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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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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: 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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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: 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: 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: 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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Can 5% to 10% more protien make a huge difference?

168lbs 5ft 8inches This is something I have noticed recently - I’m trying to see if anyone else has experienced this and if I should go ahead and make this a permanent macro change. I have been cutting at 1800-1900 calories and been eating atleast 170g protien. Some days I go over on protien...

TryingBB‎, 11-12-2019 07:39 PM
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Time to gain more weight...

Alrighty y'all, drop your favorite weight-gaining calorie shakes down below for me. I'm trying to get back in to the gym and gain weight again. Sitting at around 170. Need to eat around 3600-3800? a day to gain weight. It'll probably be all from shakes + lunch, because that's the only time I...

ThatOneStudent‎, 11-10-2019 11:01 PM
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Step on scale @ same time every day weight fluctuates up to 3 lbs

Step on scale every morning after waking up after restroom business and weight fluctuates. Of course it will - I realize water weight, amount of crap in tummy etc etc. I compare weekly averages. But even that can vary by up to 2 lbs Issue is how do I know at what rate am I gaining or...

TryingBB‎, 11-09-2019 12:13 PM
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Question Haven't gained a single pound

I'm 16 and I've been working our for about 4 months straight . I know my diet isnt perfect and I dont have the optimal calorie surplus but is it really impossible to not gain a single pound of muscle without a surplus? I've noticed bigger muscles and good strength gains (gained about 40 pounds on...

12rep‎, 11-12-2019 04:24 PM
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How much fat do you gain while bulking?

If i eat at 300 caloric surplus per day, lets say i'm gaining 1 pound of muscle per month, how much fat will i gain per month?

zyrus132‎, 11-13-2019 05:04 PM
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Question Nutrition and training when working away

I have recently started a new job in industrial electrics and as the title suggests I work away a lot sometimes, but always within the UK. I'm home for the weekend and potentially off somewhere else again the next week. Usually in hotels such as travelodge or somewhere similar so I don't have any...

G33mac‎, 11-13-2019 03:56 PM
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Question about natural weight

I tried searching this up but could not find a proper answer for it, maybe I'm not searching correctly but here it goes (apologies for in advance for any confusion just in case): Some stats about me, I am a 22 male and 5'8. My legs are very large and so is my stomach and lower back but my arms...

GangsterFresh‎, 11-12-2019 12:32 AM
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Post New to this.

Hey there, so basically 27 10stone 5.11” I recently got a personal trainer and have been training for a few weeks now. I’ve been told by him I should be eating 3500 calories a day with at least 180g protein. I’ve looked on online calculators and this says it should be about 2200...

caseyweaver0101‎, 11-13-2019 04:16 PM
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Another thread about Soy protein and estrogen and digestability...

I am not a vegetarian and eat loads of chicken and beef. I am not using soy protein powder or anything (I use whey power and also a pea powder maybe once every couple weeks when I run out of chicken) I have recently bought quite a few foods from grocery stores that contain soy protein. E.g....

TryingBB‎, 11-13-2019 05:41 PM
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How to hit 150-200gm of protein on a vegetarian diet?

Hi, I am 1.80cm, 71kg, and train 3 times a week. I am finding difficult to put on more muscle, so I started to track the macros. Based on some online calculators my protein intake should be 200gm, which now I am barely making it to 100gms. I find super difficult to hit 150gms a day, due to the...

GonzaloSP‎, 11-14-2019 08:03 AM
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Quest Bars & Chips

Do you consider quest bars and quest protein chips "clean" food sources?

pinfante‎, 11-12-2019 01:54 PM
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Food Faceoff: Indian 1

Due to popular demand.... Below are 10 Indian dishes/foods. Please choose up to 6 that you like:

boo99‎, 11-11-2019 06:39 PM
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Food Faceoff: Indian 2

Below are 10 popular Indian dishes/foods. Please choose up to 6 that you like: Chapati

boo99‎, 11-12-2019 06:28 PM
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First Bulk Nutrition

Hey, So im currently on a bulk looking to add up as much muscle as possible. I have tried following a clean diet as much as possible and tracking my calories but i didn't notice any significant muscle gains so i then decided to start eating more calories and more varied food, including things...

Distracto‎, 11-14-2019 03:54 AM
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Food Faceoff: Indian 3

Below are 10 Indian dishes/foods Please choose up to 6 that you like: Chicken Tikka

boo99‎, 11-13-2019 06:28 PM
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Need Nutri Advice For My Girlfriend [ WILL REP FOR ADVICE]

She is 24 years old, 5'1 and currently 149.5 LBS 2 years ago she was about 121LBS and packed on some weight, she has been kind of upset and I'm trying to help her so I need advice. Right now, i'm going to keep a nutri log of her started tomorrow to watch her cal intake / protein and carbs...

SpliTT‎, 11-07-2019 11:28 PM
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Unhappy I lost control and I need help

Hey guys, I am new here and I know how many posts there are out there so I appreciate you stopped for this one. On 2017 I was extremely overweight: 15 year old, 5' 6" (168cm) and around 200lbs (90kg), fortunately I realized and started my journey which involved tons of bad eating habits until I...

guilleacq‎, 11-14-2019 03:25 PM
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Need meal advise for busy work schedule

So I work 8 hours a day at a pretty busy location. I don't have time to eat, at all. As an example as to how busy we are; I brought 6 hard boiled eggs to work today. Had them right with me at my desk. In the whole day, I only managed to eat 3. Ate the final 3 once I clocked out at the end of the...

AdamFrostburg‎, 11-13-2019 08:10 PM
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Food Faceoff: Indian 4

Below are 10 Indian dishes/foods. Please choose up to 6 that you like:

boo99‎, 11-14-2019 06:26 PM
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Setting Maintenance Calories

For the past 4 years I’ve been eating pretty low calories, I guess you can say I have somewhat of an eating disorder. I was pretty overweight (not extreme) and got down to pretty lean. Over this time I can’t seem to bring myself to eat at calorie maintenance or even a surplus, right I consume...

fairbjosh‎, 11-15-2019 03:29 AM
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Question gained 30 lbs in 2 months

Hey all, I'm 18 and did boxing in the summer and got my weight to the lowest of 176, and then in September I started following a PPL program 6 times a week. I also upped my calories because winter in Canada, school, and PPL is pretty high volume, however now I weigh 208lbs I have been avoiding...

k9Doge1‎, 11-13-2019 02:54 PM
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What spices or seasonings do you recommend without particular nutritional value?

Stuff like steamed broccoli or frozen vegetables, chicken/fish is rather bland. Can you recommend seasonings that make these tasty, without a lot of sodium or other nutritional value? (Not many/any calories). What is a generic go-to?

peterm28‎, 11-12-2019 08:34 AM
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Angry I never get the protein I deserve

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revenueempire‎, 11-16-2019 06:14 AM
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Food Faceoff: Indian 5

Below are 10 Indians dishes/drinks. Please choose up to 6 that you like:

boo99‎, 11-15-2019 06:38 PM
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Is eating protein throughout the day a waste when bulking

It it a waste to eat protein throughout the day? I don't know how fast protein digests but if it is already gone by the time my muscles actually need it i've wasted it right?

12rep‎, 11-15-2019 01:12 PM
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