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I was watching Regency House this weekend - you remember, when PBS was doing all those recreation shows, having people live as if it was the victorian era, or pioneer era, or whatever? This one was regency era, the time of Jane Austin, Pride... (more)

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Louisa 0 · April 06, 2010 at 8:07 AM

Lemon juice is a great deodorant, the citric acid with it's low pH breaks down the cell membranes of the bacteria and dries up excess oil - (the same goes for vinegar too) although some people can be really sensitive to it (especially after they... (more)

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I have no idea why I'm not digesting fats well. I won't get into the details but I can tell by my toilet time that I'm not absorbing fat. I am 20, and I have a perfectly fine gallbladder. I've tried getting carbs really low, upping fats slowly. I... (more)

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Ben9000uk 0 · March 05, 2015 at 10:08 PM

Ox bile extract is commonly used for this I believe, haven't had any personal experience with it but may be worth a look As for the enzymes could be worth trying some different makes? Have you tried the standard now super enzymes? Are there any... (more)

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I have been paleo for a few weeks now, and doing well. I am interested in adding some fermented vegetables to my diet (I have eaten some saurkraut with live cultures) and I'm not sure where to start. For those of you who eat fermented... (more)

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valkyrie 0 · February 05, 2011 at 4:19 PM

I've been getting lazy about fermented veggies, but here are some recipes I've used a few times, without fail: http://wholefoodusa.wordpress.com/2009/03/26/better-than-raw-sauerkraut-and-kimchee/ There's also a book called Wild Fermentation by... (more)

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I used kirby cucumbers. I use quart jars with seals, grommets and airlocks. There are no signs that the airlock didn't work. For this batch I used about 4% or 5% saline spring water. The temperature oscilates between 60 and 74 There is... (more)

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Ben9000uk 0 · March 05, 2015 at 9:38 PM

If there's no mould then I'd say it's all good! Any time I've used cucumbers for ferments they've come out pretty mushy and still been nice??

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I am female, 37, 4 ft 10 inches tall and weigh 261 pounds. I plan on having my carbs around 50 grams a day (although I might lower them later). I am not sure where my fat and protein should be. Any advice? Thank you.   Anyone? (more)

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mn72285 0 · March 05, 2015 at 8:58 PM

What is your plan for exercise? If you are going to be lifting heavy weights a few times per week (recommended) I would shoot for around 80-100g of protein on those days. On your rest and cardio days I would aim for around 50-60g of protein. I... (more)

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I am currently tinkering with the idea of starting a grassroots paleo movement as a non-profit. The difficulty would be funding--most of our ideas about saturated fat and carbohydrates are so against CW that it's unlikely that one'd receive... (more)

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Bethany_2 0 · June 14, 2011 at 11:27 AM

I am interested! I have extensive event planning experience. I live in Boston but my broter lives in Alexandria and I visit quite a bit. Email me! [email protected]

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I eat mostly-paleo due to gluten intolerance, but my boyfriend has no such problem. I love making homemade tomato soup, but whenever I do, he gets excited and goes out to buy stuff to make grilled cheese sandwiches. In his mind, tomato soup is... (more)

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thhq 0 · March 05, 2015 at 3:42 PM

Grilled cheese and tomato soup is an irresistable combo...maybe even a proof of the food reward theory... Two ideas to take the bread out of the mix. Tomato soup is complemented by cheese alone, either broiled on top or served in pieces on the... (more)

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Yesterday was Day 9 for me and so far things had been going well. I decided to do the paleo diet to lose 10 lbs and because I was tired of feeling bloated and uncomfortable with my mid-section. Paleo didn't really make me less bloated. I did lose... (more)

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lilitee 0 · March 05, 2015 at 1:21 AM

Yes, I was eating meat before so that can't be the issue. Since going Paleo, I've been eating meat, vegetables, fruits, sweet potato and nuts.??

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I'm pretty sure my beef patties are freezer burnt. I was thinking a good crock pot chili recipe would possibly save them. Is this worth my time to try or should I just toss? Also I'm looking for crock pot recipes that I can cook and easily throw... (more)

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My family says I've lost a lot of weight and its due to my paleo diet and workout routine.  But I'd like to drop probably another 10-15 lbs.  Trying to find ways to be better, I think I might be struggling with sodium right now. I'm... (more)

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Is sodium paranoia legitimate? No. Is it really going to overwork my kidneys and cause problems in the long term? Not unless you have hypertension and/or kidney problems which are exacerbated by a very high sodium intake. Should I really cut the... (more)

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hello, I am a 32f. Not obese, but could stand to lose a few pounds like 10-15. I was very muscular before I started eating like crap due to a outdoor trip that lasted over 3 months (fast carbs, no meat, process cheese, no veggies, etc). though the... (more)

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A Boston Doctor took out my gallbladder and appentix 30 years ago, only to learn later that I had diverticulosis which was causing digestive issues.  Now I am worries about my liver and don't know which diet to use, what supplements to take... (more)

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For the last 4 to 5 weeks I eat mostly vegetables, fat and protein. Everything is fine but for some reaon I feel crack in my neck when I turn my head. It's not all the time, hopefully, but it is relatively new and I didn't had this before. I feel... (more)

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Hello, I live in Okinawa (military) and I'm struggling to find food at the stores that are paleo.  However, today I came across Chorizo that has no sugar, but has nitrites.  I am actually starting to notice more food that has either... (more)

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raydawg 0 · March 01, 2015 at 3:41 PM

Depends on your goals and needs.  If you're trying for a low carb diet, avoiding the sugar is a great idea.  (Even if you aren't, sucrose is best avoided due to the insulin rise from glucose and the detox steps the liver has to do to... (more)

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Hello. I have the pleasure of trekking in Nepal this April and am wondering what I can take with me to support my new Paleo Lifestyle that will also give me the energy I need for my three week trek to Everest Base Camp and back. Any suggestions... (more)

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Dear Paleohackers,  Good Afternoon, how are you all? Well, yesterday I purchased a bottle of Nature's Way Fractionated Coconut Oil. I have a bottle of natural virgin coconut oil at home. To save some of the liquid coconut. I want to mix the... (more)

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So, I'm still usingmoisturizer only on my hands and feet, even with coconut oil they feel really dry, so I rub them lotion every night - any substiitutes?? Thanks in advance!

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desi_1 0 · March 01, 2015 at 5:12 AM

Nipple cream works really well,the main ingredient is lanolin and you can find anywhere baby stuff is sold.I put it on at night and in the morning my hands feel amazingly soft.Also it is all natural and pretty much scent free

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I've done so much damage to my gut over the years with sugar, alcohol, stress and antibiotics and to make it all worse I have lymes as well. 90% of even low carb food makes me very sick dizzy and feel like panic attack is immenent ive had to pull... (more)

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I've done so much damage to my gut over the years with sugar, alcohol, arrives and antibiotics and to make it all worse I have lymes as well. Once I went low carb paleo I did notice a difference for the bbetter but I'm still fine tuning my diet. I... (more)

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I bought tapioca flour and potato starch for a paleo bread recipe using one or both of the nut flours. Now I cannot find the recipe.  Can you help me? Thanks,  BJ   

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cider 0 · February 27, 2015 at 2:41 PM

I have goggled and I meant using them WITH almond/ and or coconut flours.

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