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I don't get this

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Is it just about eating that menu? Also, is for the full week? Also, how much of a BF should you have for it to work it? Flavio
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HELP - cheat day becomes cheat days

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I've been on and off the SCD for 6 months and made good consistent progress at the beginning. For the past few months my cheat day has become a cheat weekend or...
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Week 36 Maintenance Results - Back on Les Mills Pump!

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Good Morning, Slow Carbers! YAY! This week saw my return to the Les Mills Pump program - WEEK 10 is COMPLETE! I took full rest days this time! was spot-on with ...
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Store bought lunch meats?

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I was at the store trying to grab a quick bite and thought that lunch meat would be a safe bet. When I read the ingredients, most of it had modified starches and...
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Tired and sluggish

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I am now on my 4th week of scd. The first two weeks I had a lot of energy but the passed two weeks I'm tired and sluggish. Is anyone else having this problem? A...
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monster on cheat day

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I had monster energy drink for caffeine and glucose on cheat day. Is that ok?
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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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Cycling Bean Consumption

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Has anyone tried cycling bean consumption and just consuming beans on the days you lift weights and specifically just the meal right after lifting (assuming you ...

Added Sugar in Zero Carbohydrate Food

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Hey Everyone, I am sure this question is a tad on the obsessive side, but then again, what would community diet forums be without OCD? Many zero-carbohyrdrate ...
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FRUSTRATED

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I’ve always turned to low carb diets to lose weight, and it’s always been successful. I’ve been doing kettle bells, and all other recommended e...
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What's a great replacement for Tostitos? Better Brands of Salsa?

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I am a sucker for chips and salsa, but with 4HB I don't know how to replace my favorite snack. Please help!
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Why take a week off PAGG, or even a day?

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Does anyone know why or if its even necessary to not take PAGG for a day a week, and a week every 2 months? I am hearing conflicting information.
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Going back to sleep before breakfast?

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Anybody have any idea's on what the deal would be if I woke up briefly (a couple of minutes or so) and then fell back asleep for a couple of hours. Has the 30 mi...
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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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freakin out

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is it possible to gain 7 pounds of muscle? i got on the scale this morning weight 172 im still losing a lot of inches and i look at my self nacked in the mirror ...
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Fasting after cheat day?

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Checked through the archives but couldn't find my exact answer. I have been reading up on the benefits of IF and have already gotten pretty close to 24 hours by ...
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Sugar-free Dark Chocolate, an absolute no?

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Do you think having a few squares (maybe one post lunch and dinner) of sugar free dark chocolate would be an absolute no? I really crave sweets on this diet and ...
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Confounded- almost to week 7

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OK, so I bought the thing about us over 40s with multiple kiddos breeder types having more difficulty losing weight. So far 7 weeks in, I've lost not much more t...
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L-Glutamine and Cheat Day? Please help!

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I've been reading about the benefits of L-Glutamine, both as a way to curb sugar cravings and also its positive results on digestive health. I have been sticki...
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[BBC] Fish Oils Block Chemotherapy Drug

I'm not sure if there are rules against posting links to news sites (I didn't find any), but if there are, then please take this down. Being health-minded peopl...
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Question about 'Magic Number 100'

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Hi all, been on the SCD now for about 9 months and I'm still making some tweaks. I went back to the 4HB and picked up something in the chapter about manipulatin...
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Are there women that have had significant success?

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My husband has lost 15 lbs since 3/1 on SCD, I lost 5 then gained 4 back. Are there women that have had significant success?
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Report Member Option

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I never saw the need for this until today, but I think there should be a button or something on each member's profile that allows him or her to be reported to th...

Muscle memory: fact or fiction?

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I find it really easy to lose/gain weight, I heard that's because of my 'muscle memory' remembering a time when I was fit and being able to easily revert back to...
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In Need of a Steak Marinade Recipe

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I've been using a mixture of soy sauce, hot sauce, and macadamia oil, but I need something different. Anyone have any ideas?
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1st binge day - I seem irritable and lethargic

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So, halfway into binge day 1...I seem to be snapping at the kids ...but I am also feeling kinda lazy. Is this normal? *also noticed that I'm not as int...
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Breakfast running through me

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Hi Currently my breakfast (only 2 weeks into SCD this time) kinda has the effect of ½ hour later vacating me quite quickly. I normally wake up at 6.15, snooze 1...
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60 day update

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Today marks 60 days of SCD. Still feeling full of energy and great about the changes in my body. Here are my stats: Start: 245 lb, 40.7% body fat, 48.5" wa...
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Rookie Mistake??

I have been trying to follow the 4 hour body for about a year…first 6-7 months were fantastic with close to 40lbs lost…but then I stalled. Big stall&...
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Is organic Peanut butter allowed in slow-carb or Occam's protocol?

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I love peanut butter! I understand 1 TB of almond butter is allowed, what about peanut butter?
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Getting Started

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Hello all! I am a 21 year old female starting the SCD today. The main reason I am starting this diet is in hopes to drop around 5% body fat (and what ever pound...
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vegeterian dieting?

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Right, I just started reading the 4hour body book (excellent I must say, already photographed my "before" look in my underwear, my breakfast, and alre...
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4 hour experts, we need your help.

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To all of you that have enough of expert votes (10+ total or 5+ per certain category), you should now have access to approval pages: We badly need your help as ...
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Take all your pills in 10 seconds!

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Fellow 4hbers, I've just started a kind of a kickstarter thing to fund a way to get us an awesome supplement organizer and distributor so that we don't need to ...
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Anybody else kind of hate cheat day?

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I find this very interesting. I have been on SCD for 5 weeks and despite already being fit when i started, i feel really greeat right now and even fitter than be...
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What is your favorite 4HB workout routines?

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The book talks about Kiwi A/B, Geek to Freak, Occam's Protocol A/B and other variations. Some people prefer to run, walk or other workouts... but are they gett...
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Some doubts about the time and size of the meals in SCD

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I must eat 4 times In a day? breakfast, (after 3-4 hr)=> meal 1, (after 4 hr)=> meal 2, (after 4 hr)=> meal 3 Or I can rise the amount of the meal and ...
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Before Pic.

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Very unflattering before photo taken on Monday AM, First day of Slow Carb Diet.
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New feature: Following questions

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Took us a while, but we got follow feature finally done this weekend. You can now follow questions you care about and get notified when there is an answer. As al...
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Diet softdrinks

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Hi, Why is a diet coke (no carbs, no calories) bad for you?
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Spectracell Experiences

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I have been trying for a week to setup an appointment for spectracell. Most practitioners appear to want $250 new client fee in addition to the $320 test. I just...
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plateauing

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I think I'm still a ways off from this, but how will I know when I've plateaued. I figure most people go by when they stop dropping weight/inches but I find that...
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If at first you don't succeed try again....

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Here I am several weeks after I said I would be making the efforts to stick to the 4HB diet for the second time and I have failed at doing so. I have completely ...
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Been gone a few weeks...

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Hit a downhill slope a few weeks ago. Lost all the progress I had made. I'm not going into details, but alot of what got me going downhill was family-related a...
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Make water not taste like water

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Howdy 4H Folks- I'm trying to drink as much water as I can, but it keeps tasting like water. Before I got on SCD, I would use drink powders, but the ones I can...
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Quick Reference Sheet

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Does anyone have a cheat sheet with the entire program for loosing weight and building muscle (diet and supplements OR diet, workout and supplements?)
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To the macro counters:)

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Hi Everybody!! Just wondering what you successful 4hr peeps who track your macros are taking in on average as far as fat percentages go? Thanks in advance for yo...
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First week in (day off today!)

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I began another ago at SCD this past Sunday. I'm proud to say I've dropped 4 lbs from Sunday to today (Saturday). Granted, I realize there's a good possibility...

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