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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 02:10 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 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: https://www.freedieting.com/tools/calorie_calculator.htm Keep in mind this number is only an estimate....

Mrpb‎, 02-02-2017 09:49 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 07:49 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, 07-25-2011 12:52 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 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 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 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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Where can I find vegetarian bacon?

I'm considering trying a different religion just for this weekend. The consumption of pork is prohibited, but I like bacon. Are there any sources of non-pork bacon besides turkey? I would be willing to try ostrich or emu bacon, but can't find any.

paulinkansas‎, 01-14-2022 12:51 PM
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Why does bottled water only taste like crap AFTER you open it?

I have had various brands of sizes of bottled water for weeks, months, even years. Have left bottles in hot cars for weeks at a time. And every time, when you first open it and break the little safety seal, the water always tastes fresh. HOWEVER, if you open the bottle, take a drink, and then...

desslok‎, 01-12-2022 03:45 PM
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Good tasting pepper spray?

I usually get the olive oil spray at Trader Joes for convenience, as well as some of the flavor sprays for convenience. But the pepper spray I bought tastes awful and makes my eyes water uncontrollably. I was wondering if anyone knew any that tasted better?

desslok‎, Yesterday 10:16 AM
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Kirkland (COSTCO) Protein Bar Opinions

Been eating these daily ( 2 or 3 bars per day )- trying to decide if they are "healthy" or not - from what I can tell they seem OK high level - 21 G protein, 10G carb, 10G fiber, 2 G sugar , 190 Calories Where's the negative to these things ??

71CHEVY4X4‎, Today 06:37 PM
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ideal diet for optimal brain function

To help stave off neurocognitive decline in the elderly you can look up the MIND diet. Very few actual trials but theoretically promising.

Heisman2‎, 01-14-2022 06:49 AM
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bf% estimate?

idk if this is the right forum for this prolly not but just wanted to get an idea of my bf real quick first 2 pics are me a lil over a year ago. If I had to guess I would say 20%? Second pic is me recently 15%? Watchu guys think, thanks

jfay696‎, Yesterday 08:39 PM
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Vince Gironda hormone precursor shake economics and nutrient info

For you 'tards that are not financially astute or have problems tracking macronutrients, here a is a breakdown of the shake. Ingredient, carbs, protein, fat, calories, cost in dollars. Milk, 11 8 8 150 .25 Greek yogurt, 10 23 0 140 1.00 3 raw jumbo eggs, 0 24 18 270 .50 Whey powder, 7 30...

paulinkansas‎, 11-19-2021 07:01 PM
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Hello - im new & would like some feedback

Stats Age – 34 Weight (70.5kgs or 155.5lbs) Height – 5’7 or 170cms Current Macros Calories – 2200 Carbs - 248 Protein – 138 Fat - 73

gbell3587‎, Today 02:55 AM
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Why is the BMI equation needlessly complex?

srs... If BMI is just a formula calculated based on height and weight... why can't you just use height/weight to get a ratio? Why did they instead throw in a bunch of extra steps?

AdamWW‎, 01-11-2022 03:16 PM
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Figuring out the right amount of protein in chicken breast

Hi, guys. Please help me figure out the right way to count protein in chicken breast. Sounds easy but the problem is that I live in Russia and if I buy a pack of lean (skinless) chicken breast, it says it contains anywhere 19 to 21g of protein per 100g (raw), whereas almost any nutrition fact or...

TheShredded‎, 01-13-2022 11:02 AM
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Updated recommendations from Alan Aragon

Maybe some will find this interesting. Apparently it's from the newest edition of the book "Advanced Personal Training: Science to Practice" Does this mean we should update the current sticky? (Inb4 heated argument about carbs?)

EiFit91‎, 01-16-2022 05:37 AM
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What body fat percentage am I?

What body fat percentage do I look? Should I keep cutting down to 10% or bulk? Pics in profile

gainszzn‎, 01-15-2022 10:19 PM
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New review of nutrition for high level sports competitions

I imagine this applies to at most a few people here as this is not related to actual bodybuilding but the first figure is so nice I wanted to make a thread about this: https://physoc.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1113/EP088188

Heisman2‎, 01-15-2022 03:15 PM
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Bad diet and recurring injuries

How much would a bad diet result in you being very injury-prone? bear in mind Im 33 years old I feel like these last few years have revolved around visits to PTs and doing corrective exercises. Mainly for joint / tendon problems A few of the injuries are from a few years ago and I can see...

johnjones1988uk‎, 01-15-2022 11:38 AM
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Analysis of Helmut Strebl's Diet / Meal Plan

Hey guys, I recently stumbled upon the diet plan of a bodybuilder which truly inspired me with his results; Helmut Strebl. I understand genetics play a huge role, however, I noticed his diet is a little different from ordinary as well. Upon doing some research, I found the following two...

MarkoTheBuilder‎, 01-15-2022 04:55 AM
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Can a calorie surplus alone increase LDL?

So since about May this year, I've been eating in a slightly higher surplus than I was before, still a modest/reasonable one... but higher than earlier in the year. I'd say maybe 300 daily surplus based on weight changes. In May, my lipids looked like this: LDL - 86 Triglycerides - 85 HDL -...

AdamWW‎, 12-14-2021 10:19 AM
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Plain chicken breast is tasty and is not boring: what's your take?

Add some seasoning of your choice, bake it, and then eat it cold the next day by itself. IMO it's refreshing, satisfying, convenient and obviously a jackpot of lean protein, not some kind of a boring chore to eat, or even something that needs to be doused in sauce to make tasty. Obviously it's a...

EliKoehn‎, 01-14-2022 12:57 PM
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Straighten me out here guys....thinking of going Vegan

I got sucked into watching this documentary tonight about plant based diets and how good the anti-inflamatory results can be, how good people feel on them etc... My blood numbers already come back great year after year at my physicals; I can weigh whatever weight I want with my current diet...

smokinal‎, 12-11-2021 08:30 PM
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Why are there no beef rinds or poultry rinds?

There are pork rinds, but no rinds from cows or chickens or any other animal that I can think of. Why is that? Does the food industry discriminate against cows and chickens? If I was a cow, I would sleep better at night if I knew part of my body would be converted to beef rinds.

paulinkansas‎, 01-14-2022 02:19 PM
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Where can I find grass fed oat milk?

Many of the experts on youtube say I should only drink grass fed milk. Due to lactose intolerance I am drinking oat milk. But i am having a hard time finding grass fed oatmilk. Anyone know of any brands?

desslok‎, 01-14-2022 11:57 AM
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Question Caffeine - amount vs timing

Hello, i have a question. It will be maybe harder to describe, because my english is not perfect, but ill try my best :D Does amount of coffee matters in how long the effect of caffeine will last ? For example, if i take 100mg caffeine in the morning then effects of it will last 2 hours for...

Bozekk‎, 01-14-2022 10:35 AM
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Healthy home made-mass gainer shake ideas. 2022 edition.

Right so while I have seen various recipes for "healthy" home made mass gainer shakes online I'm still a bit interested in "new" ideas for this kind of thing in 2022. Feel welcome to post your idea here (or elsewhere for that matter).

MrHeavenSmile‎, 01-14-2022 08:20 AM
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Do you NEED to bulk?

If so is a clean bulk (around 300 cals over maintenance) or a dirty bulk (500+ cals over maintenance) better? If I decide to bulk I will do so next fall as it is too late now to get cut for summer. Back to the main question, can you really not gain any muscle without being in a surplus? I feel...

userFFKRS7AJRFX‎, 01-08-2022 07:05 PM
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is 300+ grams of protein too much?

so recently I have been eating about 300-340 grams of protein a day, 160-200g of carbs a day, and around 60-80g of fat. After doing some research I found that 300g is way too much protein. Currently I am trying to cut at a little below maintenance but keep protein intake high in hopes of burning...

userFFKRS7AJRFX‎, 01-13-2022 12:30 PM
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Talking Help getting more protein

Howdy gents my goal is 3k plus cals a day and 190 to 200 gs of protein.... I'm eating as much as I possibly can and supplementing every way I can to get those numbers in..and tips on ways I can hit that goal without feeling so bloated and overwhelmed? I have noticed my tolerance on eating so much...

Daves1988‎, 01-12-2022 04:38 PM
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