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Food tracking may be an important kick start in the beginning of your journey, but at some point you are going to have to put the crutch away and learn to stand on what you have learned. The idea is to consciously track so one day you don't have to use it to know where you are at.

- Submitted by RARANM 4/23/2011 in Healthy Eating | 3 Comments
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MARGOZARGO 8/18/2014 1:57:00 AM

    I've been tracking my daily food intake because I sometimes forget what and how many calories that I've already eaten each day, and when I've had a good week I can review what I've eaten. emoticon
ALEXANDRA64 4/24/2011 7:11:00 AM

    I agree. I feel food tracking is just a way to help us learn about proper food choices and combinations. There are many studies that show that people who simply eat (assuming they are eating properly) do better than folks who track every last ounce or gram. I use the tracker because I am working with a health expert to overcome health issues using food rather than pills. But once that is done, I plan on simply eating according to how I have learned over the course of time through what I call "tracker training."
THISYEARSMODEL 4/23/2011 12:18:00 PM

    As someone with a chronic illness who depends on nutrition to feel well, I completely disagree. It's not all about calories. Gauging those is easy. It's about getting optimum nutrition out of every calorie, which for anyone with a busy schedule, can be extremely difficult.

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