1. Calorie Counter and Diet Tracker by MyFitnessPal There are plenty of calorie-tracking apps out there, but MyFitnessPal is the most popular for a reason. Its database is colossal, containing over five million foods, meaning the frustration of being unable to log the exact item you’ve eaten is a rare...
Snacking can be the downfall of any attempt at a healthy diet. Opting for nibbles like chocolate, crisps and biscuits can quickly inflate your daily calorie count, and even healthier shop-bought options like protein bars and dried fruit can be teeth-tinglingly high in sugar. Just as it’s easier to...
When you’re trying to eat healthy, it’s reasonable to expect that to make a sacrifice somewhere in order to ensure that the dish is genuinely virtuous. You know, cutting out foods that taste great to guarantee the right nutrient profile, or spending ages using complex ingredients to tease...
Eat the rainbow You don’t need complex advice – just the knowledge of a five-year-old. “When it comes to fruit and veg the goal is ‘eat the rainbow’,” says Brian St Pierre, director of performance nutrition at Precision Nutrition. “Many of the benefits of vegetables come from their phytonutrient content,...