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Slow Carb Diet FAQs

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Here is a list of frequently asked questions about the slow carb diet. Before you even think about posting a question related to SCD, please read the book, available here. Is Food X ok to eat on SCD? Website with invaluable information: Self magazine nutritional data, contains very detailed nutritional data on a very wide ar...

Plateau - after 11 days

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I've been on SCD for a few of weeks now. I was feeling rather tired and drained at the beginning - so tried a couple of days on 4 meals per day instead of 3 - this just pushed my weight up so I went back to 3 - but I did manage to go from 88kg to 85kg in the first 11 days! However I have stayed at that weight for over a wee...

Pre-teen wants to join in on SCD, suggestions?

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My 12 year old daughter has had some weight gain in her stomach and above hip/lower back area over the last couple of years. I had hoped it was hormonal and/or a "phase" but it has not subsided. She is now becoming very insecure about it and is begging me to help her loose weight. Is there a modified version of the SCD th...

Cheat day- is it about calories, carbs, sugars, cravings, what exactly?

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I'm doing great on the SCD but feel like I may be cheating myself on cheat days- so what are peoples thoughts? what is the physical requirement/guideline for cheat days? is it strictly a calorie spike? loading up on simple carbs and sugars? Is the physical requirement/guideline separate from the psychological side? I'm...