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20g per meal or 30g?

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I am trying to just burn fat and thought that I had read in the book to do a minimum of 20g of protein per meal...but now I am reading that it is really 30g per...
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sardines ok?

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sardines? good oils! ok to eat?
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Corn Meal (Harina de maiz)

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Hi everyone, Just a quick question. I have looked at the slow carb diet reference page about whether corn meal (not sure what its called in the USA) is ok to e...
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Coffee w/ cream

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I know the book states that I can't have cream in my coffee but does anyone have a suggestion as to something that I can put in it that resembles cream?? Are any...
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Statins and Slow-Carb?

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The 4-Hour Body talks about cholesterol but does not mention statins at all. What effect do you think taking statins would have on the Slow-Carb diet? Statins ha...
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Intermittent fasting and scd

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Can you tell me about your experience with IF and how you started to incorporate it into your schedule and how did the scd fit into that. Also...how did it chan...
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what is the process here?

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okay, i have joined and asked my question... received a reply... and found out I am part of a team... so how do I get the most out of this? how do I find the min...
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to much time at the gym

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Am I spending to much time at the gym? 6 days a week, 3 of them are doing some of the workouts from the book including the kettle bell swing. Then I do 30 minute...
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Am I on the right track?

Just started today this is what I have eaten your comments would be appreciated:) Breakfast 125g (uncooked weight) back bacon 175g bollotti beans Handful fresh ...
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BBQ - All meat OK?

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Hey all. So, I will be attending my friend's stag party this weekend. It's not a cheat day, but I should be able to avoid the non-cheat day food (I'm currently ...

Terrible Week #2

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At the end of my first week I was on cloud 9. I was pulling together delicious meals, eating out with friends, and lost 6 pounds by my cheat day last Friday. A...
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Anyone tried tanning for 15 minutes?

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Tim mentions the following on the book: Quote: If you need 15 minutes in the sun to trigger a melanin response, 15 minutes is your MED for tanning. More than 15...
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Complete this day for me

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I've had two meals, a little bit over a cup of legumes, a lot of protein, and some fat. I have one meal to go and for my nutritional requirements (5'8", ~1...
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DEXA Scan Results

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So.... I got my first ever DEXA scan - my baseline. Apart from %bf what should i be looking at? Can I use this to focus my program? Anyone have any good resou...
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Added inches but lost weight?!

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Ok, so i've lost 5lbs this week (yay). I didnt think i'd lose because im on my period where I usually put on 3kg, and my waist, hips, bust arms and legs are all...
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Bloatedness & weight increase!!..albeit early days!

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Need your help 4HB experts! Admittedly, its only day 3 but I have put on 1 pound in 3 days and have followed the diet to the absolute letter? My husband on the o...
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Type of meat to have at lunch

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Hi, I thought the best meat I should be eating at lunch would be lean chicken breast. But I have been finding that I get serious hunger pangs and what feels l...
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Approved Alcohol Tips for Vacation

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I'm going on a beach vacation this week. Normally, on a vacation like this I would be drinking margaritas, strawberry daquiris, pina coladas and every other fr...
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Just go back on 4HB after 4 months

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Hi all, New guy here, i have tried 4HB before and it was amazing, i just couldn't keep up with school and work, so i gained 15lbs of lovely FAT... I just went ...
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Sugar in pre cooked marinated meats?

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Since I started SCD I have been cooking more often. However when I shop I try to pick items that require the least preparation. On Wednesdays Longos has a sp...
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Laura, question for the ladies...

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Laura, this may be too personal, but are you on birth control? If so which type? Doctors advice first and foremost, but I was wondering if there was a consensu...
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Tofu allowed?

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Hello! I'm new to the SCD but not so new to low glycemic eating. I saw on the permissible foods list that soybeans and tofu are not allowed. Is this correct?
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Am I pushing myself enough?

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Hey guys, Im in week 1 of occam workout enjoying all the clean eating and workouts-) I was wondering how does your body feel after a workout? I dont feel as sor...

PAAG question

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Has anyone tried taking just one garlic pill 1000mg instead of 4 times a day at a smaller dosage? and the same for green tea pill?
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Meal Plan for the Vegan =)

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Hey Everyone! So, I'm new here and I've been experimenting with the slow carb diet. I wanted your feedback on my meal plan. First off, How do I feel ? Good! I us...
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dexa or bod pod in seattle?

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does anyone know where i can get my body fat measured accurately near seattle/ bellevue or anywhere north of there?
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My favourite turkey chili

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I make double batches of this (thanks, Dr. Oz) and freeze it in single or double portions. • 1 tablespoon olive oil • ½ pound ground turkey or ground meat...
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Had a blow out on a non-blow out day!

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Well I have been on the SCD for two and a half weeks. Progress has been good with both weight and measurements coming down (although these may be slowing down). ...
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8 weeks in

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Since everyone seems to be sharing their goodnews I shall share mine instead of lurking. 7 lbs down.174 to 167. I broke my month long stall. phew! Thanks to al...
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is weight loss related to starting weight?

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Hi, I was wondering if the 20lbs/30days claim was for people who are overweight/obese. I am technically in a healthy weight range so should I expect to lose les...
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almost officially in stall mode...

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So weight has been pretty static for about 3-4 weeks now (some fluctuations, but talking less than a pound per week type deal). And changes in total inches creep...
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picking before meals

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How bad is picking before a meal?? Whilst preparting EVERYONES dinner I do sometimes pick before sitting down to my meal....all slow carb foods, perhaps ham or ...
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Kettlebell success stories?

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Hi, I would like to read about people's (especially women who are trying to lose body fat and inches) kettlebell success stories. I'm looking to lose body fat a...
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Before and After 28 days on Occams (with pics)

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Howdy folks, So my aim was to gain weight, cos I was seriously skinny. I'm still very thin, but not as sickly thin as before, and I feel so much better physical...
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3 Bean Salad and a Very Good Sweet Salad Dressing

Hello! I've been doing the slow carb diet for about 3 weeks, and so far am really enjoying it. Especially the cheat days. The one thing I've been missing is my ...
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Beginner questions

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how long should each meal last? is it true that it can only last one hour? does the four hour begin when I eat my first bite or finish the meal? can I have as m...
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First Cheat Day!!

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Normal SCD Breakfast 3 Cups of coffee w/ International Delight Creamer Mother in Law's birthday brunch---french toast w/ strawberry sauce, sausage, fried potatoe...
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Terminology gripe

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I'm posting this because a few people who have joined the 4HB plan have asked me the same question and for a while things were getting very confusing, mainly due...
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Supplement Question

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Is there a list of allowed multivitamin supplements? If not is http://www.feelalive.com/men/alive-mens-ultra-potency allowed?
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What you eat VS how much

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Right, I think Tim Ferris failed to expand on this in his book- at first, when you first start dieting, practically anything usually helps lessen your weight- si...
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Four Hour Chef - Today's Amazon Gold Box Deal!

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Coconut Oil - How much is too much?

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I use coconut oil for everything, starting with coffee, cooking with it, mixing it with raw cacao and almonds, etc... how much is too much? Some theories say to ...
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black bean brownie

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I use to make this as I couldn't eat flour. It consist of 1x tin blackbeans, 4 eggs, 1/4 cup cocoa powder, 1/2 teaspoon baking powder, stevia to sweeten, 2 tabl...

Does the cheat day work without the supplements

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does the cheat day work without the supplements????? Please answer asap as cheat day due tomorrow
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Cucumbers and Black olives not allowed?

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eslowcarbdiet.com says Cucumbers and Black olives not allowed? Is that true?
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Lemon juice and Frutose

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One of the key rules to follow on 4HB is not to eat fruit due to the fructose, however in the subtracting fat section of the book it suggests you take lemon juic...
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Read more, Produce more, Live More.

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Is any body on the polyphasic sleep schedules? I started out with the siesta and now I've phased into sleeping only 4.5 hours a day. So far I feel friggin ALIVE!...

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