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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: 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: 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. *This is not WebMD; don't post medical-related questions. Instead, talk to your doctor. Posting a statement in your thread that "I'm not asking for medical advice," and then asking for medical advice won't...

ironwill2008‎, 07-12-2018 09:35 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: 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: 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: 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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Sticky Thread Sticky: Pre, During, & Postworkout Nutrition

Hierarchy of Importance When speaking of nutrition for improving body composition or training performance, it's crucial to realize there's an underlying hierarchy of importance. At the top of the hierarchy is total amount of the macronutrients by the end of the day. Distantly below that is the...

alan aragon‎, 04-19-2010 01:31 PM
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Wink Macros Question

Sup y’all. This might be a stupid question but I’m confused. I want to do 40% proteins, 40% fats and 20% carbs. So, for example say all the bacon I eat has 14grams of fat, the coconut oil has 24grams of fats and the chicken has 5.5grams of fat even tho it’s a protein. Do I include the fats...

TimothyTy‎, Yesterday 06:50 PM
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Ingredient suggestions for the awesome snack mix.

Outside of peanuts, raisins, high cacao chocolate, what else could I include here? Looking for efficiency, dont care about taste.

TheSauja‎, Today 02:50 AM
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I'm suddenly flat with same high carb diet

Hello guys. My diet looks like this: 1st meal: Oats and milk 2nd meal: Eggs 3rd meal (pre workout) : chicken breast + rice post workout: protein shake with water/milk + creatine 4th meal: chicken breast + rice before bed: 300g greek yogurt It happens to me to look flat from time to time....

zRaduz‎, Today 02:08 AM
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Newbie question about Protein intake

Hey everyone, I have a question that I've been wondering for a little while, so it is said that 1g of protein per pound of bodyweight is a generally acceptable amount. My question is, why is bodyweight a factor here instead of muscle mass? My thought process is that someone who is...

Sevanity‎, Today 12:58 AM
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Holiday in 5 months. Cut or bulk?

Hey. I have a holiday upcoming in 5 months time where I'll be shirtless very often. Curious if I should bulk or cut. I want to feel comfortable going shirtless there so I'm unsure on how to go about it. I originally assumed a 3-4 month bulk then cut for the last month would be a good idea but then...

Conorrc‎, Yesterday 07:25 AM
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Drinking green tea on an empty stomach: Yay or Nay?

Hello Everybody!! I adore drinking green tea. But there is my question: Is it good to drink it on an empty stomach? Any thoughts with proofs or links to surveys.

HerbertSward‎, Yesterday 04:05 AM
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Food Faceoff: Steak 3

Please choose up to 8 of the 12 Steak dishes below that you like: Cilantro & Blue Cheese Butter Steak Fillets & Portobello Sauce Flank & Couscous

boo99‎, Yesterday 04:33 PM
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Unhappy Nutrition Macro Newbie

I have read through all the stickies but am a little confused. I ran my numbers age 42, height 5'5", female, weight 134, have a desk job. I try to be active. I currently have a body fat percentage of 24.5. My goal is to get lean and would love to see some muscles. :) The macro calculator...

Megans26‎, 07-17-2018 01:30 PM
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Arrow Nutrition Advice?

So I am 6' 2" around 165 lbs and trying to add some muscle. This has been my workout/eating routine for a little over a year now, but I am not seeing the results I want. Workout schedule for the week: Monday & Wednesday - about 1 hour lifting Tuesday & Thursday - 5 mile run Saturday - 3...

chadsmith85‎, Yesterday 09:27 PM
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Is my diet good? bulking

Alright please help I'm 6 foot 10.5 stone and started my bulk yesterday,are these alright foods to eat? 40g oats-250 cals 800ml milk-520 cals 1 protein scoop-86 3 slices brown bread- 312 3 eggs-186 butter-30 ham cheese and leak pasta-468 150g chicken-200 4 bacon-172

lekro‎, Yesterday 11:25 AM
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Lean bulk at 180lbs

Trying to stay lean and possibly even burn a little fat while packing on some muscle. This is what I had put together with my particular goals in mind.

meloncap78‎, Yesterday 04:15 PM
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Hi, I've been training for about two weeks but I want to go to Ribfest.

Is there any way I can survive this Ribfest without completely losing all my gains?

Skylit‎, Yesterday 01:51 PM
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Continue bulk?

https://ibb.co/hWth8d Start: April 1st 170 pounds Now: July 17th (above) 181 pounds.

TxMRF‎, Yesterday 04:05 PM
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Reverse dieting trouble

Bare with the length of this post! A little background: I’m a 5 foot and 103 pound female, so I’m super tiny. I’ve been weightlifting for about two years, but I’ve never truly bulked. I have hypothyroidism and gain weight extremely easily- especially in my stomach, which makes me nervous about...

emily126‎, Yesterday 07:24 PM
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How to get More protein in a day while cutting

Ive been going to the gym for about 3 months now I’m confessing my weight on all my lifts but I’m also cutting so thank the newbie gains lol. I’m having trouble getting enough protein in a day to meet the 1g per lb of body weight I’m getting around 80-100 maybe I eat meat every day and a shake but...

bojanglez34‎, Yesterday 07:13 PM
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I’m having trouble eating enough protein

Ive been going to the gym for about 3 months now I’m confessing my weight on all my lifts but I’m also cutting so thank the newbie gains lol. I’m having trouble getting enough protein in a day to meet the 1g per lb of body weight I’m getting around 80-100 maybe I eat meat every day and a shake but...

bojanglez34‎, 07-16-2018 12:44 PM
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Thumbs up Help with macros

I'm new to body building and need some advise. I'm 6 ft tall 215 pounds. With a pretty stocky build. I'm pretty happy with my body size but I want to gain muscle mass but not get fat as well. Any advise would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

Welder213‎, Yesterday 05:58 PM
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Nutritional Info: How do you know if a food is healthy or not?

Trying to get healthy, but need to know what foods I should give up on. I know Taco Bell in general (and other fast food places) is not healthy, but when I looked at the caloric info, it didn't seem THAT bad. But then again, I am a total newb at this. 460 calories in a Cheese...

CharmAnders‎, Yesterday 02:59 PM
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Feeling Nauseated During Workout - What am I doing wrong?

Hi, I doing the 16/8 IF. Aside from drinking matcha, carbonated water, and coffee, I am fasted prior to my workout. For preworkout I just started taking: • 1x 200mg Caffeine Pill • 5g BCAA • 3g Beta Alanine • 5g Creatine • 5g Citrulline Malate I am feeling very nauseated, I couldn't finish...

yungguns‎, Yesterday 02:14 PM
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Question Transitioning from unhealthy caloric intake plus low carb diet to healthy

Hi, So I did some research and realized I wasn't eating enough calories plus I was trying to eat low carb to lose weight quicker. After researching and calculating my macros I have been eating the proper amount of carbs and protein and the right amount of calories. I have been doing this since...

bumblebrook‎, Yesterday 10:40 AM
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I can’t gain weight even with 4,000 + Calories a day

I’m 19, and have been trying to gain weight since I’m tall and skinny. I consume about 4,000 calories a day ( I keep track of it) I need help on why I’m not gaining weight. I start out with ice coffee every morning and a egg and cheese on white toast Then I drink a mass gaining shake with milk...

FredGreat‎, Yesterday 10:41 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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Counting “abstract” calories

Does anybody have trouble counting certain calories such as things that were homemade? Take for instance shish kebab. I take my protein and veggies and marinate them in Italian dressing. Normally the whole bottle. However when it’s done marinating the majority of that dressing is discarded. How do...

cljolley‎, Yesterday 08:35 AM
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Question Lean bulk question - Low kcal surplus but higher fats

Let's say 2 guys with the same maintenance have +300 kcal at a lean bulk.They eat same amount of protein but 1 guy has 250 carbo and 100 fats and the 2nd guy has 400 carbo and 65 fats.(just some examples.I didn't stay to calculate exactly) So same kcal surplus, same amount of protein but one has...

Costyiii93‎, 07-16-2018 02:13 PM
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Food Faceoff: Steak 2

Below are 12 Steak dishes. Please choose up to 8 that you like: Caprese Steak

boo99‎, 07-17-2018 03:38 PM
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