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    Had a good sleep and woke up feeling not too...

    Had a good sleep and woke up feeling not too hungry. Went for a 40min bike ride nice and easy this morning. I'm planning on being out of the house most of the day. That always makes fasts go by...
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    Almost 10pm here and feeling the hunger already....

    Almost 10pm here and feeling the hunger already. I'm going to start getting ready for bed and hopefully sleep it off!
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    No worries, happy to sort of have you. Do you go...

    No worries, happy to sort of have you. Do you go water only, or do you mix in coffee, tea, etc?

    Dinner tonight will be the first skipped meal for me. After a pretty good sized gluten-free pizza...
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    Anyone up for an extended fast?

    I'm planning on doing a 48hr fast from tonight to Fri at dinner time. Anyone want to jump in and do it with me? Longer or shorter fasters are welcome as well!

    My body needs a digestion break after...
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    I wouldn't over think it too much. Just giving...

    I wouldn't over think it too much. Just giving your digestive system a break by not eating solid food does a lot of people wonders. There is also research showing that a break from protein increases...
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    I agree, but I'm thinking more of my parents'...

    I agree, but I'm thinking more of my parents' generation who didn't grow up with computer screens, cell phones or video games. I guess reading itself could be the cause.
  7. Thread: Binge eating

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    Cheers, great to hear! Anyone who has dealt with...

    Cheers, great to hear! Anyone who has dealt with binging should read it.
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    Aging, Eyesight, and Nutrition

    Hi all,

    So I've been kicking this around in my head for a bit and thought I'd throw it out to you studs to hear your thoughts.

    I'm strongly in the camp of "Aging is not a disease" and "we are...
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    Ice, compression, traumeel.

    Ice, compression, traumeel.
  10. I know people question the merits of ice because...

    I know people question the merits of ice because of KStar, but I would definitely ice aggressively for the next 72hours as well as compress. If you topical traumeel you can throw that on a few times...
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    Glad to hear people are coming around on carbs,...

    Glad to hear people are coming around on carbs, especially for athletes! Of course you can go low-carb and do high-intensity activity. But the way I see it, is that it's like SURVIVING on a SAD diet...
  12. Thread: Binge eating

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    I highly recommend the book "Brain Over Binge." I...

    I highly recommend the book "Brain Over Binge." I can't recall the author but she talks about how binging can turn into a habit more than anything, not necessarily because of deprivation, low carbs,...
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    I'm curious to how much NSAIDs disrupt the gut,...

    I'm curious to how much NSAIDs disrupt the gut, especially the bacteria. I've had to take naproxen for a few 4 week bouts over the last year. I always took them with food though as they can cause...
  14. Thread: Zero carbs...

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    That's lucky there's no damage! I have similar...

    That's lucky there's no damage! I have similar symptoms but my MRI showed a TFCC tear. Good luck with your healing!
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    Not to derail your thread but I'm curious about...

    Not to derail your thread but I'm curious about what your wrist injury is. I'm battling one as well. They're tough buggers!
  16. Thread: Weekend Fast

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    Ya I feel a little puffy from Christmas as well....

    Ya I feel a little puffy from Christmas as well. Sushi is my weakness, I hope you have better resolve than I do.
  17. Thread: Weekend Fast

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    Keep us updated with how your 5 days go. 36hrs to...

    Keep us updated with how your 5 days go. 36hrs to 5 days is a big jump so I'm interested to hear how you feel.

    I'm about 20hrs in right now and feeling a bit hungry but fine. I'm probably...
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    Cool, welcome! I figured some people might want...

    Cool, welcome! I figured some people might want to jump in for a post-Christmas/pre-New Years digestive break.
  19. Thread: Weekend Fast

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    Weekend Fast

    Hi all,

    I've decided I want to give a longer fast a shot. Up until now, I've only done 24hr fasts. I've done these many times and haven't had any problems. My goal for this fast is to go up to 48...
  20. Thread: Protein Shakes

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    I have one every morning because I like the way I...

    I have one every morning because I like the way I feel during the day when I do. I usually do a scoop of whey protein powder, some cacao nibs, a few handfuls of kale and other greens I have lying...
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    It comes down to calories. If you're adding a ton...

    It comes down to calories. If you're adding a ton of calories from coconut flour than you won't maintain your weight. There isn't anything inherent about coconut flour though that'll make you gain. ...
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    I think supplementation could help, but the biggest benefit will probably come from shedding the excess pounds. If your diet is in check and you are on track to losing weight, than the joint and body...
  23. Thread: Brogurt

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    Really? I really like that combo. If your protein...

    Really? I really like that combo. If your protein powder doesn't taste good though than that could be a problem.
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    I often have Eden Organic's Rice Flakes. They are...

    I often have Eden Organic's Rice Flakes. They are very similar to oatmeal but rice seems to be a little more benign than oats.
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    Working hard for 50 hours a week plus training...

    Working hard for 50 hours a week plus training hard might mean your hormone levels are a little out of whack. I don't know how the rest of your life is but if you're chronically on the go and have...
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