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HELP!!! Questions about diet and workout!!

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I just started the low carb diet. so, let me see if I got this right... NO DAIRY, NO CARBS.. So I got that clear! 1L of Water as soon as you wake up as well as h...
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Corn Meal (Harina de maiz)

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Hi everyone, Just a quick question. I have looked at the slow carb diet reference page about whether corn meal (not sure what its called in the USA) is ok to e...
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Can I get help starting a basic work out?

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I have been on the fat loss regime for 10 weeks, and I'm feeling great down 20 pounds with 30 to go. Should I start with the kettle bells, air squats, and wall ...
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Cellucor Whey

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Would the Cellucor whey protien supplements be ok for the slow carb?
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Great article: foods and inflammation

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Great article about which foods can reduce or exacerbate inflammation. I have RA (rheumatoid arthritis) and in the 12 weeks I've been on 4HB, I'm amazed by how ...
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First week results

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I'm not a diet gui, I have never tried one before because they all seemed too complicated, I needed to count calories, count spoons of rice, meat, ... This is on...
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Mood Swings on Cheat Day

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I've been on SCD for a few months and I really love it. I've lost over 20lbs and have more energy. The odd thing I find is that I get really edgy and feel off o...

Help: I'm not losing weight!

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Hi everybody. My name is Janey, and I started this diet off @ 5'2 134lbs. My goal weight is 105lbs. I've been on the diet for two weeks now, and when I we...
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Not losing rapidly

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I got all excited when I bought the book and started - in the first two days I dropped of 1.3kg. Since then I have only lost 0.8. Does anyone know why the dram...
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End of week 4, feedback please

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Below outlines my course/progress over the past month doing SCD: Starting End Wk 1 End Wk 2 End Wk 3 ...
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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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Protein Amount

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Hi-- I am a 22 year old female and I am unable to eat more than one full egg and two eggs of only the whites for breakfast so I am not sure what to do in order t...
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Japanese Teas, barely, citrus blends

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I know e everyone says tea is ok. But what about tea that are specific blends. Specifically the fact that i live japanese and that means i have cold barely tea i...
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high calorie, low carb, low fat food....any suggestions?

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I know this isnt a calorie counting regime, but after reading something, i think i may be stalling in my progress because im not getting enough calories! ive had...
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Hotel buffets, Restaurants etc.

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Hi, Am on a business trip for the next 4 days and need advice on what to pick at hotel buffets and in restaurants. Lets start an SCD eating out guide - Eat this...
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Ketosis, of the nutritional variety

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Ive been ketonic most of my low carb experience (up until a month ago I didn't even know I was) so you seem to be the main voice for ketosis on this site and I j...
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Cinnamon - What does it do?

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I see many people post about using cinnamon in their coffee or taking it as a supplement. Can anyone tell me why? I could not find the answer looking through t...
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Peas and other foods...

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I see a lot of sources saying peas are OK on for SCD. However, aren't they very starchy? From what I've heard they're like little sugar bombs. When I was doing...
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Gaining weight 2 days after cheat day.

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My cheat day is on Saturday. I will admit that I go a little nuts, but it's Cheat Day. The following day I eat very strict according to the diet, but I always g...
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1st cheat day!!! Excited :)

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Hey everyone, it's Thanksgiving in Canada and my first cheat day. Been baking apple pies yesterday and I can't wait to eat them today!!!! Bring on the Turkey wit...
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week 2 on SCD: still getting blood sugar drops; suggestions?

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The scale and the BF% are moving in the right direction. But slowly. That may be related to my blood sugar being too variable. Today (day 12 on diet) I had 1/2...
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Is PAGG really necessary?

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Im from buenos aires, and it's very hard to find the components here. SHould I buy them anyway?
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5-6 liters of water too much?

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I've looked everywhere, both on this site and the rest of the internet. I can't find anything concrete. I've easily been drinking 5-6 liters a day, with no adve...
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Building muscle/losing fat

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Hey, Does anyone know if it is possible to put on muscle and and lose fat at the same time? I know the immediate answer would be no, but my dexa scan results ...
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Progress and a little tip for Android users

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So today I came within 0.4 lbs* of my weight goal, so I thought I'd share a little. I've been using a really cool app on my Android phone for keeping track of m...
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Constipation

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I've been on this diet for 3 weeks now and am following it to the letter. Taking probiotics and drinking about a gallon of water a day. Although it's been a cont...
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How to 30g Fibre on SCD

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Hi guys, I want to be healthy. Regular BM = Healthier person... How does one get a regular BM.... Dr Oz says more Fibre... at least 30g to get the S shaped BM....
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Tim says I can have?

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12oz. diet soda Cottage Cheese Salsa (which has tomatoes in it e.g. I can have tomatoes) 2 ts creamer in my coffee ... The list goes on, but the question is, be...
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Getting stuck...

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I started 4 weeks ago. I started my diet at around 158.5lb and i'm now at 152 in two weeks i lost 5.5lb. Since, i'm going up and down every few days to a total o...
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Dizziness on the 4th week on the diet

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Hi everyone! I've been reading your posts since I started this diet and this forum has helped me greatly through the 4 weeks that I've been on this diet. This i...
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Why am I shaky and dizzy?

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I've been on the diet 10 days and I'm 13 pounds down (I play roller derby, which help with weight loss). I'm 5'6'' and currently 184 lbs. I have been eating th...

Slow-carb + LOMAD

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I'd like to add a Liter Of Milk A Day to my slow-carb diet and am wondering how to go about it to minimize the likelihood of fat gain.
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Will my 4HB teqnuqie be safe and effective?

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I have had experience and success with low carb diets in the past. I have decided to take up 4HB, because I see how successful people have been and I think it is...
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Carb, Protein, Fat ratio

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I want to know what the percent is in this diet. Is it 10% carb, 60% protein, 30% fat??? thanks
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Argh, help-

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I work with nutritionists, a couple of whom are losing their MINDS over the diet plan. Help me explain why I don't need sugar, grains, and fruit all day? One i...
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Turkey Breakfast Sausage

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Question about experiences with Turkey Sausage with your breakfast. For two weeks I added what looked like plain old turkey sausage to my organic eggs and spina...
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Legal Mocha

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3 squares of 90% dark chocolate have 2g of sugar. Besides that, I think that everything else about the chocolate is safe. I take 1/3 of just 1 square and then cu...
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30 grams total in am or not including beans?

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I just keep going back and forth on this and have read through the entire slow carb part of his book several times. He doesn't specify (I guess I could have miss...
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Quick update and some thank you's !!!!

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Thanks to all on this site, Im only 8 days in but the support on this page and the info is a god send. I am down 8lbs and it is getting easier and easier as each...
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Hi I'm Tricia

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I have 79 pounds to lose to get to my goal weight of 150lbs. But I have an initial goal of 20lbs. Im married to my wonderful Randy,we have been married 20 years....

How can I improve skin while on this diet?

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Before I started the diet (6 weeks ago), my skin was pristine and clear as the water even though I ate so much junk food. Since I started, my skin has really bee...
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During Intense workouts (3 hour cycling) is it okay to eat protein bars?

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I cycle for 3-4 hours every sunday to get ready for a spinning marathon (6 hours at once) that is coming up in a few weeks. My question is, is it okay for me to ...
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Chicken chili (Super Easy)

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This is a chicken chili I have made for years so quick easy and delish! Start with cooking a couple of chicken breast then chop the chicken course. Saute' red, y...
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Upped morning protein to 60 grams

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Since 3 days I upped my morning protein from 30 to aprox. 60 grams. My breakfast is now 3 oz organic steak tartare, 3 whole organic eggs baked in Coconutoil, and...
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Facebook Link?

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Hi! Does this site have a Facebook page? I saw a few people mention it on here but there's not a link besides Twitter. I'm usually good at finding things on the ...
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What can you eat from breakfast when you travel?

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I am a newbie SCD. I travel ALOT for business and I am a very early morning riser. Often room service isnt even available when I wake up at 5:00 am. I have tr...
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Check-in Time! -- April !

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Hey everyone! Happy Spring and almost summer! I don't know about you all, but it's been a pretty hectic April. Anyway, you know the deal. Feel free to post anyth...
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Nut Consumption

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Hi everyone! I'm a HUGE fan of almond butter and have been eating it as my dessert after dinner. I always try to limit myself to 1 serving (2 tablespoons) but ...
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What are safe moves for person with lumbar disk herniation?

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Recently got diagnosed with a lumbar disk herniation - severe - with nerve impingement. I'm not having pain, but have been warned by my doctors that if I don't ...
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Camping Menu

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My husband and I are going camping this weekend. Any suggestions? Our usual menu includes: Eggs, black beans, spinach and salsa for breakfast Ground meat, salad...

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Enough to keep you feeling full. If for any reason you feel like you are lightheaded etc then you should eat more.

I don't think the point is to really count the calories as it is to keep an eye on your protein intake. I haven't counted a single calorie yet and ...

I'm in the same boat. I think I've hit 1200-1300 but I'm pretty sure that's still not enough. We need an answer please!

Also what's it the veggie sausages? Some kind of potato or wheat I'm sure. The most certain way to get it right is to not eat processed food

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oh snap, just remembered cottage cheese is allowed. not sure how i forgot that. maybe because i hate cottage cheese anyway. :P I bet it's the wheat...

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