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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: 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: 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: 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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Why do people on high calorie diets do cardio?

This is something that I think I may already know the answer to but I’m not sure so i figured I would as you wonderful people on here. My question is , I’ve seen many guys who are on bulking diets eating massive amounts of calories (for argument let’s say this person eats 5000cal a day. Let’s...

Tpz4sheezy‎, Today 01:36 AM
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Frustrated, losing muscle every week

Hi all, I feel as strong as I have ever been but because I am cutting I am losing muscle, I am losing weight, not much fat but to give you an example since 4th May I have lost 4kg of muscle, 4kg!? I have gone from 104kg to 98kg since 4th May and bodyfat dropped 2%. What am I doing wrong?

Fattofitukk‎, Today 12:10 AM
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What's the most consecutive days you've had the same thing for dinner?

For me it's 8. Went duck hunting with a guy one weekend. We both got our limits both days. A limit is 6. He gave me his ducks. So I had 24. I had 3 grilled bacon wrapped ducks a day for 8 days in a row.

paulinkansas‎, Yesterday 02:57 PM
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Post titles from a vegetarian forum

I browsed some vegetarian forums out of curiosity. Here are the headings of some posts... Animal eater is being mean to me on Youtube. 12 mind-blowing vegan t.v. moments. Petition for the legal ban of meat. In regards to animals eating other animals. Is salt vegan. Why of why not?...

paulinkansas‎, 06-15-2021 02:27 PM
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Saturated fat and testosterone

There are various claims about saturated fat circulating on the internet and in the online fitness community. A common claim is that saturated fat is important for your testerone levels, and a diet low in saturated fat is bad for your testosterone levels. I have seen "evidence-based" fitness guys...

EiFit91‎, 06-15-2021 12:57 AM
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Neanderthals carb loaded

https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2021/05/neanderthals-carb-loaded-helping-grow-their-big-brains «The study is “groundbreaking,” says Harvard University evolutionary biologist Rachel Carmody, who was not part of the research. The work suggests the ancestors of both humans and Neanderthals were...

EiFit91‎, Yesterday 09:40 AM
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Unhappy Help with nutrition for thyroid condition

I have Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. It really sucks. I use to have a 26 waist and I’ve blown up to a 31 in waist. I try eat healthy on a general basis but never track nutrition. A typical meal for me is chicken and veggies but I always end up craving snacks later at night. Usually carbs. I work...

Randomperson111‎, Yesterday 07:08 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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Question bulking diet doubts

food choices (carbs specifically): bodybuilder A: 2600 calories, surplus of 500 calories from carbs: rice, oats, slow carbs. bodybuilder B: 2600 calories, surplus of 500 calories from carbs: refined simple bread such as baguettes, pasta etc. same training, rest, etc. food choices (in...

Maoll‎, Yesterday 07:36 AM
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BULK OR CUT? Cant seem to figure it out

So I am 32 yrs old 5'11 and currently 170lbs..I was weighing 182 with broad shoulders and decent arms but definitely had a gut so I did an intermediate fasting last summer with 30-45min jogs every few days and after 3 months I was down to 165 and could see a few abs but lost more muscle than I...

John0626‎, Yesterday 11:10 AM
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Bulk or Cut or Recomp (Definition of Skinny Fat)

Hi guys so initially I was working out for like 6 months and then gyms got closed for 7 months and just now a week ago they decided to open up again. Due to the interference of the pandemic and my inability to decide on wether to bulk or cut I didnt achieve any results at all and am frustrated at...

0k4u‎, Yesterday 12:15 PM
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What are the numbers on maximum muscle gain per year?

A few years ago, I remember seeing some numbers regarding the maximum muscle mass that can be gained per year. IIRC, it was something like 20-25 lbs (~ 9 - 11 kg) for first year lifters, and then something like 10-15 for second year lifters, and asymptotically approaching zero with years of...

blue4123‎, 06-16-2021 09:22 AM
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Exclamation Confused about my weight progression !

Hello guys hope you’re all doing great. I resumed training weeks ago and I’m tracking my calories/macros .. but it’s making me confused since my weight is not changing significantly despite the augmentation of calories intake. Here are my stats since day one (started with around 2200 cal as...

jay2392‎, Yesterday 07:30 AM
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Favorite condiments with low calories for lean bulk? Other than hot sauce...

I absolutely LOVE hot sauce: Sriracha, Franks, Texas Pete, etc but am tired of everything tasting spicy. I broke my leg 6 months back and had a lot of atrophy, lost about 8-10 lbs. So I'm trying to put that muscle back on and do it leanly, but I can only cover so much food with hot sauce. Need...

maKINGwaffles‎, 06-13-2021 12:04 PM
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Poll Poll: Food Face Off, Superfoods, post 17 of 27

Potatoes vs Flaxseed. Each potato packs a megadose of blood pressure-lowering potassium — even more than a banana. Flaxseed is loaded with plant omega-3s, which are good for your heart health. Round 2: Brown rice, Cherries, eggs, tomatoes, walnuts, apples, steel-cut oats, salmon, spinach,...

paulinkansas‎, Yesterday 07:17 AM
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What's your most boring food, and tell a story about it.

Since this is supposed to be a boring forum, post up your most boring food. To me, bread is pretty boring. A long time ago I ate an entire loaf of bread in one sitting. I browned a pound or two of hamburger, added barbecue sauce, and spooned some of it onto a piece of bread and ate it. This...

paulinkansas‎, 06-14-2021 09:33 AM
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Poll Poll: Food Face Off, Superfoods, post 16 of 27

Bananas vs Broccoli sprouts Because they're loaded with several kinds of good-for-you nutrients, Healthline says that bananas may help you flight cancer, asthma, high blood pressure, diabetes, and heart disease. Broccoli sprouts have 10 to 100 times more of the cancer-preventing compound...

paulinkansas‎, 06-16-2021 08:21 AM
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Since exercise no longer affects TDEE, should the activity multiplier always = 1 now?

In the old days when exercise affected TDEE, we would recommend people use a multiplier against their BMR, based on activity and exercise level and frequency. Now that exercise no longer affects TDEE, should we just recommend people to use a multiplier of 1?

desslok‎, 06-10-2021 07:31 AM
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Best food scale?

Never kept track of macros but looking to shed some fat and want to try it. Is the food scale sold here on bb.com a good choice? Easy to use and accurate? Or is there another brand thats more preferred?

livindagym‎, 12-18-2016 07:25 PM
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Tea or coffee milk or no milk

So just to carry on paulinkansas' thread in our pursuit to make nutrition boring again #mnba do you prefer tea or coffee with milk or no milk? I would also love to hear your stories concerning coffee or tea. I personally prefer coffee and I'll start with a story of my own... I once had a cup of...

safcpaul‎, 06-15-2021 02:10 AM
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Do you have any nutrition oriented artwork or decorations?

I've got some framed prints in several rental houses. Periodic Table of Meat, and Periodic Table of Beer Styles. As to not sound boring, I also have some framed prints of North American Waterfowl, Periodic Table of Dog Breeds, and Periodic Table of Sex Positions. Not showing the last 3, but if...

paulinkansas‎, 06-15-2021 08:19 AM
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help

Just looking for some thoughts really, not a medical assessment :) I'm so god damn tired all the time lately, I am 48, I get up at 6am and hit the gym for 6.30am and train heavy weights 5 times a week (Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri and Sat). I get home, showered, fed and drive 30 mins to work for 9am. I...

TheWogmeister‎, 06-15-2021 04:01 AM
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Another Feigenbaum claim: BMI underreports obesity

https://twitter.com/Jordan_theCoach/status/1343235518146912256 Thought this one may make for an interesting discussion. "BMI underreports obesity because it misses 1/2 of folks who are carrying too much body fat, but have BMI <30. nearly 95% of folks w/ BMI > 30 are carrying too much body...

EiFit91‎, 06-14-2021 12:56 PM
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Smile How many calories are you burning when clubbing?

Me and 5 of my homies are having a party, and after, were heading to some clubs, dancing, getting yucky, but im in a cut and im wondering how many calories i would burn. Ive tried to google, but there hasnt been any recent answer or whatsoever. So if any of you guys got some links/answers, would be...

jacko35‎, 06-21-2012 06:04 AM
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Is this a good diet plan for weight loss for a 26 year old 6 ft 3 inches & 370lbs?

Option 1 MORNING (Protein Pancakes) 50G White Flour EGG WHITE 10 Tropicana 0 Calorie Sugar 140ML MILK Watermelon 100G LUNCH

Apex2233‎, 06-07-2021 01:14 PM
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