Are you eating liver, eggs, and/or bivalves? In other words are your getting enough biotin, choline and other goodies not quite as prevalent in other meats.
Deficiency in either can lead to some of the symptoms your presenting including stress to the liver and loss of hair. The more fats your diet includes the more choline your liver requires (actually this goes for fructose too). Biotin deficiencies show as hair loss among other symptoms like dermatitis. So if you are relying solely on muscle meat it could be your a bit low in these.
Last edited by Neckhammer; 02-05-2013 at 12:22 PM.
90 grams of carbs is still not all that high. I don't have kids so I don't know this, but ISTM that breast feeding requires energy just as if you were exercising. Mark's carb curve allows up to 150g, doesn't it? You could probably eat more carbs and be fine as long as you avoid the bad oils and the wheat and corn. If you want to find your limit, you could carb up until you gain a little weight, and then stay below that level.
You know, lately I've been binging on sugar -- quite badly, in fact. Yet I don't seem to be gaining any weight. Or, it seems that the exact moment I gain a pound, I just get tired of the sugar and go back to eating primally again and lose the pound. The up and down cycle takes about a week. I can't figure out what's going on.
5'0" female, 43 years old. Started Primal October 31, 2011, at a skinny fat 111.5 lbs. Low weight: 99.5 lb on a fast. Current weight: skinny-fat 106.5 lbs because of sugar cheating.
MY PRIMAL: I (try to) follow by-the-book primal as advocated by Mark Sisson, except for whey powder and a bit of cream. I aim for 80-90 g carb/day and advocate a two-month strict adjustment for newbies. But everybody is different and other need to tweak Primal to their own needs.
I eant to make sure I don't make that mistake again.