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Veggie Newbie

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I've been running on 4HB for a couple of weeks now, scale is showing variation in weight each day, but I'm committed to this for a year. Start weight 210 Goal ...
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GNC Carries PAGG

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Not sure if any of you knew but for those who don't want want to get it GNC started carrying PAGG/AGG. Comes with a 90 pill set of daytime pills and 30 pill supp...
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Does anyone follow this program while supplementing it with other workouts? (cycling, yoga, barrys?)

I’ve been following the four hour body and have noticed so much weight gain (something I haven’t been able to achieve in years). I’m up fifteen...
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Nut Butter consumption?

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I am wondering if anyone has had any problems with consuming more than the recommended 1 tbsp of almond or peanut butter per day? I have been using it for in bet...
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L-Glutamine and Cheat Day? Please help!

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I've been reading about the benefits of L-Glutamine, both as a way to curb sugar cravings and also its positive results on digestive health. I have been sticki...
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Wish me luck!

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Tomorrow I start day 1 of 4HB! I am excited but nervous. I am a little hesitant that this will work for me since I am already in my target weight range (125 lb...
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Temperature monitoring...

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Is anyone using thermometers (of any kind) to monitor the water temp, as well as their body temp? If so, what are you using? What results are you seeing? Just u...
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Quick question, anyone know if canned milk qualifies as cream?

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I've been using canned milk in my coffee since i started 5 weeks ago, i'm at a stalemate again, so now i'm wondering if the canned milk is wrong to be used as cr...
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Myopic crunch videos?

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Does anyone out there have a video (Youtube, etc) of the proper technique? Or, would someone be willing to post one? I know I'm not the only one who might be wo...
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Is meat weighed raw/pre-cooked or after?

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In regards to the strict given meat portions on The Last Mile diet, I'm wondering if I should weigh my meat before or after it is cooked because there seems to b...
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Is three eggs a day Heathly? (And sugar free jelly)

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Sorry for the odd title, didn't want to spam the forum so thought I would ask two questions in one.... One, I'm eating three eggs a day at breakfast to keep my ...
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Can you have too much lenses?

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Hi, this week I doubled the intake of lenses because I need more protein and energy for the day. And it works. Basically everything is fine, however the last 2 d...
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Maintenance Help! What will happen...

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Hi Guys! Good news is that for the past two weeks I seemed to maintain my weight and body fat well! I am right where I was two weeks ago, and have eliminated th...
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The lonely start?

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My name's Cody, i'm 20 years old and i'm about 416 pounds. I'm definitively overweight but because of my lazy attitude i haven't really tried to lose to much wei...
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Cheat day - problems eating

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Hi Everyone, I'm on my second Cheat Day. My last one didn't go very well - the idea of eating anything "naughty" just made me feel physically ill and ...
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Cheat Day Tomorrow, would you change anything?

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I am changing up my cheat day this week to see if I can minimize the insane water weight I carry afterward. (10-15 pounds for up to four days afterward!) I am go...
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Aggression from too much meat?

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I’m a 32 year old woman, paleo for about 5 years and decided to try the SCD and started about a week ago. I haven’t added beans yet because of my p...

Breaking Between Protocols?

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So my intention was to use Occam's to toss on a gang of lean muscle mass and after say 6-8 weeks of it and then I would switch to Effortless Superhuman and make ...
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How much sugar is fine in each meal?

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I'm sure this question has been asked before but let me clarify. My issue is is that I am struggling to figure out which vegetables are fine. The way I am judgi...
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Committing for 4 more...

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I did fantastic for 3 weeks.. dropped 4kgs! Did not do so hot on the 4th week.. cheated here and there and had a CHEAT day, up 1kg! So now I have committed for 4...
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Timings for 30 day ab challenge

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Hi, Is it me or are the timings all over the show for this challenge? Please can someone clarify the schedule for eating and workouts... i get most but some i ca...
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Am i going through carb or sugar withdrawal?

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Today is day 4 for me. Last night i woke up at 3am and couldnt go back to sleep. Ive been feeling hot and cold, foggy, i have a headache, and overall just feel t...

how important is it to eat the same exact meals?

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I pretty much switch around the same ingredients but am not completely consistent. Is it ok to stray from a routine and still get good results?
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Cat Vomits don't hurt?

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The Cat Vomits hurt the first few times I did them, but no longer. So I don't know if they are doing any good. Should I increase the hold count? The number o...
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Eating out is trickier than I thougth...

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After our second cheat day on saturday (oh, yes, that was good!) we wanted to meet some friends for dinner on sunday at an american steak house. Well, I thought,...
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Realistic expectations

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I've seen various comments about the Slow Carb Diet that suggest that significant results are more likely for some people than others. Is there any pattern to th...
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One Long Year...

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Haven't posted on here for months now, but since hitting my one year landmark on this diet, I knew I would have to check in. My life has been changed by my decis...
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Should I go for PAGG supplements while I'm actually a 67kg male for 1.77m (with a belly fat)?

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Hello, I'm 1.77 tall and weighing 66ish kg. This is due to the fact that I've been doing some endurance sports for the past years and have never been really big...

Acid reflux and ulcers with PAGG

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Hi all, Started getting acid reflux about 15 minutes after taking AGG stack. Then earlier this week, starting getting an awful gnawing sensation in my stomach, w...
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Check your vitamins!

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I'm really ashamed to say I started gaining weight after a good first week on SCD. I stopped taking my normal supplements and starting loosing again. On closer ...
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do you create a graph of your progress?

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I have just found a great little online tool for creating graphs. Here's mine so far (labels could do with tweaking, I know : Find it at - http://nces.ed.gov...
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Wasabi Peas and peas in general

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Do Wasabi peas or peas in general have an adverse effect on the slow carb diet? They are high in calories but Im not sure about raising sugar levels...I ve been ...

Daily Weigh Ins? Post PMS loss

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I am just wondering what you all do? Do you weigh every day? If so, when? And, for the women out there, did you notice a big change after your period was over, ...
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Can this be sustained on 2 meals a day?

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Basically until after I get back home from school i'm relying on 2 meals a day and a possible Will this diet work on two meals a day + some peanuts or two mea...
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Does anyone know where I can get a DEXA scan in Orlando?

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Wondering where I can find DEXA scans in Orlando. I know where I can get a bod pod scan, but I'd rather try DEXA.

PAGG just for cheat day?

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Should I be taking the PAGG/AGG stack throughout the week or only on the cheat day? And what about lemon in my water? Is that only on cheat day as well?
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When will the peeing end...

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And thus, the prophet Ferris came down from the mount, and gave forth the command..."Irrigate Thyself". And lo the people did partake of the waters, sl...
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Did not lose any significant weight in 2nd week of slow carb

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Hey folks Its 14 days since my slow diet. I lost 5 pounds in my 1st week but my 2nd week i just lost 2 pounds. I am not sure what is happening. I eat a lot of...
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Too nauseated for breakfast?

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This might be a female thing, I'm not sure, but for at least a week out of the month my stomach is far too volatile to consume anything right away in the morning...
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Beans for Snacks

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I currently have all of my meals planned out for the week. For breakfast, I'll be having scrambled eggs with spinach and a side of ground beef with black beans ...
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Alkaline Diet

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I'm still learning how to navigate this forum. I was asked about my alkaline diet. I have been on a strictish alkaline diet for the last 2 weeks or so and I disc...
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Looking for a stool softner

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So started slowcarb again and it is pretty successfull. My breakfast & dinners tend to be egg whites, whole eggs, smoked salmon, refried beans, green chill...
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Chickpeas when starting?

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I am awaiting the book in the post, and am wondering about chickpeas. Are they allowed? Are they slow carb? If allowed, what is a prudent amount to consume in an...
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Week 6 Current Progress

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Here's me for week 6... I'm still not seeing much progress towards lowering my BF% to the point where abs are clearly visible, even though my muscles are gaining...
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Peanuts & GNC Whey Protein

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Are roasted peanuts allowed in the 4HB diet? They are good source of protein. I eat peanuts as my in-between meals/snacks. Its a lot of convenience when I am...
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Cider (not cider vinegar)

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Any experience of having a dry cider moderately at non-cheat evenings as allowed "slow RS" alcohol intake similar to 1-2 glasses of dry red? I know tha...
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Slow carb vs. last Mile? Biggest loser challenge

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I have a lot of weight to lose. I've been in slow carb for 37 days and have lost 25 lbs - which I'm thrilled with. I started a 245 (at 32% body fat) Im ...
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No beans? Eating within an hour of waking?

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I have been very limited on my bean intake because I don't really care for them. It's my second time around doing the SCD (the first time, very successful) but I...
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Supplements or SCD allowed food for better mental activity

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I know it may sound silly asking about "mental activity" but the bottom line is -- slow-carbers are limited in fast carbs which can spike your brain/me...
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Occam's Protocol: Crap, I'm gaining fat.

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Hoping one or two of you muscle-building vets can advise! I’ve been following the basic recommendation for Occam’s Protocol—A and B workouts,...

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