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Why is Hard Liquor Bad? I Need Science Help.

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I'm five weeks into the diet and I've been good so far--no slips yet. However, the red wine is simply not doing it for me. I've tried 10-15 different types, incl...
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SCD Friendly Boneless Buffalo Wings

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Here’s a recipe for some pretty good boneless buffalo wings if you go without the parmesan. http://peaceloveandlowcarb.com/2012/01/zero-carb-boneless-buf...
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Interesting Study about Carb Restriction and Cancer

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http://www.nutritionandmetabolism.com/content/8/1/75/abstract If you go on to read the full study the conclusions show how beneficial restricting the intake of ...
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Food tracking apps

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Reasons for plateauing and how to fix them

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I've been on the slow carb diet for months it seems and I've stopped losing weight. I never lost a ton..started at 198 and now 184....but it's taken months. Bea...
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How come? BodyFat from 33,3% to 29,2% in 3 days!

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How come that I "lost" more than 4 % of "Body Fat" in only 3 days??? Tested with the same Omron 306 after work-out in my gym on Sunday 33,3 ...
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Breakfast timing

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I often wake up in the middle of the night and am unable to fall back asleep for about a half an hour. Other times, I wake up an hour before my alarm and stay in...
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legumes 1to 1.5cups

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I have been trying to eat at least 1 cup of legumes per meal on the scd..Is that too much? I just read on here that we are only suppose to eat 1 to 1.5 cups a da...
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Anyone know of a mayo without sugar / starch in it?

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So i've been thinking of late - mayo in its purest form is oil and eggs and salt - nothing bad there. however, as is a common thing, there is no such basic pack...
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When do you give yourself a cheat day if your delaying cheat days

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Ok so ive been playing wtih delaying my cheat ive gone at max 21 days. My question is, those of you who do delay cheat days. How long do you wait? When do you sa...
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2nd day on Slow Carb

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Hi Its my second day and I feel nausea, headache and funny mouth plus constantly going to the toilet - I am following it exactly (slow carb diet) except for the...
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Are these meals ok?

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Tomorrow I´m finally starting! This weekend I´ve used for preperation, and I´m feeling confident and ready. I´ve also made bet with my best friend who´s goi...
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Pistachios and fish/seafood

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Are these foods appropriate on the Slow Carb plan? I have looked in the book and didn't find anything either way. Thanks!
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Best place to buy a kettlebell

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Where can I buy a 53 lb kettlebell either online or locally? Would Target or Walmart sell kettlebells? Also, if I get them online, how much would shipping cost (g...
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Hungry on the SCD and lack of ideas for snacks

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I've been on the SCD for a week now (I've been on the SCD already for 2 weeks a couple of months ago and lost 4 pounds!) I usually eat every 3 hours (I'm reall...
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Looking for portable meals

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I have three boys in wrestling, and will be spending my entire weekends in a high school gymnasiums now thru State Tournaments in March. I am looking for portabl...
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Snack options

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Here is a quick follow up to my FOOD options post. This one is all about snacks (before/after lunch): BTW... I think this category is the toughest. OPTION 1 P...
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Do I have to eat eggs?

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I wretch every morning at the thought of shoveling down those eggs. This morning I had half a can of beans and some chopped ham. The beans were 16g of protein, a...
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April 5th, 2009

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April 5th 2009 I weighed 450+ pounds....well my scale only went to 430 and I was way heavier....And 5'10" I started my journey one chain broken at a time, a...
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endurance training drinks

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I do alot of 3-4 hour bike rides. what sport drinks can I drink? I currently prefer heed, not sure if its acceptable. any ideas? thanks
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Noisy Stomach!

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I have done the 4-hour body diet with great success before and have recently started again. This time around I have notices something a bit weird. My stomach s...
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Supplements and exercise?

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I'm in my first week of the SCD and I'm just curious what some of you are doing supplement and exercise wise. I don't own any kettle-bells, but, I am curious wha...
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E/C Ephedrine Caffeine Stack

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Anyone doing the ephedrine/caffeine stack? I have found PAGG to be worthless and think this is worth a shot.
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Weird Cheat Day changes (damage control working?)

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Data fiend here again. I was looking at my data and something weird has happened during the past 6 weeks of slump busting. While the weight loss is happening a...
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please review and help guys !!

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please people can u help ..can u review the diet i am currently following.. am i on the right track? breakfast: omelette made of 3 eggs(no dairy) or unflavored ...
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Lentils vs Beans

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I noticed that I lose more inches/weight when I eat lentils instead of beans. Did anybody have the same experience? Is there general/scientific explanation or is...
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Hacking the body week 1 - Study #1

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Hi dear family! This week I want to test 3 theories with this new quest of hacking the body. 1. Extreme cardio - effect on MY body (will go to the gym twice a...
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I like to walk/excercise before any food

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I'm a morning person, and after doing some stuff about 4:30 am, I like to walk/run/gym. However, I function best on an empty stomach and if I eat first, my work...
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Hello, update & thank you

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Hello all you wonderful people! I have been on here for a couple of months and been on the SCD since the 28th March. I didn't post my start weight as I honestly ...
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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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how much T- bar weight is right?

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What is your height/size? Just curious how much kettle weight I should be swinging on my T-bar. Im 5'10' 150 lbs. Been swinging 40 lbs, 3 sets of 20-25 reps. ...
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Chia Coffee Cream Dessert

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Just thought I would share this recipe with the group, It seems like it could easily be modified to fit this diet. I hope someone gives it a try and lets us know...
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My progress so far and questions going forward

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All, I have been on the SCD for almost 6 months now and my weight loss has plateaued. Below are my typical non cheat day meals: Breakfast 2 eggs and 2 additio...
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Any other diabetics out there?

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I have type 2 diabeties and have started this diet. My sugar has been like a roller coaster since I started, but in a good way. I have taken as much as 60 units ...
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Cheat day protocol

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Tomorrow is our first cheat day. Can someone remind me of the protocol? I lent out our book!

Sugar Free Gum and Breath Mints

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I know that the book says that you can have 12 Oz. of diet pop per day. But what about sugar free gum and breath mints? If anything gum would be nice to have. Ha...
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Anyone else nervous about what happens after muscle gain?

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Hey folks, I'm currently on the SCD. Phase II is to get into the gym and starting building muscle. I'm sure I'll see good gains as I haven't been regularly w...
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Supplements or SCD allowed food for better mental activity

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I know it may sound silly asking about "mental activity" but the bottom line is -- slow-carbers are limited in fast carbs which can spike your brain/me...
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Trader Joes Refried "Salsa Style" beans

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Hi there! I really like the Trader Joes Salsa Style Refried Beans, I noticed that the can said there were 2g of sugars, however the ingredients are: organic pin...
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Odorless vs. Deodorized Garlic

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Just to let everyone know, there's a BIG difference between odor-free garlic and deodorized garlic, at least from what I experienced. I went to the Vitamin Shopp...
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DIY Ghee

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http://vegeyum.wordpress.com/2007/09/16/ghee/ I was wondering how ghee was made, and it's actually pretty simple; it's basically just boiling then filtering bu...
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Drinking Water with Meals

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I have read an article by Dr Libby Weaver (promoting her book, Accidentally Overweight) who says that you shouldn't drink water with food. It changes the pH in ...
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No appetite

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This is the second morning I've woken up and not hungry in the slightest. I forced myself to eat breakfast yesterday but missed lunch as I wasn't hungry and dinn...
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Good alternative to Bacon: Prosciutto

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I recently started eating prosciutto and I think it's a good alternative to Bacon as I found it quite troubling with bacons: - Most bacon are cured with some sor...
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Coffee allowance?

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How Much coffee per day is allowed on this diet? One cup? I have about 2 x 12 ounces per day? Could this stall weight loss?
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Have I messed up?

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Hey. I am currently on my first week of Occam's Protocol, I just did my first B workout today. However I realised I have mixed up some exercises. On workout A I...
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cramps...?!?!!

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today is a normal SCD day for me (binch day tomorrow!!) and that means: breakfast- 3 eggs as a fritata with some good ham,leeks,tomatoes and some peas+steamed b...
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Cheat day and Decision vs Rules

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I have come to the conclusion that the purpose of cheat day for me has been to make me shift my thinking from rules to decisions. Instead of not eating a particu...
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Cissus and or pagg giving you body odor?

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So I notice, I smell weird now, like a cab driver when I sweat, and sometimes when I don't sweat, I smell of garlic and spices. Not good. Recently started cis...
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Not enough exercise?

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My daily exercise consists of 40 seconds of bicycle crunches, 20 push ups and 30-40 minutes of jogging(3 to 4 miles). Is this too little? Weekends are my rest da...

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I'm in the same boat. I think I've hit 1200-1300 but I'm pretty sure that's still not enough. We need an answer please!

Also what's it the veggie sausages? Some kind of potato or wheat I'm sure. The most certain way to get it right is to not eat processed food

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oh snap, just remembered cottage cheese is allowed. not sure how i forgot that. maybe because i hate cottage cheese anyway. :P I bet it's the wheat...

G G commented on Mia Leill's reply:

Did you read the book? and why it's called slow carb diet and not NO or LOW Carb diet?

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