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Modified SCD with Soy

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After committing and sticking to the SCD and not seeing results, I am having trouble staying motivated. This week I am trying a modified SCD. I am following the ...

Sharing my start photos

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Hi! I just started this last Friday, so I am less than a week in! I highly recommend getting the Bod Pod done! I am 5'1" and always weigh around 120 lb...
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Does anyone have any other tips for building testosterone?

I started the program about a month ago and I checked my hormone levels. My testosterone is at normal, but the guys I know who I aspire to look like have high le...
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12 Weeks on SCD took off 20 lbs. -- What next??

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I followed the Slow Carb Diet from January 17 to April 10, and lost 21 pounds -- with only intermittent visits to the gym to walk the treadmill while reading. I...
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Day 2, what on earth? (update)

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Why am I hungry at 9:30? Breakfast was: 1 pint cold water Coffee and cream 2 eggs + 1 egg white About 1/4 of a can of beans (not quite 1/2 a cup) 1 cup of spinac...
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Cheat every 10-14 days instead?

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I want super fast weight loss. So I'm doing more of an Atkins-style diet, 20g carbs, 1200-1400 cals a day. I'm not doing a whole lot of exercise, but I do walk a...

What phase should I be in?

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As a female age 33 that just started 4HB, I'm not sure if I should workout in the first 30 days. Occam's or not, in first 30 days?
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measurements gains... around the belly...

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Ive been following the g2f/occams protocol for almost two weeks now, and i was surprised to see that i gain almost an inch around the naval!... I was at 154lbs...
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SC ideas for kids

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Hi, lets share ideas to feed our kids with healthier foods. I have those that don't eat most veggies or unknown food, rather starve, and eat loads of bread, c...
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cheat meal

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my mom is having having turkey mash pototes carrotes fruit salad corn and gravy and pumpkin pie anyways let me get to the ouestion can i eat a cheat meal even t...
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SCD - not loosing weight

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I've been on the SCD for 2 weeks and I havent lost any weight. So I must be doing something wrong? Also, I'm struggling with breakfast in the AM. Sometimes I get...
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Lactaid OK?

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I'm going to start making some protein shakes in the mornings when I'm rushed. Problem is that the powder with water is pretty unpleasant. Can I add fat free lac...
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Should you eat skin on the chicken?

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Chicken breast if boring, so I prefer chicken thighs. I like to roast them with skin on. On SCD, do you eat the skin?
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Truvia as a sugar replacement?

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Is truvia good as a sugar replacement? Bad??
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Schedule Thoughts: Too much protein/too much food?

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Hey all, I've tried the slow carb diet for a few weeks but not really in that I was experimenting with what schedules and things would fit my ridiculous work sc...
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Cheat Day Breakfast

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Okay people. One thing I'm still unclear on. We're meant to get 30g of protein as usual on cheat day morning, but is it necessary to do that with a slow carb m...
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Vitamin A&E harmless or dangerous?

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I've read dozens of articles describing the fat solube vitamins A and E as potentially harmful for the body, especially because there is no way to get rid of exc...
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Skin Changes on 4HB

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Hi Guys, My previous post seems to have gone into the nirvana hence I’m starting again… I’ve been on the diet for 6 weeks now and noticed c...
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Newbie 1 week

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Started on Monday, down 8.2 lbs. First cheat day today and ate 3200 cal. Feel like a blimp. Can't wait for the extra lbs to fall off!
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quick breakfast that i have been doing

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So I've been eating a 5oz. of california style cottage cheese by Friendship Dairy with either smoked salmon, a fried egg, or turkey bacon. I noticed it has like ...
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slow weight loss

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I have been on the diet for 7 weeks and only lost 13lbs not awful but i thought it would be much quicker since i have about 70 to lose. I follow the plan with li...
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The day after cheat day

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I've been on this for almost 2 weeks now. On both weeks, the day after cheat day, I seem to feel really sluggish and tired. Does anyone have that same problem ...
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Has anyone tried the Colorado Experiment?

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Hey all! I was just re-reading the chapter Geek-to-Freak from the book and I'm curious if anyone on here has tried the workout routine from the Colorado experime...
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Finished Eating or Start Eating?

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On my fifth week of SCD, doing great, 12.8lbs and 9 1/2" lost so far. But, I was wondering...is the 30g of protein within 30 minutes of waking breakfast......
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Protein Shakes - Flavoured or unflavoured?

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Hi, Ive heard that the flavoured shakes are a no no due to their sweeteners? I hope this is not true as i do like my chocolate shakes mixed with almond butter an...
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How do you combat being cold?

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How do you combat being cold? I'm talking about a "my body is not generating its own heat" kind of cold. Not the "I live in Maine and it's winte...
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Hello everyone, I want to ask for some help here. I have been stuggling with bulimia since gained weight 5 years ago (now am 22) and it was basically sucking lif...
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Experiments with cheese

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I started this diet about a year ago with moderate success. I fell off right around my wedding / honeymoon for some obvious reasons. I’m ready to commit ...
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Got any Good Crock Pot Recipes?

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Hey all, Decided to make a roast today in the crock pot. Meant to save some for tmrw, but it was too good, and now it's gone. Guess I'll count it as a mini-ch...
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How much does PAGG help?

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I am in reasonably decent shape but I am really trying to use this SCD for getting rid of as much body fat as possible and getting better definition. I currentl...
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ReStarting

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Ok Last year I went on the 4HB to try and drag down my weight from 205 (14st9). As I race karts weight is a big performance disadvantage. after about 3 weeks I ...
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Vegetarian diet

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Hi all, I've been on the SCD again. I'm on the second week. I've tried it once while on vacation, got great results in just a week and a half but then I had to ...
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Would consuming a little bit of sugar or bread while on slow carb diet have a cascading negative effect on the overall diet?

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I'm trying to gain muscle mass and I'm averaging about 1 lb/week of muscle, but my question is, does having a teaspoon of sugar with my daily coffee or little bi...
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Results on Slow-Carb Diet

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This really isn't a question per say as some odd findings in "experimenting" with the diet. For some reason, I have found that I can have a cookie or ...
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Guacamole Dip Recipe

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Don't want to sit around sucking your thumb while watching the big game? Check out an awesome dip you can make that you and your non-dieting friends will love: ...
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Chocolate milk within 20 min after workout?

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It's been known for some time that drinking sports (sugar) drinks before/during a workout can enhance performance. Tim mentions we can have carbs within 20 afte...

Does ALA interfere with Synthroid

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My doc just put my back on Synthroid for my Hypothyroidism (my TSH level at my last test was 35) and I've read different things regarding ALA and thyroid issues....
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Is anyone doing only body weight exercises?

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I'm living in a more remote place in Alaska, and don't have weights (don't really want them either.) My plan is to do the 4HB Slow-carb diet, coupled with a body...
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Pain/Sick from using Cissus

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I just recieved my first shipment of Cissus a few days ago.... The first day I took it I got heart burns (Acid reflux). I didn't figure out what was going on. T...
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Macadamia nuts

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Has anyone tried eating macadamia nuts as snacks/ small meal replacements? I have and they haven't seemed to affect how fast I lost weight. They are low in carbs...
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Any other alternative to SCD?

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i am having a hard time sticking to it. its like i do it for one week and the next week i can't keep up with it and end up having bread along with other food. I...
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Cheat Day Details

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When I have my cheat day do I have to follow the procedures that Timothy Ferris suggests in the book? Does it effect fat burning if I do not do squats after bing...
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Sublingual Vitamin B

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I've found some good success in taking a sublingual Vitamin B supplement. Sublingual just means that you place it under your tongue and it dissolves directly in...
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Where does fish fit into your slow carb diet?

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Hi I'm preparing myself for the slow carb diet and I'm a big fan of fish with the added bonus it appears to be a great source of protein. I'm planning to add ...
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Poliquin supplements

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I contact Kickbox 3-4 times a week and weight train (German Weight Train) two times a week. I normally have a Poliqin protein shake with BCAAs and L glutamine mi...
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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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Is coconut flour allowed?

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Hi all! I'm about a week into the SCD and it's been going well. BUT for the sake of not falling off the wagon (or quitting in the early stages) I was wondering ...
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Diabetes and cheat days

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Hello all, Are there any Type 2 diabetics here? If so, are you able to still cheat once a week and keep your sugar under control?
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Any info on tuna?

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Hi everyone, Canned tuna is such a cost-efficient way to consume more protein (I'm having a hard time affording enough to hit my .85-1gram per lean body mass) b...

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I drink coffee once a day, plain, with a splash of cinnamon and some black tea, also no sugar/milk added.

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