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Alternatives to Eggs in the Morning....

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I cannot stand eggs in the morning anymore... I went from being a non eater of breakfast to slamming a ton of food. Its starting to gross me out unfortunately. O...
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Cheat day: PAGG or Cissus?

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Hey all, My second week, second cheat day- all going really well I began using PAGG this week and am taking Cissus today only (my cheat day.) Would anyone kno...
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What type of cheese to eat? Raw cheese?

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I know cheese is not allowed on the diet...BUT if there was one cheese that isn't all that bad what would it be (beside cottage cheese)? Is raw cheese better for...
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What is wrong ! Dropping Body Fat while not changing on scale!

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Hey All, I started SCD for 9 days till now. Since we are in Ramadan (a holy month for Muslims) which is like IM fasting but inverted, I have been following SCD...
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Changing cheat day for 1 week

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So I'm planning on switching cheat day (normally Saturday) to Sunday this week. It's memorial day weekend and I will be going back to my hometown on Sunday, to s...
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This broke my plateau twice

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Just passing along some information. Like many of you, I have experienced periodic stalls throughout my weight loss journey, and have tried many things to restar...
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20 more lbs to loose? Last Mile?

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Hey guys, I've been on SC diet since August of last year. I've gone from 240 down to 200. Over the past month and a half, possibly more I've been stuck at 200 an...
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Starting again - Challenge me!

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Hi All, I'm new to the site. After a loss of 20kgs using gym and sporadic attempts at SCB, Kettlebells, Rushfit and all things 4HB, I'm recommiting myself to lo...
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Vietnamese Pho?

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I love Pho. It's a Beef Noodle soup. I know the noodles are a no-no, however they usually server it with basil leaves and sprouts. Wondering if anyone knows h...
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Could polyphasic sleep be reducing weight loss?

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The first thing i did when I bought the book was implement the everyman 3 nap schedule, and it works great... However since I started the Slow-Carb I haven't see...
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Having kidney issues

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Hi, I'm excited about the diet and my results so far (20 lbs in 3 weeks!), but i also have medical issues to deal with. i have something called Valley Fever (co...
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SCD While Travelling

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Hello Everyone: I travel extensively for work - flying, hotels, rental cars, etc. Does anyone have any tips for staying on the SCD while travelling so much? I...
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Slow Carb and Mood Swings?

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Hi everyone, I've been slow-carbing for 4 weeks now, and have lost about about 6 kilos. Starting this weekend, I have been having severe mood swings. Has anybody...
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Occam's @ Home

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I live in an 850 sq ft apartment (with fam!). So here's a question, any ideas on how to work last mile/occam's exercise routines without a gym to go to? Kettle b...
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SCD without PAGG stack

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Is anybody on SCD without using the P/AGG stack? I personally don't want to achieve any of extreme results like dropping weight or getting ripped. I came from s...
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weight gain at first if you don't normally eat protein?

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I'm 5'2" 120lbs and i just want to lose 10lbs and bring my percentage of body fat down. i've been on this diet for 10 days now and i didn't even have a chea...
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Intermittent Fasting vs High-Protein Breakfast??

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So, after reading 4HB, there seems to be this consistent theme of fewer, smaller high-protein meals helping boost your metabolism. Not only is this a part of the...
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Almond milk + LOMAD

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Does drinking unsweetened almond milk with my protein shakes defeat the purpose of LOMAD/the weight gaining ideas of Occams? I dont want to drink regular milk a...
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Happy New Year! Plus new pic

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Took this picture and I felt so proud. Receiving this new year 87lbs lighter! thank you all and enjoy your cheat days!!!
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Lactose Free Milk

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Was reading Tim's blog and he was explaining on there that it is the Lactose in milk that makes it a no-no. I was wondering if you could use Lactose Free Milk f...
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Where might my Member Intro post have gone?

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When I first joined I was asked to provide a member intro. I wrote this relatively detailed thing and it has disappeared. Anyone have any idea what could have ha...
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cissus what does it do does it help with weight loss?

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what is cissus?
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joint pain while running on SCD

I never used to get knee problems while running but I've started to get and anterior ache - anyone else? loving the extra energy I have on SCD - running 16K 3we...
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What does everyone think of Gluten now?

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As someone that is on SCD and lost nearly 65lbs I am curious as to what everyone thinks of this story. http://www.today.com/health/allergy-myths-busted-guess-wha...
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Target Daily Fat, Carbohydrate, Protein Percentages ?

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Question for folks using Daily Burn to track meals, etc.: What do you consider the optimal daily percentage range for fats, carbs and protein? My goal is fat l...
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Has anyone read Wheat Belly?

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Has anyone read the book Wheat Belly by William Davis? I read about it in the paper today and it sounds just like the 4HourBody, but with more of the science ex...
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Muscle-gain eating

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Hi there I've had a lot of success using 4HB supplements and diet for weight loss and now am shifting to muscle gain. I am not using the workouts from the boo...
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lifting heavy weights & post work out shake

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Going low Carb while working out drains me I get burnt out. My glycogen stores get depleted, I'm used to having waxy maize (a starchy glycogen store refuel pow...
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Ice bath conundrum. Thermal dynamics experts help!

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How can I quantify and measure approximately the amount of calories burned from thermal kinetics (ice baths, ice packs etc)? I currently use the ice baths metho...

Bean Allergy

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I have a bean allergy, can I substitute half a small sweet potato instead ?
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TOTM - Postpone start date?

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Hi, I just decided to re-start the SCD but realised I had just started my period this morning and in light of all that has been said about no weightloss and som...
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Lemon juice on non-cheat days?

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As someone who doesn't much like the (lack of) taste of water, I'd love to spice it up with some lemon juice. I realize that lemon is a fruit and thus forbidden ...
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New to 4HB just a few questions...

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Hello All, Day 2 and very fired and determined. My questions are as follows:- 1. Tim says you can drink red wine, can you drink Rose? 2. Im guessing you can ...
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Where to buy boxes of canned beans?

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Since beans are supposed to replace all of our starches, where are some good places in the SF Bay Area (California, USA) to buy boxes/crates of canned beans? Pr...
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Easy to lose weight, what about BF?

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Hi there, I'm 20 years old and have been trying to lose weight for a few years now, since being overweight has massively affected my confidence, and has meant I...
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will carrots affect my weight loss?

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I am following the scd as indicated... But I love carrots and know they are starchy...can I have 2/3 carrots a day and still lose.
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How do I alter my profile?

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Hi everyone. A bit off topic, but I'd like to start posting before and after pics (if I'm brave enough), and fine tune my profile. Where do I go?
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Pre-teen wants to join in on SCD, suggestions?

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My 12 year old daughter has had some weight gain in her stomach and above hip/lower back area over the last couple of years. I had hoped it was hormonal and/or ...
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UK 4HB'ers: Cool sale on at Holland and Barrett

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Hi all, Quick tip: There's a sale on at Holland and Barrett's at the moment, I know they always have a sale but this is a decent one... Buy one sticky-labelled i...
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Getting started on Occams

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Hi everyone I have been following the Slow Carb Diet for a while and getting used to it. I have lost a bit of weight but that's not my goal! My goal is to buil...
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How to follow six pack'd at home?

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Hi. This challenge sounds great, especially since I've been stalled at 16% BF for about 45 days now, even after different changeups to get my body out of (now) r...
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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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Could diet pepsi cause this?

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I've lost thirty pounds on this diet since January, but yesterday while traveling I had probably about a two liters worth of Pepsi max. I was on target to drop a...
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Cardio and stalling

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HI Everyone, I've been on the 4HB for about 5 weeks now. I started off at 14st9 (205) of mass on my 5'9 frame. first week I lost 10lbs, by week 2 it was 16, w...
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Timing of Drinking Water

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Hey all, Wanna get some thoughts and input for both regular SCD days and cheat days: I've always heard it's beneficial to follow the "5/30" rule, whi...
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Any fighters on here?

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I train in boxing, brazilian jiu jitsu and kickboxing, and I'd love to get your thoughts on how the SCD has affected your energy levels for sparring and general ...
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PAGG and fiber?

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I am starting PAGG and today is my cheat day. I was planning on taking fiber capsule (4 psyllium husk caps x 3 times per day) on my cheat day only. Is it okay to...
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Grapefruit juice

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On day 3 of the 4HB (woo hoo) and reading up on cheat day protocol. Tim doesn't say how much grapefruit juice to have before the 2nd meal. Does it matter?
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Starvation Mode

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Updated 4/25/2012 To address some points raised in the below comments: While restricting calories will lead to a slow in metabolism, loss of muscle, and many o...

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