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Vitamin A&E harmless or dangerous?

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I've read dozens of articles describing the fat solube vitamins A and E as potentially harmful for the body, especially because there is no way to get rid of exc...
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Newbie that needs some clarification :)

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I'm on day 4of 4hb and have some questions. I'm 5'2, 145 and have 20 pounds to lose. We will be planning on another baby soon and want to be sure I get to at lea...
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4 hour body in Japan

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Any suggestions for somewhere I can get beans in Japan that won't break the bank. 2 or 3 tins a day gets expensive, when added to the protein drinks and vegetab...
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Question on beans/lentils

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hi there. im kinda new on this, but so far enjoying the days with 4HB. i just wanna get clarified on something...... am i correct in assuming that BEANS or LENTI...
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Lemon Juice

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Hi - One week in and down 1 Kg... very happy. However my question is: I love cabbage salad w/ Lemon Juice and bit of Olive Oil, Salt and Pepper? Is that allowe...

Is whole grain bread OK?

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Staying away from anything white, but is whole grain or wheat bread OK?
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New to Slow Carb

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Hello everyone I started slow carb on monday, today is friday, and tomorrow will be my cheat day. I'm not looking to lose weight, more so fat and looking to gai...

What did you have for dinner tonight?

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I had topside steak with Garlic Pepper and Vegetables (Bok Choy, Brocc, Onion, Mushrooms and Sun Dried Tomatoes) with Oyster Sauce! MMMMMm

are there some people who dont respond well to a slow carb diet?

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Hi Just started the 4 hour body plan a couple of days ago and was wondering if the progress is slower for some people. I am 5 ft 7 and weigh 129 and it is REAL...
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Liquid Diet

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Last year in July I began this diet and by September I had lost 40lbs. I fell of the wagon through the holidays and now because I have problem my doctor to put m...
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Protein Powder question

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Ok, here's my delema. I have been on the Slow Carb Diet for 6 weeks now. I'm down 30 pounds and 14 inches overall. My second goal is to gain my strength back. ...
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Almost 12 weeks in Progress. 3 week Stall. Any thoughts?

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I'll be 12 weeks in on Saturday. But I had stalled the past few weeks. Increased my workouts and lost finally this past week, but only 2 lbs. The weight is comin...
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Rapid fat loss for women - how much to expect?

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This question goes out to the women (mostly) So I been on SCD for 2½ week and first week I lost pretty much. I was doing calorie counting before so I was used...
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Where to start with exercise?

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I am trying to put together a good workout plan. I have a gym at work that has some basic equipment treadmills, ellipticals, bikes, bosu balls, circut training m...
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Can you Work out to Failure and Slow Carb at the same time?

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So in the book, Tim Fenriss gives a whole description of a work out plan and how to get big. But then he also reccomends a certain way of eating for that progra...
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Perfect posterior workout - is morning or evening better?

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Hi folks, In “Building the Perfect Posterior”, Tim suggests 1 set of 20 shoulder bridges, 1 set flying dogs each side, and 50 kettlebell swings in the morni...
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When your skinny do you have to suck in your gut?

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I've really enjoyed the personal motivation successes people have had on this website and its great because the truth is that a certain weight is never the only ...
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Acai Berry Pills?

I usually take 2 Acai Berry vitamins before I go to bed and 2 more when I wake up. Is this okay on the 4H plan? What about B12?
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Reply to Broccoli BORED

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Since I can't post replies here you go saute it with garlic and red pepper flakes. Saute it in brown butter http://www.simplyrecipes.com/recipes/how_to_brown_b...
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measured toda.y. NOT good :(

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honestly i am totally getting FED UP! measured and weighed today bf at 26% weight at 132 lb i started this in MArch at 134 lb and 28% bf.... ARG!!!! 5'4"...
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Eating Beans

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Eating beans stalled my weight loss. Is it ok not to eat them. I was doing really great the first week. The second week I added the beans and nothing. Actually I...
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Just started a week and a half ago

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Hey y'all! I just started 4HB a week and a half ago, and the first week was great, I was sleeping well and I lost about three lbs! I don't have a lot to lose, bu...

How to do Squats for failure?

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Hey, I'd like to start Occam's Protocol, however I don't know how to perform SQUAT to failure. In my previous workout I'm SQUATTING about 250 pounds. How shou...
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No breakfast?

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I'm 109 lbs, 5'3" and still a 24% BF..( i dont know if it has something to do with my 24C chest) This March Im doing my best to get down to 105 lbs and lowe...
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Spark from advocare ?

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Can I have spark from advocare? It's sugar free but has 11 grams of carbs.
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Anyone familiar with Depsyl?

Supposed to maintain blood glucose levels and aid in appetite suppression. Any feedback on this? Thanks.
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How to recover from cheating?

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If you were to exceed your one cheat a week, say with cookies or something of the sort. Is there anyway to recover from this? Or do i have to wait till tomorrow ...
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Week 4 update: Unstalled!

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After stalling in week 3, I kept at it and it paid off. I managed to trim a total of 2 inches in total inches. I forgot to get myself weighed at my physiothera...
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Vitamins and Supplements

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I have been on the SCD since the beginning of November 2011, I have lost almost 20 pounds and my clothes are definitely fitting much looser! I have not been tak...
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Protein Shake with Meal to reach protein goal?

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I am curious if anyone combines a protein shake with say, a salad and 1/2 cup of beans, to reach a meals worth of protein levels?
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Buddy match up!

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I talked to Laura and we are playing with an idea. I would love to hear your opinion on it. How you like idea of having simple buddy matcher. Kind of what they...
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I'm Rodrigo, I've been here since last year where I did get some great results but thanks to my job I fucked up and I recovered the weight and even gained some m...
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Light headed on the SCD

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This is a follow up to my previous thread. I ended up stopping the SCD for a month due to circumstances beyond my control, I'm back on it this week and I'm havin...
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Waking vs rising question with small kids?

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I am wondering if any one on here has small kids? I have been doing my 30g of protein within 30 of rising now waking. I am hoping its not going to make the big...
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My 3-day meals - Thoughts

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Hey guys! I ''planned'' my meal schedule for the week - 3 days (so I'll eat the same thing 2x in 1 week). would like your thoughts - imput on this - just to se...
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PAGG. Must it be taken?

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Hey yall, I've never done an online forum like this before so bear with me. I've done the 4 hour body routine before (slow carb diet, kettlebell swings, etc.) a...

tahini, friend or foe?

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what is the consensus on tahini, corn, peas, lima beans and tomatoes?
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Not that calories

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It keeps cutting off my question. Basically what is too few calories? I started tracking on DailyBurn and hit about 1200 each day, going as low as 1000 and as h...
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How do you measure your bodyfat?

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First of all, hi 4hourpeople! This is my first (hopefully of a long series) post here. Here's my question: I'm almost two months into a no-stress SCD although ...
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Getting made fun of because of your diet?

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Anyone run into a situation where they got made fun of because of the way you eat? I have been doing the diet for 3 months and I also get joking knocks at work...
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Want to have results? Post Before Pictures?

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So, I think it's important to post the BEFORE pictures of myself, and here it is. I have a lot to work on. I plan on taking pictures every week and post them h...
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Second week stalling

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Day 1 weight 206 Day 7 weight 200 Day 14 weight 201 Increase of 1.2 lbs in the last week Increased .3% body fat As far as adherence to the rules, I think I ha...
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Occam's vs Geek to Freak?

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Which program is better, Occam's or Geek to Freak? I want to build muscle fast, but only have time about twice a week to work out. And I work 9-5 so it's harder ...
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Updated Before-and-after pics

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If any of you remember me, here's my original thread. Well, a lot has happened in the last year...including me getting laid off and having to join a cheaper gy...
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Bean at breakfast?

Hi everyone, I am so inspired by many of the stories I have found on this forum. I did have a question, although I have bought the book and tried to find the a...
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Week 1: A Few Concerns

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Hello everyone, I've started doing my workout for Occam's Protocol this week. Some information on how I am now: I'm a 21 year old male, I weigh 120 lbs and my b...

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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Chipotle Burrito Bowl Nutrition Info

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http://www.chipotle.com/en-us/menu/nutrition_calculator/nutrition_c... k, so last time i did this diet, I started to rely on Chipotle for 2-3 lunches a week. ...
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everyman schedule question

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2:00 4 hour core 3:00 4 hour core 4:00 4 hour core 5:00 4 hour core 17:00 20 min nap 23:00 20 min nap or 3:00 3 ...

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Bud commented on Ray Fauteux's reply:

I do a cheat meal, usually late lunch, desert and all!! It lessons the next day food hangover for me.

Bud commented on Alexander's reply:

Agree!!

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