You can join the American Gut Project: http://humanfoodproject.com/americangut/ They won't tell you if your gut flora is "healthy/normal" but with the results you can research and find out for yourself.
Hi guys I just stumbled onto this forum, and it looks really nice, a lot of great info here :) I have been a casual paleo for a while now, but I would like to take it a couple of steps further as I would like to be a little more serious about my... (more)
Hi! I am doing a little self diagnosing here and wondering if SIBO could be my problem area. Since nothing has been working for some time. Here are a list of symptoms I have been experiencing: -Bloating almost every day,... (more)
Say to no self-diagnosis. Go to a doctor, get legit medical advise. A proper diet cannot fix everything and that's the only think we can recommend.
Does anyone have a pointer to products that generate negative ions without producing ozone? Most ion generators are being sold as room cleaners, to clean dust from a room. Most of those devices produce ozone as well as negative... (more)
Love Paleo but new to this community. Had just come off Jason Vale's wonderful 7 Pounds in 7 Days Juicing Program which I have successfully done a few times over the years to kick-start my summers. This time however I was a little constipated... (more)
Hello, My sister just got pregnant by accident. She is young and not ready to have a child. We are thinking about abortion. But we are having a hard time to find the possible side effects. Do you know were we could find reliable informations on... (more)
This is something I have dealt with most my life. And I'm not talking like an annoying ache. I mean full on, screaming, ripping-your-guts kind of pain. I don't eat them so no need to tell me that part, heheh. But I've always wondered why these... (more)
Brain fats http://www.fi.edu/learn/brain/fats.html
I've searched through every manufacturer of r-ALA and there is only one pure form of r-ALA in capsules, and it is from Dr.Danielle brand (link below). I need to take very small doses of r-ALA, 30-50mg, and when I weighed out the contents of a... (more)
Saw some folks on your site warning people about certain non-gluten grains like "buckwheat"...as a food science and licensed health practitioner let me inform you please that Buckwheat is NOT a grain at all but comes from a fruit similar to... (more)
Consuming buckwheat occassionaly is fine, it is not a grain but is a seed as is classified in the paleo-diets as a pseudo-grain. It is a great source of nutrients, but it also has some anti-nutrients. But it is definetely a better option than grains. (more)
I've seen a lot of talk about hydrolyzed collagen being easier to absorb or something, or that our body cannot use gelatin. Anyone have references to back this up? I way prefer the idea of homemade broth (not to mention it's helluva cheaper), but... (more)
Anyone know what Dave from Paleohacks is up to?I've just opened his recent email and he's pushing a crappy, spammy, free-set-of-steak-knives-and-secret-to-six-pack-abs program (called the Core Activation Sequence). For something that's supposed to... (more)
Just wondering if this was routinely offered somewhere or just through cutting edge studies
Some studies are now saying that the Neu5Gc in red meat may cause cancer, whats your take on this? If this is so then how come traditional societies didnt seem to get cancer from eating meat?
Hi there, Long time lurker, first time poster. I???m a recovering hypoglycemic ??? I haven???t had the extended GTT or anything like that, but both my parents were diagnosed with this in the late 80s and I know I have it based on my experiences.... (more)
Lately I have been suffering from horrible, almost constant heartburn - that occurs both with an empty and full stomach. I have started Betaine-HCL and NOW Superfoods, and definitely experience relief, especially when taking the former. However,... (more)
What foods are an extremely high source of vitamin c that do not come from citrus or nightshades? I suffer from autoimmune diseases and probably adrenal fatigue. I'm not getting enough vitamin c in my diet currently. I have some gut issues that... (more)
The recipe uses the ramen noodles uncooked, crumbled up for crunch. What can I substitute? Looking for something very similar, it already has seeds. Could I do something with rice noodles? Besides frying