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Upon much research, I've found through my own symptoms and what so far has been studied when it comes to gastrointestinal complications, that an overgrowth of methan-producers/methanogens causes constipation/bloating. It's associated with SIBO. So... (more)

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I would start here:  http://drbganimalpharm.blogspot.com/2013/11/how-to-cure-sibo-small-intestinal-bowel_10.html and I'd keep reading stuff from that forum. The conversations there in the comments seem to have a lot of very good detailed info.  On... (more)

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I apologize if I'm rehashing a topic that has been addressed, but I've been mulling Mark Sisson's comments regarding other aspects of living in a manner more consistent with our ancestral upbring. As I think about my own life and look at the world... (more)

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I'm guessing you've read Mark Sisson's Primal Connection?  He addresses a lot of this there. Personally, I've found his advice to be good, simple, and easy, though I'm more attracted to the Stoics, Marcus Aurelius and Seneca. Another good voice... (more)

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Before anyone jumps at me, I have done a lot of searching lol. I just haven't found my question specifically, or one answered with my situation. Also, I know that alcohol is not great for paleo, but I am young (mid-20s) and it's just not going to... (more)

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Just ask for a tequila with soda, they will usually add a lime to the glass, squirt the lime into the glass, or just eat it.  It's as quick and less work for the bartender and very close to a NorCal Margarita. Or switch to a pure spirit, like... (more)

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Why is corn frowned upon by Paleos? Has anyone ever tried POLENTA that 'log-o-corn' ofttimes seen on grocery store shelves? Would anyone out there recommend consuming polenta as a carb source?

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Forget the tube stuff; from what i gather from yr prolific postings, yr on a budget. ....So, keeping in mind what everybody else said - that is, if you still want to eat it - make it yr own dang self! It's totes easy and insanely cheap. h2o+... (more)

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Hello Friends! I woud be grateful to get some wonderful healthy tips on how to make my green tee mild. I am used to drink it right in the morning after only few cups of pure water; this helps me to turn on my system, helps a lot ;) But now I have... (more)

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I am a person who has extremely sensitive skin. Every time I shave, my neck breaks out badly from irritation (no exaggeration, redness and bumps cover my neck). I recently bought Burt's Bees shaving cream and aftershave in hopes that it would make... (more)

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I can't use an electric shaver, or a razor. I just use hair clippers at the lowest setting. Besides it makes me feel more manly, with a Rugged Stubble.

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My functional medicine doctor reccomended a mediterranean diet incorporating grain, legumes, and more nuts and seeds than I would previously eat. My blood work showed my amino acids to be unbalanced which is a result of too much animal protein.... (more)

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What is a functional doctor? What university do they attend? Read the license on the wall the next time you go in. I've never heard of such a thing. I do not have one available through my health insurance. My MD was helpful for treating my... (more)

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Having a hard time with recipies for breakfast as they all call for almond milk or coconut milk or their respective flours.  Yikes, I can't eat eggs, eggs, eggs.  I eat a lot of yogurt but that is getting boring also.  Any suggestions on... (more)

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My breakfast often consists of something like liver with greens and some cold potatoes from the previous day fried up, or a frittata made the previous day and eaten cold, or some of the previous evening meal either re-heated or eaten coolld -... (more)

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A quick google search brings up very different answers about corn.  We have here - organicfacts(dot)net/health-benefits/cereal/health-benefits-of-corn.html Saying that corn is healthy and full of vitamins and minerals   Then we have... (more)

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thhq 0 · Created on July 29, 2015

Corn is not paleo because it is a grain. It was not a human food until farming began in the Americas ca 10,000 years ago. The same is true of tomatoes, potatoes and peppers. And for that matter any food that comes from a farm, including the... (more)

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After watching Sugar: The Bitter Truth multiple times, I keep wondering about why fruit would contain fructose if it can only be bad for us. Of course, like Dr. Lustig said so well, fructose in fruit is minimal compared to today and often comes... (more)

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Eva 0 · Created on August 02, 2010

From the plant's perspective, the fructose is there to attract creatures to eat it and thereby spread and fertilize the seeds. So fructose definitely has a purpose to the plant. Perhaps at first, the addition of fructose by the plant made a nice... (more)

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Hello there! This is my first post in the community! I'm male, 30, 1,73m and 59kg now and started Paleo about 3 moths ago. I lost about 6kg during this period. Recently, I'm more precisely on a low carbs version of Paleo. I've done blood tests on... (more)

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This is my first post so I thank you for your patience Right now I am pretty much on a paleo diet I don't eat bread, milk or sugars. But I do not eat a lot of meat. Maybe once a day every other day... So I recently (the past 9 months) quit my... (more)

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Flanagan 0 · Created on July 26, 2015

'Leaky gut' is a pseudo term popularized to sell a few books to people who suffer from IBS who cant get relief ,going down this road is likely to not help you at all.... alot of Ibs cases stem from psychological stresses ..(rather then a problem... (more)

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I just came across the macrobiotic diet. ... is a dietary regimen that involves eating grains as a staple food supplemented with other foodstuffs such as vegetables and beans, and avoiding the use of highly processed or refined... (more)

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I was on the macrobiotic diet for several years. It seems to help some people a lot, but in my case, it made my various health problems worse over time, although there was some improvement at first. Macro does eliminate things like trans-fats,... (more)

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Mark Sisson did a good post on this a little while ago. http://www.marksdailyapple.com/squat-poop/ It might have benefits on intestinal health: heamarroids, constipation and apendicitis. These problems are much more common in westernised... (more)

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pfw 0 · Created on April 26, 2010

I'm in the "probably true, pragmatically difficult" camp when it comes to this. It makes anatomical sense that squatting to poop would be the best position. If I'm on a long hike or in the woods and need to crap, I squat. But in normal life, it's... (more)

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A bartholin gland cyst - not infected but uncomfortable and quite large. Have tried sitz baths 3-4 times daily with/without epsom salts/sea salts. Anyone had this problem or have any suggestions? I am Paleo and am otherwise 100% healthy. Not a... (more)

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Now that I have gone through the experience and I would like to answer my own question - or at least detail my own experience - in the hope that it may help others in the future. While I was still waiting for the specialist appointment the cyst... (more)

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  I am currently 20, underweight and bony and want to gain weight (mostly muscle and little fat as possible). have kept my carb intake to about 70 grams a day and eat a moderate amount of protein, not excessively. I have decided to increase... (more)

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Why are you restricting carb intake? You are more than likely in ketosis, and choosing a ketogenic diet has many life-changing benefits, but if you are not informed on how to live a healthy ketogenic lfestyle you can actually harm yourself.  When... (more)

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I finally got around to buying a glucose meter and I have been playing around with it lately, and it seems like my blood sugar jumps all over the place. I tested yesterday morning after an overnight fast, and my blood sugar was 92, I then ate a... (more)

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Alalia 0 · Created on July 26, 2015

I'm not sure what you are wanting to hack.  Normal blood sugar after a meal is 70-200 1 hour after, and 70-140 2 hours after.  If you don't eat your blood sugar is maintained by glucagon and insulin. You only have a spike of cortisol if you become... (more)

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I eat about 1 a day with a banana after a workout. I know they're not paleo but they are the cleanest protein bars on the market. How bad are they?

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0k4sure 0 · Created on July 28, 2015

OK SO I too was into these bars for a little while. I had a Quest bar stint if you will. If you tolerate whey isolate, the bars are (in my opinion) a harmless and satisfyingly chewy way to get a punch of protein when you don't have a steak dinner... (more)

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Just wanted everyones opinion... Would it be better if I bought Green Pastures Royal Blend (which contains cod liver oil and high vitamin butter oil) or Green Pastures Cod liver oil and Green Pastures High vitamin butter oil seperatly?

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You supposed to take them both, since they compliment each other. I have problems with fish oil so I am going to buy them separately, even though it will cost more. If I react to cod liver oil, then I will just take butter oil for vitamin K. I... (more)

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I'm writing to discern if it's normal for my heart to do this. I've bought ketosis sticks and pee on them frequently, and have been in ketosis for about five weeks now.  My energy level is more or less constant throughout the day, but if I eat a... (more)

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This seems odd because unlike carbs that the body breaks down quickly and uses for cheap energy, fat usually takes longer to break down and gives more energy (sustainable). What are you eating that is so "fatty" that has no carbs or protein? Any... (more)

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