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  1. If you're doing any kind of serious MMA...

    If you're doing any kind of serious MMA training... a diet of only meat and vegetables is an express train ticket to disaster town. I'd be eating 100 grams of carbs a day minimum, then add 60g for...
  2. Chances are your kid will have to actively...

    Chances are your kid will have to actively correct his gait to compensate if he's going to wear minimalist footwear, which is a tough thing for a child to grasp/do. That being said, I was given...
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    OK - I'd like to interject that I sincerely hope...

    OK - I'd like to interject that I sincerely hope you are working with your DOC to address your high triglycerides. Sometimes Medication is necessary for the best possible outcome, but by keeping up...
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    ultimately to lose fat you must necessarily be...

    ultimately to lose fat you must necessarily be burning more calories than you consume. Gaining muscle and losing fat at the same time becomes virtually impossible when you get to advanced levels of...
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    keep in mind that cholesterol tests do have some...

    keep in mind that cholesterol tests do have some variance. Meaning, that ~20 pt difference is most likely just a fluke that isn't statistically significant. Read Griff's cholesterol primer here:...
  6. The Primal Blue Print often gets mistaken as a...

    The Primal Blue Print often gets mistaken as a "regress back to our hunter gatherer existence" blue print, when that's not the point of it at all. The point is simply that we can draw some logically...
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    For sure - I didn't think that. And I totally...

    For sure - I didn't think that. And I totally agree with you, there's no "good reason" to eat wheat when you can get the same carbs and nutrients from other things like rice and potatoes, not to...
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    Well, my lab put me in the upper part of the...

    Well, my lab put me in the upper part of the "normal range", so it could indicate an issue exists, or it could just be statistical variance. I wont really know until I get a 2nd test. Maybe the small...
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    Did you get diagnosed by a Doc? Chris Kesser's...

    Did you get diagnosed by a Doc? Chris Kesser's hypothyroid articles touch on this being a very under diagnosed problem, but I'm wary of claiming that I have an actual immune system problem until i...
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    Well, I consider eating/drinking decent tasting...

    Well, I consider eating/drinking decent tasting food and making social situations easier to be a pretty big upside - one that I feel is typically understated in this community. I'll have to think...
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    straight dope: how bad is gluten, really?

    I'd like to hear people's thoughts on this topic with my perspective in mind. I'm a healthy 27 year old male with no history of major health problems. I've been pretty active my whole life and never...
  12. the best way to handle it, honestly, is to not...

    the best way to handle it, honestly, is to not talk about it. Order your dinner, tell them to hold the bun, and say nothing. You'd be surprised how much less others actually care about what you do...
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    Congratulations on taking charge of your health....

    Congratulations on taking charge of your health. Cutting out excessive wheat/sugar consumption and swapping it with natural primal approved foods is a huge step in the right direction, regardless of...
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    Or you can alternatively titrate in the opposite...

    Or you can alternatively titrate in the opposite direction. But I agree, I didn't particularly like having my food swimming in fat either. Also, for me it's very easy to overeat fat just as much as...
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    There isn't really such a thing as "too much"......

    There isn't really such a thing as "too much"... healthy fats don't suddenly become detrimental when you cross over some arbitrary threshold of 100g or something like that. Natural fat is a perfectly...
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    One thing worth consideration, is the fact that...

    One thing worth consideration, is the fact that fat mixed in with any meal will blunt the glycemic load of carbs and ease the requirement on your hormonal systems to balance it out. A bowl of rice...
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    don't shy away from carbohydrates, because they...

    don't shy away from carbohydrates, because they are by far the best choice of fuel for someone with your current lifestyle. If you attempt to low carb it as a collegiate athlete you're probably going...
  18. Welcome... I would honestly not worry too much...

    Welcome... I would honestly not worry too much about macros (carbs/fat/protein) when starting out at least and just get used to eating natural, primal approved foods. Carbohydrates aren't inherently...
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    Poor blood sugar regulation seems to be the...

    Poor blood sugar regulation seems to be the majorly deadly culprit in just about every major modern disease today. It's really amazing how more and more damning medical evidence seems to link this...
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    Any diet or health program that demonizes a...

    Any diet or health program that demonizes a single macro-nutrient in a sweeping fashion with no regard to the situational differences it will exhibit in different scenarios is really, really, really...
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    Art of manliness has an interesting article about...

    Art of manliness has an interesting article about what you should be able to do, at a minimum, to save your own life in times of physical distress:

    5 Fitness Benchmarks Every Man Must Master | The...
  22. Thread: Enough

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    I took a round of Accutane in high school, though...

    I took a round of Accutane in high school, though knowing what I know now I don't think I would have done it if I could go back. I'll be honest, other than flaky skin and chapped lips I never had any...
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    The War on Art, and Turning Pro, both by Steven...

    The War on Art, and Turning Pro, both by Steven Pressfield. If you've ever had a creative endeavor or desire to take the road less traveled, I seriously recommend these books. They are all about the...
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    Last week. It has to be the crowded, festering...

    Last week. It has to be the crowded, festering public bus lines I have to take to work every day. It sucks... I try to be careful to wash my hands, but usually I snag something once a year to the...
  25. Yes, exactly - i tried finding out online but...

    Yes, exactly - i tried finding out online but there isn't any obvious information on this topic specifically.
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