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Calling all vegetarians!

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Hello all! I just started this diet but I'm starting to wonder if its realistic as a vegetarian. Any success stories or thoughts from the vegetarians out there?...
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Any slow carb friendly meals at chain restaurants?

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I can't cook well, and the prospect of eating beans from a can is just depressing. I know I won't follow through with this diet if I don't have tasty food. What...
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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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I’ve always turned to low carb diets to lose weight, and it’s always been successful. I’ve been doing kettle bells, and all other recommended e...
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Tips and Tricks: Slow Carb Style

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I've been browsing the forum and noticed a lot of the same questions being asked. I thought it'd be helpful if a lot of the information that was gathered from se...
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how many beans

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so whats the amount of beans one should aim for? in the newbie faq it says at least 1.5 cups... per day, or am i miss reading all the best
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Why is SCD so efficient? just because it's a moderately low calorie diet?

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Regardless to many "eat as you like" diets around, if you're seriously stalling a constant reasonable caloric deficit seems to be the most obvious way ...
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help with not feeling good on slow carb diet

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hi guys, i’ve been trying the slow carb diet this week and ive noticed that it makes me feel quite full and its quite easy to impliment. However i dont...
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Help for my wife-She says its too much food.

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hello, i have done the slow carb diet before and have had success. my wife has recently started doing it but is having a hard time getting the protein require...
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drinking lemon water

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Is drinking lemon water better for weight loss and if so why I am up to 2 to 3 litres of water a day depending on my workouts…..getting tired of plain wate...
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Can i use chickpea flour to make bread or cookies ?can i use chickpeas at all? thnks

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i have found so many recipes with almond flour or chickpea flour, i was wondering if i can prepare some of them since they are allowed foods…
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Are these ok foods for ideal weight loss?

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Everyday I eat the same thing. 15 scrambled eggs including yolks, 4-5 tbsp extra virgin olive oil for the eggs, 10-12 cups of steamed broccoli, 1tbsp peanut butt...
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belly fat reduction

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HI , I am on SCD for the last 8 weeks . I am following as much as possible to the original information. However , I notice my face and arms and generally body ...
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30 lbs shredded in 7 weeks, plateau'd hard at the moment. Ideas?

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Hey all- a little over 2 months ago, I jumped on the scale and weighed in at 299- I decided I never wanted to hit 300 and started following SCD pretty seriously....
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not loosing weigth

Hello all, Iam on 4hb For nearly a month, and no Result at all. I do not have a problem to keep it up, but I am trying to figure out mistakes I make. First it wa...
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"The Lowest Carb “Pasta” Recipes You’ll Ever Find"

Came across some good looking recipes and thought I would share. Most of these look like they would fit into our 4HB lifestyle or they can be slightly modified ...
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Here's what to eat to lose weight. To BMI 22.

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Instead of 10 slices of bacon and 5 eggs.. try 6 slices and 2 eggs for breakfast. 3 meals a day, keep yourself 60% full no more. Otherwise you’re overe...
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How my BMI is 27.5 (overweight) and I keep losing 2-3 lbs a week

If you’re on this diet, it’s easy to do portion control. Stay away from sugar substitutes, candies, all those things because they can stimulate your ...
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Weight fluctuations very frustrating

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Have been following for 12 days now, lost 3 lbs the first week, then gained 3 back after cheat day, this week lost 1 lb. How do I know its working? I am eatin...
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How come I only eat 2 small meals a day 1100 cal and I don't feel hungry?

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I started noticing something strange… I eat maybe 1000-1200 calories a day and I don’t feel like eating at all. Breakfast - 3 eggs and 2 cups of br...
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Happy to be at one year, but plateauing...

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I’m really happy with the diet and the results I have so far…I’m down 25 lbs and 6 inches from last year. It really makes such an enormous diff...
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Question about PAGG

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Is it worth it? Any recommendations on where to buy it? I’m on a very limited income but am considering buying it to give it a shot.
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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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Calories...cant get enough in me!

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I am a vegetarian, but I eat tuna and salmon. I really struggle GettIng over 1500 calories in a day because I feel so full! Any tips guys? Otherwise I am loving...
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Do you need a cheat day even if you eat 2000 calories daily?

Cheat days are used to avoid starvation mode. But eating 2000 calories a day would not cause starvation mode? Would I still then need a cheat day? I don’...
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4hr body and caveman coffee

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I have been on the slow carb diet and caveman (bullet proof) since sept. ive lost inches and a pound or two. i feel like garbage without the coffee ( wrists and...
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Opinions on low carb bread?

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What do you guys think about low carb bread, specifically this brand? —> http://www.thinslimfoods.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=8 I bought thei...
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Anyone else Experiment with Ice Water?

Anyone else Experiment with Ice Water? Instead of drinking chilled water from the fridge, I’ve found a much faster fat burning method freezing it overnigh...
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Starting second fat loss diet according to 4HB

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Hi guys, I used 4 Hour Body method two years ago before my wedding to lose weight (stopped a little because of my honeymoon and then just continued eating junk :...
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TIP: Avoid whey protein when burning fat!

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A LOT of people following the slow carb diet to burn fat are getting lazy and using protein powders to meet the '30g of protein within 30 minutes of waking' requ...
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Foods to avoid on Cheat Day?

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I've had very mixed results recovering from Cheat Day based on what I eat. What are some of the foods that other people have found led to unexpectedly high weigh...
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Ice bags for ice bath, and is not eating beans ok?

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Hi guys, I wonder where do you guys get ice for ice bath? i dont want to get ice bags every day lol I just took a cold shower and it feels really painfully great...
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When to lift to offset carb intake

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if youre in a situation where eating carbs isnt going to be avoidable for a meal (work lunch, holiday, ect) would weight lifting help offset the carb intake? if ...
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apple cider vinegar?

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So I have heard a lot of diabetics drink a tablespoon of ACV after any high carb meal and it helps keep their blood sugar levels from rising. Does anyone have a...
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How much does waist size matter?

I was on Slow Carb for a while then I sort of fell off, gained 8 pounds and a bit of fat, but now I’m starting back up. Well, I was looking through my old ...
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New comer: oops 1 more question

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Do I have to limit the quantity of oil during cooking, or there’s no limitation as long as I’m not over-doing it? I’m using grapeseed oil.
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Conflict on eating 30 min after waking

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I am on a Thyroid medication that I have to take first thing in the morning, and can’t eat for an hour after. This blows the 30 g protein within 30 min of...
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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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New comer: Question about Wine and Dairy

Simple question: can I drink wine with meals? Or I have to separate them apart for 2 hours (like Tim described in his book?)? And no, I can’t skip wine. It...
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Gained weight. I don't understand what is wrong.

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I am extremely sad. I started SCD in July. I am male, 5.6, 40 years old and weighted 190 pounds. I eat mostly 4 pork chops (150grams each) and green veggies. S...
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I want to particularly reduce size of thigh & bottom

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I am 46 years old asian women, 5’2” at 104lb. I’m now where near fat, although I have grown from XS to S since I picked up yoga last year. My b...
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Resistant Starch

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Anybody following Richard Nikoley’s freetheanimal.com? For me it is pretty obvious that the reason behind the effectiviness of the SCD is the resistant sta...
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new at this, need some directions here please

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hello , this is my second week , i’m really having problems with portions and cheast day(this last i’m feeling so sick that next sat i will try new s...
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Instagram Support Accounts

I noticed a few people using instagram to post photos of their food online. If anyone wants to post their usernames here below would be a great place. My frien...
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No results?

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Hey everyone! I hope you can help me. I have been on the SCD since the beginning of Feb 2014. I am 25 years old, very active, 172 cm tall. However, I have only...
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Excercising after breakfast?

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Hi everyone I normally excercise in the morning before work but then eat at work. If I have 30g of protein within 30 mins of waking up there is no way I can go...
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4HB vs Paleo

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I’m curious who’s tried both the 4HB and Paleo? The results and comparisons?
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PAGG dosage

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Hello~ I Have a question. I bought garlicin. It contains 350mg garlic powder. How can I take 200mg garlic powder per meal x 4 = total 800mg per day? In the...
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only 2 cm - on SCD since feb 2014

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Hey everyone! I hope you can help me. I have been on the SCD since the beginning of Feb 2014. I am 25 years old, very active, 172 cm tall. However, I have only...
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HELP!!! Alcohol on Cheat Days?!

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Hi, I have been following the 4-Hour Body for 5 days now. My first cheat day will be this Saturday. I was wondering how much it would set me back if I decided ...

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And if you're near a Chipotle, that's the way to go! Burrito bowl or salad with meat, both beans veggies and extra guac. YUM :)

G G commented on Katherine C.'s reply:

That's what slow carb is,meat, veg a few carbs from legumes. No where in the book does he sayl to eat 60 grams of protein for breakfast, it's 30 gr...

Thank you for the input. I cut out the whey protein. I think you are right, too much protein, too many calories. I've always successfully low-carbe...

Mads commented on Nancy Howat's reply:

Don't think calories matter that much: http://www.elsiden.dk/kalorier-om-dagen/

G G commented on Katherine C.'s reply:

This is not a keto diet. You simply could be eating way too many calories.

Katherine C. commented on G G's reply:

The dietary cholesterol theory has been totally debunked for more than a decade. Blood cholesterol is driven by triglycerides, not dietary cholest...

Katherine C. commented on G G's reply:

Have you tried keeping a food diary and keeping track of exactly many carbs you're actually getting? You might need to eat more fat and fewer lent...

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