Author: Sorting Last Post on Top Message:
SUZZQ4LIFE Posts: 1,232
4/3/13 8:40 P

I write down everything in the Food Tracker. Love it! It sure has opened my eyes to how many calories I'm putting in my mouth and that helped me to cut back. I also had to focus on portion control.

ILOVEFOOD590 SparkPoints: (6,418)
Fitness Minutes: (4,633)
Posts: 208
4/3/13 4:36 P

I track online, but I also have a journal that I keep in the kitchen to jot down everything.

LOISDESK Posts: 487
4/3/13 3:05 P

Yes! I'm pretty strict about it. I think it helps me stay accountable.

ALEGNAC SparkPoints: (4,939)
Fitness Minutes: (321)
Posts: 80
4/3/13 2:34 P

I try to, but some days I dont have time. Some days I am at the high end some days lower and most days somewhere in the middle. I do find I am not hitting the recommended protein and am usually higher in carbs. Any tips for doing better with that?

SCHEALTHNUTT SparkPoints: (49,055)
Fitness Minutes: (24,637)
Posts: 1,913
4/3/13 2:17 P

Sparktracker and I usually eat at the high end of my range.

ZIGGY122 Posts: 2,198
4/3/13 1:12 P

I try to stay within my calorie range.... I've tried low, middle, and high to find which number worked for me, when I not longer loose...then I change to another range sometimes it is high end otheres it is low and sometimes it is middle.

TOMWAMP SparkPoints: (35,730)
Fitness Minutes: (26,083)
Posts: 756
4/3/13 1:04 P

I track it on the nutrition tracker

DCASH10367 SparkPoints: (0)
Fitness Minutes: (5,399)
Posts: 1,294
4/3/13 1:03 P

I always track it immediately as I eat it either on the computer or with my phone. Love the app. :)

FIRECOM SparkPoints: (0)
Fitness Minutes: (11,796)
Posts: 5,855
4/3/13 12:36 P

I track everything but not spices. I use the SP tracker and the SP iPhone app.

TCANNO SparkPoints: (329,873)
Fitness Minutes: (195,176)
Posts: 64,301
4/3/13 10:42 A

yes every day but spices I don't

MEXGAL1 SparkPoints: (563,685)
Fitness Minutes: (401,852)
Posts: 16,145
4/3/13 10:41 A


JEFFGIRL Posts: 10,955
4/3/13 8:29 A


JAVAJENN SparkPoints: (8,282)
Fitness Minutes: (2,214)
Posts: 365
4/3/13 7:51 A

I track all the foods I eat using the Spark tracker.

BLUENOSE63 SparkPoints: (108,021)
Fitness Minutes: (82,255)
Posts: 2,954
4/3/13 7:17 A

I track all my food on BodyMedia and I make sure never to have a caloric deficit of more than 750 per day

REDPANDA10 Posts: 361
4/3/13 6:25 A

Yes,I do track my food most days. I have the odd day when I don't enter it on the tracker but usually I track and I have the SP app for when I'm out.

RONIGH Posts: 631
4/3/13 5:44 A

I usually do my best to stay below the ideal caloric range.

FIRECOM SparkPoints: (0)
Fitness Minutes: (11,796)
Posts: 5,855
3/31/13 2:18 P

Everything eaten in real time. If not at my computer I use the SP app in my iPhone. They update each other seamlessly.

DELRIO1 Posts: 6,356
3/31/13 9:21 A

that's what seems to work for me.

3/31/13 7:29 A

I've been doing it wrong. I wait until the next day and enter in my food. No wonder I always go over emoticon

KKKAREN Posts: 12,754
3/31/13 7:25 A

I aim for the low end of the range

STARMONICA SparkPoints: (214,896)
Fitness Minutes: (56,089)
Posts: 11,783
3/31/13 7:19 A

try to track on SP. If I cannot get website I will write down what I eat and estimate how many I eat and fill in the blank after getting SP.

3/31/13 12:50 A

Tracking my food daily is what works best for me. My caloric intake is usually at the upper end, but I don't force myself to reach the upper end if I have at least met the lower end and feel satisfied.

JO88BAKO SparkPoints: (308,575)
Fitness Minutes: (168,627)
Posts: 15,697
3/31/13 12:41 A


3/30/13 11:37 P

Do you eat the minimum or the maximum? Or middle ground?
What do you think it's best? 👍

Page: 1 of (1)  

Other SparkPeople Cafe Topics:

Topics: Last Post:
LOSING MOTIVATION 4/12/2016 1:01:18 PM
Politics and Family... 7/29/2016 8:29:28 PM
What non health related thing are you looking forw 1/11/2017 1:14:58 PM
Where do people get their weight loss tickers? 2/18/2016 9:09:29 AM
Did you see anything interesting while out walking 7/16/2016 2:23:31 PM