Vitamin Deficiency Questions
I took a spectracell test. I have some deficiencies, notably folate, and am low on a few of the B vitamins. I haven't been eating offal recently, apart from fermented cod liver oil. Should I add more liver to my diet? I'm also going to eat... (more)
I've been having a lot of signs that indicate a vitamin or mineral deficiency since I went strict paleo a couple weeks ago. I've been paleo since Dec 2nd, but I only cut out dairy in the past few weeks. I've been having bad joint pain in my... (more)
Couple weeks? It's not a vitamin deficiency. Those usually take a month+ to kick in. Everything else, look up low carb flu. That's what you're encountering.
Hi, Currently, I do take a few supplements under the advice of my naturopathic doctor. I'm currently on autoimmune paleo. Serious allergies: Gluten (I'm celiac), Seafood (Vomiting, anaphylactic, or rashes), Dairy (bloating). I don't eat: Nuts ... (more)
Most allergens are to the protein, not the fat. Try the cod liver oil or fish oil. Small quantity first and see how you react. Or straight vit D, it is in oil as well.
I started Paleo in Feb, and one of the many reasons I started looking for alternate ways of eating was that I had a metallic taste in the mucous membranes of my mouth, especially around my gums and lips. It has the effect of almost leeching the... (more)
I started the Paleo Diet about 2 and a half years ago. Before I was close, only difference was for breakfast I would have Kashi cereal or oatmeal soaked overnight. But as I mentioned I started the Paleo Diet. 3 months after I started I... (more)
Correlation does not equal causation; two things happening at the same time doesn't mean one caused the other. It might not have anything to do with your diet at all.
Found it neat, thought you guys would enjoy it too. It's at http://solvingnutrition.com/do-you-know-the-real-nutrition-of-beef-in-your-diet/ (more)
I knew most beef muscle meat was roughly equivalent regarding micronutrients, but surprised to find that some of the cuts (according to that) really stand out! Whodathunkit?
I'm not sure what to do. I was wondering if anyone here knows of a quick fix. I also have to re-check what vits and minerals I may be missing now that I'm kind of solidifying a daily/weekly diet. But it is getting more common and my muscles (I... (more)
My boss was recently diagnosed with a vitamin B12 deficiency after suffering some serious symptoms including seizures. She is now on B12 shots and has completely reversed all of her symptoms. Further testing has revealed that her body doesn't... (more)