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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: 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: 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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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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I made an article on why America doesn't want you to know about the Carnivore Diet.

I tackled some things like common myths, ancient/modern history of the diet, my theory on why America doesn't want you to know about it and why it's actually the most optimal diet for a human being. I would appreciate if you aren't immediately dismissive and tried to at least skim through some...

stormblessedj‎, 12-24-2021 02:20 PM
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Doctor keeps telling me protein intake doesn't matter?

I've always struggled with the gym, no matter what I do I just don't grow. It's horrible to say the least. I'm almost 100% sure it's the diet / minimal protein. I was always kind of brainwashed by doctors saying oh "you shouldn't worry that you're so weak, just lift correctly and you don't need...

userKP5VB0ZJ8GH‎, 12-21-2021 11:21 AM
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One Meal A Day?!

I've had One Meal A Day mentioned to me, but I'm not familiar with how it works and since as you can see from my litte pic to the left, I'm anything but little! I work from home in a call center job typically will have just milk or a Slimfast type drink instead for breakfast and otherwise drink...

BJoe‎, 12-17-2021 08:14 AM
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Britzone Amino Acid

Good nutrition is vital for performance, recovery and overall health and well-being. I just love the fact that Britzone Nutrition has all kinds of products to fulfil an athlete’s complete nutrition requirements.

Shalini743542‎, 12-28-2021 04:36 AM
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Vitamin/Nutrition Pills

Wasn't sure whether to put this in Supplements or Nutrition: I have what feels like a lot of vitamins I take a day. These are a combination from the recommendations of my doctor and health-nut friend. Looking for any insight/advice from someone much smarter than me on my daily vitamin...

DMcM64‎, 12-14-2021 10:28 AM
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M&F Worlds Toughest Diet Article

Did anybody else see this article in the new Muscle and Fitness mag? It lays out the following as a hardcore diet: Breakfast 12 large egg whites 1 cup raw spinach 1/2 medium red bell pepper, diced 1/4 medium oninon, diced Snack 5 oz. canned albacore tuna

TPev‎, 06-28-2009 05:07 PM
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Vince Gironda nutritional tip of the day V

Vince would eat steak and eggs every day, several times a day. I'm not endorsing this, just putting this information out for your own decision making for all you girly mans. https://nspnutrition.com/blogs/articles/the-steak-and-eggs-diet-and-why-it-works

paulinkansas‎, 12-23-2021 08:55 AM
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Cool Brahs - which is better, fried eggs or boiled eggs?

Fried eggs or boiled eggs? (I always thought boiled eggs were more nutritious because someof the nutrients get lost when fried due to the high heat?)

HannoCometh‎, 03-19-2021 09:07 AM
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Water based protein shakes tips.

Hi, I am on a cutting phase and have to have my unflavored protein with water but I hate how runny and bad tasting it is. Does anyone have any tips on making it bearable? I have tried two scoops of pb2 but it’s still not great not. Any suggestions would be great.

MikeqB3‎, 12-28-2021 06:33 PM
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Vince Gironda quote of the day II

Eat for nutrition and food value. Emphasize natural foods, avoid processed foods and eliminate junk entirely. Vince Gironda

paulinkansas‎, 12-29-2021 08:41 AM
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Intermittent Fasting and Building Muscle

Iv'e been doing the 16/8 intermittent fasting window and its been great for weight loss. I'm now trying to build some lean muscle but I'm curious as long as I hav the right amount of protein intake, can you still build good muscle continuing with a 16/8 fast or is it better to change my plan so...

cipha5‎, 12-29-2021 11:28 AM
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Cereal Lover Unite! CinnaGraham Toast Crunch is COMING SOON!

You heard it right... Im not sure if it's just a combination of CTC and Golden Grahams, but im here for it

AdamWW‎, 12-29-2021 03:46 PM
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Wait, its not Snailsaurus?

All this time when i saw the name Snailsaurus I pictured a dinosaur/snail running around, like either a t-rex with a snail head, or a brontosaurus shaped snail. Then I just re-read and saw its missing letters.

desslok‎, 12-29-2021 11:25 AM
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Is regular consumption of energy drinks a health hazard?

Throughout my teen years and early 20s, I've regularly drunk energy drinks, probably 2 a week on average, honestly. I know that there's no good reason for that and it's quite expensive anyway, so I've already decided to reduce it considerably, but they have a reputation for being terrible for you,...

EliKoehn‎, 12-29-2021 12:31 PM
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Reducing the stench of your farts

Was wondering if anyone has suggestions for probiotics or maybe some dietary changes that would reduce the smell of your farts. I know that using protein powder contributes to smelly farts, but mine are like room clearing bad. Is there something I can eat or a supplement that I can take that'll...

dactan‎, 12-29-2021 10:31 AM
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Uncertain Smoothie

G'day everyone, Jeff here. With thanks for reading!. Appreciate it. May I get advice please ?. Looking to loose weight.....in particular the nutrition side of it (weight loss, and also inflammation, energy, healthy gut, etc). In terms of smoothies. I have checked out a number of youtube...

qldjeff‎, 12-30-2021 03:40 AM
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Ectomorph advice

I'll try to be concise. I'm 34, 5ft 8, 68-69kg. I'm vegetarian I've been doing weights seriously for about 14months. I gained 11-12kg in that time but have plateaud in the last 6 months. I do weights 4 times a week, usually an upper lower split so I hit most muscle groups twice in a week. I...

sks87‎, 12-29-2021 04:23 AM
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Calorie Management

Hello all. I hope this is the right place. I am new to the site and have been working on my fitness for a bit now but seem to have stagnated. I am trying to gain some lean muscle while slowly losing body fat/maintaining what I have. For reference here is my current spread. 33 years...

Dpsawyer4209‎, 12-31-2021 08:26 AM
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Talking Not Losing Weight, Female

I am 34 years old and weigh 145 pounds. I exercise about 5 times a week doing weights for 20-30 min and at least 3 days I run 2 miles after. For the past month I’ve been tracking all my food. My calories I’m targeting is 1610 and broken up as 150 protein, 140 carbs, and 50 fat. I eat good most days...

Kwarden13‎, 12-29-2021 11:39 PM
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Recipes, Recipes, Recipes! Show me the recipes!!!

I know theres a sticky in the nutrition section for people to post their favourite recipes and I do use it. Please post links to other websites, or some favourite stickies you bookmarked from before that just has great recipes or write out your own homemade recipe(s). Personally i'm really...

mainr‎, 07-17-2013 03:31 PM
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Do you cut your food into geo-political shaped objects?

I trimmed this steak to look like the state of Missouri. The 2 pieces that were trimmed off had an uncanny resemblance to Assyria and Zimbabwe. What do you do with your meat?

paulinkansas‎, 12-31-2021 09:56 AM
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Question Help transitioning from a bulk to a cut

Hi, I've searched around for this but I cannot seem to find an answer (though I'm sure it's out there somewhere) so I'm hoping to get some help. I'm a 6'1 male around 80kg. I've been bulking for about 4 months now following about 10 months of body recomping (coming from skinny-fat). I'm...

ChubbyRogue‎, 01-02-2022 12:31 PM
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Need help with balancing diet and exercise requirements

So to start off I am overweight. I want to lose around 100 more pounds, I've lost 30 so far. My fitness goal is to lose fat/weight while increasing my muscle mass and getting stronger. I have been intermittent fasting. I eat once a day, and I take a lot of supplements to make sure I'm getting...

Cdow1988‎, 01-05-2022 01:10 AM
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Do you use your tongue to find the hole when its dark out?

i usually use my tongue to find the hole when its dark out. However, i somehow forgot last nigh and burnt myself. I was driving home from a road trip visiting family yesterday and it started getting dark at like 5:30. Around 6:30 i decided to stop and get some coffee as I still had a few hours to...

desslok‎, 01-03-2022 12:59 PM
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