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Hey guys I'm a sixteen year old girl who got into paleo for health reasons but recently I've also wanted to use it to get leaner. I'm 5ft 8 but haven't weighed myself in ages and my scale isn't working (sorry if this isn't helpful!). For breakfast... (more)

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Alalia 0 · Created on July 26, 2015

Keep avoiding fruit (imo). Fructose, found in fruit is processed odd by the body. It automatically stores it as fat, it doesn't try to be used as energy first. (something about how the body breaks it down.  If you are not hungry, you don't have to... (more)

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I am 5'2" and 110 lbs. My eating this past week has been ravenous and resulted in some binges and I think it may have been because of restrictions in nuts, fruit, and starches. But, I am also wondering if my leptin is messed up again or my brain... (more)

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foreveryoung 0 · Created on April 09, 2012

Because you have a high future discount rate.

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I'm 22 years old, weigh anywhere from 130-135 (fluctuates) and I'm 5'5. It's quite a bit of work maintaining my weight. I have tried paleo eating for awhile but low carb makes working out very hard. My muscles would be sore for days sometimes a... (more)

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Kels 0 · Created on July 26, 2015

Well looking around here I realized that certain foods for no reason can affect peoples blood sugar. For the record, I just started eating more dairy. But I did have a serving of cheese once or twice a week prior to my increased consumption. I... (more)

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Endotoxins (aka lipopolysaccharides) are part of the membrane of gram negative bacteria and they have some toxic effects in the body. I've been hearing a new pro-vegan argument that animal products tend to have more endotoxins than plants and this... (more)

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Matt_1 0 · Created on July 31, 2012

This is quite a complex question with very limited research behind it. 1) What foods have the greatest content of endotoxins? Based on the very small number of published papers on this subject and the small number of foods tested the foods... (more)

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A fellow Paleohacker and I were recently in a dispute about the thyroid lowering properties of low carb diets. I'm afraid it got a little heated, and I was accused of hiding potentially damaging information about the diet I advocate, because I... (more)

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Ambimorph 0 · Created on November 19, 2011

(Warning, this is quite long. Conclusions in bold at the bottom.) First, I will argue that when T3 becomes lower in a low carbohydrate setting, it does so with the function of sparing muscle, because the diet has a deficit of calories or... (more)

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Hello! I thought I would reach out to this diverse and well knowledgable community for help and support.  The title explains it all. Before I begin, let me define my constipation and the health journey I'm on- Constipation: I 'go' daily, but in... (more)

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I know some people on here give some attention to Ray Peat's writings on gelatin, liver, and coconut oil. This documentary will be on some of his ideas along with a lot of other scientists' work. It's fascinating stuff that should get a chance to... (more)

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nutritionrainbow 0 · Created on July 23, 2015

Yeah they have 30k of the 38 k needed with 22 days to go on kickstarter. The videos on the website are really interesting.

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Could you have a food allergy where the only symptom is being exhausted? I eat a lot of eggs --free range soy free ones. Sometimes I get soooo tired about 1 hr later. Eggs do not cause me any stomach issues, I just get tired. It happens... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · Created on January 26, 2012

This is a symptom of histamine intolerance. I take some vitamin C (ascorbic acid caspsules) right before eating eggs & it helps. Contrary to what the link says, the egg whites can be thoroughly cooked and I still can have a reaction. ... (more)

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I'm looking for what clean, easily digestible food I can keep in my car trunk for times I can't get to fresh food.  I haven't really found perfect solutions for any of the macro-nutrients, but what I've got so far is: PROTEIN:  Canned mackerel,... (more)

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If you eat about an hour before going to bed, does that food digest less. Because Ive heard people say they feel like the food they eat after a party seems to feel like its still there the next morning. When this happens, should I wait a few hours... (more)

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I've started Gaps one Week ago because I've had several health issues for years. One of my problems was (and still is to a certain extent) bloating. My stomach is almost constantly bloated. My stomach sticks out like a basketball (I'm not... (more)

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Is it true that eating skin (fish, chicken) will improve your own skin? (not looking for knee-jerk responses please).

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ivymcivy 0 · Created on April 16, 2014

I have fantastic skin. The kind of skin that people comment regularly on. I have also always LOVED eating skin - especially pork and salmon - but now duck is becoming my favorite. I don't have evidence beyond my own skin, but I know that I'm... (more)

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I would like to go see him for hormone and possible autoimmune reasons but his reviews online are less then stellar. Then again Ive had some good luck following some of his articles. Is this a case of good researcher but bad practitioner (as... (more)

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Melanie_2 0 · Created on May 20, 2012

I tend to be more of a lurker than a poster, but I think it's important to share that I didn't have a good experience with Chris Kresser, either. The other reviews here touch on all the same problems I had: he is very expensive, 'prescribes'... (more)

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I'm a newly qualified Personal Trainer & i live in the U.K. I'm eager to gather as much knowledge as I can to pass on to my clients. I have just stumbled upon a Diet & Nutrition Training Course. It's ??300 but i can get it on a deal for... (more)

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SuzieQ 0 · Created on August 14, 2013

Hi Chris I am a registered BANT Nutritionist here in the UK so happy to help. It really depends what you want to do with your training. I can guarantee that it won't be paleo based at all. Even the top courses aren't paleo based. If you want... (more)

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HI there! I am extremely interested in pursuing a program to become a nutritional therapy practitioner or something of the sort. I was wondering if there was anyone out there who could tell me the difference between these programs out there?... (more)

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DrDiNezza 0 · Created on July 23, 2015

For what it's worth, I really liked the NTA NTP course when I took it. It's a good blend of what I would consider ancestral (WAP focused) nutrition and some functional medicine tid bits. I am a DC who does functional medicine, and I was overall... (more)

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Ever heard of Sulfur Oxidation problems? My well-known Osteopath has not and doesn't appear inclined to do any research on her own. (Her treatments have not helped me so far, 4 months in).So now, Dr. Google has diagnosed me and I am thinking of... (more)

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The_Quilt 0 · Created on July 14, 2011

Sulfur intolerance is a misnomer. Most with this issue have a problem with foods with a high level of free thiol groups. It also tends to walk hand and hand with Hg toxicity and Selenium deficiency and severe thyroid dysfunction. The thiol... (more)

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Hello all. I have been on a Paleo/GAPS hybrid diet since December 2012. I felt pretty good at first, but a problem I developed recently is reacting to EVERY SINGLE FOOD that I eat. It's like I am allergic to everything. After eating a heavy food... (more)

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Elisaar 0 · Created on June 05, 2013

Have you looked into histamine intolerance? I'm dealing with the exact same issue and it can really ruin your life. If I don't eat, I'm fine, just hungry. But if I eat anything protein within half an hour I feel brain dead and have heavy limbs.... (more)

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I have a mouth full of mercury amalgam fillings (prob. 14 or so, some huge ones) that I had done about five years ago (thank you, college dining room soda fountain!) I developed thyroid issues over the past two years that have proven difficult to... (more)

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balor123 0 · Created on September 07, 2013

Remember that removing fillings not only costs money, time, and discomfort but redoing them also means losing more natural tooth and exposing yourself to more chemicals, from the new fillings and the drugs used to add them. I would say stick with... (more)

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Hey everyone. I've been paleo for well over a year now but I have an annoying persistent problem. My stool is very sticky and usually quite soft/mushy and takes a long time to wipe clean which is very embarrassing. I already take Betaine hcl,... (more)

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shannysbull12 0 · Created on July 23, 2015

I have IBS and certainly can relate! There are a number of things you can do. #1.) Take miralax along with probiotics (Schiff makes one especially for this problem, it's called "Digestive Advantage, Intensive Bowel Support". #2.) You can take... (more)

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I have seen quite a lot about useage of Palm Oil and I still cant believe that people are still buying it. A lot are saying that you should buy African Palm oil but the more African you buy the more Indonesia will compete. There is an estimated... (more)

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shannysbull12 0 · Created on July 23, 2015

I am sickened by the inhumane treatment of the Rainforest and her people. Now that I know what is happening... I will try to contact someone to do something!!! Sound silly? It starts with just one person that cares... It's real easy to reach the... (more)

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