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reading fiction before bed, what light to use

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so I started reading fiction before bed (well, Abbarant souce books, I’m easing into it) And I’m finding I can’t sleep very well after that. ...
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About those beans..

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Hi everybody :) I am a new 4-hour-body rookie from Denmark, that started the slow carb diet a week ago.. Lost 4,5 kilos in the first 5 days and just had my f...
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Is all the protein consumed in a day above 50g which is the recommended daily intake?

Nutritionists say that the daily intake of protein is 50g…. A lot of weight lifters and other websites say you need 1g of protein for your weight… Ie...
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A tip for women who might be struggling...

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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 bee...
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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 3...
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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&#...
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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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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 ...
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Two Weeks In and Not Losing Any Weight

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Just finished my two weeks on the diet and I dont seem to be losing any weight. After the first week, before my cheat day, I weighed myself and I was five pounds...
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Barndad's Fiber DX... Yes? No?

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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 veggie...
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New and gaining weight

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I started the diet 1 week ago and i’m actually gaining weight. I’m not sure why as I am eating a lot of protein, working out with either running or ...
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SCD Recipes

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Hi, I’ve been struggling with lunches in particular and thought there migh be recipes floating out there I could use. I thought there might even be a recip...
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occams protocol

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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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Any good guides for doing self experiments?

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I’m a coaching psychologist specialising in helping people build better habits, and my students are often bringing me self-improvement books. That’s ...
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Glycemic Index Question

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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 wan...
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Muse validation !

Hey guys! After reading the 4 hour serie, I came up with an extremely cheap product to validate your muse during the critical early phase. Go to www.musevalidato...
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Black lentils?

Hi guys, Well, after about 3 years on tim’s SCD, I think I failed: This morning, I ate some black lentils and I have no idea if I can eat them (not on ch...
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Food Mistakes

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What is one food that you thought was safe, but then found out from Trial and Error that it is not safe. During the first two weeks I would eat a little bit of...
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Eat every 4 hours?

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Tim says his meals are approximately four hours apart. Breakfast, lunch, smaller second lunch, dinner. Anyone know if this is required? Today was a tough day and...
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Newbie Questions

I am a total newbie and a little hesitant, but so intrigued too! I currently follow a paleo-ish/bulletproof/ketogenic diet and the thought of eating beans/carbs...
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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 ...
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List of Protein Powders Approved for Slow Carb Diet

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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 pro...
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SCD-What am I doing wrong???

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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 bas...
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Break after 8 weeks???

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I’ve read somewhere that you should take a break after 8 weeks on the SCD. I’m doing well and still losing weight so I’m reluctant to do this. ...
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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...
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Is this a "super meal?"

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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 R...
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Geek2Freek template

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Added a workout template on bodyspace based on the Geek2Freek program. Please check it out: http://bodyspace.bodybuilding.com/workouts/workout-programs-overview/...
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Does anyone know if there's a reference list for the 4-hour body?

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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 result...
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21yo gaining fat on 2500 cal/day - Advice

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Hi! I’m a 21 year old entrepreneur from bangkok. I sit all day on my ass and occasionally do kettlebells and pull ups. I weight 75kg and am 6’3 or ...
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Eating and Cheating on Type 2 Diabetes

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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 che...
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Exercises on Non-Cheat Days

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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)- ...
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Week 1 results , gained 1 LB lost .5 inch on waist

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ive been following diet recomendations to a T!! week one has got me down a little im 6’4” 189 pounds .(trying to drop 20lbs) i do the showers , the 3...
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Vegan Slow Carb Diet for average weight female

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I’m at a healthy weight and fairly muscular/active. I’m also a fairly strict whole foods vegan, making exceptions only when I go out to eat. I just s...
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4 things you learn about long term weight loss

Found this from Facebook this morning. Number 3 was the most spot on for me. http://vitals.lifehacker.com/four-things-nobody-tells-you-about-suc…
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PAGG. Urgent, heading back to my military base tomorrow.

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Hi guys. Iv’e purchased the 4 hour body book abot yesterday, and just maaged to finish the first chapter about loosing weight and i’m looking to apll...
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Gaining weight not losing??

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Hi, Apologies in advance for this bit of a long post… I’ve been doing 4HB since 2013 and had a lot of success with it. As of December 2014, I wei...
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This is amazing!

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I could not believe my eyes when I got on the scale this morning!!! i have lost a total ten pounds since last Tuesday! i was worried fatterday did me in when i...
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Question about fatty meats

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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 th...
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Honey Before Bed

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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...
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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 espcia...
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Happy Fatterday!

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today is my first fatterday and boy was i excited all week but now that it is here i am not really craving anything! i have lost 7 lbs since I started! Cant ...
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Chicken instead of beans?

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

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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 mai...
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Flour Substitute Questions. This Doesn't Make Sense

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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 ...
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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...
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A couple questions about "in moderation" foods

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I can’t seem to find accurate totals for how much cottage cheese and hummus is allowed per day?
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Not getting 1200 calories / day

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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...
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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 unf...
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Cheat day - 1 waking day or 24 hours?

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I assumed the former basically just the waking hours of the designated cheat day. Alternatively can you do 24 hours over 2 calendar days? For example start di...

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