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Looking for portable meals

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I have three boys in wrestling, and will be spending my entire weekends in a high school gymnasiums now thru State Tournaments in March. I am looking for portabl...
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I keep gaining weight. Not loosing fat.

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I've been following the SCD for about 2 1/2 months now and I've gained a lot of weight. Here are the numbers using a Tanita body composition scale. 1/13/2012 ...
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Is The Steam Room Okay?

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I know that in the book there is a lot of emphasis on minimal effort and different cold therapies to help lose weight. However, I have a gym membership, and one ...
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Sore after workout A of Occam's Protocol. What to do?

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Do I wait 7 days, or do I rest 2 days then do workout B? It's kind of confusing. Here is an excerpt from the book: GETTING STARTED Step 1: Take at least seve...
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My new best friend....a food steamer!~

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steamed frozen salmon fillets and broccoli and green beans last night with a little bit of Ms. Dash lemon pepper..Yum Yum delish! lunch today was steamed Tilapia...
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I am Gaining.. what am I doing wrong?

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Hello all, So this is week three for me, in my first week I dropped about 7 pounds (yay). Then week two I stepped on the scaled on Saturday morning (binge day) a...
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What should one expect?

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Hello I'm GravyDavey and I have been on the SCD for 1 week as of tomorrow. I had a cheat day yesterday but didn't overdo it too much, I think. I have at least ...
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I'm exhausted need a little advice

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I started this diet and I feel sooo tired. So I counted the calories, yes I know he says don't worry about calories but my total caloric intake today so far was ...
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Restaurant food sauces

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I'd like to eat out more, but I feel like so many of the sauces on restaurant dishes contain sugar, but it's hard to tell for sure. Chinese food for example -- s...
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PAGG KILSS!!!!

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haha Did it get your attention? I bought all 4 ingredients at my local GNC store and I Don't know if they are the correct ones or how much I should take of eac...
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Peppermint extract

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Is this OK to use in coffee?
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Can I eat Spanish ham and chestnuts?

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Hello everyone, For snacks I've been having a little bit (i really mean a little) of this 2 types of food: Chestnuts (around 4-5 max) Spanish ham ( http://en.w...
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Going directly to "The Last Mile"

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Hey all, just discovered this site - it seems like a great community! Like many I bought Tim's book around Christmas and saw some great initial results (around ...
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Member intro: Recipes

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I need good recipes with flavor. I'm getting sick of eggs & steak.
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Allowed/Moderate/Avoid Vegetable List

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Before posting my questions I want to ask people to not post links to other comprehensive lists. I read many and none are as specific as I wish them to be! Also ...
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is this compatible with scd AND occ.'s protocol?

hey gang— trying to do some groundwork prepping for this. my biggest interests: a) i've been doing the slow carb diet really consistently for four months, bu...
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6 days in to SCD and not losing

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Have been on the Slow Carb for 6 days now and haven't lost anything, (maybe 1-lb) should I be worried about my binge day tomorrow? Can't figure out what I'm doin...
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Is it possible to have a 24 hour period cheat day instead of a real day? What about splitting it in 2 or 3 meals during the week?

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Can I have a 24h (consecutive) cheat period instead of a cheat day? lets say instead of having my cheat day on saturday I'll have it from friday 4pm till saturda...
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Cardio conflicted

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So I read all the info in the four hour body book yesterday on Rapid Fat Loss. I know Tim says that cardio is not necessary, and on page 23 in the gray shaded i...
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Ready to go meal and activityplan?

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Is there a finished meal and activityplan to download so i kan get an easy start?
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People Joking about Health

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I've been a health nut for a while now, and this is something that's bothered me consistently. When people see what I eat (even pre-SCD), they congratulate me o...
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SlowCarb Vegetarian Meal plan anyone?

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Hi All, Been on this diet for about a week and have lost around 5 pounds . But being vegetarian means my choice of food is very limited. Can anyone suggest any ...
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What about pumpkin?

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Are pumpkin and winter squashes allowable?
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What exercise should I add to my routine

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Workout A Wide grip Lat pull Close grip lat pull Calf press Pro Leg rase Pec dec Leg extension Ab crunch Workout B Shoulder press Chest press arm curl ...
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Before: Day 1

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Today is my first day on the diet and I'm pretty excited that it has finally started. Here are my starting stats: Weight: 87kg (+-192lbs) Body fat: 23% total ...
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Can it really be this easy?

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I have tried so many diets over the years I have stopped counting. I have been looking for the solution and for me I believe that the SCD as described by Tim, i...
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joint pain while running on SCD

I never used to get knee problems while running but I've started to get and anterior ache - anyone else? loving the extra energy I have on SCD - running 16K 3we...
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Checking my Meals (again)

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Just rechecking, is this meal ok? this was my lunch today and by the way, how many oz is that, I have a pretty poor eye for weighting food, is that 5oz or 10o...
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Is Green Tea Extract the Same as Green Tea Flavanols?

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I was considering order the PAGG nutrients and could not find Flavanols but found Green Tea Extract. Is it the same thing? Thanks again! Mike
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No weight loss

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hello people, i am on my 2nd week using the 4 hour body. 1st week i lost 2kg and after my cheat day which is saturday i gained 1kg. now its wednesday and i still...
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A Juicy Pork Tenderloin Recipe

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Grab yourself a pork tenderloin, it is super lean and high in protein. Next prepare yourself a dry rub, mix salt, pepper, paprika and garlic powder, you can eve...
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4HB- Habits, relationships, new beginnings

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I was curious as to how 4HB has affected other people's lives? Have you found that it has changed other aspects of your life? Relationships? Work? Social Life?...
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how to get strongest, fastest?

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hi everyone so I've been using the strength training regime from effortless superhuman which is very minimal, just 3 x per weeks of 2x 95%1rm then 5x85%1rm of de...
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Lost 8 lbs in last 4 days, not sure why

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I'd like to say it's because I restarted my protein shakes in the morning vs. natural protein, but I did that 8 days ago. I'd like to say it's because I started...
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New Years Resolution -> Six Pack

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Hey Guys! New Years Resolution -> Six Pack! Methode to get there -> SCD! But now the big question - should I just go with SCD or should I implement Occa...
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red wine??

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I am just starting the diet and loved reading the part in the book where Tim says he drinks 2 glasses of red wine daily. Is this really okay? Are there people ou...
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Post your results!

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I'm 5'10" / age 30 / male and started the slow-carb diet a week ago and had a great first week: Starting weight: 230 Ending weight: 215 Incredible! The on...
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who skips SCD breakfast on cheat day??

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is it really that big of a deal to skip the traditional 30g protein/legumes/greens/etc. as the first meal of cheat day? if i'm reading "damage control"...
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Biochem Whey Protein ok?

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After watching this video here (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wx2zFhcNths) I decided to try Biochem Whey Protein. Just wanted to see if anyone else uses this? I...
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HELP!!! Questions about diet and workout!!

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I just started the low carb diet. so, let me see if I got this right... NO DAIRY, NO CARBS.. So I got that clear! 1L of Water as soon as you wake up as well as h...

Lemon & Lime

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Is the fructose in lemon juice or lime juice negligible with regard to the slow-carb diet??
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No Xplode morning and before training

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Does anybody think it is an issue if I have 1 scoop first thing in a morning and 1 scoop prior to training? I find 2 scoops is a little too much for me all at on...
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Just 1 week :D (pics)

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http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=216592945074965&set=a.133331... this is my after! http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=216622801738646&set=a.191627......
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Week 31 Maintenance Results - Looking better! :)

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Good Afternoon, Everyone! PUMPED it up with exercise this week. Meals were spot-on...let's see how I did! Week 31 Maintenance Results: Weight: 114.2 (.4 lb...
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Anybody stop eating beans/legumes?

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Hey Everyone, This is kind of a strange question, but I have to ask because I'm getting pressure from a few people...My girlfriend, and really a friend of hers,...
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Vitamin C and cortisol

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Has anyone had success with fat loss after adding vitamin c supplements? I've seen a few articles on vitamin C lowering cortisol levels and was wondering what o...
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Anybody find a good kettle bell combo in the US?

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I'm looking for a combo where there are a couple of different weight sizes. Thanks,
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How I make the most of my Cheat Day

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I love cheat day. To go out, to eat, to eat, and did I say eat? Today is my first cheat day and i thought I would share my plan and later the after effects. What...
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Spark from advocare ?

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Can I have spark from advocare? It's sugar free but has 11 grams of carbs.
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Avoiding ketosis

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I recently purchased some ketostix to see if I wasn't getting enough slow-carbs. After my first test (at 11pm just before bed) the strip registered deep purple,...

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I'll also occasionally indulge in a dry prosecco. Great with anything I used to enjoy beer with. Prosecco and buffalo wings, for example (non-bread...

I didn't drink much while losing, but while on maintenance I consume one drink per week, either in the form of a dry gin martini, gin Ricky, or dry...

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I should add, your liver will not aid in any fat loss until it burns off the booze, so it could lead to stalling.

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