diet

Avoid Overeating As A Dinner Guest By Asking For Seconds

As a guest at someone else’s dinner, it can be tough keeping yourself from eating too much. As counter-intuitive as it sounds, you can avoid having extra food forced on you by asking for seconds on your own.


Veghacker: My Dreams Seem More Intense Without Meat

One of the main reasons I’m not eating meat for a month is to see what difference it makes to my physical state — will I feel “healthier”? Will I lose weight? Something I didn’t anticipate what was that my dreams would become much more intense.


Veghacker: My Week As A Fast-Food Vegetarian

This week, my month-long experiment in not eating meat coincided with the Note 4 Roadtrip challenge which sent me across Australia. The end result was that I ate a strange mixture of fast food, airline lounge meals and supermarket oddities.


How To Trick Yourself Into Eating Less

Science has a simple and incredible trick that will help you lose weight. The idea, it seems, is to make portions appear bigger because this leads people to serve and eat less.


Avoid Emotional Snacking By Listing What You Really Want In Your Life

Sometimes when something doesn’t go your way, you may try to make it better by scouring your kitchen for some comfort food. Before you go reaching for the snacks, take a moment to write down what it is in your life that you’re really hungry for.


Cooking Oils To Eat And Avoid

Health conscious consumers are increasingly ditching old favourites vegetable and canola oil for trendy alternatives like coconut and peanut oil. But are they any healthier? And how do they compare with other options such as heated olive oil and butter?


Veghacker: Why I'm Not Eating Any Meat In November

It has been far too long since I undertook a food challenge for Lifehacker. So I’ve decided that during November I will adopt a vegetarian diet and give up meat altogether.


Plan Your Meal Before Reaching The Restaurant To Have A Better Time

Going out for dinner is not just about a great meal; it’s also about the company and having a good time. Eliminate the usual hubbub around deciding what to order, and eat healthier to boot, by making food choices in advance.


How Facebook Is Used To Market Junk Food

We all know obesity is a common, serious, and costly health issue. But while government action has stalled and the debate rages on about how best to combat this growing public health disaster, junk food manufacturers continue to aggressively market and sell vast amounts of energy-dense, nutrition-poor food and drinks.


Travel With A Card That Explains Your Dietary Restrictions

Travelling when you have a restricted diet can be difficult, especially if you don’t speak the local language. NerdWallet suggests carrying a card in your wallet that explains your food restriction in the language of the spots you’ll be visiting.