Keeping Up with Calories

Tracking the amount of calories you consume in each meal is important, yet very tedious.

Why do people track their calorie?

What are people looking to get out of when tracking their calories? 

The answer to these two questions are unknown. Counting calories can mean something totally different for one person than it can mean to yourself.

According to Authority Nutrition, “research shows that people who do this lose more weight. Not only that, but they also have an easier time keeping the weight off in the long run.”

I find this statement above to be very helpful and somewhat comforting in the sense that if I decide to start counting my calories, I have the possibility of keeping the weight off in the long run.

I have recently started to track my calories. I was not expecting to get much out of doing this, however I have become educated along the way on certain foods that I should try to steer clear from.

I think Calorie Counter by My Fitness Pal is a great app for you iPhone users to download. Not only is it easy to calculate your calories, it is also visually appealing and easy on the eyes… there’s not too much going on in the background to distract you from what you intentionally planned to do.

You do not have to have an iPhone to use this calorie counter! This item can be obtained on the internet as well.

Often considered to be the ultimate weight loss and nutrition-tracker, many question the accuracy and efficiency of calorie-tracking.

Unfortunately, while there are many factors to consider, putting in fewer calories than you burn will make you lose weight.

That’s the sad truth…

For many, calorie counting is somewhat of a loaded term. Depending on who you speak to and what they think, it can imply worried emotions and all kinds of pressure.

According to Healthy Living, most “weight-loss plans include both components. Without tracking your calories, you’ll have no idea how many you’ve eaten in a day and no way to predict if you should be losing or gaining weight.”

Not all stress about calorie-tracking, some do it without the stress. At first, it seemed very dull and boring. However, it has proved to be very beneficial with my workout and health regime. I encourage you to try it out for yourself!

 

 

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