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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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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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I've got a jar of Jarrow and a jar of Nutiva, both organic extra virgin coconut oil. One says refrigerate (Jarrow) and the other says no need for refrigeration. The only difference I can see is that Jarrow is expeller pressed and Nutiva is cold... (more)

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coconut oil is practically all saturated fat, and thus very shelf-stable. i never refrigerate my coconut oil, unless i want to have it harden up for some reason. i know paleos that like to eat it with a spoon, so i guess you'd want to have it... (more)

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So I will admit I am a bit biased as I lost an absolute ton of weight before I found Paleo by simply eating a small quantity of quick oats ($1.79 for a generic cardboard tube) with a little bit of real maple syrup or real peanut butter for... (more)

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Oats are often contaminated with other gluten grains during processing. (Thompson T (2005) Contaminated oats and other gluten-free foods in the United States. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 105:348.) Also the avenin protein appears... (more)

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My father is experiencing a rather radical and sudden discolouration of his teeth. Parts of them has gone almost all black(!). This came all of a sudden after he had been using coconut oil as toothpaste for 14 days straight or so and I am... (more)

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I fermented mine for 7 days and after drinking it, I'm now experiencing ear fluid congestion/stuffy ears. Is this a normal side-effect?

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Hi guys. I've been primal/paleo for about 4 months now. My skin was very pale before when I was eating SAD. Not sickly pale, but pretty pale with a slightly yellow undertone, it was consistently that color for 6 or more years. I really noticed a... (more)

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Anemia makes you pale and grey. Common with vegetarians. I'm not surprised you're more rosy now that you're eating more meat.

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Hi Paleo Hacks community, I'm at my wits end.  About 3 years ago I had a massive anaphylactic asthma attack that sent me to the ER.  Long story short, I found out I was highly allergic to gluten (even trace amounts would cause asthma.) So I went... (more)

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You might want to try to balance your immune system using NuMedica's PRP spray.  It is used to reduce allergic responses and also for auto-immune conditions.  The RPR spray would be beneficial for the accute symtoms.  The Colostrum powder would... (more)

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So here's the skinny on my inquiry. I work at a place, 5am-5pm and strongly desire a raise. These two jobs are up 4:15am-415pm and another one that is 5:00pm-5am... Both of these options entail working very odd hours I'm not happy about picking... (more)

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Hi there! My name is Lindsay and well as the title states I'm looking for answers.  Little info on my self I am a 5'2 20 something femalewho's currently "semi" I guess paleo. I still have dairy and starches like potatoes but very sparingly maybe... (more)

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I've been body building since the age of 18. With the use of anabolic steroids. I was alway healthy getting routine blood work done to make sure everything was ok. Wasn't up until I lowered my estrogen too much causing a thyroid issue I became... (more)

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I devised a Modified program through trial and error that has worked wonders over the past five months. I eat mostly fish/chicken/grass fed beef at dinner, fruit in the  morning, and salads with raw veggies for lunch. Snacks usually consist of a... (more)

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As the title says!

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I found a local farm where I thought I could buy local, natural, grassfed beef. However, on their website, they say: "Providence Cattle Company offers Grassfed beef for those that are looking for a healthy, earth friendly alternative to... (more)

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Matt_1 0 · Created on March 17, 2012

Legumes can mean a variety of things and refers to the plant as well as the beans. It would be best to contact them and ask them yourself. Alfalfa is a forage crop that is widely grow for cattle feed due to the leaves and stems containing a... (more)

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Kamachi Manual Treadmill With Lcd Display Healthgenie Drive 4312M Treadmill Manual Treadmill Walk or Foldable Jogger Fitness Lifeline Manual Treadmill

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raydawg 0 · Created on August 14, 2015

I don't know about treadmills, but this type of exercise is called chronic cardio and is harmful.  Look to HIIT and weight lifting instead.

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So, let's see if you can find the reason why paleo isn't working for me! My body is like a rock, won't change easily. I exercise 4-5 times a week, doing resistance training, long walks and sprinting. I'm 170cm and 57kg, so 5.5 tall and 125 lbs.... (more)

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mn72285 0 · Created on July 21, 2015

The meal plan looks pretty good to me. It doesn't say when you are working out, but I would make sure to time those sweet potatoes for directly after your exercise sessions.  If this is already the case maybe try cutting that late night snack.... (more)

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Woke up to crying in the kitchen today... Does anybody have a functioning recipe for a pancake variation that avoids dairy and eggs?

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Sami_2 0 · Created on September 08, 2012

I mash a banana with almond butter and fry like you would a pancake.

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I take betaine HCL to prevent reflux. It really works pretty well for me. However, I've started to experience leg cramping/twitching at night after spells where I've taken it for several days in a row. I've reproduced the experience multiple... (more)

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I don't feel qualified to comment on the science of this, but what I'm interested in is whether you'd stop taking the HCL to avoid taking supplements to fix your cramping/twitching issue, or whether you think the HCL (by regulating your acidity to... (more)

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I accidentally sliced the top side of my thumb with a knife a few weeks back. The cut was deep, right at the joint, and bled like crazy. It has now healed, but has left behind a big solid bump under the skin which I assume is scar tissue. Because... (more)

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Nick_3 0 · Created on July 11, 2010

The best way to break down scar tissue is to massage the area, like LiveForIt suggested. Two summers ago, I had a nasty bicycle fall. Among my injuries was the scraping of the first joint (nearest the finger tip) of four fingers along the... (more)

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