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Women Please Post Sample Meals

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Dear Ladies, Are you happy with your progress on slow-carb? If you are having great success on the slow-carb diet, please post a day's worth of food (preferably with amounts), along with how long you've been slow-carbing, starting weight/inches and current weight/inches. I know it would be helpful to me (and I suspect oth...

Before and After - Week 4

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Hey Everyone, Checking in after my first month on SCD. I am really shocked at the difference in 4 short weeks. Starting Stats(Aug 9 2011): Weight: 143Lbs L Upper Arm: 12 1/4" R Upper Arm: 12 1/2" Waist (at belly button): 34 1/4" Hips: 39 3/4" L Thigh: 24 1/4" R Thigh: 24" TI: 147" Current Stats (Sept 9 2011): Weight: 134Lb...

I Was 'Stalling' and Here Is Why...

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Hi! This isn't a question but I figured it might help someone out there so I am going to share honestly about why I was having such a difficult time seeing results. I assure you that this has been a very humbling experience for me and the whole body hacking concept has me COMPLETELY and utterly hooked. I am a workout junkie...

Not losing enought weight

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Dear everyone, but especially LauraCox, PLEASE help! I did this for 90 days April-June but only lost about 8 lbs, some body fat, but I need to lost more weight. I've had 3 kids and have been doing boot camp/weight training for 1 hour 3 x per week for a year, plus some jogging (maybe 30 min 3 times a week also). I really n...

ArcticHacker: The Final Push

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I'm at Week 10.5 (I'm doing 10 day cycles between Cheat Days now). I weighed and measured myself this morning. I am at 131.4 lbs and 16.4% BF. Apparently compared to Week 9, I am up 1.2 lbs but down about an inch in tape measurements and down 1.3% in BF. And I am also dealing with my TOM so I'm bloated. No matter how buff I...

Before and after: 3 months 32 pounds

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Hello my fellow SCD teammates, Long story short, I started at 215lbs and I am now 183lbs. I followed the diet pretty strictly and went nuts on my cheat day. 7:00am wake up 7:10 am- protein shake in the shower, standard process SP complete diary free shake, and morning vitamins 12:00pm: 2 chicken breasts, 2 cups of...

Guilt-Free Cheat Day

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Like many people on here, I am sure after seeing such progress over a week without diet flaws it is hard to bring myself to eat foods that I know are not to protocol. However, this week I made sure to be very strict with what I ate so that I could enjoy myself on my cheat day and let me say, it was marvelous. To be honest, ...

Protein/Nutrient Charts

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I found this awesome nutrition chart and thought I would share. This link will load the "Protein" (meat) page, but there are also links at the top for Legumes, Nuts & Seeds, Veggies etc. Personally I was astonished by some of the protein amounts, especially in veggies. Hope this link is helpful for others : ) http://www.he...

Week 2 disappointment :(

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I am at the end of week 2 and I just did pre weigh in before my cheat day. I'm so sad! I have plateaued after losing 1.9kg in my first week, I would be ok if I saw inch loss instead but absolutely nothing. I'm really disappointed, not because the diet is hard, actually it is not far from what I was already eating but simpl...

Is unsweetened almond milk allowed?

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Is unsweetened almond milk allowed? I know regular milk and soy milk are a no go.

How much are you losing so far?

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Hi Everyone, I'm a female 5'7'' and my starting weight was 194.8 . Today is my 17 th day on the diet and I have lost 5 pounds so far. I'm just wondering how much each one of you have lost so far and which way do you use to measure fat loss percentage?

Should I intermittent fast or do slow carb?

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I've been intermittent fasting for about 4 days now, on a 21/3 schedule (fasting 21 hours, eating 3). I feel like skipping breakfast is bad! I can't find much information on IF, and I was wondering if anyone has experimented with IF and if they have gotten better results with it than slow carb. I feel loyal to slow carb beca...

Nuts to increase calories?

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Yesterday was my first day on the SCD but I feel as if I'm not consuming enough calories. I hear your not supposed to eat less than 1200 calories and I think my total for yesterday was only around 900 some. I was just wondering if this was ok considering that I wasn't hungry after each meal but if i needed to up my calorie i...

DAMN IT!!!!!

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So i just ate beef jerky without realizing it had sugar in it and its the first time of slipping up after a month on this diet. Is this gonna screw up my whole week? do I still get to pig out during the Super Bowl? Im gonna go work out like a maniac right now! Thanks guys!

How much fat can I eat?

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Will I still lose weight if I eat foods that have a lot of fat? How much is allowed on the slow-carb diet?

Isn't Edamame the same thing as Soy?

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I'm confused because aren't edamame beans considered soy beans? And aren't we not allowed Soy? So I would think we can't have them?

Interested in this diet! Just looking for info.

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Hello, I saw an interview Tim did on the Dr. Oz show and looked him up online and I am VERY interested in starting this diet. It seems to emphasize the low/slow carb point of view, which I nice. I already started cutting white carbs out of my diet and felt a definite reduction in bloating. I'm interested in all the tips the ...

Let's hear it for Cauliflower Rice!

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I'm roughly 7 weeks into SCD and so far it's been going okay - I've been bad on the measurement front so I can't say exactly how much weight I have lost but I certainly think I look a bit thinner in the face and around the waist so at least I am heading in the right direction. One of my big pleasures is rice (in its myriad ...

Not throwing in the towel- Success at last.

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5 weeks = 35 Days Down 9 lbs. and 4.75 inches. [Elated] So the first week kind of doesn't count as I was still pretty much addicted to white wine, but I have honed in my mistakes thanks to the 4H folks on this forum. Here are a few of my adaptations that have lead to my success: - 1 GAL of water daily, no exceptions. My...

How to curb cravings?

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Oh god I've been craving a protein bar for days!! ARRRG!! ITS DRIVING ME NUTS. It's on my mind 24-7. I'm not craving anything sweet or sugar, I want something crunchy and full in my mouth, like how protein bars are. Any advice how to subdue cravings like this? Sunny

PMS backlash

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I'm hoping I'm not crazy.... I've always had out of wack emotions a few days before my period. When life is good it's not as noticeable and when it's blue, it can be a brick wall. Lately--last year or so--it's been manageable. I've been on the 4HD for two cycles now and both pre period days have been horrible....super em...

Chia Seeds

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Are chia seeds ok? Your text to link here...

how to stop snacking? is snacking okay ?

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i do follow the SCD but i keep on thinking of snacks, especially 2 hours after dinner i just want to have something in my mouth, i'm not hungry but i just WANT to eat not NEED to eat. is it okay to snack? or is it better nor to? if it is better not to how do you stop yourself from snacking? thanks

9 week stall

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Hi Everyone, I started this diet shortly after the new year and lost 8 lbs in the first 3 days. Most of this was holiday bloat, so my current weight is pretty much what it's been for most of my adult life. Since week 1, I've gained and lost the same pound every few days for NINE weeks. My meals have changed significantly...

no nuts really

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i keep reading the 4hour forum and it seems that alot of people are saying now to cut out the nuts!!! really!!! i cut out 1/2 cup because was to much so now im at 1/4 cup i have them with every meal except breakfast why does it say you can have them with your meals if you dont use the oils. so i dont. so what is right can i...