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Slow carb foods

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Can you eat Sweet Potato?
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SCD Beef Chili recipe

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Hi 4HourPeople! I invented this SCD Beef Chili recipe that's pretty darn good, and I wanted to share! Please let me know what you think if you try it. Thx and en...
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Help! I need motivation to start exercising ...

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Ok, I know, I need to do this myself ... but if you could share with me ... What gets you out of bed and doing the cat vomit? What makes you pick up your kett...
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policosinal

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Where can I get policosinal in Canada. I have tried health food stores but no.
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grapefruit juice every day before a meal?

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seems like if it's good for cheat day it would be good for every day??
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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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Am I doing the slow carb right?

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You guys are fantastic, and I was wondering if you'd let me know what I need to change. Cut something out or add it, anything - just whatever I need to do: Bre...
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Is this a good plan?

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I’m just starting out. I need to go grocery shopping tonight and then will start tomorrow. I am starting a new job in April so the times I eat at will be new t...
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New slow carber

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Hello, I'm Sebastian. I'm new to the slow carb life. I'm about 2 weeks in. I don't plan on stopping a little about me: I'm 35 in good health but bad shape, f...
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can't seem to beat this headache

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so, ever since I started last Tuesday, I've had a killer headache every afternoon/evening. I'm already a fair water drinker -- usually around 100 oz/day and I'v...
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Do I have to eat all 3 food groups at each meal?

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Hi guys, So far, I've been on the Slow Carb diet for 21 days, and I fell off the wagon for 1 and a half days, I took my cheat day on friday, thinking that my wi...
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Is ketchup allowed on the slow carb diet?

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Is ketchup allowed even though it contains high fructose corn syrup? What condiments are allowed?
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stress, sleep, and breakfast

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Hello there fellow slowcarbers! I've been on SCD for a few months so far and had amazing results so far. I've been struggling the last few weeks though. Lots ...
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How to curb cravings?

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Oh god I've been craving a protein bar for days!! ARRRG!! ITS DRIVING ME NUTS. It's on my mind 24-7. I'm not craving anything sweet or sugar, I want something ...
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Shopping List

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I will be starting my journey tomorrow and would like recommendations on the must haves to add to my shopping list.
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Isolated Casein Protein

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Is anyone concerned with the idea that when Isolated, Casein Protein has been shown to have a highly statistical significance on Cancer growth if any pre-cursors...
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Building muscle/losing fat

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Hey, Does anyone know if it is possible to put on muscle and and lose fat at the same time? I know the immediate answer would be no, but my dexa scan results ...
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Need some advice!!

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Hey everyone! As you can tell, i'm new here! I'm really excited and motivated to be on the SCD, just being on it for a day I feel like a new person with a new l...
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Recipe -- crockpot pulled pork, SCD friendly

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Looks great! (Skip the buns, of course! -- maybe use some butter lettuce or romaine to roll the meat up in.) http://www.thegraciouspantry.com/clean-eating...
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cissus quadrangularis week

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I am thinking of taking CQ for the week that I am on spring break cause I know that I will be drinking and eating poorly. Any thoughts on this?
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Everyone Interested in Nutrition Research

Everyone that is interested in Nutrition Research should check out the Nutrition Science Initiative. This Initiative is founded by Gary Taubes and Peter Attia a...
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no gym for the burn fat challenge

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hi guys, I'm quite interested in doing Laura's 30 day pack sprint challenge. I've been doing SCD but I think I need a good workout program. What exercise equipm...
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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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4HB - trying and trials

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I have seen lots of emails asking Tim if 'something is ok'. Maybe I am just not getting it. To me, Tim laid out what he found that worked and how he figured it o...
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Female Failure - One Month In...

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Although my skin has cleared up significantly and my sugar cravings are extremely under control for about 8 days at a time, I have not lost any weight??? However...
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Losing 3 lbs a week?

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I have never fully finished the slow-carb diet. I always give up after day 4 or so. I always end up binging a bit. Just some grains and chocolate. I still end up...
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Malnourishment?

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If I feel full after all my meals, but my calorie intake is less than 1000, I read that its dangerous for males? What do you guys think? How many calories do you...
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Monitor your sleep

I havnt read all the chapters about sleep yet but i just wanted to tip you guys about an app for the iphone that i thaught of that monitors your sleep. It is cal...
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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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To salt or not to salt

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While I've been evaluating my SCD over the last 3 weeks (I previously posted requesting a group review) I was rethinking all the little things that add up to big...
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Sauces + adding flavour!?

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It is day one on my SCD and breakfast was a disaster! I work at a supermarket and did a bit of strolling in the store and got a bit depressed. It seems that ev...
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Lustheloser

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Hi Guys, Im new to all this and although I have been following the book as closely as possible, I wondered if anyone has or has seen a simplified version such ...
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feedback on my slow carb so far

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Okay, I have been doing it for a month and lost around 11 pounds which includes working out seven days a week. my typical day begins with a protein shake, I mixe...
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5 useful apps for Occam’s protocol

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Hi y'all! I thought I’d offer some useful app ideas that helped me determine my starting weights and control my workouts to ensure consistent variables. Tim m...
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weight my self

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well i weighed my self this morning was 166 now 167.8 so i just need to tweak my nut intake i have 1/4 cup od nuts with every meal every 3 hours. im thinking tha...
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Abbreviated Cheat Day?

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I'm planning to do an abbreviated cheat day---this coming Saturday from 5pm until 11pm. My husband and I went camping this past weekend and instead of having a &...
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Why organic bacon

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Why only organic bacon for the pork ? but turkey doesn't need to be . It's costly I use organic eggs but don't want to have to buy organic pork bacon how does ...
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when should you do the cold packs?

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I was confused on when you are suppose to do the cold showers/cold packs is it just when ever or before you workout or eat. I never did understand that process i...
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Calorific Deficit or not?

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Hi all... I am only on day 12, and "feel" great on the LCD and without scales or fat measurements "feel" I am making progress. I have done s...
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whey protein isolate on last mile

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in the book it suggests 50g whey protein isolate..... whats the best stuff to look for? im assuming a low carb one is the best? Ive also noticed alot of bad p...
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No energy on my runs

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I ve been on the diet for ad month now good results but no energy on my 6 to 10 mile runs. Can I go back to carbing up before my long runs?
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Muscle Milk in my Coffee. Yum!!! Is this OK?

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I am only 4 days in... I have been struggling to find an alternative to 1% milk/equal in my coffee. Today I tried Muscle Milk instead. 16g Protien and it taste...
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What is the protocol on Oatmeal?

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Am I allowed to have oatmeal in the mornings if im following the SCD?
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Mexican Style Stuffed Peppers

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I hit the kitchen again and invented yet another slow carb option. The filling tastes like a yummy taco in a slow-carb friendly wrapper! You could make them p...
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USDA food lab nutritional values.

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Hey all, Check out this website http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/foodcomp/search/. Everything you wanted to know about any food item. I hope I got the url in he...
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Am I the only wine-o in here?

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I'm in the middle of my week three. No major weight loss, and just ordered calipers, a fat loss monitor, and a measuring tape off amazon. These should help me r...
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Worst taste in my mouth.

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I am on my 7th day, I took my cheat day on the 5th..and now I have the worst taste in my mouth for two days..like Im super thirsty but nothing I eat or drink get...
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Could Salt be hurting my progress?

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I am 6' female 211 lbs to start. I lost 3 lbs the first week and here on week 2 I am up 1 lb (ugh). I was reading some of the posts which eluded to perhaps cra...
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Protein Cookies

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I have found a site that has recipes for protein cookies http://www.spoonfulofsugarfree.com/2011/06/15/high-protein-cookies/ Can you let me know if you think t...

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