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carbs and sugar on nutrition labels

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i cant quite remember what we should be looking for on these labels is it under 1.0g or under .10.0g having a bit of a blonde moment and this is probably a very ...
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Crackers made from broccoli

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I made chicken salad and didn't have celery. So I peeled the stalks of the broccoli and tasted it,... Delicious! I diced some up for the crunchy celery, then sli...
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Happy binge day!

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Hello all! weigh in was 190 no change form last 3 weeks. but it is still bing day, today I am in Seattle Tacoma area, so to Seattle I go. to Pikes market, and ...
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Weightlifting and Kettlebell mixing suggestions

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Hi everyone! I am a new 4 Hour Person. I've been eating the slow-carb way for a little over a week now and I am already down below 260 lbs for the first time sin...
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Planks...for how long?

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Hi, I have read some post about doing planks every day, how long should I do each set (regular planks, and each side)?

Really bad Flu

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About a month ago my sweetie started a slow carb diet. He got the flu and is sicker than he has ever been in his life, is this diet doing this?
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how do I post a recipe?

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The website is confusing. I can't see how to actually make a posting. Can you help? John
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Ate something I shouldn´t have

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Hi Everyone So I went to buy a cauliflower today but couldn´t get any. Saw some zucchini (I thought was zucchini) and thought it would be ok to eat being green...
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Slow-diet in the long term

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Anyone following the slow-carb for more than 3 months and still getting nice results?
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coffee creamer?

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Can I use coffee mate creamer? It's lactose free, I would have to buy the sugar free kind too. Yes... no...
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Yellow mustard?

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Started 3 weeks ago with Slow-Carb and so far so good (lost 15 lbs, 14 of those were fat lbs). I Love spinach so its finding its way onto almost every meal and ...
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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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Timing of air squats and such

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"Elitists, eating three meals a day as opposed to one day-long super-meal. It's disgusting." --Happy Endings Getting geared up (Nervous!) for my first...

Coconut flakes/chunks?

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Are dried/toasted coconut flakes (or chunks) okay as a snack option? (No sugar added)
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Whey protein

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How do upload my before pics here?

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I want to post my before picture but 4hr people asked for the url. So how do i upload it up then?

I am not that big to start with, will 4-Hour Body diet work for me, too?

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HI EVERYBODY MY NAME IS JANE I CURRENTLY AM: 5'3 AND I WEIGH ~134 LBS. I HAVE BEEN DOING THE 4HB FOR ALMOST A WEEK NOW. WILL I BE ABLE TO LOSE 30 LBS. IN TWO...

Am I allowed turnips?

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My brother-in-law makes a delicious boiled dinner which I thought would be great on this diet plan if he left out the potatoes, but would he need to take out the...
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News video on 4HB!

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Here's a short news video about 4HB. The researcher that is the skeptic is one of millions who still think it's about how many calories come in and are used. W...
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Protein Shakes? Yes or No? If yes, which ones?

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There is a lot on here about protein shakes, but I am so confused. In the book, whey, rice, pea or hemp protein shakes are okay as long as they are unsweetened ...
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Constipation

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I've been on this diet for 3 weeks now and am following it to the letter. Taking probiotics and drinking about a gallon of water a day. Although it's been a cont...
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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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R-ALA vs ALA

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A number of the companies that sell a PAGG stack state that R-ALA is superior to ALA. It's also quite a bit more expensive. Did Tim ever update his suggestion or...
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Slow carb and HIIT

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Good Morning.. I just started the slow carb diet after receiving 4HB as a present from my son on my 45th birthday. I recently began taking an HIIT (high intens...
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been stalling since july

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hi all, i started SCD in April this year and lost 9kg in 3 months, which wasn't exactly miraculous, but it wasn't bad either. started at 108,2kg, since july, i...
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Is straight tequila ok?

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On our diet is it ok instead of the wine or maybe after your 2 glasses of wine , to have some good quality tequila to sip .i hate to binge when I'm going out in ...
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Should I have my cheat day this friday or next?

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I started on the 15th October, except I want fast weight loss results so I'm doing more 'Atkins' style , and eating 12-1400 cals a day ( I'm 17, 5'9 male with 40...

Ladies - have you experienced this on the diet?

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After being on this diet for 6 weeks, going on the 7th week, I don't get menstrual cramps anymore. Before, I would be in so much pain that it would almost be deb...
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What type of Milk - Red Green or Blue?

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Who is drinking milk on the SCD/Occams Diet? Are you drinking 2% milk or 0.1% milk? In the UK we have RED tops (0.1) and GREEN tops (2) and BLUE tops (full cre...
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When to eat breakfast?

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I work out for 2 hours in the morning. Should I have a snack first thing and eat my real breakfast afterwards? Thanks! Debbie
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Is Sesame Oil/ Sesame allowed?

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Hey Guys, I would like to prepare this dish: Tossed Green Beans with sesame oil and sesame. Ingredients: 500 gr Young green beans in their shells 100 gr Ses...
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Cooking today ... had to share

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I'm so excited...was feeling a little blah being on Day 3 so I decided to cook. First item was the omelet muffins...Exceptional! black beans green onions tiny b...
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How many of you eat chicken with skin on, and/or deep fried?

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I’m tired of pan sear chicken breat or bake chicken tight (I do have salmon, steak/ bake tilapia in between). Just checking, how many of you eat chicken wi...
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Why my stomach getts bigger?! :(

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Hello! First of all, I will tell you my data of Occam protocol, im in for two weeks now. In the strart: WEIGHT: 74KG BODY FAT %: 18,12% BODY FAT: 13,41KG LEAN ...
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An alternative to Chipotle...

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Chipotle is a go-to for many slow carbers; but I'm often underwhelmed by the meat quality. It seems dried out and fatty. The Whole Foods near me has a burri...
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Experiment with fasting

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I started SCD in late January, 2013. A few months later, I switched to keto. All told, I lost about 72 pounds in nine months (down to 145 from 217). For the past...
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Uggggg.... Soooo sick after first cheat day!

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I've been on the SCD for 6 days and had my first cheat day yesterday. I didn't go too crazy, to be honest, I wasn't craving anything. I had some crackers and che...
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3rd week update - calf spasms/slight pain.

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hi all, just started the third week and my third measurement (on second cheat day before my first meal) was a bit more encouraging than the last one. all in al...
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Ice water....

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Is the ice water just in the morning or can it be all day long?
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Thread Lock

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I've noticed a lot of necro-bumping of threads as of late. Would it be possible for them to automatically lock after, say, 90 days of inactivity?
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iifym followers?

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any1?
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Please help with sweeteners

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Hello to all First..my english is not great but i will try write good haha.. I'm 35 years old,from Croatia...My weight is terrible 130 kg (170 cm tall) and i'...
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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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LA Times Article about calories & food choices

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This story and study reaffirms my experience following slow carb and likely some of yours as well! I think that although it's not specific talking about slow-ca...
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Workout or not?

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Hello all, I am on the second day of slow carb. I have never started a new diet without adding in exercise or honestly attempted any type of fitness without exe...
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Female-Barely any weight loss. Is it milk?

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I have been on the 4-hour body for 10 days, and I've lost one pound. I do not have much to lose (3-4 lbs.), but I am also trying to lose body fat, and that isn'...
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Posting problems with forum -fixed!! yay 10/8/2012

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Anyone else having problems posting replies or responses on the forum for the past 5 days. I've tried several times but can't post any replies so i thought i'd ...
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How to recover from a mid-week slip?

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My cheat day is on Saturday. Today is the 4th of July and I had a big family reunion with lots of (Cheat day) food.I started the day off right with over 30 g pro...
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cheat week

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how long have you been on this diet?
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PLEASE HELPPPPP

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I dont usually have a sweet tooth, yet since starting this diet, im craving something sweet soon after iv'e eaten a meal. can someone recommend ANYTHING that i c...

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I use the cheapest protein powder at walmart. Most people say it's not nearly as effective as the more expensive brands, but it seems to work ok. ...

Net carbs are generally calculated by subtracting the amount of fiber from the total amount of carbs (and sugar alcohols are sometimes counted in f...

I'll keep that in mind, Jessica. Appreciate the input ! @ Gary, My Quest bars finally arrived in mail today. When i checked, it says that they co...

Thanks for your reply! Are there any particular protein shakes you recommend? Alot of them have sugar and additives. And do you just have it with w...

Kishan - check the ingredients list on the almonds that you like. In general, you're looking for sugar, honey, molasses, anything ending with &quo...

Thanks for the answers! My concern is cheat day - won't the carbs raise blood sugar? Is "cheat day" for diabetics really just another l...

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...

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