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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: 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 http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=317777 MEN#2 http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=7354271

The Solution‎, 06-25-2015 01:10 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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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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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: https://www.freedieting.com/tools/calorie_calculator.htm Keep in mind this number is only an estimate....

Mrpb‎, 02-02-2017 08:49 PM
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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: http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=70778&page=1 Link to part 2: http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=149942713&page=1 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: 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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Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: General Forum Rules

Welcome to the Bodybuilding.com 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: IN RESPONSE to a NUMBER OF RECURRING THREADS/POSTS IN THIS FORUM:

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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** ~ 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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Dark Chocolate and Its Place in Bodybuilding...

I can find plenty of resources on the internet that extoll the overall health benefits of dark chocolate (possible lowering of LDL cholesterol, lowering blood pressure, full of antioxidants, positive effects on mood), which is all good and fine. But, I'm looking for info that either supports or...

heyzeus909‎, 02-13-2007 07:43 PM
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Which subway sandwich has the most protein!

Always wondered....

JinHit‎, 07-15-2010 10:54 AM
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Is Breaded Chicken that bad even baked?

Sup guys, about 3 weeks ago I have been going gym and I've been trying to eat a lot healthier so it's not a wasted effort. I know chicken is great but recently I have been breading my chicken so that's covering it in flour, then whisking an eggs and dipping it in that, then covering it in...

Jack19190‎, 01-06-2016 08:40 AM
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chicken liver.. as a protein source?

I saw some chicken liver at a supermarket yesterday.. nutritional value kinda got me interested: per 100g: 150kcal, 21-22g of protein, 7g of fats.. what do you reckon?

mazonas‎, 07-04-2014 03:05 AM
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L-Arginine before bed?

I've heard from some people that it may be beneficial to take arginine before bed in addition to preworkout as it stimulates GH production, is this true? and if so, how much should i be taking pre workout and before bed?

BIG_GARY89‎, 06-16-2009 12:33 AM
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Cool Steaks everyday

Hi, I don’t like chicken that much and can eat fish sometimes, however I love steaks and I find it convenient to hit my protein goals with it, the only problem is can I eat this everyday?

Workingoutdude‎, 08-27-2020 02:07 AM
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What is your staple fresh vegetable?

Hello all, To those of you who include plenty of fresh vegetables in your regular diet, what is your go-to produce item and what do you prefer about it? A variety would be ideal, I realize, but bearing the space and preparation factors of fresh produce in mind, what "bulk" or base vegetable...

EliKoehn‎, 08-13-2020 06:20 AM
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Smile Clean and dirty foods

Hi, I’ve got a question. This is quite a long post so bare with me. I’ve been trying to figure out how to loose weight properly which is a lot harder then I expected. I’m either 6’1 or 6’3 can’t remember lol let’s say 6’2 I weigh 205lb. I’ve had all different maintenance calorie quotes from...

realironman09‎, 08-29-2020 10:06 PM
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Surprisingly low calorie foods?

So I’m sitting here, eating my non fat light & fit strawberry yogurt loving life. 32oz and only 400 calories, an absolute steal as I’m trying to lose. Has me thinking, what else is out there that has unexpectedly low calories. So what’s your favorite surprisingly low calorie food?

poker27‎, 08-18-2020 07:52 PM
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If you were only allowed to live off of 5 foods

Which five would they be and why? You can take vitamins if needed and use seasonings ****(not meals but single ingredient foods)**** Me: -Greek yogurt -broccoli -eggs -cheese -sweet potatoes/potatoes

snailsrus‎, 08-27-2020 10:53 AM
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The Best Apps to Track Macros?

There's a myriad of macros apps with plenty of new ones coming each year, so I'm posting this thread rather than bumping an old one. In your opinion, what's the best app to track macros? Though not the newest apps, some of the most downloaded ones are: - myfitnesspal - YAZIO - Lifesum ...

klbbr‎, 09-22-2018 05:43 AM
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What’s your rest day cals and train day cals

I think my training day is around 3500 but I might go up more I’m not the same on off days but I don’t count cals everyday I just eat the same thing everyday really Just wondering if I should be eating the same cals every single day Train four days a week hard and heavy I’m going from 93kg to...

bheast69‎, 09-06-2020 06:06 AM
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is it really true you need more protein cutting than bulking?

I hear commonly it is reccomended that you eat more protien cutting than bulking. however it is unclear whether the logic has to do with sparing muscle or feeling satiated. i find fiber much more effective for satiety than protein, but would of course consume more protein if it has muscle sparing...

kenneyj889‎, 09-09-2020 12:55 PM
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help me im really bad : (

Hi guys, I'm 23 male, my height is 162cm and my weight is around 57kg, I've started working out 2 months ago and I go 6 times a week, I'm pretty committed and I really enjoy going to gym now a days, At the beginning I was doing this just for fun, so I mostly do machines training, since they are...

ImAnooob‎, 08-24-2020 03:06 PM
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Water retention and carb intake

I started my bulking 2 months ago and I am very bloated I am consuming 600 grams of Carbs. If I reduced it to 250-300grams would I have a loss in strength gain and muscle size due to glycogen? I’m doing 5x5 icf. I think it reaches an amount of carbohydrates that has no benefit to consume more. What...

brunogouveia58‎, 08-21-2020 07:44 AM
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High caloric snacks

I struggle to reach my caloric (2800) and protein requirements (180). Generally i cant cook throughout the day so am stuck at 3 meals/day. So i am looking for convenient snacks between meals to make up the difference. I got recommended nuts, which don't need to be cooked and are calary dense,...

emerra‎, 08-25-2020 03:37 AM
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A greasy egg sandwich

You guys do the egg whites or the whole egg for gains? Isn't all the nutrients in the yolk? My Dad always told me sissies are scared of the yolk. Before a big lift yolks would provide benefit over just the whites???

Bopshewonnie‎, 09-03-2020 12:31 AM
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Lord help me control myself

So I've posted before and here I am again. 🤣 I'm not in a prep. I'm getting married in two weeks. I'm not in bad shape. Anyways that doesn't matter now because nothing is changing in two weeks. But why on gods earth can I not stop binging. I've done it this afternoon, I haven't done it for a while....

RochDarl‎, 09-05-2020 11:21 AM
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Can I properly cut while drinking ?

Hey all, this may seem like a stupid question but just want some second opinions. I'm currently on a caloric deficit, but also have a habit of drinking a 750ml bottle of fortified wine 1-2x per week. For those unfamiliar, 1 750ml is approx. 1200cals. From your experiences, would this hinder my...

rickyw10‎, 08-24-2020 08:17 PM
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Costco rotisserie chicken—bad?

How bad is eating this without skin? I generally eat chicken breasts and was wondering if these are oiled and buttered up?

njneh‎, 09-03-2020 04:29 PM
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Question Sleep guide to make gains help

I understand that you have to have a good sleep to make a profit, it turns out that I sleep more than 8 hours, but I stay up too late, I go to sleep around 4 a.m. or 3 a.m., I wanted to sleep earlier, but the depression and the lack of a job has me like this. I also tend to run at 12 am until 2 am...

Owlock‎, 08-27-2020 11:49 PM
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Too much protein?

I weigh 145.6 I eat pound and half of ground chicken or beef 93%.I include a lot carrots and spinach and fruit.3 hand scoop of rice per meal till no meat left.I eat 4 scoops of peanut butter out the jar and 2 potatoes but I feels like I need to eat a more protein to feel full or left more hungry...

Maduraz‎, 08-16-2020 07:56 AM
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Food Face Off 2.0 part 2 “five foods to live off”

popular demand I’ve decided to try to do a FFO this week. The theme is based on in the thread I made “if you had to live on only five foods” Each day I’ll list 10-12 choices and you can pick the five you like. And you can cook them how you like! Eggs: Hard cheeses: Rice: Baby Squash:

snailsrus‎, 09-01-2020 07:03 AM
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Help with nailing down macros for some off the wagon for 5 years

35 yr Old, 5'10" 195 lbs 23.4% BF I do weight training 5-6 days a week. 3 of those days is done at a F45 gym. Circuit training with lighter weights. 35 seconds on, 25 seconds off. 12 Exercises, 3 sets each with one break between exercise 6-7. The other 2-3 days a week are done in a normal...

bly3‎, 09-07-2020 09:57 AM
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