diet

How To Free Yourself From Food Cravings With Intermittent Fasting

Fasting for weight loss might sound as silly as drinking water for thirst, but it’s not exactly the same thing. Let’s look at a special kind of fasting, called intermittent fasting (or IF), that can be a powerful tool on your fitness journey.


Hit Your Nutrition Goals By Thinking Of Meals Like A Game Of Tetris

Some days, it’s easy to back yourself into a wall with your nutritional targets. For example, perhaps you need to eat more protein in order to hit your goal, but you’re at your carbohydrate limit for the day. You can hit your numbers by playing what fitness writer and blogger Stephanie Lee calls “macro Tetris”.


Why Your Fitness App Can't Tell If You Have A Vitamin Deficiency

Diet-tracking tools often include data about the vitamins and minerals you are (or aren’t) getting. While it’s fine to use that as motivation to eat a few extra veggies, you shouldn’t jump to the conclusion that you have a vitamin deficiency or need megadose supplements. Here’s why.


MyFitnessPal Adds Premium Version With More Diet Detail, Custom Goals

MyFitnessPal, one of our favourite fitness and nutrition tracking tool, has always offered a free version. The service just added a new premium account tier with more discrete options for your goals, more ways to keep track of the macronutrients in the foods you eat, diet and meal suggestions, and — of course — no ads.


This Table Shows You The Restricted Diet Options For Major International Airlines

While free airline meals are becoming rarer these days across the word, international flights will often still serve them. If you have dietary restrictions, you can use the following table to review all your options for major airlines.


Stick To Your Diet Plan By Using Black And White Rules

When it comes to dieting, thinking in “black and white” can spell trouble. Anyone who’s had that one cookie that’s “not on their diet” only to polish off an entire box knows exactly what I mean. However, let’s look at an exception where black and white thinking can help.


Ask LH: Can I Be Overweight And Still Healthy?

Dear Lifehacker, I’m an overweight man who has struggled to lose weight my entire life. My doctor tells me that my BMI is in the “overweight category”. To be honest, I’m happy with my body. I don’t have any medical issues, and I try to live healthily as much as possible. Is it possible to be overweight and still healthy?


You Don't Need To Spend Hours In The Gym To Lose Weight

When it comes to weight loss, people often think that you need to spend countless hours in the gym, pounding away at the treadmill while you watch reruns of How I Met Your Mother. Not only do you not need much time in the gym, it might be optimal to spend it elsewhere. Here’s why.


Eat High-Cellulose Vegetables To Suppress Hunger And Stay Full

There are three guarantees in life: death, taxes, and hunger when you’re on a diet. Expanding your tummy through voluminous food, however, can help keep your grumbling stomach at bay.


Simplify Your Diet With Alton Brown's Four Lists Method

The key to a successful diet is finding something you’ll actually stick to. If you haven’t found that yet, Alton Brown’s four list approach may help.