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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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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Smile overcoming sugar addiction and/or Binge Eating Disorder

Hi Everyone- I'm brand new here. I recently saw a video that inspired me to try and find community support online to help me on my journey of overcoming sugar addiction and/or Binge Eating Disorder. Preparing and knowing what to eat is a big challenge for me. I've been to several nutritionist...

HECAN333‎, 07-11-2020 01:43 PM
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meal prep containers

Hello, I was wondering what your favorite meal prep containers are and what about them makes them your favorite??

mkbradford‎, 07-02-2020 12:10 PM
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[15M] 25% bodyfat at 145lbs should I cut or bulk?

Hey guys! I'm going to be following Ice cream Fitness smarter surgery on my leg. And I was looking for nutrition tips for my body type, I'm 145lbs and I'm guessing 25% bodyfat so Idk if u should cut or bulk. I eat 2200 cals of chicken thighs and breasts, turkey meat, riced cauliflower, corn...

Dean562727‎, 07-12-2020 12:45 PM
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Help adding weight

Hi before lockdown I was 188lbs and had amazing gains that I worked years for. I've always had an issue with weight and not wanting to be 'fat', I think because all my family members are fat, not being mean just honest. They would agree haha. I was also fat as a child. During lockdown I broke my...

swe223‎, 07-10-2020 10:02 PM
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Unmotivated...

Hey guys, My name is Rolando Fernandez and weigh 428 lbs. I have always struggled with weight and have tried for many years to lose it, but always get discouraged three weeks or so into each new routine I try. And things are definitely getting worse since we're in this pandemic. I would...

rollydamaster‎, 07-11-2020 02:12 PM
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Food Faceoff: It’s a Secret Finals

These 12 Foods all received 4 or more votes yesterday. Please choose your 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place choices:

boo99‎, 07-12-2020 06:08 PM
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Help! Will Hiking ruin my goals?

So, this is the deal. I love backpacking. Usually trails that average 14km (plus 14km back). They're usually overnight trips. Nutrition wise, I'm on a body recomp program where I'm eating 200g of protein (except on my cheat day in which I aim for 160g). How would I go about backpacking?...

marioenouel‎, 07-13-2020 07:29 AM
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suggestions for breakfast

Hi- I'm looking for suggestions for breakfast items for breakfast. I usually don't eat till after 10am. I can barely have dairy (that includes NO YOGURT) & I currently my body isn't used to high fiber. Thanks for any input. :0)

HECAN333‎, 07-12-2020 10:22 AM
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How much protein really is necessary

I see so much conflicting info online

CheekyCuntt‎, 07-10-2020 03:55 AM
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Happy National French Fries Day

Discounted fries at chains McDonald’s is giving out free fries but meh, they ain’t 5 Guys which are bomb

boo99‎, 07-13-2020 10:30 AM
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Counting Calories

When it comes to counting calories during a cut or mass gain, how do you go about counting calories with foods you get from street food markets or local chicken shops as they dont have any calories stated anywhere and the people serving dont know either. Do you just avoid those places or just...

Cautious1‎, 07-14-2020 01:29 AM
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does sorghum starch turn into fructose?

i'm trying to limit fructose, i know sorghum syrup has fructose in it, but does sorghum starch get converted into fructose or just into glucose like other starches?

kenneyj889‎, 07-14-2020 04:55 PM
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Protein Macro issues for cutting

Okay so I’m having an issue with a new macro I’m trying rn. I got off of bulking probably 4 months ago. Haven’t really been following a set plan since I’ve just been lifting and eating pretty much whatever. So I decided to start a new cutting macro. I’m about 5’6” 155 ish lbs and probably 15-18% bf...

Undergrad8‎, 07-14-2020 10:23 PM
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Help with appetite and weight gain

Hello, I am 33 year old guy, skinny 150lbs 5'9" and have been trying to gain weight for a long time. Long story short, my issue is that im not consuming enough calories and protein throughout the day. I am almost never hungry which I hate. I wish I had an appetite where I want to eat several meals...

sethlsams‎, 07-10-2020 04:43 PM
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Food Faceoff: Determined 4000 Eats 1

We would have no FFO without Determined 4000, who created it. He passed 5 years tomorrow. He was giving advice on the Nut Main only two days before he passed. Time flies. Your posts are missed :-(( We will honor his memory with his eats this week as we did every year since 2015 when it...

boo99‎, 07-13-2020 05:49 PM
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Cool Help needed with food intake :) please

I am female, trains approximately 5/6 times a week for my sport (can go into training if needed). I am alwayshungry, not super strict at counting calories/nutrient because I find it difficult/hard to measure out food and not specifically aiming to become a certain body fat percentage or building...

SlashandDash‎, 07-15-2020 03:41 PM
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Diet plan for liver damage and high blood pressure?

Hello broskis, I'm 31 and I was just diagnosed with acute liver failure, stage 2 hypertension (157/105) and had a resting heart rate of 115. This is after 17 years of hard drug addiction, alcoholism, and almost exclusively junk food diet. I finally got the message and I've been sober for...

SnafuInTheVoid‎, 07-15-2020 07:59 PM
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Bulking with GERD/Acid Reflux

Looking to see if anyone has had experience or can give any advice to help me put on some weight. I've done several bulks in the past, putting on anywhere from 10-15 lbs and seems several months down the road to a year later its all completely gone with the most recent being during this pandemic. I...

ninekrpm‎, 07-16-2020 08:04 AM
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Rice nutritional values are for raw or cooked rice?

Probably a very dumb question, sorry haha. But on my basmati rice it says the nutritional values for 100g: 350cal, 75g carbs, 9g protein. So I tought I need 200g daily and I measured 200g raw rice. But the 200g raw rice is, after cooking, 600g of cooked rice. So now I dunno which version do...

AndyBendy‎, 07-09-2020 06:14 AM
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Question Help with nutrition

I'm a 202cm, 84kg 20 yo male with a body fat of ~16% now I'm trying to gain muscle whilst losing fat so my goal is cutting 500 calories every day so in 8 weeks i lose 4kg of pure fat. I strength train 4 times a week and have a somewhat active home life and active work. The reason i want to lose fat...

Avansir‎, 07-15-2020 03:36 PM
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Good recipes for Goya beans?

Bought a bunch of cans of Goya beans and wondering what some good recipes are? So far have just made bean and cheese burritos. Any ideas?

desslok‎, 07-16-2020 11:23 AM
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Advice for weight loss nutrition

Hello! First of all, I wasn't sure if I was supposed to post on this thread or the fat loss thread. But since I'm asking strictly about nutrition, I figured this one should be fine. I currently weigh 365lbs, with a goal weight of 199lbs by June 2022, and I've been on my weight loss journey for...

Klinikal‎, 07-16-2020 03:09 PM
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Carbs or fats most essential for recovery and energy?

Which one of the macronutrients is more useful for recovery and high levels of energy? I basically feel better when my fats intake high.

omoruwii‎, 07-15-2020 07:46 AM
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Exclamation How is my diet ?

Hello bodybuilder forum members , Gender : Male Age :18 Length : 170 cm Weight : 74 kg Number of Weekly Exercises : 4 Days (between 1 or 1.30 hours) Number of Cardio Weekly : 3 (30 Minutes | Hungry ) My Diet List;

FantasticOK‎, 07-17-2020 11:25 AM
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I’m always hungry after eating?

I’m a tall lean female and I eat a good amount of food with high amounts of protein as well as fiber and carbs, but after every meal I always still have room for more or I still feel hungry. I believe most days I eat around 2,300-2,500 calories when typically my “tdee” is only to eat 2,200. I...

AL459‎, 07-15-2020 06:16 PM
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