High Carb Paleo Questions
Okay so aside from the flood of answers I'll get about how carbs cause insulin issues and diabetes, and how fat is the most metabolically benign macronutrient, AND how I should stop obsessing over macro ratios... what do you think?... (more)
I felt really great for a few months using my current diet which is widely varied foods: moderate carb, low protein, high fat. Lots of potatoes and sweet potatoes, lots and lots of butter, olive oil, tallow, and other animal fats, lots of... (more)
Hey everyone, So I have a bunch of red quinoa, I wash it two or three times before cooking it. I am an endurance athlete and I strength train so I eat a ton of carbs (quinoa, tubers, white rice). However, for whatever reason no matter how... (more)
Is there research on the cardiovascular risk for someone on a grain-free paleo diet who eats a relativity high starch carb diet along with a high animal saturated fat intake? Perhaps anthropological studies?
Let's suppose you're coming from a lower meal frequency to a higher meal frequency. The reason is, you want to bulk and gain weight. So you decide to have something like 4-5 meals a day instead of your usual 2-3. Suppose you set it at: 8AM -... (more)
I recently started using BCAA powder intra and post-workout (this gives me the best results) and have noticed that on days that I 'cheat' or eat more carbs than throughout the week I no longer get bloated... My theory is that, because BCAA's limit... (more)
I have found that if I consume fruit or somthin else carby like that in the morning than it makes me crave it later that day. If i dont eat carbs in the morning will it stop the cravings later in the day? Or am i just craving cuz im hungry and its... (more)
If you are not making waves with at least some controversial proclamations, you're probably not making a very big impact either. In Stephan's article from today, he addresses 3 additional questions that he did not get to address on the Chris... (more)
My 2 cents- Whole Health Source, along with PaNu/Archevore and Hyperlipid, has been one of my primary sources of information as I have made my personal diet transformation. Specific to WHS, I recently read every one of Dr Guyenet's posts from... (more)
Hey everybody, In order to heal my adrenal fatigue and screwed up cortisol levels, I got the advice to go more highcarb (with the same amounts of protein and fat) So now I'm wondering which sources of highcarb apart from sweet potato/yams,red... (more)
In an effort to make my post-workout meal more variable I am looking for a list of tasty starches that are also nutritious. This would be something like sweet potatoes vs white rice (which gives starch/carbs but not much in the way of nutrients.)... (more)
I've been following with great interest Kurt Harris' recents posts on macronutrients, low-carb, and ketosis. He seems to have shifted his position away from advocating very-low-carb (though he claims he was never doing that, and that makes sense,... (more)
I'm an endurance athlete focusing on 100+ mile and 24 hr races. So I end up biking up to 20 hrs per week. As a result, my carb intake needs to be pretty high - typically 300+ g per day on the average. Believe it or not, this is considered low... (more)
Is it normal to shoot for 150-200 g of fruit/veggie carbs or even more when trying to gain weight? Or does this seem excessive to anyone? FYI I feel fantastic but am not gaining weight as I still fall short on general calories most days. I don't... (more)
You've gone the distance and have committed to eating clean because it makes you feel better but then you are questioning your body's hunger. If you are hungrier and you are eating whole foods then listen to your body and eat more. It's likely you... (more)
Chris Masterjohn just tweeted "50-70g/day natural fructose from fruit superior to low-fructose diet." with this link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21621801 What is your take on this? The abstract states that the diets were calorie... (more)
I've recently asked a related question, and I don't mean to belabor the point, but I am curious to dive into this topic. On the recent PH question (link) about the Taubes live Q&A on huffpo, I saw this response to a question about Taubes'... (more)
Low carb is optimal to improve insulin sensitivity Does anyone have experience (personal or studies) on higher starch when combined with heavy exercise and a healed metabolism? I recover and perform better if I potato/yam after intense workouts.... (more)
Do you agree with paleo-censorship?
Fun article about fermented foods in the Arctic circle
Who wants to do Whole30 with me?