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Mahogany Adeseko replied to Junhyuk Nam's question:

3weeks with SCD, very very awesome...

Your cheat days are too mank kcal. Cheat Days should be only 500-1000 calories abofe your calorie amount to maintain weight. Use www.calculator.net calorie calculator to figure out how many calo...

2 days ago
Sean Watts replied to Christopher Nielsen's question:

Chicken instead of beans?

Beans are important. Find the kind of beans you like and try to get them in at leatst 3 times per week. I don’t weigh food or count calories. I have 2 to 3 eggs every morning. Sometimes boil...

2 days ago
3 days ago
Corrie R asked a question:

Question about fatty meats

I know the book has an aestrik next to chicken thighs. I have been eating chicken thighs for the last two days but should I be removing the skin? I bake the thighs on some parchment paper with s...

6 days ago
Patrick Conrey asked a question:

Honey Before Bed

I take a spoonfull of honey before bed because Honey has been proven to keep cortisol levels down. Cortisol is a stress hormone that tells your body to store fat because it is going into survival ...

7 days ago
Patrick Conrey replied to Dayna King's tip:

Happy Fatterday!

That a girl! Keep up the good work! What are you going to have for this coming cheat day? Since I missed your last one haha

7 days ago

Thank you kc Kelly! I have actually been doing a lot of strength training with free weights for the past year, and I thought maybe that's why I'm h...

8 days ago
KC Kelly replied to Katie Jester's question:

WOMEN: Are you seeing results? Give some tips on what you're doing!

3 years! Wow that’s impressive. You may be at a plateau so trying to add muscle will benefit you. Try kettlebell swings 3 or 4 times a week (this is covered pages 159-166 in 4 hour body). Wh...

8 days ago
John Leaños asked a question:

PAGG plus Cod oil, Vitamin D, etc

Has anyone tried to combine PAGG with the testosterone long-term supplement plan? Just wondering if this is working… it’s a lot of supplements espcially at night! Let me know if you ha...

9 days ago
Michael James replied to Christopher Nielsen's question:

Chicken instead of beans?

I have noticed a difference in fat burning when including beans versus just having other protein sources. Not sure if it’s just placebo effect, or some other factor. Anyhow, I try to incl...

12 days ago
Christopher Nielsen asked a question:

Chicken instead of beans?

Hey all, im a 23 year old male, who would like to drop a bit of weight, and all the great stories from the slow carb diet has made me join in as well. I startet out last sunday so I am now on my 5...

12 days ago
Katie Jester asked a question:

WOMEN: Are you seeing results? Give some tips on what you're doing!

i have been on SCD for like, 3 years. its doing a great job of weight maintenance but i havent really gone down in jean size or lost any inches. i stay on it mainly just to maintain because i gain...

14 days ago
Chris K asked a question:

Flour Substitute Questions. This Doesn't Make Sense

So I’m getting kind of confused and a little frustrated with this. I’ve seen a few recipes here on this site, and on others, that say they are SCD freindly and use some sort of flour...

15 days ago
Kevin Early asked a question:

A little advice would be helpful

Hi everyone, I’m 6’2” 26 year old male. My starting weight was 244 pounds. my current weight is 231. I started off really well losing about 3 pounds a week average. I just star...

17 days ago
Michael James replied to Josh's question:

A couple questions about "in moderation" foods

For hummus, I’ll have a 4-oz container once or twice a week, and that seems to be ok. Can’t speak for cottage cheese, tho. Peanut butter is my main “in moderation” food,...

18 days ago

Ah, again, "Don't worry about it." I actually don't have a normal hunger response. I seldom feel hungry. (I also don't have a normal sa...

18 days ago
Josh asked a question:

A couple questions about "in moderation" foods

I can’t seem to find accurate totals for how much cottage cheese and hummus is allowed per day?

19 days ago
Michael James replied to Madelyn Boudreaux's question:

Not getting 1200 calories / day

How hungry are you feeling during the day? The only times I question if I am not getting enough calories is if I feel hungry at about 4 in the afternoon. As long as you’re not getting hung...

19 days ago
Madelyn Boudreaux asked a question:

Not getting 1200 calories / day

I know that we are not supposed to count calories; as long as we follow the diet, that’s supposed to be good enough. However, when I have tracked my food (just out of curiosity or because ...

20 days ago

No, I'm not seeing any changes in measurements, either.

21 days ago
Dee W asked a question:

Transition from Medi Weight Loss to Slow Carb

Hello. I am just finishing up 9 weeks on the Medi weight loss program. I am a 5’4 female and I started at 151 and am ending at 127. For those who are unfamiliar with Medi, it is essentiall...

21 days ago
chasebald replied to Kyla Wright's question:

still no results? (week 2)

Keep going! You’re so close I can taste it. So many people on these forums worry about it not working after 2 days, a week, a month. Every body is different and no two people are going to ex...

22 days ago

Cheating begins after a proper breakfast, as well. Tim suggests you have your normal breakfast followed by drinks such as grapefruit juice and cof...

22 days ago

I recall that the book said specifically that it's waking to sleeping, NOT a 24-hour period.

25 days ago
Jim C. replied to Michael Mifsud's question:

Cheat day - 1 waking day or 24 hours?

The 4HB cheat day is the waking hours of 1 day once a week. You can always experiment with a 24 hour cheat day and see how it works for you.

25 days ago
Madelyn Boudreaux asked a question:

No results - need tips

Some background: I’m 44. My husband (36) and I started 4HB about 3 years ago, and had great results. I dropped about 25 lbs in about 6 months, from 220 to 195; he dropped more. Life happened...

27 days ago
Michael James replied to Danny McMillan's question:

Help With Progress - (Food and Weight Diary inc)

how epic are your cheat days? also, what body fat % are you at now?

29 days ago
Michael James replied to Josh's question:

Mayonnaise?

just eggs and oil, right? can’t go wrong with that….

29 days ago

Sorry for the delay in responding. The sugar in your diet may act to combine with fatty acids from high fat foods. This will be converted to tri...

29 days ago
Josh asked a question:

Mayonnaise?

I found an organic mayo at Trader Joe’s and it seems to not have any bad ingrediants. What are you guys’ experience with mayo?

29 days ago
Jewelle Crane asked a question:

2 questions! Non-SCD family-body rejecting some carbs?

Hiya! I’ve been doing SCD for about 3 weeks but I have cheated a few times…im weak! I plan on following the diet more strictly but Im having so much trouble because I am the only one i...

31 days ago
Kerri Stimson replied to Kyla Wright's question:

still no results? (week 2)

Hi Kyla, I don’t have a good answer either, just a similar experience to share. I’m in week 4 and down about two pounds and one inch of my waist. Definitely not the results I expecte...

32 days ago
Jim C. replied to Kyla Wright's question:

still no results? (week 2)

It sounds like you are doing it right. A few questions though… 30grams protein in the beakfast? Are you eating enough 4HB meals during the day to keep you full? Are you eating enough on ...

32 days ago
Kyla Wright asked a question:

still no results? (week 2)

So it’s week two of following the 4HB diet to a T. Breakfast within 30 minutes? check. Black beans (in small portions) every day? check. No cheating- ever. check. 3L water per day? check. An...

33 days ago
Elaine Shi asked a question:

$40 DEXA Scans in Los Angeles

All, wanted to share a DEXA scan service in Los Angeles and Orange County. www.body-spec.com BodySpec charges $40 for first scan and $55 for scans thereafter but you can also buy packages subse...

33 days ago

I'm averaging over 100 grams of protein per day but that includes the protein from vegetables and beans. How many grams of protein should I be eati...

37 days ago
justin replied to Jill Chaudhuri's question:

Having trouble eating enough

If you want to count something on SCD count grams of lean protein.

38 days ago