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Option BESIDES a question?

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It'd be nice to just POST something, and it not have to be a question...I keep posting things that aren't really 'questions" but its nice to get feedback, e...
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Birth Control and 4HB?

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This is interesting. Anyone here taking a birth control with progesterone, and is having trouble loosing weight, even on this awesome diet?? I have been reading...
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Cheat day exercise

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Is the idea to do 90 seconds straight of one drill or 90 second in total (with 30-45 sec between 2-3 sets)? do we need only 90 seconds of one drill or we can do ...
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SCD Breakfast only?

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Is or has anyone else tried only doing SCD breakfasts? I have been following Tim's first suggestion about swapping only breakfasts for SCD foods- and I usually c...
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Roasting Vegetables

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Does roasting SCD friendly vegetables in the oven cause them to be more likely to spike insulin levels? I have done this twice, and realize they taste too amazi...
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Is ARCTIC ZERO allowed? Whey ice cream?

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http://www.myarcticzero.com/ I am obsessedddd with this. 150 cals a pint. high protein and fiber. and WHEY! is it allowed on SCD?
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Low carb tortillas?

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I came across these low-carb tortillas ( http://latortillafactory.com/products-3.aspx). Although they include some things not on the diet, are they sufficiently ...
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Workout or eating w/in 30 min of waking?

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I work as an accountant and work long hours. The only time I can workout is early in the morning; however, on the days I workout I end up not eating within 30 mi...
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CHEAT DAY PIC OFF

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Hello, my 4hourpeople I was thinking It would be cool to have all of us share a meal of what we are chowing down on cheat day! does anyone have the app "In...
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How does my cheat day compare to yours?

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Hey Everyone! New to the site here but thought I would chime in after my first week and tell you about my cheat day this past Saturday to give you a chance to ...
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Missing: 35.2 pounds. If found, do NOT return to me!!

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So... I missed week 11 weigh in due to travel. I was going to take my scale with me but my wife thought that was a bit too neurotic... Summary and update: star...
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some help please new to the slow carb

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I feel lost I am a 43 year old who is 5'2 and 144 lbs use to weight 115 in 2010 before car accident. I am so lost on what I need to consume in a day.. I have nev...
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5/5 cadence breathing

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hi, you should take multiple breaths in doing 5/5 cadence, right? i have trouble in keeping one breath for each up/down. thanks!
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Lost 30 lbs with Slow Carb, how safe is Occam

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Hey guys! Lost 30 lbs with slow carb in the past 2-2.5 months (at 163 lbs now, height 5ft7in) and feeling awesome about it. Thing is i want to start Occam or at ...
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Damage control everyday ?

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Just a quick question to throw out: does anyone here do damage control before your meals everyday? I'm talking about non-cheat days. What are your thoughts? I'v...
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Custom "Me Time" in the middle of the night - Bad?

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Hi all! I started a trial basis of the Slow Carb Diet last week and am very happy thus far. I have lost 3lbs this week (includes 1.5 weight gain after cheat day...
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30 min breakfast... after waking up or after getting up?

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Ok... I know this is probably a dumb question but anyway... I usually put my alarm clock and it takes me around 30 min to actually get up. The best 30 min of my...
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SCD turkey brand (deli meat)

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Hey everyone, I'm just looking for a good brand of sliced turkey deli meat, something without all of the processed sugars, starches, and nitrates. Any ideas?
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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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I have to modify my Occam's routine.

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I'd like to hear from some of you experts on this. I travel quite a bit which requires doing many of my Occam's workouts on the road. The problem is that all t...
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Chilli Beans

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I buy canned chilli beans, which come with the sauce. From what I've read you are allowed them but I don't know if that is with/without the sauce? They do contai...
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Egg drop soup

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I found this recipe at Your text to link here... It's really simple: All you do is boil low-sodium chicken broth, then whisk in 1 egg + 1 egg white that have ...
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30 days results

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I have now completed my first 30 days on the Slow Carb Diet, which I have done strictly. Well its hardly the claimed 20lbs in 30 days that's for sure, Starting...
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Happy binge day!

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Hello all, after a long 3 week plateau at 195, I have broken through this week! 193 even -2.6 pounds! My wife and I had not started the PAGG until we hit the ...
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Week 3: Concerned about progress

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First off, thanks to the folks who created and run this board and to the rest of the community for filling it with content. This has helped keep me on track and...
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last mile cheese and atkins

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so ill be honest...ive read the scd part of tims book but i gave the book back to my bf before ever reading anything about this last mile action!...however the m...
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Stopped gaining strength

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I started lifting weights about 3 months into SCD. I hadn't lifted in decades. I use my Body Solid 2500 multi-station machine and dumbells. I follow a 4 day r...
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Is the diet good for small weight loses?

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Hello! My boyfriend was on the slow-carb diet at some point and he achieved all his goals. I am really skeptical of diets generally but the results were amazin...
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Does SCD help water retention?

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Hey everyone, So over the past year and a half I gained about 15 pounds while coming off anti depressants. It seems to be pretty typical, meds make most people l...
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"other" supliments: chromium an l-karnitine

chromium kills apetetite, also boost testosterone. also it gives this strang feel of energy boost, that is not always pleasant, but you feel it. anyone uses it? ...
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No-xplode alternative?

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I'm looking for a no-xplode alternative for use in the geek-to-freak plan. Reason being, I apparently am having some severe allergic reaction to no-xplode. Very...
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Ate Fermented Food as a Kid

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Hi Everyone, I just had the most amazing self realization while watching fermenting for SCD on You Tube. When I was growing up - I was rarely ill or sick, and no...
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ZMA, PAGG and Casein Protein

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Hey, Just wondering if anyone had any insights in regards to using ZMA capsules, PAGG and a serving of Casein Protein before bed? Also, would doing this rule...
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Week 36 Maintenance Results - Back on Les Mills Pump!

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Good Morning, Slow Carbers! YAY! This week saw my return to the Les Mills Pump program - WEEK 10 is COMPLETE! I took full rest days this time! was spot-on with ...
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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...
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Curcumin Extract

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A co-worker recently told me about curcumin extract. He said he had rheumatoid arthritis, and that curcumin extract was suggested to him by a relative who is a d...
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Help!! 3 Weeks in.

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Hi! I am on day 21 of the 4HB Program and the last two weeks haven't gone well (losses - wise). My stats are...I am a 40 years old (gasp! still getting used to...
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Les Mills Pump & Slow Carbing - Does it work? How is LMP?

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Hi, All! Well, as I journey through my maintenance, I am also trying to make myself more toned and also help my husband get through his stall. I have been look...
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Any Suggestions on Mental Blocks?

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Hello 4hour people! I was wondering if anyone had some good advice on how to get my but out of my office chair and start working out? I'm not looking forward t...

Blood Testing

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Hi, I was wondering if anybody knows the equivalent of spectracell in the UK? I've done some research - but how do you know if the people popping up on google ...
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Are we really supposed to ignore calories?

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I have always been a big eater and I am active enough that I have never been very overweight. I Have done the SCD a few times, lost 30 lbs the first time (in 20...
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Carb back loading

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I noticed a couple of you guys had tried this before. I'm just wondering how it went and if I understand it correctly. Basically your no carb until after your wo...
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Is this menu okay or do I need more?

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First here is a bit about myself. I'm a 33 year old female looking to lose about 100 lbs. I am currently not exercising and I'm on my first week with two days ...
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How many carbs

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Even with just eating beans and green vegetables, in addition to meat of course. I notice my usual daily carbs are around 90g. What is a good number to shoot f...
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bulk up before losing weight

Been on the SCD since 2/29/2012. weighed in at the beginning 265.8 then a week later I dropped yo my amazement (I read the books and tried it) went to 253.6. The...
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Unsweetened Protein (Help Needs Some Flavor)

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In the morning I take a "Unsweetened Natural Flavor Egg White Protein". (I take this instead of Whey, to reduce the insulin spike. I save Whey for af...
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I Have Sinned

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After four weeks on SCD I lost 18 pounds. Great success. But this week came the challenge. I am working out of town for most of December, staying at a hotel...
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Fasting after cheat day?

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Checked through the archives but couldn't find my exact answer. I have been reading up on the benefits of IF and have already gotten pretty close to 24 hours by ...
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Variation - If someone doesn't know what to eat

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Hi there, I love to cook and firgured for me a plan what I'll do in the next couple of days. So if anyone needs inspiration of what to do, here are some simple...
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When to eat breakfast?

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I work out for 2 hours in the morning. Should I have a snack first thing and eat my real breakfast afterwards? Thanks! Debbie

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I never followed the diet to the letter (whiskey is my weakness), have lost almost all ten pounds that I gained my first week, every week I lose in...

Mario Callejas commented on G G's reply:

Ditto on 3 meals. When I feel its not enough, I either drink water OR eat a handful of assorted nuts (not peanuts!) OR just make quick scrambled eg...

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I saw the info graphic for 4 Hour Body it shows a "second smaller lunch" which would bring the meals to 4 daily. This is a very low calo...

Ynna Domm commented on Mike C's reply:

Really? Thank you, i will try to get them out of the diet

Mike C commented on Moses Ong's reply:

At a general rule, I would try to avoid snacking. If you're hungry between meals, you're probably not eating enough. If you absolutely need to sna...

Thanks! I'll keep that in mind.

I know this is an old post, but I would love to know what supplements, as well.

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