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duncang

(1,907 posts)
Sun Aug 28, 2016, 04:00 PM Aug 2016

Paleo diet

Just wondering if anyone else has tried the paleo diet. Started out about a month and a half ago on a mostly paleo diet. Few times did eat a few other things. Lost about 12 pounds. In the last 3 weeks still doing it but not quite as strict. Added some stuff every so often just to have a little more variety in it. Things like we've had quinoa a couple times. I have been sticking with watching out for added ingredients. So far one thing is most of my gut problems have gone away. One of the things what had added sugar or other additives that surprised me was premade spice mixes. One on sugar was the second ingredient. Even though you don't use that much in a dish normally I didn't expect it to show up like that.

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Paleo diet (Original Post) duncang Aug 2016 OP
Check this link from earlier in this group auntAgonist Aug 2016 #1
Thanks duncang Aug 2016 #2
My cousin did... lola3 -_. Sep 2016 #3
My normal breakfast is pretty close to that duncang Sep 2016 #4

duncang

(1,907 posts)
2. Thanks
Mon Aug 29, 2016, 05:52 PM
Aug 2016

Taking a look at the recipe link now. Pinterest for recipes works pretty good just it's all over the place. Somebody mentioned spices in that post. I noticed using a lot more spices myself.

lola3 -_.

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3. My cousin did...
Tue Sep 27, 2016, 05:54 AM
Sep 2016

Hey, my cousin has tried doing this. She was dieting, but she was unable to continue. It was after the delivery that she followed this. She shared me some daily routine that she followed: For breakfast, she normaly had omlets with mushrooms , barcoli in olive oil. For lunch, in the beginning, she used to have salad with mixed green,spinach, radishes,cucumbers,carrots and lemon juice. Sometimes she had salmon,shrimp and even tuna from seafoods. For eve, she tried having some apple slices and raw walnuts. For dinner she normally had tomato and avacado slices grilled.
But I hated the way she followed the diet, it was way terrible for me. And the main aim was, she wanted a makeover in every sense. After delivery, she gained weight and it was something that she couldn't control and it was for that she followed the diet plan and the way she followed was not that good. Not good in the sense, the way she followed the diet was not that healthy kind after that she underwent a tummy tuck treatment from Windsor in Ontario. This was not to discourage you, but my point was , if you really want to bring control to your size and body you should be determined enough to follow that and should have the patience to say no to certain foods, that you are not suppose to have. I am not asking quit this either, follow or do what you are doing correctly orelse you will be in trouble. My cousin was following the diet in a wrong way which led to further health issues and later put on double weight she was. She had several health issues after over dieting and her husband and her family asked her to stop following the diet.
So what I am saying is, if you really think you can do it, then do it and don't over do . :-p
This was the kind of diet she followed:
http://thepaleodiet.com/what-to-eat-on-the-paleo-diet/
this was a good diet plan, but she didn't follow in the right way.

duncang

(1,907 posts)
4. My normal breakfast is pretty close to that
Tue Sep 27, 2016, 07:37 AM
Sep 2016

I split up the omelettes with tomatoes, avocados, mushrooms, or other diced veggies. Sometimes it's egg with lettuce and normal salad ingredients. I've gotten use to not using salad dressing. Even though I could make some olive oil based dressings I really haven't missed it. Sometimes at dinner I will make a dressing though.

For years we have been eating what most would consider fairly healthy meals. We started using olive oil a long time back instead of all the "bad" oils. Bake or saute instead deep fry. So a lot of the stuff we do now isn't terribly far from what we ate before. My wife has had problems with arthritis and I had gut issues. I'm not sure what the main difference is now. But both of us has had a lot fewer problems. It may be the added ingredients to a lot of the food and spices we ate before. The beans. peas, rice, etc we stopped eating. Stopped buying breaded fish and using wheat flour to bread stuff. Don't know what it was that made the difference. But something if not all the above helped.

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