So this is something I have a hard time reconciling. There are those that advocate the practice of following traditional diet practices in line with one's own ancestry. But, according to paleo, many of those food staples in a given traditional... (more)
I am going to go on some serious overfeeding to get me thyroid rolling and gain some serious mass. I will try to eat like I have never before but which of the energy nutrient should I overfeed on? Starch: Potential Cons: Constantly elevated... (more)
Recently I've been experimenting with some ratio adjustments since struggling with hunger, bringing my fat intake to 60% of my total calories, carbs at 25-30%, and protein at around 15%, and feel BETTER THAN EVER. My digestion was doing perfectly... (more)
I have seen it contended that, because unsaturated fats tend to go rancid easier, and that since a lot of nuts can be high in unsaturated fats, that they can oxidize, or go rancid, when roasted. What kind of nuts do you like to eat?
If I eat 3500 calories a day would a higher meal frequency be healthier than a lower one? Say, 2 meals of 1000 calories and one meal of 1500 calories vs 6 meals of about 580 calories. I often hear large meals digest slower, so they make you... (more)
Can I use coconut liquid Aminos instead of Braggs Liquid Aminos when making PHO Vietmanese noodle soup? I've never used liquid Aminos or made PHO so don't know what the difference would be.
If you only had the choice to eat conventionally raised meat, would you eat it or would you opt for a cheaper protein source such as beans. Legumes have sustained many cultures for thousands of years, the Tarahumara Indians of Mexico live off a... (more)
I recently talked to my trainer/paleo guru about getting my body fat % down. We did all the caloric related math for my BMR and needs. In order to decrease body fat, my caloriie requirement daily is 1777kcal. I have been tracking my food using... (more)
I'll be going to Eddie V's for dinner next week in Austin and am trying to stay pretty strict while there. So I was wondering if anyone knows what oils they use on their steaks and saut??ed veggies?
Hi Paleo Hacks! My partner has MS and we have been following paleo for the past 8 months with amazing results. We are dairy-free and we eat nuts and eggs but for the most part we try to follow the autoimmune protocol. I am thinking of eliminating... (more)
My second question today.. sorry! I know this is a paleo diet community, but I've read a lot on here about Crossfit and diet, strength training and diet, etc so I thought I would ask. Basically... it's really simple. I'm torn between these two... (more)
Lean body composition and maximum strength gains are inconsistent, I'm a big fan of Martin's site but I don't think he is promising big strength gains with his method, if you look at the case histories he publishes people tend to maintain strength... (more)
Hey everyone,I've been doing crossfit for about 6 months now and have been teaching myself many functional movements like pistols, handstand walks, HSPU's and etc... But i've been lacking in one department the Overhead Squat Vs. the Sntach. My... (more)
As someone who has been following the Paleo diet for 1 year, I have some concerns. I guess I've recently realized how confused we are as a society in regards to proper nutrition and dieting. A prime example of this is the Paleo diet vs the diet... (more)
Does anyone know what the difference in transit time is between Medium Chain Triglycerides and Long Chain Triglycerides in digestion? ANy references to scholarship concerning this topic. MCTs don't appear to afford as long-lasting energy as LCTs... (more)
I would assume as Paleo dieters health comes first for most, but are any of you more concerned with looking great and maintaining decent health over being not as ripped/cut/lean and getting to optimal health. I guess i'm asking, does anyone here... (more)
Who do you think is right? Why? As far as I know: Berardi talks about Ecto/Meso/Endomorphs for fat/protein/carb ratios, Calories-In/Calories-Out, and Nutrient Timing (based on your workouts). Taubes talks about eating more fat, less carbs, and... (more)
http://www.safe-and-easy-weightloss.com/images/MediterraneanFoodPyramidGraphic.jpg theres a link to their food pyramid. i just dont get how they are so healthy, especially with meats at the top. for paleo is basically backwards of this. except... (more)