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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: 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 03:20 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 09:09 PM
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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 04:40 PM
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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 02:45 AM
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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 04:21 AM
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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 01:25 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 11:40 PM
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Biochemistry behind "you have to eat more to gain more (muscle)"

...Or, "you can only build muscle in a calorie surplus" I've yet to find a good explanation for this bodybuilding axiom. As far as I can tell, protein synthesis isn't vastly energetically costly, per se. The most common versions of this argument suggest that: (i) Muscle protein synthesis is...

jp973156‎, 11-25-2014 06:06 AM
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can anxiety / depression affect appetite?

I've been feeling overly anxious and depressed as of late, and I noticed that when the feelings get worse my appetite drops significantly. I'm trying to eat 4,000 calories a day for 2-3lbs a month of weight gain. But the last few weeks once I hit 2,000 I feel like a i need to force feed myself....

wisdomcube‎, 11-25-2014 12:31 PM
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OPTIMAL protein & meal frequency, overview of recommendations by industry experts

Repost from another thread, thought it might be interesting for some. OPTIMAL protein intake & meal frequency, an overview of recommendations by protein researchers & industry experts Dr. Stuart Phillips, in addition to being a full Professor in Kinesiology, is also an Adjunct Professor in...

Mrpb‎, 10-28-2014 11:23 AM
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An attempt to explain stress and feeding behaviour

Hello all, After being a long time lurker of this section of the forums on I've finally decided to make an account and start contributing. First, a bit of background. I'm a medical student from a city in Scotland called Aberdeen (north east). I'm pursuing a physiology degree this...

JamesMcIlroy‎, 10-19-2014 08:44 AM
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Smile Amino acids in scoop of ON Gold Standard vs BSN AminoX

Hi, first post here. I just had a question about amino acids. It's conventional wisdom that you get much, much more bang for your buck by using whey protein instead of amino acids. I'm trying to understand the science behind it. The two more popular whey protein and amino supplements (for...

wdrotar‎, 11-21-2014 07:34 PM
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For those who try to maximise muscle protein synthesis

Disclaimer: for most hitting their daily protein requirement is the most important thing. This thread is about spreading your protein over the day in order to achieve optimal protein synthesis. These ideas have not been proven (yet) to make a meaningful difference for real world muscle gains. ...

Mrpb‎, 08-14-2014 06:56 AM
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Obesity Among students/in unviersities discussion

Hello I am doing a discussion on measures to tackle obesity in university. The situation, hypothetical, is this: "In response to government concerns about rising obesity rates, Catering Services at X university have been asked form a committee to consider how they might promote healthy...

LegacyH‎, 10-19-2014 05:00 PM
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Thumbs up JISSN shows no gains in muscle or fat mass with 4.4g/kg protein intake

JISSN shows that consuming 4.4g/kg (2.2g/lb) does not lead to increases in fat mass or muscle mass over 8 weeks time while continuing a resistance training program in men and women in their 20's with 9 years training experience. Read the whole entire article for details. The BS tale that...

oregonpanthers‎, 11-07-2014 10:28 PM
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What do you guys think about this protein article?

Hi All Not sure if that's true, what I only know now is protein powder now has different way to process and came off in powder form, but it could be only the way it's marketed? Especially, paragraph 3 to 5. ...

Kanexyz‎, 10-17-2014 10:46 PM
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I Need Help to Gain Pounds

My doctor and nutritionist have been no help. My circumstances are very complex. Hopefully, HERE I may find one or more tips that combine for a solution. Problem is that I have several things going against me: Type 2 diabetes (pills, no needle) Gluten intolerance Colostomy bag The...

carterlegrand‎, 10-21-2014 01:14 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, 01-25-2013 12:40 AM
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Amino acid pool

Does anyone know how long amino acids are pooled in the body. I generally fast for 16 hours a day, is it worthwhile to take some BCAA'S and an amino acid complex in the morning?

danWFPB‎, 10-18-2014 09:30 PM
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Recent study demonstrates a strike against IF? Iíve never been a fan of IF personally but I know some have used it with success. I found it relevant that fasting suppressed the browning of white-fat deposits. What are your thoughts on this study?

DannPM‎, 10-15-2014 01:20 PM
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Protein study

Anyone have a link to the Harvard protein study that's recently hit the press?

KLMARB‎, 03-21-2012 07:05 AM
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WFPB muscle building plan

OK, this is my bodybuilding nutrition plan which is based on my strict science based eating approach while increasing protein ingestion. I have just bought some Plantfusion protein as it looks to be the best quality plant based protein with a PDCAAS of 1.0, it also has added glutamine and BCAA....

danWFPB‎, 10-14-2014 08:45 AM
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Eggs vs the Double Down

At least that is how its being depicted in some of the media outlets. I have seen references to the Big Mac as well. Eggs have more cholesterol than KFC Double Down, study warns The actual...

eldawg‎, 11-02-2010 08:44 AM
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Post workout carbs

The rapid decline in growth hormone levels, by consuming carbs immediately post workout, is it due to the fact that the massive insulin spike depresses growth hormone output or is it due to the fact that the insulin drives the GH out of the blood and into the muscle and thereby lead to low serum GH...

michaeloey‎, 02-04-2013 08:00 PM
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Carbs Cycling while reverse dieting!?

hi all, i have a question. it's ok to do carbs cycling while on reverse dieting? my carbs cycling is pretty simple. just workout day and non workout day workout day carbs 494g protein 244g fats 63g

jamezax‎, 10-08-2014 09:43 PM
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Iv recently been feeling faint while or just after eating ?? What's going on ?

indi76‎, 04-29-2014 02:01 PM
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Protein Needs of Bodybuilders <1 g/lb

Take Home Messages ē There is normally no advantage to consuming more than 0.82g/lb (1.8g/kg) of protein per day to preserve or build muscle. This already includes a very safe mark-up. There hasnít been any recorded advantage of consuming more than 0.64g/lb. The only exceptions to this rule...

MennoHenselmans‎, 02-05-2012 07:43 AM
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Lower Protein Diet

On Determined4000's recommendating I'm crossposting this and coming to you for some help: Hey all, let me tell you a little about me. A little over 5 years ago I used to weigh nearly 180 pounds at barely 5 feet tall as a teen. I decided to get healthy and finally lost 40 pounds 3 years later....

The_Harlequin‎, 01-12-2011 09:40 PM
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muscle protein long??

about a week ago i came across an article or a study (not sure) that was about muscle protein synthesis and training. the article basically said that the protein synthesis in the muscle returned to normal levels approxiamtely 48 hrs after being trained. The point of this was that even though your...

Ted Nugent‎, 09-29-2009 12:00 PM
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Whey Protein Degradation In Water?

Guys, I am a bit torn here. I like to drink my whey shakes cold and for convenience and it's easy for me to mix it ahead of time to store in the refrigerator so I can just grab it and drink it as needed. I've never had a problem making gains storing mixed whey shakes in the refrigerator and...

Razor Beast‎, 10-01-2010 04:55 PM
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Diet Plan

Any body got a real good diet plan to reduce body fat. I am 18%.

jgwmoffatt‎, 03-09-2014 04:06 PM
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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 07:03 AM
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