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    Your body needs a lot more carbs when pregnant,...

    Your body needs a lot more carbs when pregnant, which is why we crave carbs so much during the first trimester. When I was pregnant last year I found it incredibly difficult to stay primal until I...
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    As eKatherine says, everyone's different when it...

    As eKatherine says, everyone's different when it comes to what they eat here. You don't have to be really strict, but it depends on how your body reacts to various foods. Personally, I need to be...
  3. Thread: Adult ADD

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    I found that the one thing that really improved...

    I found that the one thing that really improved my symptoms was cutting out sugar completely. It took a week and a half to notice a difference, but it was well worth it. Now if I cheat with sugar, I...
  4. Thread: Paleo Pasta..

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    I would avoid it, but I can say that zucchini...

    I would avoid it, but I can say that zucchini noodles are a great alternative! Just use a julienne peeler and then steam them for 4 or 5 minutes.
  5. Thread: Chinese food

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    We stopped getting chinese take aways after going...

    We stopped getting chinese take aways after going primal. There were just too many nasty ingredients we didn't want to eat. So now we have Indian take aways instead. They do have vegetable oil, but...
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    I make this sweet potato 'pie' and have it with...

    I make this sweet potato 'pie' and have it with double cream 3 Ingredient Paleo Sweet Potato “Pie” It's really good and my 3 year old loves it too.
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    I love that book and use it a lot. Although there...

    I love that book and use it a lot. Although there are grains, there are also a lot of primal friendly recipes and a lot of really good information on food and nutrition. I'd say it's well worth...
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    I'm in as well. I want to cut out dairy as it...

    I'm in as well. I want to cut out dairy as it causes me a lot of congestion. I also want to see if the lack of dairy will increase my energy. I cut out sugar a while ago and thought that I would find...
  9. Thread: Beet juice

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    That's very interesting, I didn't realise that...

    That's very interesting, I didn't realise that would be the case with beetroot. It certainly makes sense for unsoaked almonds.
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    I made some ages ago and it was actually not bad....

    I made some ages ago and it was actually not bad. I'll need to make it again the next time I have some beetroot handy.
  11. I stopped playing WoW because I found that it was...

    I stopped playing WoW because I found that it was becoming more boring, tedious, and too easy. So I'm waiting for Guild Wars 2 to replace WoW. Also, I've heard from a few people that the new...
  12. Thread: Guild Wars 2

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    I'm planning on getting it soon. I always used to...

    I'm planning on getting it soon. I always used to play WoW, but it's just been getting more and more rubbish. And I also heard that the newest expansion is awful. So I'm going to give Guild Wars 2 a...
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    Hello, I live just outside Edinburgh in Penicuik...

    Hello, I live just outside Edinburgh in Penicuik with my partner who is also primal. It's nice to see other Scots here :)
  14. Thread: Primal fatigue

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    I have the same problem, and I think it might be...

    I have the same problem, and I think it might be iron deficiency that's causing the problem for me. So I've started taking iron supplements in hope that I'll get my energy back. When tracking what I...
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    That's good to know about Graham's butter; I may...

    That's good to know about Graham's butter; I may get that in the future. I've also found that here in Edinburgh, there's a stall at the farmers market that sells their own butter. It's lovely and...
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    You should give beet kvass a try. It's an easy to...

    You should give beet kvass a try. It's an easy to make fermented beetroot drink which is apparently very nutritious and a great tonic. Beet Kvass
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    That's amazing, especially in such a short space...

    That's amazing, especially in such a short space of time! Well done!
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    Grand, that makes sense. I've never really gained...

    Grand, that makes sense. I've never really gained or lost weight, so it must be the right amount for me. Thanks everyone for the advice!
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    I'm now on day 16 of no sugar whatsoever, and...

    I'm now on day 16 of no sugar whatsoever, and that is a major achievement for me. I never thought I would ever do it, especially since I used to eat sugar straight from the bag when I was a teenager....
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    I have no sugar now, but only had sugar in the...

    I have no sugar now, but only had sugar in the form of one cup of tea a day before then. That was my 20% as I could never completely quit the sugar. A lot of people here have the odd bit of sugar as...
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    I've been primal for a year and a half now, and...

    I've been primal for a year and a half now, and have since doing so have never felt the need to snack. The reason I was wondering is because I know that People who are underweight and therefore...
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    Lacking Calories But Not Hungry For More

    From tracking my meals I've found that I only eat on average about 1500 calories a day, sometimes more, sometimes less. Apparently an average female should be eating 2000, but at the same time I know...
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    The best way to prevent being hungry is to eat...

    The best way to prevent being hungry is to eat lots of saturated fat. It fills you up for a good while. Since going Primal I don't need to snack at all and am quite happy eating twice a day. And...
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    I forgot to add, I've been primal for a year and...

    I forgot to add, I've been primal for a year and a half, so it wouldn't be a sudden increase in fat. I've had no pains from the gallbladder area either, so I think it's most likely electrolytes.
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    That's good to know, and may be the cause of my...

    That's good to know, and may be the cause of my palpitations too. I'm going to give coconut water a try for electrolytes, and I need to buy more magnesium as well.
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