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    No, do not cut back on carbs! Stay around 80 g...

    No, do not cut back on carbs! Stay around 80 g carbs.

    If you need potatoes or rice to add up to 80 g carbs, then you are not eating enough vegetables. What does your fat intake look like?
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    For anyone who's curious, here's the link to that...

    For anyone who's curious, here's the link to that NYT article about the Biggest Loser contestants having a lower metabolism post-weight loss:
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  3. Thread: Coffee Flour

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    William Davis of Wheat Belly fame believes that...

    William Davis of Wheat Belly fame believes that wheat is a mildly addictive drug. By that theory, then yes, one wheat flour muffin can potentially trigger a carb binge. And this is true for...
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    My new doctor gave me a 10-minute lecture...

    My new doctor gave me a 10-minute lecture advocating a "modified" Paleo diet, complete with "180 grams carbs including whole grains in moderation." I was contemplating telling him that his modified...
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    When you say minimalist, what are you minimizing?...

    When you say minimalist, what are you minimizing? Do you live in a tiny house/studio apartment with minimal space? Minimal money? Minimize your time spent on food? Or just minimal mental life in...
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    I believe two ARE related, but *not* by the raw...

    I believe two ARE related, but *not* by the raw calorie numbers. Instead, I think that macros CI can predict CO.

    For example, when I ate 1200 healthy SAD calories, I maintained weight. But when...
  7. Thread: Fat consumption

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    Now now let's not jump to conclusions. Noodletoy...

    Now now let's not jump to conclusions. Noodletoy was probably referring to people who track their TOTAL macro count. Eating a fatty meat gives you fat and protein in one easy step. But eating a...
  8. Thread: Ape diet???

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    Has anyone fed this ape diet to actual apes?

    Has anyone fed this ape diet to actual apes?
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    Oh, I see. In your first post you said that you...

    Oh, I see. In your first post you said that you were counting on full-fat yogurt for probiotics, but I guess you're going to give up the yogurt too.

    I realize that Coffee Mate is crap. I take a...
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    Back on the original topic of cream substitutes,...

    Back on the original topic of cream substitutes, we're running out of options. Rice milk, nut milks, soy milks, coconut milk white stuff, clarified butter, goat's milk, fermented yogurt... what...
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    Noodletoy, then what is that part of wheat that's...

    Noodletoy, then what is that part of wheat that's causing all the reactions? The processing?

    One very easy way to test that is for a gluten intolerant person to eat raw wheat berries -- no...
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    What about almond milk or rice milk? There is...

    What about almond milk or rice milk? There is yogurt made from coconut milk; that might be worth a try.

    Depending on how sensitive you are to casein, you could try ghee or clarified butter. Even...
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    Heartburn is one symptom of intolerance to wheat...

    Heartburn is one symptom of intolerance to wheat and gluten. No wheat, no heartburn.
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    Technically, yes. However, the exact number of...

    Technically, yes. However, the exact number of calories that the body uses is really not known. There are too many hormonal pathways involved in burning food. So the original poster may not be in...
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    Fasting and rapid weight loss is a good way to...

    Fasting and rapid weight loss is a good way to ruin a gall bladder.

    17 pounds in a week is fast enough, my gosh. Good work! You're taking pictures, right?
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    I was never able to use hunger as a guide, not by...

    I was never able to use hunger as a guide, not by itself. I kept a tracker for a few months. Then I adjusted the macros and generated a few basic daily menu options, and to pick out the cheats. I...
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    Yup, I agree with everyone here. What is the...

    Yup, I agree with everyone here. What is the point of eating "lean protein," only to fill in with added fats from oils and avocados? You may as well enjoy the fatty cuts of meat.

    3 scoops of...
  18. There's your answer. Skip the hacks and count...

    There's your answer. Skip the hacks and count your macros so that you DO know what you're doing.

    Yes, a bunch of folks will come onto the thread and tell you to "eat when you're hungry and stop...
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    It's one of the more difficult mental adjustments...

    It's one of the more difficult mental adjustments for Paleo/Primal. We've been conditioned into the four-cornered square meal for... well, 10,000 years I guess. So, when someone goes Primal, they...
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    I did not say "excessively carby." I said...

    I did not say "excessively carby." I said "Excess carbs." If you eat excessive amounts of low-carb foods, you will still take in excess amounts of carbs.

    Broccoli-73% Carbs (etc.) <--- Don't...
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    I'm not going to post that awful graphic again,...

    I'm not going to post that awful graphic again, but "common sense" graphics like that get people into real trouble. The common sense thought is that in order feel full, you have to literally BE...
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    He bought a bag of chips because life is hard and...

    He bought a bag of chips because life is hard and he needed chips dammit, and we're (almost) all just mere mortals. In this aspect, we may have it harder than Grok ever did. Grok had the strength...
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    In your smoothie, I understand about the raw...

    In your smoothie, I understand about the raw veggies, but what about the 40 grams of protein from whey powder and 30 grams of fat from isolated coconut oil? That's roughly the same macros as

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    When you stop doing the one in bold. And...

    When you stop doing the one in bold.

    And here's another quote: "If I get an HOUR of exercise daily, that would buy me another 400-500 calories and I can eat 1700-2000 calories which is a perfect...
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    Might be the zinc. I discovered that when I...

    Might be the zinc.

    I discovered that when I ate Raisin Bran cereal (pre-primal), I would get a funny constipation. I still had fairly regular BMs but they were small and hard and a little...
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