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How do I make my shower colder?

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I like the cold showers, but since I live in a tropical environment, even our cold water is never really all that cold. It comes out of the tap at around 65-70 d...
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Cure coffee withdrawal headaches

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I'm a bigtime coffee addict and have a $600 cappuccino maker at home that I use and abuse several times per day. Enter the slow-carb diet and cappuccinos are now...
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Sugar Cravings, what helps?

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Does anyone have some tips to cut down sugar cravings? This is my first week doing the SCD without cheating with either cocoa or hard candies, and it's rough. I'...
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coconut oil

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I cook with coconut oil because I believe it is the healthiest oil to cook with - but I read some comments about the saturated fat. What is the view on coconut ...
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Body temperature

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Hi! I have been on the slow carb diet for 4 days now. All well, and have lost 1,5 kg already. I have noticed that I feel a lot warmer the last 48 hours. I have ...
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Bloated and full on the last mile

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I have been eating low carb for a couple of years and have lost 20-25lbs this way. I am currently 190lbs at 20% body fat (150lbs lean of lean mass) and looking 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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Chipolte bowl diet and fluctaitions in weight

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I am in the middle of third week and I have gone from 224 to 218 however it seems my weight flucuates between 222 and 218 throughout the week and the day. I eat ...
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How to reseal canned beans?

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Hi, I've been trying to add beans to the diet, like refried or pinto beans, however all the markets/wholesale sell them in quite large cans that are (AFAIK) non...
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Strength training frequency...

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SO as of today I am at 228 lbs, at 19.4% body fat (6 ft 0.75 in). I therefore have a lean mass of around 184 lbs. This seems like plenty for now, but I still wan...
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Doing the Ultramarathon on bicycle

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I've been a big fan of the three books of Tim, and I want to test them from several aspects. Since June I've been following the SCD, I'm not quite satisfied wit...
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Good, affordable unflavored whey protein?

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So, I just bought some unflavored whey protein on Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Foods-Whey-Protein-Isolate-100/dp/B0015AQL1Q/... It costs Just under $11/pound...
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Cheat Day--Delayed Reaction?

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I had my first Cheat Day on Saturday and went up 2 lbs when I weighed Sunday morning. I resumed SCD and, this morning, am up another 1.5 lbs.! Wha' happened?! I ...
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Slow Carb BBQ Sauce Recipe

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So I have been saying for a while that I will post my version of a slow carb recipe. I got it from this website www.lazyweight.com. I don't like my BBQ sauce t...
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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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Peanut Butter Broccoli

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Hi guys, I'm on the last mile and enjoying it. I just restarted it today, since it's very effective for me, and the last time was a 7 day trial run... I just d...
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Week 6: Arctichacker reviews and looks forward

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Wow, 6 weeks went by quickly. That's gotta be a good sign Warning, this is going to be a long, babbling blog entry. Recap: I'm a 38 year old female recoverin...
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Body Fat Measurements

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Are there any really good scales to measure this. BodPod seems pricey and hard to find and would like tracking this as i've started a new workout regimen and wan...
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Simple and effective kettlebell workout

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A friend, who is an RKC Certified Kettlebell Instructor, shared this link with me. I thought I'd share it all with you. Watch the videos for great explanations...
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4 hour acting ?

http://fourhourworkweek.com/2014/12/23/4-hour-work-week-2015/ In the first podcast tim mentioned a guy who learned acting using 4 hour method but I couldn´t und...
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How often do you take measurements?

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Just curious as to how often other people are taking their measurements to track losses. I want to wait until the loss is significant enough to record a marked c...
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What brand of cottage cheese?

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While I was grocery shopping and gazing at the ingredients of a variety of cottage cheese brands I stumbled upon ingredients that I think are not slow carb appro...
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Incredible Edible Egg

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I'm only on my second day on my diet, but already am seeing a lot of eggs in my future. Are eggs a good snack choice?
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‘Honey’ I miss you.

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Hey fellow 4HB-ers, I make this delicious homemade iced coffee which is just left-over coffee from the morning with lots of ice(lots of ice to make it thick), b...
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Vitamix Blender

Does anyone on here use a vitamix or blendtec blender to create quick slow carb recipes?
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Do i continue the PAGG stack before EVERY one of the 'last mile' meals?

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It seems like an awful lot of supplements to take if i'm eating 7 or 8 meals a day. I just want to make sure i'm not going to go toxic by overdosing on the PAGG...
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How much do you lose per week?

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Please state your gender, age, height, weight, and your average weekly loss. If you are now maintaining, how did you change the program for maintenance and is ...

First month plateau

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I've been on a simple Occam's protocol for the last month seeing noticeable strength gains across the workouts, but recently I seem to have hit a plateau. On bot...
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My questions

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After reading 4 hour body I have some questions. Tim says that he lost 25 pounds of fat in 30 days on SCD. His weight dropped from 180 to 165, at the same time h...
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What to eat for breakfast?

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Good Morning 4HPeople, I'm starting week 8, I feel very good wtih this program, I have lost 12 lbs and I feel I'm at a point where I just want to maintain my wei...
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Shirataki Noodles - SCD Friendly?

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Has anyone used these before? I read this posting this morning on a Yahoo site that it is carb friendly. Would be great to have a pasta alternative. Pasta lov...
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Definition of "domino food"

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What does the term domino food mean? I've seen it around here and in the book but am unsure of what it is.
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plateauing

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I think I'm still a ways off from this, but how will I know when I've plateaued. I figure most people go by when they stop dropping weight/inches but I find that...
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Blog/photo: Day 30 of six pack'd challenge

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I am done with 30 days Laura's sixpack'd sprint. Sure, photos look good and all, but what they did not told me is that I will feel like million bucks. I wIll...
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How long it took to notice difference?

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Whenever I see one of those posts "I am doing it for 7 days and I see no difference". I have sweet laughter. All of you that been through these 3 s...
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Garlic chicken from chinese place okay?

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I want to order chinese food, but the ingredients are not listed. do you think garlic chicken would be okay? no rice of course....
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Is there any safe Protein powder for breakfast?

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I like to drink protein powder in the morning. I have been drinking protein whey powder. I recently find out that there is strong sweetener in it. 2 gr of sugar....
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Is it possible for me to revamp my physical health at 43?

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I am a 43 year old woman who has been overwieght all of my life. I started weight watchers in January, and lost 50 pounds in just under five months. I am now d...
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Lost 42.1 lbs./6.5% BF in 1st half April. Not joking.

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My beginning stats on April 1: 247.9 lbs, 31.1 BF% (high reading, bioimpedance scale), 50.2% water percentage, 77 lbs fat My stats on April 13: 205.8 lbs, 24....
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Why do I feel like I'm getting fatter?

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My first week I lost 5 lbs but now into my third week I am seeing no progress and also my waist and thighs feel flabbier not firmer. I'm doing the posterior work...
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Black Bean (no protein powder) Shake!!!

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I just figured out that I've been drinking a protein shake that I wasn't supposed to on the SCD for the longest time and was wondering why my weight wouldn't dro...
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Seeking a diet buddy.

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Hi, I'm a 30 year old female from the UK but now living in Budapest. I am very overweight and I've been on the diet since the 2nd of January. So far I've lost 12...
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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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Caught a Cold any tips?

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I've recently come down with a cold. Its not stomach thing. more of a headache sinus kind of thing. I'm spending a good amount of time sleeping.I was just curiou...
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help finding unflavored whey protein

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Hey guys, I wanted to experiment using an unflavored whey protein within 30 minutes of waking up. I know Tim recommends finding one that does not...
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Adjustments for Women (Update from Question bo

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I tried to add this as an update to a question I recently posted, but my computer kept having an issue loading the page. It's been 2 weeks since I first posted...
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8 weeks and kinda frustrated :(

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hello 4hour family, I am a long time lurker in this forum. I started SCD 8 weeks ago and have been following it very strictly. here's an overview of what I do :...
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Slow-Slow-Carb Progress

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Hi, hoping someone can provide a bit of help. I've been on the slow-carb plan for 2 weeks and have only seen a small drop. I started at 245, dropped to 238 on S...
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Recipe ideas

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Where can I find recipes that incorporate four hour body?
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newbies got 4 HOUR

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Well someone explain to me what 4 hour is And what it's like

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