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Sticky Thread Sticky: Eating Disorder Support Thread: "Take Action" (part 3)

The forum limit has been reached on part two. Here is the new thread. Link to part 1: Link to part 2: Thank you to everyone who has participated in the older threads. ...

sonnydfrizzy‎, 02-17-2017 02:03 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Meals Eating Now XVII !!!!

This thread is dedicated to the art of food porn and making people drool. Thanks to the ironwill2008 for asking me to make a new thread Past MEN Legacies: MEN#1 MEN#2

The Solution‎, 06-25-2015 01:10 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Post Your favourite Recipes here -

Due to public demand here is the Recipes thread. Try to include as much info as possbile i.e cooking time, nutrition values. Pls. note this thread is strictly for details of recipes, not general nutrition discussion as we have a whole forum for that. ANYTHING THAT IS NOT SPECIFICALLY ABOUT...

D&G‎, 04-18-2002 06:49 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Calculating Calories and Macros - How To

Estimating your TDEE The average number of calories you expend per day is called your total daily energy expenditure (TDEE). To estimate it, it's easiest to use a TDEE calculator such as: Keep in mind this number is only an estimate....

Mrpb‎, 02-02-2017 08:49 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Nutrition For Newbies & Must Read Threads

Due to recent discussion in THIS THREAD it was decided that there is a real need for a 'Basic principles of Nutrition' sticky. In essence, something that includes: - Basic concept of calories & macros - Basic concept of micronutrients & health - Basic concept of IIFYM & importance of food...

Emma-Leigh‎, 07-24-2011 11:52 PM
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This is the NUTRITION Forum. It is intended to answer all NUTRITION-RELATED questions. If your question isn't directly concerning NUTRITION, it doesn't belong in this forum. OFF TOPIC THREADS will either be locked, deleted, or possibly moved to the misc. Repeat offenders will get sent to band...

ironwill2008‎, 07-12-2018 09:35 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: For Anyone with a "Critique My Diet" Question...

Please stop wasting both our time and your own by posting something that looks like this: Hey guys. How does my diet look? Meal 1 - Oats and egg whites Meal 2 - Protein shake Meal 3 - Chicken breast, rice and broccoli Meal 4 - Protein shake Meal 5 - Steak, rice, and broccoli Meal 6 -...

ErickStevens‎, 11-29-2010 07:37 AM
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Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: General Forum Rules

Welcome to the Forums It is our hope that the members of the forums will help each other in providing motivation and information to those looking to reach their fitness goals. To protect our members and the forums, the following rules are effective in all sections. Please take...

ForumSentinel‎, 05-19-2014 08:12 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Discretionary Calorie Allowance - What does it mean?

The purpose of this thread is to explain the dietary approach of Discretionary Calorie Allowance (which will now be referred to as DCA). This thread was formally the IIFYM – What does it mean? sticky and has since been edited by the OP with the help of some kind moderators to something more...

YeomenKek‎, 04-15-2011 01:05 AM
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Benefits of lipids testing

Request: Please use this thread for serious discussion. I just noticed some comments in the previous thread about a Cochrane review that may lead to misinterpretations. The review found that: "General health checks probably have little or no effect on cardiovascular mortality". This does...

Mrpb‎, Yesterday 04:06 AM
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Poll Poll: Food Face Off, post 22. Turkey vs Bison/buffalo/venison. Pick one.

Turkey, it can be wild or farm raised. Bison/buffalo/venison, it can be wild or farm raised. These pictures were take 43 yards away from the back door of my house. I know not everyone has access to venison, so I lumped bison/buffalo into that choice. There are no free ranging buffalo/bison...

paulinkansas‎, Yesterday 09:42 AM
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Poll Poll: Food Face Off, post 23. Portabello vs Morel/other mushrooms.

I know not everyone has access to morel mushrooms since they are not commercially available. Morels grow in the wild during certain times of the year, and you have to go out and find them. So I'm lumping "Other" with morels. Either mushroom can be prepared any way. Morels or

paulinkansas‎, Today 09:44 AM
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Poll Poll: Food Face Off, post 20. Pretzel vs Bagel.

By pretzel I mean one of those big things you can get at a German festival from a Fraulein named something like Helga or Inga. One pretzel is a serving, it usually comes with mustard. By bagel I mean one of those late night munchies you get from a food cart in an entertainment district. They...

paulinkansas‎, 04-19-2021 10:17 AM
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Need some basic info on calories. I currently weigh 190lbs (down 9 lbs in 2 months). Using different methods I figure im between 140 to 150 lbm. I know i need at least 1gr protein/lb to grow muscle and I need about 36gr fat to stay healthy. What I'm having trouble with is how many carbs I need. ...

OldPapa‎, Yesterday 10:58 AM
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Post your meal plan

I'm interested in seeing what food choices everyone uses for their daily meal plan. I'm currently at uni, so cash is a major issue for me. I've tried my best to come up with an economical food plan while still getting my food sources from a variety of vegetables and meats. Hence, the option for...

slaran‎, 07-10-2011 08:35 PM
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Not meeting protein macros

I am NOT a vegan or a vegetarian. In fact I struggle to eat veggies for a number of reasons. Though I hear a lot of vegans or plant based people attribute lack of protein and muscle development due to low calorie intakes. Which makes sense. (Too big of a calorie deficit) As long as one is getting...

goldenerafan‎, 03-14-2021 11:11 AM
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Vince gironda’s hormone precursor shake

For the “before” picture weakling or anyone needing a kickstart to girly man hormone levels. Try this and see if you get bigger and feel better. 12 raw fertile eggs, 1/3 cup of milk-egg protein powder, 12 ounces of half-and-half and a banana (skip banana if on low carb or ketogenic diet,...

ManwittaPlan‎, 04-13-2021 06:31 PM
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How to calculate how much water to drink

I'm around 5'7 maybe around 23% body fat and I'm trying to calculate how much water I need to drink a day? Is there a method I can use to calculate as ask the before l methods I've read are targeted for USA (I'm in UK) which is probably targeting hotter areas but others give wild example i.e. 8...

MrBrave‎, 04-20-2021 06:17 AM
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Poll Poll: Food Face Off, post 21. Squash vs Zucchini, pick one

Squash has a larger side and a smaller side, like a gourd. Zucchini is uniform in size. I make kebobs and prefer the zucchini because the slices are uniform in size. Round 2: Pickled quail eggs, tuna, chicken, lobster, ribs, breakfast sausage, yogurt, catfish, oysters, pizza, chili,...

paulinkansas‎, 04-20-2021 07:27 AM
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Poll Poll: Food Face Off, post 17. Beef nachos vs beef enchiladas, pick 1.

The nachos and enchiladas can be home made, store bought or in a restaurant. Quail eggs and okra tied in the last match, so I'm advancing both of them. Round 2: Pickled quail eggs, tuna, chicken, lobster, ribs, breakfast sausage, yogurt, catfish, oysters, pizza, chili, burrito, liver,...

paulinkansas‎, 04-16-2021 05:12 AM
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Blood testing?

I'm not sure if this is the correct section... I'm trying to learn more about how to go about getting my blood tested so I can see where my numbers are and establish a baseline of sorts. I'm clueless and Google has not provided any clear info. Where do I start? I'm in west central Florida...

DingleBerry‎, 04-20-2021 06:41 AM
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Question Wisdom Tooth Removal - Meal Replacement Shakes???

Hi guys, I'm getting one of my wisdom teeth removed on Monday, but at the moment the pain is literally getting to the point that I can't eat normal foods such as potatoes, rice or chicken so I'm struggling to get my macros for the gym. Can someone help me with some good smoothie / milkshake...

JMSTHN‎, 04-15-2021 11:59 AM
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Alternatives to olive oil and butter for cooking?

I mainly only use butter to fry some eggs but I use way too much olive oil for everything else like chicken, vegetables, etc. Does any decent lower cal alternative exist?

ISmokeTooMuch‎, 04-18-2021 11:17 AM
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Discouraged from moving from cardio to weight lifting

Hi all. I've been doing cardio at the gym. I would like to do weightlifting but 2 things discourage me: 1. Having to be constantly eating sometimes 5 times per day 2. If their are future lockdowns wouldn't I lose the mass I gained. Does anyone have any tips on how to perhaps lessen...

bbuk2018‎, 04-18-2021 12:16 AM
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Thoughts on the Keto Diet

Hey Guys, My name is Tyson and i've been experimenting with the Keto diet for the past couple months. I've been doing really well on it and have lost 5kg in 2 months.  Just wanted to get some of your thoughts about the Keto diet and maybe some tips/tricks/pros & cons. I've been following...

Muscletys‎, 04-20-2021 03:03 AM
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Is this enough protein for grow ? (student)

Hello, im not sure, if im getting enough protein, so i want to ask you, if its enough or i must add more. Before i put list of my full day of eating, i want to say that im a student, so i dont have much money for variety of foods. I weight 192 pounds with around 13-15% BF. Im trying to bulk, gain...

BlackRack‎, 04-19-2021 09:21 AM
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Do I increase protein more than 1.6 to 2.2 grams of protein per kilogram if I burn +

I'm so confused about nutrition and working out. I keep reading article after article forum after forum. There is just to much information out there and lots of contradictions. Idk if this is where I should post this question. It has to do with lean bulking and nutrition. I weigh 145lbs I'm 5'10...

SlickGains‎, 04-19-2021 11:15 AM
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Poll Poll: Food Face Off, post 19. Brocolli vs Cauliflower, pick one.

I chop my broccoli. Round 2: Pickled quail eggs, tuna, chicken, lobster, ribs, breakfast sausage, yogurt, catfish, oysters, pizza, chili, burrito, liver, calamari, taquitoes, apples, pickled okra, beef nachos, mussels,

paulinkansas‎, 04-18-2021 02:03 PM
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Eating Immediately After Lifting But Before Cardio

Hi All, I do cardio immediately after I finish lifting and my trainer wants me to consume something as little as an apple or banana before I do cardio. According to him my gains doing lifting will go to waste if I do cardio without eating something first. Do you think he is right? I usually...

BeachLifeUS‎, 04-17-2021 08:01 AM
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Poll Poll: Food Face Off, post 18. Sardines vs mussels, pick 1.

I like canned sardines because they are portable. I keep a few cans in my trucks and at work. 22 grams of protein in a can. I like mussels because they taste good. I steam them in the shell and dip them in melted butter. 50 grams of protein in a bag. Round 2: Pickled quail eggs, tuna,...

paulinkansas‎, 04-17-2021 05:59 AM
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Poll Poll: Food Face Off, post 15. Apples vs Oranges, pick one

We're comparing apples to oranges. This can be the whole raw fruit, modified or prepared fruit, or apple juice vs orange juice. For those of you on the other side of the ponds, do you have a saying or phrase similar to "comparing apples to oranges" in your country? Round 2: Tuna, chicken,...

paulinkansas‎, 04-14-2021 04:14 AM
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** ~ Ice Cream Eating Now Thread -- Round 4 ~ **

Welcome fellow ICEMEN After branching out from the Ben & Jerry's 1.0, 2.0, 3.0 threads and expanding to the ** Ice Cream Eating Now Official Thread** we're ready for ROUND 4. So feel free to posts reviews, opinions, ask questions, let us know where you found a particular flavor, etc. Ice...

Oatmealman99‎, 10-30-2016 10:12 AM
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Question whey protein causing extreme eye pressure?

Different brands causing different levels of eye pressure in both eyes high levels chicken or tuna doesn't cause any adverse problem has anyone else had this problem?

buwbs‎, 04-16-2021 02:23 PM
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Unhappy Feeling stuck

Last year during covid I went on a bulk taking me from around 60kg to 63ish, i was eating around 2400 a day. I’m 5’7 btw. I was on mass gainers and in and out of good diet but look like I packed on good muscle, but also with thag came a bit more fat thag I had hoped, so I then cut, but cut so...

47thieves‎, 04-16-2021 04:46 PM
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