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Sugar Alcohol?

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Sometimes when I crave for something sweet, inhave a sugar free candy, gum or lollipop lol! It helps me a lot but was wondering if there are any negative effects...
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Any good protein shake recipes out there?

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I'm having trouble getting my morning protein in. I have been eating eggs but they are beginning to pale on me. So, if anyone has a good protein shake recipe o...
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Second cheat day just ended, I feel horrible.

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So I'm done with my second cheat day. Today went something like this: Breakfast within 30 mins: 3 boiled eggs, half a cup of black beans, glass of water with s...
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The exercises for lose 3% of bodyfat in a Month + SCD

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*20 two- legged glute activation raises from the flor *15 flying dogs, one set each side *50 ketebell swings Someone lost 3% of bodyfat in a month with the exer...
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cheat day grapefruit juice

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i dont remember tim saying on cheat day to load up grapefruit juice just a glass i thought to get you started on your first cheat meal? im going back and re read...
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Everyman 3 with 5 naps?

I'm planning on starting the Everyman soon, and I had an idea I was wondering if anyone had tried out. I'm thinking about doing a 3 hr core and 5 20 minute naps ...

What's your exercise routine?

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I'm curious which 4HB exercise routines people are following over here. There are several plans in the fat-burning section, but nothing definitive. I've sort of ...
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Atkins vs SCD

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Hello fellow slowcarbers! So, I have been in and out SCD for quite a while. These last weeks were a real struggle since I also decided to quit smoking and the a...
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Supplements. Where to start?!

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After my first pass on the 4HB supplement section I'm a bit lost between suggested dosage and what's available at my local GNC. Does anyone have a simplified lis...
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Are green beans considered a green vegetable or a bean? Should you eat both in the same meal?

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A chicken breast, green beans, and black beans. Is this a proper SCD lunch?
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Took a look at my numbers.... Kinda pleased!

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Hi, I started this journey at the end of July. I weighed myself at 214 (I am 46 yo female). Today is November 2, so I've been doing this about 15 weeks. I weig...
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Cheat Day = Serious Food Coma

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Today was my first cheat day and I've been thinking all week about what I wanted... I ate a decent 4 hr body breakfast, 4 egg whites scrambled with broc, mush...
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No more periods on SCD

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Hey everyone! I will give you guys some of my background before I go straight to my title. In summer 2013 I was 24 when I first started the SCD, I was 150lbs an...
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Cauliflower rice

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My best replacement for regular rice, pasta and potatoes. Shred a cauloflower with a cheese slicer or a grater. Heat in a frying pan with spring onion, some fre...
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Checking to see if this Protien was ok to use ?

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http://www.amway.com/Shop/Product/Product.aspx/NUTRILITE-All-Plant-... This is an AMWAY product i was told was good , Not that i am a vegetarian . But i recentl...
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Infrared Sauna combined with Cold Therapy

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Hi everyone, I'm new to the 4HB and am excited about this forum and the community of support. My question is regarding cold therapy and the thermogenic response...
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Soya nuts = Edamame?

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Are dried soya nuts the same as Edamame. Would this be considered a domino food or could I eat as many as I like?
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Eating late at night?

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Hi everyone, I would like to know if anybody has experienced a decrease in progress due to eating late at night (within one hour of bed), or if anyone has been d...
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Food percentages

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I am trying to figure out whether certain foods are allowed, based on their %carbs and %sugars. Is there a "magic number" to stick below - ie. < 2%...
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Does cheat day make your cravings worse?

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I've noticed that cheat day makes me feel disgusting and just makes my cravings worse. Is anyone skipping cheat day or doing it every other week? Do your craving...
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Chipotle Burrito Bowl Nutrition Info

http://www.chipotle.com/en-us/menu/nutrition_calculator/nutrition_c... k, so last time i did this diet, I started to rely on Chipotle for 2-3 lunches a week. ...
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Depression affecting weightloss/gain

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So this is kind of a stupid question but id figure I would ask since everyone on this site is probably a lot smarter than me when it comes to the science of the ...
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Weight loss

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Hi i have just started SCD, i have alot of weight to lose. I decided i would start for lent so last weds i started. So basically i didnt have a cheat day. I am g...
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Starvation Mode

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Updated 4/25/2012 To address some points raised in the below comments: While restricting calories will lead to a slow in metabolism, loss of muscle, and many o...
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Minimally effective dose on cheat day?

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Okay, so here's something I've been pondering. What's the minimal effective dose to have your cheat day hit the desired results to increase the necessary hormon...
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What I have eaten for a week

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Hey guys, I've been keeping track of what I've been eating for the last week, I know they're some unhealthy things on there like a pizza in the middle of the nig...
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Any tips or hints for my first cheat day?

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From what I've read/been told, cheat days should be all out caloric MAYHEM. I am SO up for that challenge. My husband and I chose Sunday as our cheat day because...
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diet pepsi and exercise

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First off I wanted to thank you all for being so helpful! It takes me a while to get used to something new, especially a diet! I know you all said no diet peps...
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3 weeks in...

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3 weeks in and down 12 pounds. wow. loving this lifestyle. and i have more energy than i've had in years. before: 6'1, 246...now, 6'1, 234. going for my pre...
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Is cheat day REALLY unlimited??

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Is Cheat day REALLY unlimited in the amount of crap we can eat as long as it's within the 12-24 hours time limit? (And eating a normal slow carb breakfast and th...
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Questions on getting protein when waking up

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Hi, I have some questions to ask: I sometimes need to go to the bathroom in the middle of the night. If I do, then do I need to take some protein in, or can I...
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pagg heart

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i've read on here that some people have determined that they get heart burn/acid reflux from the ALA. i just started PAGG last thursday and woke up this morning ...
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Difficulties in the Washroom....Assistance please

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Hello, Just wondering if anyone else is having troubles going to the washroom. I also seem to be having days where I don't go to the washroom at all. I do drin...
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Please help me

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Hey guys! Could really use some help here. So I'm starting my sixth week, and the first two went off without a hitch but I started stalling after that, losing ...
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Gluten-Free Foods?

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I was just wondering if we are allowed to have gluten-free foods on this diet? More grocery stores around me seem to be carrying them now. They boast they are fr...
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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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Disappointment - 2nd Bod Pod Measurement

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I had my second bod pod measurement done after about a week and half since I started OP. According to the book, I should at least see 2.5lbs of lean muscle per...
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Bloated and full on the last mile

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I have been eating low carb for a couple of years and have lost 20-25lbs this way. I am currently 190lbs at 20% body fat (150lbs lean of lean mass) and looking t...
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Laura, question for the ladies...

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Laura, this may be too personal, but are you on birth control? If so which type? Doctors advice first and foremost, but I was wondering if there was a consensu...
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losing to much weight ?

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hi all i started this to lose a couple off stone i have lost the weight but i am still losing i used to be a skinny 11 and a half stone 20 years ago i dont want...
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some advice and guidance for newbie

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Hi. I have been on SCD since April 1st and am still trying to figure out why I am not losing the weight and inches that I read others losing. Can some other 140...
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Is it possible for me to loose 15 pounds by summer?

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I am 5'3, 125 pounds right now. I want to get down to 110 pounds by may 15ish. think its possible? or too much of a stretch. any suggestions? thanks! (ive been...
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New here- quick question

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Hello everyone. It's my very first day and I have a question. Is it ok to only eat three times a day, breakfast, lunch and dinner? I feel like its a long gap be...
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Geek to Freak / Occam's Protocol, What the difference?

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Did i miss something, but what exactly are the differences between the Freak to Geek program and the Occam's Protocol. Its seems that Freak to Geek has specific ...
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Looking ahead to Thanksgiving anyone?

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Ok, so my son mentioned that he "hopes Thankgiving is on Saturday"....ummm, yeah, must have skipped that calendar lesson somewhere about holidays. Any...
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Tweaking Suggestions (Month 1 Results)

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Hello once again 4 Hour People! My first month's results are below along with my typical meals throughout the week. I am asking for suggestions from the more ex...
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Can a cheat day be over 2 days?

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I was wondering if any negative repercussions would stem from having my cheat meals over Friday afternoon and the following Saturday morning+lunch only. This ...
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Having Doubts!

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I am half way through Octtoms and I am having some doubts. Firstly, yes I have gained weight but I think that may be a mostly fat a water retention. Secondly, I ...

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I have rheumatoid arthritis too. I\'m having a really hard time with cheat days as well. I\'m doing gluten free cheats for now, but I have really ...

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