Bob Burdekin, AES, CHHP
Benefiting From Personal Use of Food Logs
Food logs are one of the most beneficial information-gathering tools that you or your practitioner can use to gain very valuable information. Information that will steer you in the right direction to a much healthier lifestyle. This is the topic of the upcoming 12th episode (The Best Kept Secret in Supplements); which will be uploaded on April 3rd, 2023 on this Facebook page, our website (https://newwavetherapy.com/vlog), and our YouTube channel (YouTube.com/newwavetherapy).
Food logs are valuable tools for individuals who wish to keep track of what they eat. They can serve numerous purposes, from helping you lose weight to keeping a record of nutrition information to improve your overall health. One of the main benefits of food logs is the ability to identify and address unhealthy eating patterns. By writing down what they eat, individuals can pinpoint areas where they may be overeating, indulging in unhealthy foods, or not consuming enough essential nutrients.
The accountability factor of a food log is another significant benefit. Knowing that they must record everything they eat can be a powerful motivator for individuals. They may be more inclined to make healthy choices and think twice before indulging in a piece of cake or a high-calorie drink. Additionally, sharing a food log with your healthcare professional can provide an extra layer of accountability as well as valuable feedback and advice on improvements that can be made to the diet.
Finally, food logs can provide a wealth of information that can be used to make informed decisions about food choices. By keeping track of what they eat, individuals can monitor their macronutrient and micronutrient intake, as well as their overall caloric intake. This information can help individuals to make healthier choices and tailor their diet to their specific nutritional needs. Furthermore, seeing the positive changes as they gradually improve their eating habits can provide a sense of accomplishment and boost self-confidence. All in all, maintaining a food log can be an excellent tool for anyone looking to improve their diet and overall health.