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Please urgently help...cheat day problems!!

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Hi So today is my first cheat day. Had two eggs, beans and sausgae for breakfast with AGG. Then had some grapefruit juice with coffee. Had more grapefruit juic...
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Struggling with food?

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hi everyone I am battling with food and timing. Normally I would only eat breakfast at 9/930 and have lunch at 1:1:30 and then a snack around 4. Now that I h...
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Diabetics and SCD

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I’ve searched through the forums but not had much luck getting this particular question answered: is there anything in particular that a Type II diabetic s...
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Meal and excercise for women?

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Hi guys So excited to have found this! I am a little confused about the excercise part of the book. I am doing the PAGG, got everything yesterday. Have had...
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P.O.N.C.D.

Recent victim of Pizza On A Non-Cheat Day…. Don’t think I’ll be stepping on a scale for a few days…
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3dr day of LCD, 3 day of headaches

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Hi Foum, its my third day of the slow carp diet. The first day was fine, at the second my headaches where acceptable, now on the third day its terrible!!! He...
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Acceptable Snacks in 4HB regimen

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I have been following the 4HB diet for almost 4 weeks now. I have lost over 18 lbs and it feels incredible. What scares me is that I don’t really find it a...
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Too exhausted?

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Hi there. I’m currently using the “Geek to Freak” method. (One set to failure, 5/5, 2-10 exercises.) It works very good for building muscle. ...
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How to measure?

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As I’m eating a lot off eggs, I’ve become curious about what my cholesterol and testosteron levels look like. I’m under the impression that it&...
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Back on the wagon...

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So I did the SCD a few years ago, met Tim Ferris, lost 22lbs in a month, etc. Life was amazing. Then my band fell apart, I had a lot of stress at my job, went on...
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What do people do for maintenance?

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I’m curious if anyone has tried to have a slow carb breakfast and dinner every day, but eat (not necessarily overeat) what they want at lunch time. No week...
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I'm burning way more than I'm consuming and yet I'm barely losing any weight

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This is my second attempt at the Slow Carb diet as laid out in Tim Ferris’s 4Hr Body book. I read the chapters about the diet very carefully and have tried...
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Occam's Protocol: Crap, I'm gaining fat.

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Hoping one or two of you muscle-building vets can advise! I’ve been following the basic recommendation for Occam’s Protocol—A and B workouts,...
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Want to start running/insanity/workout

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Ok so, I am approximately 60-80 pounds over what I’m supposed to be. I have a very strong will power and feel like I can do a lot more than some may think ...
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PAGG not digesting

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It might be something about the enteric coating, but the PAGG stack pills I’m taking aren’t digesting. I bought the Kirkland Science Labs brand off o...
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Stupid Question Bean or Vegetable?

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i have been eating a lot of green beans as of late. Do you categorize them as veggies or beans? im thinking a little of both. Thoughts?
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Sugar free energy drinks

kia ora everybody, you know how your allowed 1 small can of diet fizzy drink per day? does that include energy sugar free drinks? red bull etc??
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Pea protein powder

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hi team just a question about pea protein powder im sick of eating boiled eggs first thing in the morning is it ok to use pea protein powder as a shake instead??...
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Acai on Slow Carb Diet?

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I know fruit is not allowed except for tomato and avocado, but acai (unsweetened raw) has a very low glycemic index as well (GI 12/ GL 0.5). Would raw unsweetene...
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Egg Whites?

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Hi- just started the 4 hour body diet today. I need to loose about 15 lbs and have recently gained weight due to stress eating and working long hours. This plan ...
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Grams / Meal Ratio

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Hi…virgin slow carber here…my extent of knowledge of 4 hr body was gleaned from quick references, cheat sheets, articles and forums of course; might ...
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Not losing enough weight - any help?

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I eat the following every day, but am very stagnant. During this period of stagnation, my diet has not changed at all. I have been losing .3lbs/day almost every ...
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How many active members here?

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Everything I’ve read either only gets one or two responses, or has responses from a really long time ago (3 years). Are there really active people here, o...
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Are these good snacks?

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I found this article online about Slow Carb snacks. In y’all’s opinions, what do you think of them? http://www.infobarrel.com/Great_Slow_Carb_4HB_S...
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Bloatedness & weight increase!!..albeit early days!

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Need your help 4HB experts! Admittedly, its only day 3 but I have put on 1 pound in 3 days and have followed the diet to the absolute letter? My husband on the o...
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I snapped :(

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hi all ive been on SCD for 2 months and am getting great results. im in training for a kettlebell sport competition so i train 3 times a week. today was a tr...
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Dinner for tonight

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Hey guys, i cooked something today and i was wondering if it is 100% 4 hour body : I roasted some onion, added eggplant and after a while a medium tomato and s...
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How many of you eat chicken with skin on, and/or deep fried?

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I’m tired of pan sear chicken breat or bake chicken tight (I do have salmon, steak/ bake tilapia in between). Just checking, how many of you eat chicken wi...
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Switching cheat days

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Just started this about a week and a half ago. So far I’m enjoying it as much as possible (I’m so sick of chicken though, hahaha). Haven’t seen...
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What are your favourite vegetarian recipes?

I´m slow carbing for about 1,5 years now and 6 weeks, ago, I decided to become a vegetarian. Now, for almost every meat-substitute contains wheat, I´m wonderin...
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Can I do cardio the first few weeks?

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Okay, So I am an ex Division 1 athlete, I JUST got done playing and I want to lose fat and bulky muscle. I started 4HB about 5 days ago. It’s been easy t...
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check out my first two days?

Unfortunately for me(on THIS diet, anyway), I LOVE to cook. Repeating meals will be the only issue for me. Otherwise…easy peazy. I introduced beans last mo...
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vegetable on the list?

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Are beets allowed?
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New Recipe??

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Can I use this recipe ? It is one of my favorites Shepherds Pie Indulge in this shepherd’s pie recipe without feeling guilty. Lentils, mushrooms and cauliflo...
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Lactose Free Milk or Regular?

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I recently got my bloodwork done and it revealed that I’m a little low in Vitamin D. Now my mom’s forcing me to drink milk to get my levels normal an...
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Competing goals???

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Hi, I’ve read the three books, loved them, and I’m having some success…however, I need a fresh perspective/advice on how I can best achieve cer...
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Four meals a day

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is it true that we should be eating four meals a day?
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Hi I'm Tricia

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I have 79 pounds to lose to get to my goal weight of 150lbs. But I have an initial goal of 20lbs. Im married to my wonderful Randy,we have been married 20 years....
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Protein shake as lunch substitute

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I am planning to work in a muslim country this year during Ramadan. There will be very limited possibilities to get any lunch during work hours and i will be sta...
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deviled eggs as a snack???

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I was thinking about making deviled eggs as a snack with a hint of mayo and mustard… Is there any type of pickles I can use… Or should I just stay aw...
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Modified Slow Carb

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Hi all, I started slow carbing about 3 years ago and I mostly still adhere to the diet, however I had to modify it b/c I went a little crazy on cheat days, and...
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occam's protocol- free weight option - at home

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hi all, Going to the gym is not easy with my current life style I am contenplating doing the occam’s razor protocol at home. I would have to buy all the ...
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I've been hovering around the same weight

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I’ve been hovering around the same weight for around 3 weeks now!..How can i break this plateau?… I was feeling a difference in my clothes but now am...
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Are Seeds Allowed?

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Hey guys whats up, Im a 21 y.o college student getting back on the slow carb track, after losing about 30 lbs last summer, and gaining it back in school, smh. Bu...
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Losing weight but not fat

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I am 5’2”, ~165 lbs, 28 years old, male. I have been following the slow carb diet for a week now. I have noticed that while my weight is decreasing...
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Can Sukrin be approved as a sugar substitute?

Hey Slow Carbers. Being on SCD for about a year, I’m still looking for a sugar substitute to make my coffee a bit tastier. I found Sukrin on Amazon recentl...
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Losing weight but not fat percentage

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I am 5’2”, ~165 lbs, 28 years old, male. I have been following the slow carb diet for a week now. I have noticed that while my weight is decreasing...
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I want to track my blood where to I start?

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So, I’ve been doing slow carb and now paleo for a while and I feel great. I’ve shed weight and my energy levels/mental clarity are off the charts. ...
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Cellucor Whey

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Would the Cellucor whey protien supplements be ok for the slow carb?
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Just some questions

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Hi, I guess I wouldn’t really be new. I’ve been trying to follow the SCD since late February. Now, however,I have some concerns. In the first few wee...

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I use the cheapest protein powder at walmart. Most people say it's not nearly as effective as the more expensive brands, but it seems to work ok. ...

Net carbs are generally calculated by subtracting the amount of fiber from the total amount of carbs (and sugar alcohols are sometimes counted in f...

I'll keep that in mind, Jessica. Appreciate the input ! @ Gary, My Quest bars finally arrived in mail today. When i checked, it says that they co...

Thanks for your reply! Are there any particular protein shakes you recommend? Alot of them have sugar and additives. And do you just have it with w...

Kishan - check the ingredients list on the almonds that you like. In general, you're looking for sugar, honey, molasses, anything ending with &quo...

Thanks for the answers! My concern is cheat day - won't the carbs raise blood sugar? Is "cheat day" for diabetics really just another l...

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Makes sense that you cant eat a ton at once. So from the little you can eat, stick to my suggestions eat dense food and drink plenty of water. If ...

Thanks for the tip Gary.. I am ordering them right away from Amazon.. Also, i love those flavored Almonds.. Wasabi and Soy sauce especially. Are th...

Leigh Penzhorn commented on G G's reply:

Thanks so much for all your input. Only on two day two hahahaha! But I literally cannot function I feel so hungry. I cannot eat alot, it's somethin...

G G commented on G G's reply:

Oh & snacking is no issue with complaint foods, eggs, beans/lentils/salad etc. I think if you have bigger meals you wont want or need to snack...

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