... (more)

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I've been noticing that when I first started to eat paleo I used to be inclined to eat more and now I've been eating less because of not being hungry during the day but I do tend to eat large meals with big bowls of vegetbles, salads and some form... (more)

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UncleLongHair 0 · Created on December 05, 2014

I also experienced loss in appetite, and eating big bowls of vegetables, salads, and protein is not going to cause you nutritional deficiencies, in fact this is very nutritious and you're likely to improve your nutrition (depending on how you were... (more)

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A recent study from The Salk Institute published in "Cell Metabolism" drew a link between late night eating and fat gain. I'm searching for additional relevant research on this topic that correlates nutrient timing and fat gain/loss. Is... (more)

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casanoah 0 · Created on December 04, 2014

Is this the only relevant study or are there others that bear upon the question of late night eating contributing to or correlating with fat gain?

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What are daily protein requirements for an average person, not bodybuilder? In gram per Lb or Kg of body mass, minimum and average for long term heath maintenance. I saw requirement of 1g of protein per 1 Lb of body mass, for thin person it's... (more)

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shwick 0 · Created on December 03, 2014

It will not be much I would guess.  I get about ~120g a day and I lift weights and run.  I weigh ~175 currently and have decent muscle.  I like getting away with less protein if possible because it's expensive. Vegans say you need... (more)

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Did Paleo for about a year, fell off, gained some weight...now back to it and hopefully, for good. I am a 26yo female, 5'4, 136lbs, unsure of my body fat percentage, but I would estimate between 20-25% based on pictures of what that looks like (I... (more)

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UncleLongHair 0 · Created on December 12, 2014

Offhand your diet, macros, exercise, etc. all look pretty good.  That is a lot of exercise per week, 7-9 workouts per week?  I think it would be really hard to lose weight with that unless you cut back on your calories, in which case... (more)

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I had a concussion 3 months ago and have been having a tension-type headache with fatigue since then. Has anyone found anything diet-related or otherwise that has helped with this condition? 

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This question is a bit of fun and a bit of research. If you encountered a paleo bakery & cafe what would you expect or want to find on the menu?

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fibrogirl 0 · Created on December 05, 2014

Fruit tarts with no added sugar and almond flour crusts unsweetened macaroons in coconut or almond Dairy and dairy-free options (I can't tolerate coconut and I can tolerate dairy so naturally I'm biased) Good coffees and teas candies made from... (more)

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So, food is certainly or can be a cause of acne issues, particularly in me I believe. Here's what I'm wondering. While I continue to start paleo (yesterday) and stick to fish, meat, vegetables and fruits, I wonder something: how can we objectively... (more)

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Lesley_1 0 · Created on December 09, 2014

There may not be a good answer to your question, OP. There is no set window of time for a blemish to appear. Here's my acne detective story: I discovered my acne triggers and my acne time frame(s) by years of painstaking trial and error. I... (more)

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