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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 MEN#2

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: 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: 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: Link to part 2: 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: 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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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 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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Non-Alcoholic Summer Drinks

I have decided to drop alcohol out of my diet completely (trying to have more energy, better gains etc.) I was just curious if anyone has some good ideas for non-alcoholic, low/no sugar drinks that would be nice while enjoying the summer weather outdoors.

absprintco‎, Yesterday 12:58 PM
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Thumbs up Is it still .7g of protien per lb of body weight and .4g of fat ?

Hey Guys, Just wondering if it is still the same approach of macro calculation or if some new science has popped up? I have heard that people should eat 1g of protien per lb of body weight but based on the stickies it says .7 so that is what I am still using.

fattofame3‎, 06-02-2020 04:08 AM
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Fat Intake

I’m currently on a cut at the moment. Daily, my fat intake is about 15% of my calories. I supplement with omega-3 so i’m not worried about a deficiency in that. However, is this fat intake too low? I’m worried about a vitamin deficiency from not enough fat to absorb vitamins or a hormonal...

jklein52‎, Yesterday 08:51 PM
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realistic rate of fat gain when bulking.

Ok so I am currently off the gym due to lockdown (it's killing me) and I have gained about 1 1/2lb in 2 months which is almost certainly fat (and maybe some muscle loss so possibly more fat gain) as the home workouts ain't doing ****. I am writing off this period before I can get back to the gym, I...

themorganator4‎, Yesterday 05:26 AM
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Under eating or over training?

Hi guys, for years I think I've been under eating, but i'm not exactly sure. I've had the following symptoms for years - ravenous hunger - extreme fatigue - feeling very tired and "blunted" - trouble performing at work - feeling depressed - irritable

sandman2019‎, Yesterday 05:52 AM
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How do you stop binge eating?

I had a terrible 2-day binge eating and Im kinda confused. What has helped you to reduce this kind of obstacles?

omoruwii‎, 06-01-2020 02:34 PM
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A little advice needed please.

I'm 6'1 and 18 stone. Need to really lose some weight so I've cut out all sweets, crisps and alcohol from my diet. No more take aways etc. Changed to wholemeal bread and pasta. My question is when I'm at work I don't really have time to stop and eat meals and have no facilities to heat anything up...

Andycb87‎, 06-05-2020 10:55 PM
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is it really as easy as calories in > calories out etc

so, health aside, providing I get enough protein and fat I will gain muscle if I eat 300kcal over surplus and lose fat if I eat 500kcal less? as in, in theory I can eat a huge cake at 1000kcal and the rest in protein/fat etc (to make sure I get the correct amount of macros) and I will gain muscle...

themorganator4‎, Yesterday 05:36 AM
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Smile Diagnosed with Sarcoidosis and on Steroids but need to lose weight

Hello, I'm looking for a coach in Michigan. I live in Ypsilanti, MI and I'm desperately in need to lose weight. I was diagnosed with Sarcoidosis and put on steroids to get rid of it. Because of the steroids, my appetite is high and I've gained about 10 pounds so far. Is there a coach out there who...

Flemingchristopher12‎, 06-04-2020 09:13 PM
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Wink Book comparison: Eric Helms, Aworkoutroutine, Greg Nuckols

Hi, I came across three sets of books for knowledge about lifting (muscle gain) and nutrition. 1. Eric Helms: Muscle and Strength Pyramid - Nutrition Muscle and Strength Pyramid - Training 2. Superior Fat Loss

WillHappen‎, 06-05-2020 05:40 AM
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Question Its 0.7g of protein per lb of BW and 0.4g of fat per lbs of BW but should fat be more

Hey Guys, Could not write more into the title. My question is it's .7 protein and .4 for fat and the rest to carbs. Should we increase fats and reduce carbs as fats are good for the body. Would this theoretically put the body in mini keotsis in which it utilities protein to repair and fat for...

fattofame3‎, 06-05-2020 10:05 PM
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Will your joints hurt if you don't get enough protein?

I've been trying to cut for the last 4-5 weeks, and have lost 8 pounds. Some days I unintentionally don't get enough protein. It's probably around .5 grams per pound of my target body weight that I get. The last few days my joints have been hurting. I'm also intentionally not progressing in...

paulinkansas‎, 06-05-2020 01:02 PM
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Finishing a bulk help

This is my first post on here. I started at 63kg around mid 2018 and now im sitting at 82kg (22 yr old). Whilst putting on alot of muscle and gaining strength, i have gained a little fat along with it. I want to finish my bulk diet but i dont want to snap my fingers and tomorrow i eat half my...

ChrisRobz2‎, 06-04-2020 04:53 PM
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Starting a meal prep business, and want to hear all of your thoughts on a few things!

Hello everybody! Firstly I'd like to thank everybody for taking the time to come into the post. I'm beginning a locally based meal prep company in the UK, designed around supplying regular meals to health-enthusiasts who are too busy to do their own cooking, and I'm in the beginning phases of...

backgroundelk‎, 06-05-2020 03:21 AM
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Weight gain plan, please suggest

Hi, I am trying to put on weight. I have been very thin throughout my life and I want to change it. I came up with below meal plan and following it strictly to bulk up. I want to gain lean weight. I am a vegetarian and looking to replace some of the below things with more protein stuff if i can. ...

TokyoGhoul‎, 05-24-2020 06:02 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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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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The Mineral Wheel?

Have you guys heard of this? Apparently too much or too little of a mineral can effect the body of another opposite mineral considering the wheel? Is this true? I know Calcium and Magnesium are known for working in opposition. One is excitation and the other is a calming mineral. I was going to...

goldenerafan‎, 06-04-2020 03:59 AM
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is this article right (insulin/carbs etc)??

I read this article today. it purported to be an interesting piece of science that could help you lose weight. so I read it. but then as I...

superyids85‎, 06-02-2020 11:16 AM
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EU: Xanthan/Guar gum

Hey all European people, does anyone know where can i find some xantham/guar gum here in eruope? Amazon or Ebay? Everything here in Slovenia is expensive...32€/kg. So if anyone of you is buying this stuff online, i'd be happy if you could share the links :). Thanks, Z

zosek‎, 06-03-2020 01:49 AM
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Diet for skinny guy

Hi, I am looking for a diet that will allow be to gain weight as quickly as possible but still on the healthy side. I don't want to overload my body with sugars etc I am a newbie when it comes to nutrition and have looked up diets but im not sure which one that i need for what im trying to do. I...

MichaelCo1‎, 06-03-2020 09:09 AM
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Exclamation Does the protein in milk reduces when turning the milk into cottage cheese?

We know that 1L of milk gives roughly 32g of protein or so, in which 80% is casein. When separating the curd from the whey, that's going to give roughly 130g of casein or so, which would give around 16g of protein. The whey would give approx 8g. so, where did the rest of the 8g go? does the milk...

userPMQQD1REWVI‎, 06-02-2020 01:53 PM
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Angry 26M - 177cm - 66kg - 3000kcal - Cannot Gain Since A Month

According to tape measurement method, I have 17-18% BF. Yet, I have most of it around my belly, nowhere else. I was around 82kg 3 years ago, I dropped to 65kg in the same year. Unfortunately, I did too much cardio and did not increase my intake later on, so I ended up with being skinny fat....

gezelligee‎, 06-02-2020 03:18 PM
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how do you reach enough carbs? IIFYM

Hello, I'm looking to build some muscle and i'm trying out IIFYM for the first time, used calculator and i'm willing to start with this: 2225kcal 148g protein 244g carbs 73g fat Now I must be doing something wrong, because: 1. I read that people usually struggle to not go over with carbs,...

minde0815‎, 05-30-2020 04:47 AM
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Cheat Day? Cheat Meal?

I’ve heard many of successful youtubers and other athletes and fitness gurus alike claim they have a cheat meal once a week where they eat whatever they want. I’m not 100% understanding this.. Do they budget the calories they’re going to ingest for that said cheat meal into their daily intake...

Darrel219‎, 06-02-2020 05:16 PM
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