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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: 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: 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: 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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Hunan beef, Hunan chicken

I dont know if anyone shares my addiction to these, are they ok? They contrain tons of veggies, bamboo, baby corn water chestnuts etc, not fried, and either beef or chicken, the problem is with the sauce, which tastes so good with this stuff, anyone know anything about this sauce and its...

Hugh‎, 02-12-2005 02:19 PM
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Question Late post meal

I had a really hard workout this morning and when I got home I just fell asleep immediately without making a meal or shake. I slept for 5 hours before waking up and having some chicken and rice. Is this a big deal?

Colin333‎, Today 08:33 PM
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How to count fried chicken?

So I always fry my chicken, and the question is how do I actually count how many calories come from oil? The meat doesn't soak 100% of it, some of it gets soaked to the paper i put my meat on.

JAszczur1‎, Yesterday 08:20 AM
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Does soy lower testosterone or kill muscle gains?

I drink around 250ml of soy milk each day with around 2 scoops of soy protein. Does drinking that much affect me?

LuckyAsMarcus‎, Yesterday 01:43 AM
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Food Faceoff: Fast Food Burgers 4

Below are 8 Fast Food burgers. Please choose up to 4 that you like: Burger King Triple Whopper

boo99‎, Today 05:44 PM
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81g protein, really?

Just ate one, sure didn't feel like 81g to me!

dax702‎, Today 05:57 PM
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Need help understanding my macros

Hey everyone, first time posting and generally new to bodybuildiing. I've taken up an olympic weightlifting routine over the last 5-6 months and I love it! Now I just need some help understanding my basic macro needs. I'm 32 y/o, I weigh 178 lb, my BMI is 26.4 and my BF is 20.6. When I...

amoeboar‎, Today 04:47 PM
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Help interpreting rate of weight gain

I've been at maintenance for a couple months, then trying to bulk for the last month. Here are my numbers based on average daily intake and daily weigh ins: Cal intake.....Weight change 2643..................N/A 2832.................-0.08 3336................+1.19 3400................+1.23 ...

triptop‎, Today 11:15 AM
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Need help with meal planning

Hi, this is my first post so if I broke any rules sorry in advance! Ever since I went back to Canada I gained a lot of weight approx 20 pounds, from 175 to 195. I was abroad in Japan for 3 years and their food was amazing, I only ate soba noodle and sushi everyday but now that I am back home, I...

HoopScoop‎, Today 12:16 AM
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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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Having trouble reaching my fat macro target

I'm new to this, meal prep, macro calculating... etc I recently made a post here that guided me to the stickies (sounds dumb) so I go to calculating my macros and all seemed well. On paper I managed to fit in all my macros for the week inside my calorie limits (124g protein, 74g of fats all...

Kxer0‎, Today 01:34 AM
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Egg yolks. How many is it safe to consume a day (regarding cholesterol levels)

I've had eggs in my diet for the past year but it has always been in the range of maximum 3. When creating a new meal plan I was wondering if I can add 6 eggs a day into my diet as they're pretty easy to cook and especially tasty with my grandmother's recipe. But here's what bugs me the most and I...

AngelYotov‎, Today 03:53 PM
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Too much food when eating at maintenance

Hey guys, I am trying to go into a lean bulk. I am 24 years old, 165 lbs 5 feet 7inches tall with a bit of muscle under some fat. You can call it skinnyfat. After calculating my daily calorie intake with different online calculators I have determined that my maintenance calories is at 2038 or so...

kevon13‎, Yesterday 12:01 AM
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Cut transition

Hey guys, been on a very long, slow cut from January-now. 165–>139, Feel great about the spot I’m at but lost some strength and size, so I want to transition into a slow bulk, just not sure how to mess around w the calories. 5’6, 139lbs, 20yo Averaging 8-10k steps a day, following upper lower...

Hannahp21‎, Today 01:55 PM
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Question Who are low carb diets for?

Is it only and only a matter of taste? As in if someone loves to eat bacon and butter or something, they can low carb, and someone who loves their carbs can eat more carbs? Given matched calories and protein and minimum fat requirement being met is there NO difference on body composition in ANY...

kusok‎, Yesterday 04:42 PM
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Question Regaining lost strength

Just wanted to get some opinions from the folks here. Any of you who got real lean and as a result lost strength on some of your barbell lifts. How long did it take to regain that strength? I'm quite lean atm. Probably somewhere around 12% bf at 168 ish punds. I've lost about 10-15...

Millz12323‎, Today 01:53 PM
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Food Faceoff: Fast Food Burgers 3

Below are 8 Fast Food burgers. Please choose up to 4 that you like: Jack in the Box Sourdough Jack

boo99‎, Yesterday 05:54 PM
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Help interpreting rate of weight gain

I've been eating maintenance for a while, but been trying to bulk for about a month. These are my numbers for the last 4 weeks based on averaging daily caloric intake and weigh ins. Cal intake ....... Weight change 2643...................N/A 2832..................-0.08 ...

triptop‎, Today 10:51 AM
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Food Hack ?

Hi, Do you guys know any very low calories food or snacks, I already eat 5 calories Jell lo Suga Free which are really great and the SUGAR FREE No calories Maple syrup that helps me a lot, After my meal I really need and feel like eating a dessert and this sastisfy me and it gets borring.. Please...

IronToniKO‎, 07-14-2019 04:47 PM
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Calorie increase?

I am 38, 5'10" and 187 lbs. I just lost 25lbs. Im at 13% bodyfat. I am doing a 2200 calorie diet a day. Workout 5 days a week and have a pretty active job. To maintain im at about 2800 calories. I feel like I'm at a point where i can increase my calories to start building some muscle. Am i correct?...

hfourie81‎, Today 10:23 AM
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What happens when I miss a meal during a deal

Ideally, I need to be eating meal with 30-40 gm protein every 3-4 hours( I workout in the morning). Sometimes, due to travel or work, I miss the lunch or evening meal and gap increases to 7-8 hours. Does protein/workout effectiveness decreases with the increased-gap between meals? Substantially...

amarinder19‎, Yesterday 07:10 AM
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Drink on rest day or training day ?

Hey i have a question. I dont drink very often, but sometimes i just met with friends in pub and have some beers or shots, im only human after all :D My question is -> what is better, drink on "rest" day and then train another day after party OR drink on training day ?? What is less harm for gains...

wariorpolni‎, Today 08:17 AM
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High Calorie Drinks (Other Than Protein Shakes and Fruit Smoothies)

Hi all! I'm looking for high calorie drinks other than protein shakes and fruit smoothies to help gain weight. I'm an ectomorph and have difficulty hitting a higher daily calorie intake, as I often have no appetite to physically chew and eat food. I find it much easier, when I'm not hungry, to...

ShadowJeep‎, Yesterday 06:17 PM
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Low calories dessert or candy ?

Hi, I have a really sweet tooth and there's already product that I use like No calories maple syrup or sauce or Jello 5 calories etc that I can enjoy and eat dessert but I wonder if there's more of theses stuff... Please share :)

IronToniKO‎, Yesterday 05:31 PM
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Looking fat after a week of buliking

So i started bulking about a week ago, im 166 , 11% body fat. But i look like im 25%. As soon as i start eating a little more, i gain a very noticeable belly. And i know what I'm eating. I eat healthy calorie dense foods and i lift heavy. But i just dont get it.

Retch1‎, Yesterday 12:28 PM
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