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Can I eat?

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Almond milk pumpkin seeds butternut squash? it says no dairy in the book but it seems like butter and cottage cheese are ok, what gives?
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Slow carb diet.

I have been having a half of an organic lemon squeesed into warm water every morning for years .will this be a problem? I do this for proper PH , but now that I...
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The Big Book of Excuses

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So, I work in an office with about 20 other people. We are a tight knit group, and I am one of four women. We have a kitchen full of snacks, lunch gets brought i...
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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...

What do you think about Next-Immo

What do you think of this site: http://next-immo.com Is it interesting? do you like this web ?
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How much are you losing so far?

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Hi Everyone, I'm a female 5'7'' and my starting weight was 194.8 . Today is my 17 th day on the diet and I have lost 5 pounds so far. I'm just wondering how mu...
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Three weeks in, very tired. Help with energy?

Hey all, I'm three weeks into 4HB and I'm significantly lower energy than I normally am. I cafinate like a champ, so I don't think stimulants will b...
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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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Any other vegans following the program?

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Have any advice? I’ve been eating so much tofu/ pea protein meat alternatives since starting this. Also, opinion on soymilk? Don’t say it’ll pr...
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Any alternative to Pullovers?

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My gym doesn't have dumbbells that go above 110 lbs, so I can't really proceed with the Pullover. Does anyone have ideas for an alternative exercise? I suppose...
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Mitigating Cheat Day Feasting.

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I've been having good success, as measured by fat gain twenty-four hours after cheat day ending, by taking PGX fiber supplement. I've tried to do the same with B...
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Is it possible to have a 24 hour period cheat day instead of a real day? What about splitting it in 2 or 3 meals during the week?

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Can I have a 24h (consecutive) cheat period instead of a cheat day? lets say instead of having my cheat day on saturday I'll have it from friday 4pm till saturda...
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Minimizing "Whole Hog" Cheat Days

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Just passed the 2 year mark with Slow Carb Dieting. I’ve had a number of “learning opportunities”, the most of which was the 8+ mos that I st...
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Stuck..could Bacon be the problem?? Help!

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recently i made a post about when i stopped drinking coffee, the pounds started falling off. that was in the beginning of july, and since then nothing has change...
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Is this forum still active?

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Hi there, Just wanted to know if this forum is still active for followers of the 4 hour body! Thanks!
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Adjustments for Women? No success so far...

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I've been following the slow-carb diet for 8 weeks now. I've read & re-read the book, I take the supplements, and I am strict about what I eat. My boyfriend ...

With all my love for the best mom in the

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With all my love for the best mom in the world. I love you infinitely. From a distance, on this special day … you receive my love and best wishes to guaran...
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Protein shakes?...

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with unsweetened almond milk? recommendations for protein powder? is any of this allowed?
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New and gaining weight

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I started the diet 1 week ago and i’m actually gaining weight. I’m not sure why as I am eating a lot of protein, working out with either running or ...
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Simple Bean Cake Recipe: Feels like cheat day!

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I made these this morning for breakfast, with a side of greens. They taste like potato pancakes and the onion gives them a nice bite. Ingredients: 1 can of be...
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Is Mayo ok?

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Is Mayo ok? Say for breakfast two hard boiled eggs with a tablespoon of mayo? eggsalad....yum
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My daily menu, in full, for inspiration.

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Hi everyone I have read a lot of posts on here by people looking for some inspiration on what they could/should eat that is convenient, tasty and, most importan...
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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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Checking to see if this Protien was ok to use ?

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http://www.amway.com/Shop/Product/Product.aspx/NUTRILITE-All-Plant-... This is an AMWAY product i was told was good , Not that i am a vegetarian . But i recentl...
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Hormones and diet

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hi there! i need to know if hormone unbalance could affect my progress and if taking birth control pills could affect my progress as well !! thabk you very much ...

Contained in HL12 ir list of "super foods

Contained in HL12 ir list of “super foods” were: Beans… HL12 massive amount of fiber in beans is a boon to your blood sugar as it helps you ba...
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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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Is it okay to eat any cheese??

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Women wait until week 5!

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Today I officially made the 30 day mark on the plan. As I am finishing up my fifth week, I wanted to reply and add some encouragement, because the last two weeks...
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4 hour people - READ ME!

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We have about at 10000+ quality questions and tips related to "4 hour body" book and related topics in this site. In effort to maximize effort of many ...
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Ladies- changes in your period???

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So I'm on the pill, and therefore very regular. I'm not due for another 3 weeks. On Monday, I started eating Tim's way. On Wed, my period started. And its no...
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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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Is there anyone actually following cold therapy?

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I think Tim has some great advice but the cold therapy just doesn't make sense. He is all about things that are simple and easy to implement. I have yet to see...
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Help please!! Starting wk 6, little difference

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Hi everybody, I am 28-years old and started the SCD 5 weeks ago at 129 lbs and 26% bf. Before last cheat day I weighed 127.8 lb. I took inches measurements be...
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How much do I need to chew my beans?

I don’t particularly mind the taste of beans, but it’s a pain to chew them. Would I get the full nutritional “effects” if I just swallow ...
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Has anyone tried fried pork rinds?

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I have noticed pork rinds as a snack (Porky's) have no carbs and hight in protein,although loaded with fat and sodium this would make a good salty crunchie snack...
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Rate my Breakfast!

Take 1/4 chopped white onion, 1 small chopped sweet pepper, toss into pan with a bit of olive oil. Wait until it smells good, add 3 eggs. Let settle, scramle t...
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Starting 4HB Workout

Loved that I found you guys. I loved the book and reading your posts are great. I am in week one of the Occam’s Protocal. Few Questions for those with e...
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Does the cold shower have to be before breakfast?

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Hi, Im just starting out and was wondering if i can get up, drink ice water, do kettlebells, eat and then do the cold shower? my reasons are a) if i eat last i m...
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South FL BMI testing?

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Hi, in the WPB area, and haven't had much luck finding affordable, effective BMI testing as Tim describes. Anyone know of a place where I can get reasonably pric...
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The Low Information Diet: should you not read books?

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Hey guys, In Tim Ferriss’ The 4 Hour Body, he advocates to stop conduming any type of information other than his book. This idea really disturbs me, as I w...
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Avoid too much protein?

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I read Gary Taubes' book 'Why we get fat" which Tim said he agrees with most of what he says. In it, Taubes warns about having too much protein saying that ...
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Cholesterol has gone through the roof

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So I just had blood work done for the first time in over a year and my cholesterol has skyrocketed. My bad cholesterol is in the mid-200s and overall in the mid-...
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Is coconut flour allowed?

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Hi all! I'm about a week into the SCD and it's been going well. BUT for the sake of not falling off the wagon (or quitting in the early stages) I was wondering ...
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A tip for women who might be struggling...

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to make this short, ive been on this “diet” for about 3 years no with no results, just a struggle followed by disappointment and frustration. ive bee...
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Breakfast time, protein intake, PAGG...

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Hello! I’m new in the SCD, and I am loving it, aside the chocolate crawings (which I am fighting fearlessly for now). It’s been a week now and I have...
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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.

Lower your hands as slowly as possible

Lower your hands as slowly as possible, and not to the full extension at the elbow, or the load comes off with biceps. aviva hair When bending the hand breathe,...
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About burger patties

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Hi, im working at a restaurant and sometimes Im allowed to take some stuff home by the end of the day. i just want to know if burger patties are simply not allo...
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Stagnation

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HI i am 36 years old a 5ยด10 and when i started i had 393,5lbs. i started on the 1st of July. In the first 6 month i lost 72.7lbs. but since than (9 wekks have p...

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Bud commented on Ray Fauteux's reply:

I do a cheat meal, usually late lunch, desert and all!! It lessons the next day food hangover for me.

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