Health Tip: Keep a Daily Food Diary01/09/13
(HealthDay News) -- Keeping track of all the foods you eat each
day can help you lose weight and keep it off, according to the
The clinic offers these suggestions for starting a food
- Use a notebook, computer or other electronic device.
- Write down what you eat and drink as you consume each item, as
well as the date and time. Be as specific as you can.
- Designate columns for
howyou felt and
how muchexercise you got that day.
- Review your journal and analyze your eating habits. Look for
scenarios (such as eating out) or emotions that trigger unhealthy
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