Record everything you eat and drink in your food journal. Note as many details as possible including:
Answering these 5 questions may give you some valuable insight into your eating habits. You may find that you eat:
- more or less than you think.
- certain foods in certain situations.
- more with certain people or when feeling a certain way.
Although you may be tempted, don’t change your food intake just because you are writing it down. The purpose of a food journal is to get an accurate assessment of your current eating habits.
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