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List of Protein Powders Approved for Slow Carb Diet

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I’m transitioning from my previous way of dieting (just counting calories) to the SCD. One thing I loved that I’m not sure if I can carry over is pro...
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SCD-What am I doing wrong???

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My wife and I are starting our 5th week of the SCD. Both of us are not seeing the weight loss that we expected and heard about. It doesn’t make sense bas...
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Starting to gain after 5 months of loss

Hey all! I have attached my spreadsheat of measurements since December, when I first started slow carb. I have been very strict with diet, only slipping up on a ...
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Break after 8 weeks???

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I’ve read somewhere that you should take a break after 8 weeks on the SCD. I’m doing well and still losing weight so I’m reluctant to do this. ...
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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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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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AGG - Cause of Heart Attack?

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Hello all. I am new to this site and have arrived here on my journey to find out why I suddenly suffered a heart attack. I am 44 years now and have been working ...
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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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Garlic Extract Substitutes?

I am allergic to garlic and am looking for some ideas on how to modify AGG and PAGG so I can fully embrace the 4HB diet. Are there any other similar products out...
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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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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...

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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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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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...
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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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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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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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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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I'm in the same boat. I think I've hit 1200-1300 but I'm pretty sure that's still not enough. We need an answer please!

Also what's it the veggie sausages? Some kind of potato or wheat I'm sure. The most certain way to get it right is to not eat processed food

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oh snap, just remembered cottage cheese is allowed. not sure how i forgot that. maybe because i hate cottage cheese anyway. :P I bet it's the wheat...

G G commented on Mia Leill's reply:

Did you read the book? and why it's called slow carb diet and not NO or LOW Carb diet?

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