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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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Food Question

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Can you eat Sweet potatos?
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Dinner for tonight

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Hey guys, i cooked something today and i was wondering if it is 100% 4 hour body : I roasted some onion, added eggplant and after a while a medium tomato and s...

Micronized BCAAs

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Any opinions on working micronized bcaa's into your workouts? Any negative impact to the 4hr regimen?
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Mom hasn't lost weight since week 1

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Mom is getting discouraged. HELP Not sure if this matters but I'm Ray's girlfriend. Just so yall know I'm not a dude. Assuming that changes responses. My mom ...
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Sugar-free Dark Chocolate, an absolute no?

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Do you think having a few squares (maybe one post lunch and dinner) of sugar free dark chocolate would be an absolute no? I really crave sweets on this diet and ...
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Birthday Weekend Mega Cheat!

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Hi there, So it's my birthday today. This weekend I was down in Southern California with family and Saturday and Sunday were pretty bad cheating wise, desert an...
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quick breakfast that i have been doing

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So I've been eating a 5oz. of california style cottage cheese by Friendship Dairy with either smoked salmon, a fried egg, or turkey bacon. I noticed it has like ...
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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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When do you give yourself a cheat day if your delaying cheat days

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Ok so ive been playing wtih delaying my cheat ive gone at max 21 days. My question is, those of you who do delay cheat days. How long do you wait? When do you sa...
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To you mothers here on the forum

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Happy Mother's Day. I hope your days today (and everyday) are as awesome as you are. I'm sure your children appreciate all the love and support you've given them...
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Any alternative to Pullovers?

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My gym doesn't have dumbbells that go above 110 lbs, so I can't really proceed with the Pullover. Does anyone have ideas for an alternative exercise? I suppose...
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sore neck on occams

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I've been doing occams, and made good progress: about six pounds of muscle in a month, and 25-67% gains on my lifts. I ran into a problem with the supinated sh...
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PAGG not digesting

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It might be something about the enteric coating, but the PAGG stack pills I’m taking aren’t digesting. I bought the Kirkland Science Labs brand off o...
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Why do I feel like I'm getting fatter?

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My first week I lost 5 lbs but now into my third week I am seeing no progress and also my waist and thighs feel flabbier not firmer. I'm doing the posterior work...
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cheat day no sugar

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well i cant say no sugar had sugar free syrup on pancake had turkey sandwich green salsd 1/4 cup unsalted peanuts bacon did my grapefruitjuice i guess i did hav...
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complete challenge.

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So I just need to upload a picture of me exercising, that's it?
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Early Morning Workouts

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I like to work out in the morning, is it better to eat a smaller breakfast and work out after 30 - 60 mins later? Or work out first and eat after?
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what should you do if you slip up during a slow carb day?

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I have been traveling this week for business and didn't prep well for my 8hr flights. I was week and had some carbs in my dinner and after dinner (yogurt, bag of...
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Corn bread

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Would corn bread be detrementel to the scd?
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New Triathlete in the making... workout/supplements.

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OK folks. I'm a half marathon runner and recently got hooked on run/bike duathlons. I've started training for an international distance Tri (1.5k swim, 40k bik...
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No loss for 1 week! HELP!

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Hello! I have been stuck at the same weight for 1 week now, and its starting to annoy me now! In the first week i lost 4.5lbs but week 2 will be ending tomorro...
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Ideal Weight

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What is an ideal weight for someone who is 6'4.. I currently weigh about 220 - 225 but none of it muscle!! Thanks, RR
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Evening snack?

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I often get very peckish in the evenings, especially when i'm pre-menstural, menstural and post menstural whcih takes up half of the month! At the moment i've b...
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10,000 Swings in 28 days.

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Hi All, Just wanted to share my recent, very decent results... I have recently completed a recognised kettlebell challenge originally (I think) posted on Drago...
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Not a question: just boasting :-)

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My first results after 5 days of 4HB . Lost 2,8 kgs!! Yes!!
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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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Anyone see the post of Peanut and almond butter recall today?

Just read about a recall on some of Trader Joe's peanut butter, and Almond butter; among others listed being recalled, just checked and yep i have some of the al...
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My story so far is in our city's paper!

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I've been part of this forum for quite a while now, and I thought some of you might be interested that I was interviewed for a story in the St Louis Post Dispatc...

Occam's protocol and then what next ?

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I just wanted to know something about the occam’s protocol. When you are at the level that you wanted (so no more muscle gain needed) what do you have to do? C...
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Eating within half an hour of waking

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Hi All, new to the forum but been (or bean) with the diet since January and have lost just shy of 3 stone in weight. My question is - I have started running bef...
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Weird Cheat Day changes (damage control working?)

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Data fiend here again. I was looking at my data and something weird has happened during the past 6 weeks of slump busting. While the weight loss is happening a...
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Do you think statistics=skepticism for FDA/USDA?

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As Tim points out so nicely in his book, take it all with a healthy dose of skepticism. Link here: http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2011/08/3...
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Wheat Crackers w/hummus

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Are whole grain whole wheat crackers such as Wheat Thins or Triscuits allowed? I'm looking for something to snack on with hummus. They don't have high fructose ...
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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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Grapefruit Juice: When, and how much? With coffee?

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How much grapefruit juice is recommended prior to cheat day meals? How long before the meal? After? Do I need to be drinking coffee with it? I'd rather avoid...
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Sesame Seeds and Dinner Ideas

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I am just starting on the diet and starting to form a meal plan. I was planning on making stir-fry steak with sauteed peppers and onions and maybe throwing some ...
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Free balance ball (sears + fitstudio)

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If you've been wanting a balance ball and money's been too tight to spend on one (and you're near a Sears), this is a good deal. They had this offer going back i...
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When to start building muscle?

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I have currently been doing the SCD for 3 weeks now and so far have lost a total of 14 pounds to bring me to 174 from 188. I am still overweight for my height so...
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How Am I Doing?

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Hello everybody! I was considering this diet for a few weeks before deciding to just jump right in. Reading through the posts on this site has been so helpful a...

Cissus for shoulder dislocation.

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i have been taking cissus for about two weeks now following a shoulder dislocation, along with my physio. it is feeling better and i plan on continuing until the...
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Fat intake

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Is anyone managing their fat intake of 4hb? I like to use oilive oil and I know fat is essential, but the book didn't really say how much to use or how little to...
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Timing of Water, Breakfast, Exercise

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I've been following the Slow Carb Diet, along with a few other 4HB tricks, for several months now, and have seen pretty good results for a while. At first, I wa...
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Kettlebell swings

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How many swings can you make with the default, 20 kilograms Kettlebell, Tim talks about in the book? I've been trying to get to the 75 repetitions and I think i...
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Experimenting with lactose free milk?

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Ok, so i know that diary is a no go in the SCD, but i distinctly remember Tim saying that "eventhough Whey is the supposed culprit of the high insulemic res...
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Timing water intake...

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Quick question... I drink 14-18 cups of water a day but i have found that this can be very annoying and interrupts my work often because of the bathroom breaks r...
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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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late dinners?

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Tim says theres no calorie limit and I dont remember anything about being done with meals by a certain time each night. I seem to be getting hungry again at 11pm...
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Back to SCD...wish I never left!!!

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My first attempt at SCD was not a complete fail but ended up being sorta so. Lost a good 12kg in the first 6-8 weeks..but then nothing..So I panicked and switche...
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Discovered Green Olive Tapenade is this a yes yes?

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Okay, so beginning week 2 into this change for life and loving to cook and experiment and running out of salsa this morning...I noticed in my pantry a jar of Gre...

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