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help with not feeling good on slow carb diet

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hi guys, i’ve been trying the slow carb diet this week and ive noticed that it makes me feel quite full and its quite easy to impliment. However i dont...
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Anyone have a view on baked beans - good or bad?

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There's a few things i'm unclear about; Baked beans Ketchup Brown sauce Dilutable cordial Frying or grilling Any of you old hands have a view?
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Raw Milk Kefir

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I would image then that homemade kefir from raw milk should be okay on the slow carb diet as the during the fermentation process the sugars are eaten by the bact...
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Eating just because it's cheat day

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Anyone developing bad eating habits on cheat day? I've noticed that I'm shoveling in as much crap as possible before going to bed on cheat day because I'm thinki...
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4 weeks in, best decision ever

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35 year old married father of 2 small kids obese since age 13 active, but get into low activity periods. Cheat and weigh-in day = Saturday start: 263.4 poun...

How often are people weighing themselves?

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How often are people weighing them selves? I find measurements difficult at the moment as I have been bloated from the lentils. I think this is calming down now....
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The lonely start?

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My name's Cody, i'm 20 years old and i'm about 416 pounds. I'm definitively overweight but because of my lazy attitude i haven't really tried to lose to much wei...
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Diet pills?

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Is it ok to take thermogenic diet pills while on SCD?
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4 hour people - READ ME!

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Grapefruit Juice More than once on a Cheat Day?

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I just started adding Grapefruit Juice to my cheat days. I drank a glass b/f my first cheat meal and then was drinking 1/2 glass b/f any subsequent cheat meals....
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Experimentation with Cheese

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Let me preface this with saying that I am 100% aware that Tim says no cheese as it provokes a dramatic insulinemic response, being that it's dairy. However, I w...
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Lamb - is there a reason it's not on the preferred list?

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Just refreshing my memory on the Slow-Carb-Diet part 1 RULE #2 Eat the same meals over and over again. Tim lists: *Eggs *Chicken Breast/Thigh *Beef *Fish Pork...
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What did I do wrong?

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Ok, I'm on day two of the diet. I did. 1) Egg whites 2) Stir fry chicken from a thai place 3) Sashimi no rice 4) Teriyaki chicken meal from a sushi place,...
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Sports? Fitness vs Recreation? Halp?

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Before I started the 4HB I was doing c25k, yoga, other things too (like sparkpeople's strength workout program). I read the book and while I've been superstrict ...
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Why do I need NO-Xplode?

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What is the benefit of drinking 2 scoops of NO-Xplode in the morning when I'm not even working out? First of all, it's sweetened with sucralose aka Splenda. I th...
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So far, so good, but have supplement question

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I started doing this last Tuesday and so far, I am impressed! I haven't had huge fat loss, in fact I don't think I have lost any pounds, but my clothes are fitti...
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Why did my diet plan stagnate?

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Hi guys, my Name ist Arik, I'm from Germany. After reading the chapter about removing fat I was planning my first diet plan for one week. I really could not pra...

Coconut flakes/chunks?

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Are dried/toasted coconut flakes (or chunks) okay as a snack option? (No sugar added)
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Fat Intake Question

I know we are supposed to be getting out fats in as with with butter, lard and certain oils so that our body can use it as a fuel source. What is the minimum to ...
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Fat Bread?

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I saw this recipe a while back and was curious as to what the consensus would be about it. Richard Nikoley of "Free the Animal" has a recipe for grain...
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Athletic Greens dosage time?

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Hello! My understanding is he uses the Athletic Greens supplements only on cheat days...is this right? If so, is there a certain time/protocol on when to consum...
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My weekly schedule

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Hi everyone, I am a 32 years old male and I just wanted to give some insight of how I am managing to take off 1 kilo per week, every week. This has been happenin...
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1 week in and doing fine

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Hi Friends: One week in and feeling pretty good. I did the unthinkable and weighed myself and I am down 5.7 lb which I think is incredible. I've tried just abou...
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Question about the ice water

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Is the ice water just in the morning and or all day long?
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5 Hour Energy Drinks

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So I buy this stuff in bulk (24 packs at costco) and take 1 or 2 a day. I've already lost 15lbs in two weeks while still taking it but I just looked at the labe...
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What are some good snack foods I can have?

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I know that Tim says in the book that you should eat amount in that you dont need snacks, however I am a 19 year old male, I workout regularly and I am hungry al...
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Alternative to Kimchi or Sauerkraut

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Hi There I'm new to the slow carb diet - I'm on day 5. I cannot stand Sauerkraut or Kimchi (also I'm not convinced that they are actually fermented after readin...
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Had a blow out on a non-blow out day!

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Well I have been on the SCD for two and a half weeks. Progress has been good with both weight and measurements coming down (although these may be slowing down). ...
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4 Hour Reboot

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So I'm starting the slow carb diet again after a 2 month hiatus. Man its tough. I'm going through some crazy withdrawals right now after 2 days but I've droppe...
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Canned tomatoes could be undoing your hard work.

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Not really a question, but I wasn’t sure how else to post this. Tin cans are lined with a resin that contains bisphenol-A which apparently acts in a similar m...
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How much beans should I eat for weight loss?

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I would like to know what the serving of beans are for a woman who is about 10-15 lbs of fat loss from her goal? I am new to the 4 hour body diet and will be st...
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Whey protein allowed or not allowed?

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I BOUGHT THIS WHEY PROTEIN FROM GNC .. I JUST WANDERING IF ITS GONNA SLOW DOWN OR EFFECT MY WEIGHT LOSS ,,,AND ALSO ITS FAVORED .IS THAT BAD??
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Day After Cheat Day

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On the day after cheat day I'm feeling extra tired with some slight head aches throughout the day. I'm 14 weeks into diet but the post cheat day blues have start...
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progress after 8 weeks (photos)

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Here I am wearing a pair of pants that fit last year: and here I am demonstrating why you should never ever put ice packs directly on your skin. This photo is...
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Why do I feel like I'm getting fatter?

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My first week I lost 5 lbs but now into my third week I am seeing no progress and also my waist and thighs feel flabbier not firmer. I'm doing the posterior work...
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First Week Results

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Okay, so my first week is in the books (sort of). It hasn't technically been a full week since I started on Monday and it is now Friday but cheat day is tomorrow...

Slow Carb Diet and Triathlon Training?

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Hi, Great to see that Tim's book has inspired so many and that forums like this exist! I am a budding triathlete - but after a couple of injuries have found m...
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Cinnamon Toothpicks

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Are They okay on the SCD? I see cinnamon is acceptable in several different methods. I was going to make some homemade toothpicks for use, since you cant reall...
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Athletes and SCD

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6'0 Male 192.8 lbs 12.1% Body Fat Ok, so this seems like a selfish question to ask since it will include specific work out regiments that I do, but I was just h...
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Interesting Article on Cold Therapy

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I stumbled across this article on Cold Therapy and thought I would share. Perhaps full body ice baths could be replaced with just putting our feet into ice wate...
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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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I want to change now!

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Hi Guys, after about a month of being introduced to 4hr body, I decided I needed some help because I believe I don't fall into some of these categories of body t...
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Would this be classed as stalling??

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Hi, I've been doing 4hb slow carb for around 2 months now and the last few weeks have just managed to lose cheat day gain before next cheat day. I previously had...
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Meatloaf and added sugar

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Any ideas what I could use to substitute for the bread crumbs that are typically used in meatloaf? I looked at the lemon-pepper seasoning today. Sugar was liste...
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I'm really stalling- Help!

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Hello, I'm back to square one... After this last week I have gained the little I lost the previous week, that means I'm back at 93,5 kg, just 2 kg since I starte...
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Depressed (personal reasons). ate small pizza. Gave up SCD

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Hello all, I am under great depression and i just finished a small sized pizza. You all have been very supportive. I wish you best of luck. You people are beaut...
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Not losing cheat day weight

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So I've been doing SCD for almost 5 weeks now, and I know you guys are going to say I should give my body more time to adjust, but still... The first couple of w...
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Maltitol nightmare!!!

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My lord the last 24 hours has been interesting.. I did the silliest thing ever and ate sweets containing maltitol. I thought it would be ok as we are allowed 16...
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Weight gain the day after Cheat Day?

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Hello, I just did my first cheat day after a good first week. Some weight gain as expected. Felt awful the day after and I was glad to be back on the SC diet as ...
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Enough protien?

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Ive been eating a protien based meal but I haven't really been keeping track of any grams. I'm just wondering if I'm getting enough or not. For breakfast I have ...

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Jason Rotramel commented on G G's reply:

Thank you , I'm ok with slow grind , the gym is already a ritual , and honestly I hate the scale anyways and would much rather be tracking my measu...

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What time ???

My reading is that any processed soy products are out. Edamame would not be processed as it is the whole bean, so I think it is okay.

Yogurt is a dairy so I think that would be a no even though the Greek variety is high in protein and lower sugar than non-Greek. Yogurt also is go...

Yes, please! Can I continue with my love of olives or do I have to regulate them to cheat days?

^It doesn't show up as impacting insulin, but aspartame is to be avoided. Stevia was the only one the book says you can use, if needed.

I had the same thought about tomatoes and peas. Peas are on the list of "pick one thing from each of these categories" and it doesn't sa...

How long did you stay with the plan and how did you do? I'm starting tomorrow and your starting measurements are the closest to mine.

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Thanks, unfortunately beans and nuts for breakfast don't sit well with me but the protein shake is working. I'm defnitely not skipping the fats b...

Thanks Chase! That's just what I needed to hear! : )

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