“Free” Foods You Can Eat to Stay Full

Enjoying fresh lobster in Pattaya, Thailand.
Enjoying fresh lobster in Pattaya, Thailand.

Almost all foods contain calories, but some foods have so few that they aren’t worth really counting. These are frequently called “free foods.” If you’re on a diet and want a snack, here are a list of those “free foods” that you can eat in moderation without tracking.

First, a small caveat. There is nothing magical about the foods below. They contain calories, and consuming too much of them will make their low-calorie nature non-trivial. If you eat them in moderation though, they’ll subside your hunger. Continue reading ““Free” Foods You Can Eat to Stay Full”

The CHRIS Lifestyle

Chris Acronym

CHRIS is an acronym for a health and fitness lifestyle.

  • C – Clean Eating
  • H – High Fiber
  • R – Rest
  • I – Ice Cream
  • S – Strength Training

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Science backed ways to lose weight. Part IV

California Dreaming
California Dreaming

31. Gulp H2O

Kick the diet beverages and vitamin enhanced money traps and reach for good ‘ole H2O instead. Drinking water helps people feel full, and as a result, consume fewer calories. Drinking water also significantly elevates resting energy expenditure (basically the number of calories we’d burn if we sat around all day) and lower water intake is associated with obesity. Continue reading “Science backed ways to lose weight. Part IV”