Flexible dieting, or IIFYM (If It Fits Your Macros), has been gaining traction in the nutrition and health community in recent years. To many, it’s an alternative to traditional dieting, which can often be detrimental to your body and your health if not done properly. Instead of restricting what you eat to only specific types of foods and eliminating entire food groups, flexible dieting gives you the freedom to eat whatever you want as long as you meet your daily caloric and macronutrient targets. In this guide, we'll take a look at what flexible dieting is, its health benefits and how to get started! You'll also learn how to track your calories and macronutrients to ensure that you are successful as this is what this diet is all about!