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food diary..

Postby tinkerbella » Sun Dec 02, 2012 4:44 pm

I cant believe how good it is too write everything down,its the only way i am able too keep my weight under any control...

Do you find it also helps you??
START WEIGHT 98
11/08/15........80
GOAL WEIGHT.81
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Re: food diary..

Postby CronicBadger » Mon Dec 03, 2012 10:26 am

I have kept one since March 2nd, 2010. It's just a single line or two at the top of each day's entry of my standard dairy - the food and estimate kilojoule count, with the total listed in the margin alongside.

I reply on mine. Without it I'd have lost weight much slower, and probably ballooned up again because of my bad "food memory". In past times I could spend an evening grazing the cupboard and fridge and not notice I had just eaten a day's worth of food energy in biscuits and icecream! But never again!

It serves a number of purposes:
1) Ensures I don't "forget" I ate a meal or snacked and try to make it up with extras.
2) Keeps me from eating more than I should.
3) Helps me plan future meals (I do my own cooking).
4) A constant reminder how little we really need to eat to stay healthy.
5) A record of success and failure that can reveal self-deception.
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Re: food diary..

Postby Tea85 » Mon Dec 03, 2012 5:28 pm

I use my fitness pal app and just recording daily helps to keep me on track without it I doubt I would be 7 kgs lighter and still going down. I was a grazer too and now I'm not thanks to daily recording.
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