diet

BodBot's Food Explorer Recommends Foods That Fit Your Diet

Figuring out what to fit into your diet can sometimes feel like playing a game of Tetris. This nifty web app allows you to explore different foods by different features, such as calories or carbohydrates.


Why 'Eat Less, Move More' Is The Least Helpful Diet Advice Ever

If you’re overweight, you’ve probably heard the adage just “eat less, move more”. Unfortunately this saying will do nothing to help you progress. Here’s why.


This Chart Shows You How To Estimate Food Portions By Sight

When you’re tracking calories, estimating portion size can be tricky, especially when eating out. While some restaurants have their nutritional information online, most don’t. Here’s how to make sure that your food journal doesn’t miss a beat.


The Unique Difficulties That Women Face With Weight Loss

If you’re a woman who has tried to lose weight, you may have noticed something: it’s hard. Much harder than simply cutting your calories and watching the weight fall off.


10 Ways To Save 2000 Kilojoules And Drop A Clothes Size

Want to drop a dress or pants size? Then losing five kilograms, or about 5% of your body weight will help that zipper start to close with ease.


Snack Healthier On A Diet With These Sub-200 Calorie Snacks

Losing weight boils down to taking in less energy than you spend. To help moderate your intake, tips blog One Good Thing has put together a list of 28 snacks that all come in under 200 calories.


12 Diets In 12 Months: The Okinawa Diet

I’ve just spent the last four weeks eating seaweed, bitter melon, leafy green vegetables, tofu, fish, a little brown rice and more sweet potato than anyone could consider normal. I’ve become used to miso soup for breakfast, drinking nothing but green tea and water, and adjusted to the Okinawan mantra of only eating until I’m 80% full. I’ve also spent a large percentage of the month being totally, utterly miserable.


Contrary To Belief, Saturated Fat Isn't Bad For Your Heart

We’ve heard it over and over again: If you want to prevent heart disease, limit your saturated fats. The truth is that saturated fats don’t cause heart disease. Here are the facts.


Eat Like A Toddler For More Energy Through The Day

Smart snacking isn’t just about healthy options; it’s also about snacks that give you lots of energy to get through the day. One way you can do this is to “snack like a toddler”, or consume fresh fruits, nuts and other energy-packed snacks that are also healthy.


A Skinny Person's Guide To Gaining Weight

If you’re a self-described “skinny” person trying to put on weight, you probably feel like a second-class citizen when you’re researching on the Internet. Most fitness information is geared towards fat loss. Let’s talk about the basics of healthy weight gain.