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Hard cheeses

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Most hard cheeses have 0 Sugar. They are also packed with protein. Any ideas if this would be suitable for the SCD? 1oz. of the hard cheese I have is 80 cal, no ...
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If you could only do three exercises throughout the week, what would they be?
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How does this recipe sound?

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Hey all, Every time I diet, I have a few meals I'm not sure about. This time the rules are very simple, but I found a recipe that REALLY fills me up and is very...
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4th week and stalling?

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Hello everyone! So I started the SCD about 4 weeks ago (at my forth cheat day today). The first two weeks I dropped 10 lbs. The third week my weight stayed ab...
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Hi Everyone

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Hi Everyone, So my first post on here, Im Brian 30 Male from Dublin, I've been on the SCD for 5 weeks now with the PAGG Stack. I've lost just over 1 stone, (15 ...
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How did you find out about 4 Hour People?

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I found this place after Tim responded to a retweet of a post done by 4hourpeople on twitter. What sealed the deal for me was the fact that this forum was WAY m...
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Chipotle corn salsa?

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Hi, I am new here, and I just wanted to know if the corn salsa served at Chipotle is a good slow carb option...I'm getting mixed review on this forum, and Tim us...
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Occam's - BF% and waist cm went UP! Help please!

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Hi everyone I am very much hoping I can get some advice and learn the experiences of others. Yesterday, I started Occam's Protocol for the first time, but have ...
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Where does fish fit into your slow carb diet?

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Hi I'm preparing myself for the slow carb diet and I'm a big fan of fish with the added bonus it appears to be a great source of protein. I'm planning to add ...
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Going on a roadtrip, need SCD fast food ideas

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Hi all, I'm gonna be on the road all day tomorrow. I was thinking about a grilled chicken alad from chik fil a for lunch, but I usually eat with ranch. Is ran...
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Please help

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So, ordered Tims book last week (LOVE). I read it cover to cover. So I wanted to start on Monday, which I did. And I was crazy excited for it. Except now... I am...
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Reasons for plateauing and how to fix them

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I've been on the slow carb diet for months it seems and I've stopped losing weight. I never lost a ton..started at 198 and now 184....but it's taken months. Bea...
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Question about High Protein diet plan.

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Hello! I'm currently reading the book and am looking to gain mass. I've read all the necessary chapters, however I couldn't find any specific meal plans apart f...
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I know Tim states that skipping beans is okay, as long as you increase your protein and veggies...

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does anyone else do this? I usually skip the beans at breakfast. I find them hard to eat in the morning. Thanks!
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muscle gain AND fat loss combo programme

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I read the 4 hour body and I noticed the rapid fat loss programme is at odds with the build muscle programme. For example, the rapid weight loss programme says a...
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protein shakes ideas?

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What is a recipe for a protein shake that follows that slow carb diet? I need something easy and quick? HELP
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Getting used to diet- need advice on calories/carbs

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I have been doing Atkins for 15 years, so I feel ignorant on the SCD. I thought it was pretty much the same except the cheat day, but now I'm not sure. 1. Is ...
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Greek yogurt, yams, goat cheese

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Is greek yogurt okay? I saw some other posts, but curious why it isn't listed and cottage cheese is. Also, what about yams? Are they still considered potatoes...
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Is Tim's "You Bar" good for fat loss?

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So Tim created this "You Bar" http://www.youbars.com/popularbars?utm_medium=cpcferrisstraining33d... Is this OK for Slow Carb if your main goal is...
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no results after first week

I'm 25 yo male. I started SCD last monday - april 29th with weight 87 kg and 168cm high. Yesterday, sunday, I had my first cheat day and gained 2 kg, but that's ...
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waking at 5

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I am on my second week of SCD and I am happy and sad. My wieght went from 244 to 239 after the first week but I gained 3lbs after my cheat day. I have been wei...
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atkins bar allowed on slow carb diet?

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Is an Atkins bar with 19 g of protein and 2 "net" carbs allowed with the slow carbs diet. Also, is net carbs something I should use when looking at ca...
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article on whey/fat loss & 30 min rule question

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an article that was published on webmd about a study on why protein. http://www.m. webmd.com/diet/news/20110715/whey-protein-may-be-helpful-for-weight... i hav...
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Do the required protein amounts change if you are petite?

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I am only 5'2 and I find it really hard to get my 30g in every morning. It is even tricky throughout the day to get 20g per meal. If I focus on the protein I bar...
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are artichokes SCD friendly?

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Yeah this is one of those questions. Couldn't find any posts about this on the board. I'm curious because when I go here: http://www.eslowcarbdiet.com/ It says...
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soy beans?

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Can i have Edamame (soy beans)? Or is everything soy bad? What about 90% dark chocolate? if you can have wine you should be able to have a little of that can't ...
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Week 5 Update!

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Well this has been an interesting week. I have definitely seen the impact of cheating on this diet, even minor things. I would say over the last week I cheated i...
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No appetite

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This is the second morning I've woken up and not hungry in the slightest. I forced myself to eat breakfast yesterday but missed lunch as I wasn't hungry and dinn...
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Trouble with Cat Vomit Exercises

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I'm having trouble cat vomit exercise. I tried smaller cats which helped a bit, then switching to declawed cats really made a huge difference! Still, swallowing...
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Suggestion: Category for general health

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The categories of 4HPeople are all very specific, which is a good decision. Yet some questions are difficult to assign to one of these categories, for example wh...
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Have any women gotten results without doing cheat day?

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I am about one week into the SCD, just had my cheat day today and went completely wild. I feel so sick though, and don't think I could do it next week too. The p...
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Getting to 8% Body Fat

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I'm trying to get to 8% body fat by following the diet in the Last Mile chapter. It's a strict no-carb ketogenic diet, so I'm wondering if I cheat a tiny bit and...
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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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"Lacto-free" products - can we have the milk?

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Everything I've read about dairy products not being allowed is because of the lactose content. Recently there has been a new range of products to the market here...
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The list (there have to be some others...)

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other than http://www.ketogenic-diet-resource.com/low-carb-food-list.html that we can add to diet, even in small amounts, just to make it taste better. I though...
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how to quit SCD diet?

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I am in the SCD and i want to continue with it. The problem is when I reach my goals, how to quit the scd diet. If I quit and start eating carbs (little amounts...
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the last mile

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opps forgot one more thing is it 3 meals a day or more? trying to find it in the book.
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eating to much

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IS it possible to eat to much on this plan? I am housing lentils for dinner. Should I be wary of eating until full?
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Smoked Salmon

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I noticed that a lot of smoked salmon has brown sugar in it. Does that mean it's off limits? Thanks
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SCD + Strength training

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Hi All, Was just wondering if anyone had incorporated SCD with strength training such as the protocols provided by Tim in the chapters on getting stronger. If...
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Not seeing the results I had hoped for; what am I doing wrong? Full details within post...

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Hi everybody I hope some of you will be able to kindly help me. I recently bought 4HB and was hooked into the concepts within. I resolved to immediately begin t...
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What happens if you forget to take PAGG before the meals?

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I sometimes forget to take it before my meals and take it during or right after. Any positve/negative results?
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I'm exhausted need a little advice

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I started this diet and I feel sooo tired. So I counted the calories, yes I know he says don't worry about calories but my total caloric intake today so far was ...

Occam's or slow-carb first?

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I'm at about 13% bf and have a little bit of fat on my bell, but wanted to gain mass more than lose fat. Was going straight to Occam's instead of the slow-carb f...

Incredible Thirst

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Hi, I've been incredibly thirsty from about 23 days in to the slow carb diet. Has anybody else felt the same? Are there any known reasons for this? Cheers, ...

is stevia allowed?

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Is stevia allowed on the slow-carb diet? I am having a hard time going to black coffee with just cinnamon.
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Soy Sauce???

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Who uses soy sauce? I have seen this on the list of foods to be avoided- is this because of the sodium or the simple carbs? I've also seen soy sauce in the ingre...
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Measuring protein

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Hey guys, Quick question: Do you guys have some resources on a good guide to measure grams of protein in my diet? I got an app, but it I'm not sure its complete...
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Stomach Issues - giving up!!!

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hello everyone, I have been on this diet for over 4 weeks and have not lost any weight/inches... I'm disapointed with the lack of progress considering I've been...

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Thank you so much... Your advice is very useful and great for me... In fact, when I was highschool students, my school's foriegner Englsh teacher w...

Any activity that doesn't burn a bunch of calories should be fine. I assume Yoga is ok but I really haven't tried it. You would know better than I...

Do you think yoga on the other days would classify as 'strenuous exercise'?

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