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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: 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: 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: 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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Replace all meats with whey protein

I was wondering if its possible to replace all meat with protein shakes Has anyone done it? Links? If so how where your Lifts? I'm currently on A 5x5 Stronglifts and want to try to replace all whole proteins with ON whey and see if i can keep all my gains...

StrenghtWarrior‎, 10-12-2018 10:39 PM
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Eating for Calorie Deficit

This question is for the ones who are counting their calories as well. Sorry if there's already a thread for this. So (not so) recently, I've been counting my calories. It's generally working out fantastically since I found out that I've been severely under-eating and therefore not gaining any...

vxjin623xv‎, Yesterday 07:57 PM
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friend told me meal timing doesnt matter

if you are insulin resistant meal timing doesnt matter (he said) how can i say otherwise? what studies can i show him that calories>. if calories are everything and meal timing is irrelevant. what if you are insulin resistant? can you still eat before bed and lose welght? explain please

letsallmakeit‎, Today 06:38 AM
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Does this seem correct?

Fitness pal calculated my calories should be 2581 at 5"9, which is ok. The part im confused about though is that they want me to have 85g fat, and only 128g of protein. Does that seem right? I normally have a higher protein intake than that and would lower the fat to about 65-70. Should I follow...

needgains1024‎, Yesterday 11:57 AM
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Food Faceoff: Fruit Finals

Below are the top 10 voted Fruit dishes of the week. Please choose your 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place choices: Apple Crisp Banana Creme Pie

boo99‎, Yesterday 04:45 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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Gain weight, but not gain so much fat.

Hello guys. I've been trying to keep my weight since 2016, after lost 40 kg, just following a food diet no working out, but now, but I think 40 kg was to much weight for me and I'd like to gain some weight but not gain so much fat. What could I do with this problem ? Thanks.

dfoca‎, Today 05:20 AM
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Bulking but feeling bloated

I have recently upped my calorie intake to 2200 as i want to bulk and put on more muscle. Ive always been physically active, going gym, runs and football. I now play football 4 times a week and gym atleast 3 times a week. Since upping my calorie intake i feel like im bloated and put on extra fat on...

emmslater‎, Yesterday 07:24 AM
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How much damage can I do in 5 days ?

Hi I’m new here. I’ve been working out for a while- but more recently have been given PTs and a diet plan to give me an idea on what I need to do to eventually compete. I’m not in a bad shape just have lower belly fat/abs to try and get through (after having children I have jelly belly) and tone...

RochDarl‎, 10-13-2018 11:09 AM
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Question about protein absorbtion

Hi, I just started the gym 3 weeks ago and I am currently eating 2 meals a day. (12 and 5) Someone told me that the body can only absorb a certain amount of protein per hour and that it's better to split them into 6 different meals. Is it true or can I keep eating twice a day? Thanks

Mcpenco‎, Yesterday 07:04 PM
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Drinking smoothies instead of eating food while bulking?

Hey guys, I have to meet my daily calories of around 2800 kcal. With that being said, my macros are ~300 Carbs ~180 Protein 70 Fat Since I work full time and it sucks to just eat every 2 hours 4 -5 times a day. I figured I could just put everything into a blender and mix them up instead. Is...

xthewindx‎, Yesterday 07:20 PM
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Chicken and GERD?

I've got a question I am hoping that someone can answer. Recently I was diagnosed with GERD and put on what I was told was going to be a very strict diet. However, I have began to incorporate a lot of chicken and eggs into my diet and they are causing the same issues that the doctor told me was...

Holl1ster‎, 02-03-2010 03:42 PM
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Weigh food raw or cooked?

Like im getting a bit stress right now because of this topic. Like im starting gym very soon and i want to know do you weigh out food such pasta chicken or anything raw or cooked Which one ia better to do? Because i know pasta raw and cooked have a big difference in weigh please let me know

jaideep02‎, Yesterday 09:34 AM
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Combining carnivore diet with carb timing

Hi guys, I eat a carnivore diet, basically only red meat, fish, and about 12 eggs a day. This gives me a low bodyfat percentage and flat stomach year round, even if i eat 5000-6000 calories of meat a day. I am pretty ripped. I have the protein to gain muscle as well, but I want my muscles to...

OlegFromSweden‎, Yesterday 06:30 PM
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Quick Guidance/Diet Critique (Sorry)

I know these types of posts probably get annoying, so you obviously don't have to chime in if you don't want to, but any advice is appreciated. There's lots of conflicting suggestions, and it's easy to get overwhelmed by information on the threads. Here's what I've got: 25 y/o, 6ft tall,...

bcrye‎, Yesterday 06:01 PM
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Vegetarian Bulking..

Hi all So I’m planning to start bulking as of tomorrow for the first time. Worked out my minimum intakes as per MrPBs useful post (thanks!). So, I can get my minimum protein and fat intakes without problem, but I’m pescatarian and it tends to be the case that all meat replacements are high...

Jake0254‎, Yesterday 10:06 AM
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Question Calculate meals to reach macronutrient grams

Hey everyone, After reading a lot of articles on this site, I've found it's very difficult to know if any given meal plan is right for me. I'm sure they try to be as generic as possible, but I don't know if the amounts of food they suggest would actually help me build muscle or rather build...

LuRui89‎, Yesterday 03:50 PM
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Food Faceoff: Fruit Semis

Below are the top 15 voted Fruit dishes of the week in order of votes received. Please choose up to 6 that you like: Apple Crisp Banana Creme Pie

boo99‎, 10-13-2018 04:00 PM
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Hi

My name is Lola. I'm a microbiologist and currently an SEO intern I know how much carrots are nutritious and how they are very important in diets but, I have been finding it very difficult to like them. I simply dont like carrots and i wish i could feed on them more often. Are there ways of making...

Boukie1‎, 10-13-2018 01:24 AM
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Is it necessary to eat the same amount of calories every day?

Is it necessary to eat the same amount of calories every day? and is there anything wrong with have large swings in daily calories? I got pretty tired and frustrated with eating the same calories every single day and even while bulking reaching my daily calorie limit and still being hungry and...

MrBumbaclart‎, 10-13-2018 09:24 AM
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Angry Shouldn’t I be gaining muscle even though I’m at a caloric deficit?

So... Overall, I am eating about 45-60% of my daily required calories needed to gain weight/muscle (according to a caloric number determined by my doctors who say I have a VERY FAST metabolism). 140-160 grams of protein a day (I weigh 160 lb) I workout 4-5x a week. Sometimes I binge...

Kronosis‎, 10-12-2018 06:00 PM
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Protein from soy every morning.

I eat Kashi GoLean legit 6 days of the week in the morning with a few hard boiled eggs. I've know for awhile that this cereals protein source is from soy grits and soy protein isolate. For no particular reason lately I'm beginning to wonder if I should switch it up to a non soy alternative. Does...

MmmWatermelon‎, 10-11-2018 06:14 AM
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Are BCAAs useful?

I found some BCAAs on sale from MyProtein. 200 servings for about $25. Each serving is 2g leucine, 1g isoleucine, 1g valine. Would there be any advantage to getting this?

dzd17‎, 10-12-2018 08:44 AM
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i dont get this

im not getting this. so im bulking. my arms are getting a bit bigger, chest, back and quads just from squatting, but my pants are getting tighter. but heres the thing, i keep weighting the same number as when i started bulking! i even upped my calories and keep getting the same weight wtf why?...

letsallmakeit‎, 10-13-2018 06:33 AM
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Calories in a whole chicken!?

How many calories are in a whole roasted chicken, with the skin and without? I cant seem to find it out on google. This is from tescos or asda in the packet.

MATT2388‎, 05-15-2007 09:46 AM
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