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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: 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: 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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Cut or bulk?

I am a 38 year old male, 5ft 10 and currently weighing 176lbs. My body fat is around 18.5%. I would like to pack on some more muscle but was confused as whether I need to cut my body fat first. Any suggestions guys would be greatly appreciated.

Marty1801‎, Today 02:00 AM
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Can eating a caloric deficit for a long time permanently ruin hormones ?

Hi guys i know i should see a specialist but with lockdown /covid i can't leave Long story short i've eaten a caloric deficit for a very long time it used to be extreme maybe 1000 - 1500 cals a day but now i eat a bit higher but still low calories every time ive had my T levels...

sandman2019‎, 09-22-2020 06:16 AM
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Foods that make my joints ache

I've discovered that certain foods put me in agony if I eat them. I'm trying to figure out what it is specifically that I'm sensitive to; does anyone have any thoughts on this, or maybe have seen it before? Specifically, the foods that I've found will put me in pain are: Beer Hard Cider...

rickwschneider‎, Yesterday 11:07 AM
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Calories and macros in pizza

I realise that pizza is such a broad term (many different styles and toppings) that it's pretty much impossible to average out calories and macros, but I tried to do so anyway. It seems a 12"-14" regular pizza weighing around 850g (or at least the regular size in my country) yields around 2,000...

xuerebx‎, 09-22-2020 11:13 PM
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Neutralizing Anti-Nutrients

Does anyone here know of a source with a write up of which anti-nutrients are in each category of food, how to neutralize as much as possible for each category, and how much might be neutralized? I know certain foods like peanuts, soy, and wheat are obstinate to neutralization but most articles...

ehangeto4‎, 09-22-2020 10:12 AM
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Stuck at the spinning wheels around the same weight

I have lost around 27lbs so far this year the first 20lbs was easy, i had no problem sticking to my diet, had a couple of cheat day's here and there but it never put any real dent in my progress. The last 7lbs however have just seemed way harder like my body is fighting back or i don't have the...

MrBumbaclart‎, 09-21-2020 12:37 PM
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Lyle on refeeds

Interesting to see his updated opinions JzZW2iJqeLE

SuffolkPunch‎, 09-22-2020 12:23 AM
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What diet is best when unable to workout

I recently broke my ankle, had surgery and am unable to put any pressure on it for 8 weeks. I’ve been using crutches as they really help with burning extra calories as well as working my biceps and triceps. My concern is my diet, should I follow a low carb? Paleo? I usually count calories and eat...

Kayce72‎, 09-15-2020 08:13 AM
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Drinking mostly home made shakes to gain muscle

Hello, I'm skinny with a very low apetite (classic ectomorph if you believe those categories) The only method that worked for me so far for gaining weight is incorporating home made gainer shakes with my diet. I have no problems drinking a shake but the meal is always different and...

notthestone‎, 09-20-2020 11:53 AM
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Think Thin Protein Bars?

Saw these protein bars at whole foods. Best Protein-Calorie ratio i've found yet in a protein bar. Was just wondering if there was anything fishy in the ingredients? Friend of mine said it was "for women" but not sure if serious. INGREDIENTS: Protein blend (calcium caseinate, whey...

HoldOn‎, 02-14-2010 08:46 PM
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How many calories to eat to not be hungry

I’ve crash dieted by eating 100 calories a day, and I know one might gain back all the weight if one is not careful. I’m redoing my diet as if today and investing 6 months up to one year dieting, how many calories in a deficit should I be in for the whole year and not be hungry when I reach my end...

serviljohnpadiz‎, 09-21-2020 05:32 AM
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1 evening of drinking in a while. Is it gonna be bad?

I'm 21 years old, pretty muscular, also pretty chubby, trying to get lean. I'll be going to a friend's house with some pals and we'll have some drinks (me as few as possible, but they like drinking soo yeah). Now, I haven't had ANY alcohol in like 4-5 months (and didnt plan on having, unless...

AndyBendy‎, 09-19-2020 09:28 AM
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Professionally written diet

Hello everyone I was hoping to get some feedback on this subject. I would like to get big and ripped preferably as fast as possible. Originally I was looking at a mega stack (capsule supplements in the morning afternoon and evening) then a friend of mine said save your money and get a...

FloridaMatt‎, 09-20-2020 06:18 AM
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Eating, workout and schedule

Hello, Not sure if this is the best place to post but I have some questions an eating schedule. The only time viable for me to work out (CrossFit) is at 5:30am. This is already a struggle for me; getting up sucks. I usually get up at 5am then drive to go workout. After my workout, I come...

userCTZS3RA7PUI‎, 09-20-2020 01:25 PM
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5 meals per day

Hello I would like advices on what to put in the 5 meals of the day (pre workout breakfast, post workout meal, 3rd meal, 4th meal, 5th meal) Bodybuilding level: beginner Purpose of the meals: gain muscle My daily calorie intake is as follow: 3230 calories, 88g fat, 420g carbs, 180g proteins...

OD11‎, 09-18-2020 09:45 AM
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Post 1500 kcal vs 2500 kcal what's better for a natural to grow while loosing fat.

Hi, two scenarios SCENARIO A -------- moderated protein-fat-carbs 1500 kcal SCENARIO B -------- or High protein-carbs and moderated fat with more series/reps and more cardio (the scenario A has cardio too) 2500 kcal

NaturalMASSIVE‎, 09-18-2020 04:14 PM
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Smile Six Pack Diet Help - No Stove. No Microwave.

Hello all, I'm in a circumstance where I only have available to me a refrigerator. No stove. No microwave. I'm looking to cut enough to get a six pack and need help with ideas for snacks and foods to obtain my goal. Any suggestions for meals?

pmpate‎, 09-18-2020 08:06 AM
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Exclamation How to stop craving fast food, sweets, junk food, etc?

I know this has been answered before on this forum, but looking to see how people curb their fast food, sweets, junk food cravings? Went on a diet and had an "end date" for my diet and have gained back about 10 pounds. Also, how do you settle with being okay with eating 2 slices of pizza instead of...

runner234512‎, 09-16-2020 09:57 AM
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When should I start my reverse diet?

I planned on starting my lean bulk after my cutting phase. My cutting phase has lasted 6 months. I’m currently at 155 around12-13% bodyfat I’m guessing. (If you can check my photos and add your thoughts I’d appreciate it. But I wanted to start my lean bulk in 2 weeks but I want to reverse diet to...

hphillips18‎, 09-19-2020 08:36 AM
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I'm cutting and gaining strength

Been cutting fairly aggressively for almost a week now and although I'm pretty sore everyday, my strength is still going up. My bench and row went up a few lbs, my shrug a bit more Unless it's just neural adaptations then I'm pretty sure I'm still gaining muscle in a >500 deficit. Just wanted to...

alec935‎, 09-17-2020 10:31 AM
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The most important things in a diet for Abs?

Hey, I've never posted here before, so apologies if it's asked a lot, or in the wrong spot. Basically I keep reading diet is the most important part in the plan for Abs. I don't know how true it is, but I am certain diet IS important. So I was wondering, I cut a lot of calories recently, and have...

Kuma11‎, 09-18-2020 11:29 AM
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Protein with a side of protein

Anyone else have protein with a side of protein? Example: Grilled chicken with a side of meatloaf.

Derek2010‎, 09-18-2020 07:25 AM
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is it really true you need more protein cutting than bulking?

I hear commonly it is reccomended that you eat more protien cutting than bulking. however it is unclear whether the logic has to do with sparing muscle or feeling satiated. i find fiber much more effective for satiety than protein, but would of course consume more protein if it has muscle sparing...

kenneyj889‎, 09-09-2020 12:55 PM
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How to calculate all macros when making food with mixed ingredients

i am looking to make a yellow curry chicken meal which has a bunch of stuff. i am trying to figure out how to portion it out after the fact to make sure i am getting sufficient protein. would i essentially do the basic math and add everything together making sure that all items are weighed...

armyr0b‎, 09-17-2020 01:50 PM
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Which subway sandwich has the most protein!

Always wondered....

JinHit‎, 07-15-2010 10:54 AM
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