I'm not entirely sure why, but spiritual activities such as meditation, Bikram yoga, deep-breathing exercises, and maybe even ritual psychedelic use (Ayahuasca expeditions in the Amazon) are routinely utilized in the vegetarian nutri-noosphere.... (more)
My daughter started losing hair slowly 2 months after getting the gardisal vaccination. Her initial blood tests came back clean, but I've a gut feel the vaccination and aluminum in it started her hair loss. Can Paleo help with this at all?
The texture of the two are obviously different, down to the bone. Why is this? And why do I find that canned fish is more appetizing than fresh? In my mind I know it shouldn't be so, but my tastebuds don't lie. Is the protein more easily... (more)
For me, it's fresh raw wild-caught salmon > canned wild-caught salmon > cooked fresh wild-caught salmon. But maybe I just suck at cooking. :p
Ok, this is totally one of those nitpick problems. It's just really kind of annoying me. I used to get my hair cut every 3 months or so. Since going paleo, my hair seems to be growing FAR faster. I'm now having to schedule haircuts once a month... (more)
Improved nutrition will do that. My nails also have to be trimmed and filed more often.
i've been getting iron infusions since june- the brand i get is Ferrlecit. while i was getting the first 6 infusions, i was taking 6mp which is an immune system suppressing drug. i took a break from the infusions in august/sept and i started them... (more)
To what extent are vegetables overrated? Have we been brainwashed by the marketing of vegetables/fruits just as much as by anti-cholesterol/saturated fat propaganda? When we read nutritional profiles, how do we know that the figures for... (more)
I just heard Tim Ferriss talk about perfectly timing his post-work out shake recovery properly by having it before his work out depending on particular work outs. He says, "during the window within which I had maximal insulin sensivity and best... (more)
There is definitely something wrong. I know you're not supposed to sweat your numbers, but mine are pretty awful. I'm a 25 y/o male. I've just been declined life insurance. TC 404 HDL 36.2 LDL 351.2 Trig 83 I eat a diet mostly consisting of... (more)
Are the sugars found in different foods all the same? Is the sugar you get in a red cabbage the same as the sugar you'd get in a banana, for example? or the sugar in soda and candy the same as in broccoli? if you're trying to go low sugar, is a... (more)
Have any of you read Dentinal Fluid Transport by Steinman? A must read if you want to know why caries form - it's not so much what is in our mouth as what is going on in our bodies... yes healing can happen but it is long and slow. Coupled with... (more)
I believe I have a fungal overgrowth since I have thrush and a yeast infection and was wondering if anyone could recommend adding anything into my diet. Right now I'm eating Paleo with 50-100g carbs and no dairy, nuts, or seeds. I'm eating... (more)
hey.. i will be living in jordan for the next two months and i was wondering where i should get my meat and fish?! also i would like to know what the best places are for butter.. i expect carreefour not to have either one.. does anyone know a... (more)
Hello All, I'm very skinny so want to gain weight asap,I joined gym but it Didn't got result. So I'm wondering which food/meals should I introduce to gain some weight and how much of it?
Okay, so I've posted a lot of questions on here regarding my weight. But for those who don't know, I'm a 14 year old girl who does cycling who needs to lose weight. My mam and dad say, I say, even some people at cycling have commented on my... (more)
Can anyone recommend a paleo friendly doctor in Wellington, New Zealand? I have noticed that there are no doctors in Wellington on the Paleo Physicians Network. I don't necessarily need someone who follows/is paleo, but I would like to find a... (more)
Paleo has given me such incredible energy lately that I feel like I'm up for anything. So, today, after jogging a couple miles with some girlfriends for fun we found ourselves in a grassy field. One of my friends is incredibly skilled at... (more)
Sounds like the sartorious muscle or tailor strap. I say rest it and listen to your body. If your one to take some NSAIDs, do so for a few days.
I was carrying my son yesterday and tripped over his bouncy-chair. It folded my middle toe back, just as I placed weight on to the foot. The resulting 'pop' makes me think I may have done more than simply stub it. Also this picture from last... (more)
In a similar vein, breaking a toe is what got me into Paleo. I am an athlete and I broke my toe, completely, a week before a race (doing housework, not in training). Race was off. In the 2 months of recovery I totally blew up and gained a lot of... (more)
I don't use any sweeteners. It just gets your body used to tasting sweet. Then you will never get rid of the craving. Now, when I have a piece of fruit it is a real treat - tastes much sweeter because I don't use any sweeteners.
Hey Paleo-ers... I'm currently in Asia and can buy fresh sardines. I steamed up some last night and wanted to eat the whole as I've heard you can do. But the bones were definitely not 'soft' enough to enjoy eating them whole. Is this just... (more)
You can eat the bones in canned sardines because they are soft. But in fresh ones, the bones won't be soft. Since you are in Asia, you might see if you can find out what the locals do with fresh sardines. I bet you can get some great recipes.
I know that whey protein is in the gray area, or as Mark Sisson describes it, the 80/20 zone. But as many have said, it's also a complete protein source with glutathione and immune boosting properties. Hedonistically-speaking, whey isolate... (more)