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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: 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: 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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Slow bulk process?

I am 6’2 and weigh 190. My goal is to gain about 10 lbs of muscle over a period of time without getting a gut. I’ve managed to gain between 15-20 pounds already while taking creatine hcl and doing 2 260 cal 48g protein shakes a day while getting anywhere from 2000-3000 calories and matching my...

E02Y‎, Yesterday 05:57 PM
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Help with macros please?

Hi all, Just resuming a proper cut after yo-yoing for a few months due to home and work-related stress. Was wondering if you guys think my daily caloric intake and macro split are alright? Don't want to be doing something that isn't optimal for my fat loss goals. Weight = 227lbs Height =...

2canmadman‎, Yesterday 06:54 PM
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Question best choice of chips ever while trying to lose bodyfat?

i found chips from the brand lays, it oven baked chips and it only has 13 grams of fat in a 100 grams. normally all them other chips has over 30 grams of fat. im trying to lose more bodyfat but i sometimes like me a snack so should i keep those out of my diet and stick with meat rice oatmeal etc,...

JuWo420‎, 07-11-2018 09:54 AM
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Weight loss help/ diet information

I’m turning 28, my body is no where near I thought it would be when I was just a little kid imagining what I’d look like grown up. I’m completely destroyed to see my self when I look in the mirror honestly. I’m 251 lbs and 6ft tall. my chest is fat I have a fat gut, and I’m weak I can’t even bench...

warlordmaximus‎, Yesterday 05:22 AM
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6'6" 19 years old trying to get big.

Hey, I am currently 19 years old, 6'6" 150 lbs. Skinniest I've ever been. Used to play a lot of sports, have a high metabolism, ate like crazy, however never got fat. I was 160 lbs or so maybe a bit shorter, going into gr 11 or right before. I was 16. Playing lots of basketball, being active,...

tallfornothin‎, Today 12:24 AM
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Rest day v.s. Training day nutrition

Hi guys. I’m following Vikings Bare Bones workout. The full body routine. I weigh 135 pounds and am 5’8” tall. I’m trying to gain some lean mass as well as lose my belly fat I’ve got. I’m not sure if I would say I’m skinny fat, but certainly have some fat to shed. Anyhow I’m wondering if my calorie...

cljolley‎, Yesterday 07:12 PM
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5:2 diet

Hey, I will be starting a 5:2 diet next week. I will eat Mon-Fri and fast on weekend. My aim is around 6-8% of fat loss fat loss (currently estimated 16-18%, 190 lbs, 6ft tall, 25 years old). I'm working out my macros and want to see if anyone who has done this before agrees with them. I want a...

SzymonS92‎, Yesterday 12:10 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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Food Faceoff: Honoring Determined4000/Buttery/Color Foods Final

Below are the top voted Buttery/Color Foods of the week. We have 13 today due to many ties. Please choose your 1st, 2nd and 3rd place choices:

boo99‎, Yesterday 03:08 PM
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Question Why do bodybuilders eat so much chicken breast while following 40-40-20?

Why do bodybuilders seek out the leanest protein sources while also getting 20-25% of their calories from fat?

adp1020‎, Yesterday 08:31 PM
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3700 calories a day to gain weight...I have questions

I attached myfitnesspal log.. I don't eat the meals like they are set out...It's just showing how much I eat in a day (I don't eat 275g of oats in one serving) So As you can see my fats are very high...protein is very high...carbs are very high... It seems super odd that a 70kg 5'11...

Pete9393‎, 07-14-2018 11:08 PM
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Calorie decifit with or without keto?

Hi guys. So i did keto cutting for 4 months and lost 50 pounds. Right now im bulking at 15.7% bodyfat. Its a clean bulk that will probably not last longer than 1-2 months. My question is this. When im done bulking. Should i go back to keto for cutting or just drop it and focus on calorie decifit...

xgjengen‎, Yesterday 10:45 AM
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Following hunger or caloric intake?

If I was to follow my hunger I would end up eating 3k kcals a day(healthy), feel that is way too much for 150lbs person even tho im training 5x a week at high intensity and i have low bf

Milatzyeh‎, Yesterday 02:45 PM
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Red face Suggestions/Tweaks to diet for a deployed service member!

Hey guys and gals! So I’m currently deployed right now and I’m trying to work on getting back into shape. I competed a few years ago, but have fallen by the wayside and I’m trying to get back on board. I wanted some critique/guidance on what I’m eating to see if I should cut my carbs and more...

beautiizhername‎, Yesterday 02:53 PM
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How will I notice if I'm deficient in vitamins or minerals?

I feel healthy, but I know I go through periods where my diet lacks in some type of micronutrients or minerals. I'm probably not great with getting enough fiber, iron, vitamin D, omega 3, and maybe even some others who's names I do not know. I've recently started eating more fiber, but ironically,...

blue4123‎, Yesterday 01:29 PM
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Saving money on your food???

Hey bros as MOST of us know food can be VERY expensive, esp protein. I keep hearing bodybuilders as a way to save money they never do their shopping on one store. I know buying in bulk is a money saver and buying like meats in bigger cuts and cleaning it up your self. I am getting into canning when...

ss4vegeta1‎, Yesterday 02:13 PM
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Calorie question

Is 3k calories bad for a 16 year old who weighs 140 lbs and is 5’ 11”? I want to be lean and gain muscles, and I feel that I will get very fat from 3k calories

Fluffyegg‎, Yesterday 10:58 AM
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Excess protein calories get stored as fat... TRUE or FALSE??

I've heard so many different answers I don't know which one is more accurate or even truly researched. I thought that generally any excess calories someone intakes, regardless of what macro, get stored as body fat. But now some say that your body can't process too much protein at once, and any...

Kilama‎, 07-14-2018 09:46 PM
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Question I don’t know what I should eat and when I should eat.

So basically, I am going to start going to the gym soon, and I don’t know what I should eat before and after. I am going to wake up at 6:30 get ready and take the bus to go to the gym at 8:10. I arrive at the gym at 9 at start my workout. I don’t know what to eat before in that window before 9....

zzala‎, Yesterday 06:21 AM
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Question regarding calorie cycling

I can only workout Monday to Thursday. I'm currently on an upper/lower split routine 3 times within that 4 day period, alternating u/l/u and l/u/l every week. The forth 'spare' day I do LISS cardio and abs. So Friday to Sunday are complete rest days. Until now I've just eaten the same...

Nelg1993‎, Yesterday 10:24 AM
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How much FAT is too much?

Hi! So everyone says you shouldn't eat too much fat directly before, during, or directly after exercise, but I can't seem to find anywhere how much exactly is "too much". If an energy bar has 9g of fat is this too much? I know carbs with a bit of protein are good at all times; before,...

mattfreedom2002‎, 07-11-2018 08:03 AM
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New Study Says Fat Intake Causes Weight Gain

I saw this study that say only fat increase causes weight gain not protein or carbs. I have been trying to search how the study was conducted but can't seem to find anything, like was calories kept the same for all three anybody have anything on it? ...

fairbjosh‎, 07-14-2018 05:48 PM
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Bought some cheap custard powder.

Saw this custard powder on offer at a market, very cheap with loads of quantity. Saw the label, says has loads of calories and protein with no fat. Good idea to mix the powder raw in my bulking and protein shakes with milk instead of cooking it?

robreynolds1234‎, 07-14-2018 12:00 PM
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Food Faceoff: Honoring Determined4000/Color Foods 3

D4K 3 years today. The day before he passed he was still posting helpful info on the Nut Main. Amazing guy taken way too soon. RIP >3

boo99‎, 07-14-2018 02:33 PM
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Distracted and Isolated Eating Habits - A common occurrence?

As some of you may know, I am in the midst of ED recovery and thus spend a certain amount of time identifying trends in my disfinctional relationship with food and eating. One recent observation is that I engage in what is commonly termed “distracted” eating and “isolated” eating practices. ...

AdamWW‎, 07-14-2018 03:49 AM
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