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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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Onto the Last Mile... What I learned.

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I've been on SCD since September, lost 50 lbs. Of those 50 lbs lost, 40 lbs were fat. I'm moving on to the "Last Mile" to help focus on fat burning. ...
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How do green beans classify?

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Hi guys and gals, I'm sitting here eating my lunch, chicken that was boiled in tomato sauce with various spices, cooked down until the chicken fell apart and th...
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Member intro: from Hacker's to SCD

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Have had a mix of results doing the Hacker's Diet, minor to significant loss, without yo-yoing. Want to try SCD now, seems more nuanced, effective. The book see...
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Starting Out Again

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Hi everyone, I started in this site long time ago but because of my job and some health issues I left the diet and exercises, however I already built my freedom ...
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Measurements saving me

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Hey everyone- I'm about 1-2 weeks in. The first week I was doing a semi-SCD because I kept cheese and a few other things because I didn't read carefully enough....
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Almond Milk: The New Cream?

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Soyless, gluten free, casein free, lactose free: does this break the SCD? If not, it might be a great alternative to cream or milk in some recipes, possibly even...
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BLOG: Week 1 - Day 1 - FAIL

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So i started the 4 hour Body Diet today. Breakfast went fine. I ate 2 whole eggs and a can of white beans in tomato sauce For lunch i had planned peas with bean...
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update: Decent results after 4 weeks on SCD

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Used to be very fit (semi-pro athlete). Then around a decade ago, I 'retired,' stopped most training and smart eating. Got (relatively speaking) chubby and out...
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Plateaued!!! Help!!!

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I have been ghosting here for a bit and finally decided to partake in the forum because of all of the fantastic knowledge that I have seen floating around. I'm ...
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Thanks 4HourPeople

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Just wanted to thank everyone here for being here... not only am I excited about this BUT, i've managed to get my parents hooked (in addition to my sister and be...
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I did it all wrong but......

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So.... I have done the plan wrong. I had a breakfast of 2 egg and a slice of bacon. In the first month I was very good at eating 12 cherry tomatoes. But I couldn...
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Cottage cheese (no fat or low fat)

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Is it allowed to eat cottage cheese on SCD? I know I sound silly but it violates "no white stuff rule" or "no dairy rule". For example, no-...
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Protein shake

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In the book Tim mentions his father was drinking the Myoplex shake. Turns out there are a lot of versions. I'm getting confused as to what a protein shake should...
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Steak Fat ?

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First post here, and looking forward to start the Slow Carb diet, I have a question, do you eat also the steak fat ?.. or just plain meat ?.. Regards raffaello
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Stat Update!

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Just want to give an update on my stats! I started on Feb 21st so I am in the middle of week 4 right now. So far I have only lost 5 lbs but as of Sat the 12th ...
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Huperzine???

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Has anyone tried it? Results? Any recommendations for other memory/cognitive enhancers which produce results similar to Ritalin?
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Canned Baked Beans - Sugar ?

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Havent been able to find a good answer to this: Your typical canned baked beans in tomato sauce: Are they a good staple for 4HB ? Do they typically contain to m...
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What is the HARDEST Thing About SCD?

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For me it's absolutely eating within 30 minutes of waking up. It's not that I can't eat that early, it's just that I'm a serial snoozer and sometimes, (especial...
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Jumpstarting Fatloss

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Hey Guys, So after about losing a good 15-20 pounds when i initially started the diet. I then started to slack on my discipline with all the excitement that i w...
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It's 5:00 pm, I'm hungry, what can I snack upon?

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Hi 4hourPeople, Almost every evening I have this pang of hunger. Prior to following 4 hour body plan, this was a cinch to answer. I'd have a whole-wheat bread...
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Week 1, Am I doing this Right?

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So I have finished week 1. Tomorrow is my first cheat day and I am looking forward to it. However, I am nervous because week 1 has not been all that stellar. Her...
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Is beef or turkey jerky is allowed?

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Has anyone gotten a definitive answer on if beef or turkey jerky is allowed? I know some flavors contain very limited carbs in the form of sugar, but is it a ne...
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What to eat when feeling sick?

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Hi everyone, Got up this morning, felt a little queezy, but was fine. Throughout the day, it got worst - my intestines and nausea are having a party. I was won...
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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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I need a better way to cook chicken

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Hi everyone, How are you cooking your meat? I'm an awful cook and the only way I know how to cook meat is in the george foreman. I usually do put a rub on the...
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Check-in Time -- November !

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Hey 4 Hour People! November is over and the holidays are upon us! How is everyone doing? Feel free to share anything related to your fitness, diet, life, ANYTHIN...
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TIP: Food Network

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It's advised not to watch it unless it's your cheat day
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Just beat temptation!

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So I'm three weeks into the SCD with good results. I have 36 hours until my cheat day and have been extra hungry and tempted all day. Minutes ago I walked away...
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any tips on how to start on SCD?

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should i stock up on canned foods since i am a bachelor with nearly zero cooking skillz. i can make eggs an ham thats about it and how can i keep up the pace ...
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Just wondering . . .

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I'm new to the diet and am excited about the possibilities. Quick question though: I know the admonition is to "eat as much as you like of the protein-rich...
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Hey, Everyone I just found this site and wish I would have found it earlier. No worries Iv been on the SCD since Feb 6, 11 and to date iv lost 20 LBS and 15inch...
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Week 39 Maintenance Results - Last week of LMP AND Data Junkie Heaven :)

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Good Evening, Everyone! Sorry for the skipped week! But, here is last week and a LONG LONG post of my Les Mills Pump - 13 week experiment! Les Mills Pump Week...
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My First Day. Am I doing this right?

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Hi, I'm Eric. I got the book a while back and read the first two chapters, like I was supposed to. I got the gist of what was going on and always had it in the b...
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slow carb diet while traveling overseas?

Anyone traveled overseas and found a way to stick to scd? I'm heading to the Philippines for vacation and I know what I eat here at home won't be available to me...
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Refuse to give up!

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Hello All! I have had a bad week! I was specially tempted with all of the treats that have ben brought into the office this week. I haven't gained anything ( ...
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The Last Mile for Endurance athletes?

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I ride my bike 80+ Miles a week. Currently I've been doing the SCD, but want to break 8% body fat. I'm considering doing the last mile to accomplish this. Are...
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Avocado Limit?

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Is there a limit to how many avocados one can eat on this diet?
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First cheat day

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Happy Monday, I had my first cheat day on Saturday! I didn't go all crazy, I only had 2 beers all day, plus snacks, a blueberry muffin, a slice of pizza, I drank...
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Vitamin D2 (Ergocalciferol) yes or no?

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Tim Ferriss recommends not taking Vitamin D2 (ergocalciferol) but Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) in his book The 4-Hour Body and at least one older blog post and I...
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ice bat High Blood Pressure

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Has anyone noticed a relationship between applying cold on the neck and blood pressure going up? I usually have high BP but since losing 10 kilos it has gone do...
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How long have you been doing SCD?

Hi there. I'm just wanting to connect with people on here. How long have you been following this "way of eating" and how long did it take you to lose w...
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Easy Bean Options?

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Hi guys, ive switched to the slow carb diet and trying the Occam's Protocol to see if i can put some extra lean muscle on etc. Im loving the diet as my diet bef...
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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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Free weights

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What is the most effective exercise for increasing testosterone? How many reps in a set will produce the most gain?
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No energy for running

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So, my story may be a bit different than most. I am an ultra runner, 10+ 50 mile runs, and few 100's under my belt, but had a slight injury in the fall, went thr...
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Increased weight by 10lbs on Occam's, failed on 5th rep of second exercise...what to do???

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Hi everyone, Strange thing happened today. I made it past my 7 rep threshold on my last A workout, and increased the weight on both Yates and Shoulder press by ...
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Darn the hormones!

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I was looking and feeling so much slimmer. Drinking three liters of water per day and doing kettlebell swings (with barbells) three times per week. Progress was ...
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Hyponatremia- do you have it?

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I was doing some reading tonight about Leptin levels, etc. I saw something that made me think about feeling funny on SCD. Sometimes too much water and not enou...
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Newbie, cheat day question

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So did my 1st week of 4HB and lost 6lbs! YAY! Then I had my cheat day and I gained all 6lbs back---boo! My question is do cheat days help really? I mean is it...

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I never followed the diet to the letter (whiskey is my weakness), have lost almost all ten pounds that I gained my first week, every week I lose in...

Mario Callejas commented on G G's reply:

Ditto on 3 meals. When I feel its not enough, I either drink water OR eat a handful of assorted nuts (not peanuts!) OR just make quick scrambled eg...

G G commented on G G's reply:

I saw the info graphic for 4 Hour Body it shows a "second smaller lunch" which would bring the meals to 4 daily. This is a very low calo...

Ynna Domm commented on Mike C's reply:

Really? Thank you, i will try to get them out of the diet

Mike C commented on Moses Ong's reply:

At a general rule, I would try to avoid snacking. If you're hungry between meals, you're probably not eating enough. If you absolutely need to sna...

Thanks! I'll keep that in mind.

I know this is an old post, but I would love to know what supplements, as well.

I'm a foodie too and that is what helped me, I can make anything taste good to me. If you can commit to 6 weeks as mentioned, do it. If this is a...

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