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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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Cheat day vs cheat 24 hrs?

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Would there be any negative effect from doing your cheat day in certain hours such as 7pm Friday night to 6:59 pm Saturday night as opposed to waking to going be...
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Surprising Cheat Day

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After spending the whole first week looking forward to my cheat day, I was quite surprised when I woke up on Saturday morning and didn't want to eat any of the s...
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Applying 5K to 50K principles to shorter races

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I was recently invited to participate in my first half-marathon. Has anybody adapted Tim's 50K training plan to shorter distances with any success? What princi...
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Do white beans apply to the 'white' rule?

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Hope not, because a batch just went on the crock pot.
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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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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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Timing of PAGG supplements

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Hellooo. I am on my first week of 4HB. Currently feeling great. I have started the PAGG supplements. Any advice on timing the intake? I currently take them be...
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Is Ground Pork not a good source of protein?

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I have recently started buying ground pork (not processed breakfast sausage) and adding my own seasonings for breakfast protein along with my organic eggies. I ...
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SCD and Spinning

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Hi, I'm a newbie, and need advice on the exercise portion. I really want to take spin classes three times a week, with strength training 2-3 a week. Is this too ...
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menu planning

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Hello, I was wondering if you could help me, I am very overweight I need to loose about 70 pounds. I am a 40 yr old woman. I don't like beans, salsa or spices r...
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What Type Of Milk To Drink?

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I havent been making the gains I want so am going to start adding milk. The Question? What type of milk? Semi-skimmed or Whole milk?
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Can't seem to figure it out!

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Hey guys. I've been on 4HB for about 3 weeks now, and it feels like I just can't get it right! If you see any glaring errors, can you help me spot them? I'm stum...
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What to eat bf a long workout - SCD.

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I am sure this question has been asked before but wanted to see what other people are doing out there - I have only been doing moderate 3 mile walks since star...
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Food Intolerance: My Story

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This is a snippet from a response i just posted to a question about "gluten allergy". I kinda got carried away and after hitting submit reply I decided...
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What brand of cottage cheese?

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While I was grocery shopping and gazing at the ingredients of a variety of cottage cheese brands I stumbled upon ingredients that I think are not slow carb appro...
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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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Science behind 30in30 rule

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The SCD in general has a pretty solid scientific explanation (for example, Why we get fat – finally understanding the process, also translated into Russian, et...
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Why am I not having any weight loss on the 4 hour body?

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I have been on the 4 hour body for 3 weeks now and Im at the same weight I started at. I am 6'2 and 240 pounds. So obviously Im really fat and have a lot to lose...
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Soreness after kettlebells

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I started the kettle bell swings yesterday, along with the glute activators and flying dog. I was expecting to be more sore today but barely am at all. And I am ...
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They myoplex shake for breakfast has dairy?

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Tim says his father started on myoplex shakes....but doesn't he advocate against dairy...seems contradictory unless the benefits of getting protein in early outw...
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Alternative to Kimchi or Sauerkraut

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Hi There I'm new to the slow carb diet - I'm on day 5. I cannot stand Sauerkraut or Kimchi (also I'm not convinced that they are actually fermented after readin...
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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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Supplements.

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Hello all, I have a question on behalf of my husband. He will be started geek to freak soon and is worried that all the suggested supplements will cause a negat...
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how to stop snacking? is snacking okay ?

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i do follow the SCD but i keep on thinking of snacks, especially 2 hours after dinner i just want to have something in my mouth, i'm not hungry but i just WANT t...
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Am I losing enough weight? Roughly 0.5-1kg per week

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Hi everyone. Apologies in advance for the length. I'm following SCD and have just finished my 4th week. I started at 75.5kg and I'm now down to 73kg, Other peo...

Are nuts ok if...

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I am vegan and there is no way of heating lunch at my school so I often take nuts for lunch and as snacks. I do eat more than the recommended amount BUT my calo...
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You think you ate alot, listen to this!

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Today I have eaten: 1.5 pints of ice cream half of a pudding pie with graham crackers 2 ice cream sandwhiches 3 mini sirloin burgers, junior burger, and fries f...
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Milestones...

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Well, starting out, I didn't really set goals. I really wanted to stick with it! I tend not to do that, with more than just diets, too. I started at 215, I am a ...
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slow carb food list

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ok i was thinking what else im doing thats stallinng my fat lose well first of all it was sugar splenda ect........ havent had sugar 2 day now woo hoo:) and seco...
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Whey Protein / Shake

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Hello All, Four weeks on the diet - and loving it! I have been referencing this forum for tips, suggestions, motivation, and help from the sidelines ... now, I ...
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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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Slow Cooker Recipe Suggestions

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Does anyone have any recipe suggestions that would work in a slow cooker? Soups, stews, curries etc? I've tried a few (chicken or beef with veges and a tomato ...
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Has anyone tried fried pork rinds?

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I have noticed pork rinds as a snack (Porky's) have no carbs and hight in protein,although loaded with fat and sodium this would make a good salty crunchie snack...
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Third week, little change. HELP, feeling discouraged

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So my third cheat day is coming up tomorrow and as it is the end of my third week I have seen very little changes this week. I have lost 10 inches from my body i...
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SCD and P90X

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Has anyone tried P90X with the Slow Carb Diet? I really enjoy the P90X workouts but have avoided them on this diet for the first 4 weeks. If you have done P90X...
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Twinkie Diet - Professor loses 27 lbs in 10 weeks

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Just an interesting article I thought I'd share. Sorry if it's a re-post. http://www.cnn.com/2010/HEALTH/11/08/twinkie.diet.professor/index.h...
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Chicken Fried... not Fried Chicken

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I'm sure this has been done before but I had the brilliant idea of making Chicken Fried rice for dinner... sans the Rice hence Chicken Fried. The wife liked it (...
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Which Casein Protien?

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I've gone back an forth between these too, but I'm not sure which is 'best' in terms of carbs/sweeteners: Optimum Nutrition - 100% natural Casein http://www.bo...
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Feeling miserable at Cheat Day

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Hi Every question related to this I managed to find was about having a "hang over" after cheat day, but i'm really having trouble AT my (first) cheat...
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Oh oh... yellow furry tongue!

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Mmmmm... might be coincidence, but has anyone here suffered a change in the colour and surface texture of their tongues as a result of the SCD and/or any supplem...
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Airport food?

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What type of food outlets and food do you guys usually eat when stuck somewhere like a airport or train station where you don't have the ability to cook up a few...
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Reached my goal. Now what?

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I was originally shooting for 135 pounds, I woke up today at 134.6, down from 154 in Aug when I began 4HB. And down from over 160 last spring - I was biking heav...
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Supplements: How much is too much?

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Greetings! I was just wondering what people's thoughts are on supplements and appropriate amounts. Going through the 4HB and various related forums (like this...
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Almond milk + LOMAD

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Does drinking unsweetened almond milk with my protein shakes defeat the purpose of LOMAD/the weight gaining ideas of Occams? I dont want to drink regular milk a...
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Can I have the morning star veggie patties?

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I'm a vegetarian and used to eat the Morning Star "fake" chicken patrie it garden veggie patries and was wondering if I can still eat these? Thanks:)
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Member intro: How much food a day

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I am trying to get organized and start the diet. How much food in a day. I am not seeing portion size any where.
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Best way/place to buy boxes of canned beans?

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Where would be the best place to buy boxes of canned beans instead of a can at a time like almost everywhere? The best can at a time place so far that I've foun...
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What are you using to measure body fat?

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The title pretty much says it all. I think buying a BodPod or DEXA scanner is probably out of most people's price range, and everyone says the scales are unrelia...
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Egg whites and yolks?

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I have noticed most of you eliminate some of your yolks when eating eggs. I eat 2-3 eggs everyday, all with the yolks. Do any of you notice a difference in your ...

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