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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 07:49 AM
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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 02:10 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, 07-25-2011 12:52 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 08:37 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 09:49 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: 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 03:03 PM
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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 02:05 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 09:12 AM
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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 10:35 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 11:12 AM
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Ongoing Study Discussion Thread - Nutrition, Training, Health etc.

We had the idea to discuss interesting scientific studies here. Can be nutrition, training, health related or anything relevant. Please only participate in the discussion if you care about science. If you only care about what works for you (n=1) this is not the thread for it. If anyone comes...

Mrpb‎, 08-24-2017 11:56 PM
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Are naps beneficial to muscle repair/growth?

I know sleeping is one of the most important things to do to repair and grow muscles but do short 1-3 hour naps do the same to a lesser extent?

xpin2winx‎, 03-19-2010 07:55 PM
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New diet after many failed attempts

So long story short I would always bloat terribly after eating any protein shakes, oats, breads etc. It would completely destroy any hope of getting enough calories in to bulk properly. Recent tests concluded that I have a gluten and lactose intolerance. I am 42 and I never had this issue until the...

meloncap78‎, 11-11-2020 12:42 AM
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Which Sweetener is BEST?

I've heard so much controversy over all the types of sweeteners. What is the best, and why? And what is the difference between them all? - Stevia - Splenda - Truvia Thanks all. <3

cnlisa‎, 02-20-2011 07:37 PM
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What's the most number of eggs you've consumed in a meal?

Worked out on an empty stomach for about 75 minutes. Now I'm having 5 scrambled eggs with some bacon and french fries. 5 is all that was in the egg container. Otherwise I would have had 6. What's the most you've had?

paulinkansas‎, 12-12-2020 12:11 PM
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Potassium Citrate >24 hour fasting (40+ hrs)

After doing some googling its actually hard to find a lot of info on how much potassium citrate to take while fasting. I see recommendations of 1,000 - 3,000mg. All potassium citrate pills come in 99mg or less and bottles say to only take 1 per day without consulting a physician. ...

Joseph1990‎, 12-15-2020 03:50 AM
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Should I start maingaining/gaintaining/lean bulking

After a long 20 week cut, I am down from 93kgs to 71kgs. I've used to be pretty fat. I've never been leaner. The cut was really strict, losing about 1.1-1.2 kgs weekly. I dunno if I lost muscle, but I can build it back easily (in the following -current- pictures I have only 1 year and 2 months...

AndyBendy‎, 12-14-2020 10:40 PM
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Whey Concentrate for every meal?

Since I've started focusing more on nutrition, I have noticed that it is much cheaper for me to consume the same amount of protein from whey protein concentrate + a source of carbs like oats or buckwheat, rather than buying tuna and chicken breasts all the time. After reading and surfing the web...

Svings‎, 01-09-2021 01:44 PM
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Anxiety and rennovating

I can't eat properly, I can't sleep and my poor kids don't know what's wrong with me. I feel so stupid about it... any tips??? ow do you usually cope with anxiety like this.

happy06maker‎, 12-20-2020 07:49 PM
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Posting this from the ICU (srs)....

Went to ER Friday morning at 1am after 8 hours of severe stomach bloat, cramping, and pain radiating to my entire back. 9/10 level pain, constant for the entire time. CT showed stomach distended/overfull with fluid, which appeared to probably be leaking slowly into my abdomen. Blood work...

AdamWW‎, 01-09-2021 04:58 AM
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2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans are now available

I've been waiting all of 2020 for this, lol. I have not gone through it yet as it was just released today I believe. I plan to go through it this weekend and update my nutrition course accordingly. If this isn't addressed by then I'll post a list of any significant change and I'll also mention if I...

Heisman2‎, 12-29-2020 10:46 AM
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I simply cannot eat enough to put on weight... What am I doing wrong?

For the past three months I've been going balls to the wall trying to bulk and put on size. My only time commitments are to the gym, cooking, and the occasional physical therapist appt for my right leg (doesn't affect training). I know that I won't turn into a greek god in the matter of only...

cooledwhip‎, 12-28-2020 03:51 PM
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I will be eating ham for the rest of the week

I got me a big a$$ Kirkland spiral ham from Costco. I'll be eating that for a while. How is the quality of protein from processed ham?

Robosco‎, 12-11-2016 05:57 AM
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Caloric intake when having Covid

I think it’s gonna be a week til I train again Any idea how to maintain size and strength I’m 102kg don’t want to drop

bheast69‎, 12-26-2020 10:48 AM
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How do know if im eating enough??

So I always been one too work extra hard in the gym pushing myself to failure often. Im just a beast in the gym it's just how I am. But it backfires when I land myself in overreaching phases often and im forced to have to change up my routine into rest & recover mode. Overreaching is great if you...

jvargas203‎, 12-12-2020 09:07 AM
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Too much protein?

Hi! My brother sent me his daily food log and his protein intake seems crazy high, and I’m worried about his liver. But I’m not a body builder, nor a nutritionist so I’m hoping for some advice from you more experienced individuals. He’s 6’ Weighs 172 lbs And according to his scale his body fat...

jeneml‎, 11-09-2020 11:36 AM
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Agar Agar?

http://www.instructables.com/id/Molecular-Gastronomy-Bacon-Agar-Spaghetti/ What is the stuff? I've heard people use it as a diet food because it makes you feel fuller. Anyone ever cook with it? i guess you can make pasta, jello, and jellies out of it. will rep for any info on the stuff

100Day‎, 04-28-2011 12:19 AM
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A better post workout meal you won’t find

One of my go to’s.

meloncap78‎, 01-01-2021 05:58 PM
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Eating 99% of your cabs and fats in one meal?

Hi I have used intermittent fasting for cutting because i found that it helped tremendously with managing cravings, i eventually went on to doing OMAD which i found worked even better for managing cravings, now i have finished cutting i want to slowly start gaining again however i still enjoy...

Brahfessa‎, 01-03-2021 12:34 PM
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Canned chicken, tuna & sardines. Do you buy economy or expensive?

I might buy up to 24 cans of chicken, tuna or sardines at one time. These are the hockey puck sized cans with about 20 grams of protein. Keep some at home, some at work, some in my vehicles. They usually cost around $1. I see other cans that run about $2.50. Just wondered what kind you guys...

paulinkansas‎, 12-16-2020 11:57 AM
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What bf am i?

Hi all so I've been taking diet and training very seriously last 5 month or so and have posted new pics today on body space. I currently weigh 190 and I'm eating in a slight deficit while still pushing to progressive overload. I was wondering if you could give me an estimate of my current bf?

safcpaul‎, 12-23-2020 06:59 AM
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2300KCAL - 50 YO is that enough? What cals you on please?

I am 6ft naturally thin... about 210lbs now is 2300 kcal enough? I lost around 7lbs doing 1800kcal but I wander what to do to look a little more pumped? Max volume. 2 days a week full body compound - 4/5 exercises quite intense 2 days a week a very fast 3.7 mile walk.

Stormbitch‎, 01-02-2021 05:24 AM
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Question Fasted training - shake or meal after ?

Hello, i have just quick question. I do 16/8 intermittent fasting. I train fasted in the morning 1 hour after i wake up, i train for 1,5 hours and after my training, its time for breaking fast and my first meal. I just dont know what is better, if there is even any difference. Is it better to have...

Trineu‎, 12-13-2020 01:36 PM
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Skinny

Hey, I am Skinny my weight is 60 KG and my height is 5'10 I need to put on some weight but can't figure it out. Tried eating a lot used 2 supplements Muscle TECH 22lbs and InnerArmor! but not that much impressive results anyone here please suggest me something! The only problem I can face that...

Ksteevyla‎, 11-30-2020 03:25 PM
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