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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: 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: 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: 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: 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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Need to gain muscle and reduce belly fat

How do I do this? I am 5 '5 and weigh about 135 lbs. I take creatine and have stopped eating rice which I used to eat a lot before. My issue is gaining muscle and weight but not see a bloated tummy. It's not much but how do I do both? Thanks

whatabigjoke‎, Today 05:55 AM
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Food Faceoff: Seafood Finals

These 9 Seafood Dishes all received 3 or more votes yesterday. Please choose your 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place choices: Fish Tacos

boo99‎, Yesterday 06:14 PM
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** ~ Ice Cream Eating Now Thread -- Round 4 ~ **

Welcome fellow ICEMEN After branching out from the Ben & Jerry's 1.0, 2.0, 3.0 threads and expanding to the ** Ice Cream Eating Now Official Thread** we're ready for ROUND 4. So feel free to posts reviews, opinions, ask questions, let us know where you found a particular flavor, etc. Ice...

Oatmealman99‎, 10-30-2016 11:12 AM
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Is this another myth?

I've recently added to my daily intake a yogurt that has 8grams of protein per 100g of it. So i usually take 200grams and a glass of milk, that makes around 30grams of protein, i thought this was a good way to make a natural shake. However one friend of mine has been telling me that whey protein...

xln021‎, 12-14-2019 07:32 AM
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Nutrition costs per week/month

Hi all. I used to do weightlifting but stopped for various reasons. Then I took a break from the gym altogether. Since the summer of this year I have just been doing cardio solely. For pretty much all year i have been in debt and recently paid off all my debts 😊. Now I'm wondering whether to go...

bbuk2018‎, 12-12-2019 06:48 AM
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cut bulk or eat at maintenance?

what would you recommend for me based of my profile pic? also what would you reccommend routine wise as I've recently made the switch from metallicadpas ppl routine to icf 2.0? and if you can just give some bf percentages that would help alot thanks

dannyboy1st‎, 12-14-2019 10:10 AM
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Stuck on 154 pounds

I'm 5'7 , 154 pounds i feel like i eat so much protein and eat when i'm hungry but no matter what i do i can't get off 154 pounds. I weigh myself weekly and i'm 154 i'm trying so hard to bulk and get bigger but i give up what do i do? i can't eat anymore. i already eat heaps.

sandman2019‎, Yesterday 03:57 PM
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Reversing metabolic damage

Hi I'm new to the bodybuilding community and this past year I took two pretty aggressive cuts and unlike the last cycle my metabolism has slowed down significantly. I've been reverse dieting for some time and weighing myself once at the end of the week. For the past two weeks I have been eating...

Matsushiken‎, 12-08-2019 10:54 AM
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Question Skinny Fat- Cut/Bulk Confusion

I’m 19 years old, after losing 52 pounds through exercise and nutrition I feel stuck in a skinny fat stage. I’m 5’4” 117 pounds. My macros currently are 118g protein, 145g carbs, 45g fat. Goal calories are around 1700 but usually eat close to 1600ish. I haven’t seen much change in my...

jslivs24‎, 12-11-2019 06:13 AM
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Is white bread really that bad?

Other than lack of minerals compared to the wholemeal version, and blood sugar spike when eaten alone, there's no reason to avoid it as long as it fits ur cals and macros right?

musc1emadness‎, Yesterday 03:17 AM
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Weightlifting with PTSD

So I’ve recently begun intensive counseling and have been diagnosed with C-PTSD as a result of trauma from childhood. This has taken a huge emotional toll and I’ve noticed my recovery is awful from weight training. I usually train 4 times a week (almost entirely compound movements, focusing on...

SynysterKyd‎, 12-13-2019 02:10 PM
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Question Things to eat throughout the day before weight training?

I don't lift weights (bulking right now) until about 5:00 pm during a day, that's a good 10 hours after I wake up and start my day. Before I workout I eat carbs, a little fat for the extra satiety, and a little protein to prevent any possible muscle catabolization and to let my muscles start...

12rep‎, Yesterday 09:26 PM
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Food Faceoff: Seafood Semis

These 17 Seafood Dishes all received 9 or more votes this week. Please choose up to 6 that you like for the Finals: Baked Salmon

boo99‎, 12-14-2019 06:25 PM
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Question Nutrition post-sickness

Hey guys I just had a quick question regarding what to do food wise after a quick stomach bug. Since September I have been on a really lean bulk and have put on about 12 really good pounds(currently 21 yrs old 6’3 201lbs) and I am really happy with my progress so far. I am really strict about...

osugainz‎, Yesterday 01:03 PM
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Mini-cuts during breaks from the gym?

I am studying abroad currently and lifting here, I am planning a 2-3 week travel back to my home country in February. Clearly, I won't be able to go to the gym then. Is it a good idea to go on a minicut during this period? Mostly to feel better after I come back, is it possible to lose muscle in...

nikola1808‎, Yesterday 09:08 AM
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Smile Can someone please help me with cutting Information

Hi Everyone, I'm new here. My Names Josh nice to meet you all, I started my weight loss journey around 4 - 5 months ago, at the start I weighed 96.7kg now im at around 81kg. The last few months ive been in-taking 2000kcal a day to try take off as much fat as I can. I wear an Apple watch where it...

JoshRose97‎, Yesterday 08:38 AM
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can i bulk on gluten free diet?

Think I have a gluten intolerance that's making me fat, even when I was cutting I would get bloated. Deciding to cut out all gluten and get carbs solely from veg. Can I still bulk up? I know cals in vs cals out but any other factors that might affect my bulking up?

AndyLegacy‎, 06-19-2013 05:08 AM
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Hitting Macros with limited food options

Hey guys I’m wondering if anyone has experience hitting Macros when traveling a lot for work. I’m going to be in Hotels 90% of the time so I need to figure out what I’ll be able to prepare. My calorie target is 2,346 Protien - 235g Carbs - 176g Fats - 78g Any advice would be greatly...

JHerb93‎, 12-14-2019 07:41 PM
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Food Faceoff: Seafood 5

Below are 10 Seafood dishes. Please choose up to 6 that you like: Coconut Shrimp & Spicy Honey

boo99‎, 12-13-2019 06:44 PM
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Protein Powder without DHEA or Creatine

I currently take "Body Fortress Super Advanced Isolate Protein." Does this have DHEA and/or Creatine? I am unable to determine. What are some protein powders that DO NOT contain this? Thanks

ZACHAR117‎, 12-14-2019 11:43 AM
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How much fat gain to muscle gain is expected when LEAN bulking?

I'm looking for a more science based, numerical answer here if anyone knows it. If I'm lean bulking gaining .5lbs a week or 2lbs a month as a beginner, what percent of that is normally fat?

Animal2692‎, 12-14-2019 11:38 AM
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Is it easier to gain back weight you already had?

Hi, Basically I’ve been bulking for like a month now. I gained 5 pounds, but this last week has been finals week. I’ve been extremely stressed and I can’t eat when I’m stressed. On top of that, I got in an accident yesterday and lost my car for a week so going to the gym is difficult. I’ve lost 6...

aresgraphicss‎, 12-13-2019 10:09 AM
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Beginner - Cut or maintain?

Hi all, I'm just getting back into training after a few years, I trained for around 12 months back then and was happy with progress but started a physical job and haven't found the time or energy until now! I am 6"4 and around 105kg or 230lb Back when I was training I started around 95kg...

simonki‎, 12-13-2019 03:27 AM
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Post Weight loss/ Macro calculation

Hey all, so Im having a hard time trying to find a right answer, a lot fo confusing sources. Im 270lbs and trying to lose weight/cut and get to around 200lbs, I use myfitnesspal and when I put the calculations in it said I need to consume 3,490 calories a day, (436g of carbs/ 175g of protein/...

dicelegs‎, 12-14-2019 09:09 AM
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Can a Vegan be physically fit?

Long story short, is it possible to be physically fit (aka, body building status, or athletic status) and be vegan? Any vegan I have come across looks malnourished, so I couldn't imagine it as healthy for you. Asking friends, they proposed that if you were vegan you could take supplements, but...

NiVRaM‎, 01-03-2006 11:37 PM
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