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Forum: Advanced Nutrition

An area dedicated to sharing the science and knowledge behind advanced diets and nutritional ideas.

Sticky Thread Sticky: Information Sources and Sites

On the request of a few people - Feel free to add if you have anything else you want to share! Please note - links to sites that are competitors of or links to sites that are 'pimping' something (eg: a product) will likely be deleted. ;) Research: Research Database Directory If...

Emma-Leigh‎, 09-16-2008 03:21 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Meal Frequency

Just because the topic always comes up - thought I would post up a whole heap of references so they were easy to find:

Emma-Leigh‎, 09-12-2009 01:45 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Unrealistic Goals and Weight Loss timelines - funky tool available

Many people grossly underestimate the time it is going to take them to reach their goal weight, which generally results in frustration, disappointment, and a fall from the diet wagon. So I just wanted to point everyone in the direction of this article: HERE It points out that a '3500 cal...

Emma-Leigh‎, 09-13-2011 03:40 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Studies on RMR/ Metabolism

Family Practice Vol. 16, No. 2, 196-201 © Oxford University Press 1999 Effects of dieting and exercise on resting metabolic rate and implications for weight management Josephine Connolly, Theresa Romano and Marisa Patruno Department of Family Medicine, University Hospital and Medical...

Emma-Leigh‎, 04-09-2010 02:20 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Random Reading....

Very interesting stuff: "In general, insulin sensitivity and glucose tolerance were not affected by the consumption of glucose but were decreased during the consumption of fructose (Table 5). Fasting glucose concentrations decreased in subjects consuming...

mc4_a‎, 04-24-2009 08:09 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Unconventional Dietary Approaches

Intermittent Fasting Variants: Martin Berkhan's Approach Warrior Diet Discussion

alan aragon‎, 01-16-2009 12:25 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Rules And Requirements - Read Here Before Posting

.... In Process.... 1. This forum is for the discussion of advanced nutrition and dieting techniques and the science behind these. If you are not sure WHAT this means, you probably should NOT be posting here. ;) 2. Any flaming/ fighting or spamming will result in posts being deleted and you...

Emma-Leigh‎, 01-10-2009 10:40 PM
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Increasing carbs or fat to boost caloric intake?

I'm a 74kg male, 175cm and about 14% BF I decided to estimate my macros based on my daily food intake to figure out why I am hungry and I came to the following numbers: carbs: 165g fat: 50g protein: 225g energy: 2000kcal I realise that this number might be good for cutting but certainly...

mrpringle‎, Yesterday 04:37 PM
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Intermittent Fasting training timing

Your meal starts at 12pm to 6pm. A) 10g BCAA at 6am. Gym at 6.15am. 10g BCAA at 8am. 10g BCAA at 10am. B) 10g BCAA at 10.30am. Gym at 10.45am. A and B give same result?

Big3PlusChin‎, 07-26-2014 04:41 AM
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2 proteins in one plate? ?

People keep telling me that I can't eat two different proteins in one meal. ... Why the fuhkk not? ? I like eggs. I like bacon. I like beef. I like to mix them all together & eat it. Why do people keep telling me I should only eat 1 protein a meal?

FirstClassXo‎, 07-20-2014 08:34 PM
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Bulking problems

I'm skinny fat and I absolutely hate bulking up, I can't even do it for a month without regretting have done it. Unfortunately I have bad genes, skinny arms, when flexed they're 13" and a bit of a belly. I've been kickboxing/Boxing since I was 5 years old, but it hasn't done jack**** to my...

RicardoRaditz‎, 07-23-2014 08:42 PM
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Help diet plan

I'm quite the lurker on this forum and see a lot of solid advice. 5 months ago, I recieved a "custom" diet plan from my local supplement shops. I've been very strict with it, but not seeing the results I was hoping for. I was trying to gain muscle while at the same time not adding any fat. ...

bq966‎, 07-22-2014 02:50 PM
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Been a vegetarian for two years and now considering eating meat again.

I'm going to try to keep it short. I decided to challenge myself to become a vegetarian for a week which lead to months and eventually two years. I enjoyed the health benefits that came with it. My digestive system works great, its easier for me to stay lean while trying to put on size because I...

TroubleMaker91‎, 07-13-2014 02:07 PM
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Numbers don't seem to add up

Hi, I'm using the World’s Most Accurate Calorie Calculator nutrition calc (google "scooby nutrition calc") and the numbers given for all my metrics seem to make sense and align with others I've seen/used. For my metrics and goals, I'm advised to eat 5 times a day and each meal should contain...

Keseven‎, 07-10-2014 10:40 PM
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IF: Part Three

Written by Emma-Leigh and determined4000 IF ( is a dietary protocol that has been around for many years. In basic terms it involves alternating periods of 'feeding' with 'fasting'. This form of eating has recently been popularized by Martin...

Emma-Leigh‎, 01-24-2013 11:40 PM
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Smile Majority of Carbs Pre/Post Workout?!

Hi All! I'm trying to make some changes to my diet in hopes of firing up some fat loss again....I've been at a bit of a plateau it seems. I'm 17% BF right now and would just like it dropped a bit lower. Should I move a majority of my carbs to pre/post workout? I currently haven't been...

Cindym432‎, 04-23-2014 09:38 AM
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Question booze and weight loss

(i'm new to the forum, so forgive me if this is already a topic) i've been losing weight for the last few months since I started my job at a health foods store (28 pounds in 4 months), I lift weights, eat healthy, and get plenty of cardio, but I drink a fair amount. In fact, I literally only...

samsamrages‎, 07-09-2014 06:03 AM
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Help cutting with diet

Im 6ft male, 200 lbs, 15% bodyfat. How does this diet look? Also diet has 2950 calories, is this to many for a cut? Meal 1 8 oz top sirloin and 1 cup oatmeal Meal 2 8 oz chicken breast (or tilapia or cod) and 8 oz yam Meal 3 8 oz chicken breast (or tilapia or cod) and 1/3 cup of brown rice...

JJM1648‎, 07-15-2014 07:49 AM
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Intermittent Fasting timing problems

Okay so i am trying to lean out to around 188 lbs so my abs can be hoe ready. I am thinking about trying Intermittent Fasting. I have a few problems though, I cannot workout until 5 pm because I have to work but I still want to fast until then. But I don't want to eat so much food right before...

elitexspeed2‎, 07-02-2014 08:21 AM
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Question Weight Loss what to eat?

After many hours of searching for weight loss tips and ideas I found myself here. I am currently 255lb and 5'11. I am looking to get down to about 170-175. Does anyone have any ideas or sample menu plans that will help me drop weight at a somewhat rapid pace along with the exercise that I am...

Gavinheit‎, 07-07-2014 09:27 AM
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Citrulline Malate: what amount is good?

What wondering how others feel about th is supplement and at what amount is is good? The rating go from 3-15 gms.

KRANE‎, 07-10-2014 05:32 PM
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Smile HIIT Cardio

What is everyone's opinion of doing HIIT one time a week when the goal is building muscle? My goal is to build muscle but I currently do HIIT one time a week just to keep my heart healthy and not get out of breath so easy. Opinions would be greatly appreciated!!

bdsnyder27‎, 06-24-2014 03:26 PM
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Peak week

So I plan on competing for the first time, and I need advice on peak week, How much carbs should I increase day by day also If I should front load or back load on carbs and sodium manipulation?

SKBB26‎, 07-16-2014 08:00 PM
07-17-2014, 08:54 PM Go to last post
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Calculating TDEE

When I'm counting the time I exercise for my TDEE, do I count cardio and lifting or just cardio? From what I've heard, lifting does not burn a significant amount of calories. What should I do? What do you? I do 30 minutes of cardio 5 days a week, just light jogging or fast walking, sometimes...

JRP016227‎, 07-16-2014 09:26 AM
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Which do you prefer, GI based diet or carb cycling? And why?

Been some carb cycling but have been looking into glycemic index based diets. Just curious what everyone thought about both for cutting or bulking?

kroyalw‎, 06-26-2014 09:45 PM
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Macros and calories on a bulk?

Hello. I am 18 years old, my weight is 75.5 kg (166.5 lbs), and I have a bf % of 11.5. I am currently cutting to reach at least 9% bf before starting my bulk. I looked around on many websites on info for how to calculate my calories and macros and I stumbled upon a website that uses this: 1)...

Moutooz‎, 07-11-2014 02:58 PM
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How to bulk properly without getting to much fat

I want to start bulking but I want to add as little fat as I can. I would like to put on about 15-20 pounds and turn it into muscle.

Craigie24‎, 07-09-2014 08:38 AM
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Calories Don't Match Macros

I'm tracking my calories and macros with an excel sheet I made. I've noticed that they don't always line up, so I took a closer look. Some foods are not adding up the right way; what I mean by this is, there are not 4 calories per gram of protein and carbs and 9 calories per gram of fat. Take...

JRP016227‎, 07-08-2014 12:22 PM
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High protein Low carb, Low fat diet?

Here is the diet i am on right now and i am wondering what you guys think of it, and if i should change anything. To start: I started training seriously around a year ago. At that time i was 6 foot 4, 230 pounds and 16 years old. I dont know for sure but i would guess to have been 20 plus percent...

wbaron1‎, 06-14-2014 10:45 PM
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Muscle fiber type and carbohydrate needs?

So I've been wondering about this one. Not to navel-gaze here, just kind of curious, in part because I see SUCH diversity of performance on a variety of carb intake. I know some of it is based on what type of exercise you perform and some of it is based on genetic factors like insulin sensitivity...

shesprints‎, 07-02-2014 06:47 AM
07-06-2014, 02:18 PM Go to last post
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Where do I start as a vegetarian?

17 years old, 192 lbs, a bit of muscle in the arms and legs, but all around, not so much. I've always eaten terribly. I played soccer throughout middle school and into high school, quit sophomore year. Began working out in 2012, got pretty big, felt a lot better about myself, then in the summer...

daftcinema‎, 06-16-2014 12:24 AM
07-06-2014, 05:40 AM Go to last post
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paleo, fasted workout, cheat days and carb backloading

Hey guys, for the past couple of weeks I've done some extensive research on the optimal dieting, nutrition and workout for quick fat loss, gaining muscle (or at least maintaining) and overall general health (hormones, energy etc.) There are tons of resources online and this stuff is pretty...

Randall8‎, 07-06-2014 03:50 AM
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