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Feeling Hot on a Daily Basis? (Literally)

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Hello fine folks at 4HB! This is random but this has occurred too often and consistently for me to not ask the question... It seems like everyday between 3pm-5p...
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Lemon - with meals or before?

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Can I just put lemon juice on my meals or do I need to have it just before on its own?
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Looking for ways to improve eggs and chicken quickly

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Some possible "flavor enhancers". Right now in the morning I just eat 5 hard boiled eggs, plain, and that is rapidly becoming painful. Am I allowed to...
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3 weeks of no progress. About to give up. Help?!

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I'm 6 weeks in. Initially I lost 5 pounds and maybe an inch around my waist. But for the last 3 weeks I've had no progress. And zero loss of inches. And no diffe...
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need help with suppliments

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Okay so my husband and I have been doing this diet for a little over a month and im kind of confused what to look for in the suppliments im not gonna lie alot of...
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PAGG effects on weight loss?

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Hello All. I am currently on day 16 of my SCD. I lost 7 lbs the first 6 days, and then have had no loss since. I have been bouncing around between my inital weig...
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Weight loss results with a vegan version?

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I am vegan and have started the 4HB diet. However, I do eat eggs (weird, I know). I am using tofu and certain soy protein products (tofurky sausage, field roast)...
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On Chest Press,bulk-prepared recipes, biceps/triceps workout

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A couple of my sticking points are the following. Would be great to hear some suggestions and advice Chest Press 1) In OP, I always go for the Machine workout o...
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New Comer!

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I started this diet with my partner 4days ago and just want to express how excited we are to start our new life!
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Member intro: Morten Kjaer

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Hi 4hourpeople! I've been at it now for 10 weeks, and I am very pleased with the result. A few facts about me first though: Country of origin: Denmark Age: 45 ...
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saw tim ferris

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saw tim ferris on dr oz last night.
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Amount of calories per day?

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I'm just wondering about the amount of calories that people are consuming per day on the SCD? I eat the same meals everyday with the type of meat being the only...
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Cheat Day? Cheat Meal? Cheat 'window'? which?!

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Been on SCD since April...biggest loss was about 7lb. that unfortunately didn't stay went down to about a 4 lb loss... (currently at 130lb) - and my BF has been...
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Almond butter with or without sugar?

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I purchased some almond butter without sugar to eat before I went to sleep. I know Tim mentions that it helps with your sugar level. Do I need to have an almond...
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Are my meals ok?

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Hi there! I'm on my third week of the slow carb diet and I'm wondering about my meals. I'm currently trying to lose a few % of my body fat while putting on some...
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Replacing the Banana...

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I live in Australia and a recent Cyclone wiped out over 95% of our national Banana crops meaning Bananas are currently around $3 each! When making the smoothie t...
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Earthing and the PAGG stack

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Can you use the PAGG stack while Earthing? My husband and I sleep on grounded Earthing sheets that thin your blood naturally. In the Earthing book, they caution ...
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Do vegetables taste sweet to anyone else?

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I eat a mixture of broccoli and cauliflower at almost every meal, completely plain, or perhaps with a bit of salt. They taste EXTREMELY sweet to me now. Has an...
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Have you guys fell off the bandwagon and returned and got the same results?

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Hi, I got my results last year. I reached my goal: 104 lbs at 5'3" I didn't have ripped abs but it was a swimsuit body. Thanks to you 34C. Although fro...

is popcorn allowed?

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One of my fav snacks is air popped popcorn with a bit of olive oil on it. I see that corn is allowed in moderation so I was wondering if popcorn was off limits?...
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Day before first cheat day...

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Hey everyone, I just wanted to say how happy I am with the diet so far. In these first five days I've lost just over 12 lbs (280 to about 268), and having four ...
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weigh in tomorrow

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well tomorrow is cheat day i went and got a scale today so going to weigh my self and take measurements kinda scare have been drinking my coffee with heavy whip ...
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Not sleeping

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My husband and I are both in our 2nd week of 4HB. He has noticed since he started the diet he is not sleeping as good as he use to. For Me, I think I am actually...
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Hurray - Milestone

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Hit a mini-milestone this week! Even though I still want to lose about 30kg I am finally almost to my pre-daughter weight. She is 3 and before I had her I had st...
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Re: Quick Breakfast Ideas?

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Any ideas for breakfast that are quick? I can cook 3 eggs, but hard to eat in the car when Im driving, It hard enough to get up, shower, dry hair, make up, etc ,...
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Occam's diet + G2F exercise regime?

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First the background: 5'10", 34-year-old male. I've never done any serious exercise or sports in my life. The SCD journey began on April 2 after hearing T...
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How I lost 1kg (2.2lbs) a week

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Hey Guys! Just thought I'd share my story. The more the merrier, right? One day in late April, I tipped the scales at 120kg (265 lbs). I'm around 185cm (6'1&qu...
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So tired of cooking . . .

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I've been solid on everything thus far . . . might forget PAGG here and there but that is whatever. I am so burnt out on cooking though. I moved my cheat day up...

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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Seitan for protein

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Anyone have experience using eating seitan for protein? I'm vegetarian, and looking for sources of high protein that doesn't include soy.
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Almonds and Carrots

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I haven't lost any weight the past two weeks, and I was going to post my whole diet to see if there were any rookie mistakes in it, but I realize that I always p...

Should I load BCAAs?

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On the Occam's protocol, you're supposed to load up on L-Glutamine for 5 days. I was wondering if I would be safe to do the same loading phase with BCAAs instead...
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Thinking of P90X3, would SCD eating pattern work?

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To be honest, I don't have confident with Tim's Geek To Freak and all those things he claimed. After all, I have been on SCD for 4.5 months and barely loose 15 l...
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Why can you eat bacon? Isn't it SUPER fatty?

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Reasoning behind it? I LOVE bacon, I just feel like it will set me back. Is there a certain type I must buy?
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something sweet...

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my horrible sweet tooth is taking over...does anyone have any ideas of ways to satisfy this bugger?
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Struggling with food?

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hi everyone I am battling with food and timing. Normally I would only eat breakfast at 9/930 and have lunch at 1:1:30 and then a snack around 4. Now that I h...
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Eating late?

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So my schedule has been pretty ridiculous the last couple of days, forcing me to have inconsistent meal timings. For example since I sleep pretty late (around 2...
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What are your exceptions?

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Today I am having a major sweet tooth again, so I treated myself to a cup of unsweetened almond milk with 2 stevia in the raw packets, cinnamon, and vanilla extr...
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Hotel buffets, Restaurants etc.

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Hi, Am on a business trip for the next 4 days and need advice on what to pick at hotel buffets and in restaurants. Lets start an SCD eating out guide - Eat this...
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Fish Sauce?

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Fish Sauce - also called Nuoc Mam, Nuoc Cham, Nam Pla, etc. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fish_sauce It's used in all kinds of southeast asian cooking and I use...

What is the "Flying Dog" exercise?

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For the fat-loss section of the 4 Hour Body, Tim mentions incorporating 15 reps of "Flying Dog" along with a photo of a person on their hands and knees...
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Spelt berries.

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I am curious as to the status of spelt berries. Just ordered my favorite Perfect Protein salad from PCC (local co-op) and noticed it has spelt berries. They are ...
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Cardio - mixed opinions while on SCD

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I've only been on SCD for two weeks but already down 6 pounds and almost an inch around my waist. Very happy with that result. I have slowed down my gym routin...
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Thoughts on Online Dating?

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Greetings fellow slow carbers! I hope this isn't too off-topic, but I think it's an important one nonetheless. I lost a lot of weight before discovering the sl...
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Anything better than Beano ?

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Guys, I've soaked them, let them in water for the whole night, took 6 (!!) beano tablets before the first bite. But I need a definitive solution to this (erhm!) ...
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Is an egg every day safe?

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I enjoy a poached egg, spinach and a bean mix (I try to vary it up a bit but today it was refried beans) every morning for breakfast, except on cheat day when I ...
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I just found a very helpful Blog entry

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Take a read (especially you newbies): http://blog.rosshollman.com/2011/01/4-hour-body-some-diet-tips-tric... Enjoy!
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New to this...

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Hello 4HB people. I just wanted to say thanks to the incredible people on this forum, I've not said much but I've been reading through tons of threads since I le...
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Week one almost done

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So yesterday was my first cheat day. It consisted of Breakfast Protein Shake Grapefruit Juice Lunch BBQ Bacon Cheddar Burger French Fries 3 Sprites Pretzels w...

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