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Psychological Benefits of "Free Day"

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This is not a question, but a report: First, I like to call it "FREE DAY" because it's not "cheating" if it's specifically prescribed by th...
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Day after cheat day gain?

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Let me start by saying I'm in no way discouraged, just a bit curious to see if anyone else experiences this. My first two weeks have gone pretty well, dropping ...
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When does your cheat day become healthy?

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When I first started the slow carb way of eating I would destroy myself on cheat day. Pizza, nachos, chocolate bars, cookies, ice cream and anything terrible you...

are there some people who dont respond well to a slow carb diet?

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Hi Just started the 4 hour body plan a couple of days ago and was wondering if the progress is slower for some people. I am 5 ft 7 and weigh 129 and it is REAL...
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On Slow Carb Diet but What Next

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Great forum and lots of useful responses so I hope with everyone's experience they may be able to suggest some options. I started the Slow Carb Diet this week. ...
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drink that water..with lots of lemon!

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Wow last 2 days I have had mainly steamed fish and broccoli and cauliflower and tuna drank lots of water with lemon yesterday and I"m down 12 lb in 21 days...
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My week one

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Hey, just wanted to say what a great time I'm having doing SCD. I've been on it 6 days and tomorrow is my first cheat day and I can't wait!!! I've already measur...
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Tracking made easy

Just thought I'd share a cool little app I found for the iphone. Its called BodyShot and it makes tracking weight, bf%, measurents and overall progress so easy!...
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Potstickers for cheat day?

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A little about me: I ate slow carb for about 10 years. The last year a little less so. Now, for the last 3 weeks, slow carb again. The first two weeks I didn't ...
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please review and help guys !!

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please people can u help ..can u review the diet i am currently following.. am i on the right track? breakfast: omelette made of 3 eggs(no dairy) or unflavored ...
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shangri-la diet with scd?

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Hello! I am just starting the SCD- couldn't put Tim's book down this weekend, experimented with a few of the SCD meals but today is my first real day. I also go...
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Is unsweetened almond milk allowed?

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Is unsweetened almond milk allowed? I know regular milk and soy milk are a no go.
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sugarless gum?

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I know artificial sweeteners arent allowed but what about sugar-free gum? is it allowed AT ALL? i doubt that this would be the ONE thing causing me to actually ...
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30 lbs shredded in 7 weeks, plateau'd hard at the moment. Ideas?

Hey all- a little over 2 months ago, I jumped on the scale and weighed in at 299- I decided I never wanted to hit 300 and started following SCD pretty seriously....
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Whole grain

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Are seeds like sunflower & pumpkin considered whole grain? I have a bread recipe with only seeds (4 kinds), water and eggs. But can't figurer out if it's ok ...
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Isolated Casein Protein

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Is anyone concerned with the idea that when Isolated, Casein Protein has been shown to have a highly statistical significance on Cancer growth if any pre-cursors...
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soft stools?

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On 8 and 9th day of diet I have had soft stools. Been following diet exactly including PAGG. Cheat day effects from day 7? Drinking lots of water all along and...
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ok frustrated

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I've been following the diet to the T for the past 2 and half weeks. The first part of the weight loss was pretty quick and rapid. Last week i was down to 193 ...
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Bean noodles ok?

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Probably too good to be true, but I saw bean noodles on a japanese menu today. Is it possible, noodles that would be ok for SCD? Or does the process of turning b...
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I've been hovering around the same weight

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I’ve been hovering around the same weight for around 3 weeks now!..How can i break this plateau?… I was feeling a difference in my clothes but now am...
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Week 2, and 3 lbs more than starting weight?

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It's week 2 for me. Week 1 was tough. At the end of the week, before cheat day, I lost 2.8 lbs and that's during the time of the month. This afternoon, the day a...
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A week of eating like a pig and no gain?

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I'm hoping someone can help me with a conundrum, I've been on SCD for about 7 weeks at which point I had a holiday so I thought I'd take a food holiday as well ...
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Slow carb breakfast issues

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Hi, I am doing the slow carb, and I have fructose intolerance and other issues I am slowly working out with doctors, it basically means if I dont have some good ...
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Confused about cheat day

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The book says NO white anything, NO dairy yet I see people talking pizza and ice cream on cheat days. Can someone clarify this for me? I try very hard to eat a...
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measured toda.y. NOT good :(

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honestly i am totally getting FED UP! measured and weighed today bf at 26% weight at 132 lb i started this in MArch at 134 lb and 28% bf.... ARG!!!! 5'4"...
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Please take a look at my diet

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Hi everyone! Morning: 4 organic egs (scrambled with a spoonfull of butter) along some homemade sauerkraut and 4 tbsp of home cooked green lentils . 1-2 cups o...
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Just a general question to 4 HB veterans.

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Hi, I'm just going to get to the point so that you kind people can help me . I started doing the SCD last year and then stopped because I couldn't find time to p...
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What do you eat when you're not hungry?

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I've been struggling with forcing myself to eat and drink because I'm just not very hungry. I am getting ~10 cups of water daily I'm trying not to under eat. ...
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Almonds and Sugar free soft drink

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So i really am confused now after hearing so many different answers Almonds- whats our daily limit? a handful? should i eat less if ive been drinking almond mil...
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Treat during non cheat days

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Hey all!! Do you ever treat your self with something during the non cheat days? I sometimes eat a small block of chocolate or some cheese. I dont think its th...
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National Chocolate Eclair Day

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Today is National Chocolate Eclair Day in the US. What this means is you can have 1 chocolate eclair and it WILL NOT affect your fat loss. In fact, having a choc...
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South Asian / Indian Food Reciepies

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Does anyone here tend to eat Indian food at all or incorporate the recipes in some ways? I am not an Indian but I love Indian food and I cook a lot too. Also, I ...

WiThings Scale

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Anyone else here with a Withings scale? It's a bio-impedance scale that automatically uploads your weight, Fat%, and Lean% to a website every weigh-in. I'm jus...
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Can I workout in the morning before breakfast

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I go to the gym first thing in the morning before I get ready for work because it's the best time for me and I've always heard it will help me burn more calories...
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No egg breakfast ideas wanted

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Does anyone have any ideas about what to eat for breakfast that doesn't include eggs and still get the 30 grams of protein in?
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Is cheat day still appropriate in maintenance?

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Hi all, I am alllllmost at my goal and in the near future am going to be going into maintenance mode. I will be adding a few foods back in but will still be sti...
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hormones??

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should I continue to take my hormones? started on them post total hysterectomy, Premarin. Wonder how they will affect the 4HB diet?
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Hazelnut Flavored Coffee ??

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What the consensus is hazelnut coffee allowed? If there are no sweeteners or sugars but the hazelnut actually is infused with the coffee. Any ideas peoples?
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4Hour People Local support group

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Has anyone tried organizing one of these yet?
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Just a cool recipe I thought you may like...

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It's really simple and maybe a lot of you do this already but thought I'd share anyway. I made a delicious "chicken salad" today and here are the ingre...
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Time of the month - ladeez, a little help?

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I was telling everyone I know about the 4 hour body when I lost about 7 lbs in the first two weeks. I have been following with very little deviation (a couple o...
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Which weights for Home Depot kettlebell

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I put together a 4HB Home Depot kettlebell, and I'm having trouble finding weight plates for it. I stopped by Big 5 for two 25 lb plates, but they were not in s...
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Blood Group Diet

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Has anyone tried the blood group diet. I have been thin all my life, for the past 6 months, I have worked out hard in the gym and eaten well. Results are great. ...
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Tuna Salad??

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I love tuna salad and can't seem to find anything wrong with it for the regular days. Could you guys point it out if I'm wrong? Tuna in pouch drained from water...
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I want birthday cake!!

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My day off is Saturday. Usually you guys call it Cheat Day, but I figure if it's in the rules then it's not cheating. I call it Dorito Day instead. Well, my b...
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Fat cravings

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I posted a lil earlier about being on the last mile. I am wondering though does anyone get fat cravings. Something like a craving for nuts, avocados, mayo, egg y...
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Spinal disk problem - Kettlebell Alternatives??

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I am on SCD second week and I just realized that the kettlebell-swing is not for me *sigh* I have a spinal disk problem in the lumbar portion of the spine and t...
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Adult beverages allowed?

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Are adult beverages restricted to red wines, or are other beverages allowed? I understand we need to avoid things like beer, but can lower-carb beverages like vo...
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Geek to Freek or Octaam's

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I know this has been asked before but I'm going to taylor it to my own story. I go to the gym to much, and overtrain...I was to get to this MDE and start only ...

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