LikkleNitty

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My 4HB Goal: to look like Ciara, my heroine

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I was taking a probiotic capsule, garlic capsule and a multi-vitamin in the morning, and a calcium and magnesium tablet three hours before bed. I...

Feb 17th 2012
LikkleNitty asked a question:

Hair loss or thinning?

I've noticed in the past 3-4 weeks that my hair has significantly thinned out. I'm 25, female, been on the SCD since October 2011. My colleague (23 yr old male) has also reported that his hair...

Feb 17th 2012

Thank you I hope so too! I think as long as I keep to a higher proportion of protein and veg to very low carbage, I should be ok?

Jan 16th 2012

Thanks your baby is so cute! I won't be back to HK for a few years so I'll make the most of it and keep my main meals in check.

Jan 16th 2012

Yes, deffo appreciate the Chinese values of, "You left food.. what's wrong?! Are you ill?".. and "Eat that last bit of food, you'r...

Jan 16th 2012
Jan 16th 2012

Hi Sam. Your posts have always been immensely helpful to me. Would you please tell me where you got the nutrition ratio of "50-60% fat, 30-...

Jan 13th 2012
LikkleNitty asked a question:

Pre-holiday jitters

I’m going to Hong Kong for three weeks soon. I go back once every few years. This is normally massively exciting, but I’m also dreading it, mainly because I know that I will stuff my face si...

Jan 13th 2012

That's great news, well done! I've suffered from a flat bottom all my life and after doing these exercises, things are finally looking up too ...

Jan 12th 2012

In addition, I found this informative article on thyroid and soy: http://thyroid.about.com/cs/soyinfo/a/soy_2.htm. From what I read of pages 2 a...

Jan 11th 2012

I think you've missed the point I'm also making. I admit that I may have jumped the gun a little after I saw the articles on "thyroid" ...

Jan 11th 2012
LikkleNitty replied to Infinity's question:

4 Weeks = 10 Lbs Heavier

How much wine is she drinking per night? Tim drinks 2 glasses of red, but I remember somewhere that white doesn't have the same effect. I was slightly skeptical when Tim says that wine is ok - i...

Jan 9th 2012
LikkleNitty replied to Raddly's question:

Not enough support for soy controversy.

I found that paper very interesting, thanks very much Raddly. Before I started the SCD, I would drink copious amounts of soya lattes, thinking it a healthier alternative to a normal milk latte. ...

Jan 9th 2012

Adding to the above, I've just worked out that I'm eating around 170-200g of protein a day.. That's WAY above what I'm supposed to eat! I never w...

Jan 3rd 2012

Thanks for this SamGreen. I've read in numerous places that you need 1g of protein per lb of lean body mass. I'm aiming for 132g of protein in t...

Jan 3rd 2012
LikkleNitty commented on Bugzy's reply:

Thanks, very interesting. http://jackkruse.com/the-leptin-rx-faqs/ and "The Paleo Solution FAQs" http://robbwolf.com/ Very similar to ...

Dec 14th 2011
LikkleNitty asked a question:

Perfect posterior workout - is morning or evening better?

Hi folks, In “Building the Perfect Posterior”, Tim suggests 1 set of 20 shoulder bridges, 1 set flying dogs each side, and 50 kettlebell swings in the morning before breakfast. I appreciate ...

Dec 14th 2011
LikkleNitty asked a question:

Perfect posterior workout - is morning or evening better?

Hi folks, In “Building the Perfect Posterior”, Tim suggests 1 set of 20 shoulder bridges, 1 set flying dogs each side, and 50 kettlebell swings in the morning before breakfast. I appreciate ...

Dec 14th 2011

Aye, I've cut down on my beans during the day also (from 100g to 70g at early lunch and late lunch) but it doesn't seem to have any effect. I c...

Dec 2nd 2011

I know that feeling! - "I'll buy that, it looks nice.. it'll be a motivator to lose weight" and then it sits there, pathetic, pointing a...

Dec 2nd 2011

mmmm pastry school.. that must be heaven and hell in one!

Dec 2nd 2011
LikkleNitty replied to smellslikesound's question:

Harajuku Moment

When I was 16, I weighed in at 231lbs. I'd had enough of being the fat girl in school and wanted to be the slightly less fat girl in high school. So I went to the gym and lost 42lbs. This was...

Dec 2nd 2011
LikkleNitty replied to candacey's question:

Egg whites and yolks?

I've been eating 4 eggs every morning - 2 with yolk, 2 without yolk and 30g (1/4 cup) of beans. This was because I was worried about cholesterol. But, LauraCox (I think) posted this article on a...

Dec 2nd 2011

I keep seeing HIIT everywhere.. What is it? I must've missed it in the book

Dec 2nd 2011

lol that's brilliant I'm gonna be spending the rest of my day on that site now!

Nov 18th 2011

ahh yes, back fat >.< i find push-ups remedy that, and lat pull downs. although I'm prone to getting man shoulders. not attractive

Nov 18th 2011

Worryingly my chest has gone down too.. in cup size! /duh-duh-duhhhhh (that's my dramatic doom noise btw).

Nov 17th 2011

This food science stuff is so contradictory. I remember reading somewhere once that legumes and dark leafy veg are considered the best veg to hav...

Nov 17th 2011
LikkleNitty replied to Lexi dogon's question:

Do you see a difference???

All the links worked for me. You were pretty toned and looking good to begin with so I wouldn't be surprised if you can't see a massive difference Did you take any measurements?

Nov 16th 2011

Seems ok now. Thanks Laura.

Nov 16th 2011
LikkleNitty asked a question:

How much spinach is too much?

I was reading something about wood sorrels today, and noticed that they mentioned oxalic acid which is toxic. Oxalic acid binds to calcium and can inhibit its absorption. This compound is also...

Nov 16th 2011
LikkleNitty replied to ebacklund's question:

What to use as a thickener?

Any of the girls from "The only way is Essex" will do. Stick one of these lovely lasses in and you'll have a thicky in no time

Nov 14th 2011

I tried to post it 3 times, with a space of an hour or two in between. I gave up in the end.

Nov 10th 2011
LikkleNitty asked a question:

Anyone having problems posting questions?

Hi guys, I tried posting a question about 3 hours ago but nothing's come up. Does it go through a screening process before it's posted? Thanks! EDIT (12th Jan 2012): It seems to be doing it a...

Nov 8th 2011
LikkleNitty asked a question:

Great job on the team page!

As above, looks great Wow that's a big team! Why do I get loads of the same post on the team page though? For example, orezscu86's whey protein post I can see 20 times on the team page.

Nov 8th 2011

Fat stores are great for winter.. or if you're a penguin or a creature that hibernates I wish I could hibernate.

Nov 4th 2011
LikkleNitty commented on justin's reply:

That actually sounds like my other half. He insists on continuing the SCD, but eats chips, baguettes and has lattes?! What's that about..? But I...

Nov 4th 2011
LikkleNitty replied to Nienke's question:

Lost weight and inches... except belly

Well done on your inches lost! Bear in mind that there is a misconception that you can target specific areas of fat on your body to lose. Your body doesn't think, "Yes.. that bit's unsightl...

Nov 4th 2011
Nov 4th 2011
LikkleNitty replied to ak0330's question:

Salt- How has it affected you?

I've always hated salt. It actually feels like it burns my mouth. In the first few weeks of SCD, I added no salt to any of my food. I ended up getting those agonising night-time calf cramps 3-4...

Nov 4th 2011
LikkleNitty replied to lisa_a's question:

Better results with more fat, less carbs?

You are not alone in that it takes nearly a full week to lose the cheat day weight! I get that most weeks. There's only been 1 week where the weight dropped off within 2 days (and that was proba...

Nov 4th 2011
LikkleNitty replied to themiller's question:

Plateau - after 11 days

Everytime I feel like quitting, and/or throwing my box of stupid cooked chicken breast at the wall, I look at this thread and the encouragements. It makes me rethink why I'm doing this: 1.) For m...

Nov 3rd 2011
LikkleNitty commented on Jake's reply:

Yes, I read somewhere that they're likely to be genetic, like chin clefts or face dimples. Doing the superman can't be bad for you though

Nov 2nd 2011
LikkleNitty asked a question:

Back dimples

I've noticed that some women (and many athletes) have 'back dimples'. They're indentations a few inches above the buttocks in the lower back. I'm guessing you have to be pretty lean to have them...

Nov 1st 2011

Oh no I don't wanna live on just chicken

Oct 31st 2011
LikkleNitty replied to apocryphile's question:

how do I post a recipe?

Sorry, did you just post a question? You go to, "Ask a question" on the right hand side. Select the tab along the top (either Ask a question, Post a tip or Write a blog post). Do your...

Oct 27th 2011

That's great news! I'm also about 34% body fat atm; but you have to think of it as an actual percentage of your weight (whereas before, I was th...

Oct 27th 2011