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- Are Saturated Fats Good Or Bad For You?
- Porridge Life Lessons: What I Learned In A Year Of Eating Oats
- Why Your Brain Craves Junk Food (And What You Can Do About It)
- What I've Learned From Two Years Of Intermittent Fasting
- What Science Tells Us About Whole Grains
- Top 10 Tricks For A Healthier, High-Energy Workday
iOS/Android: Pact, formerly GymPact, pays you money for exercising (and charges you when you don’t). Now, it can help you eat better as well. Pact now tracks food and nutrition, syncs with MyFitnessPal, and has photo verification to prove that you’re actually doing what you promised.
Porridge. In January 2013 I ate porridge every morning for breakfast. It started as a holiday thing. I loved it so much that I decided to eat it for breakfast forever. In 2013 I estimate that, out of 365 days of the year, I didn’t eat porridge roughly 20 days. That’s a fairly good innings.
I learned some things along the way.
Android/iOS/Windows Phone: Previously mentioned workout app BodBot offers personalised workout plans based on your fitness goals. A new update today now also brings the ability to track your diet, your calories and nutrition, as well as your exercise habits.
Most of us know that junk food is unhealthy. We know that poor nutrition is related to heart problems, high blood pressure, and a host of other health ailments. You might even know that studies show that eating junk food has been linked to increases in depression. But if it’s so bad for us, why do we keep doing it? There is an answer. And the science behind it will surprise you.
Dear Lifehacker, I’m moving to a night shift at work, going in at 5pm and leaving at 3am, and I don’t know how to prepare. How do I adjust? Is there a good time to sleep, get up or take meals, considering I’ll be awake when the sun is down and the rest of the world is asleep? Should I avoid caffeine or eat breakfast at 4pm? Help!