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Slow carb diet... Why is it not working?

HI, so I have been doing the slow carb diet for 4 weeks now and I am the same weight as when I started. I followed the instructions to the letter, have the PAGG ...
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Do we HAVE to combine?

i see we are supposed to pick one item from each of the three categories and eat until you are satisfied. But is there a minimum of bean and veggies? I know we a...
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Minimizing "Whole Hog" Cheat Days

Just passed the 2 year mark with Slow Carb Dieting. I’ve had a number of “learning opportunities”, the most of which was the 8+ mos that I st...
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4 Hour Body Coaches

Are there local 4 Hour Body Coaches of some sort? Here’s me situation. 2 years ago I weighed 260 lbs (Male 5’8”, small frame, 60 yrs old). D...
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Four Weeks - No Weight Loss



I am on the 4 Hour Body for the second time in my life, and four weeks in, I have experienced no sustained loss. At one point I lost 1.8 lbs, but it didn’...
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Hitting a Stall at weeks 4 to 5

I am seeming to hit the a stall as well… and i am at 30% body fat - so plenty to lose. Started July 28th, So week 5, I am down 17 pounds, but i was down 16...
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Best way to added extra legumes and lentils to diet

Hey guys I need some help with rerecipes on how to add legume/lentils to my Slow carbo diet that are easy to cook as I work all the time and want to be able to...
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What are the most effective meals to lose weight?

Do not write a massive difficult story, Among the best conscious what this healthy many losing weight useful ingredients are & the ideal instances to enjoy t...
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Discouraged- Back to Original Weight After Two Weeks

I went on the 4-Hour Body four years ago and lost my weight. I know it took awhile. I am currently trying to lose four pounds. Started at 116.2 and down to 11...
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Soy? Also, beer.

So I’ve been eating this Trader Joe’s organic mayo and it has “organic expeller pressed soybean oil.” I recall something about no soy in ...
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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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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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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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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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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?"



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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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 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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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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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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2 questions! Non-SCD family-body rejecting some carbs?

Hiya! I’ve been doing SCD for about 3 weeks but I have cheated a few times…im weak! I plan on following the diet more strictly but Im having so much ...
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slow-carb for skinny female?

Hey guys, First post! I’ve a question regarding slow-carb diet. I’m Asian Chinese based in Singapore, female, 29 yrs old, weight 51KG, height 1.6...
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$40 DEXA Scans in Los Angeles

All, wanted to share a DEXA scan service in Los Angeles and Orange County. www.body-spec.com BodySpec charges $40 for first scan and $55 for scans thereafter ...
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4HB for Rosacea Sufferers

Hi guys this is my first post here but i just have a question that im hoping some people can shed some light on. Ive just ordered my copy of 4 hour body today an...
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SCD Friendly Boneless Buffalo Wings



Here’s a recipe for some pretty good boneless buffalo wings if you go without the parmesan. http://peaceloveandlowcarb.com/2012/01/zero-carb-boneless-buf...
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Gamminol ok?

Anyone have any thoughts on this and the 4HB regimen?
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4 hour acting ?

http://fourhourworkweek.com/2014/12/23/4-hour-work-week-2015/ In the first podcast tim mentioned a guy who learned acting using 4 hour method but I couldn´t und...
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The Kiwi’s Workout results

Hi everyone, I just started the Kiwi’s Workout -focused on the butt- and would like to know what results did you get and how long did it take? Cheers, ...
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4 Hour Body Workout Reviews

I wrote this up for a friend of mine who was interested in gaining muscle on this plan, but hadn’t started yet. Also includes a section on creating a cus...
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made a mistake with cheat day

was at 167lbs with clothes, then had a cheat day in 3 weeks. Had 10k cal bunch of candies and chocolates. Gained 3 lbs including water weight. It’s gonna t...
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not loosing weigth

Hello all, Iam on 4hb For nearly a month, and no Result at all. I do not have a problem to keep it up, but I am trying to figure out mistakes I make. First it wa...
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How my BMI is 27.5 (overweight) and I keep losing 2-3 lbs a week

If you’re on this diet, it’s easy to do portion control. Stay away from sugar substitutes, candies, all those things because they can stimulate your ...
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Do you need a cheat day even if you eat 2000 calories daily?

Cheat days are used to avoid starvation mode. But eating 2000 calories a day would not cause starvation mode? Would I still then need a cheat day? I don’...
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"The Lowest Carb “Pasta” Recipes You’ll Ever Find"

Came across some good looking recipes and thought I would share. Most of these look like they would fit into our 4HB lifestyle or they can be slightly modified ...
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Anyone else Experiment with Ice Water?



Anyone else Experiment with Ice Water? Instead of drinking chilled water from the fridge, I’ve found a much faster fat burning method freezing it overnigh...
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Rookie Mistake??

I have been trying to follow the 4 hour body for about a year…first 6-7 months were fantastic with close to 40lbs lost…but then I stalled. Big stall&...
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How much does waist size matter?

I was on Slow Carb for a while then I sort of fell off, gained 8 pounds and a bit of fat, but now I’m starting back up. Well, I was looking through my old ...
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New comer: Question about Wine and Dairy

Simple question: can I drink wine with meals? Or I have to separate them apart for 2 hours (like Tim described in his book?)? And no, I can’t skip wine. It...
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Instagram Support Accounts

I noticed a few people using instagram to post photos of their food online. If anyone wants to post their usernames here below would be a great place. My frien...
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Oligosaccharides, anyone?

I’ve been noticing a lot of low carb sweets recipes out there that have been using products containing Oligosaccharides, Erythritol and Inulin. One sweetne...
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Cupcake with allowed ingredients

I’ve just tested this recipe and it tastes delicious AA handful of peanuts OOne table spoon of cocoa powder OOne tea spoon of Ferment 2 eggs PuPut everythi...
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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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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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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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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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Bud commented on Bud's reply:

Yes I do precook the meat toppings, although as a quick fix I would add 3 Pepperettes cut up into small pieces. Remember this is just for taste. T...

Denise Boedecker asked a question:
Is that ok?
Bryony Doran asked a question:
slow burn carbs

I would definitely cook the meat first, Randy. Just like a quiche :)

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