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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: 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: 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 broccoli Meal 4 - Protein shake Meal 5 - Steak, rice, and broccoli Meal 6 -...

ErickStevens‎, 11-29-2010 07:37 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 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: 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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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: 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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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 10:56 PM
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Dieting down for more efficient bulking

This podcast addresses the question of whether we should diet down before doing muscle gain: The only cliffs I'm going to give you is this: People who have dieted down to very lean states actually have the worst P ratios... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6_NoVIuHKo&t=1202s

SuffolkPunch‎, 01-21-2021 04:38 AM
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What’s the silliest diet myth you have heard this year?

Here are some myths/mistakes to start: -Dietary supplements are necessary -You should never skip breakfast -Eating 6 times a day helps your metabolism/Doing intermediate fasting speeds up your metabolism -weighing foods like rice, oats, meat, etc after they are cooked

snailsrus‎, 03-09-2021 02:58 PM
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Poll Poll: Stop the cut or go for another couple of weeks? Pic inside

Hi all, Long journey since I started, thanks to this forum (couple of years on Fierce 5 Novice, then different programs, only last year 100% effort on bodybuilding, as my volleyball activity is stopped due to COVID). 40 days ago I started my first cut, I wanted to get rid of bloody love handles,...

FallingBridge‎, 03-04-2021 01:38 AM
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Smile Struggling to Hit 3k Calories, Plan Advice?

Hi guys, I'm struggling to hit my caloric goal of 3k - I've gone over my plan below and feeling pretty confident but I'd really appreciate some recommendations. (I'm 5'10, 135lbs btw.) My goal is to hit 3,000c within 3 big meals. Currently I've been eating two meals a day. 1 small 412c...

xXGreenXx90‎, 03-20-2021 12:06 AM
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Is there actually a link between fast food and obesity?

Growing up with media messages from movies like Super Size Me, I've always taken it for granted that fast food was a key player in the obesity epidemic. However, I recently found myself wondering whether such a link has ever actually been solidly established. I came across this...

Strawng‎, 03-10-2021 07:39 PM
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How much caffeine do you take a day?

Each morning I'll have a pretty strong 12 ounce cup of coffee or 1/2-2/3 of a scoop of C4 Ripped Sport before working out. That's all for the rest of the day. How much do you have?

paulinkansas‎, 01-19-2021 10:59 AM
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What to eat for carbs?

I recently learned that I've been messing up my macros for a long time now. I've been eating high protein/fat and almost no carbs. I'm cutting not bulking. I recently used a macro calculator that says I should be eating about 350g of carbs a day, which is astronomically higher than I've been...

DumpsterGuy‎, 04-06-2021 07:50 PM
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Dietary cholesterol

How on earth do you keep dietary cholesterol to minimum on non vegan diet? Assuming most of here are eating high protein, cholesterol just piles up unless you only eat egg whites and whey isolate So, how to keep dietary cholesterol as low as possible? What do you guys eat? Need ideas

zatanoa‎, 03-16-2021 10:25 AM
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Angry Chest fat help!

Hello, I’m wondering if the excess on my chest is just chest fat? If I carry on in a deficit and training will this fat eventually go ? It just seems like it will never shift Thanks in advance

deaanob‎, 03-21-2021 11:09 AM
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Adding collagen to protein shakes?

I use Sytha-6 protein (2 scoops) and Sports research collagen together after workouts, and I work out 6 days a week. Is that fine or would it be better to consume them separately? I’m also curious about daily multivitamins. I drive for a living and don’t have time to get my diet as in check as...

BeginnerGainz‎, 04-03-2021 09:15 PM
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Eggs bad?

For months I have been eating four boiled eggs 6 times a week for breakfast and turkey sausage. I have been losing weight and doing a lot of cardio. Im young 24 years old I feel fine but idk if I should be worried about cholesterol. Is four eggs a day bad? I don’t eat red meat sometimes once...

Hellacutup‎, 03-30-2021 03:29 PM
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What spices to add to chicken breast/thighs?

What are good combination of spices to put on chicken breast or thighs? also do spices count as 0 calories.

RunFlyFree‎, 03-23-2021 03:07 AM
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Do you sleep less on non-workout days?

I've noticed that on days I don't work out, I wake up earlier the next day. Days I work out, I tend to sleep more the next day. Anyone have similar observations?

paulinkansas‎, 03-22-2021 04:40 AM
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Liver fans chime in

Not expecting many people are fans of beef liver, I love the nutritional profile...can't think of a more nutrient dense food other than other organ meats. Beverly makes a liver tab that's been on the market and sold here on BB.com for many years, been taking it forever. Minus liver and...

ManwittaPlan‎, 04-10-2021 05:50 AM
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Workout routines/nutrition

Hey, hows it going guys? I'm new on these forums and I thought I would make an account to ask about what kinds of programs you guys are running and what your meal plans look like? I have been training for years but have never really made the progress that I would have hoped to make. I have done...

Brandon5455‎, 03-12-2021 09:52 PM
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I eat 120g/Protein and once a day Calories >2000

I know what you are thinking, that makes no sense. I have: Supplements: Creatine (2 scoops) 10mg . Multi-vitamin liquid Protein Powder (75 Grams worth) After two month workout without testosterone therapy 16 inch arms (corrected)

frankynyny‎, 03-23-2021 10:41 AM
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OMAD & multiple supplements.

Hi, could be a dumb question, but here it goes. I've been doing one meal a deal, (OMAD) for a few months now. It's super easy for me and has been working very well for weight loss. My question is; it seems like over kill to take multivitamin and joint care supplements all at once. ...

BillyMombo‎, 04-04-2021 02:10 PM
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Protein question.

I'm 36 years old, 6ft 1 and around 240lb. I've been a lazy arse this last couple of years and wanting to get back in to shape. A quick question regarding my protein intake. I'm going to try and have 1 gram of protein for 1lb of bodyweight whilst I cut, so here's the question. Do I have...

Wass85‎, 03-23-2021 12:21 AM
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Cool Brahs - which is better, fried eggs or boiled eggs?

Fried eggs or boiled eggs? (I always thought boiled eggs were more nutritious because someof the nutrients get lost when fried due to the high heat?)

HannoCometh‎, 03-19-2021 08:07 AM
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Something fishy with Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal?

Weird story. I’d be freaked out if it happened to me. I do love this cereal: https://www.10news.com/news/national/man-stirs-up-internet-with-photos-of-apparent-shrimp-tails-found-in-cinnamon-toast-crunch?fbclid=IwAR2HVRJ7sNUrj6xukPFeoUJrOjBz38xGHl6F2t8mqZ7FKcryzcqubSRnpMQ

desslok‎, 03-24-2021 06:20 PM
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Which health drink is best?

Hello everyone, I am in the process of exercising to lose weight because I am overweight. I have learned that besides exercise, eating is also very important in weight loss. So I want to ask everyone what drinks are good for weight loss so I can lose weight effectively? Thanks everyone.

EulaBrewer‎, 03-19-2021 01:35 AM
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Foods you used to love but now hate and why?

I'm curious as to what makes people go from loving certain foods to later hating them. It seems the usual culprits for such a change tend to be sicknesses, eating something too much, or just even getting older and noticing how a certain food affects your body. For me, I used to LOVE donuts and...

Strawng‎, 03-14-2021 09:05 PM
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1 Cheat day vs. Daily, all calories the same

Question regarding "Cheat days/Free days" or even healthier refeed days. Is there any difference, and/or benefits in having one massive overfeed day vs. having a little extra calories daily, with all calories and macronutrients being the same? The things to be considered that have been put...

someworkoutguy3‎, 03-18-2021 05:46 AM
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Underappreciated Dish?

What's a dish you think gets a bad wrap and deserves more credit? I went out with some friends last night and had some delicious eggplant parmesan. For whatever reason, it's one of my favorites, but most people don't seem to like it.

EliKoehn‎, 04-11-2021 01:16 PM
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