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  1. Acronyms and Abbreviations

    Definitions and Acronyms related to HCG

    • ACV - Apple Cider Vinegar
    • AF - Tom's Aunt Flo
    • Apple Day – eating only apples as a way to break a stall (reduces water weight)
    • BAB – a P3/4 term for Big A** Breakfast
    • Bact water – Bacteropstatoc water – used for mixing HCG
    • BMI – a number that relates your height and weight. A Low number means you are too thin,
    a high number means you are overweight. It is a number that ...
    Tags: hcg
    P3 , P2
  2. the potassium thing

    Okay.. the potassium thing.

    Restaurant meals tend to be high in sodium. A lot of the gain (at least for me) after eating out I feel is from salt. Potassium taken in about the same level as sodium should keep some of the water retention at bay.

    "kidneys respond to excess sodium by flushing it out in the urine. Unfortunately, this also removes potassium. If potassium levels are low, the body tries to hoard it, which also means hanging onto sodium. Water follows ...
    Supplements , P3
  3. P3 / P4 recommendations from someone

    Seems like there are lots of newbies who have just entered p3 or are going to soon. Here is a re-post of some guidelines that I found very helpful with my firstr p3:

    P3 Basics and when to add foods:

    Here's Some Basics for P3 posted a while back on the boards... I figured they might help you all as much as they're going to help me.

    First, find out your calorie limit: Women that means 11 times your current weight, Men 12 times your current weight. ...

    Updated April 16th, 2011 at 11:06 AM by Beth_M

  4. Last night of R2P3 and I finally made cauliflower *rice*

    It was absolutely decadent..

    Picture here but details in my daily blog at http://hcg-diet-journey.blogspot.com...p3-day-21.html
    Tags: cauliflower, rice
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  5. P3 breakfast muffins

    Someone mentioned the breakfast "muffins' for P3 with sausage and eggs..

    1 pound sausage, no sugar added, browned
    12 large eggs
    2 c shredded Cheddar cheese
    1/2 t salt
    1/4 t pepper

    Preheat oven to 375*F.
    Mix all ingredients together. Spray a 12 cup muffin pan and pour egg mixture into each muffin cup evenly. Bake for 30 minutes. Cool for 5 minutes and serve.
    Makes 12 servings

    I guess you can even freeze them. ...
  6. P3 Vegetable and Fruit List and things to avoid

    Thought I'd post this for people looking

    Low Carb Vegetables

    This list is roughly arranged from lowest to highest carbohydrate counts, but all are non-starchy and generally low in carbohydrates. Exact carb count depends on serving size. Remember when counting carbs in vegetables that the fiber is not counted, and can be subtracted from the total.
    •Sprouts (bean, alfalfa, etc.)
    •Greens – lettuces, spinach, chard, etc.
    •Hearty Greens - collards, mustard greens, ...

    Updated April 6th, 2011 at 10:58 PM by Beth_M