Tip: Keep a Food Journal for Weight Loss

The more accountable people are, the more weight they lose, and keeping a food journal is an easy way to accurately track consumption.

Keeping a Food JournalAccording to a study in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, overweight postmenopausal women who kept a food journal lost about six pounds more over a year than did those who didn’t keep a journal. Lead researcher Anne McTiernan, at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, said the more accountable people are, the more weight they lose, and keeping a food journal is an easy way to accurately track consumption.

Call to Action:

“It doesn’t matter where you write it: a computer, a smartphone, a notepad, paper towels, or toilet paper.  If you write down what you eat, you will eat differently.” ~ RD Bonnie Taub-Dix

To your wellness,
Lynn

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