I don't menstruate-- went off birth control June 2009. Had one period in September, nothing since then. I am 24. Had been on birth control on and off since i was a teenager, maybe 15, because i stopped having periods and the doctor prescribed... (more)
N-thing talking to a doctor. I would wonder if the low blood pressure is a factor. I was struggling with that for awhile and the solution I worked out was to 1. Increase iodine intake 2. Increase calorie and carb intake. Increasing calories was... (more)
I live in the country/ major farming area and have often wanted to take advantage of large pasture acreage and raise some kind of animal. I am really keen on a goat, as you can also milk them. The anticipated benefits are saving money (living off... (more)
Okay. I am in the process of trying to become pregnant. For the past two years, I haven't had any dairy, wheat, gluten or soy. For the past 30 days, I have been strict Paleo. If I remain strict Paleo while pregnant, and while breastfeeding, are... (more)
I have raised chickens for eggs for years. As a result I eat my own pastured eggs (lovely deep orange yolk) every day for breakfast. I've been thinking about raising some "broiler" chickens. Raising them is the easy part...but I could not kill... (more)
I had an argument with my dad the other night, and basically we were arguing over the effects of green tea (stupid, I know). His side of the argument was that raising your metabolism is bad, whereas mine was that it can be a good thing WHEN DONE... (more)
I am currently trying to raise my testosterone, for muscle building and psychological reasons. I am doing IF (9PM to 11 AM) on 5 days a week. Now I read that in order to increase testosterone one should eat saturated fat containing cholesterol... (more)
Hi I been Paleo for a month now NO Dairy or Grains, corn, Sugar, potatoes, rice etc. and still not losing much weight 200 to start down to 194lb. a month later. Don't really eat breakfast or lunch but when I get home from school I am famished and... (more)
So after a physical in April, I drastically revised diet/added in exercise (those numbers were kinda scary!) Took advantage of a 3 month medical exercise program at the gym 'prescribed' by my doctor, just had 3-month outtake interview last night.... (more)
Alcohol, green tea, niacin, dark chocolate and several other substances increase HDL. Google "How to Triple Your HDL" by Jonathan Carey and feel free to contact him. This was one of the more interesting poster presentations at AHS'11.
Hi all. My son is 10 months old, as my wife and I have raised him with a 'whole foods' approach. Primary calories are still breast milk, when a few small meals throughout the day, consisting of real food: avocado, salmon, beef, sweet potato,... (more)
Does raising mTOR from large protein loads increase the risk of cancer in humans?
Hey all, I am dancing in my kitchen right now. After a long battle with the city's planning commission we are now able to raise chickens!!!!! Happy, happy, happy. So I get to have five. Although all of my friends have them, (country folk),... (more)
As you might have heard from me around the paleohack-land, I am training to be a dietitian up here in Canada. One of the things that horrifies me about my program and has actually driven me to tears in class is the weight-bias that exists... (more)
Ok so I have the organic garden with beets and tomatoes and chard and kale etc.. I have been paleo for 2 weeks and my wife always wanted me to set up part of the yard for chickens. Any thoughts on the best way to feed those feathered friends for... (more)
Hi! I finally found a local (kinda) farm raising/sourcing pastured ruminants (raising lamb and sourcing beef from a far away land). What are some of the best (plenty of fat) cuts? If you're into the gelatin, tendon, marrow, etc... what are some... (more)
I have celiac disease, as does my mother. My future spouse eats paleo (in fact, introduced me to paleo because eating gluten free but otherwise conventionally was not healthy for me). So I'm curious. Was anyone here raised paleo? What was it like?... (more)
Nowhere is all the misinformation about health and nutrition scarier than when raising a child. I love my boy (now 7 months old) so much and want to spare him the health problems I had/have. Gut dysbiosis, autoimmune issues, unexplained aches n... (more)
Can I do this without a gall bladder? I've lived a decade now without it, but I'm really eager to begin this new lifestyle change. Will it work? Will it be in ANY WAY harmful (raising cholesterol levels, etc...) now that the bile ducts/salts... (more)
Has anyone tried eggs from FAR Wind Farm LLC.<> They are a small family owned farm in Williamstown NJ,raising pastured free range eggs and have soy free!<> I found them on Localharvest.org Search Farms New Jersey. I'd like to know if they... (more)
@Patty 5 Absolutely worth the drive, you can also find their eggs at the Collingswood Farmers Market. Very friendly family farm, as soon as you arrive you know you have found the real deal.
I am currently in the process of trying to cut bodyfat %. I am keeping my carbs low on off/cardio days and high on training days. I can't seem to find an answer to whether i should be raising my fat intake during the low carb days or keeping... (more)