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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: 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: 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: 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: 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 broc**** Meal 4 - Protein shake Meal 5 - Steak, rice, and broc**** 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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Is this cutting diet enough to maintain muscle mass for my weight?

Hey guys, a little backstory, 18 years old, been on a dreamerbulk for about 7 months, reached 115kg, cut down to about 95kg now and kind of went off my diet for a few months. Now I'm looking to go straight keto, but I'm not sure if it entails enough calories. Btw I'm about 6'1 and have a fast...

leonardooB‎, Today 12:06 AM
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Intermittent fasting and macros

Question on 20:4 intermittent fast. Fast from 8 PM to 4 PM (next day). Pre-workout shake of 30g protein. Workout from 4.30 PM to 5.30 PM / 6 PM. Post workout shake. Then from 6 -8 PM is eating window. Macros, 150g protein 200 - 250g carbs and 30 - 35g fat. So around 1900 cals, roughly. 5 foot 8...

StingyChiken‎, Yesterday 11:07 PM
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added 200 calories and see a big diference

so im bulking. i was eating 2800 for a month and maintained/lost a bit of weight so decided to go up to 3000. its been a week and i feel more fuller in the stomach and actually more soft and bloated. how 200 more can do this much? does it adjusts?

letsallmakeit‎, Yesterday 11:23 AM
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Will fish oil decrease gains?

Fish oil seems to have so many benefits, so I’m going to try it, but one of the benefits is that it “increases metabolism”.. will this decrease my gains?

Oracle450‎, 10-21-2018 03:45 PM
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Food Faceoff: $5 Meals 1

This week you will be voting on foods/meals that can be made for $5 and under. Below are 12. Please choose up to 8 that you like:

boo99‎, Yesterday 04:21 PM
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Does training / spplements stunt growth?

Hello guys. I have been training for a year. I'm 23 and noticed I've become very strong. But also I noticed I'm becoming a little shorter (some millimeters...) maybe it could be due to spine compression (squats) or maybe due to supplements (I am taking Bcaa, l-carnitine and some vitamins) I am...

Depaul9999‎, 10-21-2018 10:43 AM
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Protein

Is this ok to get this much protein for my weight stats: 5'9 175 pounds almost 15yo Meal 1:breakfast 100 grams of protein Is this ok because its after you fast because of sleep Meal 2:Lunch 45 grams of protein Post workout shake:50 grams of protein 1 hour after workout:50 grams of...

Kevin8363786‎, Yesterday 12:24 PM
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How to avoid bloating on taking PB?

Need help badly Just quick and simple question.. I have decide to start gaining this month And to low budget, I don't want to spent much money on sup (gainer) So, I did a trick to only buy creatine and and whey protein In term of calories source I will get from Banana, Oat and PB, all...

betacom‎, Yesterday 04:09 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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Newbie Nutrition Help

So I have recently chosen a career path that will more than likely require me to put on some serious mass over the next couple of years. I have spent quite some time researching what I need to eat in order to bulk up but as I am not as experienced as members on this forum page I was hoping for some...

Stirkin‎, Yesterday 05:08 PM
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Food Faceoff: Eggs Finals

The top 12 Egg dishes of the week in order of votes received. Please choose your 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place choices: French Toast

boo99‎, 10-21-2018 04:02 PM
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Tips on diet?

I was wondering if my daily diet is good or bad or if there should be any changes I eat 5 eggs for breakfast 1 kodiak waffle, 1 cup of milk, one bowl of oatmeal and one tablespoon of peanut butter For lunch I eat a protein shake and protein bar For dinner I eat one pound of ground beef or 2...

dom4438‎, Yesterday 12:42 PM
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Too much sodium!

I started bulking, and I’m using My Fitness Pal to track my calories. I need 2,470 cals to gain .5lbs a week. Today for example, I got 161gr protein 92gr fat and 177gr carb and I have 443 calories remaining. I’m eating generally clean: eggs, salmon, tuna fish, leafy vegetables, turkey...

hcuraB‎, Yesterday 10:09 AM
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Tips on Sweet Potato Fries

Does anyone have any tips on how to properly prepare sweet potato fries? I will be baking them in the oven (I do not own a fryer). I've tried googling recipes but can't ever seem to make them work. So far, I've tried letting them soak in water for a while to get the crispiness, trying to cut...

Goose102‎, Yesterday 11:43 AM
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Ongoing Study Discussion Thread - Nutrition, Training, Health etc.

We had the idea to discuss interesting scientific studies here. Can be nutrition, training, health related or anything relevant. Please only participate in the discussion if you care about science. If you only care about what works for you (n=1) this is not the thread for it. If anyone comes...

Mrpb‎, 08-24-2017 10:56 PM
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Food help

So i just started gym after 3months of stopping and i still believe im new Therefore, i need help with meals Im trying to lean bulk so i wonder if my meals are okay and i will change my meals here and there sometime Lunch; chicken & rice After workout : turkey and potatoes Dinner : chicken...

jaideep02‎, Yesterday 07:52 AM
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Am I overdoing it?

Hi guys. I am 18 years old male and I am currently bulking. I have been lifting for 2 years so far but with breaks. Lately I have been hitting the gym consistently 5 days a week. I aim for around 2800-3000 calories, I have found that this is around maintanance +250 calories. The thing is,...

AntonisMastro‎, Yesterday 08:16 AM
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question about sweet potato

are they the same family from red or regular potato? if i eat around 350grams of sweet potato i bloat like crazy, but not the same with red potato. this mean i have allergic reaction to SP?

stevowrock‎, Yesterday 08:35 AM
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Calorie Confusion!

Hi, I have watched my calories using myfitnesspal for a couple of years now, using online calorie calulators to work out how many calories i need. I'm 5"4, 61kg, around 20% body fat, i cycle 20 miles round trip to work every day, complete bodybuilding style weight training around 5-6 times...

Bryhar4‎, Yesterday 05:18 AM
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What should be the caloric value while trying to gain muscles

I have started going to gym and its been 5months. I was not following any particular diet plan but I have now prepared a customized diet plan for myself. My body weight is 80Kgs. I go to gym 5-6 days in a week. As per my diet plan, : Protein : 160gms Carbs : 250gms Fats : 60gms When...

CZAbhinav‎, Yesterday 07:48 AM
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How long does it take to get back into an optimal state from cutting to bulking?

After cutting for a while i heard that your metabolism slows down and mps is reduced etc, does anybody know how long it roughly takes to get your body back into into a state of optimal MPS and optimal metabolism after going back into a surplus or even to maintenance? I have lost 25lbs over the...

R5GT‎, 10-21-2018 12:00 PM
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Question Am I gaining fat from carbohydrates?

This is going to be a bit lengthy post. But I'd appreciate if you could give me some advice. -------------------------- I am 20 years old. My height is 5 feet 4 inches. I've always been the skinny type of guy. So last month I made a commitment and I decided to gain muscle mass through workouts,...

theintel‎, 10-17-2018 03:10 AM
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Exclamation Are lentils dangerous?

Hi guys, I eat a lot of lentils. In the past I ate the normal sized grey lentils but they needed way too long cooking time. On the lable it said 45 minutes but I only cooked them 20-25 minutes because after that they would dissolve. And then I switched to small red lentils which have 10 minutes...

smarta55‎, 02-25-2011 05:46 AM
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Food Faceoff: Eggs Semis

Lots of votes. Lots of ties. Below are the top voted Egg dishes of the week that received 11 or more votes in order of votes received. Please choose up to 6 that you like from the 19 below:

boo99‎, 10-20-2018 04:22 PM
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Exclamation Not seeing results SO new macros

I train a lot, really (6 days a week but only 5 days intense). Yet my muscles aren't very visible I'm just skinny but really toned. I guess the reason is my macros usually look like this (because I don't really pay attention to what I eat): (I picked a random day on MyFitnessPal and these were...

content1234‎, 10-21-2018 05:49 AM
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