Anyone knows what counts as "high intensity excercise"? I tried to locate the paper itself through my university, but wasnt able to, unfortunately. "BHB is a metabolite produced by the body in response to fasting, high-intensity exercise,... (more)
I've been pretty strict paleo for 4 months and am dealing with hormonal imbalances and what I'm pretty sure is chronic inflammation. So many websites (including paleo ones) say to limit red meat as it is inflammatory. However, a lot of posts... (more)
It turns out saturated fats from foods like Coconut oils and from animal foods might cause leaky gut. A recent study published last year but rarely spoken of breaks current trends on leaky gut theories. "High saturated fat diet... (more)
What's everyone elses experience with removing wheat/gluten from their diet? The big trend that I hear a lot of right now is gluten. Yes, gluten can be *extremely* bad for you physically and mentally and that's fairly easily quantified.... (more)
There's a Gluten Summit going on this week for anyone that's interested in more on this topic. Have no affiliation with them but find it fascinating and free.
According to 180degreeshealth: But even those healthy eaters who have heard about the harmful effects of vegetable oil and butter substitutes are still often making mistakes and taking in huge amounts of fat overall (burning fat for... (more)
Hello All, I am looking for some clarification regarding retaining water/ bloating/ and inflammation. I have been living day to day with very noticeable bloating and inflammation and I am not sure what is causing it. If I go for a run, I look... (more)
I am reading The Paleo Solution and the section about grains causing inflammation throughout the body. My question is could this be a cause for tonsilitis? I realise tonsilitis is an infection but could grains consumed on a mainly paleo diet... (more)
So I have read somewhere that inflammation could cause a spike in blood sugar. I suspect I have some yet to be identified food allergies, and it made me wonder if anytime inflammation is triggered in my body, if that wouldn't raise my blood... (more)
Inflammation lowers ketone levels in rats. I don't know of any studies in humans. Low stores of glycogen don't stop the body from raising blood glucose because the liver can produce large amounts of glucose. If necessary the body cannibalizes... (more)
I'm in the process of finding a new insurance company... and that alone takes about 3 months before your policy starts. But as soon as I'm able to I'll get my leg checked out if it doesn't get better. I started working out again 2 weeks ago.... (more)
Hi all, I don't post often but I read every day. I have been Paleo/Primal on and off for about a year. For the past month, I've had serious GI issues that ended yesterday in me vomiting blood, being rushed off to the GIs office, and getting a... (more)
I have anemic tendencies and digestion issues (mainly bloating, but also incomplete elimination). Part of this is genetic, due to folate and B12 metabolism issues (I'm compound heterozygous for MTHFR, and I have a variant in the TCN2 gene that... (more)
Hi there, I have been eating Paleo for about five months now and up until a couple months ago I started to reintroduce a lot of the foods that I took out during my 30 days of squeaky clean Paleo. I have cheated quite a bit and my arthritis... (more)
Hi there, I am an active male exercising about five days a week, three of which are heavy weight lifting sessions that include a lot of compound exercises and the other two are my rock climbing (bouldering) days. I was diagnosed with a type of... (more)
Have any of the of the paleo "heavy-weights" / drs or research ever tackled Dupuytren???s contracture vs diet? If so, would you be so kind in sharing the links. I've read anecdotal accounts of the potential linkage between each of (of combination... (more)
Considering most chronic diseases stem from chronic inflammation I've restricted my diet of saturated fat and refined sugar to heal my digestive tract. The results occur quickly. I would propose everyone try it for a week to see how they feel.... (more)
They're also known as new potatoes in some parts of the country. I've been poking around, but can't find the definitive word on this. Not that there is ever a definitive word anywhere about anything. :)
The problem with toxicity in potatoes is their skin, not the flesh. So just eat whatever potato you like, their differences are small. As long as you always skin them.
I'm supposed to have bloodwork done for my HMO because they are hellbent on putting me on a statin despite good numbers. I recently did my own NMR profile and was pleased with the numbers, but they won't even look at them because "outside labs may... (more)
I have currently switched over to paleo (3 weeks in) I'm very overweight due to my autoimmune disease, Graves' disease. I'm 255 5'6 and 30% body fat, according to my measurements & being tested at the gym. I can't workout much because my... (more)
What are the realistic anti-inflammatory benefits of cooking with spices when the recommended dosage of eg. turmeric is 300-600mg 3x a day?
Hey everyone. I was recently diagnosed with Celiac, and even though I am only on my 3rd day of no gluten, I am concerned because my intestinal inflammation seems to be getting worse. It seems like almost anything I eat aggravates my stomach and... (more)
I have eaten a paleo diet for at least 6 months now. I am pretty sensitive to what causes inflammation in my body. I can tell by getting a stuffy nose. I find that I get stuffy from eating red meat, especially steak. Does anyone know why this may... (more)
Can anyone recommend a protein hydrolysate that isnt derived from dairy? There are just so many benefits for training! I'd love to benefit from a protein powder PWO, but they all seem to be whey and cassein. I took an ALCAT food allergy test... (more)
Make beef or fish stock/broth from bones. Or crack bones and eat the marrow. Look into gelatin powders. Knox is pure soluble protein, thoug I don't know how it rates as paleo.
GMO tomatoe link Please read. Looking forward to the responses. Don't worry about it being a nightshade, for the purposes of my question just imaginge its spinach, or broccolli or something you'd eat without worry. (more)