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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: 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: 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. ADDITIONALLY: *This is not WebMD; don't post medical-related questions. Instead, talk to your doctor. Posting a statement in your thread that "I'm not asking for medical advice," and then asking...

ironwill2008‎, 07-12-2018 09:35 AM
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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: 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: 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: 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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Nutritional Info: How do you know if a food is healthy or not?

Trying to get healthy, but need to know what foods I should give up on. I know Taco Bell in general (and other fast food places) is not healthy, but when I looked at the caloric info, it didn't seem THAT bad. But then again, I am a total newb at this. 460 calories in a Cheese...

CharmAnders‎, 07-18-2018 02:59 PM
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Fat Loss Advice from Middle Aged Women? (I'm 45)

I'm looking for suggestions on cutting fat as I'm having a very hard time with it. I'm positive it has to be my diet as I work out hard 6 days a week (lift heavy and solid cardio)...but I can't seem to drop weight / inches at all. I've toyed around with Macros and various eating plans...but...

tavshoti‎, Today 05:33 PM
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Food Faceoff: Steak 5

Below are 14 Steak dishes. Please choose up to 8 that you like: Chocolate Chipotle Sirloin Steak Chili Steak & Bread Salad

boo99‎, Today 04:20 PM
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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 Newbie to this world

Hey Guys So I am kind of new to this whole world of working out and nutrition so just asking for advice and suggestions 😊 I have done diets and workouts before but feel like I never get a grasp on it even tho I know it should be easy. I am 29, 5’8 and 160lbs I am wanting to lose weight,...

CCollins23‎, Today 04:29 PM
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Smile Newbie trying to understand nutrition and workout

Hey everyone! I have done workouts and diet plans before but I have never fully grasped everything about it. I would LOVE to lose fat and gain muscle. At some point my goal would be to do a bikini competition just have no idea where to start. I am 29.. almost 30 5’8 160lbs My nutrition...

CCollins23‎, Yesterday 05:29 PM
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Protein & muscle mass

Ok so but if a weird question but someone on Instagram just said they are reducing their protein to drop muscle mass? They said they feel bulky and want to change that so are cutting but at the same time are reducing protein. I had thought I’d you were cutting then you’d likely drop muscle...

milliejake‎, Today 02:35 PM
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Still not sure what I'm missing in my post-workout snack/meal

My main goal is weight loss and my secondary goals are building muscle and being generally healthy. Today, post-workout, I had a Muscle Milk Pro Series drink (www dot myfitnesspal dot com /food/calories/muscle-milk-pro-series-40g-protein-intense-vanilla-492023146) and an RX Bar (www dot...

cracelunker‎, Today 11:50 AM
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Question My fitness pal

This thing is accurate only downside is knowing if you chosen the right food... can be like macro roulette sometimes😂 maybe a few cals off/over Anyone got a solution? Or deadly accurate app down to the grain of rice. or do I have OCD with nutrition? 🤣

fattzy‎, Today 09:39 AM
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Exclamation need help in some popular supplements with there timing and quantity

Hello Lifters !! first of all i am a guy age 24 ,weight around 70 kg,height 5'10 guyzz i need your valuable advice and information about this post, plzz help me out.. first of all ..i am using creatine from last 1 year and notice improvement and i love to use creatine monohydrate (pre 3gm...

thomas9494‎, Today 08:17 AM
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Hi, I've been training for about two weeks but I want to go to Ribfest.

Is there any way I can survive this Ribfest without completely losing all my gains?

Skylit‎, 07-18-2018 01:51 PM
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Helped Needed

Hey guys, need some help here. Having a really bad week and can't figure out what the problem is. My routine is: Wakeup: 5:00AM Workout: 530-630AM Work: 7:30-5:00PM Lunch: Homemade Chicken Salad & Walnuts Snack: Scoop of Almond Butter Cardio: 6-715 PM (mma class)

management91‎, Yesterday 12:27 PM
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Food Faceoff: Steak 4

Below are 12 Steak dishes. Please choose up to 8 that you like: Beet & Tangerine Steak Salad

boo99‎, Yesterday 04:34 PM
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Talking Saturated Fat is not unhealthy

This will atrract a lot of conventional critique of everyone challenging "saturated fat is healthy". Hear me out on this, Saturated fat is beautiful, gorgeous, luscious, more lucious than luscious lopez on lust. It makes you sexy and vibrant thanks to its ability to make up the phospholipid...

xFae‎, Yesterday 06:00 PM
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Unhappy I havent had a real meal in 10 days now due to sickness

Ive lost like 4kg what does this mean for me? was all my hard work in the past few months for nothing? how will i come back from this? i still dont see myself being able to eat and/or exercise for at least another week

mmaniii‎, Today 04:52 AM
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Help me understand the concept behind CUTTING

I understand that during a cutting phase you are still supposed to be lifting heavy, doing cardio, and eating at a caloric deficit. What I dont understand is why do we still retain muscle mass, while shedding fat? Why don't our muscles just waste away along with the fat tissue? Also, is it...

cljolley‎, Yesterday 07:57 PM
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Talking Seeking Diet Critique

Age: 29 Height: 6'1 Weight: 248lbs BF: 21% (approx.) Desk worker Weights - every other day (full-body) Cardio - 5x/week (mix HIIT/LISS) Self-assessed endomorph GOAL: 8-10% bf

daviddingwall33‎, Yesterday 04:12 PM
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Red face Suggestions/Tweaks to diet for a deployed service member!

Hey guys and gals! So I’m currently deployed right now and I’m trying to work on getting back into shape. I competed a few years ago, but have fallen by the wayside and I’m trying to get back on board. I wanted some critique/guidance on what I’m eating to see if I should cut my carbs and more...

beautiizhername‎, 07-15-2018 02:53 PM
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Question Substitute sweet potato & banana for white rice

Is it beneficial to substitute sweet potato & banana for white rice as part of daily meal?

easpa‎, Yesterday 08:27 PM
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Can't hit Macros?

So I never have a problem with hitting the macros that I have set out for myself on a regular basis, but there are some days where I just can't reach them because I don't have enough time to eat / make my food or anything like that. I'm currently eating 3000 calories a day w/ 100 fat and 165...

ThatOneStudent‎, Yesterday 12:10 PM
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Gas when digesting protein

Hi, I have been having a lot of troubles ingesting more than 60gm of whey protein/day. Even 60 gm generates a lot of gas in my stomach, is there something that I can add to my diet to help the stomach to process the protein? Thanks

GonzaloSP‎, Yesterday 11:41 AM
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Question Pre vacation nutrition?

I’ve been on a slight cut for the summer so far at 2300 calories, with 35/35/30 split (roughly). I’m 2 weeks away from leaving for a 2-3 month backpacking trip across Europe, which of course will not really include the most healthy options always. I plan to relax and enjoy the local foods, and make...

Dman1626‎, Yesterday 08:27 PM
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Muscle Gain Diet Advice

Hi All, I'm looking to start a bulk after cutting for awhile, but I'm trying to struggling to find the right foods to fill my diet. I'm not sure how much info is shown on my profile, but here are my stats: Age: 20 Height: 5' 8" Physique: Average Weight: 149 lb Body fat: ~14%

quellekaiyote‎, Yesterday 07:01 PM
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2850 calories needed to bulk? 19 y/o

I feel like this is a little too much, but all sites I've been to have been giving me this number. 19 y/o 173 lbs 6ft 2in Male Exercise 3 times a week (F5 Novice)

Sharma4444‎, Yesterday 07:15 PM
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help with calories.

i Im new here, excited to start with this program.I just have a question so they dont give us a menu ? so I have to figure it out?? can somebody tell me if I want to loose weight, how many calories do I need to consume everyday? 1500? 1800? 2000? thank you. im not 48 as it says lol. im 37 and...

GABSAG‎, Yesterday 03:32 PM
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