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  1. What is truly scary about his numbers is that his...

    What is truly scary about his numbers is that his triglycerides are so HIGH and his HDL is LOW. It means his LDL particles are the small dense variety that are more likely to damage arterial walls....
  2. Thread: gals over 50?

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    Ida, Welcome aboard! You might want to stop the...

    Ida, Welcome aboard! You might want to stop the workouts until your energy level comes back up. They are just further depleting your muscles glycogen stores, stressing you out until you switch...
  3. Thread: gals over 50?

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    MORE energy to get through the day and less...

    MORE energy to get through the day and less hunger, also less time spent thinking about and preparing food. More freedom from being a slave to the kitchen or the appetite!
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    Sticky: Hi PrimalClay - You look fabulous at 220. There...

    Hi PrimalClay - You look fabulous at 220. There are lots of guys who are TRYING to beef up to look like you! You have great body structure. Some guys are naturally built like linebackers...
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    Sorry to hear about your mother's health problems...

    Sorry to hear about your mother's health problems and her frustration with the modern health care "system". It is scary to feel helpless and dealing with doctors and hospitals just reinforces that. ...
  6. Thread: Why I am here

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    Judg, I have found that since ditching grains...

    Judg,

    I have found that since ditching grains and sugar that I don't want to snack. If I am craving a "snack", well, it's time to eat a meal~! Eating grain products stimulates appetite. With a...
  7. Thread: Why I am here

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    Grains, and whole grains even more so, are packed...

    Grains, and whole grains even more so, are packed with phytates which bind with minerals so that you can't absorb them. There are a host of minerals you may be deficient in - zinc, selenium,...
  8. Thread: Cod Liver Oil

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    I take Carlson's Norwegian CLO, the lemon...

    I take Carlson's Norwegian CLO, the lemon flavored kind. It has no off flavors, is kept in the refrigerated section of the store where I buy it. It is extracted from the cod livers without the use...
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    Hello everyone and welcome to our newcomers! I...

    Hello everyone and welcome to our newcomers!

    I am 55 and have been on the menopause and primal journey for over 2 years now. Eating primal made things better for a while - much better energy - but...
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    Hi RitaRose, Thanks for updating us and...

    Hi RitaRose,

    Thanks for updating us and letting us know what is going on. It can really be a relief to finally find out what the problem is. Then you can start to work on solving it, versus...
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    Here is a link to an article that explains the...

    Here is a link to an article that explains the importance of knowing particle size: http://www.centerforpreventivemedicine.com/04114med_messenger.pdf Hope it helps!
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    You may have a genetic condition called familial...

    You may have a genetic condition called familial hypercholesterolemia. Your body can make LDL cholesterol, but cannot break it down and recycle it so it builds up. This condition is associated...
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    I agree with all your points pkklopp except the...

    I agree with all your points pkklopp except the one calling paleo/primal a "fad" diet. In studying what foods paleolithic humans ate and attempting to choose those types of foods today, we are...
  14. Just giving this a little bump since I posted it...

    Just giving this a little bump since I posted it late last night.... B.
  15. Statins cause muscle damage, make it "hard to exercise" in NYT

    Hey all - I just read this article in the NYT about some eye-popping research done in France which proves statins cause muscle damage, impair mitochondrial functioning, lower glycogen stores in...
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    Hi Susan, Welcome aboard. At the age of 50,...

    Hi Susan,

    Welcome aboard. At the age of 50, hormones definitely start to change. It becomes much more important to figure out a nourishing, healthy way to eat that keeps metabolism functioning...
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    Hey a response to all those who are not feeling...

    Hey a response to all those who are not feeling like the LR is helping them feel better - esp if you are gaining weight, not feeling more energized, and getting depressed. Here is a link to an...
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    The weight loss and vomiting are very serious...

    The weight loss and vomiting are very serious symptoms which call for a serious check up and cancer screenings. I would encourage her not to wait. If something serious is going on, the sooner it is...
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    Oxide, I would not call that oversleeping! ...

    Oxide,

    I would not call that oversleeping! During the winter months during the time before electric lights, people slept 10 -12 hours in the winter months. (what else are you going to do in the...
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    This is a great video - concise, credible,...

    This is a great video - concise, credible, watchable. First she cured herself of MS and then she did a research study using a paleo diet to treat MS for other patients and says to stay tuned for...
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    The only thing I can say is that as LDL particle...

    The only thing I can say is that as LDL particle size goes up, cholesterol level can go up. Cholesterol is measured by volume. You could have fewer cholesterol particles, but if they are twice as...
  22. This thread is a year and a half old - and I am...

    This thread is a year and a half old - and I am now 55, continuing on my menopause journey. I am finding that my intolerance to carbs continues to worsen. I really do best following a "leptin...
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    You might try eating at 6, 1, and 6. I eat at 6...

    You might try eating at 6, 1, and 6. I eat at 6 am and have NO appetite at 11. In fact, that is when I feel like I am in "cruise control" mode - with a good energy level probably getting fed from...
  24. Thread: gals over 50?

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    Just have to say 50 is not the new 30, not even...

    Just have to say 50 is not the new 30, not even the new 40. 50 is 50. When I was 30 and even 40 I didn't think much about what I ate or when I went to bed. I had all the energy I needed and then...
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    Thanks so much for posting that article...

    Thanks so much for posting that article fiercehunter!
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