When I ingest wheat (and sometimes when I ingest cow dairy) I get a delayed allergic reaction at night in the form of acid reflux. The casein in cow dairy (even happens with hard cheeses, but never happens with sheep, goat, or buffalo dairy)... (more)
First time I purchased coconut oil was from Trader Joe's. It was always liquid. Being a noob, I did introduce water into the oil. Some weeks later I noticed a syrupy white growth that seemed to be growing from the bottom of the jar upwards,... (more)
Hi Paleo Community, I read a thread on giving up underwear on PHacks and gave up my draws to great results! Now I'm meditating on whether socks are really necesarry either. Do you guys use socks? What issues may come with never wearing socks... (more)
There are many articles, theorys, herbs, and supplements to cure this condition of fungus, bacteria, and yeast (just a certian type of fungus) overgrowth. So its hard to pick a successful treatment plan. If you have successfully done this, please... (more)
I have! I developed SIBO after having a lot of antibiotics and catching a parasite in South America. I struggled a lot but herbal antibiotics + GAPS nutritional protocol really helped. It took about 6 months and I could eat moderate amounts of... (more)
So from reading a few threads on here it seems that my tinea versicolor, which happened when I started VLC Paleo, needs some carbs to subdue it. This thread in particular made sense to me:... (more)
Well let me start off by saying I have long thick hair. My hair is 2-3 inches below my bum(curly and gets dry easily). I used to wear hairspray everyday and I only wear one hairstyle, but now I dont use hairspray anymore(2 years)(still use... (more)
I've had persistent fungal infections (athletes foot, jock itch, dry/itchy hand, acne and nail fungus) since pre adolescence...I'm now 45. Eating paleo has improved these conditions as well as many others, but has yet to completely cure them. ... (more)
Candida overgrowth is a very controversial topic. Considered over-diagnosed or under-diagnosed, it is often self-diagnosed and treated, while the list of probable symptoms/signs is too wide. It is one of the few issues that still affects even... (more)
I'm not sure if this has already been discussed, but I began wondering about the links between the concept of cancer as a type of Candida fungus vs. the question of "are rates of cancer lower in the paleo community due to particular eating habits... (more)
Does Anyone know of any cures for toenail fungus that don't require an oral prescription? My thought is that this is caused internally, and could possibly be cured with a paleo diet.
hello, just got back my metametrix full GI function stool test results - indicates high levels of yeast/fungus, which coincides with my long term jock itch and athletes foot. (note the athletes foot is not itchy or red, nor are the toenails warped... (more)
Sitting musing in the bath this morning - coconut oil in hot water - I suddenly realised that I haven't had athletes foot for ages. It was a regular problem and thinking about it, since I started the paleo / primal eating regimen, I don't think it... (more)
Hi all, I've recently stopped wearing underwear (which is amazing by the way). I'm considering giving up on socks as well. Does anyone have any experience giving up socks? Any possible downfalls to not wearing socks? Fungus? Stench? I... (more)
I was wondering what Paul's specific guidelines for eating were for someone with a fungal infection. I know he advocates adding starch to your diet, but I was wondering if there were other guidelines as well like adding fruit or special... (more)
I've had a mold allergy for a while now. I also had a vitamin D deficiency (a severe one) and low hemoglobin. I do TONS of work to solve it : I eat paleo without nuts, nightshades or fruits (call it immuno-paleo) and I limit sugary vegetables... (more)
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Paleo and Body Type Theory?