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Ice bags for ice bath, and is not eating beans ok?

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Hi guys, I wonder where do you guys get ice for ice bath? i dont want to get ice bags every day lol I just took a cold shower and it feels really painfully great...
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Spinach Alternatives.

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Prior to starting this diet I did a 3 day test and was very happy with the results, so now I'm going for a full 5 weeks. Day 3 of the slow carb diet, and I am d...
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Quick question, anyone know if canned milk qualifies as cream?

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I've been using canned milk in my coffee since i started 5 weeks ago, i'm at a stalemate again, so now i'm wondering if the canned milk is wrong to be used as cr...
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2nd day on Slow Carb

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Hi Its my second day and I feel nausea, headache and funny mouth plus constantly going to the toilet - I am following it exactly (slow carb diet) except for the...
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Really quick and easy meal!

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If anyone shops at Cost-co, you might have stumbled upon the "Tasty Bite" Madras Lentils. You get 4 packages for $10 and they take 90 secs to heat up i...
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Travel helped!

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I'm not proposing travel to Asia if you're at a plateau, but it worked for me. Here's the story. I was totally stalled for about two months. I was doing everyth...
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Is ARCTIC ZERO allowed? Whey ice cream?

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http://www.myarcticzero.com/ I am obsessedddd with this. 150 cals a pint. high protein and fiber. and WHEY! is it allowed on SCD?
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PAGG or not?

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Are any of you using the PAGG supplements? I've been using them for two months, and since starting them my weightloss has completely stalled. I don't get it, I...
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pine nuts ok?

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I am wondering if pine nuts are ok on the SCD. I have some pesto that is made with basil and pine nuts... Thanks!
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New to SCD.

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Hi there! I've just started the SCD. Here's some starting stats: Female Age- 20 Height- 5'2" Weight- 145lb Inches: Right Arm- 11.5" Left Arm- 11.5&quo...
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No egg breakfast options?

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Does anyone have a favorite SCD on the go breakfast recipe(s) that doesn't include eggs (while still getting 30 grams of protein)? Or a smoothie that is SCD fr...
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One week to maximize!

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OK, so here's the setup: I've been doing the 10 week Farrell's Extreme Bodyshaping for 9 weeks now. Progress has been very, very good - dropped a few % in body...
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Protein for vegeterian who not eating egg also

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I an pure vegeterian any one suggest me protein source because I'm not eating egg also.How many gm cooked lentils/day mostly allowed in this diet.Can I take soya...
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2 breakfasts?

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So I occasionally sleep over at my boyfriend's house, and he doesn't have much food at his house. So immediately after I wake up in the morning I have a bag of ...
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What abt Spiru-tein protein powder?

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I keep seeing everywhere that whey protein is not good for the SCD nor is drinking your 30 grams of morning protein...I'm having a hard time getting that 30 gram...
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A SCD logo

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Colleagues, some relaxing Friday's stuff (many of us are expecting tomorrow, right?). Are there designers here? What if we design a logo for SCD? I'm personally...
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Lemon juice and Frutose

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One of the key rules to follow on 4HB is not to eat fruit due to the fructose, however in the subtracting fat section of the book it suggests you take lemon juic...
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High Cholesterol

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My friend and I have doing the 4 hour body for the past couple of months. He happened to go to the doctor just before starting the diet. He was told that he had...
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Is this SCD Approved?

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Like many, I am sick of eating hard boiled eggs for breakfast. It makes me sick just to think about having to eat another hard boiled egg. I was having this di...
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How not to get too fat in Cheat Day?

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Hello, because this is my first week doing the slow carb diet I will have my first free day this next Saturday and I know Tim Ferriss says that we can eat anythi...
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Has anyone actually experienced 20lbs fat reduction in 30 days?

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I'm trying to set a realistic and yet aggressive goal for my first 30 days on this program. I'd like to say 20lbs (I believe this would mean 15lbs loss + 5lbs mu...
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Any slow carb friendly meals at chain restaurants?

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I can't cook well, and the prospect of eating beans from a can is just depressing. I know I won't follow through with this diet if I don't have tasty food. What...
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Does anyone else get the 'moon face' after cheat day? How can it be prevented?

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The only real thing I hate is the bloat it leaves on me.. And because I'm starting to get a lot leaner it doesn't really show on my body , since refeeds can have...
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Does everyone eat 4 meals a day?

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Going back to some of my notes i noticed that my first month results have been my best... i also noticed that for the most part i was only eating 3 meals a day p...
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Confused about Glutamine

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The amount of glutamine recommended is a little ambiguous in the book. He says "80 grams of glutamine during the first five days..." does that mean 80...
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Something to be said for lowering cortisol??

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I really believe being on holiday in Dec.January helped me get over a plateau!!! I believe that my cortisol levels went down because i was on a relaxing vacay! ...
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Cissus Quadrangularis

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Hello, Today I received my SuperCissus with 120 capsules! My question is, should I take it only on cheat days or everyday and cycle it like PAGG. The reason I...
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Occam's protocol idea

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I have been doing Occam's protocol for about 5 weeks now. I am not gaining weight, however I keep gaining in strengh. I find this odd, maybe im losing fat as w...
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Got my Bosu!

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On the weekend I got my Bosu balance trainer delivered. I know that the same results can be got from alternative pieces of equipment, but just by chance I logge...
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How To Lift Beyond Failure

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Hi guys, I'll share with you a little technique that I use in the gym. It is very powerful (if used properly) and it can make you lift beyond what you would no...
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Foods that we're not supposed to eat that you eat anyway without hurting your diet...

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Mine are I probably drink a little more diet soda than I should and I use mayo on chicken, which I figured was preferrable to ketchup or something with sugar in ...
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Has ANYONE actually completed the 12week Ultra Endurance schedule?

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The 4HB was published the end of 2010. It's now April 2011 and Tim's still yet to publish the results of his 12 week Ultra Endurance 'trial'. I've looked online ...
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Re: Measuring Body Fat

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I'm confused about measuring body fat. I have a pair of calipers I've had for a while, unfortunatly, i no longer have the booklet and used them once when i did h...
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Mmmmm... lettuce burgers!

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This isn't really a recipe more than an idea to experiment with..... Making your own burgers means you can control what goes in to them and you can experiment w...
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Ice bath - and then?

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Hey guys, just did my first ice bath - felt pretty great actually! those 20min flew by incredibly fast! I was wondering what to do afterward - dress warm to he...
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Another question about beans

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Hello all, I apologize in advance if this is a silly question, seeing as beans are a main staple of this diet, but do any of you follow a low/slow carb diet wi...
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Impossible go over 1600 calories without being stuffed..

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Is this a bad thing? Usually (except cheat day- I go hog-wild because I'm willing to go up to 2 weeks and do all damage control, in fact yesterday was cheat day ...
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How to measure or track SCD experiments?

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What's the best way to track experiments with SCD? For example, say I want to add an ingredient back in (e.g. beets, etc). How should I track if it is 1. imp...
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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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water and weight gain

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I had yesterday off from work. All week I had a good, steady weight loss, about 1 lb/day. I wake up this morning and weigh myself as I always do, and I've gained...
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Carbohydrates in protein shake

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I just got a brand of protein shake Tim recommended on the diet ( Myoplex). I noticed on the back though that each serving contains around 25g carbohydrate. Is t...
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Women over 45 years old

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Would like to know if there are any women over 45 years old who can share their experiences? Thank you.
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a bunch of questions about raising testosterone

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i read the chapter on raising testosterone levels and have a lot of questions about pretty much every part: first of all i doubt that, with his story about th...
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Post work out recover drink

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Hi all, I was wondering if there was an approved SCD post workout recovery drink, or a recipe that you all use.
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Pumpkin seeds...?

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Not sure if it's already been asked, but I'm throwing a pumpkin carving party in half an hour, wondering whether chowin some seeds will hurt my progress at all.....
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Started last Sunday

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I started the Slow Carb Diet on Sunday. So far I'm not finding it too difficult as many of the basic principles already fairly align to my normal eating habits. ...
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What to do next

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I am ending my second month of the 4BD and would like some feedback. I started at 135 lbs and have dropped 10 and lost about an inch off my waist. 125 is a goo...
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Cottage cheese: 1%, 2%, 5% fat?

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super quick question: does the percentage fat of cottage cheese matter?
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Any other athletes out there?

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Hey, I am a college football (American Football) player. Started SCD over winter break and am now continuing it into the semester of off-season football training...
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African Cuisine - Dovi (Zimbabwean Peanut Butter Stew)

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Dovi (Zimbabwean Peanut Butter Stew) For five people - divide by 5 for one 3 tbsp olive oil 2 medium-sized onions, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, peeled and ...

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