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Andreajane 0 · Created on April 09, 2015

Yes the Paleo diet will help you. ??With Crohns your digestion is damaged so eating no gluten, sugar, legumes, starchy foods like rice??and potatoes??and grains will help. ??Also incorporate probiotics to make your digestion stronger and balance... (more)

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Hi, I'm Rene and I was wondering if there are other low carb or even ketogenic cyclists out here in Los Angeles? I live in the Southbay and follow a cyclical ketogenic diet (Kiefer's carb nite) or a strict ketogenic program, depending on season... (more)

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Hey guys I am in my mid twenties, obese, carry significant fat around my abdomen and after reading the paleo solution, Why we get fat, Primal blueprint and Atkins I have come to the conclusion I need to do a few things to reverse my body... (more)

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karstyl 0 · Created on April 16, 2015

The first thing to do is to start! Lowering carbs and increasing nutrition is the starting place. Carb cycling vs continual restriction is a debated issue; I think that is because individual metabolism is what determines the best course.... (more)

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I'm 16 weeks pregnant with my second child, and I've been (mostly) paleo, doing very little dairy, for several years. ??Until now, my fingernails were always strong and thick and did not break easily. ??They don't seem brittle, but they do break... (more)

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thhq 0 · Created on April 04, 2015

Canned fish! Oysters! And if you're getting brittle nails eat more protein - bone broth/stock and gelatin for instance.

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Question - does it make much of a difference whether or not chicken feet used for bone broth is organic? ??My local asian market sells non-organic for $2/lb, however the organic butcher sells them for $4.50/lb (the butcher said straight up that it... (more)

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andrew 0 · Created on April 04, 2015

I wouldn't worry about whether or not the feet are organic. I search out organic everything when I can, but the feet??I'd use anyway. They are full of collagen, calcium and will make the stock fabulous. Interesting article... (more)

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Raw meats....they make me nervous. ??Anyone else?

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thhq 0 · Created on April 04, 2015

I don't think Cordain had rawism in mind when he thought up the Paleo diet. http://www.mercola.com/article/carbohydrates/paleolithic_diet2.htm Robert Crayhon: What's the best way to cook meat? How and when did Paleopeoples start cooking their... (more)

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Hi all, I'm looking for some specific advice regarding managing PCOS. Let me tell you a bit about my story first.. I have been eating close to a Paleo lifestyle since the age of 15, and I have been a stricter Paleo since I turned 17. There have... (more)

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You may get varying opinions, but here's a report from the trenches.?? I have severe PCOS that started to manifest at the very onset of puberty when I was very thin.?? I never had an ovulatory period on my own and had to do two IVF procedures to... (more)

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I have been Paleo for about 3 weeks. I see recipes that I thought werent included in this diet. I thought you cut out dairy, grains, added sugar and legumes. But I am seeing Paleo recipes that include some of these things. What is acceptable??? (more)

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glib 0 · Created on March 31, 2015

it depends. Rice is acceptable to many, including me, specially if cooked in a way that enhances resistant starch (there is a recent post about it). Eggs are acceptable to many, but I find that egg whites are more inflammatory than not-paleo... (more)

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How should a pre diabetic man and a diabetic man go about paleo with the goal of reversing diabetes?   ??I bought the paleo solution last week and am doing it to hopefully cure gout.   ??Both my brother and uncle read the book and now... (more)

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thhq 0 · Created on March 31, 2015

Start doing the 900 calories a day of exercise Cordain recommends. Every day. First priority should be getting your weight and waistline to normal. Especially waistline, which is a good indicator of your internal visceral fat. Packing your... (more)

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I'm a little frustrated because it seems everything gives you cancer. I am doing paleo really well. I'm eating tons of organic vegetables and high quality fish and chicken, and I'm paying a premium for it. I dont eat any sugar other than a treat... (more)

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glib 0 · Created on April 03, 2015

Agree with Michael. Some simple things one can do: 1) have your food in glass containers only (I do freeze bone broth in plastic) 2) no GMO 3) only tiles and concrete in your home 4) keep a healthy gut

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So I've heard that when making kefir (water kefir specifically) the grains can die if the liquid isn't changed every 2-3 days. i was wondering what people's experience is with this? How long have you managed to have them last for? Do they really... (more)

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andrew 0 · Created on March 31, 2015

I've succesfully kept (i.e. ignored) milk kefir for literally months. To revivie it, I tipped it into a sieve (stainleess steel), rinsed away the old kefir until the grains were clean, put tjhem in a clean jar and topped jup with milk. This was... (more)

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http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/news/pressreleases/2015/march/ancientbiotics---a-medieval-remedy-for-modern-day-superbugs.aspx This remedy is for an eye infection, but after astonishingly good results, I realize that this combination is totally... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · Created on April 01, 2015

Copper is an essential element, but a rather toxic one. So not a surprising result. Don't expect a miracle (or anything really.)

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I have started using Cronometer (an online food log tool) to keep track of my nutirents intake. I am particularly watchful of my intake of carbs as well as my Omega 3 ratio and, of course, all kinds of micro nutrients. So far, so good. But I have... (more)

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Steve_Morris 0 · Created on April 01, 2015

If you are concerned about your intake of carbs and how it affects your body, I would suggest using blood gluocose meter to see the effect of a meal after 2 hours. Each person reacts differently to carbs and plus if you are an athlete you would... (more)

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My boyfriend calls me a human heater because my body temperature is always so dam hot. I also have epilepsy and over heating causes me to black out. So I'd like to know what's going on? Someone please help!

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raydawg 0 · Created on March 31, 2015

Could be one of two things - you might be consuming way too many calories and your body is disposing of them by burning them off - this is called thermogenesis. ??Being in ketosis could cause this also, and removing wheat from your diet, a... (more)

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I've recently gone into paleo and even eating all my grass-fed meats raw. Could it be the creatine surge + my body still being in the transitioning phase? It's as if my survival instincts are finally awaken and I??get urges to stay away from "sick... (more)

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raydawg 0 · Created on March 29, 2015

Absolutely, though I haven't started to eat raw meat. ??Just "rare" or "blue".

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Hi, I just started eating paleo today, I have a significant amount of weight to lose and don't want to consume too much sugar from starchy veggies, fruit, etc. What is a healthy limit to follow for now? I know it's not about measuring and calorie... (more)

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raydawg 0 · Created on March 28, 2015

Generally the rule of thumb is to keep actual added sugar down to zero, keep carbs from starchy veggies between 50g-150g, though it's easier to lose fat when it's between 50g-100g. ??So that means no commercial food like products, snacks, etc. If... (more)

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Is it possible that someone could have negative reactions to butter yet not have reactions to milk? Reactions=headache, joint pain, brain fog?   Just curious, Thanks, Caveman_Mike

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raydawg 0 · Created on March 29, 2015

It might not be butter that you're reacting to, but then it might be. ??   You'll know for sure if you turn that butter into ghee. ??Heat it up slowly until it melts, then skim off anything that floats to them top. ??Setup a paper coffee... (more)

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http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2015/03/25/scientists-have-figured-out-a-simple-way-to-cook-rice-that-dramatically-cuts-the-calories/   Note that the calories do not really disappear, it is just a method to produce more SCFA... (more)

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I had an intestinal resection surgery once and ever since, I have to go the bathroom 1-4 times per day. The worst part about is that I often get the urge to go 30 minutes after my last bathroom visit.   I'm currently taking probiotics,... (more)

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Hey guys, I'm brand new here, and hoping to find someone more knowledgeable than I to steer me in the right path. There are no functional medicine doctors in my area. I developed severe acne at the age of 27, shortly after transitioning to a... (more)

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