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Net carbs are generally calculated by subtracting the amount of fiber from the total amount of carbs (and sugar alcohols are sometimes counted in f...

4 hours ago

I'll keep that in mind, Jessica. Appreciate the input ! @ Gary, My Quest bars finally arrived in mail today. When i checked, it says that they co...

17 hours ago

Thanks for your reply! Are there any particular protein shakes you recommend? Alot of them have sugar and additives. And do you just have it with w...

1 day ago

Kishan - check the ingredients list on the almonds that you like. In general, you're looking for sugar, honey, molasses, anything ending with &quo...

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Thanks for the answers! My concern is cheat day - won't the carbs raise blood sugar? Is "cheat day" for diabetics really just another l...

1 day ago
Michael James replied to Leigh Penzhorn's question:

Struggling with food?

You might also try just drinking 30g of protein in a protein shake when you wake up. I do that, and also cook up some beans and veggies to eat for breakfast once I get to work. You really do wa...

1 day ago
Jim Scotson replied to Jessica S's question:

Diabetics and SCD

My mum is a diabetic, I put her on a paleo diet (more fruit, less beans). 8 months later she is no longer taking insulin or metformin so I don’t see why the SCD shouldn’t work even bet...

2 days ago
James Pare replied to Jessica S's question:

Diabetics and SCD

type 2 here. been on it a month. down 25 lbs, resting blood sugar is between 5.8-6.5, down from like 16. i just follow the diet the best i can. been experimenting with different things to see ...

3 days ago
G G commented on G G's reply:

Makes sense that you cant eat a ton at once. So from the little you can eat, stick to my suggestions eat dense food and drink plenty of water. If ...

3 days ago

Thanks for the tip Gary.. I am ordering them right away from Amazon.. Also, i love those flavored Almonds.. Wasabi and Soy sauce especially. Are th...

4 days ago
G G replied to Leigh Penzhorn's question:

Meal and excercise for women?

The air squats and wall sits are for cheat day, he suggests doing them before eating. SCD is low calorie and suited for losing body fat and you could also lose some muscle. The more lean muscle...

4 days ago
Leigh Penzhorn commented on G G's reply:

Thanks so much for all your input. Only on two day two hahahaha! But I literally cannot function I feel so hungry. I cannot eat alot, it's somethin...

4 days ago
G G commented on G G's reply:

Oh & snacking is no issue with complaint foods, eggs, beans/lentils/salad etc. I think if you have bigger meals you wont want or need to snack...

4 days ago
G G replied to Leigh Penzhorn's question:

Struggling with food?

How long have you been doing SCD? You and your body are used to a eating schedule and like everything new we do, a new habit has to be formed. Here are a couple of suggestions: - Drink a lot o...

4 days ago

Hey Kisha, can completely understand the hunger pains after sports/working out, I also get the munchies after exercising haha. A great protein bar...

4 days ago
Leigh Penzhorn asked a question:

Struggling with food?

hi everyone I am battling with food and timing. Normally I would only eat breakfast at 9/930 and have lunch at 1:1:30 and then a snack around 4. Now that I have to eat within half an hour of w...

4 days ago

I don't think that is accurate. Spaghetti Squash has a GI of 41, any food with GI of <55 are considered Low GI foods.. Check this link http://ww...

4 days ago
Kishan Kumar replied to Dani_T's question:

For Italians and Pasta Lovers

I just tried this tonight and wow.. super filling and super impressed.. More such recipies please !!!

4 days ago
Leigh Penzhorn replied to squishysquid's question:

How much exercise for a female?

Hello, did you ever get an answer about this? I also just posted something similar. I find the chapters about excercise very confusing and contradictory!

5 days ago
Jessica S asked a question:

Diabetics and SCD

I’ve searched through the forums but not had much luck getting this particular question answered: is there anything in particular that a Type II diabetic should do regarding the SCD? With t...

5 days ago
Leigh Penzhorn asked a question:

Meal and excercise for women?

Hi guys So excited to have found this! I am a little confused about the excercise part of the book. I am doing the PAGG, got everything yesterday. Have had three eggs, beans and spinach for ...

5 days ago
Brittany Molloseau replied to kjmc12's question:

Grams / Meal Ratio

you seem to have the right idea about all of it. there isn’t a particular ratio, and yes eat until you’re full. there may be a time when you need more protein if you are trying to kick...

6 days ago
Michael James shared a tip:

P.O.N.C.D.

Recent victim of Pizza On A Non-Cheat Day…. Don’t think I’ll be stepping on a scale for a few days…

6 days ago

Thanks, Gary ! This was very helpful. I try to curb myself from even Protein bars, but I play a lot of sports, and when I am hungry on the field, ...

7 days ago

Hi Gary, thanks for your answer! I´m really a newbie on this! I´m 36 years old and I never ever thought about what I should eat and what´s goo...

9 days ago
Jim Scotson replied to Eva Lotte's question:

Doc says I can't have cheatday anymore, I seem to be developing diabetes

High triglyceride levels are not caused by eating fat, they are caused by eating too much sugar. What was your HbA1c result? I realise that this was posted a long time ago but I’m only just ...

9 days ago
Jim Scotson replied to David Hard's question:

I'm burning way more than I'm consuming and yet I'm barely losing any weight

These guys are right, you’re not eating enough and by the looks of it you aren’t eating a lot of fat at all! I’d pad your meals out with some coconut oil and add your yolks in fo...

9 days ago
Jim Scotson replied to ankur's question:

Losing weight but not fat percentage

Hello, In my experience impedence is NOT very accurate. I collected quite a few different gadgets for measuring BF% and none of them agree with each other. I had my BF% measured using the bodp...

9 days ago
Jim Scotson replied to Constantin's question:

When to add weight lifting to my plan

Hi Constantin, I would suggest doing a free-weight strength based workout something like ‘Stronglifts 5x5’ (http://stronglifts.com/5x5/) a couple of months of this and you’re s...

9 days ago
Jim Scotson replied to Raymond Holmes's question:

What do people do for maintenance?

Hello, I haven’t followed the SCD for 18months and am visiting today because I’m thinking of getting back on it. For the past few months I’ve been ‘carb backloading’...

9 days ago
Gary Stewart replied to Kishan Kumar's question:

Acceptable Snacks in 4HB regimen

Hey Kishan, just a heads up with the protein bars, they normally contain a lot of hidden sugars and carbs. For instance, I use to snack on these ‘low sugar and low carb’ bars but then ...

9 days ago
Gary Stewart replied to Timo Dygryn's question:

3dr day of LCD, 3 day of headaches

Hey timo, just a suggestion but I think you are not consuming enough protein in your diet. Firstly you should be consuimg 30 grams in 30 minutes of waking up, 3 eggs would definitely not suffice...

9 days ago
Timo Dygryn asked a question:

3dr day of LCD, 3 day of headaches

Hi Foum, its my third day of the slow carp diet. The first day was fine, at the second my headaches where acceptable, now on the third day its terrible!!! Here is what I ate the last two days ...

10 days ago
Kishan Kumar asked a question:

Acceptable Snacks in 4HB regimen

I have been following the 4HB diet for almost 4 weeks now. I have lost over 18 lbs and it feels incredible. What scares me is that I don’t really find it actually hard which makes me wanna a...

11 days ago
Kishan Kumar commented on s00sh's reply:

This is coooll. I started taking pictures, until when I have to explain to people why I am doing it.. and it got annoying.. !!!

11 days ago
G G replied to RomulusLQ's tip:

Back on the wagon...

Life happens, your break is now over and done with and you are jumping back in with both feet. I wish you much success, you know this works. Get your head back in the game, prep your food for 3-4...

12 days ago
G G commented on G G's reply:

The fat loss section of the 4 hour body or slow carb is just that. G2F is a whole different beast.

12 days ago

Yeah, I think I'm simply not eating enough.

13 days ago
Kasper commented on G G's reply:

I'm not. Sounds reasonable.

13 days ago
Tanner Hoplock replied to Kasper's question:

Too exhausted?

Your body just needs time to adjust, its good if you finish a workout and are tired and unable to do a recreational workout after. That means your doing somehting right, but you will eventually ad...

14 days ago