Hi! I have been taking Adderall for about 2 years now for ADHD mostly inattentive type and while I'm not looking to get off of it right now (I'm student teaching and I just can't risk not being able to focus - watching kids and all). I went... (more)
Hi, I'm going to have six moths with constant work on a project and i'm looking in too what would be the optimal diet for that lifestyle! I work out two - tree times a week, and work at the computer on average 13-16 hours a day.... I need... (more)
Hello, 6 weeks ago I started intermittent fasting while following my paleo diet. The reason I am doing this is to help with insulin resistance(I have lost 30 pounds but not one inch from my stomach as I seem to be storing all my fat there) and... (more)
You are not getting enough carbohydrates and probably also salt. The paleo diet eliminates sugar (glucose/fructose) with the emphasis on the fructose. You still need carbs.
Hi there! This month my finals are starting - three in february, three in april, one in may. not only i get super nervous about them, i also have to deal with ibs. as far as i know, the best thing to eat are low-fat but high-carb things in short... (more)
I've got strips to measure concentration of ketones in urine. It is doable to have a concentration between 1.5 and 4 mmol/L on paleo [this range is labelled small concentration] with say 40g of carbs and 40g of proteins [over one day comprising 2... (more)
i was in class today and i was taken aback for a minute at how well i was comprehending the seemingly difficult material that was being taught. in fact since i started eating paleo about a year and a half ago i have been able to concentrate far... (more)
I think I got dumber. I can't sit still as long and want to hunt random animals.
Ive seen several discussions on Paleohacks in regards to that we may need to supplement even optimal diets as A) our soil is depleted and B) we are under more stress and less ideal environments that we evolved to handle. In regards to B) does... (more)
I've been eating fairly strict paleo for over a year now, and recently cut out all sources of dairy (other than clarified butter), nuts, and switched to grass-fed beef. I also started sleeping for 9-10 hours in a completely dark room. My weight... (more)
I had some similar issues after a year of paleo and found it helped to add some carbs in the form of starchy tubers. I definitely find I run better with more carbs in my diet.
The topic pretty much says it: So, how could I improve my memory the paleo way? I'm especially interested in ways to improve my long-term memory but would also be glad about advices concerning working memory, concentration and such. Please... (more)
OK, I've looked through all the fasting questions, and while I've found some helpful data there I think it would also be helpful to ask a new question. So: Instead of trying to describe your fasting experience in terms of how you feel while... (more)
So I've got an essay at university in for the day after tomorrow. I woke up at 1pm today and have not eaten anything up until now (4:30pm). I've had 1xespresso despite not being a caffeine addict, and this has greatly improved my concentration for... (more)
fear of failure always did it for me. close the window to paleo hacks on your computer and get to work, lest you earn a failing grade for your essay. write like your life depended on it.