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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: 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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This is the Nutrition Forum. It is intended to answer all NUTRITION-RELATED questions. *This is not WebMD; don't post medical-related questions. Instead, talk to your doctor. Posting a statement in your thread that "I'm not asking for medical advice," and then asking for medical advice won't...

ironwill2008‎, 07-12-2018 09:35 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: 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: 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 broc**** Meal 4 - Protein shake Meal 5 - Steak, rice, and broc**** 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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Sticky Thread Sticky: Pre, During, & Postworkout Nutrition

Hierarchy of Importance When speaking of nutrition for improving body composition or training performance, it's crucial to realize there's an underlying hierarchy of importance. At the top of the hierarchy is total amount of the macronutrients by the end of the day. Distantly below that is the...

alan aragon‎, 04-19-2010 01:31 PM
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Club Soda Effect on Raw Eggs

Is it true club soda cooks or pasteurizes raw eggs based off the citric acid?

ss4vegeta1‎, Today 03:32 AM
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Food Faceoff: Steak 1

Posting a little early as my flight won't have Wi-Fi later. Will post the results of last weeks FFO tomorrow or later tonite. This week you will be voting on Steak dishes. Please choose up to 8 that you like:

boo99‎, Yesterday 01:39 PM
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Help with carb cycling

Hi everyone, I have some doubts about carb cycling diet.. my TDEE is about 2800... so with deficit of 500-600 kcal it will be diet about 2200 kcal per day... first od all, how can I calculate how much calories will be my low/medium/high carb days for 2200 kcal overall calories intake? second,...

Pennycillyn‎, Today 05:02 AM
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Long bulk V short bulk

Hi, I’ve been training for about 7 months. Initially I recomped then ran a 4week cut to reach 10% bodyfat then went in to a bulk. I’ve bulked for 9 weeks and am now at 12.8% bodyfat. I’m sure if I’ve gained too much fat, I can find information on how much weight gain to expect when bulking but I...

BadWrist‎, Today 05:53 AM
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Smile Calorie Deficit

Morning, I’m new here, I hope I haven’t broken rules with this post. I have had a look around and can’t see the answer to my question. I’m sorry if it’s a silly one, but I’m on a weight loss journey and need a little shove in the right direction. My Issue comes with not hitting enough...

Harper1873‎, Today 12:48 AM
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I’m having trouble eating enough protein

Ive been going to the gym for about 3 months now I’m confessing my weight on all my lifts but I’m also cutting so thank the newbie gains lol. I’m having trouble getting enough protein in a day to meet the 1g per lb of body weight I’m getting around 80-100 maybe I eat meat every day and a shake but...

bojanglez34‎, Yesterday 12:44 PM
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Protein intake daily?

I’m 265 lbs and 6’ 1” and I’m trying to build muscle. How much protein should I be taking in to build up muscles?

KINGMOS‎, 07-14-2018 06:42 PM
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Exclamation Tracking Calroies

Hey guys, just looking for a bit of advice. I’m bulking and have been training more frequently recently. Im currently about 156 pounds and 5 foot 11. Just curious as to whether I need to track calories/macros, or just my protein intake to ensure I’m hitting the number to ensure I’m getting enough...

barnold12‎, Yesterday 01:17 PM
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Good carbs. Are they all equal more or less? + Achieving nutrients

Is there a health difference between say eating 1 serving of oatmeal for breakfast, and 1 serving of brown rice for lunch vs 1 serving of oatmeal for breakfast, and 1 serving of oatmeal for lunch? The reason I ask is Oatmeal is pretty cheap, and does contain more protein and potassium compared...

LaJoseGrande‎, Yesterday 07:52 AM
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Question Bulking diet + training review

Hey all, So I've spent the last 10 months focusing on fat loss, currently weighing at 79.1kg down from 106.9kg. Height is at 184cm, age 26. Think it's time I finally start a lean bulk though I've never done a bulk before, any advice and tips around nutrition and training would be greatly...

Jakee2011‎, Yesterday 03:40 AM
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Calculating fats

Hi this might be a dumb question but here it goes. I was wondering if I put 1 tbsp of olive oil in a pan to sear chicken breast, how would I know if I consumed the whole 1 tbsp?

ddtowan‎, Yesterday 07:45 PM
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Question Lean bulk question - Low kcal surplus but higher fats

Let's say 2 guys with the same maintenance have +300 kcal at a lean bulk.They eat same amount of protein but 1 guy has 250 carbo and 100 fats and the 2nd guy has 400 carbo and 65 fats.(just some examples.I didn't stay to calculate exactly) So same kcal surplus, same amount of protein but one has...

Costyiii93‎, Yesterday 02:13 PM
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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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How Much Protein Post Workout and Daily

Age: 17 Height: 5’11 Weight: 173lbs I’ve been looking online and I keep finding different answers for protein post workout. Some say 30g others say 60g. For a while now I’ve eaten chicken and had chocolate milk after lifting which calculates to 85g post workout and I’ve recently realized that...

Wai213‎, Yesterday 11:57 AM
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Help with macros please?

Hi all, Just resuming a proper cut after yo-yoing for a few months due to home and work-related stress. Was wondering if you guys think my daily caloric intake and macro split are alright? Don't want to be doing something that isn't optimal for my fat loss goals. Weight = 227lbs Height =...

2canmadman‎, 07-15-2018 06:54 PM
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Question Trial Peak Week at 17?

Hey guys, so my cut this year went really well and I was thinking to do a trial peak week (5 days) for next year when I compete. I am lean enough for a peak week as well.. Is this a waste of time or a good idea? I am currently natural. Also I have a photoshoot so I want to look the best for...

atilinca9‎, Yesterday 04:56 PM
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Excess protein calories get stored as fat... TRUE or FALSE??

I've heard so many different answers I don't know which one is more accurate or even truly researched. I thought that generally any excess calories someone intakes, regardless of what macro, get stored as body fat. But now some say that your body can't process too much protein at once, and any...

Kilama‎, 07-14-2018 09:46 PM
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New here some diet help

I’m 5”8 about 225 lbs I was at 245 . I used to be around 145 out of high school (7 years ago ) . I normally eat two big meals a day one is salad (lettuce corn croutons light ranch and what ever meat is available ) The other is rice with lettuce tomatoes and what ever meat is cooked) In...

yunier123g‎, Yesterday 04:31 PM
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Protein Intake

Hey guys! I have a question i'm struggling to find an answer to, hope you can help me.. So here's the thing: when you say i need a protein intake of 0.8/1g per pound of body weight, does that take into account the bioavailability of a given protein source? Because if it does'nt, and i eat 10g of...

Nafilolz‎, Yesterday 02:30 PM
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I know it's not a new question, but I'm having trouble finding an answer. I usually work out for 1 to 1.5 hours with weights. Then go ride a bike for 1 to 1.5 hours 3 times a week. I take protein right after the weights. But wait to take creatine until after the bike ride. I'm not sure if I should...

bigshrty‎, Yesterday 01:59 PM
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Casein Protein - how useful is it?

I've always heard that Casein was a great supplement to take before bed, since it can help you from going catebolic while sleeping, and promoting protein synthesis even while you sleep. My question is, have any of you seen a noticeable difference using it, versus just taking a normal glass of...

mehdi84‎, 04-12-2008 10:23 AM
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How many calories do I need?

I’m a 15 year old female, I’m 5’3, 100-105lbs, BF around 13-19%. I would like to know what are my caloric needs so I can make sure I’m eating enough food for my body. Also, I don’t really know if I should gain weight because people say that I’m really skinny and stuff, so I would also like to...

lovcmi‎, Yesterday 10:44 AM
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Food Faceoff: Honoring Determined4000/Buttery/Color Foods Final

Below are the top voted Buttery/Color Foods of the week. We have 13 today due to many ties. Please choose your 1st, 2nd and 3rd place choices:

boo99‎, 07-15-2018 03:08 PM
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How can I improve my nutrition

I am having trouble maintaining muscle for the most part. This is what my meals consist of. 2 eggs, some sort of cereal in the morning. My cereal is from those packs that either has frosted flakes or things like lucky charms lol. or I eat one of those greek yogurts with milk on the side. For...

Gavin56‎, Yesterday 07:55 AM
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Calorie decifit with or without keto?

Hi guys. So i did keto cutting for 4 months and lost 50 pounds. Right now im bulking at 15.7% bodyfat. Its a clean bulk that will probably not last longer than 1-2 months. My question is this. When im done bulking. Should i go back to keto for cutting or just drop it and focus on calorie decifit...

xgjengen‎, 07-15-2018 10:45 AM
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