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Background. 3 Years dealing with GERD (Main Symptoms = Bloating//Burping nd Gas 24/7) Age: 26  Past digestive issues: Gallbladder removed in early 2014, and gastritis in 2013 Diet now: Primal/Paleo Supplements: Zinc L-carosine, Magnesium 500mg,... (more)

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Thanks so much for your response. Do I have to take Ox Bile with every fatty meal? Is there a certain amount of fat in "grams" of when I should take it?   My other question is... Do I have to take antibiotics to treat SIBO? or are there other... (more)

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In the book "Vitamin K2 and the Calcium Paradox", the author repeatedly states that 45 milligrams of K2 equal 4,500 micrograms. I thought 1mg = 1000 mcg?  How is this possible? I cant post an image since this website wont allow it.     (more)

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see: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metric_prefix The mili prefix means 10^-3, so 45 * 10^-3 The micro prefix means 10^-6, so 4500 * 10 ^-6 So it's 0.0045 vs 0.045.  So it should likely be 45,000mcg.  One of those is off by 10.   You'll be... (more)

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This is less of a question and more of a celebration. This is only my third day doing the paleo thing but already I have experienced remarkable healing. For the last year or so I have been struggling with edema(fluid retention) in my feet and... (more)

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Hi Paleo hackers! I am absolutely positiely CRAVING whole grain brown rice. I am so so so hungry since I started eating paleo. And I am aboslutely craving some grounding whole grain sprouted brown rice.    My diet has been the following: Eggs... (more)

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Maybe what your body is craving is pre-biotics in the form of resistant starch?  You could try some Basmati or parboiled white rice cooked in resistant starch fashion. Plenty of paleo eaters eat both white potatoes and white rice cooked in... (more)

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Okay, so since I got acne at 14 I've been trying to eat SO healthy! I'm paleo, and good at it, but I actually can't help but feel that although i'm eating "healthy" i'm not eating enough nutrients or missing things. My skin sorta blew up lately... (more)

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I train 1-3 hours a day, 5-6 days a week, and my diet is decidedly high-carb. I've read that high-carb on work days and low-carb/high-fat on rest days. Is there any point in this if my work days outnumber my rest days as they do? Should I just eat... (more)

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I'm a big fan of high volume training most days, I try to train everyday for around 1.5-2 hours dependent if I make it to my local crossfit box. If Paleo hunters hunted everyday why cant we train everyday, we lost the spear and picked up the... (more)

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I've become aware of the fact that my teeth are starting to be more translucent (especially the front, but also the tops of the others). I did some research on this and it seems that I have some dental erosion going on. Since the summer I'd been... (more)

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Enamel never regrows. Dentine, the layer beneath it, apparently can. You should read what Stephan Guyenet has written about this: http://wholehealthsource.blogspot.com/2009/03/reversing-tooth-decay.html A while ago I thought my teeth were... (more)

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I suffer from lactose intolerance and am hoping kefir will help overcome this.

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Hello all, New to the forum and recently started a paleo diet with the PaleoLeap program. So far I really like the food, but I have always hated the taste of sweet potatos. What is their purpose? Can I just use white potatos? If not, are there any... (more)

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glib 0 · Created on August 22, 2015

squash is a fine substitute. Same minerals and lots of vitamin A (if eaten with fats) for half the calories.

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Hello ! After following the PHD diet (no cheating, bananas, potatoes and white rice being my starch source, some IF, some diary - mostly heavy cream and butter but also some organic milk) for about a good year most of my health issues improved... (more)

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I consider myself an expert on folliculitis since diagnosed with it in 2007 and successfully treated it with several modifications. First, understand that folliculitis is caused, mechanically, by excessive or improper desquamation inside the hair... (more)

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Hey, I've been diagnosed chronic gastritis and my main symptom is nightmarish constant nausea, unfortunately.   Everyone says that raw veggies irritate stomach and gastritis sufferers must stay away from them.   So that means, should I... (more)

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I've been reading lots on paleo , as well read grain brain.   From everything I researched my understanding of consumption of saturated fats is very good for body , arteries, brain etc.  does this include eating chicken skin and the actual fat on... (more)

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glib 0 · Created on August 21, 2015

yes, chicken skin has a host of benefits beyond the fat, and generally eating meat with fat improves digestion. of course I am talking about heathy animals grown on pasture. Once you consider CAFO meat, the fat picture becomes more ambiguous as... (more)

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I've been strugglig with horrible persistant bloating after one year of strict paleo. I can't narrow it down to a specific food or meals i am just bloated all the time. I've tried to mecation for SIBO and nothing has helped. The only thing thats... (more)

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Fruit_Hunter 0 · Created on August 20, 2015

Have you tried adding more probiotic foods? (Such as home made sauerkraut or kombucha)  Also, including fresh coconut (the thing you crack open) in your breakfast could help you as well.  I might be wrong, but I think the introduction of foods... (more)

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I've had ms for a while now and i recently started taking vitamin d and fish oil, which have done great things for me. A week after i started taking these supplements i started getting terrible acne on my forhead which i've never had before in my... (more)

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I am an esthetician who works almost exclusively with acne. Approximately 3 out of 10 of my clients who take fish oil supplements develop acne.

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I have tried this guy's products and thought they were decent. Today I was reading his blog, just by chance and what he was saying made sense about how people are lazy and want a pill for everything. He reports a huge success rate with patients... (more)

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Red flag number one: He types with varying degrees of font size. If you can't get your point across using normal uniform text, they you are just trying to market something. But wait! There's more! Red flag number two: Pictures of his face... (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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Or the Quilt for that matter. Here's an outline of John Wesley's most popular book, written in 1747. It's not religious, though it is... (more)

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Hi, I was recommended kefir by an allergist to help my gut recover from a course of acne antibiotics I was on for a long time. I have been taking milk kefir for the last 2 weeks with no problem but yesterday I experienced painful cramps and... (more)

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Answered this in the comments, so will re-post here too. Exactly the same thing happened to me, and I've read about myriad others online who've had the same experience. I'm pretty sure I know what causes it, it's an intolerance to the proteins in... (more)

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I was Primal for 4 1/2 yrs with continued fatigue and no weight loss. Saw FM doc in April and did all the metabolic panels, or most anyway, and addressed all my severe hormonal deficiencies as well as vitamin/mineral deficiencies, etc. Thyroid... (more)

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I am searching for a new doctor since my OB/GYN retired in December. Using paleohacks and also the Paleo Physicians Network, I have been researching and it seems that many "paleo" physicians use the "Functional Medicine" term as a foundation for... (more)

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RG73 0 · Created on April 04, 2011

So there's definitely an element of woo-woo to some Functional Medicine docs. This particular clinic near me does use homeopathy sometimes. So far as I'm concerned, that's just giving someone a water placebo. Now there approach is open to using a... (more)

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