Noting Helps in Controlling !!
Noting Helps in Controlling !!: Keeping a food diary is one of the best ways to mange your eating habits. It lets you give a sneak peak of when you ate a highly calories dense meal and when you attempted to eat healthy. When a person tracks his own eating habits it helps in self evaluating. It might seem like a task at the beginning but it sure has its benefits.
Benefits of a keeping a food diary
Helps in weight loss
Keeping track of everything you eat, portion sizes, and when you eat lifts the veil on bad habits you have managed to hide from yourself, such as how much sugar you really eat, how big your portions are, how frequently (or infrequently) you eat, or how often you eat a food you know causes problems for you.
Helps to find food intolerance
Careful eating helps to eliminate dietary immune triggers like gluten in wheat, lactose in dairy, eggs, soy and some sweeteners one at a time to understand body’s reaction to each one of them. After elimination comes addition of a particular food back to the diet to cross check and confirm the body reaction to it. In all keeping a diaring helps in figuring out intolerance to a particular food.
Helps in eating healthy
Noting of what foods you eat helps to track how frequent do you eat from out. Knowing you have to record everything is also great motivation to stick to your plan.
Helps to mange health disorders
Diet modifications helps in bringing better change. Tracking of what you eat helps in better compliance. Also noting helps if any foods flare up your condition.
‘Grab your pencil before your utensil’
While the above article guides you to eating healthier, there is no substitute for customized professional advice given by a qualified nutritionist. We urge you to speak to your personal dietician or if you need help, contact a nutritionist at Qua Nutrition.
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