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travel meals?

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Hey everyone, In my first week of the SCD diet and I have to travel to rural PA this weekend for a wedding, going to hit a few points where I am supposed to eat...
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Thinking of P90X3, would SCD eating pattern work?

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To be honest, I don't have confident with Tim's Geek To Freak and all those things he claimed. After all, I have been on SCD for 4.5 months and barely loose 15 l...
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Kettle Bells

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I have been doing the SCD for two weeks lost ten pounds; feeling great with more energy. I want to start with the kettle bell exercises. I intend to purchase a...
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Was doing great, now feeling ill.....

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Hi Gang, I am 7 1/2 weeks on SCD and have been reading this every day for just as long! You guys are rad. Unfortunately, I finally decided to join because I am ...
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Leg Press - 10 reps too much?

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Hi I determined that my max initial weight for leg press is 160 kg (failure at 165), so the 70% weight for 5/5 * 10 reps was 110 kg However I find it nearly im...
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Daily intake - not eating enough?

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Hello I'm on SCD since last october, made good progress at first, then I got a bit off the track, inclusive the winter&semester holidays and I told me to re...
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Black beans vs. Pintos

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I love black beans and I lost tons of fat eating primarily black beans and grass fed Colombian beef. I was annoyed to come here and find everyone bad-mouthing bl...
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Best tasting SCD Chili!

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Here is my recipe that I have been using for weeks on end. It tends to be a bit spicy, so feel free to take out the seeds and or peppers to your liking. Here i...
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Mistakes people!

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I want to ask about people's mistakes. What were they? I want to learn from all of them in order to maximise the loss! My mistakes 1) not enough water in a day...
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What's one hint to lose fat weight quickly?

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One easy trick, one cognitive tool.
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Has anybody resumed normal eating, used PAGG, and kept the weight off?

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I have lost 20 pounds in two months using PAGG and the slow carb diet. I miss regular foods big time, however. Has anybody resumed normal eating, stayed on PAG...
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Hitting the food wall... aka I'm Full!

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I remember this happening before, but I don't remember what I did to get around it, or how I broke through it. When I sit down to eat, I feel full fairly quickly...
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Green Envy Drink

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I have been drinking an ounce of this every morning. I got it from Costco. I have already complained about my lack of weight loss. Does this hurt or help? Sug...
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New and going to try 4HB for 30 days. Lots of ??'s

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Hey everyone! Just got the 4HB book Friday and I have to say I am suuuper excited to start. I made a bet with my mom that if I don't lose at least 10 pounds of ...
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Carb Cravings at night

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Just into my first week on the Slow Carb diet. I find that I get food cravings, especially carbs, at night. I got rid of all my cereal and buy no bread just to k...
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Eggs, Meat and ... ?

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These are my meals: Meal #1: Eggs + Beans + Veggies Meal #2: Chicken Breast + Beans + Veggies Meal #3: HAVE NO IDEA - so end up random snacking I'm still losing...
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After 28 Days of Occam's ...

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Greetings, fellow 4-Hour People! Firstly, let me give a HUGE thanks to all the contributors to this website - the answers (and the questions) being posted have ...
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Working out on the slow carb diet?

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I am in the process of "eventually" dropping roughly 70+ pounds on the slow carb. Looking good and feeling good are my two aims, but I have no desire ...

Question on what workouts and when....

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Hello all, Question on the A and B workouts. I get the A and B exercises, (pick machine or free weight) and go with it. Gain muscle. - But what about the 8 ...
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3 weeks no progress, PAGG no effect, plateaued!!

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Hi guys, I've been doing the slow carb diet for a few months now. I'd say that my results have been OK but not great. I'm down 11.5 lbs total. 40 years old, 5' 1...
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Any good protein shake recipes out there?

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I'm having trouble getting my morning protein in. I have been eating eggs but they are beginning to pale on me. So, if anyone has a good protein shake recipe o...
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Food allowed with wrong ingredients

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Hi everyone! First, I have to say that im not English speaker, so I can make a lot of mistakes, sorry for that. My sister and I are in our third week of the sl...
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How much weight should one expect to lose if she's in a healthy range of body weight already?

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when i started the SCD 5 days ago, I weighed 129 pounds, know I weigh 126.4 pounds, which is 2.6 pounds of weight loss per 5 days. I'm female, 5"3 inches. i...
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Help a college student...

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Being in college is making this diet slightly harder due to dining halls not having too many options, and of course the drinking. I have a date party on thursday...
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Great job on the team page!

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As above, looks great Wow that's a big team! Why do I get loads of the same post on the team page though? For example, orezscu86's whey protein post I can se...
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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 resu...
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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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PAGG - how long before meal

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I started with PAGG, and wanted to find out if there was a consensus on what should be the time lag between PAGG and the corresponding meal, or if that is immate...
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For the Slow Carb Diet, is Tomato a Fruit?

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I know that 'Salsa' is more than allowed, but what about fresh tomato?
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New To Kettlebell

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Good Morning Everyone, I read the 4-hour body book. I have tried to start the slow carb diet a few times but after a week it's rough. My biggest problem is my f...
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Any body coolers we can take in our diet?

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Folks I have been following this diet for close to 6 weeks now and it has worked out well. Only issue i have is since we have a lot of proteins in form of meat ...
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Body Fat Monitors

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I wanted to get some dialog going about the accuracy and best use scenarios for different body fat monitors. I currently have a Tanita foot scale and a Omron ha...
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End of Week 1 update March 13, 2011--1.5in loss

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So, today is my last day of week 1. I started on March 7, 2011. Yesterday I had my first cheat day. I started with high protein breakfast and went for a run. ...
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Still stalling

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Last week I asked about my menu and was given a lot of helpful advice on how to change it around. You can see this here. Well, I've changed it since, and my wei...
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Grapefruit juice

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On day 3 of the 4HB (woo hoo) and reading up on cheat day protocol. Tim doesn't say how much grapefruit juice to have before the 2nd meal. Does it matter?
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One Year on SCD

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Today marks one year since I read the book and started immediately. Starting weight 08/28/2012 : 242 Goal weight: 199.9 One year later weight: 199.6 *yes it too...
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SCD'ers in the Northeast...

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Hit the jackpot last week at TRADER JOE'S. The bean selection is unbelievable, and all natural. I bought three different types of refried beans, simply open th...
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Playing hockey on SCD...?

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Hey Guys, So I'm new to SCD, 29 years old, 5'11", starting weight 250lbs. I just at the beginning of my second week, and I'm hovering around the 240-242lb...
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Cheat Days at public events?

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My husband and I starting the 4 hour body slow carb diet this week and are attending a super bowl party this sunday. We can't exactly be doing air squats or wall...
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"easing" into the SCD program?

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Just picked up the book the other day (well, the iBook...) and have read the whole "Fat Loss" section. (and bits and pieces of other sections as well...
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Is Whole Wheat Pasta Ok for SCD/OP Diet?

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I've been on the OP diet for over 6 weeks and gained about 18lbs then I switched to SCD losing 8-9lbs fairly quickly (3 weeks). The reason was that I gained a lo...
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Sardines Rock

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So I haven't seen a post on sardines for over a year, so I thought I'd put in another plug for them. I used to eat them all the time as a kid but then stopped b...
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Chai Seeds

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I've heard people using Chai seeds for various things with dieting. Has anyone ever eaten them and would you think they are a yes or no to the slow-carb diet? I...
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cheat day grapefruit juice

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i dont remember tim saying on cheat day to load up grapefruit juice just a glass i thought to get you started on your first cheat meal? im going back and re read...
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Don't you think that the SCD could be called "The Happy Diet"?

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Wow, I have been doing this for three weeks. And the combination of the high protein breakfast (I am trying to eat more than 30 grams of protein) and the low sug...
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Too much protein?

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I am making my breakies for my kids and hubby too. So I have no way of knowing how much EXACTLY i am getting. i DO know that I throw spinach, a can of salmon, be...

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Fullness of the digestive tract: of course it is not simply the “totality” gastric, which persists only up to 3-5 hours after a big Christmas meal. I...
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Need Help!! Week three. Questions and frustrations

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This is the second time I am writting this (I just can't catch a break). I have been on the SCD for three weeks. I am a women, 5 3' 163lbs very active and have ...

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