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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: 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://mytdee.com/ Keep in mind this number is only an estimate. What your real TDEE is can be found out...

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: 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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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 broc**** Meal 4 - Protein shake Meal 5 - Steak, rice, and broc**** 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: Pre, During, & Postworkout Nutrition

Hierarchy of Importance When speaking of nutrition for improving body composition or training performance, it's crucial to realize there's an underlying hierarchy of importance. At the top of the hierarchy is total amount of the macronutrients by the end of the day. Distantly below that is the...

alan aragon‎, 04-19-2010 01:31 PM
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How am I eating this much and not gaining?!?!

Hey guys I have been serious about trying to bulk for about 4.5 months now.. I track 100% of my food intake and try to eat only clean food, massive amounts of rice etc, I have even switched to jasmine rice, 80/20 ground turkey and chicken for a little extra fat and still nothing... in this whole...

azimm84‎, Today 07:36 AM
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Food Faceoff: Create Your Meal 3

Below are Mains, Sides, Desserts and Drinks. Choose 1 Main Up to 6 Sides/Desserts 1 Drink

boo99‎, Today 04:38 PM
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Raging appetite

Why is it at lower bodyfat I can eat sooo much more if i wanted to. When i had a cheat day i ate 10,000 calories just like that in a day. I'm talking 9-10% bf which is what I'm at atm. Struggled so much when bulking to get food, now it's ez.

Fareed1998‎, Today 04:09 PM
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Caloric Intake

Whats peoples method of calculating your caloric intake? used 3 or 4 different calculators online and get different results each time, ranging from 2200 to 3600

Rleather94‎, Today 03:05 AM
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Post How do I get bigger

What do you guys think? I've been working out for about 2 and a half months noW I just wanna know how I can get bigger as fast as I can I'm 19 yerrs old 6 foot 2 183 pounds thanks for ur help I have current pics on my profile

lift299‎, Today 05:08 PM
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Should I cut or bulk?

Hey guys, As you read this is about cutting or bulking. I'm a young female, I weigh 53kgs and I'm 170cm tall. My bodyfat percentage is probaly something 20%. I know that bulking does make sense to my Kind of person, But the problem is that I'm Kind of skinny fat. My legs are soft and a bit of...

skinnyfinland‎, Today 02:07 PM
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What's the best macronutrient ratio for gaining lean muscle?

Wondering because I've seen various ratios especially varying protein and carb intake. I'm trying to gain muscle weight with minimal fat gain. So if I'm weightlifting what macronutrient ratio should I use and how many grams of protein should I intake per pound of body weight?

lukerehf‎, Today 11:03 AM
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Question Are my calories too low and should I be cutting?

Hey so I already posted this but I didn't get a ton of help so I thought I'd try again, I'm 17 Im 5'9 141 pounds with 15% body fat I'm eating 1352 calories for my cut, I just wanna know if that's too low or should I even still be cutting or is that amount of calories fine and if not what should I...

Verynewguy‎, Today 09:30 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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Smile Advice on where to find varied meal plans to avoid nutrient deficiencies

Hello, bit of a random one but i am looking for some inspiration on meal planning. I tend to meal prep quite a lot but I often feel that I am not quite getting all of the right nutrients. I try to eat well and generally am happy eating fresh food, fruit, veg, meat, fish, eggs and so on but I do...

luckylouise08‎, Today 12:17 PM
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low blood sugar after workout

I'm not diabetic but I realized I have low blood sugar after a workout, I don't eat breakfast can that be it?

eggolifter‎, Today 11:34 AM
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Exclamation 6"4 (194) male; need advice on calories&macros for my goal

As I've mentioned I'm a 6"4 male and my goal is to have a model body with great abs. Clark Bockelman would be a good example on my goal. I weigh 180lb(82kg) and pretty happy about my face in terms of fat percentage; because just a year ago I was overweight with %25'ish fat. Lost 60-70 pounds in...

JaJ0‎, Today 02:52 PM
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Dilemma...bulking or cutting?

I've been on the starting strength program for a few weeks now and I'm making some good progress as far as strength goes,(Squat has gone from 60kg to 85, deadlift at 105) but I'm getting a bit stressed and confused with the nutrition side of things, I feel like I haven't got a proper game plan when...

Matt1708‎, Today 09:11 AM
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MyTDEE Standard formula vs body fat %

Hi, when I calculate my TDEE with the standard formula vs when I enter my body fat % I get about a 200cal difference. Which one is a better baseline to start tracking from?

tbmount‎, Today 10:31 AM
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bounce back from slowed metabolism

I'm trying to help a lady(boss) that was in great shape at one time but had a back injury that led her to gain weight as she was unable to do much after back surgery for a good period of time. She's stubborn as hell and took it upon herself to essentially quit eating so she wouldn't gain anymore...

bandhammer‎, Yesterday 07:23 AM
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Question Shortcut to Size: Snickers Chocolate bar for fast digesting carbs after workout

In 'Shortcut to Size' program nutrition below is recommended. So, I was thinking about eating Snickers Chocolate bar right after workout, which contains 28 gms cards (20 gms sugar), 11 gms fat and 3 gms protein. Is this fine or am I overdoing it?

kishoreballa‎, Yesterday 11:18 PM
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Reverse Dieting + Big Hike bad timing, am I SOL?

I have my first competition on Saturday (bikini) and I'm leaving two Saturdays afterwards to go on a big thru-hike (440km.) I was going to reverse diet out of the show, but then on the hike I'll have to eat 3500 calories to simply maintain where I am now (I'll be hiking for about 10 hours...

tranhelen‎, Yesterday 10:15 AM
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Measuring cooking oils - How accurate can you be?

I cook with a lot of olive oil and coconut oil and I measure how much I pour in the pan when I fry or into foil parcels when I cook chicken etc. in the oven. I've noticed that most of the oil gets stuck to the pan and foil so you're not actually consuming as much as you initially measure out. ...

tpreston92‎, Today 06:32 AM
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Food Faceoff: Create your Meal 2

Below are Mains, Sides, Dessert and Drinks. Choose 1 Main Up to 6 Sides/Desserts 1 Drink

boo99‎, Yesterday 04:19 PM
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Clean Eating - The Dirty Truth (2017) BBC Documentary

I'm really enjoying this documentary by the BCC. Subjects covered: clean eating, gluten avoidance, pH balance, the China study and more. You can watch it here: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x599rzw https://archive.org/details/BBCHorizonCleanEatingTheDirtyTruthFullDocumentary Or here if...

Mrpb‎, 07-23-2017 09:20 AM
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MCT Oil = Hungrier throughout the day?

Hey all! So, I started supplementing MCT Oil for the mental/focus benefits (although if it turned out to help me with fat loss, great), 1 tbsp a day. I'm NOT doing keto. For the first few days I was excited to experience some great appetite suppression--but now (about 10 days of taking it every...

heywakeupami‎, Yesterday 12:10 PM
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Thumbs up Macro Cycling - Need input

Hey guys, So I usually adjust my diet on a caloric basis by adjusting my carbs every week. Basically I would keep the same macros for the whole week and the following week I would decrease carbs by lets say 0.1g/lb of body weight and repeat. I've been reading a lot about macro cycling and I...

SBlaK‎, Today 10:00 AM
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Preworkout and Whey Protein within 10 min of each other?

I'm working out in the morning, and I don't have much time, but I need the proper nutrients. I was wondering if it's safe to eat a banana and a 100% whey protein shake and then about 10 min later take lit by beyond raw preworkout? I would go workout 30 min after I had that. Any other...

lukerehf‎, Today 07:44 AM
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Lightbulb MCT oil - have you tried it?

What is MCT oil and how can it be used? I'm curious to see if it could be implemented into my daily diet routine

Jenny10644‎, Yesterday 04:50 PM
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Whats more important? Hitting calorie intake per day or getting enough sleep?

I have a pretty messed up schedule where I work so sometimes there isn't much time to eat properly in the evening and in the morning and getting enough sleep. Sometimes I even fall asleep in the evening before I get to the eating because I'm tired so because of that I'm under the calories I need to...

FitForLife1988‎, 07-24-2017 02:50 PM
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