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Food allowed with wrong ingredients

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Hi everyone! First, I have to say that im not English speaker, so I can make a lot of mistakes, sorry for that. My sister and I are in our third week of the sl...
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4th of July cheat day

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Any one else take the 4th of July as cheat day and now cant wait for tomorrow? Lol. Pineapple upsidedown cake? Yeah I think so. Time to start baking!
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serious question: taste of semen

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I doubt anyone wants to talk about this but I'm going to ask. And I'll try and make this as 'professional' as possible. When me and my girl are together and I a...
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What Matters More for Fat Burn: Eat w/in 1hr or Eat after Workout?

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If my goal is fat burn, what's more crucial - eating within an hour of waking up, or eating after working out? I've been seeing comments that eating after worki...

Ice Baths - Methods and Results

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Hey everyone, This is my first post -- I have seen Tim talk about Ice Baths in 4HB and he said he had two bags of ice from the gas station, and was in it for 10...
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Not Hungry??

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Hi All, I'm only on day 10 of SCD and the last 2 days, I just haven't been all that hungry. Is this normal? Has anyone else experienced this? I've certainly n...
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Obsessed with Hungarian (sweet) Paprika

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On chicken or fish this is delicious. Heat oil in pan, medium high. Sprinkle sweet paprika, onion powder, salt, pepper on chicken or fish. Cook protein on both s...
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Side Effects of no-xplode

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Hi, I have been on the Slow Carb Diet for two weeks now & I am a little wary about introducing supplements. So I'm slowly introducing them to see what effect...
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White bean chili

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Not really a question... I'm making a chili w/: Ground Turkey chunks of de-boned Chicken Thighs/Breasts Small White Beans Big White beans (Cannelini? Cannelubi? ...
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New to 4HB just a few questions...

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Hello All, Day 2 and very fired and determined. My questions are as follows:- 1. Tim says you can drink red wine, can you drink Rose? 2. Im guessing you can ...
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Has anyone tried a juice fast?

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I have recently been reading about juice fasts, using juice from low gi fruits and vegetables. Supposedly a juice fast is supposed to flush out toxins and shed w...
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TIP: your "fermented" foods aren't

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I don't know if you guys already know this but I figure I'd share anyways since there seems to be a wealth of misinformation making people waste their money. I'...
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Tips to prevent waking during the night to pee?

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Anybody out there have any good tips to help prevent waking up during the night to go pee? I tried restricting water (my only beverage) after 8pm, but I got so t...
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4 Week Results ...

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I just had my body fat tested for the 2nd time, it has been 4 weeks since my first test. I have been doing SCD for 4 weeks and started Occam's Protocol 3 weeks a...

Best place to buy kettlebells

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I have been searching and searching to find a set of 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45 pound Kettle Bells. Or at least a 25 and 35 to start for my wife and I. Anyone got ...
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SCD combined with Occam's

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Good Day I am in the start of my 4th week on the SCD. My goal is to reach under 18% BF by end of September so i still have some way to go. Currently with the S...
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Elevated ALT (liver enzyme) levels

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Has anyone experienced elevated ALT after taking the PAGG stack for several months? My ALT levels have nearly quadrupled since this time last year when I had my...
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Same meals everyday?

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I love cooking, and experimenting with a variety of vegitables when I do so. I've found it incredibly demotivating to eat the same boring meals each day(except ...
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| Black Wild Rice (Grass) |

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Since black wild rice is technically a grass and not rice dos anyone know if it is ok on the diet?
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Seltzer Water OK?

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I drink a ton of seltzer water every day- the only ingredients are carbonated water and natural flavors. Is drinking carbonated water just as good as "regu...
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Day one newbie

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Good morning! Finally after a week break from Low Carb, hubby and I are starting on 4HB today. Think we have it figured out..but will welcome advice! Just wan...
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What's your sugar crutch?

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How does the weight gain work?

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Does anyone understand how the weight gain works (post-cheat day)? I have heard it relates to water retention... is that correct? Let's say I put on 3lbs after...
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Is Whey X Pro a good shake before and after workout?

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I have read a lot of protein's shakes that people have before and after the workout. The thing is that in my country I dont have those shakes. Is Whey X Pro a go...
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2 month report!

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Good morning fellow slow-carbers! I forgot to post last month, but here is my progress after two months of 4hourbody/Slow-carbing: Total Lbs lost: 30lbs Fat Lbs...
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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

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hello, i was just wondering if anyone on this diet has PCOS and if so if you've been able to reverse it through lifestyle changes and weight loss that come with ...
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Why am I SO sick?

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I'm not doing PAGG yet but I'm otherwise following the 4hb diet. This is my second cheat day and I feel awful! I felt terrible the day following my first cheat d...
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Pickles anyone?

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So I'm new, as in day two new, and I'm wondering if pickles are an ok snack item? If so which would be better: slices, spears, or whole? Any ideas?
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Anything goes on the cheat day?

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Are we allowed everything we want on the cheat day? Like milk, sweeteners, chocolated, carbs....everything you're not supposed to be eating the rest of the week?
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The elusive female SCD vegetarian over 6 weeks?

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I've tried this diet before right when the book was released, I experimented with vegan and vegetarian styles but I think I've always given up around the 6 week...
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Member intro: planning meals around family

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I'm trying to get hubby to do this with me, but looking unlikely. Have kids 8, 11, 13 which mainly live on cereal, sandwiches, pasta and oven fries. Been trying ...
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a month later... still stalling :(

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I wrote this post about a month ago about my stall, got some great feedback but sadly I'm still stalling. I've been losing and gaining the same 5 pounds for the...
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Emergen-C substitute?

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Does anyone know of a product that's similar to Emergen-C, readily available, and doesn't contain sugar? I am not very successful at taking pills. I have used E...
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Green Tea Extract & Testosterone

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I might just have to test removing my Green Tea Extract from my PAGG stack: http://suppversity.blogspot.com/2011/09/5-cups-of-green-tea-day-low... any1 test th...
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Increased weight by 10lbs on Occam's, failed on 5th rep of second exercise...what to do???

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Hi everyone, Strange thing happened today. I made it past my 7 rep threshold on my last A workout, and increased the weight on both Yates and Shoulder press by ...
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Cinnamon + good fats

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Hi, I hate the taste of cinnamon so I've bought some captures instead (free of everything!!). Says take one a day. Is this sufficient for 4HB? Assume I take ev...
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Occam's Protocol at home

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Has anyone tried any sort of variation on Occam's protocol with equipment they have at home? The only things I have are body weight and some resistance bands, b...
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6 months / 26 pounds .. aaand a plateau! (with my vegan diet & charts)

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Hi all, I've been doing SCD for the past 6 months (started back on March 1st, 2013) and have lost 26lbs so far (weight loss chart here - ). I'm 5'10. As you...
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Calorie division in occam

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Hey guys, Im in week 1 of occam's protocol and was wondering how should I spread my calories around the day. How many calories should I eat before I go to bed ...
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First cheat day - but no weight gain?

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Hello there, this is my first question - quite exciting to be honest Yesterday was my first cheat day but instead of gaining weight today, I actually lost a l...
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Need thoughts on my Workout regimen!! Too much?

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My brother is also doing 4HB and says I am working out too much because I am not losing weight. But I dont feel like I am, and I am losing inches My Stats: 5'6&q...

Kettlebells... for the ladies

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Just a quick note as am pretty excited this AM. I started with a 20lb kettlebell about 3.5 weeks ago... felt like it was a great work out, and definitely took ti...
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2 weeks down results (plus a cheat day breakfast question)

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Hello! Just wanted to check in with my 2 week results. OK, let me preface this by saying that I got AF on Thursday. I was worried about that, but have still ...
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At home workout link

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Does anyone have the link for the at home workout that Laura Cox posted? I thought it had it bookmarked and now can't seem to find it. Thank you!
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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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Timing of Drinking Water

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Hey all, Wanna get some thoughts and input for both regular SCD days and cheat days: I've always heard it's beneficial to follow the "5/30" rule, whi...
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Feeling Tired and got sick on SCD - what am I doing wrong?

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So I've lost 10lbs to date, but I definitely feel (and the scale confirms) that I am stalling. I haven't gotten a bodyfat measurement done but I know I'm not at...
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I am not afraid!

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Just a note on my cheat day progress: Breakfast: 8 donuts, 4 mega stuff Oreos, double protein shake, 2 cups milk Lunch: Wendy's baconator, Dairy Queen chocolat...
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okay, so how late is too late to eat?

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Most of my life I've eaten pretty late, and I have a really hard time not snacking at night. How late is too late, and how can I stop myself from snacking late ...
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PAGG Supplement

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So, yesterday I completed two months on PAGG and am now off. Did anyone notice any great changes after getting off PAGG?

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