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Hi All! I have been Paleo for a while but still have one issue that I have not been able to solve by myself. I am a pretty picky eater (but I try everything!!!!!)  and was initially drawn to Paleo as a way to force myself to eat more vegetables. I... (more)

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raydawg 0 · Created on January 22, 2016

I wouldn't worry about the 5 strawberries, the green side of things has little powder.  But chia, sadly, is probably not paleo. see: http://thepaleodiet.com/paleo-diet-special-report-chia-seeds/ http://thepaleodiet.com/chia-seeds-follow-up/ (more)

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I've been having some rosacea issues recently and suspected it was due to gut problems, like SIBO or something pathologic somewhere in the G.I. tract The SIBO result (from a separate test) was positive, with mild bacterial overgrowth. I've been... (more)

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Pedrita 0 · Created on January 22, 2012

Sorry, I don't know the test, but I was reading this today: http://www.gutpathogens.com/content/pdf/1757-4749-3-1.pdf On page 2, the authors mention omega-3 from cod liver oil helping with SIBO and acne. I would try fermented cod liver oil,... (more)

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So to start off, I was paleo-ish (I still ate beans, rice and potatoes) for two years back in college and loved it.   I felt great, had tons of energy, lifted a lot of weights, enjoyed sprinting, rowed on a crew team, and was in amazing physical... (more)

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Hello, my name is Nate, and I am a 19 year old male. Up until 17, I had a very unhealthy diet and lifestyle. I have acne and that is the main reason I started to change my diet/lifestyle. But ever since I transitioned to a healthier... (more)

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Just ruined my coffee. Fail.

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Canis_Minor 0 · Created on May 24, 2012

I've never used the powder form of stevia, but using the liquid-from-a-dropper form VERY sparingly works for me. I've never sweetened my coffee, ever, but will mix a few drops into a very large batch of iced tea, coconut milk-based desserts,... (more)

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I have been researching this disease since 2011 and have still not found anyone, except for one guy, who cured their SIBO. There are pages and pages on the internet detailing protocols to resolve this problem but hardly anyone talking about... (more)

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Sarah_14 0 · Created on May 21, 2014

I had SIBO this past year. I took two courses of Rifaxamin, one month apart. The first was 400 mg three times/day, the second was 550 mg three times/day. I combined this with biofilm disruptors, then after the Rifaxamin, slowed eased off the... (more)

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I use coconut oil (extra virgin) for everything. Hair, skin, teeth, and cooking. I think it's a wonderful, amazing gift. But, I wonder how environmentally friendly it is, as it's still harvested in tropical or warm regions. Whether the coconut... (more)

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Sunny_Beaches 0 · Created on April 15, 2012

I tried to find some better unbiased, science-based links, but this was all I could find. Sorry I couldn't be more helpful. You asked about brands and such, so I found a little bit on that. ***Human Labor*** 1)... (more)

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I am new to the Paleo lifestyle and I'm having a hard time figuring out what to order at Starbucks. I don't like tea, and I don't like black coffee. I have seen people suggest cafe misto or breve with heavy cream, but I don't know how I could... (more)

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Kalli 0 · Created on January 18, 2016

I have two answers. Answer #1: Yes, you can lose weight using heavy cream in your coffee.  Answer #2: Even though I did use heavy cream and lost weight, eventually I gave that up. I choked down black coffee for a week or so and now, even if given... (more)

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Dear Paleohackers, Happy New Years, I hope everyone is having a great day. About a few months ago, I went to visit a F.D.N (Fuctionial Dignostic Nutritionist). After various testing and observations, she decided to put me on a low-carb diet. I can... (more)

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Healthyme15 0 · Created on January 06, 2016

Stay on your diet as it seems working with you. Do not worry for constipation as you can have this herbal supplement Digestic from Mimonis which I was used a few months a go when I got constipated. It is very effective for constipation and makes... (more)

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Hi everyone, I’m new here.  I’m having to cut out a lot of usual foods from my diet as I have PCOS (polycystic ovaries, which can lead to diabetes), and so want to help it not get any worse by eating better. I have already cut out milk, replaced... (more)

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31 year old female 5ft 2  131 lbs   Macros for today 5g carbs 79g fat 93g protein??? Finding it hard to get fats but keep protein down.

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Kalli 0 · Created on January 18, 2016

I recently started making Paleo fat bombs.  Lots of keto fat bombs out there are made with cream cheese, but there are a few made with coconut butter, cocout oil, etc.  I normally never use Stevia (even though I believe it's considered Paleo - I... (more)

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I've always struggled with my weight due to my natural tendancy to eat too many carbs and junk and drink too much. I lost about 3 stone last year for my wedding in September (Cambridge diet) but afterwards completely relaxed and before I knew it I... (more)

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Typically, if something sounds too good to be true, it is. For the budget-conscious among us, Trader Joe's seems to be just that. They've got 85/15 grass-fed beef for about $6.75/lb at the one near me. It is labelled "grass-fed" on the... (more)

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Janknitz 0 · Created on July 18, 2013

You have to watch labels at TJ's just like anywhere else. My husband brought home some avocados before he noticed they came from Peru! TJ's also sells California avocados in the exact same net bag with similar labels. There have a been a few... (more)

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I suffer significantly from slow transit constipation. Today my surgeon informed me that he would like to totally remove my colon attaching the ileum to the rectum (subtotal colectomy with ileo-rectal anastomosis) and maybe (awaiting the outcome... (more)

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Rhubarb 0 · Created on October 25, 2011

This is beyond the scope of my knowledge, however I have a couple of cousins who have had their colon's removed due to ulcerative colitis and it really hasn't improved their quality of life due to continued complications. Anecdotally from blogs... (more)

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I know these posts pop up almost daily but I just received my results and the fat-phobic part of me that I've worked hard at leaving behind is going crazy. I'm hoping to get some feedback on how I might go about bringing down my LDL a bit. Age... (more)

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Travis_Culp 0 · Created on November 15, 2011

Looks really good actually. LDL is 156 using the Iranian calculation. If you're not eating a ton of butter and cream, there's not going to be much you can do to lower it anyway. I'd nuke the E supplementation since it's in the eggs and the form... (more)

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Where can I buy pastured eggs? I have access to Whole Foods and Trader Joe's and ideally I'd like to buy them from there; they do have omega-3 enriched eggs, but it's not clear they're pastured -- they claim "vegetarian diet" which I'm concerned... (more)

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Seadanes 0 · Created on August 15, 2012

Chickens are meant to digest corn, so it's totally fine for them to eat it. But you do want them also to have grass and bugs, so you are looking for eggs marked "pastured". Where are you located?

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Hey folks. I have done 4 Whole 30's, and my first was the most strict-I didn't even take asprin! I'm on round 5 now and I hesitate to call it a Whole 30 because I am not being 100% compliant. I moved across the country about 2 weeks ago, arrived... (more)

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Hello, I've been eating paleo for 3 weeks now. Or almost paleo...I am slowly weaning myself off of certain food groups. I'm 5'3" and weigh 165 lbs (75.5kg) Basically I did: -No grains from the start -No dairy except for full fat plain greek... (more)

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greymouser 0 · Created on April 19, 2013

You aren't eating enough. I know that's said often on PH, but really: you're not eating enough. Breakfast - there's nothing wrong with a bit of yogurt if you can handle dairy. Consider that the "side" to your main breakfast dish. Consider eggs... (more)

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My gastric bypass was in 2003, so that can't be changed. I still (yes, thought I was doing the best thing for myself and my family) want to be as healthy and weight appropriate as the next person. Having said that, I'm still overweight,... (more)

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I purchased the Primal Sleep System. There are 4 audio tracts about 1/2 hour each. How do I listen to them? One per night, all per night? Does it matter what order I listen to them? I couldn't seem to find this info in the manual. Thanks, Karen (more)

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