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Please urgently help...cheat day problems!!

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Hi So today is my first cheat day. Had two eggs, beans and sausgae for breakfast with AGG. Then had some grapefruit juice with coffee. Had more grapefruit juic...
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Struggling with food?

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hi everyone I am battling with food and timing. Normally I would only eat breakfast at 9/930 and have lunch at 1:1:30 and then a snack around 4. Now that I h...
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Acceptable Snacks in 4HB regimen

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I have been following the 4HB diet for almost 4 weeks now. I have lost over 18 lbs and it feels incredible. What scares me is that I don’t really find it a...
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Diabetics and SCD

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I’ve searched through the forums but not had much luck getting this particular question answered: is there anything in particular that a Type II diabetic s...
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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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Meal and excercise for women?

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Hi guys So excited to have found this! I am a little confused about the excercise part of the book. I am doing the PAGG, got everything yesterday. Have had...

For Italians and Pasta Lovers

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Pasta is cheap and easy to make and I missed it after going slow carb. Until I found out about spaghetti squash. . With 5g carbs per half cup and a GI less than ...
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How much exercise for a female?

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I am on week 2 and started doing the Cat Vomit and Myotatic Crunch exercises. I am a little sore, so I know I did them correctly. I also did the plank exercises....
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Grams / Meal Ratio

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Hi…virgin slow carber here…my extent of knowledge of 4 hr body was gleaned from quick references, cheat sheets, articles and forums of course; might ...
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P.O.N.C.D.

Recent victim of Pizza On A Non-Cheat Day…. Don’t think I’ll be stepping on a scale for a few days…
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3dr day of LCD, 3 day of headaches

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Hi Foum, its my third day of the slow carp diet. The first day was fine, at the second my headaches where acceptable, now on the third day its terrible!!! He...
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Doc says I can't have cheatday anymore, I seem to be developing diabetes

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Hi there, I just came back from a visit with my doctor, and my blood tests show signs of early diabetes. I'm in shock, as my sugar levels and especially my trigl...
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I'm burning way more than I'm consuming and yet I'm barely losing any weight

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This is my second attempt at the Slow Carb diet as laid out in Tim Ferris’s 4Hr Body book. I read the chapters about the diet very carefully and have tried...
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Losing weight but not fat percentage

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I am 5’2”, ~165 lbs, 28 years old, male. I have been following the slow carb diet for a week now. I have noticed that while my weight is decreasing...
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When to add weight lifting to my plan

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Hello everyone, I have been on/off SCD for about a year now (always falling off after a few weeks). This time around I have decided that enough is enough and I...
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What do people do for maintenance?

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I’m curious if anyone has tried to have a slow carb breakfast and dinner every day, but eat (not necessarily overeat) what they want at lunch time. No week...
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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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My Slow Carb Flickr

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Is anyone else taking photos of their meals? I have been on slow carb for about 8 weeks and I've captured pretty much everything I've eaten (minus cheat days) o...
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Back on the wagon...

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So I did the SCD a few years ago, met Tim Ferris, lost 22lbs in a month, etc. Life was amazing. Then my band fell apart, I had a lot of stress at my job, went on...
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Too exhausted?

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Hi there. I’m currently using the “Geek to Freak” method. (One set to failure, 5/5, 2-10 exercises.) It works very good for building muscle. ...
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How to measure?

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As I’m eating a lot off eggs, I’ve become curious about what my cholesterol and testosteron levels look like. I’m under the impression that it&...
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Best protein shake brand

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What's the best post-workout protein shake you've ever used and why is it your favorite? Mine is the chocolate SYNTHA-6 shake (not the mix). The shake has 40g of ...
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Is my whey protein healthy?

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100% whey (flavored double rich chocolate) Nutrition facts: Calories - 120 Sat fat - 0.5g Trans fat - 0g Cholesterol - 30mg Sodium - 130 mg Total carbohydrate -...

Lemon / Lime Juice - Ok or Not?

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I was wondering if lemon and/or lime juice is actually ok, since they both are fruits? I do know Tim eats guacamole which has lemon juice in it, and also mention...
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Help! Could it be a plateau?

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Hey everyone, I hate to even say this word... but i think a plateau may be in the midst. Here's my progress so far: Starting weight:188 Current Weight: 176. Fe...
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Occam's Protocol: Crap, I'm gaining fat.

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Hoping one or two of you muscle-building vets can advise! I’ve been following the basic recommendation for Occam’s Protocol—A and B workouts,...
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eating to much

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IS it possible to eat to much on this plan? I am housing lentils for dinner. Should I be wary of eating until full?
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Protein Shakes for Breakfast

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I simply CANNOT get enough protein in the morning. I throw up while trying to swallow it. Are there any females who have a protein shake for breakfast? What kind...
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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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Can I do cardio the first few weeks?

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Okay, So I am an ex Division 1 athlete, I JUST got done playing and I want to lose fat and bulky muscle. I started 4HB about 5 days ago. It’s been easy t...
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Acai on Slow Carb Diet?

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I know fruit is not allowed except for tomato and avocado, but acai (unsweetened raw) has a very low glycemic index as well (GI 12/ GL 0.5). Would raw unsweetene...
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PAGG not digesting

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It might be something about the enteric coating, but the PAGG stack pills I’m taking aren’t digesting. I bought the Kirkland Science Labs brand off o...
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Want to start running/insanity/workout

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Ok so, I am approximately 60-80 pounds over what I’m supposed to be. I have a very strong will power and feel like I can do a lot more than some may think ...
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Food Allergies from Repititious Eating

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Apparently, eating a lot of something every day for a long period of time can cause the body to develop an allergic reaction to it. Tim suggests to eat the same ...
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Stupid Question Bean or Vegetable?

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i have been eating a lot of green beans as of late. Do you categorize them as veggies or beans? im thinking a little of both. Thoughts?
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Pea protein powder

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hi team just a question about pea protein powder im sick of eating boiled eggs first thing in the morning is it ok to use pea protein powder as a shake instead??...
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Sugar free energy drinks

kia ora everybody, you know how your allowed 1 small can of diet fizzy drink per day? does that include energy sugar free drinks? red bull etc??
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Egg Whites?

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Hi- just started the 4 hour body diet today. I need to loose about 15 lbs and have recently gained weight due to stress eating and working long hours. This plan ...
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Not losing enough weight - any help?

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I eat the following every day, but am very stagnant. During this period of stagnation, my diet has not changed at all. I have been losing .3lbs/day almost every ...

Is a bit of Honey ok?

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Hey all, My girlfriend is coming over to stay tomorrow (we do the long distance thing due to work), and she has an exam for her Chartered Institute of Marketing...
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I snapped :(

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hi all ive been on SCD for 2 months and am getting great results. im in training for a kettlebell sport competition so i train 3 times a week. today was a tr...
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Four meals a day

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is it true that we should be eating four meals a day?
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How many active members here?

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Everything I’ve read either only gets one or two responses, or has responses from a really long time ago (3 years). Are there really active people here, o...
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Dinner for tonight

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Hey guys, i cooked something today and i was wondering if it is 100% 4 hour body : I roasted some onion, added eggplant and after a while a medium tomato and s...
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Are these good snacks?

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I found this article online about Slow Carb snacks. In y’all’s opinions, what do you think of them? http://www.infobarrel.com/Great_Slow_Carb_4HB_S...
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Hair loss or thinning?

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I've noticed in the past 3-4 weeks that my hair has significantly thinned out. I'm 25, female, been on the SCD since October 2011. My colleague (23 yr old ma...
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Bloatedness & weight increase!!..albeit early days!

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Need your help 4HB experts! Admittedly, its only day 3 but I have put on 1 pound in 3 days and have followed the diet to the absolute letter? My husband on the o...
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How many of you eat chicken with skin on, and/or deep fried?

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I’m tired of pan sear chicken breat or bake chicken tight (I do have salmon, steak/ bake tilapia in between). Just checking, how many of you eat chicken wi...
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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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I use the cheapest protein powder at walmart. Most people say it's not nearly as effective as the more expensive brands, but it seems to work ok. ...

Net carbs are generally calculated by subtracting the amount of fiber from the total amount of carbs (and sugar alcohols are sometimes counted in f...

I'll keep that in mind, Jessica. Appreciate the input ! @ Gary, My Quest bars finally arrived in mail today. When i checked, it says that they co...

Thanks for your reply! Are there any particular protein shakes you recommend? Alot of them have sugar and additives. And do you just have it with w...

Kishan - check the ingredients list on the almonds that you like. In general, you're looking for sugar, honey, molasses, anything ending with &quo...

Thanks for the answers! My concern is cheat day - won't the carbs raise blood sugar? Is "cheat day" for diabetics really just another l...

G G commented on G G's reply:

Makes sense that you cant eat a ton at once. So from the little you can eat, stick to my suggestions eat dense food and drink plenty of water. If ...

Thanks for the tip Gary.. I am ordering them right away from Amazon.. Also, i love those flavored Almonds.. Wasabi and Soy sauce especially. Are th...

Leigh Penzhorn commented on G G's reply:

Thanks so much for all your input. Only on two day two hahahaha! But I literally cannot function I feel so hungry. I cannot eat alot, it's somethin...

G G commented on G G's reply:

Oh & snacking is no issue with complaint foods, eggs, beans/lentils/salad etc. I think if you have bigger meals you wont want or need to snack...

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