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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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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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 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: 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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Smile overcoming sugar addiction and/or Binge Eating Disorder

Hi Everyone- I'm brand new here. I recently saw a video that inspired me to try and find community support online to help me on my journey of overcoming sugar addiction and/or Binge Eating Disorder. Preparing and knowing what to eat is a big challenge for me. I've been to several nutritionist...

HECAN333‎, Yesterday 01:43 PM
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Food Faceoff: It’s a Secret Finals

These 12 Foods all received 4 or more votes yesterday. Please choose your 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place choices:

boo99‎, Today 06:08 PM
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How is my carb cycling?

So I’m going to cut until the end of September, nothing too intense just want to shed some belly fat. How does my carb cycle look? Back and bis - low carb Chest and tris - low carb Active rest/core - high carb Legs - moderate carbs Shoulders - moderate carbs Active rest/core - high carbs...

michaelv92‎, Yesterday 10:25 AM
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suggestions for breakfast

Hi- I'm looking for suggestions for breakfast items for breakfast. I usually don't eat till after 10am. I can barely have dairy (that includes NO YOGURT) & I currently my body isn't used to high fiber. Thanks for any input. :0)

HECAN333‎, Today 10:22 AM
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[15M] 25% bodyfat at 145lbs should I cut or bulk?

Hey guys! I'm going to be following Ice cream Fitness smarter surgery on my leg. And I was looking for nutrition tips for my body type, I'm 145lbs and I'm guessing 25% bodyfat so Idk if u should cut or bulk. I eat 2200 cals of chicken thighs and breasts, turkey meat, riced cauliflower, corn...

Dean562727‎, Today 12:45 PM
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How to stop counting calories so obsessively??

I have been tracking my calories now for the past 2-3 months and it has taken over my life. I always want more than what I can have in a day and when I eat it I feel so guilty and try to under eat a little the next day which I know is not healthy at all. I just wanna stop counting calories and eat...

AL459‎, Today 11:08 AM
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Food Faceoff: It’s a Secret Semis

These 21 Foods/Drinks all received 8 or more votes this week. Please choose up to 8 that you want to go to the Finals:

boo99‎, Yesterday 06:30 PM
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Help with macros

So I’m confused as to what to do. I see people saying what protein levels are good, but it doesn’t allow for proper mass gain from what I understand. We need more calories for more size right? So if I eat the recommended protein intake, I’m simply not able to bulk up without adding a ridiculous...

michaelv92‎, Today 01:22 PM
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does dextrose have any fructose?

I am seeking a fructose free sweetener, given i already consume basically the maximum amount of fructose that doesn't cause excessive fat gain from fruit. and want to avoid refined sugar that contains fructose. is dextrose fructose free or does it have fructose in it like cane sugar and agave?

kenneyj889‎, Today 01:29 PM
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Feeling dizzy and without energy in gym

Last Friday I was working out. I woke up after 8 hours of sleep then I ate some rice and meat and in about half an hour from that I went to the gym. Outside there was like 32 C ( 89 °F) So pretty hot but not too hot. I did first set of squats and I got pretty exhausted then I made another set of...

Pajchel‎, Today 11:25 AM
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stevia in protein shake

does stevia innhibit the absorbtion of protein ? does anyone know this for a fact if its so or not? i dont want any feel good or feel bad answers as much facts as possible please!

shadstarn‎, Yesterday 07:05 AM
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Smile Pre-workout 'meal' advice - morning workouts

Hi there! I'm a 20 year old female (height - 152cm / 5'0" ; weight - 38.5kg / 85lbs) with *very little* muscle and i'm going to be starting a 4 month at home muscle building plan soon (it's the lean building plan from The Team Plans by Abby Pollock if anyone wants to know). The aim is purely to...

anaismaribel‎, Today 09:35 AM
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Low carb bodybuilding

Anyone else prefer to stay low carb all the time? I just feel better on a lower carb diet. I take in about 100g or less per day. I think this is too much to put me in ketosis, but I like my fruit. Would I be better off cutting down to below 30g?

George2100‎, Today 07:31 AM
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How much protein really is necessary

I see so much conflicting info online

CheekyCuntt‎, 07-10-2020 03:55 AM
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Help adding weight

Hi before lockdown I was 188lbs and had amazing gains that I worked years for. I've always had an issue with weight and not wanting to be 'fat', I think because all my family members are fat, not being mean just honest. They would agree haha. I was also fat as a child. During lockdown I broke my...

swe223‎, 07-10-2020 10:02 PM
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Unmotivated...

Hey guys, My name is Rolando Fernandez and weigh 428 lbs. I have always struggled with weight and have tried for many years to lose it, but always get discouraged three weeks or so into each new routine I try. And things are definitely getting worse since we're in this pandemic. I would...

rollydamaster‎, Yesterday 02:12 PM
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Cut or bulk

I am a 16yo male, 87kgs, 192cm and skinny fat I think. I have been training since December but I can't get out of the skinny fat look. I bulked and it made me fatter, after that I cut but I only got down to 14% bf. Now I look like this - httpps://photos.app.goo.gl/wF4F1ZXUvpMDaJaZ8 (I wrote one...

vents04‎, 07-09-2020 11:26 AM
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Food Faceoff: It’s a Secret 5

Please choose up to 4 from these secret Food/Drink menu items that you like: Chipotle Burritodilla

boo99‎, 07-10-2020 05:38 PM
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Will you still lose gains if you train with half the appropriate volume required?

So until November I won't be able to lift at an optimal volume due to school exams and such. Could I expect to lose gains or could I still maintain my physique?

CheekyCuntt‎, 07-09-2020 01:23 AM
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Help with appetite and weight gain

Hello, I am 33 year old guy, skinny 150lbs 5'9" and have been trying to gain weight for a long time. Long story short, my issue is that im not consuming enough calories and protein throughout the day. I am almost never hungry which I hate. I wish I had an appetite where I want to eat several meals...

sethlsams‎, 07-10-2020 04:43 PM
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Good diet for losing weight?

I’m 18, 6 foot, and weigh 330. I’ve started working out about 20 minutes a day every day for 3 weeks and I started dieting 4 days ago but I’m not sure if it’s a good diet? I’ve been eating only cottage cheese and protein bars for every meal, and having chicken broth whenever I get cravings. It’s...

ImExtremelyFat‎, 07-10-2020 10:19 AM
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Low(ish) Vitamin D even with sunlight and supplementation

My serum VitD came back right on the lower threshold of the ref range (29.9). For the past several months I have been taking 1000iu daily in addition to getting 30-90min of outdoor time daily, in most cases with at least some sunshine. What I’m curious about is whether or not a lower body...

AdamWW‎, 07-08-2020 04:19 AM
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Food Faceoff: It’s Secret 4

There are 8 Secret Menu Food/Drinks listed below. Please choose up to 4 that you like: Arbys Roast Beef & Swiss

boo99‎, 07-09-2020 05:20 PM
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Exclamation Is my bulk looking successful or like a failure

First time posting but here we go. I staring bulking from 175 in April 2020 and am now 195 as of July 2020. I do and upper lower split twice a week (up/L/up). I’ve never been this heavy but I’ve also never been this strong, which isn’t too strong compared to most people on this board. (Incline...

browngainz99‎, 07-08-2020 11:31 AM
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Can too high intake and too low sodium give water retention?

I am sometimes wondering if too much water and too low sodium actually can give water retention? The last few days my face has been so puffy, but last night I ate sushi and woke up and the puffiness was gone?

Mrbt17‎, 07-10-2020 01:53 AM
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