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This is Awesome!!!

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Well it has been over 6 weeks since I started the SCD. Started at 262.5 Weighted in this morning at 238. This has been one of the best eating plans that I ha...
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Caffeine and Cheat Day Water Weight

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So, everyone knows post cheat day if you take in carbs you will retain water. SO since Caffeine is a diuretic is it safe to assume that caffeine would accelerat...
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First week, post cheat day!

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So my first week was great fun, i have loved experiementing with foods to find out what is going to stay on the menu for next week and what is going off. So thi...
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still on a plateau

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So, i'm bummed. It's been at least a month and a half with no positive results. I'm actually up 1 lb since i started. Not sure why it isn't working, i mean it do...
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Broke my plateau in a weird way

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Hey everyone, I was having a very frustrating plateau until about 2 weeks ago, at which point I made some changes which broke it... but those changes weren't &q...
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Diet Details

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I have read Tim Ferris's book and I seem to have missed something because I am quite confused. On one part it states to eat from 5-6 meals of 200cal per meal. On...
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The Breakfast within the hour question...

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I struggle to get my brekkie in my body within the hour. My question: Do you need to have finished the breakfast within the hour? Or started to have it within...
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Lost 30 lbs with Slow Carb, how safe is Occam

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Hey guys! Lost 30 lbs with slow carb in the past 2-2.5 months (at 163 lbs now, height 5ft7in) and feeling awesome about it. Thing is i want to start Occam or at ...
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Kettlebells on the Last Mile

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I am on the last mile. Has anyone gone beyond doing just the two handed swing. Should I be doing more with the kettlebells?
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Next Phase - Exercise?

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Hi Everyone, I am now down 42 pounds after apx. 13 weeks so feeling pretty excited about that. I want to start exercising, but don't want to mess with the weig...
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Day 2 and feeling really irritable

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Hi, I'm a total newbie and am wondering if it's normal to feel really irritable? I'm on day 2 of eating slow carb and everything/everyone seems to annoy me. My ...
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Wedding Challenge: Get a six pack in 6.5 weeks!

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Hi everyone, I've been following the forum for a while without piping up, and just wanted to say thank you for all the valuable advice in here and the inspirati...
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Cheat day number 1 is tomorrow!

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So I have made a few mistakes this week, but nothing too spectacular. After reading everyone's comments, I think I ate too many beans the first few days. I was e...
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BBQ - All meat OK?

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Hey all. So, I will be attending my friend's stag party this weekend. It's not a cheat day, but I should be able to avoid the non-cheat day food (I'm currently ...
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Critique these recipes please

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So, I am having a party for the 4th of July and I need to have some food. It's not my free day and I have found 2 recipes that look compliant with SCD. I was hop...
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5'11" male. Currently weight 203. Can I go to 165?

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Is this an achievable goal? Following the SCD by the book (minus the PAGG), what is a realistic time frame in which I could expect this goal to be achieved? I ...
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Hotel buffets, Restaurants etc.

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Hi, Am on a business trip for the next 4 days and need advice on what to pick at hotel buffets and in restaurants. Lets start an SCD eating out guide - Eat this...
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Confused Newbie

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Hi All I have started the SCD 2 weeks ago and have dropped 2.5KG - I am eating a lot better than previously so am not sure if the SCD is kicking in or its just t...
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The great British Sausage

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Hi All I'm two days into SCD and have my first question. I'm doing ok thus far although somewhat struggling to get the protein in as required, especially at bre...
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Slow-carb diet: Are cheese or nuts allowed?

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On the slow-carb diet, are cheese or nuts allowed? If so, are there specific kinds of cheese and nuts that are better than others? Also, how much can cheese/nuts...

How can I improve skin while on this diet?

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Before I started the diet (6 weeks ago), my skin was pristine and clear as the water even though I ate so much junk food. Since I started, my skin has really bee...
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PAGG off week- pattern of no loss?

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Last week was my first off Pagg cycle, and I lost nothing and gained a tad. Anyone else notice a difference on their off week?
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brain fog: very close to giving up on SCD

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40, M, 198 lbs, 5'11" I've been doing the slow carb diet for about 8 months now. I've had some success but plenty (tons) of plateaus and some failures in t...
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Progress so far

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Hello Everyone! Today I hit my 2 month point with the 4HB. A little background.. Starting in march of 2012 after shoulder surgery I became lazy and I started ...
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Olive Oil Question

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Hello There are so many varieties of Olive Oil. Unfiltered/Light/Filtered./and Virgin. What is the best for your health? I know its a healthy fat, but is one b...
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PAAG and Diabetes

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I have type one diabetes and am just starting the slow carb diet which will do wonders for my blood sugar. I want to supplement my exercise and diet with the PA...
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Intermittent Fasting, Swimming, & Beer?

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Hey everyone, I'm currently living in Korea and my options for healthy food options are a bit limited because of the area that I live in and my schedule. Howeve...

Would corn be allowed?

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I love adding corn (frozen) to salsa and such. Would it be allowed?
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eggs - doc said max 2 a week !!! yikes

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so i am reasonably fit 47yo, resting heart rate 60, just had first blood work done since starting 4HB and losing 8kg or so in 3 months. i have been religious on ...
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Anyone have a view on baked beans - good or bad?

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There's a few things i'm unclear about; Baked beans Ketchup Brown sauce Dilutable cordial Frying or grilling Any of you old hands have a view?
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everyman schedule question

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2:00 4 hour core 3:00 4 hour core 4:00 4 hour core 5:00 4 hour core 17:00 20 min nap 23:00 20 min nap or 3:00 3 ...
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WHAT?!?!?!

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My first cheat say was Saturday 2/12. I had 30.3% BF, 141 pounds Today is Tuesday 2/15, my BF is 31.2% !! I did everything by the book!! Why have I gained bod...

Last 15 lbs

I've been on the four hour body for 18 months. Lost 61lbs (From 280-219). My goal all along has been 200lbs. Stalled about 3 months ago. I really want to lose...
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WARNING:TMI! Bowel movements changed?

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I have never been a "go every day", more like every other day person. I tend to have bowel movements about 3 times per week. But, since I started the S...
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Cycling the 4HB way.

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Any cyclists out there? I love the bike and see it (plus the SCD) as the key to my success. What do you think about intervals on the bike and can you shed some l...
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Cold Food Recipes

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As the weather is getting hotter I'm not looking forward to being any where near the stove top for lunch and dinner. Does anyone have any ideas for cold meals......
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Help : ( don't want to put on weight...

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Hey Guys! Here is my situation. I was on SCD until December and stopped it then because of Vacation and other reasons. after new year i weighed approx 196lbs. ...
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Need Vacation Advice

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I am going to Mexico for 11 days, beginning next week. I started this journey the first of the year to get ready for bathing suits on the trip, and have made pr...
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How much salt is too much?

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I remember reading in 4HB and some forums about watching your salt intake. I think salt is the only thing keeping me from falling off the wagon, but I think it's...
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Before vs End Week 2 (with PICS)

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Here's my updates - posting them for accountability. I have to look really really hard at the photos to see any difference; yet the results on the scales and by...
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Mint Leaves in Coffee

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A few days ago, I bought a mint plant in the produce section of my grocery store with the intent of using it in my (unsweetened) tea at work. I keep forgetting t...
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cabbage is this ok to eat dont see it on the not allowed list

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i made the veggy soup with chicken stock and chicken celery mushroom onions and spices and a little Ghee butter and cabbage.
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Why is week 4 still not showing any results?

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Need help understanding why I am not seeing any real results. Following the diet....but so far only see water weight gone and no bloating. I do feel great, but w...
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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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Let the tweaking begin

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Feel like I'm really stalling out. I think it's because of the fats I'm eating and small amounts of sugar in random foods. So time to start tweaks to see where I...
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5 days inbetween cheat days

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So I mapped it out in orders for me to cheat on Thanksgiving days I will have to do 2 weeks where I will only have 5 days inbetween cheats days....in orders for ...
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Lentil and/or Bean bread!

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Lentil: http://naturalnoshing.wordpress.com/2011/09/25/lentils-bread/ Bean: http://bellwookie.blogspot.com/2011/03/adzuki-bean-bread.html I've been making som...
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how to post pictures

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ok so how do i post some pictures better late then never.
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Understanding TI, Total Inches

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TF suggests using a sum of your waist at navel, hips, thighs and biceps as a measurement to track the progress of SCD. How should I interpret it? If it grows I'...
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Can I eat this? Organic Brownie Bar?

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I've been asking a ton of questions lately. So thank you all for the help. I saw this at the store today and was wondering if I could eat it? It's called "P...

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