One of the most common effects of eating Paleo/Primal seems to be having better energy and moods. Tweaking the diet further also really seems to help a lot of people, whether it's more/less carbs, no FODMAPs, or eliminating dairy. But for a... (more)
Each person is different, that's why Paleo can vary (within certain limits) for everyone. I am sure there were some hunter-gatherers that could not eat some nuts or berries :) My question is about what have you learned on this road of... (more)
In other words, using paleo as a middle ground, did you move further to the right (zero-carb, raw meat, only loincloths ;) ). Perhaps you went further left (Weston A. Price recommendations, or something in like with Berardi's Precision Nutrition).... (more)
I've tried the "popular" paleo tweaking suggestions of adding more fat and red meat into my diet for about a month, but I am actually doing worse. My weight has sky-rocketed to a place where it hasn't been in about 1.5-2 years. I have a small... (more)
Unless you post a food diary for at least a week there's no real information to go on. There are so many factors to consider that just posting an observation is not enough to make a real assessment :-)
Female - 24 y/o - 5'6 - 135.6lbs - particularly looking to get into shape, which of course, is usually supplemental to losing weight. One month of Paleo in (80/20) - exercising 3 times a week - the scale says almost 5 lbs lost, but I try not to... (more)
What was the moment when you realized what your paleo 'duh' or pareto-effect was? I.e. what was simple thing you stumbled on within paleo that made a huge, disproportionate difference in your wellbeing? For me it was sleep. I'd read about how... (more)
I have noticed a lot of answers to many questions about tweaks that say, in short, "It's not worth the cortisol to worry about it! Go ahead and eat it / do the exercise!" Not that I don't agree with a lot of those answers, but sometimes I do think... (more)
Do you agree with paleo-censorship?
Fun article about fermented foods in the Arctic circle
Who wants to do Whole30 with me?