I'm a 19 year old college student struggling with how strict paleo to be, and how much to eat in general. It's pretty hard to be perfect paleo on a meal plan in a college cafeteria - for example, they put milk in all their eggs! :( The... (more)
I see there are many recipes of paleo pancakes, brownies, ice cream, cinnamon rolls (oooh myy, looks soo good..), etc. Is this something you include in your diet, or do you stay away from baking and keep it totally clean?
Hey, I've started to Paleo a few days ago. I'm also training with main lifts such as squats, deadlifts, presses, chins etc. So, want to make a cheat day once a week, prolly saturday or sunday and want to eat pizza, hamburger, kebab,... (more)
I decided to give the Paleo lifestyle a go as advised by my personal trainer (he loves it). So far apart from the cravings for bread i am doing not too bad. My main reason for getting into Paleo is weight loss and for the health benefits. However... (more)
Hey everyone, I am a teen girl on the paleo diet, and have been on it for abut 4 months now. I am about 5'1 and 78-80 pounds. I'm not really trying to loose weight, unless you all think I should? I love eating whole, nutritious foods and I love... (more)
Cheating shouldn't stress you out. If you want the ice cream, then eat it. Just don't indulge in the stuff all the time. Isn't there an 80/20 rule?? You can cheat 20% of the time? I'm not sure.
I've been eating a Primal diet for the past 3 years. On my longer stretches without any cheats, I find that my doodoos are not that solid, more like kind of soft and greasy. I'm guessing that it's from the high fat content of my diet. I'm... (more)
I'm trying to be quite strict paleo (in terms of not cheating as often. My mum can't afford grass-fed meat, and I still eat dairy) to get healthier and lose some weight. I've been eating eggs, meats, nuts, fruit, veg, and greek yoghurt for about a... (more)
I had some herb crusted zucchini pan fried in what probably was vegetable oil followed by some natural vanilla bean ice cream hot fudge Sunday with almond shavings. What about you?
So i've been following eating paleo for 7 weeks now. I've got the eating part down. I recently in the past 2 weeks added some protein powder and low fat dairy products.So now i'm eating meats, eggs, veggies, fruits, nuts, seeds, oils, sweet... (more)
I'm trying the paleo diet, but I LOVE sushi. I love Boston Rolls without cream cheese... The only thing in that that's not paleo would be the rice... How often would it be okay to cheat and eat this (1x Boston Roll, sans cream cheese), provided... (more)
Has anyone tried these or have any thoughts on them? They are supposedly cooked in coconut oil. Obviously potato chips are not paleo, and there is the whole sweet potato over white potato argument, but wondering if they might be a nice treat on a... (more)
Background - I'm leaning out nicely on a paleo plus twice weekly 24 hour fast setup, with carb refeeds occasionally after a heavy lifting session (3x per week). I'm no longer the heavy drinker I was as a student, and keep it to a gin and tonic or... (more)
I've been doing Paleo for almost 2 weeks, and loved the results so far (Yes, I know the 10 pounds I lost the first week was water weight, but still.), today I wasn't in the mood to cook, and decided to let myself go to Subway and get a footlong... (more)
Don't be so hard on yourself. Re-examine your relationship with food. Consider it a "treat" not a "cheat" because you didn't do anything morally wrong, you just ate something that tastes great and has a bad effect on your body. You are suffering... (more)
long story short i ate strict paleo like i normally do for 2 weeks straight with the exception this time i didnt eat any carbs. didnt really try to it just happened. lots of coconut milk and meat, avocadoes, veggies etc. so last night i eat 4... (more)
Ok so I'm fairly new to paleo and have a few questions. I started about two weeks ago after reading Robb Wolf's The Paleo Solution. I haven't noticed a huge difference, although daily headaches which I used to get are gone. I'm not 100%... (more)
I am wondering if anyone here has a cheat meal or cheat day scheduled on a weekly or monthly basis? Or has anyone tried this and felt like it didn't work because it became a slippery slope? Or does anyone just have opinions on scheduling a cheat? (more)
I personally have no luck scheduling cheats. I think it fetishizes the "forbidden" foods too much. I'm much better when I only have "cheats of opportunity": unplanned cheats that just happen because of unforseen circumstances.
I'm looking for some insight because my googling is not leading me to any clear explanation. Previously I've boasted about how awesome my immune system has been since starting paleo, not catching any of the bugs that have gone around, no colds or... (more)
Recently all the evidence has been pointing to coffee as bad for my stomach and increasing my cold sore recurrence but I cannot (will not) give it up. One of my greatest joys in life has been bulletproof coffee for breakfast most days but I... (more)
It is artificial and has been known to cause problems, but on what level would you put this cheat? In my mind I have some sugar/vegetable oil on the low end of the spectrum and gluten/wheat at the very top. I have been finding mixed evidence... (more)
I've begun to notice something about my cheat days - they typically seem to cause more weight loss than regular days. I've seen as much as half a kilo drop off (and stay off) after a cheat day whilst plateauing for a while on regular days. I have... (more)
For example you were totally strict on paleo for a year but later you cheated and ate like whole jar of hazelnut cream and ate lots of grains and would do this for a few days and then go back to paleo. Anyone knows how long does it take to get... (more)
So, I "rewarded" myself this weekend. I was out for a meal and I had an ice cream sundae and then I had a cadburys creme egg yesterday. Fine, I've lost 7lbs since I started and I've felt fantastic. It took me a couple of weeks to rid myself of... (more)
c.h.i.l.l out :)
After being strict 100% Paleo for around a year now, I went without, any alcohol, any sugar, grains, dairy (all the obvious things) but also no nuts, hardly any fruit etc. I have decided that maybe I try to loosen up a bit. ( I have received... (more)
I've been on a strict Paleo diet for almost 2 years and I'm loving life however if I could have one cheat meal without any consequence I would loveeee a Grilled Cheese!
Saturday I did two things I never usually do when invited over for dinner, 1) I ate a plate they prepared especially for me and no one else ate (chicken breast stuffed with veggies in a roll-far as I could tell it was safe), 2) I ate a... (more)