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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 02:10 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 07:49 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: Link to part 2: 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: 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 09:49 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, 07-25-2011 12:52 AM
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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 10:35 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 08:37 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 09:12 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 02:05 AM
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What kind of hamburger mix do you eat?

By mix I mean the ratio of lean to fat on the label. Most stuff in the grocery stores is 80/20, but I see a ton of fat that comes of when it's cooked. I save the run off fat and soak bed crumbs in it, then feed it to birds in the snow. I shoot the starlings with a .22 so the cardinals can get...

paulinkansas‎, Today 06:56 PM
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Thoughts on mcdoubles for bulking

Assuming I'm not going way over on calories is it okay to have a couple mcdoubles a few times a week while bulking? Each has 390 cal, 20g fat, 32g carb, 22g protein

KCMann‎, Today 11:45 AM
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How many carbs can I eat in a calorie defecit?

Currently on 1800 calories but my Carb intake is only 50g, I was going to follow the keto diet to shed. I am 189ibs but I want to get down to 170. I read you need 50g of carbs or under to lose weight, but I was wondering if there was any other way to cut with carbs? Thanks.

Cammg95‎, Today 11:27 AM
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Gaining weight, already big.

Hi everyone, I´m 31, 1.85mts/ 6´1 and currently weigh 110 kgs/240lbs at 22% bodyfat. I´m getting back into rugby after three years and decided to play in a different position, I´m aiming to weigh 115kgs/252lbs at 15% bodyfat by the end of the year. Can someone point me in the right direction...

Riggspopovich‎, 02-27-2021 11:43 PM
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Lockdown cutting....

Hi all, I’ve been cutting since jan now and it’s going well as have been able to have access to a home gym to help maintain what lean mass I have but have an upcoming issue. Moving back to the UK in a couple of weeks and facing a month or so until the gyms reopen - my question is regarding...

dvn12345‎, 02-24-2021 07:24 PM
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Unhappy Sugar binge and heart rate

My heart rate has increased two days after a sugar binge, I consumed over 1500 calories. This was the second binge in my life and they both happened within the space of a 4-5 weeks. I will not binge again, has this happened to anyone else? Any advice?

bigdecision‎, Today 09:17 AM
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High fat vs hi carb - Bulking

Hi all, I know that the body works on minimums and not macros splits. However, just wondering what peoples thought are on limiting fats to something reasonable. So for example, typically when I bulk Ill get something like 140g protein, 400g carbs, 120g fat = 3200cal My body weight is ~...

mojojonz‎, 02-23-2021 02:28 PM
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Bad stomach help on bulk

Hi I have been on a bulk since Jan 1st and over this last week or so I have been experiencing stomach aches, upset stomach, large farts, lots of visits to the toilet... you get the idea. Is it protein causing this? Or maybe more specifically whey shakes? I generally have one USN shake in...

TheWogmeister‎, Today 07:31 AM
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What are the highest protein foods for a cutting diet?

What should I be looking at.

Jorg1995‎, 02-24-2021 05:45 AM
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Bouncing back from illness - diet recommendations

Hi all, So over the last couple of years I've gone through some mental illness (bipolar) which has resulted in losing weight (about 2 stone) and I haven't been able to put it back on due to a combination of lack of consistency in eating and exercise, and just being overwhelmed by conflicting and...

Zanatothemax‎, Yesterday 05:42 PM
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Prepackaged hard boiled eggs that don’t taste like crap?

Anybody know any brands of prepackaged hard boiled eggs that don’t habe a funky aftertaste. I got some at Trader Joes and some from Costco, and some other brand and they have a funky aftertaste. Almost like a vinegary or chemical salt flavor, even though the ingredients just say eggs.

desslok‎, 02-27-2021 08:19 AM
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Is my 1900 calorie diet for cutting reasonable?

Hello guys, I was on 2100 calories but I wasn't losing any weight at all I was just maintaining. Today I started 1900 calories. My macros are 89g of carbs, 59g of fat and 200g of protein. Is that too much protein for such little calories? I'm 13 stone 9.

Cammg95‎, Yesterday 09:20 AM
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Trying to count calories in a can of tuna

Hi everyone! The question might seem like a noobie one but I was unable to figure this out myself. So... I have a can of tuna (See the pic below. It's in Russian but you'll get it) 1) First off, 23 grams of protein multiplied by 4 gives us 92 kcal, 1 g. of fat gives us 9 kcal, sum it up and...

TheShredded‎, 02-27-2021 01:56 PM
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Ending my first cut, some help needed pls.

Ive been cutting for 17 days on an average of 2000 calories a day. I have lost nearly 6lb which works out at about 2.5lb per week. I want to up my calories now to gain muscle but im not too sure what to up them to? This is the first time i have tracked macros so i do not know what my...

BillBunter‎, Yesterday 04:34 AM
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Protein from vegetal sources - useless?

I'm attending a Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer course right now and just had a lecture where the teacher, ex-bodybuilder, told us that protein from vegetal sources (veggies, cereals etc) is useless, since it doesnt contain all the necessary aminos as animal protein does and contains mostly...

AndyBendy‎, 02-24-2021 08:08 AM
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Roasted unhulled sesame seeds

Do these have less antinutrients due to the roasting? I rely on these to boost up calcium because I don't drink milk.

Sun tzu‎, 02-27-2021 01:13 PM
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Question Banking calories when bulking

Do you ever bank your calories on a bulk, just like some people do when they're cutting? By banking I mean saving some amount of calories over the course of a few days, then eating the saved amount in one meal as extra. For example, I'm lean bulking on ~2700 calories per day now, and sometimes I...

faithbrah‎, 02-26-2021 02:42 PM
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Pre workout meal

I do my most taxing workouts in the morning (legs, chest, back). I do this so I can take my pre workout drink in the a.m. and still be able to sleep at night. Because of this I don't get breakfast in before my workout. What would be a fast absorbing breakfast that would give me fuel.? I want to be...

OldPapa‎, 02-25-2021 10:54 AM
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Should I cut or bulk?

Hello everyone, I´m 25 yo, 190cm and 85kg on empty stomach right now. I started training with weights about a year ago, when I weighted 78kg. I´ve gained some muscle in the journey, as well as some fat, and my current fat percentage is approximately 15.5%. My long term goal is to be 89kg,...

OatsMan9000‎, 02-26-2021 05:20 AM
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Calories needed

I am 5'9" and weigh 200lb. I estimate I'm about 25%bf. My short term goal is to weigh about 180 at around 12%bf. Should my macros match my final goal no matter how far away it is from where I'm at? I don't really do any aerobics, just heavy lifting to grow.

OldPapa‎, 02-25-2021 03:33 PM
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Organic Reese's PB Cups

Apparently, Hershey's going to start rolling out organic Reese's PB cups. Later down the line, they plan to release other organic versions of their candies & may even do "plant-based" options: I'll try them...

Strawng‎, 02-24-2021 06:35 PM
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Looking for critique on my diet

I’m looking to see if anyone has any opinions or tips on my diet to optimize my nutrition. Maybe I’m on point but I want to make sure. I was about 200lbs approximately 1 year ago. I ate out constantly and ate whatever sounded good. Covid stopped me from eating out and I finally realized what I was...

zackwbutler‎, 02-25-2021 10:11 AM
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need opinions/advise on my current diet

meal 1 ( pre work out/breakfast) : 40gm oats with skimmed milk,3 egg whites,2 slices of brown bread(toast) with 1 tbs peanutbutter,chia seeds and half a banana,black coffee. meal 2 ( post work out) : 1 apple,protein shake,2 whole eggs,50gm chickpeas. meal 3 (lunch) : 200gm chick breast...

Fang1991‎, 02-24-2021 08:41 AM
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Fasting good or bad

I’m trying to get back on the fat loss programme and started off with a 24 hour fast (only drank water) the next day I stuck to my 1800 cals throughout the next 2 weeks, I am losing weight! On valentine’s my mrs wanted a Chinese so I ate that felt a bit sick and so I fasted for 36 hours (only...

Farmingstock‎, 02-21-2021 04:24 PM
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Help, for my plans after short cutting phase

I hope I’m saying it correct about “cutting” (dieting) but ok I will be straight to the point. I will be bulking after just 2-4 weeks of cutting and I want to know if I can gain muscle with just 80-90 grams of protein but I will be in a caloric surplus of +500/1000 above my maintenance weight ...

serviljohnpadiz‎, 02-23-2021 03:06 PM
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