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Question about the food in the diet.

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Hello 4 Hour People, I have a slight problem with the food within the Diet. Out of the foods listed: Protiens: Egg White (1-2 Whole eggs or Organic 1 to 2 wh...
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Ketosis and the Long-term?

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This just came up as I was browsing some articles. I came across something I've never heard before, and quite frankly it scared me. Here's the line (related to m...
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Headaches, anyone?

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Hello everyone! I'm beginning my third week of the SCD. I have had two great "cheat" days, I literally could not eat anymore at the end of each day. I ...
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Weaknesses and merits of SCD when engaged in serious training

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From: http://submissionsinc.com/2011/03/02/the-slow-carb-diet-final-thoug... It’s been a bit of a long run, but here is my final post on the Slow-Carb Diet a...
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Myotatic Crunch

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Anyone have a good (ie cheaper) alternative to the BOSU or Swiss ball?
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what veggies can u eat on the scd?

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Is there a list of of the foods u can have on the scd somewhere? Almost through week one and dying to see my #'s but I am getting tired of eggs? Help!
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Chicken Legs

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I was listening to 4HB and in it tim says its okay to eat chicken thighs and breast. Im on day 16 of my new lifestyle and had not properly heard that part. Ive b...
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Any other alternative to SCD?

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i am having a hard time sticking to it. its like i do it for one week and the next week i can't keep up with it and end up having bread along with other food. I...

HGC and Slo-Carb diet?

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My sister bought me an Homeopathic HGC kit recently, just wondering if anyone has incorporated that into the Slo-Carb and fat loss phases? My body 'feels' great...
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Yellow mustard?

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Started 3 weeks ago with Slow-Carb and so far so good (lost 15 lbs, 14 of those were fat lbs). I Love spinach so its finding its way onto almost every meal and ...
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Getting enough calories?

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I've only been losing about .2 oz a day for last few days so I tried tracking my calories. I haven't been close enough to my RMR (resting metabolic rate which is...
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Not enough exercise?

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My daily exercise consists of 40 seconds of bicycle crunches, 20 push ups and 30-40 minutes of jogging(3 to 4 miles). Is this too little? Weekends are my rest da...
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Member intro: Slowly starting

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Taking it one day at a time
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Vietnam and Thailand

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Going on vacation to Vietnam and Thailand. What can I eat over there? Suggestions?
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kettlebells?

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i would really like to get a kettlebell to incorporate into the SCD. however, i am totally dense when trying to figure out what weight, how many swings, how ofte...
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Can I eat anything within 30min after Exercise?

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Hey guys, Today will be my third day with the geek to freak exercises, and the last two times I've been treating the "you can eat carbs within 30 minutes o...
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Before and After! Weeks 1, 4, & 7!

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Hey guys here are my before and after pictures while on the SCD. It changed my life. Really. I've been off it for about 2 weeks now and am experimenting with o...
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Anyone Over 80 Years Old on SCD?

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Is anyone here that's on SCD over 80 years old, or know of SCD working for someone over 80 or close to 80? I ask because my 84-year-old grandmother gained 30 po...
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A little help is well appreciated

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So i recently was on SCD for a little over a month and did great from 195lbs to 168lbs the only problem is I plateaued at 168lbs for 2 weeks after that I decided...

Switching to Everyman 3

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I'm wondering if anyone has tried switching to the alternative sleep schedules. I'm considering switching to Everyman 3 (3hour core + 3 naps). I was wondering ...
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Stop or stay?

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Just started week 4 and I gained 2lbs but lost 2inches on my thighs and nothing else but my pants (that were too loose before SCD) are feeling a bit more..fitted...
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i'm on day 6...

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and it's my cheat day, horray! But, everything i wanted to eat, once i start to eat them, it makes me ill to my stomach...and i end up spitting it out or throwi...
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Nutriton Action - Sugar Belly

Nutrition Action is a small magazine that is kinda along the lines of consumers report for food. They rely on subscriptions, not advertisements to keep the light...
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Yves tofu products

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I love cooking with Yves ground tofu and love their hot dogs....I know the topic has come up before about soya products....what about this particular brand to us...
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Occam´s protocol

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I´ve got some questions about Occam´s protocol. 1) Consumation a litr of milk per day can increase body fat. With regards to what I read at this forum and wha...
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Foods OK and foods NOT OK

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Hi, I've bought and read the whole book - Tim suggested cottage cheese and probiotics but also wrote that in the low carbs diets no dairy are allowed - so what a...
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First Week Cheat Day after 5 or 10 days?

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Hi All! I am a little confused.... In the book Tim says to start SCD on a Monday so oyur cheat day falls on Saturday but I have heard a few on here saying the f...
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My 4 Month Body

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I've been doing the slow carb diet for about 4 months now, and I'm quite happy with my progress so far. I'm 30 and I haven't even exercised much and my work is v...
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Quark and cottage cheese

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Hopefully a good entry food recipe here for you... I made an extra dipping sauce for the almond meal encrusted chicken strips, just like Domino's!!! Quark cheese...
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Don't let a slip-up throw you off the wagon

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Good morning, Just had my 5th weigh-in and am excited about cheat day tomorrow. I have seen many people post questions/concerns about eating on vacation or per...
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Running- Is that okay?

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Hello, I want to start running and add that to my routine, but not sure how that will affect my body on the SCD. I just wanna run about 2 to 3 miles per day fo...

Low Carb Bread

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I have found low carb bread that (1) slice equals 2 carbs. Is this allowed?
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Tip: Latte and Mocha Recipe

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Want to enjoy that creamy mocha and latte without dairy or worry? Try adding a tbsp of your protein powder (vanilla flavor for latte, chocolate flavor for mocha...
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How Much For Lunch?

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I tend to eat a big lunch. It usually consists of 2-3 peices of baked fish, salad with lettuce, sprouts, beans, egg, and light italian or oil and sometimes a pie...

WOW! Cauliflower Pizza Crust !! Yum!

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Easy and delicious! I used pesto on the crust and then loaded it up with vegies. I used a little cheese in the crust to make sure it came out crispy, but I didn'...
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Milk vs Soft Drink vs Water

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Right, we all know that soft drinks / fruit juices are a big no no, but how bad is milk? If we take all the sugar in soft drinks vs the fat in milk, how does t...
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Are you getting enough water? Camelback!

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I've determined over the last 5 weeks on SCD that my water consumption seems to be an exponential factor in my fat loss. I often have trouble remembering to drin...
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Cheatday gain is increasing

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All- Like many of you, I am a data hound. I have hit a plateau recently, not being able to break 200lbs, my initial goal. Started at 242. Very happy with res...
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Bad beans or no beans?

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I'm in a bit of a dilemma.. The only damn beans i can find where i'm living at the moment is red kidney beans, where there is also sugar in.. So my question is.....
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Overdoing nuts (domino foods)?

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The book says that we have to get domino foods out of the house during the slow-carb diet. That is nuts, chickpeas, hummus, peanuts, macadamias. But why? The ...
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[BBC] The Myth of the Eight-Hour Sleep

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BBC has an article explaining how biphasic sleep used to be the norm until the 20th century. Now I really I wish I had the time to implement a polyphasic sleep s...

Afraid of Cheat Day..would like suggestions.

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Last week was my first week, felt extremely bloated and over full on regular days. Did the ice water in mornings, 30g protien within 30 mins, kept beans/lentils ...
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Very interesting article re: gluten & wheat

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Hey all, As an almost year long 4HBer, I've been astounded at how hard it was to wean myself off grains. I stuck to it and have lost nearly 60lbs since January...
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Just started and going on vacation

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Hello all. I just started my 4hb quest last week with results already! My issue here is that I'm going on a company trip and will most definitely indulge in a fe...
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Having trouble getting enough protein

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Hi all, I’m having a hard time getting enough protein in my diet. I have some restrictions. I am doing an internsip, and the housing situation I am in ba...
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My progress so far and questions going forward

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All, I have been on the SCD for almost 6 months now and my weight loss has plateaued. Below are my typical non cheat day meals: Breakfast 2 eggs and 2 additio...
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Is tomato juice ok?

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Is tomato juice ok? I know tomatos are ok, but what about tomato juice?
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I'm MAD at LOMAD!!

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Sorry, that's the best title I could come up with. LOMAD. Liter of Milk a Day. Have you done it? Did your BF% increase, stay the same.... OR did it drop? ...
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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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First cheat day

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Well I completed my first full week on the Slow carb diet & feel pretty good. I lost about 8lbs gained about 1.5lbs back so not too shabby. I felt really gui...

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