I used kirby cucumbers. I use quart jars with seals, grommets and airlocks. There are no signs that the airlock didn't work. For this batch I used about 4% or 5% saline spring water. The temperature oscilates between 60 and 74 There is... (more)
Post work out meals? Paleo friendly carbs? Muscle recovery?
I love eating a whole foods diet, but am finding it difficult to gain healthy weight, even after slathering everything in various oils and raising my starch intake. Since Valentine's Day, I've been on a chocolate binge (and not just dark... (more)
I have no idea why I'm not digesting fats well. I won't get into the details but I can tell by my toilet time that I'm not absorbing fat. I am 20, and I have a perfectly fine gallbladder. I've tried getting carbs really low, upping fats slowly. I... (more)
Hello all,A little background - I'm 26, 5'4, 132lbs. In November 2012, I broke my rib and my doctor did a whole bunch of blood work. My hemoglobin a1c was 6%. She sent me to the endocrinologist and that's where my journey began. Endo ran blood... (more)
two years back I held onto the base of penis and pulled it down thrice.from that day onwards my penis seems like it is detached from its base.at that moment there was no pain or bruising.i have tried a lot of medicines but it has not worked for... (more)
Hey all Here is a more comprehensive verision of a question i asked a few days ago. I just got my most recent Cholesterol tests and again I am concerned. Feb 2015 (2 years Paleo) HDL: 112 LDL: 249 TRI: 62 October 2014 (18... (more)
Hi! I have been taking Adderall for about 2 years now for ADHD mostly inattentive type and while I'm not looking to get off of it right now (I'm student teaching and I just can't risk not being able to focus - watching kids and all). I went... (more)
Anyone knows what counts as "high intensity excercise"? I tried to locate the paper itself through my university, but wasnt able to, unfortunately. "BHB is a metabolite produced by the body in response to fasting, high-intensity exercise,... (more)
in January 2012, I completely lost the feeling of my left arm. Fast forward 3 years and almost a dozen MRI of my brain, and I still dont have an MS diagnosis. A lot of it has to do with my diet and excercise. I was 80% paleo before even knowing... (more)
Sorry for being slightly off topic but I could really use a second opinion. I am offered 500 dollars for undergoing a study which involves one health check-up, one PET-scan and one fMRI scan. Sounds simple enough but if it's totally... (more)
Most studies offer monetary incentives in order to have more people join. Larger sample sizes gives researchers stronger results. It's very common, but do some research on the organization if you are in doubt.
I've been very stressed as I'm going through a divorce now and raising a one year old and three year old by myself (my ex is overseas for 2 years) along with other financial problems now falling on me.i I haven't been paleo in a while and have... (more)
I am sceptical of claims such as this below saying there is a way to get around diet and excercise. The body is a complex system, it does not lend itself to "easy" solutions in a pill particularly well. What is your opinion on this and other... (more)
Hey guys, I'm new to the forum. I have a question. So I damaged my knees from running alot when I was in my 20's. Has anyone had any luck using the Paleo diet to heal cartilage? I know this question has been asked before but I want to hear... (more)
Hello. I am new to the Paleo diet and I am trying to organize things so I may begin. My main question is what is a good amount of grams of carbs & fat to consume with this diet? I am sure this is a common question, and from what I have read... (more)
I teach 9th grade health. I showed the movie Fed Up but would really like a dvd that would inspire teens to exercise. Motivational, age-appropriate dvds that include endurance, flexibility and strength would be helpful. Got any ideas? I've showed... (more)
Breastfeeding has caused me to drop 15 lbs from my pre pregnancy weight! I am very underweight now and need to gain. But I just can't seem to do it. Eating lots of meat and full fat dairy. Have cut out grains for the most part (have celiac disease... (more)
Add starchy veg/fruits such as sweet potatoes, pumpkin, carrots, bananas. If you can tolerate nuts, try adding nut butters. Almond butter is divine on a baked or roasted sweet potato!
- Paleo Diet
- Calorie Counting
- Grams Per Day
- Protein Consumption
Hey guys, I'm a 20 yr old female that recently started eating paleo (again). Right now I'm consuming approx. 1,200 calories per day; although, I'll admit, sometimes I consume closer to 1,000. I realize this is probably too little, but I'm... (more)