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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: 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: 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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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: 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: 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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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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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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** ~ 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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Most people should do maingaining/lean bulk phases, and only cut if obese?

Alright this may spark some controversy, but hear me out first. I'll use males as an example. I think they should alternate between maingaining and lean bulking phases depending on a bodyfat range of 12-20%. With maingaining, you eat at maintenance calories and with a 'lean' bulk, you eat at a...

Animal2692‎, 09-29-2021 11:59 AM
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Is there something special about red meat?

I have noticed that I am craving red meat like crazy while bulking. Just made me wonder if there are particular benefits to red meat for bodybuilding. Or maybe it is just me who is looking for reasons to justify my meat intake... The old school guys ate a lot of red meat and Serge Nubret took...

EiFit91‎, 09-20-2021 04:11 AM
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To Drinkers: It’s OK to drink alcohol the night you workout, here’s the REAL Science!

We’ve all seen it and heard it. If you Google “Is it ok to drink alcohol after a workout?” or “Is it ok to drink the night before a workout?” We are bombarded with a million articles all saying the same thing: Drinking too much alcohol is evil. Drinking will destroy our gains and annihilate protein...

fatacad‎, 09-05-2021 03:14 AM
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Plant based diet help

Hi I'm going to try a plant based diet for a while for no other reason than just to see how I feel on it. Is anyone else doing this and give me a sample of what you eat on a daily basis? I'm ok with getting my fill of carbs doing plant based but I am struggling to see how to get enough...

TheWogmeister‎, 09-21-2021 03:44 AM
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Question BURNING question because of new coach

I hired my first coach after years of training and learning by myself. He has been doing this for over 25 years. Real bodybuilding guy. He told me something crazy that sounds to good to be true. Im cutting right now and he told me that i can have a weekly cheatDAY. Not a meal, day. He says...

tetizzurrr‎, 09-12-2021 03:58 AM
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Is there a horror film you especially like?

To kick off October, is there a horror film you're particularly fond of? I've come to like the genre in recent years (more so the psychological variety, not really into slashers), and have seen probably a hundred or so in total at this point, with a handful of favorites. The Shining is number...

EliKoehn‎, 10-01-2021 08:49 AM
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Have you ever had a nutritional food crisis?

Was digging through my freezer yesterday and found some frozen cooked shrimp that expired in 2020. Thawed them out and cooked some bacon to accompany them. The horrible taste of the shrimp even made the bacon taste bad. I went with Plan B, Pizza Hut. Today was digging through my freezer and...

paulinkansas‎, 09-27-2021 09:02 PM
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What Ronnie Coleman ate in a day

MctwMW2cqok Just some nutrition motivation from the greatest bodybuilder of all time (yes, Eli, I am trying to bait you into a debate). How someone could eat like this every day for 15 years straight is beyond me.

EiFit91‎, 06-25-2021 03:17 AM
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Another study showing exercise doesn't increase TDEE as much as expected

I know all of you love these studies: https://journals.lww.com/acsm-msse/Fulltext/2021/10000/Effect_of_Aerobic_Exercise_induced_Weight_Loss_on.15.aspx You can get the main gist from table 1 and figure 2. Of note, the 8 KKW group burned 869 +/- 1801 kcal/wk, and the 20 KKW group burned 1854...

Heisman2‎, 10-03-2021 03:56 AM
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Seeking Thoughts on BMI/Diet/Exercise Routine

I am 43 and have been lifting weights on and off since 1998. 6’0” and my weight tends to be around 200. Body type somewhere between mesomorph and endomorph. I had a stint where I was eating 1500 or fewer calories per day and running 3 miles per day with minimal lifting and I hit 187. That calorie...

gfc4‎, 10-14-2021 07:28 AM
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How do YOU eat a pastry with your coffee?

This cold, overcast morning I decided to walk up and get a coffee and a pastry and enjoy on the walk back. So my OCD tendencies(my OCD number is 3) make me take a sip of coffee and then a bite of pastry, sip of coffee, bite of pastry, rinse, repeat. Only the coffee was too hot, so I took a bite...

desslok‎, 10-07-2021 11:43 AM
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What's a dish you haven't had in a long time but really enjoy?

Hungarian goulash - no restaurant anywhere near me makes this that I'm aware of. Had homemade a few times growing up. Each time it was delicious, and I'm eager to try it again soon.

EliKoehn‎, 09-15-2021 07:06 AM
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Do you find this TDEE estimator to be fairly decent?

Someone a while back posted one that got praised by most of the regular posters here as being right on the nose of their own careful tracking; however, I can't find that one anymore. I lose steadily on the amount I've selected, so I'm not worried that it's especially high, but for future...

EliKoehn‎, 09-29-2021 01:59 PM
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Nice review highlighting the benefits of exercise over weight loss for obesity

This should hopefully balance out concern of anti-exercise sentiment from several recent threads regarding an increase in exercise leading to a less-than-expected increase in TDEE. Regardless of that and weight overall, there are great benefits to increasing fitness levels (at any BMI). ...

Heisman2‎, 10-04-2021 05:46 PM
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Poll Poll: FFFO Long John Silver's

5 meat pizza had the most votes. 3 way tie among the other 3. Supreme pizza had the most brownie points and advances. Pick 2 from these 4 LJS foods. Foods depicted may not be actual item*. Brownie points awarded to users that pick the winners. Ties are broken based upon Brownie points of the...

paulinkansas‎, 09-17-2021 09:06 AM
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Interesting video on air frying

They deep fry wings, fish and potatoes and then air fry them The results from the lab were pretty cool. Saturated fats get cut in half on all pretty much (wings slightly less), trans only went down with the wings tqcuskaReug

snailsrus‎, 10-10-2021 02:07 AM
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Low test as a TEEN. Please help.

Hi, so I got my blood test results a couple ago and am really concerned. I'm 16, male, and here are some of my results (apparently the growth plates in my wrist and knees have aready fused as well) Total test: 250 ng/dL Free test: 6.7 ng/dL Bioav. Test: 157.8 ng/dL Should I be concerned...

concernedasf04‎, 09-22-2021 02:53 PM
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Foods that have an undeservedly bad reputation...

Pizza comes to mind immediately. While it can be better or worse nutritionally depending on the chosen variety, even basic pizzas actually seem to be a pretty good choice, for most dietary purposes. Maybe not satiating enough in small portions to be a recommendation for a cut, but otherwise it's...

EliKoehn‎, 10-12-2021 08:35 AM
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Poll Poll: Color deficiency test #1

What number do you see in the picture? Answers tomorrow. This is not meant to treat, cure, diagnose or prevent any medical condition.

paulinkansas‎, 10-08-2021 08:37 AM
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Vanilla ice cream and peanut butter: am I weird?

Tried this cause all we had for dessert was vanilla ice cream which is my least favorite, so I added peanut butter and now I discovered something magical. Am I weird or has anyone else here done this before?

BeginnerGainz‎, 10-06-2021 03:28 PM
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Poll Poll: FFFO Sonic

Pick 2 from these 4 Sonic foods. Foods depicted may not be actual item*. Brownie points awarded to users that pick the winners. Ties are broken based upon Brownie points of the people that voted. Hamburger or Foot-long coney

paulinkansas‎, 09-20-2021 07:16 AM
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Lose stools. Diet issue or shud i see doctor?

I been having alot of loose stools the past months, but sometimes its solid. But more often its lose stools. I dont feel any uncomfortable ness or pain. I eat alot of oatmeal and cottage cheese. I usually eat water with oatmeal 2-3 times a day and cottage cheese alot. Also i do...

userEW0JMIVZUVH‎, 10-06-2021 10:21 AM
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Poll Poll: FFFO McDonald's

Pick 2 from these 4 McD foods. Foods depicted may not be actual item*. Brownie points awarded to users that pick the winners. Ties are broken based upon Brownie points of the people that voted. Quarter Pounder (Le Royal for you in Europe) or Big Mac

paulinkansas‎, 09-18-2021 08:47 AM
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Why do people write stupid articles? (CICO doesn’t work… lol)

This grinds my gears… I was suggested this article on Google, titled “Researchers Suggest It’s What You Eat, Not How Much, That Leads to Weight Loss” https://www.verywellfit.com/what-you-eat-not-how-much-leads-to-weight-gain-most-5201976 And in the article, they literally say that...

AdamWW‎, 09-26-2021 02:35 PM
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