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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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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Am I wasting food?

Hi there. I have an extremely fast metabolism. I don't have issues gaining weight (albeit very slowly) but I have issues with losing it. I'll go through 3k calories a day and gain 1 lb a week max, but I noticed any time I shy away from this (even 2.5k calories) for a couple days, I drop down a few...

spaceprotocol‎, Yesterday 08:00 PM
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Should I worry about sodium intake?

Sodium tends to distort weight on the scale by binding water underneath the skin; and it also makes one look puffy causing the illusion of carrying extra fat. I tend to keep my sodium intake at around 1500-2000mg per day and refrain from salt, but on some days I can easily go up to 3000...

MengShu57‎, 03-18-2019 04:24 PM
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Air fryer recipes and tips?

Just got a cooking essentials air fryer as a gift for Christmas. Does anyone use an air fryer, and what's your favorite recipes or tips? I do a lot of baking with sweet potatoes, vegetables, and chicken, so thought I'd try it out in the air fryer. Any suggestions? Thanks!(:

pinggolfer96‎, 12-29-2015 01:56 PM
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Question Protein shakes for breakfast? Good/bad

Im used to not eating breakfast at all. My first meal being at 12 for lunch. The past week or so I started taking protein shakes in the morning around 8AM. My weight lose rate has decrease(despite no additional calories). Is there an issue with drinking a meal vs eating one? Should I try...

bto131‎, 03-19-2019 07:51 PM
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Should i eat if im hungry ?

Hello ! I started "lean" bulking, +300 kcals above my TDEE. Im like 11% BF so im trying to get some muscle without high amounts of fat. I have 4 meals a day, 1g of protein/lb, 25% of fats, rest carbs. All whole foods, i dont have any "cheat" meals, like 3 pieces of fruits daily and a lot of...

wariorpolni‎, 03-21-2019 06:35 AM
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Drinking Alcohol after a workout???

I barely ever drink, but tonight I was invited to webster hall in nyc, a club for those that dont know, and am about to go do my back and tri's at the gym, then probably go out with the guys to this club....problem is.....I know im gonna drink because I dont dance unless im crunked.....so.....my...

NJSerious‎, 04-11-2003 05:05 PM
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Food Faceoff: Chicken 1

This week you will be voting on that magical bro food........ Chicken. All of the 10 dishes below all contain Chicken. Please choose up to 6 that you like:

boo99‎, Yesterday 05:02 PM
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Macros

Hi. The one issue I've always had is nutrition. Not so much what/what not to eat but measuring macros. Still confuses the hell out of me. Is there an easier way to measure macros on a daily basis? Thanks

Jpmac74‎, Yesterday 11:03 PM
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Help. I have doubts.

Hey As the name implies, I have a bit of discouragement even though I've lost like 23lbs in 3 months. I'm tracking my calorie intake to the T and weighing / measuring everything. I bulked up nicely to 320 and now trying to cut down. So far, I am at about 297lbs 23% body fat. I lift 2 hours a...

MrNoLoss‎, 03-23-2019 10:34 PM
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Simple meal ideas to complete my 3000 calories diet?

I'm looking to complete my personal 3000 calories diet, currently 2/3rd there. The idea is for a skinny guy to bulk up, and what I've got so far including the calorie + macro counter can be found below: Breakfast - Large banana (120 kcal) 31g carbs - Skimmed milk 500ml (175 kcal) 25g...

Suther2‎, Yesterday 07:07 PM
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Am I on the right track?

I started a bit over a week ago on a keto diet. I did a lot of research and I know that you'll feel crappy for the first week. Well, I don't feel too awful but I'm consistently only getting 900~1,100 calories per day and then I'm too full to eat more. Moreover, I've heard it's not great for...

Plummdrop‎, Yesterday 08:59 PM
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Thumbs up Fussy eater diet

Hi, I’m looking for some advice and tips for meals as I’m a bit of a fussy eater. I’m 25yo, 5ft9 & since starting training a couple of years ago I’ve increased in weight from around 7.5stone to 10stone. I’ve got a high metabolism so need to be hitting around 3000-3500calories to gain weight,...

Ell1994‎, Yesterday 04:22 PM
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I need help with a poor mans 3000 calorie diet for bulking.

I am 28 yrs old 5 11 130 lbs. Im looking for the absolute barebones cheapest 3000 calorie diet for gainging weight. I dont have much money and i dont know anything about nutrition just trying to strengthen my body any help would be greatly appreciated thanks for the help in advance

Bongskis‎, Yesterday 08:05 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 10:12 AM
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Friends and girlfriend always question my diet and protein intake?

Hi I was wondering if anyone would be able to help, I’m 200lbs looking to gain muscle mass, been training for a couple years now and seen some great progress. My macros currently are around 400C 200P 100F at 3500 cals (bulking season) I don’t eat meat so do struggle with protein intake, so tend...

99lewis‎, Yesterday 02:56 PM
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Food Faceoff: Green Final

Below are the top 8 voted Green foods/drinks from the Semis yesterday that received 4 or more votes.listed in order of votes. Please choose your 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place choices: Romaine Lettuce

boo99‎, 03-24-2019 04:32 PM
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Macro's Fluctuation?

Hi All, I finished my cut at 1800Cal (160lbs) 6 weeks ago, and have been slowly upping my calories by 100-150 per week. i kept losing weight even when i hit 2300 (my supposed maintenance cal), But once i upped it to 2400 cal i have been gaining almost a pound per week. So i decided to scale it...

PSPING‎, Yesterday 10:54 AM
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How do I stop eating trash?

I've been working out for quite a bit, but I probably could be doing better if I didn't primarily eat pizza, soda and burgers. I've tried getting healthier, but I haven't been able to stop eating trash.

tincanmaniac‎, 03-24-2019 04:13 PM
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Beginner in need of nutrition advice

Hello, As the title states, I'm in search of advice for a specific diet/ nutrition plan to follow. I am 6'0 175 lbs. I've trained on and off for several years, however, graduate school has consumed most of my time over the years and has kept me from the gym. I am completely uneducated when it...

Timealb‎, Yesterday 08:49 AM
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How can i increase my calories by 900

So i have been working out properly now for over a year, made some good gains but after a talk with a guy in my supplement shop he said i need to up my calories if i want to get more mass, after some calculations i think i need around 2950, Im 6' 2, 196 pounds, pretty lean just small amount of...

Rmcd14‎, Yesterday 05:37 AM
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question about water intake..

So from my understanding, drinking the same amount of water on daily basis won’t lead to you gaining excess water weight.. If you drink a gallon a day, you should consistently do that. My dads belief is you don’t need anywhere near that amount of water(he’s old school), he thinks if you’re trying...

daclifts‎, Yesterday 09:45 AM
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How important is protein source?

I eat a lot of PB and jelly sandwiches, they are my favourite, cheap and easy to make i have this for breakfast every morning. 4 slices of bread with 40-50g peanut butter it works out to 30g protein in total. Is this a good source of protein? Would changing to whey protein or meat make much...

StayNattyBruh‎, Yesterday 03:54 AM
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Some advice for bulking..?

Hi guys, a few days ago i asked in this forum "should i bulk or cut", well, everybody said bulk and that's what I'm trying to do, now, according to the TDEE calculator website and the app MyFitnessPal I should be eating around 3100 calories, and I'm not sure if that's way too much or not, I do...

cali67sthenics‎, 03-24-2019 06:53 AM
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Bodybuilding nutritional advice

I’m 18 years old ,my height is 5”8,and I weigh about 143lbs.could someone pls tell me if I should bulk or cut ? Btw could someone also estimate my body fat percentage? Thanks alot❤️ (Guys btw I’ve been lifting for over a year and went on a bulk for awhile,I was wayyy skinnier before this if you...

skinnyfatmath‎, Yesterday 07:57 AM
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High protein/low carbs or macros?

I just newly registered here seeking assistance in figuring out what I should eating to get cut, and start the process of bodybuilding. I've been lifting weights since I was 15, now 20, but this last year is the first year that I have taken any serious consideration into bodybuilding, and getting...

benward99‎, Yesterday 07:20 AM
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