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21yo gaining fat on 2500 cal/day - Advice

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Hi! I’m a 21 year old entrepreneur from bangkok. I sit all day on my ass and occasionally do kettlebells and pull ups. I weight 75kg and am 6’3 or ...
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Does anyone know if there's a reference list for the 4-hour body?

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I was thinking about the book the other day and realised that I’d never actually investigated the research side of Tim’s book. I’ve seen result...
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Is this a "super meal?"

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I have a friend who is vegan, and she turned me on to a version of fried rice that is made with grated cauliflower, instead of actual rice. Being a fan of R...
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Geek2Freek template

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Added a workout template on bodyspace based on the Geek2Freek program. Please check it out: http://bodyspace.bodybuilding.com/workouts/workout-programs-overview/...
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How do you schedule Occam's, Kettlebells, and abs workouts?

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Hi, I have been on the slo-carb since 02/07/11 and have been seeing some pretty decent results. 10 lbs in 18 days, or about 1/2+ pound per day averaged over the ...
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Eating and Cheating on Type 2 Diabetes

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Having recently been diagnosed as a Type 2 Diabetic, I would like to hear more from peopple in similar situations. How they handle the program and especially che...
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Exercises on Non-Cheat Days

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Hi all, I can’t seem to find this answer anywhere. The exercises that are outlined for cheat day (the quick set of air squats before a meal, for example)- ...
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Why is hummus a no-no?

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Its a bean, right? I love to drag raw broccoli florets through the stuff and it seems hummus would be a better choice than salad dressing. What makes garbanzos...
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Can I build muscle with SCD?

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I've reached my goal weight now, minus the 5lbs of water retention I still have from cheat day (I initially gained 13lbs, so I can expect to be pre-cheat by Mond...

Women and the 4 Hour Body

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Are women finding success with 4 Hour Body? Over at 4-HBTalk we are discussing this and the women are not seeing very good results. Any feedback you can offer?...
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Week 1 results , gained 1 LB lost .5 inch on waist

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ive been following diet recomendations to a T!! week one has got me down a little im 6’4” 189 pounds .(trying to drop 20lbs) i do the showers , the 3...
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Experimentation with Cheese

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Let me preface this with saying that I am 100% aware that Tim says no cheese as it provokes a dramatic insulinemic response, being that it's dairy. However, I w...
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UK SCD Snacking Edamame Soya Beans

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Hello everyone. As a Uk based slow carber sacks can be a pain to buy food as there limit to how much nuts you can have, Can you imagine my delight when I saw th...
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pumpkin seeds and jicama

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hi friends, so i was looking on the awesome website that basically gives you the "yes or no" for every food you can think of. It says that pumpkin see...
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Lemon juice, cream etc

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Hi Because Tim F said we could put up to 2tbsp of cream in our coffee, I assume then it is okay to put that cream to use in sauces instead? Is coconut milk okay?...
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Slow-carb foods allowed / not allowed

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Can someone please post a comprehensive list of exactly what foods are allowed and not allowed on the slow-carb diet? I keep hearing contradicting things and jus...
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Vegan Slow Carb Diet for average weight female

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I’m at a healthy weight and fairly muscular/active. I’m also a fairly strict whole foods vegan, making exceptions only when I go out to eat. I just s...
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still no results? (week 2)

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So it’s week two of following the 4HB diet to a T. Breakfast within 30 minutes? check. Black beans (in small portions) every day? check. No cheating- ever....
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4 things you learn about long term weight loss

Found this from Facebook this morning. Number 3 was the most spot on for me. http://vitals.lifehacker.com/four-things-nobody-tells-you-about-suc…
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PAGG. Urgent, heading back to my military base tomorrow.

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Hi guys. Iv’e purchased the 4 hour body book abot yesterday, and just maaged to finish the first chapter about loosing weight and i’m looking to apll...
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Gaining weight not losing??

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Hi, Apologies in advance for this bit of a long post… I’ve been doing 4HB since 2013 and had a lot of success with it. As of December 2014, I wei...
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Question about fatty meats

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I know the book has an aestrik next to chicken thighs. I have been eating chicken thighs for the last two days but should I be removing the skin? I bake the th...
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3weeks with SCD, very very awesome...

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Hello Everyone. I am a Korean Slowcarb dieter. I’m 24 years old man, 168cm 134.5 lbs. February 2014, I started diet from 196lbs… I cut calories int...
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Chicken instead of beans?

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Hey all, im a 23 year old male, who would like to drop a bit of weight, and all the great stories from the slow carb diet has made me join in as well. I startet ...
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This is amazing!

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I could not believe my eyes when I got on the scale this morning!!! i have lost a total ten pounds since last Tuesday! i was worried fatterday did me in when i...
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Any super-fat people attempting this?

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Does this diet (lifestyle change) work if you're super overweight? For instance, 303 lbs and 5'5" tall female? I see a lot of people who are 200-250 (and t...
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Flour Substitute Questions. This Doesn't Make Sense

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So I’m getting kind of confused and a little frustrated with this. I’ve seen a few recipes here on this site, and on others, that say they are SCD ...
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What slow-carb desserts are allowed?

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What are some slow-carb desserts or treats that I'm allowed to have when I'm having a craving for sweets? I know sugar is not allowed, but after eating breakfast...
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What are quick, easy and cheap sources of protein?

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I was under the impression, very mistakenly, that 1 whole egg was closer to 10g of protein for some reason, hence my 3 hard boiled eggs breakfast. Just looked it...
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Happy Fatterday!

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today is my first fatterday and boy was i excited all week but now that it is here i am not really craving anything! i have lost 7 lbs since I started! Cant ...
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Honey Before Bed

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I take a spoonfull of honey before bed because Honey has been proven to keep cortisol levels down. Cortisol is a stress hormone that tells your body to store fat...
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WOMEN: Are you seeing results? Give some tips on what you're doing!

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i have been on SCD for like, 3 years. its doing a great job of weight maintenance but i havent really gone down in jean size or lost any inches. i stay on it mai...
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PAGG plus Cod oil, Vitamin D, etc

Has anyone tried to combine PAGG with the testosterone long-term supplement plan? Just wondering if this is working… it’s a lot of supplements espcia...
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Slow Carb Diet FAQs

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Here is a list of frequently asked questions about the slow carb diet. Before you even think about posting a question related to SCD, please read the book, avail...
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Protein Advice for Fat Loss

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I've been thinking of writing a little article for awhile about this but, I'm lazy so here are the first 15 tips of about 30 I have to ramp up your fat loss from...
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Not getting 1200 calories / day

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I know that we are not supposed to count calories; as long as we follow the diet, that’s supposed to be good enough. However, when I have tracked my food...
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A little advice would be helpful

Hi everyone, I’m 6’2” 26 year old male. My starting weight was 244 pounds. my current weight is 231. I started off really well losing about 3...
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A couple questions about "in moderation" foods

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I can’t seem to find accurate totals for how much cottage cheese and hummus is allowed per day?
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No results - need tips

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Some background: I’m 44. My husband (36) and I started 4HB about 3 years ago, and had great results. I dropped about 25 lbs in about 6 months, from 220 to ...
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Transition from Medi Weight Loss to Slow Carb

Hello. I am just finishing up 9 weeks on the Medi weight loss program. I am a 5’4 female and I started at 151 and am ending at 127. For those who are unf...
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Cheat day - 1 waking day or 24 hours?

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I assumed the former basically just the waking hours of the designated cheat day. Alternatively can you do 24 hours over 2 calendar days? For example start di...
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Help With Progress - (Food and Weight Diary inc)

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Hey guys, I need a bit of help optimising my progress Here is a link to my food diary - Please view from the 3rd Jan 2014 http://www.myfitnesspal.com/profi...
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Mayonnaise?

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I found an organic mayo at Trader Joe’s and it seems to not have any bad ingrediants. What are you guys’ experience with mayo?
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Too much tomato?

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Hi. I’ve been on the slow carb diet for 3 weeks now. First week I lost 2 kg (great!), second week 1 kg (great!) and third week I gained 0,2 kg (not so grea...
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2 questions! Non-SCD family-body rejecting some carbs?

Hiya! I’ve been doing SCD for about 3 weeks but I have cheated a few times…im weak! I plan on following the diet more strictly but Im having so much ...
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slow-carb for skinny female?

Hey guys, First post! I’ve a question regarding slow-carb diet. I’m Asian Chinese based in Singapore, female, 29 yrs old, weight 51KG, height 1.6...
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Down since almost a year of scd

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After about 9 months of SCD...with my tweaks and of course those slumps where I was NOT 100% compliant, I am proud that I have lost about 8 lbs and dropped bodyf...
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$40 DEXA Scans in Los Angeles

All, wanted to share a DEXA scan service in Los Angeles and Orange County. www.body-spec.com BodySpec charges $40 for first scan and $55 for scans thereafter ...
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I'm not motivated to following the 4 Hour Body

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I've been carrying around the book and I've been reading it here and there. However I haven't started anything. I don't need to loose weight but I need to get th...

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I recommend avoiding the scale! Muscle weighs more than fat. I measure myself instead and track my progress that way. My thighs have gotten bigger ...

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