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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: 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: 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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Quest protein chips as primary or secondary source of protein?

So I'm currently on a cut, and my calories are limited, ofcourse. So I need to stick to low carb, low fat sources of protein in order to keep my ratio good. My main source of protein is canned tuna, and eggs (on occasion). Would it be bad to heavily supplement protein using Quest protein chips?...

AdamFrostburg‎, 05-28-2020 12:46 PM
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Food Faceoff: World Breads 5

Below are 14 Breads found throughout the world. Please choose up to 8 that you like: Btw, Roti was the #1 bread in the world on the list. Babka

boo99‎, Yesterday 05:29 PM
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Unhappy Freak early a.m. sleep disruption from any lifting

Hello all! Brand new here, but at the end of my rope and thought if anyone were to have the answer this would be the place. As of maybe 2 years ago (I'm 33 now) I realized I was no longer able to sleep through the night if I did any kind of resistance training / muscle work. I can't even do...

bryanryanryan‎, 05-27-2020 05:40 PM
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Food Faceoff: World Breads 3

12 International Breads are below. Please choose up to 6 that you might like: California Sourdough

boo99‎, 05-27-2020 05:36 PM
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how many calories do you eat per day?

how many calories do you eat a day? i've come to the conclusion that because i'm a natty the days of me wafting down 3,500-4,000 calories are over. don't think it does me any good beyond just making my belly fatter. do you have a target amount of caloric intake every day- and what is/are your...

superyids85‎, 05-20-2020 10:50 PM
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Food Faceoff: World Breads 4

Yesterday we had Msemen bread and today we have Ka'ak Bread. Just to be consistent ;-) From these 10 International Breads below, please choose up to 6 that you might like:

boo99‎, 05-28-2020 05:38 PM
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Stuck and need some ideas on this body fat issue

I'm going to try and make this as quick as possible with some basics. I'm 35 years old and have been lifting for about 15 years. My diet used to be crap from the get go and has gotten better. I used to to weigh about 250 when I was about 19 and i'm 5'10. I didn't do anything physical so it was fat....

Kclay34‎, Yesterday 06:21 AM
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Omnivore vs Vegan diet

I hear a lot of people who follow the vegan lifestyle claiming that it is healthier, and more beneficial than those who choose to eat a well balanced diet that includes lean meats. What are your opinions?

SBB1‎, 05-28-2020 11:11 AM
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What's your typical breakfast?

Whether bulking or cutting. Would be helpful if you break down the calories/macros and maybe post some pics too. My go to is omelette filled in with zucchini and peppers, almost 2 cups of oats, 2 slices of whole wheat bread and some cottage cheese.

omoruwii‎, 05-25-2020 05:38 AM
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First, I hate the word “toning”. Second, I get the question from my wife, “I want to get toned, how?” So my wife is in great shape, she is 5’2”, 122lbs, 39 years old. She is truly in great shape. She currently runs 3 miles 4 days a week and does strength training 5 days a week. Her workouts...

usmcchief‎, 05-26-2020 08:37 PM
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45/35/20 macro? Can it work?

My gf is getting into lifting and cardio while eating things like eggs, cheese etc. She also wants to do enough carbs that's going to kick her out of Ketosis. She will be doing 2-3lb calorie deficit every week.. her macros probably will look like 45% fat 35% protein 20% carbs. Is it possible...

WeightSwinger‎, 05-28-2020 02:05 PM
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Confused about food options during cut

So I'm really confused about how to eat properly when cutting. I'm trying to somehow eat 3000 calories a day while miraculously eating 150 grams of protein. To my understanding, most people that are cutting eat primarily lean protein sources with lots of vegetables to help keep them full. ...

SpectralPickle‎, 05-28-2020 10:42 AM
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Can anyone recommend a good, solid spreadsheet for tracking calories and macros?

Can anyone recommend a good, solid spreadsheet for tracking weight, calories, BMR* and macros? I've looked around and found a couple that aren't up to scratch. Otherwise i'll just have to make my own. I've seen a few websites for BMRs but I'm looking for a centralised spreadsheet of some sort...

allancadenhead‎, 05-28-2020 05:51 PM
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Curious about how I should structure my diet for weight loss.

Hey all, So, for a small bit of background, I'm not new to working out and modifying my diet to fit a goal goals. About a year ago, I got really into strength training and stuck to a pretty strict diet that worked really well for me and my goals. So I'm familiar with basic nutrition knowledge on...

CreamoSupremo‎, 05-25-2020 01:20 PM
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Natural Appetite Suppressants

Hi everyone! Has anyone found a natural appetite suppressant? I've looked online & all I get is links recommending pills. Any foods or natural supplements (herbs & such) out there that anyone is taking? I'm trying to keep my calories down to 1500 or so a day. The only thing that has worked for me...

crawdale‎, 05-17-2020 11:53 AM
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Should you have a cheat meal in a small defict/maintenance?

I was wondering if a day over your calories will be ok to do if you are currently “trying” to eat at maintenance but have been eating in like a small deficit 90-100 calories. Should I just still eat everything that i’ve been eating and not have over calorie days, or will it be ok if i have a nice...

AL459‎, 05-23-2020 05:04 AM
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Macros matter for lean bulking?

Does having a low fat diet help in gaining less fat while bulking??

CompleteJourney‎, 05-23-2020 10:21 AM
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Is High Testosterone a Necessary Prerequisite for Hypertrophy?

While the endocrinology involved in a thorough and accurate answer to this is beyond the pale of my layman's knowledge, in basic terms I'm curious just how positively correlated testosterone levels are to hypertrophy. I'm curious for a few reasons: If it is true that high levels of free...

EliKoehn‎, 05-21-2020 09:31 AM
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What food is your city known for and on Yelp what’s the most popular/rated restaurant

We are known for the awful awful burger 1 pound patty with 1 pound of fries Most reviewed/popular Base camp pizza is ok popular at snowglobe music festival Macduff’s pub Scottish food actually really good One of my favs was 4th sprouts (not the chain this place was open before the chain) ...

snailsrus‎, 05-27-2020 10:00 PM
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Meal Prep in Los Angeles, CA?

Hey all, Does anyone know of a place I can go in and buy already prepped meals in LA? I'm traveling there for work this week and would rather not get it shipped cuz I'm staying at different places. Or does anyone recommend a good meal delivery company? Any experience with's B...

Sigma87‎, 07-19-2015 08:26 AM
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IIFYM (different calculators, different results?)

Hello, maybe someone more experience can help a noob to decide what calculator to use? since most websites say that i should try to not go over or under 5-10g range i feel like he difference between calculations in different websites is too big... I'm 191lbs(87kg) and I'm 5.10(179cm) i want to...

minde0815‎, 05-27-2020 11:37 AM
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Food Faceoff: World Breads 2

Some info on todays’ breads JPGs to follow Broa de Milho...Portugal Cormeal/Sugar/Milk/Butter Chipa..Paraguay

boo99‎, 05-26-2020 05:21 PM
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Getting Protein When You Don't Eat More Than Two Meals Per Day

Hi. I'm Stacie. I'm 29 y.o., 5'3" and about 154 lbs. I'm going into week three of the FYR 1.0 program and belatedly decided to read the nutrition guide. I know she suggests "maintenance calories" and "moderately active" but my numbers come out like this: 1810kcal, 226g Carbs, 136g Protein, and 40g...

iconicironette‎, 05-27-2020 10:46 AM
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tips for making a meal plan? (IIFYM)

Hello everyone. So I read a lot about macros yesterday and i'm just not sure where to start with meal planning. i have 3 questions. 1. I see that I have few choices (balanced, low fat low carb, high protein) I'm not sure if there's a lot of difference? 2. I don't know which macro to...

minde0815‎, 05-27-2020 05:43 AM
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is INSULIN SENSITIVITY a prerequsite for hypertrophy?

if you want to build some serious muscle mass (natty) is it much more preferable to have good insulin sensitivity? is it better to have low insulin levels or high insulin levels? is it best to get 'skinny' and shredded first before you start upping ur calories to build muscle mass??

superyids85‎, 05-22-2020 11:51 PM
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