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Is double amount of PAGG OK?

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So I'm on the go alot and its common for me to forget my pills at home. I'm wondering if it would be just as effective to take PAGG stacks in double amounts whil...
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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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Loss of appetite + skin improved + no need for snacks what is going on with this diet?????

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Ok ... Day 8 of the diet, one gross cheat day ( hated it although I did not reach 1.500 calories!!!) ... My keratosis pilaris is almost gone, I now realize I do...
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One year later--lengthy stall and going up. Need a jumpstart

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Hi, I started SCD September, 2011, have lost 35 lbs. I'm postmenopausal woman. Have never departed from SCD principles even once. Somewhere around July, this ye...
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Week 35 Maintenance Results - Yes, short week, BUT no exercise?

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Good Evening, Everyone! Yes, this is very LATE! But, better late than NEVER! I wanna keep myself accountable...this is how I do it! Ok, so last week I took a...
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What is the Minimum Effective Dose for 4hr weight loss?

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I have been following the Slow-Carb diet with approx. 95% accuracy for 30 days. I had one weekend where a friend came to town, effectively adding one cheat day (...
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Progress Halted??

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Hi Guys, Ive been on the SCD for nearly 2 weeks now. Ive been tracking my progress and was very happy until the last few days when all progress has plateaued. M...
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Speed up recovery time

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I want to work out more frequently so I can get bigger faster, but I'm always waiting for my muscles to recover. How can I speed up my muscle recovery time? Ther...
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Carb craving because of taste in mouth

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Hi Guys, I'm loving the 4 hour body routines. After just one month I have never seen such a great difference in losing fat, gaining muscle, running faster and A...

Micronized BCAAs

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Any opinions on working micronized bcaa's into your workouts? Any negative impact to the 4hr regimen?
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MyFitnessPal

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I thought I would share this tool with everyone. I started using a month ago. My initial thought was to track micro nutrients (Vitamin and mineral intake vs. r...
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Binge Day over yea!

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I wasn't looking forward to my binge day yesterday. Last time I gained 4 pounds and it took three days to recover. Yesterday I did better and drank grapefruit j...
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The Last Mile for Endurance athletes?

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I ride my bike 80+ Miles a week. Currently I've been doing the SCD, but want to break 8% body fat. I'm considering doing the last mile to accomplish this. Are...
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Hi Everyone

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Hi Everyone, So my first post on here, Im Brian 30 Male from Dublin, I've been on the SCD for 5 weeks now with the PAGG Stack. I've lost just over 1 stone, (15 ...
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Question for the girls: PAGG and your period

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Hey girls, Just wondering if anyone else noticed a much heavier period and more cramping while taking PAGG? Thanks, Michelle
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sweetcorn and peanut butter

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hey lean people, I have been adhering strictly ( I think...) to the scd for almost eight weeks. I have just two ingredients that I am doubtful of and they are ...
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Lactose Free Milk?

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Has anyone experimented with Lactose Free Milk? If you have, what were your results? I love my milk, and I try to keep up with Tim Ferris You Tube videos and v...
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Veg allowed on SCD

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For ages now Ive not been losing weight at all, been hovering around 200lb. But in this time BF% was going down, so it wasnt too much of a worry. But the last co...
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Is this challenge still going?

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Hi guys, can you still do this challenge? As far as I can see there are only daily challenges up to day 10??
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Why we gain weight on cheat day

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Saw this on another forum and thought it might help folks not freak out so much on cheat day when they gain a lot of lbs. It's normal, and good for you. [BEGIN...
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White wine?

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I don't understand why dry white wine isn't allowed. It's very low carb and hasn't kept me from losing a pound a day so far!
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Fruit, How bad is it really?

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Yesterday was my cheat day, and the only cheat foods that I had was a smoked baked potato, cantelope and some popcorn in the evening. (I decided to have a rathe...
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Are these protein bars alright?

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Desperate for a nice slow-carb friendly snack, I've taken to the internet in search for a good homemade protein bar recipe. It seems that all of them, disappointi...
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what is your caloric balance like?

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So i've finally started self experimenting and have been subtracting and adding things to my diet to try and get the most results from the SCD. Two weeks ago I ...
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to lose or not to lose that is the question!

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Well I have been doing this 4 hour body for a week and a half and I feel like my body is changing. My stomach feels less puffy and my face has slimmed but the sc...
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Been gone a few weeks...

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Hit a downhill slope a few weeks ago. Lost all the progress I had made. I'm not going into details, but alot of what got me going downhill was family-related a...
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Depression affecting weightloss/gain

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So this is kind of a stupid question but id figure I would ask since everyone on this site is probably a lot smarter than me when it comes to the science of the ...
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giving water a little kick =)

For those of us who want a little kick to your water try this. Bring a good size pan with water in it to a boil. Then put 5 or 6 teabags in turn it down and let ...
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Update on week 1 after some rough days.

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Ok, first off this site is a gift from the SCD gods LOL. You guys ROCK! I have been on this journey a very short go (7 days) I am finishing up my cheat day now w...
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Has anyone found slow carb approved bacon?

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When i go to any store, the bacon always is cured with sugar or maple syrup etc. any brands I could buy that don't have the sugar?
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Ab and Posterior exercises

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I've been looking for the ab and posterior exercises in the 4HB ebook but I'm unable to find them. They have been mentioned in a number of forums, is anyone abl...
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Getting Very Frustrated!!

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Okay so I've been on the SCD for 2 months now, and have lost a total of 15 lbs so far. Which isn't as much as I hoped by now, beacuse it was all in the first 4 ...
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30 grams of protein ideas please

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My normal breakfast is eggs. I just reread the section about 30 grams of protein within 30 min of waking. I want to try this but I really need some ideas for wh...
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Why do I need NO-Xplode?

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What is the benefit of drinking 2 scoops of NO-Xplode in the morning when I'm not even working out? First of all, it's sweetened with sucralose aka Splenda. I th...
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Importance of sleep

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So I weigh myself every morning right after I get up and use the restroom and every night right before I go to bed. I normally get 6-7 hours of sleep. I usuall...

My Diet & Exercise- Please Analyze...

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7:00 Working my way out of bed 7:30am 1 scoop Protein/ 1tb Athletic Greens/ 1tb Chia Seeds/ 1ts Unsweetened Tea powder Every 4 days at around 7:30: Weig...
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First week slip up

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I ended up having a cheat meal last night. Pretty pathetic being it was my 3rd day, lol. But I was curious how harmful one cheat meal a week, on top of the cheat...
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Cheat day snack and Damage control

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I will have my DEXA scan in two days and will start the SCD next week, but I'm already looking forward to Cheat day! Anyway, I just want to know I'm not doing it...
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Any Suggestions for Hosting a Meal?

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I am hosting my book club meeting on a non-cheat day and I am not much of a cook. I was thinking about stopping at Fresh and Easy or Trader Joe's on the way home...
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Question about Beans

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Sooo, I've been going strong since Monday and I honestly feel great. I haven't lost too much - only about 2 lbs., but regardless I feel good and I am getting in...
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Beans beans beans!

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Hi I'm struggling with eating beans/lentils for breakfast. Are baked beans allowed? Thanks
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Where's the Geek to Freak category?

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There's an Occam's category... are people just using that for general muscle growth topics?
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What is effective timing for cold showers?

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What is the minimum time to get good results from cold showers?
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Is Aloe Water OK on SCD?

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I know that we aren't supposed to drink our calories during the SCD, but what about Aloe Water? I know Wine is acceptable, but it has calories. I know that it is...
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New Member

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Hi, I'm a new member - 44, Asian, male. I'm 5'6 and 173 lbs. Slimming down to 155-160lbs. I'm getting married in a few months and I've attempted this diet bef...
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A New Slow Carber

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Hey everyone, I'm just getting start with this, so just wanted to introduce myself. I'm looking for advice on my methods, and some accountability, so all comment...
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Suggestion: Trial and compare progress

How about a category where we can post things that we may have tried one week and removed another with compared resluts to suggest whether it could have made a d...

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I drink coffee once a day, plain, with a splash of cinnamon and some black tea, also no sugar/milk added.

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