Douglas Sheehan Douglas Sheehan

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My 4HB Goal: 50 pounds of fat loss.

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    Douglas Sheehan Douglas Sheehan replied to Jenny Au's question:

    Old timers

    You'll have to post your daily intake to get some answers to your problems. I'll bet there are some hidden issues you're overlooking.

    Feb 28th 2013
    Douglas Sheehan Douglas Sheehan replied to Bugzy Chorky's question:

    Condiments/marinades?

    Montreal steak seasoning, vinegar, and olive oil works great for steak and pork.

    Feb 28th 2013
    Douglas Sheehan Douglas Sheehan replied to Mike Anthony's question:

    Eating Ham?

    I love Krakus Ham. The sugar is less than 1 gram per serving, but the sodium is higher then most would recommend. I little diced up in your eggs can bring the protein count up to 30 with ease.

    Feb 28th 2013
    Douglas Sheehan Douglas Sheehan replied to 4hourRookie's question:

    Delaying cheat till till a 'buffer' weight loss.

    Definitely have your cheat day. Try this: Weigh yourself once a week. On the morning of your cheat day. Don't stress out on the daily fluctuations. Having a cheat day is part of this diet, an...

    Feb 27th 2013
    Douglas Sheehan Douglas Sheehan replied to Rexarms's question:

    Dairy - yay or nay?

    Heavy cream is allowed and Milk is NOT.

    Feb 26th 2013
    Feb 26th 2013
    Douglas Sheehan Douglas Sheehan replied to Tomhole's question:

    Nice plateau

    Have you experimented with cutting out the cardio? I know it's been mentioned that it hinders weight lose.

    Feb 22nd 2013
    Douglas Sheehan Douglas Sheehan replied to Bugzy Chorky's question:

    Kettlebell pain

    Give it a rest until you feel the strain has healed. Don't believe the pain will "work it's way out". Any doctor will tell you to stop. Remember the joke: Hey doctor. "It hurts ...

    Feb 20th 2013
    Douglas Sheehan Douglas Sheehan replied to Tyler Sass's question:

    Cheat day wieght spike delay?

    Do yourself huge favor, and just weigh yourself on the morning of cheat day. Nothing else matters, and you know this system is working for you. Less stress=better results. Good Luck.

    Feb 19th 2013

    You should start blogging on the Atkins Diet site.

    Feb 18th 2013
    Douglas Sheehan Douglas Sheehan replied to Kelly Long's question:

    Beans beans beans!

    Most baked beans have added sugars. Read the list of ingredients on all of your canned goods. Added sugars are a no no. Try these: http://4hourpeople.com/question/11135/Best-black-beans-I-ve-e...

    Feb 18th 2013
    Douglas Sheehan Douglas Sheehan replied to clemmyx's question:

    % body fat - where did you start? How long to get to 10/12%?...

    Why don't you take this journey one step at a time? your results will slow as you go, but you'll also feel and look better as you go. What are you going to look like when you're done? That will...

    Feb 18th 2013

    When I say Saturday, I mean cheat day.

    Feb 18th 2013
    Douglas Sheehan Douglas Sheehan replied to Drew Carter's question:

    Time for a reset

    You can eat carbs with your dinner, but don't expect the results to be great. SCD is specific about things you can and can"t eat. Anything on the don't eat list is saved for Saturday. Try ...

    Feb 18th 2013

    Lemon water is absolutely allowed! Enjoy.

    Feb 18th 2013
    Douglas Sheehan Douglas Sheehan replied to Srinivas Rao's question:

    Eggs for breakfast

    It's a bit shy. I would say to add some beans, or some spinach and mushrooms. I like a little ham or bacon to get it up to +30 grams.

    Feb 18th 2013

    No ADDED sugar

    Feb 15th 2013
    Douglas Sheehan Douglas Sheehan replied to Ampao Lluch's question:

    Is this ok for beans? Campbells Pork and Beans

    Try these black beans. They are delicious. http://4hourpeople.com/question/11135/Best-black-beans-I-ve-ever-ha... Enjoy!

    Feb 14th 2013
    Douglas Sheehan Douglas Sheehan replied to Thomas Redstone's question:

    How badly is the odd cheat going to hurt?

    Ice cream? Pancakes? Chocolate mouse? I can't see how these items are included in this diet plan? The 4HB works scientifically. Your occasional cheats are up to you, but the results will cert...

    Feb 14th 2013
    Feb 14th 2013
    Douglas Sheehan Douglas Sheehan replied to Elma Love's question:

    Why is it not working?

    Weigh yourself 1 time a week. The morning of cheat days. Don't worry about consuming good fats. they are essential.

    Feb 8th 2013
    Douglas Sheehan Douglas Sheehan replied to Bugzy Chorky's question:

    Half and half

    Think about it. How much are you using? If it's 2 Tablespoons, that's the equivalent of 1 Tablespoon of cream, and 1 T. of milk. Milk is not allowed but 1 Tablespoon of milk is not going to do ...

    Feb 4th 2013
    Douglas Sheehan Douglas Sheehan replied to Helen Lau's question:

    Always hungry. Switching over from IF to SCD

    No beans or lentils, and you'll get hungry every time. SIMPLE as that.

    Jan 31st 2013
    Douglas Sheehan Douglas Sheehan replied to David Caceres Del Castillo's blog post:

    3 Months update

    Share you daily food intake to see if we can suggest something that you're over looking.

    Jan 31st 2013
    Douglas Sheehan Douglas Sheehan replied to Jake Dunham's question:

    Is my goal plausible?

    Absolutely, you can do it. Start by reading the pages recommended for fat loss in the book. Follow the basics, and ask questions to be clear. Enjoy your cheat days, and drink a ton of water. W...

    Jan 31st 2013
    Douglas Sheehan Douglas Sheehan asked a question:

    Best black beans I've ever had

    Here is a recipe I came up with after searching and tweaking. I hope you try it out, and let me know what you think. 2 cans of black beans (rinsed thoroughly) 1 can of Rotel (type) diced tomatoe...

    Jan 30th 2013
    Douglas Sheehan Douglas Sheehan replied to Drew Carter's question:

    Need help finding something

    If you have a Costco near by, that is where I buy a large coconut oil and Ghee. The both are great, cheap, and last a long time.

    Jan 30th 2013
    Douglas Sheehan Douglas Sheehan replied to RocĂ­o Mar's question:

    I'm Skinny Fat - Please Help Me

    RELAX. I think you're doing great. Seeing that this is a lifestyle change, I think you're on your way. Don't be in such a rush. Two things are worth questioning: I think you can find a health...

    Jan 25th 2013

    One diet coke a week is NOT the problem.

    Jan 25th 2013
    Douglas Sheehan Douglas Sheehan replied to Christian Tambo Holm's question:

    Any advise?

    Do they have canned tuna? Fresh veggies can be steamed in the microwave. Canned beans and lentils? How about eggs? I can make scrambled eggs in a microwave that taste great. Mix 3 in a butt...

    Jan 25th 2013
    Douglas Sheehan Douglas Sheehan replied to Christian Tambo Holm's question:

    Bad beans or no beans?

    I find it hard to believe you can't purchase canned black beans or pinto beans where you live. That being said, READ the ingredients list on the product. Look for ADDED sugar, or anything that i...

    Jan 25th 2013

    I hate to ask, but how much do you have to lose? It looks like you're already close to your ideal body weight.

    Jan 24th 2013

    Fried foods are allowed, and a properly prepared Felafel does not have breading. However, chickpeas are to be eaten in moderation. If you're sti...

    Jan 24th 2013
    Douglas Sheehan Douglas Sheehan replied to Melissa McDonald's question:

    Super thirsty...

    First of all, congrats on your progress. Now for your problem: 1. Are you taking a multivitamin? Some say it could help. 2. Are you in a dry house? You should have a humidifier if that's th...

    Jan 23rd 2013
    Douglas Sheehan Douglas Sheehan replied to wombat's tip:

    Scrambled egg tips

    Have you ever tried cooking them in coconut oil? I have truly become addicted to the taste. My favorite is served with a side of home made chili. Delicious!

    Jan 22nd 2013
    Douglas Sheehan Douglas Sheehan asked a question:

    Is high cholesterol bad for us?

    I have been researching many different sources on the internet about the dangers of cholesterol. There are thousands of doctors out there who believe that the world wide desire to lower cholester...

    Jan 22nd 2013
    Douglas Sheehan Douglas Sheehan replied to Tom Kim's question:

    How much is too much sugar?

    I also think there is a big difference in added sugar and natural sugar. Just avoid the added sugars, and consume natural sugars through your veggies and beans.

    Jan 22nd 2013
    Douglas Sheehan Douglas Sheehan replied to Juan Pinillos's question:

    8 Month Check-in

    You've been an asset to this forum Juan. Be proud. You deserve it.

    Jan 22nd 2013
    Douglas Sheehan Douglas Sheehan replied to Zara Podolak's question:

    Weigh in #2, can i already be plateauing?

    Relax. Give it some time, and don't get discouraged so quickly. Are you eating enough beans/lentils? Also make sure to eat some allowed fats to help with energy levels. An example of your dail...

    Jan 21st 2013
    Douglas Sheehan Douglas Sheehan replied to Ian Bolton's question:

    Some Egg Advice from a Newbie....

    It truly all depends on what you believe. Modern day research has proven that consuming cholesterol does not raise your cholesterol. There are plenty of articles on the web that can convince you...

    Jan 21st 2013
    Douglas Sheehan Douglas Sheehan replied to Angela Schneider's question:

    Chai Seeds

    Now that you mention them, I'm very interested. I believe they can be a part of this diet. Read the following article: http://www.mychiaseeds.com/Articles/Top10ChiaBenefits.html I'm certainly ...

    Jan 21st 2013

    Don't forget to add some bacon!

    Jan 18th 2013
    Douglas Sheehan Douglas Sheehan replied to suhshi's tip:

    Black Bean (no protein powder) Shake!!!

    Make sure the Almond Milk is sugarless. The one in our fridge has cane juice extract.

    Jan 17th 2013