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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 02:10 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 03:03 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 07:49 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, 07-25-2011 12:52 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 09:49 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 10:35 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 08:37 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 09:12 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 02:05 AM
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I'm looking for nutritionist

Hello, I have a hard time putting on weight so I decided to look for a nutritionists. I'm 38 about 6' and I stay between 180-190. I keep myself in good shape but I would like to take it to the next level. Any suggestions would be welcomed, thank you.

Luciano77‎, Today 12:28 PM
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How are you supposed to track your weight if it fluctuates throughout the day?

I have been cutting for almost two months now, just for context. I am 6'2 and starting cutting somewhere around 200-205 lb. I weighed myself right after I woke up this morning and the scale showed 181 lb, but this evening the scale shows my weight at 185 lb after drinking plenty of water and eating...

beq1991‎, Today 04:35 PM
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Help With this new Lifestyle change

Hello, I am 34 years old.. I am 5'7" @ 218lbs and would love to be around 185 lbs. I literally have no idea where to start when It comes to my diet (counting calories, Macros). I usually run 5 miles a day with my wife weather permitting. Motivation level isn't to high, as I have tried this over...

LandonManuel23‎, Today 02:45 PM
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Eating meat before gym = way more energy?

In the past, I would only eat carbs before the gym and protein afterwards. So I might have cereal before the gym, then chicken afterwards. I found that I was often feeling weak and lightheaded at the gym. I would sometimes feel an urge to vomit after my workout too. But ever since I started...

Skinnyguy4‎, 02-22-2020 11:37 PM
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Low libido after cutting for a while

I have lost 15lbs in 8 weeks i felt great for up until around a week or so ago where i have noticed my libido seemingly dropping by the day. Its still there but nowhere near as strong as it was, it feels horrible, my motivation is also down and i feel like its down to my lack of libido, i have been...

1996wastheish‎, Yesterday 10:59 AM
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Experience with extremely slow bulk (reps)

So, I’ve gone from 167 to 170 since November. We’re talking 1lb per month. It appears that I have gained pretty much zero fat. I feel really good and strength is continually increasing. I’m going to see how long I can keep this up. Anyone else have experience here as far as continuing to make slow...

George2100‎, Yesterday 05:50 PM
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Saw this on Reddit, opinions?

"There is so much bull**** in this post. Over complicating the crap out of it. Health is about keeping insulin and glucose stable as **** when you don’t need them (ie. when sitting on your ass posting on Reddit). And when you’re training you want amino acids and simple carbs because hypoglycemia...

anothergymer1‎, Today 08:12 AM
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Food Faceoff: The Greatest Food of All Time Pt.2 Finals

These 13 Greatest Foods all received 5 or more votes yesterday. Many ties so today there are 13. Please choose your 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place choices:

boo99‎, Yesterday 06:21 PM
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To carb or not to carb

So I’ve started trying to loose some pork, get toned and build some muscle. I’m trying to get some fat off first and foremost and I recently came across the concept of Atkins and Keto as ways to boost weight loss (they are of course considered by many as fad diets) Anyway I’ve given it a go over...

Bridean38‎, 02-22-2020 03:10 AM
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Looking for accurate macros

So whenever I search macros for a food item via google, I get a dozen different sites (MFP, Calorie King, etc.), each telling me wildly different macros for the same item of the same weight. These are often raw/scratch/unlabeled items, otherwise I would just use whatever is on the label. So I...

AdamFrostburg‎, 02-22-2020 12:52 PM
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White Bread/Enriched Products vs Sugar

Are they the same? Do they act the same in the body? If not, which is worse for you?

MyBaddBrah‎, 02-22-2020 10:11 AM
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Reasonal muscle gain and fat loss with these macros?

Hi everyone. I had my Dexascan done today which made me to post this question. Here is where I stand: Total body weight: 158 lbs Lean mass: 106 lbs Fat Percentage: 30% RMR: 1411 cals (based on Mifflin-St Jeor equation; not CO2 test) And, here is what I am targeting for: Total body weight:...

bkris15‎, Yesterday 06:32 PM
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Making the switch

Hi guys, I have two weeks left of my current cut before I start moving onto a clean bulk. At the moment I am on a pretty sizable calorie deficit, consuming no more than 1,500 Cal's per day, but most days capped at 1,200. I'm just wondering if - when the time comes that I switch to a...

stashers‎, Yesterday 02:28 PM
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How much g of proteins per kg is ideal?

Hi everyone, How much g/kg proteins should I take for moderate muscle growth? Different calculators show different results. I read anything between 1.3 to 2.2g/kg, some studies suggest going even higher toward 3g/kg. What is the optimal "sweet spot" consensus here? Also how much of it can I...

RudlzaVedno‎, 02-22-2020 04:57 AM
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Bulking in mma

I'm 22 and 5'7 at 155 pounds but am trying to get to 170 pounds. I do MMA and weight training, what can I eat to get big and what protein shake is best that will help with mass gain. Thanks

GanjaSAUROUS‎, Yesterday 01:55 PM
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Seaweed for Iodine

I've been incorporating more sea vegetables in my diet, both for flavor and the iodine content. However, all of the varieties I've purchase do not list the actual iodine content per serving on the packaging. Does anyone know what the common concentration is, or the recommended amount per day,...

AdamWW‎, Yesterday 10:45 AM
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Food Faceoff: The Greatest Food of All Time Semis

These 19 Greatest Foods all received 12 or more votes this week. Please choose up to 8 that you like for the Finals: Turkey

boo99‎, 02-22-2020 06:49 PM
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Smile Scum on Whey Protein

Everytime after i shaked my Chocolate Whey Protein Isolate with water there is few scums come up on the surface. Is that normal for Chocolate flavor or my protein powder has some problem?

duong13897‎, 02-22-2020 06:55 PM
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Food Faceoff: The Greatest Food of All Time Pt.2 5

The last of the top 100 Greatest Food of All Time are below. Please choose up to 6 that you like: Peaches

boo99‎, 02-21-2020 06:21 PM
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Free test questions

What’s the normal range for free test levels in pg/ml? Cuz I keep seeing different people say theirs is 100 or 200. And my lab reference says it 9.3-26.5 pg/ml?

daweezy24‎, 02-21-2020 09:16 PM
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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 11:56 PM
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Sunken eyes?

Sometimes I wake up and my face looks extremely "tired". Like, my eyes looks kind of sunken. It is not like the water retention that sometimes can happen if I have had too much sodium. Here, I just looks tired and weird looking .. I do drink a lot of coffee, so I do not know if it has something...

bbas123‎, 02-21-2020 09:32 AM
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Question Won't my muscles grow?

Hello! I would like to inquire about something. What happens if I don't take enough protein after working out? For an example; If I should take 80 grams of protein per day after working out. And I only took 60 grams of protein. Won't my muscles grow or they will grow but slowly? Thank you!

wanttobeahero‎, 02-22-2020 07:41 AM
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Lightbulb Just got my test levels checked

So rn it’s February and I haven’t been consistently working out since last year in March. Along with this I’ve generally been living the unhealthiest I’ve ever been (fast food 4-5 times a week most weeks, sleeping irregularly, stressing from time to time, and also not exercising) and I wondered...

daweezy24‎, 02-21-2020 06:55 AM
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20/4 Fasting. What do you eat?

Hi all, Curious to know who does the 20/4 fast, eating only within a 4 hour window. I just started my first week and I've been doing 16/8 since the new year. I'm not on the keto diet but do keep carbs to a minimum. What do you guys eat? Also, I read that adding butter to your morning coffee...

timeline9888‎, 02-20-2020 09:44 PM
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