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HELP!! starting out and vegan

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Hi! I am just starting because I want to loose fat and get lean quick but i'm really confused. there is so much, exercise, don't exercise, do eat this not that, ...
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Meal Plan for the Vegan =)

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Hey Everyone! So, I'm new here and I've been experimenting with the slow carb diet. I wanted your feedback on my meal plan. First off, How do I feel ? Good! I us...
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Help!!! Occam's or Slow Carb? Which workouts?

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Hi Guys, hoping some of you out there can help me on a couple of matters. Me and my partner have both recently started the slow-carb diet we both similar goals i...
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Nuts... How many is too many?

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So, how many nuts are SCD vets eating in general? I have been using them to quell hunger between meals, but I worry I could be eating them too often.
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Flour Substitute Questions. This Doesn't Make Sense

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So I’m getting kind of confused and a little frustrated with this. I’ve seen a few recipes here on this site, and on others, that say they are SCD ...
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True Lemon, True Lime, True Grapefruit

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Hi Everyone! I'm new and start the SCD tomorrow. I understand that lemon juice should be reserved for cheat day, but I'm wondering if anyone has any experience ...
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To much exercise?

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Hey everyone so I am new to the 4 hour body diet but I want to make sure I am starting right. First off through another method over 3 years ago I lost my initial...
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Occam's - Harder Than I expected

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While I expected Occam's to be physically challenging... I am finding the mental aspect more difficult. In particular when I am trying to determine my max weigh...
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Geek to Freak weight loss?

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Hey guys, So I am starting the G2F challenge tomorrow (The one on this site that you an do at home) and I was wondering if it will help me a good amount with we...
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Fitness Nutrition Coach!

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Greetings all, I did it! I passed my Fitness Nutrition Coach exam!! I'm certified through the National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association! (NESTA) Tha...
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Kettlebell (or t-bar) headaches

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I'm all-new here! I've been lurking a few weeks, very impressed with the brains trust that is this forum! I don't really have many questions to ask because I've ...
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late night post-workout slow carb meal

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My kickboxing class often ends at 9:30pm - I get home around 10:15pm and am hungry and tired. Lately I've been eating a can of tuna w spinach, nuts and peanut sa...
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People who are stalling, please read!

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Tomorrow I'm going to have my first 'cheat day' or 'carb loading' day, which apparently are 2 different things. My leptin levels are probably so low that my meta...
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Slow carb bean cakes! Make beans yummy :)

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This is my first post, so I figured I would try to make it useful: Hey everyone, in an effort to make eating beans on this diet easier, I came up with a delici...
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10 weeks in, 34 pounds down... Just recovered from cheat day 10 days ago...

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I'm starting this tomorrow, (6-25-12). I just went to the store to get what I need. I'm going to use this forum and this thread as my own diary and if someone ...
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What's your plan after you reach your goal weight?

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the pounds are shedding off, and when you reach that magic number, what are you going to do to maintain? stick to slow carb? add back some carbs? restrict calori...
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Blog: first day

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Yesterday was my first day it went good I had 120 ounces of water through out the day. But I felt like I was always hungry. I don't want to over eat but still wa...
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Ice packs traps

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Has anyone actually dont the ice packs on the neck 5 days a week for over 2 month that could provide feed back ??
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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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Should I start to lift?

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Hello again, I'm starting to feel almost like a regular here. Anyways, i was contemplating starting to work out and do some occam's protocol stuff. I stared the ...
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Great Cheat Day Workout

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Hey everyone, as Thanksgiving approaches, I thought I'd post a great, quick, way to get resistance training in on your cheat days! This is from Men's Health, an...
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Tyku allowed?

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Does anyone knows if Tyku liquor is accepted in a 4-hb regime? For more: http://cocktails.about.com/od/spiritreviews/fr/tyku_liqueur.htm
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Mmmmm... lettuce burgers!

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This isn't really a recipe more than an idea to experiment with..... Making your own burgers means you can control what goes in to them and you can experiment w...
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Recipe critique: cabbage stew with bacon

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I'm crazy about that German-ish dish based on stewing white cabbage with bacon. Let's consider the following (the exact list of ingredients and actions): white ...
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protiens & effects on the body - some interesting notes

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I was just in a nutrition class over lunch being led by a nutritionist. She was saying that our liver function gets very taxed if we're consuming more than 120 g...
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How many people are on SCD because of you?

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So how many people are on SCD because of you? 8 people started because of me and 4 have stuck with it longer then a month, the other 4 ask how anyone can do it t...
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How much weight should one expect to lose if she's in a healthy range of body weight already?

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when i started the SCD 5 days ago, I weighed 129 pounds, know I weigh 126.4 pounds, which is 2.6 pounds of weight loss per 5 days. I'm female, 5"3 inches. i...
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hummus? bean substitute

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Hi , I think I'm going to cut beans from my evening meal, would a bit of hummus be OK as a substitute? Does anyone have completely zero carb meals at anytime?
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How do you take your cinnamon

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How do you take your cinnamon? On my binge days I a teaspoon and a half with a coffee but I am not a regular coffee drinker and am trying to find an alternative ...
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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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Taking your cheat day early in the 1st week?

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Hey everyone, first question... in my first week. I've been on since Tuesday and been very strict so far. My only cheats are a sprinkle of cheese on some refrie...
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Peanut Butter Binge

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Last night I couldn't resist and ate at least 3 servings of peanut butter (6 tablespoons). That's 600+ calories and has tons of carbs. I know PB is allowed (in...
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Meal Replacements

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Is it possible to get a meal replacement (shake) for the protein diet??
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Finishing breakfast tips?

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This morning makes the second day I've tried to drink the cold water upon waking, and the second day in which I had trouble finishing breakfast within 30 minutes...
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Peanuts as Legumes?

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I'm currently traveling in Vietnam and I've been unable to find legumes to eat with meals. I don't have a kitchen, so I rely on restaurants, and even so I haven'...
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Men Lose quicker then woman?

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I started 4hb on Monday 2/6 so Im coming to a close on my second week. I've lost 4 pounds and whjile I'm a bit bored, I'm commited. Its also given me a very good...
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Vacation foods.... Help please.

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So I'm going on vacation with my family (3 kids and wife) on Saturday, Sunday will be my cheat day so no problem there but where we will be staying doesn't have ...
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How Slow Carb makes your friends smile

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Ok, today I'd like to share a very little story with you. My friend and me love gum. Especially 5 gum. So, in 5 gum is no sugar contained and I always felt free...
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"hi octane conditioning"

Have anyone here done this kind of workout while doing SCD. I have pretty descent muscle tone, to my ultimate weight I have to drop another 7 lbs, but I think ev...

Translate to Spanish?

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I spend a lot of my time in Latin America and have no idea how to find certain things like supplements or even basic ingredients because I do not know the proper...
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SCD problem

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Hi, I am on SCD from November 2012. I had about 19% of body fat. In March, I had aproximately 13,5%, but since the time, I am not losing fat. I know, these numbe...
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Photo Journal?

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Greetings! I've been reading the forums quite a bit as of late. I noticed that quite a few people have questions regarding stalling fat loss, and what they can o...
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One month in ZERO results.

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I've been on the SCD/4HB for a month as of today. Here are my stats I'm 23 6' 205-210 lbs. 40'' waist Not very active, but working on changing that. For the...
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7 Day Road Trip & Lots of Bad Foods

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So I did the family road trip this summer and I knew I was going to have some struggles ahead sticking to the program 100%. I also knew with all this driving I ...
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Psyllium Husk hard to swallow for you?

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I have a soda stream soda maker. I bought it to beat my lust for coke zero. I fizz up about a liter of water at a time and drink it steadily throughout the night...
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You need to watch this video

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Amazing science. I think this might be an excellent addition to the 4HB regimen. I am going to try this. Pls let me know what you think. The part that intere...
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Stomach full, but mouth wants food?

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Hi, quick one about an effect of the SCD on appetite and cravings: Am on week 2, and often find that my stomach will feel full (i.e. I've eaten enough), but tha...
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No Weight Loss for Previous Month

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I dropped 14 pounds the first month, second month I have dropped ZERO! Started off at 196, then got down to 182. I am not too worried, as I have not gained any...
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long term splenda usage linked to SCD starting plateau?

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I'm just finishing week 2 of the SCD and totally plateauing . I'm sticking to the diet and not using any artificial sweeteners at all. I think I've had one glass...

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