Shift Work Questions
So here's the skinny on my inquiry. I work at a place, 5am-5pm and strongly desire a raise. These two jobs are up 4:15am-415pm and another one that is 5:00pm-5am... Both of these options entail working very odd hours I'm not happy about picking... (more)
Anyone on PlaeoHacks working shift-work? Just wondering how you adjust your diet around that time: how much do you eat, when you eat. I work on 12 hour rotations, usually 6 to 6 or 10 to 10. Anyone has advice that really works for them? I... (more)
Intermittent fasting can free up your schedule; as fasts of 12, 24, 36 or even 48 hours are not unheard of on an established ketogenic diet. Meals get larger, intervals get longer; aggregate cooking time doesn't scale up as much as volume - so... (more)
Hello, I'm new here so please forgive me if this has been answered and if so please advise me where to look. I'm an Australian 39 year old female and a long term shift worker of 18 years. I've recently started paleo in the last few weeks. I was... (more)
I am in my final year for my psychiatric nursing course and as part of it, I have to do 3x 13 hour shifts a week. I will be starting crossfit for the 2nd time and want to do it properly this time by adopting the paleo diet. I was kinda hoping on... (more)
Time for a new job my friend. You can optimize nutrition and available sleep but the root cause of your problem will always be those changing shifts.
My schedule changes weekly, but a typical week could be something like this: Moday 7:30a-3:30p Tues 11:30a-7:30p Wed: off Thurs: 2p-10:30 Friday 2:00p-10:30 Sat: off Sun: 7:30a-3:30p It's rare that I have less than 12 hours between shifts, but I... (more)
I just got my bloodwork back, and I'm at 35ng's for vitamin D. From what I understand this is low (supposed to be 50-85ng's). I already take 10,000 i.u.'s of vitamin D a day. Any thoughts on raising my vitamin D levels? My thoughts on it: I... (more)
Does anyone have an extremely busy schedule and is able to fit 100% Paleo eating into it successfully? I have anywhere from 60-80 hour work week (12-hr shift work) between 3 jobs, 2 college classes, and an 80-hr internship program I have to... (more)
How much exercise should I be doing... Sheesh.. In just preparing all these healthy paleo meals for a family of 5, there's hardly a moment in the day to get my crossfit it!! I work a 3/12 shift, so on my work days, it's really hard to work out,... (more)
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