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Day 2 - Newbie Menu!

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I'm only on Day 2, but this morning after breakfast, I had this weird feeling of lightness, even though I'd consumed the most I've ever eaten for that meal, so I...
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Cauliflower rice

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My best replacement for regular rice, pasta and potatoes. Shred a cauloflower with a cheese slicer or a grater. Heat in a frying pan with spring onion, some fre...
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Big question about the slow carb diet

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Heres my biggie, so we are all looking for slow carbs, I get it, but don't get something, we cant have oatmeal, but oatmeal is a slower carb than black beans and...
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Two basic questions

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Hi all. I have 3 basic questions. 1. The "no white carbs" rule. Is this due to the starch in the food? Or some other factor? 2. What's wrong with th...
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How big are the PAGG pills??

For a while I have been debating on whether to buy the PAGG stack pills but I have a terribly difficult time swallowing very large pills. Can anyone here give m...
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I want to look like THAT guy

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Hey guys, I wanted just to share a cool movie with you.It is called "I want to look like that guy" it is a documentary about what it takes to get yours...
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The little nag.

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I've been the so many different diets in my life, tried and well failed. I'm barely shy of turning sixteen it wasn't until last Saturday, I picked up the 4 Hour ...
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How to cure cheat day sickness?

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Ugh today is my cheat day, and i feel gross and terrible. I only cheated this morning for like two hours, but I ate a lot of crap. cant eat anything else for for...

Protein Intake for Occam's

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Hi guys, Today was my first day of Occam's Protocol. I am taking all the supplements and eating like a mad man. My question is regarding the amount of protein...
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Post cheat day carb cravings

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I've been following the SCD now for about 6 months and have now lost about 35lb and loads of inches, so it is working for me. One thing I am finding though is a...
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Help, please! I dont know why its not working!!

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Hi, I've been on the 4hb for 4 weeks now. It worked the first week and I lost 5 lbs, then nothing and no further losses have occurred despite doing the same thi...
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Warm shower after cold?

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Well, it's the morning after my first proper 10 minute cold shower and I feel great, best night's sleep I've had the past few weeks. Would've posted this questio...
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Meal after workout?

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I understand that Tim says no insulin spike is needed (After workouts) for males if there bodyfat is over 12%. However, if I work out in the evenings (9pm) shoul...
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Member intro: Becoming a 4-hour-person

Hey Everyone! First off, I'd like to thank each and every one of you for posting a question, comment, worry, fear, answer, or support message. It's been extreme...
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After burn training and Slow Carb Diet

Hi Everyone I just signed up to this online training course for After Burn Training (see http://sixpackshortcuts.com/) and was wondering if any of you were doin...
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Beans / Legumes are toxic? Paleo / primal people think so?

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There's been some talk on this site from people on the Paleo / Primal diet who say that beans and other legumes are toxic. Can someone explain this and link me ...
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Anyone familiar with Depsyl?

Supposed to maintain blood glucose levels and aid in appetite suppression. Any feedback on this? Thanks.
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Egg white drink suggestions

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Before starting 4HB I was accustomed to having egg-white protein shakes in the morning: Egg whites, milk, vanilla or cocoa powder and a banana. Now that milk a...
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Heat exhaustion on SCD?

I've been on the SCD for 7 months now and have had some very good results. I've lost a total of 53 lbs and dropped 2 pant sizes. My question concerns heat exhaus...
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Has anyone tried prolotherapy on a meniscus tear?

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Hello All, I haven't confirmed it yet, but I do believe I may have a torn meniscus. My knee hurts when I go up or down stairs slightly. It is a tiny ache that h...
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I've been hovering around the same weight

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I’ve been hovering around the same weight for around 3 weeks now!..How can i break this plateau?… I was feeling a difference in my clothes but now am...
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Alcohol may have domino effect

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I had 2 glasses of red wine at a social last night. I felt the buzz afterwards. On the way home, I started craving pizza, greasy burgers and all that junk that p...
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Can't get back to where I was before pig out day

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On my first week I lost 7 pounds! then Saturday was my pig out day- and I did- probably way to much, I gained 4 pounds. Started right back on Sunday, but have ...
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Keeping Cheat Day out of the house

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I started my journey again with the SCD last Saturday and I'm planning my first cheat day for this Saturday Jan. 14th. I'd rather not eat out for every meal and ...
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Pork Roll yea or nay?

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I know I know... "if you have to ask--don't eat it!" and it's not like I'm gagging to eat this stuff, I just noticed I had two packages of pork roll in...
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Cheat day and Decision vs Rules

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I have come to the conclusion that the purpose of cheat day for me has been to make me shift my thinking from rules to decisions. Instead of not eating a particu...
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Indian Restaurant Tandoori Chicken?

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Okay I hope I aren't sounding obsessive because the answer is probably is yes, it is allowed. I had one leg with dinner tonight. And I am now worried if the chic...
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Am I on the right track...

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Hi Everyone Today is day 5 of the SCD and my menu looks like this: Breakfast 2/3 eggs 2/3 rashers of bacon Baby spinach Kidney beans Lunch Chicken Spinach To...
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Is it okay to have 2-2 eggs for Breakfast and Dinner

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Hello All, I wanted to ask you if it is okay to have 2 eggs (Omelette or Boiled) in the morning (+5 almonds) for breakfast and 2 boiled eggs at night as my dinne...
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nuts instead of beans?

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I've stopped all beans- just don't enjoy eating them much and getting aroun 40g protein from the eggs/meat per meal- okay to up nut intake to add a few extra cal...
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Daily Calorie Intake and Activity Level

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I'm wondering if my calorie intake is too low for my activity level AND if I'd be better off working out less rather than taking in more calories. Also, is my ex...
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Coconut flour Quiche

Preheat convection toaster oven to 375 degrees 9" pan, greased stick of melted butter 2 eggs 3/4 cup coconut flour 1/4 teaspoon salt Mixed ingredients toge...
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Soy free vegetarian options

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The wife wants to join me on the SCD, but she is a vegetarian who can not eat processed soy proteins (tofu, tempeh, edamame...). Right now she gets her protein ...
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reccomended cinnamon capsules

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I have seen quite a few people talk about using cinnamon capsules. Can anyone suggest a specific product they have been using? There are lots out there... Thanks...
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Organic Baked Beans

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I'm just completing week 5 of the Slow Carb Diet and it is working. It's not as fast as the book says (I'm nowhere near 20 pounds lost, maybe 9 or 10) but overa...
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Breakfast options > unflavoured protein shake?!

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So Tim mentions protein shakes as a quick & easy breakfast option but he specifcially says 'unflavoured' - anyone know why unflavoured and how do you have it...
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Kettle bell

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Hi I have been on the diet for 3 days and was gettingworried this morning as I was bloated an actually put on weight. Thank you everyone for posting I felt bette...
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What about Berries?

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First post and just recently read 4HB. Alot of good stuff in there. I know Tim says no fruit. I think the book hints at there may be a few exceptions. When...
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I stopped losing lbs

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What am I doing wrong? I've been on the diet for two months and have only lost 10 lbs. Here is a typical day. Breakfast: 2 whole eggs with egg whites. Black be...

how much fat eg. olive oil etc.. is acceptable on slow carb?

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I am excited to start the slow-carb diet. I'm about 3 weeks into the Atkins diet, and while that has been going great, I think the process could be faster with ...
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Green Drink...

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Does anyone use the green drink and if so, how often ie everyday or just on cheat days?
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Stopping SCD to restart fat loss?

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Do you guys think its possible to get off SCD for an extended period of time, say, a month, in order to restart its heavy fat loss in the initial diet part? The...
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How to avoid gaining on cheat day?

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My cheat day gain seems to be getting worse despite swapping sugars for healthy carbs, ensuring cheat day lasts only 12 hours (15 hours previously) and decreasin...
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Hello! Need advice to hit SCD weight loss goal

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What's going on guys - just joined this thing hoping to get feedback and wisdom from those wiser than I. I've been on the SCD since June 1. I have a bet with a...
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New person with some questions!

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I have lost 83 pounds so far but I seem to have hit a plateau now. I have about 50-60 more pounds to lose. My problem is that I will lose a small amount of weig...
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Video on food and behavior- thoughts?

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i would like to know what people think of this: http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=2963728494205235281I am shocked by some of the information, but it seems ...
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Making chicken more interesting!

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Hi all, I've just started SCD and will be using a George Foreman Grill to cook my meats, as I'm an experienced cook. I'll be mostly eating Chicken, Beef and Sa...
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can i use 30g protein shot (2.9 onces) in morning

tim ferriss says to get 30g of protein within 30 minutes of waking, can i drink a 30g protein shot even if the total calories is only about 140 calories, is this...
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How many people are on SCD because of you?

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So how many people are on SCD because of you? 8 people started because of me and 4 have stuck with it longer then a month, the other 4 ask how anyone can do it t...

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And if you're near a Chipotle, that's the way to go! Burrito bowl or salad with meat, both beans veggies and extra guac. YUM :)

G G commented on Katherine C.'s reply:

That's what slow carb is,meat, veg a few carbs from legumes. No where in the book does he sayl to eat 60 grams of protein for breakfast, it's 30 gr...

Thank you for the input. I cut out the whey protein. I think you are right, too much protein, too many calories. I've always successfully low-carbe...

Mads commented on Nancy Howat's reply:

Don't think calories matter that much: http://www.elsiden.dk/kalorier-om-dagen/

G G commented on Katherine C.'s reply:

This is not a keto diet. You simply could be eating way too many calories.

Katherine C. commented on G G's reply:

The dietary cholesterol theory has been totally debunked for more than a decade. Blood cholesterol is driven by triglycerides, not dietary cholest...

Katherine C. commented on G G's reply:

Have you tried keeping a food diary and keeping track of exactly many carbs you're actually getting? You might need to eat more fat and fewer lent...

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