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Is it better for women to skip cheat meals all together?

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I am so frustrated after eating a cheat meal over the weekend, because after my first week my weight just teeters at the same amount and I really don’t kee...
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Soya Beans - Baked & Salted

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Hi Guys... thoughts on this food? I know the raw soya beans are good (edamame) but i am wondering if once baked they are like peanuts and change their compositio...
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Newbie - how much food should I eat?

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I am 51 years old, 247 lbs and 6'4". How much beans do I eat each meal? For protein, is 5 whole eggs enough in the morning and 6 ounces of meat enough f...
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Just found this site. I'm about 30 days in.

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I've lost 15 pounds. This diet is awesome! I started at 243 lbs and I'm at 228 now. I'm 6' 1" and my goal is 210. From there depending on how I look and fee...
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Stalled after started gym, huge surprise :(

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Hey First of all, after losing 32 lbs in 2.5 months i started going to the gym and i completely stalled weight loss. After a few weeks i started using dailyburn ...
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Protein Shakes

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Hi everyone! I have been on the 4HB diet for a few weeks now, and the most difficult thing for me is getting those 30g of protein within the first 30min of the ...
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Would this be classed as stalling??

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Hi, I've been doing 4hb slow carb for around 2 months now and the last few weeks have just managed to lose cheat day gain before next cheat day. I previously had...
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moderate workout during SCD

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if i work out six times a week for 20-30 minutes each time (three times running, and three times gym), should i adjust my SCD (add carbs etc)? what should i eat ...
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Ughh TOM = no willpower

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I was doing so awesome, it's my 16th day on slow carb and I haven't cheated once, besides on my saturday cheat days. I actually managed to only have 1 lbs on fro...
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Is any cheese allowed?

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he mentions cottage cheese as something acceptable to eat during the week. why is that if other dairy is forbidden? thanks!
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Philips goLITE Review

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In "The 4-Hour Body," in the chapter "Engineering the Perfect Night's Sleep," Tim recommends a device called the Philips goLITE to remedy ins...
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Lentils, how to make them taste good for breakfast

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Any hints to make lentils taste good for breakfast? Ive only just started to try the slow carb diet. I tried some today with scrambled egg and really didnt like ...

ANY BEANS?!

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A few different types of beans are mentioned in the book. I am wondering if it's necessary to stick to those beans mentioned or are others okay? and what about c...
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not losing weight

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Hi, all, i've been doing slow carb breakfasts for about a month now, religiously, (ground turkey, eggs/egg whites, salsa, spinach, tomato, avocado) and throughou...
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Sauerkraut cold?

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Hey Folks! Just starting my second week, and I lost almost 4 pounds my first week. I bought two jars of sauerkraut. Is this always eaten heated (only way I ha...
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Bacon wrapped eggs

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I came across this recipe for bacon wrapped eggs. Easy and awesome!
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Is this normal?

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Hi friends!! I am in week one Started on Sunday April 22 - down 3lbs I am getting cramping in my legs - Mg deficiency possibly? I feel very tired and achy...co...
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Would love to have some feedback :)

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Hello all, I would like to ask you a question about my menu to see if I am doing allright and if I am doing anything that should be altered. I hope some of you ...
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Fun Tip to get rid of Cravings

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Hey guys & gals, Just thought I'd share a fun tip that hubs and I discovered the other night. Netflix is now streaming that show "Man Vs. Food" wh...
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Kanisu! (Riceless Sushi!)

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So I went to a sushi restaurant today (my favorite) and was able to indulge in all the yummy goodness by only asking them to wrap my roll in cucumber instead of ...
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First powerlifting meet this Saturday

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Well, it’s been about a year since I started training with the barbell and it’s now time to compete. I have entered a state powerlifting meet this S...
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Too much kettlebells?

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Hello, As much as I love Tim Ferriss philosophy of doing the minimum possible, to have the best results, somehow I never did just 3 times per week kettlebell s...
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Visalus Shakes okay?

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Has anyone ever heard of Visalus? It's a company that sells protein shakes (ingredients provided at website)... anyway.... My cousin is joining and I wanted to s...
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Is eating so often so important?

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I just can't seem to eat at regular intervals, which seem to be real role in SCD. Life just gets in the way too much. Sticking with the SCD foods and all that, b...
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How to approach maintenance?

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I am literally 1/4lb from my goal, and honestly I really don't think I need or want to continue, if I lost anymore I would start to look sick.. And my BMI is 19....
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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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peanut butter for lentils?

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Greetings, My name is Bob and I started eating slow carb on 4.23.12. After 5 weeks I am down 17lbs. My staple meal has been grilled chicken, lentils and brocco...
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diet coke allowed in moderation, coke zero isn't

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According to that one website where we type down am i allowed to eat ____ Coke zero says no while diet coke is a yes? What's the reasoning? Also, is sucralose ...
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Intermittent Fasting Schedule

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From this thread I have read some of the posts on Martin's site http://www.leangains.com/ and also Eat Stop Eat. Most of the things that I have found are exp...
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Applesauce!

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Can we have applesauce? My husband and I are doing this lifestyle change together and are really wanting to stay on the plan and not cheat. I found a recipie for...
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Are curries allowed? New to this site and this diet

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Hi. I just found this site today, and I just ordered the book today, so don't have all the info I need but want to get started right away. I love Indian and Th...
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Is Chickpea flour ok?

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Is it ok to use a couple teaspoons in my tuna to hold it together to make tuna burgers? If anyone has any suggestions for how to make tuna burgers, please explai...
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Cholesterol problems

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Hello! I've got a question regarding people with high blood pressure and high cholesterol. My mother in law is worried that with all the egg and meat on this di...
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Power walk before breakfast?

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Hi guys, im on the LCD, and i wonder if i can take a 45min powerwalk before breakfast, or do i f*ck things up by eating to late? //Adam
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Sugar Alcohol

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I've noticed that most of the "sugar free" gums on the market have about 2 grams of Sugar Alcohol in them. I have no idea what that is... But I assume ...
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state of ketosis

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Iv heard a lot about ketosis and understand what it is but how do I know if my body is in fact in a state of ketosis??
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Eating every 3-4 hours?

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Hi everyone, So I have changed up my diet a little and want to try eating every 3-4 hours. Is this smart? I think my metabolism has slowed since starting the d...
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Sugar Substitutes

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While snacking is a fairly big no-no in Tim's world, it is something I have always done, so I decided to find ways to do it well. In my research I came across a...
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Kettlebell Swings & Diet

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OK, so my fiance and I got our KB and have been doing the slow carb for 5 weeks now. Is it necessary to modify the diet, or can we just do the same thing and ad...
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A bit confused about eating nuts?

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I know Tim mentioned that they are a domino food but if you can control your portions are they okay to eat? If so, are there certain nuts to stay away from/bette...

PAGG just for cheat day?

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Should I be taking the PAGG/AGG stack throughout the week or only on the cheat day? And what about lemon in my water? Is that only on cheat day as well?
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My strategy for defeating cheat day gains ASAP

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Background info: I am ~12% body fat, and my current diet is modified slow-carb to only include 1-2 meals/day with legumes or occasionally brown rice. The reason...
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has anyone tried skipping breakfast?

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has anyone tried skipping entirely the waking meal/breakfast as a sort of intermittent fasting thing? so basically, nixing the 30 g of protein until lunch. fro...
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100 lbs in 208 days.

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This is more of a Before/During than Before/After cuz I'm nowhere near finished! Starting Weight 12/15/10 - 429 Todays Weight 07/10/11 - 328.8 I have 4HB to th...
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Discovered Green Olive Tapenade is this a yes yes?

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Okay, so beginning week 2 into this change for life and loving to cook and experiment and running out of salsa this morning...I noticed in my pantry a jar of Gre...
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How to do Cheat Day when you don't LIKE junk food!

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Hi there, I'm gearing up for my first Cheat Day this weekend but have some concerns. Primarily the fact that I don't LIKE junk food! LOL I know it's weird but I'...
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Rice cooker for beans and indian food.

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OK so i have seen that you can cook beans in a rice steamer cooker thing. have any of you all tried this, next week is buy the cooker and then goof around whit ...
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Foggy on the whole "ketosis" thing...

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Hey guys! After browsing the forum I am getting pretty confused. I read the "Rapid Fat Loss" chapters of the book so as to not get overwhelmed by info....

Can I just Slow Carb on Occam's Protocol?

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Tim says when on Occam's to add a grain like quinona. Can I just keep going the Slow-Carb route (legumes and veggies minus the grains) provided I eat enough?

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Bud commented on Ray Fauteux's reply:

I do a cheat meal, usually late lunch, desert and all!! It lessons the next day food hangover for me.

Bud commented on Alexander's reply:

Agree!!

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