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  1. Thank you so much everyone for the sympathy and...

    Thank you so much everyone for the sympathy and the suggestions. The idea of whole foods, minimally processed seems right. But how do you all feel about meet, especially red meat and chicken with...
  2. Please Help: Husband died recently from heart attack

    Hello everyone,

    My dear husband died suddenly from a massive heart attack three weeks ago. He had two risk factors, a family history of heart disease and obesity. All his other numbers were...
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    Thanks. Thats an excellent answer. So I guess...

    Thanks. Thats an excellent answer. So I guess the question that I have to answer is, "how healthy do I want to be?" Living like my grandparents would be far healthier then living like my peers. ...
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    Thanks for the quick replies! I have never heard...

    Thanks for the quick replies! I have never heard of WAPF. I'm going to go look it up.

    -Jodie
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    Why "primal" and not 19th century?

    Hi everyone,

    I'm sorry if this is a silly question but everything I read states that the obesity epedemic in the US is a product of the late 20th century. If so, then why do we have to go all the...
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    Captive animals on natural diets

    Hi everyone,

    I remember reading somewhere that animals do not become obese when fed their natural diets -- even in captivity. I have been searching but cannot find a link to this anywhere. Do...
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    Elliptical for my desk job?

    Hi everyone,

    I spend many hours working at a desk. I have transitioned to a standing desk for most of the day but I wish I could incorporate some kind of exercise. I know that Mark suggests lots...
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    alternatives to pull ups?

    Hi everyone,

    I'm a newbie and trying to get my family to start doing primal fitness. The problem is that we have no good way to do the pull ups. We are all different heights and weights -- wide...
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    Bacon and eggs are the joy of my day! I have...

    Bacon and eggs are the joy of my day! I have never felt more satisfied or content then I have since I started eating this way for breakfast. On the other hand, I have yet to make this woe work for...
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    Best way to measure body fat

    Hi everyone,

    I am looking for an accurate way to measure body fat at home. I want to change my body composition far more then I want to change my actual weight -- In my case, I'm sure that will...
  11. Joanie, I think we are using different...

    Joanie,

    I think we are using different definitions of mindfullness. I certainly have no objection to savoring a good meal, good company or anything else. What I am talking about is the kind of...
  12. This is exactly it. The endless tiny meals that...

    This is exactly it. The endless tiny meals that always left me hungry and worse then that, anxious. If I require myself to be "mindful" and stop when I get to just the right point, I feel compelled...
  13. Portion size, mindfullness and cavemen

    Hi everyone,

    I have been trying to synthesize all the great advice that I'm finding on this site. I have read in a few posts about smaller portion sizes and the benefits of mindfullness while...
  14. They may break down in the body similarly but...

    They may break down in the body similarly but they definitely have different effects on my personal eating patterns. Something that tastes noticeably sweet will trigger me to eat much more. There...
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    Yeah bacon fat is yummy! Especially covered with...

    Yeah bacon fat is yummy! Especially covered with egg yolk!

    I have also found that I do much better on two larger meals then on several smaller ones. Those small snack size meals never seemed...
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    The best appetite suppressant, hands down, is...

    The best appetite suppressant, hands down, is ................ ptomaine poisoning.
    I can post a recipe if anyone is interested.
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    Hi everyone, I have made some real progress...

    Hi everyone,

    I have made some real progress since I first posted. I thought I would share in case anyone else out there is struggling. The key for me was stumbling across the work of Stephan...
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    Thanks for the replies everyone and for the link!...

    Thanks for the replies everyone and for the link! I am mostly doing this for health but I would honestly like to lose weight simply for vanity.

    I am female
    5"3
    135 lbs.

    I am pretty sure...
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    What do you eat on a normal day?

    Hi everyone,

    I started another thread asking for help with my inability to work through my wheat cravings. I got some good advice but from reading other threads, I suspect that one of my issues...
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    Hi everyone, Thanks for the replies. I should...

    Hi everyone,

    Thanks for the replies. I should have said in the original post that the rest of my family is NOT primal or low carb and is not going to join me, at least not in the near future. So...
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    Please HELP with wheat withdrawal

    Hi everyone,

    I was doing a wonderful job of eating primally and feeling wonderful. Then Hurricane Sandy hit and we had to stay in a place where we were only offered pasta for meals. I tried to...
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    Website help

    Hi,

    I'm not really sure where to post this question. I registered at the site and got the link for the primal fitness ebook but now I can't find it! I can't find the link and I can't find the...
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    I had been wondering about these "paradoxes" as...

    I had been wondering about these "paradoxes" as well. I find Dr. Lustig very convincing on this point. His view is that its the sugar. We put sugar and HFCS in everything! The sugar damages our...
  24. Thanks again everyone. Its good to be reminded...

    Thanks again everyone. Its good to be reminded that going part of the way is still progress. I absolutely love the analogy comparing learning about primal to taking the red pill. I just can't...
  25. Thanks for the reminders to stay calm. The Tuna...

    Thanks for the reminders to stay calm. The Tuna is regular tuna in water in a can. Its Bumblebee. I had no idea but most brands have soy as an ingredient. Look on your can. I know I can't shoot...
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