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5 Surprising Benefits Of Keeping A Food Journal

Food is one of the essential factor of life, what we eat really matters to our health and growth. Food Is the way of life and it is one of the things that keeps us going. Either you are trying to lose weight or planning to have a healthier body system you will still need […]

Food Journal

Food is one of the essential factor of life, what we eat really matters to our health and growth. Food Is the way of life and it is one of the things that keeps us going. Either you are trying to lose weight or planning to have a healthier body system you will still need a food journal.

Having a great food journal can help you in making the right choice for your meal, if you need a positive change in your meal preference then it is the right time to put them down. Putting down all the drinks, snack and meal you consume is a great way to be very well accountable for your meal. Having a food journal keeps you in track of everything that pass through your mouth.

Are you the type that eat everything that comes to mind and probably you are not happy about the result it gives you? Have you wonder how food journal can help you keep track, here are few surprising benefit of keeping a food journal:

Weight loss: If probably you plan on losing weight and after all effort it seem you are still on the same spot, then probably it high time you work on having a food journal. Keeping a diary can help identify the unhealthy habits that is stopping your body from losing the due weight. It is time to put down everything you eat; these will help you monitor your meal.

Portion control: In the case whereby you need to maintain a certain amount of meal then it is time you have a food journal. When there is a need to control the amount of food you consume then write them down. It might be hard to control your meal when you see different food on your table but when you have a food journal then it will be easy to control.

Detecting food intolerance: If you want to know if you have food reactions, the best way to detect it is by having a food journal, but in the case whereby you consume different food at a point in time then it might be hard to discover the food which bring about the reactions but in the case whereby you have a food journal it is will be easy to detect.

Better nutrition: Having a great nutrition is very good for your health. When you keep a food journal you can easily control the calorie you take and your intake of food intolerance. You will be able to monitor if your food diary only consists of mainly carbohydrates and protein. Food diary help you in knowing your food consumption.

 Identifying triggers to unhealthy eating: Putting down what you eat can easily help you detect whatever might cause your unhealthy meal. When ever there is any reason to discover what you eat that is not suitable for your body system then food journal can help. Aside from keeping journal it is also advisable to watch food routines and programs implemented for viewers to know what food is suitable for them for instance Mark Wiens a famous food blogger has numerous food videos which educate viewers on his YouTube channel. These can also be a great help for you aside food journal. 

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