Studies have shown that people who track their food intake and exercise are more likely to be successful losing weight and in keeping it off. Why does this simple act work so well? There are several reasons:
- Tracking teaches you the nutrient content of the foods and beverages you are selecting. You’ll understand how specific foods better help you to reach your goals. You will certainly hesitate when you discover the high calorie, fat, or sugar content of a food you thought was pretty healthy.