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    Biggest challenge to starting the Paleo diet

    I've heard a lot of good things about the Paleo diet so I'm seriously considering starting it this Monday.

    But I'd like to hear from some of the veterans - what was the hardest part to starting off?

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    Stopping bread was the hardest thing I think.. Plus the carb withdrawal ..

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    For me there wasn't a hard part as I wanted to feel better,lose some weight and after reading up on it knew cutting everything out from day 1 was the way to go.
    Started Paleo/Primal Apr 2012 at 9st 9lbs.Got down to 8st 4lbs October 2012 and have been maintaining between 8st 4lbs-8st 7lbs since.


    If you want it enough you won't keep finding excuses to not do it.

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    Cutting out bread is going to be tough. My entire family was raised on bread! But hey, if I'm serious then I'm going to have to make some sacrifices...I guess

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    Quote Originally Posted by JTO View Post
    Cutting out bread is going to be tough. My entire family was raised on bread! But hey, if I'm serious then I'm going to have to make some sacrifices...I guess
    Yep you sure are or join Slimming World/Weight Watchers where you can still eat those foods..

    I use to pack away a whole packet of biscuits,6 pack of crisps,box of cereal bars,cakes,sweets the list just goes on just in a day.
    Don't miss any of it.I eat a sandwich/baguette if we are out but it doesn't make me want it again.

    I can't say there is anything on the 'forbidden' list I miss now.

    I have been eating this way for nearly 2 years now and I am still enjoying what I eat.
    Started Paleo/Primal Apr 2012 at 9st 9lbs.Got down to 8st 4lbs October 2012 and have been maintaining between 8st 4lbs-8st 7lbs since.


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    Height: 1.6m
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    Start Weight: 105kg
    Current Weight: 103kg
    Goal Weight: 60kg


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    Okay, I'm going for it! What do I have to lose

    Have you tried the Keto diet? I've heard that is good as well.

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    My biggest challenge so far is not having bread





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