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Thoughts after 36 hour IF

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I started scheduled IF after dinner at 19:00 on Wednesday and planned to fast till later lunch next day (18 hours) or extend it till dinner at 19:00 (24 hours). ...
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Is this an acceptable protein shake?

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I concocted this protein shake and was wondering if it is acceptable for SCD: Egg White protein powder (now foods- cage free chickens) 1 scoop Now Foods organi...
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2 months on SCD, gained this week. :(

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I've been on the SCD now for a little over two months. (I started on 5/18/2012.) In that time, I've lost 38.5" and roughly 14 pounds. However, I just mea...
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PLEASE answer these dumb questions !

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I've started to work out and I got some questions. Maybe I didn't read well enough or maybe I just get easily irritated and give up, but please help me here. Bee...
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Meatloaf and added sugar

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Any ideas what I could use to substitute for the bread crumbs that are typically used in meatloaf? I looked at the lemon-pepper seasoning today. Sugar was liste...
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For the people with 10 lbs or less to lose...

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So i started the diet almost 7 weeks ago and have lose 5 lbs. I'm a female and I know that they say to wait until the 5th week to start seeing results, but I'm ...

No tofu? Why not?

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I see some questions have to do with tofu- I don't remember reading anything about no tofu in the book, but I could be mistaken. Anyone care to elaborate?
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Weight down, body fat down, inches the same?!

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In the past month, I have lost 11lbs and my body fat percentage has gone from 35.7% to 33.1% BUT my inches haven't gone down. I have been doing this for 9 weeks...
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Cheese, please

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I just started my 4HB diet today and am a bit confused. I didn't think that cheese was allowed...except for cottage cheese and then I came across a list that al...
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Do you track your water?

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If not you might want to. I bought a small notebook and have been tracking my water and a few other things. I found that I was drinking about ten 12oz glasses...
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Does sugar make you shaky, anxious, or increase your heart rate?

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A couple of the people in my support group who are doing slow carb or low carb have told me that when they do have something very sugary or carby, as on cheat da...
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Sick and sticking to slow carb

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I've been slow carbing for close to four months with great results. Every Sunday I hit farmer's market and Trader Joes; then spend a few hours every Sunday nig...
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Reconciling 4HB with Intermittant Fasting

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I've recently started researching a bit about intermittent fasting, and I'm having a tough time reconciling it with the principles outlined in 4HB. Most notably,...
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Happy binge day!

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Hello all! weigh in was 190 no change form last 3 weeks. but it is still bing day, today I am in Seattle Tacoma area, so to Seattle I go. to Pikes market, and ...
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Choosing a tweak...

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I am tweaking my daily diet because I want to get it right. Would you recommend beans or lentils two times a day? Or one of each? I have read responses advisin...
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So Im on my 2nd cheat day and boy am I sick

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I decided my last cheat day last week was a weak attempt lol so this week I had a wendys double I dont think I got half through the burger before I started feeli...
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2nd Cheat day!

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Yes I passed my 2nd week of 4HB and felt so great. I've lost from 56.5kg to 54kg! (2kgs!) Though this might not seem much but with my small stature it's making ...
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About to start cheat day 4, no results week 4? Will I gain weight back if i stop?

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Okay week 4, still no additional results, i checked my weight this morning before my cheat day, i moved it to friday this week anyway still keeping up with wha...
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Feeling tired on the 2nd day

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Hasn't anyone experienced this and is it normal.
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Terrified by Occam's Protocol

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After just over two months I have dropped over 40lbs, which is nothing short of remarkable. Just following the low card diet in the book, the supplements, and al...
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Only cheat if no weight loss?

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Hello everyone I've noticed that the days before cheat day I have the greatest fat loss. Usually I see up to 0.5kg loss from day to day before cheat day. I dont...
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I am pure vegeterian so give me different menu Thanks a lot

Hey, very very thanks for creating this challenge.I am pure vegeterian so can't eat egg and all non veg food items.Please give me menu for whole day so I can fol...
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Update 9/20/2013

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So I got to 185 lbs and decided to maintain that. Did that for 6 weeks while lifting heavy weights. Went from 16% BF to 13% BF. I decided to cut to 178 lbs an...
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Slow carb pasta & co.?

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Has anyone tried special slow carb products like pasta or bread? I found an internet shop that offers such products and now I´m thinking whether that would be a...
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Do you ever think about..

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..cholesterol...???? What about all the eggs we eat on a daily basis???.. Any opinion on eggs and cholesterol is welcome..
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Slow-carb while sick

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Hey everybody, I was wondering if its healthy to stay on the slow-carb diet while you're sick? I have a bit of a head cold and would like to get rid of it as s...
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Kanisu! (Riceless Sushi!)

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So I went to a sushi restaurant today (my favorite) and was able to indulge in all the yummy goodness by only asking them to wrap my roll in cucumber instead of ...
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What is the "My Team" on my profile page?

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Not sure where to ask this question. But, I'm just trying to make my way around this site. On my profile page it says My Team and it has about 12 people there wi...
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I bought some butter that's totally organic but...

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...It says milk is an ingredient. Is this okay for SCD? It's called Simple Truth. Does all butter contain milk of some sort? What about the Kerrygold I always he...
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Stalled and sick of spinachs and eggs

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Ok guys, been on the scd for almost three months and lost nearly 10 kilos (around 22 lbs). Haven't use any of the suplements and so far I'm really happy about th...
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Book "Diet 101: The Truth About Low Carb Diets" by Jenny Ruhl

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"Diet 101: The Truth About Low Carb Diets" by Jenny Ruhl Guys, I have read dozens of books last few months about diets and training, but only a few ar...
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Slow Carb Pinterest Boards

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Anyone on this site have a slow-carb Pinterest board? If so, what is your username? I'd love to follow you for recipe ideas!! Mine is Kendra StJohn, the boar...
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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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Bloated... newbie

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I am finishing up day 3 and feel nothing but bloated, Following diet to a T. Even did an hour of cardio each day and am following Jillian Michaels 30 day shred.....
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Aww nuts! and the last mile

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The whole nuts thing has me confused. Tim warns against them because they're a domino food, but are eating a lot of them really that bad? Isn't most fat in nut...
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Raw Sunflower Seeds?

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Are you allowed to eat sunflower seeds on this diet? They are white, but they are low in carbs with no sugar. I eat the raw ones and I usually only out about 1 t...
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First binge... oh the pain!

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Hi all So I'm now on my first binge day. Wanted to get a head start so I've had a great 10 days on the SCD. And have lost 8 pounds in that time... awesome. So ...
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Is falafel mix or Garbanzo fava flour allowed for tortilla raps?

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I want to make tortillas, could I use falafel mix or Garbanzo/ fava flour? Which would be better, or can i use either?
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Help - Greek food restaurant?

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So I have to go to a greek food restaurant with my work team this evening. We will be eating dinner. I have had so much will power these last 4 weeks Im sure Ill...
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no response to questions

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so, I've posted 3 questions now and none of them have been responded to or posted (apparently you don't get posted until you've been responded to once). I thou...
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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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Any super-fat people attempting this?

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Does this diet (lifestyle change) work if you're super overweight? For instance, 303 lbs and 5'5" tall female? I see a lot of people who are 200-250 (and t...
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High Intensity Interval Training HIIT?

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Prior to starting the slow carb diet and the whole Four Hour approach I've experimented with a few things and am curious what everyone thinks.I have seen success...
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Headaches, anyone?

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Hello everyone! I'm beginning my third week of the SCD. I have had two great "cheat" days, I literally could not eat anymore at the end of each day. I ...
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Elaborate on Cheat Day

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I'm reading all these things about Cheat Day on this website, and seeing people be more healthy than I am on my diet days. Just a few questions here: 1) If it's...
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nuts instead of beans?

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I've stopped all beans- just don't enjoy eating them much and getting aroun 40g protein from the eggs/meat per meal- okay to up nut intake to add a few extra cal...

This is Monday's workouts. Can it really be that easy?

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No more excuses. After binging over the weekend, I am starting these workouts on Monday with my newly purchased kettlebells combined with my Slow Carb diet. The...
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Egg whites in microwave?

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I just watched Tim's video on the "3 minute breakfast, and had a couple of questions... 1) Does cooking eggs in a microwave not destroy much of the nutriti...

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Even though the eggs in theory aren't supposed to affect cholesterol levels, when I was eating 6-8 eggs a day, I blew out my cholesterol levels and...

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Thats a typical breakfast, but I love eating "supper" for breakfast, steak/chicken, beans and veggies.

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Yesterday I had 3 eggs + 2 cups broccoli kept me full for 5 hours. My glycogen is depleted already. For lunch - 1 pork chop + 2 cups of broccoli D...

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