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SCD hot chocolate?

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Anyone have a recipe? I'm getting tired of herbal tea at night and miss chocolate. I was thinking of trying this: Unsweetened almond milk Cocoa powder Stevia V...
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Week 34 Maintenance Results - OOPS! I injured myself...:P and LMP having OPPOSITE results!

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Good Evening, Slow Carbers! Week 9 Les Mills Pump DONE! Also Phase 2 DONE! While I like the program, on Tuesday, I happened to injure my back and it had set m...
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Slow-Carb Half-Marathon

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Hey gang, Master lurker finally turned poster, here. Slow-carber that has dropped 50lbs with plenty more to lose. I'm 27, 6'1" and clocking in at 268lbs....
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Slow Carb Diet FAQs

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Here is a list of frequently asked questions about the slow carb diet. Before you even think about posting a question related to SCD, please read the book, avail...
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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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Creativi-Tea!

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I've seen a lot of people gripe about Iced Tea being a boring SCD drink but I think the majority of people are only trying the traditional iced tea aka Black Tea...
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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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Damage control everyday ?

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Just a quick question to throw out: does anyone here do damage control before your meals everyday? I'm talking about non-cheat days. What are your thoughts? I'v...
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meatless machine

Has anybody had any success doing the meatless machine? I'm planning on trying it after Christmas.
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4HB foods for before my work-out

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Hi all, i can barely lift my arms to type this as i had my ass kicked in the gym this morning. I have lost 28lbs on 4hb so far (aiming to lose the same or more...
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I need to change my gym routine

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Mike Mahlers Cookies

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The cookie recipe in the 4HW, they seem to have a high carb count... when and can you eat these cookies i.e. slow carb and / or last mile... i was thinking of ma...
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hi im big chris

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Hi im Chris and I've been strictly following 4hb for 2 months this Saturday. Im 6 foot six and a big build. I have lost 27 llb so far (just under 2 stone) which ...
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Chicken, peppers, and onions

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I have two great recipes for chicken that are simple and have tons of flavor! This is also great if you buy chicken in bulk. For both recipes do the following ...
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Cutting or bulking?

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While not specifically mentioned in the book, I think I am right in assuming that in the long term eating the SCD is cutting, while following Occam's Protocol is...
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Can I build muscle with SCD?

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I've reached my goal weight now, minus the 5lbs of water retention I still have from cheat day (I initially gained 13lbs, so I can expect to be pre-cheat by Mond...
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Weight loss stalled or slowed

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Anyone have any recommendations i have been doing the slow carn diet for about a month and a half and lost 22lb but the last 2 1/2 weeks have lost 1 maybe 2 poun...
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Reasoning for no post-workout carbs?

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In Tim's Slow Carb Clarifications blog post he states: Quote: Post-workout carbs – If your goal is fat loss, and assuming you are not training for endurance c...
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End of my first month

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Today is the end of my first month and I'm happy to share the results. Just did my mesurements and the final numbers are: Inches lost: 10.25 Weigh lost: 18 lbs ...

Garlic supplement

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I am taking the garlicin that is recommended in the book and I stink to high heaven!! My co workers abhor me. My wife won't kiss me!! Any alternatives? I sweat...
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3rd week update - calf spasms/slight pain.

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hi all, just started the third week and my third measurement (on second cheat day before my first meal) was a bit more encouraging than the last one. all in al...
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BLT Salad (Kind of Obvious)

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Made this little salad up last weekend while going through ways to convert "old" staples to "new" options. Ingredients: Head of Iceberg Lett...
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FOOD options

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I'm getting ready to start my SCD in the next two weeks and I'm in the process of putting together some options so that I could use this list as my guide. It mak...
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Eggs vs Protein Shake for morning protein

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I have been using the Shakeology meal replacement shake with a booster to get my 30 grams of protein in the mornings. I was thinking of trying something differe...

Should I take Calcium?

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Should I take calcium and if my multivitamin has "fruit extracts" is that a problem?
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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...

Looking for a cheap weight set

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I've been doing Geek to Freak and have already 'outgrown' my dumbbells and am thinking about investing in a bar & some plates. Where did you guys get yours f...
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I want to change my cheat day for st.patricks day...

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My cheat days are usually saturdays, but I want to change it to thursday for st.patricks day. Problem is, that means I go nearly two weeks without a cheat day! I...
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Medication vs pro-biotic problem

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I've just started a course of medication and my doctor (who has been very supportive of the 4HB plan) strongly suggested that I should take some form of pro-biot...
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SCD versus IF

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I've just finished a small book "The Fast Diet: The Secret of Intermittent Fasting - Lose Weight, Stay Healthy, Live Longer". Frankly, I've found that...
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Progress stalled, 3 months on scd

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Ive now been on the diet for 3 months. I feel that the past few weeks I've stalled out. About 3 weeks ago I measured and I had gained about 6+ inches back someho...
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Yellow Split Peas?

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Thoughts on organic yellow split peas? I've been adding 1/4 cup to various recipes, but looking at the data: 1/4 cup organic yellow split peas 200 calories 19 g...
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Experiment with fasting

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I started SCD in late January, 2013. A few months later, I switched to keto. All told, I lost about 72 pounds in nine months (down to 145 from 217). For the past...
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Deep Fried Black-eyed Peas

These sound awesome - take a peek! http://www.bettycrocker.com/recipes/seasoned-deep-fried-black-eyed-...
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Random Yo Yo weight in the week

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So, this has been happening to me often lately and I just wanted to see if anyone else had the same experience. I drop weight in the week, then gain, then drop t...
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2 weeks down results (plus a cheat day breakfast question)

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Hello! Just wanted to check in with my 2 week results. OK, let me preface this by saying that I got AF on Thursday. I was worried about that, but have still ...
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Anyone knowledgeable of BPA?

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Comments & thoughts would be appreciated?
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What Carbs to eat for Occams? Lactose intolerant?

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Hi, I am a bit confused, and I know some people are confused over this too. I find the definition of Occams feeding to be : "SCD plus starch" to be v...
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SCD anti-social?

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Hey everyone! I managed to stick to SCD without any cheating on non-cheat days for 4 weeks. Then I just became so annoyed by the fact that I can't have dinner ...
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SCD and cooking for yourself

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I have been doing SCD for two month so far. I'm still thrilled enormously. And the thing after getting an easy way to maintain my body and satisfy my cravings at...
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Anyone tried Egyptian Foul

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Hi everyone, I just joined the forum. I'm pretty excited to see what this diet + exercise regimen can do for me. I just wanted to comment to ask if anyone here...
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TIP: Want Organic Free Range Eggs? Try craigslist.com

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So I have been wracking my brain trying to figure out where to purchase organic free range eggs where the chickens are not fed corn, soy, etc and actually eats b...
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Insulin with nothing to store... might work

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Hi guys So I wanted to hack this diet for me and make it a lifestyle eating plan that I can live with for the rest of my life. I reckon I can have my milky coff...
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skipping breakfast for imf?

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have you ever tried out about intermitten fasting? I've been reading a lot about on the internet. Now I wonder if I can skip breakfast three times a week to fast...
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Supplement to regulate (not just decrease) blood glucose?

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I am looking for a supplement that can help to keep blood glucose at a good healthy level but avoid the crash feeling we all get now and then (some of us more th...
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How Much have you lost from Kettle bell Swings?

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Hey all , I am just wondering how effective the Kettle bell swings have been for you? I haven’t bought one yet but that’s my next move
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What about wheat bran?

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One cup of wheat bran has 9 grams of protein, 2 grams of fat and 37 grams of carbs (ZERO sugar, though -- only dietary fiber!). Would it be recommended in the Sl...
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Kettlebell help!

Hey everyone! I'm sure if you're following my blog at http://slowcarbjourney.blogspot.com/ you'd realize that I'm attempting to do SCD during Ramadan (basically...

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