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    Interested to know more about your experiences. ...

    Interested to know more about your experiences. I definitely feel that our social and emotional environments can have a huge impact. However the description of your diet doesn't sound unhealthy - a...
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    Hi All, the article I've just posted by Chris...

    Hi All, the article I've just posted by Chris Kresser is a really great summary of where we are up to now with research into the connection between inflammation and depression. Omni you pose the...
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    Is Depression a Disease...

    Is Depression a Disease
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    I've come on this forum a few times now, making...

    I've come on this forum a few times now, making noises about how I drink too much coffee and should really reduce it, and am surprised that I haven't had the same response, ie, 'well just stop doing...
  5. I would recommend it. It's the best I've felt on...

    I would recommend it. It's the best I've felt on any version of paleo eating I've tried so far.

    The Wahls diet eliminates eggs because this is one of her allergies, but I followed suit as I...
  6. Jen thanks for your supportive comments. I've...

    Jen thanks for your supportive comments. I've noticed improvements since coming off coffee definitely, it seems to be the best option for me.

    Regards noticing an inflammatory response, I think...
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    Its a shame because we need to talk about coffee....

    Its a shame because we need to talk about coffee. It's not suitable for a lot of people who come to paleo for health reasons. A lot of the bulletproof adherents themselves don't drink more than one a...
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    As an alternative to coffee I can also recommend...

    As an alternative to coffee I can also recommend 100% cacao (not cocoa - cacao) which comes in a hard block, it looks like chocolate but is the prior ingredient before any sugar or fats are added. It...
  9. So I'm still finding good results from the Wahls...

    So I'm still finding good results from the Wahls protocol, albeit a family wedding and a festival weekend brought some other stuff into my diet. But I have a new found appreciation for an...
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    Coffee is definitely one to be careful with if...

    Coffee is definitely one to be careful with if you have any anxiety or depression. One a day might be ok but more than that and you may start to get issues with it. I developed a real taste for...
  11. Thanks Tomi, I strongly believe in what I'm...

    Thanks Tomi, I strongly believe in what I'm doing, I already assumed I had some sort of autoimmune issues prior to this diagnosis, so all it's done is increased my desire to do this extremely well. I...
  12. It seems that, aside from the Wahls protocol, the...

    It seems that, aside from the Wahls protocol, the best results I get re energy and feeling good are coming from fasting. But there has to be a balance - I'm still getting to grips with it really.
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  13. Thread: Feeling Hopeless

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    There is no bad time to start eating the right...

    There is no bad time to start eating the right food.

    Just to share this, when I first went primal I did it in weekly stages. Week one all I did was give up sugar. Week 2 it was bread, week three...
  14. Hi Reuben, thanks for the info I will check out...

    Hi Reuben, thanks for the info I will check out those supplements - N-acetyl cysteine 1000 mcg per day and selenium.

    Re dairy - I had started to eat lots of it as part of what I considered...
  15. Hi thanks for your comments and to answer Q's -...

    Hi thanks for your comments and to answer Q's - yes Tomi it was via an MRI. I haven't had my thyroid checked Emmie but thanks for the heads up I will be looking at that.

    I can say after 4 days on...
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    Study indicates that certain types of gut...

    Study indicates that certain types of gut bacteria are more prevalent than others in depression

    Human Microbiota and Depression | Psychology Today
  17. Thanks for your support everyone. Its a bit of a...

    Thanks for your support everyone. Its a bit of a blow but I only found out by accident and my feeling is that I've probably already delayed the onset with the last 2 years efforts in nutrition.
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  18. Thanks, I've reached the conclusion that the...

    Thanks, I've reached the conclusion that the Wahls type diet is the most suitable for me, MS or no MS, therefore its just about maximizing health from diet. None of my experiments with dairy have...
  19. Diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis two days ago. Here's my plan

    Yes I've had an MS diagnosis. Initially shocked since I've been paleo/primal for two years.

    But there's some things I've done since going primal/paleo - I've hugely increased my diary and eggs...
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    I do feel it's necessary to stand up for the...

    I do feel it's necessary to stand up for the 'meat and veggies' paleo - since it is such a good template for a dietary/health intervention and is a way for people to understand the principles and...
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    I think it's exactly that - normalised - to eat a...

    I think it's exactly that - normalised - to eat a meal that contains a serving of bread, fries/chips and a sugary drink and thats the problem. It used to be normal to smoke if you were an adult. It...
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    We can probably agree that the weight gain in...

    We can probably agree that the weight gain in Supersize Me was on account of the high amount of carbs in a typical fast food meal - the bread, fries and sugar and this is where the film falls down -...
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    Fat Head vs Supersize Me

    I am now working as a nutrition coach and I'm interested in these two films. I know that most people in the Ancestral/Primal/Paleo community decided that Fat Head was the more sensible film and in...
  24. You should find that over time you will be able...

    You should find that over time you will be able to cope with he occasional exposure, once it's been absent from your diet for a significant period of time. For a interesting substitution for tomato...
  25. .....I also recall reacting negatively to the...

    .....I also recall reacting negatively to the taste and texture of tomato and peppers as a child and in hindsight I now realise that not all childhood aversions to food are due to fussiness !
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