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What is the reason you're doing 4HB?

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I'm curious what the overall reason is why people are participating in 4HB. Is it too feel better? Look sexier? Get abs? Just to experiment?
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Anyone with body issues...you need to read this

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Weight Fixation-Waist of Time I've struggled all my life with image issues and self-hatred and reading this brought me to tears. It just hit so close to home. I...
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I'm not sleeping...

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I used to be a solid sleeper. However since starting this program I often have trouble sleeping. Especially later in the week the last few days before a cheat da...
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Beginner's questions about the slow carb diet

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Hi all, For me and if anyone wants to know too Just like to confirm, are these on the allowed list? Natural Cashew Kernel Golden Raisins- I have a feeling this i...
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A little summary of modern "no sugar, no starch" diets

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Below is a very small summary of popular diets. The list isn't complete, so any updates and corrections are welcome. Also any personal experience is welcome as...
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December Update!

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It's been a while since I started a post! Been without my laptop for a month just posting on my phone mostly. Congrats on making it through the sugary, sugary ho...
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Worrying about cheat day , how much is to much?

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Happy w/SCD- in 2 months, I went from 194 to 179 Ibs, I exercise 6 days week with one day off. My goal is to be@165-170 Ibs But, today, I went to all you could...
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two good finds at Trader Joe's

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was looking for the split pea soup that was recommended here (because it has no additives and no modified food starch) and discovered two great things! steamed l...
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Faboo-lo-so Swiss Chard

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A friend gave me some ruby and white Swiss chard from her garden. After cleaning and trimming it, I cut it all into ribbons about 3/4" wide, with all the st...
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Taco Salad recipe that rocks!

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I made a taco salad last night that was so good, I’m putting it on my regular rotation and will be eating it 3-4 times a week. It tastes great cold and is easy...
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Eating on rest days during Occam's Protocol

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Today is my first day of following Occam's Protocol and I have been eating a lot. Am I supposed to eat as much on rest days as I do on workout days?
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Best pre/post workout meal for fat loss

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Or is it more productive to replace a meal with a protein shake? I'm an exercising newbie if you haven't been able to tell :)
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Exercise descriptions still online?

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Hi, I'm new to the forum. Just picked up the 4HB book and I notice Tim suggests going online to get a better idea of the exercises and how they're done. Is t...
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Weight down, body fat down, inches the same?!

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In the past month, I have lost 11lbs and my body fat percentage has gone from 35.7% to 33.1% BUT my inches haven't gone down. I have been doing this for 9 weeks...
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Limited Time

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If you could only do three exercises throughout the week, what would they be?
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How to prepare fish?

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Hi can anyone suggest slow carb appropriate ways to prepare fish for a non-fish lover? At restaurants I will try my husbands fish entrees but its never anything...
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Check your breakfasts!

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Hi Everyone! I've been on SCD for 8 months now with fantastic results (30+ pounds dropped). I'm moving onto Occam's now but recently decided to read the back of...
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My Excercise/diet "programme" is it right?

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Been doing the SCD for about 7 weeks now, and been following the meals almost to the book, slowly adding more good and cutting back the bad the more I read this ...
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pAGG options

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I'm wondering about pAGG options. There are a few on amazon. Which ones have people tried and which are best? Specifically, are any NOT tough to swallow giant ...
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Mountain Biking

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I am on the 4-Hour diet, but I also do 2-3 hour mountain bike rides and that is where I have a problem. What can I eat on the bike to keep my blood sugar levels ...
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Help! Chinese wife — carbs = Hell on Earth!

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Hey good people, here's a conundrum for you; My wife is Chinese, and while I'd say we eat healthier than most due to high rate of steamed vegetables, good meat, ...
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Exercise will not "hurt" in and of itself but it introduces complexities that must be addressed. 1. Cardio exercise will increase your appetite and you...
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Not eating enough?

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I am on the 4th week of SCD, starting weight of 252 lbs. I lost 5 pounds the first week, so was very motivated to continue, but weight loss has slowed (only anot...
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Mayo - Can someone explain to me

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Why it's not OK? If eggs are OK and oil is OK and those are the only two ingredients. What if I made the Mayo at home with olive oil? would that work? I eat up ...
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Is mince allowed ?

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Am i allowed to eat mince meat? I know grass fed beef is alright, but is that just in steaks. May be a silly question, according to the 4 rules I would have thou...
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Regular old green salads?

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Reading the book and online, there are much references to spinach and other specific greens like broccoli. Maybe I'm just missing it, but what about regular ol...
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Intermittent fasting

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I am pretty small and did not like the huge weight gain after cheat day, so for the past two weeks, I have been doing IF before and after cheat day, where I fast...
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The ice-age topic

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Hey everyone. I woundered which progress you appreach by doing tim's tricks of the iceage chapter. As for myself I cannot stand cold showers. I also stopped drin...
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Whey Protein w/ Water is BLECH!

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I've always been an avid drinker of protein shakes. Chocolate, Vanilla, Strawberry, the usual. I've never had a problem drinking them with milk, even skim milk. ...
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Can Sukrin be approved as a sugar substitute?

Hey Slow Carbers. Being on SCD for about a year, I’m still looking for a sugar substitute to make my coffee a bit tastier. I found Sukrin on Amazon recentl...
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Wine in cooking?

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Hey Guys, As an avid chef at home I like to mix up things with my meals. I was wondering if it's okay to use wine in cooking considering the cooking of the wine ...
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Sausages and green lentils with tomato salsa

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Found this on Jamie olivers site: Looks to be slow carb friendly: The only things I could spot that was non compliant that there is lemon juice and tomato i...
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Effects of fruity teas?

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Question. Has anyone tried drinking fruity teas? I have this 'Fruit Tea Sampler' from Celestial Seasonings, and it says that it has 0 calories, 0 carbs, 0 sugars...
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Do you actually need to eat breakfast?

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has anyone done slow carb without eating breakfast and just eating lunch and dinner? I live in a dorm room and I never have time to go to breakfast in the mornin...
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ingredients of balsamic vinegar

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Hi all:) as i look at the ingredient of my new-bought balsamic vinegar, i find something called grape must. I know it comes from grape, which should be forbidde...
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Is steak with breakfast OK?

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I have been trying to get my 30 grams of protein in the am, and here is a typical meal: 3 eggs 4 oz. chopped steak 3 sliced mushrooms 1/2 cup black beans Salsa ...
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Hurray - Milestone

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Hit a mini-milestone this week! Even though I still want to lose about 30kg I am finally almost to my pre-daughter weight. She is 3 and before I had her I had st...
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Cheat day! :D

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Today is a planned cheat day. Hubby and I are celebrating our 23rd wedding anniversary. A nice dinner, desert and champagne will all likely be involved, No...
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slow carb foods

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are cucumbers allowed i dont see them on the not allowed? and and on the allowed it says all vegetables except yams sweet potatoes and plain potato. so i guess m...
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Noisy Stomach!

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I have done the 4-hour body diet with great success before and have recently started again. This time around I have notices something a bit weird. My stomach s...
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Is this "OK" to eat?

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I'm working on rebooting my diet, I think I've tracked down my bad habits and am making a big effort to shut them down. One thing I found was Carne Asada Flank S...
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Off wagon for 3 days now. Not giving up.

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It all started with this aweful peanut craving. I had a bar. ( we have peanut butter bars.) It has 45 gr. of sugar. Had nothing more to eat. Next day: Same ba...
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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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Cheat day length

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can you do a 24 hour period from say noon on saturday to noon on sunday?
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Menu Suggestions, Beans

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I am new to this and am hoping people can send me their menus. I am still confused as to how much to eat in each meal. I am also wondering how to prepare my bean...
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What is the best pre/post-workout meal for somebody focusing on fat loss?

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So I've read from several different sources that it's good to eat a meal that is high in simple carbs immediately following a workout. On the Four Hour Blog wher...
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Ketosis, LCHF, 4HB, Slow Carb

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I see so many are jumping from one diet to another, or mixing it together. Are they really that much alike? I find it so confusing when I seek questions about 4H...
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PAGG and WPI

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Hi, I am from India and I have been trolling online for the last week to see if there is some way I can get my hands on the items mentioned in the subject but I...
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El Pollo Loco - Skinless Breast Meal for SCD

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I just wanted to share this tip as it helped me quite a bit. I switched to El Pollo Loco Skinless breast meals for lunch (no drink - Vegitables and Pinto Beans...
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SCD for children?

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I couldn't find this question in search anywhere. SCD is a change of lifestyle for me.. and slowly but surely things are leaving my cabinets that are very off li...

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G G replied to Lisa's question:
Egg Whites?
G G commented on G G's reply:

One thing I notice about my cheat days. If I eat a ton of processed foods, pizza or dine out and I get loaded up with sodium and then I drink beer ...

watch the protein shake, i was using one my first week but didn't check the ingredients. Had sucralose in it, so that went right out.

Well I checked out the nutritional info, and it’s basically this: one 100g serving of raw, unsweetened acai pulp has 60 calories, 5g of fat,...

Brian, I think you may be onto something with the salt. I've been seeing them as a benefit, because they keep my mouth busy all day and keep me fro...

Grace Sheng replied to Lisa's question:
Egg Whites?
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Egg Whites?
Mike Manzi commented on G G's reply:

You're probably right about breakfast. I gotta get something in my belly earlier. My ideal weight is 170, probably have like 25-30lbs of body fat, ...

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