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The 4 hour meal part is easily overlooked because it's only mentioned in his personal plan which is why I asked in the first place. Then a follow-u...

1 day ago
Muse Validator shared a tip:

Muse validation !

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1 day ago
csnewdayyesterday replied to John Whitworth's question:

Break after 8 weeks???

My opinion is that unless you read it in the book I wouldn’t do it. If people do as advised in 4HB on cheat day then I don’t know why anyone feels the need for a break or change in pro...

1 day ago

This was my day in day out eating. Breakfast: 2 jumbo eggs scrambled, a serving of deli turkey, half a cup of beans Lunches 1 & 2: 1 Cup blac...

1 day ago

I would avoid any commercially processed sausage/pattie products as mentioned above. Cottage Cheese is allowed but you still have to be careful wit...

1 day ago
csnewdayyesterday replied to Madelyn Boudreaux's question:

Not getting 1200 calories / day

Have you had your body comp accurately measured? 1000 calories a day might not be as low as you think. The 2000 cal recomendation that we all grew up reading on the back of cereal boxes was based ...

1 day ago
csnewdayyesterday replied to LauraCox's question:

TIP: Avoid whey protein when burning fat!

Personally I still don’t understand why people resort to this except for emergencies. 2 jumbo eggs 1 serving of sliced turkey is around 30 grams of protien right there and is not that much f...

1 day ago
csnewdayyesterday replied to AJ McMath's question:

Eat every 4 hours?

Occational devieations aren’t going to damn you, but day in day out you should be eating four meals spaced roughly four hours apart. Tim suggests several convienient “emergancy meals&#...

1 day ago
Shahar Reznik asked a question:

Black lentils?

Hi guys, Well, after about 3 years on tim’s SCD, I think I failed: This morning, I ate some black lentils and I have no idea if I can eat them (not on cheat days of course) or not. What ...

2 days ago

By Little bit, I mean about a Tablespoon a day

2 days ago
Kelly Michalak asked a question:

Food Mistakes

What is one food that you thought was safe, but then found out from Trial and Error that it is not safe. During the first two weeks I would eat a little bit of Organic, Natural, no sugar no salt...

2 days ago
AJ McMath asked a question:

Eat every 4 hours?

Tim says his meals are approximately four hours apart. Breakfast, lunch, smaller second lunch, dinner. Anyone know if this is required? Today was a tough day and I ate breakfast at 7am and lunch a...

3 days ago
Kelly Michalak replied to LauraCox's question:

TIP: Avoid whey protein when burning fat!

We have been using Muscle milk and have still been seeing fantastic results. Then again we use the Sugar free, Lactose Free and Gluten free version. I really love it.

4 days ago
Maggie Hofener asked a question:

Newbie Questions

I am a total newbie and a little hesitant, but so intrigued too! I currently follow a paleo-ish/bulletproof/ketogenic diet and the thought of eating beans/carbs so regularly is a little scary - a...

5 days ago
Maggie Hofener replied to LauraCox's question:

TIP: Avoid whey protein when burning fat!

What about grass fed gelatin?

5 days ago
Maggie Hofener replied to LauraCox's question:

TIP: Avoid whey protein when burning fat!

What about grass fed gelatin?

5 days ago

Enough to keep you feeling full. If for any reason you feel like you are lightheaded etc then you should eat more.

7 days ago

I don't think the point is to really count the calories as it is to keep an eye on your protein intake. I haven't counted a single calorie yet and ...

7 days ago
Kelly Michalak replied to AJ McMath's question:

List of Protein Powders Approved for Slow Carb Diet

We have been using the Sugar Free, Lactose Free and Gluten Free Muscle Milk premix ready to go protein shakes. They have been doing pretty well and have a great taste. Plus they are really easy ...

8 days ago
Jacqueline Vaughn replied to Sparka Holic's question:

SCD-What am I doing wrong???

Here are a few possibilities: I’m pretty sure the parmesan cheese is not allowed I haven’t found sausage without sugar so I would double check your sausage and/or veggie burger...

9 days ago
Jacqueline Vaughn replied to AJ McMath's question:

List of Protein Powders Approved for Slow Carb Diet

I haven’t seen a list but I use IsoPure (they have no carb flavors) which has not hindered my loss.

9 days ago
Jacqueline Vaughn asked a question:

Starting to gain after 5 months of loss

Hey all! I have attached my spreadsheat of measurements since December, when I first started slow carb. I have been very strict with diet, only slipping up on a few nights over the past 5-6 months...

9 days ago

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!

10 days ago
AJ McMath asked a question:

List of Protein Powders Approved for Slow Carb Diet

I’m transitioning from my previous way of dieting (just counting calories) to the SCD. One thing I loved that I’m not sure if I can carry over is protein powder. If I knew more about t...

10 days ago
Steve Ender replied to Shane Malta's question:

AGG - Cause of Heart Attack?

Shane, just out of curiosity, have you done the test for “factor v leiden”?

12 days ago

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

12 days ago
AZLoser commented on AZLoser's reply:

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...

12 days ago
AZLoser replied to Sparka Holic's question:

SCD-What am I doing wrong???

Well right off the bat, I’ll say that dairy is not supposed to be part of the diet. Cottage cheese, Parmesan, really any kind of cheese can slow progress. Dairy was part of the South Beach d...

12 days ago
Juan Staalenburg replied to Sparka Holic's question:

SCD-What am I doing wrong???

It’s refreshing to read your post as i too have wonderes why im not seeing the results I expected after reading the book and followng a strict diet, supplements AGG and PAGG. Cold showers, ...

18 days ago
Sparka Holic asked a question:

SCD-What am I doing wrong???

My wife and I are starting our 5th week of the SCD. Both of us are not seeing the weight loss that we expected and heard about. It doesn’t make sense based on how we usually eat and how we...

18 days ago
Eva Lotte replied to Tony Bittick's question:

Eating and Cheating on Type 2 Diabetes

Hi Tony, I’m in the early stages of developping diabetes and my doctor isn’t thrilled with the idea of a cheat day either. I don’t have to take insulin, but have to watch my diet...

20 days ago
John Whitworth asked a question:

Break after 8 weeks???

I’ve read somewhere that you should take a break after 8 weeks on the SCD. I’m doing well and still losing weight so I’m reluctant to do this. Can anyone confirm this is correct ...

24 days ago
Lezli Merritt asked a question:

Garlic Extract Substitutes?

I am allergic to garlic and am looking for some ideas on how to modify AGG and PAGG so I can fully embrace the 4HB diet. Are there any other similar products out there that have the same propertie...

26 days ago
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?

26 days ago

I recommend avoiding the scale! Muscle weighs more than fat. I measure myself instead and track my progress that way. My thighs have gotten bigger ...

27 days ago
Mia Leill replied to Josh's question:

Why are beans allowed if they have such a high carb content?

Beans are allowed on the slow-carb diet becuase we aren’t eating all the unhealthy carbs like bread and pasta we normally would. If you are active your body will burn the healthy carbs effi...

27 days ago
Michael James replied to Dvir Oren's question:

21yo gaining fat on 2500 cal/day - Advice

what’s your body fat %? the diet is slow to burn fat when below 25% body fat, and crawls to a hault around 20%. just be sure you’re spending a good deal of time in the gym. ketogen...

27 days ago
Michael James replied to Tom McGinn's question:

Does anyone know if there's a reference list for the 4-hour body?

researching oligosaccharides helped to clear some things up for me about why Tim Ferriss is all about the bean… as far as general science about calorie-restriction versus carbohydrate rest...

27 days ago

It should read: “add pepper, cayenne, paprika, or any spice I’m feeling.” Sorry about the typo

32 days ago
Cody Boyce asked a question:

Is this a "super meal?"

I have a friend who is vegan, and she turned me on to a version of fried rice that is made with grated cauliflower, instead of actual rice. Being a fan of “big pot” meals, aka throwi...

32 days ago
Michael James replied to Arnstein Johansen's tip:

Geek2Freek template

That is awesome. Quick question. Is Geek to Freak similar to Occam’s Protocol, where you space your workouts based on if you weren’t able to make the minimum required set? If so, yo...

40 days ago
Arnstein Johansen shared a tip:

Geek2Freek template

Added a workout template on bodyspace based on the Geek2Freek program. Please check it out: http://bodyspace.bodybuilding.com/workouts/workout-programs-overview/5534118d0cf272eb9d97fb5f?context=SA...

41 days ago