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Lori Merrill-Fink replied to Tim Martin's question:

SCD Recipes

TUNA WHITE BEAN SALAD 1 can tuna, drained 1 can white beans, drained and rinsed 1 cucumber, diced 1/4 c diced red onion 1/4 c diced red bell pepper chopped fresh parsley 1 T. olive oil lemon jui...

1 day ago
Katie Jester asked a question:

A tip for women who might be struggling...

to make this short, ive been on this “diet” for about 3 years no with no results, just a struggle followed by disappointment and frustration. ive been able to maintain, but thats not w...

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4hourRookie replied to Kelly Michalak's question:

Food Mistakes

I thought corn was allowed. My vice is probably cheese though. It will stall the weight loss.

7 days ago
4hourRookie replied to Karinna Serantes's question:

SWEET TOOTH

I have a sweet tooth too. I feel ike eating anything sweet actually triggers, rather than, satifsfy cravings. You can have a can of diet soda and that might hold you over till cheat day, but I h...

7 days ago
4hourRookie asked a question:

Can't eat Breakfast

I have trouble eating breakfast, so I figure since intermitant fasting is supposed to be good, why doesn't my post dinner pre-lunch "fast" count? I lost around 3lbs the first week but this week is...

7 days ago
4hourRookie replied to Karla Augert's question:

New and gaining weight

What are you eating? Too many beans/lentils and not enough vegetables. Too many “somtime” foods like large amount of avcado, mayo, high fat meats like bacon may cause you to gain weigh...

7 days ago
4hourRookie replied to Caroline Ince's question:

To booze or not to booze

I did 4 hour body previously lost about 10 pounds. I drank a glass of red wine each night almost but more like 2ish. I also occasionally drank vodka or other clear alcohol on a cheat day. Didn...

7 days ago
Alexander Wurts asked a question:

Muscle Spasms?

I’ve been experiencing muscle spams in my calves while sleeping on and off for several weeks now and can’t figure out what I’m doing wrong. I’ve been experimenting with dif...

8 days ago
Sha Vid asked a question:

Acai Berry Pills?

I usually take 2 Acai Berry vitamins before I go to bed and 2 more when I wake up. Is this okay on the 4H plan? What about B12?

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Matt O'Brien asked a question:

Thinking about doing this

. I eat well I hate the term “clean” I workout intensly in a boot camp 5 X a week, lift weights on Saturday. Lot of carbs though 200+. Not really seeing results, thinking of doing t...

13 days ago
Michael James replied to Lou Lombardi's question:

Barndad's Fiber DX... Yes? No?

The fiber carbs might be spiking your blood sugar and giving you an insulin response. Can’t say for sure. You’ll have to experiment to see if weight loss is different without it.

13 days ago
Josh commented on Josh's reply:

Sorry, it's www.slowcarbfoodie.com No S at the end

15 days ago
Josh replied to Tim Martin's question:

SCD Recipes

www.slowcarbfoodies.com

15 days ago
Lou Lombardi asked a question:

Barndad's Fiber DX... Yes? No?

I’ve always had good results in the past with slow carb and no carb (Atkins) diets . I’m following the book religously… meat, beans, and veggies. No white carbohydrates, not drin...

16 days ago
Michael James replied to Matt Daniel's question:

occams protocol

My impression is they are in addition to. It’s working up the chain connecting your leg and back muscles.

17 days ago
Emma Jackson replied to Christopher Nielsen's question:

Chicken instead of beans?

but haricot verts are beans (it is french for green beans)

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David Ramsey replied to Matt Daniel's question:

occams protocol

I think the kettle bell swing are “instead”. I think the 7/f @ 5up 5 down pace is important for the increase in muscle size. Kettle bell swings are not done at that pace.

19 days ago

We have trouble timing out the 4 hour window but try to maintain a good spacing between meals. Is it possible to include one of the portable premad...

23 days ago
Matt Daniel asked a question:

occams protocol

Work out b it lists Leg press or squats and under them it states(optional kettle bell swings) are these instead of our in addition to The above workout

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Michael James replied to AJ McMath's question:

Eat every 4 hours?

His point isn’t to target 4 meals, but to target frequent meals in order to avoid a starvation state. When you are feeling hungry, your body is going to spike insulin. This will, in turn s...

26 days ago
Michael James replied to Cody Breene's question:

Glycemic Index Question

It may have to deal with the time period over which the body will burn the oligosaccarides (sp) from beans versus the short-chain carbs that are metabolized quickly. However, glycemic load/index ...

26 days ago
Michael James replied to Lee Hulbert-Williams's question:

Any good guides for doing self experiments?

The fourhourworkweek blog has some interesting work on experimentation in it. A fun self test is the gluttony-to-gains relationship: Get your starting weight, body fat and waist measurement. T...

26 days ago

I use it as a mid day snack. It can be difficult when you are running between meetings to actually sit down to eat something. Grabbing something th...

31 days ago
Cody Breene asked a question:

Glycemic Index Question

To be clear — I’ve read the book (carefully), and understand that on the Slow Carb Diet, you can’t eat breads/starches/grains etc. I just want to be clear with the reasoning be...

32 days ago

The 4 hour meal part is easily overlooked because it's only mentioned in his personal plan which is why I asked in the first place. Then a follow-u...

38 days ago
csnewdayyesterday replied to John Whitworth's question:

Break after 8 weeks???

My opinion is that unless you read it in the book I wouldn’t do it. If people do as advised in 4HB on cheat day then I don’t know why anyone feels the need for a break or change in pro...

38 days ago

This was my day in day out eating. Breakfast: 2 jumbo eggs scrambled, a serving of deli turkey, half a cup of beans Lunches 1 & 2: 1 Cup blac...

38 days ago

I would avoid any commercially processed sausage/pattie products as mentioned above. Cottage Cheese is allowed but you still have to be careful wit...

38 days ago
csnewdayyesterday replied to Madelyn Boudreaux's question:

Not getting 1200 calories / day

Have you had your body comp accurately measured? 1000 calories a day might not be as low as you think. The 2000 cal recomendation that we all grew up reading on the back of cereal boxes was based ...

38 days ago
csnewdayyesterday replied to LauraCox's question:

TIP: Avoid whey protein when burning fat!

Personally I still don’t understand why people resort to this except for emergencies. 2 jumbo eggs 1 serving of sliced turkey is around 30 grams of protien right there and is not that much f...

38 days ago