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Enough to keep you feeling full. If for any reason you feel like you are lightheaded etc then you should eat more.

1 day ago

I don't think the point is to really count the calories as it is to keep an eye on your protein intake. I haven't counted a single calorie yet and ...

1 day ago
Kelly Michalak replied to AJ McMath's question:

List of Protein Powders Approved for Slow Carb Diet

We have been using the Sugar Free, Lactose Free and Gluten Free Muscle Milk premix ready to go protein shakes. They have been doing pretty well and have a great taste. Plus they are really easy ...

2 days ago
Jacqueline Vaughn replied to Sparka Holic's question:

SCD-What am I doing wrong???

Here are a few possibilities: I’m pretty sure the parmesan cheese is not allowed I haven’t found sausage without sugar so I would double check your sausage and/or veggie burger...

3 days ago
Jacqueline Vaughn replied to AJ McMath's question:

List of Protein Powders Approved for Slow Carb Diet

I haven’t seen a list but I use IsoPure (they have no carb flavors) which has not hindered my loss.

3 days ago
Jacqueline Vaughn asked a question:

Starting to gain after 5 months of loss

Hey all! I have attached my spreadsheat of measurements since December, when I first started slow carb. I have been very strict with diet, only slipping up on a few nights over the past 5-6 months...

3 days ago

I'm in the same boat. I think I've hit 1200-1300 but I'm pretty sure that's still not enough. We need an answer please!

4 days ago
AJ McMath asked a question:

List of Protein Powders Approved for Slow Carb Diet

I’m transitioning from my previous way of dieting (just counting calories) to the SCD. One thing I loved that I’m not sure if I can carry over is protein powder. If I knew more about t...

4 days ago
Steve Ender replied to Shane Malta's question:

AGG - Cause of Heart Attack?

Shane, just out of curiosity, have you done the test for “factor v leiden”?

6 days ago
AZLoser commented on AZLoser's reply:

oh snap, just remembered cottage cheese is allowed. not sure how i forgot that. maybe because i hate cottage cheese anyway. :P I bet it's the wheat...

6 days ago
AZLoser replied to Sparka Holic's question:

SCD-What am I doing wrong???

Well right off the bat, I’ll say that dairy is not supposed to be part of the diet. Cottage cheese, Parmesan, really any kind of cheese can slow progress. Dairy was part of the South Beach d...

6 days ago
Juan Staalenburg replied to Sparka Holic's question:

SCD-What am I doing wrong???

It’s refreshing to read your post as i too have wonderes why im not seeing the results I expected after reading the book and followng a strict diet, supplements AGG and PAGG. Cold showers, ...

12 days ago
Sparka Holic asked a question:

SCD-What am I doing wrong???

My wife and I are starting our 5th week of the SCD. Both of us are not seeing the weight loss that we expected and heard about. It doesn’t make sense based on how we usually eat and how we...

12 days ago
Lezli Merritt asked a question:

Garlic Extract Substitutes?

I am allergic to garlic and am looking for some ideas on how to modify AGG and PAGG so I can fully embrace the 4HB diet. Are there any other similar products out there that have the same propertie...

20 days ago

I recommend avoiding the scale! Muscle weighs more than fat. I measure myself instead and track my progress that way. My thighs have gotten bigger ...

21 days ago
Mia Leill replied to Josh's question:

Why are beans allowed if they have such a high carb content?

Beans are allowed on the slow-carb diet becuase we aren’t eating all the unhealthy carbs like bread and pasta we normally would. If you are active your body will burn the healthy carbs effi...

21 days ago
Michael James replied to Dvir Oren's question:

21yo gaining fat on 2500 cal/day - Advice

what’s your body fat %? the diet is slow to burn fat when below 25% body fat, and crawls to a hault around 20%. just be sure you’re spending a good deal of time in the gym. ketogen...

21 days ago
Michael James replied to Tom McGinn's question:

Does anyone know if there's a reference list for the 4-hour body?

researching oligosaccharides helped to clear some things up for me about why Tim Ferriss is all about the bean… as far as general science about calorie-restriction versus carbohydrate rest...

21 days ago

It should read: “add pepper, cayenne, paprika, or any spice I’m feeling.” Sorry about the typo

26 days ago
Cody Boyce asked a question:

Is this a "super meal?"

I have a friend who is vegan, and she turned me on to a version of fried rice that is made with grated cauliflower, instead of actual rice. Being a fan of “big pot” meals, aka throwi...

26 days ago
Michael James replied to Arnstein Johansen's tip:

Geek2Freek template

That is awesome. Quick question. Is Geek to Freak similar to Occam’s Protocol, where you space your workouts based on if you weren’t able to make the minimum required set? If so, yo...

34 days ago
Tom McGinn asked a question:

Does anyone know if there's a reference list for the 4-hour body?

I was thinking about the book the other day and realised that I’d never actually investigated the research side of Tim’s book. I’ve seen results from following the techniques des...

43 days ago
Michael James replied to Tony Bittick's question:

Eating and Cheating on Type 2 Diabetes

Not diabetic by any means, but I have noticed a great deal of crossover between the slow carb diet and the food/science listed on this fb page: https://www.facebook.com/optimisingnutrition Ther...

45 days ago

test out which cheat-day exercises work for you. after trying all of them and eating equivalent amounts on another cheat day without the exercises...

45 days ago

Thank you so much for responding! I appreciate the info!

47 days ago
Tony Bittick asked a question:

Eating and Cheating on Type 2 Diabetes

Having recently been diagnosed as a Type 2 Diabetic, I would like to hear more from peopple in similar situations. How they handle the program and especially cheat days. My family and I started ...

48 days ago
Megan Tenney asked a question:

Exercises on Non-Cheat Days

Hi all, I can’t seem to find this answer anywhere. The exercises that are outlined for cheat day (the quick set of air squats before a meal, for example)- are those supposed to be done every...

48 days ago