Again, this is a no brainer, but for those like myself, who want to deny the obvious...I get much closer to my dietary goals when I enter my food in the food tracker before I eat it. I think it's called planning.
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I've found that checking serving size is so important when reading labels and using the food tracker. I've had problems getting some of my recipes in the right serving size for the food tracker. Any body got any insight on using sparkpeople and figuring out serving size? Thanks
I keep measuring cups, measuring spoons, etc., in a bowl in on my countertop. This makes it easy for me to find the measurer I want, without digging through drawers or dish drainers for them. It makes meal and snack prep much faster for me. A food scale in a handy spot also helps!
Using measuring cups, spoons, and a food scale help keep calorie and nutrient counts more accurate on days that I use the food tracker.
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