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SCD & Maintaining Muscle

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Hi All, I’ve recommited to the SCD but was wondering if I could get some insights from the community for this time around? To give you a bit of backgro...
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unwell :-(

Feel like crap, very achey and cold. No energy And sore throat…sorry for moaning! So is a good idea to keep up 4hb I feel like a need a pizza or something!...
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PAGG timing, SCD & Workouts, and Gas - OH MY!

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Hey 4 hour friends! Brief intro- I have tried SCD previously and saw some results, fell off the wagon, but am back to try to figure out how to make this work. ...
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Protein Shake for Breakfast

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I prefer to drink a protein shake or smoothie for breakfast. I just started the Slow Carb Diet within this last week and was wondering if any of you had some sug...
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One Year On!

Hey all, Happy to say that Monday was my one year on SCD. To say it’s been easy wouldn’t be exactly factual. However, the simplicity of it, once ...
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Adjusting calories

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I know that Mr. Ferris says that counting calories isnt part of this eating style, but do you? If you arent meeting your Fat loss goals, do you adjust your cal...
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Mini Cheat OR NOT?

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So today I am feeling a bit under the weather…I am nearly 2 wks into my 4hb regime. I had a mini cheat and ate some Halloumi cheese, when I looked at tHe n...
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Calories...cant get enough in me!

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I am a vegetarian, but I eat tuna and salmon. I really struggle GettIng over 1500 calories in a day because I feel so full! Any tips guys? Otherwise I am loving...

Feeling sick on slow carb diet

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I've been following the slow carb diet for 2 weeks now and I start to feel sick every time I have to eat. It's the kind of sick you feel when you're about to eat...
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Slow-carb foods allowed / not allowed

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Can someone please post a comprehensive list of exactly what foods are allowed and not allowed on the slow-carb diet? I keep hearing contradicting things and jus...
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Supplements

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Do you need to take supplements with this program? if so what do people recommend
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PAGG Stack

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Wondering if anyone is having symptoms of low blood pressure and increased pulse rate on the PAGG stack. My blood pressure readings seem very low (124/66 this e...
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Day 6; only lost 0.8 lbs so far...

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Well, I thought the fat loss would substantially more dramatic than this. I’ve been nearly (nearly) perfect with my adherence, and have lost less than a po...
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1week out AGAIN

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I am 1week out and lossing a pound a day. Were do i JusT put my progress not just questions.
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Do you have any fast food Slow Carb solutions?

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i looked through the archives already, and i'm not interested in "bring eggs everywhere!" I would love to know of anyone has had luck with popular fast...
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I am willing to lose weight

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i am willing to lose my weight fast and I saw Dr. Oz show in which he recommended Garcinia Cambogia as the holy grail of weight lose and I saw some great informa...
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Please urgently help...cheat day problems!!

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Hi So today is my first cheat day. Had two eggs, beans and sausgae for breakfast with AGG. Then had some grapefruit juice with coffee. Had more grapefruit juic...
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bean portions

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So I’ve been reading that you should be eating no less than 1 cup to 1.5 cups of beans a day. Do they mean raw or boiled? I find about 1/4 cup boils to 1 c...
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Acceptable Snacks in 4HB regimen

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I have been following the 4HB diet for almost 4 weeks now. I have lost over 18 lbs and it feels incredible. What scares me is that I don’t really find it a...
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Slow Carb Diet FAQs

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Here is a list of frequently asked questions about the slow carb diet. Before you even think about posting a question related to SCD, please read the book, avail...
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2nd try and Slow Carb, and am down almost 50lbs in 9 weeks

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I hope all of you ware well. This is my second go round on Slow Carb and its working as usual. I am down from 320 and should be close if not past 270 on next sat...
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Jorge's Skinny Muffins

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My wife told me about this recipe that she saw on the Dr. Oz show. I had it this morning, and it was quite delicious. It cooks really quickly Is this acceptabl...
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slow carb diet is only water weight loss

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http://www.phlaunt.com/lowcarb/19058097.php This is an article about low cabs diet and its saying we just lose water weight on the first weeks or so. It also st...
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Checking in after over 2 years in - Down 120lbs

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I haven’t been overly strict about my diet for a while. I hit my one year goal of 100lbs just a month late. Still, having accumulated a wealth of knowledge...
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Grams / Meal Ratio

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Hi…virgin slow carber here…my extent of knowledge of 4 hr body was gleaned from quick references, cheat sheets, articles and forums of course; might ...
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Crossfit Slow Carber

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Hey guys, im getting back on the SCD after a while off, I’ve been doing crossfit for about a year now, and have been mostly eating paleo, but i feel like i...
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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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cramps...?!?!!

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today is a normal SCD day for me (binch day tomorrow!!) and that means: breakfast- 3 eggs as a fritata with some good ham,leeks,tomatoes and some peas+steamed b...
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Best protein powder for weight loss

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My current protein powder says "very low lactose" and contains trace amounts of sucrolase. I'm scared that this will effect my weight loss so i havent been using ...
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What are your favourite vegetarian recipes?

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I´m slow carbing for about 1,5 years now and 6 weeks, ago, I decided to become a vegetarian. Now, for almost every meat-substitute contains wheat, I´m wonderin...
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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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Struggling with food?

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hi everyone I am battling with food and timing. Normally I would only eat breakfast at 9/930 and have lunch at 1:1:30 and then a snack around 4. Now that I h...
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Diabetics and SCD

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I’ve searched through the forums but not had much luck getting this particular question answered: is there anything in particular that a Type II diabetic s...
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Tips and Tricks: Slow Carb Style

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I've been browsing the forum and noticed a lot of the same questions being asked. I thought it'd be helpful if a lot of the information that was gathered from se...
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Meal and excercise for women?

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Hi guys So excited to have found this! I am a little confused about the excercise part of the book. I am doing the PAGG, got everything yesterday. Have had...

For Italians and Pasta Lovers

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Pasta is cheap and easy to make and I missed it after going slow carb. Until I found out about spaghetti squash. . With 5g carbs per half cup and a GI less than ...
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How much exercise for a female?

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I am on week 2 and started doing the Cat Vomit and Myotatic Crunch exercises. I am a little sore, so I know I did them correctly. I also did the plank exercises....
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P.O.N.C.D.

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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3dr day of LCD, 3 day of headaches

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Hi Foum, its my third day of the slow carp diet. The first day was fine, at the second my headaches where acceptable, now on the third day its terrible!!! He...
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HELP!!! Alcohol on Cheat Days?!

Hi, I have been following the 4-Hour Body for 5 days now. My first cheat day will be this Saturday. I was wondering how much it would set me back if I decided ...
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Doc says I can't have cheatday anymore, I seem to be developing diabetes

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Hi there, I just came back from a visit with my doctor, and my blood tests show signs of early diabetes. I'm in shock, as my sugar levels and especially my trigl...
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I'm burning way more than I'm consuming and yet I'm barely losing any weight

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This is my second attempt at the Slow Carb diet as laid out in Tim Ferris’s 4Hr Body book. I read the chapters about the diet very carefully and have tried...
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Losing weight but not fat percentage

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I am 5’2”, ~165 lbs, 28 years old, male. I have been following the slow carb diet for a week now. I have noticed that while my weight is decreasing...
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When to add weight lifting to my plan

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Hello everyone, I have been on/off SCD for about a year now (always falling off after a few weeks). This time around I have decided that enough is enough and I...
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What do people do for maintenance?

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I’m curious if anyone has tried to have a slow carb breakfast and dinner every day, but eat (not necessarily overeat) what they want at lunch time. No week...
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Any slow carb friendly meals at chain restaurants?

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I can't cook well, and the prospect of eating beans from a can is just depressing. I know I won't follow through with this diet if I don't have tasty food. What...
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My Slow Carb Flickr

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Is anyone else taking photos of their meals? I have been on slow carb for about 8 weeks and I've captured pretty much everything I've eaten (minus cheat days) o...
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Back on the wagon...

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So I did the SCD a few years ago, met Tim Ferris, lost 22lbs in a month, etc. Life was amazing. Then my band fell apart, I had a lot of stress at my job, went on...
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Too exhausted?

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Hi there. I’m currently using the “Geek to Freak” method. (One set to failure, 5/5, 2-10 exercises.) It works very good for building muscle. ...
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How to measure?

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As I’m eating a lot off eggs, I’ve become curious about what my cholesterol and testosteron levels look like. I’m under the impression that it&...

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Agree on the nuts & olive oil, nut butters & hemp or pea proteins powders are another option.

Maybe you could add to your diet a little olive oil or some nuts..

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