Double Your Weight Loss with One Simple Trick

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  • Really? An advertisement for Pillsbury Cinnamon Rolls before the video about tracking food on a weigh loss website? SparkPeople has lost it. - 11/16/2015 3:12:10 PM
  • I'm going to use it! - 9/24/2015 11:35:43 AM
  • i started 2 weeks ago and i've lost 3-4 lbs....i'm super excited!!! - 9/11/2015 11:34:43 AM
  • It's true! I lost 2 lbs. this week. Have a Fabulous & Blessed Friday! - 9/11/2015 10:36:04 AM
  • This is 100% correct. Not only does it help me to keep my food intake honest with myself, but in those times where I feel I need to eat something "off the plan" I know and am ready for the expected impact on my overall nutrition. Portion control had been a problem for me, but with the wonderful food databases and a decent kitchen scale, tracking is easier and very informative. And oh yeah, I'm losing weight. - 9/11/2015 12:05:29 AM
  • I always use the free nutrition and exercise tracking tools so I can look back over the week's food intake vs. calories burned, if I've either had a really good week, or have somehow gained a few hundred grams. If I can't decide what to eat on a particular day, I will pick a past date at random, and that's usually all the inspiration I need. - just copy that day's food intake, so long as it falls within my allotted calories for that particular day.
    What I find even more helpful is that if I ensure the various nutritional levels are met, my body is properly nourished, so can hopefully work at peak efficiency. - 9/10/2015 6:43:27 PM
  • I agree tracking does make for weigh loss success. It's shocking sometimes to see how many calories are in some food. - 9/6/2015 9:08:07 PM
  • I definitely lose more weight when I track food. I told my doctor that I was eating about 1200 calories a day, only to begin tracking and learn that it was closer to 1800 a day. Now I no longer guess. Love tracking my food! - 8/31/2015 10:10:24 PM
  • Food coma and eating amnesia. They really do exist. Tracking really helps. - 8/27/2015 1:30:55 PM
  • Great and very simple tip. I quite agree with this advice. When we see the reality of what we consume in print, it can be sure to make us less hungry as we realise that we have actually eaten enough. Often, drinking instead of eating will rid us of 'hunger pangs' and help us to stay hydrated as well as losing the desired amount of weight through controlling our diets more effectively. - 8/27/2015 4:57:27 AM
  • Thanks for this quick tip, Nicole. Certainly the truth can be more revealing than thinking we know what we're doing. - 7/29/2015 9:31:05 AM
  • I find it really helpful to see how many carbs, fats, proteins and certain vitamins I have.. it lets me know... too low on this or that or too high on something else and I can adjust for the next day as I don't have it down yet automatically... - 7/26/2015 11:56:35 PM
  • During my 78 years on this earth, I have tried almost all of the fad diets only to loss weight and then regain it all within a year or two. After being introduced to SparkPeople where I have access to much information, exercise tips and videos, and easy tracking of food and exercise, I have lost weight and I am now in my third year of maintenance. Careful tracking every day, mindful eating, and exercise six days a week have been the answer for me. - 7/24/2015 2:28:14 PM
  • I use my lap top to track my food. Have a Thankful & Blessed Day! - 7/16/2015 9:46:19 AM
  • thank you so much Nicole for a great tip going to start tracking my food. cause I have like 15 or 10 lbs to go on my weight Loss Journey. - 6/17/2015 11:27:11 AM