I'm aware of the alleged health promoting polyphenols in wine, but I am curious if anyone knows of any studies/information demonstrating potential health promoting properties of hard alcohol? The only real one I can think of is oral hygiene... (more)
Okay so yesterday I eat my usual Paleo dinner of pressure cooked grass fed sirloin and farmer's market potatoes with Kerrygold butter. I decide to pop a couple squares of dark chocolate for dessert since it's the holidays and all and I've been a... (more)
Hi there. Newly-registered reformed lurker here. ;) I've suffered from Geographic Tongue, or benign migratory glossitis if you prefer fancier sounding terms for yucky but ultimately harmless conditions (according to conventional wisdom) for as... (more)
Hello Everybody! I was watching on youtube a girl who lost a bunch of weight without exercising by doing low carb/paleo-ish diet, and the more I thought about it, the more sense it made---since Im a student, who for the most part is on the... (more)
What are some unusual, bizarre, and seemingly miraculous health benefits you've experienced after eating paleo? For me, I had a dead toenail that stopped growing 15+ years ago after I had minor surgery to remove a chronically ingrown nail. The... (more)
This forum has a dearth of problems without definitive answers or at least we don't get to see the results of many of the suggestions long-term. So what health problems have you solved by making a specific tweak? No general 'paleo has changed my... (more)
Being flexible - are there health benefits? Being too flexible - health benefits or negative effects? Should we stretch everyday? If so, why?
I can get it by the pound, finely shredded and frozen, from an Asian market. Besides adding a wonderful flavor to soups, what are some every day uses and benefits? I keep seeing mention of it being a good source of Vitamin C, but according to... (more)
Mmmm.. it's very rich in "citral" - also found in lemon peel. It's supposed to aid in digestion, muscle cramps and spasms, headaches, fever. Also it has antibacterial/antifungal properties. This is actually a pretty good link that if you scroll... (more)
How much coconut oil is recommended per day to reap the various health benefits (especially when considering a desire to lose weight)? Is it better consumed alone or with protein/carbohydrates or does it not matter?
Have there been any scientific studies that can conclusively indicate one race/ culture of a people is more predisposed to benefit more from eating paleo over another? My mother asked me why I eat paleo, which led to this question. We got a bit... (more)
Just to note, I fully believe in Paleo eating and its' health benefits and am not in any way trying to argue against it. I just wonder how much our minds play into it as well. After reading a bunch of stories about people feeling horrendously... (more)
I want to kinda give this way of eating a trial. I'm not expecting anything - just testing the waters. Would there be any health risk if I eliminated cereal (bread, oats, breakfast cereal) completely from my diet? I know that's one of the... (more)
Yeah, Magnesium again... lol According to Robb Wolf, one should take Mag before going to bed and not with food. Thing is, i'm having a hard time keeping it far from food as i tend to have dinner pretty late. Do you think i should take it before... (more)
I'm new to this so bare with me if you have already covered this topic. What are your thoughts on multivitamins and other supplements. For all the power litters, do you use creatine? Thanks for your time.
I have heard from Tom Bisio ( Tooth from the Tiger's Mouth ), and some other sources relating to eastern medicine that icing injuries to reduce inflammation is bad for the long term health of your soft tissue, and can add pain and stiffness to the... (more)
News about a new sleep study here: http://ucsdnews.ucsd.edu/newsrel/health/09-30sleep.asp ???The surprise was that when sleep was measured objectively, the best survival was observed among women who slept 5 to 6.5 hours,??? Kripke said. ... (more)
Lets assume the paleo worldview and diet (which we all do believe by definition of our being on this forum)... Does fiber interfere with the absorption of other nutrients in food? Specifically: I want to start adding sunflower seed and flax seed... (more)
Does anyone know of any information regarding the health benefits, or lack thereof, of yellow mustard and/or the various other kinds of mustard? Any information is welcome. Thanks!
I heard that the pectin in apples is good for digestive disorders and can also lower cholesterol - has anyone tried eating an apple a day for digestion problems (or anything else) and do they think that apples can be more of a benefit to our... (more)
I am trying to adapt to a Paleo diet--and having trouble. I know it should be simple but I have a lot of "food issues" and nothing with food is simple for me. I don't WANT to count anything (calories, nutrients, etc.) but I think to get started I... (more)
Anyone have any studies reporting Blood Pressure changes (lowering) while eating Paleo? I'd like both studies and anecdotal reports if you have them. Mahalo for your help!