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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: 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: 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: 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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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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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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Food Faceoff: Trick or Treat 3

From these 8 Halloween Candies shown below, please choose up to 4 that you like: 100 Grand Almond Joy

boo99‎, Yesterday 05:23 PM
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Building muscle at maintenance or just go in to a surplus?

Hi, is it actually possible to change your body composition significantly at maintenance or is it just best to eat at a slight surplus I’ve asked on the forums before about what I should personally do but I’ve done some looking around and I get very mixed answers.

Damon628‎, Yesterday 05:48 PM
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Question Airfrying veggies?

Anyone here exclusively likes to air fry veggies? I read that they are just as good as steaming for retaining nutrients. It would certainly make veggies more palatable.

Shortfuze‎, Yesterday 08:38 PM
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Is this considered "processed meat" ?

So processed meat bad I eat 1 box of salmon pre cooked like this (250g / day) because of how easy it is to just slam and mix into a pile of rice but now I am wondering should I be comcerned eating this daily? Is it considered processed meat? If it is, I'll switch to 'real' salmon immediately ...

zatanoa‎, 10-20-2020 10:46 AM
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Food Faceoff: Trick or Treat 2

Please choose up to 4 that you like from the 8 Halloween candies below: 3 Musketeers Butterfinger

boo99‎, 10-27-2020 05:33 PM
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Skinny fat - cut or bulk?

Hi all, I'm 27 years old, 6'1 male and I weigh 182lbs. My BF% is currently approximately 22%. I do not look fat but I do have a bit of a gut. I am pretty much a newbie at the gym, I am focusing on compound movements at the moment and just getting my numbers up. Numbers are: 120lbs bench press...

usadmybad‎, Yesterday 02:38 PM
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Why can some people handle eating fast food regularly and others...?

Why is it that some people can eat fast food almost everyday with seemingly no problems, whereas other people get terrible gi issues or feel extremely lethargic afterwards? I know the placebo effect plays some role here, but it's not the only thing. Without fail, I've had extreme gi distress (I'm...

Strawng‎, 10-27-2020 08:10 PM
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6’5 235 21

Finally getting back in the gym after about a year and few months At 17 I decided to change my life and hit the gym I went from 350Lbs to 210. I was lean at this point still had some man boobs but I was looking to put on some muscle mass. At this point I’m 21, and sitting at 230-240 LBs....

justinwood122‎, Yesterday 03:14 PM
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5am breakfast/workout?

Long story short, I work an hour away from my house so I’m in a huge time crunch. I wake up at 5:10am and hit the gym at 5:30am. I eat 2 pieces of toast before I hit the weights. What do you morning warriors eat/make in the morning that’s extremely simple and FAST for a post??? Thank you

thatguydan1995‎, 10-24-2020 06:55 AM
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Is my supplement list looking good? Should I add anything?

Omega 3 fatty acids Vitamin D Magnesium Multi plus extra c Probitotic blend Protein Powder (unsure of I should mention this) Green Magma Than I want to drink a concoction of green tea boiled with garlic, ginger, lemon and tumeric.

JrFity7‎, Yesterday 09:14 AM
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Gaining weight

Alright guys I’ve been on a bulk since feb 3rd when I weighed 136 pounds to my current weight now at 148.5. I’ve been doing 0.5 a week so a lean bulk. I’m trying to hit 155 before I cut to 145. Now I’m struggling badly to get those last 7 pounds it seems. This is my moving averages for this month...

Calikid32190‎, 09-30-2020 07:43 PM
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Carbs, Thirst, Morning Glucose?

If you eat high carb, how often do you wake up to drink/pee during the night? It seems that the more carbs I eat, the more this happens. I thought maybe I had diabetes so got tested as well as bought a personal glucometer. Fasting sugars are always between 105-115. It's weird, but when I'm...

oso0690‎, 10-24-2020 03:15 AM
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Unhappy Nutritional guidance required: muscles and strength getting weaker and bloating issue

Hi I am a 32 year old office going man (9 to 12 hours routine, 5 days a week). I used to workout, say 5-6 years ago and even had the strength and stamina to learn a bit of MMA then. But now, no matter what I do, I just don't have the strength to even stay awake long enough after office hours....

axelscar‎, 10-27-2020 01:17 PM
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Overnight almond butter oats

BREAKFAST IS SAVED! Make it the night before, then grab and go! This recipe has 3 servings because we want you to plan your meals ahead. It’s so easy to make, you can probably do it in your sleep! You can wake up in the morning refreshed, knowing you have saved the day. P.S. you can use any...

mary42‎, 10-23-2020 04:02 AM
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Question Do i need to eat before bed ?

Hello, i have a question. I dont like to eat at night, because i sleep better without food and i just dont want to prepare something at 12 a.m. Thing is, my last meal (around 30g of protein, some fats, some carbs, it depends on what i eat) is around 8 P.M. But i go sleep at around 12 A.M. And i...

wariorpolni‎, 10-27-2020 06:23 AM
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Food Faceoff: Trick or Treat 1

Oh Hai :-) The top 40 ranked Halloween Candy will be the FFO this week. Below are 8.

boo99‎, 10-26-2020 05:28 PM
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6’8 345lbs 31yo

Hey guys I’ve decided to return to the gym and a healthy lifestyle after falling into some bad habits the last 2 years. Nutrition is something I could use some advice with. I understand calories in vs calories out and meeting my daily macros and caloric goal, but the problem I have is I’m...

Adam050889‎, 10-27-2020 08:01 AM
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Leucine in soya milk

Does anyone know the amount of leucine in 100 ml of soya milk (with just the soya beans, salt and water)?

Sun tzu‎, 10-25-2020 05:01 AM
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Frozen Chicken vs Fresh

Where I live 1KG Fresh Boneless Chicken Thighs cost £9 whereas 1KG Frozen Boneless Chicken Thighs cost around £5. Why is frozen much cheaper? Is there any difference in taste? I can also see difference is calories & proteins when comparing fresh/ frozen, why is that if its the same type of...

Cautious1‎, 10-27-2020 02:42 AM
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So how important are macros if...

If I hit my protein target of say 1.5g per kg, does it particularly matter what my carbs and fats are? Assuming that I hit my calorie target on a cut or bulk?

nezaboy‎, 10-26-2020 09:16 AM
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Cutting Question

Hello everyone:) I’ve been bulking for 1 year and gained 45 lbs. I currently weigh 215 lbs. I’am now at 25% BF and want to cut. I was bulking at 4400 calories and the thing is that these past 3 weeks ago I couldn’t go to the gym because of my exams. I’am 21. So I’ve been eating not that much...

Luke340‎, 10-25-2020 09:10 PM
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Calorie deficit muscle growth?

I'm currently 185lb I get at least 160 to 180 grams of protein per day Calories are between 2000 and 2500 per day lifting weights properly, is there anybody out there with my same body weight, protein intake, and calorie intake successfully building muscle?

revempire‎, 10-26-2020 06:10 PM
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Need to Lower LDL Choelestrol

Hey folks, Anyone been in my situation? I have 130 LDL choelestrol and would like to bring it down to <100 I eat chicken and fish mostly, thinking of changing it to plat based protein food for a day or two. Any recommendations

Nothanksjeffery‎, 10-21-2020 08:04 PM
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Can you bulk instead of gain fat on 1-day high-protein binges?

Hello. I'm 5'11, 190lbs, on a cut and have been losing around 1lbs a week while eating a high-protein diet. My net calorie intake is about 2300 and I try to get at least 175g of protein a day. Every couple of weeks or so I binge eat with at least 3000 cals, usually on takeaways, for either one...

M1nd0verMatter‎, 10-24-2020 03:15 AM
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Angry Why am I not gaining muscle

Ive just gotten back to bulking after the shutdown. Before i was around mid 150s. Now i’ve gotten back up and am around the low 150s but I am much more lean. The first two days of my bulk my body puffed up like a balloon and looked the best it ever has. Then after that my body shriveled up. I’ve...

Sdogity‎, 10-25-2020 10:32 PM
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