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Created February 05, 2013 at 5:33 PM

I removed dairy, gluten, legumes and sugar from my diet 15 days ago (also stopped my sometimes smoking and regular alcohol consumption)

My diet has consisted of Breakfast: eating eggs and bacon or eggs, fruit and nuts Lunch: salmon, beef chicken with spinach or brussel sprouts (and sometimes some sweet potato) Dinner: similar to lunch, heavier on salmon and steak with veggies 1-2 Snacks (small quantities of one of two of the following and only when hungry) olives, salami, almonds or walnuts, raspberries, apples, almond butter

I cook with coconut oil and olive oil. I also try it incorporate avocados when I can. I have eaten a square of 70% dark chocolate per day for the last week.

I drink at least min 7-8 bottles of my 28oz water bottle, and try to always be "peeing clear"

My headaches have finally stopped but I am still very fatigued. I have not started taking any supplements because I wanted to switch to the new way of eating for a few weeks first before incorporating them. Should I continue to wait this "detox" out or should I start taking vitamins/supplements (recommendations please) or tweak my foods?

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on February 05, 2013
at 10:17 PM

Thank you so much! I wasn't taking any supplements before, but I am looking forward to reading your blog post!

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on February 05, 2013
at 10:16 PM

Thanks! I have been looking at some organ meat recipes and I do love oysters and mussels.

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on February 05, 2013
at 07:03 PM

Are you consuming enough salt? When ditching processed foods, it is very easy to under consume salt.

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on February 05, 2013
at 09:26 PM

I would try eating some liver or oysters before diving headfirst into supplements. Organ meats and shellfish both are richer in minerals than the muscle meats you're currently eating. And make sure you're eating a diverse variety of vegetables rather than sticking to just a few.

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on February 05, 2013
at 10:16 PM

Thanks! I have been looking at some organ meat recipes and I do love oysters and mussels.

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on February 07, 2013
at 07:03 AM

Hi, Great question.A Detox Diet (also known as a cleansing diet) can take away toxins and poisons from your body.The idea of an honest Detox Diet is to eat pure and natural foods which will aid the operate of the liquid body substance, kidneys, and liver. All foods that hinder the regime ought to be avoided. Detox diets are touted as some way to get rid of toxins from the body. Specific Detox Diet vary — however usually a amount of fast is followed by a strict diet of raw vegetables, fruit and fruit juices, and water. additionally, some Detox Diet advocate victimisation herbs and alternative supplements along side colon cleansing (enemas) to empty the intestines. Thanks..

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on February 05, 2013
at 07:52 PM

I would take supplements if I were you. The fatigue may be caused by micro-nutrient deficiencies. Even when you eat a very healthy paleo diet, you can still have some deficiencies. I actually just wrote a blog post about some supplements that I recommend. Check it out here if you are interested: http://bulletproofcoffee.wordpress.com/2013/02/05/bulletproof-diet-supplement-recommendations/

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on February 05, 2013
at 10:17 PM

Thank you so much! I wasn't taking any supplements before, but I am looking forward to reading your blog post!

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