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For those of us who are on a budget or do not have access to pastured meat, what would be some good strategies? One could for instance buy lean conventional beef and complement it with pastured butter and cream and/or pastured eggs, chicken and... (more)

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I am totally poor, right above the poverty line, and I eat paleo and only pastured meat. The secret is trying to get deals on meat and eating less popular cuts. I am a member of a meatshare, which means I pool money with people to buy a... (more)

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I've got a pair of Vibram Five Fingers Sprints. I love them. I use them hiking in dirt and sprinting in the grass fields near my house. Today I was out running (in normal running sneakers) and a man (very likely 50 lbs heavier than me, both in... (more)

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Jaap 0 · Created on February 18, 2010

I think Concrete/modern roads have natural equivalents. Just take a look at a rocky trail/packed dirt. It shouldn't matter much where you would run. It's logical though that you are noticing the hard surface runs if you are just starting to... (more)

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by 961 · Answered on November 26, 2014
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Hardly use soap for my body anyway, but doing without shampoo/conditioner? Then I'd actually have to buy/use a comb? And how would I possibly cope without shaving cream? The notion does keep tugging at me though, because my hair is so much less... (more)

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gilliebean 0 · Created on February 17, 2010

I too have gone 'poo free. It's worth trying. A few things to remember about hair-washing: Different heads require different regimes. It's worth trying different things. Are you a simple organic liquid soap person? Are you a baking soda... (more)

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by 10502 · Answered on August 19, 2014
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One of the greatest things about eating Paleo is the disappearance of migraines that had plagued me since early childhood -- I attribute that to eliminating wheat from my diet. Any other former migraine sufferers out there? BTW I should also... (more)

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JJ 0 · Created on February 17, 2010

I have a client whose migraines have gone from debilitating (and long) to mild (and short). My hope is that her migraines go away completely once she starts eating more meat and fat. I think her adherence to gluten-free is pretty good, but I'm not... (more)

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Hi, I am new to paleo and I have been having a cup of heavy whipping cream in the morning and I love it. I am not ever hungry, I read that heavy whipping cream had no insulin effect and so I sort of went crazy with it. Is this way too much fat?... (more)

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Paleo_Dave 0 · Created on February 18, 2010

Some people feel that dairy of any kind is not paleo. While this is certainly technically true (dairy is a neolithic invention), cream is the result of separating the fats from the carb & protein content and the remaining fat breakdown is... (more)

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by 2041 · Answered on September 12, 2014
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I probably rely on grocery store brand heavy whipping cream a bit too much for my fat needs. It comes with carrageenan and polysorbate 80 as thickeners/emulsifiers. I'm not willing to give up the cream on the "precautionary principle" alone, as... (more)

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David_Moss 0 · Created on February 17, 2010

Carrageenan looks to be pretty awful: inducing inflammation, messing with the immune system and possibly degrading into a substance that tears up the digestive tract. I've not looked into any further detail since just that seems enough to put me... (more)

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by 188 · Answered on August 19, 2014
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Just curious. I know no one likely has an actual answer - but what's your answer to this question: are there more men than women following a paleo diet? My sense is overwhelmingly that there are more men than women interested in and following... (more)

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David_Csonka 0 · Created on February 17, 2010

Most of the women I know are obsessed with eating junk food, and just eating in general. I've never known many guys to obsess about wanting to have a slice of cheesecake. I just don't get it.

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Ever since adopting a paleo diet (one year ago), I have noticed a decrease in PMS symptoms as well as a shorter period in general. I have significantly less cramping, never get PMS-related acne any more, and find that I have a more regular cycle.... (more)

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Charmoula 0 · Created on February 17, 2010

You may want to check the answers to a similar question I posed earlier: http://paleohacks.com/questions/428/for-women-increased-appetite-and-sugar-cravings-related-to-monthly-cycle (more)

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What do you use? I typically throw in peppers(red bell and hot), onions, broccoli and chicken. Any sauce suggestions? I had been using gluten free teriyaki sauce, but its soy based.

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Acton 0 · Created on February 17, 2010

Fish sauce is a flavorful, carnivorous way to add umami to foods. A bottle of it goes a long way, a spritz goes well in any dish.

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by 2041 · Answered on September 12, 2014
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Ever since going to England for the first time last September, I've been craving black pudding. I've seen blood sausage in a few specialty stores back here, but they've either had questionable ingredients (I know, most people would consider blood... (more)

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Patrik 0 · Created on February 17, 2010

I think this a very local issue. By that I mean, your best are probably ethnic delis that serve those sorts of constituencies. In the Los Angeles area, for example, there are a few German delis that offer a wide varirty of sausages. I know... (more)

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I've recently spotted stalls carrying (cheap) whole veal spleens at a local market. I'm thinking of trying some, just out of curiosity. Thing is, I have absolutely no idea how to cook it. From what I've read, spleen is quite a fragile, crumbly... (more)

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jon_w 0 · Created on February 16, 2010

Of course you can always mix the stuff in ground meat or sausage and hide the flavor with seasoning, but I do enjoy the offal flavors. I have used spleen from wild pig and goats. Just like liver and kidneys, I have found that pig is milder than... (more)

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Are Bean Sprouts paleo? Are they high in carbs?

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Paleo_Dave 0 · Created on February 16, 2010

Bean sprouts are typically soy bean sprouts. That puts them at the top of my personal banned list. Soy is about as neolithic a crop as exists. For those of us who don't have East Asian ancestory, soy is a brand new crop to our diets. It was... (more)

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Anybody have any success in this regard? If so, was it just facial, or shoulder as well? Can I toss out my Clearasil? Should I sell my shares of Reckitt Benckiser Group plc?

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Acton 0 · Created on February 16, 2010

I can personally speak to the success of this. The entire reason I began paleo was because of a bad outbreak of cystic acne after spending a month in China. There were divers sorts of tempting wheat buns and vegetable fats that I did not know... (more)

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I get tired of eating plain meat (does that make me a weak neolither?) so I'd like to find some brands of barbecue sauce that are paleo compatible.

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Kristofer 0 · Created on February 16, 2010

Son of Grok has covered this topic. Solving this craving involves rolling up your sleeves and putting things together yourself, but damn is the stuff worth it. http://www.sonofgrok.com/2009/06/sog-zesty-bbq-zauce/ Or hit up paleodiet.com They... (more)

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9 out of 10 dentists are worried about the ramifications of the paleo diet. What's the word?

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gilliebean 0 · Created on February 16, 2010

Because you're not eating wheat grain and not consuming the phytic acid in the wheat, and because you're getting more fat-soluble vitamins because of your high-fat diet, proponents of Weston A Price would suggest that your dental health should... (more)

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Is Crossfit the best overall value in cross-training programs, or is there something better out there? Or is it better to save $ and design your own program?

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Mike 0 · Created on February 16, 2010

While not exactly a "Paleo" question, I'm not surprised it popped up.As a Crossfitter trainer, I can easily state it's one of thee best programs out there for general physical preparedness (GPP) and overall functional fitness. I adopted it years... (more)

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I'm a big fan of beef jerky. However, the stuff that's easy to find is loaded with junk ingredients -- sugar, MSG, soy, preservatives, etc.. Anyone know of a good online supplier where I can get more natural stuff? I'm aware that it's possible... (more)

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Acton 0 · Created on February 16, 2010

US Wellness sells grass-fed beef jerky.

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How bad is this? I love creamed coconut and dried coconut flakes, but sometimes the only ones I can find have sulphur dioxide as an additive (no other additives though). I'm guessing this is not ideal, but does anyone know about... (more)

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Acton 0 · Created on February 15, 2010

I'd put that in the "eat it, but seek another source" category. Sulfur dioxide reversibly reacts with certain flavor components (aldehydes) to produce a compound that is less volatile so the flavor of fruits is preserved in drying. When eaten,... (more)

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I've been playing with a ketogenic diet for 6 weeks now and have never quite gotten into a deep state (according to the stix, which I know are not always accurate). I was eating a lot of coconut oil and some coconut butter (not as much as the... (more)

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David_1 0 · Created on February 16, 2010

Even if MCTs are burned preferentially, they certainly do not keep one out of ketosis. On the contrary, MCTs produce ketones even in high carb dietary contexts. The sense in which MCTs "mimic carbohydrates" has to do with the fact that they are... (more)

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Cows produce one of two forms of beta casein depending on their genetics: A1 or A2. The A1 mutation occurred relatively recently in human history-- all other species of mammal have casein that is more similar to A2 casein. The problem is that A1... (more)

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David_Moss 0 · Created on February 16, 2010

I've personally cut out A1-beta casein, since I've found it makes me mentally sluggish and gives me a brain fogginess. (I too used to live on cheese). I only eat goat/sheep casein now. A2 casein can still cause digestive problems if you're... (more)

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