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Jumpstarting Fatloss

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Hey Guys, So after about losing a good 15-20 pounds when i initially started the diet. I then started to slack on my discipline with all the excitement that i w...
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Losing weight but not inches?

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I just completed 10 days on the SCD and I have lost 3 pounds. I'm pretty happy with the number and the diet in general. Other then the occasional air squats (abo...
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Is it normal to feel bloated?

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I'm on day 6 of the scd. Loving it, loving how I've nourished I've been feeling. Having less 'high's and low's' then I usually do. Haven't had any weight loss...
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Starting to gain after 5 months of loss

Hey all! I have attached my spreadsheat of measurements since December, when I first started slow carb. I have been very strict with diet, only slipping up on a ...
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Are these meals ok?

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Tomorrow I´m finally starting! This weekend I´ve used for preperation, and I´m feeling confident and ready. I´ve also made bet with my best friend who´s goi...
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Dexa Scan same as Bone Density Scan?

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I researched places to get a Dexa scan in my hometown and the content that I saw from the providers indicated this was the same scan machine used for bone densit...
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I'm not motivated to following the 4 Hour Body

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I've been carrying around the book and I've been reading it here and there. However I haven't started anything. I don't need to loose weight but I need to get th...
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Looks Horrible, tasts pretty good

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Believe it or not, this meal is pretty darn tasty and a great slo-carb meal. I make this at work, along with iced green tea, in about 5 minutes 1/2 can Sun Vis...
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Cheat day- is it about calories, carbs, sugars, cravings, what exactly?

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I'm doing great on the SCD but feel like I may be cheating myself on cheat days- so what are peoples thoughts? what is the physical requirement/guideline for c...
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Pistachios and fish/seafood

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Are these foods appropriate on the Slow Carb plan? I have looked in the book and didn't find anything either way. Thanks!
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How are you getting your cinnamon?

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I've come up with the perfect recipe for tapioca pudding that's slow carb, gets you your daily deliverance of cinnamon, gives you 30 g of protein, has no sugar, ...
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Where do I find the chapter "The last mile" in the ebook?

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Hey guys, I´ve got the german version of the ebook and can´t find the chapter about TLM. Is it embedded in other chapter? Or can you give me a hint, which cont...
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Love handles?

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Hey guys, Hope everyone had a great weekend/cheat days. I'm going to take my second measurements on friday (day before my cheat day) and I'm a little nervous, ...
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Cholesteral Concerns

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I just had bood work done today and my total cholesterol is 173. Doc is happy at the 15 lb weight loss I"ve had since I started SCD, but concerened about my...
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Better black beans

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You guys gotta try this, I found that dried black beans are superior for a couple of reasons; 1. about 3 times less at a cup a day this is about $300 a yr savin...
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Vegatarian (Lacto-Ovo) SCD

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Hi there. Know any good lacto-ovo vegetarian protein sources besides eggs? I need some pointers, tips, help please in finding alternate protein sources!!! I ...
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Valid counterargument on insulin?

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Hi, I've been doing the slow carb diet since Apr 1 and have seen progress. I lost 5 pounds in the first week alone. I've been trying to understand the science be...
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Non Planned Cheat Help/Damage Control

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Hello, I am currently doing the SCD and while I'm very disciplined for the most part, I had an all day meeting for my job where lunch was provided; I had assume...
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Adjustments for Women? No success so far...

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I've been following the slow-carb diet for 8 weeks now. I've read & re-read the book, I take the supplements, and I am strict about what I eat. My boyfriend ...
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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...

3 Week Update

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Hi, Today I am 21 days into Occam's protocol. I started at 79.7kg and 18.2% body fat and today I am 84.7kg and 20.1% body fat. So great news about the weight ga...
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Suggestions for a third meal?

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Anybody have any suggestions for a third dinner-type meal? I haven't found one that I like so far which I think is why I'm not sticking to my eating as well for...
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Re: Quick Breakfast Ideas?

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Any ideas for breakfast that are quick? I can cook 3 eggs, but hard to eat in the car when Im driving, It hard enough to get up, shower, dry hair, make up, etc ,...
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No counting, no weighing my food...

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Hi there, so it's day three and I'm enjoying myself pretty much. I have steaks all the time, 3-4 eggs in the morning with some lentils mash, two steaks for lunc...
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TIP: your "fermented" foods aren't

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I don't know if you guys already know this but I figure I'd share anyways since there seems to be a wealth of misinformation making people waste their money. I'...
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I just started the slow carb diet.. women and beans.

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I was looking at some menus that some women posted. A lot of them did not include beans at dinner. Why? I usually omit beans at breakfast, I just don't feel l...
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Before and After...and the Next Level (8% BF)

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I was heavy for most of my childhood, adolescence, and early adulthood. In 2006 I returned from a family trip to South America weighing more than ever before (26...
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Finally came out of my stall

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I have been following the SCD for around a year - I started at around 236 lb in May last year (I'm 5 foot 6" and aged 41) and had managed to lose about 40lb...
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Vegetable Gums

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Has anyone tried vegetable gums to thicken sauces? I know there are products made using these gums specifically for just the job, but I can't find any in the UK...
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Not gaining much weight....

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I have been following Occam's protocol for 4 weeks now. Previous to that I did slow carb diet and lost about 17 lbs of fat and reduced body fat from 17% to 8.5%...
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Tough Days Coming Up, Need some help

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Hello fellow slow-carbers! I've been on slow-carb for a little over four months now and I'm at around 60lbs lost. So far so good! (actually AMAZINGLY good). B...
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Losing inches but my weight is going slowly.

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Hey guys Right so my progress with 4HB is going great (from tomorrow will be my official 4th week, I can even start seeing a little definition from my side so i...
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No beans for breakfast..is this super naughty?

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Okay, okay..I've been doing SCD for 8 days now and I haven't had beans w/ breakfast once. I tried. I really did. But I cannot stomach beans at 6am. How naughty i...
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Second time round, twinsies?

Hi guys and gals, this is my second time doing the 4 hour body... I started about a month ago, but things got in the way, i did lose about 6lbs the first week th...
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The challenges

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I'm having trouble opening the challenges. Can someone help me please ?
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Vacation tips?

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Im going on what I'd like to call a vacation but really its more of a family visit to repair some things for older relatives. I've thought of bringing some pre...
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What's a great replacement for Tostitos? Better Brands of Salsa?

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I am a sucker for chips and salsa, but with 4HB I don't know how to replace my favorite snack. Please help!
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Textured Vegetable Protein?

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What is the general consensus on Textured Vegetable Protein? I'm not a vegetarian, but I'm trying to keep my meat consumption at a moderate level. I thought t...
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Hit my target.

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Went from 228 - 185, started Feb 1 - July 9. Don't have measurements from today, but went from pants size 40 to 33. Feel great, looking forward to adding fruit a...
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How often a day/week should I be doing the Tabata workouts?

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I am using a 10lb kettlebell and was wondering if I should be doing a set of 8 in the morning and another in the evening? I carry the majority of my weight in m...
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OHH NO ... PMS CRAVINGS ... NO NO NO NO !

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Oh no no no no no no !!!!!!! I was doing sooo good, now it all seems to fall apart, so dramatic, I wan t MY AVOCADOOOOOO!!!!!!!! My goodness, I'm bloated and no...
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How much lemon juice before meals?

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I hear of putting lemon juice in your water before meals on cheat day, but how much? a table spoon, a couple ounces? cheers, Carp
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SCD + IF, SCD/IF

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Hi. I've been on SCD for 6 weeks now and good results, based only on my weight (started at 210 and now Im 198 lbs). I've lost some belly too wich is awesome; the...
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Working out on the SCD

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I am very new to this...3 weeks. I wanted to see how much I would lose and not work out....so far I am 15-16 lbs lighter than when I started. Very easy to foll...
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Carbs - How much is allowed each day?

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We all are consuming carbs on this diet, I just want to know what is the minimum(if there even is one) but most importantly if anyone can give me a ball park of ...
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Hungry at the end of a meal?

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Difficult to explain, but I'll try: I eat a LOT of (approved) food at mealtimes, but more often than not, I'll feel- at the end of the meal I *just* finished- li...
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why am I not losing weight on this diet?

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I have been on this diet with my daughter and husband since 1/31/11. I have lost only a half a pound. Husband lost 15 pounds and daughter lost 13. We are doing t...
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Ice bath - and then?

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Hey guys, just did my first ice bath - felt pretty great actually! those 20min flew by incredibly fast! I was wondering what to do afterward - dress warm to he...
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Does how fast you eat your meals effect anything?

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I feel like I am scarfing down my meals. I am trying to slow down but is it worth it? Does that slow the fat burning at all?
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Biggest keys to success???

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WHat are some of the small things that you've done that have made the biggest differences? I'm about to start the diet, and am curious to see what kinds of thin...

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