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argentalex replied to justin frydman's question:

4 hour body diet and ph acidity

Hi there- I know this is two years too late, but I gotta step in and say that the answer given by elquent is not correct- or is half correct. The body - blood and other fluids- is naturally and o...

Aug 18th 2013
Dave Johnson replied to rafaeld's question:

Slow-carb foods allowed / not allowed

Hi - this disallowed list says milk, yet the allowed list says coffee with Coffee (w/up to 2 TB cream) .. is that not contradictory?? in fact is not the American description of "cream&qu...

Jun 16th 2013
Sarah Panapa is doing a tutorial!

30-day Six Pack Sprint: Day 1

Take the 30-day Six Pack Challenge and join members jackedup and Yes as they race to get ripped six pack abs. They are both around ~16% body fat an...

Mar 21st 2013
Jess Snell is doing a tutorial!

Burn 300 calories in 20 mins: Home Bootcamp

This challenge is part of a series of workouts you can use to burn 300 calories in just 20 minutes. No more 'I don't have time to workout' excuses!...

Mar 13th 2013
Jenny Au replied to Maria Rider's blog post:

Akane's Before/After Pictures :)

You look so incredible!

Mar 7th 2013
Jenny Au asked a question:

Intermittent-Intermittent Fasting

Hi, I think I'm willing to try some IF soon to see if I can break out of my plateau. I've looked at various schedules and I'll probably go with 16/8 or 15/9, eating between 9-10am-6-7pm (because ...

Mar 7th 2013
Jenny Au replied to Ciaran's tip:

Almost a year - My Transformation!

Wow, you look amazing! You've just sent heaps of motivation in my direction!

Mar 7th 2013
Jenny Au commented on Bud's reply:

I don't think I could do a cheat meal, I've skipped a cheatday altogether before and it's been ok but I'm literally thinking about food the entire...

Mar 7th 2013

I'm pretty sure my main issue is marinaded meats. I avoid them when possible but well, mum cooks.

Mar 7th 2013
Feb 28th 2013
Jenny Au replied to Mike Anthony's question:

Eating Ham?

I eat it quite regularly, especially as a snack. There isn't sugar in the ones I get (usually chicken loaf or turkey breast) but usually some sort of preservative and some starch (maize). I just t...

Feb 28th 2013
Jenny Au asked a question:

Old timers

Hi guys! I started slow carb way back in Feb 11 and I lost about 13kg. Then holidays and a relationship followed and a gained about 4-5kg back. Then I was on/off for a while but never going overb...

Feb 28th 2013
Jenny Au replied to Bugzy Chorky's question:

Condiments/marinades?

I love peri-peri! And maybe a bit of tamari. And home made guacamole!

Feb 28th 2013
Gav Sympson is doing a tutorial!

A-B-C of Kettlebell Swing by Tim Ferriss

Tim Ferriss will show you how to properly do kettlebell swing using Zar Horton (Senior RKC) method broken down in 3 steps. Kettlebell Swing will h...

Jan 28th 2013

I dropped 1.7kg (3.7 pounds) in a day after my second cheat day. It's the water weight coming off.

Nov 23rd 2012

To elaborate on this; Tim expressly says that you can drink up to 450ml of diet soda per day in the book. I cut soda and energy drinks out cold tu...

Nov 23rd 2012
Tom Vella-Lott replied to Dmayoff Mayoff's question:

Anyone else excited about 4-Hour Chef?

Just bought the Kindle version for 5 bucks.

Nov 21st 2012
Tom Vella-Lott replied to Dianna Ivanov's question:

I'm confused? I thought beans were good!

I would stick with it a bit longer. Your body needs to adjust to the no-carb thing. I didn't start seeing good daily weight loss until the second week. This diet works for me; I put on 2kg on Satu...

Nov 19th 2012

As I wrote this I realised I'm not eating enough protein in the morning. I'm going to add some bacon and lentils to my morning scramble and cut th...

Nov 19th 2012
Tom Vella-Lott asked a question:

Different Ratios of Protein, Legumes and Vegetables at Different Meals

Hi guys, I am asking something extremely specific here, so bare with me... I am entering my third week on the SCD and I'm fairly certain it's working effectively. As I go, I'm learning and resear...

Nov 19th 2012
Nov 19th 2012

I don't know whether I would call plain, unsalted butter is 'bad fat'. It's certainly not ideal (obviously ghee is superior but my problem is that...

Nov 15th 2012

Yeah, lentils are a staple of my chilli now.

Nov 15th 2012
Tom Vella-Lott replied to rioclandestine's question:

What is the biggest problem you face while on SCD?

No being able to eat bread and cheese. I'd give my kingdom for a grilled cheese sandwich some nights.

Nov 15th 2012

I don't do any of the damage control stuff on my cheat days so I can't really comment. I know he suggests you eat a SCD breakfast and drink a smal...

Nov 15th 2012
Tom Vella-Lott replied to MaryC's question:

Breakfast is breaking my spirit! Help

I eat 2 eggs with two heaped teaspoons of cottage cheese, a 1/3 of a cup of beans and two or three blocks of defrosted spinach scrambled in a little bit of butter every morning, seasoned with some...

Nov 15th 2012
Tom Vella-Lott replied to Alyssa Jones's question:

Any tips for surviving the holidays?

Surely even with events you're not going to be eating three non-SCD meals a day? I would suggest (and I'm not an expert by any means) that you stick as much as you can to the SCD (breakfast, dinn...

Nov 15th 2012
Nov 14th 2012
Tom Vella-Lott replied to Juan Pinillos's question:

slow-cookin'

I looooove chilli con carne and it's quite slow-carb friendly, aside from the lack of rice. You don't need a slow cooker for it though; I make mine in a pan... Off the top of my head the recipe wo...

Nov 12th 2012

Don't use the flavored option, too much sugar, but the plain variation is fine as far I can see, only 50 calories and packed with electrolytes - I...

Oct 9th 2012

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