Losing weight isn’t as complex as some people try to make it. It’s simply a matter of calories in vs. calories out. In order to shed the pounds, you have to burn more calories than you consume. The problem is, a lot of folks don’t realize they are overeating and thus inadvertently gaining weight. This is where a food journal comes handy.
Keeping a log of what you eat will help you track your meals to ensure you meet your daily target. Also, when you realize how many calories are in certain meals, you may be more inclined to opt for a healthier options.
Check out this great article from SHAPE magazine about how to make Food Journaling work for you