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Old 03-07-2010, 03:07 PM   #4
Gerhard Lavin
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Re: Why no beans on Paleo Diet????

Originally Posted by Rahif Murray View Post
Before I went strict Paleo I used to get my carbs from fruits, vegetables, and also beans (particularly black beans and chick peas, a.k.a. Hummus) and it seemed like I had a much easier time putting on muscle mass and I didn't notice any fat increase plus I felt a lot stronger.
Why did you change? You found a diet that worked for you. Stick with it. The paleo diet as it's commonly described on this board is not a perfect fit for everyone. Eat your legumes and get strong.

FYI nuts which are allowed on the paleo diet are also loaded with phytates.
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