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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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Hard cheeses

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Most hard cheeses have 0 Sugar. They are also packed with protein. Any ideas if this would be suitable for the SCD? 1oz. of the hard cheese I have is 80 cal, no ...
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Solids vs Liquids

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How does your body digest them differently?
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Week 4: great progress, could i do better?

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after 4 weeks i have lost 6.8Kg ( ~15 lbs), 2 inches off my chest and 1.5 inches off my Navel (tummy). I feel great and have enjoyed my binge days.i have more en...
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What did I do wrong?

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Ok, I'm on day two of the diet. I did. 1) Egg whites 2) Stir fry chicken from a thai place 3) Sashimi no rice 4) Teriyaki chicken meal from a sushi place,...
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Is dexa scan worth the money?

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Great community here! I am just beginning week 2. Unfortunately I didn't get around to getting a scale and tape measure until yesterday, so no measurable results...
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harajuka moment

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What was your harajuka moment?? Mine was in the football changing room and being told by a friend that my belly was getting a bigger!!
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Advice on blood test results.

Been dieting for 5 weeks now, am enjoying myself and seeing the results I want but I am now seeing some problems with my blood tests. I am doing this as a pesc...
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Eating on the go

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So I was wondering if you guys are able to eat SCD while out and about. I'm not talking Chipoltle or Mexican as they are not always the most convenient, are ther...
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feelin a big set back

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hi guys.. today i was going through posts and came across one post which said tofu is restricted in this diet. since i m a vegetarian and this diet requires eati...
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Can I just say...

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This whole first week I have been hesitant about having a "real" cheat day or not.. I was bouncing the notion of just a cheat meal or a few desserts.. ...

Micronized BCAAs

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Any opinions on working micronized bcaa's into your workouts? Any negative impact to the 4hr regimen?
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Lustheloser

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Hi Guys, Im new to all this and although I have been following the book as closely as possible, I wondered if anyone has or has seen a simplified version such ...
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Cheat day! :D

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Today is a planned cheat day. Hubby and I are celebrating our 23rd wedding anniversary. A nice dinner, desert and champagne will all likely be involved, No...
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Week 2 and I'm happy!

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This is week 2 of SCD and I've lost 3 pounds. This is great news as I'd been losing less than 1 pound/week before I cut out simple carbs. Now I'm 10 lbs down fro...
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Easiest way to get started?

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i have read the book, very excited.... now, where do i start????
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Bfast:eat 30 grams of protein vs. eat until full

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I've been browsing some posts recently and I've gleaned the following two bits of advice: -eat 30 grams of protein for breakfast -eat until you're full I'm a 3...
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Occam's Workout

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So I started the Occam's workout last week. I spent the first two days determining my workout weight. I guess I am just curious to know if anyone here has had ...
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Critique these recipes please

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So, I am having a party for the 4th of July and I need to have some food. It's not my free day and I have found 2 recipes that look compliant with SCD. I was hop...
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Last Mile and the Kiwi Workout for FLAB Issues

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Last Mile and the Kiwi Workout -Flab Issues I usually hate reading these types of books but I can't put this one down! That said, there are a lot of seemingly c...
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mixed vegies?

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How about Peas/carrots/corn is this alright for scd?
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fell off the wagon... back on and hoping for the best

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Hi all, I was really exhausted and craving something sweet last night so I had a sneakers bar... I know... I am ashamed! I am back on today and ready to do thi...
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Atkins to 4HB

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I know my results will not be as significant as someone who has been routinely eating carbs. Does anyone have any tips on maximizing results going from Atkins t...
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Coffee w/ cream

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I know the book states that I can't have cream in my coffee but does anyone have a suggestion as to something that I can put in it that resembles cream?? Are any...
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reaching plateau... suggestions please?

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Typical day: Breakfast: three whole eggs with two strips of turkey bacon covered in soy sauce Lunch: either leftovers from dinner, salad with some grilled chic...
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Need Help!! Week three. Questions and frustrations

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This is the second time I am writting this (I just can't catch a break). I have been on the SCD for three weeks. I am a women, 5 3' 163lbs very active and have ...
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Week one and 3.7 lbs down, so why do I feel disappointed?

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So end of week one and I've dropped 3.7 pounds, so why do I feel disappointed? I started at 307 and to me this drop seems within the bounds of normal weight fluc...
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When your skinny do you have to suck in your gut?

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I've really enjoyed the personal motivation successes people have had on this website and its great because the truth is that a certain weight is never the only ...
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Wendy's Chili recipe - how to make it work for SCD

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Here's the recipe I found: 2 pounds ground beef one 29-ounce can tomato sauce one 29-ounce can kidney beans (with liquid) one 29-ounce can pinto beans (with liq...
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Cooking Perfect Beef

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I love steak and have learned to cook some very good steaks by watching Good Eats Here are all the steak and steak related episodes. All episodes can be found a...
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Counting protein and carbs

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I'm not counting how much protein I eat or carbs? Should I? I eat Meat and Veggies and about 1/2 cup of beans every day? I've lost 5 lbs in 3 weeks. It just seem...
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No corn? Seriously?

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I just read an answer to a question and it was said... no corn? Is this for real? Because if so, I really need to readjust my eating. Clarification please!
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Red wine, aspartame, toothpaste vs Stevia

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I saw Tim's blog post about no stevia, but the study to which I think he was looking is outlined in a different light here: http://www.marksdailyapple.com/stevi...
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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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PAGG and WPI

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Hi, I am from India and I have been trolling online for the last week to see if there is some way I can get my hands on the items mentioned in the subject but I...
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How important are legumes at every meal?

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In the book, Tim says to eat meat/protein, beans, and vegetables for every single meal. Period. However, then he goes on to suggest eggs and bacon and tomato as ...
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Day 3 Week 1, Initial Measurements and Photos

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Hey everyone, This is my first official week strictly following the guidelines of the SCD (last week I followed most of Tim's recommendations, but I wanted to do...
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Confused about Glutamine

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The amount of glutamine recommended is a little ambiguous in the book. He says "80 grams of glutamine during the first five days..." does that mean 80...
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Read more, Produce more, Live More.

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Is any body on the polyphasic sleep schedules? I started out with the siesta and now I've phased into sleeping only 4.5 hours a day. So far I feel friggin ALIVE!...
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Am I pushing myself enough?

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Hey guys, Im in week 1 of occam workout enjoying all the clean eating and workouts-) I was wondering how does your body feel after a workout? I dont feel as sor...
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To eat or not to eat, that is my dilema

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I am 17 and I am at a college summer camp for aspiring entrepreneurs, anyway, the cafeteria food is not conducive o the slow carb diet. Every freaking thing has ...
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Anyone know how to post pics without a URL?

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Anyone know how to post pics without a URL? Or, does a URL on my system count (meaning if the pic is in a folder on my system can I post it?)
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Philips goLITE - any reviews

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I was curious if anyone had used this to help sleeping. Amazon link: http://tinyurl.com/bqzvoo4 Seems a little pricey but if it works i might try it.
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everyman schedule question

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2:00 4 hour core 3:00 4 hour core 4:00 4 hour core 5:00 4 hour core 17:00 20 min nap 23:00 20 min nap or 3:00 3 ...
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Peanut Butter?

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Hey everyone! I'm a newbie and just starting the SCD. I have shopping to do! Is natural peanut butter allowed everyday? I love the suff and eat it with celery, i...
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Pink Moscato?

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Hey everyone quick question. I banned my wife from White Zinfadel with the diet but she asked me about Pink Moscato. Is this allowed at night rather than red win...
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refried bean recipe anyone??;

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Ok so I guess this may of been asked before, I'm from the UK and have no idea about refried beans! Tim mentions them a lot in his book so has anyone got any grea...
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Can I substitute almond for nuts in Last Mile?

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Tim suggest to eat half cup of nuts in several last mile meals, is it the same to eat almonds instead?
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Egg whites and yolks?

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I have noticed most of you eliminate some of your yolks when eating eggs. I eat 2-3 eggs everyday, all with the yolks. Do any of you notice a difference in your ...

Not hungry after slow carb breakfast.....

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I have noticed that after I eat my slow carb breakfast @ 7:30am, I am not hungry until around 3pm. My breakfast consist of 3 whole eggs, 1/2 link turkey smoked s...

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