Being as paleo is rather restrictive on foods that tend to be high on b1, would tea be a good way of supplementing...without the supplement? I know teas in general can be undesirable, and herbal teas in particular can have specific 'side... (more)
I have been Paleo for a few years (34 years old, 6ft, 190lbs 8-10%) now and wanted to share an experience i was having with an early waking sleep problems throughout my time on Paleo. I had limited success with supplementing Biotin (B-7) due to... (more)
So, I've been a long time reader of paleohacks, but this is my first question, and I've got a long backstory, apologies in advance... I developed stomach problems in college after a bout with a parasite (dientamoeba I think) and plenty of... (more)
When I first started paleo eating, I was convinced it would be the answer to my painful and annoying menstrual cramps. Much to my dismay, I have seen absolutely no improvement in this department after a year on the paleo diet. I???ve tried high... (more)
Anecdotal, but a slow-release Vitamin B Complex (I take Trader Joe's) taken everyday (i.e. all month) has meant the difference between debilitating cramps and a normal period for me.
Hello, guys. So, I'm on a LC diet, with around 65% fat, 25% protein, 10% carbs. I'm pretty happy with it, but I'm trying to address some of the deficiencies caused by not eating so much fruits/vegetables. These are the values of vitamins &... (more)
Considering thiamin's role in reducing the buildup of lactic acid, wouldn't this be a no-brainer supplement for athletes to improve performance and/or recovery? Is it commonly used and I've just missed the boat so... (more)
In particular, vitamin B1 (thiamine). I noticed on Cronometer that I get about 50% of the RDA for B1 (I know, RDA isn't necessarily important...). I was thinking of taking Jarrow B-Right which has 25mg of B1 (1667% of RDA). After reading the... (more)
Always opt for liquid vitamins: with B vitamins, this is crucial for absorption. http://www.untrainedhousewife.com/the-best-food-and-supplement-vitamin-sources-b-vitamins If you like peanuts/peanut butter and chicken, trust that you're getting a... (more)
Is thiamine overlooked in its role in vision? especially night vision. Everyone knows about retinol (vitamin A) and its importance for vision - eat up your carrots kids, and you will be able to see in the dark etc....but what about Thiamine? Some... (more)
Hey, I was a vegan for a while, recently changed over to paleo because my health wasn't improving and wanted to try it out, I guess still detoxing from being grain free but my brain fog has been terrible lately, I was driving today and even ran a... (more)
I'm currently plugging my daily meals into Fitday to see if I can drop my multvitamin. I keep carbs about 60g a day and I've discovered I'm low on vitamin E, B1 and copper. (and D and fiber, but I supplement the former and could care less about... (more)
Do you agree with paleo-censorship?
Fun article about fermented foods in the Arctic circle
Who wants to do Whole30 with me?