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I read the entire thread now I have to go back and check out all the links. Just when you think you know it all - you get thrown on your but and realize you have so much more to learn. emoticon Which actually makes me happy because I love to learn new things.

From what I've read so far this makes sense to me. For a while now I have suspected that i have leaky gut, SIBO, and low stomach acid. Eating Paleo has helped a lot but I still have issues. I feel a lot better now that I'm off sugar but I'm pretty fresh with that. I need to pick up the book to investigate further but from what I've read so far it looks like this could be the next step for me.

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As far as I am concerned you are both amazing - and so patient!

Explaining something for the umpteenth time to yet another newbie can't be easy. There is much conflicting information out there, but I think I will gather all my questions together and post them in a separate thread. Don't want to hi-jack this one ;)

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My first 50 lbs came off easily, too, and every pound since has been a struggle.. I have not had a regain, and maintain effortlessly, but getting my body to relinquish the fat is not easy. I am noticing body composition changes are starting to happen with the sugar-free phase, and I feel different... I don't seem to have as much difficulty digesting any carb load. I am really curious to see what sort of changes the next six months have in store for me.

Personally I would never discourage anyone from going sugar-free... it's been one of the best things we've ever done for our family. I've never been a sugar fiend, so I can't say what this might be like for anyone who has serious sugar issues, but for us it hasn't really been hard. We do however, take food everywhere because it's very difficult to find food that doesn't contain sugar in some form. In six months we have eaten one restaurant meal. Finding gluten-free was a breeze by comparison.

Here's a thread detailing what we are doing, if you're interested, and I'm happy to answer any questions you might have... the book - Breaking the Vicious Cycle - is a fascinating read regardless:

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...as for the 'dust up' I don't take stuff like that too much to heart, it's just ironic that your comment would come when it did. Again, thank you for the kind comments. They aree very much appreciated.
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When I first started eating Paleo/Primal my eating was really on target and I lost @ 50# in a few short months. I felt fantastic, my gut felt good for the first time, and my joint pain went away. Then my son's wedding came and I ate some sweets. And then I ate more, and I couldn't stop. Did you ever see the movie 'Chocolat'? I was like the Priest gorging himself on chocolate. Not pretty. I gained @ 20# back in short order and knew I had to get this sugar addiction under control. I'm pretty sure the gut issues you mentioned are true for me and my gut is compromised and probably leaky. I am following Paleo protocol on fruit and allow a small amount of honey for my salad dressing but that's it. What you say about honey makes total sense. I don't have control issues with honey. My plan is to go sugar free as long as possible. I am looking forward to getting past the desire for it. Your the second person that has told me the desire goes away after a while.

As far as getting 'flamed' by others - take the value of any lesson out of it that may be hidden in the experience and let the rest of it go. If they don't get you or appreciate you they are probably not worth your energy.

I am really amazed at your writing skills. You say what I want to say but it would take me three pages to explain what you do in a couple of paragraphs.

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THANK YOU for that... I think most days I'm ridiculously human (my husband would likely concur, lol), and there are other teams that feel otherwise... I got seriously flamed this week elsewhere. SIGH.

The sugar thing gets easier. Our family is six months sugar and starch FREE (Specific Carbohydrate Diet due to health issues) and we don't even miss it now. The real issue is eating anywhere but at home... EVERYTHING has sugar in it.

Do you have a reason to be sugar-free?

What we have learned is that for some people with compromised gut health, certain carbohydrates (polysaccharides and disaccharides) are very difficult to digest, and as such ferment and create havoc in their gut... they also exacerbate leaky gut. If you stick to monosaccharides (fruit, veggies and raw honey... honey is biochemically different than sugar) you have no issue, and this has proven true for us. The protocol must be employed for at least a year and then, ideally the full sugar spectrum can be re-introduced. From the changes, a year should do it for us.

Depending on your reasons, you may want to try raw honey instead.

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You'd be right about that - the crazy part emoticon But I do respect you a lot so I will chalk up the chocolate thing to you being human. I was beginning to wonder about that ( the human piece) as you come up with the most amazing posts on this team.

I've been sugar free for 18 days. (not because I'm diabetic like you Linda but because I have a serious issue with self control and sugary foods)

It's been 18 days since I've had chocolate. So sad.

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LOL!

...I won't bore you with the coffee details to show it's worth, LOL!

...you'd probably think I was crazy if I mentioned that I don't like chocolate.
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I don't drink coffee either. To me it has an obnoxious smell. The hardest thing for me was when I was living with one of my brothers for several months, and he had his automatic coffee pot set to start brewing so he had coffee hot and ready when he got up.

I do love hot chocolate but I can't drink it much because
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2,) I can't drink it without sugar and I'm diabetic.... so have to avoid or limit sugars. So I LOVE it from afar.... lol

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I've never understood this coffee thing most people have. It taste terrible. emoticon I have a sneaky hunch that the only reason coffee is allowed is because it would be too hard to sale this way of eating if people had to give up their coffee.

Now chocolate I get. emoticon It is the gift of the Gods to us near mortal creatures.

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LOL! I know what you mean! I think starting with breakfast is a great idea... and coffee... with heavy cream or Coconut oil!

I'm now off to bed now, LOL!

Have a great day!

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Good morning! Ramona thanks so much for all the info. emoticon emoticon that is me getting overwhelmed! LOL

I think I am going to take baby steps and start with breakfast and go from there...

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I'm not about to start, THAT, LOL!

No, fruits and veggies will provide all (and better) the fermentable fiber you need. The articles are really in depth and clear.

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Hi Ramona - interesting info. So, should we be eating whole grains to get fibre?

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Fermentable fiber is: "The edible parts of plants or similar carbohydrates resistant to digestion and absorption in the human small intestine with complete or partial fermentation in the large intestine."

It's basically fiber in your diet that ferments in your gut (rather than being digested and absorbed), and then feeds the good bacteria responsible for overall health and well-being... and this is how/why it is central to paleo concerns... it's key in gut health.

In the past, medical scientists and nutrition experts divided dietary fiber into two distinct categories: soluble and insoluble. Today, however, increasing numbers of researchers are beginning to see those categories as inaccurate because studies suggest both insoluble and soluble fibers undergo fermentation in the large intestine. Fermentation is important because it’s the gases and acids produced during the process that result in significant health benefits.

People who make fiber an important part of their diet help their bodies operate and heal more efficiently than those who don’t. The benefits of soluble and insoluble fermentable fibers include:

• The stimulation of good bacteria production in the colon
• The stabilization of blood glucose, which helps people avoid developing diabetes
• The suppression of “bad” LDL cholesterol and triglycerides, which helps people avoid hardening of the arteries and heart disease
• The increase of lower gut acid levels, which protects against cancerous polyp formations and helps the body absorb essential minerals such as iron, calcium and magnesium
• The inhibition of inflammation by improving the protective layer in the lower gut
• The stimulation of the immune system by boosting production of helper cells and other antibodies
• The reduction in the number of dangerous conditions associated with an unhealthy diet, including obesity and a diverse array of gastrointestinal disorders such as inflammatory bowel disease, diverticulitis, Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis

Basically, eat a wide variety of fruit and veggies and you're good. Adding in fermented foods such as sauerkraut is also extremely beneficial.






All you wanted to know about fiber, but were afraid to ask - The Fiber Manifesto (a.k.a. The Insoluble vs. Soluble Fiber Smackdown!):

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Ok, so I am new and a little overwhelmed. Will keep plugging tho.
Can someone please explain what fermentable fiber is, and how it relates to paleo?

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I just signed up for the Paleo for Women newsletter too.

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I get the email once a week, but I usually check the site every day.

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Do you get a email every day from Mark's daily apple, or do you just go to his site.

I signed up for is newsletter but it only comes once a week. Maybe I missed something?

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Don't let it overwhelm you, Jen. It's a process like anything else. Just start with the basics, and as you learn more, or are ready for more, you will automatically refine.

What I found most helpful, when we started this three years ago, was to pick out a couple of good blogs and subscribe (Mark's Daily Apple: SO HELPFUL & Paleo Mom), read a couple of really helpful books (The Complete Idiot's Guide to Eating Paleo, Practical Paleo: A Customized Approach to Health and a Whole-Foods Lifestyle, The Paleo Approach: Reverse Autoimmune Disease and Heal Your Body... these are the BEST books!), and be active on the threads.

Paleo is definitely more process and lifestyle than it is 'diet'.







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This is all so overwhelming for a newbie. As soon as I think I've got it figured out, I don't, LOL

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It's not the *ideal* choice, but it's still better than so many other choices.

RE: paleo morphing into eating disorders: "Worrying about the PUFA content of that rotisserie chicken so much that you just go hungry."

He's referencing the fact that COSTCO chickens are not free-range (they're grain fed, and antibiotic raised), so the omega 6s are much higher than the omega 3s... for a truly anti-inflammatory diet, you want to reduce omega 6s and eat more omega 3s.

BUT... he's also saying that if it's the difference between starving (or eating PIZZA, or pasta) and eating the COSTCO chicken, eat the COSTCO chicken, LOL!

I used to buy them all of time too, but I discovered that whatever they are basted with contains sugar, so they are out for us, for now.


We also do not have easy, cost-effective access to grass-fed meat/poultry of any kind. We balance this by making sure that the oils and fats we use otherwise are strictly high Omega 3, and we eat a lot of omega 3 rich fish.

This is another good article in terms of maintaining perspective:
paleoleap.com/fatty-meat-potatoes-da
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"The fat composition of grain-fed animals isn’t higher in omega-6 fat, rather it’s lower in omega-3 fat. That simply means that those who regularly eat grain-fed meat might need to make sure that they regularly eat fatty fish like salmon or sardines to bring their omega-3 fat intake in balance with their omega-6 intake."


Hope this helps!




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Great article!

He made a comment that is sticking with me about Rotisserie chicken not being a good choice...oops. Is this the case? I get the Rotisserie chickens at Costco on occasion because I always assumed it was just a chicken on a stake, lol. I didn't think they lathered them in oils. Any thoughts?

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I, too, would be interested in hearing how this goes for you, Birgit.




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I will watch for your results....

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JIt's hard to believe, but worth trying once, potato starch is probably not all resistant starch but if the majority is the overall effect may be to lower blood glucose. I'm planning to try at some point once I've lowered my blood sugar as much as I can with low-carb eating, probably in about a month.
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Thanks, Ramona. I notice there are lots of links below that original article that leads to more and varying articles on the same subject.....

I will have to really think about this..... Thanks for your insights. It really helps....

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LITTLEWIND, no aspect of Paleo is 'mandatory'... you are right to take things slowly, and listen to your body. It's a process you will grow into over time, and your version will be unique to you and your body's needs.

I feel the same way about this part of the article... it actually seems 'counter' to a lot of things.

In our case, we are completely off all starch and sugar in order to HEAL our gut (proven SCD protocol for SIBO), and then someone tells me to start eating starch to improve my gut... WTH, LOL!?

Specifically with regard to diabetes, eating quantities of the actual foods high in resistant starch wouldn't be good for you because they are also very high carb; but apparently supplementing PURE POTATOE STARCH as recommended, will actually heal your situation more quickly because it is virtually indigestible and does not raise blood sugar at all, while very quickly facilitating the good bacterial growth, which in turn improves metabolic responses, and reverses diabetes.

...that's IF I understand it correctly. Anybody else?




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This is just too much for me to take in, and understand. It seems to fly in the face of my diabetes and need for insulin..... I am going to ignore this aspect of paleo for now.

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Resistant Starch: Your Questions Answered
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"Start really, really, really small with the RS. If you’re going with the unmodified potato starch, start with 1/4 to 1/2 a teaspoon. It will look like almost nothing. Increase it by 1/4 tsp slowly as comfort allows."





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How would one supplement for digestible fibers?

Although I am very new at this Paleo thing, I have watched my sister eat gluten free for a number of years..... However, she eats lots and lots of veggies, and a fair amount of fruit. They have a green smoothie almost every morning....

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I thought I'd outline the main points:

“Gluten-free diets put you at risk of vitamin and mineral deficiencies.”
Mark's Takeaway: Wheat is an attractive and important source of micronutrients for those folks who won’t eat green vegetables, red meat, nuts, bivalves, and liver. But for those of us who relish those foods and the many other nutrients they provide, wheat offers nothing special. Try not to live on lean steak and green beans or anything crazy like that. Just eat from the incredibly varied Primal table (including the weird stuff every now and then) and you won’t miss the meager offerings of wheat.



“Gluten-free diets decrease levels of good gut bacteria and increase levels of bad gut bacteria.”
Mark's Takeaway: If you’re going gluten-free, you have to replace the fermentable fiber in whole grains with the fermentable fibers and resistant starches in fruits, vegetables, green bananas/plantains, cooked and cooled potatoes, and raw potato starch. This will surpass and improve upon the modest amounts of said fibers/resistant starches found in wheat and other gluten grains. Most of you already know this (the subject has received a lot of attention on this blog for years), but it’s important to pass this on to others who may not.



“Gluten-free diets may morph into eating disorders.”
Mark's Takeaway: Takeaway: If you’re not celiac or gluten-sensitive, don’t freak out if a stray bread crumb lands on your plate or the sushi place is out of tamari sauce. You’re probably going to be just fine. You consume food. Food isn’t supposed to consume you. Don’t let it.



What’s the bottom line? Provided you have a reasonable head on your shoulders, you shouldn’t require medical supervision to successfully and safely adopt a gluten-free diet. A proper Primal way of eating that includes leafy greens, fermentable fiber, resistant starch, the occasional slab of liver, seafood, and plenty of other nutrient-dense plants and animals will support your gut health, provide sufficient micronutrition, and promote a healthy relationship with food. The “dangers of going gluten-free” are worth noting and are probably relevant for your average consumer scrambling for room on the bandwagon, but I think we’re in the clear.


I can personally attest to the false mineral deficiency warnings... before on a largely whole grain based diet I WAS mineral deficient. Now, with not a grain in sight my mineral levels are fine.

How about the resistant starch point, anyone? Have you considered supplementing as Mark suggests?




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Enjoyed the article too! I read his blog every day. I'm a paleo newbie, so I'm trying to soak up as much info as I can.

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Hey, Birgit!
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I was beginning to think nobody was around, LOL!

I liked it too, very much.


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Yes, I liked it a lot.

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Great, informative article:

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