When I first started I was diligent about logging al of my food each day and checking it several times a day to make sure I was still on track. Then I stopped, thinking I knew how to eat right. I didn't gain any weight but my weight loss all but stopped.
I found I need to track what I eat in order to keep me in check. It is way too easy to grab a quick handful of something as you pass the fridge and discount it as 'only a few calories'. Those few calories add up.
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Remember: logging everything your eat is the first major step in realizing your habits. Not being honest in your log does not mean your body isn't going to metabolize the food, so you might as well put it into your log!
I recently went to an event, overate, binged the rest of the night. The next morning I logged what I ate at the event and found I DID NOT go over..what put me over was thinking I blew it.SO before you continue on log that food, you might be surprised it was not as bad as you thought! I plan tooo!!
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