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Hi, I can't eat dairy products but I love yogurt. I've just came across Provamel yogurt alternatives which I'm quite interested in trying, especially coconut and almond. They seem to be pretty decent, no sugar, no nasty additives, good probiotic... (more)

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You can buy coconut yogurt (watch for sugar content) or make your own coconut yogurt. I use a wide-mouth thermos as an incubator.  1 can full fat coconut milk (2 cups) 1 tsp of sugar (feeds the microbes) 1 TBSP gelatin powder yogurt culture (you... (more)

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I just heard about this on Robb Wolf's podcast: http://www.sleepcocktails.com/products/doc-parsleys-sleep-cocktail Has Anyone tried it? I wonder if there is anything really different from other sleep aids on the market... the main ingredients seem... (more)

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I tried it; it did nothing as one dose.  Two doses helped a lot!  Each dose has 400 IU of Vitamin D, NOT 4000 IU.  (Robb Wolf said it's a typo. ... (more)

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Are legumes bad for you, when prepared the traditional way? e.g. Idlis - rice and lentils are soaked in water for 8 hours, grinded into a paste, fermented for a further 12 hours, and steamed for 20 minutes to make fluffy rice cakes known... (more)

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glib 0 · Created on October 07, 2014

They are not. They have important amounts of magnesium, folate, potassium and a number of other vitamins and minerals. They have fermentable fiber. The trick is to eliminate trypsine inhibitors and other lectins, but generally long soaking (I soak... (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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Hi Everyone (sorry my poor english) Need HELP Please !!! I'm following the rules to get into Ketosi to start to burn body fat. Im eating no more than 20 carbs per day and my daily intake is about 1000 calories. For the last 20 days Im just... (more)

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You won't get into ketosis by starvation.  You need to eat about 80% fat, and 20% protein.

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Hi, I'm struggling with overating 'healthy' fats. I've been on Paleo for about 5 years, just recovered from anorexia (from 46kg to 60kg, 170cm), I'm an athlete, exercise at least two times a day + at least 4 times a week very vigorous workouts. My... (more)

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Yuki 0 · Created on August 30, 2015

My advice: eat more of them! If your body is craving these things, you need them. Especially after an eating disorder, it's hard to wrap your mind around eating fats being a good thing, but if your body is hankering for them, that means the... (more)

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The companies that sell the grains??? and the people throughout history who have made kefir must have to make the grains without existing grains so how do you make kefir grains at home?

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Shari_Bambino 0 · Created on April 07, 2012

There is no way to "make" grains at home from scratch. I know what you're saying but I tried for a year to find a way and everyone told me it was not possible. I'm big on DIY and there's a way to make nearly everything at home but I turned up... (more)

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I was watching that bizarre foods show on the Travel Channel, and the host was in Samoa, explaining how the Samoans eat and farm and fish in the traditional ways they always have, and then he participated in a traditional Samoan meal. The meal... (more)

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Simple, they don't really eat that "traditional diet". They eat a more processed diet on cheap, easily available food and are substantially more sedentary now. This affects more than the Samoans as... (more)

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I used chia seeds for the first time in a batch of homemade Kombucha on Thursday and by Friday morning I was having violent diarrhea, which lasted for two full days, approximately every 30 minutes. Other than the diarrhea, weakness from... (more)

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Kation 0 · Created on April 29, 2012

You're not alone! For me it wasn't kombucha, it was chia seed pudding. While my reaction wasn't quite as strong as yours (thankfully), the general outline was the same. FYI: I've learned that I don't tolerate sesame seeds very well either.

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I get it - cavemen didn't have protein powders in 5lb tubs. But, if they did, what would they use? I'm finishing up my Dymatize Elite Whey Protein Isolate from my pre-paleo days. Any suggestions on where to go from here?

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Protein powders have been a part of my life for a long time - since I started playing football at age 15. Does anyone remember Joe Weider's "Mega Mass 3000" back in the 90s? A couple of years ago I discovered Ori Hofmekler, author of "The... (more)

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I started Hydrolyzed collagen 7.8g per serving which is "1heaping tablespoon" three times a day with food for SIBO.  I am also doing Low FODMAP. I have been taking it for 6 days and I have had increasing numbers of hair loss daily.  It's falling... (more)

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Just curious about soy - a huge argument against it is the production of excess estrogen. However, if someone is struggling with hypothalamic amenorrhea and is advised to go on birth control to help with low estrogen levels, could eating organic... (more)

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I've been thinking about the same! I wonder if you found out the answer?

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Hello all, I am new here and saw plenty of answers on how to not lose too much weight on Paleo, but not specifically for someone with digestion problems. I eat some safe carbs, but get so thin and wiry very quickly. I have trouble digesting foods... (more)

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raydawg 0 · Created on August 24, 2015

Generally, the way to gain weight is to consume higher carbs along with fat at the same time, and also consume protein along with higher fat at the same time. The first thing to do is ensure you chew your food throroughly, chew slowly and... (more)

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Hello everyone, Lately I've been trying to do some research into chicken and beef broth, but there seems to be very little documentation on their nutritional content. I consume a lot of this because I am more susceptible to joint problems than... (more)

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Here's one, showing it's not all the primal/paleo community thinks it is. http://adc.bmj.com/content/9/52/251

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For the past few days, I've been trying to research the effects supplemental taurine / glycine / beta-alanine / soluble fiber have on digestion, but haven't been able to gather much information. On wikipedia, under "Bile Acid", it mentions "Bile... (more)

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According to examine dot com taurine has been heavily researched with diabetics. You may find some infos about long term side effects looking for those studies (not sure because i do not know for how long they were conducted)  

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Hi I am a 35 year old female. I have been diagnosed with adrenal fatigue, too low T3, too low DHEA, too low cortisol especially in the morning and too low progesterone and have been eating paleo (with no dairies) for a long time and I am still... (more)

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raydawg 0 · Created on August 12, 2013

You're already under a lot of stress, going on a very low carb diet is not a good idea at this time. Wait until your adrenals are healed first, as this will add further stress. Cortisol is the signal used to tell the liver to create glucose from... (more)

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I took a ham steak out of my refridgerator that was in a sealed wrap but was sticky.  I rinsed it and cut it up with navy beans in a crock pot.  Is this safe to cook low for 8 hours then take to a pot luck dinner?  

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I have finally went back to paleo (never should have went off, but new guy, new place, etc whatever I messed up lol). In the process I am starting to do something close to 5:2 fasting. Tuesday & Thursday (days I teach all day long) I eat... (more)

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All of a sudden, school is starting in less than a week and I wake up everyday with anxiety about what I'm going to eat and how. I live at home thankfully, but all summer my boyfriend and I ate paleo, and we had the time to cooka dn grill. But... (more)

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I fear I am among the minority here because I hate and am bad at cooking. Recipes are not my thing. So, is there a place I can I purchase good bone broth?

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Alan_Schachter 0 · Created on May 22, 2012

It may not be as tasty, but you can get the key ingredients glycine & proline from gelatin. Check out http://www.greatlakesgelatin.com/

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