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Is Green Tea Extract the Same as Green Tea Flavanols?

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I was considering order the PAGG nutrients and could not find Flavanols but found Green Tea Extract. Is it the same thing? Thanks again! Mike
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4 week check in

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Hi, I have been on this diet for 4 weeks straight. I've been pretty good about finding a routine even though my routine varies. I find that preparation is key....

WHy Cycle PAGG?

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What is the purpose/science/reason behind taking one day off a week and one week off every two months? What happens if I screw it up and forget?
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Reverse drag curl form

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I've noticed in some work out videos i've seen of this exercise the elbows go to the side instead of back as the bar is brought up. Is that correct? I couldn't t...

Sugar Free Gum and Breath Mints

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I know that the book says that you can have 12 Oz. of diet pop per day. But what about sugar free gum and breath mints? If anything gum would be nice to have. Ha...
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Tip!! Caution: Cream might be the culprit!!!

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Hey guys, I had an argument with my roommate today about ingredients of foods. He said they put sugar everywhere. I said if so they have to declare it. Here in G...
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ALA headache?

I recently started taking ALA again and have been getting headaches as of late- I didn't think anything of it until I took two days off of it- just took a dose a...
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Lucid Dreaming Beginners

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Blog: first day

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Yesterday was my first day it went good I had 120 ounces of water through out the day. But I felt like I was always hungry. I don't want to over eat but still wa...
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kettelbell

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I have been on the slow carb diet for a couple of months and have reduced my body fat from 24 percent to 12 percent and have enjoyed every minute of it. I want t...
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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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Total Centimeters - measure arms when working out?

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I've been following the Slow carb diet for a month now but haven't been taking measurements. I did about two weeks ago, and this week decided to start again. I'v...
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PAGG on cheat day

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Been at this a month now and seeing results... but started to wonder: Are you supposed to take the PAGG stack on cheat day? I eat the regular breakfast of eggs/...
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2 food Quests

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1. Wife is missing crunchy & crispy textures on SCD. Suggestions? She is a vegetarian which makes things tricky. 2. Thoughts on Lyfe Kitchen products? I s...
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Best supplement for fat loss and muscle gain?

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Im not exetely sure what the rules are for protein shakes/supplements. but from what i've read, ive heard you shouldent take anything if you are trying to burn a ...
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actually it is 255 grams of beans...

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Hello, I was wondering, is it 400 grams of beans per meal too much? Thank you! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Dear 4hourpeople! I made a ...
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A bit stuck

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Hi everyone. I´ve been doing this for about 7 weeks now. The first month I lost 5 kilos but I´ve now been the same weight for 3 weeks straight. I was hoping it...
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newbie! binge already?

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hi 4HourPeeps! so i'm new and excited. (so happy i don't have to count calories like i have practically my whole 25years of existence) I started on Sunday of thi...
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Eye-balling food or use scales

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I came to SCD from the world of counting calories, eating roughly as SCD (no sugar/sweets, breads, starchy vegs, etc.) but (again, because I focusing on calories...
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Sugar Cravings

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Hello! Since starting the Ferriss SCD, I have been having a problem with sugar cravings. I think it is because of cheat days. Prior to instituting cheat days, I ...
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Ice baths I did them and this is what I learned

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hey people if you all are intrested in ice baths I did them and made videos for everyone have a look at what I learned http://www.youtube.com/user/Graylik/vide...
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Plan Critique

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I just got my 2nd DEXA scan after being on G2F 5 weeks, and am both pleased and dissappointed by the results: I've gone from 158 lbs - 175 lbs, 14.4 % bf to 15.5...

Jeny's Before Pictures

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Thanks Shane, I finally manage to display my before image. Yikes, I cringed when I look at it everytime. This is as of 29 January 2011. I am at 29% body fat, ...
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injury to knee

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reinjured my knee cheat day comming wont be able to do any exercise with legs will it be a problem? last time i did air squats 40. no way i can do them this tim...
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Day 19 - Best Progress Ever

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Just wanted to post my progress in hopes of keeping those going who are struggling in first few weeks. See stats below. June 23-June 26 were cycle days and I...
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lost weight

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i did it i finally am 166.1 was 168.8 so happy 4 mote pounds and i will be at goal weight;) just got through eating my cheat meal. lost inches this week 6 woot w...
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Safe Marshmallows?

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I recently found La Nouba No Sugar Marshmallows, with ingredients as follows: Watwe, Malitol, Gelatine, Natural colors and natural flavoring (vanilla) It says...
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Support/ Competition

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Just finised the Book ready to start. Does anyone know if there are buddys or other people who I could connect with to do the program with either as a friendly c...
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Choosing beans

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As far as I understand, according to SCD, the main approach when choosing beans (canned, for example) is (in descending order of priority): - minimize sugar (no...
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Insensitive family dinner

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My sister in law and family are vegetarians and have invited us over for family holiday dinner. The menu is spinach lasagna and bread. She knows that I have been...
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im doing the last 5-10lbs part of the diet, how long is safe and helthy to continue this for?

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Ive been doing the last 5-10lbs for a week now and am noticing great results! i have a couple of questions: 1) No carbs are included in this part of the progra...

What if I forget to Supplement before eating?

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I'm doing this a lot! I'll be eating and remember I forgot to supplement. Currently I'm supposed to be taking CQ/ALA before 3 of my meals. What I have been do...
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Polenta ok?

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Hi, I know corn is allowed, while perhaps not ideal. How about polenta? (corn meal)?
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Recipe: Crock Pot Chicken Curry

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I was in a pinch and threw together a last minute curry on Monday night and it is simply delightful. Thought I would share the recipe with you all. I am a mega h...
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ATTN WOMEN: water retention during mother nature's visit

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Hi ladies! So I know the deal with avoiding the scale pre-menstruation and continuing the diet despite the ever-discouraging bloating. What I'm wondering is: d...
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Has anyone had their periods stop after starting the slow-carb diet?

My periods disappeared for 3 months after starting the slow-card diet, until I went back to my normal diet. I had one cheat day per week as recommended. I am veg...
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Are Olives Ok?

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Love to eat Olives. Are they permitted?
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Stalling for 4 weeks

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Hi I've been on the 4hb sine june, and have had great results. Almost 17 kg so far and a lot of cm's. BUT for the last 4 weeks i haven't lost a gram and hardly...
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Falling off the Bosu

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Does anybody use the Bosu? Everytime I try to do a crunch, I fall off while coming down. not sure how to stay on the whole way down. The only way I can stay o...
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Choosing a tweak...

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I am tweaking my daily diet because I want to get it right. Would you recommend beans or lentils two times a day? Or one of each? I have read responses advisin...
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Let me in??

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Ok, so I'm on my second round of 4HB and this time, I'm doing "The Last Mile," page 149 because I'm down to about 5 pounds left to lose. I never had a...
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sharing a great article about sugar in NYT

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http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/17/magazine/mag-17Sugar-t.html?pagew... This is the choice quote for me: Quote: The phrase Lustig uses when he describes this c...
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Are any grains at all allowed?

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I know Tim says to stay of anything that is white or once was white in the way of carbs. Has anyone got the word on Quinoa pasta, or whole grain (wheat free) bre...
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Great Cheat Day Workout

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Hey everyone, as Thanksgiving approaches, I thought I'd post a great, quick, way to get resistance training in on your cheat days! This is from Men's Health, an...
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has anyone tried skipping breakfast?

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has anyone tried skipping entirely the waking meal/breakfast as a sort of intermittent fasting thing? so basically, nixing the 30 g of protein until lunch. fro...
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Detox ideas

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There isn't just fat in fat cells, there's all kinds of residual junk as well. Rapid weight loss can release those toxins, so I've incorporated some detox in the...
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Can I use fruit juice to take my Creatine while on the slow carb diet?

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Creatine is best transported with juice but the slow carb diet doesn't allow it so what do I do?
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What would happen if you strength train but still eat for mass?

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What would happen if you train for strength, e.g. 2-3 reps, 5 sets, 5 minute rest as suggested by Tim, but eat for mass, high calories/protein/carbs? I can't ima...
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Is ARCTIC ZERO allowed? Whey ice cream?

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http://www.myarcticzero.com/ I am obsessedddd with this. 150 cals a pint. high protein and fiber. and WHEY! is it allowed on SCD?
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Weight loss due to sleep?

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Hey, so I've been experimenting with figuring out what times of the day my body's weight changes, and I found something that I'm having a hard time understanding...

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G G commented on G G's reply:

Makes sense that you cant eat a ton at once. So from the little you can eat, stick to my suggestions eat dense food and drink plenty of water. If ...

Thanks for the tip Gary.. I am ordering them right away from Amazon.. Also, i love those flavored Almonds.. Wasabi and Soy sauce especially. Are th...

Leigh Penzhorn commented on G G's reply:

Thanks so much for all your input. Only on two day two hahahaha! But I literally cannot function I feel so hungry. I cannot eat alot, it's somethin...

G G commented on G G's reply:

Oh & snacking is no issue with complaint foods, eggs, beans/lentils/salad etc. I think if you have bigger meals you wont want or need to snack...

Hey Kisha, can completely understand the hunger pains after sports/working out, I also get the munchies after exercising haha. A great protein bar...

I don't think that is accurate. Spaghetti Squash has a GI of 41, any food with GI of <55 are considered Low GI foods.. Check this link http://ww...

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Diabetics and SCD

Thanks, Gary ! This was very helpful. I try to curb myself from even Protein bars, but I play a lot of sports, and when I am hungry on the field, ...

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