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This diet works great, but once one reaches their goals it seems there should be a plan for a maintenance diet for those who do not want to be on...

Jan 16th 2014
Joshua Pinter commented on mvs's reply:

What kind of cold cuts do you snack on? Are they all permitted or only certain, lean kinds?

Jan 14th 2014
aaxius commented on Tomhole's reply:

That's brutal! I have so much love for coconut! Ha! Glad you're feeling better though.

Jun 19th 2013
aaxius commented on Alexander's reply:

You've fasted after cheat day and it hasn't thrown you off? I may try that next weekend! I am rarely hungry on the weekends so if I can skip break...

Jun 17th 2013
aaxius commented on Alexander's reply:

I agree! I can't handle the texture of beans but found adding lentils has helped me. You also may want to cut back on the tomatoes. They should ...

Jun 17th 2013
aaxius commented on aaxius's reply:

Keep an eye on the beef jerky. If you make your own, you know what's in it. I've found the store bought jerky has sugar added which is why I haven...

Jun 14th 2013
aaxius commented on Tomhole's reply:

I had a cold during the 3rd week of my diet and all I wanted was apple juice! I ended up drinking coconut water instead and found it made me feel ...

Jun 14th 2013
aaxius replied to gettinskinny's question:

Any ideas for snacks

Kale chips!! I make them all the time. Just wash and dry the kale, break it into smaller chip size pieces, drizzle with oil and sea salt, and bake at 350. They are delish! I usually remove the st...

Jun 3rd 2013
aaxius commented on Eva Lotte's reply:

I bought lentils this weekend and made some last night. I actually really loved them! I cooked them in sodium free beef broth and put a bit of cla...

Jun 3rd 2013
aaxius commented on Merri's reply:

I'm a sugar and cream girl when it comes to coffee but I have found adding cream and cinnamon is actually quite good. It has really grown on me.

May 28th 2013
aaxius commented on Eva Lotte's reply:

I think SCD totally works! I've just finished week 3 and am down a total of 7lbs. The first week I lost 2, the second week I lost 6 and I gained b...

May 27th 2013
aaxius commented on Tomhole's reply:

I'm managing ok without sugar. In fact, my mom was offering me baklava for dessert yesterday and I managed to avoid it. This is a HUGE deal for me...

May 14th 2013
aaxius commented on sabre2hopes's reply:

I'm struggling to drink enough water - that's this week's goal!

May 14th 2013
aaxius commented on Brenda 7's reply:

I had a good cheat day even though it seemed forced. I'm going to bump up the veggies for sure as well as cut back on the salt. Thanks! Christi...

May 12th 2013

Thanks! I think I will only weigh myself once a week as I am worried I am going to become obsessed with the scale. Either way, I feel better and a...

May 12th 2013
aaxius asked a question:

Week One Complete!

Well, I just finished my first full week of SCD. I'm 5'3 and have about 80lbs to lose. After 2 days of SCD I lost 4lbs but by this morning I gained 2 back. I'm trying not to focus much on the sca...

May 11th 2013
jclemy is doing a tutorial!

Go Beyond the Kettlebell Swing

So you read the book, got the kettlebell, and did the swing over a thousand times by now. As fun as it is, it's probably about time you expanded yo...

Apr 2nd 2013
Margarethe Albertyn asked a question:

Foggy on the whole "ketosis" thing...

Hey guys! After browsing the forum I am getting pretty confused. I read the "Rapid Fat Loss" chapters of the book so as to not get overwhelmed by info...as Tim recommends. Now I have som...

Jan 18th 2013

I guess what I'm ACTUALLY scared of is that next week the inch loss won't be so significant coz I would have shed all the water I am going to shed...

Jan 18th 2013

Actually I'm glad you say that coz I'm not a fan of weighing myself anyway. I never did before this. I always go by how my clothes fit and how I l...

Jan 18th 2013

lol, yeah. inches are inches!

Jan 18th 2013
Margarethe Albertyn replied to BringOnTheBeans's question:

Question about Beans

Trust me, YOU WANT THOSE BEANS I neglected the beans somewhat the first week and I was in hell. Intense carb cravings..as in having fantasies about leaving work to go have an orgy with six cupcak...

Jan 18th 2013
Tak Soak replied to subsforkarl's question:

Ice bath conundrum. Thermal dynamics experts help!

It's not that difficult to measure. 1- you need the temperature of the room, and the temperature of the water. An accurate thermometer will work. You'll also need to know the volume of water in t...

Jan 17th 2013
Margarethe Albertyn asked a question:

Can I trust my inch loss?

Hi guys, So I don't mean to be negative buuuuut... I have stayed about the same weight... average maybe a pound or two loss, but "apparently" my measurements have gone down like crazy. ...

Jan 16th 2013

there is sugar free turkey bacon out there, but there's a lot of trap-turkey bacon too. They put sugar in everything...

Jan 16th 2013

Do you eat beans every meal, or just once a day? I am still working on incorporating them since I also didn't really eat them before this. I can s...

Jan 16th 2013

amen to the vegetables. I can't stop eating asparagus and green beans. I'd binge on spinach too except that I want it organic, and it's too expens...

Jan 16th 2013

how far in are you? It seems to get better over time. I'll have better info in another week though I guess.

Jan 16th 2013
Tak Soak commented on Minnesota's reply:

the extra rinsing seems to be helping. Seems to be some sort of oligasacharides or something like that.

Jan 16th 2013
Margarethe Albertyn replied to FloridaMike's question:

Shirataki Noodles - SCD Friendly?

ive heard of these, but cant find them anywhere (im in canada) so please let me know where you find them

Jan 14th 2013
Margarethe Albertyn replied to Nsoldiac's question:

Tomatoes ok and not carrots? Why??

the lists of foods he gave was just a "for example" list...the things he uses most. but don't limit yourself to just those veggies...there are so many out there! minus yams...they are ju...

Jan 14th 2013

I don't know about those products... the ingredients list says: Pure Stevia Extract, Lactose, Excipients q.s...I'm not sure what that means but it...

Jan 14th 2013
Margarethe Albertyn asked a question:

Is coconut flour allowed?

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 is if coconut flour is allowed on t...

Jan 14th 2013
Margarethe Albertyn replied to cannon_dt's question:

Need some clarifications & ideas/suggestions

Just one note on the artificial sweeteners... Sucralose (brand name Splenda) is mentioned in the book as a huge NO NO because of its effects on the body. Also, other artificial sweeteners are 100x...

Jan 13th 2013
Margarethe Albertyn replied to Tak Soak's question:

Upset Stomach, very gassy

HEY TAK! so everyone has addressed the gas issue but having constant stomach upset is pretty bad too... sorry to get graphic but im assuming its diarrhoea and not constipation, since you referred ...

Jan 12th 2013
Margarethe Albertyn replied to TeaLove's question:

Ok, ok...mayyybe TMI but

Hi all! Just joined coz I had the same question, googled it, and arrived here. I have only been on the 4HR for 4 days and take no garlic supplements or PAGG, and have always drank tons of green an...

Jan 12th 2013
Tak Soak asked a question:

Upset Stomach, very gassy

Hello all, I'm getting to the end of week 2 on slow carb. I enjoy the foods and my steady energy level, but I'm having an escalating problem with my guts. My stomach is at least slightly upset a...

Jan 11th 2013

See my prior post here: http://4hourpeople.com/question/10938/Joining-a-12-Week-Weightloss-...

Jan 11th 2013

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