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How do you 4HBers get your fiber?

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I am definitely lacking the fiber situation since quitting grains and such. What do you guys do for fiber?
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What's the optimum protein/carb/fat ratio?

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What are the optimum levels of calories, carbs, protein, and fat for losing fat? How much protein is too much and will get converted to glucose? Is it even pos...
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Maintaining Hydration While Fasting for Ramadan

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Hello Everyone! As the Holy month of Ramadan is approaching for Muslims around the world it has this slow carber asking herself some serious hydration questions...
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Day 1 breakfast portion

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Hi This is my first day on SCD and want to make sure I am on track. heres what I just ayr for breakfasy and it seemed like a lot of food to me, usualy I would j...
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Week 4 Results

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Today is week 4 for me, and this is where I've come in a month: Was 238 - NOW 223 15 lbs gone! Left Arm Was 17" - NOW 14" Thigh Was 28" - NOW...
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Do i need to take 150MCG of Biotin with each AGG and PAGG

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I staretd taking a Super B complex which killed my stomach - so I stopped and I felt much better but I remeber reading that you should take a b complex with the ...
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Member intro: Juicing?

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I know it says that you can't have any fruit on the Slow Carb Diet but is there any limits on vegetables you can have like carrots or beets because I want to do ...
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slow-carb for skinny female?

Hey guys, First post! I’ve a question regarding slow-carb diet. I’m Asian Chinese based in Singapore, female, 29 yrs old, weight 51KG, height 1.6...
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180 Days Later -Forget The Scale

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120 Days Update 75 Days Update Hey All, Just wanted to post my latest after pictures, and most recent thoughts about SCD. I have been doing SCD for 180 da...
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Cheat day question

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Every suggestion of yours is very very Invaluable of me.
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Trouble planning meals as a vegetarian

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I am a vegetarian who does NOT eat eggs. I'm having a really difficult time coming up with things to eat. I've been eating boca burgers (soy) in the morning bec...
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I reached my goal weight - now what?!

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I re-read the book today to find out what to do now - everyone is asking me to stop losing and I am happy with my weight but how do I stop losing and not gain?! ...

167 pounds to 120 pounds in 28 days. Possible?

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I was on the 4 hour body quest but I suppose I wasnt too consistent or committed. I saw the weight loss but but I plateau after cheat day. This time around I'm h...
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ANY type of chip or cracker that doesn't conflict?! Looking for suggestions!

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Bean, almond, flax... plywood... WHATEVER! I'd be happy to purchase it online if that's the case. (Not so into the idea of having to cook something for this pur...
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Does everyone eat 4 meals a day?

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Going back to some of my notes i noticed that my first month results have been my best... i also noticed that for the most part i was only eating 3 meals a day p...
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Any other diabetics out there?

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I have type 2 diabeties and have started this diet. My sugar has been like a roller coaster since I started, but in a good way. I have taken as much as 60 units ...
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Crossfit Slow Carber

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Hey guys, im getting back on the SCD after a while off, I’ve been doing crossfit for about a year now, and have been mostly eating paleo, but i feel like i...
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Nice plateau

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Data don't lie: Hit 205 lbs last July. Been bouncing around that number ever since. Done a lot of experimenting since then to see what happens. I stopped e...
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Slow carb oatmeal? Whaaaat?!

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I stumbled upon this recipe whilst paging through some slow carb recipes: 1/4 C flax seed meal 1/2 C boiling water 2 T peanut butter 1/4 t cinnamon mix everyth...
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Eating Schedule For Polyphasic Sleep?

I usually eat the 4 squares per day (breakfast, lunch, 2nd lunch, dinner)on slow-carb, but I'm going to be trying out the Everyman 3 Sleep Cycle (STOKED) and wan...
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Beef Carpaccio

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Going out for dinner tonight and pre-scoping the menu. It an appetizer portion of beef carpaccio with french beans good or is a lobster cocktail better? And are ...
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Buckwheat and sprouted bread?

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A nutrition person told me that buckwheat is not a wheat but a seed. And as such, has no gluten etc. Buckwheat makes great pancakes or wraps and granola. Can you...
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Time to incooporate exercise?

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I used to go to the gym a lot, roughly 3-4x a week and usually did weights followed by 20-30mins running and 10 mins cycling. That was back when I managed to get...
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Is Flax seed ok?

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I want to take 2 teaspoons of ground flax seed daily. It's suppose to help increase estrogen (menopause time). I'm still trying to tweek the SCD and I'm thinkin...
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Are cashews okay

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Just started this week, Monday, and have lost 4 pounds. Not sure about nuts like cashews and pistachios. Trader Joe's sells cashews and almonds individually pa...
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Cooking Lentils?

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Can someone please offer some advice on how to cook lentils properly? I have to admitt I'm not the best cook! i tried to cook some up last night so I could eat...
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Start of week 3 and 5 pounds down!

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I just stepped onto the scale in the office gym and I am 5 pounds down!! I'm not sure if it is water weight or fat loss, but I will take it! This lifestyle real...
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Got my Bosu!

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On the weekend I got my Bosu balance trainer delivered. I know that the same results can be got from alternative pieces of equipment, but just by chance I logge...
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Weaknesses and merits of SCD when engaged in serious training

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From: http://submissionsinc.com/2011/03/02/the-slow-carb-diet-final-thoug... It’s been a bit of a long run, but here is my final post on the Slow-Carb Diet a...
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BLOG: Week 1 - Day 1 - FAIL

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So i started the 4 hour Body Diet today. Breakfast went fine. I ate 2 whole eggs and a can of white beans in tomato sauce For lunch i had planned peas with bean...
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doing cardio\sport on SCD

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Hey guys, I've been on the SCD for 3 months now. At first I was doing minimal cardio, mainly weight training 4 times a week whilst on SCD. I went down from 98 ...
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mesurments

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what is the best day out of the week to do your mesurments and weight?
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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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What about Berries?

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First post and just recently read 4HB. Alot of good stuff in there. I know Tim says no fruit. I think the book hints at there may be a few exceptions. When...
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What do you eat if you can't make breakfast?

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What do you eat if you can't make breakfast? For example, I wake up late for work and am running out the door. What do you guys do?
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Recipe Critique - Chicken Wings

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I've been cooking my meals a week at a time on Sunday's and I was going to try this as my meals for next week. I've found Paleo meals to be really easy to modify...
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Water Kefir?

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Is it ok to have water Kefir? I don't add alot of brown sugar and I could have it ferment for 48 hrs just to be sure.
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Japan : Cheat Week : 7 Days of Glory

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Dates in Japan (5/2 - 5/9) Overview (169.4 lbs to 171 lbs) 2.5 lbs gain Document everything I eat for the 7 days im in japan and evaluate my body composition w...
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Weight loss stalled, 3 pounds gained

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Ive been eating right Breakfast Bacon 2-3 eggs Coffee Sometimes a salad Lunch Broccoli rabe with white beans hot soprosada sausage which has nocarbs onl...
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About those beans..

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Hi everybody :) I am a new 4-hour-body rookie from Denmark, that started the slow carb diet a week ago.. Lost 4,5 kilos in the first 5 days and just had my f...
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Slow carb week 3

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Hey guys I am happy to report I am down 7.4 pounds since starting slow carb. I am still having "bathroom issues" where I am either not going or not goi...
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To supplement or not, that is the question

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This is my first question, so hi everyone I'm on the slow carb diet (this is the start of my third week - second binge day was yesterday). I'm following it al...
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Cutting out beans for a minute - thoughts?

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Hey guys, Listen, I know this isn't a LOW-carb diet and that our body NEEDS carbs! However, I've been imperfectly on the diet for two weeks now and I'm feeling...
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Low calorie day and workout?

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Hey, I was wondering: I am trying to gain weight, and the diet tells you to take one day off of your high calorie intake, to keep the body on its toes. Howeve...

what cold pack to use ?

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anyone using the cold therapy with cold packs? like on back of neck etc mentioned in book and seeing results (as opposed to jumping in tub full of ice ) What Col...

Do you have an evening time cut off?

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Hi Guys! Is there a point at which you stop eating/drinking altogether at night? I know that many, many regimens call for a cut-off 2-3 hours before bed, but be...
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Green Vibrance OK?

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I'm "mostly" sure this is fine, but want to do this diet right. Is there any problem with using Green Vibrance while on the diet? Scroll down to the...
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Is it possible to overexert on the lifts? What kind of warmup needed?

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I feel a bit odd coming in cold to do the lifts, to failure. Is it possible to get a hernia or pop a blood vessle or something? I have been G2F for about 4 wee...
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Where are you from?

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Hey good-lookin'! Where are YOU from? But seriously, what part of the world are you from? Be as vague or specific as you like! Maybe if there are enough o...
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2 Months, 26 Pounds

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Hello fellow 4HB'ers! Have to say, this new lifestyle is growing on me almost as fast the pounds are dropping off. I really can't believe how much better I fee...

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