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Old 08-09-2013, 05:19 AM   #1
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Database/list of calorie density?

Hi guys,

I'm trying to bulk up so am interested in finding a list that can be sorted by nutrient density. For example eating watermelon won't help me gain as it will be low density.

Thanks!

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Old 08-09-2013, 10:38 PM   #2
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World's Healthiest Foods has some really great info.

So does Self's Nutrition Data. I especially love the graphics which show Nutritional Target Map, Caloric Ratio Pyramid, Nutrient Balance & Protein quality. The Nutritional Target map is what you want to pay attention to; foods that land in the bottom half of the grid are calorie-dense (i.e. if you want to increase your calorie intake without getting too full, choose foods from the bottom half of the map). See where your example of watermelon falls - check out peanut butter.
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World's Healthiest Foods has some really great info.

So does Self's Nutrition Data. I especially love the graphics which show Nutritional Target Map, Caloric Ratio Pyramid, Nutrient Balance & Protein quality. The Nutritional Target map is what you want to pay attention to; foods that land in the bottom half of the grid are calorie-dense (i.e. if you want to increase your calorie intake without getting too full, choose foods from the bottom half of the map). See where your example of watermelon falls - check out peanut butter.

Super links .. thanks for sharing Zereh !!
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