As I pack my breakfast, lunch, and snacks for the day I record them all in my food diary. That way I don't have to worry about tracking during the day and can leave my journal at home. If I don't eat something I packed, I cross it off later on. If I eat something different I jot it on a post-it and stick it in my pocket so I don't forget to record it. Then I only need to track dinner at night and add up my daily totals. I find this to be a great time saver.
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To stay on track with eating healthy on a daily basis, I tell myself "Today is the first day of my new eating habits".
It's been my experience that I do quite well on the first day of trying a new diet and now in this case a lifestyle change. So when I think I want to revert back to some old habits I remind myself that today is the first day of the changes and it has been working for me for well over a month now.
Try tracking in the morning so you are accountable all day. It is important to make the time. Set your computer up in the kitchen if it helps, that way all your foods are right there and as you are packing your lunch you are logging it. Only bring to work what you tracked to eat.
Another great option if you have a smartphone is the SP application so you can track the foods on your phone as you eat them. If you are out with your friends, it doesn't look like tracking, but rather texting.
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