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Hi, I just started eating paleo today, I have a significant amount of weight to lose and don't want to consume too much sugar from starchy veggies, fruit, etc. What is a healthy limit to follow for now? I know it's not about measuring and calorie... (more)

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raydawg 0 · Created about 19 hours ago

Generally the rule of thumb is to keep actual added sugar down to zero, keep carbs from starchy veggies between 50g-150g, though it's easier to lose fat when it's between 50g-100g. ??So that means no commercial food like products, snacks, etc. If... (more)

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http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2015/03/25/scientists-have-figured-out-a-simple-way-to-cook-rice-that-dramatically-cuts-the-calories/   Note that the calories do not really disappear, it is just a method to produce more SCFA... (more)

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I had an intestinal resection surgery once and ever since, I have to go the bathroom 1-4 times per day. The worst part about is that I often get the urge to go 30 minutes after my last bathroom visit.   I'm currently taking probiotics,... (more)

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Hey guys, I'm brand new here, and hoping to find someone more knowledgeable than I to steer me in the right path. There are no functional medicine doctors in my area. I developed severe acne at the age of 27, shortly after transitioning to a... (more)

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I am thinking of eliminating animal protein from my diet as I have gout, every time I eat meat my gout becomes incredibly painful. I am not looking to remove meat forever, just until my gout is under control. ??How does this kind of diet look? I... (more)

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@JoePears92 Don't confuse symptoms for root cause. ??You're treating the symptom by removing high purine foods. That's fine when you've got pain, but think about treating the root cause.   I went paleo because I had this constant unmanageable... (more)

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I've tried going Paleo on and off for a long time now. I recently blew a one week streak and I'm on day one of a new go at it. The thing that makes Paleo so hard to follow for me is I'm constantly hungry. Every day of that week I felt famished! My... (more)

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mmmpork 0 · Created on March 25, 2015

1. Get checked for vitamin deficiencies. When I was deficient in B12, for instance, I found I was insatiably hungry if I didn't take a B12 supplement. 2. You haven't really stated what version of Paleo you're doing (Paleo is more of a baseline). I... (more)

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I was diagnozed with Candida and my doctor suggested me his Protocol which has over 90% of success.?? It is really difficult for me to follow that protocol and I was wondering if you are familiar with any other ways of treating Candida.?? Thank you. (more)

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Is the protocol high dose antibiotics? Dr. Mercola has a pretty standard protocol here. Since it's a fungus, anti-fungal such as oregano oil would help, but if you haven't already recommend you look for an ancestral medicine doctor to monitor any... (more)

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I've been trying paleo off and on for over a year now. My main sticking point is carbs. Trying to eat enough vegetables to meet my carb needs on paleo seems impossible. I'm thinking about going fuit only due to carb density and simplicty of not... (more)

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Also, you can cook white potatoes ahead of time, or white rice, let it cool completely and reheat.?? This way, those foods??become a resistant starch which does not spike your blood sugar so much.?? Green bananas??are a??resistant starch as well. (more)

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  This is my plan for today, I have already had my omellete and will be having the berries and cream soon. ??This is the type of template I was thinking of doing, higher carb, good amount of fat and lower protein.   Breakfast 2-3 egg... (more)

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Mushrooms aren't usually allowed on a low-purine diet.??

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hi can anyone help me, i started taking dim, this is day2, and i found i have started bleeding, and passing a lot of clots, this has never happened, and i am scared that i may have upset my body. Is this normal, will it pass? Can anyone let me... (more)

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I'm a recovering anorexic, so I eat a LOT. My favorite foods to gain weight nuts/trail mix. I have difficulty eating during the day because of my messed up, disordered eating, so I eat most of my caloric intake in one gulp (not literally, but you... (more)

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mmmpork 0 · Created on March 25, 2015

The advice my doctor always gave me about poop was if it's not white or black, it's not an emergency. Sounds like you're having digestion issues. Soak the nuts for at least 18 hours and dry them out before consuming this. This will greatly reduce... (more)

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I often have to rush to work in the morning so to streamline breakfast, I make hard boiled eggs, oven baked bacon, and bake a bunch of sweet potatoes ahead of time. When I have time, I'll sautee a bunch of spinach or swiss chard in butter and... (more)

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A family member is having digestive issues, all pointing to low stomach acid. I proposed that hydrochloric acid is worth a spot, but they are fearful of it and want to go the natural route. This person is a vegetarian and I'm pretty sure they are... (more)

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Zinc is one of the minerals required to produce HCL, so a defficiency in zinc will lower HCL production.?? The other part of this is that zinc will help kill off H. Pylorii, and an H. Pylorii infection will lower HCL... (more)

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Was taking solar magnesium glycinate capsules ate 1000mg a day and felt fine digestive wise. Got the KAL magnesium glycinate tablets and even 600 mg makes my stools very loose. Is it the tablet vs capsule that's changing this reaction? If so,... (more)

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Lower your dose of magnesium, you're taking too much.?? Too much Magnesium will pull out water from your blood into your digestive tract and then cause loose stools.   It might be the capsules over the tablets, but more than likely you just... (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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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 want to minimize my time spent in the kitchen and be able to eat basically the same things every day, at least Monday through Friday. I plan on spending my Sunday??making meatballs and some other form of meat so that I have 150 grams for lunch... (more)

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good points THHQ. Effectively, you are making kimchi light. I like a big pot of sprouted beans, they can be mixed every day with a different shredded veggie, olive oil and salt. excellent with carrots, celery, onions, tomatoes. My lunches are... (more)

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I had a hysterectomy 3 weeks ago am having big time sugar cravings. I have been without any type of sweetener and only berries for 2 years due to candida. I had 4 lindt chocolates tonite and feel like crap. Is this due to the painkillers and drugs... (more)

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My fiancee is paleo, 23 years old.?? She has pyroluria and has been taking B6 (P5P) and zinc for a little over a year now, symptoms in general have cleared up.?? Around November 2014, she increased her dosage of both to about twice what she... (more)

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So yeah, too much zinc, or too much vitamin C can lower copper levels. Both liver and chocolate are high in copper, she could also take a zinc supplement that has added copper, or outright copper pills.   She can also get a liquid zinc... (more)

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  I am new here, this is my 1st post. I can't get a diagnosis, nor anyone to listen to me but suspect I have an auto immune condition . I just wondered if anyone could give me their opinion based on my symptoms and the few blood tests I have... (more)

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Local SF people, where do you buy your grass fed beef/poultry/fish etc? Whole foods is getting to damn expensive??

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