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Another pesky breakfast question (from a newbie)

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I started SCD 8 days ago and I think I'm doing a pretty good job so far. I started at 225# and made it to 221 before cheat day! Even then, I only managed a 2 po...
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For Women: No Period?

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I have been on the SCD for about 9 weeks. I'm pretty close to my goal so I don't really lose much weight - which is fine as long as I don't gain and get to indu...
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Vashikaran For Ex Girlfriend

http://mantratogetloveback.com/get-back-ex-boyfriend-girlfriend-usi… rnrnVashikaran Mantra To Bring Back Ex Love After Break up : Notwithstanding when you ...
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ALA and Creatine

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Anyone have some feedback on ALA acting as a shuttle to push creatine into the muscle? i know from long ago that creatine was very dependent on insulin levels be...
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Scientific Backing of Grapefruit Juice for Damage Control

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Hey Everyone! In this month's Men's Health, Blake Griffin on the cover, page 125: "In a study in the journal Nutrition & Metabolism, people who drank ...
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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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Too Much Sodium

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Big question. I have been tracking my daily intake through dailyburn.com. I was using it loosely to get a sense of what I was eating everyday, but then I turned ...
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I stalled and lost my umph

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I can't seem to get back into the sc lifestyle and I need help! I was very strict with myself and lost a lot of weight, getting down to 116 from 158 (I am 47 and...
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Vegetables at every meal ?

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I started eating lentils with my every meal but i sometimes skip on the vegetables. Is there any esential vegetable i should eat at every meal ? I kinda dislike ...
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BodPod or DEXA in Germany

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Good morning, does anyone know where I could do a BodPod or DEXA measurement in Germany. I am willing to travel to do one. All my google research was without a...
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Sugar-free Pork'n Bean recipe anyone?

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I just adore beans and franks (don't worry! the franks are 100% grass-fed beef!). But I don't even know what kind of beans are used for regular pork and beans....
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Any petite/short women having luck getting the body fat below 20%?

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I'm 5'1" and down to 121.2 (pre-Sunday cheat day, that is). My losses have definitely been slowing the past couple weeks. I'm now on week 10 of the SCD. Won...
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Chrones and Hello!

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First off I want to say hello to all and wish everyone success. I have been on the program going omy second week and have dropped 5lbs already. Very happy and ...
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4HB foods for before my work-out

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Hi all, i can barely lift my arms to type this as i had my ass kicked in the gym this morning. I have lost 28lbs on 4hb so far (aiming to lose the same or more...
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So close...yet so far!

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Good morning 4hourpips. I have 8 more pounds to go to hit my desire weight, I would like to be at 125 by the 4th of July, yet this seams like it might not happen...
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Overdue for a check-in, Just hit a massive landmark!

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Hello fellow slow-carbers! Haven't reported in a while, oh boy it has been a crazy few months but have no fear I still check in on the forum and help when I can....
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New here, but not to SCD

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So I've tried SCD in the past just based on what was on Tim Ferriss's site before 4hb came out. KInda went awry, but in the end I came out with a lot better cont...
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2 meals a day?

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I'm trying to break through a plateau and one of the things I'm thinking of, is maybe trying to follow my body's natural needs a bit, instead of the diet's rules...
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Maximum Protein per meal???

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If 20grams is the minimum protein amount one should eat with each slow carb meal... What is the upper limit ie maximum protein amount allowed / recommended on t...
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Some Egg Advice from a Newbie....

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Folks, I'm new to this (as in Day 1) so cut me some slack of this seems like a silly question.... But when it comes to eggs...should you just use the egg white ...
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I want one of this

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...and it's only tuesday! can't wait for sunday!
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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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Feedback on SCD

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I started @ 194Ibs and now Im @183 Ibs. My goal is 170 Ibs. I have been doing SCD for a month. My typical day begins w/protein shake that includes lite orange ju...
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SCD-Friendly OTC Antacid?

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I get heartburn sometimes, and I need an antacid (or some natural equivalent) that will not contain sugars or sweeteners. Anyone know of anything like that?
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Returning to Slow Carb

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My husband and I have both decided to devote the entire month of April to Slow Carb. We were successful two years so I am pretty hopeful this time around. We are...
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Digestive Issues?

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Hi, I have been on the Slow Card diet for the past 5 months and have been loving it, for the most part. I've lost 10lbs and a few inches. In the last 5 days or s...
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fat burning supplements and cheat day

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got my grapefruit juice and my kimchee and got my kombucha drink couldnt find the citrus one does that matter?
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Any advice for a newbie?

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Hello all, Today is day 1 on the slow carb diet. Last night I prepared my food for the next few days and would like any advice on sticking with it. My biggest pr...
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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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How I lost 1kg (2.2lbs) a week

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Hey Guys! Just thought I'd share my story. The more the merrier, right? One day in late April, I tipped the scales at 120kg (265 lbs). I'm around 185cm (6'1&qu...

2 Month Update

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I began the slow carb diet on 12/19 which was rough because of Christmas holidays, New Year + Ukrainian Christmas (1/7). But I just did my best, didn't beat mys...
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Getting my husband to join in

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Any tips on how to get my husband to join in 4HB? He keeps insisting that (1) he absolutely cannot give up potatoes without immediately dying of hunger; and (2)...
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How does my cheat day compare to yours?

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Hey Everyone! New to the site here but thought I would chime in after my first week and tell you about my cheat day this past Saturday to give you a chance to ...
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Carbs after resistance work

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Tim's been really vague about this and only gives it one brief mention in the book. He says that carbs are OK after 30 minutes of resistance work such as in the...
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Homemade "Refried" Beans

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cooked pinto beans some water lemon juice onion powder salt whiz all of this up in your food processor adding water until desired consistency is reached. After...
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5th week - major slowdown?

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Hey everyone, I've been doing the SCD for the past 4 weeks, just started my 5th week. At first it seemed like I went down in weight, but over the past 2 weeks ...
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IF + Last mile = Smart or Dumb ?

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Do you think mixing Martin Burkhan's approach of fasting for 16 hours then eatng in an 8 hour window will make Dave Palumbo's last mile diet more or less effecti...
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Hypoglycemia Symptoms

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So I started getting hypoglycemia symptoms two days ago, and it hasn't been getting any better. I've been walking around since then feeling dizzy, nauseous, and ...
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Living and doing 4HB stuff without an ACL

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Hello, I recently had ACL reconstruction and subsequent graft failure. The prospect of doing it again is not appealing, especially with lower success rates. ...
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Soya nuts = Edamame?

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Are dried soya nuts the same as Edamame. Would this be considered a domino food or could I eat as many as I like?
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Minimizing "Whole Hog" Cheat Days

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Just passed the 2 year mark with Slow Carb Dieting. I’ve had a number of “learning opportunities”, the most of which was the 8+ mos that I st...
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Visalus Shakes okay?

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Has anyone ever heard of Visalus? It's a company that sells protein shakes (ingredients provided at website)... anyway.... My cousin is joining and I wanted to s...
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Where do I go from here

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41yo male on SCD for 5 months and counting Lost 54lbs and have really hit a wall now Also went for recent physical which went well until blood results came back...
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How often should i be doing the kettlebell exercise and 7-min ab exercise/how many reps?

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i just started the SCD and wasn't sure how many times i should be exercising. Im 5'3 128 pounds.
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Serious plateau

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Seems this site cannot be searched so apologies if this has been asked before. Been on the system for almost a year, and over the last four weeks I am stuck at...
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total inches and weight, and beer

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Just a couple of things. My first week I had a total loss of about 9 lbs, then regained 3-4 lbs after cheat day. Second week loss was only around 2lbs, maybe les...
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Foods OK and foods NOT OK

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Hi, I've bought and read the whole book - Tim suggested cottage cheese and probiotics but also wrote that in the low carbs diets no dairy are allowed - so what a...
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Postpone Cheat Day if I cheated during week?

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I just started the SCD this week, and it's been pretty hard for me, especially since I'm a HUGE lover of carbs and desserts (could probably eat an entire box of ...
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Skippin Breakfast?

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I remember reading in the book about people skippin breakfast all together- has anyone tried this?!? DID you lose more weight? Thanks,
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For anyone going to do the Geek to Freak..

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Found a great summary of Tim's program on bodybuilding.com http://www.bodybuilding.com/fun/timothyf.htm I feel it's good to look this over once or twice a we...

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