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My body is rejecting the foods?

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Hey all, I've done SCD for a few months, and then I took a break for 2 months or so, still being careful but not following the rules. During these couple of mon...
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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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Strained knee from running

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I keep hurting my knees when I go running. I run on the sidewalk in my neighborhood for 30 min at a time. Any ideas?
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Where on earth can I get bodyQUICK?

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Hi all I am planning on starting Geek to Freak soon and I am having trouble finding bodyQUICK. I have looked far and wide but cannot seem to find it for deliver...
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Perfect posterior workout - is morning or evening better?

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Hi folks, In “Building the Perfect Posterior”, Tim suggests 1 set of 20 shoulder bridges, 1 set flying dogs each side, and 50 kettlebell swings in the morni...
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Lemons and limes

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Any consensus on using fresh lemons or limes as dressing in salad? I only mean like half a lemon or lime squeezed in. I have been using it with a bit of olive oi...
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Slow-carb without the Cheat day

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So, I started the diet in the spring, and at worked slightly. well, except for the cheat days. In the end, I fell off the wagon, but kept up a binge eating menta...
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No loss for 1 week! HELP!

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Hello! I have been stuck at the same weight for 1 week now, and its starting to annoy me now! In the first week i lost 4.5lbs but week 2 will be ending tomorro...

what day do you take off PAGG?

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Wondering what everyone else is doing? I'm about to start, and I would love to hear what results/differences/experiences everyone else is having with PAGG.
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Reconciling 4HB with Intermittant Fasting

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I've recently started researching a bit about intermittent fasting, and I'm having a tough time reconciling it with the principles outlined in 4HB. Most notably,...
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No weight loss - have my period. Normal?

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This is my second week on the 4 hour body but I have been trying to lose weight for 6 months now. I've lost roughly 30lbs. I started the 4 hour body because my...
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Cheat Day Observation

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This past Saturday was my second cheat day. After the first cheat day, I felt like crap and actually threw up after eating ice cream. This last cheat day, UGH! H...
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Flu Medicine?

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Hello there fellow slow-carbers. I'm in my second day of what feels like a nasty flu settling in. I used to take syrups to treat the symptoms but I realize mos...
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Multi Vitamin

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Does anyone know of a good liquid multi vitamin brand? I'm tired of choking down pills every day..
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My Diet, exercise and supplements.. Your thoughts?

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Diet I understand that this is probably going to get criticised, but it's worked for me in the past: Brown Rice Chicken Egg Supplements PAGG Creatine Exerc...
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New to Forum, about two months on SCD!

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Hey there, my name is Chris im 22 years old. I heard about the SCD from a co-worker and thought i should try it out. Ive been overweight most of my life and thou...
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Attn: Cardio Junkies!

Calling all cardio junkies! I have some great news for you that I think you may enjoy. I myself have never considered myself to be a cardio junkie until I kick...
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Plateauing in Japan - need advice

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Been doing 4hb since feb 2011 and managed to drop from 120 kg to 110 kg in about a year. Probably about a overall 20 lb. drop. I have continued the eating styl...
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york test vs. cheat day

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hey to you all 4hour people, so last year i had this york test done. for people who may not know its about what your body is intolerant to food. mine is cows mil...
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Miso Gravy? Yes or no?

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Hey guys, I've been trying this thing out for a week. I don't like eggs all that much, but I'm also relatively poor, so I've taken to making a sort of souffle o...
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Is non grass feed beef ok?

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I do not have the budget to buy organic grass feed beef. Can I get by with lean cuts of regular beef?
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Cramping in legs

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Hi All i have been following the SCD for about 2 years...it is now my default eating plan. However, since commencing I have been getting bad cramps at night in...
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Picosanol Supplement

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I started the Slow Carb Diet last Wed. I am waiting for my Green Tea Caps but have the other PAGG products. I am hesitant to take the Picosanol as it is for chol...
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"Damage Conrtol" - All the time

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Simple question. Has anyone thought of doing DC everyday instead of cheat days? I know it is a pain in the ass sometimes but I have noticed it is pretty east to ...
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new 4 hour body apps for Droids

Hmm, I just saw this appear in an ad on facebook. It looks like they have two apps for the Droid, although $9 is a steep price tag for an app. this one looks...
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May try skipping Cheat day

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Hello, I did my cheat day yesterday and I felt physically lethargic all day. It was terrible. I followed the 4HB cheat day guidelines but I still felt like crap....
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Thinking of stopping scd supplements?

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i have been thinking about stopping the use of scd supplements! i have seen a great difference if any in weight loss that i contributed to the pagg. i have other...
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This flat chest is in need of some curves.

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Hey all! Sorry for the possible misdirection, I'm a 24 year old male, 1.92m tall and weighing 90.2 kg. I've started the slow carb diet this january and went do...
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Making Chili with beer

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Hello, Does anyone know if it is ok o use one of those 64 calories low carb beers as a base for my chili? i decided to stop eating the fast food stuff but the ...
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Everyman 2 or 3

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Hi, I am curious to know what would be better for a young teen like me who is incredibly busy and about to move out by myself to get a job and study in Melbourne...
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Breakfast at 5am

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Will this schedule work for maximum weight loss? I wake up early for work or a workout, and I would have to either get up really early to make myself eggs and f...
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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

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hello, i was just wondering if anyone on this diet has PCOS and if so if you've been able to reverse it through lifestyle changes and weight loss that come with ...
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Kettlebells every day?

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I'm currently doing the kiwi workouts A and B on a Monday and Friday. Have also been doing 100 kettlebell swings 3 other days of the week along with varied mixtu...
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Dark Chocolate

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Hi...How are you all? I was thinking if any experts here could shine a light on something that is kind of bugging me. Is it OK to each a couple of pieces of dar...
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1 month no weight loss

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I have been on the diet for 8 weeks. I lost 8 kg (16pds) in the first four weeks and nothing in the last four. I normally eat Breakfast - 2 eggs and some spinac...
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Water Drinking

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How much water is one supposed to drink on the 4 hour diet and how should one spread it throughout the day. Are coffee and tea seen as part of this allowance?
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8+ Months (Advice Needed)

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I'm currently around 330lbs (up from 195lbs 4 years ago - not much muscle either, fyi). In order to give me added determination this year, I've decided that I'm ...
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diet slip damage...

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Ok, so I've been on the SCD since last Monday -meaning I am nearing the end of my second week. I'm pretty proud of myself for sticking to it in a pretty literal...
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Chick Peas

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are chick peas allowed as a source of beans?
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What to eat when no more loss required?

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Hey guys, what do you add to you diet when you have reached you goal? Oats, joghurt, fruit? Please post some ideas what comes after strict SC.

Beets and Parsnips?

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I really like beets. I take canned beets and put them on salads all the time but I'm not sure if they are allowed on the Slow Carb Diet. Do you know? Also Parsn...
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Anyone NOT eating within 30 minutes and still losing?

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I usually eat within an hour to hour 15. Has anyone out there experimented with this concept? Are you still losing weight without eating within 30 minutes? TIA!!
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Shirtaki noodles ok?

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Are they allowed? Has anyone used them? This is what I found on the internet about them...Shirataki noodles are made from the tubers of an Asian plant (Amorphoph...
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losing hope.

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(19 year old women) A little more than a year ago, I lost 25 pounds (SW=183) by removing all grains from my diet. Since then, I've slowly but surely lost a bit m...
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Accountability buddy

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I'm starting the slow carb plan on Monday 17th June with the aim of losing 28lbs of fat. I'm 5 feet 5 and 145lbs and am now EXTREMELY motivated to do this, so if...
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What were your thoughts when you first started?

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I'm about to begin SC on Monday. I've been making small adjustments (way more protein in the morning, minimizing carbs, small damage control here and there on hu...
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Portable beans? Other Carbs on SCD?

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Are beans the only real source of carbs on the SCD? If so, I'm wondering how to get enough carbs when I'm hiking all day, travelling etc. Is there a bean drink o...
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Awesome cheat day: 5,997 calories

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I had an awesome cheat day. That's not unusual, but I did a mini experiment that added to the interesting factor. I ate what I would have eaten on a typical da...
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Can cottage cheese be consideree the same as ricotta?

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I live in Italy and Cottage Cheese is difficult to find if not only in large supermarkets, I live in a small village so no big supermarkets nearby. Ricotta is e...
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Efficient muscle gain without fat gain?

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On monday I want to start building muscle. I am a bit confused about how to eat to get the most efficient muscle gain while still gaining a minimum amount of fat...

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Hi Gary, thanks for your answer! I´m really a newbie on this! I´m 36 years old and I never ever thought about what I should eat and what´s goo...

Kishan Kumar commented on s00sh's reply:

This is coooll. I started taking pictures, until when I have to explain to people why I am doing it.. and it got annoying.. !!!

G G commented on G G's reply:

The fat loss section of the 4 hour body or slow carb is just that. G2F is a whole different beast.

Yeah, I think I'm simply not eating enough.

Kasper commented on G G's reply:

I'm not. Sounds reasonable.

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