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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: 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: 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: 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: 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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Asking for guidance

Hi I’m a male, 5’10, 25 years I really don’t know where to start and do about my current situation. I’m currently sitting at 178lb and want to get lean. The problem here is that I barely have any muscle and look skinny in clothing. (Well I am skinny in my arms and legs but my torso that’s a...

ACuriousLad‎, Yesterday 11:13 PM
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Hormel Turkey Chili

So I recently tried some canned chili, and it wasn't bad. So I decided to do some research online, and found that Hormel's Turkey Chili seems to have pretty decent macros. The version with beans has: 220 cals, 3g fat, 29g carbs, 18g protein. Their Turkey Chili without beans has: 190 cals, 3g...

AdamFrostburg‎, 08-09-2020 06:05 PM
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Chrono-nutrition (VIDEO) w/Greg Potter

Decent podcast/video on meal and nutrient timing for health, muscle growth, and sleep quality: RIaAJBLr-NI *pardon the typo in the title*

AdamWW‎, 08-01-2020 08:02 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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Calories vs. Macros

Bro's and garls, We all know: Carbs 4 Protein 4 Fat 9 Lately I have been tracking all my calories in MyFitnessPal and I noticed that when I hit my macros exactly, the calories are way off. This is because MFP doesn't do the math of 4-4-9 but simply makes a sum of the calories per entry,...

Amsterdamned‎, 08-08-2020 04:21 PM
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Smile Pre-workout 'meal' advice - morning workouts

Hi there! I'm a 20 year old female (height - 152cm / 5'0" ; weight - 38.5kg / 85lbs) with *very little* muscle and i'm going to be starting a 4 month at home muscle building plan soon (it's the lean building plan from The Team Plans by Abby Pollock if anyone wants to know). The aim is purely to...

anaismaribel‎, 07-12-2020 09:35 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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Easiest and least messy ways of cooking meat?

Title. I dont care how is the final product. I like any kinds of meats and recipes. I just wanna know some ways of cooking the meat with the least amount of fuss spent on it. For example, everytime I grill it, the kitchen gets a little greasy around the pan, and I hate cleaning it everytime lol.

AndyBendy‎, 07-28-2020 07:52 AM
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Best site/calculator to determine tdee, calories per day

Hey folks, looking to find the best site that can help me figure out my calories i need in a day. sorry for my continued posts. i have gone up to a hair over 3000 calories a day and i am still losing weight. i just need to find that magic number and adjust accordingly.

armyr0b‎, 08-13-2020 08:36 AM
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Looking for clean calorie suggestions.

I have my diet dialed in pretty damn good and i am finding that i am hitting around 2300 calories with 213g of protein, 210g of carbs, and 86g of fat. This is based off of yesterdays meals. I am around 203-204lbs irght now in the morning. What i have been doing is adding 2 tbsp of natural...

armyr0b‎, 07-15-2020 09:25 AM
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Hitting a wall wear eating feels like a chore, how to fix?

Hey folks, been on a solid steady diet the last 6 weeks or so and i am usually sitting around the 2800 calories range and it seems that this is my maintenance level. i have one of those smart scales and i have been on a steady weight the past week. i am thinking about going up to 3000, but i...

armyr0b‎, 07-29-2020 10:40 AM
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17 year old wanting to build muscle and get toned.

I’m 17 and I wanna get muscular but I have no idea what to eat. My body fat percentage is 11.7% my height is 5 feet 7 inches, my weight is 136 lbs. I know that muscles are prepared at the gym but made in the kitchen so I need help getting my nutrition set up.

arturmel‎, 07-27-2020 03:35 PM
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New to bodybuilding can anyone help me out thanks

I weigh 215lbs how much protein do i need to be getting a day to build muscle im currently getting about 100gram a day been training for about 2 weeks doing full body workouts 3 times a week i have a little bit of belly fat that im trying to lose is it possible to lose that whilst im gaining...

AshMciver‎, 07-20-2020 06:16 PM
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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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Diet plan for liver damage and high blood pressure??

Hello, 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 almost 2...

BeauJayce‎, 08-03-2020 01:51 AM
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Question Need help deciphering a nutritionist meal plan.

I currently weigh 193 LB standing at 6’0 (27M). My BF% is between 17-20%.i train usually 4-5x a week doing HIIT training. Due to covid, I do not have access to any weights for strength training at the moment. I’ve been doing a lot research and I keep running into advice that says you should...

bert267‎, 08-11-2020 09:17 AM
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Beginner advice

Hi all. I’m male, 31 years old, 5’ 10 around 12 stone 2 and carrying belly fat with no real muscle, although not terrible etc. I have just joined a local gym and am about to start bodybuilding/weightlifting for the first time properly. What I want to do ideally is build chest and arms and lose body...

billcoys‎, 07-23-2020 10:56 AM
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How many High Calorie Shakes can I drink in a day?

I blend milk, peanut butter and protein with bananas to make a high calorie shake. Are there any disadvantages of drinking more than one every day?

bladexxx111‎, 07-23-2020 05:14 AM
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Food Faceoff: Determined 4000 Eats 5

Below are 8 of D4Ks' Eats. Please choose up to 4 that you like: Baked Apple & Cinnamon Bun Whey

boo99‎, 07-17-2020 07:03 PM
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Food Faceoff: Determined 4000 Eats 6

No semis. There are 8 of D4Ks's Eats below. Please choose up to 4 that you like:

boo99‎, 07-18-2020 06:49 PM
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Food Faceoff: Determined 4000 Eats 4

Please choose up to 4 that you like from these eats of D4k: Home Fries Italian Sub

boo99‎, 07-16-2020 06:09 PM
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Food Faceoff: Top Three Finals

These 11 Foods all received 4 or more votes yesterday. Please choose your 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place choices: Lemon Baked Salmon

boo99‎, 06-28-2020 05:35 PM
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Food Faceoff: Determined 4000 Eats 3

Below are 8 of D4Ks' Eats. Please choose up to 4 that you like: Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

boo99‎, 07-15-2020 05:40 PM
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Food Faceoff: Determined 4000 Eats 2

Dave passed today in 2015. He was 27. RIP If anyone wants to read more about him, I linked his obit here. https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/heraldnews/obituary.aspx?n=david-p-niles&pid=175299985&fhid=5737 Some of the JPGs were his originals so may not be best scaled here.

boo99‎, 07-14-2020 05:34 PM
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Food Faceoff: Determined 4000 Eats Finals

*This will likely be the last FFO for the Summer. I need a vacation*:-) Below are the 9 of D4Ks' Eats. They all received 13 or more votes.

boo99‎, 07-19-2020 05:48 PM
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