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Pea protein powder

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hi team just a question about pea protein powder im sick of eating boiled eggs first thing in the morning is it ok to use pea protein powder as a shake instead??...
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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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Egg Whites?

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Hi- just started the 4 hour body diet today. I need to loose about 15 lbs and have recently gained weight due to stress eating and working long hours. This plan ...
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Acai on Slow Carb Diet?

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I know fruit is not allowed except for tomato and avocado, but acai (unsweetened raw) has a very low glycemic index as well (GI 12/ GL 0.5). Would raw unsweetene...
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Not losing enough weight - any help?

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I eat the following every day, but am very stagnant. During this period of stagnation, my diet has not changed at all. I have been losing .3lbs/day almost every ...

Is a bit of Honey ok?

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Hey all, My girlfriend is coming over to stay tomorrow (we do the long distance thing due to work), and she has an exam for her Chartered Institute of Marketing...
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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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I snapped :(

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hi all ive been on SCD for 2 months and am getting great results. im in training for a kettlebell sport competition so i train 3 times a week. today was a tr...
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Four meals a day

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is it true that we should be eating four meals a day?
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How many active members here?

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Everything I’ve read either only gets one or two responses, or has responses from a really long time ago (3 years). Are there really active people here, o...
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Dinner for tonight

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Hey guys, i cooked something today and i was wondering if it is 100% 4 hour body : I roasted some onion, added eggplant and after a while a medium tomato and s...
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Are these good snacks?

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I found this article online about Slow Carb snacks. In y’all’s opinions, what do you think of them? http://www.infobarrel.com/Great_Slow_Carb_4HB_S...
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Hair loss or thinning?

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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 ma...
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Bloatedness & weight increase!!..albeit early days!

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Need your help 4HB experts! Admittedly, its only day 3 but I have put on 1 pound in 3 days and have followed the diet to the absolute letter? My husband on the o...
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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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How many of you eat chicken with skin on, and/or deep fried?

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I’m tired of pan sear chicken breat or bake chicken tight (I do have salmon, steak/ bake tilapia in between). Just checking, how many of you eat chicken wi...
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Any super-fat people attempting this?

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Does this diet (lifestyle change) work if you're super overweight? For instance, 303 lbs and 5'5" tall female? I see a lot of people who are 200-250 (and t...
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Can I do cardio the first few weeks?

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Okay, So I am an ex Division 1 athlete, I JUST got done playing and I want to lose fat and bulky muscle. I started 4HB about 5 days ago. It’s been easy t...
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Switching cheat days

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Just started this about a week and a half ago. So far I’m enjoying it as much as possible (I’m so sick of chicken though, hahaha). Haven’t seen...
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Fell off the wagon...:(

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Haven't been on here for awhile and just noticed I posted 34 days ago. I wonder how much weight I would've lost had I not fallen off...I do enjoy eating this way...
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Lactose Free Milk or Regular?

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I recently got my bloodwork done and it revealed that I’m a little low in Vitamin D. Now my mom’s forcing me to drink milk to get my levels normal an...
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Competing goals???

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Hi, I’ve read the three books, loved them, and I’m having some success…however, I need a fresh perspective/advice on how I can best achieve cer...

Women and the 4 Hour Body

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Are women finding success with 4 Hour Body? Over at 4-HBTalk we are discussing this and the women are not seeing very good results. Any feedback you can offer?...
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Tomatoes ok and not carrots? Why??

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How come the SCD allows tomatoes but bans other produce, such as carrots? Here's why I'm asking: The SCD tries to curb your sugar/carb intake, lowering your glyc...
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Cellucor Whey

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Would the Cellucor whey protien supplements be ok for the slow carb?

Alcohol and red wine on non-cheat days

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I have a question regarding the diet. Tim mentioned that red wine in moderation (2 glasses max) is acceptable on his plan. I have cut out alcohol as much as p...
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New Recipe??

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Can I use this recipe ? It is one of my favorites Shepherds Pie Indulge in this shepherd’s pie recipe without feeling guilty. Lentils, mushrooms and cauliflo...
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vegetable on the list?

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Are beets allowed?
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Why do I feel like crap after 4 days on the Slow Carb Diet?

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I've been on a low carb (100 carbs or less) diet for about 2.5 months now and have done really well. I've been trying the Slow Carb Diet in the book and have pr...
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Modified Slow Carb

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Hi all, I started slow carbing about 3 years ago and I mostly still adhere to the diet, however I had to modify it b/c I went a little crazy on cheat days, and...
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Are Seeds Allowed?

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Hey guys whats up, Im a 21 y.o college student getting back on the slow carb track, after losing about 30 lbs last summer, and gaining it back in school, smh. Bu...
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Micellar Casein Shake For Breakfast

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Hi I find it very hard to get 30g of protein when i wake up, mostly because i have NO appetite for at least a few hours. I was thinking of having a protein sha...
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Losing weight but not fat

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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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I'm not motivated to following the 4 Hour Body

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I've been carrying around the book and I've been reading it here and there. However I haven't started anything. I don't need to loose weight but I need to get th...
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You know you're losing weight when...

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...the food that drops off your fork discovers a previously non-existent gap to fall BETWEEN your boobs and further down inside your top!!! It's a silly milesto...
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Hi I'm Tricia

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I have 79 pounds to lose to get to my goal weight of 150lbs. But I have an initial goal of 20lbs. Im married to my wonderful Randy,we have been married 20 years....
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100 lbs in 208 days.

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This is more of a Before/During than Before/After cuz I'm nowhere near finished! Starting Weight 12/15/10 - 429 Todays Weight 07/10/11 - 328.8 I have 4HB to th...
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Hemp protein shakes

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Hi all, I have read with interest the debates on whey vs casein protein shakes, and I currently use Nutrisport 90+ which is a combination of the two (and I can't...
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Protein shake as lunch substitute

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I am planning to work in a muslim country this year during Ramadan. There will be very limited possibilities to get any lunch during work hours and i will be sta...
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The Beano Controversy?

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Me and my girl have been on the SCD for 3 weeks now. We have tried soaking "organic" beans overnight and rinsing prior to preparing to eat. For some re...
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Just some questions

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Hi, I guess I wouldn’t really be new. I’ve been trying to follow the SCD since late February. Now, however,I have some concerns. In the first few wee...
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deviled eggs as a snack???

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I was thinking about making deviled eggs as a snack with a hint of mayo and mustard… Is there any type of pickles I can use… Or should I just stay aw...
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I've been hovering around the same weight

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I’ve been hovering around the same weight for around 3 weeks now!..How can i break this plateau?… I was feeling a difference in my clothes but now am...
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occam's protocol- free weight option - at home

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hi all, Going to the gym is not easy with my current life style I am contenplating doing the occam’s razor protocol at home. I would have to buy all the ...
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Any Suggestions on how to fight my sugar cravings?

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I’ve been on the SCD now for 9 weeks and I cannot shake my cravings for sugar (biscuits, chocolate, danish pastry - anything goes really) I can fight it mo...
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silly question abt tingling

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I actually feel tingling in my but and thighs at night… has anyone experienced the .. and is it actually me burning fat or just my imagination… ;)
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How to continue to lose weight?

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I started the 4 hour diet 3 weeks ago and have love 13 pounds. Every week I pretty much eat similar things and on my cheat day I have 1-2 cheat meals. I have bee...
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I want to track my blood where to I start?

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So, I’ve been doing slow carb and now paleo for a while and I feel great. I’ve shed weight and my energy levels/mental clarity are off the charts. ...

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G G replied to Lisa's question:
Egg Whites?
G G commented on G G's reply:

One thing I notice about my cheat days. If I eat a ton of processed foods, pizza or dine out and I get loaded up with sodium and then I drink beer ...

watch the protein shake, i was using one my first week but didn't check the ingredients. Had sucralose in it, so that went right out.

Well I checked out the nutritional info, and it’s basically this: one 100g serving of raw, unsweetened acai pulp has 60 calories, 5g of fat,...

Brian, I think you may be onto something with the salt. I've been seeing them as a benefit, because they keep my mouth busy all day and keep me fro...

Grace Sheng replied to Lisa's question:
Egg Whites?
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Egg Whites?
Mike Manzi commented on G G's reply:

You're probably right about breakfast. I gotta get something in my belly earlier. My ideal weight is 170, probably have like 25-30lbs of body fat, ...

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