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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: 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: 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: 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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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, Today 04:08 AM
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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, Today 03:18 PM
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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, Today 05:16 PM
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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, Today 01:53 PM
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Get shredded on a high carb diet?

alright before everybody starts pointing at me, i know it all comes down to calories in vs calories out but can you get shredded on a high carb diet? Usually everybody starts lowering the carbs as soon as the calories get low but Im just wondering. Whats your thoughts on it? Have you personally...

omoruwii‎, Today 10:30 AM
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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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Underweight, But Trying to Fix That. Saturated Fats and Sodium?

Hey, this is my first post and I was wondering if anyone could help me with this issue. I am objectively underweight and trying to put on some extra muscle mass. Unfortunately I tend to limit myself in regards to what I eat more than most people, and this is due to my fear of the overwhelming...

ma04‎, Yesterday 07:44 PM
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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, Yesterday 02:34 PM
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is this article right (insulin/carbs etc)??

I read this article today. https://www.msn.com/en-gb/health/nutrition/this-one-bit-of-science-could-help-perfect-your-weight-loss-and-reveal-your-six-pack/ar-BB14UlQv?li=AAJt1k3 it purported to be an interesting piece of science that could help you lose weight. so I read it. but then as I...

superyids85‎, Today 11:16 AM
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Should you eat - as soon as you wake up??

should you aim to eat 30grams of protein when you wake up first thing in the morning? l have read somewhere that (assuming muscle growth is your goal) eating strategically throughout the day is important.. just like hitting your overall MACROS is crucial. a book I read said try to eat/drink...

superyids85‎, Yesterday 11:15 PM
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Watermelon Smoothie

Ingredients: 2 cups seeded watermelon chunks 1 cup cracked ice 1/2 cup plain yogurt 1 Tbsp sugar 1/2 tsp ground ginger 1/8 tsp almond extract Servings: 2

SteveWeber‎, Today 03:06 AM
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Food Faceoff: World Breads Finals

**No FFO this coming week** These 11 World Breads all received 6 or more votes yesterday. Please choose you 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place choices:

boo99‎, 05-31-2020 06:21 PM
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Question More Fat? Or More Carbs?

Hello all. First post here. Getting into fitness. I understand macronutrients and everything that goes with them. However, my question is this: For weight loss, what is better? A higher percentage of fats in my macro ratio? Or a higher percentage of carbohydrates? I was running a higher...

Darrel219‎, Yesterday 06:18 PM
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Non fat Greek yogurt

I know people talk about Greek yogurt for nutrition benefits, but I feel like not enough?! I usually bought flavored yogurt and they were ok, but recently purchased a large container of plain non fat Greek yogurt. I liked it a lot, the rich creamy texture, but I was shocked to see 16 oz of...

sv24‎, 05-31-2020 10:38 AM
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What's your typical breakfast?

Whether bulking or cutting. Would be helpful if you break down the calories/macros and maybe post some pics too. My go to is omelette filled in with zucchini and peppers, almost 2 cups of oats, 2 slices of whole wheat bread and some cottage cheese.

omoruwii‎, 05-25-2020 05:38 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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Stuck and need some ideas on this body fat issue

I'm going to try and make this as quick as possible with some basics. I'm 35 years old and have been lifting for about 15 years. My diet used to be crap from the get go and has gotten better. I used to to weigh about 250 when I was about 19 and i'm 5'10. I didn't do anything physical so it was fat....

Kclay34‎, 05-29-2020 06:21 AM
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How many calories should i be eating a day to cut?

So my training has taken a slump so i know i need to be eating less to cut. I weigh 83kg, 5'10, 17 i need to cut weight my training has taken a slump so right now i'm doing slow 40 min jogs 3 days a week, ab workout two days a week and boxing 6 days a week (3-4 of those are hard 40 minute...

Brandonrhyse‎, Yesterday 04:00 AM
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Smile Bulk Meal Plan

Hey so i’ve planned to start working out right when the gyms open back up. When it comes to nutrition, I’m kind of a newbie. I’ve calculated my TDEE and added 500 calories which in total is 3,298 cals. I weigh 168 pounds at 5’11” and planning to be on a bulking phase. My question to all of this is...

dylanthom66‎, 05-31-2020 05:19 PM
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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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Cheat week 8 day binge

Hi All, So I had a bad 8 days where I ate everything in site, pizza , cake , cookies alcohol etc. I weighed in at 172 lbs and by the end of it hit up to 182 lbs. My question is that is it possible that I went up 10 lbs in 8 days? I’ve gone back to my regular routine for around 5 days and and...

Spencer388‎, 05-31-2020 10:59 AM
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Food Faceoff: World Breads Semis

These 18 World Breads all received 9 or more votes this week. Please choose up to 8 for the Finals: Butteries

boo99‎, 05-30-2020 05:42 PM
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Exclamation Prediabetic & family health

So I have a long family history of diabetes, high Cholesterol, amongst other things. I’m looking for some nutrition advice or advice where I should look. To help avoid going down the same path as much of my family. Any recommendations, resources, and advice is greatly appreciated

LILJJBRUH‎, 05-31-2020 10:42 AM
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Questions regarding gaining weight/losing weight.

I'm a 15-year-old male, 141 lbs, and 5'10. I go to the gym 4 days per week and do the fierce 5 upper/lower program. I want to gain weight and strength but I'm not sure where to begin. I already eat school breakfast and school lunch, and then a homemade meal with veggies/chicken and rice after...

astroboy099‎, 01-21-2020 08:59 PM
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Quest protein chips as primary or secondary source of protein?

So I'm currently on a cut, and my calories are limited, ofcourse. So I need to stick to low carb, low fat sources of protein in order to keep my ratio good. My main source of protein is canned tuna, and eggs (on occasion). Would it be bad to heavily supplement protein using Quest protein chips?...

AdamFrostburg‎, 05-28-2020 12:46 PM
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