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Slow-carb on non-lifting days only?

Hello! I've got a question I couldn't find info on via searching, and am looking to see if anyone has tried using the SCD only 3-4 days/week with any success so...
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New comer: Question about Wine and Dairy

Simple question: can I drink wine with meals? Or I have to separate them apart for 2 hours (like Tim described in his book?)? And no, I can’t skip wine. It...
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working out without the kettlebell

Hi! I'm skinny fat girl, age 20, and I'm trying to lose extra fat from my stomach. I've got thyroid and cortisol problems but I can't wait for my doctors to magi...
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Should I be sore the next day?

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Today is the first day I have been sore after a workout. It's not a bad soreness, its just I haven't felt any since I started these workouts, and after leg pres...
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Did not lose any significant weight in 2nd week of slow carb

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Hey folks Its 14 days since my slow diet. I lost 5 pounds in my 1st week but my 2nd week i just lost 2 pounds. I am not sure what is happening. I eat a lot of...
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Occam's Protocol Exercise Substitutions?

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I'm a skinny dude, and after reading the 4-Hour Body I'm going to try Occam's Protocol for a month while eating like crazy. I workout at home, so I was wonderin...
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Occam's diet + G2F exercise regime?

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First the background: 5'10", 34-year-old male. I've never done any serious exercise or sports in my life. The SCD journey began on April 2 after hearing T...
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Turkey Bacon - Product and Questions

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I have been using Blue Menu Turkey Bacon (President's Choice Product - Canada) here is the nutritional value: Nutritional Information Per 1 slice (26 g) Calor...
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Birth Control and 4HB?

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This is interesting. Anyone here taking a birth control with progesterone, and is having trouble loosing weight, even on this awesome diet?? I have been reading...
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Almond milk for gaining weight

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Sorry if this has been asked before but I was wondering if it was ok to use almond milk in substitution of regular milk (in protein shakes) if I'm trying to bulk...
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Just lost 3 pounds in two weeks.

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I have been doing the 4 hour body diet for a month. The fisrts two weeks I lost 10 pounds and I am feeling great. The two last weeks I only lost 3 pounds. Is th...
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Is pink grapefruit juice OK for cheat day?

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I'm having my first cheat day tomorrow (so excited)! However, my local supermarket only had pink grapefruit juice in stock. Is this okay to use tomorrow?
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What do you do when everything falls apart?

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Hi everyone. Before I begin I'd just like to make apparent that I don't want a pity party, but rather the wholesome advice I know only you guys can offer. I'm no...
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80 g of l-Glutamine?

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That seems a little excessive. I just started the bulking phase today and in order to take that amount, i would have to take all of 120 capsules of the Glutamine...
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breakfast 2 small kids

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Anyone else out there trying to cram 30 grams of protein in while managing a 1- and 4-year-old in the morning? I try to get the kids breakfast/occupied/dressed ...
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Peanut Eggplant Stew (vegan)

I made this last week when my vegankid was visiting, and am chowing down on another batch today. I didn't think the combination of ingredients sounded good - but...
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Turkey Bacon?

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I'm beginning to cook more at home and I'm wondering if turkey bacon is allowed. Like a lot of people I'm struggling to eat 30g of protein at breakfast. I found ...
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Alt Training-Lazy Fitness-After a Stroke!

I had a stroke and found the Altitude Training (in a room or with a mask at sea level) was remarkable way to get fit again. It also decrease likelihood of inju...
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How to follow the SCD in asia ?

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I've currently living in Asia and have been on and off for the last 2 years. Although I lost a little weight when I arrived, I gained it all back and then some. ...
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Weight loss slowing to a crawl

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Hi all 8 weeks ago I started out on SCD at 305lbs. The first three weeks were great loosing about 4 lbs per week since then however the weight loss has slowed r...
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Breakfast options > unflavoured protein shake?!

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So Tim mentions protein shakes as a quick & easy breakfast option but he specifcially says 'unflavoured' - anyone know why unflavoured and how do you have it...
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Day 4 - Down 4lbs but feeling weak in the AM

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Hi all, I am 33 year old mother of 2. I am 7 months postpartum and have about 20lb-25lbs I want to lose. I am still breastfeeding my baby, but he is also eat...
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Chilli ok to eat

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I can eat this stuff all day long and looking at ingredients it does not appear to come outside the rules on the food groups allowed as long as the beef is lean ...
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Am I doomed to fail if I've tried 1001 fad diets?

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As usual, when I'm looking for answers about diet and weight loss some know it all (who I am usually related to), will give their 2 cents worth and I'll follow t...
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3 weeks in and no results

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I started the SCD on 3/5/12, so I am in the middle of my third week. And although I have never felt as good as I feel now I have yet to see results. I'm not sure...
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Whey Protein w/ Water is BLECH!

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I've always been an avid drinker of protein shakes. Chocolate, Vanilla, Strawberry, the usual. I've never had a problem drinking them with milk, even skim milk. ...
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Stomach Issues - giving up!!!

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hello everyone, I have been on this diet for over 4 weeks and have not lost any weight/inches... I'm disapointed with the lack of progress considering I've been...
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Explaining to friends

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As a newbie to the program, I find that talking about the plan seems to boggle some folks minds. How do you explain to friends how your program works?
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Are snap peas ok - even though they are known as Sugar

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Even though Snap Peas are known as sugar snaps, and they are sweet - they are vegetables - are they bad or ok ? After all, as far as I can understand they are l...
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What I Am Doing (and What Should I Know?)

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Currently I am undertaking an effort to cut my carbs. For the past two weeks, with no measurements other than a 298.2lb weigh in when I first began, I have been ...
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Need Vacation Advice

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I am going to Mexico for 11 days, beginning next week. I started this journey the first of the year to get ready for bathing suits on the trip, and have made pr...
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hunger question

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Just started 4 hour body two days ago. I've been eating the suggested protein with veggies and beans and find myself still hungry about 30 minutes after I eat. ...
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I can't cook :(

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I'm not a very good cook unless I have PRECISE instructions. I've been on Slow Carb for 2 weeks now (lost 5 lbs). I can handle cooking my breakfast, which is e...
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How to afford this/Continue abroad?

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So thanks to the support of many 4HourPeeps, I have NOT left the diet and, by adding crazy amounts of protein, am perhaps seeing some success... too early to rea...
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Getting back after several months off diet

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I had been on slow carb for 4 months about a year ago and bulked up a lot at the shoulders, ate additional protein and exercised every 4 days. Results were stunn...
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How to adjust PAGG dosage?

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Surely the milligrams needed for a 200lb body is not the same as that needed for a 150lb body. Shouldn't I dial down the PAGG milligrams listed in Tim's book sin...
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i'm 500 pounds, day 45 on diet and 0 weight change

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im feeling pretty frustrated on the 4hb right now. im sticking to my no cheat days and enjoying my saturday with whatever i want. this is a (somewhat typical, ...
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Week 3: Concerned about progress

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First off, thanks to the folks who created and run this board and to the rest of the community for filling it with content. This has helped keep me on track and...
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General Eating Question

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My question is this, when eating on the diet I sometimes have a lack of time to eat and was wondering if not eating beans or a veggie with my meal would hurt. Fo...
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Should I worry about trace amounts of sugar?

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Many items I'm coming across contain small or trace amounts of sugar, how should I deal with these? Are they allowed? If I end up eating a total of 3-4g of sugar...
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My results tracking blog. Down 6 lbs. first 7 days

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I am almost 2 weeks into the SCD. Been having ok success. Lost 6 lbs in the first week, but 12 days in I'm just now getting back to pre cheat day weight. Here i...
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Recipe for canned or frozen spinach?

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Good morning all, hope everyone is doing well. I just had breakfast after my first cheat day yesterday. Gained 2.8 lbs from having just one cheat meal and a dese...
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PAGG Stack

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Anyone tried the PAGG?? just bought everything yesterday and i took my first AGG dose this morning before breakfast... just wondering if anyone has tried it with...
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Impact of coffee on weightloss

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Hi all, I've recently started the 4HB, after (quite literally) months of reading about paleo, 4HB, and why sugar makes us fat, I finally had the moment when you...
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How many eggs can I safely eat a day?

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I am a vegetarian and my main source of protein is eggs. I love eggs and I usually eat at least four whole free range eggs a day, sometimes mixing with organic. ...
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Measuring Ketosis with ketostixs

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Has anyone tried the Ketone Testing Strips sold over-the-counter? I just stumbled into a post somewhere of a guy giving some data about his diet and used the st...
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unsure about diet

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I started scd two weeks ago. was wondering how much to eat per meal until very full or less. i drop 3-4lbs first week than nothing. i have protien with every ...
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My Diet, exercise and supplements.. Your thoughts?

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Diet I understand that this is probably going to get criticised, but it's worked for me in the past: Brown Rice Chicken Egg Supplements PAGG Creatine Exerc...

is no explode ok to take with the slow carb diet?

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i have used no explode in the past and have gotten good results. If i use this pre workouts will this somehow throw off the slow carb diet?
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can't lose weight. any ideas on my diet/exercise?

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I started on Jan 1st of this year at 200 lbs and during the first week lost 4 pounds. I have been following the diet for the most part to the T and got down to ...

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Pinky asked a question:
drinking lemon water

Not ok.

He says no more than 2 T a day on the cream, and only if you have to. the higher the fat milk/cream, the lower the carb effect. So, a little cream ...

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