Are you looking to up your cooking game but don’t know where to start? Do you want to cook quick and easy meals for your family? With so many cooking resources out there, how do you know which ones are right for your lifestyle? Whether you’re just starting out on your cooking journey or you’re a pro looking to up your skills, we’ve got your back. In this article, we’ve compiled some of the best cooking blogs, podcasts, and YouTube channels on the internet. Put on your apron, grab your spatula, and get ready to learn and get inspired.
What are the top nutrition myths that most people believe? And how did we come to believe them, especially when information is so freely available? With so much nutrition information floating around on the web, it can be hard to sift out the truth. Nutrition myths are everywhere—your social media feed, your favorite fitness blog, even your doctor’s office. Here, we bust the top five nutrition myths to help you make better food choices starting today.
Are vegetarians healthier than meat-eaters? Should you stop eating meat? Americans are the biggest consumers of meat out of any country. They also struggle with obesity, diabetes, cancer, and heart disease at an alarmingly high rate. That’s why many are starting to turn to vegetarianism—however, vegetarianism comes with its own set of health risks. Continue reading to find out if vegetarians are healthier than meat-eaters.
Do you have trouble sleeping at night? What affects sleep that you should avoid before bed? Many people struggle to get a proper night’s sleep. There are five main influences that drastically affect how we sleep: caffeine, light, temperature, alcohol, and alarms. Keep reading to learn about each factor and for tips on how to improve your quality of sleep.
Do you need to exercise to lose weight? Is losing weight through diet alone possible? According to John Walker, the author of The Hacker’s Diet, you can exercise for an hour and only burn 300 calories, but it only takes one Snicker’s bar to offset your workout. That’s why Walker suggests primarily relying on a calorie deficit to lose weight rather than on exercise. Here’s why, when it comes to losing weight, diet outweighs exercise.
Do you cycle through losing and gaining weight endlessly? How can you keep the weight off for good? In his book The Hacker’s Diet, John Walker says that most people who go on diets tend to gain back all of the weight they lost and sometimes more. Walker proposed two methods for keeping weight off: daily weight tracking and meal planning. Keep reading for Walker’s advice on how to maintain weight loss.
Do you feel the urge to keep eating even if you don’t feel hungry anymore? Why do you think that is? Why does it seem like other people have natural limits and you just can’t stop? In his book The Hacker’s Diet, John Walker introduces the concept of the “eat watch.” Some people’s eat watch tells them when they’ve eaten enough and when to stop. However, some people have broken their eat watches which is why they don’t alert them when they’re eating over the limit. Keep reading to learn what to do if your eat watch is broken.
Do you plan your meals ahead? How can the simple act of planning your meals in advance help you lose weight? John Walker, the author of The Hacker’s Diet, claims that you can lose weight by eating the exact same foods you already eat, just in smaller portion sizes. Walker says that the easiest way to ensure you’re not overeating is to carefully plan your portions and to consider the happiness/calorie ratio of foods. Here’s how planning your meals in advance can help you lose weight and keep it off.
Are you trying to lose weight but are having dieting problems? Is your weight loss plateauing? Are you experiencing side effects? Losing weight is not a straightforward journey—it comes with frustrations, setbacks, and fluctuations. In his book The Hacker’s Diet, John Walker outlines some tips for troubleshooting your weight loss. Here are some of the most common problems that come with dieting.
What is the EWMA formula? Why shouldn’t you rely on raw, weight loss measurements to track your progress? EWMA stands for the Exponentially Weighted Moving Average. In The Hacker’s Diet, John Walker suggests using this formula for tracking your weight loss progress rather than focusing on the daily weight fluctuations which can be caused by a number of variables. The EWMA formula, on the other hand, tracks the trend of your weight loss. Here is how to use the EWMA formula to track your weight loss.