Hi pedalpress! 4HB is what led me to primal, too! Starting by getting rid of simple starches to fix my acid reflux. Dug deeper and went mostly primal when I was trying to find out why my asthma was also going away (WHEAT). I don't have a problem with dairy, so I still consume (too much of) it. Trying to cut back, but having to be 100% strict on wheat (cheats mean the asthma comes THUNDERING back) has made it harder on me to give up other stuff as well.
Just a warning to watch your eating: looks like too little to me. I know you want to lose some weight, but you don't want your body to hunker down in starvation mode. I've dropped from around 176 lbs to 147-8 (depending on the day). I'm not ripped, but you *can* see my abs. Here was today:
My breakfast is usually FOUR eggs scrambled with ham, onions and sausage, then a medium (12oz?) whole local milk mocha with real whipped cream around 9:30. Lunch today was homemade chicken salad and a banana. Then a glass of chocolate milk when I got home before heading out to a tennis clinic. Dinner was a huge salad with lettuce, ham, a couple of olives (all I had), pecans and olive oil and vinegar.
I think you *may* hit a wall and need to INCREASE you calories to meet your weight loss goals.
Good luck! I look forward to reading of your success!
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