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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: 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: 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: 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: 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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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: 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 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: 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 02:31 PM
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Somewhat confused - Chicken.

shazans.com/fresh-meat-and-poultry/chicken/halal-chicken-mini-fillets-500g/ So this is the brand I usually buy, and I was wondering why the calories increased after being put in the oven, aswell as how the protein/fats changed, could anyone shed some light on this? Or are they under the...

SwinginAnMissin‎, Today 05:07 AM
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How to poop less often and more solid while bulking?

Hello BB! It's 2 PM and I have just been to my fourth poop session at the toilet. It's not even my PR at this time of the day! (True story from yesterday) I love pooping because it's my most relaxing part of the day. I don't have to think about my wife or to run around and play Pokémon with...

MeanMachine86‎, Today 01:27 AM
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Type 2 Diabetic -Pre and post workout

Any Type 2 Diabetics who have dialed in their pre and post work out routines? I'm type 2 and very carb intolerant. It instantly turns to fat. I'm currently ending my first cut ever (dropped from 244 to 204 and 30%BF to 15%BF) and am lifting 4 days a week. Going to be stabilizing my diet for...

alexmmathew‎, Yesterday 10:47 AM
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Keep cutting or bulk?

Hello! First forum post :) My question is whether or not I should bulk or cut. I don't know my body fat percentage.. guessing around 16% is that about right? included picture below. My eventual goal (giving it about a year) is to be 180 pounds at 10% bf. I feel under developed muscle wise but I...

Aslan1999‎, Yesterday 10:10 PM
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Rice!!!

how often do you eat rice? and what kind? brown, white, red etc.

vonlester‎, Yesterday 03:13 PM
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Food Faceoff: Sandwiches 4

Below are 12 Sandwiches. Please choose up to 8 that you like: Bacon Guac Grilled Cheese BBQ Chicken Melt

boo99‎, Yesterday 04:47 PM
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Fat ratios

I read somewhere that PUFAs are bad for testosterone levels and MPS. Should I be shooting for 0.4 g / lb total fat with a good ratio of MUFA + SFA to PUFA, or is this ratio irrelevant? If the ratio doesn't matter, should I be shooting for 0.4 g / lb total fat or 0.4 g / lb MUFA + SFA? If the...

Pur3p3r50n‎, Yesterday 06:03 PM
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Gluten, dairy, soy and legume free muscle building foods?

Hello everyone, I'm new to this forum and also to weightlifting (started this summer). Since I started I've had a huge amount of trouble eating enough since I can't tolerate gluten, dairy, soy or pulses (beans, peas + lentils). As a result, I've gained a lot of strength but very little muscle. Does...

erk888‎, Yesterday 08:03 AM
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Fish Consumption And Diabetes Risk

There’s little question that fish contain environmental pollutants such as mercury and PCBs with, generally, bigger fish such as shark and tuna containing more and smaller fish like sardines containing less. That’s been common knowledge between health researchers for a while now. The real question...

metagame‎, 12-09-2017 05:23 AM
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Cutting Calories

Q: should I eat the same calories everyday? explanation: Once my minimum protein and fat is met should I attempt to reach the same calories everyday. I.e get up to 2500 everyday OR if it’s the end of the night and I’ve met my protein and fat minimums, should I just stop when I feel...

TxMRF‎, Yesterday 06:57 PM
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Smile What is the difference on a "calorie" and a "calorie"?

I just wonder, are there bad carbs, bad proteins, bad fats that will affect my results? If so, how will they? What is the difference for example eating cookies/gingerbread instead of them baked with oats? What is the difference with soy protein and whey, is it the amino acids? And what is the...

WhyNoGainz‎, Yesterday 12:51 PM
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Is this cereal hindering my fat loss

Is this Cascadian cereal hindering my fat loss. I eat it on my work days and I eat oatmeal on my days off. i.imgur.com/ZDY101f. jpg

hilreyt‎, Yesterday 08:22 PM
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Gaining weight?

Should I drink a few protein shakes every day to gain weight? I'm an 18 year old male at about 130-140 pounds. I'd like to start gaining weight to build muscle but my metabolism is way to high to do that without a boost. What is the best protein powder to do this with?

Kegladon‎, 12-13-2017 06:27 PM
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Question Protein needed for cutting

I am 17 years old and weigh 180lbs at 22% BF. I am planning to cut so I would like to know how much protein I need to maintain my muscle while losing BF. Also, is it OK if I eat less protein on my cheat day and just eat excess protein I would miss on my cheat day for the other 6 days?

shq115‎, 12-13-2017 06:08 PM
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Was told Casien can accelerate cancer. Thoughts on this?

I've read a few articles since I was told about it as I usually have 2 Casein shakes daily for years on end. Are there any real long term studies that can back up this claim? If anything how would your approach be on this? I've made a conscious effort to avoid plastics, bottles water the...

BlackHeart.au‎, 12-13-2017 03:17 PM
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Cheerios

Would eating cheerios for breakfast be alright for a breakfast meal? Im trying to lose weight?

S Rok‎, 07-31-2005 06:37 PM
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Newby question on calories

According to THE MACROn calculator, it said I can have 2260 calories. Yesterday I only ate 1300 of 2260. Can those left over calories that I did not consume carry over to today? Asking because we did a lot of running around today and had to eat out. I only went over by 450 calories. Thanks for...

rebman2005‎, Yesterday 04:23 PM
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Food Faceoff: Sandwiches 3

Below are 12 Sandwiches. Please choose up to 8 that you like: Breakfast Burger Chik-fil-A Chicken

boo99‎, 12-13-2017 04:48 PM
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Smile Essential Nutrients

I've been doing a lot of research on the importance of Essential Nutrients. First of all what are they? The Essential Nutrients are the nine essential amino acids, the essential omega-3 & omega-6 fatty acids, and the fifteen essential vitamins & minerals that that cannot be produced by the body...

QuinoAmino‎, Yesterday 03:51 PM
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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 11:56 PM
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Question Amount of protein needed for cutting

I am a 17 year old guy, I am 6"0 and weigh 82 kg (181 lbs). My current Bf is 22% and I want to cut it down to 13-15%. How much protein would I need to maintain my muscle mass whilst cutting? Also, is it OK if I eat excess protein for 6 days and on the 7th day I eat less protein as it is my...

shq115‎, Yesterday 09:59 AM
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Unexplainably losing mass

Hi Guys, I have been an avid reader on these forums for a few years now, and have learned a ton of info on these boards. I don't ever post because usually I can find some other thread with a similar inquiry as mine, but for once I'm having troubles finding some suggestions. I am a 21...

Danny5151‎, 12-13-2017 08:23 PM
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How long can you be in a cutting phase?

Cause i wanna get nice and lean, losing 500g per week atm, but just wanna know when does it start getting too much for the body to handle(if that can happen?)

anothergymer1‎, Yesterday 09:32 AM
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Beginner/Intermediate pics Need Advice

Good day, i want to ask for some opinions. I am 19 years old, 150lbs, 177cm, about 15% bf, have been lifting constantly for about 8 months but had previous experiences. My ultimate goal physique is 190-200 lbs 10-12% bf. Also i have been cutting for 8 weeks(1800kcal right now), should i bulk or...

RegimenSubZero‎, 12-13-2017 11:40 AM
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Kind of lost and confused.

Hello everyone, me and my wife just recently started eating better. She posted once about dieting and we have been doing what was advised. Tracking caloric intake, and watching macros, we are using my fitness pal. It was pretty eye opening to see how bad our diet has been. We have gotten a gym...

Corey9126‎, 12-13-2017 09:26 PM
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