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what do you guys think about kombucha?

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hey, new to the group, new to four-hour body (started last friday, but started really seriously on monday), and loving it so far. i haven't dropped any weight ac...
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avocada actually fat in general

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Ok.. So I am back... well I never really left but I have not been as exact as I was. Honestly I stopped losing weeks ago which made me start to want to change to...
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I want grass fed beef PROOF

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I'm lazy and cheap, I don't want to have to buy grass-fed beef, and am not convinced it is necessary. does anyone actually have a personal experience, something...
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week5... Headaches?

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Hey ya'll I can't believe it's week 5 already. This week I added in the 30/30, cravings have DRASTICALLY DECREASED this week. Usually I am white knuckles by Thur...
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red wine??

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I am just starting the diet and loved reading the part in the book where Tim says he drinks 2 glasses of red wine daily. Is this really okay? Are there people ou...
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4HB & Excercise

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I recently injured my back and cannot do any excersizing (including walking) for a month... is it possible to do this if I cannot work out?
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Gamminol ok?

Anyone have any thoughts on this and the 4HB regimen?
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Another Cheat Day Question

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Last Saturday was my first cheat day. I conusmed over 5,000 calories. Lifted weights in the morning. Two fried eggs, bagel with butter, Panda Express for Lunc...
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A healthier cheat-day pizza?

I recently wrote a blog post on Domino's Gluten Free Pizza on my blog: http://chip-hanna.com/dominos-gluten-free-pizza-review-yummy-or-yuc... I've been experime...
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Women, it's true: wait 4-5 weeks

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I arrived at day 30 today and I feel amazing. I have lost 8 lbs. (5 being the past week, finally) and 6.75 inches: 1 off both thighs, 1/4 off both arms, 2.75 o...
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PAGG Stack Source Question

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Hello, I'm running low on my PAGG stack and about to order another round. I was hoping to buy one of the combined sets, but the price is a little too much. Her...
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Whey protein allowed or not allowed?

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I BOUGHT THIS WHEY PROTEIN FROM GNC .. I JUST WANDERING IF ITS GONNA SLOW DOWN OR EFFECT MY WEIGHT LOSS ,,,AND ALSO ITS FAVORED .IS THAT BAD??
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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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Lettuce Wraps

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Does anyone have any good lettuce wrap recipes?
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Alergic to egg white. Best alternative breakfast?

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This is my first post. I hope I picked the right category. I am alergic to egg white. Concerntrated egg white leads to Anaphylaxis. It's always been this way an...
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For Women: Weight Loss While Menstruating?

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I am just finishing up my first period on the SCD. My weight has remained the exact same (within a few ounces) during my period. Is this normal while on SCD? I a...
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Waking vs rising question with small kids?

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I am wondering if any one on here has small kids? I have been doing my 30g of protein within 30 of rising now waking. I am hoping its not going to make the big...
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Member intro: Slow Carb Sandwiches

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Hello,I've been trying to comply with a slow-carb diet for a while but I have a little issue. Unfortunately I cannot afford to buy lunch (I'm sticking to chicken...
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More of a mini rant than a question

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I find it interesting that when we are not dieting we eat so many more calories or types of food we would otherwise avoid while dieting (insert diet of choice he...
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Headaches and feeling sluggish

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Hi everybody For the past week i have been feeling really under the weather. Not getting sick (at least not that ihave tried before). Feels mostly like the rem...
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Kefta Mkawra

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I made this for the first time tonight, it was amazing! It's a Moroccan stew, all the ingredients were SCD friendly. I had some venison that I ground for it, but...
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Can food ...

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Hi everyone i have a question. Tim says can food is alright and cause im very busy i prefer to get beans and everythign from cans.. now my question.. almost eve...
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where in the book is the meatless machine?

never mind i found it! lmao... pg 520 and 536. i was so tired last night trying to find it, i thought it would be easier to ask..but if anyone goes hunting for ...
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how do i stop eating when bored/procrastinating

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so im definetly not hungry. i eat lots of salad and lean beef and chicken. but i always find myself eating when I'm bored or procrastinating from doing my uni as...
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Egg whites and yolks?

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I have noticed most of you eliminate some of your yolks when eating eggs. I eat 2-3 eggs everyday, all with the yolks. Do any of you notice a difference in your ...
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Binge day damage control exercises before snacks?

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Hey guys, I just wondered if anyone knew whether the damage control exercises needed to be done before and an hour and a half after everything 'bad' on cheat day...
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what about cholesterol?

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Hello, I am on day 8 of the program. I have been enjoying 3 whole veg fed eggs every morning. This morning I looked at the nutrition information and each egg has...
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Would Chia be a good source of protein?

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Would Chia be a good source of protein??? I am doing the SlowCard and do not eat any meat...fish occasionally. Wondering if my chia pudding adds in some prot...
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Happy binge day!

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Hello all, after a long 3 week plateau at 195, I have broken through this week! 193 even -2.6 pounds! My wife and I had not started the PAGG until we hit the ...
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Should I stop weighing myself? Scales are driving me nuts!

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I usually weigh myself every few days or so, it's an addictive habit that I hate because if I'm up a pound or stayed the same it bothers me for the rest of the d...
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Eat before bed?

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Do you usually eat anything before bed? I usually go with a TBSP or 2 of natural nut butter. Does anyone see a problem with this?
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List of rules?

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Has anyone compiled a list of rules and notes? As I am going to through the book I am taking notes, but if someone has compiled a list that would be great.
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How to deal with failing to reach failure on first excercise

Today I didn't reach failure when doing my bench press (using dumbbells). I reached my target reps (target is 7, managed 8 complete reps at an increased weight f...
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First Cheat Day Done!

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I just finished my first cheat day yesterday and thoroughly enjoyed it. It wasn't as I'd imagined, empty chip and chocolate packets strewn all over the ground wi...
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can't lose weight. any ideas on my diet/exercise?

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I started on Jan 1st of this year at 200 lbs and during the first week lost 4 pounds. I have been following the diet for the most part to the T and got down to ...
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4 Week G2F - After

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Apologies for the delay guys, been a busy bee recently! I completed my four week G2F program and am very happy with the results - admittedly they could have bee...
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Sour cream

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Why is sour cream not allowed? I enjoy a garlic dip with my veggies but it has sour cream and mayo. 0 carbs

How have your cheat days changed?

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Hello All. I have just started this way of eating recently and i have at least 50 lbs of fat to lose. My first Cheat day was yesterday, and well, I'm waking up...
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Need some clarifications & ideas/suggestions

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Hi All, My name is Ananth and I am from India. I intend to start the rapid fat loss program (20 pounds in 30 days). However given that my location is India I do...
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MED (Minimum Effective Dose) of Cheat Day

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The 4HB talks about giving yourself one cheat day a week to prevent your body from down-regulating its use of sugar and becoming resistant to the diet. (There a...
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How many of you have dropped the beans?

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I've been doing this for three years now and i've almost totally dropped the beans, eat almost exclusively meat and veggies, and still maintain a massive cheat d...
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Updated Before-and-after pics

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If any of you remember me, here's my original thread. Well, a lot has happened in the last year...including me getting laid off and having to join a cheaper gy...
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Sugar Free Jello Dessert options?

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I have been doing the SCD for about 10 weeks so far, and even with a few trips that included several cheat days in a row I have lost almost 20 lbs. so far... M...
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nausea and fullness upon waking

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any one else have this? I"m 46 post total hysterectomy. But this had happened last few days.
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They myoplex shake for breakfast has dairy?

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Tim says his father started on myoplex shakes....but doesn't he advocate against dairy...seems contradictory unless the benefits of getting protein in early outw...
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what are the dutch names for all these beans?

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so ive been trying to figure out what the fudge the deal is with all these beans. Pinto beans, Black beans, Red beans, Soy beans... driving me mad, any dutch pe...
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week 3-need help

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Hi everyone, I am into day 3 of week 3 and have maybe lost a couple of pounds. I do have hypothyroidism, not sure if that makes the process much slower. I als...
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Can I just say...

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This whole first week I have been hesitant about having a "real" cheat day or not.. I was bouncing the notion of just a cheat meal or a few desserts.. ...
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Coffee, a thought

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I love coffee, as I assume many on this site do. Removing the sugar, and ultimately the cream seems like it may difficult. Many will not like the bitter taste. S...
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Trial Fat Fast starting tomorrow!

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I frigging hate plateauing. if you have been stuck in a plateau, this may be for you. It may seem extreme but ive heard it works to force the body into ketosis. ...

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