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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: 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: 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: 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: 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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Post Workout Nutrition when intermittent fasting

I have always read the importance of post workout nutrition within 30 minutes to 1 hour after lifting. I currently follow a 16:8 IM schedule with me skipping breakfast. The problem is, I can only workout in the morning, and post workout nutrition in the morning breaks my fast earlier than I want....

wbcreekmore‎, 05-12-2021 02:36 PM
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Using the excess of proteins as carbohydrates vs using carbohydrates as carbohydrates

Once I heard that the excess of protein is converted into sugar in the body, but there is the take. Which is better: To consume sugar in form of a carb with lets say 17 of glycemic index or to consume excess of protein with basically 0 glycemic index and get the excess of protein transformed into...

UFuckinMirin‎, Yesterday 11:49 AM
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Poll Poll: FFO, Round 4, Post 1

Round 4: Lobster, ribs, pizza, calamari, beef nachos, bagels, whey shake, potatoes. Round 5:

paulinkansas‎, 05-12-2021 07:48 AM
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Poll Poll: FFO, Round 4, Post 2

Round 4: beef nachos, bagels, whey shake, potatoes. Round 5: Lobster, pizza,

paulinkansas‎, Yesterday 06:33 AM
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Angry imposed carnivorous eating style

unfortunately, I cannot afford to go shopping at the supermarket nor i can have access to the kitchen, and my father provides for my meals. he is against (for religious reasons?) the consumption of vegetables, especially if fresh, but imposes meat or other foods of animal origin or pre-packaged...

Lastworkout‎, 05-01-2021 05:22 AM
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Army ration food packs?

Would anyone consider eating these as a staple of one's diet? They hold plenty of nutritional value and can be eaten hot or cold. If they can give soldiers the energy to endure extreme training then I'm sure they will be fine for athletes and gym goers.

Wass85‎, 05-07-2021 12:07 PM
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Cut or bulk

So I started skinny fat and started training (properly) about a year ago. Been completely disciplined following progressive overload and eating to grow. I'm carrying excess fat as I decided to focus on muscle growth first rather than cut as I had nothing to cut too. I'm deciding whether to carry on...

safcpaul‎, 05-04-2021 12:17 PM
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Exclamation Help please!

Currently I weigth 242 pounds 5'9 very active. I go for 3.11 mile walk a day and I workout everyday and take 2 days odd I do shoulders, chest back, arms and full body. I wanna make sure I'm eating enough calories to gain muscle and lose fat. Right now I'm eating around 250 grams of protein a day...

LocoLifting1994‎, 05-10-2021 04:49 PM
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Nutrition Help

I have a question...I am horrible at nutrition and understanding how to receive the maximum benefits from ...if you have to start your work out at 5am what should be consumed for breakfast ? is it different from off days ? and does it matter how long you wait before starting your work out? when...

Bonta1‎, 05-11-2021 10:35 AM
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eating at a slight deficit to lose fat and build muscle

Ok so I have done a bit of research and found that you can build muscle and lose fat at the same time providing your diet is spot on (right macros, esp protein) and the deficit is small (around 2-300kcal) and your BF is no less than 10-11% (I'm 15-16%) the only issue with this is how to know...

themorganator4‎, 05-07-2021 06:24 AM
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Poll Poll: FFO, Round 3, Post 3

Round 3: beef nachos, mussels, bagel, bison/veniso, dark n/a beer, whey shake, Watermelon, potatoes. Round 4: Lobster, ribs, pizza, calamari,

paulinkansas‎, 05-10-2021 09:04 AM
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Poll Poll: FFO, Round 3, Post 4

Round 3: , dark n/a beer, whey shake, Watermelon, potatoes. Round 4: Lobster, ribs, pizza, calamari, beef nachos, bagels or bison/venison,

paulinkansas‎, 05-11-2021 05:36 AM
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Say you were bed-ridden for a week

Hypothetical question I thought about earlier today... Suppose you got quite sick with a stomach bug or something similar and were unable to keep solid food down very well for about a week. Let's also suppose that while sick you rested completely and hardly left your bed at all. For the sake...

EliKoehn‎, 05-09-2021 08:02 PM
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Weighing food before or after its cooked?

I am curious about how to calculate nutritional values of foods based on their weight. Do you weigh it before you cook it and use that measurement or after its cooked. For example, I have noticed that if I weigh out 6 oz of frozen boneless, skinless chicken tenders, then cook it and weigh it...

mmater‎, 02-15-2010 07:40 PM
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16/8 IF and bulking

Hello, i need help. Im trying to bulk (3200 kcal), but i have problem with breakfast, because at morning i have completely zero apetite + when i have breakfast, i feel pretty tired at morning. I tried for a few days 16/8 IF so i skipped breakfast, and have just 8 hours eating 3 meals for lunch,...

BBforum5‎, 05-09-2021 02:33 AM
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Poll Poll: FFO, Round 3, Post 2

Round 3: pizza, burrito, calamari, taquitoes, beef nachos, mussels, bagel, bison/veniso, dark n/a beer, whey shake, Watermelon, potatoes. Round 4: Lobster, ribs,

paulinkansas‎, 05-09-2021 07:28 AM
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Frozen Chicken

Hey guys I wanna get people’s opinion on this. I eat chicken everyday so I need to buy it in bulk im also a college student with a limited budget so I can not just cash out on all organic chicken. Therefore, I buy bags of frozen chicken however I am getting concerned. The chicken I buy says...

Hellacutup‎, 05-05-2021 08:06 AM
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The great oatmilk shortage fiasco

As we all know, the best drink at Starbucks right now is by far the Brown Sugar Oatmilk Shaken Espresso. Ever since it came out i am jonesing for it each day. However, due to the nationwide oatmilk shortage, they are unable to make this more times than they can in my neck of the woods. A lot of...

desslok‎, 04-30-2021 01:29 PM
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Exclamation Calorie intake frustration 🤔

Hello guys thanks hope you’re all doing well in these circumstances 💪 I have a question : I’ve stopped training for months and I’m willing to go back and start tracking calories/macros the minute I restart lifting .. anyway to calculate my TDEE should I use my current activity level (lightly...

jay2392‎, 05-08-2021 08:32 AM
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Poll Poll: FFO, Round 3, Post 1

Round 3: Tuna, lobster, ribs, yogurt, pizza, burrito, calamari, taquitoes, beef nachos, mussels, bagel, bison/veniso, dark n/a beer, whey shake, Watermelon, bananas or potatoes.

paulinkansas‎, 05-08-2021 07:25 AM
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Poll Poll: FFO, Round 2, Post 8

Round 2: watermelon, pepperoni, bananas, potatoes. Round 3: Tuna, lobster, ribs, yogurt, pizza, burrito, calamari, taquitoes, beef nachos, mussels, bagel, bison/veniso, dark n/a beer, whey shake,

paulinkansas‎, 05-07-2021 09:18 AM
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I Need A Bit Of Sincere Advice From A Good Nutritionist About My Mental Health?

Do I need a bit of sincere advice and support from a good nutritionist about my mental health? Anyone here who can guide me with good Knowledge? Hi everyone I’m new here. I'm here to get a sincere answer to my query. Recently I'm facing some issues with my mental health which are not good for...

VincenteMozell‎, 05-08-2021 04:15 AM
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Tips for quick and easy healthy diet.

I must admit it's not easy sticking to a clean diet when I work long days and weekends. I work away quite often and doing between 11-13 hours of work a day, by the time I've done a training session it's like 8-9pm by the time I'm sorted and ready to eat. Any tips on how to hit those macros as...

Wass85‎, 05-07-2021 07:05 AM
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Weight Loss. Rutabaga + veggie chopper = good idea?

I'm running out of ideas for weight loss. So rutabaga. To you guys who have used a veggie chopper, do you think chopping rutabaga in such would work well? Such as this one https://www.amazon.com/Mueller-Austria-Chopper-Vegetable-Container/dp/B08N9Q24M9/ If it works I could store such in the...

klbbr‎, 05-07-2021 09:05 AM
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BCAAs effecting mood in large quantities

Hey, So I normally use the Serious Mass weight gain powder to help supplement my calories/protein, but they were out of stock recently so I was reading some reviews on a similar product. There was one product that had over 10g of BCAAs per serving, and 2 of the top reviews were mentioning how...

Homeslice92‎, 05-06-2021 09:12 AM
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