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skuko replied to Tanja Brændekilde's question:

Ketosis, LCHF, 4HB, Slow Carb

as the guys already said, stick to SCD, read the book and follow it to the letter. later on, when you're interested, you will start researching into low carb diets more and will adjust accordingl...

Jan 27th 2014
skuko commented on G G's reply:

you can even drop the legumes COMPLETELY (i did) and i have some very bitter chocolate here and there (85% cocoa, LOVE IT)

Oct 31st 2013
skuko commented on G G's reply:

drop the coke completely, drop the legumes to 1 serving per day (breakfast or lunch), up your fat intake (i.e. fattier meat or 1 tspoon of coconut...

Oct 31st 2013
skuko asked a question:

moving to full blown LCHF naturally?

guys, have some of you moved on from SCD to full LCHF gradually? i think i am moving there. my cheat days aren't so overboard anymore, i tend to steer away from carbs and starches even on saturday...

Oct 15th 2013
skuko replied to sunnymatilda's question:

2 month stall - HELP!

i would bet that you don't eat enough. sounds weird, but most people do. start eating more, try to eat more healthy fats, get enough sleep and water. seems to have worked for me, i was stalling ...

Oct 15th 2013

exactly what tanner said...my advice would be to go strictly by the book until the weight loss starts out...when you have lost weight for at least...

Oct 11th 2013
Miro Labaj asked a question:

Any help for gain weight?

Hi everyone, my weight - 65 kg ( 144 lbs) > my goal 75 kg (165 lbs). I´m trying do by occam method . I excercise by occam over two months. I should eat 180g ( 0,397 lbs) proteins daily. I can...

Oct 10th 2013

hmm, thanks for the tip, will try and pick this up. after watching a ton of lectures by Gary Taubes and also proponents of other diets, this seems...

Oct 9th 2013
skuko replied to Tomhole's question:

35 hour fast

been toying with the idea of IF for some time now, because i've been stalling since july. last week i dropped in weight for the first time in almost 3 months, and i did an involuntary 16 hour fast...

Sep 27th 2013
skuko replied to Juan Pinillos's question:

One year, four months in. September Update!

impressive indeed and very inspiring. so what you're saying is that your last meal is friday lunch and your first meal is sunday lunch?

Sep 24th 2013

btw. i have to google this, since i don't really like broccoli - can i do cauliflower instead? i think i could manage with that...

Sep 10th 2013

thanks for the pointers juan, duly noted!

Sep 10th 2013
skuko commented on G G's reply:

yeah, i agree fully. btw. i weight myself after peeing, before the pushups, that's just a mix up, been doing it like that for months, my bad, i co...

Sep 10th 2013
skuko commented on skuko's question:

one thing i should mention though, my bloodwork. my blood glucose is within limits, my cholesterol is slightly above (both HDL and LDL), but what...

Sep 10th 2013
skuko asked a question:

been stalling since july

hi all, i started SCD in April this year and lost 9kg in 3 months, which wasn't exactly miraculous, but it wasn't bad either. started at 108,2kg, since july, i've been hovering around 99-100kg. ...

Sep 10th 2013

also, you can try and lay off the coffee completely for a week or two. i thought it was impossible, but to my surprise, it's the contrary. i rad s...

Aug 14th 2013
skuko replied to Tina S's question:

Can you eat too much on cheat day? Is guilt normal?

being on SCD since april, i've overdone the cheat day a couple of times, to the point of sugar overdose. i ate so much sugar within the first 3 hours, that i had to go to sleep for another 3-4 hou...

Jul 16th 2013
skuko commented on Joan Good's reply:

wake up, pee, make eggs and bacon/tuna/beans (depends on mood and taste), peel a cucumber or other veggies. i stopped weighing myself daily, don't...

Jul 16th 2013
skuko replied to Alexander's question:

MED for daily water intake

i read somewhere (i think it was a different SCD forum), that one should drink 0.5l of water per every 15kilos of weight. i've been drinking 3.5l to 5l every day and feel well AND i'm dropping ab...

Jun 27th 2013
skuko commented on Jake Dunham's reply:

well, to be perfectly honest, i have my doubts about TFs numbers. i've been doing SCD since the start of april and to this date lost only about 7k...

Jun 7th 2013
skuko replied to coolbeans's question:

2 day in...having trouble!

lately, i've been doing beef/pork stew with beans (added at the end). simply re-heat in a microwave, bring some fresh veggies on the side, voila.

Jun 5th 2013
skuko replied to Lauren Featherstone's question:

SCD for children?

kids have a way higher metabolic rate, they can process a lot more carbs without getting fat than adults. metabolic rate naturally slows down with age. i'm no expert and i have no kids, but i'd m...

Jun 5th 2013
skuko replied to Juan Pinillos's question:

One year! Fit-aversary!

congratulations Juan! you're a big inspiration to me

Jun 5th 2013
skuko replied to nigel's question:

3+ weeks and gained 3.5 lbs. What gives??

i'm no "pro" at this by any means, so take this with a grain of salt. first, your starting weight isn't that big, which means you might respond to the plan as fast as someone who weight...

Jun 4th 2013
skuko commented on skuko's question:

P.S. the numbers from excel are in metric (kg for weight and cm for distance), just in case anyone wonders

Jun 3rd 2013
skuko asked a question:

SCD vs elevated cholesterol

hi guys, due for a check-in... i've been on SCD since the start of april, that's 2 months now. today, i went to my doctor to check my bloodwork, which was done on May 16th. The results were not ...

Jun 3rd 2013
skuko commented on moonhme's reply:

hehe, this is coming at the right moment i skipped breakfast today, with my cheat day being saturday. guess i could test it out for another day d...

May 27th 2013
skuko commented on G G's reply:

thanks for the info Tom, i'm going to incorporate this in case i stall. I'm in my 8th week and lost only 6kg so far, from 108kg to 102kg, so i am ...

May 23rd 2013
skuko commented on G G's reply:

Tom how do you determine whether you are eating enough or not? Care to elaborate a bit?

May 23rd 2013
skuko replied to Alexander's question:

Science behind 30in30 rule

well, this isn't exactly an answer to your question, but thanks for the link to the blog mate very nice reading, i think i will get those books by Gary Taubes.

May 17th 2013
May 17th 2013
skuko commented on skuko's reply:

it's just a temporary experiment. i was stalling when eating beans 3 times day, i started to lose weight when i cut them to 1 serving per day and ...

May 6th 2013
skuko replied to Alexander's question:

SCD and cooking for yourself

good job man, i started cooking myself. but even simpler than that. yesterday i bought 2 kilos of chicken breasts, froze one half, and marinaded the other. thos 2 kilos will be enough for the who...

May 5th 2013
skuko commented on skuko's question:

5th week update - 04.05.2013: weight on saturday after waking up 103.3kg waist - 109cm hips - 115 cm thighs - 63 cm biceps - 36 cm 4th week i cut ...

May 4th 2013
skuko commented on Tomhole's reply:

one thing has struck me as odd in your reply, Tomhole. fasting on the day after, until lunch. i have actually been doing this as well, kind of sub...

May 3rd 2013
skuko replied to Alexander's question:

Prior cheat day: fasting 16 hours or normal SCD routine

last friday/saturday, i did a regular dinner/breakfast and then ate a pizza and drank two beers with it for lunch and went to a pub for another 4-5 beers in the evening, did about 400grams of choc...

May 3rd 2013
skuko commented on G G's reply:

i am, i forgot to add the tuna/bacon in there, see my post above. i am very thorough about following the 30/30 rule as it supposed to be the bigge...

Apr 22nd 2013

the almonds are just sometimes as a snack. sometimes i do kashew nuts or peanuts, sometimes nothing at all, depends on how i feel that particular ...

Apr 22nd 2013
skuko commented on skuko's question:

update: below is pretty much my day (with a variation here and there): 06:40 - 3 scrambled eggs with half a can of red kidney beans, half of a cu...

Apr 22nd 2013
skuko commented on Alexander's reply:

no problem, going to update asap

Apr 22nd 2013
skuko asked a question:

5th week update, not disappointed anymore, even a little enthusiastic now :)

so last saturday was my 3rd week and to be frank, i was disappointed. changes from last week: +300 grams weight, -1 cm on waist, everything else stayed the same. current measurements: 106.3 kg w...

Apr 22nd 2013

thanks for the responses. in terms of water, i think i drink enough. going to try to cut beans from my dinners and see if that has any effect.

Apr 22nd 2013
skuko asked a question:

What exactly are "hunger pangs"?

this is roughly my eating schedule: 6:30-6:45am - breakfast (3-4 eggs with 1/2 a can of red kidney beans, veggies and tuna/bacon 1-2 coffees, 51oz. water 11:00-11:30am - lunch (chicken/pork/bee...

Apr 19th 2013
skuko commented on Mike Anthony's reply:

also, i started to do get off my bus a couple of bus stops earlier and walk for ~30 mins home instead. it's quite nice

Apr 18th 2013
skuko commented on Mike Anthony's reply:

thanks Mike that post is kind of dated, i'm in my third week now, going to do a measurement on saturday morning and post an update. i'm currentl...

Apr 18th 2013
skuko replied to Alexander's question:

Mental control to simply remain adequate

i'm in a similar situation... last saturday was my second cheat day and while i had a normal SCD breakfast, i went quite a bit overboard with the rest of the day. by like 3pm i had 2 croissants, ...

Apr 16th 2013
skuko replied to Inés Cabarrus's question:

Japanese food and the SCD

i'd just look at the bottle. if there's sugar in the ingredients (which it is on soy sauce last time i checked), i'd just stay away from it.

Apr 16th 2013
skuko commented on J T's reply:

thanks for the comments guys to be perfectly honest, i've naver eaten avocado in my life , wonder how it tastes...gonna try it later this week i ...

Apr 16th 2013
skuko asked a question:

3rd week update - calf spasms/slight pain.

hi all, just started the third week and my third measurement (on second cheat day before my first meal) was a bit more encouraging than the last one. all in all, i lost 2kg from 108 to 106 and a...

Apr 15th 2013