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  1. I'm in pretty much the exact place you were at...

    I'm in pretty much the exact place you were at the beginning of this thread. Did you really not change much? Or did you implement some of the better suggestions? Desperate minds want to know.
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    Point of clarification: as I read the abstract,...

    Point of clarification: as I read the abstract, the study showed a difference in leptin levels, not leptin sensitivity. Current thinking is that most obese folks secrete plenty of leptin -- but their...
  3. Seeking a Primal-friendly nutritionist in Orange County, California

    I've read The Definitive Guide to the Primal Eating Plan and many forum posts, and I've decided to consult with a professional to help me develop a way of doing PB that meets my particular...
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    Brilliant! I live next to Hoag Hospital. I will...

    Brilliant! I live next to Hoag Hospital. I will look him up. Maybe he can chat with my MD who is definitely into fitness but - I think - "whole foods" not Primal/Paleo.
    V.W.
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    I react to all fats. It's a quantity issue. Food...

    I react to all fats. It's a quantity issue. Food goes straight from my tiny stomach to my lower duodenum without stopping and without the bolus of bile to emulsify the fats. That said, I'm sure I'll...
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    Food Addiction

    Shannon:

    Yes, I'm still in OA. I could never have lost weight by myself I'm addicted to carbs. Just as there are light drinkers, heavy drinkers that can stop, and alcoholics that cannot stop...
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    Thanks, emmie. I think moderating fats is exactly...

    Thanks, emmie. I think moderating fats is exactly what I'll have to do. I'm glad it's working for you. Do you know what your protein:fat:carb ratios are? Do you replace fats with more protein or...
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    Hi Shannon. I'll look into the digestive enzymes....

    Hi Shannon. I'll look into the digestive enzymes. Thanks!

    Alas, no gallbladder. Too many low calorie diets gave me gall stones.

    Heart palpitations and queasiness? Sounds like my dumping. I had...
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    Going primal after gastric bypass

    PLEASE don't reply about the horrors of gastric bypass surgery. They are singularly unhelpful to those of us that already had the surgery.

    I'm looking for some advice.

    My post-surgery body...
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