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Best thing to eat late at night?

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If i absolutely gotta eat something late at night while studying during finals week (which i am currently in the thick of)...Whats the best thing to go with? my ...
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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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How badly is the odd cheat going to hurt?

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Hi, I've been doing the slow carb diet for 7 days so far, pretty complete photo food diary here: https://www.evernote.com/pub/randomcake/food (7th Feb was my ...
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Occam's vs Geek to Freak?

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Which program is better, Occam's or Geek to Freak? I want to build muscle fast, but only have time about twice a week to work out. And I work 9-5 so it's harder ...
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BodyMetrix

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In Tim's last 4hour blog post he gives us a code for a discount on the BodyMetrix tool that measures fat loss and gain and muscle loss and gain. Has anyone used ...

Excited! I love this eating plan so far!

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It is Wednesday, and I started this last Friday. I used to eat mostly fruit, breads, pasta, and veggies, so this eating plan is a pretty big change for me. So ...
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Healthy version of cheat day?

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Hi, I've just started the slow carb diet and had my second cheat day on the weekend. It was awesome!!! But about half way through the day I started worrying...

Progress after 3 weeks

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29 yrs old, 6'0 tall and I weighed 197 lbs when I started. So far after 3 weeks (I only did 2 cheats b/c I was real sick on my 2nd cheat day and eating wasn't a...
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Incorporating Exercise for Athletes & Electrolyte Issues

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Hi all, My name is McKensie, I'm a 23 yr old female, and I've just begun reading the book over the last few days and I've been trying to figure out how to inco...
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Is Soymilk ok in coffee?

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Today is day 1 for my husband & I, can anyone tell me if soy milk iss ok in coffee? I'm a coffee drinker & I usually have sweet & lo & a flavored...
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chromemate vs chromemate gtf??

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I was searching amazon for chromemate and there is a product by source naturals but it has the letters GTF in it and also says yeast free. The reason I ask is be...
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Salsa + Lentils will make you lady-gag gag ga!

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This is not as much as a question, as it is a warning to everyone out there.. SALSA+Lentils will make you gaaagg gag gag. During my first week of the SCD i began...
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Is this food ok?...Sugar content

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Is this chick pea dal ok?... I had a tin last week and it's lovely but....it does contain sugar.. http://www.ocado.com/webshop/product/Geo-Organics-Chick-Pea--L...
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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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Pea Powder Help!

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I've been trying to have pea powder protein shakes in the morning. One scoop of powder with water and sometimes a bit of almond milk. But it's disgusting!! I tri...
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Does this three bean salad sound SCD friendly?

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I was looking at recipes and came across this one. I was thinking that it would be a nice change from the bean recipes I have been using. It looked to be SCD fri...
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Back after 6 month of no SCD

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This is my first week (day 3) since last July when I attempted this, I have a nasty headache, I feel tired and at the same time I'm having a hard time sleeping, ...
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Taking PAAG, does anyone else take other supplements?

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Im curious if I should be taking a multivitamin? Or Should I be taking any other supplements that will assist with the weight loss?
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Results with PAGG?

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Has anyone hit a wall, and then started rolling again after you started using PAGG? I have not used PAGG and I'm stuck on week 4. Advice regarding PAGG helping y...
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Athletic Maintenance Question!

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Hi yall, looking specifically to ask a question to anyone on here who is in maintenance, still doing SCD or paleo, and is exercising at a sub-athletic or athleti...
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work in progress

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Just wanted to share my progress over last 4 weeks. I am on the SCD like anybody else here I assume... So: starting date: 11th April 2011 weight: 73.1kg (161....
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4 weeks in - on the correct path

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So I am on my last cheat day for my 4 week program of the Slow Carb Diet and I feel great! To begin, I am 5'11'' and 26 years old, i always ate healthy my whole...
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Getting back after several months off diet

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I had been on slow carb for 4 months about a year ago and bulked up a lot at the shoulders, ate additional protein and exercised every 4 days. Results were stunn...
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how to exercise

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exercise,how meny days sould i exercise and for how long ?
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Avoiding ketosis

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I recently purchased some ketostix to see if I wasn't getting enough slow-carbs. After my first test (at 11pm just before bed) the strip registered deep purple,...
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Fitbit or BodyBugg

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What do you guys recommend? Have any of you used either one, and if so what do you like/dislike about them.
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Annual Checkup. What should I get tested?

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A brief medical history as related to the SCD. Of course, like most of us, I have other stuff going on, but I don't think it relates to weight loss and/or fitnes...
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cravings? this might help you get by...

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so i've been on the scd for a couple months; i've lost 10 pounds so far. besides looking forward to cheat day, one of the things that helps me get through week...
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Results After 2 Weeks

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Weight / Km - Time 92 / 3.0 - 20:00 92 / 3.0 - 19:45 92 / 3.0 - 17:30 92 / 3.0 - 22:35 91 / 3.0 - 19:20 -1.0 Kg /...
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Alcohol and Bulking

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During the bulking phase if I drink 1-2 beers or mixed drinks every now and then will this sabotage my results?
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Stalled weight loss after 60days.

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I started January 1st like a lot of people, I was skeptical so I took Tim's Suggestion of a 30day trial Breakfasts to +30g protein within 30 minutes of waking, c...
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What to eat for breakfast?

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Good Morning 4HPeople, I'm starting week 8, I feel very good wtih this program, I have lost 12 lbs and I feel I'm at a point where I just want to maintain my wei...
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Moving your cheat day?

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Hey due to extenuiating circumstances (i.e. the Hurricane hitting NYC), I decided to bump up my usual cheat day (Sunday) to today. I'm not sure if that will alt...
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Sprouted bean trio from truRoots

A friend came over last night and gave me a small ziploc bag of dried sprouted beans. She bought them at Costco and that's about all she told me so I did a littl...
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Cooking today ... had to share

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I'm so excited...was feeling a little blah being on Day 3 so I decided to cook. First item was the omelet muffins...Exceptional! black beans green onions tiny b...
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Cheat day 2 progress

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Hey guys, today is the morning of my second cheat day and I just wanted to share my progress and ask if it's normal. I have been doing everything right, accordin...
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Protein Powder

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Tim ferriss recommended this protein powder on his blog for christmas presents of 2012. I was wondering if he actually recommends eating protein powder in his wo...
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fasting after cheat day

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Anyone seen much difference with the fast day after cheat day? Is it worth doing, im very hungry ha
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Is Split Pea Soup okay for the SCD?

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I'm from Canada, and us French Candian's love our Poutine, Tortierre and Split Pea Soup. I am well aware that the first 2 are not allowed, but what about Split ...
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Arctic Zero allowed on SCD? WHEY ice cream?

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I am addicted to this 150 calorie high protein and fiber ice 'cream' - I eat a pint a day!! ARCTICZERO it is dairy and gluten free made with whey. does anyo...
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Coconut Flour Pancakes

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This are not strictly SCD. Here is the link to the recipe. Coconut Pancakes I made them with Bob Mills Organic coconut flour from amazon. Info You can see ...
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Everyman 2 or 3

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Has anybody had success switching to one of the Everyman schedules, that works a '9 to 5' job? If so, could you share what times of day you are napping, and any ...
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Air Squats and Wall Pushups

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Anyone know if these are to ideally be done before and after every meal or just on cheat meals? Thanks
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GOMAD Day 1: Holy &*^% That's a Lot of Milk!

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Hello again everyone, As one or two of you may be aware, I started my workouts last week and have been keeping up with them consistently. However, today I decid...
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Protein Shake with Meal to reach protein goal?

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I am curious if anyone combines a protein shake with say, a salad and 1/2 cup of beans, to reach a meals worth of protein levels?
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Stopped working

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Well, I've been on the SCD for almost six months now. Right out of the gate I went from about 118kg to about 113kg, and felt great, During the last two months th...
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Approved Alcohol Tips for Vacation

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I'm going on a beach vacation this week. Normally, on a vacation like this I would be drinking margaritas, strawberry daquiris, pina coladas and every other fr...
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Constipated on SCD

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I've been doing the SCD for over 2 weeks (have had 2 cheat days) and I'm so constipated that I haven't really lost any weight. Any suggestions on what I can do a...
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Tales from my 16:8 IF experiment

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Greetings all. After several months of stalling at the same weight, trying everything I could and using all the great advice from several 4HP's here, I'm back t...

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Hey Ben, No worries. Us Asia transplants need to stick together ;) Funny thing, I went shopping at my local foreign food shop yesterday and what do...

Tomhole commented on Tomhole's reply:

Ahh, carb backloading is SCD without the beans. I was confused. I do carb backloading and it is dangerous for me. I do SCD without beans anyway. Ma...

Hey Luis, Amazing that you're in Asia as well. I noticed your iHerb mention right away and guessed you had be close. Thanks for the confirmation...

wingtcoach commented on Tomhole's reply:

So you carb backload? My understanding of carb nite is below 30 grams of carbs everyday during the week and an afternoon carb up on Saturday follow...

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