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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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So approximately 4 months ago after years of using caffeine and supplements I started having GI issues (thin stools and constipation). Shortly after this time my doctors told me I have a low hemoglobin.  Has anyone ever experienced this?  If so... (more)

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I'm having trouble getting enough calories every day anyway, and it feels at times like I am near constantly eating and cooking. This really negatively affects my quality of life. I feel tied to my house, because I have a difficult time packing... (more)

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Flanagan 0 · Created on July 26, 2015

Maybe you dont have an autoimmune disease or a thyroid problem and you find most foods upset your stomach ...when really you just have an anxiety problem which causes all sorts of symptoms such as IBS symptoms ,,,,,i know this view sounds crazy... (more)

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Hi all, Could use some advice. I've been following a modified Paleo diet since September. I eat legumes (lentils, black beans, red lentils) but no fruit. I am a 5'3.5, 17 year old female. I began eating this way at 140 lbs. I lost 5 lbs quickly... (more)

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SlimIcy 0 · Created on February 11, 2013

Ditch the scale, it's only causing you stress. Take pictures and measurements and stop worrying about a number that is completely meaningless.

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Hey guys I'm a sixteen year old girl who got into paleo for health reasons but recently I've also wanted to use it to get leaner. I'm 5ft 8 but haven't weighed myself in ages and my scale isn't working (sorry if this isn't helpful!). For breakfast... (more)

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Alalia 0 · Created on July 26, 2015

Keep avoiding fruit (imo). Fructose, found in fruit is processed odd by the body. It automatically stores it as fat, it doesn't try to be used as energy first. (something about how the body breaks it down.  If you are not hungry, you don't have to... (more)

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I am 5'2" and 110 lbs. My eating this past week has been ravenous and resulted in some binges and I think it may have been because of restrictions in nuts, fruit, and starches. But, I am also wondering if my leptin is messed up again or my brain... (more)

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foreveryoung 0 · Created on April 09, 2012

Because you have a high future discount rate.

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I'm 22 years old, weigh anywhere from 130-135 (fluctuates) and I'm 5'5. It's quite a bit of work maintaining my weight. I have tried paleo eating for awhile but low carb makes working out very hard. My muscles would be sore for days sometimes a... (more)

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Kels 0 · Created on July 26, 2015

Well looking around here I realized that certain foods for no reason can affect peoples blood sugar. For the record, I just started eating more dairy. But I did have a serving of cheese once or twice a week prior to my increased consumption. I... (more)

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Endotoxins (aka lipopolysaccharides) are part of the membrane of gram negative bacteria and they have some toxic effects in the body. I've been hearing a new pro-vegan argument that animal products tend to have more endotoxins than plants and this... (more)

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This is quite a complex question with very limited research behind it. 1) What foods have the greatest content of endotoxins? Based on the very small number of published papers on this subject and the small number of foods tested the foods... (more)

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A fellow Paleohacker and I were recently in a dispute about the thyroid lowering properties of low carb diets. I'm afraid it got a little heated, and I was accused of hiding potentially damaging information about the diet I advocate, because I... (more)

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Ambimorph 0 · Created on November 19, 2011

(Warning, this is quite long. Conclusions in bold at the bottom.) First, I will argue that when T3 becomes lower in a low carbohydrate setting, it does so with the function of sparing muscle, because the diet has a deficit of calories or... (more)

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Hello! I thought I would reach out to this diverse and well knowledgable community for help and support.  The title explains it all. Before I begin, let me define my constipation and the health journey I'm on- Constipation: I 'go' daily, but in... (more)

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I know some people on here give some attention to Ray Peat's writings on gelatin, liver, and coconut oil. This documentary will be on some of his ideas along with a lot of other scientists' work. It's fascinating stuff that should get a chance to... (more)

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nutritionrainbow 0 · Created on July 23, 2015

Yeah they have 30k of the 38 k needed with 22 days to go on kickstarter. The videos on the website are really interesting.

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