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  1. Carb sensitivity

    I found this thread by Google-ing "gained 5 pounds in a day", and found my way back to MDA forums - the source of all good information!

    I'm 48 and have been eating a Primal diet, loosing weight...
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    I've done weight training before, yoga...anything...

    I've done weight training before, yoga...anything really.
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    Seeking Boston area Personal Trainer

    I've been eating Primal for about six months now, and between my diet and work with an awesome integrative medicine practice, I'm starting to drop weight. I want to get into an exercise program and...
  4. Check out Standard Process. They are an old...

    Check out Standard Process. They are an old company who makes their supplements on organic foods that they grow themselves. I've had great experiences with their products, although I believe you...
  5. Just thought I'd chime in to say how freakin'...

    Just thought I'd chime in to say how freakin' awesome these forums are (and so educational)!!

    I'm 4 months into primal eating and was just recently diagnosed with Wilson's (after treating my...
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    Not necessarily - it depends on the length of the...

    Not necessarily - it depends on the length of the flight. For short haul flights, research has shown that low fares count more than seat pitch. As flights get longer, priorities things start to shift...
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    I'm assuming (and maybe it's a big assumption)...

    I'm assuming (and maybe it's a big assumption) that if we're here then we've all learned about Conventional Wisdom and the fact that it's making America fat. I believe there are more than a few of us...
  8. Thread: Hypothyroid

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    Thanks! It's amazing how just days after starting...

    Thanks! It's amazing how just days after starting on thyroid, the scale just moved in the right direction. I'm on my way and your story (and others here) is such an inspiration. I can't tell you how...
  9. Thread: Hypothyroid

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    I take time released compounded T3 twice a day...

    I take time released compounded T3 twice a day (every 12 hours).
  10. Hi Nanzi - Good for you and It's so inspiring to...

    Hi Nanzi - Good for you and It's so inspiring to read another newbie's experiences. I'm 47 and just started eating this way after a two-year all-out attempt to address my weight and health. Lots of...
  11. Thread: Hypothyroid

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    A quick update and a question from my previous...

    A quick update and a question from my previous post. I started T3 (compounded, slow release) last Monday and little by little my temps rose so by the end of the week, they were just under 98.0. The...
  12. Thread: Hypothyroid

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    I got off synthroid, used T3 only, and everything...

    I got off synthroid, used T3 only, and everything went back to normal.

    DFH -

    This is my diagnosis as well - just found out Friday. Did you experience hyperthyroid symptoms when you first...
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    I just read the last two posts and had to just...

    I just read the last two posts and had to just say that I can so relate! I've been trying everything you can imagine to drop weight over the past few years with little success. I adopted the...
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    Early morning exercise may work for some, but for...

    Early morning exercise may work for some, but for those of us who are starting and healing our out of whack bodies from years of damage caused by CW, stress, etc. adrenal fatigue may be a problem. I...
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    I searched the word "symptoms" and found this...

    I searched the word "symptoms" and found this thread because I've been feeling horrible the past week as well and I'm hoping some senior members can shed some light on this. I've been eating primal...
  16. Thanks so much, Elaine - I was using...

    Thanks so much, Elaine -

    I was using livestrong.com but they use ounces for protein - so I was trying to do the conversions. FitDay is much easier.

    1 lb of meat sounds more like it for me.
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  17. Protein Daily Needs - converting grams to ounces

    I'm new to PB and MDA and am trying to figure out my daily protein needs. I think my math is off somewhere so I'd appreciate some assistance:

    My lean body weight - 154
    .7 grams protein per lb of...
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    PLEASE!!!!....think long and hard before going on...

    PLEASE!!!!....think long and hard before going on antidepressants!! I was also diagnosed with mild depression (dysthymia) years ago and went on them. I was on Cymbalta at a fairly low dose for over 4...
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