Internet Diet
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Internet Diet

Published
Published March 20, 2022

Chrome Extension

I order a lot of online food.
But there are so many unhealthy restaurants, foods, and options that I'd rather avoid.
So I built a chrome extension to block all of the unwanted crap.
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Demo of the chrome extension being used to block individual foods on Amazon Fresh.
Demo of the chrome extension being used to block individual foods on Amazon Fresh.
 
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Check out the free chrome extension. It’s also open source on GitHub.
 

FAQ

How do I block things?

First, install the free Internet Diet chrome extension.
Next, pin the chrome extension to your toolbar.
Now, whenever you want to block an item on a page, just click the Internet Diet extension, select “Block a link on this page”, select the item you want to block, and it’ll then be hidden for good no matter what that item shows up on the site.
 

How do I undo blocking something?

If you accidentally block something or change your mind, it’s easy to undo it.
Right click on the Internet Diet extension icon and select “Options”. This will bring you to a page that lists all of your block rules.
You can enter a search query to filter the block rules to find the one you’re looking for. Then just click “Remove rule” and that item will no longer be blocked.
 

How do I temporarily stop blocking?

Click the Internet Diet extension icon and select “Pause blocking”. This will stop blocking globally on all sites.
Once you’re ready to re-enable blocking, click the Internet Diet extension icon and select “Resume blocking”.
 

What keyboard shortcuts are there?

  • CMD + Shift + , to select a new item to block on the current page
    • (Control + Shift + , on Windows)
  • CMD + Shift + . to toggle blocking on / off globally
    • (Control + Shift + . on Windows)
 

What can you block?

  • restaurants
  • menu items
  • grocery items
  • specific URLs
  • entire websites
When blocking individual restaurants and menu items, they will be blurred out on the page so you can be sure it's working without being tempted by them.
 

What are some example use cases?

  • block all mcdonalds restaurants on postmates
  • block a particular chinese place on doordash
  • block any soda menu items on grubhub
  • block all candy results on amazon fresh
  • etc.
 

Which services does it support?

The extension is designed to work on any website where you want to restrict access to certain URL patterns and HTML elements containing keywords.
With that being said, it has been thoroughly tested on the following services:
postmates
grubhub
seamless
doordash
caviar
uber eats
delivery.com
instacart
walmart
amazon fresh
amazon products
 

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Check out the free chrome extension. It’s also open source on GitHub.