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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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BBQ Sauce Recipe?

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Being from the midwest, I LOVE me some BBQ. I was wondering if anyone had a good SCD friendly recipe for BBQ sauce. I know most sauces have way too much sugar in...

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Am I losing enough weight? Roughly 0.5-1kg per week

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Hi everyone. Apologies in advance for the length. I'm following SCD and have just finished my 4th week. I started at 75.5kg and I'm now down to 73kg, Other peo...
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Artificial Sweeteners

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I'm an artificial sweetener addict, and I'm cutting down the amount I put in my coffee each day, and by the end of the week my goal is to cut it out completely. ...
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Easy Breakfast?

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omg. cooking eggs and beans in the AM is really difficult. Esp if one's supposed to choke them down 30 min into the day. Anyone find easy way to get all that p...
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Frequent Dining Out

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I work at a job where we are provided with lunch from a restaurant, which is paid for by the company. How concerned should I be about knowing exactly what is ...
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Last 5 pounds rocks :(

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Literally it is so hard to loose those last few pounds. It is upsetting to follow the diet to a T and not loose anything in a week. I only do cheat days every ot...

Grass fed/hormone and testosterone free - really necessary?

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Is it really necessary to get grass fed and hormone/testosterone free beef or can I just eat normal beef? Will it seriously affect my weight loss on the slow ca...
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Need to know if this is working... (Before and During Photos)

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Hi everyone! So, I've been doing Slow-Carb for about 2 weeks now, so not long. But I need to know if this is working or not, from some impartial people like your...
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Not gaining much weight....

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I have been following Occam's protocol for 4 weeks now. Previous to that I did slow carb diet and lost about 17 lbs of fat and reduced body fat from 17% to 8.5%...
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Suggestion: Trial and compare progress

How about a category where we can post things that we may have tried one week and removed another with compared resluts to suggest whether it could have made a d...
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Sugar as an ingredient

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Ive been noticing in my shopping that just about everything has trace amounts of sugar in the ingredients; lunchmeat (purposely avoiding and "honeyed" ...

Do you follow the Occam's Perscriptions or the Geek to Freak Supplements or both?

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I want to do the Geek to Freak and am confused as to which supplements to take. 4HB describes Occam's Prescriptions (pg 208) and then another set of supplements ...
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Everything but Body calibers...

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Hey everyone, I will be starting the Challenge, (thinking today as I just finished a geek to freak cycle). I have everything but the Steiva (can easily get) and...
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What do you look like now? Show off your results!

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What does your body look like after living and breathing the Four Hour Body? Post your best before & after photos and measurements here. Here's my results af...

Blacking out on the slow carb diet

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Hi everyone, During my first week of the slow-carb diet, I followed it by the book, but started blacking out whenever I would stand up too quickly. I tried addi...
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Cottage Cheese?

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Hi All - I'm brand new to this and trying to get my pre pregnancy body back. I began 10 days ago and only lost 2 lbs I feel very discouraged and don't know what...
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menu planning

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Hello, I was wondering if you could help me, I am very overweight I need to loose about 70 pounds. I am a 40 yr old woman. I don't like beans, salsa or spices r...
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5-HTP supplements help curb sugar cravings and cheating!

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Hi, everyone! I started SCD last year but had mixed success sticking with it, especially around high-stress periods (college final exams, for example). I would ...
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Almond "Flour" ???

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Has anyone had any success frying chicken with almond "flour" ? To my knowledge it is nothing more than pulverized almonds, which should be alright in ...
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Frustrated... Not working?

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Hey guys, So I've been slow carbing for a month now and have not lost any weight. I pack on a few pounds after my cheat day, but then pretty much get back down t...
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Flax seed oil everyday?

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I have been taking a tablespoon of flax seed oil every morning because of the ALA. I realized today the diet doesn't call or this at all except on cheat day. Do ...
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Coffee: My mini-experiment

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My background... I've been on this diet since June. I've done well, but have been in maintenance mode since the holidays... A few weeks ago, I decided to kick th...
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Anybody experiencing weird vivid dreams during polyphasic naps?

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I'm fighting Crocodiles, Aliens, and Demon Girls all up in my dreams during my everyman naps! Is anybody experiencing crazy dreams during their naps? Or had any...
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Do we HAVE to combine?

i see we are supposed to pick one item from each of the three categories and eat until you are satisfied. But is there a minimum of bean and veggies? I know we a...
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Minimal Hunger on Actual Cheat Day?

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Has anyone had issues with not being very hungry on your actual cheat day? All week I've been sticking to this diet exactly and my appetite has been normal, i ge...

'Gastric Emptying' on Cheat Day

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I know that we're supposed to be 'emptying' more than normal on cheat day, due to the damage control supplements and other factors - but I'm going once at the mo...
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TIP: Reconsider working out on an empty stomach

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If your current goals include muscle retention, this should be of interest: Article and Excerpts from the study since the abstract link from the article gi...
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How much does waist size matter?

I was on Slow Carb for a while then I sort of fell off, gained 8 pounds and a bit of fat, but now I’m starting back up. Well, I was looking through my old ...
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Watch "Sugar: The Bitter Truth"

Many of you have already viewed Dr. Lustig's presentation, "Sugar: The Bitter Truth." If you have not seen it, I highly recommend it. Eliminating sugar...
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New to 4HB - food question

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Just starting and have been doing Atkins for 15 years... so not too much of a change, except for cheat days. Will be an adjustment eating carbs again! Does pea...

Vegetarian-tofu

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Why isn't tofu included in the list if you can eat soy beans? This diet is hard as a veggie and I haven't lost that much weight.
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Anyone else giving up Cheat Day?

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So the human body is very complicated and everyone responds differently to seemingly similar conditions. Mine doesn't seem to respond to "SCD+Cheat Days&qu...
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BLOG: Four month progress report w/pics!

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Hi everyone! I'd like to share the successes I've had with the 4HB slow carb diet. I started 16 weeks or approximately 4 months ago. I have not had access to any...
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Golabki (Stuffed Cabbage Rolls)

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Stuffed Cabbage is pretty close to being slow carb anyway but the rice and sugar contained in most recipes is no good. Here is my modified version! Ingredients:...
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Yerba mate, everyday, or just cheat days?

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I have my yerb mate and took some yesterday as soon as it got here, not bad, not great, really tastes like nothing. Anywho, should I just reserve it for cheat d...
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SCD and Being a Parent

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I have a 4 year old boy who only eats the same 5 things over and over (none of it SCD compliant, ha ha) he also doesn't eat meat and a 2 year old girl who'll eat...
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General question

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I don't have the book yet. Hopefully can get out tomorrow and get it. But I wanted to start today so I'm now eating breakfast. This seems like waaaaaay to muc...
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Are protein bars and "I can't believe it's not butter" allowed?

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In particular, low-carb protein bars from Quest. If butter is allowed in the diet, I'm hoping "I can't believe" is allowed as well.
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Can I combine my red wines?

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Instead of drinking my 1-2 glasses of wine a night can I save it so once a week I can drink a bottle not on binge day other karaoke will be realy boring for me
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First cheat day only gained 2.5 pounds, and feel awesome

After 2 weeks of dieting with no cheats, I took my first day off on the 4th of July. Funny thing is, the workout, the cocktail, and the post meal workout make c...
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Festival & Food

Hi everyone, I'll be going to a 5 day festival in a few weeks and I was wondering if anyone had any tips for food to bring and such. I could ofcourse just suck i...
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Question about fatty meats

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I know the book has an aestrik next to chicken thighs. I have been eating chicken thighs for the last two days but should I be removing the skin? I bake the th...
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Athletic Greens

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Is There a cheaper substitute to Athletic Greens? Thanks
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Awesome frittata recipe

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Just made this awesome frittata that lasts all week and packs a ton of protein in the morning. In all it takes about 40 min. to cook. 12 eggs 1 lb ground turke...
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Constant Hunger!

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Iv'e been very hungry on this diet despite it woking well. I exercise a lot and am a young active male so i realize that my caloric needs are high but i'm findin...
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Too much Refried Beans??

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I have gone through this diet for almost 28 days now and have had pretty good success. I love black beans and refried beans. Especially the taco bell refried no ...
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Waking with a baby — When to eat breakfast?

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My little one has a wonderful habit of waking me up around 3:30 am about once a week. It usually requires me to be up for at least an hour, sometimes more. Shou...
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Are these results good?

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I have been on the SCD for almost 2 week - the first week a only started adapting (sugar and milk in coffee in the mornings but not the rest of the,...) the seco...

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