Keeping track of everything I eat every day has been crucial to me losing weight. The moment I stop keeping track is when I see the scale start to slowly slip up to higher numbers. Keeping track of my food intake keeps me accountable - I am not tempted to "cheat" or make poor choices when I know I am going to keep track of it!
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Daily food journals are key to staying on track with healthy eating and keeping within calorie targets. Online tools are easy to click click click, but pen and paper keep you more mindful and accountable. Find and print a template you like, and write down the time, food, amount and calories for everything you eat every day. You will be amazed at how seeing that healthy week take shape keeps you on track!!
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