Should I keep a food journal?

Should I keep a food journal?

Yes! Keep a food journal to lose weight.

I highly recommend keeping a food journal, especially

  • Before you make any changes to your current nutrition habits.
  • When you’re not losing weight.
  • When your eating feels out of control.
  • During vacations and special occasions.

People often times use vacations and special occasions as a time to take a break from portion control and/or healthy eating.

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