Gain weight with Paleo Diet!

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    May 27, 2012 11:52 AM GMT
    Hi!
    First sorry with my english!

    I need share something with you. My goal in that moment of my life is take my ideal weight back. Made 4 years that I began to be raw foodist but after 2 years I left that way because it don't satisfy me, my mind, my body and my social life. Since them in last 2 years, I have try eat "normal" food, but my weight came down. I feel bad in morning, i have some depression with everything, and easily I have stress in my work . So, I did a compromise with me: my goal is take my weight up, and my well being too. do you know what i miss in reality? I miss awake up early and with energy, that is very important for me.
    With lucky i found a friend who need loss some weight, and we made a deal He need loss 500g by week and I need gain weight 500g, by week, in one month. And now I have the first results: I just ate lots of carb (pastas mainly) in first week and in the end of first week I loss 300g. Now I'm in mid on the second week, of the deal, I'm eating only paleo foods and I gain 1,400 Kg and I feel great, is normal?
    Anyone want say me something i need to take carefull?


  • GWriter

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    May 27, 2012 2:19 PM GMT
    If you are gaining weight, which is your goal, and feel great, what is the problem? (Btw, coconut milk, which you can add to almost anything, is a great paleo ingredient for getting in extra calories.)
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    May 27, 2012 2:24 PM GMT
    Thanks for posting. I'm also going to be gaining weight as I workout. This helps a lot. I also drink coconut water, but find it's making me more randy than usual... lol. icon_biggrin.gif
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    May 28, 2012 2:22 AM GMT
    I use the Paleo diet to cut. Can't imagine bulking with it...at least not quickly.
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    May 28, 2012 2:00 PM GMT
    Thanks for yours opinions! icon_biggrin.gif
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    May 28, 2012 2:08 PM GMT
    I have found that Paleo diet takes one to their natural weight which is kinda lean. Its not weight but the fat to muscle ratio that is important especially with us old guys. You can gain weight with Paleo but it will be only muscle and good fat weight nonso called brown fat.
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    May 30, 2012 8:26 PM GMT
    Alpha13 saidI have found that Paleo diet takes one to their natural weight which is kinda lean. Its not weight but the fat to muscle ratio that is important especially with us old guys. You can gain weight with Paleo but it will be only muscle and good fat weight nonso called brown fat.


    What is the natural in human being?who is the animal human in good sense. I think these are the biggest questions, and athe big search in my live! I study natural resources and ambience, I love nature, and love make observation of flora and fauna. Personaly I search for knowledge of when and why the Man cut the natural connection with "Gaia". icon_smile.gif

    But yah! when i say gain weight is like that. Not in sense of i become a pot fat in future. In this moment i don't see big diferences in my shape, i don't growed in this 2 weeks, but my tonnus is better and my energy too. I feel more resistent during the work day and I wake up more energy by the morning. I plan to start muscle workout in the end of fourth week. I think i have enough age to resart with gym. Eh eh!
  • Karl

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    May 30, 2012 8:32 PM GMT
    this is what I need icon_twisted.gif
  • gwuinsf

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    May 31, 2012 7:42 PM GMT
    Judging by your pics, you were pretty lean to begin with so I'm guessing you're putting on muscle mass, which is known to happen with Paleo because your protein and fat intake should be going up.

    If your weight is going up, and you don't feel like you're getting fat, and you feel great, then sounds like it's working for you.

    For me, I'm amazed how easy the body fat is coming off with Paleo. It really does all come down to food.
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    Jun 05, 2012 8:59 PM GMT
    Last update of my weight:

    Week 0: 15/mai 58,600 Kg 1,75 m 19,1IMC 4,5% fat

    Week 3: 05/jun 59,600 Kg 1,74 m 19,4IMC 5,8% fat

    Day by day I'm feeling better! Before or After work I make some exercise and I make my meals. I'm rejecting all non paleo foods but I made a big exception: By now I don't look for the type of the nutrition of meat/fish I'm eating.

    BUT Neither all are roses! ...and I feel the adition of sweets after work when I come home in the end of the day and for this I decided have taking one piece on fruit and before I go for bed!
    MGG (My Greek Gods) is a big fight Because I left the smoking in the first week too!

    But i will be winner! ah ah ... lot of action I like goals like theseicon_smile.gif
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    Jun 14, 2012 9:48 PM GMT
    Hi people!
    I got to my fourth week and here are the results:

    week4: 60,200Kg; 1,76m; IMC:19,4; fat:7,0%

    I'd like to challenge you to post your goals here. I wish to know your ways in weight gain! What do you guys have developed to increase your weight. Who lost weight may also post information that will help us all.

    Greetings!
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    Jun 15, 2012 2:13 AM GMT
    GWriter saidIf you are gaining weight, which is your goal, and feel great, what is the problem? (Btw, coconut milk, which you can add to almost anything, is a great paleo ingredient for getting in extra calories.)


    Yes coconut milk as a great food... ALSO... I use virgin organic coconut oil to enrich all food (oil from TropicalTradition, Jarrow, and Vitacost all on Amazon.com). The oil is a major source of energy as it's all medium chain trigyceride ... this is well study as a health source as the oil is burn immediately into energy for muscle building... leaving nearly zero fat. You will not crave carb at all. I use 3-8 table spoon a day. The oil is solid below 75 degree Farenheit... so it's great as a butter substitute.

    "....In a 2010 research review published in the International Journal of Food Science and Nutrition,.... did indicate that medium chain triglycerides may help promote weight loss by increasing energy expenditure and reducing food intake."

    ..... well if you work out, the result is very lean and defined muscles.... speaking from experience.

    http://altmedicine.about.com/od/weight_Loss/a/Medium-Chain-Triglycerides.htm